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March 23rd, 2013 at 5:04:21 PM permalink
Sure this has taken a silly turn, but it beats the hell outta table bounce and pyramid consistancy.
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March 23rd, 2013 at 5:26:21 PM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

Only if you've been sleeping is it morning.
Otherwise, morning starts somewhere between 4:00am and 6:00am.



There you go. Wow, talk about useless conversation,
I must really be bored this evening. (the sun is
down, its 8:30)
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March 24th, 2013 at 8:26:55 AM permalink
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This is another pet peeve of mine. I hate it when people say good morning after midnight but before sunrise. When it is dark outside, it is evening or night, not morning. When the sun sets, it is evening or night.


One of the software packages I use at work greets me when I launch it.

6am to noon: Good Morning.
Noon to 6pm: Good Afternoon.
6pm to midnight: Good Evening.
Midnight to 6am: Good Grief.
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March 24th, 2013 at 8:34:41 AM permalink
I get being peeved at good morning, when you haven't slept yet.
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March 24th, 2013 at 8:37:59 AM permalink
Personally I hate it when Taco Bell commercials use the word "melty". I get the feeling "melty" is used because it isn't real cheese, but something made to look and taste like cheese.
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March 24th, 2013 at 8:43:10 AM permalink
One of my biggest pet peeves is when people refer to the Frankenstein monster as "Frankenstein." No, it was Dr. Frankenstein who made the monster. The monster itself was never named.
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March 24th, 2013 at 9:03:46 AM permalink
A group of people who choose to stand in the middle of an
aisle to hold their discussion, blocking it for everyone else.
Newsflash: The world does NOT revolve around you.

And also the whole Frankenstein's monster thing of
course.
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March 24th, 2013 at 9:08:34 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

One of my biggest pet peeves is when people refer to the Frankenstein monster as "Frankenstein." No, it was Dr. Frankenstein who made the monster. The monster itself was never named.



Did this keep you from enjoying SNL's "As World Turn" sketches?
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March 24th, 2013 at 9:30:15 AM permalink
Quote: Nareed

Did this keep you from enjoying SNL's "As World Turn" sketches?



I'm sure there is a joke in there that I didn't get. I haven't watched SNL since the Eddie Murphy era.
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March 24th, 2013 at 9:31:03 AM permalink
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DUHHIIIIIIIII HEARD THAT!
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March 24th, 2013 at 10:26:56 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

One of my biggest pet peeves is when people refer to the Frankenstein monster as "Frankenstein." No, it was Dr. Frankenstein who made the monster. The monster itself was never named.


My, you have a lot of peeves?

What about the "The Bride of Frankenstein", by Mary Shelley? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026138/

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March 24th, 2013 at 10:37:21 AM permalink
Frankenstein predates the era of defacto eternal copyrights which never expire due to continual renewal. So anyone using the public domain can change them anyway they want including "The Bride of Frankenstein". I think the last year copyrights expired was in 1919.
http://copyright.cornell.edu/resources/publicdomain.cfm
Correction: 1923.
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March 24th, 2013 at 10:46:17 AM permalink
Well, Mary Shelley isn't just anyone.

Besides, it's the popular usage of words which eventually define those.

Time to pull the sticks out of our bums, to not give rise to our own make-believe shadows.
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March 24th, 2013 at 10:50:01 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I'm sure there is a joke in there that I didn't get. I haven't watched SNL since the Eddie Murphy era.



Briefly, there were a grand total of two sketches. It was supposed to be a kind of soap featuring Tonto, Tarzan and Frankenstein. The gist was they don't speak English very wel, ergo the title "As World Turn." But it was very funny.
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March 24th, 2013 at 10:50:37 AM permalink
Quote: Lexinger

What about the "The Bride of Frankenstein", by Mary Shelley? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026138/



I think that was a movie based on characters from Frankenstein, but Mary Shelley never published a book by that title. So, the title of that movie would definitely be pet peeve worthy.
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March 24th, 2013 at 11:00:19 AM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

Companies or or entities that call themselves in one location when they actually are in another.

The Las Vegas Strip is NOT in Las Vegas but in Paradise



1) The Las Vegas Strip is in LAS VEGAS Boulevard
2) 99.99999999999999999999999999% of the world's population aren't even aware of the existense of Paradise, NV.
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March 24th, 2013 at 12:31:56 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I'm sure there is a joke in there that I didn't get. I haven't watched SNL since the Eddie Murphy era.



