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#8201 Flyer_PE

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 03:35 PM

^Short-timer syndrome?

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 04:41 PM

You bet your ass! What are they gonna do? Fire me? BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

If I don't transition everything before I go, they're boned. It's in their best interest to not let me go right now. ;) :D

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 04:43 PM


I've had pretty good success with the replanting. You would have better success being in the clay, it's just a much bigger PITA to dig it up. With the sandy soil down here the root balls don't stay together very well so I had two plants that don't look like they'll survive the transplant, but I'm extremely cheap frugal so I attempt to reuse whatever I can.


Yep. Apparently the clay soil is good nutrient-wise, but I had to cut most of the main roots to get them out (root balls weighed a f*cking TON.) Now I have no choice but to rent a tiller to turn up all that stuff, it's impossible to do by hand.


I used to have a nice Troy Built self propelled tiller when I was in Atlanta which I used on the clay soil. I gave it to my brother that lives in Concord, NC when I moved down to Charleston. My maternal grandmother has a Mantis so when I started rehabbing landscape a couple of months ago I called her to see if I could borrow it. She told me it was in a shed in her back yard and she apparently hadn't cranked it in 4 years. I spent about 45 minutes repairing it (carb rebuild, fuel filter/line replacement, etc.) and it started on the second pull. Afterwards my grandmother told me to keep it. That's all I really need for the soil down here. The only thing that gums it up are the roots from my gigantic live oak tree.

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 05:18 PM

You bet your ass! What are they gonna do? Fire me? BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

If I don't transition everything before I go, they're boned. It's in their best interest to not let me go right now. ;) :D


I had a little fun with a HR guy when I left the utility. They had declared July 4th a "Regular Work Day". We would be paid OT but were expected to be there.

HR Guy: We'll just take care of the final forms Friday.
Flyer: Friday is a company holiday. I'm not going to be here.
HR Guy: Friday has been declared a Regular Work Day. You're required to show up.
Flyer: What are you going to do, put a letter in my file, maybe have me fired? My "I Quit" paperwork has a nearly two-week lead on your "You're Fired" paperwork.

The look on his face was priceless.
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 05:54 PM

You bet your ass! What are they gonna do? Fire me? BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

If I don't transition everything before I go, they're boned. It's in their best interest to not let me go right now. ;) :D

Are you going to take anything with you when you leave? Perhaps this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN3v0drnTdQ

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 07:20 PM

I think that somewhere around 4 hours of actual writing is my mental limit for extended reports...after that I start to try to draw figures, compile references, try to find more references, spam EB...

drifting...

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:58 PM

There's an ad for "Native American Flute Lullabies" on the home screen Amazon banner Posted Image It's $0.00 new. In case anyone was wondering...

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:03 PM

^ I thought it was some kind of joke, but I just finished downloading a couple and they might be good for winding down mini-CDC

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:00 PM

Was goggle searching for a 3 inch schedule 40 90° dimensions and when i got to: "3 inch" autofill took over and thought I was after: "3 inches of blood" ???
Never heard of em.

3 Inches of Blood - Goat Riders Horde

www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUd4Cbc49mg

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 06:45 PM

http://www.buzzfeed....-knew-had-names

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 07:27 PM

^ I knew ferrule and peen, but some of the others were pretty interesting!

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:30 PM

http://www.buzzfeed....-knew-had-names


LOL @ rectal tenesmus!

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:21 AM

When my wife says "Let's spend the afternoon together", she really means she's going to watch her DVR'd shows while I surf the internet in the other room...

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:24 AM

When my wife says "Let's spend the afternoon together", she really means she's going to watch her DVR'd shows while I surf the internet play Modern Warfare 3 in the other room...

Fixt. ;)

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:50 AM

When my wife says "Let's spend the afternoon together", she really means she's going to watch her DVR'd shows while I surf the internet in the other room...


Dang, if my wife said "let's spend the afternoon together" and there were no kids in the house that would imply something else. :dancingnaughty:

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:56 AM

This would be somewhat hilarious were it not for the fact that those fucking asshole rulers squandered $850 million dollars on this. I heard on the radio this morning that's enough money to feed everyone in that country for 3 years.

http://apnews.myway..../D9U3VRQ00.html

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 09:07 PM

Anyone have recommendations for recovering from a strained quad muscle? I pulled it during my softball game Friday night and it's still sore as $#!+. I applied icy-hot to it after the game and again the next morning, took ibuprofen to help with swelling/soreness, and got a neoprene compress to wear for future activities.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 10:32 PM

Ibuprofen and hot baths for a few days (unless you have a hot tub).

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:21 PM

I had to have a blocked mucous gland cut out from the inside of my bottom lip today. It didn't hurt before the surgery, now it does. Huzzah for modern science!

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:45 AM

First day of work at the new digs. New employee training (meh) + late start + early leave = awesome Monday! :party-smiley-048:
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 01:43 PM

^^ How long till they expect you to be 100% billable?

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 01:44 PM

Took me a couple hours to realize why noone was posting yesterday. I didn't even realize it was that time of year again. Brought back all those memories of hiding in the spare bedroom studying for hours on end. Man, 3 years sure does go by fast nowadays.

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 08:36 PM

First day of work at the new digs. New employee training (meh) + late start + early leave = awesome Monday! :party-smiley-048:

Yay!

