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[ - ] Where have you found a great swimsuit? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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The a town Shop [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:15 PM Flag
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Malia Mills and Paragon [ Reply | More ]
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+1 on Malia Mills. [ Reply | More ]
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I really like one I recently purchased from J Crew. [ Reply | More ]
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Canyon Beachwear. They always have great suits and the staff is wonderful. [ Reply | More ]
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great beachwear shops on St. Barts. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:15 PM Flag
[ - ] Nanny/housekeeper quit to go back to school. DH said he would do it and save the money (he works from home, his business makes decent money but he only works a few hours a day). Guess what is not happening? I am going crazy but DH is refusing to hire someone to clean. Should I wake up at 4 a.m. to do it? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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Definitely hire someone to clean. It's so much cheaper than marital counseling. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:16 PM Flag
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And less repercussion-y than homicide [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:17 PM Flag
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And cheaper than divorce [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:56 PM Flag
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Why not clean as you go? Many people in this world live without a cleaning person and somehow manage to keep their sanity. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:18 PM Flag
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Clean as I go "where" precisely? I leave at 7 a.m. and come home and hang out with my kids and then work when they sleep. Should I be scrubbing bath tiles? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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Are you serious? When you make a mess, you clean after yourself. Set aside a few hours on the weekend to tackle cleaning the floors and the dirty ass tiles on your bathroom. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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We ski on the weekends or go out with friends. We do not stay home and scrub things. DH wants to do it doing the week, that's fine. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:32 PM Flag
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Lol! This calls for a "white people problems." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:35 PM Flag
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General Topics 01.29.15, 09:41 PM Flag
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only a white person would use skiing on the weekends as an excuse to hire a housekeeper. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:49 PM Flag
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Np: I straigh up every day when I get home. On Saturdays I give myself 2 hrs to dust, vacuum and clean kitchen and bath. Ds is responsible for his room. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:39 PM Flag
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Nope. Let it go til he gets it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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Noooo! Relax your standards, decide what you absolutely must insist on (bathrooms cleaned x times per month) and sit down with him to work it out - either this happens or we take money from here to pay cleaner. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:22 PM Flag
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Nope - he had two choices; he opted for one and didn't follow through. Hire your cleaners. (Been there, done that. And when I hired them back, I opted for weekly). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:25 PM Flag
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OK thanks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:32 PM Flag
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Hear you,I also have a DH working from home. Nothing gets done, actually he makes a bigger mess being home all day. It's infuriating. We have a cleaning company come every 2 weeks, but I have to do all of it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:21 PM Flag
[ - ] A new member of my team makes every single assignment seem like the biggest undertaking. Her former managers have warned me about her, and how difficult it is to manage her. She is making my job harder because she pushes back on anything I delegate to her. 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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Why hasn't she been fired? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:16 PM Flag
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I am starting to wonder that. She's been on my team for a couple of months now. My boss even thinks she is useless. I don't know what it takes to terminate someone or put them on a performance plan. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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like what? just push it back [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:18 PM Flag
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I am pushing things back. She is notorious for making every little task seem like a giant project. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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Can you tell her that you are questioning her ability to accomplish her job because of her objections to new work? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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I am going to have to. She also asks for explicit direction for everything, and then comes back with "you never told me to do...." to cover herself. She's junior but at the level at which she's expected to take some initiative and apply some intuition. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:28 PM Flag
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this [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:14 PM Flag
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millennial? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:15 PM Flag
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Not in her 20s, she's actually in her early 30s (but seems very young). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:16 PM Flag
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Smart girl. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:21 PM Flag
