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Ok this place is cool. Got a seat for Jenny, jvc, and one empty. Who wants the empty seat?????

Jeff, Friday, 4 May 2012 22:16 (2 years ago) Permalink

Not Jesse. He has plans.

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Friday, 4 May 2012 22:20 (2 years ago) Permalink

I'll be on my way up there soon.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Friday, 4 May 2012 22:21 (2 years ago) Permalink

i'm way up here, so no way
but i'm so glad jvc is finally hanging out! it's a momentous day in chilxorlore!

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Friday, 4 May 2012 22:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

i don't think i know what jeff looks like actually. perils of not participating in wdyll threads.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Friday, 4 May 2012 22:26 (2 years ago) Permalink

He's a good looking white man with a beard. IIRC he's wearing a blue shirt.

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Friday, 4 May 2012 22:28 (2 years ago) Permalink

There are only 3 ppl here so far. I'm the one that is alone. And I have a big box sitting beside me.

Jeff, Friday, 4 May 2012 22:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

okay

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Friday, 4 May 2012 22:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

Ok more people here but I still am the only one with a box beside me.

Jeff, Friday, 4 May 2012 22:41 (2 years ago) Permalink

Man please stop saying big box bc the temptation for a mean joke is growing too strong.

Pita Malört (Je55e), Friday, 4 May 2012 23:15 (2 years ago) Permalink

I was just at Macy's.

If this lag time remains steady I will be at watershed at 11:00 tonight.

Pita Malört (Je55e), Friday, 4 May 2012 23:17 (2 years ago) Permalink

I have been meaning to check out Watershed! But I'm having dinner on Devon 2nite.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Friday, 4 May 2012 23:47 (2 years ago) Permalink

Watershed is great so far.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Saturday, 5 May 2012 00:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

I met jvc and he rules and you're jealous. We solidarity fist bumped like 1000 times.

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Saturday, 5 May 2012 02:06 (2 years ago) Permalink

We did. It was fun!

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Saturday, 5 May 2012 04:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

Also LOL forever at the Sun Times trying to go to a digital paid subscription model. Maybe if you assholes hadn't laid off so many copyeditors so that reading every article is a chore (albeit at times a hilarious chore), or that more than half of your content wasn't AP wire service stuff available everywhere else for free, I'd think about it.

Actually, no I wouldn't.

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Saturday, 5 May 2012 12:43 (2 years ago) Permalink

It's little shit like this that makes me rmde:

At 6 p.m. Saturday, Northerly Island, formerly known as Meigs Field, will closed to vehicles and pedestrians, along with the “northern museum campus.”

Meigs Field closed and became Northerly Island almost ten years ago. We're good. We know what this place is called now. But then two paragraphs later:

Streets around the museum campus, Willis Tower and the Cultural Center will also be closed during summit weekend, apparently for special events involving the world dignitaries.

No clarifying clause for Willis Tower when half of Chicago still calls it the Sears Tower. Unless referencing Meigs Field was a subtle way to remind readers about sneaky shit Chicago mayors have done? But I don't give the Sun Times that much credit.

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Saturday, 5 May 2012 12:46 (2 years ago) Permalink

L to R: ILX, me

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Saturday, 5 May 2012 12:48 (2 years ago) Permalink

Looking through old flickr photos, this one came up. Look how blurry you guys were. Way to sharpen up.

Jeff, Saturday, 5 May 2012 15:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

December 17th, 2004.

Jeff, Saturday, 5 May 2012 15:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

CDs

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Saturday, 5 May 2012 15:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

I know, right. It's like I was living in a dorm room.

Jeff, Saturday, 5 May 2012 15:21 (2 years ago) Permalink

MISTY PICNIC TIME pushed back to 3 -- please note and adjust accordingly. I choose to believe that the weather will improve.

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Saturday, 5 May 2012 17:20 (2 years ago) Permalink

I chose as well. Will just be cloudy, but should warm up. Just don't go swimming.

Jeff, Saturday, 5 May 2012 17:31 (2 years ago) Permalink

I have no other plans.

