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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1260 on: July 26, 2017, 04:40:40 PM »
To be fair, for example, on the 'invitation @ExGingi posted

Sorry, I haven't been around much lately. @ExGingi posted an invitation? To what?

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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1261 on: July 26, 2017, 04:45:17 PM »
Jewish birthdays are so strongly emphasized in our world, to the point that it's not crazy that a Chabad kid won't know their secular DOB until they need to apply for a credit card passport or drivers license. That someone like you wouldn't know their Jewish birthday came as a big shock to me.

Always so embarrassing at the doctors office or at the pharmacy when they ask my kids' DOB!

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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1262 on: July 26, 2017, 04:48:02 PM »
Always so embarrassing at the doctors office or at the pharmacy when they ask my kids' DOB!

I share a goyish DOB with my daughter, so I get comments like, "She must have been the best birthday present!" Sometimes it takes me a few seconds to remember, which makes me seem like some sort of sociopath.
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1263 on: July 26, 2017, 04:53:39 PM »
I share a goyish DOB with my daughter, so I get comments like, "She must have been the best birthday present!" Sometimes it takes me a few seconds to remember, which makes me seem like some sort of sociopath.

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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1264 on: July 26, 2017, 05:01:36 PM »
I share a goyish DOB with my daughter, so I get comments like, "She must have been the best birthday present!" Sometimes it takes me a few seconds to remember, which makes me seem like some sort of sociopath.
Eh. I've had people tell me happy birthday and it took me a second or two to realize.

With the number of kids I have, it's never embarrassing to have to look up the dates of birth.
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1265 on: July 26, 2017, 05:03:41 PM »
Eh. I've had people tell me happy birthday and it took me a second or two to realize.

With the number of kids I have, it's never embarrassing to have to look up the dates of birth.
Now I'm ready for the happy birthdays from emails I get from companies
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1266 on: July 26, 2017, 05:05:11 PM »
Eh. I've had people tell me happy birthday and it took me a second or two to realize.

With the number of kids I have, it's never embarrassing to have to look up the dates of birth.
+1 lol

A couple of times they told me right away to call my wife and ask her since the father usually don't know them.
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1267 on: July 26, 2017, 05:05:51 PM »
Now I'm ready for the happy birthdays from emails I get from companies
I so often give a DOB that's off from the actual, so none of those are indicative.
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1268 on: July 26, 2017, 05:06:47 PM »
+1 lol

A couple of times they told me right away to call my wife and ask her since the father usually don't know them.
DW remembers DOBs better, but I can spit out hers and her SSN faster than she could.  :)
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1269 on: July 26, 2017, 05:07:48 PM »
Sorry, I haven't been around much lately. @ExGingi posted an invitation? To what?

Good to have you back, @Freddie.
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1270 on: July 26, 2017, 05:12:10 PM »
A couple of times they told me right away to call my wife and ask her since the father usually don't know them.
I have a knack for remembering birthdays (I'm the one in my family that remembers all of the birthdays on WhatsApp :) ), while my wife doesn't remember any of our kids' birthdays. It's funny when we go to the doctor's office and the secretary turns around to my wife to ask her and she turns around to me :)
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1271 on: July 26, 2017, 07:16:20 PM »
Sorry, I haven't been around much lately. @ExGingi posted an invitation? To what?
It looked like what litvaks would call a Seudas Reb Akiva Eiger. In chabad vernacular it had something to do with siblings in kvutzah
Always so embarrassing at the doctors office or at the pharmacy when they ask my kids' DOB!
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1272 on: July 26, 2017, 07:34:34 PM »
A link someone just sent me discussing same book. Haven't yet had a chance to watch the entire thing.

Watched some random minutes.. seems like they are saying the Rebbe could walk on water and is an embodiment of some god or something.

Is this their bbeliefs, or something else?

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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1273 on: July 26, 2017, 07:40:33 PM »
Watched some random minutes.. seems like they are saying the Rebbe could walk on water and is an embodiment of some god or something.
Where did you hear that? At what point in the video?
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Re: Messianism among Lubavitch
« Reply #1274 on: July 26, 2017, 08:26:14 PM »
Where did you hear that? At what point in the video?
Um.. maybe 9:45

What is this anyway?