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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1675 on: March 09, 2021, 10:29:48 pm »
Broken charging cable for my LED 3-D printed Moon globe. It's a paperweight for the duration.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1676 on: March 12, 2021, 12:14:11 am »
My less than a year old laptop's hinge broke (it's a Dell G3 3590, notorious for this!)...and the technicians won't repair it for free, because apparently this was "accidental damage." So now I have to spend more of my money to get a new laptop. I think I will get a Lenovo or an HP (I had an HP before and it was a tank of a laptop). *sigh*  >:(
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1677 on: March 15, 2021, 11:52:21 pm »
A guy at work cornered me in the bathroom to tell me that my recipe I put in the company cook book was not truly Korean although I said it was.  He said his wife was mad as heck and it was "cultural appropriation", and she should know since she is Korean.  I apologized and he was still angry. 

I mean it is a recipe in a little known company cook book, come on!

I then went home to continue working from home since I was now uncomfortable at work, and found my dog was ill.  Cleaning up after her still , 6 hours later.
She goes to vet in 4 days.

I had to go to store, to mail something at a late hour (very important actually it be done now) and after 5 places I was able to get something shipped out.
very tired.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1678 on: April 05, 2021, 04:15:40 pm »
Went and registered to be put on a waiting list with my county's Health Dept. for the covid vaccine. Haven't heard back yet on anything.

Registered on the Walgreen's pharmacy website and looked for vaccine appointments. Nothing in my county. Everything available was in another county next door. :( I'll try searching again tomorrow.

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1679 on: April 15, 2021, 11:16:10 am »
Was run off the road in back woods by aggressive driver last Sunday.  I ditched my vehicle to save me and the dog from a head on collision.   Dog is very bruised up, she hit the dash.  Vehicle suspension is damaged and will take 2 weeks for parts to come in.  Was able to self rescue and limp vehicle home 100 miles at 45mph with blinkers on.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1680 on: April 15, 2021, 10:05:07 pm »
Awe I hope Wanda's ok

Bad news My dad won't help me with the Gecko terrarium. Putting up the background ect. Luckliy my friend is coming over tomorrow to help me.
Why is it that friends are more helpful then parents? I mean he did buy the terrarium, and I'm thankful for that but... Sigh...Yeah I feel slightly depressed now.  :(

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1681 on: April 16, 2021, 12:44:38 am »
Wow Jade. Really hope both you and Wanda are doing good.
It's been said that rats can gain access to your home by climbing up threw your toilet. I prefer to use the front door.

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1682 on: April 16, 2021, 04:29:25 pm »
Thanks Firelight and Cause
Wanda has been on light sedation so she can rest at home, and she is much better.  Nothing broken.

My bad news is I fell into a kitchen cabinet and the cabinet blew to pieces.  It was made super cheaply.

Hopefully your friend and you can get the terrarium together without too much trouble!
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1683 on: April 19, 2021, 08:34:39 pm »
Ordered a tshirt on Amazon and it's coming from Kentucky. Been watching the tracking information so I know when to expect it. Was supposed to be delivered today. Nope. It went as far as Chicago, then headed back to Kentucky. I'm in Wisconsin.  :o  >:(

Then I have another package that was supposed to be delivered today from Amazon. Nope. According to tracking by FedEx (Or I should say, FedUp.), the package is sitting on a truck and won't be delivered till tomorrow, I hope. This is a really important package for a modeling project that I need that I ordered from Texas.

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1684 on: April 29, 2021, 04:24:44 pm »
Just discovered the Memorial Day activities in Mackinaw City have been cancelled.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1685 on: April 30, 2021, 11:58:08 pm »
The VCR I got from the Goodwill down the street from me turns on but doesn't work. I know...first world problems. Still. ugh
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1686 on: May 04, 2021, 04:17:03 pm »
The VCR I got from the Goodwill down the street from me turns on but doesn't work. I know...first world problems. Still. ugh

Ship it to me I will fix it!
Probably a power supply issue.

My bad news is that my mood is taking an unexpected turn down.  Bummer since I had been feeling good.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1687 on: May 05, 2021, 02:21:07 am »
I think it could be a belt problem, it makes a funny whirring noise and then stops...it won't even take the tapes I try to shove in, so, I think it's done for. :(

I'm going to have a power outage tomorrow and I keep dissociating so I'm behind at work...ugh...!

*and* my friend of several years refuses to talk to me. I think our relationship is toast, and I feel like somehow it's my fault. I know it's not...these things happen...I just wish my friend's mental health was better, so that we could be friends like we were a few years ago. *sigh* :(
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1688 on: May 05, 2021, 02:21:55 am »
The VCR I got from the Goodwill down the street from me turns on but doesn't work. I know...first world problems. Still. ugh

Ship it to me I will fix it!
Probably a power supply issue.

My bad news is that my mood is taking an unexpected turn down.  Bummer since I had been feeling good.

Oof...still! You survived that car accident and that is a good thing, at least!
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1689 on: May 05, 2021, 09:20:04 am »
Shoulder pain has come back.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1690 on: May 07, 2021, 02:43:33 pm »
Quit my job, because I felt like it was getting too stressful and that my manager didn't value me anyway.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1691 on: May 08, 2021, 12:46:50 pm »
Gave a few DVD's to a friend so that he could clean them up for me and remove some scratches and stuff. He ruined The Thing DVD disc and now owes me a new copy.  >:(

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1692 on: May 11, 2021, 10:19:48 am »
Dog ate through wall joining garage to house.  Came home to a dog head poking out of wall.
I am very mad at her.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1693 on: May 18, 2021, 12:56:30 pm »
I don't think I'm getting called in for an in-person interview to the job I applied for.

Then again, applying for a movie theatre job when I don't watch a lot of movies was probably my first mistake.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1694 on: May 25, 2021, 10:32:15 am »
My dad was picking weeds in his yard and wound up in the emergency room.
He picked a plant called Donkey Tail Spurge.  It is also called something like Euphorbia Mirisantis.
The sap is white and like glue and he was severely allergic.  He had anaphylactic shock and his right cornea is burned and he can not see right now.
Thankfully he is doing okay now.  He still has red welts where the plant touched him.

Apparently in Colorado this plant is considered an invasive species and it is also illegal to have.  If it is on the property , it HAS to be removed.
I can see why.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1695 on: May 29, 2021, 07:56:21 am »
Trail cam images this week show no fox visits. I hope he's okay.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1696 on: May 31, 2021, 04:13:56 pm »
No hot water in my apartment building today. :(
This is the second time in 2 weeks this has happened.
And since it's Memorial weekend, the plumber can't come out and get it fixed till tomorrow or Weds.  :(

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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1697 on: June 01, 2021, 01:44:45 pm »
No hot water in my apartment building today. :(
This is the second time in 2 weeks this has happened.
And since it's Memorial weekend, the plumber can't come out and get it fixed till tomorrow or Weds.  :(


It is amazing how many things we do with hot water.  Heating, cleaning,  cooking,  etc.  Sorry Kobuk, that stinks.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1698 on: June 01, 2021, 09:59:40 pm »
Forgot to call the doctor's office to have a prescription refilled, did so today and on my last dose.
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Re: The "Bad News" thread.
« Reply #1699 on: June 04, 2021, 10:14:14 pm »
A friend reports that his fursuit delivery has been delayed. Tracking shows it's somewhere in Russia.
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