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  1. Toddler Fuck i hate watching lion king when mufasa dies.. 1 hr 2 min ago (3 replies)
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    • Based on Hamlet 1 hr 1 min ago
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    • yeah, i won't watch that shit. bambi did me in. 59 min ago
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    • Spoiler alert! 59 min ago
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  2. Toddler Dailymail is just so bad. Headline says to cops killed and story says they cannot confirm how hurt they were? 1 hr 2 min ago (5 replies)
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    • TWO in undergraduate business schools 1 hr 2 min ago
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      • no. TWO. stop autofill. 1 hr 2 min ago
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    • They just make shit up as they go along. 1 hr 1 min ago
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    • One is confirmed dead (gunshot wound to head). I haven't heard an update on the other. 1 hr 1 min ago
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      • the headlines says two dead and the story has no fucking clue. 59 min ago
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  3. Toddler Explain this stupidity to me. School calendar for 2015 has been released. They have NO school on Monday Nov 9, a HALF day on the 10th and NO school on the 11th, now wouldn't it...(more) 1 hr 3 min ago (9 replies)
    have made more sense to do a 1/2 day on MOnday then the NEXT 2 days off?
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    • yes 1 hr 3 min ago
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    • they want to have a 3 day weekend, though. 1 hr 2 min ago
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    • not really, no one would come on Monday... that's just a fucking mess. signed, principal 1 hr 2 min ago
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      • it's Parent Teacher conferences and veterans day. 1 hr ago
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        • that's just a disaster. 59 min ago
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    • What good is that half day going to do in the middle of the days off? just give 3 days off. 59 min ago
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      • I know, it is illogical 58 min ago
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    • NYC? 42 min ago
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    • Was that nyc? i waaaant mine 42 min ago
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  4. Toddler The dropped crotch sweatpants and pants are not good looks 1 hr 4 min ago (4 replies)
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    • Are those dropped crotch pants or do you just have a really big maxi pad in? 1 hr ago
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      • works for a very large set of balls. 57 min ago
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    • i am 40 and i look sexy in them. eat your heart out. 54 min ago
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      • age has nothing to do with it 54 min ago
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  5. Toddler My 17yo ds is being a real asshole today... I wish he's snap out of it. 1 hr 7 min ago (19 replies)
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    • TELL HIM 1 hr 7 min ago
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      • I have, several times. He's ruining everyone's day. 1 hr 6 min ago
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        • ask him what is wrong? something is up 1 hr 6 min ago
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          • I have... he just needs some space. He's had trouble with anxiety and depression and is in treatment. He's just lashing out at me and his brother today and it's not ok. I'm...(more) 1 hr 3 min ago
            trying to just leave him alone, but I feel really angry. He's said some very mean things. He needs to understand that sometimes that stuff doesn't go away with an apology
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            • anxiety and depression can be very hard I'd imagine for a 17 yo. 1 hr 1 min ago
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              • I know it is and I try to be so patient... he's been in treatment for years. He knows that he cannot cross boundaries and be really unkind to others. I try to let it go if it...(more) 59 min ago
                happens some, but today he was just so nasty and really for no reason that is apparent. It's very hurtful. I'm human, I only have so much patience. I'm not harping on him, but I'm really feeling hurt and angry.
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                • It's a dynamic you guys (and he) will have to deal with for a long time. Are you guys in family therapy too to help with this? 59 min ago
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                  • Yep, and we like the therapist -- just a bad day. :( 56 min ago
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                • I have a 16 year old with anxiety and when he gets nuts I walk away, everyone in my house does. We don't engage 56 min ago
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                  • I know this -- I know better than to engage. Today I was just OVER it with him. Sometimes I feel like he's holding all of us hostage. 54 min ago
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                    • Like you said you are human and sometimes we all lose it and can't keep our distance when being attacked. Can you all just leave. Go out to dinner or something and leave him...(more) 53 min ago
                      home
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                      • I have something cooking... he's in his room with the door shut. I'm just staying away. Sometimes I feel like that is rewarding his behavior... Idk. sucks. 51 min ago
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                        • I don't now if that's rewarding him, but he clearly can't control it in the moment, so the best thing for him too do is stay away and for you to do the same, no matter how that...(more) 50 min ago
                          happens, locked in your room or leave the house or whatever
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                          • you're right. I feel awful for resenting him... I usually don't at all. Just a tough day. 49 min ago
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                            • I am sorry. I get it. Took 16 year old to get clothestodaya nd he didn't want to be there and he acted like a prick. I wanted to smack him I. The head 45 min ago
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                              • Thank you for not flaming... it's tough. GL to you. :) 42 min ago
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                                • Thank you! Ditto. And I would never flame you. It's not easy having a child with issues who takes it all out on you. You can bethe most patient parent90% of the time and the...(more) 41 min ago
                                  10% when you lose it makes you feel like crap
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            • np not to sound condescending but have you had conversations with him surrounding speaking nicely even when he's mad from way back when he was young? Or was he never mean? i'm...(more) 59 min ago
              asking bc i've had so many conversations about that with my 6 and 9 yo and i'm wondering if they forget by the time they're hormonal teens
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              • We've had more conversations than you can imagine. it happens in the moment, then he is either very cold and hateful or very sorry. I'm just venting here bc I'm a single parent....(more) 57 min ago
                It's exhausting. I know it's harder for him, but other ds and I are very affected as well.
