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Today i was talking with people at work and i mentioned how my ex had smaller hands than i did and (jokingly) said that it was the reason i broke up with him and i realize now i made myself look like a total ass. ow they all probly hate me or something. lol. oh well, i know it wasn't the (whole) reason i broke up with him. and even if it was, i was 16, so whatev.

How did that make you look like an ass? and why would they hate you for that?

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because that's a really dumb reason to break up with someone. and i was just kidding, i don't think they hate me, i just feel dumb for making such a dumb joke.

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I was at REI today and an employee who responded as a backup cashier was breathtakingly great with an outraged customer.  So much so that I keep thinking about it and finally called the store to tell the manager how impressive the employee was (whose name badge I couldn't see).  I talked to the manager Chris, described the cashier, told him about the scenario I witnessed, and said how great the cashier handled the customers. Um, yeah, manager Chris was the backup cashier.  I just told him about himself.  kthxbye.

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vh - you ass.

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Hahahaha, I think that's awesome HH! What did he say?

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In the same relaxed manner he had with the angry couple:  "That was me."  And then I ended the conversation as soon as awkwardly possible.

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Hey, HH, you probably actually made his day! No reason to feel dumb. Dumb I would feel if I bitched about an employee for 5 minutes and then discovered--yeah, you're talking to him.

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Hey, HH, you probably actually made his day! No reason to feel dumb. Dumb I would feel if I bitched about an employee for 5 minutes and then discovered--yeah, you're talking to him.

Haha, I've been on the receiving end of one of those calls.  A customer didn't tell me he had a coupon in his pocket and got really annoyed when I tried to sell him a pizza for full price, then called later and asked to speak to the manager (me) and complained about "that tall girl" who told him the pizza was $8.95 when he had a coupon that said it was $6.95.  I didn't tell him I WAS the tall girl...just asked if he had actually shown the coupon to her and made sure to tell him that you don't get the coupon price without actually presenting the coupon.  But he did the same thing every time he came in...he was very old and I don't think he was all there mentally.  I had to remember to ask him for his coupon every time.

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vh - you ass.

haha.

and yeah, that totally wouldve made my day if you had called and told me how great i was. :D

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I went to see the new Harry Potter film at midnight, and I paid extra to see it in 3D. The person in charge put the 2D version in our theater, so obviously nothing was in 3D. After the show we told the manager (apparently in  charge of putting the films in), who then felt very stupid.

Also, pushing on doors clearly marked "PULL" always makes me feel dumb.

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Hey, HH, you probably actually made his day! No reason to feel dumb. Dumb I would feel if I bitched about an employee for 5 minutes and then discovered--yeah, you're talking to him.

Haha, I've been on the receiving end of one of those calls.  A customer didn't tell me he had a coupon in his pocket and got really annoyed when I tried to sell him a pizza for full price, then called later and asked to speak to the manager (me) and complained about "that tall girl" who told him the pizza was $8.95 when he had a coupon that said it was $6.95.  I didn't tell him I WAS the tall girl...just asked if he had actually shown the coupon to her and made sure to tell him that you don't get the coupon price without actually presenting the coupon.  But he did the same thing every time he came in...he was very old and I don't think he was all there mentally.  I had to remember to ask him for his coupon every time.

that's so weird! you should telepathically know he has a coupon in his pocket? maybe he thought it was something that didn't require a coupon... or like you said, wasn't entirely there.

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Hey, HH, you probably actually made his day! No reason to feel dumb. Dumb I would feel if I bitched about an employee for 5 minutes and then discovered--yeah, you're talking to him.

Haha, I've been on the receiving end of one of those calls.  A customer didn't tell me he had a coupon in his pocket and got really annoyed when I tried to sell him a pizza for full price, then called later and asked to speak to the manager (me) and complained about "that tall girl" who told him the pizza was $8.95 when he had a coupon that said it was $6.95.  I didn't tell him I WAS the tall girl...just asked if he had actually shown the coupon to her and made sure to tell him that you don't get the coupon price without actually presenting the coupon.  But he did the same thing every time he came in...he was very old and I don't think he was all there mentally.  I had to remember to ask him for his coupon every time.

that's so weird! you should telepathically know he has a coupon in his pocket? maybe he thought it was something that didn't require a coupon... or like you said, wasn't entirely there.

