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[ - ] The couple on Castle has such great chemistry. Makes the show. Anybody else watch? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:30 AM Flag
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i've only seen a few episodes, but the female star has great hair [ Reply | More ]
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Just an FYI, the actors aren't fond of eachother in real life. Refuse to do interviews together. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Who heard from JCC today. We didn't get anything in the mail but 2 friends who lives within one block did. One got accepted, one got WL. Does this mean those went out first and rejections coming on Mon? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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No, it's probably because of proximity. All the letters for all schools were supposed to me mailed out the same day (Thursday). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:30 AM Flag
[ - ] UB ladies who married or serious LTR with someone from work. How terribly awkward was it when you told people? When did you do it? In this boat - he actually switched companies a year ago so we don't even work at the same place anymore but still anxious about this. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:11 AM Flag
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You are paranoid. Breathe and live. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:12 AM Flag
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I am, a little. Thanks for reminding me :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:20 AM Flag
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They all know [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:15 AM Flag
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They actually don't. I know it sounds strange, but they don't. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:20 AM Flag
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Ok. I believe you (really!). I was in your shoes, and they all knew :) it was not a big deal when it came out [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:23 AM Flag
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I was so anxious - it came out by accident, boss and I had a mutual friend who wanted to set me up and I didn't feel like making up an excuse. Turned out to not be a big deal at all! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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no big deal to your boss, or people in general? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:21 AM Flag
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Across the board. No one really cared. Some people had wondered, but we'd always been friendly at work and so others had no idea. We'd been together for 9 months or so by that time. We had different roles in different departments, so it wasn't a daily issue. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:28 AM Flag
[ - ] 80's moms, was Senator Gary Hart considered a sex symbol at the time? What about VP Quayle? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:08 AM Flag
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yes, sadly [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:11 AM Flag
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Not a sex symbol but he had appeal. Quayle definitely not. More like poster boy for the young republicans club. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:12 AM Flag
[ - ] Honest answers please: Is it creepy or just nosy that I sometimes Google people or look on Streeteasy to see how much their home/apt. is worth? 26 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:05 AM Flag
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People look up the value of my house all the time. U are fine [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:06 AM Flag
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Curious, how do you know they are looking the value up? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:11 AM Flag
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HOW would you know this? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:12 AM Flag
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zillow tells you. Every time i invite a mom over someone immediately checks value of my house. Usually not every time [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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+ this happens to me too [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:15 AM Flag
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It is pretty common, moms are nosy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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Zillion tells you what? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:18 AM Flag
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Zillow tells you how much any moms house is worth [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:21 AM Flag
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Nosy/boredom [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:06 AM Flag
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Nosy. My friend does this. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:07 AM Flag
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we all do it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:07 AM Flag
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Uh, speak for yourself crazy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:11 AM Flag
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I really find this creepy and such an invasion of privacy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:07 AM Flag
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Right. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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It's so public, though... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:18 AM Flag
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so many do this. sadly, you are normal [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:07 AM Flag
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I would if I were that interested in someone, but just usually don't care. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:09 AM Flag
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Please. Everyone does this. Those who reply to you (or to me) clutching their pearls and screaming that they don't are probably the biggest Googler/Streeteasy-iers around. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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Nope. I'm the above poster who thinks it is creepy. I don't google people and would never look up the price of their home. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:13 AM Flag
