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  1. New York City What was Pink wearing when she sang Beautiful Trauma on SNL? I ask in a nice way because I love her and am curious. 10-21-2017 1:19pm (0 replies)
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  2. New York City Piece of crap POTUS wants to decrease the amount we can contribute to 401k from $18,000 annually to as low as $2,400 annually to help offset the cost of his tax cuts to businesses...(more) 10-20-2017 10:27pm (14 replies)
    I hate him.
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    • WHAT?! 10-20-2017 10:29pm
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      • https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/10/20/us/politics/republicans-tax-401-k.html?referer=https://www.google.com/ 10-20-2017 10:31pm
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        • ridiculous. what an idiot. 10-20-2017 10:39pm
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    • WHAT??!! How would that help? 10-20-2017 10:30pm
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      • The reduction in tax cuts that we get when we put into 401K will help offset the tax cuts to businesses? It's such bullshit!!! 10-20-2017 10:32pm
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    • That cannot go through 10-20-2017 10:32pm
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      • Once upon a time we all said there was no way Trump would be president... 10-20-2017 10:33pm
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        • That's true 10-20-2017 10:33pm
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    • so he's raising taxes on the wealthy 10-20-2017 10:33pm
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      • Huh? I am very middle class. If he does this it messes with my saving for retirement. 10-20-2017 10:35pm
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        • 401 k is a tax break for the rich 10-20-2017 10:36pm
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          • You are very very mistaken. This is the main was middle class families save for retirement. 10-20-2017 10:38pm
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    • He is destroying this country and that is his intention. 10-20-2017 10:48pm
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  3. New York City Is there a speech to text app that can be downloaded on a Dell that uses Windows or is it necessary to buy a whole new device? 10-18-2017 10:20am (0 replies)
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  4. New York City Hello Ladies! Burlington Coat Factory...(more) 10-17-2017 11:02am (4 replies)
    It's been a long time since I posted here; since the days of the vodka moms! 1) is the toddler board still the craziest place? 2) Do all the Burlington Coat Factories get the same merchandise?
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    • Generally, but some are better than others 10-17-2017 11:07am
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      • My go to was the one in chelsea, but now I live in park slope. The Atlantic mall one, not so good? 10-17-2017 11:10am
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        • May be comparable 10-17-2017 11:20am
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          • Why does this get a dislike? Because of "Ladies"? (sorry gents) or "vodka"? 10-17-2017 11:44am
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  5. New York City Rippowam / Bedford...(more) 10-16-2017 10:39am (1 reply)
    Thoughts on Rippowam Cisqua School and Bedford/Bedford Hills in general? Am I crazy to consider a move to the country (lived in the city my entire life). Don't need to commute. TIA
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    • I have a weekend house near there and love it. The area is nice. People like the school. 10-16-2017 10:50am
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  6. New York City Does your 7th grader take public transportation to/from school alone?...(more) 10-12-2017 4:20pm (3 replies)
    DD would have to take 2 buses, crosstown and north/south or crosstown and walk 10+ blocks.
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    • No but she walks. 10-12-2017 4:20pm
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    • He walks 12 minutes to school. 10-12-2017 4:20pm
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  7. New York City Not a native English speaker and google was no help--do you thank a person for taking the initiative on this/with this or is either okay? 10-11-2017 3:24pm (5 replies)
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    • On, but either is ok. 10-11-2017 3:25pm
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    • Both are fine 10-11-2017 3:25pm
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    • on 10-11-2017 3:26pm
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      • I never do this, but ... with. 10-11-2017 3:28pm
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    • op: Thank you! For taking the initiative on answering my question. :) 10-11-2017 3:27pm
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  8. New York City Living in rumson / fair haven? Thoughts? Moving from nyc 10-11-2017 10:07am (1 reply)
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    • Beautiful, great ferry to nyc and close to beach 10-11-2017 10:08am
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  9. New York City If you have a child ina nyc public school w a fall birthday, if you apply to private for middle, are they back a grade? At a disadvantage for admissions? Strong academic student...(more) 10-11-2017 9:57am (7 replies)
    in current grade.
