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Five Things Tuesday

Whose Yur Planner

Cyburbian
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1) The advent of AC season is easier on my allergies.
2) I'm not tempted to drive with my windows down and open the windows at home
3) Glad btrage's car repairs as cheap as they were
4) I had similar work done at it was more expensive
5) Darn it, y'all made look at the student lounge thread
 

Midori

Cyburbian
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751
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11
1. Today I learned how to make a blue line copy from a mylar.
2. Today I learned how to use an architectural scale.
3. Today I learned a little bit about GIS.
4. I know SOMETHING about planning, I swear.
5. Other than learning some things I really should already know, I have not accomplished much today. More coffee needed.
 

Salmissra

Cyburbian
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1) It's a beautiful day here, ate lunch outside with a friend
2) Took a wrong turn on the way back to the office and ended up with a driver's tour of downtown
3) Leaving early to check on the landscaping crew at the house
4) Will watch a little TV when home, so I can catch up on my shows
5) Am behind on my mom-in-law's gift - need to carve out some significant time this weekend to finish
 

terraplnr

Cyburbian
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1. Is it really Tuesday? I seriously thought it was Wednesday. Darn.
2. About your question Maister, there was a long-time candy shop here that I’d been meaning to visit for several years… well, I went to see if they had rock candy last week and it turned out they’d closed last December. Guess I should have visited sooner and often. :(
3. One of the staff at my gym looks like he is taking too much testosterone… not because he’s super bulky, but he always has this look like he’d twist someone’s neck if given the chance. I would not want him for a personal trainer. Although I guess his simmering anger would be an effective motivator.
4. We adopted a cat last week and he is ridiculously affectionate. Needy cat = pure awesomeness. But he can still chill by himself like a regular cat.
5. Alright, getting back to work now... seriously...
 

Planit

Cyburbian
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1. Time to kick this off again
2. Was inspecting an abandoned building yesterday, opened a door and 2 cats came running out, scared the bejesus out of me
3. Glad they weren't rats
4. Face is starting to peel after being in the sun all weekend
5. Should of used sunscreen
 

DVD

Cyburbian
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1. it's an interesting Tuesday
2. it's snowing in April
3. I'm jealous of Planit
4. Sounds like the commissioners made the people angry again
5. My local chamber can't get a cost/benefit analysis done right
 

btrage

Cyburbian
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1. Did the spring dog poop pick up in the yard last night.
2. Actually, my wife and oldest daughter did it - first time in 10 years.
3. May be selling my car this week, and seeing how long we can go with a single vehicle.
4. Going to the Tigers/Braves games this Friday with a friend.
5. Meeting tonight. Ugh.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
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1. Cold front coming through
2. Need to mow lawn
3. Wait another day...or two
4. Nothing motivates like procrastination
5. I need to pay myself a better salary
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. I miss having a pooch on occasion, but not when it comes to spring poop pickup
2. I note that guys who consider themselves fashion mavens tend to be passionate about it
3. I'm gonna have a big ol' ham & salami sammich for lunch (with lettuce, onion, pickles and mayo)
4. I've got an empty 30 pack of Stroh's in the garage. I must really like the blue packaging with the picture of the foaming tankard, because I get a hankering for Strohs every time I walk by it.
5. Learned that my relatives living in Grand Rapids were unaffected by the flooding of the Grand River
 

kms

Cyburbian
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1. It's only Tuesday?
2. The last 2 days more than made up for a $hitty Friday.
3. I like inspecting complaints along the bike trail.
4. I have mild burns from sunscreen on my face, Planit.
5. Pretty soon, people will be able to ride bikes on a bike trail that connects Pittsburgh to Washington, DC.
 

kjel

Super Moderator
Moderator
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11,859
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1. Winter called, it wants its weather back.
2. I got to play GC today because his office was under police lockdown and the bad guy jumped off a roof and landed next to his truck while evading police.
3. I give props to the demo and excavation guy for being able to back a dump truck into very tight quarters without hitting anything, ok maybe the tree just a little...
4. Got a parking ticket for parking when I was dropping off docs at the administrative office. Thanks Newark.
5. Why do utility companies have to be so difficult?
 

