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Old 02-06-2019, 06:18 PM   #3941
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>I go to the grocery store and try to buy imodium, it is under lock and key. I need some adult to sell me imodium?

Yes, and you have to prove that you need it. 🤤
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Old 02-06-2019, 06:30 PM   #3942
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No, tell me it's not true. I go to the grocery store and try to buy imodium, it is under lock and key. I need some adult to sell me imodium?
I heard rumors that was going to be a law some day, but thought that was a few years off. Meanwhile your grocery store is sure making it unnecessarily hard for you. Grrrr…

If you want, you can get Imodium from Amazon right here:

https://www.amazon.com/Imodium-Diarr...s=Imodium&th=1

It's also a little cheaper than most bricks'n'mortar stores charge IIRC (I think they were about $19 for the same box of 48), and with Prime shipping it should arrive quickly.

No, I'm not an addict but I keep some around just in case. Better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it, as the saying goes.
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Old 02-06-2019, 07:32 PM   #3943
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My pet peeve...still waking up at 4:30 to go to the office.....someday !
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:21 PM   #3944
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No, tell me it's not true. I go to the grocery store and try to buy imodium, it is under lock and key. I need some adult to sell me imodium?

No, these idiots are trying to get high! On imodium! For idiots sake, eat a few hundred and you will get constipated just like opioids.
Beats the crap out of me!
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People who don't know how to communicate. This morning I'm responding to an ad on Facebook marketplace for a tire. Here is the transcript:
Ad shows 4 pictures of the tire that I'm looking for with the title: A piece
Me: What is the DOT date code on these? Is this $100 for just a tire or is the rim included? I need just one, where are these located, I'm in G-town?
Seller: B-town. One have rim one don't
Me: So the price is $100 each? Where and when can I come to see it? How long have you had them?
Seller: Just got them from my grandfather he just past
Me: Ok, I want one. Where can I come pick it up?

So I'm still waiting. waiting. waiting. I can understand if he doesn't know anything about these. But I kinda need to know where the heck it is! I'm trying to buy something and this guy just doesn't get it!
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When I am checking out at the grocery store and the clerk asks me, "Did you find everything?"

Why else would I be in line checking out? If I hadn't found everything, I'd still be shopping.

Although, I MUCH prefer this to "Find everything, HON?
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When I am checking out at the grocery store and the clerk asks me, "Did you find everything?"
I have been know to respond with "I was looking for Miss Universe, but was unable to locate her".
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When I am checking out at the grocery store and the clerk asks me, "Did you find everything?"

Why else would I be in line checking out? If I hadn't found everything, I'd still be shopping.

Although, I MUCH prefer this to "Find everything, HON?
Often I will answer with "No, I could not find pistachio pudding, sharp provolone cheese, Hydrox cookies, the small container of 1/2&1/2, etc."

This extremely large store is either out of the item or more likely doesn't carry the stuff. I'm not sure what good telling the cashier does since I doubt if he/she has much say over what is in the inventory.

After that it's a trip to TJ's or the more expensive specialty market nearby. Or even Amazon!!!
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I have been know to respond with "I was looking for Miss Universe, but was unable to locate her".
LOL...now I'm beginning to sense some possibilities in the midst of my irritation.

Thanks for that.
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T I'm not sure what good telling the cashier does since I doubt if he/she has much say over what is in the inventory.

After that it's a trip to TJ's or the more expensive specialty market nearby. Or even Amazon!!!

I once shared this peeve with a cashier and asked what they did with the information solicited - like did they have some sort of Lessons Learned on where to place specialty cheeses?


He replied: "We're just supposed to ask - we don't discuss the responses."
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I pay with cash at checkout at most stores, and they ask for phone numbber!
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Clock Radio Alarms That Default to Midnight

After a power outage, our projection clock maintains the time, but turns off the projection. I noticed this as we were getting into bed last night.

I got up to fix it, and in the dark, I pushed the wrong button before pushing the button that turns on the projection. "I hope I didn't turn on an alarm," I said to Lena.

I didn't wake up until 12:08 AM—after eight minutes of the alarm sound in my dreams. When I figured out what had happened, I got up to disable the alarm, needing glasses, light, and flashlight. Because every clock radio seems to have its own interface (not standard), it took me a long time to figure out how to disable the alarm (two alarms, actually Alarm 1 and Alarm 2).

It would be smarter for them to have the alarm default to, say, 11 AM.
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After a power outage, our projection clock maintains the time, but turns off the projection. I noticed this as we were getting into bed last night.

I got up to fix it, and in the dark, I pushed the wrong button before pushing the button that turns on the projection. "I hope I didn't turn on an alarm," I said to Lena.

I didn't wake up until 12:08 AM—after eight minutes of the alarm sound in my dreams. When I figured out what had happened, I got up to disable the alarm, needing glasses, light, and flashlight. Because every clock radio seems to have its own interface (not standard), it took me a long time to figure out how to disable the alarm (two alarms, actually Alarm 1 and Alarm 2).

It would be smarter for them to have the alarm default to, say, 11 AM.
Alarm? What is this you speak of?
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Our new neighbor, working on his vehicle at 1:00 AM. Don't hear a thing but his garage light is on. Only light in the entire neighborhood that's on. Really messes up the night sky.
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Our new neighbor, working on his vehicle at 1:00 AM. Don't hear a thing but his garage light is on. Only light in the entire neighborhood that's on. Really messes up the night sky.
We have a neighbor that leaves his outside lights on day and night.
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Alarm? What is this you speak of?
Right. If there were a wire to the speaker that I could clip, I would.
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