TTCMA v 3.0

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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Pepik » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:06 pm

DepartedLight wrote:
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I often peek on CPS from my "phone." I rarely talk to anyone on this "phone." But that's a rant for a different day.

Tonight, as I peeked and posted via said "phone." The tap a talk app add appeared at the top of every CPS window I landed on.

When did we become the


WHORES OF BABYLON!!
It's part of the plug in that supports the Tap-a-Talk solution.

Just click on the x near the notification you silly nut. if there isn't one, bide in the knowledge you will not suffer as a result.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by TNLawPiper » Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:00 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:50 pm
FredS wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:36 pm
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Why does a 6 figure job only require a resume and a cover letter while a minimum wage job requires a multiple page application and a stupis a** behavioral assessment?
I'm going to assume you've not had or applied for a six figure job lately. I haven't either, but I know a little about how it goes. Background checks, court records, thorough licensure screenings, review of your last twenty years of work, income tax records from the same period, review of you social media presences and web postings. Oh no, ample professional skills will get you a second look, but it goes well beyond that to get an offer these days. You remember the screening process' for the last few Supreme Court nominees? That stuff goes on a thousand times every day for regular Joe's looking for high dollar positions. There are companies that specialize in such screenings, and they aren't all that nice when compiling their reports. It's merciless. Over the last few years we've - unfortunately - seen a lot of folks fired over a single comment that's been recorded or posted on the web. Employers are very diligent in trying to weed out anyone who's ever been the least bit offensive in public. And that's what CMA. Hell, I'd be lucky to get a job digging ditches if the Ditch Digging Corporation was to review my posts on CPS.

EDIT: Forgive the mini 'rant'. Mrs FredS is currently undergoing such screening (though not for a six figure income) and it's ridiculous. One 'discrepancy' they found is that she's still listed as staff at a university she taught at eight years ago, but she didn't list as a current employer. That's easy enough to explain away - remember the tax records? - but still, it gives some idea of how deep they dig.
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I've thoroughly had enough of my certain aspects of my profession but remain quite glad I don't work in business or finance. Those people eat each other without qualm. Criminal Defense is, paradoxically, a rather genteel profession.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by ReverendThom » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:27 am

Trying to tell somebody on Facebook, "Happy birthday!" and tagging friggen Happy Hammer instead. :lol:
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by DepartedLight » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:42 am

ReverendThom wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:27 am
Trying to tell somebody on Facebook, "Happy birthday!" and tagging friggen Happy Hammer instead. :lol:
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Fainn » Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:38 am

So I applied for a job that was supposedly govt related and they wanted a link to my FB profile. Now my spam folder is filled with all sorts of naughty stuff that I don't even open.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by JimVH » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:04 pm

Sinus infections.

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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by UncleBob » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:06 pm

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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Skip » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:41 pm

Multiple-restart OS updates when all I wanted to do was unwind with a game after a night at the library.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Jocose » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:06 am

Slow driving people in the left lane.

SLOWER TRAFFIC KEEP RIGHT

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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Skip » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:23 pm

Illinois has the second-highest property taxes in the nation - only New Jersey is higher - yet I just got the assessment and they've gone up nearly 7% this year.

It's not a question of if we're leaving, only a matter of when and where.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Fainn » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:14 pm

Remember how everyone got upset when the officer arrested the nurse for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient? When I was in the hospital down here, while I was asleep the nurse decided it would be a good idea to rumage through my clothes.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by sweetandsour » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:33 pm

I found a tin full of tobacco, but obviously not the original tobacco that was in the tin. The tobacco is excellent. An English, with perfect dryness, a perfect smoke. Apparently was a bulk, but I have no idea what it is.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by DepartedLight » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:13 am

Logging in to CPS looks a lot like this now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulXFAEBlbUE
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Cleon » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:09 am

Vanilla extract. Not the product. The price.

4oz bottle of Kroger brand is now $25. What's up with that?
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Sir Moose » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:58 am

I bought four cigars last weekend and have been working my way through the week with them. I saved the most expensive of the four for last (finish strong, right?). The most expensive one was the worst of the four. The wrapper was coming off (fought with it the whole time) and the draw was lousy. At one point I thought it needed a relight, but when I knocked the ash off, there was still a solid red cherry - I just couldn't get anything out of it. I don't often leave more than an inch or so behind, but this one I gave up with a good two inches or more left.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Cleon » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:36 pm

When you realize the post you've written is got sucked into a black hole because you have three instances of CPS open on three different monitors covered by other windows that you should really be working in.
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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Sir Moose » Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:15 pm

Plumber's crack sunburn.

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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Sir Moose » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:47 am

Starting to rinse out my beer glass only to discover I didn’t actually finish the beer, so now I’ve ruined what was left.


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Re: TTCMA v 3.0

Post by Cleon » Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:24 am

Multiple attempts at entering your password because your fingers keep slipping and you have no idea where you are in the sequence.
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