[ - ] I won the internet yesterday. Gawker posted my fake ancestry and it spawned memes in the comments section. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:13 PM Flag
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lol good for you. i had a massive internet fail yesterday. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:18 PM Flag
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What happened? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:21 PM Flag
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It happened here! If you saw it, you know what I'm talking about! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:27 PM Flag
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I was here [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:35 PM Flag
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Do you know what I'm talking about? If so, pls don't repeat it! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:45 PM Flag
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I think you overestimate the collective attention span here [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:39 PM Flag
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What was it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:46 PM Flag
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obviously not understated though :-) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:19 PM Flag
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Clearly I overstated that particular attribute. Ha ha [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:21 PM Flag
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^ although I have been to more than 100 countries! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:22 PM Flag
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Lady Violet? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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They got me, too. They wanted to know why I was not working with my "Ivy degree" and printed something about my DH's penis size that I totally did not even say. It was someone else. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:28 PM Flag
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lol, that's hilarious! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:33 PM Flag
[ - ] I bought a vintage watch on Ebay for DH's birthday as a surprise. It was a one day sale but the seller had good reviews. Sale ended last night and I have 24 hours to paypal the money. Today at 3 p.m. the seller phones and DH answers and says is "X" there and my DH said no and he said "oh are you the husband?" and DH said he was weird. Then said your wife bought a watch on eBay and I"m calling to make sure she needs nothing else. I emailed the seller with my displeasure for ruining the surprise and he's acting indignant and says he calls everyone. Should I cancel the transaction? I feel creeped out. 26 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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Yes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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I would give dh the watch if be wants it. Now that it isn't a surprise, let him see. Don't give your phone # me t time [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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I did not "give" my phone number. The seller claimed that all phone numbers are visible to buyers. I am checking with eBay about it. I really want to cancel the transaction. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:15 PM Flag
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Mine isn't. I never put mine in I put 555-5555 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:18 PM Flag
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op: I just checked my eBay account and it has a defunct phone number. The guy saw my address and googled my phone number!!!!!! WTF! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:33 PM Flag
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He's weird. Maybe he was going to steal it back. Just cancel [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:57 PM Flag
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Maybe you shoudnt shop online. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:12 PM Flag
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how was he supposed to know it was a surprise? why woudl that creep you out that he called. I have had other stores call me with questions, comments etc. on stuff purchased. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:16 PM Flag
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Why did he ask personal questions? He should have just said, please tell Mrs. X that I phoned about her purchase. Also, it's 2015. Has anyone heard of email? Why not just email? It's weird and invasive. Is that just me? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:18 PM Flag
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It's weird. You are correct. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:24 PM Flag
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To see if she wants to buy something else? WTF. Leave me alone. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:18 PM Flag
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op: this. I felt it was weird. My DH thinks the guy was desperate for money and/or the item was stolen. But the guy has perfect ratings. I think I'm reacting to DH's utter shock at a stranger calling up and asking about our marital status, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:23 PM Flag
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Extremely weird. You're lucky that your husband picked up the phone. It sounds like he was a potential stalker. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:37 PM Flag
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Oh FFS you're unhinged. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:46 PM Flag
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In college I regularly used eBay. I have never heard of a seller calling a customer unless there was a problem. Also why would the seller know about her husband? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:53 PM Flag
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omg, he was just making a guess - nothing nefarious [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:55 PM Flag
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Great, now sellers are dinged for good customer service because of paranoid freaks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:01 PM Flag
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T h i s [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:04 PM Flag
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THIS!!! I'd be thrilled for actual contact from someone I'd given a lot of money to. These women are unhinged. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:11 PM Flag
