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rownesheck

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Gender: Male
Hometown: TX-Texas
Home country: United States
Member since: Sun Dec 10, 2017, 02:39 PM
Number of posts: 1,756

About Me

old. Boring. Too complacent to realize my full potential.

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Serious question:

Why is everything 11% off at Menard's? There isn't a Menard's near me and I keep seeing their commercials on my DVR'd episodes of Seinfeld i record on Sling. The episodes record mostly from a Milwaukee television station. I live in Houston.

Anyone else

hate that damn Applebee's commercial where people are dancing to that awful song about being fancy at Applebee's on a date night? I've seen the commercial like 10 times between yesterday and today. It has completely turned me against ever eating at that restaurant ever again. I'm getting nauseous just thinking about that commercial.

I'm going to throw up now.

Regarding Afghanistan,

I'm sorry, but I can't care about what happened. We fucked up going in 20 years ago. What? Did we not pay attention to Russia's fucked up experience? Being the USA, our arrogant asses actually thought we would succeed there. We were stupid.

I have no problem with us finally understanding the shit wasn't working and just leaving. Sorry, citizens of Afghanistan. We fucked up and your military blows apparently. We can't spend trillions of our dollars trying to help you (or whatever the fuck we were doing there), and you guys not help yourselves.

In my opinion, we've got much more pressing issues at home dealing with our own taliban.

Full disclosure: I hate the military industrial complex and I feel we spend an obscene amount of money on "defense".

I use Sling

as my main source of TV viewing. I have it set to DVR all episodes of Seinfeld since Hulu f'd me over and will only let you watch Seinfeld if you pay $60 a month.

Anyway, the channel it records from is FOX 6 out of Milwaukee (I think) so I get to see all these commercials for Menard's, Gruber Law Firm and Todd and Tod! I love hearing the accents! If it's not Wisconsin, it's some accent similar to it. Being in Houston, TX i don't hear it that often.

Well, I'm heading back to finish my episode of Seinfeld. Looking forward to the commercials!

I live a few miles down the road

from Intercontinental Airport Houston, so literally hundreds of planes fly over my house daily. It's not as bad as it sounds, I don't really notice them usually.

Some days, like this morning, my 2 year old and I will hang out on the swing outside and he will point out every plane he sees flying over with his funny way of saying, "See one!" It's a fun and relaxing activity he and I share.

With all the anxiety and anger I am prone to feeling in this day and age, I sometimes have to stop and let it go in order to remind myself there are moments to take in and just "see one".

Corny i know, but it's real.

Not sure if this has been posted yet, but

there's currently a petition on Change.org to not allow Jeff Bezos to return to earth after he's taken his short trip into space.

I signed it. It's almost at 50,000 signatures.

https://www.change.org/p/the-proletariat-do-not-allow-jeff-bezos-to-return-to-earth

Help!

Our central AC unit in our house needs replacing. I've seen estimates online ranging from $5,000 - $13,000. We have had 2 different companies give us estimates, and both companies said $24,000! Doesn't this sound unreasonable?! Does anyone have any knowledge on the subject, or any advice? Even if I could easily afford the $24,000, I wouldn't pay that much. By the way, our house is 2400 sq.ft. and 2 story if that makes a difference.

Jeez.

Not only do 5 of my neighbors still have up their t**** flags, but now one of them has a flag that says F@#$ Biden. Surely HOA wouldn't allow that. I'm about to report it. We'll see what happens.

I hope for at least the next 4 years

to open up DU and read posts like, "Boy, my bran flakes were good this morning." Or, "Ugh! I'm struggling with which brand of printer paper to purchase!" How about, "Paper clips. Are they still the greatest invention?"

I had an encounter with 2 anti mask customers

at my job today. The company i work for has told us if another customer complains about someone not wearing a mask, we as managers are to offer the non mask person a mask. If they refuse, we have to let it go. They don't want us possibly getting into a violent situation.

So I offer this guy a mask and he looks at me stupidly and says "Nope!" His wife just shakes her head at me as I try to offer her one. I was livid at how they reacted, but I just walked away.

My District Manager comes in about 10 minutes later and asked me how I was doing. I told him I was fed up with these non mask wearing people and told him that he can fire me if he wants, but that I had just texted my store team and told them they are not obligated to treat these idiots nicely. Yes, we have to let them shop, but just scan their groceries quickly and get them out of here. If they ask you where something is, just point in its general direction, etc.

He wasn't very pleased that I had done that, but too bad. I understand they don't want us getting into violent situations but damn i wish they would hire armed security to deal with these idiots. But they won't because businesses are looking out for their bottom line. That's the problem with government leaving it up to businesses to enforce these mandates.

This is in Texas by the way.
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