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[ - ] The search function on UB used to be so good. Now it is awful. Can hardly pull up old posts. Am I the only one with this problem? Do you know what happened? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:34 PM Flag
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It's been years. The only way to search is to use Google. Urban Baby and subject. But it's not chronological and very time-consuming. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:36 PM Flag
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That doesn't work either. There's no more search at all. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:37 PM Flag
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when was it good? i've been here 4 years. always been crap. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:36 PM Flag
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it used to be much better. but that was back when there was an email that went with it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:39 PM Flag
[ - ] At what age can a child legally be left unsupervised? Anyone know? 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:29 PM Flag
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No such law in NY. What state are you in? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:31 PM Flag
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NY [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:31 PM Flag
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So you're saying I can leave a 2-month old alone??? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:32 PM Flag
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lol. See below. No. If you were caught, it's guaranteed you'd be charged with neglect. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:35 PM Flag
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You asked about a law. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:36 PM Flag
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In NY, there's no particular age. But if, God forbid, something happened when you left a child/children alone, you could be charged if it was unreasonable to leave them alone. I will leave 8 yo alone for an hour or so in doorman building during the day. When #1 turned 12, we stopped using an evening babysitter, but we don't really go out all that often. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:33 PM Flag
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We left 10 year old at home no sitter when we went out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:37 PM Flag
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Yes, this is it. Poster above who leaves 10 year old alone would be blamed if that 10 year old accidentally started a fire or something else bad happened. Same with a 12 year old. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:39 PM Flag
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I've started leaving our DC alone for a couple of hours at a time, oldest is almost 12. I would not do this at night, though, for a couple of years. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:39 PM Flag
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my 8 -yr-old snowflake (admittedly) would have a nervous breakdown if I left her alone for an hour (sigh). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:40 PM Flag
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Lol. You have to start. Just leave her while you told all the laundry in the laundry room or run to the store. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:46 PM Flag
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8 year old for an hour or two - 9 3 hours ish. 10 4/5. By 11 dc coming home from school alone to empty (doorman) apt. I did this at age 9. Who are these people who don't allow their children to be home alo e until teenagers? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:43 PM Flag
[ - ] Any Brits on? My family has been invited over to a new English famliy friend of ours for Boxing Day, any traditional customs or things we should expect? Just curious. Thanks 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:09 PM Flag
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No not at all. It's just brunch with lots of drinking. Have fun. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:10 PM Flag
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p.s. It's December 26th in England so it's basically an excuse for a Dec. 26th party here. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:10 PM Flag
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This. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:10 PM Flag
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This. It's basically a day to unwind from xmas and get some good deals at the shops. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:11 PM Flag
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Boxing Day is about donating items. Out with the old and in with the new. Stop at Salvation Army on the way to clear the flutter. Then...indulge. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:15 PM Flag
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? I've never heard of such a thing. It originated with house servants getting the day after Christmas off and taking boxes of gifts and food home to their families. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:18 PM Flag
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Wow, never knew that. Very cool [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:24 PM Flag
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Actually, it originated with the alms boxes put out to collect extra money for the poor on the Feast of St. Stephen in the middle ages - which is where the traditions of making extra donations to the poor and giving cash & gifts to servants & laborers got started. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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^ (which is also why Americans give gifts to service people in December - we just have never had the official national holiday on December 26 to tie it to, so we tie it to the Christmas season in general). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:29 PM Flag
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Origins[edit] The exact etymology of the term "boxing day" is unclear. There are several competing theories, none of which is definitive.[3] The European tradition, which has long included giving money and other gifts to those who were needy and in service positions, has been dated to the Middle Ages, but the exact origin is unknown. It is believed to be in reference to the Alms Box placed in places of worship to collect donations to the poor. Also, it may come from a custom in the late Roman/early Christian era, wherein metal boxes placed outside churches were used to collect special offerings tied to the Feast of Saint Stephen,[4] which in the Western Church falls on the same day as Boxing Day. In England, it was a custom for tradespeople to collect "Christmas boxes" of money or presents on the first weekday after Christmas as thanks for good service throughout the year.[5] This is mentioned in Samuel Pepys' diary entry for 19 December 1663.[6] This custom is linked to an older English tradition: since they would have to wait on their masters on Christmas Day, the servants of the wealthy were allowed the next day to visit their families. The employers would give each servant a box to take home containing gifts and bonuses, and maybe sometimes leftover food. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:28 PM Flag
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Don't they do paper hats? Or is that just Christmas? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:23 PM Flag
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Christmas. Crackers with crown and junky little trinket. They're sometimes hard to find, but I got some at WS this year. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:25 PM Flag
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Everyone doesn't do that? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:37 PM Flag
[ - ] I think yesterday I became a Republican. Or, more likely, a liberatarian. 39 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:04 PM Flag
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Did you vote for the idiot? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:05 PM Flag
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No dear god [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:39 PM Flag
