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Old 01-20-10, 09:03 AM   #1
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Me- getting ready to go to class, doing a bit of homework, trying to read a textbook.

You- playing a game on the internet.

Do you really need the volume turned up that loudly? It's a serious of beeps, explosions, and a guy saying, "excellent." I'm trying to study and this house is tiny. Could you at least give me the courtesy of turning the volume down? Freakin' A...
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what? speak up.
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Headphones.
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Less passive aggressive - more actual communication.
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I know, but it's grandma. I feel weird asking her to do anything...
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I know, but it's grandma. I feel weird asking her to do anything...
Then back to the earplug/headphone option.
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I know, but it's grandma. I feel weird asking her to do anything...
study at library.
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Get your own place or STFU and deal with it.
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Maybe offer her some canasta and a bunch of old ladies to play it with?
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I know, but it's grandma. I feel weird asking her to do anything...
Grandma feels that weirdness that you feel and it makes her wish you would just speak your piece to her like you would to anyone else.
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Me- getting ready to go to class, doing a bit of homework, trying to read a textbook.

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Do you really need the volume turned up that loudly? It's a serious of beeps, explosions, and a guy saying, "excellent." I'm trying to study and this house is tiny. Could you at least give me the courtesy of turning the volume down? Freakin' A...
OK, so one beep is a beep, but more than one beep is a "serious" of beeps? Like a crow and a "murder" of crows?
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about time you realized.
Oh, I've known how oblivious I am for a long time. See my most recent thread for an example. I just wasn't aware of how oblivious other people are.
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Old 01-20-10, 02:47 PM   #15
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OK, so one beep is a beep, but more than one beep is a "serious" of beeps? Like a crow and a "murder" of crows?
I'm oblivious to spelling and gramer.
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don't fell, fele, feel to bad, so am I.
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I'm oblivious to spelling and gramer.
But not, unfortunately, to Gramma.
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But not, unfortunately, to Gramma.
lets not forget grampa.
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lets not forget grampa.
When did Grampa enter this discussion? I thought the problem was with Gramma having the game volume up too loud. Gramps is prolly out in the yard puttering with his rose bushes or sumpin.
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When did Grampa enter this discussion? I thought the problem was with Gramma having the game volume up too loud. Gramps is prolly out in the yard puttering with his rose bushes or sumpin.
For the purposes of this family, Grampa doesn't exist.
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Get your own place or STFU and deal with it.
Incorrect. Gramma lives with us.
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Incorrect. Gramma lives with us.
Lucky you. My condolences, twice..
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thats 'cause your grammas all messed up!
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If I had better gramma, I'd know when to use an apostrophe s...
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edit: Oops...apparantly I'm oblivious as well.

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