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[ - ] My 19 yo daughter's therapist told her she should lose weight if she wants to be more successful with men. She is 5'3" and a size 8. Not thin, but not fat either, and she's very cute. Wwyd? My initial reaction is to fire this woman. Wtf. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I would strangle this woman with my bare hands. Inappropriate. Fire immediately. [ Reply | More ]
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Gross. Change therapists. [ Reply | More ]
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I think this is a troll, but if it's not, fire ASAP. [ Reply | More ]
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Thanks, this was my first instinct. [ Reply | More ]
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Did you ask your daughter what she thinks of this? And how did this come up. I doubt the therapist just straight up told her this out of the blue. [ Reply | More ]
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Therapist is correct. [ Reply | More ]
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Wrong. [ Reply | More ]
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Not to be a bitch but an 8 can be BIG these days because of sizing inflation [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] SAHMs: Do you hope your son married a SAHM or a WOHM? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Who wants their grandkids raised by some Jamaican nanny? Of course I hope he marries a SAHM [ Reply | More ]
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I had a nanny and I don't remember it being this big deal. [ Reply | More ]
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SAHM [ Reply | More ]
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Whatever makes him and his wife happy. [ Reply | More ]
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Wohm [ Reply | More ]
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I hope if my son marries a woman who ends up being a SAHM that it is a joint decision, not something that she unilaterally decided she would do before she found my DS. [ Reply | More ]
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Wohm and I wish I could sahm mostly because i do not love my job. So, i hope he marries a wohn that loves her job or a sahm who loves to sahm [ Reply | More ]
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You just assume he'll love his job? [ Reply | More ]
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I don't care. I hope childcare is a joint decision, I would not want my son marrying a career SAHM. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] i'm 35. please recommend a face scrub. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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i make my own: coconut oil and brown sugar. [ Reply | More ]
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Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What's for dinner? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Smitten Kitchen kale and quinoa salad, some leftover roasted butternut squash. And wine. [ Reply | More ]
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HOW DID YOU SCORE KALE?? [ Reply | More ]
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Baby kale in the clamshell. I went shopping on Saturday. [ Reply | More ]
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pot roast - in the oven now [ Reply | More ]
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Freshly baked bread and beef-vegetable stew in slowcooker. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] It's National Holocaust Remembrance Day. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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According to my calendar, that day is April 16. [ Reply | More ]
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Right. It's 70 years since liberation of Auschwitz, I think. [ Reply | More ]
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It's the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] DS, 5.5 yrs old, is cleaning his LEGOs with a wet paper towel to avoid going outside in the snow! lol. He told me he'd rather "clean up". 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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That's cute! I have to work and 4.5 yo DS keeps begging me to go outside. :( [ Reply | More ]
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lol [ Reply | More ]
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Gay [ Reply | More ]
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Asshole [ Reply | More ]
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Weird [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Nanny is here but work is slower than I thought. Should I send her home? Dc is napping. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Yes, but I would still pay her for a full day. Be kind. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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You're a jerk. [ Reply | More ]
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Be nice: send her home but pay her for the day. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I saw on college confidential that someone called Northwestern and WashU "wannabe ivies." I've never heard that before. What does UB make of this? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I think they're great schools. "wannabe ivy" is a weird term. It is true that most ivies are better but what are you gonna do, not everyone can go to ivies and most people do want to go to ivies. So like every college is a wannabe ivy [ Reply | More ]
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op: just think it's a weird term for schools ranked higher than some of the ivies and with lower acceptance rates than some ivies. Seems like "wannabe ivy" would apply more to schools like USC and NYU that are ranked below the ivies and that people who apply to ivies so often end up at [ Reply | More ]
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Someone's trolling there, are you trolling here? [ Reply | More ]
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This [ Reply | More ]
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op: I went to WashU. Never heard anyone call if a wannabe ivy, but wondering if this is a thing in NYC as it's not a thing where I live. [ Reply | More ]
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Must be the next level down from the 'little ivies' (Amherst, Williams, etc) and the 'public ivies' (U of Mich, UC Berkley, etc)? [ Reply | More ]
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East coast bias. Acutally Penn is a wannabe Ivy. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Are restaurants open? I want to order in 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Give me the name of the place, and I'll google it for you, then post the number here. [ Reply | More ]
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yes. this. We will all google for you! [ Reply | More ]
