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      10-03-2011 10:41 PM #71
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      10-03-2011 10:41 PM #72
      Started as VP for social and mobile at a major public affairs agency here in DC two weeks ago. I've already sold in $175K in new business, and have a potential couple million already in development. I think I'm off to a good start.

      Better still, my old boss from my AutoTrader days, who was only good at being an utter ******* to me and taking credit for my work, and who left for a SVP job at a major PR agency four months ago...was fired Friday.


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      10-03-2011 10:55 PM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by psbahra View Post
      diggin it. would love to see you guys live sometime.
      You're in Toronto right? We played twice at the El Mocambo back in april and we played at the All Caps Island Festival on TO Island this summer... We'll probably be playing in your area again soon! I'll try to keep you posted.

      Quote Originally Posted by chickenium View Post
      I'm digging the clips a lot! This is the first good french music I've heard in years. I'm glad you guys are staying away from the retarded chansonnier or tounes de rock détente trends that's been plaguing the industry for years. It's about time we get to hear some more modern stuff around here. I hope you guys go far!
      Thanks! It's still a PITA to deal with commercial radio stations. I feel kinda proud of the small success we have without any support from the commercial radios and all. We'll be playing at "La Tulipe" in november (the 23rd I think), I you ever want to come see us perform live

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      10-03-2011 11:56 PM #74
      Customer blows up the engine(4th to 1st is never a good idea) in his 911 on the second lap of qualifying. Swap in the spare and off he went to a 1st place finish the next day.


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      10-04-2011 12:04 AM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by steu2011 View Post
      This! The first time saying it and meaning it, then hearing it back and knowing she means it to is amazing. Mine was this summer.
      Awesome. It's been 12 years since this has happened to me, so I'm thrilled. Well worth the wait.
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      10-04-2011 05:50 PM #76
      Yeah... I made a crap load of dough last month, but this takes the cake...

      Quote Originally Posted by barry2952 View Post
      Not my success, but I helped. My wife kicked 3C ovarian cancer's ass. Just had her 4th clear scan. Doing the happy dance!
      Congrats Barry and Mrs. Barry.

      And, Brenden... I guess.

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      10-04-2011 08:08 PM #77
      I won $10 in "Cupcake Wars" at work yesterday.

      Small success.


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      10-04-2011 09:09 PM #78
      Quote Originally Posted by titleist1976 View Post
      Yeah... I made a crap load of dough last month, but this takes the cake...



      Congrats Barry and Mrs. Barry.

      And, Brenden... I guess.
      Agreed for Barry.

      You're the only person in OT who has access to see what she looks like. Oh noes!
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      10-04-2011 09:42 PM #79
      Quote Originally Posted by Brendan@bwalkauto View Post
      Agreed for Barry.

      You're the only person in OT who has access to see what she looks like. Oh noes!
      Brownchicken-browncow!

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      10-04-2011 11:29 PM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by Swallow Doretti View Post
      Started as VP for social and mobile at a major public affairs agency here in DC two weeks ago. I've already sold in $175K in new business, and have a potential couple million already in development. I think I'm off to a good start.

      Better still, my old boss from my AutoTrader days, who was only good at being an utter ******* to me and taking credit for my work, and who left for a SVP job at a major PR agency four months ago...was fired Friday.
      So, what's better? Having an awesome job or karmic revenge?

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      10-04-2011 11:47 PM #81
      Wrapping up my first month at the new dream job this week. Pretty damn happy to be here.

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      10-05-2011 12:37 AM #82
      Quote Originally Posted by barry2952 View Post
      Not my success, but I helped. My wife kicked 3C ovarian cancer's ass. Just had her 4th clear scan. Doing the happy dance!
      This is the best success I've seen to date. Congrats to you and your wife, Barry.

      My successes for today:

      -Having two offers on a car I was worried about finding a buyer for
      -Selling it to someone who literally lives down the block from me (and found it on Craigslist)
      -Got my daily coffee for free this morning. (Should have taken that as an omen. )
      -Closed 2 sponsorships for a regional conference I'm helping put together on the first day of approaching potential sponsors

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      10-05-2011 01:01 AM #83
      Yesterday: Had my boss' boss, a Senior VP give me kudos in a meeting for my work in front of the other high-level executives.

      About a week ago: completed a bottom end swap over in my car after over a month of complications, delays, and just generally the biggest, nastiest job I've ever had to do.

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      10-05-2011 01:18 AM #84
      In hindsight, it's been a pretty kickass week and it's not even weds morning yet.

      - sold a bunch of stuff sitting around the house on ebay this week
      - found out something i was trying to sell was broken. called the manufacturer and they shipped a replacement, no questions asked. now i can sell a brand new item for hopefully 5-10x what i was asking used
      - friend finished the first working prototype of the startup we're trying to launch
      - sealed a deal on a new car for the wife; picking it up thurs
      - Conceal and carry handgun license arrived in the mail today
      - need to replace the concrete curbing in my condo association. buddy said he can do it for 1/3 of the current quotes by using cobblestone instead, which also looks better. me = neighborhood hero.
      - found an old book that looked interesting at a yard sale last week. paid $1. got home and found it out it was a signed first edition, with similar ones selling for up to $250 online. currently listing it on ebay
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      10-05-2011 04:34 PM #85
      Hey! Little piece-of-whatever stuck in my teeth all day! I tried an exacto knife, floss, toothpick, toothbrush, anything I could get my hands on and fit in my mouth (insert dick joke here) YOU JUST LOST THE WAR!.

      Hahah. Bitch!

