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#4066 Daniel

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 02:33 PM

If you pack a bunch of Plush Baby Rattles into a wet cardboard counter display box, then wrap it in a plastic poly bag, then stack 4 of these wet bags on top of each other, then place them in another card board box and leave it there for a month while it's being shipped over to the United States, the shit is going to mold.. Then, please do not be surprised when I refuse to take the moldy toys out of the displays and try to repackage them.

Though I am not fond of babies, I am still not going to give them moldy toys.

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 04:25 PM

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“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
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Posted 31 March 2012 - 02:06 AM

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 10:13 PM

I invited you to the wedding, not you plus a mystery date who you've informed me 3 1/2 weeks out you "may" bring (all the way from the West Coast). I hope you take my polite "no room at the inn" note to heart, because I will turn into Bridezilla and turn your date away if I have to.
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#4070 Rail Paul

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:13 AM







Am I the only one who thinks these people are assholes?

people did that everyday, for years, in front of the world trade center pit.


And those people are assholes, too.

I don't have issues with people who visit sites of tragedies for reflective/educational/spiritual purposes, but it's a different thing to visit a place and pose for a photo simply to say, "Look! I was here!" It's particularly assholey to do so when divers are still looking for dead bodies in the waters behind you.

(I've only visited a couple of places of this sort--Tuol Sleng, Terror Haza, Changi Prison--and I don't think I saw anyone taking smiley happy pictures in any of these places. But I guess they're not as fun(ny) as a sinking ship, even if there are dead people in it)

Well...at least they're not doing the Facebook BFF pose. But, yeah...assholes.

I ask with some trepidation, but -- what is the Facebook BFF pose?

2 or 3 girls or women, heads glued together, tongues out, making that stupid sideways peace sign (I think it means something else in gangland). Usually crowded in to fit the minicamera on the front of someone's laptop.

Ah, gotcha. I shuddered just reading your description. :o



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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:20 AM

I invited you to the wedding, not you plus a mystery date who you've informed me 3 1/2 weeks out you "may" bring (all the way from the West Coast). I hope you take my polite "no room at the inn" note to heart, because I will turn into Bridezilla and turn your date away if I have to.


you're lucky you're not marrying a Filipino. I remember going to a wedding reception where the hosts had to add two or three extra tables (I can't remember if it was 8 or 10 ppl per table) because so many people brought extra "guests". And all this happened at the reception.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:30 AM

I invited you to the wedding, not you plus a mystery date who you've informed me 3 1/2 weeks out you "may" bring (all the way from the West Coast). I hope you take my polite "no room at the inn" note to heart, because I will turn into Bridezilla and turn your date away if I have to.


I dunno. If this wedding is taking place in South Africa, let the invitee bring the mystery date all that way on his/her own dime, put said date up on his/her own dime, and THEN you can turn said date away from the celebration.

Not that it will teach the rude invitee any social graces. But at least it will hit him/her in the pocketbook.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:38 AM

this is why you can hire bouncers.

“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:08 AM

I invited you to the wedding, not you plus a mystery date who you've informed me 3 1/2 weeks out you "may" bring (all the way from the West Coast). I hope you take my polite "no room at the inn" note to heart, because I will turn into Bridezilla and turn your date away if I have to.

Doesn't this get tricky?

If a person is considered "single" and you haven't automatically assumed they'll bring a partner, isn't it usually assumed that they might bring a partner? I'm not suggesting paying for accommodation or plane fares, but the meal yes.
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:15 AM

Doesn't this get tricky?

If a person is considered "single" and you haven't automatically assumed they'll bring a partner, isn't it usually assumed that they might bring a partner? I'm not suggesting paying for accommodation or plane fares, but the meal yes.

It shouldn't be assumed unless the invitation specifies, "and guest."

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:44 PM


Doesn't this get tricky?

If a person is considered "single" and you haven't automatically assumed they'll bring a partner, isn't it usually assumed that they might bring a partner? I'm not suggesting paying for accommodation or plane fares, but the meal yes.

It shouldn't be assumed unless the invitation specifies, "and guest."

Ah, ok. And I can see it would be annoying if they'd replied yes to coming alone and are now introducing the idea of bringing a gatecrashing guest.
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:04 PM

I never understood why some people are afraid to go to social events BY THEMSELVES.
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 04:54 PM

I never understood why some people are afraid to go to social events BY THEMSELVES.

It's not so much that. It's if you are traveling half way around the world to attend a wedding, you might just want to make a vacation of it and bring your partner with you. Right, on the day of the wedding you say to the partner, I'm off to attend a wedding and you're not invited. The person isn't afraid of going alone, that's not it.
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#4079 StephanieL

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:13 PM



Doesn't this get tricky?

If a person is considered "single" and you haven't automatically assumed they'll bring a partner, isn't it usually assumed that they might bring a partner? I'm not suggesting paying for accommodation or plane fares, but the meal yes.

It shouldn't be assumed unless the invitation specifies, "and guest."

Ah, ok. And I can see it would be annoying if they'd replied yes to coming alone and are now introducing the idea of bringing a gatecrashing guest.

Some specifics: this is a relative whose mother I also invited (separately, because they live in different states); the latter sent in her RSVP ages ago. Both received invites addressed to them alone. As far as I knew, this relative was/is single, so the "date" is news to me. She'd never asked "oh, by the way, do you have room for X?"

Suzanne, this scenario just might end up happening, though the flight would be transcontinental rather than transglobal.
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:20 PM




Doesn't this get tricky?

If a person is considered "single" and you haven't automatically assumed they'll bring a partner, isn't it usually assumed that they might bring a partner? I'm not suggesting paying for accommodation or plane fares, but the meal yes.

It shouldn't be assumed unless the invitation specifies, "and guest."

Ah, ok. And I can see it would be annoying if they'd replied yes to coming alone and are now introducing the idea of bringing a gatecrashing guest.

Some specifics: this is a relative whose mother I also invited (separately, because they live in different states); the latter sent in her RSVP ages ago. Both received invites addressed to them alone. As far as I knew, this relative was/is single, so the "date" is news to me. She'd never asked "oh, by the way, do you have room for X?"

Suzanne, this scenario just might end up happening, though the flight would be transcontinental rather than transglobal.

stamp the hands of those actually invited. anyone without a stamp doesn't get food, drink or a swagbag. those stamps that you need blacklight to see are super cool

“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
~Jack Handey

*proud descendant of cheese eating surrender monkeys*