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Old 11-01-2015, 03:29 AM   #4681
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This is appropriate after a certain age. It's from FB.

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Old 11-01-2015, 05:12 AM   #4682
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Old 11-01-2015, 02:32 PM   #4683
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My mother-in-law used to have 2 bins of candy. Full size bars for the little kids, and lollypops for the "too old" kids. She refused to give them the good stuff.
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Old 11-01-2015, 04:00 PM   #4684
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My grumble is about rude drivers. I was driving home from shopping. The guy behind me was tailgating. I was going at the speed of traffic and keeping my two second following distance. Why tailgate? He wasn't going to get there any faster. We both wanted to turn left, so we got in the left turn lane. I stopped about two car lengths behind the car in front of me. Guy behind pulls up too close; honks; and throws his hands in the air. We make our turn. He saw me turn on my right turn signal, so he started to move into the right lane. I had enough space to make my lane change, so I did, since I had to turn right at the first intersection. He obviously didn't need to turn right, because he promptly swerved into the number one lane (the furthest left lane for your direction). Of course he didn't make a full stop at the stop sign. I think there was steam coming out of his ears. Grrr. It wouldn't have taken him one second longer if he hadn't been rude (and dangerous), in fact, if he hadn't been rude, he would have saved himself two lane changes in one block and maybe saved a second.
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Old 11-01-2015, 04:39 PM   #4685
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My petty vent is if your sign says Paperbacks 4 for 99 cents, I expect one to be 25 cents.
Do not ring one up and tell me 53 cents and that I have to buy 4 to get the discount.
Please fix your sign to say 4 for 99 cents or 49 cents each.
Oh and by the way, I won't be back and you lost an extra 47 cents because if you had honored the sign, I would have done your round up to the nearest dollar.
Yes, I will let your big boss know.
And I might tell them about the other customer that walked out because of your funky pricing.
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Old 11-02-2015, 12:08 PM   #4686
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I know you were told as a child because "your mother does plastic canvas, it must be easy" does not mean that it really is easy.
Your aircraft carrier idea will not work.
We discussed the whys the last time you thought about it.
Thanks for letting me vent.
Note: said child is now grown.
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Old 11-02-2015, 12:26 PM   #4687
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I know you were told as a child because "your mother does plastic canvas, it must be easy" does not mean that it really is easy.
Your aircraft carrier idea will not work.
We discussed the whys the last time you thought about it.
Thanks for letting me vent.
Note: said child is now grown.
That was a bit vague.
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Old 11-02-2015, 12:30 PM   #4688
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I know you were told as a child because "your mother does plastic canvas, it must be easy" does not mean that it really is easy.
Your aircraft carrier idea will not work.
We discussed the whys the last time you thought about it.
Thanks for letting me vent.
Note: said child is now grown.

Sorry, I don't know what this means or what it refers to.
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Old 11-02-2015, 12:35 PM   #4689
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That was a bit vague.
My daughter has decided she wants to make an aircraft carrier out of plastic canvas. She was told growing up that because I did plastic canvas work, it was very easy. So therefore my daughter thinks she should be able to just use plastic canvas and it will look great.

Note the well meaning relative did not say I made it look easy but it must be easy if I can do it.

I just wish my kid would actually finish a small project.
Before getting grand ideas.
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