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Forum: Social Studies 13 December 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,013
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I've been the head of the operations department...

I've been the head of the operations department at my company for a couple years now. This means that 90% of the employees work for me or report to me in some capacity. Most of these employees are...
Forum: Social Studies 12 December 2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,013
Posted By Beachlife!
As a manager, I have a 'no questions asked'...

As a manager, I have a 'no questions asked' policy about taking sick time. My company tracks sick time, giving employees 5 days a year, but it means nothing. There is no carry over of unused days nor...
Forum: SLC 12 December 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,748
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger Its a very honest portrayal of homelessness as...

Its a very honest portrayal of homelessness as something that often doesn't mean living on the street. This is what homelessness is more likely to look like for a child. Part of the point of showing...
Forum: Rantidote 12 December 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,910
Posted By Beachlife!
I would think that they don't know the difference...

I would think that they don't know the difference in Florida law so they are doing what they think is required.
Forum: Social Studies 10 December 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By Beachlife!
I wouldn't call that co-opting and I doubt it was...

I wouldn't call that co-opting and I doubt it was a matter of being clueless so much as not caring.
Forum: Social Studies 10 December 2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,013
Posted By Beachlife!
Interesting, the study which this article sites...

Interesting, the study which this article sites is based on a study of munition workers in the UK during WWI. This is where it was determined that a 70 hour work week produced the same as a 55 hour...
Forum: SLC 09 December 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Beachlife!
I'm going to be spending my Christmas visiting my...

I'm going to be spending my Christmas visiting my daughter in York and will not be putting up even a single scrap of tinsel this year.
Forum: Social Studies 07 December 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By Beachlife!
Its a very big country with a wide diversity of...

Its a very big country with a wide diversity of people. Reactions to swearing vary greatly from person to person.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 06 December 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By Beachlife!
You can't make a a silk purse unless you are a...

You can't make a a silk purse unless you are a monster who tortures animals...
Forum: SLC 05 December 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By Beachlife!
Icon06 I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of yet another...

I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of yet another snopester. May you rest in peace, Daisylegs.
Forum: Rantidote 30 November 2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 100,617
Posted By Beachlife!
A couple of days ago I was eating at a local...

A couple of days ago I was eating at a local breakfast place which is always crowded. They only accepts cash and have multiple signs which indicate this. They guy in front of me at the cash register...
Forum: Social Studies 29 November 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Beachlife!
What doesn't the city start writing tickets to...

What doesn't the city start writing tickets to the people who are parking illegally and otherwise blocking traffic?
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 29 November 2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By Beachlife!
The canned biscuits are only like homemade...

The canned biscuits are only like homemade biscuits in that they are both roughly the same shape. I've eaten a lot of each, they just aren't very similar in texture or taste.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 28 November 2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,166
Posted By Beachlife!
I can drive 100 miles in my Prius for about $8....

I can drive 100 miles in my Prius for about $8. The same 100 miles in the Jag would be more than $40. If I drive to the office five days a week that's would be $64 vs $320 a week.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 26 November 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By Beachlife!
So the soft flour that is readily available in...

So the soft flour that is readily available in the south is the same as cake flour? I had no idea.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 23 November 2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,204
Posted By Beachlife!
I got a hexagon directly adjacent to Obama and...

I got a hexagon directly adjacent to Obama and I'm good with that.
Forum: Social Studies 17 November 2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Beachlife!
FWIW, the writer of the article is not a Boomer,...

FWIW, the writer of the article is not a Boomer, she's a Millennial.
Forum: Social Studies 16 November 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Beachlife!
Isn't the avocado toast bs something people say...

Isn't the avocado toast bs something people say about Millennials? These aren't Millennials.
Forum: Social Studies 16 November 2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Beachlife!
A student said that at least half of his...

A student said that at least half of his classmates didn't know the word?! That's reportable 'news'? 6300 students took the exam and they've received 13 complaints.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 15 November 2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Beachlife!
Why are animals being abandoned at the city...

Why are animals being abandoned at the city border?
Forum: Business Bytes 15 November 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By Beachlife!
Do you think people are buying that for the fun...

Do you think people are buying that for the fun of putting the pieces together into a wall? I would think its a gag gift.
Forum: Police Blotter 15 November 2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By Beachlife!
I don't know I was thinking more on the lines of...

I don't know I was thinking more on the lines of why not borrow a cell phone and call your husband or a friend. Or why not use only what you need of the $20 and then drive somewhere to get the money...
Forum: Police Blotter 14 November 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Beachlife!
Her response, "sorry I don't know that one"....

Her response, "sorry I don't know that one". Disappointing...
Forum: Social Studies 12 November 2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,259
Posted By Beachlife!
Jolly Roger It's possible, I wasn't fully paying attention,...

It's possible, I wasn't fully paying attention, but I had assumed they were speaking of the same person.

The generational thing makes sense which is one of my guesses. I didn't think about the...
Forum: Social Studies 12 November 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,259
Posted By Beachlife!
So posting a language question in this thread is...

So posting a language question in this thread is useless now?
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