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When you say google them, what type of information are you looking for? Do you ever look at public court records or do you just skim information from social networks... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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OP: Oh, I would never request court documents. THAT would be creepy. But for example, if someone you know buys a house and you Google "405 Elm Street" you can sometimes find a listing still up showing that it was for sale for X amount. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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this. I find it creepy and I don't want to know. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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Never done this. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:24 AM Flag
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just nosy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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i bet 2 out of 3 do this. I sure do. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:26 AM Flag
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So not nosy, not creepy, just curious. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:27 AM Flag
[ - ] Favorite fast food item? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Shack burger [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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Definitely. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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fries [ Reply | More ]
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Wendy's spicy chicken sandwich. Also limeade from Sonic. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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Kfc [ Reply | More ]
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Tacos [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:19 AM Flag
[ - ] Remember when RM admitted that she was McCarren Pool mom? I wonder who else she goes around as? I especially wonder if she likes to fuck with us by starting the anti-Zionist threads, as when it's not opposite day, I'd think she'd be pretty pro-Israel. 24 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:00 AM Flag
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No you are wrong. Anyway RM was asked to leave and she did . Havent seen her around much [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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Asked to leave? This board? What a joke. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:04 AM Flag
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I think she posts when a race-related news story catches her attention [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:06 AM Flag
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No she left when she was told she was " right but trite" [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:12 AM Flag
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LOL [ Reply | More ]
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When did this happen? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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Im remember that and she still post from time to time. This might be her. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:09 AM Flag
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OP: I promise, I am not RM :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:12 AM Flag
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Dear OP, i believe you. RM is like a toddler who can't stop talking about poop. She is compulsive in the way many Asian women are [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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RM is 100 pct an ashkenazi jew [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:12 AM Flag
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Not true at all. Her posts are mostly about how superior Asians are [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:15 AM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:15 AM Flag
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She always talks about superior Jewish and Asian iq. Hell, if she didn't, she would have zero credibility as an iq expert [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:18 AM Flag
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The reason black men are so violent when compared to Asian men is genes. Black men have totally different DNA than Asian men when it comes to the violence allele. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:19 AM Flag
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The frequency distribution of variants of the MAOA gene differs between ethnic groups.[17][18] 59% of Black men, 56% of Maori men, 54% of Chinese men, and 34% of Caucasian men carry the 3R allele. 5.5% of Black men, 0.1% of Caucasian men, and 0.00067% of Asian men carry the 2R allele.[18][19][7][20][21][22][17][23][24][25] __Wikipedia article “Monoamine oxidase A and the Warrior Gene [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:19 AM Flag
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Indeed here in Manhattan the average black man is more than thirty times as likely to commit murder as the average Asian man. Read the original scientific papers ( all peer reviewed ) to understand the genetic roots of violence [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:20 AM Flag
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I think rm talks less about Asians and Jews and more about all the problems with blacks. Oddly, she never says a word good or bad about non white Hispanics [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:20 AM Flag
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Really, the data on Hispanics is not clear. Ron unz published data that shows most hispanics are not more violent than whites. and El Paso is the safest large city in america and it is filled with dirt poor Hispanics. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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Hispanics are odd. Their iq is not high, but they are definitely more peaceful than blacks. Then again, the are plenty of ms13 types who are pretty dammed violent [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:24 AM Flag
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Flagged for racism [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:27 AM Flag
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The thing with Hispanics is that as a group they are hard to hate because they are very hard working. Nyc couldn't function without armies of low wage Hispanics in service industries. The same just isn't true with blacks [ Reply | More ]
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What that can't be true [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:26 AM Flag
[ - ] 75% of Americans polled believe they will never be able to retire. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:59 PM Flag
