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Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,461
Posted By Cervus
I'd like to point out that it's not like people...

I'd like to point out that it's not like people take offence or ask for a manager on a regular basis -- maybe once every few months. I've just been doing this long enough that I noticed a pattern.
Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,461
Posted By Cervus
I first got called Ma'am at age 16. Such is the...

I first got called Ma'am at age 16. Such is the South.
Forum: Rantidote 21 September 2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,461
Posted By Cervus
LTTAM: When I was growing up, I was taught that...

LTTAM: When I was growing up, I was taught that it is polite and respectful to refer to certain people as Sir and Ma'am.

However, working in customer service/front desk reception has taught me...
Forum: SLC 20 September 2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 92,010
Posted By Cervus
Often, it becomes the Argument Clinic.

Often, it becomes the Argument Clinic.
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 September 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By Cervus
This is one reason I miss the moderation on this...

This is one reason I miss the moderation on this forum; there was a format to starting threads so that we could coherently discuss whatever was being linked. I feel like Jusenkyo no Pikachu uses this...
Forum: Rantidote 20 September 2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,461
Posted By Cervus
Huh. I've never seen a station that didn't charge...

Huh. I've never seen a station that didn't charge for air. Even an apartment complex I lived in which provided a car wash station for residents made us pay to use the air hose and vacuum.
Forum: SLC 19 September 2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,911
Posted By Cervus
A hummingbird just showed up in my garden....

A hummingbird just showed up in my garden. Usually I only see them in springtime. Maybe it's migrating, but I put the feeder up anyway in case it decides to stick around for the winter.
Forum: Rantidote 11 September 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Cervus
FYI, I got an invite from my HOA to join NextDoor...

FYI, I got an invite from my HOA to join NextDoor and I quickly deleted my account because I didn't want my real name and address being visible to everyone. I'm not sure what I was expecting, maybe a...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 September 2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Cervus
This is a punch in the gut for me. I live in his...

This is a punch in the gut for me. I live in his hometown. He was more than a beloved local celebrity. He was an institution here in the 80's and 90's. He filmed movies here; he had a ranch with a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 September 2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,235
Posted By Cervus
Whoever you are, you're doing a terrible job.

Whoever you are, you're doing a terrible job.
Forum: SLC 04 September 2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 21,181
Posted By Cervus
One time in college I went to deposit a personal...

One time in college I went to deposit a personal check at a branch I hadn't been to before. The teller grilled me, asking who gave me the check and why. (Answer: My dad, for college expenses.) I...
Forum: Rantidote 02 September 2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,398
Posted By Cervus
I ordered a sub online today. When I got home I...

I ordered a sub online today. When I got home I discovered they'd put black pepper on it instead of green peppers, and they left out the pickles.

I often place an order online to save time, but...
Forum: Rantidote 29 August 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 17,283
Posted By Cervus
I will never understand why so many Democrats,...

I will never understand why so many Democrats, when encountering third-party and uninterested non-voters, immediately resort to accusations and blame-and-shame, rather than asking them "What can our...
Forum: Social Studies 29 August 2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Cervus
"What's wrong with being sexy?"

"What's wrong with being sexy?"
Forum: Soapbox Derby 26 August 2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By Cervus
Dasla, that sounds similar to the electoral...

Dasla, that sounds similar to the electoral college system in the US, which is how we end up with presidents (most recently Bush and Trump) that did not win the popular vote.
Forum: Social Studies 22 August 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Cervus
I was using garbage as an extreme example.

I was using garbage as an extreme example.
Forum: Social Studies 22 August 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Cervus
As someone who is personally acquainted with...

As someone who is personally acquainted with hoarding and the psychological components behind it, buying lots of stuff is not hoarding.

If you can recognize that you'll never use it, you're not a...
Forum: Rantidote 21 August 2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,398
Posted By Cervus
If they play Christmas music, they are dead to me.

If they play Christmas music, they are dead to me.
Forum: Rantidote 20 August 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,398
Posted By Cervus
My local Target has started playing music in the...

My local Target has started playing music in the store, which I find very annoying (it was too loud, and I've always enjoyed shopping in silence at night in Target. I guess not anymore.)
Forum: SLC 19 August 2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,198
Posted By Cervus
Serena Williams is a client of ours, and she came...

Serena Williams is a client of ours, and she came in with a long list of things she wanted from us. Most of them we could accommodate. But when I had to call a coworker for assistance, the coworker...
Forum: SLC 19 August 2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 21,181
Posted By Cervus
Answer: House fairies. Earlier this week I...

Answer: House fairies.

Earlier this week I put some leftovers in the fridge, on the shelf at eye level. When I went to get them the next morning, they weren't there. I took everything out of the...
Forum: Rantidote 16 August 2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,398
Posted By Cervus
2019 calendars aren't accompanied by irritating...

2019 calendars aren't accompanied by irritating music and forced cheer, though. That's what I associate with Retail Christmas and I hate it.
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,398
Posted By Cervus
There are Christmas decorations up in retail...

There are Christmas decorations up in retail stores already.
Forum: SLC 15 August 2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 92,010
Posted By Cervus
I've been walking around all day with a dead...

I've been walking around all day with a dead lizard in my shoe.

Based on the amount of blood and guts, it was alive when I put my shoe on.

I felt something and it shifted when I moved my foot...
Forum: Rantidote 15 August 2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 107,398
Posted By Cervus
Yesterday my 50-something coworker swore up and...

Yesterday my 50-something coworker swore up and down that "all the kids today" are eating Tide Pods. She saw it on Facebook. I debated whether to even attempt to address this with her but ultimately...
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