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by sunkistbabe1
Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confussional Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 4785

Re: Confussional Thread

NightStar wrote:Why does the university mow the grass across the street at 4 am on Fridays? In the middle of November?


Why does the city still program the sprinklers to go off... in the fall... in the rain.
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 203444

Re: I'm so nerdy that I ...

I'm putting together a TOS Klingon costume for Hallowe'en. I am dressing up my youngest for Halloween in a cammo outfit, complete with stargate patches for the shoulders. Her name is actually Samantha too. http://www3.telus.net/clahoda/images/Carter1a.jpg I'm probably going to hell for dressing my ...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Oct 27, 2007 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Unexpected favorites
Replies: 27
Views: 3185

Re: Unexpected favorites

-Life. This seemed like just another cop show. But the writing is good, the characters are interesting, and Sarah Shahi makes me think naughty thoughts. *Just* caught a commercial for this. Unfortunately with a PVR and the internet, i rarely every watch commercials so I dont often hear about new sh...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Oct 27, 2007 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Women's Rights Movement That Went Too Far
Replies: 324
Views: 34061

Re: Women's Rights Movement That Went Too Far

And if earning money is spent on groceries and children's clothes, how is that any more? No the points is if you earn 75% of the money in the household, you leave your wife who usually then has to take care of kids you have alot of money she does not. Then say 'she spends' 75% of that money (when y...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Oct 27, 2007 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Women's Rights Movement That Went Too Far
Replies: 324
Views: 34061

Re: Women's Rights Movement That Went Too Far

As much as choice enters into it, for example the software industry is (overall ofcourse) an obvious place where women would have a much harder time making a career than men. This goes for a number of fields, aswell as in academic cirkles. splain me pleeze i be silly femail adn no edumacated I don'...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 203444

Re: Re:

*Couldn't get a config file to work, went to bed, and woke up realizing I had misplaced a comma. Just like that. As if I had been deep in thought for hours. I've done that! Not with a config file, but with other code I've been working on that has been driving me nuts. I thought I was the only one!
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 203444

Re: I'm so nerdy that I ...

Toeofdoom wrote:I just looked at the bottom right corner of my book, when I was actually trying to check the time.


My Hubby is so nerdy that once he tried to phone a guy we have done business with , and he picked up the phone and dialed the guy's server IP Address.
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 203444

Re: I'm so nerdy that I ...

Found this kind of awesome, and simultaneously kind of retarded. ...I mean, why should it have to spell anything? Kind of reminds me when we were deciding what kind of ring to get hubby for the wedding ceremony. We ended up with a plain band but afterwards, in a booklet found within the extended ve...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Oct 23, 2007 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nerd test!
Replies: 231
Views: 19897

Re: Nerd test!

Cool Nerd Queen:

Image
by sunkistbabe1
Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your relationship status?
Replies: 296
Views: 21896

Re: Your relationship status?

Female, blissfully married for 5 years, 2 kids.
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Oct 19, 2007 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 203444

Re: I'm so nerdy that I ...

Alpha Omicron wrote:I'm putting together a TOS Klingon costume for Hallowe'en.


I am dressing up my youngest for Halloween in a cammo outfit, complete with stargate patches for the shoulders. Her name is actually Samantha too.
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Oct 18, 2007 4:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tired
Replies: 49
Views: 4587

Re: Tired

I know it's being discussed that hugging complete strangers makes little difference in the world. But... Now I'm motivated to go out and do it. I don't feel like doing it for the sake of changing the rotten path the world is heading down, I just feel like hugging people to hug people. Meet somebody...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Firearm ownership
Replies: 74
Views: 5388

Re: Firearm ownership

Hubby just got his hunting license and PAL (in Canada), which allows him to buy long arms only for hunting. He hasn't bought any yet because the official license has not arrived yet, but he plans to go hunting sometime this fall/winter.
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tired
Replies: 49
Views: 4587

Re: Tired

Yep, that's it. But a hug is not difference enough. Tell that to my grandmother who got to see and hug her 8 month pregnant granddaughter one last time before she passed away. And she knew she was not going to last to see the birth. She was able to hug all her grandchildren one last time. That was ...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tired
Replies: 49
Views: 4587

Re: Tired

Hmm, I'm not sure that's entirely true, we're rather inhibited a folk over here...except in the wee hours when drink's been taken, then I imagine it'd be hugs/gropes all round. I'm just not sure what offering oneself up to strangers is meant to achieve. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr3x_RRJdd4 @S...
by sunkistbabe1
Sun Oct 14, 2007 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Child-raising
Replies: 46
Views: 5307

Re: Child-raising

How does the familial configuration change how much or how easy it is to do all those things for the child? How much does the familial configuration (or the extent of those things) change the child? A single parent could still have a lot of support from other family members. Maybe there is a retire...
by sunkistbabe1
Sun Oct 14, 2007 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Child-raising
Replies: 46
Views: 5307

Re: Child-raising

What is the "best" type of family unit for raising children? Clearly there some types which tend to leave the child worse off--a single-parent unit, for example. But what's on the other end of the scale? The nuclear family? The "tribe" family? The "we all work in the same c...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

"People with bigger IQs are smarter"

IQ is good for book smarts

...

doesn't mean you are smart. I know people who did bad in school but are very successful. I would never be so arrogant that because I can understand a web comic I am smarter than the people around me in all subjects.
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

You're taking it personally. You're also attempting to argue based on emotion, instead of logic. That's the trick to internet forums, get all Vulcan on their ass. i should stop even bothering trying to argue... because i speak from experience, if that means anything at all here... logic is fine and...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

I did say you might.... there is a good chance... because I know how far I went from one side of the argument to the other in 10 years. anyway... i dont know why forums piss me off so much... which is why i posted in the frustrating thread that forums is what frustrates me. I get into an argument an...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

I previously thought I would probably want kids. But then I started reading about people who have them and who swear up and down all us "youngin's" are gonna change our minds when we gain the incredible amount of wisdom and life experience that apparently awaits us between the ages of 25 ...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

Phenriz wrote:i don't think that with age comes wisdom, just a different perspective.