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Seamless won't post them if theyre not currently open. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What does it mean when a baby "came into the world on his own" at x:00 pm ? I am picturing him like crawling out haha. Please help me translate this. 18 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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OMG please tell me that is not some new Portlandia way to say unmedicated / "natural" childbirth. Please. [ Reply | More ]
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No csection [ Reply | More ]
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Beats me. Maybe a taxi delivery? [ Reply | More ]
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Busted out of there with no help (modern interpretation). In the old days, maybe baby survived mom. [ Reply | More ]
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I guess bragging about vaginal no mess ... Her delivery was better? This must be her first child [ Reply | More ]
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OP yep its her first. [ Reply | More ]
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Sorry no meds. Fucking spellcheck [ Reply | More ]
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not a c-section? self-birth (very advanced, tt bound, no doubt)... seriously, no idea. [ Reply | More ]
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he popped out. no pushing. no c sec. [ Reply | More ]
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Came tap dancing out like the WB frog while mom was watching TV. [ Reply | More ]
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Maybe they had a scheduled c section but he was born vaginally instead? Was born early before his due date? [ Reply | More ]
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OP thats a good point. Maybe her doc was saying he would induce on say Friday and she told some friends and then the baby ended up coming on Wednesday instead. [ Reply | More ]
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np: probably the low pressure from the storm. [ Reply | More ]
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Definitely arrived via Uber.it's modern and resourceful. [ Reply | More ]
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Lol [ Reply | More ]
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Hope baby didn't get gouged w/surge pricing [ Reply | More ]
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did she have it in a cab? or a sidewalk? [ Reply | More ]
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He came into the world in the usual way. But there were planes to catch, and bills to pay... [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] It's still snowing in Boston. :( 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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It's winter. God bless the earth. :) [ Reply | More ]
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It's beautiful! [ Reply | More ]
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I wish we had snow in NYC. [ Reply | More ]
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I know. So pretty! [ Reply | More ]
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There are White Walkers there at this point. [ Reply | More ]
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It's not beautiful on Nantucket, we have no power. I expect my laptop battery to die fairly soon. We have a generator so we are not freezing, various friends are here too. [ Reply | More ]
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Why are you on Nantucket in january? [ Reply | More ]
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God bless you guys on Nantucket. It is going to get dark soon. [ Reply | More ]
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The night is dark and full of terrors. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Anyone have troubles going through IVF while working? The meds make me sick and gives me headaches. So hard to do my job. Ugh 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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It sucked, I just felt very bloated. [ Reply | More ]
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GL to you [ Reply | More ]
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I just finished a cycle and felt very sick a lot of the time and also very tired. I was able to work from home a lot otherwise I don't know how people do it everyday. [ Reply | More ]
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OP: thanks for the sympathy. I thought I was the only one that barely could handle it. And I'm about to do another round. Ugh! [ Reply | More ]
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The worst part to me over the shots was the birth control at the beginning and the progesterone at the end. Both made me so nauseous and ill. [ Reply | More ]
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What are you taking? I was on menopour (150) and follistim (300), i was fine, just a little bloated. [ Reply | More ]
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i was getting a pretty bad back pain on progesterone shots. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] How many of us went to boarding school? What school and year? 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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deerfield, 95 [ Reply | More ]
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Andover - graduated mid 90s. [ Reply | More ]
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School in UK. Graduated 92. [ Reply | More ]
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Exeter '98 [ Reply | More ]
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I went to one of the girls schools class of 1980 [ Reply | More ]
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Dh, Exeter late 80's [ Reply | More ]
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Deerfield. 1990's. [ Reply | More ]
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Culver, 04 [ Reply | More ]
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Was that the military school that used to advertise in the back of National Geographic? Did you like it? [ Reply | More ]
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Miss Porter's, early '90's [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What is the weirdest most hidden part of NYC including queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx- or nearby nj or upstate- that you have ever been to? 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Udall's Cove in Queens. [ Reply | More ]
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City island [ Reply | More ]
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I've been to every single corner of Brooklyn and most of Queens. Just different neighborhoods IMO and not weird. I wasn't too happy in Toms River, NJ, where my parents used to live. It was retirement central. Felt really out of place. [ Reply | More ]
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Ooh did you ever know the Marshall family? [ Reply | More ]
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In Toms River? No. I pulled in and out as quickly as I could. [ Reply | More ]
