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[ - ] Many people called it. Alec Baldwin is going to do Trump for the upcoming season of SNL. God dammit, Alec Baldwin, you are a glorious bastard. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:45 PM Flag
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He's such a natural dick. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:46 PM Flag
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ITA. Love him. He will be great at it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:46 PM Flag
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I love him in every role [ Reply | More ]
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Me too except for his choice in current wife. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:48 PM Flag
[ - ] I can't find the original post, but to the Mom with the DS who cheated on his gf - take away his cellphone. I'm sure you pay for his phone, tel him you don't want to fund his bullshit (presumably he used his phone to carry out the cheating). Should help send the message. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:38 PM Flag
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I mised the post but is a mom punishing her son for cheating on a girlfriend? That seems soooo ....odd. And boundary crossing [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:39 PM Flag
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I thought so till I read her responses. She's one awesome woman. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:43 PM Flag
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will you link to it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:46 PM Flag
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Mom needs to stay out of DS's sex life. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:40 PM Flag
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I wouldn't want my son treating girls disrespectfully. One opportunity to nip this in the bud [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:44 PM Flag
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If he is banging two ladies, that train has left the station. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:46 PM Flag
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Then you must insist that he marry her immediately! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:40 PM Flag
[ - ] When did this site come back up? I was checking over the summer and it was down. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:33 PM Flag
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it switched to secure.urbanbaby. it was never gone [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:34 PM Flag
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Ah thanks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:36 PM Flag
[ - ] How do you respond when your older kids, like young teens, give you attitude and resistance when you ask them to do things? 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:29 PM Flag
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I try not to have it escalate into a fight. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:33 PM Flag
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I calmly say "You aren't allowed to speak to us that way." DH yells. It's awful. Just happened overnight. Hormones. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:34 PM Flag
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Happened overnight w my dd too. Older son was smooth sailing so I'm stunned by this whippersnapper at 12. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:41 PM Flag
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Well it depends on what I am asking and how they respond. For the most part, I can look at dc (14yo) and say "really?" if there is a certain look or tone I don't like. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:35 PM Flag
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This is a great question. My dh handles it better than I do. I have to yell but dh can get dc to cut it out without yelling. I think it is because I am home all the time and by the time we get to attitude I am D.O.N.E. and he is coming home all fresh from work with tons of patience. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:36 PM Flag
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I'm home all day and I stay calm. DH can walk through the door and yell. He has a zero tolerance policy. I keep saying "Ignore. Do not engage. Do not poke the bear." He just can't help himself. If he argues with DS all through puberty I may have to leave. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:39 PM Flag
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So maybe it is me. I just need more patience. This is a hard age. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:44 PM Flag
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No don't beat yourself up. They get on your last nerve. I now understand the 60s/70s Moms who drank all day. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:47 PM Flag
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It is hard with a certain kind of kid. Prob a parent child pair issue.... Strict/compliant ok. Strict/non compliant not ok [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:48 PM Flag
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I get angry; I don't have the energy to waste on arguing but I get drawn in fast. My childhood was strict. We got hit. We obeyed. Our kids have so much more and we sacrifice so much for them... Then to get this BS attitude? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:45 PM Flag
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I get drawn in fast too. I give the look and they know. I inherited the look from my mom. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:48 PM Flag
[ - ] Is $50 per day reasonable for groceries for a family of 4? 22 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:25 PM Flag
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Very. We do $100 per day. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:26 PM Flag
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You spend $3000 per month on groceries? Wow. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:27 PM Flag
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Yeah all organic and we only eat out on weekends. Kids have breakfast at home & we all pack lunch. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:31 PM Flag
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Organic lobster and caviar I assume. This is patently bullshit. You'd have to struggle to spend $100 a day on normal food. And we eat all organic and I have two teenaged boys. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:32 PM Flag
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Rude. We don't eat caviar and only lobster in the summer vacation. We eat grass feed beef though. It adds up & 4 people take lunch everyday. We would be spending a lot more than $100 eating lunch & dinner out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:35 PM Flag
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yes, agree. I think about that every time I spend a it of $$ at Whole Foods. We would easily spend 75-100 on dinner and 50 on lunch if we ate out lunch and dinner [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:38 PM Flag
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Do you only shop at Whole Foods? Are you including alcohol in this budget? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:34 PM Flag
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We spend a bit more than that for a family of 3 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:28 PM Flag
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I can see how that would happen but I wouldn't call it "reasonable". [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:29 PM Flag
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If also eating out often [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:30 PM Flag
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I spend about $200-300/wk, family of 4. West Coast. One kid eats like a horse though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:30 PM Flag
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West coast prices don't really apply though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:31 PM Flag
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No, I bet you are right. That's why I included it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:33 PM Flag
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false. it's about the same, unless we are talking a delivery service. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:34 PM Flag
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Yes they're more expensive. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:38 PM Flag
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Why? Really curious. Is west coast More Or Less expensive [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:40 PM Flag
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OR: ha! Now I don't know. Have no idea if WC is more or less expensive than NYC for groceries. I have to go to three grocery stores though, which is annoying. Costco, Trader Joe's and either Safeway or Target. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:43 PM Flag
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This sounds normal. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:32 PM Flag
