Minor victory thread

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Went down a belt notch today. So I got that going for me, which is nice.

Also where I work now has stairs I can take instead of an elevator. The radio station was all on one floor. Just a little bit more physical activity can't hurt.
 

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I might be, too. Thanks to all the overtime on this road trip, I'm already at 33.5 hours for the week.
 

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I put in my 40 hours by thursday and they told me I was done for the week! Surprise friday off! What the heck do I do with myself??
 
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Sounds like a great opportunity for a double HF House update followed by a long session of petting/fighting the cat.
 
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I put in my 40 hours by thursday and they told me I was done for the week! Surprise friday off! What the heck do I do with myself??
Quick! Someone find a minor but difficult to replicate bug in the forum. I'd do it myself but the only one I know of looks to be a browser issue & I'm using a nonstandard browser (Vivaldi) so I suspect Gas's solution would be "Fuck off & use a proper browser."
 
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We had people over to the house this weekend, and I didn't get overly anxious about it all. Instead of dwelling on the dread of the social side of stuff, I got into making sure we had tons of food, snacks, and drinks. We now have a full fridge and enough beer and la croix for a second get-together. I even made it a point to speak to everyone who came over.
 

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Things seem to be going pretty well for me right now.

I'm waiting for the anvil to drop out of the sky and correct things back to the tragedy I expect them to be.
 
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Decided to sample the Spicy McChicken sandwich for the first time in a long while. Mostly avoided getting them because I prefer the non-spicy ones you get back in the Midwest. Wasn't as bad as I thought, so that's a plus.
 
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They only put lightly spicy seasoning in the breading. It's really more on the mild side of the scale. I also order it plain, so there's no sauces that could potentially increase the spiciness of the sandwich.
 

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This is kind of weird. After going through being laid off and getting a new job, I had forgotten some of the places I applied (this was back in December). So... apparently I got an interview for a faculty position at a quasi-ivy league school. I went for that gauntlet today and it went really well. I would really like to accept the job, except even at a prestigious school, faculty pay is dismal, and I don't think I can afford the downgrade in salary. Still, it was good to be asked.
 
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