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  6. Toddler Great 2 cops shot in Brooklyn. Here comes the police state just as planned 1 hr 9 min ago (19 replies)
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    • that's not indicative of a police state 1 hr 8 min ago
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    • no, the victims will obviously be the thugs who shot the cops, because obviously they felt a need to do so. 1 hr 7 min ago
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      • ? 1 hr 6 min ago
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        • honestly. thank you 1 hr 6 min ago
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        • it will be spun that the cops did something to bring about this tragedy, given that all cops are targeting minorities. 1 hr 5 min ago
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          • they were sitting in the patrol car. so i guess they were doing their job 1 hr 5 min ago
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          • do you truly believe that there is not a problem in this country? 1 hr 5 min ago
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          • the cops were minorities. wtf 1 hr 5 min ago
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            • The assumption in a lot of these conversation that all police officers are white males is so strange. 1 hr 2 min ago
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            • F%$# the po--lice. does't matter what color they are. that is the attitude. 1 hr 1 min ago
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              • This isn't going to end well. 1 hr ago
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              • I don't agree that that is a popular sentiment in that neighborhood, at all. 59 min ago
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                • are you hanging in bed sty again? 57 min ago
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                  • Yeah, I'm there a lot. 56 min ago
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              • This was one insane man. He shot two people then killed himself. Maybe he was hoping for "suicide by cop" who knows. 58 min ago
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          • they were sitting in their patrol car being black and were shot by a black man. you are going to have to work on that narrative a bit more. 1 hr 3 min ago
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    • Has DeBlasio said anything? 1 hr 2 min ago
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      • It just happened. 1 hr 2 min ago
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      • no, he is waiting for his briefing from sharpton 1 hr ago
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  7. Toddler Listening to Car Talk is sad now. I hope one day I can just enjoy it again. RIP Tom. 1 hr 9 min ago (2 replies)
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  8. Toddler Do you get a gift for your nanny above and beyond cash? need something she can open 1 hr 12 min ago (6 replies)
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    • no 1 hr 11 min ago
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    • zometimes a nice box of candy 1 hr 10 min ago
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    • yup something from the kids 1 hr 5 min ago
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    • not really - I'm really really generous with my help on a daily basis. 1 hr 5 min ago
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    • she wants to open an envelope full of her holiday bonus. 1 hr 4 min ago
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    • We give her a bottle of wine. 1 hr 2 min ago
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  9. Toddler Teachers - best gifts you have received? 1 hr 14 min ago (12 replies)
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    • you'll hate this answer, but personal notes. In terms of 'stuff', I like movie gc. 1 hr 13 min ago
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      • I agree with this. as a hs teacher I get maybe 2 gifts a year, so I don't expect it at all. but I keep the notes. 1 hr 12 min ago
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        • I have pretty much every single note from 21 years of teaching. I honestly cherish them all. 1 hr 11 min ago
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          • ditto. 1 hr 10 min ago
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            • School nurse here, and same. I love those notes. They mean so much to me. 1 hr 9 min ago
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              • I got one this year that made me cry. The girl had asked me to open in front of her, which i did, and i was so touched by what she had written. (8th grader) 1 hr 8 min ago
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    • gc to michael's and amazon gc 1 hr 12 min ago
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    • cash is king! 1 hr 12 min ago
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      • you're not a teacher, I'm guessing. 1 hr 10 min ago
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    • I agree with the or. Personal notes are wonderful. However, I am very partial to the fudge I am scarfing down, too. 1 hr 11 min ago
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    • handmade cards and notes 1 hr 3 min ago
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    • I like cash and gc. I also like notes. I like wine but I know that is off limits for some. I really like everything except stuff I'm supposed to collect - I don't have space 45 min ago
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  10. Toddler So i took a tour of a childcare and the director seems so preoccupied and disinterested - tour was 15 min. then i took another tour and the director seemed so caring - tour was 45...(more) 1 hr 15 min ago (8 replies)
    minutes and so informational. although first place was more appealing visually, I preferred the second one just because of how caring it felt
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    • go with your gut 1 hr 14 min ago
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      • yeah. unfortunately my gut wants to go with a place with 200 families on the waitlist 1 hr 14 min ago
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    • The second one probably needs more people. 1 hr 13 min ago
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      • op: no, the second one is highly coveted according to people i've talked to 1 hr 13 min ago
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    • what's the name of the one you likeds? 1 hr 12 min ago
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      • the imagine center on east 23rd st 1 hr 2 min ago
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      • np. this 22 min ago
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  11. Toddler Is it bad to get repeated gel manicures? 1 hr 19 min ago (9 replies)
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    • yes 1 hr 18 min ago
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      • is it because of the uv, or because of something else? 1 hr 18 min ago
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        • np. the uv will age your hands but wearing very heavy sunblock while you get them will help. the gel will destroy your nails so you'll need to take a break 1 hr 15 min ago
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          • you can also wear little gloves that don't have a tip. 1 hr 15 min ago
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    • Some studies suggest it is. Not as bad as second hand smoke. 1 hr 17 min ago
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    • No. I've done them for many years with no problem. Most of the time I wear gloves to protect my hands while under the light and I make sure I soak the gel off , you shouldn't...(more) 1 hr 10 min ago
      scrape. Sometimes I have it done over a very thin layer of acrylic when I know I'm going to be rough on my ands, it's easy to get the acrylic off when I need to
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    • idon't know. i do know that 3 gel manicuresover the course of 6 weeks regrew the nails i was compulsively cutting down to the quick. i was the insane nail clipper. i have clippers...(more) 1 hr 2 min ago
      in my car, in my desk, on 2 levels of house. thankful i'm not a drinker. but with the gels,i couldn't see any nail to cut and if i peeled, i'd have nasty peeling polish w/no way to remove. not to mentionthe $35 per mani. and it worked. i have normal lengthnails,and my manicurist is helpingme learn how tokeep them at a length that looks normal but doens't tempt me to clip.
