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[ - ] Let's just "grasp the nettle" and be honest here - no pretensions. Let's say your college-aged DS brought home his girlfriend for Christmas break, and she was a foreign student from China with a thick accent and obvious cultural dissimilarities compared with western women. Would you gently suggest to DS that perhaps he could do better? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:30 AM Flag
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No. It's just cultural differences. Probably her family would be just as turned off by DS. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:33 AM Flag
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No. It's just cultural differences. Probably her family would be just as turned off by DS. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:33 AM Flag
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i would first try to figure out what it was about her that interested him. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:34 AM Flag
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Availability? Let's be realistic. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:37 AM Flag
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Uh. No. What's wrong with you? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:35 AM Flag
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Never. What are you crazy? Goes to same college as DS, probably smarter. Leave it alone and be friendly to her. My nephew dating a girl from old NYC Jewish family and her family would not talk to his family at college graduation. Clearly New Yorkers thought they were better than the trailer trash that married my brother - and they are right but should have been gracious. Be kind, gracious and it will pass. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:35 AM Flag
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No. He can like whoever he wants. As long as she's a nice person why would I care about this? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:35 AM Flag
[ - ] Anyone watching shark tank? Do you find those girls hard to understand? What's wrong with their voices? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:26 AM Flag
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They were too rehearsed at first. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:30 AM Flag
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Thanks [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:31 AM Flag
[ - ] 10 years married. We have a 3-year-old. Completely bored and, frankly, turned off by DH. Otherwise he's an amazing father, husband and support. Help me, please, to appreciate what I have. No flames please. Thank you. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:21 AM Flag
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Be appreciative of what you have. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:23 AM Flag
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Leave the kid with a babysitter. Go have a weekend of fun with DH. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:23 AM Flag
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You just have to allow yourself to be into him. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:24 AM Flag
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Tough one, I stayed with ex for 10 years after boredom hit. Pro, I got much better settlment. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:29 AM Flag
[ - ] Why are so many lonely women in NYC? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:20 AM Flag
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Why are there so many lonely hearts? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:24 AM Flag
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Same as it ever was. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:27 AM Flag
[ - ] Hunter or Stuy? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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Depends on kid. I would choose Stuy for mine [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:18 AM Flag
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Do you mind explaining why? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:19 AM Flag
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Just prefer the benefits of large school with class choice, sports, etc [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:20 AM Flag
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Did your hunter dc get accepted to Stuy? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:19 AM Flag
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Hunter by a mile - everything is better. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:21 AM Flag
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like what? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:22 AM Flag
[ - ] I have been watching shark tank for years. All of the sudden tonight, I notice that Mark Cuban is kind of good looking. Why have I never noticed this? 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:14 AM Flag
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not my type at all [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:15 AM Flag
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+1. Also, is it on right now? I thought 9? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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Boo I posted below. It is on at 8 tonight. Darn. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:21 AM Flag
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I like the guy who looks like Robin Williams. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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He's too large, like gangly basketball player large, to be good looking. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:18 AM Flag
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Wait is it on now? I thought 9? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:18 AM Flag
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^ but he's like Gaston from Beauty and the Beast. Not my type [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:18 AM Flag
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OP - yeah it's on now. I don't know why it's on early tonight. Usually is 9 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:22 AM Flag
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He's gross [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:24 AM Flag
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I was about to post the exact same thing! He is aging very well. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:23 AM Flag
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Right? Isn't he in his 50s? The 2 billion net worth is ok too. Lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:25 AM Flag
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NP wow, 56! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:28 AM Flag
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He looks great for 56 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:33 AM Flag
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Robert is available, just separated from his wife. Cute too. But I love Mark Cuban, great personality. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:37 AM Flag
[ - ] Are there any current or former England moms here who lived outside of London? How does life in the "provincial" areas compare to the capital? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:13 AM Flag
