SimuLord
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11/20/19
2:25 PM
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You’d be disappointed to hear me speak. 17 years on the West Coast has all but eradicated my Boston accent. Read more

11/20/19
11:39 AM
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There is, in close proximity to my home, a convenience store and a Jack in the Box, both open on Thanksgiving, and both standing as testament to the wisdom of opting out of foods wisely eaten only once a year in the presence of drunk consanguine racists. Read more

11/19/19
8:25 PM
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Pizzeria Regina is god tier. Get a slice at their South Station location (where they turn it over stupid fast) and find nirvana. Read more

11/19/19
8:21 PM
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I order everything for delivery and rarely leave the house in December in large part because I’m trying to _avoid_ Christmas goddamn everywhere! My home is a Christmas-free zone. Read more

11/19/19
8:13 PM
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Yeah, I drew a distinction there because from 9 to 5 everyone is fully professional.

11/19/19
10:57 AM
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The hardest things to do in America when you're poor are get enough food and lose weight.

11/18/19
11:33 PM
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Funny, I had an Ultimate Burger (more accurately, a Bacon Ultimate Cheeseburger from Jack in the Box) for dinner tonight. Read more

11/18/19
11:32 PM
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Back when I was homeless, one of the shelters I stayed at wasn’t above doing this. It was a ray of light during a very dark time in my life, and the guy whose idea it was remains a friend of mine to this day six years later.

11/18/19
11:30 PM
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I am not generally in favor of stacking sandwiches on other sandwiches, and have a meh opinion on club sandwiches and Big Macs. Read more

11/16/19
6:50 PM
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Self-checkout is a crapshoot. When my local Safeway is dead (like, say, at 9:30 or 10 at night, when I usually do my grocery shopping), it’s great. Read more

11/16/19
6:47 PM
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I have several ways that “app-based transaction” ultimately leads to “money is not in my bank account anymore.” Read more

11/16/19
6:43 PM
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My local McD’s is across the street from the welfare office, and it used to be that when I went in for lunch, there were plenty of...well, there’s no nice way to say it, “stereotypical” welfare recipients (low education, poor literacy, short fuse when trying to understand concepts they weren’t hand-held through). Read more

11/16/19
6:40 PM
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In Seattle, Compass Housing Alliance (a homeless charity that gets funding from the city) has rudimentary banking services for people who otherwise don’t or can’t have access to Wells Fargo or B of A or whoever else because either they have unpaid overdraft closures or just don’t have a way to avoid the $10 monthly Read more

11/16/19
6:33 PM
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Less egregious than most, but the town of New Concord (pronounced like the Concorde airplane), OH always bugged me since old Concord (in both Massachusetts and England) is pronounced more like “conquered.”

11/16/19
2:55 PM
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“She wasn’t sure what would happen if one of her children happened to drop something on the floor.” Read more

11/15/19
9:45 PM
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And further south, Stuttgart (rhymes with "slut cart"), Arkansas.