A Simple Question.

On September 11th I was in Walmart waiting in line for the in store McDonald’s.  The woman in front me didn’t move up when the rest of the line did.  I simply asked if she was in line or not.  There are two areas at the counter 1) The order line and 2) the pick up area.  The pick up area is like a small group that tends to grow larger as needed.  I wanted to make sure that I wasn’t going to skip a place in line.  She proceeded to hand me my head and then insulted me.  I got tired of arguing with her and the Walmart staff and I left.

#walmart #mcdonalds

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Knowledge is knowing someone is lying to you. Wisdom is knowing the truth in the lies.
Never tell the same lie twice.
Lying is a skill like any other.
Kiss the girl and get the key. They never taught me that in the Obsidian Order.
(Elim Garack, Star Trek Deep Space 9)
Respect is good, Latinum is better.
(Quark, Star Trek Deep Space 9)
No one ever had to teach me the justice trick, that’s something I’ve always known.
(Constable Odo, Star Trek Deep Space 9)
I wish you hadn’t done that, that was Weyouns last clone.
(Female Founder, Star Trek Deep Space 9)
I prescribe rest, because its hard for a doctor to go wrong with that one.
(Dr. Julian Bashir, Star Trek Deep Space 9)
That green blooded son of a bitch.
If you ask me, and you haven’t, this is a bad idea.
(Dr. Leonard McCoy, Star Trek)
The game is five card stud, nothing is wild and the sky’s the limit.
(Captain Jean Luc Picard, Star Trek The Next Generation)
They have two settings, stun and kill. Best not to get them mixed up.
(Lt. Malcom Reed, Star Trek: Enterprise)
I never start a conversation unless I know where its headed.
(Michael Garibaldi, Babylon 5)
No boom today. Boom tomorrow. There’s always a boom tomorrow.
Trust Ivanova, trust yourself, anyone else shoot ’em.
I am Russian doctor, we understand these things.
(Commander Susan Ivanova, Babylon 5)
I’d like to live just long enough to be there when they cut off your head and stick it on a pike, as a warning to the next ten generations that some favors come with too high a price. I want to look up into your lifeless eyes and wave. Can you and your associates arrange that for me Mr. Morden?
I am caught between fire and flood and if there is a way out, I don’t see it.
Prophesy is a guess that comes true.
(Vir Coto, Babylon 5)
We are Dreamers, Shapers, Singers, and Makers.
We would kill you, but someone would take your place.
(Technomage Elric, Babylon 5)
Only one human Captain has survivrd battle with a Minbari fleet. He is behind me, you are in front of me. If you value your lives, be somewhere else.
(Ambassador Delen, Babylon 5)
You can get more with a kind word and a 2×4 than with just a kind word.
(Marcus Cole, Babylon 5)
Just once I’d like to meet an alien menace that wasn’t immune to bullets.
(Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart, Doctor Who)
Always call in sick on Cairo Day.
(Jack Dalton, MacGyver)
You go when you are supposed to go, anything else is homicide.
(Det. Meldrick Lewis, H:LOTS)
It’s always the [spouse].
Nothing says “Christmas” in Los Angeles like a string bikini.
We are going to be late because you drive the only car they stole in Mexico and brought HERE to sell!
(Lt. Louie Provenza, The Closer/Major Crimes.)
The reason for my preoccupation with nurses is my lack of occupation with nurses.
(Dr. Hawkeye Pierce, M*A*S*H)
Trust in The Harper, The Harper is good.
Cry me a river and drown in it.
(Shamus Zelazny Harper, Andromeda)
Authorization code: shut up and do what I tell you!
(Beka Valentine, Andromeda)
She’s a warship, she gets a little cranky sometimes.
We are NEVER going back to Virgil Nine!
It’s Never Easy.
(Dylan Hunt, Andromeda)
I don’t like threats, unless I am making them.
(Doyle, Andromeda.)
Early bird catches the hangover.
Nothing is forever, but the internet comes close.
(Lennie Briscoe, Law and Order)
Where is here, who is us, and from what?
(Agent Phil Coulson, Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D.)
Magic always has a price.
(Eli Gold/Rumplestiltskin, Once Upon A Time)
The perfect plan has too many moving parts.
(Nathan Ford, Leverage)
Let me do the math here. Nothin’ into nothin’, carry the nothin’.
(Jayne Cobb, Firefly)
The Bible is somewhat fuzzy on the subject of kneecaps.
If you can’t do something smart, do something right.
(Shepard Book, Firefly)
I make a reluctant victim.
(Paladin, Have Gun Will Travel.)
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
(Aurthur C. Clarke, Author)
That person who helps others simply because it should or must be done, and because it is the right thing to do, is indeed without a doubt a real superhero. EXCELSIOR!
(Stan Lee, Nuff said)
Hold up your badge, show them you’re a police officer.
(L.A. Confidential)
You know, Lassie would have brought me a key.
It’s a nuclear bomb that grants wishes.
4763, pursuit has left the interstate. We are now on the EL.
(Running Scared)
Let’s get this party started.
Grandma, you weren’t invited!
That’s the best kind of party little girl.
(Mamma Mia Here We Go Again)


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Philadelphia and COVID-10

I have recently gained access to my buildings wifi. I am alive and well and going out to get food every couple of days,

Xfinity had announced that they would provide wifi for free for 60 days, This was bad information, what the did was to provide free access to new service customers.

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Here we go again.

A while back I observed a red SUV that had no plates stay parked on the street for about eight months with tickets and it finally got towed.  Now there are two, yes TWO, cars parked in the 1700 block of Spring Garden Street with  now THREE tickets each.  Now I will sit back and see how long it will take to get towed.

#PPA #ticket

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Why Does It Happen.

Why does the bus come when I don’t need it.  Also The validator that SEPTA uses does not read my card or not working at all.  If there is someone tracking my movements on my KeyCard they will be VERY confused.

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Good deeds done dirt cheap.

Recently I wanted to get a snack from the vending machine in the basement of my building.  I noticed that there was a bag of chips that had gotten stuck near the exit door.  I bought something heavier to knock the item loose.  I proceeded to attach a note and leavr it at the front desk incase someone complained about losing money when they got a snack.

After two days I took custody of the chips.  I will eat them after 30 days.

How someone can be so casual about losing money, I don’t understand. Continue reading

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Take The Annuity!

24/7 Wall St. does not want anyone who comes into instant wealth to go broke. Remember this adage: You should only have to become rich once!

via As Powerball Lottery Nears $400 Million, What Not to Do If You Win — 24/7 Wall St.

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On SEPTA too long!

I have been riding the buses too long.  A car is no longer a car, it is something that gets in the way of the bus and causes things to slow down.  

I am also glad that people don’t drive on the street the same way they use their shopping carts in the supermarket.

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Closest date ever!

Today is my birthday.  I was born on Easter Sunday in 1965.  My birthday fell on Easter Sunday in 1976.  This is the closest since then my birthday has come since then.  It has fallen before and after the date but this is the closest.

I have a little joke; When Elvis Presley was my age, he was dead for 12 years.

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The Red Hyundai.

     For the past few months I have been watching a Red Hyundai SUV that has been parked on the street near my apartment.  It had no license plate attached.  Now I was always told that a car had to be properly registered and insured to even be PARKED on city streets.   I was curious as to how long it would stay on the street.  The Hyundai lasted about seven months and was finally towed on or about February 9th.

To recap: No plates, never moved, and got tickets everyday.  I asked a Parking Officer why it was still there and she didn’t know and had even told her supervisor and the police.

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