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Old 01-26-2009, 12:02 AM   #4171
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Some kids have absolutely no respect when kids that do hang around them, it seems they lose theirs too. Kids are stupid, period. Until they grow up and learn morals, it's best to let it roll off. I know, it's hard though coming from anyone. I've dealt with the names and comments too. Tell him we love him and a punk is a punk and doesn't matter!!
Thanks everyone. Yeah, we just walked on as if we didn't hear them (well, James did give the one who said it a "look"). James even prayed for them as we drove home.

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Old 01-26-2009, 12:08 AM   #4172
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I'm still praying for you Susan.

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Old 01-26-2009, 12:25 AM   #4173
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Ah, Susan, I'm so sorry that your mom is sick, and that you are worried. Sounds like you finally have water? I hope so. Stressful days for you lately.

Barbara and James - before we left the US, we had just about atopped going to movie theaters because of the behavior you describe. My daughter managed movie theaters for ten years - she finally quit when her boss would not back her up when she'd kick rowdy teenagers out of the theater. Their parents would come in and complain, make a fuss, and the regional manager would GIVE THEM FREE PASSES. So don't be too hard on the manager - if it's Regal Cinemas, the customer is always right, even if they can't behave themselves.
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Old 01-26-2009, 12:31 PM   #4174
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hey, from warm hand to another.........squeeze hard.........
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Old 01-26-2009, 12:39 PM   #4175
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Thanks BarbaraL and MexicoKaren. I have water but there are a bunch of plumbing issues being worked on and we need to break a wall. At least we are making progress but my mom's fever climbed a bit. Sigh
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Old 01-26-2009, 01:08 PM   #4176
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Ah, Susan, I'm so sorry that your mom is sick, and that you are worried. Sounds like you finally have water? I hope so. Stressful days for you lately.

Barbara and James - before we left the US, we had just about atopped going to movie theaters because of the behavior you describe. My daughter managed movie theaters for ten years - she finally quit when her boss would not back her up when she'd kick rowdy teenagers out of the theater. Their parents would come in and complain, make a fuss, and the regional manager would GIVE THEM FREE PASSES. So don't be too hard on the manager - if it's Regal Cinemas, the customer is always right, even if they can't behave themselves.
It was Regal Cinemas, but actually ours will kick people out if they are a problem--I've seen them do it. In fact, there are police on patrol inside and outside there (at least on weekends, and possibly other days). That night a police officer was standing in front of the theater showing "Notorious" as everyone went in. I didn't have a problem with the manager--as I said to her, there really wasn't anything they could do about them, since they were quiet when she walked through the theater. I think we will stick to weeknights for movies whenever we can!

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Old 01-28-2009, 04:13 PM   #4177
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i am sure there are others here, that remember when at&t was the only phone company, would those days were here again. i spent three hours and to no avail on phone today trying to get deborah's phone back on. not billing problems but a long drawn out deal trying to get faster internet. she is taking a class on line to try and change her profession. she has dial up with verizon and that is all they can get where she lives. very slow. in any case no phone or internet. the upshot of results is no results. she has to call and open a whole new account and it takes eight days. she will miss to much of class.

and another vent. she signed up for three classes all told. work and school were going to keep her busy. she went yesterday to buy books and can only afford to take two classes the books for three and all the other stuff , came to 600 which she does not have. so she kept internet class which she now can't take. and did take one of the other two. the counselor called her this am and asked why she dropped them when she had a grant, no letter about a grant and no phone call three days ago when deb. had called her. so off to college to straighten it out. no grant, no help counselor was wrong. this world is going to hell in a hand basket because no one talks to each other. and no one checks and double checks their information . gosh i am mad. maybe i will feel better now that i have VENTED
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Why are kids so hateful and say such hurtful things? I don't think mine will ever grow up!!
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I taught mine to stand up for themselves as much as possible........one girl in the neighborhood taunted my daughter with "Kari the Fairy"........she came home crying as all the kids were laughing............I told her to go back outside and call her "Annie the Bananie" (I know.......childish but we're dealing with children here) she did and she told me later after the kids laughed at Annie and that she stopped taunting her immediately.....she was beaming................she later became a great debater both in high school and college.......noone crossed her verbally

as to why they do it.......it's a sense of power esp. if the victim cries.........if it's a child larger than them then you go talk to the parents......believe me I know how you feel
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I saw Inkheart (in nice quiet matinee) it was very good, I enjoyed it. Helen Mirren is good in everything.
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