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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,419
Posted By anubis
Quote: Originally Posted by nora--not a llama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nora--not a llama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/3603711)
Don't know if this qualifies as a...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-18-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,851
Posted By anubis
Quote: Originally Posted by hattifattener...

Quote:
Originally Posted by hattifattener http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11245876)
I really like I lot of the stuff I see...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-10-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By anubis
I'm Finnish but sadly I don't know English...

I'm Finnish but sadly I don't know English knitting terminology. If no one else can help, I can always try my best to figure it out. It'll have to wait until tomorrow, though, unfortunately I don't...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-21-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,336
Posted By anubis
Where I'm originally from we don't do...

Where I'm originally from we don't do Mr/Miss/Mrs even between adults, so it would just seem silly to teach one's kids to use them. Teachers were either "teach" or just first name, parents of other...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By anubis
What is the worst/dumbest thing anyone has ever...

What is the worst/dumbest thing anyone has ever said to you about parenting stuff? (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=34933)

What is the worst/dumbest thing anyone has ever...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-15-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,854
Posted By anubis
I managed to misread the title of the thread as...

I managed to misread the title of the thread as "bloody colons". I thought wow, you sure aren't kidding about them crazy American cookbooks.

On a more or less related note, many chip shops here...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-15-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 2,706
Posted By anubis
I'm the least sociable person ever and I'm just...

I'm the least sociable person ever and I'm just happy to have met someone equally unsociable to be with. We need a lot of time to ourselves and we're both bad at even keeping in touch with friends...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   04-10-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 476
Posted By anubis
Guys... It's the Daily Mail. It's the most vile,...

Guys... It's the Daily Mail. It's the most vile, racist, xenophobic, sensationalist, right-wing tabloid garbage, and I think people would be better off not believing anything they publish until...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   03-31-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,428
Posted By anubis
The picture, in and of itself, I'd say was just...

The picture, in and of itself, I'd say was just racially insensitive. However, combined with my recently acquired knowledge of Vogue's track record of black subjects, I find it more than just...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   03-22-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,400
Posted By anubis
Quote: Originally Posted by Nikel1979...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nikel1979 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10814029)
I guess I'm going to have to close my...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   03-20-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,400
Posted By anubis
I find that ridiculous. I don't expect people to...

I find that ridiculous. I don't expect people to learn a gazillion languages, but I do expect businesses to be able to cater to members of large language minorities. In the US, that would be...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   03-02-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 928
Posted By anubis
Quote: Originally Posted by merpk...

Quote:
Originally Posted by merpk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10669876)
The numbers don't tell the story, though. The...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-15-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,129
Posted By anubis
Right, here's my thoughts on the matters brought...

Right, here's my thoughts on the matters brought up in this thread:

1. I knew well before age 13 not to take other people's stuff, be it food or otherwise. I don't think it's an unreasonable...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-11-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 1,954
Posted By anubis
I've said it before and I'll say it again, the...

I've said it before and I'll say it again, the disembodied body parts freak me out for some reason.
...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 1,310
Posted By anubis
At this moment, when my children are still no...

At this moment, when my children are still no more than a glimmer in mine and DP's eyes, I can't imagine that not having grandchildren would be the end of the world. I know many people who are quite...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,767
Posted By anubis
None in my family that I know. My best friend...

None in my family that I know. My best friend (apart from DP, that is) is bi-leaning-towards-gay. I have/had (as in, haven't seen them for quite a while, don't know if they still count) a couple of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-20-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,819
Posted By anubis
I grew up with a mother who was bi-polar. Our...

I grew up with a mother who was bi-polar. Our flat was more often filthy than not before she got the help she needed, and even after that it got to the brink of squalor every now and again simply...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-18-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 208
Posted By anubis
eBay. I like my second-hand clothes.

eBay. I like my second-hand clothes.
Forum: Pets   01-18-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 666
Posted By anubis
We have two cats and two covered boxes. I use...

We have two cats and two covered boxes. I use wood-pellet litter. I scoop every other day, change the whole lot weekly. There's no smell issues and the cats seem happy with the arrangement.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-18-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,010
Posted By anubis
My father wasn't exactly a father figure to me...

My father wasn't exactly a father figure to me (my parents weren't together when I was born, the last time I even saw my father was 8-9 years ago). Yet you can be certain that he held power over me...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-18-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 4,010
Posted By anubis
You don't shack up with your kids' siblings....

You don't shack up with your kids' siblings. It's one of those unwritten rules. Except if you've actually been married to the mother. Then it's an actual written rule, at least in this country. That...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-18-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,261
Posted By anubis
DP does an awesome Dr. Phil impression. It...

DP does an awesome Dr. Phil impression. It usually involves this line: "There's a saying where I come from: I'm not a real doctor." It always makes me howl with laughter, but this? This makes it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 557
Posted By anubis
I'm fairly certain the grown up police will...

I'm fairly certain the grown up police will catch me one of these days. It just seems strange that I don't feel all that different from when I was a child. I always assumed that something would...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-11-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 632
Posted By anubis
I used to work as a cleaner in my teens, so I've...

I used to work as a cleaner in my teens, so I've cleaned people's puke before. Most of the time it was worse if they'd tried to clean it themselves (because many of them would be sick again). Also,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-08-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 1,612
Posted By anubis
Quote: Originally Posted by Breastfeeding...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Breastfeeding Insomniac http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10220773)
Tsk tsk tsk....I was really...
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