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Posted: Sep 25, 2022 - 4:35pm

A kitchen light fixture less than five years-old with a bad bulb socket.
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Posted: Sep 14, 2022 - 11:24am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

It's a glorious drizzly 61° outside, settling into some fall weather after an unseasonably hot summer. So what happens? The women demand we close the doors and turn on the heat. It's 78° and stuffy in here and those of us who saw the forecast and wore flannel are miserable. Okay that's just me.  Yet I am annoyed.



i'd offer to exchange clothing or disrobe
because resist...
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Posted: Sep 14, 2022 - 11:20am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

It's a glorious drizzly 61° outside, settling into some fall weather after an unseasonably hot summer. So what happens? The women demand we close the doors and turn on the heat. It's 78° and stuffy in here and those of us who saw the forecast and wore flannel are miserable. Okay that's just me.  Yet I am annoyed.



Oooh. Open windows and doors and a breeze coming through the place. Heavenly.
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Posted: Sep 14, 2022 - 11:20am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Also, when I do a pro bono thing for a local group and they don't like it. 



Same: when I cook dinner for someone/anyone and they complain.
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Posted: Sep 14, 2022 - 11:14am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Also, when I do a pro bono thing for a local group and they don't like it. 





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Posted: Sep 14, 2022 - 11:03am

Also, when I do a pro bono thing for a local group and they don't like it. 
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Sep 14, 2022 - 11:01am

It's a glorious drizzly 61° outside, settling into some fall weather after an unseasonably hot summer. So what happens? The women demand we close the doors and turn on the heat. It's 78° and stuffy in here and those of us who saw the forecast and wore flannel are miserable. Okay that's just me.  Yet I am annoyed.
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Posted: Aug 17, 2022 - 7:03am

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That doesn't sound like a healthy work environment.
{#Snooty}



I had to change the station.
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Posted: Aug 17, 2022 - 6:35am

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The workplace radio is currently tuned to the local pop country station. The last 2 consecutive songs have name-checked Bud Light, and the second one had fake banjo in there. 
 
That doesn't sound like a healthy work environment.{#Snooty}
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Posted: Aug 17, 2022 - 6:33am

The workplace radio is currently tuned to the local pop country station. The last 2 consecutive songs have name-checked Bud Light, and the second one had fake banjo in there. 


Edit: Okay, but Dwight's "Little Ways" was next, so maybe things are looking up.
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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 11:09am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


As far as I know, these places own their buildings... they're all still in business, but they decided to not be open on Mondays. Or Monday/Tuesday in one case. The new place I understand, they're just getting started. And maybe the other places are having staffing issues so can't be open 7 days. But maybe if they don't want to concede the whole business to McD, they should coordinate the days they're closed so that people who want to go to a real restaurant can? I dunno. It's a different environment now vs when we had our place, but I hated to have people rattle the door and find it locked.


A lot of places here are limiting days due to staffing. A local pizza place had no delivery drivers on Friday a few weeks ago, so we just went to pickup - the place was slammed and only a handful of workers.  Sign of the times.  Coordination would be good, but I bet a lot of those little restaurants don't want to go to the competition and say "we don't have the staff, so we are closing a few days, want to coordinate?", no matter how good an idea it is.
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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 10:44am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


As far as I know, these places own their buildings... they're all still in business, but they decided to not be open on Mondays. Or Monday/Tuesday in one case. The new place I understand, they're just getting started. And maybe the other places are having staffing issues so can't be open 7 days. But maybe if they don't want to concede the whole business to McD, they should coordinate the days they're closed so that people who want to go to a real restaurant can? I dunno. It's a different environment now vs when we had our place, but I hated to have people rattle the door and find it locked.

Yeah, they could try to coordinate the closing days.  I know a lot of restaurants do close on Mondays, but that's usually "dinner" restaurants, not so much places that serve breakfast.  Around here a lot of businesses depend on the college students (as customers and employees) , so some of them go to 5-day weeks while school is out.  The semester just started so they try to go back to 7 days if they can staff.
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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 10:33am

 Proclivities wrote:

You'd figure that at least a few locally-owned eateries could/would stay in business - as long as rents aren't outrageous.



As far as I know, these places own their buildings... they're all still in business, but they decided to not be open on Mondays. Or Monday/Tuesday in one case. The new place I understand, they're just getting started. And maybe the other places are having staffing issues so can't be open 7 days. But maybe if they don't want to concede the whole business to McD, they should coordinate the days they're closed so that people who want to go to a real restaurant can? I dunno. It's a different environment now vs when we had our place, but I hated to have people rattle the door and find it locked.
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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 10:16am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
It's true that a lot of businesses struggle when a corporate competitor comes to town but this is just conceding the battle.

You'd figure that at least a few locally-owned eateries could/would stay in business - as long as rents aren't outrageous.

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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 10:01am

 oldviolin wrote:
  
especially in small towns...



It's true that a lot of businesses struggle when a corporate competitor comes to town but this is just conceding the battle.
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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 9:28am

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Had some friends in town over the weekend; they left this morning. We wanted to go out to breakfast and I suggested Pepe's Mexican Restaurant because I want chilaquiles. It was closed, so we went to Skyline Cafe for the classic American breakfast. It was closed so we went to the new "bistro" downtown for fancy huevos and pastries. They were closed so we went to McDonald's. "McDonald's/Walmart/Costco is killing mom & pop businesses!"
 
especially in small towns...

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Posted: Aug 15, 2022 - 9:14am

Had some friends in town over the weekend; they left this morning. We wanted to go out to breakfast and I suggested Pepe's Mexican Restaurant because I want chilaquiles. It was closed, so we went to Skyline Cafe for the classic American breakfast. It was closed so we went to the new "bistro" downtown for fancy huevos and pastries. They were closed so we went to McDonald's.

"McDonald's/Walmart/Costco is killing mom & pop businesses!"
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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 8:08am

 Red_Dragon wrote:



lol could be directed at me since the post posted 4 times but I have done a fair job of getting her to direct her Weekend Report elsewhere and also of removing 75% of my posts today.
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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 8:00am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Our receptionist is very chatty this morning and she doesn't have any other targets yet.
 
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Posted: Jul 25, 2022 - 7:54am

Our receptionist is very chatty this morning and she doesn't have any other targets yet.
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