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[ - ] SIL and her DH visiting from Europe. We are driving in my car, and a CD of mine starts playing (Carla Bruni). SIL says something like "pfft. Carla Bruni!" and proceeds to criticize her singing. I found this very irritating, so said something like "oh, I've actually never heard YOUR music, Cecilia, that you write and perform. I assume it's much better than Carla's?" I used the sweetest voice I could muster. Whereupon her brother, MY DH, who was driving, said my name in a rebuking tone. I looked at him and said "What?" and started laughing a little. I think SIL probably hates me know. Was I wrong? What would you have done differently? 19 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:50 AM Flag
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Yes you were wrong, but I'm of the opinion that you should just zip it in front of in laws to keep the peace. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:52 AM Flag
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Also I would have just laughed it off and said "I guess we have different taste in music!" No need to be catty. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:52 AM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:53 AM Flag
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you sound like a complete bitch, jesus. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:56 AM Flag
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This. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:59 AM Flag
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I am really far from a complete bitch, but SIL is just such an idiot, full of opinions, always. Someone should have put her in her place a long time ago. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:00 AM Flag
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It really wasn't your place. Learn to be gracious since she is visiting. They are more open in Europe about things they don't like. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:05 AM Flag
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I think we're pretty vocal about our dislikes here too. I don't like how OP made a discussion/debate/argument about music so personal. NP [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:06 AM Flag
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That is what I was saying, in Europe it is normal, and in OPs world it is not. A lot of times Americans will listen to something they don't like just because their host has that preference and they won't say something. Europeans don't have that issue. OP didn't want her SIL to say anything, and whatever underlying issues there are came out at that moment. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:10 AM Flag
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Couldn't agree more. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:13 AM Flag
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Not idiotic to have opinions. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:05 AM Flag
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Yes, you were wrong. I would have smiled and said, "Not a fan, huh? Let's see what's on the radio." Be gracious. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:57 AM Flag
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Who even uses cds anymore? Was your bluetooth not working? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:00 AM Flag
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And how many Grammys has your precious Carla won? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:03 AM Flag
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Not fewer than SIL, I can tell you that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:14 AM Flag
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They're tied. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:15 AM Flag
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At least they'll not visit you again in the near future. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:04 AM Flag
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Wow you are a lot of fun. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:04 AM Flag
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Your SIL is right - Carla Bruni is terrible. Whispy voice and unsubstantial music. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:13 AM Flag
[ - ] I am feeling very defeated by the behaviour of my college age son. He lies,smokes pot,seems to believe he is entitled to his private university education and is generally arrogant. lately I realize how much I've failed him by putting his education above his decency as a human being. He was was educated at NYC private school and boarding school. Intelligent and handsome he is now a huge asshole. Let this be a cautionary tale, he is not doing well at college. And he doesn't show much sign of changing.My husband and I are ready to let him fend for himself, makes me very sad. Wish I had done things differently. 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:50 AM Flag
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Wow. That sucks. How did you let yourself be so dumb? What would you do differently if you could? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:51 AM Flag
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I don't know. He screwed up and his teachers would give him a second chance. He was popular and athletic and kind of conned his way through. He had high sats so I figured he'd grow up and mature and appreciate sll that he'd been given. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:58 AM Flag
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Why would you think that? That is the norm for boarding school. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:06 AM Flag
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Is he the oldest boy by chance? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:53 AM Flag
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Yes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:59 AM Flag
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My DS went to a NYC private school and is now in boarding school, but he is a decent human being. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:54 AM Flag
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Well I'm not saying all kids are this way. my other child finished college and is a delight. I was just wondering if other parents had faced this - I'm know his friends at school all party like maniacs. But maybe they're able to balance it better. No one talks about it much - [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:05 AM Flag
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OP, herein lies your answer and your absolution. Seems like nature overtook nurture and there's nothing much you could've done. NP [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:11 AM Flag
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I haven't yet, but my DS in boarding school is my oldest. He has a good balance with academics and other activities such as sports. Good luck OP. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:12 AM Flag
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Kids don't act for the pressure of being put through all the NYC private school business - you think they should be grateful but they essentially have no choice. Don't hold it against him that he doesn't like the path you chose for him. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:36 AM Flag
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^ask not act [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What do people have against youth football? I love it for DS 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:17 AM Flag
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My 46 year old brother's chronic back problems. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:21 AM Flag
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Concussions [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:36 AM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:38 AM Flag
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+100--why take the risk when they can play flag football or some other sport that likely won't have a chance of brain trauma? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:39 AM Flag
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Every sport has that risk [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:40 AM Flag
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Disagree. American football is a huge contact sport. Most other sports, besides boxing, etc. don't require so much bodily contact, like tackling. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:43 AM Flag
