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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #150 on: May 06, 2020, 10:48:16 AM »
"I'm just commenting."

No. You are stirring the pot and not in a fun or interesting way. STFU.

along with " Just sayin"
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« Reply #151 on: May 06, 2020, 11:15:37 AM »
Allowing you to pursue other career opportunities. 

Empowering you to achieve higher goals. 

Reduction in force.
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« Reply #152 on: May 06, 2020, 11:55:37 AM »
OK, Boomers.

Ok, Karen

OK, these need to stay in the lexicon. This is an identification (by a hefty portion of society) of a demographic that exists... good or bad only depends on your personal feelings about the moniker. My kid uses 'OK Boomer' to identify a demographic that she feels derision for. Likewise, I use 'OK Karen' to openly mock the worst people in my own demographic in hopes that they'll be shamed.

Karen is not equivalent to the N-word, no matter what Karen would have you believe.

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« Reply #153 on: May 06, 2020, 12:15:06 PM »
Karen's a twat.
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« Reply #154 on: May 06, 2020, 12:22:32 PM »
Karen's a twat.

'Zactly. But it's more fun to call her 'Karen' and watch the dyed roots explode.
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« Reply #155 on: May 06, 2020, 01:53:12 PM »
Karen's a twat.

'Zactly. But it's more fun to call her 'Karen' and watch the dyed roots explode.

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« Reply #156 on: May 06, 2020, 07:17:37 PM »
OK, Boomers.

Ok, Karen

OK, these need to stay in the lexicon. This is an identification (by a hefty portion of society) of a demographic that exists... good or bad only depends on your personal feelings about the moniker. My kid uses 'OK Boomer' to identify a demographic that she feels derision for. Likewise, I use 'OK Karen' to openly mock the worst people in my own demographic in hopes that they'll be shamed.

Karen is not equivalent to the N-word, no matter what Karen would have you believe.

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Oh, I wasn't suggesting to retire "OK, Boomers." I was actually saying it to those above me. 😁
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« Reply #157 on: May 06, 2020, 08:16:13 PM »
OK, Boomers.

Ok, Karen

OK, these need to stay in the lexicon. This is an identification (by a hefty portion of society) of a demographic that exists... good or bad only depends on your personal feelings about the moniker. My kid uses 'OK Boomer' to identify a demographic that she feels derision for. Likewise, I use 'OK Karen' to openly mock the worst people in my own demographic in hopes that they'll be shamed.

Karen is not equivalent to the N-word, no matter what Karen would have you believe.

LT

Oh, I wasn't suggesting to retire "OK, Boomers." I was actually saying it to those above me. 😁

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« Reply #158 on: May 07, 2020, 07:00:49 AM »
OK, Boomers.

Ok, Karen

OK, these need to stay in the lexicon. This is an identification (by a hefty portion of society) of a demographic that exists... good or bad only depends on your personal feelings about the moniker. My kid uses 'OK Boomer' to identify a demographic that she feels derision for. Likewise, I use 'OK Karen' to openly mock the worst people in my own demographic in hopes that they'll be shamed.

Karen is not equivalent to the N-word, no matter what Karen would have you believe.

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Oh, I wasn't suggesting to retire "OK, Boomers." I was actually saying it to those above me. 😁

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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #159 on: May 07, 2020, 11:58:08 AM »
"I'm just commenting."

No. You are stirring the pot and not in a fun or interesting way. STFU.

along with " Just sayin"

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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #160 on: May 07, 2020, 01:46:19 PM »
I'm guessing the "pound me too" thing is done, after exposing their massive hypocrisy.
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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #161 on: May 08, 2020, 09:48:50 AM »
Snowflake ( in its derogatory context), that needs to go
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« Reply #162 on: May 08, 2020, 10:03:12 AM »
Snowflake ( in its derogatory context), that needs to go

it goes when they do

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« Reply #163 on: May 08, 2020, 11:57:09 AM »
Snowflake ( in its derogatory context), that needs to go

The problem I find with "snowflake" is that it actually describes many of the people who use it derisively themselves, and as they are using it.
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« Reply #164 on: May 08, 2020, 12:08:59 PM »
I don't mind "OK Boomer" but just to be pedantic people like me who were born in the late 50's actually got fucked. We're lumped in with the Howdy Doody -Buck Rogers and Dale Evans - 50's burger barn jerk off in your dad's Chevy crap.

Our teenage years and young adulthood were in the 70's and 80's which by my account anyway were pretty damn fun times, despite some questionable fashion trends.

