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    I read this thread last night and figured I'd...

    I read this thread last night and figured I'd take some time before replying, OP.

    I understand this is a message board with topics open for discussion, but, really?? You're starting a thread,...
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    I would be careful here, OP. Most people don't...

    I would be careful here, OP. Most people don't think a person chose to reject their invite in favor of doing something else as having their best interests at heart. I'm wondering if your friends will...
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    Thank you for the recommendation! I'm listening...

    Thank you for the recommendation! I'm listening to it right now & loving it. I'm about a third of the way through, really enjoying all the Russian/Slavic/Eastern European fairy tale elements. Keeps...
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    Not so much a review as a head's up. ;) Pay...

    Not so much a review as a head's up. ;)

    Pay attention to the interior components. Plastic will fatigue faster than metal.

    Water supply. I liked machines that heated their water. Much more cost...
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    I'd recommend: The Bell at Sealy Head by...

    I'd recommend:

    The Bell at Sealy Head by Patricia A. McKillip

    While it's technically fantasy, it reads like a Jane Austen regency. Beautiful writing & a very engaging story.
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    I should add the caveat that DH hates listening...

    I should add the caveat that DH hates listening to audiobooks. For him it's irritating noise, regardless of how good the narrator is. So on long car rides together, we'd listen to music, talk, or...
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    I like them. They make a dull job a breeze to do....

    I like them. They make a dull job a breeze to do. Folding laundry. Picking stalls. Driving. I got stuck in a traffic jam at the Tappanzee Bridge for over an hour and the book I was listening to made...
  8. Well. It's obvious from the article there was a...

    Well. It's obvious from the article there was a lot of CGI in Fury Road. And reading it, I recollected all the fantastic elements of the film that...I just accepted as normal for Mad Max's world. But...
  9. I'm sad to say I forgot Road Warrior is one of my...

    I'm sad to say I forgot Road Warrior is one of my top favorite films. But Fury Road reminded me of this!

    And I think FR's doubly impressive because there's hardly any CGI in the film. I'm always...
  10. I'm a big TH fan too. Bronson, while very well...

    I'm a big TH fan too. Bronson, while very well done, is a very disturbing film to watch. So be prepared! And I agree, Warrior is a powerhouse of a film. I've felt all TH's films are well worth the...
  11. Just saw Fury Road. Initially I was a little...

    Just saw Fury Road. Initially I was a little turned off by the violence, then started remembering the original two movies and shut down the 'seeing a movie' part of my brain and opened the flood...
  12. I'd say your friend is more of a 'glass half...

    I'd say your friend is more of a 'glass half empty' kind of person. ;)
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    :lol: Exactly! My pet peeve is slow left lane...

    :lol: Exactly!

    My pet peeve is slow left lane drivers that 'guard' their section of highway, accelerating when you try to pass them, or accelerating to the next clump of right lane cars and...
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    Waa hoo! Congratulations on it being nothing!! ...

    Waa hoo! Congratulations on it being nothing!!

    :0)
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    Been there! ***jingling for nothing*** :0)

    Been there!

    ***jingling for nothing***

    :0)
  16. I think the feedback you've received on this...

    I think the feedback you've received on this thread so far, to treat your friend like she's your friend and NOT treat her like your friend with cancer is good advice. When I was going through my...
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    I agree with the sentiment that a partner should...

    I agree with the sentiment that a partner should give credit where credit is due. Like if DH & I go to a pot luck dinner and people keep complimenting me on what DH made. Usually I try to make a joke...
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    Exactly! He's working the situation to his...

    Exactly! He's working the situation to his advantage. He probably didn't think the whole car must be his assumption bothered you, because it's happened before.
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    IMHO, if you really wanted to make a statement...

    IMHO, if you really wanted to make a statement about how he treated you, you shouldn't have given your money to that dealership. A sale is a sale.
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    Yes and no. ;) No, because it's annoying...

    Yes and no. ;)

    No, because it's annoying dealing with mysoginists, sexists, narrow minded boobs, etc. But keep in mind no matter what you say, you're never going to change their mindset.

    I...
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    I've worked in an industry that has both admin...

    I've worked in an industry that has both admin and industrial areas at their plants and like you, steel toes are required. A lot of people in the admin building keep their steel toes under their desk...
  22. Read through this entire thread and and not one,...

    Read through this entire thread and and not one, not one link to a biased article to support your statements??? Where's the critical thinking here??? *huff* So much for your intelligences being...
  23. Thanks for the update Fargaloo. I was...

    Thanks for the update Fargaloo.

    I was reluctant to post on the thread, just for the reasons you updated about. It is a bizarre emotional response, that healthy individuals, that are not suffering...
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    Yes! I tried to take some pictures and the photos...

    Yes! I tried to take some pictures and the photos never capture how beautiful the gems are in person...plus I'm a terrible photographer. :lol: And now I'm addicted to checking out the stones...
  25. You've gotten great advice in this thread about...

    You've gotten great advice in this thread about UTI's & potential reasons for what the dull ache could be caused by. Here's another one.

    I had a car accident that gave me lateral whiplash. Caused...
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