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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby Fish Tacos » Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:22 pm

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Timotheus wrote:Anything special happen over the last two days?


I have a new contract in Phenix City Alabama! The compensation is awesome and they are providing me with a luxury apartment including furniture and dishes! :) I’m praying all goes well!



Are you a travel nurse? I'd never heard of that city before today

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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:49 am

Fish Tacos wrote:Are you a travel nurse? I'd never heard of that city before today


OMG Fish Tacos is that really you? :lol :eek Long time no see! :wave
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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby Fish Tacos » Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:35 am

Hey! Popping into see what's new. Saw Wolfie's new song and it's fire.

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Oh, and, Hi, Kev!

Postby gbruin » Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:44 am

Timotheus wrote:The usual Belgian stuff. Yesterday was waffles day, today was beer day. Tomorrow is chocolates day.
Another reason I need to move to Ypres.

MaraCarr wrote:I have a new contract in Phenix City Alabama! The compensation is awesome and they are providing me with a luxury apartment including furniture and dishes! :) I’m praying all goes well!
I hope the hours and patient load are better for you. Good luck!

SHEAKENBAKEN wrote:The rest are all 50 and over.
Geez. Fucking dinosaurs. You certainly can't trust people like that.

zazthespaz wrote:Just get lost some day.
Take it from the expert.

Ubik wrote:Wait, clam chowder is real? I thought it was a joke from the Simpsons.
A classic delicious traditional everyday New England fare joke.

Fish Tacos wrote:Saw Wolfie's new song and it's fire.
Not gonna lie. That clip of the message from his dad at the end killed me.
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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby MaraCarr » Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:59 pm

Greg... Thank you! Hope you are doing well! Almost to the years end... 2021 has to be better!

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MaraCarr wrote:
Timotheus wrote:Anything special happen over the last two days?


I have a new contract in Phenix City Alabama! The compensation is awesome and they are providing me with a luxury apartment including furniture and dishes! :) I’m praying all goes well!



Are you a travel nurse? I'd never heard of that city before today


Yes. I usually do 13 week contracts.. if I love an area I usually have the option to renew for another 13 weeks. Phenix city is known for a pretty high crime rate. The “o”is left out to distinguish it from Arizona. I did ensure I am staying in a safe area. It’s right near Columbus,Georgia. Hoping to explore Georgia a little more while I’m there... get inspired hopefully to create again. This year has been very hard.
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Re: How did I not see that one coming?

Postby zazthespaz » Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:24 pm

gbruin wrote:
zazthespaz wrote:Just get lost some day.
Take it from the expert.

Better to get lost now than when you have to pick your internet friends up from the airport and they never let you live it down!
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Oh well. Deal with it.


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Re: Preaching to the choir.

Postby zazthespaz » Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:36 pm

Grace Potter is up for a Grammy for Best Rock Album and Best Rock Performance. As much as I love Grace Potter, this album is probably her least "rock" sounding album and I would definitely put WTS over it for the nomination. The Grammy's are a joke.
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Laa, Laa, Laaaaaaaaa

Postby gbruin » Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:07 pm

Other than Grace Potter, I don't think I've even heard of anyone nominated for best rock album or rock performance.

I did see that one of the rock nominees was also nominated for best alternative performance. WTF?

#GrammysAreAJoke

edit: actually I have of course heard of Fiona Apple, the one who also got the alternative nod, and I know Haim is an all female group, but can’t say I have heard anything by them.
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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby anguyen92 » Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:48 am

I'm out of touch with everything and I don't really care. I don't listen to bands because based on the fact they win awards or not, so stuff like Grammys, VMAs, even friken the Revolver Golden God Awards they used to host. That means nothing to me.

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Because that is a really great name

Postby gbruin » Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:28 pm

Grogu.

I'll just call him Greg, for short
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Finally discovered the G in gbruin stands for Grogu

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Sat Nov 28, 2020 3:31 pm

gbruin wrote:Grogu.

I'll just call him Greg, for short


Or maybe you'll have to be called Grogu from now on.
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And Denise, when she's pissed at me. Which is mostly always.

