What are you unhappy about today?

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  1. Dec 11, 2015 #3401

    dwesterny

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    Zipper on my coat broke.:mad: It's wool. I like wool. It's very hard to find wool clothes in my size. A lot of it is synthetic crap and I can find cotton. But I like wool for many things. I blame sheep for being stingy. Stupid sheeps. I'm going to eat one tonight. Out of spite. Shepherds pie full of ground lamb. In your stupid sheep faces.
     
  2. Dec 11, 2015 #3402

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    The great white north, eh?
    And this is why most people don't use wool zippers ;-)

    (Fortunately, a seamstress should not have trouble putting a metal zipper in your coat. Should be cheaper than a new coat, and a seamstress may be easier to find than a wool coat in your size)
     
  3. Dec 11, 2015 #3403

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    Hah.

    Root cause analysis of the zipper integrity breakdown does not suggest a favorable outcome to zipper replacement.

    Nor does consumption of large amounts of ground lamb covered in mashed potatoes suggest any likely improvement in zipper stabilty.
     
  4. Dec 11, 2015 #3404

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    Psh. Zippers are overrated. ;)
     
  5. Dec 11, 2015 #3405

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    Sometimes they can be quite fun to open. Or to have opened by seeking hands...
     
  6. Dec 11, 2015 #3406

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    The great white north, eh?
    Pffft, you just like the look of a belly that has exceeded the parameters of the coat ;-)

    ETA: I'd missed seeing DW's response, and he has a very good point. Up with zippers!
     
  7. Dec 11, 2015 #3407

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    Down is the fun direction, not up.... You knew I was gonna say that.
     
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  8. Dec 11, 2015 #3408

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    If it's a wool coat you like (which I can fully understand, I have issues with most synthetic materials) and you need a little more, let's say 'give' - how about having a new zipper sewn in set in a wider leather band on each side? Is relatively easy to do, in the right color (either matching or like black for gray) actually looks cool & stylish, adds some inches and is a durable underlay for a zipper.
     
  9. Dec 11, 2015 #3409

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    Hmm already ordered a new one. Not advisable to be in Buffalo NY sans winter coat in December, lol. I might look into the extended zipper, second coat winter coat wouldn't hurt.
     
  10. Dec 12, 2015 #3410

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    Two things today:
    1- Lost a chunk of flesh from my hand while carrying my old box spring to the dumpster.
    2- My cat is still freaked out and hiding from the commotion of new furniture installation yesterday afternoon. She's behind the blinds cowering on the window sill for 16 hours so far. She neither came down when I put out her food nor to stare at me judgingly while I shower. She never misses either of those. Poor kitty.
     
  11. Dec 12, 2015 #3411

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    You, sir, are an FFA-teaser!
     
  12. Dec 13, 2015 #3412

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    packing

    ugh..not my favourite thing to do
     
  13. Dec 17, 2015 #3413

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    ^^^ This


    Did you find a place / everything is sorted out, Surly?
     
  14. Dec 19, 2015 #3414

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    I did, finally. I'm just taking it one day and one box at a time. Haha

    :)



     
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  15. Dec 20, 2015 #3415

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    I'm just tired and want to hibernate, and instead have to go to work... Retail isn't fun during the holidays. Especially at a grocery store. People are freakin' insane.
     
  16. Dec 21, 2015 #3416

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    Asthma...

    Long story short, my mother has asthma and we've suspected for a while that I have sub-clinical/mild asthma as well. Last night on the way back from the orchestra I had to run for the train with my sister through the cold and whilst I was running it felt like my chest just turned completely solid like a rock and was on fire. When I got on the train I couldn't breathe, and every time I tried to breathe in my lungs spasmed like crazy and I started coughing. This went on for about 20 minutes and I couldn't talk or anything. Even now, the morning after, my chest goes into spasm if I breathe in deeply and feels kind of heavy and hot.

    I think it is fair to say I need to get my ass to a doctor about this.
     
  17. Dec 21, 2015 #3417

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    Geez Loopy take care!!!

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    My boss deleted me, even though I am still employed. He fracked up my access to HR to work out all my trailing benefits etc...and probably pay too.

    Then he has the gall to text me and ask me for my system ID. I'm sorry a) that is a FLAMING security violation, b) you already deleted that ID, c) I am on vacation so go F yourself.

    Now, I responded civilly, and his response was: "Nono, I don't want your system ID. I want your laptop ID."

    ....It deadens my faith in humanity and banishes any modicum of respect I had remaining for him, that after (apparently), 10 years in tech, he doesn't 'get' that the ID that we sign onto our PCs with ARE our system IDs! :doh::doh::doh:

    So I texted my old security friend and was like...hey. fyi. wtf?

    And I felt a little bit better, that his soul broke a little too as he responded with ":doh: Oh god. Let me talk to him..."
     
  18. Dec 21, 2015 #3418

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    I can't believe that. Not that he asked for your ID and password. I can't believe you have friends. :D
     
  19. Dec 21, 2015 #3419

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    Fine. Coworker. Happy??
     
  20. Dec 29, 2015 #3420

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    Freezing rain. I had to waddle my fat ass across 1/4 mile of slick ice coated parking lot headed in to work.
     

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