Pita Malört (Je55e), Saturday, 5 May 2012 19:04 (2 years ago) Permalink

I hope you guys had fun today. I woke up with all the intentions of being there, but I got a text from my newly-engaged brother saying that he and his fiancee were going to be in the city so I went to meet up with them and offer my congrats in person. Looked like the weather ended up cooperating for the most part.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Sunday, 6 May 2012 02:07 (2 years ago) Permalink

That was fun. Stupid weather got all nice later!

HAPPY BITTHFAY COURTNEY

Pita Malört (Je55e), Sunday, 6 May 2012 16:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

Yeah! Happy birthday, Courtnoodle!

Speaking of stupid whether, when is your game? I hope it doesn't get rained out.

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Sunday, 6 May 2012 17:08 (2 years ago) Permalink

1:20

Where are rainouts announced online?

Pita Malört (Je55e), Sunday, 6 May 2012 18:06 (2 years ago) Permalink

happy birthday c-noodle!

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Sunday, 6 May 2012 18:34 (2 years ago) Permalink

Delay continues.

Pita Malört (Je55e), Sunday, 6 May 2012 20:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

...

Estimated start time 4:00. We're in the uppermost right field upper deck and the toilets are SO FAR AWAY.

Pita Malört (Je55e), Sunday, 6 May 2012 20:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

Play ball

Pita Malört (Je55e), Sunday, 6 May 2012 21:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

Hey look at the vegetable stew I made with the leftover grilled veggies from the picnic! They fed me for three more meals. Amazing how far things can stretch sometimes?!

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Monday, 7 May 2012 13:28 (2 years ago) Permalink

(that ^^ was but one of the three meals)

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Monday, 7 May 2012 13:34 (2 years ago) Permalink

Looks good!

Is it bad to take advantage of mother's day gift certificate discounts to buy a gift certificate for myself?

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Monday, 7 May 2012 14:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

uh no

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Monday, 7 May 2012 14:30 (2 years ago) Permalink

i bought myself a mother's day gift but i won't get it til mid june

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Monday, 7 May 2012 14:30 (2 years ago) Permalink

Thanks for the happy birthday wishes! We ended up meeting another group of friends at the game that had better seats. When they cut off booze around the fifth inning we went back to my friend's house and drank homebrew and they got me a frozen custard pie.

courtnoodle, Monday, 7 May 2012 14:36 (2 years ago) Permalink

i have no idea what to buy my wife for mother's day.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Monday, 7 May 2012 14:36 (2 years ago) Permalink

It was delicious.

courtnoodle, Monday, 7 May 2012 14:37 (2 years ago) Permalink

Xpost. Your kid hasn't got a job yet?

Jeff, Monday, 7 May 2012 14:53 (2 years ago) Permalink

No, you'd think he would've started one by now. Sure, blame a lack of mobility kid.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Monday, 7 May 2012 14:54 (2 years ago) Permalink

what does your wife like to do that she doesn't get to do very much?
alternately
sears family portrait, start early, could be lol or poignant, your choice
or if you prefer
a plant that is likely to live for a very long time

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Monday, 7 May 2012 15:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

a plant that is likely to live for a long time is sort of an oxymoron in our house, we have the worst luck with plants. i was going to get her like a massage day thing, but she went and did that with her mom this weekend, so dammit, back to square one.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Monday, 7 May 2012 15:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

you could buy her a piece of art that she would like
something framed or not, something to look at and remember and also appreciate aesthetically

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Monday, 7 May 2012 15:04 (2 years ago) Permalink

i was going to get sarah an air popper (for popcorn) because we've been eating a lot of popcorn but it has been heavily hinted that sarah's sister is getting me an air popper for my bday so now i don't know what to do either.

apparently people use those air poppers to roast coffee beans

congratulations (n/a), Monday, 7 May 2012 15:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

The frozen custard pie was delicious and so was the coffee syrup! Why doesn't the whole country know about this stuff? It's delicious. Apparently in MA and RI, coffee milk is a thing.

Pita Malört (Je55e), Monday, 7 May 2012 15:16 (2 years ago) Permalink

really? i use my air popper (thanks, colette!) for popcorn

former personal denim advisor to the mayor, (La Lechera), Monday, 7 May 2012 15:23 (2 years ago) Permalink


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