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      • ^salon has uv block andputs it on hands as part of gel mani. 1 hr 1 min ago
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  12. Toddler Do you think Tina Fey is sexually active? 1 hr 19 min ago (6 replies)
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    • sure 1 hr 18 min ago
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    • I've never stopped to think about this. Who would? 1 hr 18 min ago
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    • why do you keep asking this? 1 hr 18 min ago
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    • No. Her dh is too short 1 hr 18 min ago
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    • weird inquiry 1 hr 14 min ago
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      • she posts daily, same shit, so odd 1 hr 10 min ago
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  13. Toddler Need a great potato dish for xmas eve dinner--other things on (mom's menu) are beef tenderloin, spinach gratin and roasted root veg. any ideas? 1 hr 20 min ago (31 replies)
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    • roasted new potatoes with rosemary. simple and yummy 1 hr 19 min ago
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      • Not with roasted root veggies 1 hr 16 min ago
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        • just add it to the root veggies. why make two different dishes? 1 hr 14 min ago
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    • Go with twice baked 1 hr 18 min ago
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      • Not with spinach gratin. NP 1 hr 17 min ago
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        • Why mot? Spinach gratin is disgusting 1 hr 16 min ago
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          • Too much cheese, and grow up. 1 hr 16 min ago
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            • Since when do teice baked potatoes have cheese in them? 1 hr 15 min ago
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            • Youre a bitch. Spinach gratin is mushy slop. 1 hr 12 min ago
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              • Totally appropriate anger. 1 hr 10 min ago
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            • Oh no, tooo much cheese at a holiday dinner? That would be horrible. Better serve kale and celery sticks instead.. 1 hr 11 min ago
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              • Did I say that it needed to be healthier? No. I said too many cheesy sides. 1 hr 10 min ago
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    • just plain mashed... you have a lot going on already 1 hr 15 min ago
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    • these. or ina's mustard roasted potatoes http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/rosemary-roasted-potatoes-recipe2.html...(more) 1 hr 14 min ago
    • I wouldn't do roasted root vegetable and potatoes. redundant. A simple veggie and roasted potatoes? 1 hr 13 min ago
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    • Crispy spicy patatas bravas. 1 hr 12 min ago
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    • what are those pots called that are thinly sliced and then layered with cheese and maybe cream or milk? 1 hr 12 min ago
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      • Scalloped 1 hr 12 min ago
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        • too much cheesey/mushy stuff 1 hr 11 min ago
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          • Heaven forbid a holiday dinner be decadent. 1 hr 10 min ago
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            • Why do you keep insisting that a bad assortment can only be replaced by healthier foods? It's just a bad mix. 1 hr 9 min ago
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    • sweet potato and gruyere souffle 1 hr 9 min ago
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      • Watch out for the cheese police! 1 hr 7 min ago
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    • op here: the things i listed are set (by my mom, the host). what would you suggest as a complimentary thing I can make? 1 hr 3 min ago
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  14. Toddler One of my student's parents made the most delicious fudge. I cannot stop eating it! 1 hr 20 min ago (6 replies)
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    • One of mine made this pecan toffee stuff that may as we'll be crack 1 hr 17 min ago
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      • op- this time of year is a killer. so many of my students' parents are bakers, and the things are so delicious. 1 hr 16 min ago
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        • We made some bark for DC's teachers, they were very appreciative! 1 hr 13 min ago
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          • op- i sure would be! this fudge had candy canes in it. there is just something about the chocolate / peppermint combo. 1 hr 13 min ago
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    • i love the fluff no fail fudge 1 hr 16 min ago
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    • We got some baklava that is INSANE 1 hr 14 min ago
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  15. Toddler What's your go to order when ordering in chinese food? 1 hr 21 min ago (8 replies)
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    • chicken with broccoli with brown sauce (for kids) and szechuan dumplings for me 1 hr 20 min ago
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    • Fried pork dumplings, sesame pancake, cold sesame noodle, General Tso chicken, moo shu pork 1 hr 19 min ago
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      • yum but so fattening 1 hr 18 min ago
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        • EYE. FUCKING. ROLL 1 hr 8 min ago
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      • That's a lot of dough in oil 1 hr 18 min ago
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    • Chicken with garlic sauce or sliced roast pork, wonton soup, sesame cold noodle. 1 hr 17 min ago
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    • Kung pao chicken, beef chow fun, potstickers 1 hr 7 min ago
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    • Shrimp w/ lobster sauce, egg drop soup, Kung pao chicken 1 hr 2 min ago
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  16. Toddler So, Apollo asked for the divorce first? 1 hr 21 min ago (10 replies)
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    • did he? 1 hr 21 min ago
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    • Apollo ono or apollo creed? 1 hr 20 min ago
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      • Ono 1 hr 18 min ago
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        • Is he related to Yoko? 1 hr 18 min ago
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          • you're kidding right? 1 hr 18 min ago
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            • I guess that's a yes. 1 hr 17 min ago
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              • Oh I didn't know that 1 hr 6 min ago
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        • I didn't even know he was married! 1 hr 18 min ago
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  17. Toddler I am obsessed w plane crashes. i study them and remember the circumstances of all of them. why do i do this? 1 hr 22 min ago (56 replies)
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    • You must ave a field day with flight 93 1 hr 20 min ago
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      • not much to study on that one. the cockpit recorder didn' 1 hr 17 min ago
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        • didn't catch much but references to allah and "sit down, shut up" 1 hr 17 min ago
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        • Why did the plane disentergrate the way it did? That never append 1 hr 15 min ago
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          • np- it was shot down. dont give me that bs that fighters couldnt get to them in time. 1 hr 13 min ago
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            • I know it was shot down. That's why the debris field was so large. Bush even said e gave the order to bring it down 1 hr 8 min ago
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              • shoot it down or guide it down? 1 hr 7 min ago
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                • shoot it. 1 hr 6 min ago
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                • Force it down. I remember it being reported on the news that day that it was forced down but by later in the day no one said that anymore. Then came the " lets roll" bullshit and...(more) 1 hr 4 min ago
                  everyone ate it up
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                  • yup 1 hr 4 min ago
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                    • i believe you, but easier for family to see it that way, so i'll let it be. 1 hr 2 min ago
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                      • remember Tod Beamer's dw flying the day they opened the airspace back up to show the public it was safe? 1 hr 1 min ago
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                        • no, but good for her. husband would have wanted her to, i'm sure. 1 hr ago
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                        • We all know Beamers wife but where were the other families 1 hr ago
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                  • And where were the bodies? 1 hr 1 min ago
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            • Ittttttta 1 hr ago
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          • wasn't 93 the terroist one that crashed in pennsylvaia? 1 hr 12 min ago
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            • shot down over pennsylvania. 1 hr 10 min ago
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              • no one says this, but then our govt would not fess up if that were the case anyway, so... 1 hr 7 min ago
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                • anyone with a brain knows it was. but then again we have the Tea party in this country so.. 1 hr 6 min ago
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                • President Bush said it in his book. E said he gave the order and thought it was carried out when the plane went down. 58 min ago
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                  • why did they cover it up? 56 min ago
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                    • Because America needed a feel good story to ake some sense of it all. The only thing worse than terrorists killing Americans is the government killing a plane full of passengers...(more) 53 min ago
                      so more lives weren't at stake.
