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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1550 on: August 24, 2019, 12:24:25 am »
Not enough points on my rewards Visa to redeem for a free $50 gas card yet.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1551 on: August 26, 2019, 08:11:28 am »
Need to do a major house cleaning sometime soon. >:(
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1552 on: August 31, 2019, 09:35:35 am »
I have a lot of clutter to sort through.
"The coyote is a living, breathing allegory of Want. He is always hungry. He is always poor, out of luck, and friendless. The meanest creatures despise him. And even the fleas would dessert him for a velocipide."~Mark Twain
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1553 on: September 01, 2019, 02:27:49 am »
When doing repair work on my sisters car,  a line for refrigerant got damaged and I had to get a new one. Caused a 6 hour delay.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1554 on: September 01, 2019, 11:48:59 am »
Still waiting for certain awards to be announced. They're long overdue.
"The coyote is a living, breathing allegory of Want. He is always hungry. He is always poor, out of luck, and friendless. The meanest creatures despise him. And even the fleas would dessert him for a velocipide."~Mark Twain
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1555 on: September 02, 2019, 06:55:54 pm »
Awards delayed due to hurricane...and under-staffing. We are a volunteer organization after all.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1556 on: October 02, 2019, 09:56:54 pm »
While organizing files on my comp today, I accidentally deleted a folder containg lots of pics and other information necessary for a future modeling project.  :'( I then had to scour the Net and look for that information all over again.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1557 on: October 05, 2019, 06:53:19 pm »
Dog handling classes at animal shelter still haven't occurred.  This means I still can't help much there since I don't have the training.

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1558 on: October 30, 2019, 08:23:55 am »
One of my dogs has been sick. Stable for now, but hoping for the best.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1559 on: November 24, 2019, 11:45:32 am »
Went on a bike ride after the weather warmed up last week. Saw a butchered deer carcass just off the rail trail--evidence of poaching.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1560 on: December 29, 2019, 05:26:10 pm »
Overdue order of rare earth magnets from Wish.
"The coyote is a living, breathing allegory of Want. He is always hungry. He is always poor, out of luck, and friendless. The meanest creatures despise him. And even the fleas would dessert him for a velocipide."~Mark Twain
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1561 on: December 29, 2019, 08:45:20 pm »
No word on the U of AK job, probably won't hear back until at least the 6th.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1562 on: December 30, 2019, 01:21:21 am »
No word on the U of AK job, probably won't hear back until at least the 6th.
Yeah I know at my place over 50% are on break, not me, but probably good bet like you say to wait longer.
Wishing the best!

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1563 on: January 07, 2020, 02:37:37 am »
No word on the U of AK job, probably won't hear back until at least the 6th.
Yeah I know at my place over 50% are on break, not me, but probably good bet like you say to wait longer.
Wishing the best!

Thanks. No phone call today. On the other hand there was no rejection email, either, and Siiwolf (close friend who works there but in a different department) says that if I'm not selected they're required by law to send me a rejection email, but I'm not sure if that rule is enforced, so... yeah. I hope I get something soon.

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1564 on: January 08, 2020, 12:02:46 am »
No word on the U of AK job, probably won't hear back until at least the 6th.
Yeah I know at my place over 50% are on break, not me, but probably good bet like you say to wait longer.
Wishing the best!

Thanks. No phone call today. On the other hand there was no rejection email, either, and Siiwolf (close friend who works there but in a different department) says that if I'm not selected they're required by law to send me a rejection email, but I'm not sure if that rule is enforced, so... yeah. I hope I get something soon.


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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1565 on: January 16, 2020, 02:10:36 am »
Making plans to move out in the next couple of years, effectively ending my r/s with my once-mate.

It feels like a divorce and I've been working my tail off so I don't think about it, been crying a lot off and on this past year. The thought of living alone scares me, but healing is more important than being in a bad situation and worse, letting my behavior get out of control. My heart has been broken for a long time, and I knew this day would come eventually.  :'(
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1566 on: January 17, 2020, 02:40:17 am »
Still no phone call from the school. Meh...
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1567 on: January 17, 2020, 09:44:31 pm »
Still no phone call from the school. Meh...

Sorry Varg.  I know you were hoping they would call. 

Making plans to move out in the next couple of years, effectively ending my r/s with my once-mate.

It feels like a divorce and I've been working my tail off so I don't think about it, been crying a lot off and on this past year. The thought of living alone scares me, but healing is more important than being in a bad situation and worse, letting my behavior get out of control. My heart has been broken for a long time, and I knew this day would come eventually.  :'(

Again, sorry Iara,  that's a rough situation.  I hope time heals you sooner than later and you get to feeling better. 

I hope my fur friends can have a bit of good luck come their way. 
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1568 on: January 28, 2020, 06:36:57 am »
I've fallen back into depression for the past month. I have mixed feelings toward someone right now(it's kinda complicated). Too many things are going on with me right now. Sleep has been pretty bad as of recently.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1569 on: January 29, 2020, 12:28:33 am »
I've fallen back into depression for the past month. I have mixed feelings toward someone right now(it's kinda complicated). Too many things are going on with me right now. Sleep has been pretty bad as of recently.

Try to squash that depression.  It has held back many a good person from their better future.  Find a good memory and recall it, if that helps you.  Find a way to see what you have now is good too, because I bet good things exist, but are being hidden by depression.  Sleep is the enemy of depression, and so is that exercise.  I know it's easier for me to say it, rather than do it.

If you have feelings for someone,  at least it means you feel and care, right? Better than the alternative. And why is it complicated,  are they an upright walking and talking anthropomorphic animal and you have a crush on them?  ;)
I hope you can resolve these feelings that have you down.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1570 on: January 30, 2020, 12:46:38 am »
I've fallen back into depression for the past month. I have mixed feelings toward someone right now(it's kinda complicated). Too many things are going on with me right now. Sleep has been pretty bad as of recently.

Try to squash that depression.  It has held back many a good person from their better future.  Find a good memory and recall it, if that helps you.  Find a way to see what you have now is good too, because I bet good things exist, but are being hidden by depression.  Sleep is the enemy of depression, and so is that exercise.  I know it's easier for me to say it, rather than do it.

If you have feelings for someone,  at least it means you feel and care, right? Better than the alternative. And why is it complicated,  are they an upright walking and talking anthropomorphic animal and you have a crush on them?  ;)
I hope you can resolve these feelings that have you down.

Thanks Jade I needed that. Hopefully I'll be better in a couple of days
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1571 on: January 30, 2020, 09:49:01 pm »
Coming down with a cold, I think.
"The coyote is a living, breathing allegory of Want. He is always hungry. He is always poor, out of luck, and friendless. The meanest creatures despise him. And even the fleas would dessert him for a velocipide."~Mark Twain
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1572 on: February 03, 2020, 10:42:44 pm »
 Now I have a new car part I need to put it in.  Too bad it's behind the instrument cluster and the whole dash board comes out of the car to do the job.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1573 on: February 21, 2020, 04:06:40 pm »
FA appears to be inaccessible at the moment.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1574 on: February 22, 2020, 01:37:06 pm »
 My sisters car needs major transmission work,  and she can't pay.   Looks like I might be paying...$2,000!
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