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You know, it's always the same thing…lunches, teas, dinners, dressing, always dressing andy changing. And the servants - well, you know all about that. It's simply overwhelming. I much prefer London. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:16 AM Flag
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Ily. "England moms"? She'll do well over there. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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Ily. "England moms"? She'll do well over there. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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Mums of Blighty? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:24 AM Flag
[ - ] I met someone online a while back. We never met in person, but had amazing chemistry and he was everything I wanted and I think the same for him. But, I did not disclose a lot of info about myself to him (my stage in divorce, kids, etc.)He had asked me out many times, but I was never available and/or was out of town. Then one day, I see him at work. HR had hired him. (He had told me he was changing jobs and I never told him where I worked). So after a week of just torture, they transfer him to my group and now he works directly under me. 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:08 AM Flag
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works under yo..u sounds good :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:10 AM Flag
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Hehe- np [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:11 AM Flag
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bunch of crap [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:11 AM Flag
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Something similar happened to be. But not as intense. Guy sent me creepy message. I ignored. Then a month or two later he was my coworker. We were friendly, but he wasn't my type. Sucks to be you. Your situation is even worse. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:11 AM Flag
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OP: So we met on Cupid and I know all the sex positions he likes, lol. But really the worst thing is that he did not know I was still married and had three kids. He knows that now!! He is still really nice and wants to go out, but I am so embarrassed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:13 AM Flag
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Met my guy on okcupid too. Did you lie or you were just waiting to share in person? If he is understanding, apologize and move on. Also make sure he's aware of repercussions of dating at this point. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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Our office has a strict no dating policy. I feel horrible that I lied. He would have never continued chatting with me, had he known I was married. He has now met all my kids (they come to work often) and he is amazing with them. They actually just run to his office first. I am just being tortured all day long. Did I mention he is the most gorgeous Italian guy I have ever met? with accent and all..... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:19 AM Flag
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So help him find a new job. lol give a glowing reference. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:20 AM Flag
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OP: This is our only option. I can't move because I have my kids and need the job to support us. He has a more flexible life and I can help him find something else. But he is doing so well and already promoted once and is making 2x what he was making before. I feel so bad asking him to move jobs, so we can date. What if it doesn't work out? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:25 AM Flag
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Oh, to answer your question, I didn't lie, but after chatting for a month and not mentioning my divorce or kids, it sort of becomes a lie [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:20 AM Flag
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Could he have looked you up on linkedin or in some other way to find out where you work? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:22 AM Flag
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OP: No, actually I had something completely listed on my profile than what I did. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:24 AM Flag
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What business has hr hire people instead of hiring managers? And why would he be transferred to you? Doesn't make sense. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:28 AM Flag
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It is a large architecture firm. He was in a different group, now he is in mine. HR hires everyone. The managers interview of course, but they send them upstairs to be interviewed. We can't go hiring on our own. (I don't do any of the interviews) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:31 AM Flag
[ - ] Okay this is gross and TMI, but damn. I'm like a snail concerning vaginal discharge. Bought a Diva Cup and it's changed the quality of my life (and laundry. I'm 41 and the last few cycles it's really smelt gross, too. Normal? C'mon friends. Red Tent time! 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:04 AM Flag
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If it smells do you think it may be a bacterial infection? I have a lot of discharge but there's no odor. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:08 AM Flag
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OP: I don't know. Had thought of that. But there are no other concerning symptoms. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:08 AM Flag
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Gross. That amount of discharge isn't normal. It probably does smell and ny now you're immune to it. Go see an OB. No one should need a diva course without their actual period [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:11 AM Flag
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Or: op, this wasn't me. But yes, I do agree you might want to get it checked out just in case. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:16 AM Flag
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I am the person who posted above. Yes please see a doctor. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:19 AM Flag
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The discharge decomposes if you don't wash often enough after 40 due to flow increases. Clean that area more often. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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OP: embarrassed to ask - but how do you clean this area after 40? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:19 AM Flag
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NP here. If I shower every day I am fine. I can't skip a day or else I feel slightly stinky. OB said it's because I'm going through early menopause [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:26 AM Flag
[ - ] I got drunk and had sex on the first date. Not my intention. Is there any way to let the guy know I want to slow things down? Too late, right? 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:00 AM Flag
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You can't put the genie back in the bottle. Fwiw, I was a total slut with my dh the night I met him in a bar (didn't do it, but close enough) and we've been married for 16 years. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:02 AM Flag
