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[ - ] Help out a flyover mom. Want to order online from Uniqlo. Is the quality terrible? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:17 PM Flag
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i know nothing about it but have read here that the t-shirts are good. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:21 PM Flag
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Another flyover Mom who visits NYC sometimes. i have ordered stuff for myself, dd and dh after seeing it in a store. I love the clothes and jackets, and the quality is decent. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:21 PM Flag
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ordered online, I mean [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:22 PM Flag
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Op: thanks! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:22 PM Flag
[ - ] Thoughts re: Talent Unlimited HS? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:15 PM Flag
[ - ] Why would somebody (who seems pretty normal) choose to have four children, all under the age of 6? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:13 PM Flag
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Why not [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:15 PM Flag
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trying to play rich [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:15 PM Flag
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It's her choice. Why you trying to get in her uterus? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:15 PM Flag
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Age. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:17 PM Flag
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Because they can. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:18 PM Flag
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Mom to 4. It's great fun [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:23 PM Flag
[ - ] My name is Kim Davis. I live in NYC and look nothing like the now-infamous Kim Davis, yet for the past few days I've been getting double-takes and comments every time I say my name or someone reads it. I realize it'll likely only last a bit longer but I'm sick of it! 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:09 PM Flag
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who is kd? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:10 PM Flag
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Who the hell is the real Kim Davis? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:11 PM Flag
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You both must live under rocks. She's the county clerk in Tennessee who is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:12 PM Flag
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omg. you are retarded. just shut up. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:13 PM Flag
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Kim? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:14 PM Flag
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we've already established you are retarded. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:16 PM Flag
[ - ] My friend's husband bought her a fake Gucci bag for her birthday, and tried to pass it off as real. It is obviously fake. He must have known. What's up with that? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:56 PM Flag
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Who cares [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:58 PM Flag
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Atleast he tried.. Mine wont even buy anything [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:00 PM Flag
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I know someone whose husband bought her a "previously owned" Hermes accessory from ebay. When they took it to the store to updated, they told them it was fake. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:01 PM Flag
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ebay gives you a refund. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:02 PM Flag
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Yeah, I think it was like over a year after they bought it when they found out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:06 PM Flag
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i wonder if they could put in a fraud claim with ebay. that really sucks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:07 PM Flag
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but, a fool and his money are soon parted. why does anyone need hermes? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:08 PM Flag
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I want Louboutins, but would never spend a grand on the real thing. There are lots of other brands for a fraction of the cost that make replica styles. To me it makes little sense to spend a fortune when they look the same. Is there really any difference in your opinion? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:11 PM Flag
[ - ] Found out why I am not eligible for a promotion - because I am too "tough"! I hardly think I am ruthless or tough. I expect people to follow through but I never raise my voice or scold anyone. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:52 PM Flag
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Funny thing is, I used to get feedback that I was too soft (collaborative and agreeable). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:53 PM Flag
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Article I read in fortune magazine lists this as top issue women face. They are seen as either too soft or too tough [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:55 PM Flag
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I'm the same - so I make it a point to do nice things for people/say nice things to them. Balances out the tough guy in me [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:55 PM Flag
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i'm so glad i don't work. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:02 PM Flag
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It's because your tough and a female. This is the bs society we live in. This wouldn't be the case for a male [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:19 PM Flag
[ - ] When does Hunter High School post their ELA/Math cutoffs for those who want to take their 7th grade entrance exam? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:51 PM Flag
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They use to contact you through the school you attend, they don't do that anymore? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:52 PM Flag
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Didn't know that. I guess I'll wait for child to start school. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:54 PM Flag
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Not sure, they did it when I was a kid and when my dds were that age, in hs & college now. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:57 PM Flag
