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[ - ] s/o: when did you first hear the phrase "soft pants"? For me, it was on that IFC series about the murder convict, about 2 years ago. Now it is everywhere. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:56 PM Flag
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For me, 2 seconds ago here on UB [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:58 PM Flag
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UB - there was a loon mother who wouldn't let her child wear gap pants out of the house even though he begged for his 'soft pants' - the kid was like 3. Idiots actually supported her - but most people called her insane. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:59 PM Flag
[ - ] My DD best friend's Dad is a functioning alcoholic, but an alcholic nonetheless, the Mom not far behind. The girl is a very nice kid but I hesitate to send my DD away with them for the weekend to their country house, just afraid of them driving drunk, etc. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:52 PM Flag
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Well - do they drive drunk? DH & I both drink too much - but we're always kind and never raging drunk. We would never drink and drive - not even one drink - with kids in the car. Ever. If there was an emergency and we had to take a child to the hospital - we'd call EMS and they're around the corner. We wouldn't risk getting behind the wheel. Honestly - if they weren't right around the corner- i might not drink on the same nights as DH because I would want one of us to be able to drive in an emergency. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:02 PM Flag
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I don't know if they drive drunk, how do I broach that, "y'all drive drunk?" [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:03 PM Flag
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good reason. Don't do it if you are uneasy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:05 PM Flag
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I would not. Your doubt is good enough. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:06 PM Flag
[ - ] Our braggiest friend couple, the ones who always talk about how rich they grew up and about their parent's numerous homes and about how much their car/clothes/vacations cost invited a lot of folks to a BYOB restaurant to celebrate one of their birthdays. Now I find out that every couple is expected to pay their own way. So people who pay $10,000 for jewelry and brag about it arent up for paying $700 for a dinner that they invited people to. I can't think of anything tackier. Just goes to show - money don't buy class. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:45 PM Flag
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Better to know beforehand [ Reply | More ]
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Large dinners out are the worst. Splitting the check sucks unless everyone has a ton of money. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:51 PM Flag
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I agree - also these "friends" suck. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:52 PM Flag
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Have a conflict [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:53 PM Flag
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Terrible [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:53 PM Flag
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Tacky. At least if you're going to have people pay for themselves they should have arranged a prix fix menu so people at least know ahead of time what they're going to be paying if they choose to attend. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:01 PM Flag
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Why would you be friends with them? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:03 PM Flag
[ - ] DD 14 is being excluded from social gatherings by daughter of a mom whose narcicistic swollen ass I refuse to kiss. What do I do? DD is sad. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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Tell her about your stories from junior high and high school and about how you never see those girls anymore, and they have all turned into loser moms who got pregnant way too early. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:22 PM Flag
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Make it up, if you have to. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:22 PM Flag
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THIS. Exact same story I tell and every bit of it is true. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:24 PM Flag
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OP. I have been doing this already, glad it sounds on-track. I tell her they are all rotten beyotches [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:30 PM Flag
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does dd have friends outside this circle? i'd try to get dd to get together with other friends more [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:23 PM Flag
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OP. Yes trying to get her to do this. She is not outgoing and has to be reminded to reach out to girls . The group where the exclusion is happening is her sports team unfortunately. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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Oh no. Btdt. Is this a school team? If not, look for another team. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:27 PM Flag
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OP yes HS team exactly overlaps with the club team, so it is year-round. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:28 PM Flag
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What? This is between kids. Nothing you can do. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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How is this the mother's fault? Sounds like her daughter is excluding your daughter. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:37 PM Flag
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np. But it's even more frustrating when you know both the daughter and the mom have zero to socially back up the exclusion. It feels bad either way because no one should really exclude anyone, but when it's like "who the fuck do they think they are" - and yes, that can come up in your thoughts - as long as you don't say it - it can piss you off. just being honest. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:02 PM Flag
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Kiss the woman's ass! Who cares? If it's between your daughter having a miserable time and this I'd just suck it up. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:33 PM Flag