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There is not actually a big difference between libertarians and anarchists in practice. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:07 PM Flag
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Libertarians are just high-maintenance anarchists with more assets. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:11 PM Flag
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I always say they are conservatives who smoke weed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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I say they are people who were born healthy and intelligent to stable families, either were born rich or became rich, and don't understand why everyone else can't be like them. They hate government intervention of any kind (for instance don't like environmental laws that prohibit them from building their tennis court on wetlands when it it "private property") but benefit from the US system of laws that protects their business and property. Basically they are selfish. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:33 PM Flag
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They also stop becoming libertarians if the person next door to them decides to build a monstrosity or have cows in their front yard. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:43 PM Flag
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I can agree with that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:44 PM Flag
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that's what idiots say. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:19 PM Flag
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If yesterday's events made you a Republican, you were a Republican all along. How about we have some gun control? But I know, de Blasio is responsible for anything bad, and not responsible for the fact that crime in NYC is at its lowest. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:07 PM Flag
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Gun control doesn't work. Criminals don't follow laws. NY already has strict gun control laws. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:11 PM Flag
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This guy drove here from Maryland. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:14 PM Flag
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Of course it works if it is national. That's why Australia has gun control. And that is why only the crazy right-wingers in Australia are suggesting we do away with gun control because of that crazy guy who killed people there last week. But apparently, you are one of those crazy right-wingers in the US, where unfortunately they have much more power. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:14 PM Flag
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It will not happen nationally. I am not a crazy right - winger but I am a realist. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:16 PM Flag
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I agree it won't happen because the gun lobby is too powerful and has bought every Republican politician. Why that makes you want to be a Republican is beyond my understanding. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:21 PM Flag
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Who said that's why I am a Republican? Your hyperbole undermines your argument. Even if the gun lobby fell apart and tough laws were passed again gun owners what makes you think people are just going to turn in their guns? Some hard core owners will pull a 'Bundy' (rancher from Texas) before they give up their guns. Get real [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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"I think yesterday I became a Republican. Or, more likely, a libertarian." If you aren't the OP, then I find it funny you defend the OP. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:29 PM Flag
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I'm not OP. I am responding to your assertion about gun control. It will never work. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:32 PM Flag
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Gun control would never succeed. What we need is bullet control. Thank God the little asshole who tried to kill a cop last night had run out of bullets. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:21 PM Flag
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Guys like the fucker who murdered the cops don't care about "gun control." None of them have weapons legally, so if you one day said "guns are banned; turn them in," the only guns you'd see would be those owned by non-criminals. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:14 PM Flag
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Exactly. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:16 PM Flag
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Yes, that's why Australia has gun control. Because it doesn't work and "only criminals have guns". Except they don't. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:22 PM Flag
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There are a hell of a lot more guns in the US (many unlicensed) than there ever were in Australia! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:23 PM Flag
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^^^And what did that guy in Sydney have the other day? A Supersoaker? No. A gun. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:24 PM Flag
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Exactly! And are the Australians blaming gun control and insisting it be abolished? Only the very crazy right-wingers like you! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:25 PM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:28 PM Flag
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How are you going to retrieve all of the guns that are already out there? Are you going to knock on people's doors, call them names (crazy right - wingers etc), and think they're just going to hand them over. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:27 PM Flag
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How did it work in Australia? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:31 PM Flag
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I don't know? Which is why I'm asking... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:32 PM Flag
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I became a Republican a couple of years ago. Libertarians are a bit too crazy for me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:08 PM Flag
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“If you're not a liberal at twenty you have no heart, if you're not a conservative at forty you have no brain.” Winston Churchill. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:22 PM Flag
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methinks Winston Churchill's definition of "conservative" is very different than yours. He fought against the Germans and their right-wing government and abolishing democracy. England has both gun control and socialized medicine and all kinds of policies that crazy right-wing Americans believe are Communist and will destroy the country. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:27 PM Flag
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methinks you are a goon [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:33 PM Flag
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Wow, brilliant comeback. I'm sure Winston Churchill feels he has a lot in common with Michelle Bachmann and Rush Limbaugh and Dick Cheney. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:40 PM Flag
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Op: I am for socialized medicine and civil rights. The constitution is basically my religion [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:41 PM Flag
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Op: I love this, thank you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:40 PM Flag
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You also became an idiot yesterday. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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A lot of it has to do with the insanity of my liberal brethren. Lack of logic et al [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:40 PM Flag
