What is your favorite crime drama on television?
Not in Central FL: What was the best part of your day today?
how many pairs of pj pants do you own?
For example, my sister knows French, and can understand anyone from Francophone countries. Haiti, Morocco, parts of West African such as Mali, and can understand them fine. In many cases French is the person's first language. However, with actual French people, it all goes over her head.
My Spanish is okay and I can generally understand most Latin America dialects and accents (although Argentines are more difficult especially because of the use of vos) but if I'm talking to an actual Spaniard...I can't understand at all.
Also when I was in Costa Rica I knew a lot of locals who knew English and I could talk to perfectly fine, but then if a British or Australian person in my group tried to speak to them...nothing. I would have to "translate," basically saying the exact same thing back but in my American accent.
Anyone in here have any similar experiences?
EDIT: I know this is normal, I'm just looking for what others have experienced in this regard.
Do you have an mp3 player? What kind? What do you or don't you like about it?
I was looking at the apple website and was pleasantly surprised that an ipod shuffle is only 60 bucks. But then I started looking at the ipod touch and it looks fun. So, any suggestions?
On a scale of 1 (OK) to 10 (evacuate), how disgusting will the, already 2 week old, pineapple I left on the floor be?
my favorite words are ocean and laissez-faire. what are yours?
what accent do you consider to be the most attractive?
what author's writing just pisses you off? (besides stephanie meyer)
I've been getting a lot of sleep, eating regularly, no major changes in face wash/eye makeup/medicine, so I don't think it's an allergic reaction. I'm thinking it's just from the cold of winter.
So does anyone else have this happen? know any cures? have any idea what it could be?
Thanks in advance! :)
My daddy married his sister but it didn't 'fect me none
I volunteer at a homeless shelter where I occasionally do an overnight shift... basically just making sure everybody gets breakfast and is out the door at a certain time.
Normally, the coffee pot is empty when I get there at night so I just have to start it in the morning. I barely know how to do that, but I've figured it out. Last night, though, there was half a pot left. I ended up dumping it and starting totally fresh because I couldn't find an answer in a quick google search... but would it have been alright to just add new grounds and water, and dripped more coffee into the already-existing pot?
How do you take your coffee?
What's your order at Starbucks/Caribou/Saxby's/whatever your other overpriced espresso shop of choice may be?
Mine's Heathers. Or possibly The Breakfast Club.
Blackest Night vs. Marvel Zombies: Who do you think would win?
What I want:
Camera, preferably with a flash
Good battery life
Takes an aftermarket plug-in earpiece (do they all?) I don't use the Bluetooth thing.
Lets me send pix/video
Good interface for texting (i.e. not clumsy). I only send the occasional text and I'm kind of text-impaired so it needs to be simple for that.
Should be free or cost less than $20 with my new every 2.
Bonus points: Has low SAR. I'm kind of paranoid about it.
What I don't need, but I don't care if it's there, I just won't use it:
I prefer clamshell or slider to candy bar but will entertain any good ideas. Oh and I'd love for it to be red, but that's not a deal-breaker.
DK/DC: What did you have for breakfast today?
DK/DC- I'm going on a 18+ hour roadtrip on Friday/Saturday back to my new home in Eugene, OR from my old home in Los Angeles. What can I do?
For some reason I usually find myself pronouncing it "vahz" (rhymes with gauze) even though I know most people in the US pronounce it "vace" (rhymes with lace). I guess I just think it sounds prettier.
Is it tacky to ask guests at a bachelorette party to chip in $15 to $20 for the bride's dinner and other party expenses? I'd email them beforehand, of course, rather than asking at the party.
If you've been to a bachelorette party recently, were you asked to chip in financially?
My cat just ran from one end of the house to the other and slammed full-speed into the front door. Then he sat there dazed for about a minute before turning around and running back in the other direction.
I just got a new KitchenAid mixer so bonus if I can use it.
2) Who is the most famous person you've ever met?
Not that famous but I met Tone Loc this past weekend, hah.