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Our school sent out emails late September with cutoff test scores last year. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:23 PM Flag
[ - ] Are people direct and blunt where you work? I'm on a team with someone who's not really on top of things. The team lead will send e-mails to this person and me, without directing them to either one of us. She'll point out feedback that's really for the other person, but will never give it to her directly. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:43 PM Flag
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My point is that I do not think this teammate realizes the direction and feedback is aimed at her. Nobody wants to have the "difficult conversations." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:44 PM Flag
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Lunacy to send these emails to two people. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:46 PM Flag
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Sounds like she got some management lesson to call out negative behavior to no one in particular, lest anyone think they are being targeted. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:47 PM Flag
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Well it's not helping anyone! The other person was supposed to do something that we discussed earlier in the week. It still has not been done, and the team leader sent us both an e-mail. I'm never copied - I'm in the "To" line. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:51 PM Flag
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Terrible idea. Of course, do it in private, and be polite. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:55 PM Flag
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No. My management team calls in the entire group to talk about one or two offenders. It's a waste of time for all [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:04 PM Flag
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Our entire office operates like this and it's completely ridiculous. No one can be called on screw ups individually because they might get upset, so we get all-office emails for every infraction. Nine times out of ten the offender is too dumb to realize they were the target. Such a waste of time. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:19 PM Flag
[ - ] Mid 40s and feeling sexier than in my 30s and 20s. I know myself better, and I do things I would never have done in college, like buy expensive lingerie, nice heels, and go for an elegant drink now and then. I am more relaxed that the pressure to meet a man and have kids is off (and I am divorced- to boot). 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:31 PM Flag
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And your reason for sharing? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:41 PM Flag
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x10000 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:47 PM Flag
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^To share. Why not? Must I limit bragging to DC's stellar Stanford Binet scores? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:49 PM Flag
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See if you can manage. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:17 PM Flag
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45 here and THIS. plus, my sex drive is actually ramping up to teenage levels. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:41 PM Flag
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I think this is inspiring. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:50 PM Flag
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There is a good argument that 45 year old women should be having sex with 17 year old male teens [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:52 PM Flag
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What is that argument? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:53 PM Flag
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The sex drive of a 45 year old female is equal to the sex drive of a 17 year old male [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:53 PM Flag
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um, no. i'm 45 and i have known 17yo boys. it is not even in the same zip code. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:08 PM Flag
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oh hell no that is not true. 48 and positive that's wrong wrong wrong. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:15 PM Flag
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i hate anything "sexy." wtf does that mean? do we exist just to have sex? i really hate that stupid word. i don't even know what it means to be sexy. you just have sex. you could look attractive. sexy is stupid. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:05 PM Flag
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Good for you!! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:05 PM Flag
[ - ] In this Iran nuclear deal it states the us has to fight to protect Iran in a war with Israel. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:31 PM Flag
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Nobody cares. The neocons lied like hell to get us to invade Iraq, and now they just took all the same old propaganda and drew an "n" over the "q." Screw them. They can fly to Tehran and fight their own dumb wars with their own money. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:45 PM Flag
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Honey your liberals are gonna drag us into this war and it will be very very ugly. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:58 PM Flag
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Didn't Reagan sell arm s to Iran? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:46 PM Flag
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if he did, it was because iraq was around. iraq ain't around no more. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:17 PM Flag
[ - ] Why are these blacklives matters people who are calling for killing of white people and police officers not treated as terrorists? 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:26 PM Flag
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Elizabeth? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:27 PM Flag
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Because they are not terrorists. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:41 PM Flag
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Yeah they are [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:57 PM Flag
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Wtf are you talking about? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:45 PM Flag
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No one in BLM has called for the killing of white people. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:02 PM Flag
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Pigs in a blanket fry em like bacon, etc. - this is a reference to what the guy who killed two cops in NY posted on FB before he did it and they're chanting it the day after another cop is killed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:07 PM Flag