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Because blaming de Blasio for a crazy person shooting 2 cops is "rational"? When nothing de Blasio said has been about hating all cops at all, but simply about making sure that cops are not enabled to use unnecessary force? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:45 PM Flag
[ - ] Anyone have a difficult time conceiving first DC but then got pregnant easily the second or third time around? Does this actually happen in real life - the stories you hear about the couple who tried or years and did IVF and then the second time got pregnant naturally right away. 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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it took me 7 months to get pregnant the first time, and 7 months to get pregnant again, 3 years later. I have no idea why, 7 must be our lucky number. The second time we used OPKs from the start and were really trying too [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:04 PM Flag
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Happened to a friend of mine. Had a dd, tried for 7 years to get pregnant, had a ds finally and her dr told her she would never get pregnant again. Her second and third ds are 10 months apart. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:04 PM Flag
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Hope that third baby was early. Yikes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:36 PM Flag
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happened to a friend of mine. Took over a year with #1. Got pregnant on her fifth round of IUI. Then had a surprise pregnancy of identical twins when her first was 16 months old. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:05 PM Flag
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It took me one year to get pregnant with my first. Two miscarriages but no interventions. It took one try with my second and I'm feeding her now. Good luck! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:08 PM Flag
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I know someone this happened to.. they did IVF for the first and second happened in a flash, naturally [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:12 PM Flag
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IUI to conceive the first, 14 months later ds #2 was born...naturally conceived and while breastfeeding! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:38 PM Flag
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Yes, me. First DC, three years. Second DC first normal cycle after I stopped nursing. Everything normal since. It's like it all reset. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:39 PM Flag
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Took a year first time. Second time...one try. 37 for second baby, 33 for first. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:40 PM Flag
[ - ] Guns kill people, but words kill people too. De Blasio has turned his words into weapons when he told New Yorkers that he has taught his biracial son to be careful around cops. 30 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:58 PM Flag
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Every black person tells their kid this. Duh. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:01 PM Flag
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Every black person does not have every New Yorker as audience. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:03 PM Flag
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It's not exactly new that black people tell their sons this, he just admitted it. I don't find this shocking or decisive. It's a fact of life. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:05 PM Flag
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I don't understand your point. Should he not have said anything? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:10 PM Flag
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Would you go around your office and tell all your black colleagues to be careful around cops? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:14 PM Flag
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^ by doing so, you will be provoking racial hatred. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:15 PM Flag
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Should I tell them water is wet? Any other obvious facts they should know? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:23 PM Flag
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Well I am black so I doubt it. I assume my blakc co-workers know to be careful around cops. How is this provoking racial hatred? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:19 PM Flag
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Eric Gardner's parents did not. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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Dante is a tool [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:01 PM Flag
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ita. I wonder if his dad would even allow him to cut off that ridiculous, politically useful 'fro? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:04 PM Flag
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And some maniac in Baltimore was listening? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:03 PM Flag
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What about the crowds in Brooklyn who cheered the execution, dear [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:05 PM Flag
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Cheered? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:06 PM Flag
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I don't know what you're talking about dear but you're listening to too much right wing media. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:06 PM Flag
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You are an idiot. Everyone has CONDEMNED it. Unlike the right wing crazies who cheered when Gabby Giffords was shot and a little girl was killed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:08 PM Flag
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np: Everyone? You are picking and chewing internet comments on these stories then. There are lots of "cops deserve it" kind of comments. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:28 PM Flag
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^^CHOOSING! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:28 PM Flag
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In fact, EVERYONE has condemned the shooting. Including Al Sharpton, whom I don't especially like, who made it clear in no uncertain terms that anyone who wasn't acting peacefully was not part of their protest (and he includes just throwing objects at a cop, not shooting them). So your lies about people cheering are offensive to every Brooklynite and New Yorker. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:36 PM Flag
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He had ties to Brooklyn. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:06 PM Flag
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Everyone has ties to Brooklyn these days. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:06 PM Flag
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Stop using facts to argue. Shame on you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:09 PM Flag
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It's not even an argument at this point. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:12 PM Flag
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Give it time. The decrease in crime is a holdover from the Guiliani Bloomberg era. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:18 PM Flag
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Are you that desperate? Somehow if there was an increase in crime, I doubt you'd claim that was a "holdover" from the previous administration. But I'm sure the "holdover" will last exactly as long as the crime rate goes down! As soon as it goes up, whether next month or in 2 years, it will be exactly when it starts being de Blasio's fault. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:23 PM Flag
