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Post by Bloodhound » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:10 am

I am leaving work today at 3:30 and driving 30 miles in a direction opposite to where home is, so I can watch my oldest grand daughter play volleyball. Its her last regular game of the season.
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Post by UncleBob » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:27 am

I have lost 11 pounds in 4 weeks. Only 34 more to go.

Not that you care.
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Post by gaining_age » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:37 am

UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:27 am
I have lost 11 pounds in 4 weeks. Only 34 more to go.

Not that you care.
34 weeks is a long time to go... hang in there :)
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Post by Jocose » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:45 am

gaining_age wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:37 am
UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:27 am
I have lost 11 pounds in 4 weeks. Only 34 more to go.

Not that you care.
34 weeks is a long time to go... hang in there :)
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Post by Rusty » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:03 am

UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:27 am
I have lost 11 pounds in 4 weeks. Only 34 more to go.

Not that you care.
I found them. They were admitted to Canada.
I figure if you keep up that decay rate then you're gone in about 72 weeks. 8O
At 38 weeks you're past the 1/2 gone stage. What will remain?
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Post by UncleBob » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:07 am

Rusty wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:03 am
UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:27 am
I have lost 11 pounds in 4 weeks. Only 34 more to go.

Not that you care.
I found them. They were admitted to Canada.
I figure if you keep up that decay rate then you're gone in about 72 weeks. 8O
At 38 weeks you're past the 1/2 gone stage. What will remain?
Whisky and bad choices, of course.
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Post by DepartedLight » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:51 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:27 am
I have lost 11 pounds in 4 weeks. Only 34 more to go.

Not that you care.
What happens in 34 weeks?
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Post by DepartedLight » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:53 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:10 am
I am leaving work today at 3:30 and driving 30 miles in a direction opposite to where home is, so I can watch my oldest grand daughter play volleyball. Its her last regular game of the season.
and you'll be grinning to yourself the whole time. Besides, a 30 minute ride is good pipe time.
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Post by Sir Moose » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:08 pm

I am hoping that the USPS tracking on my order is wrong. Not because of the expected delivery date, but because of the potential for amazingly inefficient routing by the postal service.

According to the tracking, my package departed from a city about 130 miles south of me - close to Seattle. It's next check in was in Minnesota. I can't imagine that the most efficient way to travel 130 miles north was to start out by going almost 1700 miles east. I realize there are a few rivers to cross using the direct route, but as far as I know they all have bridges.
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Post by FredS » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:59 am

I suck at office parties. My company, there's only five of us, is supposed to go on a field trip this afternoon to this place called Top Golf this afternoon. It's sort of like darts with golf balls at 200 yards. I'd rather not go. It's only 8:00a and I'm already dreading it.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:45 am

FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:59 am
I suck at office parties. My company, there's only five of us, is supposed to go on a field trip this afternoon to this place called Top Golf this afternoon. It's sort of like darts with golf balls at 200 yards. I'd rather not go. It's only 8:00a and I'm already dreading it.
I went on an outing to this place (different location). The company folks I went with didn't keep score, enjoyed the food and let anyone whack at the ball in whatever order-- out of politeness. It will be what they make of it. Food, beer/beverages and opportunity to smack a little ball -- basically a dressed up driving range with heights. I hope your folks don't take it too seriously and is just a near sports pub feel for you.
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Post by hugodrax » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:00 am

gaining_age wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:45 am
FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:59 am
I suck at office parties. My company, there's only five of us, is supposed to go on a field trip this afternoon to this place called Top Golf this afternoon. It's sort of like darts with golf balls at 200 yards. I'd rather not go. It's only 8:00a and I'm already dreading it.
I went on an outing to this place (different location). The company folks I went with didn't keep score, enjoyed the food and let anyone whack at the ball in whatever order-- out of politeness. It will be what they make of it. Food, beer/beverages and opportunity to smack a little ball -- basically a dressed up driving range with heights. I hope your folks don't take it too seriously and is just a near sports pub feel for you.
I don't know why, Fred, but I always thought of you as the social type. Sorry about that. I'm not either, but a 5 man outing doesn't seem like something to sweat too much. You might manage to have some marginal fun.

