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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #60 on: October 15, 2017, 07:11:21 PM »
I'm definitely NOT a hippie. Nor i'll ever be one. The last 4 days proved this. This trip... I don't want to thank the planet for every two steps i take. I want to finish my hike and drink beer on the campfire, not meditate.

Goddamn.

This sums up my feelings:

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #61 on: October 19, 2017, 09:44:59 PM »
As if working ~60 hours per week wasn't enough, I have to do several hours of BS "cultural competency" training... on my own fucking time... and you have to click some BS like every 10 seconds... and take quizzes... So I can't just let it run in the background...  :shakefist :banghead :fu
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #62 on: October 19, 2017, 11:55:16 PM »
Boss is done, got called in early to cover a no show on first. Got interviewed by HR, who has temporarily assumed control while another rep from HR head hunts some new recruits. She had questions, and my answers were blunt. Hopefully not too blunt. Also learned file cabinet with everyones personnel files was left unlocked for 2 days. She wasn't happy about that. She asked who I would promote and I said no one. None of us trust, understand or like one another, and if you promote from here there will be rebellion and revenge attempts no matter who it is. I did at least try to be helpful and point out stuff she'd need to know.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #63 on: November 07, 2017, 11:24:18 PM »
My other hip will be getting replaced at some point next year.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #64 on: November 07, 2017, 11:25:29 PM »
can i have the old one?  :lmao
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #65 on: November 09, 2017, 03:58:16 PM »
My other hip will be getting replaced at some point ** next year. **

Ouch, can you make it that far and still be adequately mobile?


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I had one very specifically Personal vote in this election.
Once upon a time ...  :tongue ... I parked my car, did my business.
Came back to car to go to work, but car was parked in.
Option 1 call tow truck on one or both dudes.
Option 2 work my way out, mostly to save the time.
Chose #2.  Owner of said car was walking by at that moment.
Certainly wasn't going to volunteer to move his car for me, via his personality, while obviously at fault for the park in.
Dude called the cops ... and was an off duty cop.
Parking enforcement dude responds to "protect" him from nothing.
Cop shows 40 minutes later, I'm way late for work.
Cop makes face at stupid Cop.
I say I tried to save the guy the $100 tow.
Cop makes more face at stupid Cop.
"Has" to write the $80+ ticket on me, showily very annoyed at stupid Cop.
$36 insurance bill, which they paid with special deal (because it was so stupid).

Meanwhile, I asked the Cop I know about stupid Cop, yeah he had heard (makes face) about my incident.
Within the year I had an unrelated incident not my fault, but insurance didn't care and jacked my rates.

15+ years later retired stupid Cop runs for Judge.
Local F.O.P. endorses the other guy who is NOT a cop.
Some cops go on live radio to publicly endorse the Not Cop.
Not Cop wins !!!!!!! !!!!!!! !!!!!!!
I was holding my breath for real about the results.
Not Cop thanks his cop buddies publicly.

I know stupid Cop spent more on his campaign than the parked in ticket incident cost me.
What goes around comes around dirtbag stupid Cop, even your co-workers didn't like you at all.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #66 on: November 09, 2017, 07:08:52 PM »
My other hip will be getting replaced at some point ** next year. **

Ouch, can you make it that far and still be adequately mobile?



Yeah,it's just the Avascular Necrosis (AVN or osteonecrosis) that also took out my other hip.  The reason for the wait is that my current medicare plan will no longer be available next year.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #67 on: November 10, 2017, 11:27:16 PM »
I am now the entire second shift.  And we may be firing two thirds of 3rd shift.  And a client employee accused one of us of fucking his gf in his car in plain view during shift change...

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #68 on: November 12, 2017, 02:18:48 AM »
I am now the entire second shift.  And we may be firing two thirds of 3rd shift.  And a client employee accused one of us of fucking his gf in his car in plain view during shift change...
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #69 on: November 12, 2017, 03:53:26 PM »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5074783/Outbreak-plague-mutate-UNTREATABLE.html whoever is playing pandemic can stop...you got Madagascar..you can now quit. :shakefist

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #70 on: November 13, 2017, 10:22:20 PM »
I am now the entire second shift.  And we may be firing two thirds of 3rd shift.  And a client employee accused one of us of fucking his gf in his car in plain view during shift change...
There can be only one!
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #71 on: December 12, 2017, 01:17:03 AM »
Today was my day off, so you know whats coming...

I wake up a 8 am or so with horrible acid reflux, down a few shots of magnesium and went back to bed. I get awoken by my boss who tells me R_ has once again failed to report for work and can I come in. I has doctors appointments so I tell her I can make it in when they're done. Oh, and can you come in 3 hours early wednesday too.

