How the government shutdown is messing my **** up

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  1. CycloneYoda

    CycloneYoda Well-Known Member

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    My mother-in-law works for NOAA. She has nothing to do, so she is driving here to stay with us, without prior notification, for as long as she wants. I don't mind scheduled visits, but this is not a scheduled visit.

    This sucks.
     
  2. 00clone

    00clone Well-Known Member

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    Use the force Yoda...plant in her mind that you are not the family she is looking for.

    Other than that, big project at work, can't be home much, and jeesh, timing worked out good, mom-in-law, you can help with the family and things around the house, like cleaning bathrooms, and stuff.
     
  3. CycloneYoda

    CycloneYoda Well-Known Member

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    If I catch her pinching my stash, I will cut off her hand.
     
  4. isuska

    isuska Well-Known Member

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    that sucks. keep your head up, and make a beer run
     
  5. RollsRoyce

    RollsRoyce Member

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    Is she good looking? I could take her off your hands. At least for a night.
     
  6. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Is she down to party? Would a threesome be awkward?
     
  7. SplitIdentity

    SplitIdentity Well-Known Member

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    I can only imagine your pain...

    And thankfully, I only have to imagine it. Sucks to suck.
     
  8. theantiAIRBHG

    theantiAIRBHG Well-Known Member

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    Did you feed Mittens?!

    Mittens has food in his bowl!
     
  9. ISUFan22

    ISUFan22 Well-Known Member

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  10. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

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    overindulge in protein powder and stink her out.
     
  11. 00clone

    00clone Well-Known Member

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    Well, looks like I'm skipping dinner. :no::no:
     
  12. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    The thing I'm most amazed at about that picture is there's a website called memegeneokerlund.com
     
  13. Bigman38

    Bigman38 Well-Known Member

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    besides the people I know who aren't getting a paycheck this is the first case of shutdown outrage I actually believe is real.
     
  14. mramseyISU

    mramseyISU Active Member

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    Things like this make me think back to the advise my great grandpa gave me. It's Reagan's fault just like the potholes in the road are.
     
  15. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    9/10
     
  16. buf87

    buf87 Well-Known Member

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    How much money are we saving on a gov't shutdown, if we are paying all these people for not working. If we are going to pay them, make them work!
     
  17. SuperTrooper

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    No one makes fun of the Fabulous Moolah!!

    (At least I think that's who the picture is)
     
  18. Cyclonic1

    Cyclonic1 Active Member

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    Problem solved then! You in jail and her in hospital. The big question is: Who does your wife visit?
     
  19. Cyclonic1

    Cyclonic1 Active Member

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    Saving no money since congress already agreed to give them all back pay - so an unplanned paid vacation. It is costing our economy 160 Million/day though.
     
  20. fccy

    fccy Well-Known Member

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    No, Mae Young.
     

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