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                      • but is understandable. i get your point, though. national psyche was not in a good place at that point. 52 min ago
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                        • It really wasn't in a good place. Perfect time to get people to believe a series of events that wouldn't make any sense otherwise 50 min ago
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    • sioux city 1 hr 17 min ago
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      • amazing that anybody lived. brillliant pilots. still sad so many died. 1 hr 16 min ago
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    • egypt air, swissair, sully, alaka air, aloha air, those are intersting transcripts. 1 hr 16 min ago
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      • what happened on egypt air and the others? 1 hr 16 min ago
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        • egytp air was a likely pilot suicide, although the egyptians disputed that. swissair was a fire in the plane's lining that eventually shut down all systems, sully i'm sure you...(more) 1 hr 13 min ago
          know, aloha air was quite a long time ago, but part of the fuselage just came off and the pilots landed anyway, one flight attendant got sucked out and died.
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          • ugh 1 hr 12 min ago
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          • this pilot transcript was the most brilliant. those pilots were amazing. they had sky right behind the cockpit, compromised communiction and systems and still did it. you should...(more) 1 hr 5 min ago
            read the transcript on that one. phenomenal pilots.
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            • aloha air, i mean... 1 hr 4 min ago
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    • what was that one that went into the swamp in fl? and the potomic one was horrid. 1 hr 11 min ago
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      • ^value jet right 1 hr 11 min ago
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        • ^and also AirFrance , the one that was hit by a training missle 1 hr 9 min ago
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          • which one was this? 1 hr 2 min ago
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            • sorry , TWA 800. what do you think about that one?? 55 min ago
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      • swamp was a valuejet with bad oxygen tanks on board that exploded. potomac they failed to de ice on the runway (not required at that time), sat in a long queue and built up on the...(more) 1 hr 9 min ago
        wings, pilot ignored copilot's call to abort takeoff and they failed to get lift.
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        • that body recover was awful from the swamp. 1 hr 8 min ago
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          • ^and the potomac one, the footage of the rescues when that woman started going under and a passerby finally jumped in? increadable 1 hr 7 min ago
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            • yeah, they interview the guy. he said he was watching her, waiting for her to come in and saw that she was done so went in and got her, knew she woudl die otherwise. 1 hr 3 min ago
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    • what about the korean air one? the pilot error? 1 hr 10 min ago
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      • in san fran? hard airport to land at for those wout that particular experience, some airport systems were down and they hit the seawall w the tail when coming in short. 1 hr 8 min ago
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        • no not that one. the other one 1 hr 7 min ago
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          • went off course and got shot down by the russians? that one? 1 hr 1 min ago
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            • no KAL 801. pilot flew into a mountain because the co-pilots did not dare question the captain. 59 min ago
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              • gotcha. this is one thing that has been changed, thankfully. ntsb created a rule after many of these scenarios that stipulated all crew input would be of equal value, copilot not...(more) 55 min ago
                to be ignored. pilot makes final call but will listen to input from copilot.
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                • that's good. they kept saying " captain, it might be a good idea to look at your XYZ gauge at this time" as opposed to "SHIT. MOUNTAIN" 52 min ago
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                  • all major airlines have changed training protocol because of this. and becuase of the potomac one. copilot wanted to abort takeoff. 51 min ago
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    • what is your view on TWA 800/ 59 min ago
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      • short circuit/flammable vapor most likely, but this one is the one out of all of them most open to speculation. ntsb investigators are exceptional, and even they were baffled. the...(more) 53 min ago
        final finding is best guess, even they say so.
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        • so not shot down by aliens?> 51 min ago
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          • lol, no. best guess does not sit well with me either, but at least ntsb was honest about the fact that they were speculating and came to that conclusion because they could come to...(more) 50 min ago
            no other.
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  18. Toddler If you contribute to the class gift $ wise, do you also give teacher gift from you as well? I found it interesting how many people gave to money collection and then showed up...(more) 1 hr 23 min ago (19 replies)
    with big shopping bags of more gifts for the teachers.
