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10 hours ago, strawhat said:

I managed to spill blood for the hobby-gods today!


I was trimming flash off some Star Wars minis (ugh that plastic--icky stuff), and stabbed the blade straight into the side of my index finger...of the hand holding the blade!  I got to the medicine cabinet before the blood really started flowing.  Decent spatter in the trashcan and shred bin,  but hopefully nowhere else. 


And hopefully the boss doesn't notice.  :ph34r:  It wasn't on work time, but still.

Good job!


Now, make sure you take care of it properly and I hope it heals quickly.



So, I was at work yesterday and was using some hazardous chemicals. As part of what I do, I needed to verify that it had not gone past its expiration date. I also noticed that it was poisonous, so I made sure I was taking the appropriate safety precautions.


That lead  me to wonder, however: once it expired does it become more or less poisonous?

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Victory at work!


Because it was Friday and our boss hadn't updated our schedule yet to say who was working what shifts come the next two weeks while Coworker A is off, Coworker B, who had previously sent the boss a message wondering if anyone from day shift was going to cover anything, asked the boss for the updated schedule. Boss said our schedules weren't being changed, and that he was moving the other day shift guy to cover! So we win!


And for bonus points, the guy from day shift hasn't ever worked past 8pm in the 9 years he's been here. He has no idea what night shift can be like and frequently thinks we're exaggerating when we talk about a lot of the stuff we have to deal with. Now he has to work two weeks of it, with Halloween being his first real introduction. Halloween, and the weekend nearest to it, is frequently one of our busiest times of the year in terms of stupidity from people.


It's going to be fun.


The rest of the night was crap, though. Credit card processing went down in the garages, which meant it was cash only. Which also meant a lot of angry people. And one of the two pay stations in the busiest garage wasn't processing cash right because it started spitting out all change in coin form, rather than bills when able, despite our efforts to fix it. So we shut it off after the second person got $15 in change back as quarters and nickels. Which meant people were even more mad, because now they had to go to the other end of the garage to pay.


Didn't get that fixed until almost 6am. And I don't know when the credit cards came back online, but I tested them at the same time as I tested the fix for the change issue and they were back up.


Now I'm home and it's time for sleep.


Also, screw banks that don't keep blank deposit slips in the night drop supply bin. Seriously. I don't work days. I can't come in when the bank is open to make my deposits unless I totally alter my schedule, usually robbing myself of at least 2 hours of sleep in the process. Just put the blank deposit slips in there with the envelopes so I can actually deposit the check I got for jury duty...

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10 hours ago, TheAuldGrump said:

Donner looks a little off this year... or has Santa swapped out his team?


The Auld Grump - Dire Rudolf?

Looking at the Easter Dire Bunny next to him, I think the holiday beasts are preparing for war.


You just know it's the basis for an animated movie.

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1 hour ago, Chaoswolf said:

Good job!


Now, make sure you take care of it properly and I hope it heals quickly.


Oh yeah, absolutely.  It was just a quick stab, straight in-straight out.  Maybe a little deeper than I was prepared for (fresh blade) but I doubt it will even be sore in another day or two.  It's only sore now if I put significant pressure on it ("Dr. it hurts when I go like this." "Then don't do that." ::D:)  


Sure does open your eyes when the first drops plop onto something, though!

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Waiting on the power company to shut off service and replace a transformer in the neighborhood. They were supposed to start at 9am.  I by up early to get hot tea and breakfast. Wish they'd get moving.

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@Unruly congratulations on introducing a day shift worker to night shift... it should be enlightening


As for the garages though, I know you don't have control over it but I wish more cities would enact laws around those automated machines saying that if they can't accept the promised payment type they have to be shut down and allow free egress.  When I work til 8 in the evening I am not thrilled to discover I have to back out of the stall find a cash machine and get back then face the backup because Someone with less curtosy has left their car in the stall.  Fortunately after a couple of times that has become policy at the garage I now park at.


I can imagine that let to a lot of irritation on all sides.  Sounds like a rough night!

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2 hours ago, TGP said:



@Glitterwolf that goes to an Inktober drawing you’ll probably like. 


I do!

Looks great!


We're back from the Pasar Malam, we had lunch there, I had Satey Kambing ( Goat meat roasted on a skewer) with Nasi Goreng ( fried rice) and Peanut Sauce.

My girl had Bami Goreng ( Fied noodles) with Satey Ajam ( Chicken meat roasted on a skewer) and Peanut Sauce.


I bought several types of cakes and dried fruits and nougat to snack on at home.


Spekkoek in 3 flavours



Sponge cake with Durian ( here's a recipe)



We had fun, now coffee!

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6 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:


I'm awake now.

Why wouldn't I be safe? :huh:


Just did the groceries.

My girl and me will attend the Pasar Malam this afternoon in Eindhoven.


It seems that early this morning there has been an accident on the road nearby, cars are being towed away, I heard sirens and even the trauma helicopter this morning.

Not good..


A van with 7 people inside collided against a tree.

Firefighters had to cut them out of the van, luckily only wounded so far, although some severe.

Probably seasonal workers, maybe fatigued/startled by a crossing animal or maybe even alcohol.

I hope they will all survive.




What a lovely dog!

Boxer or Stafforshire?

It's a young one, soooo cute!


Boy or Girl? ( and don''t tell me it identifies as a cat!)


Dogs are awesome, they always make me feel better when I see them and especially dogs like this.

The W.O.O.F. diplomat is a purebred Boxer, according to the owner. She's been staying with us for a couple of weeks now. I like how her markings are practically the mirror version of Brutus.

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2 minutes ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

The W.O.O.F. diplomat is a purebred Boxer, according to the owner. She's been staying with us for a couple of weeks now. I like how her markings are practically the mirror version of Brutus.


She's adorable!


Brutus would like her to come over!




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