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Post by annise » August 15th, 2013, 2:11 am

I would like to say to people - just resolve to try and do something about it rather than make your family suffer. my father had hearing loss all my life , and in the end as a child I just gave up telling him things - it wasn't worth the effort - too soft he didn't hear , to loud he was angry because I was shouting - and I resolved I would have my hearing tested regularly and would get a hearing aid early so as to get used to wearing it. Now I am older and understand him better I am sorry for all he and I missed over the years , so please when you catch yourself saying - talk clearly , stop mumbling or any of those type of things , do something about it, deafness is very isolating.

Anne

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Post by carolb » August 15th, 2013, 2:16 am

I was joking, but having worked in the Care system for some years I recognize the mutual frustration that hearing loss can cause - and the importance of maintaining dignity and clarity for each person and their needs.

Carol

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Post by Darvinia » August 19th, 2013, 10:28 pm

Bev

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Post by RuthieG » August 20th, 2013, 12:23 am

Darvinia wrote:Topical:

http://www.unshelved.com/2013-8-19
That gave me a much needed laugh :lol:.

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Post by Hazel Pethig » December 5th, 2013, 8:29 pm

Star Trek "Let it Snow"!! he he he

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiSn2JuDQSc

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Post by chocoholic » December 5th, 2013, 8:42 pm

Good one :lol:
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Post by Hazel Pethig » December 17th, 2013, 8:24 pm

Old timey Christmas ads. http://www.vintag.es/2012/12/vintage-christmas-ads-from-1940s-1980s.html
I love the ones for cigarettes and guns! Who would give either for Christmas?!

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Post by chocoholic » December 17th, 2013, 8:49 pm

Ha! I would NOT be happy to get an ironing board or (heaven forbid) a bathroom scale. I'd take either of those retro-cool toasters in a heartbeat, though. Also the Atari.

Oh come on, Hazel, don't Canadians give their kids Red Ryder BB guns for Christmas? :) (No, me neither.)
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Post by Availle » December 17th, 2013, 8:52 pm

I can understand cigars for the affectionado...

Ironing boards? vacuums? Toasters? :shock:

And the scales... I'd call that "suicide" for the giver... :evil:
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Post by Darvinia » December 18th, 2013, 9:14 am

Hazel Pethig wrote:I love the ones for cigarettes and guns! Who would give either for Christmas?!
Ummm ... that would be me. I gave myself a pistol a couple of years in a row, just like the Colt ad suggests. Also guilty of giving and receiving cigarettes many years ago.
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Post by chocoholic » March 9th, 2014, 8:22 pm

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Post by Hobbit » March 10th, 2014, 12:58 pm

[sarcasm]Laurie Anne, your an idiot for believing that![/sarcasm]

Which is to say, I agree. :lol:
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Post by fiddlesticks » March 10th, 2014, 8:41 pm

Based on a careful but admittedly unscientific count consisting of samples taken at different times and on different days, the phrase is tweeted on average 25 times per hour. So approximately 600 times each day, 18,000 times a month, and 216,000 times a year someone on Twitter tells someone else on Twitter “Your an idiot!”
:shock:

That is sad, but it does not surprise me.
Interesting article, thanks for sharing!
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Post by Darvinia » April 27th, 2014, 9:33 pm

Bev

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Post by carolb » April 28th, 2014, 1:14 am

Image What a great start to the day, Bev!

Thank you!

Carol

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