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Celestial Healer wrote:
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David M Mallon wrote:
Right now, I would give up everything just to be Commander Shepard for a day.
who wouldn't want to be space Jesus?
Anybody who knows how the game ends?

Don't care. Don't even care.


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NobodysHome wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:

Call Target: 7 minutes, solid help

Call Toys R Us: 5 minutes, solid help
Call Walmart: 10 minutes waiting to transfer; hang up call-back: 15 minutes waiting to transfer.

GUESS WHO IS NOT GETTING MY BUSINESS TODAY.

I feel your pain. I have also chosen which companies I deal with based on how hard it is to:

(1) Find a phone number, and
(2) Speak with a human being.

"Live chat" is amazing in their inability to understand the problem at all, while e-mail might as well be covering your eyes and pretending the problem doesn't exist; the few times I've received a response at all, it has usually been, "Due to security reasons, we can't discuss this via e-mail. Please call."

One of these days I want to bring a "regular" Verizon customer over, have both of us call support simultaneously, and time the results. I've heard nightmare stories about Verizon, and I suspect the number I get for the corporate account is NOT the number they give to the general public. If it is, I have to give props to Verizon. If it isn't, it's pretty scummy to know your support is so bad you have to give out a "special" number to premier customers.

The one company I *will* give props to is Chase. They seem to do a darned good job of having competent people ready to assist you on a moment's notice.

Sonic.net is similarly helpful, but they're small enough I don't know that it counts...

EDIT: Ditto Paizo, before Sara Marie sends Robot Chris out to kneecap me...

Live chat almost always comes off as "I don't speak your language, but I have an old alpha of Babelfish and I am less expensive to employ" - and it comes off this way no matter which language you use. (At least as of: English, Spanish, Russian, German, and Lithuanian in the last five years, according to my experience and that of friends.)


NobodysHome wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:

Call Target: 7 minutes, solid help

Call Toys R Us: 5 minutes, solid help
Call Walmart: 10 minutes waiting to transfer; hang up call-back: 15 minutes waiting to transfer.

GUESS WHO IS NOT GETTING MY BUSINESS TODAY.

I feel your pain. I have also chosen which companies I deal with based on how hard it is to:

(1) Find a phone number, and
(2) Speak with a human being.

"Live chat" is amazing in their inability to understand the problem at all, while e-mail might as well be covering your eyes and pretending the problem doesn't exist; the few times I've received a response at all, it has usually been, "Due to security reasons, we can't discuss this via e-mail. Please call."

One of these days I want to bring a "regular" Verizon customer over, have both of us call support simultaneously, and time the results. I've heard nightmare stories about Verizon, and I suspect the number I get for the corporate account is NOT the number they give to the general public. If it is, I have to give props to Verizon. If it isn't, it's pretty scummy to know your support is so bad you have to give out a "special" number to premier customers.

The one company I *will* give props to is Chase. They seem to do a darned good job of having competent people ready to assist you on a moment's notice.

Sonic.net is similarly helpful, but they're small enough I don't know that it counts...

EDIT: Ditto Paizo, before Sara Marie sends Robot Chris out to kneecap me...

NEVER had a problem with verizon. I will say that they seem to treat their cell phone customers better than their internet customers.


Freehold DM wrote:
NobodysHome wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:

Call Target: 7 minutes, solid help

Call Toys R Us: 5 minutes, solid help
Call Walmart: 10 minutes waiting to transfer; hang up call-back: 15 minutes waiting to transfer.

GUESS WHO IS NOT GETTING MY BUSINESS TODAY.

I feel your pain. I have also chosen which companies I deal with based on how hard it is to:

(1) Find a phone number, and
(2) Speak with a human being.

"Live chat" is amazing in their inability to understand the problem at all, while e-mail might as well be covering your eyes and pretending the problem doesn't exist; the few times I've received a response at all, it has usually been, "Due to security reasons, we can't discuss this via e-mail. Please call."

One of these days I want to bring a "regular" Verizon customer over, have both of us call support simultaneously, and time the results. I've heard nightmare stories about Verizon, and I suspect the number I get for the corporate account is NOT the number they give to the general public. If it is, I have to give props to Verizon. If it isn't, it's pretty scummy to know your support is so bad you have to give out a "special" number to premier customers.

The one company I *will* give props to is Chase. They seem to do a darned good job of having competent people ready to assist you on a moment's notice.

Sonic.net is similarly helpful, but they're small enough I don't know that it counts...

