MORE random stuff about your day

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 27 Jul 2017, 20:28

They've got everyone at work using an app called 'Basecamp' for co-ordinating projects and whatnot. It's basically an inter-office social media network. I foresee myself writing and deleting a lot of comments, or getting into heaps of trouble.
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Postby neville harp » 27 Jul 2017, 21:44

Like.
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Postby The Great Defector » 28 Jul 2017, 16:17

A weekend on call, no beer, can't leave the house, only bonus is the money I'll save and the extra on call money i'll make. Very fucking thin silver linings.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby souphound » 28 Jul 2017, 16:22

I don't know how, but last night, when setting my alarm for this morning, I somehow changed the time 2 hours ahead. As a result, when it went off this morning at the usual 7 am, I got up and took out the trash. I thought it was pretty dark and my neighbours newspaper was still on the stoop. Bizarre I thought. Came back in and checked my phone. It was only 5 bleeping AM! Good thing I had gone to bed fairly early. :evil:
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Six String » 28 Jul 2017, 16:40

The Great Defector wrote:A weekend on call, no beer, can't leave the house, only bonus is the money I'll save and the extra on call money i'll make. Very fucking thin silver linings.


I was on call for about nineteen years but took a job that didn't require it about sixteen years ago. Call was the main reason I bought a cellphone. It allowed me some freedome of movement on the weekends. It took years for me to stop flinching when I heard a phone ring.

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby The Great Defector » 28 Jul 2017, 16:42

Six String wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:A weekend on call, no beer, can't leave the house, only bonus is the money I'll save and the extra on call money i'll make. Very fucking thin silver linings.


I was on call for about nineteen years but took a job that didn't require it about sixteen years ago. Call was the main reason I bought a cellphone. It allowed me some freedome of movement on the weekends. It took years for me to stop flinching when I heard a phone ring.


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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 28 Jul 2017, 21:25

Harvey K-Tel wrote:They've got everyone at work using an app called 'Basecamp' for co-ordinating projects and whatnot. It's basically an inter-office social media network. I foresee myself writing and deleting a lot of comments, or getting into heaps of trouble.


Never heard of them, but their employees are all over, but look marginally based out of Chicago.

My Silicon Valley bias went to: How the fuck do you trust a project management or social media company not based in the Bay Area?

I know what they're trying to do with their website and little mascot/logo, but it looks like a green pile of jello and not a little mountain. Plus, the serif font site they use doesn't make them look authoritative. It makes them look out of touch.
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Postby ^^^^^ great post. Thank you. » 28 Jul 2017, 21:35

It's 330 and I took the afternoon off to have my hair cut. It looks ace. I'm sat having a cold beer in a bar down the road from my hairdressers waiting for the.Baron taxi and I'm in a right good mood. Friday, bitches!
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby The Great Defector » 29 Jul 2017, 00:03

Stuck on a work call at 12:00am on a Friday night. # Living the wild, wild, life#
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Jul 2017, 00:04

Had my buddy in Eugene, OR, roll by my place and take a photo to see how it looks with renters.

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby The Great Defector » 29 Jul 2017, 00:28

The Great Defector wrote:Stuck on a work call at 12:00am on a Friday night. # Living the wild, wild, life#



I'm so bored I'm half watching baseball!!
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Still Baron » 29 Jul 2017, 21:39

Can we unsticky this thing? I mean, why the fuck is it a sticky?
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Still Baron » 29 Jul 2017, 21:41

Anyway, for whatever reason, MY WIFE doesn't really believe in lunch on the weekends. She also doesn't like avocados. So I bought a big avocado yesterday. Today, I emptied out the flesh/meat/whatever you call it into a mixing bowl, added some onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt, and busted it up a little. Slapped some tortillas on the comal to heat 'em up, and threw the guacamole in there and I'm very fucking happy I did. Sensational.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Rayge » 29 Jul 2017, 22:09

sloopjohnc wrote:Had my buddy in Eugene, OR, roll by my place and take a photo to see how it looks with renters.

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Belle Lettre » 30 Jul 2017, 09:19

Still Baron wrote:Anyway, for whatever reason, MY WIFE doesn't really believe in lunch on the weekends. She also doesn't like avocados. So I bought a big avocado yesterday. Today, I emptied out the flesh/meat/whatever you call it into a mixing bowl, added some onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt, and busted it up a little. Slapped some tortillas on the comal to heat 'em up, and threw the guacamole in there and I'm very fucking happy I did. Sensational.

No garlic? Are you not meant to put it in? I love it.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Still Baron » 30 Jul 2017, 13:34

I don't believe in it, but I'm just some guy.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Belle Lettre » 30 Jul 2017, 23:43

I'm sure it's nice without it as well :)
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby toomanyhatz » 31 Jul 2017, 00:30

Still Baron wrote:Anyway, for whatever reason, MY WIFE doesn't really believe in lunch on the weekends. She also doesn't like avocados. So I bought a big avocado yesterday. Today, I emptied out the flesh/meat/whatever you call it into a mixing bowl, added some onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt, and busted it up a little. Slapped some tortillas on the comal to heat 'em up, and threw the guacamole in there and I'm very fucking happy I did. Sensational.


I bet.

I can not understand not loving avocados on any level.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Flower » 31 Jul 2017, 02:42

I saved a bee today! I'm watching my friend's cats and garden for a week and when I went to check their bird bath there was a bee drowning, I picked up a twig and fished the bee out and put him at the edge of the bird bath where he dried off and then flew away. I then placed a flat rock in the middle of the bird bath so that it hopefully won't happen again. They have some swallow dishes with water and rocks for the bees and butterflies but it's mostly a neighbor's elderly cat who drinks from them.

I am so happy to have saved the bee. :D
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 31 Jul 2017, 17:46

Still Baron wrote:I don't believe in it, but I'm just some guy.


I wouldn't put garlic in guacamole either.
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