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Off-Topic / Bridges
« on: April 07, 2019, 01:19:02 pm »Message ID: 1269856
Do you squirm when you drive over long bridges? I do. If I could bypass these, I definitely would. Sometimes they shake and some look so old.

Off-Topic / Avocado
« on: April 07, 2019, 12:59:17 pm »Message ID: 1269853
I love avocados and if the President closes the border, we won't have them here. I love guac.  :(

Off-Topic / "Spoofing" -- Beware!
« on: January 23, 2019, 05:04:53 pm »Message ID: 1258165
While I was at the store, I received a call from a gentleman who told me he was from Verizon Wireless and that I overpaid my phone bill and they were giving me a credit. He wanted to know how I wanted to receive my credit. I told him that I would call them later because I did not want to give any information over the telephone. When I get home, I called the Verizon Wireless number on the bill (this # is different from the one that called me).  The lady who answered said no one from VW called me today and that I was "spoofed". Scammers can get our numbers and pretend to be a company..they are trying to get info about us.

Some of you may have heard of this, but for those of us who haven't get your number added to the 'no soliciting' list.

Off-Topic / Countdown to Spring
« on: January 05, 2019, 05:12:21 pm »Message ID: 1255347
There is about 2 1/2 months until the 'big day', People are shopping for bathing suits.

Off-Topic / President Trump and Obama
« on: January 05, 2019, 05:08:16 pm »Message ID: 1255346
I believe the past two Presidents (Obama & Trump) has caused so many Americans to show their "true" self. When something is in the news about one of them, I can read some of the posts, and people are so cruel. I was saddened by someone, whom I called a friend for years, who made a post that was racist. Is this what we want for our kids and grandkids to hate and call people who are different than us names? We may not agree with a President (or a person that we have to interact/work with) but that's no reason to say hurtful things.

Just my little rant for the evening.

Off-Topic / "There's an App for that"
« on: December 29, 2018, 03:09:53 am »Message ID: 1253828
we hear this often. What is your favorite app? I'm not sure what mine would be. I have so many on my phone that I use often.

Off-Topic / Will you get the flu shot?
« on: December 29, 2018, 03:07:57 am »Message ID: 1253827
On the news, they are saying that this should be taken soon because people are getting the flu. I think I may get mine today. It takes a while to take effect.

Off-Topic / Before making a phone call, do you ever rehearse what you're going to say? Why?
« on: December 29, 2018, 03:05:32 am »Message ID: 1253826
If I had a phone interview, I would rehearse things that I would say. I do this because I want to make sure that what I say sounds ok. Also if I were mad at someone that I want to yell at, I would rehearse what I am saying in a sensible manner to be sure that I say what I need to say but still speak my mind.

Off-Topic / How many languages can you speak?
« on: December 29, 2018, 03:01:56 am »Message ID: 1253825
I am fluent in English, I speak some French (enough to have a short conversation) and I am taking a Spanish class at school this spring.

Off-Topic / Do you file your own taxes?
« on: December 27, 2018, 03:35:31 pm »Message ID: 1253643
I do. Some of these tax preparation places charge so much. In the past I have filed taxes for friends to save them money too.

Off-Topic / Do you still use checks
« on: December 26, 2018, 05:00:01 pm »Message ID: 1253516
I went to Safeway one day and I wrote a check. The cashier was surprised because people rarely use it. But if i'm going to spend money on the checks, Im going to use them.

Off-Topic / Vacation suggestions
« on: December 24, 2018, 04:21:31 pm »Message ID: 1253204
I will take a vacation in April and i do not know where I want to go. Any suggestions? I waFLs thinking of NY then again FL or TX. Recommendations?

Off-Topic / Re-Gifting....
« on: December 24, 2018, 04:16:49 pm »Message ID: 1253202
I have a Facebook friend who posted her office holiday gift. Someone gave her a figurine that you can put in your yard. It was in its original box, BUT the box was "yellowish" like it was sitting in the basement forever. Totally not cool. If I were this person, I would have bought chocolates instead. What do you think?

Off-Topic / What is your favorite game show?
« on: December 24, 2018, 04:11:12 pm »Message ID: 1253200
I like Family Feud. Sometimes the  contestants say the darndest things.

Off-Topic / What is the max that you would spend on a gift?
« on: December 24, 2018, 04:09:23 pm »Message ID: 1253199
If I buy something for a loved one, especially if I know they want a certain item, I would spend $100. Of course if it is a spouse it would be more, but for brothers/cousin, etc., I do not see going over $100.

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