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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #60 on: November 11, 2013, 12:01:24 AM »
Still intoxicated from the emotional high of the DDS CLE
Lol, you've got to make up your mind.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #61 on: November 11, 2013, 12:08:21 AM »
Not so much a mistake as recklessness... Still intoxicated from the emotional high of the DDS CLE, I took my kids out for our favorite Sunday activity of CVS cruising combined with a Walmart run. Once I got the kids to bed, I started madly scratching off my VRs with a paper clip, and in my exuberance and fervor... sheered the numbers right off!!!

I don't know if I entered the correct numbers or not in the end, but on my third try, the PIN was recognized as something valid and having 500 bucks on it. I took it. Alls well that ends well.

BTW just as a side note, what's up with those ghetto-@ss VRs at Family Dollar? I mean, are they even real or are they grey market knock-offs from China? I haven't seen such quality since I bought my last Gucci track suit at the swap meet. First of all, my kids we're mocking these lame VRs, "They're cardboard! They're not even plastic!" (My kids know what a real "bean" looks like, I assure you. They've gleefully handled stacks of them.) Second of all, on the back, all there is on the card is a UPC symbol floating in the center. No scratch-off! I mean, come on, Family Dollar clientele are the biggest connoisseurs of scratch-off there are, right?

That's my social commentary for tonight. Peace.

Didn't know Family Dollar was an option, but thanks...
Sorry- didn't get to meet you, maybe at the PA dds (ya never know)

So, what was Maskana, I'm guessing the 10 year old didn't make it...

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #62 on: November 11, 2013, 12:15:03 AM »
Lol, you've got to make up your mind.

Ok, I will clarify... intellectually, the seminar did not have enough "meat" for me. I stand by that, although I did learn a few things. But emotionally, it's a big motivation. Farshteist du dem chiluk?


Didn't know Family Dollar was an option, but thanks...
Sorry- didn't get to meet you, maybe at the PA dds (ya never know)

So, what was Maskana, I'm guessing the 10 year old didn't make it...

My 10 year old understood when I told him the rules, 15 and over. Honestly, I think he would have loved it, but it's okay, you can't give kids everything they want. Like the Rebbe Rashab used to lock the temimim out sometimes during a maamar so that they would have to strain to listen at the door. :-)

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #63 on: November 11, 2013, 01:06:21 AM »
Like the Rebbe Rashab used to lock the temimim out sometimes during a maamar so that they would have to strain to listen at the door. :-)
That kid was yours??!  :P

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #64 on: November 11, 2013, 01:08:10 AM »
Didn't know Family Dollar was an option, but thanks...

It's not.  The cardboard 'lame' ones are to bring to the cashier with your BB card.  You swipe the BB and give cash to the cashier.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #65 on: November 11, 2013, 01:28:40 AM »
It's not.  The cardboard 'lame' ones are to bring to the cashier with your BB card.  You swipe the BB and give cash to the cashier.
In that case, I wonder if anyone ever bought one of those...

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #66 on: November 11, 2013, 01:39:43 AM »
In that case, I wonder if anyone ever bought one of those...

The same people who buy Jos A Bank clothing at list price. It's a crazy world.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #67 on: November 11, 2013, 01:42:01 AM »
The same people who buy Jos A Bank clothing at list price. It's a crazy world.
LOL Where do they make those people?!

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #68 on: November 11, 2013, 02:47:29 AM »
Ok, I will clarify...
How about clarifying your stereotype / racist comments.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #69 on: November 11, 2013, 07:34:55 AM »
People who buy Jos A Bank at list price are not the same people who shop at Family Dollar.

#JustSayin.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #70 on: November 11, 2013, 07:56:05 AM »
@CV It was a stupid joke, but I don't see anything racist/stereotyping about it. Unless it's wrong to state the fact that poor people (the  demographic of their average customer) buys lotto tickets at a much higher rate than the rest of the population. Saying they should cater better to their main  demographic is racist/stereotyping?

Is there something I'm missing?

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #71 on: November 11, 2013, 09:06:42 AM »
Is there something I'm missing?
If you ever go to Harlem I would not use the term "ghetto-@ss" there.  ;)
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #72 on: November 11, 2013, 09:48:20 AM »
Oh sorry, I didn't realize that the idea of ghettos was started in Harlem. I was under the impression that some cities in the country where you live, like in Warsaw, had salt 70 years ago what I understood to be a ghetto.

Ps, I've been in the ghetto, and they had no problem using those terms around me. That along with the N word, though the N word became an accepted racist term while the other hasn't.
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #73 on: November 11, 2013, 09:56:57 AM »
It has nothing to do where the idea was started. If you want we can do a little test. If you are ever out my way we will go to an east side club/bar and you are free to use that term. Before they slice and dice you I will explain you are from NY and didnít know any better.  :)
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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #74 on: November 11, 2013, 10:01:56 AM »
It has nothing to do where the idea was started. If you want we can do a little test. If you are ever out my way we will go to an east side club/bar and you are free to use that term. Before they slice and dice you I will explain you are from NY and didnít know any better.  :)
I didn't know you were such a clubber ::)

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #75 on: November 11, 2013, 10:05:09 AM »
Just spent 58k on IB at office supplies.  :-[

How long does it take you to unload $58k?

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #76 on: November 11, 2013, 10:06:47 AM »
Told them I forgot to use UR Mall.  They gave me courtesy points.
Good News. Sent them a SM and they credited my account this morning with the points.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #77 on: November 11, 2013, 10:12:07 AM »
How long does it take you to unload $58k?
A few days.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #78 on: November 11, 2013, 10:12:41 AM »
@CV Personally, I think it's racist to suggest that I'll get sliced for saying something that certain people may not like.

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Re: Dumb mistakes we make playing these games.
« Reply #79 on: November 11, 2013, 10:14:18 AM »
How about clarifying your stereotype / racist comments.

Stereotype, yes. Racist, no. It's a socio-economic joke. You're the one who superimposed race. The scratch-off joke was making fun of the fact that in America, poor people have expendable income. My grandparents didn't go from poverty to upper middle class in one generation by buying lottery tickets or other needless crap.  :)

If you ever go to Harlem I would not use the term "ghetto-@ss" there.  ;)

Harlem? Yeah, cuz that's the quintessential African-American neighborhood, right? Maybe I'll go check out the Cotton Club and bump into Langston Hughes. Your choice of neighborhoods is as anachronistic as your ability to perceive racism where the is none.  :)

It has nothing to do where the idea was started. If you want we can do a little test. If you are ever out my way we will go to an east side club/bar and you are free to use that term. Before they slice and dice you I will explain you are from NY and didnít know any better.  :)

What kind of people "slice and dice" other people because the use of a phrase triggers their wrath? I'll tell you who. Ghetto-@ss.  :)

Bottom line, I love you, CV. You're a good man and you have a good heart, which is why you stand up against what you perceive to be injustice. (Yes, I followed your commentary on the Zimmerman thread last summer.) But this is 2014. The ability to perceive race everywhere is not a sign of compassion. Maybe it was in another generation. I hope you take this the right way.