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why not? they will just go on ss disability like everyone else. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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Wtf [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:03 AM Flag
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25 yo here. I fully plan on working until I physically cannot anymore. I've been investing for about a decade and trying to save since I started working, but I'm afraid the COL and inflation are outpacing me. I'm also plannig on one DC for this same reason. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:09 AM Flag
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Welfare entitlement mentality. If you work hard and save, you can retire [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:11 AM Flag
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True, but most Americans don't save hard and realize they'll never retire. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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We are saving to move abroad eventually, we are also not having kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:24 AM Flag
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My spouse and I are both teachers. We believe our state is going to go bankrupt and public sector pensions will be reconfigured so that we receive a greatly reduced pension. We are saving, but I would imagine we'd both teach full time until we are in our late 60's and then teach part time until our mid to late 70's. Then, I'd imagine we'll sell our home and move into some teeny tiny studio apartment in the city, sell our car and live very frugally, as we do now. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:32 AM Flag
[ - ] Did you ever think you were going to break up with your DH before you got married? ie a huge argument? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:56 PM Flag
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Yes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:58 PM Flag
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Well, we did, so yes. Twice, actually. Dh much younger, fwiw. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:58 PM Flag
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How much younger and is that why you broke up? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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7 years. Partly, I guess. The first time was about 9 months after we met. And then again about 7 months after that. Neither breakup stuck as he'd call. lol. Got engaged 6 months after second breakup. That was 16 years ago, and here we are:) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:05 AM Flag
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Yes, because we did. If you're looking for reasons you might get back together... you can't google or message board it. You just have to wait and see. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:01 AM Flag
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I know. It has been going so well (18 months) but the last month he has started saying some really jerky things. On Friday I told him it really mad me sad that he actually thought that, and he said he was sorry and that we would discuss it when he got back from a short trip, and I haven't heard from him since. Although his sister messaged me to say hi and they were together [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:04 AM Flag
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We did. We dated casually for a short time, then broke up, then were FWB for a stretch, and then finally started dating for real. (This was over a 6 year stretch and we dated others in between.) I hate when "timing" is used as an explanation, but it really does apply to us. We've been married for 10 years now. During our time apart, I would have never thought that we'd get back together. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:06 AM Flag
[ - ] House of Cards: SPOILER ALERT DO NOT READ. Not really an important SA but this morning someone got upset. Why is Gavin pretending his test results were positive? 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:48 PM Flag
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Who gives a shit. The Sesame Street parody with Frank Underwolf was the bomb, though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:49 PM Flag
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Ok. Can anyone who watches HOC and not Sesame Street respond. Thanks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:52 PM Flag
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I'm being completely serious here. Have you not noticed that this is the most overhyped show in recent history? It sucks. Sucks. SUCKS. If Spacey weren't in it, it would've folded by first episode of season 2. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:57 PM Flag
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Np. Other people have tastes that differ from yours. Why does this bother you so much? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:01 AM Flag
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This. I love the series. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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Because he's trying to get into Lisa's confidence so he can figure out where to search for Rachel. He needs Lisa to trust him enough to talk about Rachel and where she might be so he can give the info to Doug Stamper. [ Reply | More ]
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Thank you. This entire time I thought she was Rachel. I expected Doug to be waiting at the clinic. I probably shouldn't have had so much wine while watching season 2. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:03 AM Flag
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better re-watch sober [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:31 AM Flag
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Np: thanks mom who gets the details, I must have missed why the FBI still wants to employ him. I thought they wanted to arrest him. What does it mean he has a long career ahead of him at the FBI? Thanks [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:11 AM Flag
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The FBI keeps him on to catch other hackers in return for not jailing him, but they monitor everything he does. That's why he logged in via his co-workers computer during his searches for Rachel. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:28 AM Flag
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he's a white hat hacker [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:31 AM Flag
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So Doug isn't dead? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:27 AM Flag