EDIT: Ditto Paizo, before Sara Marie sends Robot Chris out to kneecap me...

NEVER had a problem with verizon. I will say that they seem to treat their cell phone customers better than their internet customers.

Yeah, I'm solely cell phone, and solely through corporate for reasons explained previously (NobodysWife needs an iPhone! :-P)

Good to hear I'm not alone in my good experiences.


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Tacticslion wrote:
Live chat almost always comes off as "I don't speak your language, but I have an old alpha of Babelfish and I am less expensive to employ" - and it comes off this way no matter which language you use. (At least as of: English, Spanish, Russian, German, and Lithuanian in the last five years, according to my experience and that of friends.)

I would love to fire up an old version of Eliza and see whether she is more, less, or equally helpful as compared to live chat.

In all fairness, I think she would be "equally helpful".


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Well, inspired by my ongoing battle with alcoholism (133 days and counting for those keeping score) and how easy it is to say, "No" and how impossible it is to say, "Some", combined with ongoing research that shows that fasting a couple of days a week is actually very, very good for you, I present:

NobodysHome's psychotic diet plan:

I've never successfully dieted mainly based on my father's statement, "In all things, moderation." Because I never found a way to be moderate with food. I have always controlled my weight through exercise.

But now, I have an idea. A wonderful, awful, stupid idea.

I've mapped out a linear weight loss program, dropping a pound a week for 40 weeks to put me back at 165, ten pounds above my "fighting weight" of 155. (If you've ever seen fighters, they have FAR too little fat on their bodies for long-term health. Much to doctors' dismay, long-term research also shows that men who hit 50 in the "overweight" BMI category live longer, healthier lives than those in the "normal" BMI category. Oops.)

So it's simple: If I weigh in in the morning above the line, I don't eat for the day. Virtually nothing at all. No sweetened drinks. No foods outside of raw, unseasoned green vegetables (broccoli, kale, spinach, lettuce, etc.). Otherwise just black coffee and water.

It's worked well so far: Two days of fasting makes you ponder your food choices really well on the non-fasting days. Far more effective than just trying to "eat well". "If you don't eat well, you starve," is good motivation.

I've already noticed that cheese and chocolate have departed in favor of apples and grapes. So punishment is improving my diet.

*SIGH*. It's working so far, much to my chagrin.

Let's see how THIS adventure goes...


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NobodysHome wrote:
Freehold DM wrote:
NobodysHome wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:

Call Target: 7 minutes, solid help

Call Toys R Us: 5 minutes, solid help
Call Walmart: 10 minutes waiting to transfer; hang up call-back: 15 minutes waiting to transfer.

GUESS WHO IS NOT GETTING MY BUSINESS TODAY.

I feel your pain. I have also chosen which companies I deal with based on how hard it is to:

(1) Find a phone number, and
(2) Speak with a human being.

"Live chat" is amazing in their inability to understand the problem at all, while e-mail might as well be covering your eyes and pretending the problem doesn't exist; the few times I've received a response at all, it has usually been, "Due to security reasons, we can't discuss this via e-mail. Please call."

One of these days I want to bring a "regular" Verizon customer over, have both of us call support simultaneously, and time the results. I've heard nightmare stories about Verizon, and I suspect the number I get for the corporate account is NOT the number they give to the general public. If it is, I have to give props to Verizon. If it isn't, it's pretty scummy to know your support is so bad you have to give out a "special" number to premier customers.

The one company I *will* give props to is Chase. They seem to do a darned good job of having competent people ready to assist you on a moment's notice.

Sonic.net is similarly helpful, but they're small enough I don't know that it counts...

EDIT: Ditto Paizo, before Sara Marie sends Robot Chris out to kneecap me...

NEVER had a problem with verizon. I will say that they seem to treat their cell phone customers better than their internet customers.

Yeah, I'm solely cell phone, and solely through corporate for reasons explained previously (NobodysWife needs an iPhone! :-P)

Good to hear I'm not alone in my good experiences.

now I want to see robot Chris punch through a wall and make robot sounds as she attacks you. Bonus points if this happens while you are at work.


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NobodysHome wrote:

Well, inspired by my ongoing battle with alcoholism (133 days and counting for those keeping score) and how easy it is to say, "No" and how impossible it is to say, "Some", combined with ongoing research that shows that fasting a couple of days a week is actually very, very good for you, I present:

** spoiler omitted **

I miss being at my fighting weight of 190. I miss feeling so light on my feet...


