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Offline Jade Sinapu

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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #825 on: June 09, 2022, 11:09:24 am »
If I decide to not have guns, can I not be in that circle Kobuk?
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I am dealing with so many strange issues with technology at home and work, that it grinds my gears.
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #826 on: June 12, 2022, 12:22:23 am »
My lawnmower's gas cap. First I loose the actual red cap. Left with just the underside with the charcoal filter. Now that part has vibed off wile mowing the lawn. Read the reviews on the replacement cap. Apparently if I get a replacement it to will come apart and get lost in the lawn. My solution? Aluminum foil and a hair scrunchy. A lot cheaper than a $20+ continuation of the same problem i already went through.
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #827 on: June 13, 2022, 03:50:55 pm »
Snobby artists with big YouTube channels. Yes, still learning to oil paint. It's hard to have anything to show when I can't put much time into it. A few minutes every few weeks isn't cutting it. Not cat fishing, just not able to produce anything. Guess i really should post in my thread in the art section. It's been about half a life time. anyway. I watched this artist draw a nude. The entire video was him saying how the human eye is absolutely perfect. How the eye is the only tool a real artist needs. How tracing is not only cheating it's detrimental to an artists development. Even going on as stating " tracing will never produce good art." The ironic part of all of this is he was having real trouble drawing the model's hand. To make a long story short I used that to prove him wrong. And historical facts on the use of both the camera obscura and camera lucita. Who used them. And their paintings have been hanging in museums for 500 years. He refused to believe it and wanted to leave it at that. A true moron. Not only will he not learn by his own mistakes he refuses to believe facts.
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #828 on: June 13, 2022, 05:55:08 pm »
Major storm moved through my area this afternoon and the street in front of my apartment got flooded.
Watched numerous people drive their vehicles through the flooded street wondering if any of them would get stuck.
And then there were the few with their big trucks who just decided to "gun it" and rampage right through the water without any concern whatsoever. Morons.  >:(

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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #829 on: June 15, 2022, 09:07:06 pm »
The guys I work with (that haven't even been at our workplace for a year) trying to tell me how to do my job even though I've been there for years.
The worst part is that they don't know how we do things and don't listen to my input half the time. Then when things get screwed up, they look at me for solutions. >:(

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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #830 on: June 18, 2022, 08:18:33 pm »
People who get outraged for the sake of being outraged. You get the same results as panicking.
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #831 on: June 24, 2022, 01:49:06 pm »
The guys I work with (that haven't even been at our workplace for a year) trying to tell me how to do my job even though I've been there for years.
The worst part is that they don't know how we do things and don't listen to my input half the time. Then when things get screwed up, they look at me for solutions. >:(

I know your pain. Got a boss who thinks he knows everything. Truth being he's nothing more than a one minute moron. I have a co worker who's been at the same job for years. We both work on the same machine. But different shifts.  I end up having to fix the problems this machine is left with. Took me more than two hours Monday alone. I had a problem with one motor and had to modify how the machine worked to keep good production. My co worker tells me "I had no problems with it all day long." when I looked at how my co worker set the machine up? It was made to look like the motor was working without it actually touching the product. Lied to me.  And the worst part about this is our one minute moron will only listen to my co worker. Despite the fact that I'm the one who's found all the problems with this new machine. 
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #832 on: June 26, 2022, 07:52:57 am »
A co-worker abusing refrigerator privileges. Someone shoved a whole case of bottled water in there at one assignment.
  Presently, I was crowded off a shelf by someone with more groceries than some campground stores. These include about a dozen different dips, sauces, dressings, and condiments; a gallon jar of pickles, a gallon bucket of pickled veggies, a half-gallon of tea, a quart of coffee creamer, and a sealed can of beans. Plus a travel mug.


The dude-in-question recently interviewed for another job. Everyone's hoping that he gets it.
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #833 on: June 26, 2022, 01:31:06 pm »
A co-worker abusing refrigerator privileges. Someone shoved a whole case of bottled water in there at one assignment.
  Presently, I was crowded off a shelf by someone with more groceries than some campground stores. These include about a dozen different dips, sauces, dressings, and condiments; a gallon jar of pickles, a gallon bucket of pickled veggies, a half-gallon of tea, a quart of coffee creamer, and a sealed can of beans. Plus a travel mug.


The dude-in-question recently interviewed for another job. Everyone's hoping that he gets it.

At my last place of employment, it wasn't just refrigerator privledges being abused, it was also the microwave too in the employee lunch room. Nobody bothered to clean the microwave if there was a "food explosion" and the microwave looked gross.  :P As for the fridge, people would put stuff in, and then sometimes they'd forget about it and then we'd have horrible smells coming from the fridge and/or containers of food with mold growing inside of them.

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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #834 on: June 29, 2022, 02:03:35 pm »
Got two things to gripe about today.

Getting mail that should go to my conspiracy theorist neighbor. The last time I walked over to give them their mail he answered the door with a gun. These folks are nuts and I want nothing to do with em. Unfortunately the mail I got this time I thought was junk mail. I opened it. So now I'll have to go to the post office and explain what happened and why I wont had it in person to them.

Just go my car back. Haven't been driving it for more than two weeks now. Transmission is acting up again. The one they just replaced. That took over a month to replace. It'll be going back in the shop next week.
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #835 on: July 14, 2022, 12:41:18 pm »
Got into my car last night. Started it up and got a full blast, could not turn it down, message from Onstar. Reminding me that i have a free month of Onstar. Called them up today to cancel this service. They told me  I have to go back to where i bought this car to cancel Onstar.

I went on line to see if there was a way to cancel onstar from the vehicle itself. Wow. What a load of scared people. There are actually people who believe Onstar is watching them through their rear view camera. Common sense and critical thinking is in short supply.
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #836 on: July 18, 2022, 11:04:06 pm »
I can't manage to get ahead.  Too much to do, too little time.

It grinds my gears!
Bear your soul and take control
If the wolves are howling outside your door
Invite them in and make them beg for more!
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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #837 on: July 25, 2022, 07:41:13 pm »
Just my dad currently.

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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #838 on: July 28, 2022, 09:28:58 pm »
 Car parts are basically not available. 
Those are needed.
But no. No parts.

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Re: What really "grinds your gears"?
« Reply #839 on: July 29, 2022, 03:17:55 am »
Management. Complete lack of intelligence or common sense. A bunch of product was started four days in advance. We were told to focus on things that are needed today or the next. Now there is a problem. Seems this same member of management want's to know why all this product has been sitting around for four days. This is an issue that needs resolving. I can not tell you how disappointing it is to work with someone like that.
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