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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby poxic » Sat Nov 08, 2014 2:00 am UTC

I really, really don't like going to the dentist. So I rebelled against the dentist this time: I didn't wait thirty minutes after the fluoride before eating something.

Take that, ye foul toothbeast!
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby addams » Sat Nov 08, 2014 6:02 pm UTC

poxic wrote:I really, really don't like going to the dentist. So I rebelled against the dentist this time: I didn't wait thirty minutes after the fluoride before eating something.

Take that, ye foul toothbeast!

Tell the Hygienist.
She has some Special Stuff for you.

Swallow it, Poxic.
You won't be able to eat for at least an hour.

It's not Really good for your teeth.
The stomach acid is hard on the backs of your teeth.

Maybe, secrets are best in some relationships.
Especially when the Other doesn't give a Flying Fuck.

Sorry.
Rebellion loses some of its fun,
when there is nothing to push against.
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To Poxic;
Spoiler:
Poxic;
Try to find in your heart to be patient with me.

I don’t feel well.
It makes me Grumpy.

For as long as it can be tolerated by The Mods,
it seems, I am becoming the Forum’s Curmudgeon.

Even my Random Thoughts have become Rants.
A truly Random Thought:

I was dressing a Beat Bag.
(shrug) It seems like an ok idea, to me.

The Beat Bag is designed to be the size and shape of a human being.
Human beings wear clothes.

The thing is not only designed to be like a human.
It is designed to be Hit. Hitting it came to my mind.

I was ‘put off’ by the way I had dressed it.
I have Hit this exact same Beat Bag.
And; I Hit it Hard.

Today, I was constrained by how I dressed the stupid thing.
How deeply ingrained is it to Not Hit Women?

I would need to over come some internal constraint to Hit that thing.
Because of how it Dressed.

That is so stupid.
It’s the exact same Beat Bag.

The clothes do Not have feeling.
Is, ‘Don’t Hit Women’ an instinct?

Is it Sooo much fun for some men to OverCome…?
The individual object is of little importance.
It is the Thrill of OverComing a constraint of Lesser Men that gains and maintains iinterest.

Well….It could be; Maybe.

I Can Hit that Thing.
I can OverCome, too.
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We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby addams » Tue Nov 11, 2014 1:42 am UTC

I'm all irritated, as fucking usual.
I'm doing an Art Project.

I got the color Wrong.
It is the Right color.

I got the Hue, Right.
I got the Tone, Wrong.

Damn! Damn! Damn!
I have to repaint it.

I'm too tired from doing it Wrong to fix it, now.
Maybe, another day.

I Can't Live With It!
It's Ugly.

Let that be a lesson.
What looks fine in a little pot of color is going to be Too Fucking Bright when thrown onto a large area.

Tone that shit down.
It is easier to add color than it is to take color away.

Edit:
I fixed it.
Maybe.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby Jave D » Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:12 am UTC

Me: "Do you want bags?"
You: "I have EBT. I get free bags."

That wasn't the fucking question, was it? Cuz I have to bag up the bloody order, because management doesn't hire enough baggers and I basically never, ever have one to help me out.

And also, you only get the brown bags, not the reusable plastics, but fuck if I'm going to argue with you. You'll whine and cry and tell me how that's not fair, how other stores let you have whatever bags you want, and so I'll basically just let you get away with theft just because I can't handle the same stupid argument a thousand times a day. Not like I can possibly explain to you how there isn't an EBT refund code for the reusable plastics but there is for the paper because one of these we don't have to charge EBT customers for and the other we, technically, legally, do.

And also no, they're not free. They're paid, like your food itself, by taxpayers like me. Every paycheck I get is a little less, because hey, you got to have your "free" stuff. Why not just take my money too? I'll just hand you my wallet and then bag your two hundred dollars worth of groceries and you can just stand there snapping bubblegum watching me. Watch the monkey dance for your amusement.

Then, after I've pulled my shoulder and back trying to awkwardly bag it all up from the register, I'll say, like a goddam idiot, how much "you saved" with your card, even though you didn't actually save anything (nor did you spend), because that's what my monkey training makes me do.

Meanwhile, I'll have another 5 ounces of tuna, out of the can. I work an hour, I get about seven cans... except I have rent to pay too, so really, more like one can if I'm lucky, and I think I'm literally starving to death at any given time of day. Sick, too, but can't fucking afford to go to the doctor or buy OTC cold medicines either.