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Absolutely not. I'm hoping crime stays down. I do remember that under Dinkins in 19990, more than 2,000 people were murdered. I'm simply pessimistic as to DiBlasio's ability to keep the crime rate down. Again, I hope I'm wrong. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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Did you also remember that the murder rate NATIONALLY was huge back then because of crack? You probably also don't realize that the reforms that Dinkins put in place where what lowered the crime rate, which started falling during the last years of his term. But since you don't credit Dinkins for Giuliani's low crime rate, I find it rather hypocritical how desperate you are to credit Bloomberg with de Blasio's low crime rate. According to you, the criminals should have been running around amok at least beginning in June, once they knew that de Blasio supported their criminals rampages. And yet, crime went down. What a hypocrite you are. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:34 PM Flag
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I;m white and I've told my children that. While I doubt they'll ever need that advice, never resist arrest. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:17 PM Flag
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Maybe he should have spent more time telling his daughter not to use drugs. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:21 PM Flag
[ - ] Am thinking of getting a dog, but what if it doesn't work out? Can I return it? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:55 PM Flag
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People who think like this shouldn't have pets more challenging than a beta fish. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:56 PM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:58 PM Flag
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Not without being an asshole. Try pet sitting someone else's dog for a week and see how you feel. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
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Offer to pet sit for a vacationing friend [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
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Hi troll. I'm sure your parents wanted to return you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:58 PM Flag
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Try fostering for an animal shelter. It is a very convenient way to have a pet, because you can send them to another caregiver when you go on vacation or move without guilt. If you really fall in love, you can adopt. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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I think like this. And it is why I don't have pets. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:02 PM Flag
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Then you'll just have to get used to having a flabby dog. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:04 PM Flag
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Lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:05 PM Flag
[ - ] Have you ever hired someone to help your child apply for school or college? Why? Do you think it worth the money? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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A friend hired me to help her dc with the organizational/writing part. Honestly, I think it was more to reassure her than to help her dc. I did find myself wondering why the school was not being more helpful. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
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It is worth the money if you do not have the ability to do the research and help your child yourself. Keep in mind, however, that in general they do not end up getting your kid into a better college than they are eligible for. More often they walk you through adjusting your expectations lower so that you end up with several acceptances to choose from rather than a pile of rejections from dream schools. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:04 PM Flag
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Nothing wrong with pile of rejects from dream school [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:17 PM Flag
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Unless that is all you end up with [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:24 PM Flag
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Never met anyone like that, have you? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:27 PM Flag
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Huh? On the contrary, I have met many parents who adjusted their expectations way too late and ended up behind the ball. They used up their early application on a school that was a wild reach or let schools string their athlete along way too far into the fall, and ended up scrambling the last two weeks of December to get applications to more manageable schools out. I would not wish that stress on anyone. Yes, there are kids who end up having to take gap years because they completely miscalculate things like this, their finances, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:31 PM Flag
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So you never met any kid with only rejects just like me [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:38 PM Flag
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I can give some pointers about college for free. Tell me about your child and if you are looking for need-based or merit aid. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:05 PM Flag
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Need based and merit based - smart - male - athlete (young but might be recruited). Math teacher, pediatrician /-- who knows [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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If you go to private school with excellent college placement advisers, I do not think you need it. If you go to a larger, public school and each guidance counselor has a huge caseload, then I think it's worth getting a private one. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:09 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:21 PM Flag
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I've heard some of the "top" nyc ones charge like $20k, is this true? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:24 PM Flag
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Michele Hernandez is probably the most famous one, I think she charges $40k. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:27 PM Flag
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Wow. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:30 PM Flag
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Biggest tips are to choose your early decision school wisely and to realize just how tough it is to get into a really top place, even if you think you are qualified. Without a huge hook, don't bother applying to those very top schools, take it down a half a notch. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:28 PM Flag
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True. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:29 PM Flag
[ - ] I'm about 6-7 weeks pregnant (prob 6.5) and my symptoms are fading instead of getting stronger. I am fearing the worst. Should I try to get in for an ultrasound before Christmas, or just wait and see what happens? I don't want to ruin Christmas. I have one child and I remember from pregnancy with her that weeks 6-9 my symptoms got progressively worse. This pregnancy my symptoms aren't as strong. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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every pregnancy is different but if you are concerned, hopefully your OB can squeeze you in. GL. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:52 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:58 PM Flag
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Every pregnancy is different. Everything may be fine. Would you feel better knowing either way? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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This. Or say you had spotting so they can see you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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OP--ironically, with my first pregnancy I did have spotting (but I was also vomiting with m/s) so I had an early scan at 6.5 weeks and saw the baby and heartbeat. This time around, no spotting, but also no m/s [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:00 PM Flag
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Maybe it's the opposite gender [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:05 PM Flag
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OP--could be. My first is a girl. This time I'm hungrier but not throwing up and sick like last time [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:07 PM Flag