Mud Princess

Cyburbian
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4,896
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1. :8: Tuesdayyyyy afternoon... :8:
2. I can't believe May 1st is next week!
3. The TV drama The Following gives me the creeps, but I watch it because I like Kevin Bacon.
4. Birds are singing right outside my window.
5. I love spring. :)
 

Hink

OH....IO
Moderator
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1. I like Piada the restaurant.
2. You probably don't know what that is unless you are from Ohio.
3. I also like Maid-Rites.
4. I am tired. I am doing more with less. I am just getting burnt out.
5. At what point do you stop telling yourself things are going to get better and just make the jump?
 

dandy_warhol

Cyburbian
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5. At what point do you stop telling yourself things are going to get better and just make the jump?
Sometimes you just accept that things aren't going to get better and don't make the jump. You just become burned out and bitter. :r:
 

Mud Princess

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1. The shirt I'm wearing today? I think I bought it in the late 1980s 8-!
2. It doesn't look out of date... I don't think :r:
3. I have a few shirts from when I was in my 20s and 30s, but not pants - they wouldn't fit :not:
4. The term "designer fashions" means nothing to me - sorry, Marshalls ;)
5. Back to the grind. *sigh*
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. I don't think anything looks wrong with Mud Princess' shirt
. On a completely unrelated note, isn't this a cool haircut?

2. I have wanted to do some backyard grilling in the worst way for the past week....sadly Mrs. Maister had dental surgery right around the time the weather started getting nice and we've had nothing but soup, soup, soup, and soup:(
3. got the lettuce sowed last night, but forgot to sow my favorite lettuce variety - green ice. I'll have to do so tonight
4. I want to rock
5. during the 1950's westerns ruled television and film. Nowadays no one makes westerns. I think we've gone too far in that direction. I'd like to see some new westerns made (and yes, I fully intend to buy the complete Tombstone series on DVD)
 

Planit

Cyburbian
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11,372
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1. We planted our annual single tomato plant this weekend (garden thread)
2. I'm being thrown under a bus by someone I've known for many years (rant thread)
3. That's fine, I'm not going to say a word and see where the bus goes (rant thread)
4. Going to be off the grid Thursday and looking to having lots of fun (random thread)
5. Can't wait to go to the local Mexican dive for lunch today (lunch thread)
 

DVD

Cyburbian
Messages
13,221
Points
33
1. I get to listen to my favorite resident try to get me fired again
2. I'm hoping this is the last Tuesday of allow that crap
3. I should join Planit on the rant thread
4. Squirrel
5. I wish Spring would decide to stay - snow again tomorrow or the next day
 

Hink

OH....IO
Moderator
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14,571
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37
1. I really like all food types.
2. I have found that my mind is bored most the time.
3. I know what my IQ is, because my parents had me tested when I was a kid.
4. I thought it was because they were worried about me, but they are just odd.
5. I want to have a study that has mahogany panels and smells like leather.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
Messages
8,278
Points
26
1. Nail in tire this a.m.
2. Not flat, that's good
3. Tread worn too low to patch, that's bad
4. Bought 4 new tires about 2 weeks earlier than planned
5. Expensive sucky day
 

dandy_warhol

Cyburbian
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1. Eyes on the prize.
2. We're Team Pink!
3. I've been placed on bedrest of remainder of pregnancy. :-o8-!
4. I am 19 weeks today.
5. Life seldom plays out how we imagine or plan.
 

beach_bum

Cyburbian
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3,427
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1. Yes, if you replace all the siding, windows and roof, the historic house will lose its character. Isn't that why you are buying it?
2. I will be hob-nobbing this weekend...brings me back to my days college working on campaigns
3. Busy planning our employee olympics, I'm in charge of the horseshoe tournament!
4. The BF is about to start finals for second semester of law school...yay, summer!
5. Its funny how we get such a high volume of walk-ins between 12-1 and they are shocked that folks are at lunch.
 

ursus

Cyburbian, raised by Cyburbians
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Can't wait to go to the local Mexican dive for lunch today (lunch thread)
1. I'm going to "Manuel's El Burrito" for lunch myself. Guess wether it's an awesome dive or not....(hint, yes it is.)