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NobodysHome wrote:

Well, inspired by my ongoing battle with alcoholism (133 days and counting for those keeping score) and how easy it is to say, "No" and how impossible it is to say, "Some", combined with ongoing research that shows that fasting a couple of days a week is actually very, very good for you, I present:

** spoiler omitted **

Gratz on 133 days. Keep up the good work!


Freehold DM wrote:
NobodysHome wrote:

Well, inspired by my ongoing battle with alcoholism (133 days and counting for those keeping score) and how easy it is to say, "No" and how impossible it is to say, "Some", combined with ongoing research that shows that fasting a couple of days a week is actually very, very good for you, I present:

** spoiler omitted **
I miss being at my fighting weight of 190. I miss feeling so light on my feet...

Pretty much why I'm doing it. I'm tired of feeling slow.

There are 40+-year-olds playing in the NFL, and 50-year-olds have played pretty darned good tennis. So I'm still perfectly capable of being that light, if not quite that fast.

Just got to suffer a bit to get there...


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now I want to see robot Chris punch through a wall and make robot sounds as she attacks you. Bonus points if this happens while you are at work.

LOL! I work from home. One of the reasons headhunters have such a problem getting me out of my rut.

"Do you enjoy your job?"
"Sometimes."
"Do you get decent raises?"
"Nope. Never."
"Would you consider working for us instead?"
"Sure. Let me work from home 4 days a week and I'll consider it."
*click!*


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Got side-tracked by things. I'll do the recap tomorrow.


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I have likewise had very very little to complain about with Verizon.


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The General's frustration with left wing Midwestern politics "Why does every protest have to end in a f##@ing potluck!"


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And here I am wondering why anyone would complain about a potluck.


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Depends on how bad the food brought is.

Also thinking eBay for the DSs.


Orthos wrote:
And here I am wondering why anyone would complain about a potluck.

Like most people with food allergies I can think of a lot of reasons to complain about a potluck. Can't eat anything and by the end you've somehow managed to offend everyone else present for darting to exist in public while having allergies. I f#&*ing hate potlucks.


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lynora wrote:
Orthos wrote:
And here I am wondering why anyone would complain about a potluck.
Like most people with food allergies I can think of a lot of reasons to complain about a potluck. Can't eat anything and by the end you've somehow managed to offend everyone else present for darting to exist in public while having allergies. I f+&%ing hate potlucks.

a lynora? IN PUBLIC? How brazen!


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She's more frustrated that nothing ever gets done or settled, but hey, at least everyone brought a dish to pass, except midwest liberals are terrible cooks but too nice to tell each other the truth.

It's a pretty rough circle to get caught in, leading to alcohol abuse and interest in blood sports (i.e. The Pack!!!!!!)


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what's a potluck?


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Hugo Solis wrote:
what's a potluck?

Finding a bag of weed on the sidewalk.


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David M Mallon wrote:
Hugo Solis wrote:
what's a potluck?
Finding a bag of weed on the sidewalk.

¬_¬


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lynora wrote:
Like most people with food allergies I can think of a lot of reasons to complain about a potluck. Can't eat anything and by the end you've somehow managed to offend everyone else present for darting to exist in public while having allergies. I f%!%ing hate potlucks.

That sounds like you've met terribly unpleasant people at your potlucks. All the ones I've ever attended would be more than happy to help you out, if they knew ahead of time, and never offended that you didn't eat stuff you were allergic to!

Hugo Solis wrote:
what's a potluck?

Jokes aside, it's a kind of dinner in which all people involved bring "a dish" of some sort; sometimes there is some sort of oversight (i.e. "everyone on the left bring drinks, deserts, and appetizers; everyone on the right bring main courses" or some such), and sometimes it really is a kind of free-for-all (that usually works out, in my experience, though, obviously, not in lynora's).

It's always really interesting - everyone has a different home-cooked style, and often has different spins, even on similar dishes, making it a fascinating method of tasting different things.

The important thing to always remember at a potluck is to always bring something you think could feed as many people as you're bringing to the potluck, and feel no shame or animosity about food - unless it's really small, you can't eat some of everything, and some things will be more favored than others, and you may well have food allergies anyway.


