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Post by Pirate_Kate » Wed Feb 03, 2010 8:46 pm

Latest post of the previous page:

Hurray! The search function in my email works again! No more trying to wade through tons of emails to try and find that one specific one...

Also Hurray for Flagirl babysitting the PartyPirate last night so PartyMarty and I could go to Supper Club! Flagirl--you are AWESOME!


...and we had the idea, that if we were really good, God would permit us to be pirates." - Mark Twain

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Post by flagirl » Wed Feb 03, 2010 11:26 pm

Hurray for PartyMarty and Pirate_Kate being able to go out before the twins are born!

PS- I've always liked the name Kimberly for a girl. If you'd REALLY like to show your appreciation. :wink:
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Post by Stilly » Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:06 pm

Canada wins a Gold, first ever on home soil!! HURRAY!!

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Post by Bramish » Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:01 pm

2 consecutive days off with nothing planned for the first time since November. Yes! I mean, hurray!

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Post by Tatt » Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:09 pm

Yay; my blu-rays arrived from Amazon.co.uk

The Ultimate Bourne Collection (Identity, Supremacy, Ultimatum)
Watchmen - Director's Cut
Gladiator
Gone with the Wind - something for the missus

All in High Definition - this is going to be a good week!

Hurrah.

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Post by _kat_ » Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:43 pm

Spring is here!
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Post by manu » Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:27 pm

_kat_ wrote:Spring is here!
Don't say it too loud... but YUHUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!!!!
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Post by Ozmatt » Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:28 pm

YEAH!!!!!!

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Post by brookie » Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:13 pm

I'd forgotten how satisfying it is spending a Sunday morning with a power drill! Finally got round to doing things that had been bugging me for 3 years. Very satisfied :-)

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Post by brookie » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:10 am

Hurray! VE is back. Thank you, Mr. Fix It.

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Post by _rip » Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:47 pm

Today I have on my iPhone the very first app that I had a hand in writing.
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Post by Olly » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:09 pm

What is it called?

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Post by _rip » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:24 pm

iScream

Not available on the App store since it is still a beta.

It is a non-serious record keeping app for tracking those moments in your life when uScream.

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And also a reminder of how you got to that point.

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And yes, when we talk about 'those little moments', we are talking about those little moments specifically.

:oops:

And remember, I just write code. Someone ELSE is responsible for the concept. Although I do admit to helping out with some of the funny comments (not shown here).
scribble.

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Post by Olly » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:44 pm

LOL good idea :clap:

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Post by _rip » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:00 pm

I'll bring it along to the German conversation evening....

:)
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Post by CapnNismo » Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:35 am

I got fired today! woohoo!!!!

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Post by Snowdog » Wed Apr 28, 2010 5:38 am

CapnNismo wrote:I got fired today! woohoo!!!!
Say what?
 
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Post by Dino » Wed Apr 28, 2010 5:52 am

CapnNismo wrote:I got fired today! woohoo!!!!
Why woohoo, didn't you like the job?

Anyway, I hope you pissed in your boss's coffee!

Good luck with a new one.

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Post by CapnNismo » Wed Apr 28, 2010 2:34 pm

Snowdog wrote:
CapnNismo wrote:I got fired today! woohoo!!!!
Say what?
Working for an English "school" that would throw me contract-based jobs every over month or so and only paid me €12/hour. The wage wasn't that bad since I didn't have to do the legwork in getting the job and could use that time towards my studies. Not really a mitigating factor, though. I had two bosses and the one I spoke with thought she had full control of the company, but in reality it seems the other did. She used to call me up and would talk my ear off and complain about whatever was making her angry that day and vent. Typically not fine if you're a friend, but she wasn't a friend and she had a habit of calling late in the evening.

What led to said firing, however, was the latest contract I had. It was this 16 year old Turkish student who is failing almost every class he is doing because his English and German are both horrible so he came to us for language help in both languages. We set up 6 meetings about 2.5 weeks in advance and during this set up he got mad because one of his suggested appointments didn't fit my schedule (I had a test, can't really get out of that one). Then he cancels another appointment or two shortly thereafter and then a week, week and a half before we were supposed to meet, I found out a second test that should have been in the afternoon was now taking place at exactly the time we were supposed to meet. I obviously had to cancel. A day later I get an angry phone call from his sister, who is paying for his lessons, and she says I have been canceling a number of appointments and calling me a bad person. I then have to call my boss and defuse the situation and she believes me and I send her all the emails I had exchanged with this kid to prove I was telling the truth and this kid and his sister are spinning everything around and blowing it out of proportion. 5 days later or so I get an email from the other boss saying my services are no longer wanted or required.

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Post by Pirate_Kate » Wed Apr 28, 2010 3:18 pm

My son likes The Doors! I put a CD on and he immediately started dancing and singing! So Awesome!
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Post by t_in_vienna » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:00 pm

9 weeks since being told I'm fired.. 9 long long weeks of working here. Last day today! HURRAY! I'm getting drunk..
I'm just like every modern woman trying to have it all. A loving husband, a family. I only wish I had more time to seek out the dark forces and join their hellish crusade. That's all.

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Post by Snowdog » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:55 pm

t_in_vienna wrote:9 weeks since being told I'm fired.. 9 long long weeks of working here. Last day today! HURRAY! I'm getting drunk..
Sorry to hear the news,did not know. Hope everything turns out well.
 
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Post by CapnNismo » Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:27 pm

t_in_vienna wrote:9 weeks since being told I'm fired.. 9 long long weeks of working here. Last day today! HURRAY! I'm getting drunk..
so why did you get fired?

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Post by t_in_vienna » Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:28 pm

Thanks Snowdog
Capn: lack of motivation.. (read: internal politics)..

In the end it will work out for the best..
I'm just like every modern woman trying to have it all. A loving husband, a family. I only wish I had more time to seek out the dark forces and join their hellish crusade. That's all.

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Post by Snowdog » Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:28 pm

T in your endeavor tonight, may you have much success. Make sure you have plenty of H2O in the morning with a healthy dose of aspirin.

We will keep our fingers crossed over here that better things will come along.
 
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Post by t_in_vienna » Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:57 pm

Thanks Snowdog.. Things are looking good!
I'm just like every modern woman trying to have it all. A loving husband, a family. I only wish I had more time to seek out the dark forces and join their hellish crusade. That's all.

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