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Forum: Moot Court 24 May 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,172
Posted By Lainie
Been there, had the ex try that. :rolleyes:...

Been there, had the ex try that. :rolleyes: (rolleyes for deadbeat parents, not for erwins)
Forum: Moot Court 24 May 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,172
Posted By Lainie
That's pretty much why I assumed it had do with...

That's pretty much why I assumed it had do with getting a free lawyer.

Also, this guy doesn't seem to be thinking very clearly in general, IMO.
Forum: Social Studies 24 May 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,936
Posted By Lainie
Those are good questions, most of which I can't...

Those are good questions, most of which I can't answer, offhand. But a quick google search yielded this piece (http://time.com/2969951/dear-white-gays-stop-stealing-black-female-culture/) accusing...
Forum: Social Studies 24 May 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,936
Posted By Lainie
:confused: Appropriation is not just about...

:confused: Appropriation is not just about clothes.
Forum: Rantidote 24 May 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 91,400
Posted By Lainie
People who unintentionally block other people's...

People who unintentionally block other people's time when creating OOTO calendar items.

Wow, Jack's in all-day meetings every day this week? No, wait, he's not -- one of his direct reports is...
Forum: Social Studies 24 May 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,936
Posted By Lainie
She's not representing her culture if she chooses...

She's not representing her culture if she chooses to dress in western clothes? What a shallow, materialistic idea of representation.
Forum: Moot Court 24 May 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,172
Posted By Lainie
More like he has to be a deadbeat to qualify for...

More like he has to be a deadbeat to qualify for free legal representation to get his son back. Being deliberately broke is unlikely to help him get custody, but that hasn't occurred to him. Or...
Forum: Moot Court 23 May 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,172
Posted By Lainie
Global websites see Camillus son's eviction as a...

Global websites see Camillus son's eviction as a joke; 7 reasons why it's serious...
Forum: Moot Court 23 May 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,172
Posted By Lainie
Seriously, what else could they do? Just accept...

Seriously, what else could they do? Just accept that he was going to live there forever? Move out and let him have their house?
Forum: Moot Court 23 May 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,172
Posted By Lainie
Maybe. My guess is they went to court because...

Maybe. My guess is they went to court because they couldn't think of anything else to do.

ETA: Maybe they were hoping he'd be intimidated and do what the judge told him to do.
Forum: SLC 23 May 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 78,481
Posted By Lainie
I thought we were having a project-completion...

I thought we were having a project-completion thank-you lunch at work today, so I didn't bring lunch. Turns out I was looking at the wrong week -- the thank-you lunch is on the 30th.

I'm spoiled...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 May 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 159,520
Posted By Lainie
I once walked several blocks up it in a cast-boot...

I once walked several blocks up it in a cast-boot that reached to my knee. That was interesting.
Forum: Rantidote 23 May 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 91,400
Posted By Lainie
Someone's cell phone (or some device) at work...

Someone's cell phone (or some device) at work occasionally makes a noise that sounds just like the chime they play over the PA before announcing an evacuation or shelter-in-place drill.
Forum: Moot Court 23 May 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,172
Posted By Lainie
Oh, great, he was weapons.

Oh, great, he was weapons.
Forum: SLC 23 May 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 78,481
Posted By Lainie
FYI, snopesters, Morning has been ill and...

FYI, snopesters, Morning has been ill and hospitalized. She's doing better now, hoping to be home later this week. Updates to follow.
Forum: SLC 22 May 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 78,481
Posted By Lainie
I had a follow-up lens fitting appointment at the...

I had a follow-up lens fitting appointment at the eye doctor, and my glasses, which I'd been expecting to get next week, had just arrived. They're wonderfully light, and even prettier than I realized...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 May 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 159,520
Posted By Lainie
The expression "Skid Row" does come from the name...

The expression "Skid Row" does come from the name of a street, but that street (Skid Road, where logs were "skidded" down to the harbor) was in Seattle.
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 May 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 526,005
Posted By Lainie
Yeah, that's not my call. Y'all go right ahead...

Yeah, that's not my call. Y'all go right ahead and spend your time doing work that isn't authorized and might get you into trouble, I'll pass.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 May 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 159,520
Posted By Lainie
#2 is a brown fox, specifically a quick one.

#2 is a brown fox, specifically a quick one.
Forum: SLC 22 May 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 78,481
Posted By Lainie
A high-school friend had a Karmann Ghia that...

A high-school friend had a Karmann Ghia that she'd bought cheap and fixed up -- mechanics were good, but she did a lot of bodywork. At one point we crammed 7 people in it and drove almost 50 miles...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 May 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 526,005
Posted By Lainie
It'd twitch more if you saw some of the...

It'd twitch more if you saw some of the formatting. Fortunately when the newest content revision is complete, my boss plans to give me a chance to wordsmith it, fix the formatting, etc.

Example:...
Forum: Rantidote 21 May 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 66,723
Posted By Lainie
I once got an email from a bank in Texas,...

I once got an email from a bank in Texas, confirming that I'd opened an account there. After I called and straightened it out, I did some online research and was able to make a pretty good guess...
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 May 2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 526,005
Posted By Lainie
I don't love the video presentations, either,...

I don't love the video presentations, either, although most of the ones I see are very, very short -- basically designed with the assumption of very limited attention spans.
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 May 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 526,005
Posted By Lainie
Powerpoint essentially replaced the use of...

Powerpoint essentially replaced the use of transparencies and overhead projectors for presentations, and IMO is still an improvement on them. I'm open to considering a better alternative (for myself,...
Forum: Police Blotter 21 May 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,749
Posted By Lainie
I call this diarrhea: Just for...

I call this diarrhea:



Just for starters.



Can you provide an example of words being put into his mouth?
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