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Freehold DM wrote:
lynora wrote:
Orthos wrote:
And here I am wondering why anyone would complain about a potluck.
Like most people with food allergies I can think of a lot of reasons to complain about a potluck. Can't eat anything and by the end you've somehow managed to offend everyone else present for darting to exist in public while having allergies. I f+&%ing hate potlucks.
a lynora? IN PUBLIC? How brazen!

I know right?! Obviously I belong in my nice cave with excellent internet access where people can't disturb me! ;P


lynora wrote:
Obviously I belong in my nice cave with excellent internet access where people can't disturb me! ;P

That... that sounds really awesome. So, uh, captain yesterday? You getting on that for me yet?


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TL, I have very severe allergies and have gotten very very sick in the past because of well meaning people who didn't understand about cross contamination. So I always bring a bento if I get roped into going to a potluck event. It is never an enjoyable experience but there are different levels on traumatic depending on the group.
Husband's family: sister in law is no longer talking to me because she thinks I'm doing this to spite her. *rolls eyes*
My family: thinks I'm being weird and overdramatic but that was the prevailing opinion about me pre-allergies so no big deal (and this is why I don't visit)
Church gatherings: how to lose friends and develop yet less faith in humanity
Husband's work gatherings: just shoot me now...
School gatherings: now here are some people who understand food allergies. Excellent place to find fellow allergy sufferers and exchange recipes.


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Wow. Everyone except the School Gatherings sound like they're made of jerks. That's just... not my experience - I'm sorry it's been yours!

EDIT: Okay, well, maybe not the church - but it feels weird. Perhaps it's because all of my churches have either had schools attached, or had school folk as prominent folk within the church community, it's weird that people wouldn't be understanding.

That said, I can recognize that insular communities without much need would be difficult to educate on particular topics that aren't as relevant or wide-spread. Me? I'd just make a paper, place it next to my Bento, and describe some basic conceits and important issues and problems. But... I'd also loudly clap and cheer for myself if I ended up dumping my food everywhere due to tripping, so you might want to not imitate me... :D

(Heck, our family actively invites branch of the family group who, not through allergies but through choice, refuses to have food outside of certain categories in certain ways. They always bring their own food and eat only that. Is it weird? Yeah, a little, because they're not allergic. We don't care, though - they're family, and them enjoying food and time with us is the important thing. And for the allergy sufferers, we just do what needs doing, whatever that is, for whatever reason - no shame, no worries. That just makes sense - they're family, after all.)


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Tacticslion wrote:
lynora wrote:
Obviously I belong in my nice cave with excellent internet access where people can't disturb me! ;P
That... that sounds really awesome. So, uh, captain yesterday? You getting on that for me yet?

Honestly, I lost interest after the demolition part.

But hey, somewhere in Florida there's a cave with beer cans scattered about, an errant sledgehammer, a bunch of loose wiring, a decrepit couch and poorly scrawled graffiti like "Tacticslion's Den of Solitude" or "beware of Sparkly Vampires"


Dang it! This always happens!


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Xenthya, Nuzlocke Trainer wrote:
Taking the Sky from Him
Great Eggspectations
Huzzah! Skullbash ftw!

Close Shave and a Haircut


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Hugo Solis wrote:
what's a potluck?

In case you really don't know; It is a meal/feast where everyone invited brings food to share with everyone else.

In my experience they are pretty good. People usually know if they are a poor cook and those people purchase food to bring rather than try to cook anyway. So that keeps the quality fairly high in most of these events; VERY high if you have a few excellent chefs looking to wow everyone else with a great dish. Foodies make such an event better by trying to bring elevated flavors to the event. People with weird dietary standards can drive the quality down. But that is usually because too many people try and fail to make dishes that meet those dietary needs without the skill to pull off said dishes. So for example to please a vegan you end up with a wide assortment of bland vegetable dishes or salads.


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Is it overrun with sparkly vampires again, dang cave systems foodie potlucks are lousy with moody young vampires.

Edit: edited to keep up with current conversation, also to Smurf.


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lynora wrote:

TL, I have very severe allergies and have gotten very very sick in the past because of well meaning people who didn't understand about cross contamination. So I always bring a bento if I get roped into going to a potluck event. It is never an enjoyable experience but there are different levels on traumatic depending on the group.

Husband's family: sister in law is no longer talking to me because she thinks I'm doing this to spite her. *rolls eyes*
My family: thinks I'm being weird and overdramatic but that was the prevailing opinion about me pre-allergies so no big deal (and this is why I don't visit)
Church gatherings: how to lose friends and develop yet less faith in humanity
Husband's work gatherings: just shoot me now...
School gatherings: now here are some people who understand food allergies. Excellent place to find fellow allergy sufferers and exchange recipes.