Yeah, I think I was supposed to know about the coupon even though I couldn't see it.  Almost all my customers were confused by the coupons, really.  I don't know why...I thought they were pretty straightforward, but I was always having to explain something about them.  But most people at least knew to TELL ME about the coupon, and then I had to explain the part where it said "pick-up only" or "surcharges apply for blah blah". ::) I don't think I had the most literate customers.  So happy I don't work there anymore.

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Hey, HH, you probably actually made his day! No reason to feel dumb. Dumb I would feel if I bitched about an employee for 5 minutes and then discovered--yeah, you're talking to him.

I did this.

When my son was six or seven there was a girl in his class that tormented him everyday.  One day he was in the nurses office for another headache (he inherited the migraine gene ) and the nurse asked me if there was anything going on in his life that was upsetting or different that may be triggering the headaches.  I though about it and told her about the girl in his class and what she was doing. Turns out it was the nurse's daughter!  She told me that Kayla (the little girl) actually had a crush on Nic and talked about him all the time but of course never told her mom she was tormented him...her way of trying to get him to like her. Nic was not impressed with this explanation.

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Soooo....for a piece of time here-along I have been wondering why I can have a cup of tea in a coffee shop and it won't affect me adversely. If I make a cuppa tea at home after 10 AM I know I'll be up till 2 AM.
I just figured it out.
You go to a coffee shop here, they give you a little Lipton-type teabag that probably holds, oh, a bit less than a teaspoon.
I use Tetley teabags at home. They hold about a tablespoon.
Duh.  ::) I'm getting three for the price of one.

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I just learned the hard way that you cannot squeeze beans through a potato ricer. Trial and error? Emphasis on the latter. ::)

At least I didn't break my ricer...

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I just learned the hard way that you cannot squeeze beans through a potato ricer. Trial and error? Emphasis on the latter. ::)

At least I didn't break my ricer...

I  :)>>> Heli.
May one ask what one was hoping to achieve? Beans and rice--ur doin it rong.
"Riced beans..."

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:)>>> back at ye.

I was hoping to find a way to make refried beans without using my food processor. Which, in my tiny, ill-equipped kitchen, requires moving fruit bowls and the kettle and swapping plugs.. and of course cleaning the damn thing. *shrug* Even if the ricer had 'mashed' them sufficiently, it still might have been too chunky and not that wonderful pasty smooth bean goop that I love.

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:)>>> back at ye.

I was hoping to find a way to make refried beans without using my food processor. Which, in my tiny, ill-equipped kitchen, requires moving fruit bowls and the kettle and swapping plugs.. and of course cleaning the damn thing. *shrug* Even if the ricer had 'mashed' them sufficiently, it still might have been too chunky and not that wonderful pasty smooth bean goop that I love.

So I guess a potato masher is out of the question, then?

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:)>>> back at ye.

I was hoping to find a way to make refried beans without using my food processor. Which, in my tiny, ill-equipped kitchen, requires moving fruit bowls and the kettle and swapping plugs.. and of course cleaning the damn thing. *shrug* Even if the ricer had 'mashed' them sufficiently, it still might have been too chunky and not that wonderful pasty smooth bean goop that I love.

So I guess a potato masher is out of the question, then?

i use a potato masher, i can get them pretty good, and clean-up is less than the processer

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:)>>> back at ye.

I was hoping to find a way to make refried beans without using my food processor. Which, in my tiny, ill-equipped kitchen, requires moving fruit bowls and the kettle and swapping plugs.. and of course cleaning the damn thing. *shrug* Even if the ricer had 'mashed' them sufficiently, it still might have been too chunky and not that wonderful pasty smooth bean goop that I love.

So I guess a potato masher is out of the question, then?

i use a potato masher, i can get them pretty good, and clean-up is less than the processer

I use a potato masher as well...but then, I like them a bit chunky.  Do you have a stick blender? 

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