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    Post by Duff... on Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:27 am

    Some cock sat next to me on the train and put his elbow into my arm, apparently expecting me to move, but I kinda didn't feel like it. When he left the train he looked back as if I was the asshole.
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    Post by Ned Braden on Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:57 pm

    Fuck yeah Duff. Pizzas to you for standing up for what's right. Fuck that guy.
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    Post by Nick on Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:09 pm

    Oh man fuck those people that do the look back.
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    Post by Nick on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:48 am

    I can't tell if the girl in my office that is arguing on the phone with someone about going to jury duty on the South Side is being overtly racist or merely lazy.

    Her voice is shaking because she is so upset.
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    Post by Duff... on Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:04 pm

    Probably both.
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    Post by Guest on Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:32 pm

    Nick wrote:I can't tell if the girl in my office that is arguing on the phone with someone about going to jury duty on the South Side is being overtly racist or merely lazy.

    Her voice is shaking because she is so upset.

    Bang bang. Lol.
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    Post by Duff... on Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:56 pm

    Friend of mine was a juror at that court a few months back. When he told the story he kept pausing like he was expecting me to laugh or something.

    "And her name was Ronesha."

    I suspect it's his boyfriend's fault.
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    Post by Nick on Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:37 pm

    She asked someone else where to park that is safe. Also, where she will be able to get lunch. She was informed the courthouse has a cafeteria inside to which she also needed confirmation that it is safe.
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    Post by yancy on Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:20 pm

    What a dummy. As if the person on the other end of the call is ever going to say "good thing you asked, the courthouse cafeteria is totally unsafe. I guess you're off the hook!"
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    Post by Duff... on Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:36 pm

    How many phone calls like that you think they field in a given day?
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    Post by reuben on Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:44 pm

    You don't bring a dog to a dinner party.
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    Post by techno raj on Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:54 pm

    re-read the entire page before realizing that was, presumably, a literal post
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    Post by yancy on Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:40 am

    You don't bring a dog anywhere, imo. My future sister-in-law takes her tiny dog everywhere, and while he's actually one of the better behaved dogs I know, and super cute, he's still a fucking dog. Pretty damn presumptuous to assume everyone welcomes the company of your pet.
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    Post by chrondog on Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:40 am

    yancy wrote:Pretty damn presumptuous to assume everyone welcomes the company of your pet.

    welcome to the psychology of owning a dog
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    Post by reuben on Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:46 am

    Welcome to the psychology of self-absorption and entitlement is more like it. I know plenty of courteous dog owners.
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    Post by yancy on Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:46 pm

    reuben wrote:I know plenty of courteous dog owners.
    I probably do too, but I don't think about them as dog owners because I never see their dogs. Highly visible/entitled dog owners give everyone a bad name.
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    Post by reuben on Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:50 pm

    Yeah!

    I guess I could've said "You don't bring a dog to a dinner party if your dog can't behave better than the hosts' two year old," but if you're one of those under-the-radar dog owners it's not an issue to begin with.
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    Post by Duff... on Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:00 pm

    raj 2 wrote:re-read the entire page before realizing that was, presumably, a literal post
    Kinda wanna find a way to make this a figure of speech used the world round.
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    Post by reuben on Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:32 pm

    After reading Raj's post I thought the phrase did sound kind of like a Clintonism.
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    Post by Nick on Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:11 pm

    Waiting for my order at Noodles and this fucker next to me keeps giggling while reading his cell phone. He hasn't quit for two minutes & keeps looking around.
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    Post by yancy on Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:23 pm

    I immediately thought of that giggling fucker from The Big Lebowski.
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    Post by reuben on Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:16 pm

    1. Old lady at the grocery store fish fry stand who bullied the worker into giving her two extra tartar sauces for 5 minutes.
    2. Fat lady who took the old lady's side.
    3. Grocery worker whose need to talk about those ladies for too long after they left killed any sympathy I had previously felt for him.
    4. Guy I overheard while eating my lunch explaining to his dining companion that he doesn't ever eat corn because, "have you ever seen it come out any different than it goes in?"
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    Post by Nick on Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:20 pm

    Wait a minute tell me more about this grocery store fish fry stand, bro.
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    Post by reuben on Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:15 pm

    It's a pretty common thing in upstate NY on Fridays. Fried haddock a roll and two sides. But only one tartar sauce unless you are a persistent and greedy hag.
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    Post by Ned Braden on Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:03 pm

    Let the fool have her tar tar sauce.

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