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    • no, they do not go back a grade and no it's not a problem 10-11-2017 9:57am
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    • Mine has a December bday and the schools did not want her repeating a year. By middle school, if they are where they need to be academically itís not considered an issue. 10-11-2017 9:58am
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    • Birthday doesn't matter, performance does for the selective middle schools 10-11-2017 10:00am
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      • ^ it's not private school trying to redshirt everyone 10-11-2017 10:00am
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        • Op: my experience is nyc in general (public /private) isn't red shirting. It's something all over the burbs 10-11-2017 10:02am
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          • Privates in nyc are. I know boys with march bdays told to wait a year, and often girls with summer bdays 10-11-2017 10:03am
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    • They only consider age up until 2nd or 3rd grade I think. After that it goes by academic year. So middle school would not be an issue. 10-11-2017 10:19am
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  10. New York City Anyone selling a used IPad ...any version? NYC btw...Thanks! 10-11-2017 9:26am (7 replies)
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    • we have one - let me talk to DH and get back to you. Sticky? 10-11-2017 9:27am
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      • Cool 10-11-2017 9:28am
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      • Hello? 10-12-2017 11:01am
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        • he's traveling and I didn't talk to him yesterday (in Asia). promise I won't forget 10-12-2017 11:11am
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          • Ok. Thank you:) 10-12-2017 11:37am
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            • I'm back - he wants to keep a back-up ipad. sorry to drag this out. 10-13-2017 4:08pm
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              • Np! Thank you! 10-17-2017 9:52pm
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  11. New York City Trying again: recommendations for a bb cream or tinted moisturizer for me? 50 yo, sensitive skin, with rosacea too. thanks! 10-10-2017 3:18pm (4 replies)
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    • I love The Garnier one. 10-10-2017 3:19pm
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    • I like Laura Mercier foundation and L'oreal bb cream 10-10-2017 3:21pm
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    • I second l'oreal, and I have used more expensive ones. 10-10-2017 3:25pm
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      • which ones? 10-10-2017 3:32pm
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  12. New York City Rockies vs Diamondbacks Live...(more) 10-4-2017 11:47am (0 replies)
  13. New York City Cavaliers vs Hawks Live...(more) 10-4-2017 11:46am (0 replies)
  14. New York City Recommendations for tinted moisturizer? very sensitive skin, including rosacea. tia! 10-2-2017 9:49am (1 reply)
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    • I swear by Garnier's BB Cream. I don't wear much makeup, but this gives me some nice coverage without too much going on. I have pretty sensitive skin, but not rosacea. 10-2-2017 9:50am
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  15. New York City So Anthony Weiner will never be able to drop his son off at school, pick him up or go to Curriculum Night's, etc.? That poor little boy... 9-26-2017 8:19pm (8 replies)
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    • he's better off without that scumbag in his life 9-26-2017 8:19pm
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    • Why no currixulum night? That s...(more) 9-26-2017 8:20pm
      F
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    • Human really should have left him years ago. Sexting pics of his dick with his son in bed with him? Gross 9-26-2017 8:20pm
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    • no, not that poor little boy. his father is sick 9-26-2017 8:21pm
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    • He can't be near a school? Makes sense 9-26-2017 8:24pm
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    • He's a registered sex offender so I think NY law prohibits him from being a certain distance from schools. Probably for parent events at night he can go. 9-26-2017 8:51pm
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    • Which school? 10-1-2017 10:49pm
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  16. New York City Wedding gift question...(more) 9-25-2017 9:35pm (9 replies)
    Dh, ds, and I are going to a second cousin's wedding in central CT. Ceremony and reception are both at a wedding place in Hartford area. We are going to give a gift in the form of a check. What amount do you think we should give? We like the couple a lot but are not exactly close. Thanks.
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    • 300-450 9-25-2017 9:35pm
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    • $250-$300 9-25-2017 9:36pm
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    • $200-$300 9-25-2017 9:37pm
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    • $300 9-25-2017 9:39pm
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    • I am the original poster: We were thinking $350. Based on your responses, we won't look cheap. Thanks. 9-25-2017 9:42pm
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      • Where is the wedding? I was married in central CT :) 9-25-2017 9:45pm
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        • The Farmington Club 9-25-2017 9:50pm
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    • $300 9-25-2017 9:43pm
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  17. New York City Bar Mitzvah Question...(more) 9-25-2017 7:24pm (13 replies)
    DD was invited to a classmates Bar Mitzvah. I've never been to one. Does she have to get dressed up? How formal will it be? Also, what's an appropriate gift? Again, no clues. Thanks.