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I don't think there's much you can do other than be there for your kid. Tell her she can always count on you, etc. We all experience rejection in life. She'll live, and she'll be stronger for it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:48 PM Flag
[ - ] Is it weird that I have been exclusively dating a guy for over a year and he hasn't said ILY? He treats me incredibly well, a bit of an introvert but very kind and thoughtful. FWIW, we are mid 30s and I am divorced, he has never been married. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:17 PM Flag
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Drop him like a bad habit! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:27 PM Flag
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Do u say it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:31 PM Flag
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I haven't yet, no [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:32 PM Flag
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well, then... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:37 PM Flag
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This. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:46 PM Flag
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That is weird. I'd drop him. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:34 PM Flag
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the thing that baffles me a little bit is he is very sincere in being thoughtful, caring, respectful of me, kind, is true to his word, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:42 PM Flag
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np: He sounds distant. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:51 PM Flag
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he can be reserved in a certain way, and definitely comes from a family that is more reserved, though also very nice in the few times I have met them. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:53 PM Flag
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Be upfront with what you want. A year is a long time to date with no talk of where things are going. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:49 PM Flag
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I am thinking about that. The thing is, I don't even really know how to start that conversation. I was married young and for a long time. Didn't date for the first few years post-divorce and haven't really had to have "the talk" with anyone before. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:54 PM Flag
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+1. FWIW look for other ILY cues. It may be hard for him to say 'cause he's not from an ILY family. My DH is this way. He will say "ILY too" but never initiates the phrase, his actions do speak loudly to his feelings though. I've told him I would like to hear it... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:08 PM Flag
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Yes that's kind of weird after a year. May be commitment shy or at the very least emotionally detached/unavailable. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:03 PM Flag
[ - ] Wise ladies can you advise me please: Having colonoscopy on Tuesday. Prep instructions say clear foods the day before. Anything you can suggest besides chicken broth, jello, Vitamin water? Also do you think I can eat something light in the morning? Procedure is 11:00am Tuesday. Thanks. 19 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:15 PM Flag
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Ginger ale [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:17 PM Flag
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No, do not eat anything the morning of, they won't get a good picture and you will have to repeat the whole fucking thing. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:17 PM Flag
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Op here: I was asking about the day before NOT the day of. They said no food at all the day before just clear liquids. Seems like overkill. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:18 PM Flag
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Listen to them. Otherwise you will have to repeat it. Do it right. You are not gonna die from one day of clear foods. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:19 PM Flag
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This. One day of fasting won't hurt you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:27 PM Flag
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NP: overkill is good. I totally second the not wanting to have to do it over. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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Ugh. It's not overkill. You're being an ass and will have to do it over again [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:47 PM Flag
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You can eat any white fruits or vegetables, like apples without the skin or cauliflower. It's also okay to eat pasta, if you make it yourself and roll it out so thin that it's almost see-through. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:21 PM Flag
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What? You definitely can't eat cauliflower or apples. Both are very hard to digest. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:23 PM Flag
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Weird. Incorrect information from anonymous strangers on the internet? Who'da thought? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:24 PM Flag
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Hello! "But I read it on the internet!" [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:48 PM Flag
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:-D [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:49 PM Flag
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Oh fuck. You're just messing with op now [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:47 PM Flag
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gi lab rn: DO NOT eat food the day before. do the clear liquid diet. if you have too much stool in your colon when we do the colonoscopy, we'll stop the procedure ask you to come back another day. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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Good lord, it's one day OP! You will survive it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:28 PM Flag
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^^and we'll know if you cheated. seeds, stool/diarrhea will be in the colon. it's going to disgusting for us and unfortunate for you if you have to do this over. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:29 PM Flag
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Word [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:48 PM Flag
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non-red, non-purple lifesavers are ok by my GI guy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:28 PM Flag