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There is nothing they can do if you are having a miscarriage. You may or may not see something on the ultrasound. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:42 PM Flag
[ - ] My husband and I haven't had sex in 2 months. I'm dying here. It's an otherwise happy marriage, but he just doesn't have a strong libido. Any advice? 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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Get a rabbit. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:47 PM Flag
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This. And I'll tell you something I told myself that too- but no kissing no hugging is more than low sex drive [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:49 PM Flag
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OP - we're affectionate. People would probably think our sex life is active, but alas... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:53 PM Flag
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NP: me too. :-( [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
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How do you get by? Man on the side? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:07 PM Flag
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Turn back the clock and not marry him? I dated a few great guys who I could have married, but their lower sex drives were what didn't work. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:04 PM Flag
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So who did you end up marrying? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:06 PM Flag
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My Dh. A happy man who's open with his emotions and whose energy levels match mine. I dated a bunch of intense introverts until I met Dh, what are the low sex drives and all that need for alone time about?! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:19 PM Flag
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gay. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:22 PM Flag
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They were very much hetero. Just too emotionally tied up in themselves. I suggested an ex was selfish when he tried to explain why he had to escape after x amount of social interaction, and he agreed with me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:26 PM Flag
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You have a very skewed view of marriage material [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:43 PM Flag
[ - ] How do you write, "thanks for all your help" in Spanish? 37 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:40 PM Flag
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Donde esta el bano? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:41 PM Flag
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That is where is the bathroom asshole. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:42 PM Flag
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Chinga tu madre, cabron. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:43 PM Flag
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Fuck you [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:45 PM Flag
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Pinche mericon. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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It's maricon you nitwit. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:00 PM Flag
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Lo siento. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:01 PM Flag
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No, I think it's "Dos cervezas, por favor." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:45 PM Flag
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i think you just say gracias. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:41 PM Flag
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I would rather write a sentence instead of just the word. They really helped me out [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:43 PM Flag
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gracias por todo? gracias por toda la ayuda is the direct translation but i'm not sure if that sounds "right" to a native speaker, i'm guessing it sounds clumsy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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"Thanks for all the help" in English would come off as a little dismissive from superior to employee, it may sound the same in Spanish [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:47 PM Flag
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Oh no - don't want that at all. He is the "higher up" not me in that sense. He is older and gets respect. Not employee [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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I'll do gracious por todo [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:51 PM Flag
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Ok, give me what sounds good for native. He is very proper and Argentinian [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:47 PM Flag
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My boss wrote ' Thank you for everything that you do for us' in English which I thought was soooo nice. Translate that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:51 PM Flag
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I speak competently but unfortunately I'm not native- all I ever hear people say is "muchas gracias" or "gracias por todo", I don't know how a formal thank you note would look, sorry. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:53 PM Flag
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Thank you! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
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Gracias por todo [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:42 PM Flag
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Thank you [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:48 PM Flag
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Found this online: I'm grateful for all you've done/ te agradezco todo lo que has hecho [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:52 PM Flag
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Don't use "te" if it's a formal note to someone who is higher up/ older than you. That is very informal. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:54 PM Flag
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^I have no idea if that's a thing that anyone would say or if it's a clumsy translation but at the very least change te to le and change has to ha. I mean technically it means exactly "I appreciate everything that you have done" but it probably sounds a little off [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:56 PM Flag
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See that's my fear. Going with gracious por todo [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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Gift note to maid? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:44 PM Flag
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No. An older gentleman who helped my child (a couple times) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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You need to say more than that. Someone help her out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:49 PM Flag
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Gracias por su ayudu. Or, gracias para todo [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:52 PM Flag
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That's what I thought, but he knows I don't speak - I want him to know I tried [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:52 PM Flag
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Or she could do a google search since no one online right now is a native speaker of Spanish, obviously. How about you do the search and YOU help her out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:53 PM Flag
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Translations are always wrong with google searches [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:58 PM Flag
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I'd write, "Gracias por su/tu ayuda" (The "su" or "tu" depends on how well you know this person. If a friend (or the maid), use tu. If a supervisor or someone you barely know/is much older than you, use su.). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
