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Category: good times

10/21/07 03:59 - 76ºF - ID#41737

lacklusty bills

Buffalo Just won a game.
is it just me or was that win rather lackluster?
i mean everyone was just like... yeah we won, i'm tired lets get a beer...

i mean its the bills... shouldn't they be ecstatic as all hell that they actually didn't biff it in the end?

or am i just being overly pessimistic?
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Category: good times

10/20/07 10:30 - 56ºF - ID#41723

News!!!

perusing the titles on yahoo news after signing out of my email often leads to interesting news.....
but this morning's tidbit of news was just the cats pjs!

HARRY POTTER SPOILER!!!!


and for all those link clicky persons (such as myself) i'll let you know the big suprise...

dumbledore is gay!

thats right... harry potter's beloved headmaster was a big homo!! ahh yes... the answers to all those pesky questions! the fashionable robes! the mysterious twinkle in his eye! oh dumbledore, i finally get you!!!

oh yeah and that fling with Grindelwald was explained too...

oh and then i just looked at jim's chatter and saw that he already posted this... so t his is a pointless entry... thanks a lot for bein on top of things jim!!
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Category: work

10/15/07 11:23 - 53ºF - ID#41667

Entitlement

Well kids, today I want to talk to you about entitlement.

Take note of the following and very pertinant example that I have taken from my everyday life.

"I have given you guys a lot of money over the years so you better give me a good deal"

or

"You will give me a car charger for free or that will be a deal breaker"

or

"What do you mean I can't get that phone for free? I'm entitled to a free phone!"

You see, one thing that I have come to realize over the years as a sales person is that there is this nasty virus going around making people believe that they are entitled to much more than they are. I mean, I may be wrong, but I don't believe that anyone has ever approached the electric company and told them "Hey, I've paid you thousands of dollars over the past few years, so I am entitled to a free month of service!" Who has ever approached Time Warner Cable and requested free cable because of the amount of money they have spent?

It somehow seems to me that people have gotten a bit too big for their britches. About 95 percent of the people who come to me with these demands seem to be middle class white men (and sometimes women). They seem to think that they deserve the world.

They seem to believe that what they are doing when they demand that free car charger or that free phone is 'sticking it to the man.' Really they are just 'sticking it to the underpaid salesperson'

Verizon doesn't suffer from that free accessory. The salesperson's pay check sure does though.

I have sold phones and services and actually lost money on, just to make the customers happy, and they STILL have walked out of the door with the proverbial 'I deserved more" stick up their ass.

Just be nice and I'll be more than happy to help you out as much as I can. I will lose money for you.
That is all.
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Category: good times

10/14/07 11:36 - 53ºF - ID#41638

Do i ski? well ha!

I've been skiing about three times.

Ski trip #1 involved lauren and myself, and our friends Kathi and Kim. Kathi and Lauren being the great skiiers that they are, took off and left me with Kim. Kim is rather awkward and can barely walk without falling over. Somehow Kim and I were left at the bunny slope for two hours while Kathi and Lauren went and played. The damn tow rope seemed to dislocate my shoulder. Kim fell a lot.

Ski trip #2 was the following year. I brought my friend Kat out skiing for her birthday. We both did well and I even made it from the top of the mountain down without falling!

Ski trip #3 involved myself, Lauren and Kathi. the following pictures will tell the tale.
doing great...
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yeah i can do this!
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nope no i can't...
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please take note that i have lost my pole, and apparently a ski. this was how the day went for me.


This post is actually a call for (E:strip) skiiers~! (e:jbeatty), (e:lauren) and i are psyched about skiing this year, and are prepared to set up an (e:strip) ski gathering! whatcha say winter sports fans?

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Category: randomo history

10/13/07 08:21 - 44ºF - ID#41624

a convenient truth

oh look everybody! the vatican secret archives has uncovered a document that shows how the pope WASN"T trying to murder the knights templars! he just wanted them disbanded for the sake of the church.



how very convenient! i bet this cleans up the reputation of the vatican huh?
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Category: good times

10/10/07 11:10 - 51ºF - ID#41584

i missed pizza for THIS?

sorry to miss the fun guys...

in exchange we went to our dance class wherein both lauren and i have managed to put ourself in such an amount of pain that we can't even stand to shower.

i think that i pulled something in my calf. and something directly above my knee. both on the left side. i'm so out of shape.
but we learned some great moves that hopefully when we can walk again we will be able to try and recreate!

we were going to swing by PMT mansion afterwards but we would hav elooked stupid crying and limping.
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Category: randomo

10/10/07 11:42 - 60ºF - ID#41569

growly belly

Frozen pot pies linked to salmonella? COOK THEM YOU MORONS!

anybody else think that unions have gotten too big for their britches? i've been rather anti-union since my father got screwed around so regularly by his union.

(e:enknot) your baby is adorable! more pictures please!

last night i met with my boss, heather, and her friend carmello about doing this crazy fashion show/theatrical experience. it sounds like such amazing funness!

more on that later...

i have to get off the computer as lauren has to start writing papers.
and i have to start on my chores.
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Category: randomo

10/09/07 10:08 - 73ºF - ID#41556

the next day

now its time to put last nights rollercoaster of emotion away and pretend like monday night football doesn't exist.

i have a football hangover. without booze ever having been involved.
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Category: good eats

10/07/07 04:33 - 74ºF - ID#41537

foreshadow

i am currently soaking sliced bananas in rum.

this would be a hint as to one of the flavors of jello shots that i will be bringing to the (e:strip) halloween party.
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Category: good times

10/07/07 12:39 - 61ºF - ID#41531

buffalo rising? corn mazes?

REFRESH!

Yesterday we went to the Corn maze in wheatfield!

My cousin came to the house and picked up (e:lauren) and drove her up to my aunt's house in Niagara Falls. I met them there. Of course we thought it was just going to be the four of us. NOPE!

we had about 15 people by the time we were done... I show up and of course the perfect thing to do is drink before hand apparently, so we did.

The corn maze was awesome. of course (e:lauren) showed her heretofore unknown skills at exiting mazes. There was the question of whether or not she really was an indian tracker.


ALSO! i started working in the springville store last week. very interesting location i must say....

but one of my coworkers turns out to work for buffalo rising and i realized i didn't know what the beef was between estrip and buffalo rising, but that i should probably know before she sees my estrip bumper sticker next time we work together.

so please help... what is the beef?
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