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Hmm if your parents are just retired there, they probably didn't either. That was the family in the 80s in Toms River where the dad paid to have someone kill his wife because he was having an affair with another mom [ Reply | More ]
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My parents moved there in the early aughts. They didn't like it and eventually moved back to my old hometown. I imagine they heard something about it while they were there. I'm not familiar with the story. [ Reply | More ]
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The son got married to Tracy gold. Robbie something [ Reply | More ]
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Robbie Marshall? [ Reply | More ]
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Not really weird but the Rockaways, Broad Channel, Gerritsen Beach, have a very distinct and isolated feel. [ Reply | More ]
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Brighten Beach is awesome. You feel like you are in Russia [ Reply | More ]
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Most isolated parts of the Bronx? [ Reply | More ]
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City Island. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Do men actually express an interest to 'bond' with other people when they're trying to pull one over on you? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Single men? No experience with that as most of the guys I knew or know are fairly genuine. I've been married for 26 years and DH is pretty straight forward, to a fault actually. [ Reply | More ]
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My dh has never expressed an urge to bond with anyone. That kind of word isn't in his vocab. He would prob say he wanted to grab dinner w his friends. [ Reply | More ]
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What do you mean? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] PSD tells us that the the ss boys schools are getting more focus from parents this year than in past years. We certainly began the process thinking we wanted Co-Ed and K-12 if possible, but frankly were really impressed by all the boys schools we toured. We thought no less of the co-eds, but were really pleasantly surprised at the boys schools all around. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Why are ss schools getting more focus? [ Reply | More ]
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would NEVER do a ss for a boy. for a girl, yes. boy, no. [ Reply | More ]
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Gay molesters [ Reply | More ]
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Ha. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. We believe in ss for a boy but not for a girl! I guess everyone knows their kids best. [ Reply | More ]
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We had the same thoughts when we toured a few years ago. We have one of each and thought we would want co-ed, but ss just felt right for our DS. We are so happy we chose ss….go with your gut! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I hate employees that cannot follow direction. Big boss gave everyone the day off, one of my not so bright employees decided to show up for work - set off the alarms and cannot understand why I am upset with her for not informing me before showing up...I had to find out from my boss that all of this went down this morning. I now look like an idiot for not knowing what my team is doing and boss is upset for having to deal on a day he gave everyone off. 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I have a coworker who is similar. He tries to be a martyr all the time- he'll show up on days he took off, he'll hop onto emails that he shouldn't. He doesn't look like a go-getter, he just makes things worse for everyone- our bosses included. [ Reply | More ]
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What are you going to do about it. Agreed it is very annoying. [ Reply | More ]
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Note the behavior in her/his annual review [ Reply | More ]
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not really sure, except explain it again [ Reply | More ]
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ITA - one of the worst things is when I look like I don't know what a team member is doing. The flip side of autonomy, I guess, but I keep reiterating that I want to be informed. [ Reply | More ]
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I know...I don't want to have to always think for them, but at least run it by me so I know and don't look like I'm just letting everyone do whatever they want [ Reply | More ]
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Why did she do this? Did she think it would look impressive? [ Reply | More ]
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NP- most likely yes. "Oh, it's not snowing anymore, I really should go in even though the office was already announced closed!" [ Reply | More ]
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I think so, she has a habit of trying to show off - first in/last out - the problem is her work product does not show the time put in [ Reply | More ]
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How long has she been there? [ Reply | More ]
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She made a mistake. Tell her so and then let this go. This is not exactly a felony. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What is your preferred kitchen style - Poggenpohl style super modern, or more classic? 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Mexican chic. [ Reply | More ]
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super modern. [ Reply | More ]
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Classic but not traditional, shaker cabinets, marble counters etc. clean lines but nothing ornate. I like the super modern too but wouldn't want it in my own kitchen [ Reply | More ]
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http://hookedonhouses.net/2011/03/03/no-snobby-carrara-marble-for-my-kitchen/ so you like something like this first pic ? [ Reply | More ]
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operating room modern, intel chip lab modern - you get it. [ Reply | More ]
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Somewhere in between. Minimal and warm. [ Reply | More ]
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My kitchen has a lot of fancy cream cabinetry, dark wood floor, gray granite. That was the kitchen the house had. Rich colors for fabric, colored glass and pottery. Some cheap oriental runners and area rugs. That is my contribution. I don't know if it has a style name. [ Reply | More ]
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Classic/vintage farmhouse but w big pro range. [ Reply | More ]
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Poggenpohl/Italian modern [ Reply | More ]
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Super modern only looks that way for 2 years, tops. Not a fan of old fashioned kitchens, but I like a classic look. [ Reply | More ]
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classic - super modern does nothing for me, not warm and inviting imo [ Reply | More ]
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