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Meg VMeg
RIP Jeffrey Cat
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With Jeffrey, it was love at first sight. She was a fucking badass. My heart is broken. - Meg VMeg
Oh Meg! I'm so, so sorry. *long long hug* - lris
**hugs** I'm so sorry :( - Jennifer Dittrich
I'm so sorry to hear this, Meg. - maʀtha
oh, meg. :((( i'm so sorry. - holly #ravingfangirl
Oh no. I'm sorry. - Marie from iPhone
SO sorry Meg :(( - RudĩϐЯaЯïan
*hugs* So sorry. - Heather, 30k Camper
Oh, I'm sorry. :( - RepoRat
I'm so sorry. - Mary Carmen
Oh, I'm so sorry, Meg. - Catherine Pellegrino from iPod
I'm so sorry. - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
i'm sorry meg - weelibrarian
:( Much love, Meg. - LB: Ratchet Bear from Android
I'm so sorry. - Yolanda from Android
I'm so sorry, meg - ellbeecee
Damn. Sorry to hear it. I'll be thinking of you. - Steele Lawman
I'm sorry. - Katy S
I'm very sorry, Meg. - Stephan Planken from iPhone
Sorry - Shevonne from iPhone
I'm sorry to hear this. - Corinne L
I'm sorry. - Anne Bouey
I am so very, very sorry. - Galadriel C. from Android
Poor little bubeleh. - Stephen Francoeur
sad day. so sorry. - Lnorigb
:( rest in peace - Victor Ganata
I'm so sorry. :-( - vicster: full-bodied
I am so very sorry :( - Jen
Sorry, Meg. - Micah
I'm very sorry, Meg. - Betsy
:-( - Stefano.
I'm so very sorry, Meg. Jeffrey was a badass, and she was your cat all the way. She turned the caps lock key on on my computer. - laura x from iPhone
Oh, I'm so sorry, Meg. *big hugs* - Laura
Oh, I'm so sorry. - Rochelle *boom* Hartman
Oh, I am so very sorry :( - Soup in a TARDIS
So very sorry for your loss. - Janet from FFHound!
I'm so sorry Meg. Many hugs. - Hedgehog from Android
ah, I am sorry. - Marianne
(((Meg))) I'm sorry for your loss. - Jenny H. from Android
Andrew C (✔)
Professor suspended for Game Of Thrones shirt that threatened community college kingdom * Newswire * The A.V. Club - http://www.avclub.com/article...
Professor suspended for Game Of Thrones shirt that threatened community college kingdom * Newswire * The A.V. Club
"Confirming yet again that the halls of academia are no place for interpreting things, a New Jersey professor was suspended over a Game Of Thrones T-shirt whose tagline--the Daenerys Targaryen quote, "I Will Take What Is Mine With Fire & Blood"--was interpreted by his colleague as a threat. The incident came about after Francis Schmidt, who teaches art and animation at Bergen Community College, posted a photo of his daughter doing a yoga pose in the shirt to his Google+ account, where it was seen by the people who actually use Google+, such as easily riled deans. Said dean reportedly called for an emergency meeting, concerned that this small, unsettlingly agile girl in a T-shirt was Schmidt's way of announcing his intention to claim all the spoils a New Jersey community college has to offer, by force if necessary." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
I mean, it would be maybe something if he wore it to work, but... - Heather, 30k Camper
Geez. - Stephen Mack
Reminds me of the Inigo Montoya t-shirt ona plane incident. http://gawker.com/5978248... - Joe - Systems Analyst
What the hell is going on with our schools that teachers and administrators feel threatened by a (1) finger gun (2) a GOT t-shirt on a little girl and (3) a science project with the word "gun" in it? - Spidra Webster
I mean, it's not as if he told the dean that he acquired his daughter's shirt by paying the iron price. - Stephen Mack
"where it was seen by the people who actually use Google+, such as easily riled deans." *snerk* - holly #ravingfangirl
I've never seen Game of Thrones, but I would hope that grown-assed adults would assume a child in a t-shirt on a personal site is not a veiled threat to work colleagues. And I'm sure the psychiatrist is going to be thrilled with having to waste their time with a stupid evaluation. - Anika
http://www.northjersey.com/news... - "But revenge appears to be a theme in both the show and Schmidt's life -- he believes the suspension was retaliation for a grievance he had filed earlier after he was denied a sabbatical without explanation about two months before the incident. "This was payback because I filed a grievance," he said."" - Andrew C (✔)
