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Browncoat Bar and Grill...now alliance friendly???????

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 7:40 PM

PHOENIXROSE

You think you know--what's to come, what you are. You haven't even begun.


Quote:

Originally posted by stinkingrose:
Tomorrow the race to the finals finish line begins.


I've had all my finals. Official last day of the semester is tomorrow, but the last final I had to take was yesterday. I think my school started earlier than most, and we also had spring break earlier than most.
The end of this semester was pretty brutal for me; three of the four classes I was taking had presentations as part of the final. I do not like talking in front of people. There were also a lot of tests crammed in at the end. Is that normal? It hasn't been for me, but I haven't been in the most normal of curriculums until this year, and the end of the term just seemed to sneak up on everybody. Went from having tests every three weeks or so to a test every week. I'm really glad I knew at least one of my presentations from the start and could plan ahead of time, because those also seemed to sneak up and give me a couple weeks or less to prepare them. I literally threw one of them together in the course of an afternoon. This does not bode very well for the accelerated courses over the summer. I tried to keep two of my classes nice and fluffy so I could focus on the math. Hopefully I won't end up doing presentations in those...
I think I'll spend the next two weeks napping before I have to start up again. Might have to bug the financial aid office, though. Bah.
Oh, and I'll also have to go out and celebrate with Japanese food, but that should be more fun than bugging people for money.

Hope Johnny's feeling better, Lila. Poor guy. I thought repeated exposure was supposed to make the body more resistant, this thing must be nasty.


What reason had proved best ceased to look absurd to the eye, which shows how idle it is to think anything ridiculous except what is wrong.

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Thursday, May 5, 2011 3:10 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


Quote:

Originally posted by stinkingrose:
(Slings a Sling down the bar like it's never been slung.)




(Grabs the Sling before it rockets off the end of the bar and takes a swig)

Not bad.


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Originally posted by stinkingrose:
How's things with you BC1? (Hmm.. sounds like "busy one" in my head..)





Busy. New duties at work keepin' me busy, but I'm still flyin'.

Hopin' to make D*C this year. Should have the coin, but findin' a room may present a problem since word has it all the hotels have been booked up since Dec or Jan.

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Thursday, May 5, 2011 3:12 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


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Originally posted by MsA:
Peanut is ...fair to middling. NV and I are near death with exhaustion of having gotten no sleep for days





Glad to hear the little guy's doin' a bit better.

Sure do hope you and NV get some rest soon.


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Thursday, May 5, 2011 5:47 AM

MSA


Browncoat1 we have the same room issue... ours is frustrating as well because we must have our own room due to Johnny and due to noise+ johnny and need to return to room regularly for his naps, changes, etc. we have to have one in the Marriott or in the International tower... sigh

Rosie.. hugs and good luck:) It's some kind of virus

HUGS Rose... ooh good luck sweety. I know you'll kick butt!!!


Whoo for Marion the Librarian.... ok just kidding sweety:) I'm happy for you.
I'm still trying to find work in my home district so I don't have to commute 120+ miles a day

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Friday, May 6, 2011 5:40 AM

MSA


Greenka61- how did you get to be Marion the librarian anyway??? Don't you have to have a degree in library science to do that??



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Monday, May 9, 2011 7:03 AM

MSA


bumpity

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Monday, May 9, 2011 9:21 AM

GREENKA61



Quote:

Originally posted by MsA:
Greenka61- how did you get to be Marion the librarian anyway??? Don't you have to have a degree in library science to do that??



In Nevada, there are a number of courses you have to take to get certified as a school librarian, but if you want a high school library, having a MLIS really helps. Other states require you to have one.
I finished my MLIS in December. (Actually, Firefly arrived in the mail the very last week of grad school. I almost didn't get my paper finished because watching Firefly was so much more fun- how did this show ever get cancelled?!).

Ah, yes. Marion the librarian. You've never been to a party with a bunch of librarians, have you?

