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8 hours ago, TGP said:

I was thinking the same thing. For that matter...

 

...are foxes and coyotes even part of W.O.O.F?

 

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16 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

If eldest niece is falling behind in school and looking towards home schooling as "a way out" then there needs to be some serious conversation about goal setting and what the parents who will have to expend the time and energy to actually do the home schooling will have a right to expect in return.

I would even go so far as to suggest a written contract to be signed by all parties laying out what is expected from all parties, including a timeframe for the niece involved to catch up to a level where she is current in her studies.  If she continues to fall behind even farther then she is in breach of her written promise and other educational avenues will need to be pursued, perhaps with the advice of a professional councilor, who will be acting as a disinterested party.

Good Luck with this.

"Teenagers" can be difficult, not just being one but also having the delicate responsibilities of dealing with them.

GEM

 

I'm not sure she's looking at it as a way out. The school has failed them miserably as to where they should be academically. And while she is having issues with work getting done she, and sometimes her sister as well, has recently been getting physically ill before school. So I'm not unconvinced that something is going on there that might be part of the overall issue.

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2 hours ago, kristof65 said:


One more thing, and I'm dropping a big fat bill on him. 


Do eeet. You need minis. His wash is doing well, so soak him. 
 

//Feeling evil. Will confess to unrelated thing soon. Maybe tonight. 

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2 minutes ago, TGP said:

You did work. That means bill.

Well there is bill. And then there is BILL. And then there is BILL.  And then there is Big Fat Bill

 

The guy was originally at bill, then BILL. 

 

Fortunately, I got everything resolved with him with no further issues. 

Now I'm just dealing with my client on another issue.  The head man in charge told several people up there that he would have me do some additional work for them while he was gone on holidays for the rest of the month.  But a) he never told me about any of it before he left on Friday and b) my network connection to them started having problems over the weekend, and c) the IT guys in charge of fixing all of these connection issues have decided that when the boss is away, they don't need to work as hard. 

4 minutes ago, Pegazus said:


Do eeet. You need minis. His wash is doing well, so soak him. 
 

//Feeling evil. Will confess to unrelated thing soon. Maybe tonight. 

Unfortunately, it doesn't work that way - he's technically my client's customer, and the bills I write go through them. I get paid a flat rate for stuff like that, no matter if the site is being billed or not. So I'm pretty fair in my billing, with the one caveat that I don't bill for anything that takes me less time to do than it does to do the billing paperwork for. 

Now, the other issue where my client themselves dump work on me or cause things I'm doing directly for them to take longer than they should - that is not covered in the flat rate - that I can benefit from by billing overtime.

4 minutes ago, Pegazus said:


Do eeet. You need minis. His wash is doing well, so soak him. 
 

//Feeling evil. Will confess to unrelated thing soon. Maybe tonight. 

Unfortunately, it doesn't work that way - he's technically my client's customer, and the bills I write go through them. I get paid a flat rate for stuff like that, no matter if the site is being billed or not. So I'm pretty fair in my billing, with the one caveat that I don't bill for anything that takes me less time to do than it does to do the billing paperwork for. 

Now, the other issue where my client themselves dump work on me or cause things I'm doing directly for them to take longer than they should - that is not covered in the flat rate - that I can benefit from by billing overtime.

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2 hours ago, TGP said:

 

But after, after, after his eyes are back where they belongs ...

 

 

 

Well, yeah.

 

But I know what I am asking for Christmas. ::P:

 

Somehow CoH makes me want it more. <_< And supers are so far out of his normal choices.

2 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

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If that's a sea lion, isn't she.part of M.E.O.W.?

 

Purple.

2 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

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If that's a sea lion, isn't she.part of M.E.O.W.?

 

Purple.

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9 hours ago, PaganMegan said:

Well, yeah.

 

But I know what I am asking for Christmas. ::P:

 

Somehow CoH makes me want it more. <_< And supers are so far out of his normal choices.

If that's a sea lion, isn't she.part of M.E.O.W.?

 

Purple.

If that's a sea lion, isn't she.part of M.E.O.W.?

 

Purple.

 

 

Yikes! Our Double Agent has been compromised!!!

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22 minutes ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Are we alive again? I want to say that we're alive.

Maybe...

 

22 minutes ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Poor Kit must be running around and tearing his hair out with all the server problems.

Going to go post tomorrow’s question before anything else breaks. 

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15 hours ago, kristof65 said:

Grrr... 

 

Came in this morning to an email accusing me of breaking a site when I was making some requested changes to the programming last week.   Figured out what the problem was, it was coincidental, and actually happened over 24 hours after I finished making unrelated changes.  If it was my fault, it would have shown up within 8 hours. The new problem was actually caused because he took too many credit card transactions on a busy day for the system to properly clear within the day end programmed time frame for them to clear.  It's an annoying problem, but easy to fix in multiple ways.  It's what I refer to as a "good problem" - it means they made a lot more money than expected. 

 

Got the new problem fixed, and the stuck transactions clearing, then logged out of the site so it could finish up, with the plan I would check on it again in 90 minutes.   An hour later, I get another email from the guy saying it's broken again.  It broke again because he ignored my previous emails and just started messing with things.  Then I'm logged in fixing it again, and he starts messing with things again. And then again.  I had to tell him at least four times to just leave it alone until I tell him he can touch it again - only threatening him with a big bill got him to stop touching things. 

During all of this, I tell him what the problem was, what I did to fix, and gave a suggestion for a small upgrade he can do to one device to  make it even less likely to happen again.  Now he's trying various ways to twist what I said into making it look like I said his entire site (with over a dozen different devices) can be upgraded for one low price.  So now I just had to waste even more time explaining "No, that's not what i said."

One more thing, and I'm dropping a big fat bill on him. 

 

Don't drop bills, drop customers. 

This one sounds like too much hassle to keep around.

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So I slapped some paint. First time in forever. And I suck worse than ever at it.

 

Also, trying to paint a Colonel Sanders look alike sucks. Lots of white. Not a lot of other colors. Hard to do much with it when your skill level is less than prepaints.

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LifeProTips;

If your Masters Brush soap drops behing the washer/dryer and down on a heated floor, don't leave it there for 2 months even if it's a pain in the ork to get it out from back there...   

Mine is now so hard that it would be considered a deadly weapon if you threw it at someone. 

Going to have to order a new one...

 

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18 hours ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Fairly sure that breaks the Kickstarter guidelines, no?

 

I don't think so, I'm always getting similar recommendations.

 

Last month it was a video game called Memoirs Of A Battle Brothel.

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