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Old 10-13-2015, 12:36 PM   #941
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People who don't understand mathematics, refuse to learn, but insist on arguing about it.

I'm starting to think I picked the wrong hobby. It seems to have a fringe of crazies. But then, everything seems to have a fringe of crazies these days.
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But then, everything seems to have a fringe of crazies these days.
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My Pet Peeve is Allegiant Airlines . It has the most unprofessional crew I have ever seen . The flight attendants looked like high school drop outs with a wrinkled logo jersey and cheap jeans . The people at the ticket counter were equally awful plus they had a bad attitude . This was my first and last Allegiant flight.
I gave consideration to Allegiant for a trip we're going on next month. Even though an airport they fly out of is an hour closer to home, after reading the reviews I picked a Southwest flight out of Baltimore. It won't be a high bar to clear for them to do better.
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People who don't understand mathematics, refuse to learn, but insist on arguing about it.
I just prefer to do math with a bit of creativity.

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1 + 1 = 3, for sufficiently large values of 1.
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Old 10-13-2015, 03:44 PM   #945
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Can always use creative accountants math, 1+2= what would you like it to be?
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....But then, everything seems to have a fringe of crazies these days.
And half of them are running for high office.
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My Pet Peeve is Allegiant Airlines . It has the most unprofessional crew I have ever seen . The flight attendants looked like high school drop outs with a wrinkled logo jersey and cheap jeans . The people at the ticket counter were equally awful plus they had a bad attitude . This was my first and last Allegiant flight.
We flew Allegiant to Vegas a few years ago and they were fine... but I have not heard anything good about them since so I'm not sure what we will do next time.
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My pet peeve ... are posts ... with lots ... and lots ... of ellipses.

My other peeve are posts in which nearly every sentence ends with an exclamation point! Now what's up with that! It's not like the discussion is all that exciting! And I'm usually out of breath by the end of the post!

Heh, I feel better now.
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Can't figure out why anyone would want a peeve for a pet.
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My pet peeve ... are posts ... with lots ... and lots ... of ellipses.
Me too. Makes the post sound like a selection of random thoughts rather than a reasoned statement.
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Can't figure out why anyone would want a peeve for a pet.
Oh my. If I ever get another cat, I shall name it Peeve.
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My pet peeve ... are posts ... with lots ... and lots ... of ellipses.



My other peeve are posts in which nearly every sentence ends with an exclamation point! Now what's up with that! It's not like the discussion is all that exciting! And I'm usually out of breath by the end of the post!



Heh, I feel better now.

W2R, if Rich were here, wouldn't he agree with that sentiment, lol?
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Our neighbor's new yappity yap dog. Yappity yappity yappity yap! Yap! Yap! Yap! GRRRR! YapYap! Yap!

But to their credit, they are working, somewhat, to lessen the dog's audio impact on the neighborhood:

Yap! "Shut up!" Yap! "Shut up!" Yap!"NO!" Yappity Yap! "Yappy, shut the hell up!"
They also provide us with aromatherapy in the form of pot smoke while this is going on.

On the upside, I feel much less guilty about the screeching my kids do on our trampoline now....
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We flew Allegiant to Vegas a few years ago and they were fine... but I have not heard anything good about them since so I'm not sure what we will do next time.
If they would stop being so cheap with their crew and hire better people they could actually be an okay airline .
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I gave consideration to Allegiant for a trip we're going on next month. Even though an airport they fly out of is an hour closer to home, after reading the reviews I picked a Southwest flight out of Baltimore. It won't be a high bar to clear for them to do better.
Smart choice ! Southwest is 500% better than Allegiant !
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My pet peeve lately has been that nobody seems to take any pride at all in their work any more.

I was brought up to believe that no matter how lowly the job, and no matter how little I was paid to do it, there was dignity in a job well done and I should take pride in doing my job well.

Now, all anyone seems to care about is how little they can do and still get paid. And what ever happened to, "The customer is always right."?

Kids these days. They need to get off my lawn, too.

(Removed exclamation points and ellipses after reading the above posts. But still over-using emoticons.)
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If they would stop being so cheap with their crew and hire better people they could actually be an okay airline .

I am generally a cheapest deal flyer. But when you add up all the Mickey Mouse fees, I rarely find Allegiant to be a compelling value where I live. And that is not factoring in their limited schedule and poor fly out times.
Though one time I did fly out on a great deal... My carry on bag cost more to fly with me in the storage bin, than it cost me to fly. That was odd.


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I found out recently that some people still believe in flat earth. Evidently NASA fabricated the round earth photo.
http://www.livescience.com/24310-flat-earth-belief.html

It bugs me that there are really, really silly people (the kind you cannot fix/cure) in this world.


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My pet peeve ... are posts ... with lots ... and lots ... of ellipses.

My other peeve are posts in which nearly every sentence ends with an exclamation point! Now what's up with that! It's not like the discussion is all that exciting! And I'm usually out of breath by the end of the post!

Heh, I feel better now.

So sorry that my posts upset you.... it is the way I write..... block me if you do not like them!!!

Except I do not use the exclamation point.... so only 50% guilty...
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