 Now every ten years there's a new bunch but we're still stuck without any clear definition except "OK Boomer" . I just tell them to finish their Tide Pods before they get soggy.   
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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #165 on: May 08, 2020, 12:15:01 PM »
Snowflake ( in its derogatory context), that needs to go

The problem I find with "snowflake" is that it actually describes many of the people who use it derisively themselves, and as they are using it.

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« Reply #166 on: May 08, 2020, 12:46:57 PM »
Snowflake ( in its derogatory context), that needs to go

The problem I find with "snowflake" is that it actually describes many of the people who use it derisively themselves, and as they are using it.
Didn't think of that, thanks :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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« Reply #167 on: May 08, 2020, 03:31:06 PM »
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« Reply #168 on: May 08, 2020, 04:07:30 PM »
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« Reply #169 on: May 08, 2020, 06:32:50 PM »
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« Reply #170 on: May 08, 2020, 11:05:06 PM »
Stay home.
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« Reply #171 on: May 09, 2020, 03:51:42 PM »
Like a moth to a flame.

Nothing wrong with that phrase per se but it's what I think about every time you fall for his attempts to bait you. He's quite the master.
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« Reply #172 on: May 09, 2020, 04:35:41 PM »
Stay home.
Limit travel.

I'm beginning to think this is just some character you're playing. No one can be this fucking stubbornly, so ill-informedly fucking idiotic. No one. Not a functioning adult.

Jesus, man.

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« Reply #173 on: May 10, 2020, 10:29:14 AM »
Stay home.
Limit travel.

I'm beginning to think this is just some character you're playing. No one can be this fucking stubbornly, so ill-informedly fucking idiotic. No one. Not a functioning adult.

Jesus, man.

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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #174 on: May 11, 2020, 08:55:40 AM »
I don't mind "OK Boomer" but just to be pedantic people like me who were born in the late 50's actually got fucked. We're lumped in with the Howdy Doody -Buck Rogers and Dale Evans - 50's burger barn jerk off in your dad's Chevy crap.

Our teenage years and young adulthood were in the 70's and 80's which by my account anyway were pretty damn fun times, despite some questionable fashion trends.



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« Reply #175 on: May 11, 2020, 09:20:03 AM »
He said he put me on ignore. I guess he likes it.

I also thought that. But then I wasn't sure of the dates....


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« Reply #176 on: May 11, 2020, 10:39:07 AM »
Now it's 3 standard deviations.

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« Reply #177 on: May 11, 2020, 10:41:46 AM »
He said he put me on ignore. I guess he likes it.

I also thought that. But then I wasn't sure of the dates....


I think I'll go plant some more seeds for my garden. Late, but at the rate that this spring is going, I best not wait for the borders to open!  8)

Every now and then I'll click his stupid "Show this post" to see if he's being so typically fucking asinine when responding to someone else. He usually is, but not always. I don't like anything about his idiotic perspective, but hey, since I'm apparently two standard deviations below him in iq, gosh and golly, I guess I'm just too dumb to figger owt whut that smert feller muss be thinkinin' and all that stuff like that thar!

Fuck him and everyone who wants to know him. Putz.

Chris, if you can't be an adult and either 1) NOT click "show this post" or 2) Read the comment, roll your eyes and move on, then... well, I don't know.

Just ignore the guy and move on with your life. Please....
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« Reply #178 on: May 11, 2020, 11:01:08 AM »
He said he put me on ignore. I guess he likes it.

I also thought that. But then I wasn't sure of the dates....


I think I'll go plant some more seeds for my garden. Late, but at the rate that this spring is going, I best not wait for the borders to open!  8)

Every now and then I'll click his stupid "Show this post" to see if he's being so typically fucking asinine when responding to someone else. He usually is, but not always. I don't like anything about his idiotic perspective, but hey, since I'm apparently two standard deviations below him in iq, gosh and golly, I guess I'm just too dumb to figger owt whut that smert feller muss be thinkinin' and all that stuff like that thar!

Fuck him and everyone who wants to know him. Putz.

Chris, if you can't be an adult and either 1) NOT click "show this post" or 2) Read the comment, roll your eyes and move on, then... well, I don't know.

Just ignore the guy and move on with your life. Please....

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« Reply #179 on: May 12, 2020, 10:43:51 AM »
Social security's use of ' full retirement age'
Mine is 66.5.
But, I get MORE 'benefits' if I wait to claim until I'm 70!!
70 gets me the FULL benefit!