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    • I gave to the pool and that was it. 1 hr 22 min ago
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    • I give a little token, usually something DCs and I make together 1 hr 22 min ago
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    • You do what you want, for fuckity fuck's sake! That's what a holiday gift us: what you wish to guve 1 hr 21 min ago
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      • Except many here have made it clear they are doing this to APPEAR like they're doing the right thing. It isn't about generosity, based on conversations here. 1 hr 20 min ago
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    • I received gifts yesterday from students who I know gave to the fund. 1 hr 21 min ago
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    • I just give to the class gift. But I have noticed some people like to give an additional gift 1 hr 21 min ago
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    • Only those wishing to curry favor with the teachers do this. 1 hr 21 min ago
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      • Or maybe those who think a chip in gift is impersonal 1 hr 19 min ago
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        • No gift is as personal as a heartfelt note about how you appreciate the teacher 1 hr 17 min ago
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          • Right, and those do not accompany the group giftcard 1 hr 16 min ago
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      • This is so stupid -- no teacher I know would change one thing based on a gift. We're there because we like kids and we treat them all well. 1 hr 16 min ago
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        • This! It is awful to think the parents believe we allot favors based on gifts. 1 hr 13 min ago
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    • It's self aggrandizing nonsense from insecure women. 1 hr 21 min ago
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    • No, because the point of a group gift is to take the pressure off individual families - to shop, create, and spend more than they can afford 1 hr 18 min ago
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      • exactly. with the group gift for dc's class, i could give 10, which i easily could afford, rather than spending $25, which i would have had to do, so as not to seem cheap. 1 hr 17 min ago
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        • Listen to yourselves. And you wonder why so many people are against teacher tipping. 1 hr 16 min ago
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    • I gave to pool and gave a gift 1 hr 17 min ago
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      • Me too 1 hr 14 min ago
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        • np: i usually do both, but didn't have the $$ to buy something & no time to get creative this year. 1 hr 11 min ago
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  19. Toddler What is the easist type of stove to clean? steel? or coated metal? 1 hr 27 min ago (3 replies)
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    • Induction. Glass. 1 hr 26 min ago
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      • man, I love my induction cook top. 1 hr 25 min ago
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        • Same. Love it. 1 hr 25 min ago
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  20. Toddler Did class gift at last minute, so maybe 6 of us are contributing. On the card I just put our families' names right? 1 hr 27 min ago (38 replies)
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    • Or just from your class 1 hr 26 min ago
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      • I think everyone else has already bought her individual gifts 1 hr 26 min ago
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        • Stop being class mom. You don't know what you're doing 1 hr 25 min ago
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          • I'm not! The class mom didn't do anything but then asked me to do it 1 hr 24 min ago
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            • You then have to say "no, sorry. We all got our own gifts. Stop being class I'm , you suck at it" 1 hr 23 min ago
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              • ^^^ class mom 1 hr 23 min ago
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              • I could have, but I prefer to combine and think teachers do too. That's why I didn't mind 1 hr 22 min ago
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                • Fine. In that case it's "from Class K-2" 1 hr 20 min ago
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            • Then stop currying favor. Put from the class and move on. 1 hr 23 min ago
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    • No, you do NOT do it that way. "From the class" is the ONLY acceptable thing to put. Don't be that person. 1 hr 23 min ago
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      • it's going to be such a small gift and from so few, that's why I thought it could just be like some families got together. but, ok, I'll do from the class 1 hr 22 min ago
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    • it's from the "class", you don't name names 1 hr 22 min ago
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    • How many in your class 1 hr 21 min ago
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    • one yr in small preschool class, the class mom just put our 9 names on the card, the ONE family that didn't contribute was left off and it was obviously to shame them, don't do it...(more) 1 hr 21 min ago
      that way
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      • such a dick move 1 hr 20 min ago
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      • I would never do that in that case! 1 hr 20 min ago
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    • same situation. We listed the kids who contributed 1 hr 20 min ago
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      • that is disgraceful. 1 hr 19 min ago
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      • Awful. I cannot believe you did this and don't feel shame. What a horrid thing to do. 1 hr 19 min ago
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      • I think it's fine 1 hr 18 min ago
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        • Horrible. A teacher would be mortified and cringe at this. At YOU. 1 hr 17 min ago
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        • 1 you single out children who's parents did not give to the gift - not the kid's fault. 2 - it is a fucking christmas gift, so maybe part of your gift should be giving to GIVE,...(more) 1 hr 15 min ago
          not to score points.
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          • I wish I could like this more than once. 1 hr 14 min ago
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          • ok, settle down. not looking to score points, trying to give her something she likes and can use. we love her. Again, I will do it form the class, I just don't think it's a big...(more) 1 hr 13 min ago
            deal in this case.
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          • This 1 hr 11 min ago
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      • because nothing says the spirit of christmas like letting the teacher know who the good people are. do you write your name on the money you give at church too? 1 hr 13 min ago
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        • everyone is so into this. I don't think the people who contribute are the good people! we gave this, they gave that. no big deal. I will sign from the CLASS 1 hr 8 min ago
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    • just from the whole class. be cool. 1 hr 20 min ago
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    • op I also wasn't going to make a big presentation or anything, just have dd give it to her. 1 hr 18 min ago
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      • Just fix your error here. It's the right thing to do to keep it general. You will look far better in the teacher,a eye. 1 hr 16 min ago
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        • I will, but I don't think it's a big deal in this case. 21 kids are doing their own thing, 6 combined. I don't see a teacher cringing. They don't open it all in front of everyone...(more) 1 hr 15 min ago
          and announce it unless the room parent does that at the party
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          • You don't know who did and didn't give, do you? And I'm not saying you would see the teacher cringe. But the teacher would cringe, nonetheless. At YOU. Embarrassed for YOU. 1 hr 13 min ago
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            • I do. This was after school Friday. Everyone that wants to participate has to contact me and pay how they'd like. 1 hr 11 min ago
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              • ^party is Monday 1 hr 11 min ago
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  21. Toddler Have these step cousins who I always feel obligated to buy for. In our family though, adults don't typically exchange. Their mom always buys for my kids. They are now 22 and 27.-...(more) 1 hr 28 min ago (5 replies)
    the older one just got married. Is it safe to cut them off? They're really not even appreciative. Although the older one has bought gifts for my kids once or twice. Thoughts?
