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|2 days 19 hours ago||other than the fact||
that they made way too big of a deal about this (they should've just done the updated logo the same day they rolled out the new uniforms), this doesn't really move the needle all that much. Whoop-dee-doo. Maybe they might try, you know, winning more often than they lose one season.
|6 days 18 hours ago||if I had||
any musical ability other than being able to blow like the wind into a kazoo, I would start a band and name it "Banhammers". Then I'd act all indignant and insulted when someone called us "The Banhammers".
|2 weeks 1 day ago||in a perfect world, sure||
unfortunately, in the real world, there often come times where even though there is a method of operations in place, and "service level agreements" that we all must adhere to, management will tell you to ignore those agreements in an effort to improve their bottom line. My example came from my time in the mortgage industry where I was a loan processor. Generally we had to have certain items for a file to be submitted to underwriting (paystubs, W-2's, signed disclosures), but at the end of the month, when the sales managers were pushing to try and make their numbers as shiny as possible, the rules were tossed out the window, and exceptions would be made in the name of expedience.
Then when you take a sick day and they want to let you go, they forget all of the things they told you, and say things like "you're performance has really fallen off lately, you've been submitting incomplete files to underwriting..." and they know that you cant really afford to hire a lawyer and fight it.
Best part of that was they tried to block my unemployment and the State hammered them. In the decision handed down they were told that "generalizations without any specific evidence" were not "acceotable forms of proof" and also that "it seemed" to the Deptartment of Job and Family Services "that the employer was attempting to compile documentation post ipso facto to support a decision which was pre-determined". So, that was awesome.
Also, with my last physical paycheck, somehow only the stub got mailed to me, so I had to go to the office and pick up my last check (and of course, I had to wait until the next week, which caused some heartburn with the bills I had set up on auto pay). The HR person I spoke to (smaller company, less than 100 employees) told me that she saw the Sales manager who didnt like me (he was the kind of guy who thought going to church on Sunday meant he could be the douchiest of douch bros the other 6 days of the week) fiddling with the checks the week before, but she didnt think anything of it. Essentially, he pulled my check off of the stub just to screw with me and make things more difficult. Again, not worth hiring a lawyer.
So, if you've never had a bad job like this, just be grateful
|2 weeks 1 day ago||sure, sounds great||
if you have a good job with a good company and a boss who isn't a dick. Some of us don't have that luxury (I do now, but Ive been at jobs where you feel like any absence at all could lead to your ouster. I've seen it happen. Hell, it happened to me, and they laid me off the day after I took my 3rd sick day in 4 years, knowing that I was saving for a wedding 5 months in the future)
So yeah, yeah, we're looking for a gold star. Maybe you just need to be thankful you haven't had the pleasure of having to work in such an environment.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I rarely got sick||
until I had a kid who got to be old enough to go to pre-school. Now at least once a month or so, someone has something. I swear it might be a better idea to let the kid grow up eating boogers
|2 weeks 4 days ago||what does||
Danny DeVito have to do with this?
(I know....you meant Alex Reiger)
|2 weeks 4 days ago||they never||
got out of the maize. They're still bouncing around the room somewhere under a divided sky with Esther, Fee and his Golgi apparatus
|2 weeks 5 days ago||supposably||
all of the sudden Weber found out that for all intensive purposes Urban was being rebellion
|3 weeks 2 days ago||first rule of MGoPoints||
is that you never talk about MGoPoints
|3 weeks 6 days ago||needs MOAR||
grip it and rip it. He's become waaaaay too technical over the years, thinking he should be able to control the golf ball the way we can when we have controllers in our hands. It's just not possible. He's thinking too much, trying to be too perfect. He just needs to go out there and "Nuke LaLoosh" it. One of the best things my golf coach ever told me was that I needed to stop "paralysis by analysis" trust my game and "see ball, hit ball". ESPECIALLY with the short game. The short game is more of a feel than anything else. If you're specnding too much time in between your own ears, you'll be spending a lot of time swearing after chunked shots.