*sigh* Oh FFS. - ronin
IOW, any excuse for those with power to take offence is a good one. same as it ever was. - Big Joe Silence
"Schmidt was suspended without pay and forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before being reinstated with a list of other restrictions, he said, such as not wearing clothing with questionable statements and not making disparaging statements about the college. " It would be really hard not to say something about a college with administrators that bone stupid. - Spidra Webster
This is still better than the sheriff's deputy who pulled out his gun because a barking dog "made him fear for his life" (and he accidentally shot himself.) - Victor Ganata from iPhone
then he was kicked in the balls repeatedly and required to never mention it. - Big Joe Silence
" and not making disparaging statements about the college" - if it were me, I'd be making factual statements about the college's handling of this incident and the dean in particular from now until eternity. - Andrew C (✔)
Imagine this on a shirt: "Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death." - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
As long as you add "Matthew 10:21" (or whatever book/chapter/verse) after it, you could probably get away with all sorts of subversive, vaguely threatening things. - Victor Ganata
Yep. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Betty Write
Dear honey biscuits from Church's Chicken: I love you.
i miss those so much. - holly #ravingfangirl
having it for breakfast with my coffee girl. i'm in heaven right now - Betty Write
Zamms
Helix doing their best AC/DC impression: http://youtu.be/xHmZPIYYqWo
"Michael J. Fox, star of TV's Spin City and the Back To The Future films, once auditioned for the bass player position in the band." FACT: http://www.planethelix.com/Facts... - Zamms
I know, right? I mean, really? - Zamms
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oooooooooooooh. we were contacted by a tv show about using our bookmobiles today. :D :D
Shootin a porn? - Steve C
"Group Study" - Marie
oooOOOHHHhhh - LilaLaMarea from Android
not that one. a brand new one that just started filming. :) - holly #ravingfangirl
Vancouverania? - ♫Jorge Covert, Trainer♫
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RT @lowtax: I carry around a printout of Fry from Futurama squinting in case I ever need to share my opinion with somebody regarding something
i want to do this. - holly #ravingfangirl
I generally prefer Jackie Chan, in instances that Fry would be useful. Though The Professor is pretty useful. - Not Me
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warm blanket + coffee + #supernatural. yep.
warm blanket only because hairball. >.> - holly #ravingfangirl
Zamms
now i want to listen to Badlands. - holly #ravingfangirl
This is better than I remembered... - Zamms
Conveniently, "Winter's Call" is recommended at the end of "Badlands"... - Zamms
holly #ravingfangirl
!!! The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever | Serious Eats : Recipes: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes...
!!! The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever | Serious Eats : Recipes: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2014/04/best-grilled-chicken-sandwich-ever.html#.U1CC4toLq5M.twitter
even with the avocado sauce. i'd make the sacrifice. - holly #ravingfangirl
I would just scrape that ish right on off. - Derrick
the crushed potato chips is sheer brilliance though. - holly #ravingfangirl
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maaaaaaaan, she worked on my shoulders and arms today so i totally don't want to work and undo it all.
I just got a massage yesterday. SO needed. But now I think I have the post-massage soreness. - Laura
it will be interesting to see if i am sore this time. these treatments have been so hit-and-miss with that. - holly #ravingfangirl
Miriella
OMG! Omg omg omg! @Cheesecake is opening up DOWN THE ROAD FROM ME in Trumbull this year!! Be still my heart. http://blog.ctnews.com/connect...