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As a ebay seller you can request a customer's information. When that happens, ebay sends an email notice to both parties. If the seller requested a customer's information, he knows her name, address, email address and phone number. That's enough to stalk and dox her. I'm assuming that OP didn't receive a notice email and this person just stalked her through her name. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:20 PM Flag
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Not weird at all, I work in a home and I get it all the time ... "Is Mrs. XYZ home" "No I am sorry she is not, can I take a message" "Well is Mr XYZ home?" "No I am sorry he is not either, can I take a message for them?" and then they either say, no I'll try back or this is Bloomingdales or wherever and we are just inviting Mrs. XYZ to a sale on Thursday or we are just calling to say we are shipping whatever it is" - Rinse and repeat [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:53 PM Flag
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LOL how so? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:00 PM Flag
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Why would you cancel? It's not the seller's fault. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:38 PM Flag
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God forbid some online seller actually reaches out and makes contact. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:46 PM Flag
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If there is nothing wrong with the product why are you canceling? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:03 PM Flag
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I am very familiar with eBay and the seller/buyer NEVER sees the other person's phone number that is associated with an account unless it is released by the other person. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:07 PM Flag
[ - ] The Mexican maternity ward gas explosion story is horrible. Not only were seven people killed (including four babies), but many were left with severe burns, including children who had been in the maternity ward at the time. How does something like this happen in a nation as wealthy as Mexico? 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:09 PM Flag
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So sad [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 10:07 PM Flag
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Wealthy? LOLOLOLOL [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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Mexico has the world's 14th or 15th-largest economy in nominal per capita terms, depending on how South Korea is measured. That's among the top-rankings global nations in terms of economic output. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:31 PM Flag
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Um, have you been to Mexico? It's a 3-rd world shithole. I don't care where the Mexican wealthy store their untaxed zillions. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:34 PM Flag
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Mexico is not that bad. It has tech/avionics/automotive sectors and many aspects of a first-world economy. Dire poverty is more like Haiti, which is a true third-world shithole. Mexico has a lot more development than that, reflecting its status as a "middle income" nation. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:38 PM Flag
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Haiti is not a 3rd world shithole. It's a 4th world shithole. Mexico is full of poor people and massive corruption. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:42 PM Flag
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Mexico is a third world shithole "governed" by sock puppets of the drug cartels. What is confusing here and on what planet would Mexico be considered "wealthy". [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:12 PM Flag
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Huh? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:15 PM Flag
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There was a gas leak during delivery. Accidents happen. Remember the fertilizer plant explosion in TX a few years ago? School shootings? And our country is much better regulated and less corrupt. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:19 PM Flag
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We are less corrupt due to high Iq in America [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:32 PM Flag
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mexico city actually has decent modern healthcare, apparently. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:23 PM Flag
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Each race has diffeerent DNA and different DNA means different IQ. The regulators who enforce safety regulations in Mexico have lower IQ than their counterparts in America [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:29 PM Flag
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You can see the same phenom in El Paso. el Paso is mostly Mexican but due to American meritocracy high IQ people in El Paso become cops and the murder rate is very low. Right accross the border low Iq.people become cops in .juarez and murder rate is sky high. Be proud of America [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:31 PM Flag
[ - ] What do you order at Chipotle? 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:07 PM Flag
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Pork burrito [ Reply | More ]
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Veggie burrito, with black beans, hot salsa, cheese, sour cream and guacamole. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:08 PM Flag
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Veggie Salad here with black beans, tomato salsa, green peppers/onions, and guacamole. 400 calories per Chipotle's calorie counter/ nutrition calculator. Try it out! https://www.chipotle.com/en-US/menu/nutrition_calculator/nutrition_calculator.aspx [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:34 PM Flag
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How helpful. Thanks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:48 PM Flag
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The meat is what make chipotle good. [ Reply | More ]
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Salad topped with grilled beef, salsa, and avocado. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:09 PM Flag
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I dont ,. i go to hale and hearty [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:09 PM Flag
