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Mon Apr 14

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FlippoHip posted to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 7:49 PM

I wish I could bring my phone in the building

So I could take pictures of the passive aggressive notes women leave each other in the bathrooms.

One was a "How to use a public bathroom" list, which started with covering the seat with a paper cover, and finishes with making [more]

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FlippoHip replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:40 PM

Re: car buying

11 years later, I am still driving the Accord.

God I've been here a long time. I remember you buying that Accord and going out with (and then dumping) a woman who looked down her nose at it because she usually went out with guys who [more]

Sun Apr 13

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FlippoHip replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:18 PM

Re: car buying

When I bought my new Accord, I was looking at used cars, but they really did want more for the used cars, and they were less willing to negotiate price.

My new Accord (last 2010 on a lot full of 2011's) was $3k less than the used 2007 [more]

Fri Apr 11

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 11:33 AM

Re: Signs of splitting up

I read a motivation quote once that read:

"It isn't a lack of romance that kills a marriage, it's a lack of friendship"

I think that's pretty accurate.

Thu Apr 10

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 12:54 PM

Re: Signs of splitting up

Oh P., you had me worried for a minute!

I agree with everything you posted. The friends always see it coming first.

My co-workers and I knew right away when one of the (normally miserable) admins was having an affair, because she [more]

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 12:45 PM

Re: Signs of splitting up

I have developed my own sign of splitting up, based entirely around FB.

I've noticed the exact same trend, but on several different levels. Every time I read a "My life is so blessed" post, I picture them curled up in a dark [more]

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 12:24 PM

Re: Signs of splitting up

9. What are the negative behavior patterns that can predict divorce?...
Criticism: stating one’s complaints as a defect in one’s partner’s personality, i.e., giving the partner negative trait attributions. Example: “You always talk about
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Sun Apr 6

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FlippoHip replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 2:22 PM

Re: Budget!

Quit your job and spend time with your children. The most important time in world is when your children are young. Don't let that slip away. You can earn your money once they are a little older and there is less to do around the home. While your [more]

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FlippoHip replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:54 PM

Re: Plan update April 2014

We are having a family reunion in September and the not-smoking money will pay for that. I have a separate savings account set aside for it, with no ATM access or checks, so it is pretty safe (from me). It should be just over $1200 by the time we [more]

Mon Mar 31

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FlippoHip posted to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 7:52 PM

Plan update April 2014

Sorry if my updates are tedious. Writing it all down keeps me on track and putting it out publicly keeps me from slacking.

So, I don't like the Chase/Disney card.
It's good for collecting Disney points, but I can't track my spending [more]

Fri Mar 21

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 12:33 PM

Re: Things

I have a couple of spare bedrooms :)

There isn't much to do around here except the beach, but the beach is very nice.

Tue Mar 18

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 12:22 PM

Re: Things

I remember meeting up IRL and chatting about everyone-else's love lives, kids, etc, to the complete puzzlement of your ex and my DH. My how time flies!

Can you believe that was nearly 10 years ago!!!

I really miss the Knit [more]

Sun Mar 16

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FlippoHip replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 11:24 PM

Re: Mom and Brother update

There's no right or wrong way to grieve those we lose, you know?

I know, and I'm not judging her. Like I said, I have no idea what she is feeling. I'm still grieving and I know she is too. She's just being very different, but not [more]

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FlippoHip replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 5:10 PM

Re: Mom, FIL, and...

If you mom is anything like mine, she will keep her cell phone turned off when she isn't using it and no one will be able to contact her.

I know your MIL isn't happy about the idea of FIL coming home right now, but will their insurance [more]

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FlippoHip posted to the Taking Care of Parents board. 1:45 PM

Mom and Brother update

Mom is doing very well. She is dressing better than I've seen her do in years, having her hair cut at a salon instead of cutting it herself. (Cost Cutters, but still, I've never known her to spend money on a haircut)

She goes out to dinner [more]

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 1:19 PM

Re: Things

Holy crap I'm getting old.

Holy crap! Me too. I remember when you were just dating.

Also, Holy Crap! I don't know how to feel about the fact that I can remember facts about one of my imaginary friends love lives from over 7 [more]

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 12:30 AM

Re: Ever dislike someone for no reason??

Thank you for the answers..all of them. I've been working with him long enough to know, without a doubt that I do not like him even a tiny bit. He is a know-it-all, misogynist, narcissist, d-bag who gives off bad vibes so strong that the huge room [more]

Sat Mar 15

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FlippoHip replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:13 AM

Re: Help! Car purchase

Detroit folks balk at driving anything other than domestic. I'll ask him.

Your friend can rest assured. Most Honda's are made in the USA.

Does it matter which corporate fat-cat is getting fatter? Honda, Kia, and Hyundai have [more]

Sun Mar 2

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FlippoHip replied to the Imp This Ride board. 2:03 AM

Re: Ever dislike someone for no reason??

I couldn't agree more, but apparently she didn't see it that way. In the first paragraph: "He has never done anything to harm me...." That was what I was referencing.

Weeeeeeellllll, I think he assumed he was being stoic and [more]

Fri Feb 28

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FlippoHip posted to the Imp This Ride board. 11:33 PM

Ever dislike someone for no reason??

Work with a guy, who seems like a good person. He has never done anything to harm me, but I just don't like him. It's driving me crazy, because usually someone has to do something to "me" for me to dislike them this much.

He's a [more]

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