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Gravdigr 02-16-2014 03:41 PM

Congrats on the mammoth tusk. There's that.

BigV 02-20-2014 03:00 PM

You had to poke that. Thanks.

orthodoc 02-21-2014 01:18 AM

Poke. Poke. What is the mammoth tusk?

glatt 02-21-2014 07:33 AM

They found one in Seattle during a construction dig. it was just in the news.

Clodfobble 02-22-2014 06:17 AM


First Minifob is sick for going on two weeks now, during which he spent 2 days with a fever over 103 and then another three days with a lesser fever that nonetheless caused him to have to miss school.

Then on his first day back at school, still with a nasty cough but otherwise "well enough" to manage, I wake up feeling like every muscle is simultaneously detaching from my bones, peak at 102.5, and end up sleeping from 3:30 in the afternoon until the next morning.

And now, Minifobette has woken up with a fever, and Mr. Clod says his lymph nodes are swollen. Christ Almighty, I'm tired of this routine. We need to get our quarantine procedures sorted out better.

footfootfoot 02-23-2014 03:00 PM

Just fucking fuck shitballs bollicking fuck oh fuck it.

I'd like to fold my cards and sit this round out. I need to put on my thinking cap and come up with some sort of plan.

I'll be more specific tomorrow when I am at a real keyboard.

BigV 02-23-2014 04:17 PM

O shit

orthodoc 02-23-2014 04:21 PM

Damn, foot. :(

Clodfobble 02-24-2014 04:03 PM

I'm gonna guess that only an ex can make you swear like that. :( Sorry, man.

footfootfoot 02-25-2014 07:07 AM

No, it's worse than the ex. But nearly as frustrating.

I am still having trouble putting the situation into a coherent narrative but the analogy that springs to mind is what happens when you try to plant a bush or tree or other perennial just outside of its range. It will live but not thrive, all the while slowly succumbing to one after another of a relentless steam of opportune pests, diseases, climatic reversals.

Nirvana 02-25-2014 12:09 PM

Wow sounds like I am living your life too F3. As soon as you think you have breathing room a nice kick in the gut is just around the corner. :greenface

One thing I will share is that our county has fucked up the property taxes around here for the last 6 years. For 3 years they had everyone assessed at 5 x the amount anything was worth. There were disputes and readjustments. We have been paying provisional in some years to get 'caught up' [?] they still owe me money on our house, but this year is special because they want us to pay two years worth on the farm acres in one year :rolleyes:

This too shall pass ... like a kidney stone...:yelsick:

DanaC 02-25-2014 12:43 PM

Ah yes, the drip, drip, drip, kick, drip, drip, kick.

I'm still reeling from the most recent kick.

Twat on a brick, my finances are beyond fucked.

Gravdigr 02-25-2014 03:02 PM


Originally Posted by DanaC (Post 893303)
Twat on a brick...

I've had that! :D

It was Baby's patio.

Lola Bunny 02-25-2014 05:32 PM

I'm so sorry, Foot. I hope things get better.

monster 02-25-2014 10:36 PM

Is there anyone who didn't have a shite on a bike day today? I'm kinda surprised I'm still plodding on but I am .....many, many tax returns due, though :(

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