But sure, you get free bags! Here's your free fucking bags! And my time and energy and sweat and blood, that's on the house too! It's cool - when I die, I'll retire, and your swarm of rotten children will multiply, just as God intended, while I will be cold and alone forever. Also as God intended, because as it happens, God fucking hates me.

Thanks for shopping! I look forward to repeating this same interaction A HUNDRED TIMES A DAY, every day, for the REST OF MY LIFE.

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby yurell » Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:24 am UTC

I am using a more accurate method, why are you converging to a less accurate answer?! STO-2G is supposed to be so shit that nobody ever uses, and yet here it's giving me the same result as 6-31G*! Why GAMESS, WHY?!
I am rather frustrated at this >.>
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby freezeblade » Wed Nov 26, 2014 7:00 pm UTC

What's that? the bosses will be away for most of December? That's cool.
Oh, they want to push forward all the deadlines so that they can approve everything before they leave for holiday?
That's a full two weeks before it was scheduled, and we're short-handed!
Oh. you don't care.
great.
thanks for that.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby addams » Fri Nov 28, 2014 6:24 am UTC

I ate a whole PineApple all by myself.
Now, I feel like a PineApple looks.

It's not good.
It's not good at all.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
They do terrible things to people that Tell Them.

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby Link » Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:38 am UTC

Spent a whole gorram day without a desktop because I just had to be stupid and upgrade my kernel, X, and video drivers at the same time. In 70% of the cases where X breaks on my system, it's because of llvm. In 25% of the cases, it's mesa. Today, it turned out to be neither. After recompiling llvm and mesa umptillion times over, I finally figured the problem was in the kernel: it's this bug.

I should really learn to quickpkg llvm before upgrading it.

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby addams » Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:34 am UTC

I have a Rant about Americans.
They are Not all the same. Still.

I know a place with a good view of The Sky.
It has been raining for days. No Sky.

No Sun, No Moon, No Stars; No Sky.
The rain cleared. I went to look.

(shrug) It's sort of stupid.
What?? Do I expect it to go missing?

I went to a view spot I know.
It's paved and everything.

It's removed from Traffic lights.
It's removed from City lights.

A little isolated and sort of lonely.
I like that spot.

It has a phenomenal view;
Both day and night.

So...There I was standing, like an idiot, looking up.
Up comes a big SUV. A Tahoe or something.

I think, "More Star Gazers! Yey!"
oh, How Wrong I was.

Jerk, AssHole, Idiot, Normal American left the Rig Running and All the lights on.
Well...We all know it is easy to forget to turn off the lights while digging for equipment and answering questions.

I waited.
I waited some more.

I got out binoculars.
I waited some more.

I thought of turning the car I drove in toward that Tahoe and tuning On my Brights.
I only thought it. I did not Do it. Instead I followed the advice of an acquaintance.

I was told, "Just tell people. They will be reasonable."
No. No. She was Wrong. I walked over to the Tahoe.

I must be a Scary Son-of-a-Bitch.
The driver Gunned that Rig and nearly Hit Me!

I jumped back and away.
That is a Big Rig! Damn!

The Tahoe SUV roared twenty or so feet away,
the driver's window came down and a man's voice said,
"Can I help you?" I said, "Yes! Turn Off Your Lights!"

Then the entire NightMare roared away.
Fuck those people. Who ever they are.

A few people like that could give us all a bad reputation with everyone, even our own.
When a clear majority are Raging Jerks or Paranoid Wimps, it does not look good.

I was shaking.
I couldn't hold the binoculars steady.

There was no reason to be all shook.
There is no reason to be standing outside looking at a clear dark sky, either.

It's a stupid thing to do.
When the clouds clear it gets fucking Cold!

I have an indoor space with Electric and Wi-Fi.
Going outside is stupid. Don't do it!

There are Americans out there.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby Flumble » Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:14 am UTC

It's 3 AM and there was someone at the door just now. "<name> lives here, right? My phone's empty and she'd leave the door open for me."
No, mate, no one by that name lives here, so stop waking up everyone by ringing the door bell. :x

I needed to get that off my chest, because it really frustrates me that his choices beforehand (lack of backup plans) left him no choice but to ring the bell of a random house in the middle of the night. And that directing this criticism towards him at this moment is ineffective. (And, lastly, that I couldn't convey this frustration back when standing at the door)

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby addams » Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:02 am UTC

Flumble wrote:It's 3 AM and there was someone at the door just now. "<name> lives here, right? My phone's empty and she'd leave the door open for me."
No, mate, no one by that name lives here, so stop waking up everyone by ringing the door bell. :x

I needed to get that off my chest, because it really frustrates me that his choices beforehand (lack of backup plans) left him no choice but to ring the bell of a random house in the middle of the night. And that directing this criticism towards him at this moment is ineffective. (And, lastly, that I couldn't convey this frustration back when standing at the door)

That's horrible and funny.
Do you live in one of those places where the lodging for people all looks The Same?