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SPOILER ALERT: In chapter 39 Frank Underwood commits suicide! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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Only kidding, although the cliffhanger ending leaves a bitter experience. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:18 AM Flag
[ - ] S/O - DH is SAHD, and and he does play dates with one SAHM in DC's class (I'm talking about with kids obviously). This happens about once a month after school, and works well because both of our families live in the same neighborhood. It has never Occurred to me that the two of them texting each other might possibly make me or the other mom's DH jealous. you batches are cray. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:48 PM Flag
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Ok but some moms disagree. I dont want my husband getting too friendly with other women [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:50 PM Flag
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Op. I think this honestly is so personal to every marriage. the thought of him starting something with her, or anybody, is literally laughable to me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:03 AM Flag
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Most affairs start with DH making a genuine friendship with a woman. Could even be a woman less attractive than you, [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:52 PM Flag
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They're already sleeping together while you're at work. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:04 AM Flag
[ - ] Here's something weird - for all the money he has, does Zuckerberg ever "ball out of control," eg, throw around some cash and have huge parties with booze, drugs, fast cars, and faster women? Most younger guys with normal testosterone levels will do this if the resources are available. 20 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:47 PM Flag
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No i work in Palo Alto and that is just not what the wealthy young guys do here [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:48 PM Flag
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Ball out of control is really a thing that low iq guys do. Not zuck's style [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:49 PM Flag
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Doesn't Larry Ellison supposedly still do this? And he's not that young. John McAfee still does this, and not only is he no longer young, but he's not even THAT rich anymore! Where are the balls on these younger tech guys? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:03 AM Flag
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They do it, they just don't advertise it. [ Reply | More ]
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Ellison and McAfee? They're version 0.0 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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Your normal isn't everyone's [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:49 PM Flag
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"Ball out of control"? Who are you? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:51 PM Flag
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I think it is that one racist poster who uses African American terminology [ Reply | More ]
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His life is not a 1980's frat movie [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:52 PM Flag
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Zuck is one of the wealthiest people in the world and he chooses to read books and learn Mandarin. He can pretty much do whatever he wants. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:53 PM Flag
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Soon he'll be a dad. So there's that. [ Reply | More ]
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Priscilla not pregnant, just predicting. [ Reply | More ]
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Priscilla keeps him on a short leash. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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I bet he is banging hot blondes. Why the hell would he settle for a dragon lady? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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Because he doesn't want to become a caricature of himself? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:11 AM Flag
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Yea because that's everyone's type [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:18 AM Flag
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Well few men would go for flat faced, squinty eyed, thick waisted Priscilla Chan! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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Previous Facebook employees use to behave like this. Sean Parker, one of the Facebook cofounders, supposedly has a history of acting like this. There are some allegations that he has a cocaine problem and likes to party a lot. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/06/27/7-juiciest-bits-from-boy-kings-new-facebook-book-by-employee-no-51.html Boy King's also reveals some of Mark's antics. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:24 AM Flag
[ - ] Boarding School Question: My DS has a late June birthday, started NYC private school at age 5y2m. He was in private school until 5th grade, always the absolute youngest (often by a full year). He switched to public school for 6th grade. Now he's considering boarding schools and we've started looking (he's in 7th now). My question: Would it be recommended for him to do 9th grade in public school and then apply for 9th (repeat 9th)? Will he find the same weird age thing in boarding school as in NYC privates where everyone is older? Will all his 9th grade peers already be 15 (and he won't be 15 until summer after 9th)? Advice? 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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My kids are too young and I'm long past boarding school myself, but it's very much a kid-by-kid, school-by-school thing. That being said, it's nutty not to apply for 9th. If they don't want him, they will say so, and say either no thanks or come back in a year to repeat. Don't wait until he's in 9th already to apply for 9th in boarding. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:50 PM Flag
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I think she is asking if she should purposely hold him back so he isn't the youngest. DO BOARDING SCHOOLS REDSHIRT LIKE NYC PRIVATES - that's her question. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:56 PM Flag
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And I'm ANSWERING THE QUESTION. It depends on the school and the kid, and the kid could be in a world of hurt if the schools would've taken him right into 9th grade from 8th, but she dillydallys and doesn't even apply to find out. ALL CAPS IS OBNOXIOUS BTW [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:59 PM Flag
