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Discussion in 'General Chatter' started by Emma, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. LumiLapin

    LumiLapin Bad Bad Bun

    Solution: get a dolly. Mom uses it to prop up the fridge while I screw up the little feet. We are then able to roll it out, with effort, and I barely manage to reach the outlet. Once it's done and the fridge appears to be working, call Dad in relief and tell him that the display has stopped flashing and clicking, and he casually mentions "oh yeah, maybe I shoulda tried that when I took the fridge out to clean it a couple weeks ago."
    Mom and I stare at each other.
  2. LumiLapin

    LumiLapin Bad Bad Bun

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  3. vuatson

    vuatson [delurks]

    Accidentally swapped welding helmets with someone yesterday and now I’ve got wicked arc burn on my neck :(
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  4. Shit that sucks, I’m sorry pal :(
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  5. vuatson

    vuatson [delurks]

    Thank you! ^^ I fixed my helmet so it should heal up by the end of the week, fortunately. I just wish that I’d noticed in time to keep it from happening in the first place.
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  6. Saro

    Saro Where is wizard hut

    bit the fuck out of my tongue at some point. ow!
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  7. Emma

    Emma Your resident resident

    My lips are uncomfortable because I spent the day skiing and forgot my ChapStick in the hotel -_-
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  8. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    the doctor canceled my appointment due to weather. apparently the roads are truly appalling and the clinic is ditching all nonessential function. while i understand they don't do this lightly, having to wait another two weeks to ask "wtf???" about my numb leg makes me want to scream all day and launch myself into space.
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  9. Xavius

    Xavius Suit Monkey

    12th day sick. My throat's so torn apart a teeny part of me is scared of it scarring from near-constant coughing and bursts of acid.
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  10. vuatson

    vuatson [delurks]

    Closing 5 tabs, bookmarking one of them, and quitting firefox has taken literally almost 45 minutes. I’m going to restart my laptop now so I can maybe finish watching the dub of mp100 sometime next fucking week when I finish logging back in to my account!

    God I need a new computer.
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  11. I hate men who use anger to get what they want.
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  12. Wormwitch

    Wormwitch I'm literally Mulder.

    The gnat problem at work has gotten so bad I’ve inhaled a few. Meanwhile my boss is like ~this is fine~ because ~other places have them!~ I hate the tone she uses when she says this.

    My father woke me up around around by stomping around the apartment and opening and closing drawers loudly. Then he came into my room because he wanted to know how much I made this year??? :why:
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  13. ChelG

    ChelG Well-Known Member

    The gum pocket around my wisdom tooth is infected again. I now have a date for the extraction, but it's not for over a month, and it's going to frustrate me anyway because they're only taking one tooth and I'm gonna be left feeling lopsided.
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  14. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    meenah cat ate my flowers :(
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  15. ChelG

    ChelG Well-Known Member

    Been clearing out my clothes and some of my faves have to go because they don't fit anymore.
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  16. Everett

    Everett local rats so small, so tiny

    Have issues about accepying food while visiting people, kinda worried it'll get annoying for my friends, should work on it
    (Eta: as in, have repeatedly needed reassurance that No Really if food is being offered U Can Accept The Food, Is Real Offer, Not Rude 2 Eat)
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2019
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  17. Charlie

    Charlie I got no strings to hold me down

    Understandable. Just think though, if people offer food they usually really want you to eat it. A lot of people have the idea they won't be a good guest if you don't eat, so in a weird way you're doing them... a favour??
    (I've been on both sides of it. It's hard but people generally take food eating as like... acceptance of you being ok, and accommodated, they want to share)
  18. turtleDove

    turtleDove Well-Known Member

    I'm snuffly and my throat is sore (although throat's...less sore now), and no matter how much I blow my nose or try to clear it, it won't get less snuffly.
  19. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    food is part of the Hospitality Ritual. very ancient. very important. complete the transaction.

    the contract is sealed.jpg
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  20. turtleDove

    turtleDove Well-Known Member

    There's actually a whole lot of articles and research (link leads to post on Bibliosphere's tumblr, where a bunch of articles are linked and this is discussed) on the subject! Food is what binds us together, as a community; eating together increases social bonds, eating food someone has provided for you increases trust and connection.
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