Random Thoughts That Don't Warrant Their Own Thread 2020

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  1. Hank Scorpio

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    Yeah, I was being stupid.
     
  2. Clown Baby

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  3. Gin Buckets

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    You know how Spotify lists total listens for artists' top songs? Is there any way to see total listens for songs not in the "Most Popular" list?

    For example, if I wanted to see popularity of songs on an album 1st to last based on total listens how would I do that? The bars don't help much at all imo.
     
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  4. Truman

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    These are good picks that probably are right.

    But - i have a friend who always has had low self esteem and over compensates by needing to be the center of attention all the time. It’s exhausting, especially in the before time when people congregated at bars and street festivals.
     
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  5. Truman

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    Making chicken tiki masala tonight. Used some turmeric in the chicken marinate and mixed w my hands. Now my fingernails are yellow :blech:
     
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  6. racer

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    I’ll add the need for constant ‘good natured’ ribbing. No, you don’t show love by making fun of people. You’re just a asshole that needs to drag people below you.
     
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  7. Owsley

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    Post your recipe in the good thread please. Been looking for a good one for a while now.
     
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  8. Lucky24Seven

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    Dogs can obviously smell water, right? Their noses are crazy good.
     
  9. Owsley

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    Got a solid beer buzz. Just ate about 25 mg of hybrid. Awesome night of sports ahead. Apologies for any shit posting tonight.
     
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  10. Fire Jimbob

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    never apologize
     
  11. Willpépé

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    Yes, they can literally track a scent that was in water and moved upstream.
     
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  12. TC

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    Spotify keeps a lot of stuff like this hidden and I don’t understand why. I can’t even view my personal most listened list except the time of year when they send that to you
     
  13. Willpépé

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    Last.fm did this really well.
     
  14. jbr

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    I don’t even have any social media and I still pick up my phone 80 times a day. That’s like once every 12 minutes, 16 hours a day. That’s embarrassing.
     
  15. TC

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    I hate my phone.

    -sent from my iPhone
     
  16. racer

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    95/7hours average

    Lol TMB has its own category separate from safari on my usage stats.
     
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  17. Nandor the Relentless

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    I’m at over 100 on a work day because I set my phone down when a patient arrives then pick it back up when they leave because I have literally nothing to do when I’m not screening a patient.
     
  18. NP13

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    What do you do now?
     
  19. Bo Pelinis

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    Had a buddy in HS who used to say yeah I’m almost done getting ready be there in like 5 minutes. Literally 2 hours later still waiting

    :awshucks:
     
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  20. racer

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    Screens patients.
     
  21. Cornelius Suttree

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    I've gotten one haircut in the past 12 months, back in early March. Kinda tempted to go get one now that salons can open indoors again. But after looking really silly for a bit it's finally starting to look kinda good

    I'm conflicted is what I'm saying
     
  22. kinghill

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    I'm trying to plan a vacation in December. I live in Florida and want to travel somewhere for a snow vacation. Me, gf, 2 kids (11 and 7). They've never seen snow. Snowmen. Running around in the snow. Snow tubing. Snow mobile. Random fun hiking around. Maybe some beginner skiing/snowboarding lessons but maybe not. Maybe a resort w/ restaurants... maybe inclusive... I don't know. I'm searching all over the place. Ideally the week before Christmas like Dec18-23. I'm looking at so many places right now and not finding anything that looks great. Any tips appreciates - OR- a link to a good thread on TMB that is all about vacation topics.
     
  23. racer

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  24. Lucky24Seven

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    I used to live in Tahoe. Holler at me if you go this route.
     
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  25. TC

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    When the custodians clean the bathroom on every floor at once

    :angry::ohshit::shitofdeath:
     
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  26. Irush

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    shit on the floor, it’s what they get for not letting you work from home
     
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  27. Owsley

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    Being forced to make goals and do year-end self reviews for work is so fucking stupid.
     
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  28. Truman

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    We spend hours putting together business plans and goals, another hour presenting them to management.

    After the presentation, they’re never spoken of again. Such a waste of time. I pretty much just copy mine from the previous years’. Change the dates, the slide backgrounds ect.
     
  29. Willpépé

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    I had a manager that used to say to me, Willpepe the one thing I know with you is that I never have to guess or be entertained by how you rate yourself.

    Our ratings, combined with the manager's rating dictated your yearly increase. I have no idea who would be dumb enough to knock themselves and not take the easy money. People must have seriously sat down, taken the survey seriously and got deeply introspective. Not me, 10's across the board. At one point he had 9 direct reports and I was the only one who did that.
     