The poor creature.
You left it standing outside with a useless piece of technology and Hundreds of Doors to knock on.

That's mean.
The poor creature.

That's a human, not a Raccoon.
He can't curl up with his tail around his nose and sleep until he hears his girlfriend's voice.

No. He's human.
He will knock on doors and wail.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby Flumble » Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:46 am UTC

addams wrote:That's horrible and funny.
Do you live in one of those places where the lodging for people all looks The Same?

It's a series of about 6 similar houses, so confusing the four in the middle when you can't remember the address is indeed reasonable.

You can call me mean all you like, but I'm not really in the mood for helping someone out who's waking up people in the dead of night because of his (apparent) own doing. Neither did he request my assistance.

Anyway, not long after that I heard a muffled male and female voice next door.

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby addams » Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:36 am UTC

Oh, Good.
He found her.

The banging on doors and waling could have lasted all night.
The reunion must have been touching.

I knew an Italian Man from a small village.
He got talked into Paris. The poor babe.

In Paris he and his companion checked into a hotel.
He went out for some reasonable necessity.

He did not take the Name and Address of the Hotel.
Everything he had, except a few Euros, was in the Hotel.

The Poor Man was so Lost and Exhausted, he sat down and cried.
A man of Paris stopped and asked him, "Why do you cry?"

The Italian man said he told the Paris guy.
The Paris guy started asking him questions.

Was it a light colored building or a dark colored building?
Were there trees at the entrance or flowers?

Did you walk out and turn right or left?
Did you cross at the Marker or at the Statue?

The Paris man told him some Paris lie about Love finding a way.
Then, walked with him to a Hotel where she was waiting outside.

Years later the Italian man still got misty when telling the story.
He had never been lost before. He will get used to it.

He married an American.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
They do terrible things to people that Tell Them.

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby SecondTalon » Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:51 pm UTC

Flumble wrote:It's 3 AM and there was someone at the door just now. "<name> lives here, right? My phone's empty and she'd leave the door open for me."
No, mate, no one by that name lives here, so stop waking up everyone by ringing the door bell. :x

I needed to get that off my chest, because it really frustrates me that his choices beforehand (lack of backup plans) left him no choice but to ring the bell of a random house in the middle of the night. And that directing this criticism towards him at this moment is ineffective. (And, lastly, that I couldn't convey this frustration back when standing at the door)


Spoiled for a rambling story that can be summarized as "I feel your pain"
Spoiler:
When I lived in an apartment in Bowling Green, a not entirely dissimilar thing, except the woman trying to get in was at the right place (The apartment below our apartment), but heavily intoxicated and unable to understand that the people below us were not home. So she was banging on the windows and yelling. In the manner of all heavily intoxicated people do when they believe they are being quiet.

I asked her to stop, told her the people were not home, asked if she wanted a cab and, when she refused, told her I'd call the cops if I heard her banging on the windows again and she stopped..... for about ten minutes. I don't recall the hour, but it was well past 1am and long before 6am, when such activities can be excused as being "reasonable".

She ended up leaving before the cops got there.

....

This was the same group we, (my 21 year old roommate and my 20 year old self) called the cops on for throwing an incredibly loud party that was keeping us up as they were stomping around loud enough to disturb us. And before you perhaps think less of me for ruining a party, I remind you again that we were on the second level and they were below us. And their stomping or whatever the hell they were doing was loud enough to shake our furniture and such.

And these were not entirely shitty apartments.

I do think the cops were amused that the early 20 year olds were calling the cops on people in their 40s and 50s, though.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby FearoftheDomo-Kun » Tue Dec 02, 2014 7:38 pm UTC

Currently working on habitat analysis of European Bison. Study region in eastern Poland, on the edge of Belarus. Poland and Belarus share a border. They also share a large, nice fence. However, there are significant discrepancies between the location of the fence and the location of the border; the fence running quite a bit inside of Belarus territory. The problem? I don't have habitat data for Belarus, due to them not being in the EU. My bison? They have no respect for proper immigration procedures and just pass willy-nilly into Belarus, constantly running up to the fucking fence. Fuckers.

