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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4770 on: November 21, 2016, 07:43:30 pm »
Sgore you're still my favorite. When are you going to finish your thing on the Minecraft server? That scaffolding is years old now. :PPPPP

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« Reply #4771 on: November 21, 2016, 08:26:17 pm »
 ;D I believe I was working on multiple Minecraft projects and most of them were theaters. I unfortunately forget which one you are referring to specifically, but yes, I should probably finish it!
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4772 on: November 21, 2016, 08:31:25 pm »
Cool well I can play whenever. Maybe even now.

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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4773 on: November 21, 2016, 09:27:08 pm »
Can't tonight, unfortunately. Got to get up earlier than usual Tuesday morning.
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4774 on: November 21, 2016, 09:48:28 pm »
I mean I guess it's easier for me to say just don't go, because in Finland we don't celebrate Thanksgiving.

I mean soon it's Christmas anyway. You'll see your folks then... And I don't really get the importance of certain dates anyway. Once we pushed back celebrating Christmas for a week because it was more convenient. Who decided the exact day was so important? It's all a social construct, and holds no inherent significance.

That said, I've usually travelled by bus or train to see my family. My sister lives literally on the opposite side of Finland, so she often takes the airplane if she comes down here. I've driven to old hometown two times, it was a 4 or 6 hour drive I think? Can't say it was wholly enjoyable. I spent a lot of the time obsessing over speed limit cameras.

Dunno if those are options for you, and of course USA is a pretty big country. But I sure wouldn't want to drive there even if I had slept...

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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4775 on: November 22, 2016, 08:19:44 am »
I actually enjoy the hours-long drive, it's fun. But only if I'm in good enough shape. Nah the main issue is that I usually only get to see Mom once or twice a year, one of those times being Thanksgiving. We both look forward to it and are both upset when I can't make it. Thankfully this year I was able to be up there just a month ago to see everyone, so it's less bad.

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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4776 on: November 23, 2016, 01:30:51 am »
here's my relatively very minor gripe: i don't really have a cold but for the last two weeks my throat has been so clogged up i feel like i'm suffocating whenever i sit down, and i have to ration out my throat-clearing so people nearby don't look at me weird

AGGGGHHHHH
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4777 on: November 25, 2016, 11:57:16 am »
Sort of related, also relatively minor:


So, Krakow is a great city. Lots of cool stuff. Only problem is there is SO MUCH SMOG RIGHT NOW. Apparently a large section of the population here and in the entire voivodeship uses wood-burning furnaces to heat their homes, and because Krakow is in a valley, the soot and smog and reactive organic chemicals that cause cancer sorta settle in the air riiiight over the city. I don't jog or bike, so it's not as big of an issue for me as it could be, but even just going outside and walking for half an hour causes my lungs to start feeling irritated on bad days.


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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4778 on: November 25, 2016, 12:33:47 pm »
Mask?
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4779 on: November 25, 2016, 01:11:52 pm »
NOTHER GRIPE

thought i was getting my first ever big boy paycheck today, it being the last friday of the month. other people working there told me it'd be today.

spent all day checking my balance. no money. i had plans! i had plans for that sweet cash. now i'm stuck with my -0.16 until at least monday. :(
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4780 on: November 25, 2016, 03:50:03 pm »
Oh yeah that's 100% standard. Just be glad they don;t give you a literal cheque you have to cash.
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4781 on: November 25, 2016, 03:52:25 pm »
what's standard? not being paid?
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4782 on: November 25, 2016, 04:05:46 pm »
Not being paid on time.
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4783 on: November 25, 2016, 04:07:44 pm »
i'll pay you on time.  >:(
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Re: Gripe Thread
« Reply #4784 on: November 25, 2016, 04:18:38 pm »
Usually your first payroll check is delayed sometimes due to admin stuff
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