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    Things others have done that make you want to...

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    I do that so often, here at the office, I have a permanent palm print on my forehead.

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    My mother, planning to marry He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named.

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    There's this woman at my work place that always has to brush her hair. I mean ALWAYS. She will whip that brush out every 20 mins or so, with the explanation that if she doesn't it gets ratty and she wants to make sure she looks good.

    Good LORD, woman!! We work in a WAREHOUSE!!

    Anyway ~

    Despite everyone's efforts to advise her that she shouldn't be doing that, (especially because we work with produce) she continues to brush brush brush.

    So one day our boss said to her, "Hey! You know when you do that your hair keeps coming out and falling all over the place right?" "Ummm, yeah that sucks, why?"
    "Because you know that the ends of your hair follicles are connected to your brain cells, right?"
    "WHAT??!!??"
    She stood there completely still.
    "Yeah so when ever you brush like that and your hair is falling on the floor, you are losing your brain cells."
    And I just HAD to add in as I was passing, "Don't step on your brain!!"
    She stood there and alternately looked at her brush then at the fallen hair with her mouth wide open as if in shock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    ^^this is the best story I've heard all day.
    Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
    ~ Oscar Wilde

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    That is a great story Siu.

    I have blamed my hairline on one of our programmers, as my fingers and thumb just about fit if I place an open palm on my forehead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    I do that so often, here at the office, I have a permanent palm print on my forehead.
    same here. In fact, it's my MSN (work) and Yahoo (non-work) avatar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luddite View Post
    my mother, planning to marry he-who-shall-not-be-named.
    voldemort?!?!?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darth_Firebolt View Post
    voldemort?!?!?!
    Nah, he's dead, didn't you hear?

    ...oh, you're only on the fifth book. I'm so sorry.
    Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luddite View Post
    My mother, planning to marry He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named.
    OH don't let the mods here this.
    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luddite View Post
    My mother, planning to marry He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named.
    Luckily it didn't end up happening, but......


    My dad who remarried (a few years ago) after my mom died decided (new wife was pushing him) to retire early even though he basically has no savings. The next step was to move from a Florida cost of living to an area close to Boston (much higher COL) and live in his new wife's daughter's basement.

    problem 1: You have no savings to retire on
    problem 2: How long do you really think living in stepdaughter's basement will last?
    problem 3: How will you afford to live in Boston with no savings and a budget/retirement from Florida's COL?



    Luckily, that is about the time my brother announced his girlfriend was pregnant and my dad was getting his first "real" grandbaby. It seemed enough to keep him in Florida thankfully. The clincher? 6 months or so after they decided to stay in Florida, the step daughter decided to move back down to Florida too, so there would have went their "free" home.
    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    That is a great story Siu.

    I have blamed my hairline on one of our programmers, as my fingers and thumb just about fit if I place an open palm on my forehead.
    Oh hellno. I wanna see pics!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    OH don't let the mods here this.
    I almost reported that post.

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    Which one? Mine or Luddites?
    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    She doesn't even know the curse she just cast upon our forum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Oh hellno. I wanna see pics!
    You know, I have my wife's old Canon S1IS right behind me for new bike pics and could totally do it... if not for the lack of a CF reader in my office. Maybe a cell phone pic.
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    Okay cool!
    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    You know, I have my wife's old Canon S1IS right behind me for new bike pics and could totally do it... if not for the lack of a CF reader in my office. Maybe a cell phone pic.
    CF reader? Just plug usb cable in to camera...the camera IS the CF card reader.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    CF reader? Just plug usb cable in to camera...the camera IS the CF card reader.
    Don't have the right cable either... I never carry the digital camera cables and always use a reader at home. But I do have the microUSB for my cell phone so I can charge it!

    And don't laugh at the hair, I'm due for a haircut this week.

    the hairline
    the hand on it

    Yeah, one of our programmers commented on my hairline and I told her it was because of her making me put my hand to my forehead in frustration all the time. And she bought it!
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    OMG he did it!!
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    Dude. Nice Yoohoo on the shelf.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Dude. Nice Yoohoo on the shelf.
    I don't have this avatar for nothing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Yeah, one of our programmers commented on my hairline and I told her it was because of her making me put my hand to my forehead in frustration all the time. And she bought it!
    We programmers are good for frustrating people like that!
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    awww that's a poor widdo gurl pic

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