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salad, steak, fajita veggies, small amt of black beans, corn salsa, mild salsa, and hot salsa [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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^^although someday I am going to order the quesaritto. quesadilla wrapped around a burrito. I heard its on their "secret" menu [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:15 PM Flag
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Salad with carnitas, pico de gallo, peppers, onions, cheese, salsa verde and guacamole [ Reply | More ]
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Brown rice bowl, carnitas, tomatoes, green salsa, sour cream, lettuce. [ Reply | More ]
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Salad with chicken, peppers/onions, pico de gallo, hot salsa, tiny amount of cheese [ Reply | More ]
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I love their burrito bowl. [ Reply | More ]
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Margarita [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:28 PM Flag
[ - ] Do you know anyone who used a surrogate? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:07 PM Flag
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Yes. [ Reply | More ]
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and was it weird or normal thing to do these days? [ Reply | More ]
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I didn't think it was weird. The woman in question had a medical reason for doing so. [ Reply | More ]
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coworker. her family and husband's family do not know at all [ Reply | More ]
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Hows that possible? Didnt they ever think it was weird that they never saw her pregnant? [ Reply | More ]
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both parents are older, in nursing homes and they were in different states. Apparently both her kids are from surrogates [ Reply | More ]
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How did they hide it? I feel i would want to hide it too. Too much judgement [ Reply | More ]
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Yes. We did. [ Reply | More ]
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If you don't mind, could you share your reason(s) for the decision? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:57 PM Flag
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For me, my uterus was unable to carry a pregnancy due to scarring. There was no other solution. [ Reply | More ]
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I did not want the hassle of pregnancy and used two surrogates . Good choice for me [ Reply | More ]
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Fake. [ Reply | More ]
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I did not want the hassle of pregnancy and used two surrogates . Good choice for me [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:33 PM Flag
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I know 2 - gay couple (male) and hetero couple that simply couldn't keep a baby to term. Twins in both instances. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:40 PM Flag
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Surrogacy should be illegal. Gross and exploitative. [ Reply | More ]
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oh please [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] How do you write pajamas in Spanish? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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P A J A M A S I N S P A N I S H [ Reply | More ]
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just throw an accent in somewhere [ Reply | More ]
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la pijama [ Reply | More ]
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I know how to say it in Spanish. Pee-yama. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I watched The Judge last night. Robert Downey Jr. is so attractive. He's 49, and the woman playing his wife was 30. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Hollywood tradition. [ Reply | More ]
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yeah i know, and he was playing younger [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Write a scene: 26 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Outside soul cycle: [ Reply | More ]
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2 fake blonde women in head to toe Lululemon/Soul Cycle gear talking about how they can't wait to tap it back again tomorrow! [ Reply | More ]
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At Kidville: [ Reply | More ]
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three nannies sit on their cell phones, bundled up. [ Reply | More ]
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Why are they sitting on their phones. [ Reply | More ]
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At a law firm: [ Reply | More ]
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sitting at my desk, with my third cup of coffee, reading. [ Reply | More ]
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Tired lawyer phones home to say good night to kids. Tells herself she is going to write a novel or start a business when she has time. Goes home, snaps at husband, pours a hefty drink. [ Reply | More ]
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Preschool drop off UES: [ Reply | More ]
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"Is that Jennifer?" wonders a blonde woman in Lululemon leggings, a Moncler jacket, huge sunglasses, and a Birkin, looking among the crowd of other blonde women in Lululemon leggings, Moncler jackets, huge sunglasses, and Birkins. [ Reply | More ]
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At TT school tour: [ Reply | More ]
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Classic scene last year at Collegiate tour: woman with fancy banker DH shows up in a short dress and thigh-high suede Louboutin boots. Guess the ethnicity. [ Reply | More ]
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Ex hooker? [ Reply | More ]
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Hooking is an ethnicity now? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:34 PM Flag
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I think it's shorthand for Russian [ Reply | More ]
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Was she also wearing a fur vest? [ Reply | More ]
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good news is she didn't get in. [ Reply | More ]
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At Chipotle: [ Reply | More ]
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Customer asks for guacamole and worker says it costs extra. Customer huffs "that's fine" [ Reply | More ]
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At Hale and Hearty: [ Reply | More ]
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At the Apple Store: [ Reply | More ]
