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post #65806 of 70273
To be fair, I've been obsessed with them since 2012.
post #65807 of 70273
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Originally Posted by Neo_Version 7 View Post

GreenFrog's new macaron obsession might overtake edina's bonsai hobby as the gayest thing on SF rn. Stay tuned

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post #65808 of 70273
I get the underlying bad apple problem, but still:

Last night I make a restaurant reservation for this evening. I get an email confirmation. Then this afternoon, the restaurant leaves a message on my voicemail, asking me to call them back and confirm my reservation.

Sorry, no. I'm at work and have better things to do with my time (like post on Styleforvm). But clearly, this restaurant and I place different relative values on a table at their mediocre restaurant (and given that it's a 7:00 p.m. reservation on a Monday, they're probably going to be half-empty anyway) on one hand, and my time on the other. I already made a reservation. They can honor it or not (again, assuming space is at a premium, which I seriously doubt). If not, there are a half-dozen equivalent places down the street.
post #65809 of 70273

I forgot my wallet at home the other day and went for a drive and it got me thinking... what century is it that I actually have to carry a license with me? Store that shit in the cloud, police.

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Originally Posted by EMartNJ View Post

I forgot my wallet at home the other day and went for a drive and it got me thinking... what century is it that I actually have to carry a license with me? Store that shit in the cloud, police.

Criminal.
post #65811 of 70273
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Originally Posted by lawyerdad View Post

I get the underlying bad apple problem, but still:

Last night I make a restaurant reservation for this evening. I get an email confirmation. Then this afternoon, the restaurant leaves a message on my voicemail, asking me to call them back and confirm my reservation.

Sorry, no. I'm at work and have better things to do with my time (like post on Styleforvm). But clearly, this restaurant and I place different relative values on a table at their mediocre restaurant (and given that it's a 7:00 p.m. reservation on a Monday, they're probably going to be half-empty anyway) on one hand, and my time on the other. I already made a reservation. They can honor it or not (again, assuming space is at a premium, which I seriously doubt). If not, there are a half-dozen equivalent places down the street.

This drives me nuts, too. I booked a lunch reservation at a Manhattan restaurant and they did this. There were only 3-4 other tables in the place when we were there. Probably 25 empty tables. I get it... if the place is totally booked, you want to minimize no-shows, but I wish the restaurants would use some common sense.
post #65812 of 70273
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Originally Posted by Neo_Version 7 View Post

GreenFrog's new macaron obsession might overtake edina's bonsai hobby as the gayest thing on SF rn. Stay tuned

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post #65813 of 70273
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Originally Posted by Neo_Version 7 View Post

GreenFrog's new macaron obsession might overtake edina's bonsai hobby as the gayest thing on SF rn. Stay tuned

One can only hope!

So last night was our final softball game of the season. We hadn't won a single game yet. We're leading the entire game. Last inning. Routine flyball to the outfield. Yours truly has a chance to be a hero. I wasn't really paying attention, mis-read the hit and couldn't catch the ball. Now it is a tie game with a runner on third. We did not end up winning.
post #65814 of 70273
Stale Lucky Charms piss me off.
post #65815 of 70273
You should go to target.

I was there last night and they were running a big sale on children's cereal...most types were on sale, and you got a $5 gift card for buying any 5 boxes.

I did not pick up any Lucky Charms, but I did retrieve several other favorites including Cap'n Crunch, Reeses Puffs, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
post #65816 of 70273
If you buns-heads knew anything about cereals you would be purchase Fruity Pebbles.
post #65817 of 70273
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Originally Posted by L'Incandescent View Post

If you buns-heads knew anything about cereals you would be purchase Fruity Pebbles.

Fruity Pebbles were also on sale.

Cracklin Oat Bran was not...although Protein Cheerios were (and I have recently taking a liking to Protein Cheerios)
post #65818 of 70273
I like to think of cracklin oat bran as being made out of pork cracklings
post #65819 of 70273
Sugar Crisp is the best. Bow down, bitches. All other cereal FTL
post #65820 of 70273
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Okay just talked to the malefactors here's what they said: "We didn't think a person could be so productive of tasks without using cocaine substance just basically an inference we han made to facts unbeknownst." But I turned the tables straight away I said "Wait a minute how do you know that cocaine helps a person perform tasks unless you have used that substance yournselfs?" They hemmed and hawed like "Umm, uhh, you know, mmm, uhh... ... READ IT IN A SCIENCE JOURNAL!" And I was like "Yeah sure you did."

The only things I ever got done when doing cocaine were more cocaine, drinking copious amounts of booze, chain smoking, and potentially unsafe sexual acts.
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