OMG! Omg omg omg! @Cheesecake is opening up DOWN THE ROAD FROM ME in Trumbull this year!! Be still my heart. http://bit.ly/1gNefBJ
holly #ravingfangirl
YouTube - Extreme - King of the Ladies (Official Video) - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
YouTube - Extreme - King of the Ladies (Official Video)
Play
summer's still here if I have this song. - holly #ravingfangirl from Bookmarklet
*dances around the room* - holly #ravingfangirl
since we are having a summer day in spring, i'm bumping a summer song. - holly #ravingfangirl
The kid with the eyeliner beard killed me. - Steele Lawman
Got this song in my head. Does this bump it way back up? - Joe - Systems Analyst
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because it makes me smile, here's little(r) holly and her dog. #tbt https://flic.kr/p/8HaG7S
because it makes me smile, here's little(r) holly and her dog. #tbt https://flic.kr/p/8HaG7S
clearly, i've been a bit of a pill since a young age. ;) - holly #ravingfangirl
omg! - Derrick
that makes the whole world smile - Steve C
Is your dog giving you the side-eye??? :^) - Friar Will
NO HE IS NOT. that's how bulldogs always look. ;) - holly #ravingfangirl
I am sure it is. :^p - Friar Will
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salmon, you may be the best.
It's up there, but trout... Mmmm. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
don't make me fight you, micah. - holly #ravingfangirl
Shark > * - Akiva
I would lose, hol. But you know what dish to serve at my wake. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Salivatory memory jog - I had a shark-marlin-[3rd fish can't remember] meal at the Boathouse at White Rock, BC years ago that I'll never forget. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
I wonder if it was swordfish. I’ve had that and it was good. Never had marlin, though. - Akiva
You know that would be my best guess, I think it was swordfish. Delightful. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Are we talking raw or cooked? - Meg VMeg
Cooked. Well, that's what I'm talking. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
i actually love it either/both ways. - holly #ravingfangirl
Outside of tuna, salmon is my favorite sushi. Inside of tuna, it's too salty to read. - Akiva
Classic Groucho structure. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
All of my structures are classically Grouchy. - Akiva
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RT @butchwalker: "@markstepro: @butchwalker THANK GOD!!!! http://loudwire.com/kix-fir..." I love that you feel compelled to send me this stuff. :-)
RT @butchwalker: "@markstepro: @butchwalker THANK GOD!!!! http://loudwire.com/kix-first-new-album-19-years/?trackback=fbshare_top"  I love that you feel compelled to send me this stuff. :-)
stepro FTW (my favorite BW band member) - holly #ravingfangirl
wait, is this real? - t-ra: lose,find,repeat
apparently :) - holly #ravingfangirl
You know, the thing is, they were always better live, though... - Zamms
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drowning, send help.
How can we help? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Arm floaties? - Eric - Watch Me Now
floaties! really, I just needed to vent. got slammed with stuff to do at the same time as taking a few days off work last week, so it's one of those "OMG I'LL NEVER CATCH UP" times. this too shall pass. eventually. i hope. - holly #ravingfangirl
I'm sure we could come op with some collection development suggestions for you, if you want. *cracks knuckles* - Kirsten
nooooooooooooooooooooooo - holly #ravingfangirl
*pouts* - Kirsten
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following the internet's advice on how to break in/soften some leather ballet flats. what's the worst that could happen?
brokten sleather ballflets? - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Only for Fluevogs would I go to this much effort. - holly #ravingfangirl
mineral oil works well on baseball mitts - that's all i got - Steve C
that is on the possible list as well. - holly #ravingfangirl
ooh, they seem better. i will test them out some more tomorrow. stupid pokey achilles tendon. - holly #ravingfangirl
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aaaahhhhhh new ochopika!! Catsup for $12 - $14 http://shirt.woot.com/offers... via @wootshirt
aaaahhhhhh new ochopika!! Catsup for $12 - $14 http://shirt.woot.com/offers/catsup via @wootshirt
and the picture actually came through!! - holly #ravingfangirl
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Lacye Sparkle: surprisingly, not a stripper.
well, i suppose she could be. - holly #ravingfangirl
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stupid news story making me all teary.
*shakes tiny fist* - holly #ravingfangirl
Marie
Being referred to in a group as "you guys" is so, so irritating to me.