To quote Michael Moore:

"I really didn't realize the librarians were, you know, such a dangerous group. They are subversive. You think they're just sitting there at the desk, all quiet and everything. They're like plotting the revolution, man. I wouldn't mess with them.

We subversive librarian-types like showing students how to find things online, (like which books are banned and should therefore be read ASAP), and how to look up the tax returns of politicians (it's interesting - and fun! - to find out where their money comes from.) And we can show them reference sources for their papers that they never dreamed existed, not to mention, get them to read for the fun of it.

I love my job.

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Monday, May 9, 2011 7:17 PM

STINKINGROSE


Quote:

Originally posted by greenka61:

Quote:

Originally posted by MsA:
Greenka61- how did you get to be Marion the librarian anyway??? Don't you have to have a degree in library science to do that??



In Nevada, there are a number of courses you have to take to get certified as a school librarian, but if you want a high school library, having a MLIS really helps. Other states require you to have one.
I finished my MLIS in December. (Actually, Firefly arrived in the mail the very last week of grad school. I almost didn't get my paper finished because watching Firefly was so much more fun- how did this show ever get cancelled?!).

Ah, yes. Marion the librarian. You've never been to a party with a bunch of librarians, have you?

To quote Michael Moore:

"I really didn't realize the librarians were, you know, such a dangerous group. They are subversive. You think they're just sitting there at the desk, all quiet and everything. They're like plotting the revolution, man. I wouldn't mess with them.

We subversive librarian-types like showing students how to find things online, (like which books are banned and should therefore be read ASAP), and how to look up the tax returns of politicians (it's interesting - and fun! - to find out where their money comes from.) And we can show them reference sources for their papers that they never dreamed existed, not to mention, get them to read for the fun of it.

I love my job.



My librarian friends are fun people. Crazy in a good way, and almost a little scary sometimes, but fun!

They take care of books and safeguard knowledge, it is a sacred calling IMO. (I am sooo jealous! But I suck at keeping track of stuff. )


DONE. I AM DONE WITH THE SEMESTER.
(Okay except for one student who didn't put their name on their final exam and I have to make sure it's them. After that I'm done.)

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011 6:36 AM

MSA


oooh what courses...tell me more. HUGS Green:)
Oh I know librarians are trouble...just like teachers.
The school I used to teach at got a grant to do our pre-school meetings at a hotel in Park City and we got kicked out. Apparently they weren't expecting a group of teachers to be so " rowdy" LOL.
Anyone who has never been a teacher assumes we're all like we behave in class. Rule bound, serious etc... HAHAHAHA



YAY for Rosie and the finished final

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011 7:26 AM

MSA


I hate Wednesdays in the spring time
I hate Wednesdays in the fall
I hate Wednesdays
Why oh why do I hate Wednesdays...
because my kids are brats( students not my actual son)

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011 7:59 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


Actually I'm a fan of Wednesdays, or as I like to call them "Hump Day". When I return from lunch on Hump Day my work week is officially more than half over and I am on the down hill side. Figure I am shiny after that point.

Now of course making it to that point can be a challenge. My new job, overseeing 16 people, is akin to herding retarded kittens, high on cat nip. On a good day. Bad day? Well, that's something altogether different.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:30 AM

STINKINGROSE


Ah, cat herding...

Been there, done that, cleaned the litter box.


MsA: Johnny's got years to learn the whole "brat" thing. Mine's still pretty good, but we've got some surly teenager creeping in around the edges. Boy gets a little fuzz on his lip and suddenly he thinks he's man enough to sass me. OH No..no no no, we are NOT going there yet. (He's still cute and a sweetie most of the time. We have not outgrown hugs, although they are occasionally at 90-180 degree angles these days.)

That's Pi/2 to Pi radians. See? I learned something this semester!