What should I do with it?
And will you let other members flock to those pictures and either laugh at you or agree with your choices?
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For everyone: What cell phone provider do you use?
Which should I buy, Classic or Nano?
Which would you buy?
What is your MP3 player of choice, and why?
**So do you know of any photo printing services (preferably with in-person pickup) that make it easy to add a white border to each picture to be printed??
EDIT: I forgot about Ritz, they have an option to add borders. So do you know of a way to easily edit the resolution of a bunch of photos at once? Sorry if this is a stupid question, I just don't relish the thought of individually editing all these low-res pictures...
What are your thoughts?
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My thoughts are, either they didn't check it when we got the oil changed in October or there is something wrong with the transmission. Does that sound right?
- makisoft personal
have you used any of these before? recommendations/complaints?
p.s. i'm canadian. i don't know if that matters but if you haven't heard of any of these that's probably why.
This is something I could easily look up on the internet, but would rather hear from someone else who looked it up on the internet.
I like to pretend I'm acquiring knowledge the old fashioned way... by asking. :)
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If not can anyone tell me about a free movie maker that I can use both on?
Have any of you ever been summoned for jury duty?
What is it like?
Is it as bleak and tedious as I have heard from a lot of the people I know who've been summoned to jury duty in the past?
My family decided two days ago to go on vacation to Orlando, Florida in 8 days! And although we're going to some of the theme parks, I would like to visit some new places other than Disney and Universal! If you've been to Orlando before, or live there, what places do you think are a must besides Disney?
Thanks for any suggestions! :)
Also, what is your favorite Disney or Universal attraction? Why?
shes a lazy fuck who wont dispose of her Butts properly or get rid of her cold coffees.
Now for someone who thinks smoking is absolutely hideous, this is the worst experience i have ever had.
So has anyone else gone to grab something and realize only too late that it was definitely the wrong thing you picked up/drank/eaten?
Did anyone else out there realize that Brookstone sells sex toys in their stores? I just bought one to give as a late Christmas present along with a comfy pillow and coffee tumbler.
Do you like to drive in it? Why or why not?
If it doesn't snow where you live, what's your worst kind of weather?
One of my cats has been going absolutely bonkers lately. He has no balls, but may have some urge, but he isn't humping anything. He keeps attacking my other cat Mojo and he'll run around the bed and attack the blankets so they slide. WTF is up with him? The only way I can get him to calm down is to turn on my heating pad. He usually curls up on it, but right now, he's longcat and got his head and front paws on the heating pad. It's pretty cute. He also keeps trying to bite off the bandaid on my elbow. He already tore one off a few days ago.
Do cats like the taste of adhesive? Do cats' saliva neutralize bandaid adhesive? Cause they're now completely unsticky.
What's brown and sticky? haha
I've been really frustrated trying to look for this particular brand of clothing. I've searched google with everything I could think of and I've come up with nothing. My mom thinks it's probably a korean brand of clothes but I just don't know. What I have I found at goodwill and the only markings on the lightweight white 3/4 sleeve shirt and calf length pants is the logo below. Does anybody have any clue where I can find more information about this clothing brand so I can buy more of it? Happy Holidays and thank you in advance!
*Whatever that means for you.
Would it be a completely horrible idea to contact her and ask? I just have this feeling like my daughter deserves to know if she has a half-brother. Or should I just leave it alone?
Do you still have dial up?
Do you know anyone who still has dial up?
Don't know or care: what alcoholic drinks do you absolutely hate? Will you name brands?
I sold one of my textbooks through Amazon.com and the person buying it happens to live less than a mile away. I emailed them about dropping it off instead of paying for postage...but they have not responded back. Should I just leave it in their mailbox or just mail it? That would save me almost 4 dollars!
ETA: I decided that I'm just going to mail it. I wasn't too comfortable with hand delivering it unless I was given permission by the buyer...so I'll just mail it to her since she hasn't gotten back to me. Thanks for your opinions! :)
My issue is that I'm tired of the AT&T network being overloaded to the point that I cannot call out, i am getting voice mails when the network didn't even ring my phone, and text messages are coming through days later than when they are sent to me.