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Soccer has heading which causes concussions. baseball you can easily get hit in the head by a ball hit very hard especially if you are the pitcher. People get hit in lacrosse. Awkward falls happen in basketball. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:45 AM Flag
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People do not get injured to the same extent as football, nor are the injuries as severe. Awkward falls? Not the same thing at all. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:51 AM Flag
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FIFA banned heading in youth soccer because the concussions were that severe. More injuries result from basketball than football. Not head injuries though. My DH loves sports and documentaries, I have seen the data and don't just have some bias. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:57 AM Flag
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No one is saying that other sports don't have injuries. Football injuries are the most frequent and most severe. Period. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:08 AM Flag
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They are not. They are just what is in the news right now. You can keep saying they are all you want, that doesn't make it true. Youth soccer, basketball and baseball by nature have more injuries because they are year round. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:15 AM Flag
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You're wrong.Lacrosse, Soccer, gymnastics, ice skating, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:46 AM Flag
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^^It may not be at the same rate as football, but the risk is still great in other sports. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:47 AM Flag
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I would be okay with flag football, but my DS loves soccer and lacrosse. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:36 AM Flag
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Swimming and tennis are good sports for kids and a much lower risk of concussions. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:52 AM Flag
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You only get one brain. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:06 AM Flag
[ - ] I don't think I'll ever look at the Oscars the same way again. I really had no idea there is so much ugliness surrounding making films. I am disheartened. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:13 AM Flag
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what re you talking about [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:14 AM Flag
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All the child-rape and molestation, presumably. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:15 AM Flag
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Has the Hollywood pedophile ring leader been outted yet? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:30 AM Flag
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It's got to be Charlie sheen. His destructive behavior are symptoms of his self hate. His demons are eating him up. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:27 AM Flag
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Explain. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:14 AM Flag
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Shallow, stupid, selfish, egotistical prostitutes and perverts [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:15 AM Flag
[ - ] So is it essentially impossible to get into Elro from outside D2? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:58 AM Flag
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Correct [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:03 AM Flag
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Pretty much. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:14 AM Flag
[ - ] Is it better to walk away from a ranting and raving homeless person on a subway platform or to stand your ground? I can't tell. On one hand they may try to throw you or your child onto the tracks. On the other if you stand your ground maybe they won't mess with you. They tend to attack the helpless because instinctively they know who to target. 52 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:55 AM Flag
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Ask De Blasio. He always seems to have the right solution to our daily NYC problems. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:56 AM Flag
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Specifically, if they are renting at you for not giving them money. Like I'm going to rummage in my purse and pull out my wallet in a subway with my young child beside me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:56 AM Flag
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Give them De Blasio's phone number. He is like sky daddy for the homeless. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:00 AM Flag
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I always say No Cash [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:24 AM Flag
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Once I screamed back angrily and the mentally ill dude backed down. I was in fear for my life or my kids' lives so I was full of adrenaline. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:57 AM Flag
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Just move away. No sense in standing your ground with crazy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:57 AM Flag
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Even when they are screaming and walking toward you and your kids? That was my situation. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:58 AM Flag
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+1 they get angry you didn't give them money and start screaming bitch and etc while coming at you in a threatening manner. Sometimes you have to confront if threatened. If alone, run. If saddled with small children, scream back. Call attention to yourself. Hopefully people will help. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:00 AM Flag
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No one helped. They just stared. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:00 AM Flag
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Most people are cowards. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:16 AM Flag
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No one wants to help and get hurt anymore. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:18 AM Flag
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Too many mentally ill people who are violent [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:18 AM Flag
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Call the police, press the HELP button in the subway. These people shouldn't be there to begin with, most likely didn't even pay the ticket to get into the subway platform. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:02 AM Flag
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I pressed help. It rang and rang for many minutes. No one ever picked up. I got on a train finally. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:03 AM Flag
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Only you can assess the specific situation. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:01 AM Flag
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I'm kind of vigilant, so I get to see these crazies, often drug addicts and alcoholics, coming with time for reaction. Optimal is usually total avoidance pretending we are concentrated of something else, as if they aren't really there. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:01 AM Flag
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This guy was shabby but blended in with people on the platform. I didn't pay him any mind until he asked me for money. I said sorry and he started screaming at me [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:02 AM Flag
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My station doesn't get crowded, so it's easy to spot them. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:04 AM Flag
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May you never be in a crowded station [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:04 AM Flag