This is a weird family if they can't accept severe allergies (or any allergies). It's not like people pick their allergies. Although I have seen a little of this with people who do pick a specific diet (like vegans). People can react poorly to them, as if they are being picky to offend others...

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NobodysHome wrote:
Tacticslion wrote:

Call Target: 7 minutes, solid help

Call Toys R Us: 5 minutes, solid help
Call Walmart: 10 minutes waiting to transfer; hang up call-back: 15 minutes waiting to transfer.

GUESS WHO IS NOT GETTING MY BUSINESS TODAY.

I feel your pain. I have also chosen which companies I deal with based on how hard it is to:

(1) Find a phone number, and
(2) Speak with a human being.

"Live chat" is amazing in their inability to understand the problem at all, while e-mail might as well be covering your eyes and pretending the problem doesn't exist; the few times I've received a response at all, it has usually been, "Due to security reasons, we can't discuss this via e-mail. Please call."

One of these days I want to bring a "regular" Verizon customer over, have both of us call support simultaneously, and time the results. I've heard nightmare stories about Verizon, and I suspect the number I get for the corporate account is NOT the number they give to the general public. If it is, I have to give props to Verizon. If it isn't, it's pretty scummy to know your support is so bad you have to give out a "special" number to premier customers.

The one company I *will* give props to is Chase. They seem to do a darned good job of having competent people ready to assist you on a moment's notice.

Sonic.net is similarly helpful, but they're small enough I don't know that it counts...

EDIT: Ditto Paizo, before Sara Marie sends Robot Chris out to kneecap me...

I have "regular" Verizon. On the wireless side, I have no complaints. I also have FiOS. Calling those people is hell on earth.

EDIT: Ninja'd by Freehold.

Freehold DM wrote:
NEVER had a problem with verizon. I will say that they seem to treat their cell phone customers better than their internet customers.

^^This. Especially if I have to call about anything TV-related.

Silver Crusade

Evening all. What did I miss?


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Oooh! Oooh! Potlucks bring out a twofer of

NobodysHome's Story Times!:

The first is the less nightmarish of the two, if you'll believe it. Our VP (our company has dozens, I think) believes it's a good "team building" exercise to have an annual Christmas potluck. This would be bad enough, considering that the company is so unbelievably chintzy when it comes to salary increases, bonuses, and the like, making us bring our own food to a company event is like rubbing salt in the wound.

However, it gets better. Attendance is mandatory for those within a 90-minute drive of HQ. So most of us work from home. Several of us don't even own cars. That doesn't matter. We have to figure out a way to get to HQ, food in tow. Oh, wait! There are no refrigeration or heating facilities at HQ, because they don't want to pay to reserve a space with such facilities. We get a large conference room.
So yeah, you have to cook your own food, AND it has to be able to sit around at room temperature for 4 hours and still be palatable (and edible).

Best of all, two years ago she made it a competition. We were all judged on the food we brought, and she publicly announced the winners and gave prizes.

She was hoping to affect team morale. She sure as heck did!

Somehow, we at least haven't had the judging since then.

==========
Believe it or not, that's only the second-worst potluck story I have. I admit it: I'm a foodie, and I've been cooking for 37 years. I *love* going all-out for potlucks, from my "ten habanero vindaloo" to a couple of roast chickens to a few racks of homemade barbecue ribs and a couple of gallons of from-scratch potato salad, I've been known to spend 6 hours in the kitchen making something for our dojo's frequent pot lucks.

One year, a dojo member was having his birthday potluck in the park. He's actually allergic to milk (not lactose-intolerant, but actually allergic to a milk protein) so I racked my brain for something delicious but involving no dairy.
I ended up deciding on two huge slabs of seared sashimi-grade ahi, one done with a Cajun rub and the other a straight-up salt-and-pepper sear. I put both slabs on a huge platter with a bunch of sushi rice and wasabi and soy sauce on the side.

At the picnic, I saw a guy take a tiny piece, make a face, and spit it in the trash. I really didn't mind; if you cook for 50 people, someone's going to hate what you make. I wandered off, not thinking about it, and asked the birthday boy whether he'd tried my ahi. He hadn't. His wife hadn't. She asked where it was. I went back, and it wasn't on the table. I searched around for it.

