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Biscotti

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Holy fuck. Facebook Marketplace people really fucking blow. "Okay let's meet at the Starbucks" and then never fucking show. Then I get a message, "Hey can you meet me at my house?"--on the other end of fucking town? I'm not a delivery service, you come to me.
 

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Holy fuck. Facebook Marketplace people really fucking blow. "Okay let's meet at the Starbucks" and then never fucking show. Then I get a message, "Hey can you meet me at my house?"--on the other end of fucking town? I'm not a delivery service, you come to me.
Yes, but if you go to their house, you can more effectively case the joint to plan what to steal.
 

otc

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Holy fuck. Facebook Marketplace people really fucking blow. "Okay let's meet at the Starbucks" and then never fucking show. Then I get a message, "Hey can you meet me at my house?"--on the other end of fucking town? I'm not a delivery service, you come to me.
I'm glad I'm a big dude who lives in a building with a public lobby (doorman, security camera, etc.)

I never feel any risk selling crap or having people know where I live or meeting people alone. Its not like I am asking you to come look at something in my garage while you secretly case the place. You call when you arrive, I come down with the item, you look at it, we transact.

I also take a pretty hardline "first person here gets it" approach most of the time. I won't hold it for you, and I will tell you straight up that if you want to come tomorrow but someone else can come tonight...they get it. Most I will do is say "text me when you are on your way" and I'll stop responding to messages until they've had time to arrive and look at it.

I've bought a few things from people who live in houses in the suburbs and its always this game of "lets meet at this mcdonalds"...I'm sure they live right around the corner, but I'd be too lazy for that shit...anything not high-dollar is just going to the thrift store.
 

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Yeah, Inglewood Inglewood always up to no good.
 

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A kid, aged 20, just died a few hours ago. A horrific car accident. He was my oldest boy's good friend, in the same class. His mom is a few years older than me and I've known her and her family since the 80's, basically my whole life. Our two families have been friends for over three generations (our moms also know each other) and we've all grown up together.

Really sweet kid, he used to watch our house whenever we took a vacation. The dog loved him. Super hard working and good-natured.

RIP Kyle.
So the shit sandwich on top of all this is that doctors said he could have been saved if he had received medical attention sooner. His GF was driving and they crashed a bit after midnight. She had two broken legs and crawled back up to the road where she attempted to flag down help. It took her three hours before someone stopped. She was in the middle of the road trying to get someone to help but car after car drove by.

Now, I get that seeing a crazy looking girl in the middle of the night as you race by at 80 mph might not make you want to stop. But did no-one even think to call the police? And it was one young girl in obvious distress, does no-one have any sense of social obligation anymore?

Please people, if any good can come from this, try to help someone in their time of need. Don't assume it's somebody else's responsibility. You are that "someone else."
 

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So the shit sandwich on top of all this is that doctors said he could have been saved if he had received medical attention sooner. His GF was driving and they crashed a bit after midnight. She had two broken legs and crawled back up to the road where she attempted to flag down help. It took her three hours before someone stopped. She was in the middle of the road trying to get someone to help but car after car drove by.

Now, I get that seeing a crazy looking girl in the middle of the night as you race by at 80 mph might not make you want to stop. But did no-one even think to call the police? And it was one young girl in obvious distress, does no-one have any sense of social obligation anymore?

Please people, if any good can come from this, try to help someone in their time of need. Don't assume it's somebody else's responsibility. You are that "someone else."
This is such bullahit. Society is full of shit.

On the other hand as well, if I were a doctor, I would NEVER tell someone that "well, they could have been fine if....". Thank you for making it worse mr. Doctor person.

As a parent, I am 10000% convinced that if a doctor said something like that where they give me an alternate where things would have been fine, they would be getting a fist to the face immediately. This whole situation is fucking terrible and I feel so bad for you guys
 

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Thanks. Yeah, it really did open up a fucked up "what if" universe that made the whole thing hit hard again.
 

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Dear god, I am doing a fiber challenge and taking CVS Metamucil equivalent. I am supposed to be at 3 packets a day, I am only doing 1 to work up to it. All in all I am feeling good, and no issues, but OH DEAR SWEET BABY JESUS THE FARTS ARE TERRIBLE. It is like having a sewer pipe for an asshole. I fear I may have to burn the couches
 

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Dear god, I am doing a fiber challenge and taking CVS Metamucil equivalent. I am supposed to be at 3 packets a day, I am only doing 1 to work up to it. All in all I am feeling good, and no issues, but OH DEAR SWEET BABY JESUS THE FARTS ARE TERRIBLE. It is like having a sewer pipe for an asshole. I fear I may have to burn the couches
what is a 'fiber challenge'?
 

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