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Better to give thesd crazies money. Next time keep your eyes peeled. Give money, then leave. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:17 AM Flag
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I was thinking next time of always have dollar bills in my pockets so I don't have to fumble with my wallet. However once at a bus stop a lady slapped me on the arm because I didn't give her enough and she wanted more. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:19 AM Flag
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I take every situation individually, but in general my rule is don't engage with crazy. Walk away, run if you have to. But don't think you are going to win an argument or anything. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:06 AM Flag
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I wanted to run but I had a toddler and a larger child with me. I couldn't run without risking him grabbing one so I stood my ground and pointed my pepper spray at his face. Told him not to f with me. He backed down. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:08 AM Flag
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He was angry that I didn't give him money and started cursing me out and coming at me and my kids. I had no choice. But I wonder if that was dumb because say he had a gun? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:09 AM Flag
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Wow, this story gets more complex by the minute. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:12 AM Flag
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Not really. That's it. Still shaken. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:14 AM Flag
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Np, everyone has a story like this. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:14 AM Flag
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I know, I have quit a few myself. Like I said above, assess the situation when you're in it. Not every situation calls for a stand your ground scenario. It may be more dangerous. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:18 AM Flag
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Quite, sorry [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:30 AM Flag
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So you did all this and called for help and waited for many minutes? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:11 AM Flag
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Yes I walked away, pressed the button and waited the 5 minutes until the train came. I could not leave because that meant passing him as he was near the stairs/exit. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:12 AM Flag
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It rang and rang. Finally I got on the train and he went to another train car. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:13 AM Flag
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Don't worry OP, there are crazies on this board as well who think every story is fake. Be well. I'm glad you and your kids are OK. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:17 AM Flag
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I don't think it's fake, but I do think that there's no right or wrong answer. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:19 AM Flag
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These days people have guns. Better to run. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:21 AM Flag
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I wouldn't run if I had small children. If I had mace, I'd use that first. You can't run fast or far with kids and he'd grab one and throw him over. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:22 AM Flag
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Never turn your back on a threatening person. Ever. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:22 AM Flag
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Fine, but give him money first. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:18 AM Flag
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Np, but you guys pull out your wallets easily while confronted by a homeless person while wrangling a toddler? Brava [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:20 AM Flag
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NP: prepared people have their mugging money on them. Don't ever pull out a wallet. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:24 AM Flag
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I guess now I have to carry around mugging money. Sigh. Good idea, though [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:33 AM Flag
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I generally say sorry and quickly walk away. But one time I saw this situation handled differently and I was impressed. A young 20 something woman sat next to a man who was clearly disturbed, mumbling to himself and bothering the people next to him. I was surprised she sat there. When he started to talk to her she got right up in his face and shouted stop over and over again. He was stunned and eventually did stop and move away from her. No one moved to help and I am not sure what would have happened if it escalated. I myself did not agree with how she handled it at the time, but in retrospect I really admire how she reacted- it got results. Fwiw I don't anyone liked how she handled it, so no one stepped in to help. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:33 AM Flag
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^^^ I don't think anyone [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:34 AM Flag
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That is probably foolish bc he could have gotten violent. OP was being threatened directly so she had no choice but to confront. I would never confront unless I had to. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:49 AM Flag
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Walk away. Why would you even be stupid enough to ask this? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:40 AM Flag
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DCs def not NYC private school material. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:46 AM Flag
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Public school mom again? 3T school? Awww [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:47 AM Flag
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What is 3T! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:51 AM Flag
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Town, Brearley, York, Hewitt [ Reply | More ]
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Avenues [ Reply | More ]
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Homeless man was threatening OP directly. Read further. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:50 AM Flag
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Just walk away. I was walking on sidewalk when some nut job pushed me on the street. Thankfully I was ok, but it could have been bad. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:16 AM Flag
[ - ] Do you think Trump is going to trot out all of Bill's past flings and plop them down on the front row of tomorrow's debate? You know Trump has operatives scouring the globe right now looking for all the Paula Jones and Gina Gershons they can find. 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:49 AM Flag
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Gina Gershon?? [ Reply | More ]
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Total rumor and she has denied. NP [ Reply | More ]
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Hopefully, they don't reflect on Hillary at all. If he had some boy toys to counter his filandering that's a different story [ Reply | More ]
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Is Tiffany Trump coming to the debate? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:50 AM Flag
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^^living proof of Trump's infidelity to his 1st wife. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:55 AM Flag
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I HOPE SO!!! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:53 AM Flag
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Gennifer Flowers ? [ Reply | More ]