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Genius is unable to diagnose or fix problem on customer's computer. Implies it is all in her head and that she should sign up for another year of AppleCare. When she breaks down crying in frustration, he hands her tissue and says, "I don't know what to tell you." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:26 PM Flag
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Saks Shoe Department: [ Reply | More ]
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Park slope: [ Reply | More ]
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two lesbians coming out of the food coop pushing their child, banjo in a stroller. [ Reply | More ]
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banjo! I love it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:32 PM Flag
[ - ] It's 4 o'clock. I could really go for some Chipotle about now. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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OMG...just had chipotle for dinner last night and lunch this afternoon. I love chipotle but I can't have it for a while now. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:04 PM Flag
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try Hale and Hearty to mix it up a bit [ Reply | More ]
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I has it for lunch. I'm relatively new to chipotle, have maybe had it 3 times. Love. Ones about to open behind my office, a little worried. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:09 PM Flag
[ - ] Where can I get purple cake made with all natural ingredients? 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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lol [ Reply | More ]
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oh gosh i really thought this was a joke [ Reply | More ]
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In your home. Use a combo of beet and blueberry juice. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:58 PM Flag
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do you know of any bakeries that do this sort of thing? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:58 PM Flag
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Call Whole Foods? [ Reply | More ]
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I did. Purple is not one of the colors they offer. :( [ Reply | More ]
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Imagine. [ Reply | More ]
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I'm sure NY has this kind of bakery somewhere. If not, then, get thee to Amazon for same day delivery of natural food coloring. You gotta do it yourself. Good luck. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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china! [ Reply | More ]
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is this for your friend whose DC was accepted to Hunter? LOL [ Reply | More ]
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Hey Barney, when did you become a health nut? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:03 PM Flag
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Mix blue and red food coloring and make it yourself. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:07 PM Flag
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at Hale and Hearty [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:10 PM Flag
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Where are you? I can think of a few places in Westchester that might do it like Riviera in Ardsley or Flour and Sun in Pleasantville. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:49 PM Flag
[ - ] I started my own consulting business last year and work with several former employers and clients, as well as new clients. For the last two months I've been interviewing with a potential new client, and did a lot of prep work for the first meeting in November and then more background work and setting up a full timeline and process to meet their needs. We had agreed upfront verbally on all of the major terms, cost and timing, but they had been slow to work on my retainer agreement. Now they've come back to me and asked that I complete essentially all of the same work but for half the fee. I'm so frustrated but have already put in a lot of time, also it's a new client which could lead to more, so I wanted to work with them. But this situation along with the fact that they're very unsophisticated and really don't know what they don't know, is so frustrating. Any tips on negotiating, or should I just fold? TIA 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:53 PM Flag
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This is the core of consulting work. If you need the work, you take the work. If you're busy enough to not need them, then you tell them to fuck off. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:56 PM Flag
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Thanks, any other tips you can offer, in general or for fee negotiations, I need all the help I can get! My former clients and employers are familiar with my work so they don't haggle. [ Reply | More ]
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Listen, I'm a solo attorney and sometimes you have to know when to know your worth and hold your ground. It sounds like you need to tell them there's no room to cut your price and they can either come back to you or not. [ Reply | More ]
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+1. This is what you learn in consulting. Your only one year in, so it's a good time to experience it. The time spent is gone. Think about your future time. Scope will go over and you'll be getting paid half. They've already shown you what type of client they'll be. Better to find out now. Hold your ground on price. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:59 PM Flag
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that. you could bend and offer them a first time client fee reduction to meet them half way so 25% of what you expected... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:00 PM Flag
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This is a good idea, thanks. They initially offered 20% of what I asked for and I told them we were too far apart, so they've come back with this 50% number which they think is a huge step. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:08 PM Flag
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If these guys are a PITA compared to your typical client, count your blessings and move on. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:59 PM Flag
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I know, but I believe completing this project will underscore how versatile I can be so there are advantages for me too. All clients are a PITA!! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:05 PM Flag
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If you're not desperate for work, then wait for a better client where you'll still get to prove versatility. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:13 PM Flag