Any AT&T fans getting tired of the network overload? Did you find a solution?
For those not with AT&T
What network are you on? And why did you pick that network? Did you switch after having issues with another carrier?
If you got any giftcards, where are they from?
If this gift shit is getting to be annoying, will you please describe your typical posture while you are sitting at the computer? You can draw me a stick figure to emulate it in paint if you aren't too lazy.
How do you lie when you sleep?
Whats the first thing you say to me?
can you please give me ideas? also reasons why? i want to be near a big city with a lot of stuff going on.
I had a goal of reading at least one book a month, so I was keeping track. I read 16, but I hope to do better in 2010.
There's this little stand on the side of the road here called "Taqueria El Jalapeno" and I would love to try it, but I've always been really wary of places like that. I'm afraid I'll get sick or something.
(Edited in another question I thought about just now)
2. Every time I've been at my boyfriend's house for the past few weeks, I've noticed a tree in his neighbors yard that has some kind of fruit on it. Today, some were on the ground, so I asked him to go get one, lol. He brought it back and it was an orange! GROWING IN WINTER. It gets down to about 28F at night; and I thought oranges just grew in ~tropical~ climates like south Texas and Florida. Is that odd? How are they keeping that thing alive?
2) I was told by someone that had been to England recently that the pubs there close at midnight. If alcohol sales in the US were legally required to stop at midnight, do you think it would have a positive effect (cut down drunk driving, etc)?
what'd you have for lunch today?
What are some things you do on a daily basis to pass the time? (hobbies, routines, etc...)
1) I want to buy a pair of pink pumps with some of the Christmas money I got. How about some suggestions for brands/stores/online sites to check out?
2) I feel like watching a movie while working out later. Any suggestions? Something under 3 hours please ;)
At what point do I have to discard the Santa hat and beard?
I've kinda grown fond of them -- but i also don't want to violate any cultural imperatives akin to not wearing white after Labor Day.
Does anyone here live in Austin, TX?
What do you think would be a good place for someone who thinks New York sucks but hasn't lived anywhere else?
Basically I want to hear about your moving adventures and where you live and why.
What are you eating tonight? I'm hungry and I need ideas.
What am I forgetting to pack?
What do you usually forget to pack when you travel?
How many pairs of pants should I be packing for 7 days?
Person A: I'm a wild and crazy guy, who knows no limits. I do all kinds of fun stuff all the time and am definitely incredibly spontaneous!
Person B: I'm someone who is always up for anything and everything, anytime.
Have you ever done trapeze?
no but it looks super fun and I'd love to do it!
What was the last big disappointment you had?
Went out for lunch at a place that was supposed to be ~awesome~. Paid $9 for some french toast that tasted terrible, and it was the only vegetarian thing on the menu :(
What was the last display of simple thought you saw?
Last night, my brother was on the phone with one of his female friends and was playing video games, so he wasn't talking enough. She said "either say something or I'm hanging up". He hung up. She called back screaming at him, because she "wasn't serious". He was very annoyed.
Can he read my mind, or are we soul mates? Crazy coincidences?
How often does this happen to you with someone you're close to?
Post some pictures of your dorms. What did you do to spice it up?
Let's say you own a house with a rental house in the back. The previous tenant moved out and now you're looking for someone else to move in. Below are the list of prospective tenants. Who would you pick to live behind you? Let's say they're all employed and have money
On the other side, if you're the one that stopped replying, and the other person sends another message anyway, do you find this annoying or not?
How do you/would you deal with having to work with them? Srs & non-srs answers welcome.
How do you want to die?
Do you send thank you cards/notes/emails?
Where has everyone's manners gone?
I sent out quite a few packages and only one person has said they got it. I'm about to not send anyone anything ever again!!!
What should I name them?
