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Old 11-08-2012, 08:56 AM   #3691
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Aye!

I just wonder who gave the password to this idiot. Something sounds very fishy.
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:22 AM   #3692
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i can feel your headache from virginia, taxy--one you don't need or deserve. all too often, 'doing the right thing' involves unwonted hardships--almost never is easy or goes smoothly.... :(
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:23 AM   #3693
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I was hired by a church to put all their finances on the computer. They were still in the manual age. What a nightmare. Numbers from Sundays collections on little slips of paper kept in a drawer, no church member list anywhere, no accounting of the weekly envelopes, etc. A disaster area. It took me two years to get it all together and on the computer. I was constantly fighting a group of old members who thought the old way was best. After all the church was 100 years old and had survived all those years without a computer. And why did the church have to pay me? A lot of times I took the work home on an F file and did the work at home with no charge for my hours. So I can understand your frustrations. Stand your ground and don't let him get away with anything.
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:44 PM   #3694
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Today is the annual fire alarm check. They go from apartment to apartment, setting off the (VERY LOUD) alarms. Once they check yours, you're subjected to having your alarm go off with every single other apartment's as they get checked.

I'm going nuts! My blood pressure is soaring. I know intellectually it's not a real alarm, but my body reacts as if it was.

All this while making eggplant lasagna.

Second vent is that I went to the store earlier, because I didn't have any cottage cheese or ricotta for the lasagna. It's a small store, and were out of both! I decided to go ahead with the lasagna as I want to use the eggplant while it's still fresh.

I went ahead making it with mozzarella and grated parm/romano. I sure hope it comes out okay. It's a lot of work.
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:18 PM   #3695
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Today is the annual fire alarm check. They go from apartment to apartment, setting off the (VERY LOUD) alarms. Once they check yours, you're subjected to having your alarm go off with every single other apartment's as they get checked.

I'm going nuts! My blood pressure is soaring. I know intellectually it's not a real alarm, but my body reacts as if it was.

All this while making eggplant lasagna.

Second vent is that I went to the store earlier, because I didn't have any cottage cheese or ricotta for the lasagna. It's a small store, and were out of both! I decided to go ahead with the lasagna as I want to use the eggplant while it's still fresh.

I went ahead making it with mozzarella and grated parm/romano. I sure hope it comes out okay. It's a lot of work.
My alarm has been covered over with a thick piece of paper. About every six months a piece of dust gets into one and sets off the whole building. I have had ear problems that I was born with. It is so loud I am afraid that it will cause my right ear to start bleeding, hence the cover over it. It still will wake me out of a sound sleep. I know what you mean when you say your body reacts to it. When ours go off, no one reacts or even bothers to find out if it is for real. But it is still jarring. HUD wants the paper taken off. I told the building manager that they can take it off and I will have it put back on right away.

Lasagna is a LOT of work. That is why I made it only once or twice a year. Even today, in this family if you want it, go to a restaurant and order it.
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:57 PM   #3696
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The president phoned the bank and had the password reset. I phoned the bank and signed us up for online statements. The statements go back 7 years and I downloaded all the missing ones. I downloaded the transactions from August, September, October, and the few in November.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:13 PM   #3697
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The president phoned the bank and had the password reset. I phoned the bank and signed us up for online statements. The statements go back 7 years and I downloaded all the missing ones. I downloaded the transactions from August, September, October, and the few in November.
Sounds like you are right on top of things. Good work.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:45 PM   #3698
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ain't nobody gonna mess with our taxy for very long and get away with it!! :)
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:11 PM   #3699
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The president phoned the bank and had the password reset. I phoned the bank and signed us up for online statements. The statements go back 7 years and I downloaded all the missing ones. I downloaded the transactions from August, September, October, and the few in November.
Fantastic! Bravo for doing the right thing.
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:30 PM   #3700
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It took at least 2-3 hours for the noise to stop. Then they set off the alarms for the whole building, and let that blast for 15 more minutes! It was torture!

My alarm uses a light and receptor that will go off if the connection is broken, so no way to cover it up. They set it off by a short spray from an aerosol.

Amazingly, I managed to make the lasagna and it turned out excellent.

I was so rattled that I kept working, and now the kitchen is clean, everything put away, and the floor done too! I've been on such a roll that I've started another turkey neck stew! LOL

Guess I've got a lot of adrenaline to burn off.
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