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I don't feel so bad. We spend about $50 a day. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:35 PM Flag
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I probably spend at least 300 a week and we eat out on the weekends [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:36 PM Flag
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Same and I meal plan, don't waste food and don't shop at whole foods [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:43 PM Flag
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Isn't it a bit much? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:46 PM Flag
[ - ] Augh! Been dreading this moment....Bridezilla-to-be just honored me by asking me to be a bridesmaid in her extravaganza. Groom is DH's best pal. Wedding is cross-country, bride is insisting on showers AND bachelorette parties on both coasts. She is a trust funder, she has no clue how regular folks with fulltime jobs and toddlers live. Wedding an excrutiating 12 months away, every detail chronicled on FB. I wish I could gracefully decline......just venting! 19 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:21 PM Flag
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Can't you? If you indeed have a FT job and a toddler it may be near impossible to actually participate in all her hoopla [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:23 PM Flag
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Decline. Do it gracefully, but decline. No good will come of this [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:23 PM Flag
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Why can't you just graciously decline? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:24 PM Flag
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"thank you so much, I really am so honored. Unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to make the shower or the bachelorette, so I don't think it'd be right to accept your lovely offer. Can't wait to celebrate with you at the wedding though! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:27 PM Flag
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OP. .... Hmmmm, I like that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:31 PM Flag
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Do it! The worst that can happen is she says she'd still like you to be a bridesmaid. This way she already knows you won't be at the events. For each of them, offer to send something and/or cover a cost (to keep the other tramps from talking shit about you haha). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:41 PM Flag
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Great advice [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:44 PM Flag
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You can either decline or decline the stupid events. Tell DH first. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:28 PM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:35 PM Flag
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How bout saying you are PG and may need to go on bed rest? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:28 PM Flag
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I WANT TO DECLINE, but DH will be a groomsman and is all gung ho..... not thinking about the expenses, logistics,and annoyances. I am TTC, so maybe a pregnancy will allow me to bow out! We had such a simple-for-everyone hassle-free wedding, and this is going to be the complete opposite,....sigh. Bride is very self centered and oblivious; groom is not. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:30 PM Flag
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So he can be a groomsman and you can be a guest. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:31 PM Flag
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This this this. Decline graciously. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:47 PM Flag
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Groom Should rein her in then. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:32 PM Flag
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You don't need a pregnancy. Tell her you're excited to celebrate with her at the wedding and any local activities. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:33 PM Flag
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Just decline! Who cares what she thinks?! You're not even friends! This is your husband's circus. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:35 PM Flag
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Um....decline gracefully. Id have zero to do with this shit. You can't help but fail her highness. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:35 PM Flag
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Thanks for feeling my pain, ladies! Will discuss this further with DH, however I know am going to come across as a party pooper..... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:44 PM Flag
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You do sound like one though. Why all the put downs? You did your wedding the way you liked and she is doing hers in her way. If your dh is excited and this is his bf why fight this so hard? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:48 PM Flag
[ - ] Asking a SAHM if she works is like a SAHM asking if you raise your own kids and then getting confused when you get mad. 18 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:19 PM Flag
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This is really true and I'm a wahm [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:20 PM Flag
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Nannies suck [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:22 PM Flag
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It's true. You choose to work or raise your kids. Can't do both. Pick one and be happy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:20 PM Flag
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Hard to be happy. We need money and I want to raise my kids. It's going so fast. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:21 PM Flag
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Tell DH to get his ass off the couch and I'd happily raise my own kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:21 PM Flag
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No, he needs to get his money's worth. My value to him is in my added income. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:22 PM Flag
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Um, not everyone has a choice idiot. We work because we have to. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:21 PM Flag
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That's dumb. All parents are raising their dc's, even the ones that work. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:24 PM Flag
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Please, you can work and still raise your children. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:25 PM Flag
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Maybe YOU can't do both, which is why you bowed out of one. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:36 PM Flag
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It's a legitimate question. Do you raise your own kids or not? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:22 PM Flag
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Most do not unless they have TT husbands [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:23 PM Flag
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Don't say that. The harpies will say they all cheat lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:23 PM Flag
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Raise? Really? Do fathers not raise their children? Why does it need to be a 24/7 duty to count as raising? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:28 PM Flag
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Fathers do not raise their children. Are you on crack? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:31 PM Flag
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+1 12 hours of the day. The majority of the time the nanny is raising them, wiping their tears, loving them and taking care of them. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:32 PM Flag
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They are babysitting them. Who teaches them right from wrong? Who makes decisions about their well being, health, education? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:42 PM Flag
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So....trolling? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:39 PM Flag
[ - ] I hate the word 'hack.' 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I hate the word pivot. [ Reply | More ]
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I hate the word moist. [ Reply | More ]
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Upleveling [ Reply | More ]
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oooh good one. Managing up is a phrase I hate with the burning rage of a thousand suns. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:49 PM Flag
[ - ] Which house wife of the OC is the craziest?? Shannon? 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:15 PM Flag
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Yes, Shannon. [ Reply | More ]
