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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by Rocinante on Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:21 pm

It feels like way too often when I see a really shitty comment on Facebook to the degree that I'm like "I gotta see who this person is because that's so shitty it has to be a fake account or something" and I go to their FB page, it's a Michigan fan.

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Post by LooseGoose on Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:30 am

My grandson started pre-school last week. He came home with a cold, I have the 1st cold I've had in 2 years. I forgot what cesspools of disease schools are.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:41 am

LooseGoose wrote:My grandson started pre-school last week. He came home with a cold, I have the 1st cold I've had in 2 years. I forgot what cesspools of disease schools are.

Jesus.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by LooseGoose on Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:02 am

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LooseGoose wrote:My grandson started pre-school last week. He came home with a cold, I have the 1st cold I've had in 2 years. I forgot what cesspools of disease schools are.

Jesus.

lol, sorry Wags. I wasn't being radical there, just pointing out that every virus and germ known to man gets dragged into schools.

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:12 am

Betting the kid did not go to a full time daycare before pre-school.

Having recently gone through this, the diseases were rampant the first year or two in daycare. Then they seem to fizzle out. Still will get some stuffy noses and congestion in the winter but nothing like the first year or two. I guess they build up a resistance to the more common strains? Who knows, I'm just glad that time period is OVER. Nothing like having a day full of meetings and getting a call from daycare that you have to come pick up your 2 year old because she threw up snot.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by LooseGoose on Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:54 am

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Betting the kid did not go to a full time daycare before pre-school.

Having recently gone through this, the diseases were rampant the first year or two in daycare. Then they seem to fizzle out. Still will get some stuffy noses and congestion in the winter but nothing like the first year or two. I guess they build up a resistance to the more common strains? Who knows, I'm just glad that time period is OVER. Nothing like having a day full of meetings and getting a call from daycare that you have to come pick up your 2 year old because she threw up snot.

Yep. Never had been away from Mom, Dad or me. That was one of the reasons I was advocating pre-school to them. He's played with siblings and a little with some cousins but not many others. I thought the socialization aspect would be pretty important for him. He's only 3.5 but the 1st day he got on the bus last week was the 1st time he was away from one of us. He was excited to go though and as you know that's 90% of the battle. The driver and teachers said he did pretty well.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:05 pm

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Jesus.

lol, sorry Wags. I wasn't being radical there, just pointing out that every virus and germ known to man gets dragged into schools.

Most public buildings too. Menus in restaurants are the worse. When my wife quit working and we pulled the kids out of day care, poof no more ear infections

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:08 pm

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WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Betting the kid did not go to a full time daycare before pre-school.

Having recently gone through this, the diseases were rampant the first year or two in daycare. Then they seem to fizzle out. Still will get some stuffy noses and congestion in the winter but nothing like the first year or two. I guess they build up a resistance to the more common strains? Who knows, I'm just glad that time period is OVER. Nothing like having a day full of meetings and getting a call from daycare that you have to come pick up your 2 year old because she threw up snot.

Yep. Never had been away from Mom, Dad or me. That was one of the reasons I was advocating pre-school to them. He's played with siblings and a little with some cousins but not many others. I thought the socialization aspect would be pretty important for him. He's only 3.5 but the 1st day he got on the bus last week was the 1st time he was away from one of us. He was excited to go though and as you know that's 90% of the battle. The driver and teachers said he did pretty well.


In the 60's when my brother got chicken pocks my mom had my sister and I play with him. We all got them at once. Weird days.

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Post by tGreenWay on Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:48 pm

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Yep. Never had been away from Mom, Dad or me. That was one of the reasons I was advocating pre-school to them. He's played with siblings and a little with some cousins but not many others. I thought the socialization aspect would be pretty important for him. He's only 3.5 but the 1st day he got on the bus last week was the 1st time he was away from one of us. He was excited to go though and as you know that's 90% of the battle. The driver and teachers said he did pretty well.


In the 60's when my brother got chicken pocks my mom had my sister and I play with him. We all got them at once. Weird days.

Makes sense. You'd already been exposed and she could take care of the three of you all at once instead of one after the other. Smart mom. Makes me wonder what the hell happened with you.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by Tim Wakefield on Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:22 pm

You ever take such a bad shit that you just say fuck it and hop in the shower quick? Yeah me too

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by tGreenWay on Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:23 pm

Tim Wakefield wrote:You ever take such a bad shit that you just say fuck it and hop in the shower quick? Yeah me too

I reject your premise: There's no such thing as a bad shit.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by The Pantry on Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:25 pm

Power went out about 7:45. DTE saying it won't be back until 10:30. Sucks. This is my favorite TV night of the week.