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    • I cut off cousins and their offspring at 16. 1 hr 27 min ago
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      • Op- I should have done this. 1 hr 27 min ago
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    • we cut off cousins & their kids at age 18. 1 hr 26 min ago
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      • Op- I should have done that, but then it's weird to buy for one sibling and not the other. Anyway would you just cut now? whats the etiquette? Say something? 1 hr 24 min ago
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        • np - cut off now and don't say anything. If questioned, look surprised and say "but they're adults now, I thought we didn't exchange for adults". 57 min ago
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  22. Toddler Anyone on who uses a fake address to get into a better public school? 1 hr 29 min ago (41 replies)
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    • That's fraud and, no, anyone who would make their child complicit in that is repulsive. 1 hr 28 min ago
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      • lots of people do it. 1 hr 27 min ago
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        • I guess that's why they changed the laws to allow this? 1 hr 25 min ago
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        • Not my concern. 1 hr 24 min ago
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          • it's my concern. the catchment line goes down the middle of my block. 1 hr 24 min ago
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            • The rules apply to you regardless of the line being next door or 12 blocks away. 1 hr 23 min ago
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              • I think I'm going to break the rules. 1 hr 22 min ago
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                • Hope you go to jail. 1 hr 20 min ago
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                • how exactly? use a neighbor's address? 1 hr 17 min ago
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                  • I might rent a room in an apartment. or I might ask a neighbor and pay them a fee. 1 hr 15 min ago
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                    • lying about your primary residence is a federal offense. 1 hr 14 min ago
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                      • ^you really think a neighbor is going to risk a felony for you? 1 hr 14 min ago
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                        • I think a neighbor might happily "rent" his basement to me for $100 bucks a month and just text me if I get mail. 58 min ago
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    • You'll have to pay the cost if you're busted 1 hr 25 min ago
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      • what's the cost? 1 hr 24 min ago
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        • About $16,000 per child in our school district 1 hr 23 min ago
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    • god this kills me. i can't stand people who do this. and, by the way, i'm not rich and don't live in an elite school district. it's just wrong. it causes overcrowding and...(more) 1 hr 23 min ago
      sabotages the system.
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      • yeah, okay. 1 hr 22 min ago
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        • yeah okay. you should be ashamed. 1 hr 21 min ago
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          • I'm a little ashamed but I'm not so ashamed that I would put my plan into action. 1 hr 21 min ago
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    • you go to jail for that in connecticut. 1 hr 21 min ago
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      • Everywhere. It requires breaking several crimes. She will owe tuition and serve jail time for the falsified records. 1 hr 18 min ago
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    • you really can be arrested for this one. Never taken lightly. 1 hr 20 min ago
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    • my mil tried it. she got busted. 1 hr 19 min ago
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      • so how did it happen? 1 hr 14 min ago
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    • How do you pull this off? Tell your child to lie? Never have playdates? 1 hr 18 min ago
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      • it's not that big of a deal. I have a friend who has done it for years. I need to get in touch with her actually. 1 hr 15 min ago
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        • np: our school district does night bed checks 1 hr 14 min ago
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        • So in other words, you don't know. 1 hr 8 min ago
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          • I see her posts about the kids on FB and I know she's not zoned for that school. she told me she was going to do it--I judged her very harshly in my mind--and there her kids are,...(more) 1 hr 6 min ago
            in the school.
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    • Cannot do that here. They do home visits. 1 hr 14 min ago
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      • really? which district is this? the school I'm thinking of is not a really desirable school. it's good but it's not overcrowded. 1 hr 12 min ago
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        • I doubt you know it. It is in the south. 1 hr 11 min ago
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        • it's still illegal and the district tax payers don't want free loaders. 1 hr 6 min ago
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    • Can't easily do that where I live. The district hired retired FBI agents to check out addresses. It's pretty difficult to pull it off...but it does happen. Last year there were...(more) 1 hr 9 min ago
      15 people in the sr. class that could not graduate.
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    • I am a teacher at a school in the larger county (And school system) in Georgia. My school is the closest to another county which does not have the same reputation of good...(more) 1 hr ago
      schools, and I see cars in the carpool line with that county license plate all the time. I think a lot of our kids don't actually live in the county, much less the zone for our school. I don't know how they get away with it.
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  23. Toddler This post has been disliked 3 times. showDH has gained weight (20+) and gets his feelings hurt when I don't want to have sex 1 hr 30 min ago (60 replies)
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    • Well, holding out is not very loving. 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • And you'd be just as hurt if things were in reverse 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • you would too 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • wow. you suck 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • Your sex drive is really that ruled by him? 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • You should do it. Decent cardio. 1 hr 28 min ago
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    • he's too fat to fuck now? 1 hr 28 min ago
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    • Honest question. 20lbs may be an aesthetic difference. But if he's got the moves, how does it matter? 1 hr 28 min ago
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      • Lol, some women are as visual as men. 1 hr 24 min ago
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        • My dh would never not fuck me over 20lbs! 1 hr 23 min ago
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    • my dh gained maybe 30, and it did feel like he was smooshing me and it didn't feel all that hot. I never said anything. he has since lost the weight 1 hr 28 min ago
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      • this dh might lose 120lbs. in the form of that bitch of a wife. 1 hr 28 min ago
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        • "should lose that 120 lbs"! 1 hr 27 min ago
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        • Hear hear! 1 hr 23 min ago
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    • 20 pounds? boo you. 1 hr 28 min ago
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      • right? it's called middle age. 1 hr 26 min ago
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    • you sound horrible. what happens when he gets the weight of an be tells you n no sex because you got ugly 1 hr 28 min ago
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    • Attraction is typically an expression of love...my feelings would be hurt too. 1 hr 27 min ago
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    • unless he is 5' tall, how obvious could that even be. and if he is 5' tall, how into looks could you be? 1 hr 27 min ago
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    • wow. I love and find attractive so much more about my dh than his weight. 1 hr 27 min ago
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    • Was he fat before he gained the 20 pounds? 1 hr 27 min ago
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    • Op: not "ruled by him" but he is s big guy to begin with. He's 6'5 and this recent gain has put him over 300. I love him and feel like a bitch for it, I just dont feel into it 1 hr 26 min ago
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      • Tell him 1 hr 25 min ago
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      • 6'5"!!! are you kidding me? 1 hr 25 min ago
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        • Op: no why? 1 hr 24 min ago
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          • 20lbs is nothing on a guy that tall. 1 hr 22 min ago
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      • talk to him about it. do you have any to lose? one time I just said I was going to cook differently etc bc we could both stand to lose 15 1 hr 24 min ago
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      • my dh is 6'2 and 200 and pretty damn lean. 3 inches and a bigger guy and 300 isn't HUGE. 1 hr 24 min ago
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      • do you have an eating disorder? i'm asking a serious question. the only people i know who feel this way about husband's gain of 20 are those that have eating disorders themselves. 1 hr 24 min ago
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      • He sounds hot! Are you joking? he is a giant of a man. I cannot believe you even notice 20lbs on a big guy like this. 1 hr 21 min ago
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      • If he has a stressful job it may cause the weight gain or he wasn't taught how to eat healthy. my bf doesn't know how to eat healthy, he's been doing fad diets since the 80s and...(more) 1 hr 21 min ago
        he thinks diet restrictions is the only way to lose weight. he loses a couple, but can't maintain it and gains it all back +more. I am trying to teach him new healthier habits, but he's resistant and i am not pushing. it's his choice.
