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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #120 on: February 18, 2018, 08:05:35 PM »
So my coworkers inexplicably continue to come out to me.  One as a furry and a bigot, and another as a former enforcer for a local drug dealer.  wtf is it about me that says to people "I can tell him shit I shouldn't say to other people."

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #121 on: February 18, 2018, 09:07:59 PM »
I've had that happen to me, it's not just you.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #122 on: February 19, 2018, 05:49:38 PM »
They trust  you, implicitly. 

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #123 on: February 25, 2018, 08:41:18 PM »
8 US Federal Marshals and a third of the local PD showed up at work this week.  So that was fun...

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #124 on: February 25, 2018, 10:29:24 PM »
8 US Federal Marshals and a third of the local PD showed up at work this week.  So that was fun...

What did you do :P.......and why wasn't i invited to cause chaos.....

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #125 on: February 26, 2018, 08:56:52 PM »
Rumor has it one of the temps was wanted for kidnapping and vowed he'd never be taken alive.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #126 on: February 26, 2018, 11:57:33 PM »
Rumor has it one of the temps was wanted for kidnapping and vowed he'd never be taken alive.
So, a normal week then?  :D

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #127 on: February 28, 2018, 04:47:49 PM »
Got food poisoning from Braum's last week on Tuesday.  Called up there and let them know.
I ordered:
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1 Double Quarter Pounder (Cut in half)(to split with my wife)
2 Double Hot Fudge Sundaes

Now seeing as Only my wife and I ate the Double Quarter Pounder and my toddler son didn't get sick (just my wife and I) I deduced that the DQP was what made us sick.  They gave me an attitude and told me they would only do a regular QP.  So I call the 1-800 number, contact the Facebook page, and email them and after one week I have had no response.  All I wanted was a damn apology and maybe some compensation for the grief I was given.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #128 on: March 13, 2018, 02:23:58 AM »
Opioid tolerant patient came in the other night claiming chest pain / CVA / PE depending on who spoke to him. Kept requesting pain medicine, and got it, but conveniently decided we all were incompetent and he was fine when we tried transferring him to a neurologist. He ended up AMA'ing out after suckering 16mg of morphine out of the ER doctor within an hour and his wife was a total ass the entire time. After he signed the paperwork through, and was still refusing to be transferred, he kept asking for more morphine.

Was something serious going on? Who knows, I'm boiling some details down here but I suggested a nice tall vial of stfu almost an hour before the doc started talking about it and by then it was a little too late.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #129 on: March 13, 2018, 10:00:41 AM »
push a little saline instead...
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #130 on: March 13, 2018, 10:46:58 AM »
Opioid tolerant patient came in the other night claiming chest pain / CVA / PE depending on who spoke to him. Kept requesting pain medicine, and got it, but conveniently decided we all were incompetent and he was fine when we tried transferring him to a neurologist. He ended up AMA'ing out after suckering 16mg of morphine out of the ER doctor within an hour and his wife was a total ass the entire time. After he signed the paperwork through, and was still refusing to be transferred, he kept asking for more morphine.

Was something serious going on? Who knows, I'm boiling some details down here but I suggested a nice tall vial of stfu almost an hour before the doc started talking about it and by then it was a little too late.
This is also called "A Tuesday" in ED parlance.  :P
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #131 on: March 13, 2018, 12:28:34 PM »
This is also called "A Tuesday" in ED parlance.  :P
Eh we get drug seekers all the time the rant is about the doctor as well as the patient.

Patient and all staff recommendations aside. We had another 4mg drawn up, twenty in total, to give him. Between work up and the rounds of nitro before hand, if that last round was given it would have put him at a rate near 7mg every fifteen minutes exceeding hospital protocol. And we give it in a maximum of 4mg increments in the ER so the doctor was willing to try a fifth round of a drug that apparently was doing nothing. What the hell are they teaching in Medical School these days? >.>

The doctor was a total chump. I can only hope that since the patient was on Medicaid and AMA'ed out someone up the ladder will complain about the lost charges.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #132 on: March 15, 2018, 04:52:48 PM »

... but I suggested a nice tall vial of stfu almost an hour before ...

 :lol sometimes best medicine, eh?

This just broke across the news:
http://www.kdrv.com/content/news/California-Tribe-Sues-Drug-Companies-for-Opioid-Epidemic-476705863.html
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #133 on: March 20, 2018, 06:04:46 PM »
Dude walks into Facebook.
Dude buys data.
Dude sells/somethings's the data.
Cambridge Analytica finangles it some more.
Result = They got (stole) your Facebook data.

wtf happens here

Brit TV sting includes UkranianHookers.
And who doesn't like a Stole Your Facebook Data + Cheesecake story.
Wall Street for one.

WotC forums used Facebook for ~some of their forum handling.
I'm curious if they know yet, what happened to "their" (+"our") stuff.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #135 on: March 28, 2018, 03:27:57 AM »
No sooner do I finish my extracurricular projects for my online job and announce my return to homebrew, and the workplace grows a spine and fires the peeper...

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #136 on: March 31, 2018, 07:31:14 PM »
When a cool anarchist YouTuber you used to watch slowly turns into a tankie.

When the forces of nature continually conspire to to run aground your weekend tabletop games.

When you try getting into Twitter but are too afraid to make a hashtag for any political topic at risk of drawing the attention of crazies.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #137 on: April 15, 2018, 10:18:16 PM »
I'm drowning in mortgage red tape and misinformation.

Breakdown: My brother and I are on SSI. My sister is not. We need to move as soon as we can due to the senior members of our family becoming violent with old age and the local police/social services refusing to do anything because they are still sane enough to hide their behaviour around the authorities.

We found an amazing house at an equally amazing price, but it's STILL too high for our Debt:Income ratio. We'd need to make around $2500 combined to meet it, and would need to put together around 10k for closing costs and other bullshit. Meanwhile, SSI forbids us from having more than $2000 saved. There are exceptions, and I'm going to be talking to them tomorrow, but the mountains of red tape keep growing.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #138 on: April 15, 2018, 10:19:35 PM »
I'm drowning in mortgage red tape and misinformation.

Breakdown: My brother and I are on SSI. My sister is not. We need to move as soon as we can due to the senior members of our family becoming violent with old age and the local police/social services refusing to do anything because they are still sane enough to hide their behaviour around the authorities.

We found an amazing house at an equally amazing price, but it's STILL too high for our Debt:Income ratio. We'd need to make around $2500 combined to meet it, and would need to put together around 10k for closing costs and other bullshit. Meanwhile, SSI forbids us from having more than $2000 saved. There are exceptions, and I'm going to be talking to them tomorrow, but the mountains of red tape keep growing.

I hope everything works out!

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #139 on: April 19, 2018, 02:05:03 AM »
I hope everything works out!

NOPE. Mortgage lender is telling me that expected rental income doesn't qualify as income for Debt:income ratio, despite just being told otherwise by an underwriter. Without that, I would have to put everyone on the mortgage directly, which would require them to all have great credit (most of them have no credit at all, meaning below average when it comes to lenders)
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