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Re: Return of the Son of Today I'm Gonna...
« Reply #900 on: May 02, 2018, 02:25:24 am »

Oh god don't bring this up, today I told a socialist about the Bozack connection and he made the worst most ham-handed achewood references to prove he knew what achewood is.

Even after the revolution we will still have the guys who corner you in bars and talk at you for 25 minutes while you stare stoically into the distance.
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« Reply #901 on: May 02, 2018, 01:45:12 pm »

I found a thread of that sort... from 2004.
Anyway, a friend and I argued about whether I could give him a ticket for a baseball game, and finally I e-mailed it to him with "Take take take. You take."
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« Reply #902 on: May 02, 2018, 07:20:40 pm »

BOZAK!!! (Sorry, late to the game) You found Bozak?! That dude was legend around here back in the day.
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« Reply #903 on: May 03, 2018, 12:52:32 am »

Yes, he lives near me! I ran into him canvassing for a city council candidate. But only realized recently that he is Bozack, at the time I thought he was just a nice guy from twitter.
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« Reply #904 on: May 03, 2018, 02:09:02 am »

Yes, he lives near me! I ran into him canvassing for a city council candidate. But only realized recently that he is Bozack, at the time I thought he was just a nice guy from twitter.

If I remember my board history, he was basically you before you came along. That is, he was young, kinda awkward, had a thing for Andalucia, another TOUAMBIE from back in the day. In fact, I think he went to meet her and I don't remember how it went.
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« Reply #905 on: May 03, 2018, 02:41:23 am »

He is now married with a cute baby!

Today we looked at apartments and every one of them was awful. Everything in our price range is 1/2 mile further from the subway and has even tinier bedrooms. Bad. Bad bad bad.

I considered whether I could pay another $200 a month in rent. And then I realized that's like throwing 2 macbooks in the trash every year. In addition to the ~11 I already throw in the trash every year / buy for my landlord every year.
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« Reply #906 on: May 03, 2018, 11:59:42 am »

Location can be money too though. If your commute is longer, think of all the hours you are throwing in the trash every year.
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« Reply #907 on: May 03, 2018, 12:01:51 pm »

Your MacBook currency comps pissed me off at the capitalist-landlord structure and made me want to burn shit up.
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« Reply #908 on: May 03, 2018, 06:56:32 pm »

That seems like a proper use of Apple products, based on my experience.
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« Reply #909 on: May 03, 2018, 08:21:31 pm »

In my personal use Iíve found the only thing worse than an Apple product is anything with windows on it. Although Iíve heard lately Apple is frustrating after a brief golden age.

Oh the other crushing thing yesterday was that one of the apartments we looked at was in a cute historic brownstone like Iíve wanted to live in for years. It was dirty, tiny, overpriced, with a horrible layout. I feel a little... crushed.
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« Reply #910 on: May 04, 2018, 07:18:27 pm »

That seems like a proper use of Apple products, based on my experience.

They sure are popular though.
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« Reply #911 on: May 04, 2018, 11:59:22 pm »

We are looking at apartments in a different neighborhood and they are a lot better. Apparently people in my current hood are buying buildings and cutting all the bedrooms in half, or something. Also, replacing the appliances with really ugly "hip" ones, installing ugly "hip" light fixtures, etc. Very bad.

(For the Wombats in the room, venturing into the area east of Prospect Park along the Q train)
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« Reply #912 on: May 05, 2018, 05:20:58 pm »

Poor Brooklyn.  :'(
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« Reply #913 on: May 06, 2018, 01:23:36 pm »

I think it comes in waves. A lot of the brownstones in now-fancy Brooklyn neighborhoods (Park Slope, even Brooklyn Heights!) were built as single family homes, then were divided up into rooming houses, and then were bought by yuppies to turn back into single family homes. Maybe in 20 years all of those new fake walls will be knocked down and Crown Heights will become all big bedrooms and even more unaffordable.
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« Reply #914 on: May 17, 2018, 01:11:23 am »

The apartment searched has been called off. We finally found a pretty-good place and it made me realize... what am I doing. Why do I want to move to a new place that's the same size if not smaller, further from my GF, and further from work? No thanks.
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