And while I'm here... their use of 'benefit'.
It's  money that I have paid into the system (mostly).
That is not under the main definition(s) of 'benefit'.
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« Reply #180 on: May 12, 2020, 10:51:21 AM »
Do the numbers.

How much will your pay be if you take ss as soon as possible = A
How much will your pay be if you take ss when it's as much as it will be = B

B-A=C

How many years of B will it take for C to make up for all the A your were getting while waiting for B to arrive? Will you live that long? That's the wager. SS is betting you won't.

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« Reply #181 on: May 12, 2020, 12:31:59 PM »
Do the numbers.

How much will your pay be if you take ss as soon as possible = A
How much will your pay be if you take ss when it's as much as it will be = B

B-A=C

How many years of B will it take for C to make up for all the A your were getting while waiting for B to arrive? Will you live that long? That's the wager. SS is betting you won't.

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« Reply #182 on: May 12, 2020, 01:27:29 PM »
Do the numbers.

How much will your pay be if you take ss as soon as possible = A
How much will your pay be if you take ss when it's as much as it will be = B

B-A=C

How many years of B will it take for C to make up for all the A your were getting while waiting for B to arrive? Will you live that long? That's the wager. SS is betting you won't.

There's an old saying;  Tell me how long you'll live and I'll tell you when to take SS.
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« Reply #183 on: May 12, 2020, 01:57:16 PM »
With . That . Being . Said

Having said that...  all variations of it.  Completely void of purpose and meaning and value. 

It was a game at my old job to jot down on a white board the number of times that was said on any given departmental call.  Upwards of 20 in an hour wasn't unheard of. 
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« Reply #184 on: May 12, 2020, 02:24:37 PM »
"at the end of the day".  that ones getting old too.
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« Reply #185 on: May 13, 2020, 11:12:53 AM »
Do the numbers.

How much will your pay be if you take ss as soon as possible = A
How much will your pay be if you take ss when it's as much as it will be = B

B-A=C

How many years of B will it take for C to make up for all the A your were getting while waiting for B to arrive? Will you live that long? That's the wager. SS is betting you won't.

There's an old saying;  Tell me how long you'll live and I'll tell you when to take SS.

My wife and I are punting that one back and forth. She's retiring this year at 62 but money wise she won't lose much from staying working. I want to retire at 65 but I'll make an extra $340 a month if I stay till 66yrs 8 months...

A phrase that needs to die is "the new normal" who the hell knows how all this bullshit will shape things, certainly not some talking head on TV

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« Reply #186 on: May 14, 2020, 04:38:45 PM »
"It is what it is."  I just don't know what that contributes to the conversation other than filling a void with noise.

My new favorite for banning is "after the pandemic, ________ will never be the same."  This, or variants on the theme, is becoming increasingly grating each time another article is published on that premise.

Edit:  I forgot to add "buttload," as in "I was carrying a buttload of stuff."  I think they mean boatload, implying a large quantity.  I ended a jr. high age niece's use of buttload when I asked if she was constipated.  (My wife didn't appreciate causing our niece embarrassment, but her sister--the mom--thought that I worked a miracle.)
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« Reply #187 on: May 14, 2020, 05:24:14 PM »
My wife and I are punting that one back and forth. She's retiring this year at 62 but money wise she won't lose much from staying working. I want to retire at 65 but I'll make an extra $340 a month if I stay till 66yrs 8 months...


You can control how long you live. :-X   Just trying to help with the equation.   


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« Reply #188 on: May 14, 2020, 06:25:51 PM »
Heres one that needs to die, calling Social Security an entitlement.
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« Reply #189 on: May 14, 2020, 11:52:29 PM »
"It is what it is."  I just don't know what that contributes to the conversation other than filling a void with noise.



Any time anybody says that phrase to me I respond with "And it isn't what it isn't.  And won't be what it won't be.  And wasn't what it wasn't."

This is occasionally enough to get the other person to recognize how asinine the original phrase really sounds.
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« Reply #190 on: May 14, 2020, 11:55:05 PM »
Edit:  I forgot to add "buttload," as in "I was carrying a buttload of stuff."  I think they mean boatload, implying a large quantity.  I ended a jr. high age niece's use of buttload when I asked if she was constipated.  (My wife didn't appreciate causing our niece embarrassment, but her sister--the mom--thought that I worked a miracle.)



No, a buttload is an actual historical unit of measurement.  Really.  The butt is a measure of liquid volume equaling two hogsheads. In other words, a butt of wine is approximately 126 gallons. A standard wine barrel contains about 60 gallons.