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Why do you think this? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:16 PM Flag
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Her OCD is over-the-top. I dearly loathe Heather andcTamra too. And Vicky. Gawd, they are all just riduculous. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:24 PM Flag
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OMG listen to Watch What Crappens podcast.,David? David David David. Hilarious. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:16 PM Flag
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I have a superiorly stupid question. I'm older, though, so forgive me. How do you listen to podcasts, through what, and is it through your phone or laptop or what? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:19 PM Flag
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You are right, that's a stupid question [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:19 PM Flag
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Not a stupid question. There is a podcast app on iPhone. Honestly, I had my son set it up for me, LOL. Think you can listen on computer, too. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:23 PM Flag
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thank you! I don't have an iPhone but I have an iPad [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:29 PM Flag
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Can anyone recommend a podcast app? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:31 PM Flag
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Hey how did you all set this up? I am on my iPhone. Is there one app that sets you up for all podcasts that you can choose? Or is there one app for each podcast? I am confused. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:39 PM Flag
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Kelly for sure [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:41 PM Flag
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Jacqueline Laurita beats them all [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:41 PM Flag
[ - ] Spin off of the SAHM issue:don't ask what do you do. Ask if they work. What do you do is a weird question. What do you do... For what? For life? For money? LOL. Then you won't be in any drama. You can ask if someone works. It's not loaded. 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:11 PM Flag
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ITA [ Reply | More ]
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I don't mind bc I work but I would never ask someone, "What do you do?" Ummm, what? There's only one possible reply to this if you don't work. I do nothing? I do mom stuff? Morons. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:12 PM Flag
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Answer: I don't work [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:15 PM Flag
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What do you do = what do you do for a living = what is your job that earns you a living [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:15 PM Flag
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So say I don't do anything (for a living)? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:15 PM Flag
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I don't work [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:39 PM Flag
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I don't see what the issue is. So you don't work. That's cool. Nice life. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:17 PM Flag
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It's like a SAHM asking, do you raise your own kids? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:18 PM Flag
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Nope. Can't you tell? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:18 PM Flag
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You can always tell. Always. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:19 PM Flag
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No you can't. I'm a SAHM and some of my favorite kids have a WOHM mom and a few PITAs have SAHM. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:42 PM Flag
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ILY. Yes same equivalent. Neither is meant to hurt feelings but they do. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:41 PM Flag
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Except this isn't accurate while you really do not work [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:43 PM Flag
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Not at all. If you worked 70% of the time then it would be the same [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:41 PM Flag
[ - ] OMG - Lena Dunham caught by security guards, caught while having sex with Dinosaur fossil at museum. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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A new low for her. [ Reply | More ]
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In England? I'm not opening that [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:13 PM Flag
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Virus! [ Reply | More ]
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The article doesn't say it's Dunham. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:20 PM Flag
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I'm not opening. Did anyone open the link? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:42 PM Flag
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Ok not a fake link just gross. Nothing to see here people. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:46 PM Flag
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What's wrong with you? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:43 PM Flag
[ - ] What are some good websites to find Halloween costumes? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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^ for DCs [ Reply | More ]
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Amazon [ Reply | More ]
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Costume express [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:42 PM Flag
[ - ] Are colds worse now than when we were kids, or am I just feeling worse because I'm getting older? The last two colds I've had have been brutal. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I'm not sure. I've drastically curtailed my colds for the last few years because I'm just not getting out like I used to, and even when I do get one, I'm able to have the time to relax and drink hot liquids and recover. I'm divorced, only one kid left and live alone. I think it's a combination of both. [ Reply | More ]
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True. Probably doesn't help that I've been woken up every night this week by my 3yo, who has a cough. My dh travels during the week so it's just me taking care of them. [ Reply | More ]
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When you have small kids they give you everything. If it makes you feel better, the worst times I was sick were when I was in college and touching every doorknob and when I had small children. I thought I was dying a few times. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:42 PM Flag
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Travel brings so many colds on [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:33 PM Flag
[ - ] HS question: I know all the privates have a lot of HW. How much different is T/HM from Riverdale/Fieldston/Packer-Coll.? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:00 PM Flag
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I've been pleasantly surprised at my good public Hs. Ds took 11 APs, several honors and never was crushed by hw [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:34 PM Flag
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How can that be? Please name the school. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:43 PM Flag
[ - ] Should I move to 69th st? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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yes [ Reply | More ]
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Why) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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sure [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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Why?? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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It's fun. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:06 PM Flag
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In the 100-300 block ? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:12 PM Flag
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^*^* Op this area. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:12 PM Flag
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East 69th? Between Park and Fifth simply gorgeous! Between Lex and Park the south side of the street in dominated by Hunter College which makes it very busy, but it's still a nice block. The Union Club is beautiful at the north east corner of Park and 69th. I don't know how it is east of Lex. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.28.16, 11:18 PM Flag
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