Too bad, its frequently hilarious, as always. Last
night they did a sketch of the Soprano's in high
school. Really funny.
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March 24th, 2013 at 12:42:36 PM permalink
Quote: Lexinger

Well, Mary Shelley isn't just anyone.

Besides, it's the popular usage of words which eventually define those.

Time to pull the sticks out of our bums, to not give rise to our own make-believe shadows.


It's just the way it is. They keep renewing all the copyrights so Disney doesn't lose control of their brand. If Congress didn't do this, there would be Disney themed pornos everywhere and Walt Disney would get frost burn.
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March 24th, 2013 at 12:56:17 PM permalink
Quote: Nareed

1) The Las Vegas Strip is in LAS VEGAS Boulevard
2) 99.99999999999999999999999999% of the world's population aren't even aware of the existense of Paradise, NV.



My pet peeve: 99.9999999999999999999% is an extreme exaggeration. Probably 1 million people know that their casino is located in Paradise, NV. Perhaps 99.9% is more accurate.

And let's just call the Las Vegas strip the "Metropolitan Las Vegas Strip".

The Wizard lives in Summerlin, but if I post something to Las Vegas, he'll get it, as will any address to any casino. Las Vegas is acceptable.
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March 24th, 2013 at 1:35:31 PM permalink
Quote: boymimbo

My pet peeve: 99.9999999999999999999% is an extreme exaggeration.



About 99.99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999% of posts regarding pet peeves will arouse someone's pet peeve, like a double post or something :P


While we're on the subject, the people who use capitAl and capitOl interchengeably.


Quote:

The Wizard lives in Summerlin, but if I post something to Las Vegas, he'll get it, as will any address to any casino. Las Vegas is acceptable.



Well, I say I live in Mexico City, but I actually live in a municipality (what you'd call a county) in neighboring Mexico State, fully 7 miles away from the border.
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March 24th, 2013 at 8:30:47 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I think that was a movie based on characters from Frankenstein, but Mary Shelley never published a book by that title.


Of course she died well before any of the movies listed at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0791217/?ref_=tt_ov_wr , but if you click on the original (working) link at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026138/ where it says writing credits, at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026138/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_wr#writers , you'll discover that she still tops that list. Likely because the "Bride of F" movie had something to do with a subplot of her book?

Quote: Wizard

So, the title of that movie would definitely be pet peeve worthy.


Let's at least let the professional (but uncredited) writers of the movie adaptations of the time be the final judges of that. And, rightly or wrongly, after such we are then all left with a moot question as to the use of Frankenstein.

Beyond that explanation, why any confusion to begin with? No one is specifically calling Dr. Frankenstein, "Frankenstein." Aha?
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March 25th, 2013 at 9:26:39 AM permalink
Latest pet peeve -- outrageous airport prices.

Yesterday I had to go to the airport to pick up my daughter. Her flight was delayed about an hour, so I went to an airport bar and ordered a draft beer. When I was told I owed $10.37 my first instinct was to respond, "You have got to be s**tting me!" However, I refrained and, with much pain, left the 63 cents change as a tip.




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March 25th, 2013 at 9:37:11 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Latest pet peeve -- outrageous airport prices.

Yesterday I had to go to the airport to pick up my daughter. Her flight was delayed about an hour, so I went to an airport bar and ordered a draft beer. When I was told I owed $10.37 my first instinct was to respond, "You have got to be s**tting me!" However, I refrained and, with much pain, left the 63 cents change as a tip.




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They are insane. At PIT vendors were required to have "street pricing" as a conditions of getting the concession. They used to (maybe still do) have a ft employee who checked them. It was do successful that pre 9/11 locals shopped and ate at the airport by choice. It is now the only airport where you can get past security w/o a ticket, but only if you are staying at the onsite hotel.

Phoenix went the same way but due to staggered leases prices could be "street" in one terminal and highway robbery in another.
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March 25th, 2013 at 11:48:02 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Latest pet peeve -- outrageous airport prices.



Yes.

But, and I really have to point this out, this is to be expected. And it's something an experienced traveller knows to look for or ask about.

