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by Ashlah
Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Aaaaaaand my Internet broke again. This time, tech support says it'll take a month to fix. A month. A fucking month. I am going to a month without my main Internet connection, forced to use my phone as a very slow and unreliable modem. And no doubt, by the time the 1 month deadline rolls round, the...
by Ashlah
Fri Oct 07, 2011 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?
Replies: 106
Views: 15265

Re: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?

jakovasaur wrote:Hyperbole, or just plain making shit up?

...hyperbole. As I said, for some individuals, these restrictions do make it impossible to gain access to an abortion provider. What's the point of something being legally protected if there are a bunch of laws preventing you from getting it?
by Ashlah
Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:52 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?
Replies: 106
Views: 15265

Re: What if Abortion was Immediately Banned?

Impossible might be a hyperbole (unless you look at specific individual situations, in which some of these restrictions might constitute impossibility), but there are states with many, many, restrictions that are very clearly meant to make it very, very difficult to obtain an abortion. Link below is...
by Ashlah
Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Whitehouse opens petition site
Replies: 224
Views: 31041

Re: Whitehouse opens petition site

The water isn't fluoridated in most of Oregon, and we have bad teeth for it. I can't help but wonder how my dental health would have been different had I grown up with fluoridated water (though for a short time, I was taking it in chewable pill form). http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2009...
by Ashlah
Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Deva wrote:What about this caffeinated soap? Has never tried it. Doubts its effectiveness. Never knows, however.

Boyfriend got some a few months ago. I felt no difference, he claims he did. What does seem to work for me are the caffeinated gum and mints. (I don't like the taste of tea or coffee either).
by Ashlah
Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I had one best friend going into high school, and didn't really make any new friends (close or otherwise). I lost that friend my first year of college, and didn't make any new friends at college. I did meet my boyfriend (online) during college (I suppose technically he's my best friend, so maybe tha...
by Ashlah
Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

^I had that issue with my YouTube account recently. Apparently, at some point before I had a gmail account, I linked my yahoo email with Google, and linked that with YouTube. So after trying to log into YouTube alternatingly with my gmail account info and my old YouTube account info for some time, a...
by Ashlah
Mon Sep 19, 2011 4:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I have a very clear memory of my ex-best friend, during the time when our friendship was imploding, when we were hanging out with two of her new friends. They were having a conversation about something which I had very little to say, but I was fine just listening and nodding along. Ex-best friend as...
by Ashlah
Sat Sep 10, 2011 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

suffer-cait wrote:i think she was more afraid that because she had waited over a week, that month's prescription was no longer valid. which is not a thing. however, if you wait too long, a pharmacy will re-stock the prescription, and you have to order it again.

Whoops. Reading comprehension fail on my part.
by Ashlah
Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

That would stress me out majorly. I hope you can get it all worked out. Btw, in regards to "how long-term prescriptions work," I think it varies by doctor in regards to how long they will write it for (ie how many refills you get). Mine writes mine for a year, I think to give me an incenti...
by Ashlah
Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living Cheaply
Replies: 72
Views: 8688

Re: Living Cheaply

I would LOVE to have a gym membership, but can't afford it. Certainly not the cheapest way to get showers if you already have a home with running water. This very likely does not apply to most people trying to live cheaply, but I just found out that my job will actually reimburse employees up to $3...
by Ashlah
Sun Aug 28, 2011 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living Cheaply
Replies: 72
Views: 8688

Re: Living Cheaply

Applying for food stamps, if you qualify, is a big thing that many people don't think of. That's been a big one for me. This month was my last with food stamps, which I used for about a year and a half (working retail and going to school). I got a good job after graduation, so I called and had it c...
by Ashlah
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

about hand-washing delicates - the *super-easy* way to do it is just chuck them in the floor of the shower while you're showering. I don't trust that the floor of my shower is clean enough to wash clothes on... Even a few days after cleaning it, it always feels slimy. I just clasp the clasps, throw...
by Ashlah
Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Fuck fuck fuck. I got a great new job, right out of college. We schedule a few days that I can come in a train for a few hours while I'm finishing up the last two weeks of my current job. The last one was today. And I fucking forgot. I got a call from my boss while I was shopping. So embarrassing. I...
by Ashlah
Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Maybe whoever returned it put it in the inventory system incorrectly? Maybe he didn't realize at first that was all they had? And then assumed, albeit incorrectly and perhaps foolishly, that it wouldn't matter to you. So they brought it out anyway. Is it annoying that he didn't say anything? Yes. Sh...
by Ashlah
Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Jailed for cashing a Chase check at a Chase bank
Replies: 93
Views: 9739

Re: Jailed for cashing a Chase check at a Chase bank

I liked Chase for the years that I had it. I moved to a credit union recently to avoid Chase's new monthly checking account fees, but I never had a real problem with them. However, nothing ever really happened that would require their help, so who knows.
by Ashlah
Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Vegetation in cities may soak up more CO2 than expected
Replies: 40
Views: 5043