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Thanks, I'm debating whether to just keep going as there is a finite timeline on this one, three months max. Or to start again and try to find another client, which could take months.. it sucks. I wish I'd been better at selling myself and negotiating upfront but I've never needed to do this before. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:16 PM Flag
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Unsophisticated clients are the worst. You can expect problems at every turn and an attempt to further dock the fee at the end. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:14 PM Flag
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I agree with other assessments...this client is going to be cheap and a pain. Don't worry about. The time spent (sunk cost) just decide if they are going to be worth the time. If you can afford to say no I would (I'm a consultant btw...in my experience the small, unsophisticated clients have the most attitude) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:04 PM Flag
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Thanks, it's not attitude as much as they don't know what they don't know, so they've no idea what they're asking me to do or how much of my time it's going to take. Are you self employed? I'd appreciate any other tips as I'm trying to build out my business. [ Reply | More ]
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I am but still building myself...but previously worked with someone elses company and noticed this. Im actuall tempted to take a ''real' job sometimes since dealing with clients takes so much time! Having said that, will still this is out because potential us so good. Good luck! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:20 PM Flag
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So true, I've always worked in a corporate environment so I'm not used to this at all! But I love the flexibility so I can't complain too much, if I get a couple of good clients each year [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:34 PM Flag
[ - ] Scene in the city: 20-something marketing girls running into each other's cubes, "Are you going to Soul tonight? With Conor? What bike are you on? Ok, let's leave here at 5:50. Want to go to Juice Generation after?" 19 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:46 PM Flag
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Stop spying on people. You're obnoxious. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:47 PM Flag
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Np- ITA. It's also hilarious that all of these examples can be interchanged for city/suburbs. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:48 PM Flag
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How mean spirited are you? At least they are going to exercise and grab a juice - when I was in my 20s it was more like "how fast can you get your ass on a bar stool with me? Ok, let's slink out of here at 5:01." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:48 PM Flag
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+1. I'm impressed and jealous at the same time. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:55 PM Flag
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Ah, the simple life. I could do that for a day. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:48 PM Flag
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true story [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:49 PM Flag
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Vomit. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:49 PM Flag
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That doesn't sound postworthy in the least. Am I missing something? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:50 PM Flag
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Yes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:53 PM Flag
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I think the point of the "scene in" posts are that they are totally unremarkable and not at all postworthy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:54 PM Flag
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I miss my 20's. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:50 PM Flag
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Me, too. Sounds like a fun workplace and a perfect way to burn off steam after. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:07 PM Flag
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This does sound annoying though. People are such lemmings [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:51 PM Flag
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You sound jealous. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:57 PM Flag
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Whatever. Better than talking about what bar they're going to [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:04 PM Flag
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Meh. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:10 PM Flag
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You sthould tell them to go to Hale and Hearty instead [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:11 PM Flag
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and then they wine about not being able to afford the city. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:25 PM Flag
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Ha, Freudian slip? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:32 PM Flag
[ - ] Why do I hate bras so much lately? All i want to wear is a sports bra. I'm not huge (34 c), maybe 34 b...but they are all so uncomfortable and unflattering. I like the flattened look of a sports bra. Any suggestions for brands/styles? I can't wear a sports bra all time, especially under work clothes. Tia. 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:46 PM Flag
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Same here. I start unhooking/taking off my bra in the elevator when I get home. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:49 PM Flag
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I wear an underwire 24/7. Maybe your bras don't fit properly. Can't address why you prefer to flatten your breasts. Probably because it makes you look thinner. I'm 34D and love cleavage [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:51 PM Flag
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What's your favorite bra? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:54 PM Flag
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Bali flower. On sale at Macy's all the time [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:10 PM Flag
