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You know what really grinds my gears?


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#141 Rowsdower70

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 05:40 PM

....someone runs into hard times, and they have to sell some of their collection.   No fault there, happens to us all. 

Then they list their stuff all at top ebay prices.

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#142 dauber

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 12:38 AM

I hate bad-mouthing people, but this really grinds my gears...

 

I commented on a post my sister-in-law made on Facebook. Later on when I was at work -- I'm a web developer for a living and every time I make a change I have to do a build to make the change take effect -- I did a brief Facebook check while waiting for the build to finish, and my sis-in-law had replied to my comment with a couple of comments telling me, "Call me ASAP! I lost your number!"

 

Now...I never know with my sister-in-law whether there's a real emergency or she's just blowing things out of proportion. Heh...recently she asked me to call her sister in the hospital because she was worried (and the way she was carrying on, you'd think her sister was at death's door), so just to calm her down I called her sister, who was practically on her way *out* of the hospital to go home! Another time she wanted me to call her, and she spent half an hour crying about some random crap about my parents (long story, but there was no reason for that), etc. Woman is just a basket case.

 

And she always does this stuff when my brother is away -- his job requires him to travel a lot, and he just flew out to Baltimore for a training session for his job.

 

So...thinking that if I called her, she'd keep me on the phone forever and I'd have to come up with an excuse to hang up ("I have to go into a meeting!" etc.) -- I'm not the kind of person to just angrily hang up on people -- so I figured I'd compromise. I sent her a text and said, "I can't talk right now, but I'll call you when I can. What's going on?"

 

The reason I had to call her ASAP: she was trying to get concert tickets for her sister, and Ticketbastard's web site was jammed. And she wanted me to try.

:P :P :P :P :P :P :P

 

So yeah...apparently I don't have a job or anything that would make me busy. Apparently I have time to deal with that.

 

ARHGHGHGHHHGHHRHGRHGHH....

 

And later I heard she did the same to my niece (her stepdaughter)....

 

Oh, and...I blocked her on Facebook. Man....made me so angry that I had to have some booze, and now I'm watching Oliver!....on a Friday night. This is what people do to me sometimes.


Edited by dauber, 25 February 2017 - 01:49 AM.

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Supernatural, perhaps...baloney, perhaps not.


#143 Rowsdower70

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:25 AM

Well, the good news is some booze and Oliver!  is a pretty decent evening. :)


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#144 dauber

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:33 AM

Truth be told, I only survived the first 30 minutes of Oliver! and then remembered that I pretty much hate musicals (except Hair) and wanted to do something else.


Supernatural, perhaps...baloney, perhaps not.





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