In Mexico things are the same. But chain restaurants and bars have the same prices as they do on the outside. So next time have a coffee from Starbucks, which we know won't be overpriced at all ;)

Oh, also see the bottom of the ticket? Why not send an email?
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March 25th, 2013 at 12:06:27 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Latest pet peeve -- outrageous airport prices.

Yesterday I had to go to the airport to pick up my daughter. Her flight was delayed about an hour, so I went to an airport bar and ordered a draft beer. When I was told I owed $10.37 my first instinct was to respond, "You have got to be s**tting me!" However, I refrained and, with much pain, left the 63 cents change as a tip.




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What does the "Side Shot NO" stand for? Was this a regular Boston Lager? Not that any SA product is worth that price.
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March 25th, 2013 at 12:07:05 PM permalink
$9.59 + tax for a 20oz Sam Adams...lol That's more than the price of a 6 pack. :( I'm a big drinker, but I might have had the balls to say "Pass".

One airport I was impressed with in terms of their beer and price was Salt Lake City. There was a local brewery in the airport, and although not listed on the menu, they had a 6 beer flight of 3oz each I think and I paid like $5.50 for it? Prices definitely weren't super inflated. Beer was good enough for me to want to connect through SLC to Vegas again. :)

https://www.squatters.com/uploads/menu/AirportMenu.pdf
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March 25th, 2013 at 12:25:26 PM permalink
Quote: Nareed

Oh, also see the bottom of the ticket? Why not send an email?



I saw that too, but I don't see the point. The response would be that nobody was forcing me to pay $11 for a beer, so I don't like it, don't buy it.

Quote: Boz

What does the "Side Shot NO" stand for? Was this a regular Boston Lager? Not that any SA product is worth that price.



The bartender asked me if I wanted a shot with the beer and I just said "no." I'm not sure why it mentions it on the receipt. I've been other other bars where if you bought a beer you could have a shot with it for an extra buck.
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March 25th, 2013 at 12:36:19 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I saw that too, but I don't see the point. The response would be that nobody was forcing me to pay $11 for a beer, so I don't like it, don't buy it.



It depends. Were the prices posted? Were you given a price list? Were you told the price of the beer beforehand in any way?


Quote:

The bartender asked me if I wanted a shot with the beer and I just said "no." I'm not sure why it mentions it on the receipt.



You could go there again and order a shot, then see how the receipt comes out :P
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March 25th, 2013 at 12:37:40 PM permalink
Was the price posted, or available in a menu, before you placed the order?
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March 25th, 2013 at 1:05:49 PM permalink
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March 25th, 2013 at 2:00:47 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

When I was told I owed $10.37.



That draft probably cost 25 cents for the beer,
maybe another 25 cents if you add in all the
overhead. Pretty good markup for the owners.

Almost the identical markup I had on a shot of
whiskey 33 years ago. Some things never change.
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March 25th, 2013 at 3:03:48 PM permalink
That is one top heavy looking beer glass!!
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March 26th, 2013 at 12:16:46 PM permalink
After St. Patrick's day I always get good deals at the bar I go to eat and drink. Last year $1 for Murphy's, an Irish dark beer which was below cost, and this year $.75 for Rager Red. $10 is a lot for 1 beer I agree.
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March 26th, 2013 at 1:59:47 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

The bartender asked me if I wanted a shot with the beer and I just said "no." I'm not sure why it mentions it on the receipt. I've been other other bars where if you bought a beer you could have a shot with it for an extra buck.



The bartenders at that bar at the airport always ask everyone if they want a shot with their drink for an extra buck. They get me every time. It's just their procedure there.

As for pet peeves, I hate wet socks! Stepping in some melted snow that someone tracked in was usually the situation. I'm so glad to be in Vegas and not have to deal with that anymore. :)
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March 26th, 2013 at 3:08:21 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Latest pet peeve -- outrageous airport prices.

Yesterday I had to go to the airport to pick up my daughter. Her flight was delayed about an hour, so I went to an airport bar and ordered a draft beer. When I was told I owed $10.37 my first instinct was to respond, "You have got to be s**tting me!" However, I refrained and, with much pain, left the 63 cents change as a tip.



Yeah, I would say you got a royal hosing there.

Especially when the pricing is not posted anywhere.

Now, at what point can you say "You've got to
be shittin' me", and walk away ?

