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Of all the days to be struck with a migraine why did it have to be today? You know those headaches that come on so strong they actually make you sick? It's one of those. Nothing I do seems to make it any better either so I might have to miss the girlfriend's 21st :(
My son James felt the same way yesterday. He asked why he felt so bad on the first day of Spring. I told him that the two had nothing to do with each other. But then I said that life just isn't fair and that you can't have nice weather and feel good @ the same time. He said that made no sense. I said I know. Then he told me that I'm weird and I said...I know :lol:
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Good news. The aforementioned headache has eased slightly so I longer feel like I could vomit at any second. Bad news is that it's only eased slightly after taking high strength headache tablets so this one's a real beast of a migraine. Will certainly not be attending my girlfriend's 21st so I'll have to wait until I see her next to give her that awesome present. In other bad news my brother has been involved in a car accident. He's fine but his car is wrecked and he's now stranded interstate.

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Hey Relentless, I have a few cultural questions about Australia. Firstly, I'm guessing that 21 is not the age at which it becomes legal to drink alcohol in public as it is here in the U. S. of A., but that that privilege comes at an earlier age in your esteemed country. Is that so? Secondly, do you get a cake with candles on your birthday typically, and if a song is sung to you how do the words go? (is "Happy birthday to you" X2 "Happy birthday dear _______, Happy Birthday to you" ubiquitous in the English speaking world? Lastly, back to the subject of booze, here in the states we often hear about Australian beer and of course we drink a fair amount of your wine, but what about whiskey, do you folks make whiskey in Australia? And if not then why the fuck not? I thank you in advance for you consideration.

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You're right the drinking age here is 18, it's also the age at which one may join the military, cake is optional (personally I don't much care for it) and yes the 'birthday song' is universal. I believe we do brew whiskey here though I've not yet had the fortune to try any. Most of the beer we export isn't something you want to be drinking if I'm being completely honest. Aussie wine is certainly the way to go, in fact most of the major Australian wineries are within a 2 hour drive of me (4 hours ish by bike at a decent clip) so one of these days I may start drinking wine. I have more info on my brother's car accident. He was rear ended and run off the road by some jackass (a hit and run apparently) his car is a complete write-off as I said and he's pretty shook up but somehow managed to escape without serious injuries. I swear the kid is bad luck incarnate.

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You're right the drinking age here is 18, it's also the age at which one may join the military, cake is optional (personally I don't much care for it) and yes the 'birthday song' is universal. I believe we do brew whiskey here though I've not yet had the fortune to try any. Most of the beer we export isn't something you want to be drinking if I'm being completely honest. Aussie wine is certainly the way to go, in fact most of the major Australian wineries are within a 2 hour drive of me (4 hours ish by bike at a decent clip) so one of these days I may start drinking wine. I have more info on my brother's car accident. He was rear ended and run off the road by some jackass (a hit and run apparently) his car is a complete write-off as I said and he's pretty shook up but somehow managed to escape without serious injuries. I swear the kid is bad luck incarnate.
This is the brother that used to be your pilot? Well, I'm glad he's unhurt, in any case.
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I see a black guy with a black shirt. But not your typical black guy shirt. The back reads "Norsk Arisk Black Metal" in black metal print. Does he know what that translates to? Should I tell him? Or just keep walking with this smirk about my face?
I saw a Native American guy wearing a Burzum shirt at UNM...
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I see a black guy with a black shirt. But not your typical black guy shirt.
What's a typical black guy shirt?
The back reads "Norsk Arisk Black Metal" in black metal print. Does he know what that translates to? Should I tell him? Or just keep walking with this smirk about my face?
Maybe he knows what it means and still really likes "Transilvanian Hunger"? I listen to Immortal Technique sometimes...
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What's a typical black guy shirt? Maybe he knows what it means and still really likes "Transilvanian Hunger"? I listen to Immortal Technique sometimes...
Yeah he probably does like Transylvanian Hunger. I just find it ironic that his shirt says "Norwegian Aryan Black Metal" ... But I've also seen black guys around here flying Confederate States of America flags..
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Yeah he probably does like Transylvanian Hunger. I just find it ironic that his shirt says "Norwegian Aryan Black Metal" ... But I've also seen black guys around here flying Confederate States of America flags..
The whole premise of white people being Aryan in the first place is ludicrous, so he may have been closer to being Aryan in the first place.
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You hate that you're sober :?: It's people isn't it. They ruin everything ;) Cheer up!
They sure do, my employees keep fucking up and it's pissing me off. I take my baby to the zoo and have to deal with customer complaints while I'm trying to spend time with my family. It should never have happened, I told both people in question multiple times what to do and they still fucked it up, I feel like I'm babysitting a bunch of fucking morons.
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They sure do' date=' my employees keep fucking up and it's pissing me off. I take my baby to the zoo and have to deal with customer complaints while I'm trying to spend time with my family. It should never have happened, I told both people in question multiple times what to do and they still fucked it up, I feel like I'm babysitting a bunch of fucking morons.[/quote'] Yeah that sucks. It is quite frustrating when dealing with incompetence. The last thing you should be worried about when spending time with your family is if your business/employees are going to run amok without you. It is hard to find good help.
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