You get experience, and a better perspective for sure. But any non-parent here who attempts to tell me anything about parenthood simply because they had a few siblings, is extremely laughable.
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

At 30 if you still don't want kids, then it's reasonable to assume that you probably wont want them. Right... sorry, cause at 25 everyone is so friggen wise about everything. Your life, if you're lucky, is 1/4 over. Oh, so it's the 5 years between 25 and 30 that is magic mind-changing time? Can I a...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

The thing is, I think, this forum is filled with people more intelligent than most. People here have beliefs and feelings on issues, and typically know why they feel the way they do. To imply to anyone that their opinion is only such because of their age is insulting, and that's doubly so for the p...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

Right... sorry, cause at 25 everyone is so friggen wise about everything. Your life, if you're lucky, is 1/4 over.

With age does come wisdom
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

.... a 16 year old may be smarter than me when it comes to certain programming languages, and challenge me when discussing movies or books or other topics. But if they attempt to tell me anything about real life and love and family, and what it's like, I might fall down laughing. yes but none of us...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

lie "With age comes wisdom" There is a reason people older than us tell us we'll change our minds about kids... because they know they used to think the same thing, and their minds changed too. I had a lot of issues in college, I was bitter and grumpy all the time and just wanted to spend...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

Hi, I'm 26. I finished college almost three years ago. I started the 'you will want kids' is a lie tangent. And I'd love to end it. I don't want kids. I didn't want kids when I was 16. I won't want them when I'm 36. End of story. Sometimes, people actually DO know what they want despite being a dum...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Underrated and Unknown movies
Replies: 161
Views: 16218

School of Life with Ryan Reynolds.... i dont think that one ever hit theaters
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

LIke i said I've known many people who do not have kids, who seem very happy... and I am sure they are. But my main point I guess was that when you're younger ... what you want, or think you want ... will probably change drastically as you get older and wiser. I'm sorry but age can be a factor in ho...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

I can see how having children is scary to some. And there does seem to be a lot of bad parents out there... many who probably wanted children... but after looking at the age poll yesterday, there is an awful lot of 'younger' people on this thread... when I mean younger I mean people who are not yet ...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Underrated and Unknown movies
Replies: 161
Views: 16218

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:Secondhand Lions was filmed about twenty minutes away from my town.

...

That was the best part of it.

Also, describing Princess Bride as merely "cute" is a crime that, unfortunately, supercedes all familial ties. You're no longer my sister.


It was enjoyable, funny... but no epic...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Celebrity Adoptions from Abroad - good or bad?
Replies: 35
Views: 3609

I'm not saying it isn't to some degree a shallow and nauseatingly narcissistic trend, and I was playing Devil's advocate a bit; at the same time though, you have to admit it's better to adopt one kid than no kids, and these kids tend to be more in need than those from North America. That may be tru...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:35 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Celebrity Adoptions from Abroad - good or bad?
Replies: 35
Views: 3609

Re: Celebrity Adoptions from Abroad - good or bad?

But what about all the children in north america that are waiting for families to adopt them and love them? You mean the ones who are far less likely to die of starvation, disease or wars of genocide as a consequence of their being orphans? Hey, I was just saying... I wasn't saying I approve or dis...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Underrated and Unknown movies
Replies: 161
Views: 16218

Everyone should see Space 2001, so they can appreciate quite how dull it was. I know this is probably the wrong place to suggest it, but a suprising amount of people haven't even HEARD of the Princess Bride. And that is wrong on so many levels they probably have to invent more to describe the wrong...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Oracle Packages - Calling with single quotes.
Replies: 3
Views: 1764

Re: Oracle Packages - Calling with single quotes.

sunkistbabe1 wrote:Help meeee!


<bump>


Ookkay... apparently nobody knows squat about oracle... no biggie. The internet is no help either. I will just have to convince our managers to stop using the internally created database connection protocol.

Thanks for the help!
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Age
Replies: 958
Views: 212678

Re: Age

SpitValve wrote:Just curious

edit: (I'm 22 btw)


:cry:

I'm oooooooooooooold!

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by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Celebrity Adoptions from Abroad - good or bad?
Replies: 35
Views: 3609

Celebrity Adoptions from Abroad - good or bad?

Mary Louise Parker is the latest celebrity to adopt a child from another continent. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070918/ap_en_ce/people_mary_louise_parker;_ylt=AguEoaBA.waMTgSORbvJaOes0NUE Now, I am not saying this is necessarily bad...because her act is definately admirable, if it's for the right r...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Biggest lies
Replies: 230
Views: 18444

Yep, in conjuction with Belial's latest contribution: "You'll change your mind when you get older, you'll want to have babies!" I'm 26 years old. No. I goddamn will not. The world needs more people like you. Sorry, but that one did apply for me. At 20, i didn't want kids at all . When I w...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 18, 2007 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Hugh Laurie:A Real American Doctor FROM AMERICA (House M.D.)
Replies: 711
Views: 109766

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:*sends my sister an e-mail containing the definition of sarcasm*


In my defense, it's hard to read typed sarcasm... and i've been a little slow this week... as can be seen by my scrabble scores.

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