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Post by Bloodhound » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:22 am

hugodrax wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:00 am
gaining_age wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:45 am
FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:59 am
I suck at office parties. My company, there's only five of us, is supposed to go on a field trip this afternoon to this place called Top Golf this afternoon. It's sort of like darts with golf balls at 200 yards. I'd rather not go. It's only 8:00a and I'm already dreading it.
I went on an outing to this place (different location). The company folks I went with didn't keep score, enjoyed the food and let anyone whack at the ball in whatever order-- out of politeness. It will be what they make of it. Food, beer/beverages and opportunity to smack a little ball -- basically a dressed up driving range with heights. I hope your folks don't take it too seriously and is just a near sports pub feel for you.
I don't know why, Fred, but I always thought of you as the social type. Sorry about that. I'm not either, but a 5 man outing doesn't seem like something to sweat too much. You might manage to have some marginal fun.

Praying for you.
How was Top Golf? We have one here in the metro are and I have been told it is a lot of fun
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Post by Roadmaster » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:41 am

Sir Moose wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:08 pm
I am hoping that the USPS tracking on my order is wrong. Not because of the expected delivery date, but because of the potential for amazingly inefficient routing by the postal service.

According to the tracking, my package departed from a city about 130 miles south of me - close to Seattle. It's next check in was in Minnesota. I can't imagine that the most efficient way to travel 130 miles north was to start out by going almost 1700 miles east. I realize there are a few rivers to cross using the direct route, but as far as I know they all have bridges.
I worked in the transportation industry and when it comes to LTL (less than a load) we did some things that seemed stupid on the surface made sense when you look at the hub and spoke system in place. Not saying this is the case here.

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Post by Bloodhound » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:44 am

DepartedLight wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:53 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:10 am
I am leaving work today at 3:30 and driving 30 miles in a direction opposite to where home is, so I can watch my oldest grand daughter play volleyball. Its her last regular game of the season.
and you'll be grinning to yourself the whole time. Besides, a 30 minute ride is good pipe time.
You sir are correct...and they won in a hard fought very close 3 game battle. It was the last regular season game and I was so glad that I was there!
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Post by FredS » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:37 am

Bloodhound wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:22 am
hugodrax wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:00 am
gaining_age wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:45 am
FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:59 am
I suck at office parties. My company, there's only five of us, is supposed to go on a field trip this afternoon to this place called Top Golf this afternoon. It's sort of like darts with golf balls at 200 yards. I'd rather not go. It's only 8:00a and I'm already dreading it.
I went on an outing to this place (different location). The company folks I went with didn't keep score, enjoyed the food and let anyone whack at the ball in whatever order-- out of politeness. It will be what they make of it. Food, beer/beverages and opportunity to smack a little ball -- basically a dressed up driving range with heights. I hope your folks don't take it too seriously and is just a near sports pub feel for you.
I don't know why, Fred, but I always thought of you as the social type. Sorry about that. I'm not either, but a 5 man outing doesn't seem like something to sweat too much. You might manage to have some marginal fun.

Praying for you.
How was Top Golf? We have one here in the metro are and I have been told it is a lot of fun
Don't get it twisted, I enjoy drinking beer on Friday afternoon as much as anyone. And I enjoy socializing with my coworkers. For an hour. Maybe an hour and a half. My concern is that we plan to go for lunch and then play a couple rounds. I reckon we'll be there for 4-5 hours. I've been to Top Golf before with my grown children and it's a fun enough activity, but c'mon man, all afternoon hitting a golf ball? There's a reason I've golfed exactly three times in my life. It aint my thing. In fact, three of our guys played in a customers annual golf tournament Monday, but I (as always) declined the invitation. Our guys finished last. I think maybe they decided they need practice and they didn't want to hurt my feelings by going on a second outing this week without me. I've known these guys ten years, they should realize by now that I'm not offended one bit by not tagging along.
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Post by hugodrax » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:20 am

FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:37 am
Bloodhound wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:22 am
hugodrax wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:00 am
gaining_age wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:45 am
FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:59 am
I suck at office parties. My company, there's only five of us, is supposed to go on a field trip this afternoon to this place called Top Golf this afternoon. It's sort of like darts with golf balls at 200 yards. I'd rather not go. It's only 8:00a and I'm already dreading it.
I went on an outing to this place (different location). The company folks I went with didn't keep score, enjoyed the food and let anyone whack at the ball in whatever order-- out of politeness. It will be what they make of it. Food, beer/beverages and opportunity to smack a little ball -- basically a dressed up driving range with heights. I hope your folks don't take it too seriously and is just a near sports pub feel for you.
I don't know why, Fred, but I always thought of you as the social type. Sorry about that. I'm not either, but a 5 man outing doesn't seem like something to sweat too much. You might manage to have some marginal fun.