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Broth, non-red or purple Jello - that's pretty much it. it's only one day. You can pig out the next day if you want. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:31 PM Flag
[ - ] Just met a girl named Nicholasa 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Kielbasa's her cousin. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:28 PM Flag
[ - ] Can we be honest for a moment? Ellen Pao was a skank! She allegedly screwed one of her MARRIED co-workers AT THE OFFICE in which they worked! That whole lawsuit just reeks of "greedy cash-grab attempt." Am I wrong here? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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yes you are wrong [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:19 PM Flag
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Take a deep breath. You don't know the facts of the case. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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Can we be honest for a moment? If this were about a man, not a single man or woman would call him names or care who he screwed or where. Men would just shrug it off, say "meh", and move on to a more important topic, like sports or jock itch. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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This. Collapse. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:24 PM Flag
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She and her husband are litigious parasitic classless sleezeballs. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:23 PM Flag
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The guy she had an affair with was no prize. He allegedly showed up at another female associate's hotel door wearing nothing but a bathrobe, carrying wine, whilst on a business trip. Having said that, there's no question that Kleiner wasn't a workplace that encouraged/supported/made possible female advancement (i.e., partners declining to include women in business development dinners as they "kill the buzz."). The question was would the plaintiff have advanced but for the discrimination, and it sounds like she may not have had the ability. Don't know if she's litigious; her husband's hedge fund is in bankruptcy so there are clearly some issues, but she is now the CEO of Reddit, so she's doing fine. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:47 PM Flag
[ - ] I cannot for the life of me decide whether to cut my hair. Currently mid-back, straight, relatively thick but not frizzy or anything. It is light brown, I am mid 30s, thin. Thoughts? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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don't [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:21 PM Flag
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That's too long for your age. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:22 PM Flag
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any suggestions? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:25 PM Flag
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Oh come on. It is NOT too long for someone in their mid-30s. My lord. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:38 PM Flag
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Agreed, so long as it is healthy/thick/cared for. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:47 PM Flag
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Lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:05 PM Flag
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Mid back is too long for anyone over 7 - donate it and cut it to your shoulders or just below. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:04 PM Flag
[ - ] I find it kind of weird when I see these women who meet someone at 32,married at 34, two kids by 37. Then they find out they're married to a crazy person. It took me 7 or 8 years to figure out the real person I was dating before we got married. Anyone can fake it for two years of dating and engagement, then the kids start coming and they take all the attention until you realize that you had no idea the kind of person your husband is. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:05 PM Flag
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I met ex-dh at 21 and married at 26. He turned out to be crazy. I have friends who had shorter engagements and things worked out fine. My mother, for example, married my dad within 6 months of meeting him for the first time. And they have been happily married for 50 years. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:07 PM Flag
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Honestly....dating for 7 or 8 years? That makes sense only if you meet in high school or college. If I had met someone even at age 22 i probably wouldn't wait 8 years to decide to marry him. If you are adult who needs 8 years to know if you love and trust someone, you are not paying enough attention. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:13 PM Flag
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This, 8 years is ridiculous [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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So six months is plenty of time to figure out everything you need to know about someone? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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Sometimes six months is enough. Sometimes 3 years isn't enough. I don't think you can put rules around it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:25 PM Flag
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Six months is usually plenty for me. 2-3 years is definitely long enough if you are progressing in the relationship and paying attention. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:38 PM Flag
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Really? I feel like there are a lot of people in my life who take forever to show their true colors. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:41 PM Flag
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To be fair, you can meet someone when you're young and date them and be engaged for the longest time, and life just happens. You can't take someone at one age and predict what they'll be like in another 10 or 20 years. Life throws curve balls. Life is humbling. Anyone who thinks they have a system for the "best life" is going to be disappointed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:17 PM Flag
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ITA. I knew a couple who met in med school and dated for 4 years and their marriage imploded in less than 2 years. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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I met dh at 31, married at 32, first baby at 33. 10 years later and we are fine. My parents got engaged 3 weeks after a blind date, married 6 months later (at 22 yo), had me at 24 and my sister at 27 and just celebrated their 45 year anniversary. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:25 PM Flag
