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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Quote Originally Posted by MLawrence View Post
    I knew that wasn't right when I posted it as I was trying to remember if that was homophone or not. Pass along the dunce cap.
    And here I thought it was a test for all of us journalist types. Or editors or grammarians.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    Mine has a quick cook that puts 30 secs at a time on the counter. LOVE that feature. :)

    This caused an internal struggle for me...I would microwave my son's eggs for 2 minutes...do you hit the 30 second button 4 times, or 2,0,0, start? Both are 4 keystrokes...ultimately, I decided that it started automatically when you hit the 30 second button, so I was saving the approximately 1/2 second it took me to hit the 0, 0, and start the other way, and I stuck with it...but then I changed bowls and I had to up it to 2:40, so I type it in now. The things I think about when making eggs 3 mornings out of 7.



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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    This caused an internal struggle for me...I would microwave my son's eggs for 2 minutes...do you hit the 30 second button 4 times, or 2,0,0, start? Both are 4 keystrokes...ultimately, I decided that it started automatically when you hit the 30 second button, so I was saving the approximately 1/2 second it took me to hit the 0, 0, and start the other way, and I stuck with it...but then I changed bowls and I had to up it to 2:40, so I type it in now. The things I think about when making eggs 3 mornings out of 7.
    I'm seriously glad I'm not the only one that has a weird obsession with physical efficiency in simple tasks.

    Not that what you said was weird


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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Vicksburg didn't celebrate the 4th of July for 80 years after surrendering to Grant on July 4th and ending their siege.



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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Quote Originally Posted by coolerifyoudid View Post
    I'm seriously glad I'm not the only one that has a weird obsession with physical efficiency in simple tasks.

    Not that what you said was weird
    I have also have had the same thoughts about pushing buttons on the microwave.



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    Quote Originally Posted by coolerifyoudid View Post
    I'm seriously glad I'm not the only one that has a weird obsession with physical efficiency in simple tasks.

    Not that what you said was weird

    Well, this is a rare occurrence, really...I know some people obsess over everything, doing it the 'perfect' way or it's WRONG, but this is one of the few things I've done that with. I think it's that with a 2 minute nuke time first thing in the morning, they don't take long enough for me to go do something else, so I just stand there, but at 2 minutes, it's not instantaneous, so I start thinking about something, and that ended up being the thing for a few days until I remembered the auto-start function.

    I can appreciate efficiency, but rarely do I analyze it for non-work related items unless I do them a lot, or like this, where I'm captive for a specific reason and end up thinking about it.



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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Received a "Do It Yourself" magazine subscription offer in the mail today. At first glance, thought it was a porn mag and got a lil excited. Then I realized looking at either results in the same thing: Doing it yourself. It's genius really.


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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    Well, this is a rare occurrence, really...I know some people obsess over everything, doing it the 'perfect' way or it's WRONG, but this is one of the few things I've done that with. I think it's that with a 2 minute nuke time first thing in the morning, they don't take long enough for me to go do something else, so I just stand there, but at 2 minutes, it's not instantaneous, so I start thinking about something, and that ended up being the thing for a few days until I remembered the auto-start function.

    I can appreciate efficiency, but rarely do I analyze it for non-work related items unless I do them a lot, or like this, where I'm captive for a specific reason and end up thinking about it.
    This post seems relative to mine. Coincidence?


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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Obsess was probably the wrong word. My morning routine of getting up, getting ready, getting my daughter ready and getting lunches ready is a thing of beauty some days though.


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    Quote Originally Posted by coolerifyoudid View Post
    Obsess was probably the wrong word. My morning routine of getting up, getting ready, getting my daughter ready and getting lunches ready is a thing of beauty some days though.

    OK, I can get on board with that...but there are some people who get cray-cray about how to most efficiently do things.

    Thankfully, I don't have to be in a rush with the morning routine, which is nice.



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    I just got a facebook request from an old girlfriend. I affectionately refer to her as the bunny boiler. I think I'll pass on this one


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    Re: Random thoughts thread

    Quote Originally Posted by coolerifyoudid View Post
    I just got a facebook request from an old girlfriend. I affectionately refer to her as the bunny boiler. I think I'll pass on this one
    You have my attention. I, like everyone else, would love to hear how/why the bunny boiler nickname started.



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    I just got a facebook request from an old girlfriend. I affectionately refer to her as the bunny boiler. I think I'll pass on this one
    Quote Originally Posted by DandyCyclone View Post
    You have my attention. I, like everyone else, would love to hear how/why the bunny boiler nickname started.


    ????




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    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    OK, I can get on board with that...but there are some people who get cray-cray about how to most efficiently do things.

    Thankfully, I don't have to be in a rush with the morning routine, which is nice.
    I was going to type a long paragraph, but I have to get on to the next thread so I'll just say this: I'm that way.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    Vicksburg didn't celebrate the 4th of July for 80 years after surrendering to Grant on July 4th and ending their siege.
    Am I the only one that's going to acknowledge one of the most random posts in the post a random thought thread?



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