Also, Poland and Belarus, get your shit together. Christ. Is it so goddamn hard to put up a fence in the correct place?
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby addams » Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:02 pm UTC

FearoftheDomo-Kun wrote:Currently working on habitat analysis of European Bison. Study region in eastern Poland, on the edge of Belarus. Poland and Belarus share a border. They also share a large, nice fence. However, there are significant discrepancies between the location of the fence and the location of the border; the fence running quite a bit inside of Belarus territory. The problem? I don't have habitat data for Belarus, due to them not being in the EU. My bison? They have no respect for proper immigration procedures and just pass willy-nilly into Belarus, constantly running up to the fucking fence. Fuckers.

Also, Poland and Belarus, get your shit together. Christ. Is it so goddamn hard to put up a fence in the correct place?

An old piece of Poetry has been rambling around in my head.
Your post gives it a reason to Pop Out.

It's American.
It is as close to understanding a Wall as I can get.

Something there is that does not love a wall.
Good fences make good neighbors.
Spoiler:
Mending Wall
BY ROBERT FROST

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,
That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,

And spills the upper boulders in the sun;
And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.

The work of hunters is another thing:
I have come after them and made repair

Where they have left not one stone on a stone,
But they would have the rabbit out of hiding,
To please the yelping dogs.

The gaps I mean,
No one has seen them made or heard them made,
But at spring mending-time we find them there.

I let my neighbour know beyond the hill;
And on a day we meet to walk the line
And set the wall between us once again.

We keep the wall between us as we go.
To each the boulders that have fallen to each.

And some are loaves and some so nearly balls
We have to use a spell to make them balance:

"Stay where you are until our backs are turned!"
We wear our fingers rough with handling them.

Oh, just another kind of out-door game,
One on a side. It comes to little more:

There where it is we do not need the wall:
He is all pine and I am apple orchard.

My apple trees will never get across
And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him.

He only says, "Good fences make good neighbours."

Spring is the mischief in me, and I wonder
If I could put a notion in his head:

"Why do they make good neighbours? Isn't it
Where there are cows? But here there are no cows.

Before I built a wall I'd ask to know
What I was walling in or walling out,

And to whom I was like to give offence.
Something there is that doesn't love a wall,

That wants it down." I could say "Elves" to him,
But it's not elves exactly, and I'd rather
He said it for himself.

I see him there
Bringing a stone grasped firmly by the top
In each hand, like an old-stone savage armed.

He moves in darkness as it seems to me,
Not of woods only and the shade of trees.

He will not go behind his father's saying,
And he likes having thought of it so well

He says again, "Good fences make good neighbours."
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.

We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby .DL » Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:08 pm UTC

Can we talk about beer tents? Tents that serve alcohol with the tendency to have bands and events in them with an age gate of 21? They ID you at the door(Well, more like gate), and you get in then?
Can we talk about that for one second.
The hell is with that? Why are we cutting people out of the band, event, or whatever is going on inside?
Because I can't for the LIFE of me figure out why we're doing things this way.
I have a couple of ideas that may be why

1: There may be an adult show!!
Okay!! Then ID for age 18 at the gate!! If we need to be adults, ID for adults, I understand that!! Then there is no reason to ID for 21!!!!

2: We don't want to intermingle 18, 19, and 20 year olds with anyone else?
I...can't dispute this but really?? Its that big of a deal and a difference?

3: We don't ID at the bar, we have to do it somewhere!
Well, I'd call that lazy, but in the midwest there's quite a bit of return customers, I can even see where that would be a hassle!. I give you that.
WHY ARE WE NOT USING STAMPS, WRISTBANDS, OR HELL EVEN MARKERS TO DEAL WITH THIS? EVERY OTHER EVENT, I'm serious, EVERY OTHER EVENT THAT IDS AT THE GATE RATHER THAN THE BAR HAS A MARKING TO SHOW THE DIFFERENCE IN A WAY PEOPLE CAN TELL.
And no, it isn't easy for people to slip on a wristband if you put a marking on the below 21 range. I've had the two purple XX Mark of Cain for no drinking at clubs before, but how do we not do this at beer tents yet? How are we sooo behind here?

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby SecondTalon » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:32 am UTC

I'm assuming you're in the US here.

Under the law, establishments identified as bars (that is, a majority of their income comes through alcohol sales) cannot admit anyone under the age of 21.