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OP here: I guess I need to simply ask the question. I do in my heart think he'd thrive more (academically, socially, athletically and organization-wise) if he were a year older (and among the oldest)... but honestly, what kid wouldn't? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:01 AM Flag
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OR: I didn't. I skipped in boarding school and was never happier socially or academically. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:13 AM Flag
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Sensitive much? It wasn't meant to be obnoxious. I did it so people would notice it. Thought that's what she was trying to say. Everyone on here angers so easily. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:04 AM Flag
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Exactly. I was pretty shocked by it frankly. I knew he'd be in the youngest quarter of the ages when he started K with June birthday. What I had no clue about was how many summer boys wait until they are 6 and also the serious clumping of fall birthdays. He was youngest by 9-12months (especially among the boys). It mattered (mainly academically in early years) but now I worry about the impact on sports if other boys are a full year older. Also it's a fortune to par for these schools, may as well get everything he possibly can out of the experience. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:00 AM Flag
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I can't answer whether most will be older (like in NYC privates) but I do know people that have had their boys repeat 9th in boarding school for the same reasons you mention. How is he about all this? If there are no academic delays why have him repeat? Why doesn't he like public? I would think he would be middle of the pack in public. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:51 PM Flag
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He desperately wants more access to sports (specifically baseball, basketball and alpine skiing). Very sporty. He's fine academically but struggled at private school, especially in early grades. Not a strong writer which was heavily stressed in private school. Strong at math. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:57 PM Flag
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Why didn't you stay in the private until HS? Are you still in NYC or did you leave the city for a good public? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:06 AM Flag
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A lot of reasons: bad fit, needed a change, got into a good middle school, wanted larger peer group, DH and I were unimpressed by school so we didn't push him to stay [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:09 AM Flag
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His siblings were both at public G+T programs so we saw the "differences" between public/private and honestly public has been a better experience overall (for our kids). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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So why wouldn't he stay at public where he will be on the older side? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:15 AM Flag
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Apply for 9th - the school will tell you if they think he should wait a year before boarding. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:03 AM Flag
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But what if I (and his dad) suspect he'd benefit from waiting? Could we suggest it (to the school)? I don't want him to be the rock-bottom youngest again. It was SO not ideal for him. Plus the addition of sports makes redshirting even more of an issue for him. If he doesn't make varsity teams AND struggles socially and academically then is it worth the huge $? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:06 AM Flag
[ - ] Give me the real story. How desirable is Riverdale school? Can't tell if it is a desirable school or a backup school. Opinions seem wildly divergent. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:46 PM Flag
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Holy shit are you stupid. If your daughter is smart enough to get in to Trinity then Riverdale is a backup school. If DD is no way smart enough to get in to Trinity then Riverdale is desirable [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:53 PM Flag
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THISx100000000000. How "desirable" any school is depends on your kid's horsepower. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:00 AM Flag
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This. Some kids are born with higher horsepower than others [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:13 AM Flag
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Totally THIS. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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But I don't think it's nice to call her stupid. Be nice ladies. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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Not OP, but she's right. If your dc is 4x9 ISEE and straight As, it would be a safety. If 4x5 and C+, it would be a miracle if he/she got in and you'd be thrilled if he/she did. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:15 AM Flag
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But isn't trinity all about connections? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:13 AM Flag
[ - ] Any tarot/psychic moms around? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:46 PM Flag
[ - ] Anyone have a good book recommendation? I'm going on vacation next week without the kids, so I will have a lot of downtime to read. Thanks! 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:45 PM Flag
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^^^^I have read and loved Donna Tartt's books, and would love to find something similar. Hate 50 Shades of Grey and Twilight-type books. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.28.15, 11:47 PM Flag
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I like DT and you'd probably like "the Marriage Plot"-Jeffrey Eugenides. "the House of Mirth"-Edith Wharton, possibly "the Interestings"-Meg Wolitzer, "Station Eleven", "the Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao", anything by Mary Gaitskill, Junot Diaz or Alice Munro. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:21 AM Flag
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The Good House by Ann Leary; Ruby by Cynthia Bond; You Should Have Known. Read the first, but not other two (in Kindle queue--bought them based on NYT Book Review). But I read The Goldfinch and Secret History. Not keen on Little Friends. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.01.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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