2. Story of my life. I haven't taken my pills in a long, long time. Slow economy so nobody notices. :r:

I have found that my mind is bored most the time.
3. TK-429, why aren't you at your post!?

Life seldom plays out how we imagine or plan.
4. In some ways, it turns out better. You keep your eyes on that prize ((( hug )))

5. I have been having a recurring dream about finding a bag of money. It's an awesome dream. I also never get shot in the end which is what I think happens when you find a bag of money in real life.
 

Whose Yur Planner

Cyburbian
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1. Is it Friday yet?:-c
2. Got a heck of a sunburn Saturday
3. Thanks pale white Northern European ancestors:not::r:
4. Maister forgot the Thursday Elementary warning
5.It was a good show any way.
 

Zoning Goddess

Cyburbian
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1. Wearing tee shirt that starts "Advice from a Cardinal"; the bird, not the Cyb, not the Catholics.
2. RJ is grilling fajitas for dinner tonight. Yum.
3. Spent two hours pressure-washing the pool area today. Sometimes "mindless" is good.
4. I still have days more of pressure-washing walls, pool deck, outdoor furniture...
5. The manager at Publix gave me a good tip today about pool deck paint.
 

Midori

Cyburbian
Messages
751
Points
11
1. I finally finished writing an ordinance that's been on my to-do list for a week. It wasn't that hard.
2. I'm getting pedicures with some girlfriends tonight after work. I suspect it's a surprise birthday thing for me.
3. I hope it is, otherwise I'll feel awkwardly disappointed, and won't be able to tell anyone why.
4. My Dayquil is wearing off.
5. I buy too much stuff for my son. I'm turning him into a little materialist.
 

Hink

OH....IO
Moderator
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14,571
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1. I finally finished writing an ordinance that's been on my to-do list for a week. It wasn't that hard.
2. I'm getting pedicures with some girlfriends tonight after work. I suspect it's a surprise birthday thing for me.
3. I hope it is, otherwise I'll feel awkwardly disappointed, and won't be able to tell anyone why.
4. My Dayquil is wearing off.
5. I buy too much stuff for my son. I'm turning him into a little materialist.
You realize it is Wednesday.... ;)
 

Planit

Cyburbian
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1. Been dealing with a CDBG issue all day so far
2. Need to get another grant app completed before tomorrow
3. I'm really hoping this afternoon will settle down
4. Oh Bartender...
5. Many prayers heading dandy's way
 

Hink

OH....IO
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1. I want a milkshake.
2. Mainly because it brings all the boys to the yard...
3. Probably more likely because it sounds good.
4. Reece's cups need to be in it.
5. I am worn out.
 

DVD

Cyburbian
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Points
33
Tuesday again?

1. More working on the code update
2. More slacking on Cyburbia
3. It's a good day for a workout
4. I know the spring weather will get here sometime
5. Doesn't summer start soon?
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
Messages
26,269
Points
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1. The sun is out and it's warm outside but right now I feel pretty sad
2. Feeling sad because someone else is feeling bad is illogical
3. I have a VHS copy of Disney's 'Song of the South' (complete with Japanese subtitles)
4. I have a real tough time deciding which one it is, but I think my favorite artist of all time is probably MC Escher
5. I guess Escher was able to express on paper/canvas thoughts/worldviews that seem curiously natural to me.
 

Whose Yur Planner

Cyburbian
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10,241
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1. My neuroma flared up again-fml:not:
2. Another round of shots in my foot-yippee:not::not::'(
3. That Souls Midnight thread kinda gets to you
4. Like Ima, I've noticed a lot of anger and frustration here lately
5. Looks like another long season for the Northsiders.
 

