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2 hours ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

I didn't prepare for tonight's shadowrun game. I'm considering making the party fight doc wagon to keep the already severely injured villain from getting away, or let him escape and then deal with him later.

 

Ooh. That makes me wonder, does someone in the party have their own Doc Wagon subscription? And if so, which side has the higher tier? Will two Doc Wagon teams start battling it out to each save their clients? I don't expect Doc Wagon to particularly enjoy having two teams fight each other, but I could see it happening if one side has a basic subscription and the other side is some bigwig with the Super Diamond Unlimited Platinum plan or whatever...

 

I had a dentist appointment this morning. He saw my broken fused porcelain crown and went "yea, that's fine, the metal's intact and you've got other teeth that need more urgent fixes." Which was exactly my assessment when the crown broke a couple months ago, and why I didn't schedule a separate appointment for it. I also learned that gold crowns are much cheaper than I thought, being told that they're generally only $50-100 more expensive than modern porcelain ones. Not because gold has gotten cheaper, but because modern porcelain crowns have gotten more expensive because of how they're made these days. Which means that from now on I think I'm gonna be getting a mouth full of gold.

 

When I came home I ate and took a nap. During my nap I had a dream that I met Bill Murray at some promo event for a movie called Spacenoids that was like a Spaceballs for Star Trek. Except I totally blew off Bill Murray because Kevin Conroy was there, and Kevin Conroy is mother f'in Batman. I was all "Sorry, Bill, you're great, but you're no Batman. And the only way this would be better would be if Mark Hamill walked around the corner doing his Joker laugh." Then I woke up. I don't think dream Bill Murray liked being snubbed.

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3 minutes ago, Unruly said:

 

Ooh. That makes me wonder, does someone in the party have their own Doc Wagon subscription? And if so, which side has the higher tier? Will two Doc Wagon teams start battling it out to each save their clients? I don't expect Doc Wagon to particularly enjoy having two teams fight each other, but I could see it happening if one side has a basic subscription and the other side is some bigwig with the Super Diamond Unlimited Platinum plan or whatever...

 

that's actually come up before. if there's clients on both sides of a fight they'll generally try extract both by stunning anyone who tries to stop them, or hitting the entire area with immobilizing riot foam

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I'm getting sick. I slept for 13 hours last night. The construction next door seems to have ceased today (I haven't gotten out of bed to go upstairs and look yet) because it may be raining. I'm enjoying the quiet. 

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8 minutes ago, Beagle said:

You see @Glitterwolf , they didn't notice a thing! 

 

Oh, we noticed. We just don't care. Because we know you're still sour about being whooped by us twice, and then having to be rescued by us...

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Oh, how I long for the day when I get a normal work week on day shift. My doctor has actually told me that being on night shift is slowly killing me because of how it causes all sorts of health problems, some of which I already have. But day shift is a dream that's at least 10 years away...

 

Anyway, congrats on the hopefully newly stable job, @Darsc Zacal!

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Congrats on the solid work hours, and weekends off @Darsc Zacal!

 

I so wish I could get back on night shift.  Day shift sucks if you're a night owl... 

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36 minutes ago, Darsc Zacal said:

I haven’t talked about it here, but work hasn’t been going well for me the past few years.

When my office position was eliminated across the company a few years ago, I was forced into a commissions sales position.

Unfortunately sales have been getting worse each year, and the last couple of years have been especially bad and stressful.

 

The good thing for me is that I’m liked and well thought of by the management team, and they have been keeping an eye out for a better position for me. One recently came up at our companies logistics center as an office administrator and I was offered the position this past Friday. I start in 3 weeks.

 

Financially, it’s not as much an increase as I had expected or hoped for, but it is more than I’ve been making the past few years and more importantly it’s a regular pay check, days are Monday-Friday so for the first time in years I’ll have weekends off. Regular hours too, 6am-2pm, so as a night owl that’ll be a bit of a change for me.

 

There may be a temporary disruption in my paycheck, so I may have to lower My Bones V pledge for now.

Good news is that I should be able to add more than I had originally planned for what I want later in the pledge manager.

 

Congratulations, Darsc! This calls for a celebration with some tiger-tiger ice cream!

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Blech, definitely caught what's going around, so no 2+ hours on a bus to go to an open gaming night to play Infinity, then being tired tomorrow because I got home at late o'clock. 

 

Instead, I'll paint my Infinity minis, and maybe actually get some BattleTech minis out of their blisters (and assembled!) too...

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some time after 12 my store manager calls, the jack wagon that we have been having trouble with did not even bother to call after not showing up. When the opening manager texted him he was too unconcerned to come in...... his last day is Wednesday, anyways, my SM wanted me to go in early so that the Opening Manager could take a break as the Manger who was coming in was having car trouble. So I went in and worked for about an hour, but I have to be back for my normal shift in about 45. The Manager I work with tonight, when I told her I would be back about 4ish did say not to rush, just coming. 

 

Darsc congrats on the job and normalish hours.

 

Well I am off to try to finish eatting something before I have to go back in. have a non craptasic day!!!!!!

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58 minutes ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Financially, it’s not as much an increase as I had expected or hoped for, but it is more than I’ve been making the past few years and more importantly it’s a regular pay check, days are Monday-Friday so for the first time in years I’ll have weekends off. Regular hours too, 6am-2pm, so as a night owl that’ll be a bit of a change for me.

I'm also naturally a night owl, but I remember being on that schedule (6am-3pm)

 

The early morning hours aren't that great (though you beat most of rush hour traffic), but I really appreciated finishing my day so early in the afternoon. It felt like I suddenly had plenty of time for shopping, or going to any appointment or office that closes at 4-5 pm.

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13 minutes ago, Cranky Dog said:

I'm also naturally a night owl, but I remember being on that schedule (6am-3pm)

 

The early morning hours aren't that great (though you beat most of rush hour traffic), but I really appreciated finishing my day so early in the afternoon. It felt like I suddenly had plenty of time for shopping, or going to any appointment or office that closes at 4-5 pm.

Sounds like me back in the day when I was on the 11-19 shift.  Most hated it, because it was hard to do much for shopping or a social life, but I loved it, because it was prep, blink and lunch rush hits, more prep, blink again and it's going home time thanks to supper rush slamming the store for three hours... 

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