Praying for you.
How was Top Golf? We have one here in the metro are and I have been told it is a lot of fun
Don't get it twisted, I enjoy drinking beer on Friday afternoon as much as anyone. And I enjoy socializing with my coworkers. For an hour. Maybe an hour and a half. My concern is that we plan to go for lunch and then play a couple rounds. I reckon we'll be there for 4-5 hours. I've been to Top Golf before with my grown children and it's a fun enough activity, but c'mon man, all afternoon hitting a golf ball? There's a reason I've golfed exactly three times in my life. It aint my thing. In fact, three of our guys played in a customers annual golf tournament Monday, but I (as always) declined the invitation. Our guys finished last. I think maybe they decided they need practice and they didn't want to hurt my feelings by going on a second outing this week without me. I've known these guys ten years, they should realize by now that I'm not offended one bit by not tagging along.
Good. You aren't a wuss. Just a tad petulant that the activity doesn't suit you. I can support that.

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Post by ReverendThom » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:23 pm

FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:37 am
Bloodhound wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:22 am
hugodrax wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:00 am
gaining_age wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:45 am
FredS wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:59 am
I suck at office parties. My company, there's only five of us, is supposed to go on a field trip this afternoon to this place called Top Golf this afternoon. It's sort of like darts with golf balls at 200 yards. I'd rather not go. It's only 8:00a and I'm already dreading it.
I went on an outing to this place (different location). The company folks I went with didn't keep score, enjoyed the food and let anyone whack at the ball in whatever order-- out of politeness. It will be what they make of it. Food, beer/beverages and opportunity to smack a little ball -- basically a dressed up driving range with heights. I hope your folks don't take it too seriously and is just a near sports pub feel for you.
I don't know why, Fred, but I always thought of you as the social type. Sorry about that. I'm not either, but a 5 man outing doesn't seem like something to sweat too much. You might manage to have some marginal fun.

Praying for you.
How was Top Golf? We have one here in the metro are and I have been told it is a lot of fun
Don't get it twisted, I enjoy drinking beer on Friday afternoon as much as anyone. And I enjoy socializing with my coworkers. For an hour. Maybe an hour and a half. My concern is that we plan to go for lunch and then play a couple rounds. I reckon we'll be there for 4-5 hours. I've been to Top Golf before with my grown children and it's a fun enough activity, but c'mon man, all afternoon hitting a golf ball? There's a reason I've golfed exactly three times in my life. It aint my thing. In fact, three of our guys played in a customers annual golf tournament Monday, but I (as always) declined the invitation. Our guys finished last. I think maybe they decided they need practice and they didn't want to hurt my feelings by going on a second outing this week without me. I've known these guys ten years, they should realize by now that I'm not offended one bit by not tagging along.
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Post by DepartedLight » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:49 pm

Sir Moose wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:08 pm
I am hoping that the USPS tracking on my order is wrong. Not because of the expected delivery date, but because of the potential for amazingly inefficient routing by the postal service.

According to the tracking, my package departed from a city about 130 miles south of me - close to Seattle. It's next check in was in Minnesota. I can't imagine that the most efficient way to travel 130 miles north was to start out by going almost 1700 miles east. I realize there are a few rivers to cross using the direct route, but as far as I know they all have bridges.
Sir Moose,

As a PSA. As a result of the 'Going Postal' phase in American history, the constitutionally protected United States Post Office, in an all hands on deck until we figure out how to stop our employees from killing all the other employees in the office, came up with WPPTS. Its been a phenomenal success. When was the last time you heard about a postal working 'going postal'?

The Worthless Parcel Post Tracking System is employed as a spot gap and emergency measure for any USPS employee. They simply dial into the system and manipulate packages at random until they laugh and no longer want to kill their office mates.

Suck it up, buttercup.
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