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"Fine" [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:27 PM Flag
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Yes, we are still best friends, have a solid marriage, no issues. I'm not posting on FB how he's the love of my life or anything, but that's not my style. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:29 PM Flag
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Yup. My DH and I followed a more "normal" path-met in late 20s, dated, lived together, had a year+ engagement, waited another few years before DC. However, my parents moved in together after first date, got married shortly after, and are going very strong 45 years later. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:48 PM Flag
[ - ] What color are your eyes? What color are your DH's eyes? What color are your DC's eyes? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:03 PM Flag
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Me and dh: brown. 4 kids, blue, brown, hazel, blue [ Reply | More ]
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Me blue, DH dark hazel, dc's green, green and hazel. [ Reply | More ]
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Dh and I have dark brown eyes. Dd has brown and ds has blue. [ Reply | More ]
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Blue, blue, blue [ Reply | More ]
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Me, hazel/green, dh very blue, dc, pure gray [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:09 PM Flag
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Blue brown brown [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:12 PM Flag
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You need to also ask what the grandparents' eye color is... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:12 PM Flag
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Not really. Everyone in our direct lines has brown eyes, and one of my kids has blue. Recessive genes can hide for generations. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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That's right. We're sneaky that way [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:52 PM Flag
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Me brown DH blue. Dcs are brown blue hazel [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:13 PM Flag
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Hazel brown brown brown [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:16 PM Flag
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Me blue, DH green, two dcs both blue. [ Reply | More ]
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Me: blue; DH: hazel; 2 DCs: blue [ Reply | More ]
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Green. Dark brown (he's Asian). Brown with greenish hues. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:27 PM Flag
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Iridescent. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:29 PM Flag
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Me: green, DH: one brown and one green. Both kids have blue eyes - one has grayish blue - the other has these crazy bright blue eyes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:55 PM Flag
[ - ] On the subway today, two graduate students (female) were talking in an incredibly bitchy manner about one of their "friends." They criticized her weight, her looks, her penchant for following 2 beers with 2 slices of pizza which led to her "large midsection." I almost said something. What would you have done? 20 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:58 PM Flag
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ignored [ Reply | More ]
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wtf are you? you were going to say something like they were little children? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:00 PM Flag
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Yes because that's how they were acting. They deserved to be called out [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:01 PM Flag
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It is bad manners to call attention to another adult's bad manners. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:02 PM Flag
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Not if I don't know them [ Reply | More ]
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Yes it is. You can give them an evil look. That is all. [ Reply | More ]
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you sound like a bigger asshole than these grad students. [ Reply | More ]
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I'm not the one on the subway talking loudly about my friends fat ass [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:03 PM Flag
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and you're still the bigger asshole. imagine. [ Reply | More ]
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I didn't even do anything. There's a difference between thinking about saying something and actually openijg your fat mouth. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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Not by you! Not your place or your business. You are not some kind of avenging anti-rudeness superhero! [ Reply | More ]
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smote them [ Reply | More ]
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Best answer! LOL [ Reply | More ]
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They sound awful but I'd stay out of it. [ Reply | More ]
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Give one a blumpkin [ Reply | More ]
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I didn't know them? Hairy eyeball, that's it. If I knew them and the 3rd party they were talking about, I would have spoken up. [ Reply | More ]
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Well, sounds like their friend needs to chill out on the pizza and beer. [ Reply | More ]
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Don't even bother. They will just call you an old bitch. They want to trash the other girl to feel better about themselves [ Reply | More ]
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Directed them to this site where they will encounter their own kind. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:03 PM Flag
[ - ] I was shocked to learn that the old saying "spare the rod, spoil the child" actually comes from the bible. The original quote is something like "he who spares the rod, hates his child. He who loves him, disciplines him." 29 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:50 PM Flag
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Interesting [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:52 PM Flag
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So do you spank? [ Reply | More ]