$ 10.37 ? ? ?

$ 15.00 ? ? ?

$ 17.50 ? ? ?

Let's assume for a second that 50 % of the
people who got a $ 10.37 beer said "You got to be
shittin' me" and walked way, wouldn't they have to
reevaluate their pricing ?
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March 26th, 2013 at 3:23:14 PM permalink
Quote: JohnnyQ

Yeah, I would say you got a royal hosing there.



In 1980 I was paying $3.00 for a liter of
bourbon/gin/vodka. It cost me 13 cents
to pour a 1.5 ounce shot. I charged $1.50
and thats the same markup, about, that
this beer cost. A bar license is a license
to steal, literally.
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March 26th, 2013 at 4:49:39 PM permalink
That certainly was the case then Bob, price was based liquor on sales, the building was not even factored into the cost when buying the business. It may even be the case now in some juristictions. In BC now the drinking and driving laws have made most bars a really tough go. A bar recently shut down where I live because a buyer couldn't be found another one went bankrupt and the assetts were sold off and the building is still empty. For the last 10 years I have refused to work for any bar without cash up front after getting burnt several times.
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March 26th, 2013 at 5:28:34 PM permalink
Quote: kenarman

drinking and driving laws have made most bars a really tough go..



In 1980 the laws were a joke for DWI. There
were no lawsuits, nobody even talked about
it. In the 3 years I owned the bar, at least 4
of my regular customers were killed in drunk
driving incidents. That sounds like a lot, but
none were connected to my bar. Drunks
usually have several bars they frequent. It
was getting out of control, though, and in
the 80's they really started to crack down.

The movie Arthur came out in 1981 and it
was a huge hit. It was about a guy who was
drunk for the whole movie. By 1988, when
the sequel came out, the attitude towards
drinking had changed so drastically that it
was a box office bomb. The 70's and early
80's were a time in this country you couldn't
believe unless you were there. No AIDS,
no strict DWI laws, you could even snort coke
without worrying about it.
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March 26th, 2013 at 5:48:01 PM permalink
Great observation EvenBob......I miss the days when people were more cavalier. Jack Nicklaus smoking a cig playing in the Bob Hope Desert Classic. Eight people loaded in the back of a pickup truck. Kids getting ass whippings. No warning labels on anything.
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April 15th, 2013 at 5:04:29 PM permalink
There were some casualties at the Boston marathon. There was a post from another site where a poster said that there were not much collateral damage.

LOOK folks, these are innocent victims, not collateral damages! I hated the first time I heard that term and I still hate it now. I heard this term first used after Waco when children were burned to death, and I heard this term today.

Damages is what happens to your car after a fender bender, not when innocent people get killed. What kind of 1984 Orwellian world are we living in that we cannot say the truth. Whoever came up with this term should use this if/when their child gets hit by a car and dies.

The obituary should say a collateral damage occurred today. It will also cost $2000 to get the car fixed and to remove blood stain from the car.

Sorry about the rant but this is not a pet peeve but something I loathe and despise.
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April 15th, 2013 at 5:43:48 PM permalink
I hate that they're so sensitive and hesitant to use the term "terrorism".

I don't care if it was Kim Jong himself, some taliban god-soldier, or just some whack job American with too much time on his hands and a chip on his shoulder. This was an act of terror, a.k.a. terrorism, a.k.a. a terrorist act.

Also, agree with you totally, AA. I think you can relate to this bit from the legendary social commentator Geroge Carlin -

"I don't like words that hide the truth. I don't like words that conceal reality. I don't like euphemisms, or euphemistic language. And American English is loaded with euphemisms. Cause Americans have a lot of trouble dealing with reality. Americans have trouble facing the truth, so they invent the kind of a soft language to protect themselves from it, and it gets worse with every generation. For some reason, it just keeps getting worse. I'll give you an example of that.

There's a condition in combat. Most people know about it. It's when a fighting person's nervous system has been stressed to it's absolute peak and maximum. Can't take anymore input. The nervous system has either (click) snapped or is about to snap.

In the first world war, that condition was called shell shock. Simple, honest, direct language. Two syllables, shell shock. Almost sounds like the guns themselves.

That was seventy years ago. Then a whole generation went by and the second world war came along and very same combat condition was called battle fatigue. Four syllables now. Takes a little longer to say. Doesn't seem to hurt as much. Fatigue is a nicer word than shock. Shell shock! Battle fatigue.

