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#970737 - Yesterday at 09:56 PM Thump Day
gymcandy1 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 29945
Loc: Mead, Oklahoma
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Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.

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Ancient Roman, Chinese and German societies often used urine as mouthwash.

The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. In the Renaissance era, it was fashion to shave them off!

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Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros .

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This is called 'money bags'. So send this on to 5 and money will arrive in 5 days.

Based on Chinese Feng Shui, the one who does not pass this on will have money troubles for the rest of the year.


Good morning everyboomie. welcome

Ok my early work day has been permanently altered to a 10:00 to 7:00 day. thumbsdown

Yesterday when I got up (at 3:30) I ate my breakfast and sat down to get on line for a few minutes. I looked at my phone and saw I had a message from my manager. She ask, "Did you see you had a schedule change? You work 10 to 7 Wed & Thur." WHAT??? shocked

Do you think I went back to bed at that point? Nooooo shame

I went to work at 5:00, as originally scheduled.

Today is a different story though. I'll go in at 10:00.

One of these days they will (maybe) understand that when they change a person's schedule on their day off, they cannot rely on a phone text to convey that change....................think....effectively. rotfl

Something else they (may) learn in time is that, if they were more effective at hiring and filling open positions then the need would not arise to have to text someone on their day off and change their schedule.

Even simpler than that, if the scheduler, who does scheduling two weeks in advance, did not schedule the 'only person' who will work in a department all day long, to come in from 5 to 2, then the need to change that person's schedule at the last moment, on their day off, to 10 to 7 would not arise. slapforehead

Pretty smart huh?

You should hear my theory on quantum physics, and the evolution of space and time. idea

Have a happy day everyone.

"Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier 'n puttin' it back in." Will Rogers

#970740 - Yesterday at 10:28 PM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
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So sorry they changed your schedule Joe. I don't think it's fair at all. I hope you have a great day anyway!

Have a happy day all!

Ana wave
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?

#970752 - Today at 12:09 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
Haroula Offline
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Registered: 06/02/10
Posts: 7485
Loc: Greece
Good morning Joe,Ana and all who follow. Hope everyone has a wonderful day. smile wave
Soot birthday dance

Edited by Haroula (Today at 12:11 AM)

Dear Math, please grow up and solve your own problems, I'm tired of solving them for you.

#970761 - Today at 04:26 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: Haroula]
cailyn Offline
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Registered: 01/08/06
Posts: 6010
Loc: Somewhere ? in Massachusetts?
Good morning Joe,Ana,Haroula and all who are to follow wave Coffee is ready!I'm having my coffee and then off to the Gym,have a great day everybody puppy
I may not have gone where I intended to go,but I think I have ended up where I need to be.


#970762 - Today at 04:46 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
Kaki's Sister Offline
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Registered: 11/21/04
Posts: 16871
Loc: Marlborough USA
Good Morning Joe, Ana, Haroula and Sue. Joe that is awful they changed your schedule especially at the last minute and while you were on your day off! taz Ana how are you? cat Haroula enjoy your day. Sue enjoy your workout at the gym. Happy Day All! wave

#970770 - Today at 05:21 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: Kaki's Sister]
Volkana Offline
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Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 1974
Loc: Greece
Good morning everyone!!!

It's my day off today (finally) and we are going to the beach! I hope the weather will be on our side cause it was raining in the morning

Hope you all have a great day!!! wave
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

#970778 - Today at 06:30 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
GBC Offline
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Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 14245
Loc: Massachusetts
Good Morning Boomers summer

Joe, sorry about the abrupt change in your work schedule.

Haroula, happy day wishes.

Ana, have a great day! Any results on the MRI yet?

Volkcana, enjoy the beach.

Gerry, enjoy whatever plans you have for the day.

Sue, thanks for the coffee. Enjoy the gym.

Wishing everyone a wonderful day! Got a Doc visit this morning. Be back later. smile

#970789 - Today at 07:40 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
connie Offline
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Registered: 07/12/02
Posts: 7982
Loc: winter springs fl.
Good morning everyone. Ana, Midge, and Gail, may all tests and visits turn out AOK. Yankee, I'm very sorry for your lose. Soot, birthday. To all here and all who follow, have a Wonderful Thump day. Danish, Bacon Sandwiches, and Birthday Cupcakes in the NC.

#970806 - Today at 08:57 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
manxman Offline
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Registered: 07/23/02
Posts: 14776
Loc: Unionville
Top of the morning to all boomers. wave We're off to Ireland and the Isle of Man today. Very exciting. broccoli
Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.

#970817 - Today at 10:00 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: manxman]
Darlene Offline
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Registered: 02/10/00
Posts: 9301
Loc: Southern California
wave Howdy ho, sweet Joe! Thanks for the openers! Sorry for your schedule mix-up! Hope your Thump Day is fab-u-lous!

Good morning, sweet 'Boomies!

Is it Friday yet...? smile

Alrighty, gotta skoosh! See you later!
You become what you think about. Change your thoughts, change your life. - Dko

#970829 - Today at 10:37 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
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Registered: 04/05/04
Posts: 42090
Loc: Alabama
Thumping Good Thursday ya'll wave

Boys are here, son is home, I'm heading to the kitchen to act like a mad scientist for a bit. Later tonight we are planning to go to a ball game weather allowing. wave
"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole."
-Roger Caras

#970831 - Today at 10:40 AM Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
my10rugrats Offline
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Registered: 08/05/06
Posts: 3336
Loc: kansas
good morning everyone. yep still kicking around here. have been able to spend the last few days out side since sunday , the weather has been cool enough for me to sit out side. had 4 of the grandkids sunday for a couple of hours boy that sure wore me out. one mowed for her grandpa and the other 3 we played with bubbles. i have enjoyed the cooler weather but i think the heat is heading back this way soon. hubby's chickens are getting more spoiled day by day. somuch fun to see him catch grasshoppers for them then go into the pen and sit there and give them to them, we are anxiously waiting for the day we find out first egg. its been years since we raised chickens, so we are like little kids at christmas with them. not much on the agenda today since i am sorta of paying for my antics outside , i know better than to be outside when someone is mowing. hope everyone has a great day

#970844 - 14 minutes 30 seconds ago Re: Thump Day [Re: gymcandy1]
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Registered: 06/10/06
Posts: 13525
Loc: northern Wisconsin
Aw Joe that was not nice of them! Thanks for the chuckles and have a lovely day!

Ana is it a corner day?? Have a lovely day!

Haroula have a lovely day!

Sue thanks for the coffee. Have fun at the gym and a lovely day!

Gerry have a lovely day!

Volkana hope the weather cooperates for the beach! Have a lovely day!

Gail best of luck with the doc appointment. Have a lovely day!

Connie thanks for the danish and have a lovely day!

Manxman have a lovely vacation!!! Sending the Band of Angels with you for a safe travel!! Have a lovely day!

Darlene may work go smoothly and you have a lovely day!

L4l have fun mixing up things. lol Have a lovely day and I hope the weather is nice for the game tonight.

My10 good to see you!! Sounds like you and hubby are having fun with those chickens. Have a lovely day!



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