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7 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

And so you can learn about my country

 

 

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Interesting...I'm not 100% sure my family comes from on this map...but I'm pretty sure it's around the 'Posh and Pompous' and 'Arrogant Schmucks' areas...having said that my grandparents did leave the Netherlands sometime between 1945 and 1948...

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5 hours ago, Unruly said:

 

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...

Haven't I seen you on Youtube telling everyone how the US saved everbody else in WW2?

 

But the Redneck version of history aside. 

 

1776 - Yep, an American victory, although we didn't do bad considering that you had home field advantage and the help of the French

 

...and the Spanish

 

...and the Dutch

 

 

And 1812 was definitely a draw.  We cobbled together a force despite having a rampaging Napoleon on the otherside of the English channel. We tried an invasion and failed, you tried an invasion of Canada and failed. 

 

 

So when you say 'whooped by us twice' it should really read:

'whooped by us and our French, Spanish and Dutch buddies once,, and fought to an unnecessary draw once as well"

 

See you on Youtube

5 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

 

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.

 

 

Sorry to hear it's been tough Darscy. It's not what you know it's who you know right, so it sounds like you're in a relatively strong position. Plus, no-one ever gets sacked in Canada do they?

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8 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

And so you can learn about my country

 

 

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I love how there’s one bit that says “too far away for any practical purpose”. Like, your whole country fits in one of our states. That can’t be more than a 2 hour drive :lol:

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8 hours ago, kristof65 said:

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I _hate_ intermittent problems. 

This morning my test set controller started just randomly dropping power for a couple seconds every few minutes.  Again. I thought I had the problem solved a couple months ago, but it's back.

 

So I spent 20 minutes getting my nice Bluetooth multimeter that I have used in a while setup and connected so I could monitor the power remotely. And now, of course, the power has been rock steady in the 30 minutes since I got the meter connected. 

 

7 hours ago, klarg1 said:

I definitely think I'm getting sick.

 

I hope it's just a cold, but it's too soon to tell.

 

7 hours ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

I didn't prepare for tonight's shadowrun game.

Sorry to hear that you all  had what sounds like a really bad case of the Mondays.

 

6 hours ago, Pegazus said:

I’m working. But it doesn’t feel like work. Probably because it is business trip prep. 
 

AKA, figuring out what non-national chain restaurants around Titusville I want to go eat at.

 

Did the same for Yuma. Its hit and miss. One local institution there sworn upon by locals as “the best” was bland and unappetizing. The hole in the wall Mexican place that used to be a laundromat? Phenomenal. The (now closed) Das Brat Haus? Desserts to die for.

 

Right now, highest on my list is GG’s Roots, a Puerto Rico place. One main meat dish per day. Lots of sides of plantains and green bananas. Sounds absolutely fascinating.

 

Coworkers on the other hand, are all brewpubs and chains. Dear god why?!

They are boring and have no sense of adventure.

 

 

Not going to get involved in the America/Europe stereotypes shenanigans. I've visited most of Europe, some of the middle East, a small bit of Asia, and some of Africa. I've been to enough places and met enough people to have the opinion that a lot of stereotypes are bovine excrement.

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41 minutes ago, redambrosia said:

I love how there’s one bit that says “too far away for any practical purpose”. Like, your whole country fits in one of our states. That can’t be more than a 2 hour drive :lol:

There is a high probability that the whole shebang would fit inside San Bernardino County, without any trimming or shifting - just plop it down and turn until all the bits are inside the county lines.

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Hmm. Somebody out there liking the show-off posts on a few minis I did in 2015, today. Kinda weird lol. Can't imagine how they got there. Got me on a nice stroll down memory lane tho.

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Baby is getting really good at sitting up. Soon she’ll be able to do it without flopping over. And then she’ll start crawling! And walking! :hyperventilates: ::o:

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38 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

met enough people to have the opinion that a lot of stereotypes are bovine excrement.

 

I agree and yet it seems they're just close enough to truth to keep them perpetuating. There's always got to be one person there that fits the description. :;):

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25 minutes ago, redambrosia said:

Baby is getting really good at sitting up. Soon she’ll be able to do it without flopping over. And then she’ll start crawling! And walking! :hyperventilates: ::o:

And talking!

 

And talking back....::P:

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7 hours ago, Rahz said:

Ah, Monday... the calm before the storm...  It's election day here in the Democratic Republic of Canukistan and after weeks of overtime and chaos, it's like all the air has been pulled out of the office as we wait to see what kind of day tomorrow will be...  Fingers crossed nothing goes sideways and I get to go home on time tonight!!  

 

I'm casually watching the CBC coverage of the election results coming in, and my son is entertained with the way the totals are sloooooowly creeping up.  "Candidate A is ahead by 11 votes with 54 compared to Candidate B with 43."  Woohoo!  :upside: 

 

27 minutes ago, redambrosia said:

Baby is getting really good at sitting up. Soon she’ll be able to do it without flopping over. And then she’ll start crawling! And walking! :hyperventilates: ::o:

 

Chasing a baby is a great way to get exercise!  ::D:  She's helping keep you healthy!

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35 minutes ago, LittleBluberry said:

I'm casually watching the CBC coverage of the election results coming in, and my son is entertained with the way the totals are sloooooowly creeping up.  "Candidate A is ahead by 11 votes with 54 compared to Candidate B with 43."  Woohoo!  :upside: 

 

I'm trying not to follow it too closely as it's too early yet, but it affects my day to day so much that I can't help it.  Once they get closer to my Ministers' ridings, I'll be paying closer attention so I know what work is going to look like tomorrow...  

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44 minutes ago, LittleBluberry said:

Chasing a baby is a great way to get exercise!  ::D:  She's helping keep you healthy!

Yeah, my arms are getting quite the workout from lifting her in the air to make her laugh. 
 

I also discovered that blowing a quick, sharp puff of air in her face makes her laugh too.

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Me and some groupmates are going to have beer for a "Demise of Western Society" shindig during the Canadian election stuff. Black humor, yes. Sir Cyr and I started these shindigs in 2016 with a series of ehh... major world events and a lot of pessimism. May as well continue with good company, regardless of outcome. Good company and brews are a fun combo. 

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8 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

The East is above Sealevel and at the very South East we have some large hills that seem like mountains to us ::P:

 

 

 Are you sure those aren't just windmills? :bday:

 

 

1 hour ago, Zink said:

 

I agree and yet it seems they're just close enough to truth to keep them perpetuating. There's always got to be one person there that fits the description. :;):

 

 Actually, it's more like people who have embraced the stereotypes out of some bizarre notion of regional pride...

 

 

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