Planit

Cyburbian
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1. I think I had a sign on the front of my car this morning that said "Yes Please Pull Out In Front Of ME!"
2. Last Saturday was a very nice and relaxing day (for a change)
3. Payday is not coming soon enough
4. Heard through the grapevine the former bass threw me under the proverbial bus a number of times
5. He was not born in the US; 'Obamacare' was challenged 33 times in the courts; Benghazi 'coverup' with 9 formal hearings and nothing was found but he has to be hiding something (and many congressmen don't even know what country its in); IRS targeting Tea Party - Please spend at least half the effort you spend on chasing white rabbits with doing something productive!!!
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. Okay, NOW I'm confident that spring is here with no further incursions from Old Man Winter
2. What if the universe really was nothing more than matter interacting with other matter in more or less random fashion?
3. No, that's not quite right, because 'random' implies no order whatsoever, where clearly matter follows 'rules' and behaves in a predictable fashion
4. Does matter move with purpose, or is awareness a necessary condition for 'purpose' to exist?
5. Folgers is not my favorite brand of coffee by a long shot
 

DVD

Cyburbian
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1. finished up the new code with the pc.
2. they vote in August - delayed by harvest time.
3. Tomorrow I get to spend the day at school with the kids
4. After some staff meeting about sensitivity
5. stupid people being insensitive makes me go to stupid meetings - i'm not being sensitive
 

Hink

OH....IO
Moderator
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14,571
Points
37
1. I like Applebee's chili.
2. I need to find a game I can waste time with.
3. I wish they made more City Builder games.
4. I am stuck. Not sure what will get me unstuck.
5. My wife is amazing. Just in general. I am lucky.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
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8,278
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1. I'm tired of standing between attorneys while they have a p*ssing match.
2. Temps near 90 today, Spring has sprung
3. Summer is inevitable
4. Wildfire season has started in Tejas too
5. Can I go home now?
 

kms

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1. Broken footed son will wear THE BOOT for 6 weeks.
2. Thank God he can wash his foot. :victory:
3. I wish my phone had this one: :victory:
4. Planit! Heard through the grapevine the former boss threw me under the proverbial bus a number of times. Sorry it happens to you, too.
5. And I think she still is, but from afar.
 

Mud Princess

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Points
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1. I planned my day around a scheduled webinar... and it turns out that it's tomorrow. :-$
2. I have a conflict with tomorrow's webinar (good thing it's a freebie).
3. It's not fair that I have a cold for the 2nd time in 2013! *pout*
4. I don't know which of my 3 upcoming meetings I should start preparing for.
5. The Girl Scout cookies in the pantry must be calling my name...
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. Finished the last box of Girl Scout cookies last night
2. They may have to start a Saturday morning cartoon about me. Gotta practice my tag line "hey hey hey"
3. Cub scout bi-weekly meetings are done until the fall. Yay!
4. When it comes to hand sanitizer don't give me that scented crap, just plain ol' alcohol works fine, thank you very much
5. Tons of pressure at work today. Is it time for a happy pill yet?
 

Midori

Cyburbian
Messages
751
Points
11
1. You can't get a variance for a use. It's a relatively simple concept.
2. Sometimes the minute-taking that has been done in the past is mind-bogglingly atrocious.
3. Some of the smallest towns are actually the most sophisticated.
4. I actually got almost 4 hours of uninterrupted sleep last night. It's a good day.
5. Starbucks needs delivery.
 

MD Planner

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1. The boss's mom and another planner's dad have both died in the last 4 days. Rather subdued around here :(
2. My wife is going away for a long weekend visit with her aunt and uncle.
3. Looking forward to my own alone time but also worried about the inevitable cleanup I will have to do perform before she returns.
4. She is required to provide me 2 hours notice before arrival so I can right all the wrongs I did in housekeeping while she was gone.
5. 1 night meeting down this week. 3 to go. Just peachy.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
Messages
8,278
Points
26
1. My altitude needs an upward adjustment.
2. Work is taking up too much of my time.
3. Is there any question that I can't answer at night?
4. Almost always isn't good enough.
5. Done for Tuesday.
 
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