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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #20 on: October 16, 2011, 10:58:45 PM »
Please, "grew up?!"  What is this madness you speak of, Cez?! :shock:

I'm not exactly an old timer, but I definitely know what you mean by the changing of the forums.  Even when B'rrr and I were supposed to be "engaged" two years ago things were different!  The times, they are a-changing.  (Unfortunately.  :'()

And THANK YOU, DAMAR!!  Here's one right back atcha!  :-*
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2011, 05:30:29 AM »
PS WHYYYY do I have to go to work this morning?!
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2011, 06:43:58 AM »
I always tell the kindergarteners at work: being a grownup is OVERRATED. 

Of course, according to them I don't work, I get to play at school all day. Funny how they think that when Miss Dundas takes her lunch break, she's going to work for an hour...
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2011, 08:13:47 AM »
Even when B'rrr and I were supposed to be "engaged" two years ago things were different!
Has it really been two years? ??? :brrr: :'(

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She reminds me of The Oatmeal. :)

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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #24 on: October 17, 2011, 08:57:54 AM »
The Oatmeal? Qu'est-ce que c'est?


Yes, B'rrr should come back!! *stamps foot* He is missed...
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #25 on: October 17, 2011, 11:14:49 AM »
You don't know The Oatmeal? You've been missing out! (Note: also contains strong language.)
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #26 on: October 17, 2011, 08:10:45 PM »
Yes, B'rrr should come back!! *stamps foot* He is missed...
:( I liked him!  A lot!  We were emailing for awhile, but he just fell off the radar.  I hope he's okay...
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #27 on: October 20, 2011, 03:28:08 PM »
You don't know The Oatmeal? You've been missing out! (Note: also contains strong language.)

*read several the other night*

That was fun! :D
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #28 on: October 23, 2011, 07:01:35 PM »
Yes, B'rrr should come back!! *stamps foot* He is missed...
:( I liked him!  A lot!  We were emailing for awhile, but he just fell off the radar.  I hope he's okay...
Clearly! :P You were engaged. :P
 
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #29 on: October 23, 2011, 09:36:52 PM »
I always tell the kindergarteners at work: being a grownup is OVERRATED. 

Of course, according to them I don't work, I get to play at school all day. Funny how they think that when Miss Dundas takes her lunch break, she's going to work for an hour...

I tell mine that being a grown up is awesome. I tell them that you can still keep who and what you are when you are an adult. I am always reading fairy tales and writing imaginative stories for mine. My kids always think that we are working because we tell them that this is work. We make learning a game so they will always remember everything that they learned.

So I don't think I am boring by any means, you are only boring when you make yourself it. You become boring when you give into uniformity and do what is expected of you. Everyone here is doing something that is completely out of norm. You are all special and are not boring. 

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« Reply #30 on: October 24, 2011, 02:41:56 AM »
I resent the implication that serious subject matter is boring. :P
 
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« Reply #31 on: October 24, 2011, 03:29:30 AM »
Yes, B'rrr should come back!! *stamps foot* He is missed...
:( I liked him!  A lot!  We were emailing for awhile, but he just fell off the radar.  I hope he's okay...
Clearly! :P You were engaged. :P
E-engaged even. :P
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #32 on: October 24, 2011, 05:42:18 PM »
I tell mine that being a grown up is awesome. I tell them that you can still keep who and what you are when you are an adult. I am always reading fairy tales and writing imaginative stories for mine. My kids always think that we are working because we tell them that this is work. We make learning a game so they will always remember everything that they learned.
This is a great point, and underscores why you are an amazing teacher. :) I have been unhappy at my job for awhile these days...it's hard to feel The Joy when you're miserable. :(

Clearly! :P You were engaged. :P
E-engaged even. :P
Aw, that used to be part of my signature: "E-gaged to :brrr::'(
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #33 on: October 24, 2011, 07:01:33 PM »
We'll show you all how exciting we can be this weekend, better come for the party!
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #34 on: October 24, 2011, 09:18:14 PM »
I tell mine that being a grown up is awesome. I tell them that you can still keep who and what you are when you are an adult. I am always reading fairy tales and writing imaginative stories for mine. My kids always think that we are working because we tell them that this is work. We make learning a game so they will always remember everything that they learned.
This is a great point, and underscores why you are an amazing teacher. :) I have been unhappy at my job for awhile these days...it's hard to feel The Joy when you're miserable. :(

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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #35 on: October 24, 2011, 11:50:30 PM »
I have been unhappy at my job for awhile these days...it's hard to feel The Joy when you're miserable. :(
This. So, so, SO incredibly this.

Awwww, how sad is that?
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #36 on: October 29, 2011, 10:02:26 AM »
I think what has to be kept in mind is that a lot of us have grown up in the last several years.  Goodness knows I'm not quite the same as I was when I first joined here eight years ago.  Although, I don't feel I can get rid of the custom text or signature attached to me, purely through sentimental reasons.

Oh, and I totally feel the "unhappy at work" thing being a hindrance to happiness and/or insanity.
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #37 on: October 30, 2011, 02:30:13 PM »
I agree. It's so cliche but it's true. You'll be a lot happier if you love what you do. I have found that in my internship. I spend time with people who love to write and strive to do well. I think a lot of people becoming boring when they lose the creative side of them. Creating and imaging new ways to do things is the way the world goes round, doesn't it?

And yes, the Oatmeal is so hilarious. Probably because it's not much of a stretch from the truth.
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #38 on: November 02, 2011, 05:58:08 PM »
Look at us...a bunch of adults discussing work. :P
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Re: The You All Grew Up and Became Boring thread
« Reply #39 on: November 03, 2011, 01:02:55 AM »
It's disgusting Haids. Disgusting.
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