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|11 weeks 4 days ago||I thought I was missing||
I thought I was missing something. Turns out this ump is really just awful
|13 weeks 10 hours ago||I think the money will be||
I think the money will be easier as it is just money and not a potential inconvenience for your future boss.
|15 weeks 10 hours ago||Agreed, I usually take my||
Agreed, I usually take my shoes off as well which helps. Also you want to make sure your monitor is at the right height so you are not looking down at it. Last, agreed with the other commenter who said it's important to move around still, and don't be afraid to go back and forth between sitting and standing.
It really has changed my work life. I feel so much better at the end of the day - not groggy and tired like I used to. It's easy to not stick with it, but if you make sure to do it for a couple of weeks it will become your routine and then it's easy.
EDIT: "are not" looking down at your monitor.
|15 weeks 10 hours ago||Agreed! Black coffee is the only way to drink coffee.||
Agreed! Black coffee is the only way to drink coffee.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||You might want to consider a||
You might want to consider a standing desk. Resolve to stick with it for the first couple of weeks and I promise you, you will not want to go back and you'll feel a hell of a lot better throughout the day.
|17 weeks 7 hours ago||Beat me to it. I thought the same||
Beat me to it. I thought the same
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Couldn't agree more. Worst franchise in hockey.||
Couldn't agree more. Worst franchise in hockey.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||I did a similar stupid thing||
I did a similar stupid thing and signed up for Portuguese 101. People on the first day in class were literally speaking Portuguese. I dropped it the next day.
|26 weeks 6 days ago||Not sure you're totally||
Not sure you're totally accurate on the privacy issue there. I believe the US Government has much broader snooping powers than most in Europe. For example, I'm pretty sure that recent laws passed in France basically gave them a lot of the powers that the NSA has had for over a decade. I haven't tried to find any articles to support these assertions so I could be wrong, but this is certainly my understanding...
|27 weeks 10 hours ago||Interesting to hear that||
Interesting to hear that take. I've been to a couple of games there and thought the atmosphere was pretty cool but nothing to write home about. And I have been pretty underwhelmed by the college football fans in Denver generally and definitely Boulder. I'm interested to hear what the stadium and town are like when the team is good.
|27 weeks 5 days ago||I like to think his last name is pronounced as "paella"||
I like to think his last name is pronounced as "paella"
|30 weeks 8 hours ago||I've taken shits longer than||
I've taken shits longer than DJ Durkin coached at Michigan. Why are we so obsessed with him?
Durkin is not a secret agent sent to destroy Michigan football. If he was, he would be a lot better as a DC.
|30 weeks 2 days ago||I would be sad to see him go.||
I would be sad to see him go. I was pretty pumped about him after the camp as he really seemed like a diamond in the rough. Perhaps he is still in and we just don't know either way.
Or maybe he is the mysterious greyshirt Brian and Ace keep talking about.
|30 weeks 2 days ago||I think we learned that he||
I think we learned that he was one of those in the Swenson bucket who was told by the staff that he should look elsewhere.
Also, I find it a bit funny Durkin has suddenly become our bogeyman. I know he has some good recruiters, but I can't see Maryland challenging us much for recruits.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||Well, I guess there are two||
Well, I guess there are two possible answers: zero and "a lot."
|33 weeks 1 day ago||And don't forget Terrelle Pryor||
And don't forget Terrelle Pryor
|33 weeks 1 day ago||Bradley Roby is good||
Bradley Roby is good
|33 weeks 6 days ago||I've read before that most||
I've read before that most skyscrapers in Dubai and maybe the whole UAE use this certain exterior cladding that is very flammable. Not sure why it's allowed. This has happened a couple times before and I don't believe any lives were lost so hoping for the same here.
|35 weeks 2 days ago||Anyone else reminded of what||
Anyone else reminded of what people said about Beilein when reading those comments about Brown? Pretty excited to see what he can do with a bunch of talent.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||I'm down 20 from last week.||
I'm down 20 from last week. PPR. Need to start one of these four: Aiken, Cobb, Lockett, Bolden. I'm kind of leaning Lockett as he's got a massive upside. I don't see Aiken or Cobb going over 15 and I need a big day.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||Don't worry Rutgers, it's been bad for us too||
Don't worry Rutgers, it's been bad for us too
|37 weeks 5 days ago||True, but kind of besides the||
True, but kind of besides the point. This happened over and over and over and over....
|38 weeks 5 hours ago||Ron English||
|38 weeks 5 days ago||If that first half one||
If that first half one doesn't give you chills I'm sorry to tell you but you have no soul
|40 weeks 1 day ago||Another early observation....||
Another early observation.... those shorts are horrifying.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||That is a very good point as||
That is a very good point as well. Just points to this not being a simple problem with a simple answer. I definitely did not intend for it to come across like that. I think you are definitely correct, and one only needs to look at the ISIS recruits from middle class homes with university degrees and solid jobs to back up your point.
That being said, I do think that there is a lot of relationship between the two things here. Poverty/discrimination in certain environments can definitely breed extremism. So can a feeling of not really having a "place" to call your own.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||Absolutely, and lone wolf||
Absolutely, and lone wolf attacks are terrifyingly hard to stop.
I guess my ultimate point is that in France the economic opportunities are worse (for everyone), the segregation is deeper, and the population proportion is larger. Just makes it more likely that something like this will happen.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||You bring up a fair point,||
You bring up a fair point, and I am sure this contributes as well. But I would say two things. 1) If you are a new immigrant arriving in this land from, say, Algeria, you are likely to come to the banlieus, and I would imagine that the segregated nature of them would make it hard to integrate. 2) We are talking about millions of people here. I highly doubt that each one has decided to refuse to learn the French language and customs and try to integrate.
Oh and a third - many of these people DO speak French and come from French-speaking parts of Africa.
EDIT: I want to make clear that I am not blaming anyone for this. Just stating that I think conditions in France have created a situation where these horrible things are more likely to happen. We have seen this much more in France than other, similar European countries, for example.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||France is a troubled place to||
France is a troubled place to be sure. A major, major problem in France is the segregation and economic disenfranchisement of their minority residents. Look up some stats on unemployement rates and other demographic indicators for this group and you'll understand. France literally has a Muslim/African underclass. It's a very sad situation and the poor state of France's economy plus European racism (neg me if you want but let's call it what it is) have clearly contributed. Hell, just google "banlieus" and you'll know what I'm talking about.
Contrary to a lot of the comments on this post, the immigration surge hitting Europe likely does not have much to do with this. The massive numbers you hear about are mostly in Germany, Sweden, Balkan countries, Greece/Italy, and places like Austria and Hungary. Certainly there are migrants in France, but the mass immigration we are seeing is pretty heavily concentrated right now.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||Half frosted flakes Half||
Half frosted flakes