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Thank you [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:03 PM Flag
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OP HERE THANKS ALL! Gracious [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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Sorry gracias [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:00 PM Flag
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That made me laugh. :-) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:39 PM Flag
[ - ] Has anyone re-gifted homemade baked goods? Could be awkward if they ask for the recipe. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:39 PM Flag
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I am a re-gifted, but I think this can be hard to pull off. (I'm also a very good baker, so I'd be especially hesitant.) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:41 PM Flag
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Uh,no. Eat or throw away. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:41 PM Flag
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What if the cookies or whatever aren't good? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
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No. Sorely tempted because we have all this stuff that came from others, but I have my standards, and there's nothing in the house that I think is fit to pass along. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
[ - ] Name poll: Trevor 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:37 PM Flag
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Great name for a dog. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:38 PM Flag
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like, but depend on last name [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:42 PM Flag
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Simple WASPy name [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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Day? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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No, Knight [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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Gee, sorry, DJ Jazzy Travor. I didn't realize the food court was your turf. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:15 PM Flag
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Sounds kind of sissy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:23 PM Flag
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Every Trevor I knew was a problem kid. As in Juvie. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:38 PM Flag
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Horrible. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:46 PM Flag
[ - ] My half asian daughter is almost two and still has blue eyes. Do you think they'll stay that way or turn brown? 21 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:34 PM Flag
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I think you are good. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:37 PM Flag
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They will stay blue. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:37 PM Flag
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They will stay. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:38 PM Flag
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Wouldn't OP have needed a recessive blue eye gene herself for her dd to have blue eyes? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:38 PM Flag
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It's not that simple [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:44 PM Flag
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eh, it actually is that simple. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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No. There are many genes involved in eye color. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:47 PM Flag
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OR: I am asking because I actually don't know anything about genetics but had heard that brown or dark eyes always dominate so that if spouse does not have any recessive genes other than brown, they cannot produce a child with, say, blue eyes. Is this true or not? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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That is a very simplified version of how it works. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:51 PM Flag
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But can you answer this question or if it's not that simple, explain? I'm just asking if I (as a Chinese woman with no ancestry that I know of other than Chinese) can possibly have a blue-eyed child even if my DH has bright blue eyes? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:54 PM Flag
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Yes, it is possible for you to have a blue eyed child. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:54 PM Flag
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If the gene for your dark eyes does not get expressed (maybe from mutation or faulty gene), then the child's eyes will be blue. I know a few blue-eyed half Chinese children. Def not the norm though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:19 PM Flag
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No, not necessarily mutation or "faulty gene." Eye color is complex. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:24 PM Flag
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you keep saying that, but doesn't sound like you understand it well enough to give a clear, concise explanation to answer OR's question. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:29 PM Flag
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It's because NO ONE knows exactly how eye color works. They teach a very simplified, dumbed down version in biology to highlight a principal. In real life, it is very complex and scientist are still trying to figure out all the pieces. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:44 PM Flag
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OP: as far as i know, i don't have the recessive blue eye gene. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:49 PM Flag
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Huh? There's no way you can know. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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What do you prefer? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:47 PM Flag
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everyone prefers light eyes. duh [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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My dd had blue eyes until 2.5, her eyes are now greenish hazel [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:52 PM Flag
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That must be beautiful. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:21 PM Flag
[ - ] How do you get over doing something embarassing drunk? 31 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:16 PM Flag
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Never speak of it again. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:17 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:22 PM Flag
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+2 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:51 PM Flag
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The Fear. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:18 PM Flag
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Prenteding it didn't happen has worked for me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:21 PM Flag
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so true [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:23 PM Flag
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this [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:38 PM Flag
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I tell myself that everyone else was drunk too and they probably didn't think anything of it. And then don't get drunk around those same people for at least 6 months to a year. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:22 PM Flag
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+1 most people won't even remember or will just laugh it off. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:27 PM Flag