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    • Have some wine 1 hr 26 min ago
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    • I could see this if he is also depressed or has sort of given up on himself, eats badly, dresses badly, overall isn't trying to project a sexy image. But if he is trying to look...(more) 1 hr 25 min ago
      good for you and can't because of metabolism, etc, then that is different.
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      • this....watch how you handle this...because it could spiral into something worse. Being emotionally and sexually unavailable to your spouse/partner is very damaging. 1 hr 22 min ago
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    • I love and am having the best sex of my life w bf who is probably 40 pounds overweight. There's so much more to a person than a number on a scale. 1 hr 25 min ago
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    • do you still love him? Or did that stop 20# ago? 1 hr 24 min ago
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    • what the fuck. I cannot imagine not wanting to have sex unless dh gained 150 1 hr 24 min ago
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      • Well, our sex drives vary. Maybe OP isn't that sexual to start and if her dh isn't very handsome, that puts it over the edge. 1 hr 22 min ago
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        • or she's shallow as shit and has an eating disorder to boot 1 hr 21 min ago
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        • Well, then she should be worried her dh dumps her! 1 hr 20 min ago
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        • If that's true, then the problem is with OP. 1 hr 20 min ago
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    • Imagine if this were a dh posting about his wife and her 20 lb weight gain! 1 hr 23 min ago
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    • my dh was 180 when we met (too thin for him) he got up to 245. his doctor told him he needed to lose 20lbs, that was what did it for him. I am thrilled that he is getting healthy,...(more) 1 hr 23 min ago
      because I want him to live a long healthy life with me. but I never could or would not have sex with him because of weight. he's always been sexy to me.
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    • I'm curious - what do you do for a living? 1 hr 22 min ago
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      • I want to know her age. This sounds very 20s to me... 1 hr 21 min ago
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        • We won't get an answer, I'm guessing. 1 hr 19 min ago
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        • I'm a just turned 35yo accountant, he is 33yo IT analyst. Sedentary job doesn't help. 1 hr 19 min ago
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          • ^op 1 hr 18 min ago
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          • I think the problem is not his weight. There is another problem that you are not seeing or admitting to yourself. 20 lbs. on a big man would not be what is doing...(more) 1 hr 16 min ago
            it.
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            • maybe it's 40, but she just thinks it's 20 since he's so big 1 hr 12 min ago
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              • Still think that if things were good otherwise she would overlook this easily. She's dissatisfied about more than this. 1 hr 7 min ago
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    • Op: he seems to be the see saw dieter. He will do great for a few days or a week, then I find the trader joes Doritos or some Oreos in the trash. I DO love him and we still have a...(more) 1 hr 21 min ago
      Great emotional relationship and friendship, but the physical spark is gone
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      • See, I think you are taking this personally, like, if he loved me he would lose weight. It's not about you. But I guess you could make it about you and tell him that you find his...(more) 1 hr 18 min ago
        eating a turn-off, I guess.
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      • I am the poster with the fad diet bf. he's got to find a lifestyle of eating that will allow the junk food, but not restrict it so he binges. if 90% of his meals are healthy and...(more) 1 hr 17 min ago
        he likes them, then the 10% of junk won't be a problem in his diet.
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    • When I met my ex-fiance (whom I lived w for many years), I was at a low weight for me. During relationship my weight crept up maybe 20-25 pounds, back to my typical weight. He...(more) 1 hr 19 min ago
      told me he was no longer attracted to me at the higher weight. We ended relationship shortly after (for reasons in addition to that). I was so turned off. What a douche.
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      • ^and I'm tall, so was not fat at the higher weight. Was much too thin when I met him. 1 hr 17 min ago
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    • Op: his weight has definitely affected his stamina in bed also, he's 7-10 mins TOPS. 1 hr 13 min ago
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      • when my dh gained weight he felt so heavy on me, and his belly would push on me and it seemed like he was breathing so heavy. to good 1 hr 10 min ago
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  24. Toddler I have a 2014 marriage and I'm exhausted. I'd kill for a 50s housewife marriage. 1 hr 31 min ago (62 replies)
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    • I'd suffer in that arrangement. I would hate it so much. 1 hr 30 min ago
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    • only an idiot would long to have fewer rights. 1 hr 30 min ago
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      • Not an issue of rights 1 hr 26 min ago
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        • Sure it is. 1 hr 25 min ago
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          • Nope 1 hr 22 min ago
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            • Describe a scenario where it isn't, then. If this is your fantasy, spell it out. 1 hr 21 min ago
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    • this 1 hr 30 min ago
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    • do you want to be the wife or have one? 1 hr 29 min ago
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      • why the dislike? a lot of wohms I know would like a 50s housewife handling everything at home. and meeting me at the door with a martini. 1 hr 22 min ago
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    • What do you mean. That was exhausting. They used good china for everything. wore dresses and pearls everyday and waited on their families all day long. Now, that's exhausting! 1 hr 29 min ago
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      • And they were treated like garbage. Eat shit and like it. No, thanks. 1 hr 28 min ago
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        • Not really. Only the ones with asshole dhs 1 hr 26 min ago
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          • That's the point. You were beholden to your asshole Dh. Absurd. 1 hr 25 min ago
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            • If you have an asshole dh. Not all marriages in the 50s were like that 1 hr 25 min ago
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              • But the 50s marriage suggests that it's up to the Dh to set the tone. The rules were pretty clear. Presumably that's what you long for. 1 hr 24 min ago
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                • I am not op. But yes roles were very clear and many people liked it that ways 1 hr 23 min ago
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                  • Particularly the men. Or the dimwits who didn't know better than to have some involvement in their own life. 1 hr 22 min ago
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                    • Hou are really go sending and seem to think that no womb in the 50s had a voice. You are wrong. Lots of them did and they ran the house. The man just worked 1 hr 21 min ago
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                      • If this is what you want, why not do it! Why make this about harkening back to some bygone era if you're not willing to understand what was really going on then? 1 hr 18 min ago
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                        • Again not op and not what I want. 1 hr 17 min ago
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                          • Regardless of whether or not you're op, tell me how this was desirable? What's so good about it? 1 hr 15 min ago
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                            • I think op was refering to the clear definition of tilde and everyone knew what was expected of them 1 hr 14 min ago
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                              • But that is so stifling! 1 hr 12 min ago
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                                • To you. Clear roles do not have to mean that 1 hr 12 min ago
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                                  • I'm old enough to have seen the end of the "clear roles" era and it was hideous to those who wanted autonomy, career, interests outside the home. There is no way I would want that...(more) 1 hr 10 min ago
                                    Kind of "clarity". I make my own clear roles within my family. Everyone wins that way.
