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Rant Thread - What really grinds your gears?

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  1. dontpanicbobby

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    Absolutely that @mikedt. :)

    I swear my family took me to that bar on the Cape after the Drive-In double feature.

    The bar had a dress code though. Kids in pajamas couldn't get in. :mad:
     

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    people that can't be bothered to read more than 2 lines into an email.

    naw I just typed out 5 paragraphs because I felt like getting my hand exercises in. there's 25 people on the TO line and the 5 paragraphs is for everyone to see their part in a process - your specific line is in paragraph 4. I even put that in the first line of every paragraph - departments affected.

    23 other people got it and are squared up, you to mooks can't be bothered. I bet even money you're the type of people that walk the hallways or grocery stores with damn ear buds in bobbing along so that you run into people.

    Is part of the response e-mail I was wanting to send this morning.
     
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    Sure :)

    try wix.com or weebly.com they are really like drag and drop, no need for coding skills at all, i had a weebly account for a few years, I got tired of the ghost visitors though :)
     
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    calmly jots down another name for the book . . . . .

    The other day I finally got a work e-mail where someone used letter/number words in it.

    IE - B4 u leave.

    To which point I responded back to that person's manager.

    Please remind your employees that in the commercial aviation realm we all have to speak and write English language for clear and safe communications.


    I got a call about 7 minutes later.

    " While you didn't type out the words, I know you and I know what you were saying was English, Melonfarmer, do you type it? Obviously in a samuel jackson voice"

    I was happy.
     
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    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    My dogs crap 48 times a day producing 3.8 tons of feces every 24 hours. I need to get a stool sample from the two of them for tomorrow's vet visit, and they suddenly got nuthin' for the last 12 hours. /smh
     
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    Just as I'm leaving the house to mow lawns, monsoon #2 starts. It's rained over a quarter inch since my mad dash back to the house and booting up AF to rant... make that ,31 inch while I type..... sheesh!
     
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    the smelly urine on a bathroom floor, with empty beer bottles concealed in the trash bin, the smell of children dancing in heat, as well as the vomit someone else has to clean up.
     
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    'Reality' shows that actually aren't...
     
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    Dngrswife's truck died yesterday, just as we were getting ready to drive to the old house for more clearing/cleaning.

    The battery is fine, I burned out the starter trying to get it to turn, replaced the starter the same thing-- the solenoid clunks, but nothing more.

    I'm afraid that the engine has seized, even though it was a bare ten minutes from the last time it was turned off.

    Until I can sell this house, I can't even afford repairs...
     
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    That sucks. :(

    What's the housing market like there? Hopefully a seller's market!
     
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    The house need repairs... I'm going to have to sell to a flipper.

    But first, I need to finish emptying it, do some cleaning...
     
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    DO you have a long breaker bar (2 ft - 24 inch) and a socket that will fit on the crank pulley bolt. If so can you get on that bolt and turn the engine with the transmission in neutral? Or park I guess.

    what's the truck?
     
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    Actually, I do have a long bar. Reaching that bolt, though...

    It's a Ford Expedition 4.6l
     
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    A headache that's hung around for days...
     
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    I had one that hung around for almost eight years... then I got the divorce.

    The engine is seized. The dealer will drop a refurbished engine in for $6600, and refurb tranny would cost another $3400 plus a little extra labor. That's more than I paid for the thing three years ago.

    Looks like I am going truck shopping this weekend.
     
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    Lawn mowing at 11:05 AM. I work nights.
     
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    Bwaaaahhh! That's funny! :D

    I had one that hung around for a few years, too. Then I had a middle fossa craniotomy to remove the brain tumor causing it. Problem solved! :)
     
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    Mine was being single for eight years, glad that headache is over :)
     
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    Black vehicles in the desert.

    Seriously, every single vehicle I am seeing within my price range and specs is freaking black. We live a desert people, with that big damn day-star shining all the time.

    It isn't enough that the outside temp is well above 100, you want to drive a light-absorbing oven out here?
     
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    People always ask me what is the time, I replied, there is no time, honestly...
    You have a cellphone at hand, learn to look at the inbulid in clock.
    But different people is not how it starts or ends though.
     
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    You've got your TV. Your cable box and your phone. You might even have a smart watch or digital assistant.
    Why don't you know what time it is?
    Aggravating.
     
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    People always assuming the different of varation sizes of meals.
    There is a menu for that. :)
     
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    Attune your ears.... to the sound of gears......

     
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    I took a break from this thread... but..
    OCD religious guy at work. Always proselytizing, singing out loud hymns.. randomly spouting bible verses.
    Really the most annoying religious person Ive worked with.... he has some issues
    cut to the chase.

    our group is going to take about $800 worth of scrap in. for us. not for work...
    They asked him if he was in... He said "I got no problem with it dude"
    seriously?
    I will probably stick the money in the drawer and use it for the year, get coffee cake , donuts.... Little things I buy to use around the shop (organizers...P-touch labeler)
     
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