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    • where is the bar mitzvah- all at a temple, or party place and temple, day or evening? 9-25-2017 7:26pm
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      • Early evening. At temple; reception after 9-25-2017 7:27pm
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        • A nice dress, $54 -unless bfs 9-25-2017 7:28pm
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          • bff-gifts are multiple of !8- chai 9-25-2017 7:28pm
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          • Like a Gap dress wouldn't do? Something a little more formal? 9-25-2017 7:30pm
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            • something a bit more dressy 9-25-2017 7:32pm
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    • yes, dressed up, depends on where the party is, the service is what you would wear to church, a gift can be money in amounts of 18.00 (18, 36, 72 ) 9-25-2017 7:27pm
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      • Why those amounts? 9-25-2017 7:28pm
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        • 18 refelcts the letter Chai in hebrew which is life 9-25-2017 7:28pm
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    • Most likely dressed up though depends on where it is being held. Gift, cash in a multiple of $18 9-25-2017 7:29pm
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      • Need to be cash? Can't be . a check? 9-25-2017 7:30pm
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        • of course a check is fine 9-25-2017 7:33pm
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  18. New York City Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings Live...(more) 9-25-2017 4:33am (0 replies)
  19. New York City Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion Live...(more) 9-25-2017 4:32am (0 replies)
  20. New York City Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox Live...(more) 9-25-2017 4:31am (0 replies)
  21. New York City What series should I start watching on Netflix or Amazon prime? 9-19-2017 8:52pm (1 reply)
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    • Bloodline on Netflix 9-21-2017 12:11am
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  22. New York City Looking for recommendations for a nutritionist/dietician for middle school picky eater 9-19-2017 6:02pm (3 replies)
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    • Do you not know how to eat healthy? This seems silly, an RD isn't going to make your kid not be picky 9-19-2017 6:03pm
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      • if she wants to do this, why do you care? 9-19-2017 6:11pm
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    • it's not because he's picky, it's because it's affecting his health. So - anyone? 9-19-2017 8:41pm
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  23. New York City I see they switched Anderson middle school admissions to the unknowable DOE rubric/application . . . now all the schools are in it, I think! 9-18-2017 1:56pm (11 replies)
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    • Huh 9-18-2017 1:56pm
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    • why is it unknowable? 9-18-2017 1:56pm
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    • good. i prefer efforts to make the system less game-able 9-18-2017 1:57pm
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      • Why is a system where teh DOE picks students for a test and interview based on an undisclosed rubric better? 9-18-2017 1:58pm
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    • Last year, they a chart that spelled how many points you got in dif categories. Now they say, the DOE will choose applicants for interviews/test based on XXX things, with no...(more) 9-18-2017 1:57pm
      details.
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    • They have barely any spots for 6th grade. 7th grade is when you can get in, but do you really want to change schools again? 9-18-2017 1:58pm
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      • I don't think so -- who wants to be one of 8 new kids (they say they will have at least 8 spots) . . . 9-18-2017 1:58pm
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    • 5 kids get in for ms 9-18-2017 1:58pm
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      • They say "at least 8" on their web page for next year 9-18-2017 1:59pm
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        • np: it varies. I think there were 10-12 that came in last year 9-18-2017 2:00pm
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    • It must be a DOE initiative, though, bc I think ICE is on the application now too. 9-18-2017 2:02pm
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  24. New York City Where to find General Education Curriculum for different grades?...(more) 9-13-2017 2:53pm (2 replies)
    Hi. Is there an online resource I could use if I want to check that my kid is being teached what he is supposed to be learning at his age at school? Some official web page from the DOE or somethings else? Thanks!
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    • being TAUGHT 9-13-2017 3:05pm
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    • can't you just google common core for your kid's grade? not sure 9-13-2017 3:05pm
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  25. New York City Any recommendations to deal with hot flashes? 9-11-2017 7:42pm (4 replies)
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