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    Things people do to make themselves look soooo important

    Some people try to impress so much, but the thruth is that it just doesnt work!
    People who walk in a restaurant with thier cell phones attached to thier ears, are you THAT important that you cant disconnect from the world for a sec?
    People who introduced themself with a title and a business card

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    You know I have a cell phone but I really never use it that much. I think its rude to be at a public place like a restaurant and be on the phone. Also, why does the movie threater have to tell us to turn off our phones??? Its kinda sad that people are this way.
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    Ummm... I need to take this call, I'll be with you in a second.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowy
    You know I have a cell phone but I really never use it that much. I think its rude to be at a public place like a restaurant and be on the phone. Also, why does the movie threater have to tell us to turn off our phones??? Its kinda sad that people are this way.
    BDG, I'm with you on this topic!
    did you see those cells that are actually attached to you ear? that's what I was referring to! those are just pathetic!
    I saw once a customer stopping a server while she was giving out the dinner specials so that he could go on his very lenthly cell conversation!

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    Ok, I'm back. It was a wrong number. As you were saying?

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    The thing I'll never forget is seeing a couple having dinner together at a pretty nice restaurant. They were sitting in the booth, each having a nice conversation. On their cellphones. With someone who wasn't there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey
    Ok, I'm back. It was a wrong number.
    Don't lie...you just couldn't take my heavy wheezing any more and hung up!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl
    People who walk in a restaurant with thier cell phones attached to thier ears, are you THAT important that you cant disconnect from the world for a sec?
    No, it's just very sad. You're certainly not important enough nor have enough restraint to be able to take or make some time off for yourself and the people you are with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom
    Don't lie...you just couldn't take my heavy wheezing any more and hung up!
    Curses, foiled again!

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    If I want to impress, I walk in dressed like a Joisey Guido smoking a $100 bill and passing out cash like it's candy. Then I look for the good-looking blonde who runs the joint and give her the Valentino eyes, while my fingers caress my waxed moustache. I look down at her intensely and say... "Can I get some milk and twinkies to go, please?"
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Yeah - the ear-worn cell phones are blingy.

    Driving Escalades, Yukons, Hummers, etc. (sorry BDG ) around town for errands that could be easily accomplished with a small car.

    Wearing French cuff shirts with huge, showy cufflinks.

    Men wearing huge gold/gem rings.

    Able-bodied people who park in Handicap spaces.

    Flying first-class.

    I could go on...
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro
    Flying first-class.

    I could go on...
    Now just a cotton-pickin minute there you masked midget, wtf is the matter with flying first class? If one MUST fly, where would you rather sit:

    1. In a tiny seat, between Bozo the fat businessman with ten tons of carry-on, BO, and can't sit still for 10 seconds, and Mindy the teenage talker who makes Britney Spears look like a rocket scientist?

    2. In a comfy seat, with a hot blonde sitting next to you, and free booze
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Zorro, you must be short. I would kill to fly first class.

    rich people that talk with that high society almost british accent.
    Masochism is a training adaptation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PenguinDeD
    ....rich people that talk with that high society almost british accent.
    Indeed.
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    *checks for dirt under fingernails*

    I find this whole subject rather boring. I must run off to occupy myself with tasks too numerous to mention.

    Do be a darling and stay awake while sifting through this drudgery and gossip, won't you? Everything with a kiss...
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    smooch smooch, snookums. Ta!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    *checks for dirt under fingernails*

    I find this whole subject rather boring. I must run off to occupy myself with tasks too numerous to mention.

    Do be a darling and stay awake while sifting through this drudgery and gossip, won't you? Everything with a kiss...
    Say hello to Buffy for me. Have her people call my people, we'll have sex!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl
    Some people try to impress so much, but the thruth is that it just doesnt work!
    People who walk in a restaurant with thier cell phones attached to thier ears, are you THAT important that you cant disconnect from the world for a sec?
    People who introduced themself with a title and a business card

    lol! EVERYONE has cell phones these days.... my 12 year old neices have cell phones, for goodness sakes! what i think when i see/HEAR someone on a cell phone in a restaurant? "how rude to make US hear your converstion and how rude to make the people you are actually dining with wait while you talk on the phone! important? nope.... they don't look important at all!
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    I think cellphones are such a part of our culture that it should be ok to use them in public. OF course a little bit of discression is called for. We've all heard the guy who gave a complete replay of last night at the bar on his cell while we are trying to watch a movie, or eat a quiet dinner.

    Use the phone, talk quietly and then put the damned thing away. For me, i always feel a little self conscious using the phone in a restaurant. If i do take a call i keep it short and talk quietly.

    Where I actually have a problem is with these stupid bluetooth headsets. I don't think anyone has a clue how stupid they look with them on. I draw the line at wearing my cellphone on my head! C'mon, enough already.

    I know what blonduath, is talking about though. It seems like the people with those bluetooth headsets on walk around like they are carrying an Uzi. It must be empowering or something. Maybe they think they are piloting a space ship or some crap like that, maybe goes back to childhood fantasies. Regardless, i'll never strap one to my head.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro
    Yeah - the ear-worn cell phones are blingy.

    Driving Escalades, Yukons, Hummers, etc. (sorry BDG ) around town for errands that could be easily accomplished with a small car.

    Wearing French cuff shirts with huge, showy cufflinks.

    Men wearing huge gold/gem rings.

    Able-bodied people who park in Handicap spaces.

    Flying first-class.

    I could go on...
    dont be sorry! I totally agree with you on that one now, at one point I thought owning a Hummer was cool, I thought being a girl driving an H1 was just the coolest thing.
    I guess, I got more mature
    there is always room for improvement but Il glad to say that I have too much respect these days for mother earth then I ever did before and this thing is sitting in my garage and youll find me on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom
    Now just a cotton-pickin minute there you masked midget, wtf is the matter with flying first class? If one MUST fly, where would you rather sit:

    1. In a tiny seat, between Bozo the fat businessman with ten tons of carry-on, BO, and can't sit still for 10 seconds, and Mindy the teenage talker who makes Britney Spears look like a rocket scientist?

    2. In a comfy seat, with a hot blonde sitting next to you, and free booze
    Sorry, but as I've passed through on the way to the low-life seating, I see almost exclusively, fidgety, fat businessmen - absorbed with their blackberries, populating the 1st class section. And you think that booze is free? It's a little bone the airline throws you for paying 2-3x the going rate for the trip.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro
    Sorry, but as I've passed through on the way to the low-life seating, I see almost exclusively, fidgety, fat businessmen - absorbed with their blackberries, populating the 1st class section. And you think that booze is free? It's a little bone the airline throws you for paying 2-3x the going rate for the trip.
    Well, I drive the fat businessmen into the cheap seats, break out my own booze, then the flight attendants and I have our own little party. Then the the fasten seatbelt light comes on with a DING and wakes me up, I bring my seat to it's full, upright position, and I pull the fat businessman's laptop out of my ear in anticipation of landing.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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