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      10-05-2011 06:57 PM #86
      [QUOTE=johnnynumfiv;73842762]Customer blows up the engine(4th to 1st is never a good idea) in his 911 on the second lap of qualifying. Swap in the spare and off he went to a 1st place finish the next day. [\_1648227750_n.jpg[/IMG]

      I can't believe that I missed the last race of the season. DOH !

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      10-05-2011 09:02 PM #87
      [QUOTE=welderdood;73874414]
      Quote Originally Posted by johnnynumfiv View Post
      Customer blows up the engine(4th to 1st is never a good idea) in his 911 on the second lap of qualifying. Swap in the spare and off he went to a 1st place finish the next day. [\_1648227750_n.jpg[/IMG]

      I can't believe that I missed the last race of the season. DOH !
      This was at New Jersey Motorsport Park. There were just about 100 cars and zero spectators. I highly doubt we'll be going back next year.

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      10-06-2011 11:45 AM #88
      Work thought it would be a great idea for the group I work with to support production by being clear across at the other end of the massive airplane factory away from the airplane. The one benefit to this was there were plenty of parking spots for cars at any given time of the day. Now though, they moved me (individually) back to the assembly line for floor support where there happens to be next to no parking available after 6:30am. Motorcycles have their own dedicated lot right next to any gate and with winter coming soon the motorcycle spots are getting more and more empty. Riding 365 rain/shine FTW since I can come into work at practically anytime and still get up front parking. A 6 mile ride means I spend little time in the rain too.

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      10-06-2011 04:12 PM #89
      Quote Originally Posted by steu2011 View Post
      This! The first time saying it and meaning it, then hearing it back and knowing she means it to is amazing. Mine was this summer.
      I had this happen this summer as well. It was quite an overwhelming experience and a GREAT SUCCESS! (queue Grease "Summer Lovin")
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      10-07-2011 10:44 PM #90
      Finished by big brake upgrade, threw on a new set of spacers and lowered my car.

      Oh, and got a paid work term working with my prof doing market research next summmer.

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      10-10-2011 02:31 PM #91
      Got a job offer two days after an interview. 13% raise in pay with better bonus than my current job. Yay for me. Just have go and deposit my piss at local Quest.

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      10-11-2011 09:29 AM #92
      My son kicked some major @ss in the fair showing for 4H yesterday. to my little guy.

      He won a tie breaker in showmanship for having "an exception amount of knowledge" on the subject.


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      10-20-2011 11:16 AM #93
      Just saw 179lbs on the scale, down from 195 about 3 months ago. Going to give it a couple of days to make sure it's not an odd water weight swing since I've been averaging 182lbs lately. And even though I had to pause due to a nasty cramp, I still managed to knock out a <60 minute 6.1 mile run even with the stopwatch running during my pause, which cost me 2-3 minutes. Goals are within my reach.
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
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      I don't know about you but, I get angry and shout "IB4TL" when one comes on.

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      10-20-2011 11:24 AM #94
      I'm living with my kids' successes at the moment.

      Daughter scored two goals in her last game.

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      10-20-2011 11:26 AM #95
      Quote Originally Posted by FlashRedGLS1.8T View Post
      I'm living with my kids' successes at the moment.

      Daughter scored two goals in her last game.
      She hot?
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      When i'm lookin' to get er to spread 'em I usually just throw copious amounts of alcohol at the situation.

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      10-20-2011 11:48 AM #96
      Quote Originally Posted by Rob Cote View Post
      She hot?
      Your post fail shouldn't be in a success thread.

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      10-20-2011 11:57 AM #97
      Quote Originally Posted by FlashRedGLS1.8T View Post
      Your post fail shouldn't be in a success thread.
      My bad. Did I do it wrong? It seems to display properly...
      Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Eddie View Post
      When i'm lookin' to get er to spread 'em I usually just throw copious amounts of alcohol at the situation.

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      10-20-2011 12:01 PM #98
      Quote Originally Posted by Rob Cote View Post
      My bad. Did I do it wrong? It seems to display properly...
      Seriously? A guy posts his joy in his daughter's sucess and you ask if she's hot.
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      10-20-2011 12:03 PM #99
      Quote Originally Posted by barry2952 View Post
      Seriously? A guy posts his joy in his daughter's sucess and you ask if she's hot.
      We care about users' families now? Where was this rule when I battled 12 pages of relentless hounding about whether my sister is hot? Funny how the tables turn. *******.
      Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Eddie View Post
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      10-20-2011 12:05 PM #100
      Quote Originally Posted by Rob Cote View Post
      We care about users' families now? Where was this rule when I battled 12 pages of relentless hounding about whether my sister is hot? Funny how the tables turn. *******.
      I wan't part of that battle. I would have been on your side. Two wrongs don't make a right, do they?
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      10-20-2011 01:15 PM #102
      Quote Originally Posted by Chris Stack View Post
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      I ain' mad, BRO! Tell it to that clown up there ^^^^
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      10-20-2011 01:36 PM #103
      Quote Originally Posted by Rob Cote View Post
      I ain' mad, BRO! Tell it to that clown up there ^^^^
      That was at Barry and Flash.

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      10-20-2011 01:39 PM #104
      My girlfriend is about to move in with me.

      YEEAAAAAAAAAH

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      10-20-2011 02:07 PM #105
      Quote Originally Posted by matos View Post
      WOW. Can't believe I'm saying this about french music (no offense, I've never heard any that I liked) but I love it. Get that latest album on Grooveshark and It'll definitely be in my daily rotation at work.

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