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[ - ] Do all sinus infections require antibiotics? I had a cold, now pain in my upper teeth and still stuffy. Do I need to take antibiotics? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:43 PM Flag
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A cold is a virus. Antibiotics don't work on viruses. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:47 PM Flag
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I know, but how can you know if a cold has turned into a sinus infection. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:48 PM Flag
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Pressure and pain in your head and face. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:50 PM Flag
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Most of the time they go away within a couple of weeks if you use decongestants. If I feel one coming on, I use my kid's nebulizer because it breaks it up. If it doesn't go away, get it checked out to make sure it's not a bacterial infection. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:49 PM Flag
[ - ] Elizabeth Gilbert would be exhausting to have as a friend. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:28 PM Flag
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Yes so would Glennon [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:55 PM Flag
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For a second I thought you were talking about the actress from Little House on the Prairie and I was confuse [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:55 PM Flag
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Melissa Gilbert. Love her. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:57 PM Flag
[ - ] Should I watch My Brilliant Friend? Didn't read books - tried to, but couldn't get into them. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:27 PM Flag
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Yes, I also didn't read the book but loved the TV series. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:57 PM Flag
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Why not? It's nicely done. I read the books but can't say I found them riveting, like others did... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:57 PM Flag
[ - ] Haven't been out to dinner in a while. Looking to do something fun on Saturday night. Any restaurant suggestions? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:23 PM Flag
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what kind of food do you like and do you care what neighborhood [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:35 PM Flag
[ - ] So sad. Dd grew up going to school with a girl whose mother died when she was very young. Her father was distant and traveled often but now he’s very ill too. She has no siblings and is 24. It’s jsut awful 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:10 PM Flag
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take her in for holidays, seriously [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:13 PM Flag
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It's only as sad as you want to make it. I'm sure the girl (or young woman now) has adjusted accordingly. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:13 PM Flag
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People on UB have terrible EQ. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:56 PM Flag
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I agree. Very sad. No one entirely adjust. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:22 PM Flag
[ - ] would you be insulted if someone said you and dh didn't look like a couple. What does it mean? 19 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:07 PM Flag
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It’s an off putting remark. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:08 PM Flag
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I can't imagine being in a situation where someone would have the balls to say so. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:09 PM Flag
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It would cause me to think less of the person making the remark. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:11 PM Flag
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this [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:12 PM Flag
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should have asked them! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:12 PM Flag
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well I will give a little more context, he is my soon to be ex. She was trying to sort of provide it as an explanation of the split. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:14 PM Flag
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So there's your answer. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:19 PM Flag
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well so what does it mean for people not to look like they belong together? that he is better looking than me? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:23 PM Flag
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Oy, she was probably saying it to cushion or deflect from the pain of divorce. I wouldn't evaluate it too deeply if that's the case. Sometimes people say things with the intention of feeling helpful. Obviously not everyone can pick up on those cues. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:25 PM Flag
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np: i wouldn't go there. more that you didn't seem to "match," which to me is less about looks than how you act or your personal styles. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:34 PM Flag
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Why on earth would someone say that? WTF would be my reaction. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:16 PM Flag
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The guy at the Apple store didn't believe I was married to my husband. He is a regular customer since the mall is next to his office. He asked me to go handle something for him, even with ID they didn't believe me. They almost fell off their chairs when we came back in together. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:22 PM Flag
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why? age difference? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:24 PM Flag
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We're the ones who are married but we live separately. Our dd's phone is on his account and she needed it replaced. I end up in his area when I go pick her up from his office and that's where the Apple store it. They see him with his girlfriend and they presumed she was his wife. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:29 PM Flag
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They basically thought I was his ex-wife trying to do funny business on his account. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:30 PM Flag
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Well, their reaction is understandable. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:31 PM Flag
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I would be offended, absolutely. That's the kind of thing someone needs to keep to themselves. DH and I were out once and we were talking to another couple that we knew, but not well, and she said that we were such a great looking couple, and that her and her fiance barely looked like a couple. She laughed, but the look on that poor guys face was so sad. It was pretty awkward and I didn't understand the point of her saying that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:44 PM Flag
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actually, one time, i saw my boyfriend's brother and his wife at a party and they truly did not act like a couple. and i said this to the wife because i was surprised when they offered me a ride somewhere as a couple. and she was kind of flattered because it meant she was an "independent woman." so it depends on your outlook. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:55 PM Flag
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People ask all the time if we are together. But we have a large age difference. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:57 PM Flag
[ - ] Boarding school worth it if not TT? 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:05 PM Flag
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yes, TT is an overused word and really, I think, pretty much a bunch of BS. Go where your kid will thrive [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:07 PM Flag
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This. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:10 PM Flag