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Me too! Same thing. Didn't quite do it the first night but we did it the next night. We had our first proper date after that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:04 AM Flag
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love that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:05 AM Flag
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No. You can't reverse sex. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:02 AM Flag
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yup. if he calls you again it's a booty call [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:03 AM Flag
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so what? many relationships start with booty calls and turn into real relationships. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:04 AM Flag
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Most don't. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:06 AM Flag
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Read above [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:09 AM Flag
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Oh yes. An outspoken anecdote certainly trumps statistics. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:13 AM Flag
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The vast majority of booty calls never go beyond that. Sorry. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:12 AM Flag
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He wasn't that good in bed. But we were both wasted. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:05 AM Flag
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Sorry but yes too late. Why did you do this? You've lost 99% chance of having a relationship with this guy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:12 AM Flag
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I told you. I was drunk! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:18 AM Flag
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Well then next time, don't get drunk. Just write this off. How old are you? I hate the excuse " well I got drunk and his penis just accidentally slipped into me". Be responsible for your actions. One night stands are great if that's what you wanted. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:27 AM Flag
[ - ] New suburban mom here - what should we plant in our garden? We have around 300 square feet or so of space in the backyard for planting whatever we want. Potentially more, but we'd have to start digging up the grass after that. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:59 AM Flag
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Are you talking about vegetables? Talk to your neighbors first, many places have racooons, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:04 AM Flag
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And rabbits and deer...total pains for gardening. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:06 AM Flag
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We do cherry tomatoes, eggplant, peppers (poblano and jalapeño) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:06 AM Flag
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As one who does a lot of gardening, make sure that whatever you choose, it is low maintenance. Also, diversify your portfolio. Do not plant too many of any one type of plant in case you have problems with it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:06 AM Flag
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300 square feet is a lot - you aren't going to plant all that. Identify a run or space in your yard where you can plant for a 1st year. It can be the size of a dorm room 6x8 tops. Start low with tomatoes or peppers purchased from your local plant place, maybe seed some beans or peas directly into the soil nearby. Do not overplant. DO NOT OVERPLANT. You will blunt all your other plants. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:09 AM Flag
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Pumpkins! Once they pollinate they just need water and if you pick a larger variety they grow like weeds. Kids love them. And even if all the bees died off, you can still pollinate them by hand with a q-tip in a few minutes (look online for tutorials; it's a great and easy farm technique). Also, a lot of smaller cucumber types (like lemon cucumbers) will give you way more produce than you'd probably think. You'll be hauling in baskets of them after a while. And with that much space, you might as well use some of it for a stalk-based crop like corn. The individual stalks don't occupy much room, but they need a cluster in order to get pollination going. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:12 AM Flag
[ - ] Would you take a 5K profit now, or an uncertain 30K profit in a year? 17 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:55 AM Flag
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No. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:56 AM Flag
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no to first or second? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:57 AM Flag
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30 in a year but 5k isn't a huge deal for me. Depends how much you need the money. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:56 AM Flag
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ITA. Rich people can afford to take risks. That's one way the rich get richer. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:59 AM Flag
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ITA. Rich people can afford to take risks. That's one way the rich get richer. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:59 AM Flag
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you need to know the probability of that 30k profit. and the cost of opportunity. [ Reply | More ]
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Are you talking about the stock market or a potential job bonus? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:01 AM Flag
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Neighbor offered me $ for my house because it needs work. I can put some money and sell it for 30K profit or just sell him now for just 5K over what I paid for it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:03 AM Flag
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where would you live meanwhile? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:10 AM Flag
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OP: Oh, I just bought this house and was not planning to move there. It was for summers only and it needs work before we can even use it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:14 AM Flag
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^^^ So the guy is offering me 5K over what I just paid for it. [ Reply | More ]
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Transaction costs are going to eat that 5k. What city is this? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:28 AM Flag
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I would put in the work for a house. You can do the 5k worth of work with the help of a handyman. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:14 AM Flag
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OP there is around 5K of handy man work, and perhaps more for the concrete slab that might have a leak. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:16 AM Flag