Re: Vegetation in cities may soak up more CO2 than expected

Having lived in Eugene, OR my whole life, I sometimes forget that most cities aren't as full of trees as ours. You should try it, it's pretty awesome.
by Ashlah
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Like most of you it seems, I'm conflicted too. I know that I don't want to just change my last name to my boyfriend's. For all the reasons listed above, except professional recognition. I get compliments on my last name all the time, but even if I didn't, that is who I am. It is part of my identity....
by Ashlah
Thu Jun 30, 2011 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I got the job!!! This is one of the most exciting days of my life! Haha. This seriously could not have been any better. I got the first job I applied for. And they're paying me more than I asked for. And I get a raise after three months. And I get my own office. And it just seems like a seriously gr...
by Ashlah
Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1474142

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Oh, I guess the "rules" aren't as set as I thought they were. I'm sure it varies quite a bit by location, but I've only ever known that, around here, both engagement and wedding rings were worn on the left hand. (I've run into women who wear non-engagement rings on their left hand to ward ...
by Ashlah
Mon Jun 27, 2011 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1474142

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Curiosity has gotten the best of me: Is there any particular meaning behind choosing to wear your engagement ring on your right hand? (Congrats again by the way :))
by Ashlah
Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

My boyfriend's first serious girlfriend just got married, and his second just got engaged. I know it's been kind of weird for him. We've been together a little over two years, and, while I would say yes if he were to ask me right now, I don't know that either of us really feel the need or desire to ...
by Ashlah
Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Super congratulations!!
by Ashlah
Sun Jun 19, 2011 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Having to climb through the passenger side of my car due to a broken door handle on the driver side becomes much more frustrating on the rare occasions, such as today, that I choose to wear a dress. I still don't have a clue how the fucker broke. I really need to go find out how much it's going to c...
by Ashlah
Sun Jun 19, 2011 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751650

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Unless they're all eating yogurt instead.
by Ashlah
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751650

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Haha, I forgot about that video. I miss Sarah Haskins.
by Ashlah
Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751650

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

People here really don't see a problem with that commercial? Or every other food commercial aimed towards women that has ever existed? You don't see a problem with this sort of thinking being normalized among women? We are supposed to always be anxious about eating. Always. We are not allowed to eat...
by Ashlah
Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751650

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Yay for small successes. It is taking a bit though, I saw it on TV here just a couple hours ago.
by Ashlah
Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Another vote for the Tampax Pearl. I started using tampons in my late teens because I was knew I was going to go swimming on a vacation. I never stopped after that because, for me, they were so perfect. They were never uncomfortable for me (in fact I found them to be much more comfortable than ...
by Ashlah
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3030502

Re: Postify your facerity

Thanks! Green for the University of Oregon. I wasn't sure about the color at first, just because it is the same color I wore for high school graduation, and I didn't like my high school, heh. But I ended up loving how they looked the day of the ceremony. (Plus I was happy not to be sitting in the su...
by Ashlah
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

jawdisorder wrote:I laugh at all of my friends when they go through that. I came in with enough AP credits to be well ahead of most people at the same level so I never have had a problem.

I went in with two and a half terms of credits, but I still dealt with that to varying degrees until I was a senior.
by Ashlah
Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3030502

Re: Postify your facerity

So this happened yesterday
Image
:D

(My mom took 153 photos, and my grandma likely took even more, so it seemed appropriate to share at least one)
by Ashlah
Tue Jun 14, 2011 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 454075

Re: Tattoos?

At the shop I went to, it really depended on the artist you went to. My artist was typically booked for a couple days, but it wasn't too hard to find an open time within the week. One of the other artists I was originally interested in is always booked months in advance (probably due to him being vo...
by Ashlah
Sat Jun 11, 2011 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

When I first started my job, my feet were killing me. I got used to being on my feet after a while, though, and it wasn't nearly as bad. My current shoes have zero support left, so my feet hurt almost as bad as when I first started, but I'm so close to being done with this job that I can't bring mys...
by Ashlah
Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529135

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I suppose it doesn't hurt to ask...but, yeah, I would say it's incredibly unlikely you would get much more than minimum wage as a dishwasher, especially when you are first hired. When I was hired for my retail position (with no experience), they started me at five cents over minimum. A lot of office...
by Ashlah
Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It Gets Better with baseball
Replies: 11
Views: 1935

Re: It Gets Better with baseball

I am sad that one of the players said "LGB youth" rather than "LGBT". I haven't watched the video, so forgive me if I'm wrong, but I read somewhere that he says "LGBTeens," trying to be all clever-like, I guess? Still has its issues, but, in your opinion, does ...
by Ashlah
Fri Jun 10, 2011 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Every few weeks, I'll find one or two hairs on my chin/neck that don't quite belong. They aren't always the same, though. Sometimes they're just really long; other times they aren't as long, but they're really stiff; and within those two, they can either be very light blonde like the rest of it, or ...
by Ashlah
Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483549

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

^Urgh, that is so frustrating. Somewhat related: Why isn't there a female equivalent of the word "guy." A "guy" (to me) is between boy and man. My 23-year-old boyfriend is a guy. I'm almost 21, and I don't yet quite identify with the word "woman," depending on the conte...
by Ashlah
Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 454075

Re: Tattoos?

^Thanks for the advice, lots of good points.

And here's the tattoo! I couldn't be happier with how it turned out.
(I had fun with the fake Polaroid trend)

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