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yes but you wouldn't want your 98% ssat kid at a school with an average of 65. look at my links below. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:30 PM Flag
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bs mom here. which one? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:13 PM Flag
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^or we can take this to ybm so you can delete, lmk [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:16 PM Flag
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do you live in Florida? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:21 PM Flag
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no NY [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:23 PM Flag
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snort [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:24 PM Flag
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what, not NYC [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:29 PM Flag
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are you freaking out yet [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:32 PM Flag
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Millbrook? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:22 PM Flag
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are you full pay? can you afford it? our school has sent kids there and will not send kids to "bad" schools (schools with no supervision, shitty academics). The average ssat score isn't fantastic (one site says you need an 80 https://ssatpracticetest.com/web-app/admissions/millbrook-new-york.html , another says 67 http://mytutor.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/201617_SSAT_full_book2_12.15.16.pdf but if that matches your child then it's good. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:29 PM Flag
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I know people who went there and it is a lovely school. I say yes worth it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:38 PM Flag
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worth it is relative but yes. My friends' kids are day students at a bs and it is incredible. It is not a HADES or GLADCHEMS school but it is a hidden gem. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:19 PM Flag
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I went to one of the GLADCHEMS and it was amazing experience but I wasnt top half of the class so got lost in the shuffle for college acceptances. I think a non TT school is amazing for the right student. so def worth it for more nurturing less competitive BS for a student who isnt top top of class [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:43 PM Flag
[ - ] What are the reputations of the different towns in Westchester County? If you could pick one in which to live, which one? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:04 PM Flag
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I personally would live in Ossining bc it's more diverse and has a great HS [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:11 PM Flag
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Is there a cute town? I’ve never been there. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:25 PM Flag
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i would live in bronxville or scarsdale or irv [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:14 PM Flag
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or chappaqua but that's too rural for me, same with armonk (byram hills schools) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:16 PM Flag
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Katonah? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:14 PM Flag
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Way too far away. And very country. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:25 PM Flag
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Chappaqua? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:15 PM Flag
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Harrison? Rye? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:15 PM Flag
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I would live in larchmont if I had to pick one. Not rural at all and on the water. Plus beautiful parks and plenty of restaurants you can walk to if you get the right house. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:24 PM Flag
[ - ] Really annoyed: Postpartum teacher has extended her maternity leave for another month. DC is doing ok but it has been chaos. Anyone else have a similar situation? Did it put your DC behind? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:03 PM Flag
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what grade? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:12 PM Flag
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Do you care at all that this might not be frivolous and that the teacher’s dc might be having a problem or she might not have been able to arrange safe child care yet? Your issue is with school administration. It’s their job to ensure there is not chaos in that classroom. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:13 PM Flag
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This. I cannot believe a woman is blaming another woman for having a baby. With women like her, who needs men to keep us down? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:41 PM Flag
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Given the responses above, I'm confused as to what you mean by "postpartum teacher." I thought this referred to post childbirth. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:17 PM Flag
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My child had 3 teachers in one class one semester. It was awful and grade suffered. Pissed but it’s one of those little annoyances you just get past [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:35 PM Flag
[ - ] Sexual misconduct at St Ann’s 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:59 PM Flag
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Assume it was already discussed here but I couldn’t find thread [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:00 PM Flag
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Awful. Why anyone would want their children to go to that school is beyond me [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:07 PM Flag
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There are plenty of people who send their kids to that school. Your opinion wasn't asked for. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:24 PM Flag
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Sorry, it’s so shocking that a school that was founded to be lax about drugs and sex ends up with faculty who take sexual advantage of students. Unless they name the faculty, school is still complicit [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:47 PM Flag
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Flagged. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:56 PM Flag
[ - ] Can someone give me a ballpark figure of how much a neuropsych from Dr. Salberg cost? And has anyone had an associate do theirs at Child Mind? What did you think if so? TIA 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:59 PM Flag
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7k [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:24 PM Flag
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Salberg 7K, his partner 5K. Child Mind- 2-3K with grad student and 5K with PhD [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:36 PM Flag
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Salsberg is a factory now. Go elsewhere. I recommend Bob Bartlett [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:38 PM Flag
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7-8k and the report was incredibly detailed. He described our very unusual child perfectly. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:47 PM Flag
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What a racket! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:51 PM Flag
[ - ] breckenridge - I've never been so high up. how do you know if the altitude will get to you? and how does it affect kids? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:56 PM Flag
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High altitudes, if you're not acclimated, can result in headaches, grogginess, nausea. It takes me a day or two to get used to it, and it took several days when we were in Peru, but coca tea helped (although illegal in the U.S.). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:00 PM Flag
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Imitrex injections, one in AM, will get rid of any altitude sickness. Believe me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:06 PM Flag