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 08:46 PM

First day of work at the new digs. New employee training (meh) + late start + early leave = awesome Monday! :party-smiley-048:


Don't worry, you'll be processing someone else's PO's in no time!!

;) Good luck!!
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 09:57 PM

Dude... that's not even funny.


























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Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:30 PM

nothing like starting your day with a two hour walk in the rain.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:37 PM

Were you at least singing?

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:51 PM

no, and now I am very cold

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:29 PM

We need a forum topic which just reads spam time. No messing around, just do what you came to do.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:31 PM

MS - NICE, Already spamming from the new office. Sounds like you got the right job.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 10:14 PM

freak out moment when I got home and saw something like this on the floor....

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based on what I found though it doesn't look like it's a parasite that affects humans or dogs or cats, but I'm going to keep an eye on the litter box regardless...

by the way, that was not very fun to research.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 10:14 PM

Tapeworm?

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:46 PM

Tapeworm?


I thought maybe at first but the coloring was wrong...

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 04:59 AM

I've heard, with tapeworms, your sposed to wait until morning in the shower... when it's all steamy and warm, grab their head as they "come out" and whind them up on a pencil. Can't for the life of me remember where I've heard this, so don't ask. And no, this is not from experience... just a random thought....
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 05:28 AM

Boss is having me create a sample construction inspection log for training purposes. I was trying to figure out what names to use for supes, laborers, etc. without offending anyone ("Why does this fake company only employ people with Hispanic names?" blah blah) so I figured humor would be the best way to keep people from complaining. Here were my ideas:

Superintendent - Al O'Vercy
Operators - Bach Ho, Skip Loder
Laborers - Ben Worken, Juan Moore
Confined Space Inspectors - Hugo Down, Wilma Asfit
Certified Payroll Accountant - Hiram Undertable

That got overruled and we're now using John Doe 1, John Doe 2, et al. Oh well.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:18 PM

I think everyone knows the words to at least one Journey song.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:27 PM

I think everyone knows the words to at least one Journey song.

Ironically enough, I saw this on Facebook yesterday
http://www.vulture.c...e-dialogue.html


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Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:32 PM

freak out moment when I got home and saw something like this on the floor....

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based on what I found though it doesn't look like it's a parasite that affects humans or dogs or cats, but I'm going to keep an eye on the litter box regardless...

by the way, that was not very fun to research.


I've seen those plenty of times before. I've heard them called hammerhead worms or shovel head worms. Usually you only see them when it's been raining a lot. To my knowledge they are not a threat to anything other then snails, slugs and other worms.

http://dailyrepublic...rhead-worm.html

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:25 PM

good to know that I'm not the only person who has seen them, I have purchased a significant amount of things from the garden center over the last week, for both indoor and outdoor, so I'm just going to keep my eye out and look into purchasing some orange oil because one of the sites I found said you can get rid of them that way.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:45 PM

How long is the worm in your picture, EG?

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:49 PM

I'm going to have nightmares from seeing that worm picture.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:09 PM

How long is the worm in your picture, EG?


that's a rather personal question.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:15 PM

good to know that I'm not the only person who has seen them, I have purchased a significant amount of things from the garden center over the last week, for both indoor and outdoor, so I'm just going to keep my eye out and look into purchasing some orange oil because one of the sites I found said you can get rid of them that way.


They can apparently decimate earthworms, which is a problem if you are into gardening. Good luck in getting rid of them.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:16 PM

How long is the worm in your picture, EG?


The one I found was about 8 inches long...

or at least that's what he said...
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:34 PM


good to know that I'm not the only person who has seen them, I have purchased a significant amount of things from the garden center over the last week, for both indoor and outdoor, so I'm just going to keep my eye out and look into purchasing some orange oil because one of the sites I found said you can get rid of them that way.


They can apparently decimate earthworms, which is a problem if you are into gardening. Good luck in getting rid of them.

cannibal worms...who would have thunk

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:45 PM


How long is the worm in your picture, EG?


The one I found was about 8 inches long...

or at least that's what he said...


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Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:48 PM



How long is the worm in your picture, EG?


The one I found was about 8 inches long...

or at least that's what he said...

:lmao:

everyone knows the camera adds 2 inches.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 12:22 AM



good to know that I'm not the only person who has seen them, I have purchased a significant amount of things from the garden center over the last week, for both indoor and outdoor, so I'm just going to keep my eye out and look into purchasing some orange oil because one of the sites I found said you can get rid of them that way.


They can apparently decimate earthworms, which is a problem if you are into gardening. Good luck in getting rid of them.

cannibal worms...who would have thunk


Or the invasion of graboids!!!

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 05:28 AM



good to know that I'm not the only person who has seen them, I have purchased a significant amount of things from the garden center over the last week, for both indoor and outdoor, so I'm just going to keep my eye out and look into purchasing some orange oil because one of the sites I found said you can get rid of them that way.


They can apparently decimate earthworms, which is a problem if you are into gardening. Good luck in getting rid of them.

cannibal worms...who would have thunk


Think they eat the head, or the butt first?

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 02:33 AM

Just found out that the guy I testified against a couple of months ago was sentenced to 13 years in prison. I have mixed feelings about it. On one hand, the bastard got what he deserved, but I also know that he will likely spend most of the rest of his life in Jail and his wife is dealing with the financial fallout too...

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