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No! I just didn't know where this quote came from. [ Reply | More ]
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gosh, you're ignorant. [ Reply | More ]
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I am sure I know things that you don't. Does that make you ignorant too? [ Reply | More ]
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no way. there's probably nothing you know that i don't. [ Reply | More ]
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You're kidding, right? [ Reply | More ]
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WOW. 99% of people know that. What else don't you know? [ Reply | More ]
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discipline means "to teach", hence "disciples" i.e. Jesus [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:53 PM Flag
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I use that (metaphorically) on my dc. I have never (nor would ever) use the "rod" or hurt them, but I do discipline and that is work and it's painful, often. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:55 PM Flag
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Shocking that the Bible can be and is interpreted in different ways. That might cause some trouble down the line! [ Reply | More ]
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Lmao [ Reply | More ]
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So does, "I permit no woman to teach or have authority over men; she is to keep silent." Timothy 2:11 [ Reply | More ]
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2:12 [ Reply | More ]
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Ephesians 5:22, "Wives, submit to you husbands as to the Lord" [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:07 PM Flag
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The rest of the Ephesians 5:25-29.. "Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave Himself up for her, so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless. So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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and? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:29 PM Flag
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Right because men wrote the bible and were bigger and stronger. They also wanted to control the women. They didn't want to raise another man's child. What else is new?! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:55 PM Flag
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biological imperative [ Reply | More ]
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"He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord." -- (Deuteronomy 23:1) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:58 PM Flag
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+1 Deuteronomy is the best: When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets: Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her. 25:11-12 [ Reply | More ]
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LOL [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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(2) And they made their father drink wine that night: and the firstborn went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose. And it came to pass on the morrow, that the firstborn said unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father. And they made their father drink wine that night also: and the younger arose, and lay with him; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose. Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their father. – Bible : Genesis (19) : 33 – 36. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:02 PM Flag
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Ewwwwwww [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:05 PM Flag
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(12) And when her sister Aholibah saw this, she was more corrupt in her inordinate love than she, and in her whoredoms more than her sister in her whoredoms. She doted upon the Assyrians her neighbours, captains and rulers clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding upon horses, all of them desirable young men. Then I saw that she was defiled, that they took both one way, And that she increased her whoredoms: for when she saw men pourtrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion, Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity: And as soon as she saw them with her eyes, she doted upon them, and sent messengers unto them into Chaldea. And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom, and she was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them. So she discovered her whoredoms, and discovered her nakedness: then my mind was alienated from her, like as my mind was alienated from her sister. Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt. For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses. Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, in bruising thy teats by the Egyptians for the paps of thy youth. – Bible : Ezekiel (23) : 11 – 21. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:03 PM Flag
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1 Samuel 15:3: "This is what the Lord Almighty says ... 'Now go and strike Amalek and devote to destruction all that they have. Do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.' [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:05 PM Flag
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‘Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt-offering on one of the mountains that I shall show you.’ (Genesis 22:2) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:08 PM Flag
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Well god said to Abraham, kill me a son. Abe said "man you must be puttin me on". God said no, Abe said what? God said, "you can do what you want, Abe, but the next time you see me comin you better run." Abe said, "where you want this killing done?" And God said... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:16 PM Flag
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How bout out on highway 61? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:16 PM Flag
[ - ] Ds has middling grades at school but scored well on state tests last year for 3rd. Any chance of getting into a good MS? And oh yeah, many tardies and abscences. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:50 PM Flag
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the tardies and absences if this year are gonna kill him, see if there are any schools that say they base it all on interview and their own test, unless you can come up with Doc. notes explanations for it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:25 PM Flag
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NYC middle schools only look at 4th grade. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:28 PM Flag