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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #191 on: May 15, 2020, 07:54:11 AM »
Edit:  I forgot to add "buttload," as in "I was carrying a buttload of stuff."  I think they mean boatload, implying a large quantity.  I ended a jr. high age niece's use of buttload when I asked if she was constipated.  (My wife didn't appreciate causing our niece embarrassment, but her sister--the mom--thought that I worked a miracle.)



No, a buttload is an actual historical unit of measurement.  Really.  The butt is a measure of liquid volume equaling two hogsheads. In other words, a butt of wine is approximately 126 gallons. A standard wine barrel contains about 60 gallons.

This is true.

Assuming “The pint is a pound the world around”, what would a boatload of buttloads weigh?
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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #192 on: May 15, 2020, 08:30:06 AM »
Edit:  I forgot to add "buttload," as in "I was carrying a buttload of stuff."  I think they mean boatload, implying a large quantity.  I ended a jr. high age niece's use of buttload when I asked if she was constipated.  (My wife didn't appreciate causing our niece embarrassment, but her sister--the mom--thought that I worked a miracle.)



No, a buttload is an actual historical unit of measurement.  Really.  The butt is a measure of liquid volume equaling two hogsheads. In other words, a butt of wine is approximately 126 gallons. A standard wine barrel contains about 60 gallons.

This is true.

Assuming “The pint is a pound the world around”, what would a boatload of buttloads weigh?


Well, the listed weight of boats isn't actually the weight at all.  You see a ship described as 15,200 tons or some such, but that isn't what the boat weighs.  The boat may be significantly heavier or lighter than that- the listed  weight is how much the water the hull displaces weighs.

So the answer is... who knows?
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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #193 on: May 15, 2020, 08:42:59 AM »
Edit:  I forgot to add "buttload," as in "I was carrying a buttload of stuff."  I think they mean boatload, implying a large quantity.  I ended a jr. high age niece's use of buttload when I asked if she was constipated.  (My wife didn't appreciate causing our niece embarrassment, but her sister--the mom--thought that I worked a miracle.)



No, a buttload is an actual historical unit of measurement.  Really.  The butt is a measure of liquid volume equaling two hogsheads. In other words, a butt of wine is approximately 126 gallons. A standard wine barrel contains about 60 gallons.

This is true.

Assuming “The pint is a pound the world around”, what would a boatload of buttloads weigh?


Well, the listed weight of boats isn't actually the weight at all.  You see a ship described as 15,200 tons or some such, but that isn't what the boat weighs.  The boat may be significantly heavier or lighter than that- the listed  weight is how much the water the hull displaces weighs.

So the answer is... who knows?

Would that be in fresh water or salt water?   

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« Reply #194 on: May 15, 2020, 08:48:42 AM »
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now that is a buttload.
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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #196 on: May 15, 2020, 10:07:28 AM »
"It is what it is."  I just don't know what that contributes to the conversation other than filling a void with noise.

It contributes nothing, but my European colleagues think that it is funny when I say it :shrug:
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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #197 on: May 15, 2020, 10:38:00 AM »
How does it convert to shit-ton, or metric shit-ton to or ass-load for that matter?




Phrase: Drill-down.  As in we need to drill down into this.  Usually uttered from someone in an office that does not own an actual drill.


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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #198 on: May 15, 2020, 11:09:28 AM »
Edit:  I forgot to add "buttload," as in "I was carrying a buttload of stuff."  I think they mean boatload, implying a large quantity.  I ended a jr. high age niece's use of buttload when I asked if she was constipated.  (My wife didn't appreciate causing our niece embarrassment, but her sister--the mom--thought that I worked a miracle.)

Nope. Buttload is correct in it's use. Both are valid expressions. One is vague since, to be more accurate, you need to differentiate between an Imperial Buttload vs a Metric Buttload.

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Re: Phrases That Need to Die
« Reply #199 on: May 15, 2020, 11:10:59 AM »
Edit:  I forgot to add "buttload," as in "I was carrying a buttload of stuff."  I think they mean boatload, implying a large quantity.  I ended a jr. high age niece's use of buttload when I asked if she was constipated.  (My wife didn't appreciate causing our niece embarrassment, but her sister--the mom--thought that I worked a miracle.)



No, a buttload is an actual historical unit of measurement.  Really.  The butt is a measure of liquid volume equaling two hogsheads. In other words, a butt of wine is approximately 126 gallons. A standard wine barrel contains about 60 gallons.

This is true.

So I need to apologize to my niece?  Nah, she was certainly not aware of any historical meaning and just wanted to get away with saying "butt."
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