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Thursday, May 12, 2011 6:56 AM

MSA


LOL a little sass I don't mind... it's the screaming obscenities at me at the top of your lungs while attempting to throw desks around my room... or trying to use your lighter to set me on fire while my back is turned... or coming to class high and trying to assault my assistant... or attempting to sexually assault a teacher in the teacher's bathroom... or continuously talking at top volume while I am talking, giving instructions, etc and when corrected telling me to f off then fake punching me in the head repeatedly... or
I could keep going on and on.That's more or less what I mean by bratty behavior.

As you can tell, it's been a lovely week.

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011 10:52 AM

STINKINGROSE


You've obviously got a much higher threshold for "bratty" than myself... and a whole lot more patience.

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Friday, May 13, 2011 7:28 AM

MSA


On today's roster..
One kid came late, pitched a tantrum when I wouldn't let him talk over me during instruction then stormed out of class because I wouldn't let him ride his skateboard around the room.
Another kid paid a 3rd kid to leave our closed campus to buy him snacks and both were tardy. (kid with money is dealing on campus and as soon as I find out where his stash is, I'm busting him)


To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Friday, May 13, 2011 7:38 AM

STINKINGROSE


Quote:

Originally posted by MsA:
On today's roster..
One kid came late, pitched a tantrum when I wouldn't let him talk over me during instruction then stormed out of class because I wouldn't let him ride his skateboard around the room.
Another kid paid a 3rd kid to leave our closed campus to buy him snacks and both were tardy. (kid with money is dealing on campus and as soon as I find out where his stash is, I'm busting him)



skateboarding..'cause you can wicked thrash in a small level room..

As for the stash.. have you checked his band locker?
Seriously, a thought: could he be having someone else hold for him.. maybe intimidating them into it? (Not that I'm implying he's anything less than a perfect angel and a budding entrepreneur, buut...)

Sorry it's a crap day already.

If it makes you feel better we're having house issues seven days before we're supposed to close per the contract. Whee. (We may or may not be looking at starting the process all over again.)

I'm going to start looking at realty websites again just to see if I can intimidate the bad-house-juju-demons into backing down. Prolly not and these things happen for a reason, right?

(edit)

AAAAnnnd now the house isn't happening. One more thing came up and it was a dilly. This isn't going to be fun or pretty, and we're likely to be out about $2K for a repair that needed doing which we were going to reimburse them at closing. (Someone's gonna fight like a mother for that one I'm betting..)
Here's hoping they don't sue us because they couldn't comply with perfectly reasonable demands we made at the outset, and now the house isn't sold.
As a special bonus: none of the houses we were looking at before are still available so it's square one again. Fuck.
And I'm leaving town in two weeks. For over a month. And can't get back to sign paperwork. Which means that Doctroid's going to have to deal with it on his tod if we don't find summat quick.

AAAAAARRRRRRGGGGGHHHHHH!!!!!



Okay, a large virtual beer and I'll be fine.. right? (Hops behind the bar, lies down under the Guinness spigot and turns on the tap whilst gargling "Tiny Bubbles".)

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Monday, May 16, 2011 5:41 AM

MSA


Oh Rosie... that sucks deep and wide. I am so so sorry. There is nothing worse than that. We were there last Nov and it sucks.
I will cross my fingers and everything that you'll find something lovely and wonderful right this minute. I wish I could do more
House hunting/buying/ etc SUCKS!!!!!


And now on to the show... in todays episode my little sexual predator continues his ongoing spew of sexually inappropriate topics ( strangely while hopping up and down in his chair...pretty sure his over tight girl jeans are gonna fall off again....)
My hostile girl is on a roll about oversharing her social life.... 'cause I so wanted to know about how she almost cheated on her boyfriend
Luckily my little banger is quietly working away:) Gotta love gang bangers. Outside of school they are a danger to themselves and others, but here quiet as a lamb and on task:)



To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 6:39 AM

MSA


I really like my principal...

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
--Francois Mauriac
It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:12 AM

STINKINGROSE


Honestly, or was that sarcasm?
I can't tell sometimes.

Okay, three houses looked at today. More tomorrow and Friday. Whee.


