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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #800 on: March 03, 2015, 05:09:02 am »
When I get a song playing in my head and can't get it to quit. Thanks, gPink.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #801 on: March 03, 2015, 05:19:45 am »
 :banana :banana........ :banana
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #802 on: March 03, 2015, 06:36:16 am »
I shall be careful in my usage of these, but... :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #803 on: March 03, 2015, 11:55:58 pm »
So I just moved from New Jersey to California. Loving every minute, but my particular neighbourhood had very poor coverage with T-Mobile. Oddly enough, there is a rather large cellphone tower not 3 blocks from my building.

So I ping their social media people on Twitter, and ask: "Why is it that I get better coverage underground in SF than I do on the roof of my building in Oakland?" It was really starting to drive me nuts, with all the dropped calls and whatnot. They opened a ticket and I got a call this afternoon asking for some more information. Come to find out, I'm not the first #newoakland resident to complain. So now they're looking at adding a signal repeater in my neighbourhood.

All it took was being polite and courteous. Some folks should try that from time to time. Does wonders.  :)

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #804 on: March 04, 2015, 04:10:55 am »
Maybe that's one of the NSAs fake cell towers.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #805 on: March 04, 2015, 04:36:31 am »
I'd be wary of them.  They were being shot at last night.  They're a tad touchy this morning.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #806 on: March 04, 2015, 04:39:34 am »
The towers or the NSA?
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #808 on: March 04, 2015, 10:34:53 am »
Bus didn't show today, took my daughter to school, left the school in Florence and it took me AN HOUR to go 8 MILES back to the highway. All in all, a 4 hour round trip.

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #809 on: March 05, 2015, 06:36:05 am »
Late winter sun makes me crazy. I need a set of those Eskimo snow glasses, you know, the one with tiny slits in them, now that would be cool, and, they are cheap, so I got that going for me.  ;D
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #810 on: March 05, 2015, 09:47:40 am »
Late winter sun makes me crazy. I need a set of those Eskimo snow glasses, you know, the one with tiny slits in them, now that would be cool, and, they are cheap, so I got that going for me. ;D

Kind of like total consciousness on your death bed?  ;D

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #811 on: March 05, 2015, 01:54:25 pm »
That would be Gunga-Gunga-Galunga
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #812 on: March 08, 2015, 10:08:43 am »
How is it that one needs to be super-intelligent to get into a school like UC Berkeley but it seems like none of their students are intelligent enough to look up from their phones while crossing the street? These kids walk right out into the street without looking where they're going, or checking traffic at all. Have they no sense of self-preservation? Ziggy is nimble enough to steer around such tomfoolery, but a 4000lb SUV isn't...

Same thing applies in grocery stores. 7 times in 3 days, someone has walked right into me because they weren't paying attention. In 3 of those cases, I just let it happen cause the dude was cute. Maybe it's not such a bad thing after all....  8)

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #813 on: March 08, 2015, 10:36:49 am »
How is it that one needs to be super-intelligent to get into a school like UC Berkeley but it seems like none of their students are intelligent enough to look up from their phones while crossing the street? These kids walk right out into the street without looking where they're going, or checking traffic at all. Have they no sense of self-preservation? Ziggy is nimble enough to steer around such tomfoolery, but a 4000lb SUV isn't...

Same thing applies in grocery stores. 7 times in 3 days, someone has walked right into me because they weren't paying attention. In 3 of those cases, I just let it happen cause the dude was cute. Maybe it's not such a bad thing after all....  8)

'the dude was cute'?  :o  Well ok then, not that there's anything wrong with that...

I worked at a university for 30 years and in all that time at least once a year a student would walk out in front of a moving car and get creamed. Not only do they not pay attention but a great many of them don't know how to dress themselves for the cold weather either. 
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #814 on: March 08, 2015, 10:45:26 am »
How is it that one needs to be super-intelligent to get into a school like UC Berkley


It is UC Berkley so do not confuse the ability to pass a written test with intelligence.   :rotflmao:
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #815 on: March 08, 2015, 01:35:47 pm »
People/Groups that can't/won't sing our National Anthem the way the musical score meant it to be.
I can't sing worth a darn, but I don't try to do my own take on it, either.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #816 on: March 08, 2015, 05:51:26 pm »
So whose take do you like?  I rather imagine it's their take as well whether it's a band or some other singer.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #817 on: March 08, 2015, 06:16:20 pm »
I would like for the performers to sing it like we did in school and not make a show of it and add their flair to it. They've got plenty of other venues to 'express' themselves and not (IMHO) with our National Anthem. Some versions are almost unrecognizable.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #818 on: March 08, 2015, 06:23:41 pm »
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #819 on: March 08, 2015, 07:10:18 pm »
I believe there are not near enough of us around that truly appreciate our National Anthem being performed with such respect and skill. Makes me sad.. 
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