Car battery is dead. I get jumped, go to doc, and they tell me my appointment is not in system, but they need a few tubes of blood from me before I can see doc, who they are rescheduling. It's 3 PM. I still havent eaten.

I get to work and all is well till about 8 pm when I get a call to take someone on a drug test. I explain I'm alone and they take him instead. They come back a little before 9, and the guy who's a supervisor tells me to page another supervisor to meet him at the main lobby. And then I see the guy they took for testing. I've dealt with him constantly since he was hired. Batshit crazy. I absolutely know this is going to end bad. Motherfucker acts like he's possessed by the ghost of a squirrel who died from an overdose of meth.

They park at the lobby which is kind of far away, but it looks kind of like there's a scuffle. Then one figure grabs the other and prevents it from leaping into the pond. As I reach to call the cops, 2 patrol cars and an ambulance blow past me. Turns out he threatened self harm because he was scared of losing his job. I'm not sure what the logical thought process is there. "I'm terrified of being fired, let me threaten suicide and virtually ensure it happens."

Fortunately for me I kept Officer Peanut in reserve just in case the shitstorm spread our way.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #72 on: December 13, 2017, 03:52:23 AM »
Turns out he threatened self harm because he was scared of losing his job. I'm not sure what the logical thought process is there. "I'm terrified of being fired, let me threaten suicide and virtually ensure it happens."


When you're at that point you kind of lose your sense of logic. I've been there twice once during high school and once during the divorce.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #73 on: December 13, 2017, 05:26:37 PM »
 :twitch :)
" ... pond ... "
Well that might have been extra interesting , presuming the water's super cold right now.


Most of the time, a dead battery will work just fine after say 15 minutes of drive time charge up.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #74 on: December 14, 2017, 11:50:41 AM »
Turns out he threatened self harm because he was scared of losing his job. I'm not sure what the logical thought process is there. "I'm terrified of being fired, let me threaten suicide and virtually ensure it happens."


When you're at that point you kind of lose your sense of logic. I've been there twice once during high school and once during the divorce.

I can confirm, once almost ran my ex off the road. I don't remember most of that night, but I'm a much more stable person in the decade since.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #75 on: December 14, 2017, 12:17:03 PM »
I can confirm, once almost ran my ex off the road. I don't remember most of that night, but I'm a much more stable person in the decade since.
I can confirm people go batshit crazy over nothing too.

Pretty much every unintentional suicide using intentional attempt makes a great example. They make the attempt to get attention but screw things up and actually die in the process. Sucks for the family if they realize it too so it's kind of an unwritten policy not to mention any suspicions.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #76 on: December 15, 2017, 12:44:57 AM »
:twitch :)
" ... pond ... "
Well that might have been extra interesting , presuming the water's super cold right now.


Most of the time, a dead battery will work just fine after say 15 minutes of drive time charge up.

"It's more "algae choked and ridden with geese" actually.  We have around 120 geese on property.  They're massing to fly south.

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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #77 on: December 15, 2017, 02:46:58 AM »
:twitch :)
" ... pond ... "
Well that might have been extra interesting , presuming the water's super cold right now.


Most of the time, a dead battery will work just fine after say 15 minutes of drive time charge up.

"It's more "algae choked and ridden with geese" actually.  We have around 120 geese on property.  They're massing to fly south.

I thought this was in response to the dead car battery, and I was trying to figure out how the fuck they managed that.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #78 on: December 15, 2017, 11:45:02 AM »
Most of the time, a dead battery will work just fine after say 15 minutes of drive time charge up.
"It's more "algae choked and ridden with geese" actually.  We have around 120 geese on property.  They're massing to fly south.
I thought this was in response to the dead car battery, and I was trying to figure out how the fuck they managed that.
The battery normally runs on fish souls but those damn geese are in the way  :shakefist
Just drive around the lake for fifteen minutes hitting as many as you can.
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Re: The Small Rants Thread XII: The Folly of Life
« Reply #79 on: December 17, 2017, 01:04:30 AM »
The former shift supervisor lady we rehired months ago who was supposed to be a moderating influence on the peeper? Boss walked in on him giving her a neck massage.

Someone ripped a fire alarm out of the wall today.

I was sitting in post and I hear yelling. "YOUR GONNA GET YOURS MOTHERFUCKER! YOUR TIME IS COMING" So I look around thinking "wtf" and see one of the clients employees walking by. He flashes me the peace sign, and he's close enough I finally notice he's wearing a mic and headset. Which doesn't entirely set my mind at ease. I mean at least he's not yelling at me , but still...