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Old 09-23-2012, 08:05 AM   #3311
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I don't use the "Thanks" button. I like to say my thanks in public, and do it in my next post.

People love being complimented on their dishes. It makes them feel good.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:29 AM   #3312
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ONE you all must be kidding ONE, ONE
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If only I were. I have several meds that are PRN. All total, I have 24 medicines that are on my list. When printed out, it takes 2.5 pages of 8.5 x 11 inch paper.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:34 AM   #3313
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I don't use the "Thanks" button. I like to say my thanks in public, and do it in my next post.

People love being complimented on their dishes. It makes them feel good.
And when thanked in public, it is something the recipient secretly enjoys. It is nice to get public acclaim for ones accomplishments.
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Old 09-23-2012, 11:31 AM   #3314
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I don't use the "Thanks" button. I like to say my thanks in public, and do it in my next post.

People love being complimented on their dishes. It makes them feel good.
I use the "thanks" button, but not for a simple "thank you". I do those publicly. I use the button when I have something I want to say that doesn't warrant a whole Private Message, but I don't want the world to see. And I use it quite regularly.
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Old 09-23-2012, 11:47 AM   #3315
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Hey now all, this is about petty vents. We don't all have to agree with the vent, but everyone should get to say what bugs them.

What bugs me one day might be meaningless the next.

I tend to use the Thanks button much the same way LP does. I don't necessarily want to send a full PM, but to just acknowledge the post in some way. Sometimes I'd rather not declare things publicly either.

My own petty little vent for the day is my bird feeder. I just filled it and there is a broken bit on the top where the lid latches on. If I don't latch it EXACTLY right, it falls open dumping birdseed everywhere. Well, I guess I didn't have enough coffee this morning cuz I didn't latch it and the blue jays knocked that sucker flying. BAH!

My other vent is I found out what was munching my tomatoes. A mouse. Bold little bugger was on the wall of the house in plain view of all of us! Well, the traps are now out and I have the noise things out too. Hope that works. I'm sick of finding half eaten tomatoes on the vine!
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:00 PM   #3316
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My other vent is I found out what was munching my tomatoes. A mouse. Bold little bugger was on the wall of the house in plain view of all of us! Well, the traps are now out and I have the noise things out too. Hope that works. I'm sick of finding half eaten tomatoes on the vine!
The little brat should have the courtesy to finish the tomato he started
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:07 PM   #3317
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Indeed!

We have a fairly new French door fridge. The other day I lifted the meat/cheese door, and one side of the plastic part holding it on snapped right off. Super Glue did not work. The door is now useless, and is probably irrepairable. Or if it could be fixed, probably ridiculously expensive. Grrrrrr.

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Old 09-23-2012, 12:10 PM   #3318
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My petty vent is that each new doctor I see for one thing wants me to get off a medication prescribed by another doctor and/or put me on something new that reacts. Right now I am off my diuretic because my ENT says that it is part of my throat problem (make saliva thick). My throat is no better and the fluid in me is triggering my pain. I found an herbal one, but it doesn't work as well.

I really don't want to be on ANY of these pills, but I also have to be able to function!

This falls under the petty category because as soon as either I go back on it or get the herbal working better, I will feel better and forget that I was mad about it!
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Old 09-23-2012, 01:57 PM   #3319
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I have a bird feeder petty vent, too. Yesterday while filling it, I noticed a little beaten-down path leading from the fence, through the grass to where the seed falls onto the ground. Looks like some little varmint is creeping in at night and getting fat on the bird seed. I have my suspicions as to what it is, and I think it's bigger than Robert Burns's 'wee sleekit tim'rous cow'rin beastie.' I moved the feeder to the other side of the yard and hope that works. If not, I must decide whether or not to keep feeding the birds. Rats! if you'll pardon the expression.
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Old 09-24-2012, 06:06 AM   #3320
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If I could bend over backwards, I would kick myself from here to where ever. I was talking to my girlfriend in Atlanta last night. It seems her ex-husband who is up here for treatment for his cancer is in the hospital and has had surgery. He and his present wife has been staying at the Hope Lodge run by the American Cancer Society. Since he is going to be in there for a while, they want the room for another patient. So she must find a hotel/motel room to stay in. She found one about 20 miles outside of Boston. Way too far. So big mouth here offered to help her find an inexpensive place to stay that is much closer. What have I done. Oh well, I will just have to bite the bullet and do my best. Just know that you are now friends with a total idiot who doesn't know when to keep her mouth shut.
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