It's possible I have a bad attitude today. - Marie from iPhone
I'm trying to break myself of that habit - maʀtha
one of my faculty told me off in a email for addressing her and male colleagues as "you guys" - Sir Shuping is just sir
all y'all - Greg GuitarBuster
Nah, just "y'all." Reserve "all y'all" for situations in which a group is in trouble: "All y'all better X if you know what's good for you!" ;) - Rachel Walden
I know where you're coming from. Related problem: the word gals seems awkward to me. Similar to dudes in a non-surfing context. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
From my experience, the use of "all y'all" requires a mid-air finger snap. - Marie
I've been making a conscious effort to switch to "folks" for exactly this reason. - Catherine Pellegrino
I've developed a negative reaction to 'folks', probably because of its overuse in political speeches "folks are having a hard time, they're hurting" (of course the speaker isn't REALLY connected to 'folks') - Greg GuitarBuster
Maybe it's because I grew up with a lot of brothers, but I have no problem with "you guys". I don't see it as gendered. "Ladies", on the other hand, raises my hackles as a way to refer to a group of females. - Spidra Webster
I usually refer to a group as "y'all" out of habit. A weird habit to have for a native Californian, really. :) And Spidra, I detest when someone rolls up and refers to a group of women as "ladies". It always feels so disingenuine and almost patronizing. - Hookuh Tinypants
I got your second-person plural pronoun right here, Ladies. - Holly's favorite Anna
I've seen enough instances of people saying "you guys" to all-female groups that I believe it really is gender-neutral for a subset of native speakers - but also try to avoid it myself because of the subset for whom it really really isn't. I think formally I say "you all" if disambiguation is required ("y'all" isn't a word here; "youse" is but isn't natural in my own mouth), and on social media I say "folks" or "tweeps" or use the Māori "hoa mā" (friends) depending on audience. - Deborah Fitchett
Sometimes, I will say "Hi everyone," or "Hi all," when sending an email to a buncha people. - Joe - Systems Analyst
I HATE it. - VALZ SCARLETTS MAMA
What is wrong with you guys? - Joe - Systems Analyst
Hi all, or You all. - Betsy
People - maʀtha
I am actually quite irritated when someone at work sends an email to everyone in the support dept, and opens it with something like "Hey guys and gal" or "Hey guys (and April)", since I am the only female in the group. I don't like being singled out like that. For me, I'd much prefer "Hey guys" without the additional add-on just for me. I also consider "guys" to be gender neutral, in... more... - April Russo
I find that the use of "guys and little ladies" can instantly achieve nearly universal disdain. (I don't actually use this. Really.) - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
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Twitter helps deputies bust Marion Co. party | kgw.com Portland - http://www.kgw.com/news...
Twitter helps deputies bust Marion Co. party | kgw.com Portland
"A secluded party in the woods for 19-year-old Nathaniel Gray's birthday. At least, that's what the attendees thought it would be. But what the underage partiers involved may not have realized was that deputies were using social media just like they were - to spread the word." - holly #ravingfangirl from Bookmarklet
i just laugh and laugh and laugh whenever i hear this story. - holly #ravingfangirl
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ah, medical scare stories on the news. i should know better.
normally i can ignore them, but when it's something that could affect you... they reel you in. - holly #ravingfangirl
"Something on your dinner table could be killing you! Story Friday at 10!" - Yolanda from Android
haha pretty much! i, of course, immediately went to google and started searching. >.> - holly #ravingfangirl
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best out of context tweet of the day. RT @TheSquare: Our apologies for tonight's juggalo cameo. #Weird
this is still making me giggle. #easilyamused - holly #ravingfangirl
Miriella
Guest list just went up to 300 adults + n kids. /facepalm
did you also win the lottery? ;) - holly #ravingfangirl
if only. everyone is having ramen noodles. I'm only half kidding. - Miriella
Jennifer Dittrich
Basil pesto butter poached salmon. DINNER.
Purchased from Costco, but I could so make that again. - Jennifer Dittrich
8oz salmon fillet, topped w/a tablespoon of butter mixed with pesto, baked at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes (or until up to 145 degrees.) I guess that's baked? It cooks in the butter more or less the whole time. - Jennifer Dittrich
whoa. yes. need to try this. - Big Joe Silence
It is so good. Very rich. It needs a pan with high sides, but was super easy to fix (says the woman who bought it ready to throw in the oven.) - Jennifer Dittrich
Daaaaaaaamn - Marie
i've been tempted by that so many times. now, even more so. - holly #ravingfangirl
I saw that at Costco yesterday. It's good to hear a recommendation for it! - Anne Bouey
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Greek-Style Rice Pilaf With Chicken Thighs | Serious Eats : Recipes - http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes...