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anyone who hasn't done anything embarrassing while drunk is a tightass and who cares what tightasses think? On the other hand, if you do embarrassing things while drunk FREQUENTLY, that's called being an alcoholic. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:24 PM Flag
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This is the first big thing. It's hard for me to get over because it was so shockingly out of character. I am normally a good drinker. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:26 PM Flag
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what did you do? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:29 PM Flag
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What did you do? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:28 PM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:01 PM Flag
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This is me every Saturday morning. Fml [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:28 PM Flag
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Then stop...other people are having fun at your expense...you may believe they like you and think you are cool, but in the end, they just laugh at what you do, and when your drunk actions stop affecting them, they'll begin pulling back away from you. No need to make a spectacle of your self. Treat yourself better. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:34 PM Flag
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Other people aren't laughing at her. I guarantee, if they're friends and family, they're concerned about her. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:38 PM Flag
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oh come on, not for one drunken night. she said this is the first time she's acted this way. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:41 PM Flag
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she said EVERY SATURDAY morning. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:46 PM Flag
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Oh, I was talking about OP- didn't see OR- nevermind [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:47 PM Flag
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Or here. You are way off. The issue isn't that I do embarrassing things. But alcohol makes me feel ashamed and guilty. Even if I drink by myself and watch tv. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:49 PM Flag
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can't answer this without knowing what you did. like, make out with a coworker (normal stuff) or something else? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:39 PM Flag
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OP: Yep, make out with a coworker. No one saw though. We're both single, he told me a bunch of nice things and I think I was feeling a bit lonely. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:48 PM Flag
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just pretend that it never happened [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:51 PM Flag
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It's fine [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:53 PM Flag
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not at all trolling, just asking, did you give him a hand job? blow job? sex? anyone vomit? Is it something you want to pretend never happened or do you kind of like him and wish he'd text you but you are afraid for him there were no feelings involved? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:56 PM Flag
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No biggie at all. Should be easy to pretend it never happened. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:02 PM Flag
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This is how I ended up with my DH. We got drunk on sake, he said a bunch of nice things...the rest is history. A little awkward the next day but hey it all worked out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:45 PM Flag
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I kind of love you right now for saying making out with a coworker is normal stuff. I feel so guilty. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:50 PM Flag
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I am 53 years old, and this has happened to every single person I know at some point in their life. Me? when I was in my 20's and single. Agree with other posters who say just pretend it never happened. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:55 PM Flag
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there is a reason for office party jokes and cartoons -- based in truth! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:57 PM Flag
[ - ] Ridiculous question here - When will my ds lose his cute, little nose and start to grow a honker? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:07 PM Flag
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Greek? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:08 PM Flag
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no but, most on both sides have big noses - it's pretty inevitable [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:11 PM Flag
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Puberty? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:09 PM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:10 PM Flag
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Puberty [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:28 PM Flag
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I feel like my nose changed as an adult. First after each pregnancy and now that I'm 50. It looks bigger and more crooked :>( [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:02 PM Flag
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Keeps growing right? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:33 PM Flag
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yes! ugh! and it's an uglier shape. Maybe it's because my face is thinner? idk [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:35 PM Flag
[ - ] Diblasio has been stirring up race and socio-economic shot since day one. Let's hope he resigns. Fucking fool 37 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:05 PM Flag
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ittta. I'm surprised his people haven't adjusted the settings on his and Chirlane's fb pages. Lots of posts from many, many people who think he should resign. He'll never do it, unfortunately. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:11 PM Flag
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You people are hypocrites. According to you, we should never protest the BAD cops. In fact,most good cops want to have restrictions. Did you see that cop walking up to a 12 year old and punching him in the face this week? The kid was held by 4 or 5 other cops and that cop walked up and punched him. It sickens me that you think that is okay. And that you would use a crazy person killing cops as your justification for it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:38 PM Flag
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What's your problem? I like him way better than Bloomberg, he sold New York to the rich Saudi [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:12 PM Flag
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Said the non native New Yorker [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:13 PM Flag
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I'd rather a gentrified NY than this shitstorm we're in. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:14 PM Flag
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ditto. Very bad situation. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:15 PM Flag
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This too shall pass. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:21 PM Flag
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This. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:24 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:30 PM Flag
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I'm with you. He's doing a great job against massive headwinds. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:58 PM Flag
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Is there talk of him resigning? Without the support of NYs Finest I don't see how he can stay. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:21 PM Flag