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the kid is in 4th grade now... they're looking at tardies and absences... there are schools that won't even consider your child with more than 5 tardies (because unlike absences, tardies can be helped... no reason for them except that you're not making getting to school a priority) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:43 PM Flag
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It depend in how he does on state test for 4th and grades/attendance for 5th depending on school might count more than 4th [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:31 PM Flag
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The tardies are very bad. Why did you have so many? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:42 PM Flag
[ - ] Am I the only person who didn't drink - or hang out with people who didn't drink - in high school? 17 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:48 PM Flag
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Yes, loser [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:50 PM Flag
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I barely drank in HS. Same for my DD. Both of us drank more frequently but still way less than the average in HS. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:54 PM Flag
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WHAT? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:44 PM Flag
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Sorry, meant drank less than the average in college. Sounds like I'm making up for I now though! ;-) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:05 PM Flag
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I had exactly half a beer in high school. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:57 PM Flag
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probably not [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:57 PM Flag
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For my entire life, I have had only 1 glass of alcohol. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:05 PM Flag
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CrossFit founder? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:17 PM Flag
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Good for uou! Tired of all the mommies who talk about drinking wine all the time. I drank for a couple years. Totally not worth it. Overrated [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:59 PM Flag
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i didn't drink much. had a few friends who drank some but not much. it's kind of an asinine behavior all in all. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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same here - my family was European and had a more chill attitude - I was too much of a snob to drink a lot with friends [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:27 PM Flag
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My DH told me that he did not drink. I on the other hand.. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:35 PM Flag
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Yrah. And it was dumb and dangerous for you to do it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:59 PM Flag
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Never ever drank in high school. Neither did my friends. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:52 PM Flag
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Whatever. Drinking is overrated. Too many women like to talk aboit drinking and dancing on tables and partying their asses off when they were young as some sort of badge of honor. Completely fucked up behavior of which leads to some bad situations like rape [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:57 PM Flag
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totally agree. Smoke weed instead. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:07 PM Flag
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We didn't drink much - did lots of other drugs though. And didn't really hang out with anyone else in HS - just my one "BFF" and me -- all our friends were much older. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 10:07 PM Flag
[ - ] Pros and cons of Cobble Hill vs. Boerum Hill vs. Bklyn Heights. I see much nicer places for sale in Boerhum for the price, but how is the neighborhood? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
New York City 03.28.15, 08:48 PM Flag
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They're similar. Brooklyn Heights is the most expensive and has been nicest for longer (first historic district, first "suburb" of Manhattan), but doesn't have great amenities or trains unless you're near Borough Hall. Boerum Hill is smallest, really only about 5x4 blocks and has 2 large housing projects on the outskirts. I've lived here 8 years and am very happy but the blocks are not as uniformly nice as Bk Heights. Cobble Hill, IMO is the nicest neighborhood for all things, but again doesn't have great subways. It really depends where you are in each neighborhood. All are lovely places to live. Where are you looking? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 08:51 PM Flag
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I just looked on streetEasy at all three. I saw what looked like nice places on Pacific St. and State St. I like Brooklyn Heights a lot, but they don't have the space for the money and, like you said, the transportation is best near Borough Hall. Cobble Hill looks beautiful, but lacks trains and there doesn't seem to be much on the market. I was wondering how safe Boerum Hill is compared to the other two. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:05 PM Flag
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B'lyn Heights is the best for trains. Almost every line to east & west sides of Manh. is an easy walk from the Heights. Cobble Hill, not so much. But B'lyn heights is very, very expensive. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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Agree. What is above poster talking about. Brooklyn Heights has the best transportation. Every subway line goes through this neighborhood except for the G line. Clark St: 2,3, Borough Hall : 4,5,2,3, High Street:A,C, Jay St.: F, E, A, C, Court St. R. It does not get any better transportation wise. All these stations are within walking distance of each other. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:19 PM Flag
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Haha! Thank you. I am previous poster, lived in the Heights for 11 years, but have lived in another state for almost 3 yrs. I didn't have it in me to think back and remember all the subway lines. When we moved to b'lyn from Manhattan, we looked in Park Slope, then BH, and part of the attraction was how easy it is to get anywhere in the city from BH. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.28.15, 09:29 PM Flag
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