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  30. NP13

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    I've accomplished 0 of my goals for this year. And I really don't give a fuck. They literally won't do anything to for me.
     
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  31. Willpépé

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    That's because you don't accomplish your goals.
     
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  32. TC

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    Me when we had to grade ourself at school:

    100 :smug:
     
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  33. Nandor the Relentless

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    Been an eventful morning at work today. We’re a primary care and outpatient facility, we don’t do same day appointments so we don’t generally deal with emergencies unless something unexpected happens when the patient gets in campus. But we’ve had to call for an EMS twice today.

    And one patient’s visitor got heated when I told him he would have to wait in his car because we don’t currently allow visitors unless they go back with the patient to see the doctor. We do t allow them to just hang out in the waiting room because COVID. Called me a sheep and a victim for enforcing the policy and that this state has gone to shit. Said I needed to make an exception for him because he traveled six hours and got a clean bill of health from his doctor yesterday, that’s he not some sickly person like these patients are. lol what a bum.
     
  34. Truman

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    I’m in sales so our goals are literally set for us via quotas. But you can’t just set your goals at quota because everyone should plan on exceeding their goals. Then there’s the dumb little dance of not being complacent w just hitting quota, but also not setting unachievable goals. It’s just a dumb quagmire of Corporate Speak, compounded by being at Silicon Valley company that integrates all that dumb shit too.

    Last year hit 167% of quota. This year I’m tracking to hit 83%. This year has sucked for everyone. I’m going to make significantly less money. That still puts me in the upper 20% of the sales force. It’s just dumb to ask for super detailed business plans going forward because no knows wtf is going to happen.

    /rant

    dammit Owsley got me going London.
     
  35. racer

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    I made my people set short term goals and they had to go over them, how they did/are doing, how can you get there at each biweekly 1on 1 that I had with them. I think that helped a ton as I had a bunch of people that needed to be retrained how to approach their work. They weren’t really quantifiable targets, but more growth stuff. I want to do 100 of xyz. Ok, you can manage 30 now. Set a goal for getting better at one of the skills used to do the task and go from there. Next time we’ll work on the other part, then you’ll be good enough to produce 100 with quality.
     
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  36. Simon Templar

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    This but we only do 1-5. Normally average myself out at a 4.9 because I know with my boss’ 5s across the board they round up to 5 with the 4.95 I receive every year.
     
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  37. Simon Templar

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    So much this but different. So far on the year the team I lead is 200%+ to sales quota through June numbers on the full year goal, and 150% to prior year in the same timeframe. In the other metric that’s measured the full year goal was $1.5mm and we’ve delivered $4.5mm ytd.

    Any sales goals for the next year or two will be totally pointless and throwing darts in the dark.
     
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  38. Lipp the Gay Liberal

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    Fucking millennials.
     
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  39. El_Pato

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  40. The King of Burgers

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    Had a delightful dinner of boneless wings. #sorrynotsorry.
     
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  41. racer

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    Chicken breast pieces
     
  42. Cornelius Suttree

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    Just placed the thread for my hometown on my ignored threads list. Sad. Fuck the GOP

    Hank Hill
     
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  43. Daddy Rabbit

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    Why not just ignore the posters? You're turning into the 2016 definition of snowflake there. Fuck 'em. Don't respond or ignore.
     
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  44. Cornelius Suttree

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    The thread is basically people talking about drinking at bars in a pandemic, posting stuff from 104.5 (chud central), mocking the notion of defunding the police, Nextdoor crime reports, or people acting like the GOP isn't destroying the country. Just fuck it. Indie shows and Vandy baseball are the best things about Nashville and chuds there don't seem to care about that
     
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  45. Cornelius Suttree

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    Snowflake is a term like cancel culture and SJW that the right uses in an effort to delegitimatize people's unrest fwiw
     
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  46. Daddy Rabbit

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    That was me mocking them. But you do you. Yes, not everyone cares about everything indie or Vandy women's tennis.

    Besides, what indie shows can we go to right now?

    You were bitching about Vrabel not wearing a mask. Why not call out the center and defensive tackle?

    Not going to lie, I do miss your concert calendars. But that's been gone for years
     
  47. Owsley

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    :rolleyes:
     
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  48. southside

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    It’s the fucking internet, and TMB of all places. I liberally use the ignore button posters to clean up the shit but if you’re that annoyed with topics of conversation it’s probably time to step away from here for awhile.
     
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