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10-15-2007 11:19 PM #466
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- Camden, DE
The term must win being thrown out all the time. SG has used it twice recently in cases where it's clearly not a must win, and you hear it all the time on sports talk radio and in the media.
It annoys me because it's usually used in situations where if the team doesn't win the "must win" game, they still have a a reasonable chance at winning the series or make the playoffs or whatever. Must is just the wrong choice in words.
10-15-2007 11:20 PM #467
10-15-2007 11:25 PM #468
10-15-2007 11:32 PM #469
ps: I'm 5' 20"
10-15-2007 11:39 PM #470
10-16-2007 10:27 PM #471
People who just walk down the center of the lane in parking lots at shopping centers.
What the hell are you doing? Just strolling along? Do you not hear me behind you crawling along at your pace?
Oh, I know what'll get your attention, let me redline my engine for a second. Did that get your attention?
Oh wait, you're shooting me a dirty look? What's that sweetheart? Hey, guess what?
IM THE ONE WHOS SUPPOSED TO BE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE LANE YOU MORON!!! MOVE OVER AND WALK ON THE SIDE!!!!
10-16-2007 11:24 PM #472
I hate it when stuff happens that makes a good, interesting thread get closed.
Especially if maybe it's partially my fault.
Which I'm not sure if it is or not. Maybe, I don't know.
Regardless, I hate it either way.
10-17-2007 12:51 AM #473
10-17-2007 01:43 AM #474
I don't see how 7-foot basketball players survive in this world.
On the other hand, it's no big deal to change a lightbulb. Sometimes my wife will say, "Can you come here a sec, I need ladder". Or, "Please come here, I need a truck".
Last edited by rshackelford; 10-17-2007 at 01:47 AM.
10-17-2007 08:04 AM #475
No seriously Muffins!!!! Not to go all Seinfeld here, but can't they just make the tops!!! That stump is nothing but trouble it's always crumbling up into little pieces never tasting great. Those muffin stumps are makin me mad!
10-17-2007 08:54 AM #476
I will take partial credit for it as well.
Then take some advice:
1) Don't make it personal. I am opinionated too, but I don't attack the messenger.
2) Don't tell someone that their opinion/interpretations of events are "flat out false". That is just a nice way of calling someone a liar.
3) Don't tell others that their opinions are idealogical soundbites / idealogical noise / extremist propaganda, let alone doing it six times in one post.
(like you have room to talk with all your talk of how all corporations are evil, greedy, and are screwing us).
4) It would also help if you stay on message (ie not go on to GWB or EPA rants in a health thread - that takes the discussion too far into the political areas we aren't supposed to go).
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10-17-2007 02:51 PM #477
10-17-2007 03:24 PM #478
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- Aug 2004
Pick a damn lane; don't ride the line separating the middle and left lanes.
I can't believe some people actually have the cojones to come up to me, a complete stranger, on the street and ask me for money.
10-17-2007 06:22 PM #479
People who give you crap for giving bums money. It's a damned dollar. I'm broke, sometimes I don't think I'll ever be able to move out of my Grandparents' house, and I still won't miss that dollar. I don't care whether the bum is looking to get a 5th of whiskey or a jumbo 6 or if he's saving to buy himself a nice suit to wear on a job interview, he asked me for some change and I gave him a dollar. Leave me alone.
Also, bums that push it. If I just gave you money, then walked into a Royal Farms and came back out smoking, don't ask for more. Come on, pal.
Also, bums that go into long, involved stories about how they're not like all those other bums that bum your money. I'm not talking about the guys who are like "Hey man I never do this but I need a quarter to call a cab/get the bus/etc.," and you're just like okay, but those guys that are all like "Man I work and I'm this and I'm that and it's all these
that are runing this town"
10-17-2007 07:07 PM #480
The best tactic I found was, when I saw some guy coming up to me, I'd head straight for him, look him right in the eye, and ask him if he could help me out any... "Hey, man, can you gimme a buck?" That worked great. Sometimes, the guy would start digging through his pockets, and be all apologetic when he didn't have anything... sometimes, he'd say, "I know you, you live around here... try me to tomorrow... maybe I'll have something then".
Some of those guys were a pain... but some of them were nice guys who were in hard times... and some of them were just in their own little world... some were like hobo's used to be, they didn't really want to live someplace... I didn't understand it, but then I prolly wouldn't have understood hobo's either...