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That's completely ridiculous. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:25 PM Flag
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Why would he resigned, because he doesn't blindly support the police in every circumstance? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:25 PM Flag
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It doesn't matter if a cop is videotaping punching a kid who is being held by 4 other cops. If de Blasio dares to criticize it, he is wrong. We must enable the bad cops to do what they want, because that is the right-wing American way. Hopefully soon the cops will have free reign to punch and kill anyone they want. At least, that's what the Republicans want. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:41 PM Flag
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I can understand some people not liking him. But I have absolutely no idea why anyone things he would resign. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:45 PM Flag
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Because they have hated de Blasio from the beginning. Honestly, I sometimes think they are the pro-charter PR people who are paid to post anti-de Blasio stuff on here. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:12 PM Flag
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I don't even understand the line of reasoning. He questioned how the NYPD killed somebody so now it's his fault because somebody else killed two NYPD? Some crazy guy who also shot his girlfriend and then himself. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:16 PM Flag
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Obviously his girlfriend was pro-cop, at least I'm sure that is what the pro-gun, pro-cops getting to punch and kill anyone they want crazies on here will tell you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:24 PM Flag
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This. No long can stay in power without the support of his generals [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:25 PM Flag
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The police brass support him or else they're out on their asses. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:27 PM Flag
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Sounds a little dictatorial. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:36 PM Flag
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That how it works [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:40 PM Flag
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And armed government officials trying to shut down anyone who questions their tactics isn't? What about "we should kill fewer unarmed and innocent people" is hard to support? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:41 PM Flag
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That's fine if it is cops. But if a federal cop does something, it is fine to point assault weapons at them to "protest". However, a peaceful protest against any city cops are not allowed. Until the city cops start arresting right wingers -- then you are allowed to point guns at them again. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:42 PM Flag
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Didn't Truman fire MacArthur? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:45 PM Flag
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no. the police don't get to go rogue, stop doing their jobs, make veiled threats and hold the city hostage just because for once in their entire careers, the mayor didn't back them up unconditionally. i'm very sorry some deranged shithead killed two innocent police officers. but the police union is out of control, and the police need to understand they work for the public. they don't get to make their own rules. not many of us would want to live in a society where they did. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:27 PM Flag
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This! People who post here hated de Blasio from day 1. He is actually doing a great job -- did you see that crime is DOWN? And even some crazy man from Baltimore killing cops (and shooting his own girlfriend) doesn't give them carte blanche to pretend otherwise. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:40 PM Flag
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I agree. Race and socio-economic disparities were a reality EVEN under Bloomberg. DeBlasio talking about them is great. White people (and I am one of them) get uncomfortable when people talk about how race and class are still important issues for non whites. Get over yourself. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:06 PM Flag
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I agree. Race and socio-economic disparities were a reality EVEN under Bloomberg. DeBlasio talking about them is great. White people (and I am one of them) get uncomfortable when people talk about how race and class are still important issues for non whites. Get over yourself. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:06 PM Flag
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Bratton needs to take control of the union. Ridiculous that that guy is continuing to spout anti-mayoral tripe. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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np--The union rep is allowed to say what he wants. I do think that an on-duty police officer should think twice before turning his back on his chief though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:09 PM Flag
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I'm very disappointed that I couldn't overlook Anthony Weiner's idiocy. So, so sorry. Diblasio is a true buffoon. In way over his head. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:27 PM Flag
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Completely [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:53 PM Flag
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Totally [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:59 PM Flag
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Omigod, Becky... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:01 PM Flag
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Yep, me too. Weiner's looking pretty good right now. Come back, Anthony! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:22 PM Flag
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Thompson was the one we all let get away, imo. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 08:42 PM Flag
[ - ] DS (almost 4) is obsessed with anything "superhero" He does a lot of jumping, hopping, play fighting, pretending with action figures, yelling etc. While I know it's totally normal, it's all.he.does. He's moved on from coloring and playing with his cars and trains. Is this just a phase? I miss my sweet boy 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 06:59 PM Flag
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Normal boy stuff. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:00 PM Flag
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Soon it will be something else [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:00 PM Flag
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Sad to think our daughter will have to marry one of these one day. Ugh. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:12 PM Flag
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stfu [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:16 PM Flag
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you too [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:23 PM Flag
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Maybe she'll be gay [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:23 PM Flag
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She'll likely scare the boys away, anyway. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:32 PM Flag
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that very healthy BOY behavior. boys are hard wired for it. don't discourage him. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:29 PM Flag
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It's actually a really fun stage if you let him "rescue" you and embrace it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:34 PM Flag
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Thanks, that's a good idea. We play together a lot and do silly games. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.21.14, 07:37 PM Flag
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