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Well then maybe it's 7k? You have to decide how much your time is worth on too of that. Where is the vacation home? Does it have a good rental market? If so you don't have to be in a rush to sell. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:21 AM Flag
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Midwest (AR) near my parents home. Yea, potentially rentable for around 800 a month [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:26 AM Flag
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You recently bought the house, and now you don't want it! Why not? Too much work? Then dump it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:25 AM Flag
[ - ] When a major perk of your job ceases,do managers expect professionalism to stay consistent? 23 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:55 AM Flag
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Yes, of course. I you choose to stay, despite the loss of the major perk, then you are agreeing to maintain the professionalism expected. [ Reply | More ]
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By professionalism I mean availability. The perks have been part of the salary package since I got hired and are worth 10k, they are generous and I have been on call when and if they need me. Without this perk I'm not interested in putting them 1st. [ Reply | More ]
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So start polishing up the resume. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, but if it continues for a long time, they would expect resignations. [ Reply | More ]
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What is this major perk? Bonueses? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:01 AM Flag
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perk is a non-cash item [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:02 AM Flag
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like WFH? A lot of companies are getting rid of it. Doesn't matter if it's right or wrong, if you start slacking off, they will dump you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:05 AM Flag
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Like what? No more coffee? Out of town training? Is it just you who cares or everyone? [ Reply | More ]
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OP would rather post a critic message than provide real info. [ Reply | More ]
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Many places have already or are cutting down on office size, admin help, laptops, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:10 AM Flag
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Depends on the perk. What's the perk? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:01 AM Flag
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when they can think they could get a stack of resumes to replace your sour mood, yes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:08 AM Flag
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What are you asking? Like if they get rid of a perk do they still expect you to do your job? Hell, yes. I had a job where I flew back and forth to South America. I used to fly business class. Then they cut back so that everyone flew economy unless a flight was 12 hours or more. My flights were about 10 hours, so I had to fly economy. They took a major perk away. Oh, well. I still did my job well. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:14 AM Flag
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Paid vacation worth $10k. Where I was paid for 52 weeks of the year I am now paid for 44 weeks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:17 AM Flag
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What? I don't get it. They paid you 10k to take 8 weeks of vacation? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:22 AM Flag
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I'm paid a salary. Annually I got 8 weeks total vacation time. I've been told this is no longer viable and I can only expect 44 weeks of pay instead of the accustomed 52 weeks. 10k is what 8 weeks is worth. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:29 AM Flag
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Are you a nanny or teacher who used to get summer off? And now need to work? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:34 AM Flag
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What company gives 8 weeks of paid vacation? So, they have gone from 8 weeks of paid vacation to zero? Is that right? In essence, a pay cut. Find a new job. [ Reply | More ]
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This doesnt make sense. I am guessing OP was overdrawn on vacation [ Reply | More ]
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OP doesn't make any sense. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:26 AM Flag
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I sure as hell wouldn't. You offer cut-rate benefits, you're getting cut-rate service. If you don't like it, fire men and trash five of your in-progress projects. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:23 AM Flag
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Fire ME, I mean. [ Reply | More ]
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idk if you used to fly business class and they now make you fly coach, i don't think i would be ready to go straight from the plane into a meeting in europe [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] UB so zzzzzzzz today and tonight 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:51 AM Flag
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I know. I was on earlier in the day, and there was the usual Torrettes syndrome kid with the Hitler and black people posts. Now we have the DHs looking for titillating sex talk and the smattering of school posts. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:54 AM Flag
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That kid is the worst [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:23 AM Flag
[ - ] Why are many Canadians unable to speak their nation's national language of French? 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:51 AM Flag
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French in schools is kind of a joke [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:52 AM Flag
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It's really only the official language in Quebec. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:53 AM Flag
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Well, it's only strictly regulated by the provincial government in Quebec (and to a lesser extent in NB). But French is indeed one of Canada's two official federal-level languages. [ Reply | More ]
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I think Hebrew is one of Isael's official languages. In most places you will do just fine withou it. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:57 AM Flag
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Lol. Canada is bilingual--with two official languages. And, fwiw, many Quebecois speak no English. Will be interesting if they ever get their wish of separating from Canada. Quebec is a "have not" province and very heavily reliant on transfer payments from other provinces. [ Reply | More ]
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For me, growing up in Vancouver, a) I never ever heard people speaking French - it's far more common here in NYC than it is there and b) my school was lousy - in most subjects- but particularly French. It was always a joke class. [ Reply | More ]