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Pro Tip: Not every black person is a representative of Black Lives Matters. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:17 PM Flag
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not every person is ever representative of anything. your point is ridiculous. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:20 PM Flag
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The statement was "No one in BLM has called for the killing of white people" - this is patently false. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:22 PM Flag
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black people are treated like they're retards. everything is excused. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:05 PM Flag
[ - ] My boss is pretty disrespectful of peoples' lives outside of work. Calls 6 pm meeting, expects you in the office until 10 on a regular basis, emails throughout the night and early in the morning. I have just had it. I'm not really in a place to quit right now (I'm pregnant). What can I do? I don't mind working hard, but I need some consistency for the sake of my own sanity and my family. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:24 PM Flag
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What's happens if you just don't respond off hours? I worked for someone like this and had to quit because he was an idiot along with being a douchebag. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:26 PM Flag
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I don't respond to emails in off hours, but I work on a team and feel like I'm constantly forced to choose between being a good teammate, and being a good parent/wife. Of course I always choose my family, but I hate being put in this situation on an almost daily basis. It's so stressful to wonder if you're going to make it home for dinner, kiss your kid goodnight, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:28 PM Flag
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OR yes I know as I've btdt. It sucks. You need to spend a lot on childcare to allow you to be flexible. I guess you should think about whether or not this is a good position for you long term. If so then suck it up, if not then just get through it until you're mat leave is over and start a new search. One solution that worked for me was to have a weekend sitter to allow me to get some down time and also for my DH and I to spend some quality time with her kids when she was running errands. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:42 PM Flag
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You need to speak to the team and see how they feel about this too. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:51 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:43 PM Flag
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You need to set up limits, only respond to emails or call from him between 9-5, if he demands you to go to meets or stay till 10 then you need to speak to HR. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:50 PM Flag
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How pregnant? Go out on leave [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:06 PM Flag
[ - ] anyone work in hospital admin? let's say you want something doable but not typical during an upcoming surgical procedure. are you better off calling yourself to try and coordinate, or better off having your doctor call on your behalf? I would have thought the latter, but when I raised it with one of the doctors in the practice, he said we're more likely to make headway on our own because the hospital cares more about what we think (patient satisfaction and all that) than it does what the doctors think/want. I'm skeptical. What say you? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:18 PM Flag
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It sounds like the dr wants the hospital to say no for him [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:19 PM Flag
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Can you be more specific? Not sure what you are asking. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:31 PM Flag
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Just asking whether if you want the hospital to do something non-standard, are you better off calling the hospital yourself, or better off having your doctor call for you to arrange? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:38 PM Flag
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It depends. But doctor is right that hospitals are extremely concerned about patient satisfaction. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:47 PM Flag
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Yes, i agree. I'm still not convinced that means patients should be the one organizing for things to happen a certain way logistically/bureaucratically. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:53 PM Flag
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I work in hospital administration, but could not possibly attempt to answer you directly as you question is very evasive. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 11:17 PM Flag
[ - ] Going to visit friends with a two year old girl this weekend. Any ideas for fun activities to bring. Do they like coloring stuff and stickers or are they too young. My son is 8. I've forgotten. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:15 PM Flag
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Mine LOVES coloring and stickers. Bring a coloring or activity book so the stickers don't end up all over [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:17 PM Flag
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OP: perfect, thanks. I'm so out if touch. I used to know this age. :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:22 PM Flag
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There are also those sticker mosaic things. Model Magic (the foamy clay stuff) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:47 PM Flag
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They have my first Lego kits that are nice. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:18 PM Flag
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OP: that's great too. No time to amazon. You think babies r us at union square would have them? Guess I can call. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:25 PM Flag
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Yes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:51 PM Flag
[ - ] I know "tiers" don't really matter but just wanted to see what UB thinks. Is Temple Emanu-El TT? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:14 PM Flag
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yes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:26 PM Flag
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for their target audience, sure. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:40 PM Flag
[ - ] Any litigators on? How do you deal with an opponent who fights dirty and bends the law shamelessly? The judge doesn't appear to see it 27 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:06 PM Flag