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Thursday, May 19, 2011 5:24 AM

MSA


Um sadly about 50/50

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Saturday, May 21, 2011 9:57 AM

STINKINGROSE


Okay, I've looked at houses. Doctroid's turn.

Today: a friend's 40th birthday party. Tomorrow: open houses prolly..

Right now there is sunshine and warm breezes and rest (periodically).

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Sunday, May 22, 2011 2:29 AM

STINKINGROSE


(Peers out the side door to see if the Forsaken Pyre has been lit..)

"OH DEARIE ME... WE SEEM TO HAVE A ROUND ON THE HOUSE GOING SPARE IN HERE...WHATEVER SHALL WE DO?"

(waits)

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:59 AM

MSA


Dance as if no one who has the power to commit us is watching!!!!!

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 3:01 PM

STINKINGROSE


Quote:

Originally posted by MsA:
Dance as if no one who has the power to commit us is watching!!!!!



Anyone with that kind of power is already dancing with us!


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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:48 PM

MSA


why yes...yes I am

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 1:40 AM

STINKINGROSE



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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 5:29 AM

MSA


Ok holy crap...someone found a bar and grill thread from 2007 and resurrected it... WOW

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 6:51 AM

STINKINGROSE


Where? What?


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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 7:16 AM

MSA


Look in main threads.... made me all nostalgic and sad

Kelhil, RIMG< LA, Mavoureen, Nico, and tons of others...

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 7:31 AM

STINKINGROSE


Quote:

Originally posted by MsA:
Look in main threads.... made me all nostalgic and sad

Kelhil, RIMG< LA, Mavoureen, Nico, and tons of others...




We need a reunion tour. With T-shirts.

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Thursday, May 26, 2011 6:49 AM

MSA


oooh yes ...yes we do.

Think we can get tee fury to do a
Browncoat Bar and Grill tee as their tee of the day??

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Thursday, May 26, 2011 1:28 PM

STINKINGROSE


Quote:

Originally posted by MsA:
oooh yes ...yes we do.

Think we can get tee fury to do a
Browncoat Bar and Grill tee as their tee of the day??



"Browncoat Bar and Grill: home of the shirtless bartender."

It's got a certain ring..

We are also lacking in Forsaken-y goodness of late.


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Thursday, May 26, 2011 6:30 PM

MSA


that we are

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
--Francois Mauriac
It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Friday, May 27, 2011 5:45 AM

GEE


wow - that thread really was a blast from the past and I think my only firsties ever, so many missing people... RL sucks

I confess I banged my head at work about six/seven weeks ago so basically been work, sleep, weekend, repeat for a while. Done some nice things at weekend but I'm about finished.

Three day weekend and off to see other half's sister and family, about to get repeatedly killed at FIFA but will have my revenge as now have my own PS3 so taking Madden to introduce him...

Anyone got any fun plans?

Anyone want to buy a flat in Leicester, we've even found a place to move to but no one wants our flat

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Friday, May 27, 2011 10:06 AM

MSA


That sounds like a fantastic set of plans:)
and hey... we can't blame you for taking a little Gee time:)

No real plans except to rest/recoup from the evil students... will celebrate and have plans after school is out

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011 7:50 AM

MSA


Almost there... almost there....

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
--Francois Mauriac
It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011 9:29 AM

MSA


ARGH

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
--Francois Mauriac
It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 6:56 AM

MSA


double ARGH

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
--Francois Mauriac
It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Friday, June 3, 2011 10:26 AM

MSA


HEEEELLLLLOOOOOOO?????????

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
--Francois Mauriac
It's fuzzy-minded liberal thinking like that that gets you eaten.

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Friday, June 3, 2011 5:03 PM

DANCINGNEKO


Quote:

Originally posted by MsA:
HEEEELLLLLOOOOOOO?????????



*peeks out of shadow-y area*
I would have answered sooner (I did try) but teh interwebs eated it.

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