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I'm a 34/36 C/D and I think I need to be re-sized. My bras don't fit right and I always look like I'm falling out of them. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:57 PM Flag
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I wear bralettes when I don't want the feel of a bra. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:01 PM Flag
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I sometimes wear those soft, sports bra type things they advertise on Tv (you buy them 2 in a package at places like Target). Can't wear with everything but comfy and at least the straps don't fall down.. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:07 PM Flag
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I find that my boobs look best in a padded sports bra. Best size and shape of any bra I have but can't really wear that all the time either. I wear VS cotton lined bras the rest of the time, they are very lightly padded and that's the best i can find. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:10 PM Flag
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I wear my wacoal sports bra from Nordstrom to work and love it. But I am 36D (38C for that bra) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:10 PM Flag
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i hate bras but luckily I don't really need one - a bralette is fine under see thru things [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:16 PM Flag
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If it's that uncomfortable it is the wrong size. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:29 PM Flag
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Hanro with no underwire, a few good styles I that I like. Expensive, but wait for friends & family sales as Bloomingdales or the like. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:57 PM Flag
[ - ] Any views on afternoon sessions for preschool kids (young 3's)? If we get an afternoon slot in our first choice, should we take it? DC currently takes 3 hour naps (1-4pm). Wouldn't start til next Sept. Not sure whether dc would have naturally dropped nap anyways by then. How do you make it work? We also have a younger child at homeā€¦ It seems like such a nuisance... 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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DC will probably drop nap before next September. [ Reply | More ]
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It doesn't matter at all. Take the spot you get at the place you want dc to go to. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:46 PM Flag
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Most kids drop the nap or sleep in the stroller on the way there or back. Afternoon preschool can be very relaxing because you have a leisurely morning rather than get up and rush, rush and hope they eat enough breakfast. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:47 PM Flag
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+1. It worked out perfectly. DS dropped the nap on his own a couple weeks before school started. I loved afternoon. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:01 PM Flag
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We had same concern, opted for afternoon because we liked the school so much, and have been very happy. Last year (3s), DC napped for an hour before school and still took 2+ hour nap on weekends. This year (4s) DC has mostly dropped nap, but still has an hour of rest before school. Have a younger dc, who naps after drop off. Afternoon is so relaxed, no rushing out in the morning, etc. Love it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:51 PM Flag
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OP: This is great to hear! Thank you ladies. Hopefully we will get an acceptance. A couple more weeks before we know! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:02 PM Flag
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Currently do afternoons at awesome preschool - DS dropped nap over the summer. It doesn't matter though, other children in the class nap either before or after school. We love afternoons. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 09:33 PM Flag
[ - ] just venting. a friend's DH is in the same field as my DH. DH is currently interviewing and this friend is getting pretty damn nosy about what, where, why of our future. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:43 PM Flag
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what? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:46 PM Flag
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she wants to know where he is interviewing, with whom etc. if we decided private or more academic etc. its not information i feel comfortable sharing yet [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:47 PM Flag
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Tell him you don't want to talk about it until things are sorted out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:47 PM Flag
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how can i word this nicely? she really is a sweet person, just feel like she is digging for some reason [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:48 PM Flag
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"I don't wanna jinx anything. I'll fill you in when we know more" [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:51 PM Flag
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thanks! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:52 PM Flag
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Just keep repeated it. She is an idiot or not nice. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:51 PM Flag
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We'll fill you in if something works out. Or you can even lie and say he's not pursuing anything at the moment. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:52 PM Flag
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Be vague and maybe she will get the point. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:52 PM Flag
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i've been giving her one worded answers while she is texting me paragraphs right now. she'll stop texting for couple weeks and then text again just basically asking about DH's job search [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:54 PM Flag
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type back "no news!" [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:56 PM Flag
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Why does she even know. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.29.15, 08:53 PM Flag
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just based on timing of DH's job (her DH was in same position last year)...its now time for interview season so she has some general awareness of what is going on with us. [ Reply | More ]
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