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Go hiking in the Adirondacks and you'll meet plenty of French speaking Canadians. They are all from Quebec, though. Doubt you'll find French speakers west of there. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:56 AM Flag
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Its one of our national languages but outside of Quebec its not really spoken. We learn it in school but the instruction is not great [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:57 AM Flag
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Oh, é! Il est un gars capable... ce canadien, le bûcheron. Oh, é! Il est infatiguable... bon travailleur, et gai luron! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:21 AM Flag
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Better question would be how many Americans can't speak English? Ain't? Ax? [ Reply | More ]
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English isn't actually an official language of the United States, in federal legal terms. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:28 AM Flag
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Ah so it's ok not to speak it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:35 AM Flag
[ - ] So now we have to maintain abs while being pregnant?! Jesus fucking Christ. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:49 AM Flag
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Nothing new. I had abs during pregnancy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:57 AM Flag
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We all have abs [ Reply | More ]
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Good point. Of course they are of relative strengths... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:36 AM Flag
[ - ] Brooklyn Tech parents - give me the good and bad, besides the size. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I don't know it, but is it mostly kids who wanted to get in somewhere else and didn't? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:51 AM Flag
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I went there. workload is huge. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:05 AM Flag
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Where did you go to college, and how did the workload compare to that? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:07 AM Flag
[ - ] Boarding school vs. hill school. DS was accepted at a Hill school for 9th grade, and is anticipating being accepted at at least one boarding school on 3/10. He's coming from a SS K-9 school. We are not a boarding school family but after looking at so many can understand the appeal. I'd love to hear opinions about boarding vs. day for an athletic boy as he needs to let hill school know by 3/12, before boarding schoo revisits. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
NY Schools 03.07.15, 12:44 AM Flag
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which boarding schools is he likely to be choosing among [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:47 AM Flag
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An athletic boy would have so many more opportunities to play sports at boarding school. He would probably love it, if it's a reputable school and he chooses it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:56 AM Flag
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»OP he applied to Groton, Taft, NMH, L'ville, Hotchkiss, St. Pauls & Deerfield. I don't think he'll get into all of them, thinking one or two but not sure. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:36 AM Flag
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I loved Boarding School. For an athletic boy it really is the perfect environment. Sports take up a lot of time, living on campus will give him more time to study after sports are done. My school had a lot of day students who commuted from pretty far away and a lot of them ended up switching to boarding because by the time they got home from school after practice it was so late and private schools give a lot of homework. If he stays in the city you'll barley ever see him anyway because he'll be at sports, going to or from school or doing homework [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:50 AM Flag
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Sounds like you will know by then. I have heard great things about boarding schools. Honestly more good than bad. I also see the appeal. Not sure I could do it though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:50 AM Flag
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it depends on the boarding school; a bad boarding school can be destructive according to our k-8 head of school. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:52 AM Flag
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Did he elaborate? Specifics please. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:57 AM Flag
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I assumed he meant that a bunch of non-academic kids living together are just going to get into trouble. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:22 AM Flag
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OP he applied to Groton, Taft, NMH, L'ville, Hotchkiss, St. Pauls & Deerfield. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:31 AM Flag
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Why would you want someone else to raise your kid? I went to boarding school. Academics and sports were tops, but you can get just as good or better in NYC and live with your family who love you. That is so much better. If dc absolutely wants boarding or if there are some problems at home, well that is a different story. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:01 AM Flag
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OP here, home life good, several siblings, parents have good marriage, cousins and grandparents around. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:33 AM Flag
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Ah yes. Boarding schools are for children who don't want to be raised by their parents. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:36 AM Flag
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Keep your boy home. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 01:19 AM Flag
[ - ] House of Cards: remind me why Claire's extra cold to Francis? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:41 AM Flag
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she's Francis servant, she resents it each time she realizes of it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:43 AM Flag
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He is manipulative and she wants more power. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:44 AM Flag
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They should've started there. When she decided to leave him was when it got good! Now we have to wait...ugh. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:56 AM Flag
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SPOILER ALERT DO NOT READ THIS POST. Poster above me I happened to already watch it but many haven't. You need to say spoiler alert. Yes I agree with you and it was the worst ending ever. Never would happen while he POTUS. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.07.15, 12:58 AM Flag
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