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Stay hydrated, wear sun screen, don't drink to much alcohol. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:08 PM Flag
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we have gone with kids age 3 and 8. we were all fine, and skiing following am. drink lots of water when land denver. I had slight headach first night but with 2 tylenol and it was gone. just take it easy the day you arrive [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:11 PM Flag
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I am not affected by high altitude at all, but DH gets very ill. He ended up in the hospital in Aspen thinking he was dying from a heart attack. It was altitude sickness. He now gets a prescription from the doctor before every trip we take to a place with high altitude. We drove up to Pike's Peak (14,000 ft) and he was still ill, but it is what it is. I felt fine. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:26 PM Flag
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a lot of water means a gallon, not a quart. I was just in Colorado about 5 weeks ago. I felt the altitude and after a night drinking A TON of water and taking advil, I was able to ski the next day. Helps to drink hot water with lemon if you are chilly. you won't know until you go...just take advil when you land and start drinking (and peeing). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:40 PM Flag
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Dh got sick in Breck. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:59 PM Flag
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Skied there and no one felt anything, group of 10, including kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:59 PM Flag
[ - ] How much do suburban public teachers make in NY? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:49 PM Flag
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which town? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:51 PM Flag
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dont know, but suspect in Westchester school districts could be $150k with 15+yr experience. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:51 PM Flag
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this info is public. Most make in the 130 range and can earn more with coaching etc [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:53 PM Flag
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Highest paid earn that. Starts at 45K [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:59 PM Flag
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maybe in the contract link https://www.scarsdaleschools.k12.ny.us/Page/13743 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:54 PM Flag
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np; saw it page 38,39. you are correct mostly 130 range. my guess 150 was with phd. [ Reply | More ]
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holy crap our head of the district makes 270K [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:43 PM Flag
[ - ] I think, thanks to everyone FLAGGING, the insane mother was suspended. We are fine until she makes yet another account. 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:47 PM Flag
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You are out of control. Seriously, get some help. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:49 PM Flag
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op-no, that insane poster is the one out of control. LOL at BU, LOL at McGill bc she doesn't like the OP post? [ Reply | More ]
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Collapsed for boring content. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:51 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:57 PM Flag
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which poster was that? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:06 PM Flag
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What are you even talking about? What post got somebody suspended? I don't think flagging even works at this site. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:09 PM Flag
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OP is referring to this post, where the mod just responded to OP by deleting all the "flag" comments OP left! Haha, sucks to be you, troll. http://www.urbanbaby.com/topics/55902006 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:15 PM Flag
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^^^^OP is probably one more misstep away from getting banned. I hope. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:16 PM Flag
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are you from Florida? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:19 PM Flag
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Nope, I'm from the Big Apple. NYC. Da five boroughs. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:25 PM Flag
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are you freaking out yet? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:27 PM Flag
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Are you? You're the one trying to get banned. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:29 PM Flag
[ - ] Was there a lot of correlation between ERBs and SAT scores of your DC? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:42 PM Flag
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sorry for the double post! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:42 PM Flag
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yes. My dd took the ERB (without me knowing in 3rd grade) and scored some insanely high score. She got a very high SAT score without prepping and is going to Yale. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:45 PM Flag
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TY. And congratulations to your DD! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:48 PM Flag
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thank you, it wan't me. You get what you get. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:52 PM Flag
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np How could you not know that your DD was taking the ERB? Was it a surprise ERB? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:56 PM Flag
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or-I actually did not know she took it until I got a letter from the school saying she is one of 4 kids who were picked in the grade for a G&T pull out class, which I also did not know the school had. I went in for a meeting to discuss and the principal said something about her raw score being the highest he had ever seen in 20 years. The testing was on he school calendar but I didn't know it and dd didn't mention it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:00 PM Flag
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Is this NYC? Sounds... interesting. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:02 PM Flag
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no, middle of the road nassau county school. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:03 PM Flag
[ - ] I just signed up for the Hamilton lottery - do you have to do it every day? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
New York City 03.26.19, 05:35 PM Flag
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lol, yes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:35 PM Flag
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I won after 2 years of playing. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:35 PM Flag
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I was encouraged by seeing other people say this, so here goes nothing! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:37 PM Flag
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Was it worth it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:50 PM Flag
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Only if you want to win! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:39 PM Flag
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I have entered every day for years and have never won. Doesn't hurt to try, though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 05:39 PM Flag
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Same. I finally gave up about 8 months ago. It had been daily for about 2 years - Hamilton and Book of Mormon and a couple of others. Nada. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:02 PM Flag
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Dd won the dear Evan Hanson lottery on her first try. Felt super lucky especially since it was still the original cast. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.26.19, 06:10 PM Flag
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