The Castanet Gab-O-Rama

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Bsuds wrote: Apr 26th, 2022, 7:24 pm I thought it was "Halfwit" or "Halflit"?

Certainly not a "Smart Bulb" :laugh:
And you?
Are you in cahoots with the skunk?
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bb49 wrote: Apr 26th, 2022, 7:52 pm
Catsumi wrote: Apr 26th, 2022, 7:21 pm

I confess. T’was a special shipment just for you. A new Avatar, a lightbulb burnt out named DimWit.

I thought you’d be so happy you’d cough up the costs without all this fuss.

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I owed you this zinger for a few weeks now, enjoy!
You owed me? :200:
For what? And it could cost me close to a hundred bucks!

Is this a thank you for something mysterious I did?

Or a kick in the wallet for a miscue on my part? Also mysterious.

And Dimwit? Not me.
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:cry:
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bb49 wrote: Apr 26th, 2022, 1:30 pm FedEx came today.

No one was home so they left a Door Tag.
Please pay $96.71 on line now or when we return tomorrow for delivery.
:200:

No name or return address on the Tag, so I pulled up it's tracking record.
It left Hong Kong on April 20.

And what is it?

I have no idea. But I am not handing over $96.71 for an item I never ordered.
Turns out this was semi-legit.

We called local FedEx, they said the package contained clothing.

Turns out a family member ordered a surprise gift for his wife, to come to us.
But he paid for it, fully, was not COD.

Strange that all FedEx had was my last name and the FedEx Door Tag did not have our name on it, as well the $96.71 was handwritten.

We refused the delivery, twice.

Now he's digging into it.
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Sounds like there's a porch pirate in your area. Not hard to computer generate a door tag that looks like FedEx, UPS, etc. and put in a bogus amount to be collected on delivery.
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just another A..-hat that is "offended" I suspect for some reason or another....
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Hey parents it’s never a bad thing to check into people who you are entrusting your kid/s with, because you never know and better to be safe then sorry.
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There's a company I've been dealing with off and on for a number of years, mostly by email.
Now a woman who is one of our main contacts has this at the end of her name:
(she/her).

Huh?
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bb49 wrote: May 7th, 2022, 12:32 pm There's a company I've been dealing with off and on for a number of years, mostly by email.
Now a woman who is one of our main contacts has this at the end of her name:
(she/her).

Huh?
This is the new thing these days.

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This Covid is horrible. Going on three weeks now. Anyone who says it’s fake needs to spend some time with me. 😞
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I'm sorry you are going through that TQO.
Spend some time and money on establishing an Estate plan, a Legal Will, your wishes and who is the Executor. Watch Grant of Probate videos. Understand the process to help yourself and loved ones.
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The_quiet_one wrote: May 10th, 2022, 7:54 am This Covid is horrible. Going on three weeks now. Anyone who says it’s fake needs to spend some time with me. 😞
It hits everybody differently. We had it in September. My kids shrugged it off in about a week. My husband about 10 days. I spent 3 days in bed (unable to do anything, barely conscious), and it took until after Christmas before I was back to normal with physical activity. My immune system is compromised and I have asthma so it's understandable.

Give it time, we all handle these things differently.
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Thank you 💞
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Pretty much 2-3 weeks for us starting with sore throats and then congestion.

Back to normal now...whatever that is. :D
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