Greek-Style Rice Pilaf With Chicken Thighs | Serious Eats : Recipes
y'allllllllllll - holly #ravingfangirl from Bookmarklet
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Dark Chocolate Cashew Sea Salt Cookies | Serious Eats : Recipes: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes...
Dark Chocolate Cashew Sea Salt Cookies | Serious Eats : Recipes: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2014/04/dark-chocolate-cashew-sea-salt-cookies.html#.U0dQmpBUsAM.twitter
*checks pantry* - holly #ravingfangirl
From that title, the only thing I'm missing is the cashews. - Katie
pretty sure that's what i'm missing too. - holly #ravingfangirl
holly, you need to make these and mail me some. I will be forever in your debt. - Friar Will
OMG - Jenny H. from Android
*gasp* - MoTO Moca Blend
OH MY GOD. the cashews really do make these. - holly #ravingfangirl
Still waiting . . . . - Friar Will
laura x
Dinner tonight?
I'm having popcorn. - Katy S
Saffron skillet risotto with chicken, leeks, and carrots. Not quite as good as I hoped, but not at all bad. A decent white table wine. Dark chocolate with mint for dessert if I decide I want it. - laura x from iPhone
Halibut en Cocotte with Roasted Garlic and Cherry Tomatoes http://www.americastestkitchen.com/recipes... - holly #ravingfangirl
Shrimp laksa with a side of steamed spinach. :) - Hookuh Tinypants
Enchiladas and homemade tortilla chips. Brownies for dessert. - RepoRat
Clearly, my dinner was lacking. - Katy S
Boeuf bourguignon (OK, leftover stew, but it's really good rump-roast stew), asparagus, yolkless egg noodles. My wife will probably have Concannon Crimson & Clover (a red blend she really likes); I'll have Husch Chardonnay. - Walt Crawford
Pot stickers, broccoli and oyster mushrooms. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
A meatball pita from here since I went out grocery shopping: http://cavamezze.com/ - Katie
Chicken salad salad. - LB: Ratchet Bear from Android
tater tot casserole. - Big Joe Silence
trail mix - Elena
Green salad with grilled chicken. - Christina Pikas from iPhone
Leftover Thai. - Jason P
We have not gone out to eat in months. Five Guys vegetable sandwich, it was delicious. - Janet from FFHound!
Shrimp scampi spaghetti, salad. - Marie
Grilled Tj's bulgogi & asparagus, steamed broccoli, mac & cheese for the kids. - Jaclyn aka spamgirl
This is going to sound so stereotypical but we had roast beef and yorkshire puddings with roast potatoes, carrots, broccoli and cabbage, followed by hot-cross-bun-bread-and-butter pudding ;-) - Heleninstitches
@Katie - Which Cava did you go to? I went to the one in Rockville a few years ago and loved it. - Corinne L
Grilled cheese, probably. - Melly
It'a 5:15am. Why would I think about dinner?!? - Uli
Kids had grilled cheese, Josh had leftover bolognese sauce on toast, I had a bagel with bacon. - Melly
Corinne, I go to the one in Columbia Heights. It's the one I started going to periodically with my friend who I knit with, and now that I've moved into walking distance, I'm going a lot more often :D - Katie
Katy, my brain just omitted "opc". *headdesk* - Uli
I made risotto, roasted root vegetables, and teriyaki chicken strips. - Rochelle *boom* Hartman
I did another pork roast, this time braised in 1/3 cup chicken stock, 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar (I used Red Apple Balsamic) and 1 tablespoon each of honey and worchestershire sauce. Served it over egg noodles with green beans on the side. It was pretty yummy. Today's lunch is leftover Chicken Tikka Masala that I made Saturday night and that turned out pretty well, though not *quite* as good as our local Indian place makes it... - WebGoddess
i had wine and cheese and grapes and strawberries. then i came home and had cookies. and toast. - Marianne
Spaghettios at 10:30. - Jenica from iPhone
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