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The little things that irk us so

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« Reply #45 on: May 30, 2011, 17:00:18 PM »

Here's one - having to sign the credit card slip after just putting in your pin!
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« Reply #46 on: May 30, 2011, 17:43:01 PM »

When a well-meaning crystal hugger tells me that "The universe will take care of it" or quotes some new-age crap from "The Secret", I long to inflict GBH.
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« Reply #47 on: May 31, 2011, 07:20:09 AM »

When a well-meaning crystal hugger tells me that "The universe will take care of it" or quotes some new-age crap from "The Secret", I long to inflict GBH.

Hey, I revert to the "universe" thing whenever I'm in a corner, its preferable to "god" in my mind.  Evil
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« Reply #48 on: May 31, 2011, 09:26:38 AM »

People at funerals meaninglessly repeating "he's with god now", as if that's supposed to help.
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« Reply #49 on: May 31, 2011, 11:44:12 AM »

as they said when my grandson died: "God wanted him on his side" ....FFS is god a catholic?
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« Reply #50 on: May 31, 2011, 11:56:12 AM »

as they said when my grandson died: "God wanted him on his side" ....FFS is god a catholic?
omfg!!!!  that's wrong on so many levels brian, but oh so funny. Grin
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« Reply #51 on: May 31, 2011, 13:51:51 PM »


Hey, I revert to the "universe" thing whenever I'm in a corner, its preferable to "god" in my mind.  Evil

Sorry, Faerie! Didn't want to tramp on any feelings. I just think it's a cop-out. And trite. If my kitty dies and someone was to say something about the universe or that it was part of god's plan, I will have to hit them. My excuse will be that the universe is so unpredictable or that this was part of god's plan too.

But an honest "So sorry about your kitty. Losing a beloved family member sucks" would hit the spot.

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« Reply #52 on: May 31, 2011, 13:57:19 PM »


Hey, I revert to the "universe" thing whenever I'm in a corner, its preferable to "god" in my mind.  Evil

Sorry, Faerie! Didn't want to tramp on any feelings. I just think it's a cop-out. And trite. If my kitty dies and someone was to say something about the universe or that it was part of god's plan, I will have to hit them.

Hey, dont worry about MY feelings, and you certainly didnt tramp on them, I was being devilish about it! 

It IS a cop out, and I unashamedly use it for my own benefit, so dont feel bad, if anything, I should hang my head in shame... but on the other hand, when I sit next to someone handing tissues to them, and I KNOW they're religious, and they're waiting for me to pat their hands and tell them that god will heal, I just cannot bring myself to do it, so it usually comes out as the universe works in mysterious ways and that time will heal all pain....  Tongue

Sorry....  Undecided (what the hell for I dont know, but I feel the need to apologise)
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« Reply #53 on: May 31, 2011, 21:54:41 PM »

Hey, dont worry about MY feelings, and you certainly didnt tramp on them, I was being devilish about it! 

It IS a cop out, and I unashamedly use it for my own benefit, so dont feel bad, if anything, I should hang my head in shame... but on the other hand, when I sit next to someone handing tissues to them, and I KNOW they're religious, and they're waiting for me to pat their hands and tell them that god will heal, I just cannot bring myself to do it, so it usually comes out as the universe works in mysterious ways and that time will heal all pain....  Tongue

Sorry....  Undecided (what the hell for I dont know, but I feel the need to apologise)

No sorries needed. I reckon you somehow read between the lines and realised that a beloved kitty did recently die and his humans have raw nerves. If my hairdresser makes a universe comment (almost guaranteed) it'll be hard not to get creative with those scissors.

Time does heal or perhaps dampen. Maybe we get better at controlling the tears.
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« Reply #54 on: June 01, 2011, 08:57:54 AM »

realised that a beloved kitty did recently die and his humans have raw nerves.

Man, kitties... mine are like my kids, honestly, I love them on the same level.  My baby Lucy went in for her spay this morning, and I'm frantic.

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« Reply #55 on: June 01, 2011, 09:10:26 AM »

my cats are my life.  two of them i knew from birth, the one i actually handreared, and i love them like i birthed them myselves.  i love my dogs too, but my cats are my kids.  try and share a bed with 5 of them, when there is only so much electric blanket to go around.  guess who sleeps on the cold side (here's a clue, it's not them).
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« Reply #56 on: June 03, 2011, 08:20:07 AM »

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Okay...hold on..If my phone rings.....then I am a believer!!

Ok guys, this truly is freaky,  the phone literally rang as soon as I read The last word of this email!!!!!

I am  taking the bait - What do I have to lose  right?

Hope  it works!

Ok, this I got from a email this morning. It just baffles me how in the face they are but when an athiest says something then you are evil.
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« Reply #57 on: June 03, 2011, 10:10:45 AM »

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« Reply #58 on: June 03, 2011, 12:32:49 PM »

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Cheesy   Irksome.
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« Reply #59 on: June 03, 2011, 18:41:00 PM »

Oh, I am so sorry Cheesy
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