Beer Tents fall under Bar Law.

And yes, I've been an of-age person who purchased alcohol for someone underage at an +18 show. I've been underage and had someone of age buy at a store. I've been underage and bought myself at a store. All three of those could lead to the establishment in question losing the right to sell alcohol. So they take that sort of thing pretty seriously.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby bigglesworth » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:34 am UTC

Is that Federal Law?
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby SecondTalon » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:37 am UTC

It varies a bit from state to state, but...

The long story short is the Fed put out Alcohol Standards. States are free to not follow the Alcohol Standards. If they don't, that's fine, the Fed won't bother them. The Fed will also not send them any more transportation funding to upkeep the roads.

So the States all follow the standards, with their own variations.

That's my understanding on it, at least.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby bigglesworth » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:45 am UTC

Seems to me that a State could make whatever choice it wants as to whether under 21s are allowed in drinking establishments.

I take it there's a general consensus between legislatures?
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby SecondTalon » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:47 am UTC

If they want that Fed money, yes. Yes there is. Because that's the Federal Recommendation. Which was heavily influenced by MADD.

So like I said, it's all up to the individual State. But if they don't have something that meets the minimum, they don't get money.

This is the act that did it.

As a sidenote, it was always fun explaining to out-of-towners that my home county was Dry. And that the closest place to buy was a 35 minute drive. Just for beer. For wine or spirits, you needed a 50 minute drive in a completely different direction.

Even today, here in Louisville, you can't buy alcohol between 12:01am and 12:01pm on Sundays.
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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby bigglesworth » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:55 am UTC

I can't find any mention of drinking establishments. Being in a drinking establishment isn't the same as drinking alcohol, and isn't treated the same in many legal systems.
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Postby SecondTalon » Wed Dec 03, 2014 3:43 am UTC

Hm. You are correct, that part does vary from State to State.
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Postby azule » Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:16 am UTC

The title should be FUCK T-Mobile, but what's the policy on swearing in titles?

Last month I called them up to cancel my service. I'd been having crappy service for many months (maybe even into years?). Crappy as in crappy and as in zero service. Their customer service is also not very good. That is, just like other places, you get the "good word" but often times things are not changed as you're told.

What's the problem? I canceled and that's a good thing, right? Well, fuck. No, they didn't cancel. It had been active for the last month, with no note that I called to cancel. They had previously sent me one of those cell repeaters. That was nice...except the only possible coverage in my area, no matter where you drive, is 2G service. This was a 4G repeater. So, I return it and they can't confirm that they got it back. I tell them when I'm canceling that I'd like to make sure I don't get charged for that but that I'm ready to cancel today. They tell me it will be done in 24 hours.

As you can tell, finding out that this has not been true just pisses me off. Now they want to charge me for having service for the last month! See, the thing is, if I could beat them with the phone (service) I would have. Just intolerable!

I talked to two supervisors before I could get any reduction (but not dismissal) of the bill. How does not paying work? Just so *mumbles all the curse words*!

I'd been with this service for 8 years. Why? It was never that good, but it was the only service to offer unlimited data. (Hello internet!) Well, now AT&T does, as well. I actually started with them (when they were Cingular) but that was back when even minutes were limited. Those were definitely not the days. I hope to be happier now that I'm anywhere FUCK BUT with T-Mobile. :)

Edit: Mod-move says I just ranted. *whoops* If I'd have known, I'd have sworn even more. Fixed version:
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The FUCKING title should be FUCK T-Mobile, but FUCK whatever the FUCKING policy is on swearing in titles!

Last month I called them FUCKERS up to cancel my service. I'd been having SHITTY service for many months (FUCK, even into years!). SHITTY as in SHITTY and as in zero service! Their customer service is also FUCK-SHIT at being good. That is, just like other places, you get the "good word" but SHIT doesn't get done.

What's the FUCKING problem? I DUMPED their ASSES and that's a good thing, right? Well, FUCK! No, they didn't know where to take their lying ASSES! It had been active for the last month, with no note that I called to cancel. They had previously sent me one of those cell repeaters. That was nice, like they were trying to BLOW me...except the only possible coverage in my area, no matter where you drive, is 2G service. This was a 4G repeater. So, I return it and they got their heads up their ASSES and don't know that I did! I tell them when I'm canceling that I'd like to make sure I don't get charged for that but that I'm ready to cancel today. They tell me it will be done in 24 hours.

