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Postby prozach626 » Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:39 am

I've watched all kinds of human suffering and it doesn't really phase me, but it tears me up when I see animals dead or dying. My very worst day on the job was pulling up to a dead dog in the road with his crippled buddy laying nearby. Both had been struck by a car. I sat with the dog petting him for a half hour while he passed. He groaned and cried whenever I would stop petting him. Still makes me really sad. Sorry if I depressed anyone. I hope your mouse pulled through.

bert425 wrote:thanks Bill,

yeah, that was a rotator cuff tear, and officially diagnosed as "Frozen Shoulder"
I'm still not 100%, and might never be on that. but just over a year later, about 85% movement back in that shoulder/arm.


THIS fun one is a severely bruised Quadriceps muscles and slight tear in my right leg. Staying off it for the last 10 days or so, has greatly improved it. . . at least I can walk now.

I've probably got 65-70% of the movement back (tho still can't really bend my knee very far due to the strain on the muscle), but at least all the swelling has gone down due to a week + of elevation, Ice, and Ibuprofen.

starting to do very slight PT this week to try to get the elasticity back in the muscle, but it's been improving every day, so that's good.


Damn, Bert. Get well soon.

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Postby bert425 » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:59 am

^ thanks. . doing much better.

still not 100%. . but good enough that we're going to hit SFoT next weekend (postponed from 3 weeks ago). . .we'll see how this goes!
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Postby Nrthwnd » Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:08 pm

Just heard on the radio: Calgary, Alberta is trying a driverless shuttle, between the zoo and another spot (aquarium, I believe?).

Now, everybody is watching for it's success and/or failure, during a one month's trial period. The naysayers, however, are bemoaning
the fact, that if this is successful, it will probably take away additional City Revenue gotten with "parking & speeding tickets..."

WTF???
Didn't know they were depending on drivers being bad drivers, so much. :Pr Idiots.

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Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:54 pm

That person you made the video with, has she been they're two?
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ytterbiumanalyst wrote:That person you made the video with, has she been they're two?


She was waiting outside but did encounter the Guest Relations woman.
- Also what kind of company gives pay checks the day before the last day of work?
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Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:09 pm

OMG, you didn't even notice. :lmao:
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Re: The "Rant" Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:00 pm

^Isn't that scary about these..... people? They just don't notice...
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Re: The "Rant" Thread

Postby RAWKIN_coaster38 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:59 am

<rant>
Flew Frontier to Orlando because A. my friend who was supposed to book my flights for me (promised me she would) kept procrastinating and the better flight increased in price and B. they were really cheap. Got to Orlando no problem and had a great time! Return flight was 7am landing around 9am in Cincy. I had school at 1:15pm and work after that so I figured no problem, I have lots of time.

First we get in the plane and wait an ungodly amount of time and clearly there is an issue they aren't telling us. They ask me if I want to move up seats, so I go from 16 middle seat to 5 a row to myself. I'm feeling pretty good for a little while but we're still not going anywhere. Then they tell us there is some minor maintenance issue and they're just waiting for a mechanic. Eventually it is taking so long they say we can go off the plane and get food and use the bathroom, and we can leave our stuff if we want.

After a while of waiting out in the lobby again, they tell us to go get our stuff. Not even 20 minutes later they start boarding again, so we go back in. This time, the plane actually backs up and starts driving off. Seems promising, until we turn into some random plane parking lot and just sit there for an ungodly amount of time with no word from the captain. Finally, he tells us that another maintenance light came on and it's more serious, so we have to go back. Again, we sit there for an awful amount of time with no word, and some people leave and they tell them they won't get to board again. So we're like "wtf, are we being held hostage?" Finally, the captain admits to us that the radar is broken and we wouldn't be able to fly if there is any bad weather, which LOL we're flying from Florida to Ohio so we're f*cked.

They let us off the plane and I get some food and go back to wait longer and then they let everyone off the plane (a 2nd time). This time, they actually cancel the flight. Next flight is 7pm and there are only 30 seats left. 7am flight is booked so I'm pretty sure if you don't nab one of the 30 seats quick you're f*cked into flying at 7pm tomorrow. Ain't nobody got time for that! I thankfully got the 7pm flight but damn, I am not happy right now.

I've learned: 1) don't trust procrastinating friends, you can only trust yourself and 2) I'll think twice before flying Frontier again!
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Re: The "Rant" Thread

Postby prozach626 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:42 pm

I think this can happen with any airline. When we came home from our honeymoon we flew Delta. Our flight from LA was delayed by two hours, so we missed our Delta flight, along with about 20 other people. They put us up in a hotel so we could fly out at like 6am, with a flight that had another connection.

We flew American when we were on our way to Norfolk and our connection was in DC. We sat around for 3 hours waiting for a maintenance issue to be fixed, only to have our flight cancelled for the next day. We were put up in a hotel at 11pm, and had to be up at 430. We ended up just getting a car and driving to BGW, which was our original plan.

Our lesson learned was - less flights - less opportunity to get f*cked over. Whenever humanly possible we only fly direct. If we can fly direct and have to fly 4-5 hours to our final destination we also take that option. When you factor in layover time, flight time, time to de-plane, and luggage pickup time, we're usually only in the car for a couple extra hours, if that.

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