I probably would have had my parents have me earlier than 35 and 40.
What are some ~subliminal~ ways I can get my boyfriend to pop the question?
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alternatively - what was the best class you took in college (or high school)?
If it matters, the lead viking is an old man and they're fighting in the bear's home/cave
DK/DC: do you ever feel smug an wnat to tell someone you were right about something even if it has been days/weeks/months/years since the argument if you obtain proof of your position?
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Protip: I like hipster/indie rock/pop/punk/whatever, 70s and 80s punk, and jazz
I'm moving out into a new apartment tomorrow, what am I probably going to forget at my mom's house?
When was the last time you moved?
What should I give to my dudefriend as thanks for helping me move my mattress/boxspring set and various small-ish pieces of furniture up 3 flights of stairs tomorrow? He doesn't drink and I already gave him an awesome book for Christmas.
Plumber had to come round last night. The call out fee was £120 which my Mum gave him. (My landlord will reimburse her). Plumber went home, landlord came round to see what had happend and this is where my Mum says my landlord took money from her. £200 to be exact.
I know for a fact she didn't have that amount of money. (I know her financial details because she does get confused sometimes) to give him in the first place. I spoke to him and he hasn't mentioned it. I spoke to the plumber as well, he says the bill for the repairs hasnt been sent out yet.
I explained to her what had happened. She's now refusing to accept she's been confused and mixed up. We're all lying to her. She's getting very angry about it all and is wanting this money back. Constantly talking (and shouting) to me about it and saying she's going to speak to the landlord. She's irrational and stressed, which makes her memory worse.
This type of thing has happened once before but it was nowhere near as bad.
ETA - This sometimes happens when she has a chest infection, so I'm going to be taking her to the doctor tomorrow. I'm finding it hard to cope with, while I wait on the visit to the doctor.
What can I do? It's getting me annoyed but I'm also worried and scared as I've hardly ever seen her like this.
my friend is flat broke (on unemployment) and yet she tries to fit this image of a fun ~it~ girl, with her blackberry and always having a starbucks in her hand with an expensive bag etc. she's the only one i can think of right now
I have a bumper sticker that says "Pro-Choice, not Pro-Abortion", and someone chose to comment to me saying that it's a complete contradiction etc. I said that it's not, that I support the right to choose, but I don't feel like I could ever have one myself. What are your thoughts on this?? Is my bumper sticker a contradiction?
I am seeing Lady Gaga tomorrow night. Will I be allowed to bring my camera??
Should I have a lunchable (extra cheesy pizza) or Fridays' Spinach and Artichoke dip??
I saw It's Complicated. I liked it, I was definitely the youngest one there, and John Krasinski was really great in it.
You're out of work, looking for a new job. The only job you can land is in an erotic bakery, and your specialty, it turns out, is making large cakes in the shape of erect penises in graphic detail. In fact, you spend all day shaping doughy schlong. Who do you tell about this new job?
Same question as above, except now your specialty is making vulva cupcakes. Who do you tell about this job?
How long is too long? (For you, and in general)
Can US citizens please elaborate on this for me?
In the UK you just have a letterbox in your door and you can stick whatever you like through someone elses.
Should I be more patient with him?
Have you ever known anyone with OCD?
What did they do?
Edit: He takes pills, but if he's even a little late on them, it starts back up again. He's been pretty good at handling it, but my patience has been low lately. This may sound stupid, but I pretty much blame the excessive amount of hormones for my lack of patience. I'm willing to try to make things easier/better for him. It's just hard. I was more curious about how other people who've had that in their lives have handled it.
And for everyone, what's your biggest goal in life? Or one of them?
How often do you have one drink and pretend you're sloshed?
What's your favorite sushi roll?
2)My scalp itches a lot. I just washed my hair today, and a lot of moisturizer was put on it, but it itches terribly. My hair is always very dry. and nappy.
I'm drinking cocoa and listening to an audiobook.
Do you make your cocoa with milk or water?
I always use milk.