As you can tell, finding out that this has not been true just pisses me off. Now they want to charge me for having service for the last month! See, the thing is, if I could beat them with the phone (service) I would have. Just intolerable!

I talked to two supervisors before I could get any reduction (but not dismissal) of the bill. How does not paying work? Just so FUCK THEM UP THEIR ASS WEARING ASSES! (Had to fill in some of the blanks here with swearing before I stopped editing.)

I'd been with this service for 8 years. Why? It was never that good, but it was the only service to offer unlimited data. (Hello internet!) Well, now AT&T does, as well. I actually started with them (when they were Cingular) but that was back when even minutes were limited. Those were definitely not the days. I hope to be happier now that I'm anywhere FUCK BUT with T-Mobile. :)

Okay, swearing is hard. I stopped up there where it obviously trails off... *sleep*

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Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Postby Flumble » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:06 am UTC

Surely there's an ombudsman where you live? You can ask them for assistance in getting things right, without feeling helpless because t-mobile is a too large and shitty company. :wink:

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Postby SecondTalon » Thu Dec 04, 2014 4:07 pm UTC

azule wrote:Edit: Mod-move says I just ranted. *whoops* If I'd have known, I'd have sworn even more.

I did a CTRL+F for shitgoblin.

I am disappoint.
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Postby roband » Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:42 pm UTC

The lack of pant in this thread has me concerned.

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Postby azule » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:09 pm UTC

I rant that I must pant one leg at a time.

Flumble wrote:Surely there's an ombudsman where you live? You can ask them for assistance in getting things right, without feeling helpless because t-mobile is a too large and shitty company. :wink:
Dunno. What is that?

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I did a CTRL+F for shitgoblin.

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Postby Magnanimous » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:23 pm UTC

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Postby azule » Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:15 pm UTC

Well, where the fuck were you when I was on the phone?!

Btw, is "were" the right word? Who sells w words?
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Postby JudeMorrigan » Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:55 pm UTC

Why, why is it so fracking difficult for people to be consistent in their capitalization of filenames and file structures? Not everyone uses a windows box.

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Postby SecondTalon » Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:35 am UTC

azule wrote:Well, where the fuck were you when I was on the phone?!

Btw, is "were" the right word? Who sells w words?

Were is correct. Wait until you get to sentences like "James while John had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher"

Side rant - my iOS devices always auto correct were to we're. I think I've typed we're once. I type were all the time.

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Postby Kewangji » Sat Dec 06, 2014 5:51 am UTC

ST: My phone's autocorrect has started deleting words that I use a lot. Like, it has a function that I can add words to the dictionary, but something's wrong with it and I can't add words any more. And lately it's been deleting words. I think it has something to do with how the Swedish and the English dictionaries don't play nicely with each other. The word 'suck' is a completely innocuous word in Swedish, meaning 'sigh', but it's been removed from the dictionary. I can't write 'Swedish' either, as a word. It's seriously cramping my style because I like adding strange words and neologisms to my phone dictionary, and now I have to pause every time I want to write 'mycojungian' or 'aphroditic'.
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Postby poxic » Sat Dec 06, 2014 5:52 am UTC

Kewangji wrote:'mycojungian'

Excellent.
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Postby Pfhorrest » Sat Dec 06, 2014 6:41 am UTC

Kewangji wrote:'mycojungian'

I... what? Does that have something to do with psychedelic mushrooms?

(Also, apparently that's a Googlewhack).

EDIT: I should've just actually clicked the one result.
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Postby azule » Sat Dec 06, 2014 6:57 am UTC

SecondTalon wrote:Were is correct.
Thanks.

SecondTalon wrote:Wait until you get to sentences like "James while John had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher"
You must mean "wait for it" as the OTT has already cycled through that ("had had"), I believe, twice. A sentence like that but including apostrophe'd words, that would be "wait until" for me. :) Or homophones (where the spelling is masked).

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Postby Kewangji » Sat Dec 06, 2014 7:46 am UTC

poxic wrote:
Kewangji wrote:'mycojungian'

Excellent.
^_^ Thank you.

Pfhorrest wrote:I... what? Does that have something to do with psychedelic mushrooms?

(Also, apparently that's a Googlewhack).

EDIT: I should've just actually clicked the one result.

Yeah the googlewhack leads to my website, afaik I'm the only one who uses this word. :P
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Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Postby ahammel » Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:14 pm UTC

Kewangji wrote:Yeah the googlewhack leads to my website

And now this thread
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