There, in the trash near the table, was the entire platter. Over 5 pounds of sashimi-grade ahi. In the trash. Because one guy didn't like it.

For that and other reasons I won't go into here, I've never cooked for the dojo again. (Long story short, the dojo moved downtown to attract more business, and attracted nothing but the wrong kind of business. Most of our dojo-mates (ourselves included) quit within a year of the move. The guy who threw out the ahi was one of the "new breed".)


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Aranna wrote:
lynora wrote:

TL, I have very severe allergies and have gotten very very sick in the past because of well meaning people who didn't understand about cross contamination. So I always bring a bento if I get roped into going to a potluck event. It is never an enjoyable experience but there are different levels on traumatic depending on the group.

Husband's family: sister in law is no longer talking to me because she thinks I'm doing this to spite her. *rolls eyes*
My family: thinks I'm being weird and overdramatic but that was the prevailing opinion about me pre-allergies so no big deal (and this is why I don't visit)
Church gatherings: how to lose friends and develop yet less faith in humanity
Husband's work gatherings: just shoot me now...
School gatherings: now here are some people who understand food allergies. Excellent place to find fellow allergy sufferers and exchange recipes.

This is a weird family if they can't accept severe allergies (or any allergies). It's not like people pick their allergies. Although I have seen a little of this with people who do pick a specific diet (like vegans). People can react poorly to them, as if they are being picky to offend others...

Yeah, my family is....well, my sisters are great. Other than that, let's just say that we do better from a distance. A long distance. Distance is good. I'm the black sheep of the family because....ummmm.....you know, I think I just happened to be the one who drew the short straw here. I have no idea how it got started but will admit I sometimes have fun with my 'bad' reputation. :)

My husband has a similar relationship with his family. Different reasons, same result.

I've always been fascinated by and slightly jealous of those who have functional and healthy family relationships. I don't know what that would be like, but it looks nice from the outside. :)
Anyhow, when you have a dysfunctional relationship to start apparently people can take actual problems that are out of your control as trying to create drama to get attention. *shrug* Nothing I can do about that.


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NH, you have the best stories. :)


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I'm Quaker, there isn't a person alive that can top me for potluck horror stories, do you want the burned oatmeal, Kool-aid without sugar (notice how I didn't say sugar free there) or everything (and I mean everything) made with wheat flour and bland overgrown zucchini, my hatred of Zucchini is unrivalled.

I'm the black sheep in my family too Lynora, my wife is the white sheep in a family that fancies themselves black sheep, so we try to minimize the rest, much happier that way, so I get it.


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Black sheep... I am slightly envious of the black sheep. They seem to get SO MUCH more attention from their families than the rest of us get. I have to constantly remind myself that a lot of that is negative attention but not all of it.

Family to black sheep: If you change your ways we will do all these nice things for you!
Black sheep: Go away!
Normal Sheep: I am doing all the stuff you want already can I get the nice things?
Family to normal sheep: We are sorry but you don't need the nice things, you can manage on your own since you are doing just fine.

Frustrating.


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I can't do anything for Mandy, but if someone is stealing dogs in Neptune, they need to be brought down, hard, then beaten with some sort of tire iron and dumped into the nearest body of water.

But judging by the slipcase of the boxed set, the show is Friends - The High School Years and not even a tiny bit of California Noir...


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Completely illegal FAWTL comment:

OMG, go Cubs!!!


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I don't think that's illegal, the s~$@ their fans have been thru :-)

Go Cubs!!!

Edit: I'm not usually a fan but I appreciate feel good bandwagons.

Who hoo!! We did it! Go 'topes!!


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She's referring to FAWTL's third rule: No Sports. After Rule 1: No Politics and Rule 2: No Religious arguments.


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But they're cursed, don't the laws of Halloween have jurisdiction in October.


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Not over the FAWTL rules. We only have three of 'em, man, and only to keep the peace by preventing arguments over the really divisive stuff.


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But the Cubs aren't divisive, just sad.


Sports discussions can get divisive. Extremely so.

I don't know enough about individual teams to say which ones are the hot-button ones or not, nor do I particularly care, either. I just know a touchy issue when we've had multiple problems with it in the past >_>


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I thought you meant junior Boy Scouts (as were - it was Beavers, Cubs and then Scouts when I were a lad).

After a quick look, this is still the case. Please don't put Beaver Scouts into Google, though, unless you are prepared for a Tuesday Surprise.


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Wyrdwyrm to the rescuuuuueee~!

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