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Forum: SLC 19 May 2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 41,805
Posted By Esprise Me
The other shoe ...

The other shoe (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?p=1977127#post1977127)dropped today; my boss announced she is, indeed, leaving. I thought I had prepared myself for this, but I hadn't. She...
Forum: SLC 18 May 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Esprise Me
If I'm being thoughtful, I'd say the notion of...

If I'm being thoughtful, I'd say the notion of good and bad people is false. I think we can be judged by our actions and our intentions, and we can sometimes make predictions about how a person will...
Forum: SLC 17 May 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 61,270
Posted By Esprise Me
This guy disagrees: ...

This guy disagrees:
https://www.quora.com/Tea-Will-the-amount-of-water-influence-the-amount-of-caffeine
Forum: SLC 16 May 2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By Esprise Me
You and he have a home together in Michigan, near...

You and he have a home together in Michigan, near your parents, right? And you also travel to Belgium periodically for work, but he doesn't go with you? Or does he? I'm trying to figure out where the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 May 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,302
Posted By Esprise Me
I've been thinking a lot lately about why the...

I've been thinking a lot lately about why the prospect of poor people getting away with welfare fraud gets people so fired up, when the much larger financial abuses by those in power fail to generate...
Forum: Medical 09 May 2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Esprise Me
Also, ...

Also,
www.allergypartners.com/allergy-myth-busters-local-honey/
There seems to be only anecdotal evidence in favor and actual studies against it.
Can Eating Local Honey Cure Allergies?...
Forum: SLC 08 May 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 240,100
Posted By Esprise Me
Two sinks makes it a little easier for two people...

Two sinks makes it a little easier for two people to brush their teeth simultaneously without the risk of bonking heads while going in for the spit. I wouldn't remodel a bathroom just to put in a...
Forum: SLC 08 May 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 41,805
Posted By Esprise Me
Is that what a gutter monkey is--a monkey with...

Is that what a gutter monkey is--a monkey with the ass of a rat? I've always wondered.

I've enjoyed this tangent. Thanks everyone who weighed in; I feel a little better about the whole mess.
Forum: SLC 08 May 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 240,100
Posted By Esprise Me
My new apartment has dry cleaning lockers. These...

My new apartment has dry cleaning lockers. These are so convenient I'd pay double, but it's actually the same price as the local shop. Plus they allow you to set preferences on the app. I asked them...
Forum: SLC 08 May 2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 41,805
Posted By Esprise Me
I work in juvenile dependency, representing...

I work in juvenile dependency, representing parents when the government tries to take their kids away. It's a very specialized area of the law--different evidentiary rules and procedures--and we...
Forum: SLC 08 May 2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 41,805
Posted By Esprise Me
I posted...

I posted (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?p=1976224#post1976224) here a month ago about the person I was training not being up to snuff. I did speak to her about the expectations for the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 May 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm not sure people fail to recognize the...

I'm not sure people fail to recognize the difference or just still have strong feelings on the subject, but yeah. Remember the open-carry kerfluffle between 5-10 years ago? I haven't heard anything...
Forum: SLC 03 May 2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 61,270
Posted By Esprise Me
I know it's tiresome how lawyers always recommend...

I know it's tiresome how lawyers always recommend you get a lawyer, but I'm gonna recommend you get a lawyer. Not because wills are necessarily all that difficult to execute, but because maybe you...
Forum: Social Studies 02 May 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,354
Posted By Esprise Me
What's happening in that group photo? The girls...

What's happening in that group photo? The girls have their hands pressed together; I can't tell if that's a pose inspired by the dress or something else. If it's the former, then it's not just a...
Forum: Moot Court 02 May 2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,428
Posted By Esprise Me
That's very much the question--does it affect the...

That's very much the question--does it affect the outcome? Our justice system is premised largely on the notion that judges can be impartial, when the evidence shows they are, in fact, very much...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 May 2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,414
Posted By Esprise Me
Thanks, St. Alia, that's sort of what I was...

Thanks, St. Alia, that's sort of what I was trying to say with my snarky one-liner, but you phrased it much more eloquently. I very much doubt Ms. Keenan has experienced life as a Naive American, but...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 02 May 2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Esprise Me
I disagree. These cats are vital to our economy;...

I disagree. These cats are vital to our economy; they're willing to do the jobs American cats won't. Like, um, all of them.
Forum: Rantidote 02 May 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 134,308
Posted By Esprise Me
Yay, Keket! I'm so glad that worked out.

Yay, Keket! I'm so glad that worked out.
Forum: SLC 01 May 2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 240,100
Posted By Esprise Me
I've seen this dynamic before. I'll bet you...

I've seen this dynamic before. I'll bet you anything Fluffy is taking smack about each of the others behind their back just to start drama.
Forum: SLC 30 April 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,744
Posted By Esprise Me
For me, getting rid of clothes was tricky,...

For me, getting rid of clothes was tricky, because I do wear everything, just not necessarily often enough to justify keeping it. I found it helpful to start by clearing out a bunch of...
Forum: Moot Court 30 April 2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,428
Posted By Esprise Me
I have a hard time believing that a person's...

I have a hard time believing that a person's attire affects their behavior in the way Bill supposes, but I could see a dress code serving as a test for a patron's willingness to comply with an...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 30 April 2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,823
Posted By Esprise Me
Thanks! Not sure how I messed that up, but that...

Thanks! Not sure how I messed that up, but that is indeed the right link.
Forum: Police Blotter 30 April 2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Esprise Me
So the sequence of events was: 1) you fell...

So the sequence of events was:
1) you fell down the stairs and broke your leg, but the break wasn't immediately obvious
2) you went to the hospital and they did nothing
3) you went to the...
Forum: Rantidote 29 April 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 61,469
Posted By Esprise Me
I'm not familiar with landlord-tenant law in your...

I'm not familiar with landlord-tenant law in your jurisdiction, but typically there is a duty on the landlord to mitigate damages by trying to find a replacement tenant, and if they do, they then...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 April 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,823
Posted By Esprise Me
I agree this is related to the "nice guys finish...

I agree this is related to the "nice guys finish last" mindset. A lot has been written about why that's misogynistic bullshit (bitches.com/rants/niceguys/Misogyny.shtml), so maybe this newer...
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