Postby gbruin » Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:56 pm

SHEAKENBAKEN wrote:
gbruin wrote:Grogu.

I'll just call him Greg, for short


Or maybe you'll have to be called Grogu from now on.

Only my mom calls me that.
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Re: ...and a Grogu in a Mandalorian seat!

Postby zazthespaz » Sat Nov 28, 2020 7:01 pm

Apparently Thanksgiving weekend is prime spammer season. I'm realizing they're creating accounts that look like real names and switching up a letter or two. I'm recognizing a few names... I don't like being on a name basis with spammers.
gbruin wrote:Grogu.

I'll just call him Greg, for short

Thank you, couldn't remember "Grogu." Now I will! And if I can't, I'll just call him Greg.

Speaking of which - IT'S GREGMAS SEASON!

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Goodhue: In The Ashes - Listen, Buy, Rock!!

Postby gbruin » Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:46 pm

Hey TABN peeps - one of our earliest TABNers, Jon Goodhue, just released his most recent solo album, In The Ashes, and it freakin kicks ass. Think of Alice In Chains with a tiny bit less grunge and bit more Alter Bridgeish melody and and flow and you've got a good idea. Jon wrote, played, and mixed the whole thing himself because he's talented AF (I keep hinting at a guest rhythm guitarist gig but I think he knows how below average I play).

Jon has put out a lot of music with 3 prior solo releases (under Jon Goodhue) and with a couple bands, Thrillrazr and 3 By Design, and it's all been outstanding, but I think this is really his best project so far.

Give one of our TABN bros some support and check out his latest on your favorite platform:

Amazon music: https://music.amazon.com/albums/B08LG2FCJT

iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/in-the ... 1536500436

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/64ifJYZCDJkvTfw5uNNsdK
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Re: And my parents cooking is stuck in the depression era so...

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:32 pm

Taking some much needed time to practice cooking for myself these days because cooking is a basic skill that everyone should learn
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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby AB4Lyfe » Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:17 pm

I feel like I’ve been absent on here from my relatively normal posting... so, quick life updates.

1. Back to being furloughed as of two weeks ago. Gyms in Washington state closed so I’m back to being home all day with my 9-month old pup.

2. I’m looking at leaving my current job and starting my own Consulting firm. I already have one client I will be doing financial consulting for which would be a fully-remote gig if they contract me on a full-time basis. A “name my price” consulting gig sounds like a good change of pace.

3. I’m looking at leaving my current job managing Personal Trainers with 24 Hour Fitness because the company cut my team’s salary by 40 PERCENT. They cited high trainer salary as the reason for filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A company that blames labor for their bankruptcy can’t admit to failure in their own operating model or can’t admit they have too much overhead. Not only did they cut my team’s salary by 40 percent, they promised to raise their salary at the beginning of next year, which I found out from a company executive that they will not fulfill that promise.

I’m enjoying my time off for now, and am looking forward to this new opportunity to start consulting. It will start on an extremely part-time basis but if I impress, I can quit a job that I hate, negotiate my own pay, and move anywhere I want. Things are looking up!
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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby anguyen92 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:40 pm

^^ Sounds like a nice smooth way to have a change of pace in life. Godspeed then.

As for me. Still working at home. Still taking advantage of Grubhub deals (got $7.00 off an order of pasta at Corner Bakery Cafe, last Sunday). Stopped playing WoW for two weeks due to mental fatigue from the game. Uninstalled it and then reinstalled it after two weeks to check out the Shadowlands expansion, and now I'm back to playing a lot of hours of WoW, but at least, I'm enjoying the grind so far.

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Re: The Official "Total Randomness" Thread

Postby AB4Lyfe » Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:51 am

Update: they offered me a full-time contract instead of part time so... got some thinking to do.
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Quitting a job you hate is about the healthiest choice you can make.

Postby gbruin » Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:19 pm

Sounds like a good opportunity, AB. Good luck with whichever direction you choose!
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Re: Waiting for someone to offer me a full time contract...

Postby zazthespaz » Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:09 pm

AB4Lyfe wrote:Update: they offered me a full-time contract instead of part time so... got some thinking to do.

That's awesome! Congrats! Let us know what you do!
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