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And a great relief that is to hear.Yes, exactly.What kind of glass did you use? I have never been able to decide whether museum glass provides enough additional damage protection to make it worth the extra expense.
Good heavens, man! Is that a particle board backing?!?
Matt, very nice to see you around. How is your toilet paper holder? Have you taken it for a spin yet?
You're a videographer, no? Sounds like your chance to be a YouTube millionaire.
These places are exploiting the commitment effect. If you stand in line for 30 minutes to get a cup of coffee, you have two choices when you finally make it to the end of the line. You can either enjoy the best damn cup of coffee you have ever had in your life, or you can feel like an idiot for standing in line for 30 minutes just to get a cup of merely-passable coffee. One guess which most people choose.I don't know if these places do this intentionally, but using bad...
You astound me. I thought for sure silk and a tokonoma would be involved.
I confess to having done this just to be a pita. For some reason, I am thoroughly offended by the sight of someone going along at 70 mph while looking down at their phone and, apparently, steering with their knees. I think it is the sheer sense of entitlement this represents that sets me off.Anyway, I have gotten a lot of personal amusement out of contemplating the texter trying to explain the stain on the seat the next time they take their car in for detailing.
SF is just the greatest.
Dead edge?
That's good to hear. Why did he call you back, in particular? Were you the first one to call it in?I am sensitized to this because, years ago, I came out of my building to see smoke pouring out of the one next door and a crowd of people standing around watching. I asked one of the watchers if someone had called the fire department and he said, "I'm sure someone must have!" That gave me a really bad feeling so I ran back inside and called 911. No one else had called. I was...
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