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Do you think Clinton will trot out all of Trump's past flings and plop them down in the front row of tonight's debate? NO--want to know why? She actually cares about the issues facing the country and wants to debate these issues. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] It is so boring to hear people talk about their children. Makes me never want to say another word about my own. 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:46 AM Flag
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Ikr [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:47 AM Flag
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I tell my mom tons of stories about her grandkids, she cracks up all the time. It's better for her than any medicine. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:48 AM Flag
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I think even my mom isn't that interested sometimes, lol! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:50 AM Flag
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My kids are a lot of fun though, and I know her very well. Know what things she's going to enjoy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:54 AM Flag
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That's the point, everyone thinks their kids are a lot of fun, so interesting, so cute, athletic, gifted whatever. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:24 AM Flag
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Sometimes mine do really cool things that I want to tell people about, other times I want to smack them and ask what they are thinking. However the smacking part is no socially acceptable so they just get asked what they were thinking. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:49 AM Flag
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My mother is the only one who wants to hear stories about my kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:11 AM Flag
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Agree. Plus when people talk about them, it's all brags or veiled brags. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:19 AM Flag
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oh right lol, so true. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:23 AM Flag
[ - ] So disappointed!!! "Gennifer Flowers will not be attending the debate tomorrow night." Why not? Finally I had a reason to watch that freak show! 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:45 AM Flag
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Probably going to dinner with Bill [ Reply | More ]
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Men! [ Reply | More ]
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#Devastated [ Reply | More ]
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Trump doesn't do old women. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:12 AM Flag
[ - ] My DH is unemployed and I'm about to have a nervous breakdown given my current work situation and incompetent boss. Please send good vibes my way so I can stay calm and not have an anxiety attack this week at work. :( 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:42 AM Flag
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Just take it day by day and do your best [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:44 AM Flag
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Boss is clueless and then when I realize he didn't tell me something or stalled, I take on the burden. [ Reply | More ]
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Is your wage enough to cover your basic expenses? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:46 AM Flag
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Yes, but probably not in the long-run. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:49 AM Flag
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I'm not a pill popper, but in your situation, ... I'd be taking something (just this week). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:52 AM Flag
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I am not really a good vibes type, but I just said a prayer for you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:45 AM Flag
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Thank you. I have nowhere to vent or look for hope but here. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:46 AM Flag
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Done. Tons is positive vibes for you. Have a stress free work week. Don't forget that in the grand scheme of things, professional incompetence and stress don't matter. Treat the job as just that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:29 AM Flag
[ - ] How do I kindly and sensitively tell my 9 year old daughter she talks to much and she is obnoxious? She is really embarrassing and over the top in front of my friends. Tried to become the center of attention, keeps interjecting her own stories into our conversation, etc.. 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:40 AM Flag
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Tell her children are to be seen and not heard [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:41 AM Flag
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This is not a one time conversation. Susie, the adults are talking. Please go play [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:41 AM Flag
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Teach her to ask questions and act interested in others [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:44 AM Flag
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While this would normally be correct, when I am with adult friends, I do not want to talk to their children. Sure, I will listen to one cute little story. But I don't want them participating in our conversation. I gave my kids the example recently of when they have friends over. Do they want me in there with them, sitting on the bed chatting away? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:49 AM Flag
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Is she an only child? Are you and dh older parents? (I am not trying to be mean) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:45 AM Flag
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No, she is the oldest of two. Her brother is 3 years younger. We are early 40's. This is recent behavior. Like she is suddenly thinking she is older and should be hanging with our friends and not with the kids. Very over the top behavior though, and constant stories ahe needs to tell. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:48 AM Flag
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You don't have to tell her she is obnoxious or embarrassing, you just say "Go play with the other kids." Parents have being saying this for generations [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:03 AM Flag
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My 9 yo is the same. I have to remind her that although she is very mature she is still a kid. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:11 AM Flag
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Um, you have to teach her that she does not belong in adult conversations, not polite to interrupt. You know, basic manners. Teach them. It's like getting a new puppy and expecting them to come house trained. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:52 AM Flag
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This is recent behavior. So, umm, thanks for your, umm, helpful response. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:54 AM Flag
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you seem completely stupid. you have to ask a mommy board for this? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:47 AM Flag
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This is called Jewish listening, i'm jewish too so relax. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:52 AM Flag
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Np. What is Jewish listening? Never heard this phrase. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:58 AM Flag
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Jewish listening is basically waiting for the other person to stop talking so you can get in everything you have to say. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 03:28 AM Flag
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Rule #1 should be Don't Interrupt people. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 02:53 AM Flag
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Df's daughter does this. It's impossible to be around. I almost Tell Her to go away, but I feel like it's her mother's job. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.26.16, 04:11 AM Flag
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