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Post by AnotherFairportfan » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:00 pm

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Post by lake_wrangler » Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:13 pm

You guessed it: time for another wallpaper quote...
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Post by lake_wrangler » Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:17 pm

AnotherFairportfan wrote:Image
It's cute, but there's something not quite right about it... I think they should have placed each successive image a little more to the right, on the laptop screen, As it is, each image is pretty much dead center, but we are clearly seeing the primary laptop from a slight angle.

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Post by lake_wrangler » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:35 pm

How about this one:
“Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.” - Malcolm S. Forbes

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Post by jwhouk » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:29 pm

lake_wrangler wrote:How about this one:
“Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.” - Malcolm S. Forbes
Gee, thanks.
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Post by lake_wrangler » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:39 pm

jwhouk wrote:
lake_wrangler wrote:How about this one:
“Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.” - Malcolm S. Forbes
Gee, thanks.
I'm guessing it's a statistical thing, in the end...

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Post by AmriloJim » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:01 pm

Job related rant: Some of the people who call for cabs must qualify as 8s or 9s on the Mohs density scale. They surely aren't 10s, because they're nowhere precious enough to be diamonds.

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Post by Dave » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:05 pm

AmriloJim wrote:Job related rant: Some of the people who call for cabs must qualify as 8s or 9s on the Mohs density scale. They surely aren't 10s, because they're nowhere precious enough to be diamonds.
What do they do?... they make the driver wait? You'd expect that, at the high end of the scale... a "9" would certainly make a car bide.

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Post by Alkarii » Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:16 am

Well, I'm probably going to lose this job, too. They put me at the fastest machine that is set up for retail, with the most complicated assembly process so far, saying that's how people learn. How the hell can you expect to learn when something is going far to fast, and you can't even tell when you've done something right that saves you time, so instead of repeating that, you do something different the next time, and fall further behind.

And apparently, everyone else had less trouble keeping up with the fast machines, so clearly I'm far too stupid for this job.
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Post by jwhouk » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:19 am

So this is what being a senior citizen feels like.
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Post by Dave » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:56 am

I don't think you're really a senior citizen, until most of the places that give senior-citizen discounts say you are old enough to quality. I don't recall any that kick in at 50... some at 55, 60, or 62, and almost all by 65.

The only exception I know of, are a few areas in upstate New York which have local laws that define "senior citizen" at a much younger age. Some are as low as 39... that's one of the bennies of going to Rochester.

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Post by jwhouk » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:58 am

The AARP card in my pocket says otherwise...
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Post by GlytchMeister » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:16 am

Happy 50th birthday?
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Post by Just Old Al » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:46 am

jwhouk wrote:So this is what being a senior citizen feels like.
"You never slow down, you never grow old." -Tom Petty 1950-2017

If you're physically ill or otherwise debilitated then that's one thing. Calendars are bloody useless chroniclers, and should be ignored except when there's an advantage to it.

Other than a bad shoulder (which I'm having treated) and a pump issue or two I refuse to slow down. I just bought a bike (bicycle) not long ago and am going to start enjoying riding again in Spring (see shoulder). In short, you ain't a senior citizen unless you want to be.
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Post by Typeminer » Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:54 pm

Dave wrote:I don't think you're really a senior citizen, until most of the places that give senior-citizen discounts say you are old enough to quality. I don't recall any that kick in at 50... some at 55, 60, or 62, and almost all by 65.

The only exception I know of, are a few areas in upstate New York which have local laws that define "senior citizen" at a much younger age. Some are as low as 39... that's one of the bennies of going to Rochester.
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Post by GlytchMeister » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:44 pm

...how many pages can a thread have here?
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Post by Just Old Al » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:19 pm

GlytchMeister wrote:...how many pages can a thread have here?
Over 200 I suspect...
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Post by AnotherFairportfan » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:13 pm

GlytchMeister wrote:...how many pages can a thread have here?
Quoting Val Con yos Phelium: "As many as it feels comfortable with."
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Post by jwhouk » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:19 pm

GlytchMeister wrote:Happy 50th birthday
Yeppers.
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Post by AmriloJim » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:29 pm

There's a thread at the phpBB Support Forum with 22,119 replies (1,106 pages). Don't think we have to worry.

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