What's your favorite Pokemon?
Have you ever gone vegetarian as an adult? How did it work out for you?
What's your genius cure for headaches?
ETA: Where are you from?
- The TLC commercial for their special called "Brace for Impact" just did. WTH?
If you could only choose one dessert to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Funniest prank to pull on someone?
-IDK, I'm asking you!
I'd probably only volunteer once a week.
I'm not very tired tonight, so trying to sleep would probably just frustrate me. Since I'll probably be up for a while and want to keep myself busy doing something online, what should I do?
Recommend some interesting sites like creepypasta?
How old is too old to believe in Santa?
If you don't know or don't care, will you describe your ideal house?
For example, I had three videos. I uploaded an additional one, so my listing should read four videos. But it does not. Instead, it still reads three only for the oldest video to suddenly disappear. How do I fix it so all the videos appear?
I've tried going on google and youtube for help but I can't find a solution. And I've been going at this for the last half hour!
Do I a) team up with the acquiantances from my uni who are going (I have 6 months to get to know them better
b) join a lift share scheme (I'll be the driver)
c) join a 'Glasto alone' group
d) try to convince friends to get re-sale tickets in february
or e) go with the flow and see who I meet?
Would you go to a festival alone?
It's almost 11 pm and I haven't eaten. Should I have a Lean Cuisine (Orange Chicken) or potato wedge things?For something entirely different, why is it when I use the Yahoo toolbar to seach something (I'm borrowing my mom's computer so I can't change what I use to search or she'll freak out), the search result comes back with nothing because it sticks "788704" to the end of every search? Those numbers have no significance and it's every single time. :\
Why does it seem that hoarding=dirty? Are these people just lazy slobs or do they really have a psychological issue?
Did you ever know anyone in real life who hoarded? Or had a disgustingly filthy house?
How old will you be in 10 years? What do you hope for your life in the next 10 years? What do you want to have achieved, etc?
All the decades in the 1990s seem to each have a distinct feel and image. Like, if someone says "that's so 80s" or "that sounds like the 50s" you know what that means. How will the 00s be looked back on as? What is this decade's "feel"?
There is this person that I like that is not good for me and he went away for Christmas and forgot his phone at home so I haven't heard anything from him except a 'merry xmas! lol' on my FB. Zero contact (or close to it) has been the best medicine for my crazy feelings. I feel that forgetting about him is probably best. Whew, teal deer.
BUT THEN when I was shitting emo sadness all over the place thinking about him today he coincidentally FB messages me 'Kimberley - how are you feeling beautiful?' after three weeks of no contact.
What should I write back? Completely non-serious and as silly as possible please.
should I buy the edition I need (which is the 12th edition, mind you) for 43$ used on Amazon or just go for the 11th edition which I can get for ten dollars shipped?
Do you think the one whole edition will make a huge difference?
How often do you even actually use your school books?
Last night I had a dream that I had a friend whom I used to have a huge crush on was having heart surgery, and in the definition of "heart" it says "To dream that you have a heart transplant or heart surgery, indicates a huge change in your personal relationship. Perhaps you are involved in a rebound relationship." but what does it mean when someone ELSE is having heart surgery?
Especially someone I used to like a lot, and all the while I was desperately looking/searching for the person I currently like?
srs/non-srs of course.
When brushing your teeth: do you rinse with water or just spit? What toothbrush/toothpaste do you use?
TQC, how did you decide on your first major purchase? What made ypou just jump in and buy it instead of hesitating for months and months?
So tonight my boyfriend wanted to hang out but by the time I got off work, he was going to a movie with his brother and asked if I'd be available at 11.
I said I couldn't and we decided to hang out tomorrow. But then I found out that I could hang out at 11 so I texted him and said I could hang out and that he should just walk in (I'm at my dad's house, though I'm staying at my mom's tonight)
Wellllll now it's almost midnight and he's not here, he hasn't sent me a text or anything. I'm sure the movie isn't that long! Should I keep waiting around or should I head home?