Then we had the war in Korea, 1950. Madison avenue was riding high by that time, and the very same combat condition was called operational exhaustion. Hey, we're up to eight syllables now! And the humanity has been squeezed completely out of the phrase. It's totally sterile now. Operational exhaustion. Sounds like something that might happen to your car.

Then of course, came the war in Viet Nam, which has only been over for about sixteen or seventeen years, and thanks to the lies and deceits surrounding that war, I guess it's no surprise that the very same condition was called post-traumatic stress disorder. Still eight syllables, but we've added a hyphen! And the pain is completely buried under jargon. Post-traumatic stress disorder.

I'll bet you if we'd of still been calling it shell shock, some of those Viet Nam veterans might have gotten the attention they needed at the time. I'll betcha."

Sound about right, AA?
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April 15th, 2013 at 5:50:47 PM permalink
Here's some George Carlin.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLKTFxA8ENU
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April 15th, 2013 at 7:26:22 PM permalink
Quote: AceCrAAckers

There were some casualties at the Boston marathon. There was a post from another site where a poster said that there were not much collateral damage.



I don't think the term is even being used as intended. It assumes there was a target and unintended targets got hit also. I assume the bombs were intended to kill and injure random people -- anyone in the area. Not avoid random people.
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April 15th, 2013 at 7:47:40 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Latest pet peeve -- outrageous airport prices ... draft beer ... $10.37


That is outrageous. During my layover at JFK last year I had a couple long island's which I think were $14 each.

Speaking of airports, my biggest pet peeve is having to go through the security theater just to have a cigarette. Non-smoking airports really ought to have an outside smoking area which is only accessible from the "secure" area.
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April 15th, 2013 at 8:07:36 PM permalink
Quote: JB

That is outrageous. During my layover at JFK last year I had a couple long island's which I think were $14 each.



Heh, my impression of airports is overpriced food, which is often not very good. So, like a double thump on the customer.
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gts4ever
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April 15th, 2013 at 10:14:15 PM permalink
Fees. I can't stand fees. When I book a room, just tell me the price of the damn room. It's not the fact that it's more money, just that I don't know about it beforehand. If there's an extra cost associated with purchasing a good or service, and I don't have any option to avoid it, it's not a fee - it's the price.
JohnnyQ
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April 21st, 2013 at 6:29:31 AM permalink
Airports that don't have FREE WI-FI ( yes, I'm looking at YOU Mr. Chicago Midway ). THIS IS AMERICA, Home of the Free and the Brave and FREE WI-FI at airports.
There's emptiness behind their eyes There's dust in all their hearts They just want to steal us all and take us all apart
1BB
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May 28th, 2013 at 4:14:37 AM permalink
People who litter the neighborhood with ugly yard sale signs and couldn't be bothered to remove them after the event.
Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth. - Mahatma Ghandi
FinsRule
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May 28th, 2013 at 4:26:10 AM permalink
Quote: JohnnyQ

Airports that don't have FREE WI-FI ( yes, I'm looking at YOU Mr. Chicago Midway ). THIS IS AMERICA, Home of the Free and the Brave and FREE WI-FI at airports.



I'm sick of people who hate midway. Everyone says it's hard to get to. Well ORD isn't a piece of cake either. MDW for life.
EvenBob
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June 6th, 2013 at 6:48:04 PM permalink
At the casino today. Girl Asian dealer, waits about 20sec
after she removes the dolly to spin the ball again, doesn't
matter if people are done betting or not. Here comes an
Asian guy, buys in for $100. Takes his time making bets
and she waits patiently until he's totally thru and gives
her the sign its OK for her to spin. Took about 2min and
I, of course, am furious. I let him get away with it once.

The second time, I start bugging her about spinning. Whats
the hold up, I say, you were Speedy Gonzeles and now
you're molassas in January. The Asian guy gets done and
and gives her the sign, and I yell HOLD IT. I stand up and
survey the board and say 'OK, now you can spin.' The Asian
guy acknowledged me with a glare ( they usually ignore
non-Asians) and he lost every bet and stormed off. I was
laughing and during all this the dealer never once made eye
contact with me. Fun at the roulette table.
"It's not called gambling if the math is on your side."

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