Time to put on the cone of shame

Discussion in 'Free Range' started by Rico Suave, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    I aaaaaalmost did it this year and managed to get it in. Personal best.
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  2. MagnificentCat

    MagnificentCat Chicken

    Tonight I could not tell the difference between my child’s or my cat’s whine-cry.

    (It was the cat.

    My cat is a freaking genius who did not used to whine-cry this way.)
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  3. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    I gave someone a Starbucks gift card today, but for whatever reason I was super awkward about it. I just handed it to him and sort of scurried away. There were witnesses, and I’m still cringing.
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2019
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  4. Apples&Oranges

    Apples&Oranges Chicken

  5. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    J was returning 3 out of the 4 book on CDs I had checked out from our local library. The librarian told him if I didn’t return the 4th one soon my privileges will be revoked. Wow. Look, I love our little library and I understand there are rules but 1) the timeframe on audiobooks is too short and 2) we’re not talking about new arrivals/waitlist new hotness books here, these are fairly old and boring 3) I tried to renew online but it wouldn’t let me since they were already due.

    Oh well, I’m halfway through it I wonder if I could try and see how much I get through tomorrow and if not just go return it this weekend :sad:
  6. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    That is the dumbest rule ever. Wtf?

    At my library you have to rack up £5 of charges before they lock your account. And that's only temp until they are paid.
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  7. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    She did let him check out some new ones so maybe they are just trying to get stricter? Like I don’t mind paying a few bucks if I’m keeping it too long and breaking the rules, but don’t lock me out!
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  8. nym711

    nym711 THIS IS MY LIFE NOW

    I think there have been studies done that show that fees at the library are detrimental to populations that rely on them the most. I really do think all public libraries should go to an automatic renewal/fee free system. My public library only hounds me when someone else wants my book.
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  9. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    I had to stop by Trader Joe's before work to get last minute Christmas stuff. Picked myself up a salad for lunch.

    I just remembered I also brought myself a salad for lunch. Guess I know what I'm having tomorrow!
  10. shakespeer

    shakespeer Basic Pirate Lesbian Aesthete

    I wasn’t paying attention when I made my Amazon wish list and somehow listed the large-print versions of two of the books I was interested in.

    Can’t wait to learn about Harper Lee and a murder trial in text big enough for Charlene in row 34 to ogle.
  11. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    Charlene needs some real literature in her life anyways. Bitch thought Fifty Shades of Grey was good.
  12. Zoomzoom

    Zoomzoom Old Curmudgeon

    I'm a tech geek who doesn't know how to use that Which Disney character insta-filter.
  13. megatron

    megatron Wordsmith

    It took me a bit to figure it out (hold down the button), but can I get the Harry Potter character one to work? Nope.
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  14. HBC

    HBC Chicken

    Touch the image, not the button
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  15. megatron

    megatron Wordsmith

    why u so smart?
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  16. HBC

    HBC Chicken

    I, too, have fought the battle
  17. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    I've had several people explain to me how to do it and I get it but it doesn't work for me. Dunno why. @RoryGilmore has decided I'm Cinderella, which I'll take haha
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  18. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    I just opened the door on someone in a single bathroom who neglected to lock the door. And yet I am locked in my office, dying of embarrassment.
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  19. Tumnus

    Tumnus Chicken

    Not my cone of shame but nearly. Walked out of the one stall restroom into the lobby. Some girl waved a prop axe in my general direction and made a guttural "hup" noise. The look on her face told me she definitely thought I was someone else.
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  20. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    Twice in the past week while peeing I somehow got my undies and PJ pants wet and had to change. Wtf self??? Back to basics over here.
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  21. Canaligator

    Canaligator Barbie Police

    W and I are on the couch rewatching the Wire and waiting for our pizza and wondering what’s taking so long. Turns out we each thought the other one placed the order :lol: but also :sad:
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  22. Rico Suave

    Rico Suave Chicken

    Oh nooooo! That majorly sucks!

    ETA: You obviously got it by now lol. That still sucks!
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  23. Canaligator

    Canaligator Barbie Police

    Haha thanks! Yes we got our pizza, thank goodness.
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  24. Lh718

    Lh718 Chicken

    No amount of coffee is gonna cut it today. I was up way too late last night obsessing about pens. Send help.
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  25. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    I understand this struggle. Still on the hunt for the perfect pen.

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