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Forum: SLC 19 October 2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 94,657
Posted By Lainie
Good point. I've learned to pay closer attention...

Good point. I've learned to pay closer attention to subject lines because when my boss has a very short message for us, she'll often just put it in the subject line with "EOM" (end of message) at the...
Forum: Moot Court 19 October 2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Lainie
Oh, the headline quote about overreach was from...

Oh, the headline quote about overreach was from the ACLU. I thought it was from the appeals court, which would be painfully ironic.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 October 2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,335
Posted By Lainie
I'm sure he'd care if Ivanka died. Maybe Donald...

I'm sure he'd care if Ivanka died. Maybe Donald Jr. Eric and Tiffany, maybe not so much.
Forum: SLC 19 October 2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 94,657
Posted By Lainie
I work in IT for a large corporation. When my...

I work in IT for a large corporation. When my area needs estimates from other areas of IT, we submit a formal work request. If the request is associated with one of our internal work requests (called...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 October 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,335
Posted By Lainie
Your wife's co-workers sound charming. :mad:

Your wife's co-workers sound charming. :mad:
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 October 2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,335
Posted By Lainie
Sarah Huckabee Sanders was raised by Mike...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders was raised by Mike Huckabee, so my expectations of her are pretty low. But I wanted to slap her when she was going on about how horrible it was that Kelly's son's death was...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 October 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,335
Posted By Lainie
I don't think he should have said that, either. ...

I don't think he should have said that, either.

It may be possible to make that point in a condolence call without sounding disrespectful. But doing so would require at least a basic level of tact...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 October 2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,335
Posted By Lainie
Calling bereaved families is hard!

Calling bereaved families is hard!
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 18 October 2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Lainie
Good for her.

Good for her.
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 October 2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 51,345
Posted By Lainie
This Cheetos commercial...

This Cheetos commercial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xrLuFuLo-w). The last line makes it, IMO.
Forum: Rantidote 18 October 2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 147,966
Posted By Lainie
I can see your Outlook calendar when I schedule...

I can see your Outlook calendar when I schedule meetings. You might consider that before you lie to me about what's on it.

ETA: On the off chance that you're not lying: Your schedule should be...
Forum: SLC 18 October 2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,643
Posted By Lainie
A few weeks ago, a bottle of Sudafed came open in...

A few weeks ago, a bottle of Sudafed came open in a small pocket of my backpack, and all the pills fell out. I just left it like that, and now when I want some Sudafed I just grab a couple of pills...
Forum: Rantidote 17 October 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,415
Posted By Lainie
In Ohio, "shortcutting" through a corner parking...

In Ohio, "shortcutting" through a corner parking lot is illegal, under the same reasoning.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 October 2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,335
Posted By Lainie
Truth is irrelevant. He says what he believes...

Truth is irrelevant. He says what he believes will get him the results he wants. He's never even bothered pretending otherwise:

- Trump ( The Art of the Deal)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 October 2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 42,397
Posted By Lainie
Re: his answer to last week's question 3, a...

Re: his answer to last week's question 3, a handmaid is not a wife, and the man she is "of" is not her husband. He's her owner.

I was going to call this post nitpicking but then I realized it's...
Forum: Moot Court 16 October 2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Lainie
I don't expect it to prevent people like Trump...

I don't expect it to prevent people like Trump from cheating. I don't expect any rule or law to accomplish that. But some people, I believe, will be deterred, and for those who aren't, there could be...
Forum: Rantidote 16 October 2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,415
Posted By Lainie
That is not a small thing at all, and I don't...

That is not a small thing at all, and I don't blame you for considering quitting.
Forum: Moot Court 16 October 2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Lainie
I would support a rule requiring elected...

I would support a rule requiring elected officials to create and use an official government twitter account for tweets that meet a specified definition of "official business."
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By Lainie
Exactly -- the FCC regulates individual stations.

Exactly -- the FCC regulates individual stations.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Lainie
It's not the slip so much as what seems to be...

It's not the slip so much as what seems to be behind it: not just ignorance, but complete lack of interest, possibly even scorn.
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 October 2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,751
Posted By Lainie
I'm confident Weinstein has the resources to...

I'm confident Weinstein has the resources to respond accordingly to any illegal actions taken against him. But I doubt very much his firing or his expulsion from the Academy would be actionable.
...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 October 2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 69,718
Posted By Lainie
He's very pretty. Thanks for posting.

He's very pretty. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Rantidote 15 October 2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,415
Posted By Lainie
I've seen that, too, but in these cases, I hadn't...

I've seen that, too, but in these cases, I hadn't selected "new episodes."
Forum: Rantidote 15 October 2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,415
Posted By Lainie
The unreliability of my DVR. I set it to record...

The unreliability of my DVR. I set it to record all episodes (10) of the new Vietnam War documentary: it recorded episodes 1-2 and 6-10. I set it record all episodes of a series about the Bronte...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 October 2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,751
Posted By Lainie
Displays of uncontrolled male anger are too often...

Displays of uncontrolled male anger are too often excused in some corporate settings as well. I saw a meme a while back contrasting the tolerance for that behavior with the attitude toward a woman...
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