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Re: Random Ramblings

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:13 pm

Totally getting one of these in five years.  Yep, gonna see the world. I'll pull up to Roc's pad and we'll smoke one and have some Scotch.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:14 pm


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Post by tGreenWay on Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:17 pm

DWags wrote:Totally getting one of these in five years.  Yep, gonna see the world. I'll pull up to Roc's pad and we'll smoke one and have some Scotch.

Wags retirement home

I don't know, man, it seems like a lot of work. Just gimme an Airstream and let me drive off into the sunset.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by goodbar on Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:24 pm

DWags wrote:Totally getting one of these in five years.  Yep, gonna see the world. I'll pull up to Roc's pad and we'll smoke one and have some Scotch.

Wags retirement home


would you also go with the standard highlighter yellow shoes? or maybe something with a little more flair?



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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:25 pm


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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by tGreenWay on Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:27 pm


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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by tGreenWay on Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:37 pm

Today feels like a Friday.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by The Pantry on Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:59 pm

tGreenWay wrote:Today feels like a Friday.
A co-worker said the same thing
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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by tGreenWay on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:33 pm

The Pantry wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:Today feels like a Friday.
A co-worker said the same thing

It's possible we're the same person.


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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:35 pm

tGreenWay wrote:Today feels like a Friday.

#BoomerThoughts
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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by The Pantry on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:37 pm

tGreenWay wrote:
The Pantry wrote:A co-worker said the same thing

It's possible we're the same person.

Naw. He's in our IT department and pretty smart.
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Post by tGreenWay on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:38 pm

The Pantry wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:

It's possible we're the same person.

Naw. He's in our IT department and pretty smart.

Oh, yeah, then def not me.

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Post by tGreenWay on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:41 pm

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:Today feels like a Friday.

#BoomerThoughts

#WhyAreMillennialsSoAngry

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Post by MattyFresh on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:42 pm

The Pantry wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:Today feels like a Friday.
A co-worker said the same thing

did you shit yourself?

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by The Pantry on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:54 pm

MattyFresh wrote:
The Pantry wrote:A co-worker said the same thing

did you shit yourself?
Naw, but still a little loose
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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by Senior Dickfist on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:56 pm

tGreenWay wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:

#BoomerThoughts

#WhyAreMillennialsSoAngry

Yes. Yes, this.
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Post by The Pantry on Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:59 pm

Senior Dickfist wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:

#WhyAreMillennialsSoAngry

Yes. Yes, this.
Yes. Especially OTPT, wishing all us boomers were dead. WTF is up with that?
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Post by Senior Dickfist on Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:12 pm

Not sure what's up with that.

OTPT, I'm an X'er. How do you feel about my fine generation?
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Post by DWags on Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:33 am

The Pantry wrote:
Senior Dickfist wrote:

Yes. Yes, this.
Yes. Especially OTPT, wishing all us boomers were dead. WTF is up with that?


Here's another millennial who is pissed a boomer stopped him from robbing a Starbucks so he's suing the boomer.

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Post by DWags on Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:50 pm

Ok swilsters I'm pretty confident that coke is gonna buy Kellogg

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Post by steveschneider on Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:24 am

Yesterday I accidentally turned the wrong way down a one way street. People on the side walk were shouting at me that I was going the wrong way and I felt like a moron. How come that’s the one traffic law the general public cares about? If I’m speeding, if I make a rolling stop, forget to use my blinker, have a headlight out etc. no one ever mentions it.
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:33 am

well it's a little dangerous steve

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:38 am

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:well it's a little dangerous steve

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Post by DWags on Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:45 am

So, I"m in Manistee when I was 20, and River Street is a one way street. I was not drunk, but I had been in a bar illegally with some friends and maybe had a beer. So, friends and I were stupid and I get in the car and leave the bar on River Street and wanted to cross the bridge to get to a party at the beach. Well we were one block south of the bridge, so I could drive the wrong way on a one way street for one block, turn left and get there quick. Or I could come out of the bar, turn left and do about a mile around the one ways and drive proper. So, I chose the short cut.

Friend in the back seat says, "Hey wags, somebody else is following us, you're starting a trend". I'm feeling good about being a trend setter. That was until the bubbles came on the car that was behind me.

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Post by tGreenWay on Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:53 am

steveschneider wrote:Yesterday I accidentally turned the wrong way down a one way street. People on the side walk were shouting at me that I was going the wrong way and I felt like a moron. How come that’s the one traffic law the general public cares about? If I’m speeding, if I make a rolling stop, forget to use my blinker, have a headlight out etc. no one ever mentions it.

Think it through, Steve. You take all the time you need.

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Post by DWags on Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:08 pm

So, out of staters, is this list accurate?

http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/michigan/foods-crave-mi/

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Post by steveschneider on Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:32 pm

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:well it's a little dangerous steve

You certainly do have a point. I'm just saying I see equally dangerous things done out on the road all the time and pedestrians will stay silent but if they see someone going the wrong way down a one way street it will cause the general public to pipe up.
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