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                                    • I am that old too and yPu are way too literal. 1 hr 8 min ago
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                                      • I'm waiting for someone in this thread to explain why it is more desirable to use that model than to just do it their way in 2014. 1 hr 7 min ago
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                                        • Again yu are very literal and making too much of what was a simple comment made by op. she meant 1950s style. Get over it 1 hr 6 min ago
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                                          • I'll take this as "I can't come up with anything". 1 hr 5 min ago
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                                            • Again dear you are not getting it and its clear why. You are pig headed. 1 hr 4 min ago
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                                              • I'd rather be pig headed and know what I believe than "well, it was nice and clear back then" as if having your own strong view gave you wrinkles or something. 1 hr 3 min ago
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                  • VERY few women were happy. 1 hr 6 min ago
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                • Np - either way you were at the mercy of the man - you want to be at the mercy of a nice man. 1 hr 23 min ago
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              • eenie meenie miney moe. how would you make sure your dh didn't turn into one? And divorce was not as easy nor as accepted. You were literally trapped in a marriage if it was bad 1 hr 20 min ago
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                • Same way you would know now. No one knows what their life will be 1 hr 19 min ago
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                  • But now you can get out of it. Or you can support yourself with a career. women did not have so many options then. they didn't have as much freedom. 1 hr 17 min ago
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      • They also sat on the front porch in the afternoon and had drinks with the ladies while the kids ran free iutside. I. I'd. Train my deal wth that 1 hr 27 min ago
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        • I do that and WOH. But I live in the south and we leave work at 5. 1 hr 7 min ago
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    • i wouldn't. I'd end up like Sylvia Plath. dead in the oven. 1 hr 23 min ago
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    • Ditto. Wish I didn't have to work, had the time to keep my house clean and cook decent meals, all while looking perfectly put together 1 hr 22 min ago
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      • Stifling. Ornamental. Yuck. 1 hr 22 min ago
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      • I read this to my 12yo and she made the "vomit" sign. She thinks you are pathetic. 1 hr 13 min ago
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        • Or- nice. Ask her how she'd like to live a day in my shoes, as a single mom with no film nearby, working FT while juggling kids and daycare, living check to check. Sorry that...(more) 1 hr 7 min ago
          she's disgusted by me wishing for an easier life. Great that you're her to be so judgemental
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          • The way you described your life sounded vacuous and empty, even if prosperous. 1 hr 5 min ago
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            • ^your idealized life that is. 1 hr 4 min ago
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            • That's your opinion, to me it sounds way easier than my current situation. 1 hr ago
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              • Your situation is hard, but being someone's Barbie doesn't sound like the answer. 58 min ago
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            • NP- so does the way you describe your DD. I wouldn't be bragging about reading YBM posts to my 12 year old if I were you 55 min ago
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              • Im not the same poster. But if I had read it to my 14 yo she might have done the same. 53 min ago
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          • "ditto?" You have a 2014 marriage as a single mom? Huh? 1 hr 5 min ago
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            • Sorry, I have a 2014 divorce. DH had a 2012 affair. 1 hr 2 min ago
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              • Sounds like you are who we should be taking advice from! 58 min ago
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                • Wtf does this even mean? 56 min ago
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              • Also a very common trait of the 1950s marriage. 58 min ago
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                • Seriously, does OR think if she looked "perfectly put together" her ex wouldn't have had an affair? because yeah well...... 55 min ago
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                  • All I'm saying is that it would be nice to live a life where my biggest problem was choosing which earrings to wear rather than which bill to pay late. It would be a nice switch...(more) 50 min ago
                    to have the burdens I dealt with lifted from me. Half the women on there are the modern day versions of this, shams married to hedge fund guys or biglaw, so what's the big deal
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                    • I hate to break it to you, but 2014, 1950, or 1450: life has burdens. Sadly, they come in all shapes and sizes. And it seems like even though it's hard, you are shouldering yours 49 min ago
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          • No film nearby? 1 hr 5 min ago
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    • You sound lazy 1 hr 15 min ago
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  25. Toddler Why would anyone go to a store when you have Amazon at your fingertips? 1 hr 31 min ago (6 replies)
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    • Amazon doesn't always ave the best prices and sometimes you just want it now 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • sometimes i want to see the item i am buying. 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • if you need it NOW? although the new amazon app in manhattan has a 1 hour service now 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • sometimes i don't' want things to come so fast. i want an adventure. 1 hr 29 min ago
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    • Because I like instant gratification 1 hr 24 min ago
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    • I worry that deliveries will be stolen if I'm not home 1 hr 24 min ago
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