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strategically speaking, i would get a very, very high-end, high reputation lawyer from an outstanding firm to tell the truth about what the law says and what it requires, and who wouldn't be afraid to appeal and get an out-there ruling reversed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:09 PM Flag
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If you can afford $1,200 an hour sure [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:11 PM Flag
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Sorry, I wasn't clear. Already have a lawyer. Are you a lawyer? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:12 PM Flag
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yes. I gathered that you have a lawyer already. but if your opponent is truly reading the law wrong, and the judge truly isn't seeing it, then you may need a different and better lawyer to move the needle. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:14 PM Flag
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It's dirty tactics. A new lawyer won't help and where will that get me? Switching lawyers mid case. You're not a litigator. That's why I asked for litigators. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:16 PM Flag
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I am a litigator. We get cases mid-stream all the time for exactly this reason. Because reputation matters. The strength of the firm and its reputation and what it says the law says matters. Obviously nothing else is helping you, but since you seem to know the right answer already, then I withdraw the suggestion. What do I know? It's only my field. GL to you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:20 PM Flag
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You had a very odd way of presenting it. Maybe you're a junior associate? Not sure but it sounded off. But my point is that no, I'm in too deep and it's not enough money to switch. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:23 PM Flag
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Wrong again. In it for 20 years. how I presented it wasn't odd, it's just not what you wanted to hear. if you won't switch, then you don't have many options. You can't force the fact finder to see the case a certain way. You can only persuade them to your view, and apparently, that's not working to your satisfaction. Since you don't want to hire someone who could be more persuasive, there are just not that many options, other than to appeal (and even then, if this is an area with wide discretion, you may not be any better off). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:28 PM Flag
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What firm? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:33 PM Flag
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And this isn't a impressive firm that will sway the judge case. Are you a junior associate at a big firm? Be honest. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:25 PM Flag
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No, I've been out of law school for nearly 20 years, and I'm telling you that reputations matter in cases like this. That's why people talk about celebrities, etc., "buying" an outcome. They didn't really "buy" it. They just spent a lot of money on top of the line lawyers whose excellent skills and reputation made the difference in hard cases. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:30 PM Flag
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Cases like what? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:34 PM Flag
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Cases where the law is not slam dunk clear on its face and can be interpreted in a variety of ways. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:36 PM Flag
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^^and where you don't feel like you're getting the traction you need to win the case. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:37 PM Flag
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Aha. No you're making more sense [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:38 PM Flag
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Now [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:38 PM Flag
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Whatever you say. I"m not saying anything different from what I was saying before. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:39 PM Flag
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It came off weird. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:42 PM Flag
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Are you in house now? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:44 PM Flag
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Nope. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:51 PM Flag
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Get pissed off and complain behind the scenes to anyone who will listen. And that's about it. It's what I hate most about being a litigator. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:11 PM Flag
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Complain to the clerk? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:17 PM Flag
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about what? that the judge doesn't get it? I'm guessing that won't get you very far . . . [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:22 PM Flag
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I assume you're not OP. So nutsy of you [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:27 PM Flag
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no, pp was not op [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:31 PM Flag
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You're poster from above [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:33 PM Flag
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Correct, I am. And calling people "behind the scenes" at court to complain is probably the worst thing one could do. Court is the judges' domain and if you try to mess with that, the results will NOT be pretty. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:34 PM Flag
[ - ] Top pediatricians REJECT puberty-blockers, “ideology-driven social experiment on vulnerable children and their families.” Some leading pediatricians have recently written a letter to the medical journal Pediatrics objecting to a recent article in that journal recommending incredibly toxic and dangerous “care” for children who don’t follow “gender” stereotypes. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 09:54 PM Flag
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Puberty is not a disorder. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 09:55 PM Flag
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I do think there are going to be some bad things that come out of this. There used to be effeminate boys and girls that were tomboys and that was considered normal. Knew lots of tomboys, some turned out to be gay and others either became more "feminine" or just did sports in college, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 10:22 PM Flag
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