He should ease up and try and have some fun. Quit worrying about the major record. He has enough money to last 100 lifetimes. He should go out there and play with "house money" because at least then if he shoots an 82, he can have a sense of humor about it.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||that play||
NEVER missed...probably because there were 3 distinct levels to the routes, and it was impossible to cover them all
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I remember that day||
like it was yesterday. Was a great day for me for a number of reasons, and the game was a big part of it. If only the refs in the Nabraska-Mizzou game had the stones to call that kicked pass in the end zone, it may have been the best (non birth of child) day ever
|6 weeks 1 day ago||/pours self glass of Ensure||
well sonny, let me tell ya a story about Chris Floyd, all everything fullback and destroyer of worlds. Loved him because I was a blocking (slow,fat) TE when I played and I always gravitated toward guys who gave themselves up for the betterment of the team, the team, the team. Chris Floyd was one helluva fullback and watching him blow dudes up was always a good time.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||actually||
it already happened, its just that our cosciousnesses have not yet caught up with that moment in time
|6 weeks 2 days ago||lower than Id have guessed||
I just saw something on a Cleveland sports focused website where one of the staff writers' friends put $20 down on OSU to win the title after they lost to Virginia Tech. Odds? 75-1
|6 weeks 2 days ago||my Mom||
lives in Grand Blanc, which is really a nice little town. Just have to be sure we dont go too far North on Dort Hwy. Funny story: when my Mom first moved up to that area, she was confused my all the ladies she would see hanging out at the Big John on Dort Highway, right inside the FLint city limits. We had to explain to her that those ladies were in their "office"
|7 weeks 21 hours ago||Bill Walsh College Football '95||
Tyrone was the studliest stud of all the studs in that game. Triple Option Right until he got "tired" then call a TO and start over again.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||it may just be the||
"STAY OFF MY LAWN" in me, but even though the food is fairly above average there, I despise eating there because of those stupid baskets. Give me a plate, so I can put my sandwich down on a flat surface and it doesnt fall apart. This isn't the county fair, or a knock off Dairy Queen. GIVE ME A PLATE (and if you ask for a plate, they bring you an app plate because thats all they have...so annoying
And since that's the worst thing I have to complain about today, I'm gonna go ahead and shut up and be thankful for what I have
|7 weeks 2 days ago||duh||
clapping, pointing AND butt slapping
|7 weeks 2 days ago||that movie||
never happened, okay? Everyone got it? IT. NEVER. HAPPENED.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||fear not, Eagle fan||
your salvation already lies upon your coaching staff. Let the Pat Shurmur era begin!
|8 weeks 1 day ago||exactly||
even a broken clock is right twice a day. I have more respect for folks who sit on something until they have unassailable proof than I do for the ones who blurt out a hunch as fact in an effort to garner adulation for being "first".
So, he guessed right. Whoop-dee-doo. Good job, good effort. That and a dollar will get him a cup of coffee. I don't like or dislike Gregg Henson. I don't know the man, and I am vaguely familiar with his work. But he certainly does not deserve to be lauded because his "guess" came to pass.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||in these trying times||
I look to Tom Petty. He proclaims that the waiting is the hardest part
|9 weeks 1 day ago||talk about thin skin||
people said mean things to him on a platform where people saying mean things is either the #1 or #2 favorite past time? What a sap. I've seen Pansies take more abuse being transplanted from a cold frame to a garden.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||my apologies||
that bad weather expected late Wednesday is my fault. I'll be driving up 23 from Columbus to Grand Blanc, so bad weather HAS to present itself. It's one of those rules of nature.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||is it just me||
or is that stuffing ball recipe remarkable similar to Pete Schweddy's recipe?
|9 weeks 5 days ago||wow||
you're bring back memories of arguments I used to have with people who were in love with Drew Henson. I still don't understand those people.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||stay heeeeere||
|10 weeks 19 hours ago||why does he||
have to watch roosters?
|10 weeks 1 day ago||good one||
in the same vein as "very unique" I just thought of another one that bugs me--"my personal opinion" of course it's personal. I can see that there are other types of opinions- a group opinion, a professional opinion, etc, but if you say "my" then "personal" becomes pedantic. Just makes the speaker sound like a high school kid trying to eek out the 500th word on an essay