Unplugged Chit Chat Thread

Discussion in 'The DIS Unplugged Podcast' started by *NikkiBell*, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. *NikkiBell*

    *NikkiBell* The WDW Merchandise Walking Bible Moderator

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    I thought it would be fun to start a thread for daily chit chat about things going on in our lives, activities or events happening, etc. Think of this as our "DIS Unplugged coffee shop." What's everyone up to?
     
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  2. *NikkiBell*

    *NikkiBell* The WDW Merchandise Walking Bible Moderator

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    I just got home from a marathon day of shopping: IKEA, mall, Michael's, etc. Yankee Candle had a special employee discount day for customers - 50% off the entire store! I was in heaven.
     
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  4. Irish_Mike

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    It's been a very lazy, rainy Saturday here. So of course, break out the Netflix and wine!

    I still have yet to visit an IKEA. Is it as good as everyone says it is?
     
  5. superme80

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    I call it the Cult Store. Once you start shopping there, that is the only place you go. It has some nice stuff, but I am not in love with it as my mom and a lot of my friends are. The only one in my house that really likes it is my bank account.

    Today has been bleh. I woke up in a crabby mood and it is almost 7 and I am still crabby. Hoping tomorrow is better.
     
  6. bamacmac

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    I like this idea! Nice way to get to know folks. :)

    Wow 50%...that's huge!

    Today is my Dad's birthday and he had knee replacement surgery 2 weeks ago. So I've been mostly taking care of him for the last 2 weeks, in addition to my job (which is taking care of a 7 month old) and keeping my nephew (18 months) as well. It's been crazy around here! I had zero time to recover from my wonderful but exhausting Mega Meet trip, and it has been nonstop since. Whew.

    Today I cut the grass at my parents house, since Dad can't do it. I've never cut an entire yard before (mostly because my Dad and ex-boyfriends would never let me do it! Ha!) so I didn't think it would be too bad. They live on a hill. Yikes. Next time I'm going to suggest we pay someone to do it! Over 14K steps/5.5 miles later (and 27 floors) I am beyond done. But what a great workout it was!

    We celebrated my Dad's birthday at lunch today with family. It was fun!

    I'm hoping to head to Atlanta for a bit tomorrow to get away/have some time to myself. Much needed after the last 2 weeks. :)
     
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  7. TheMaxRebo

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    We actually went to Ikea too - went for one thing and bought like 50

    Also, my son had a meltdown - you don't realize how long and annoying it is to get out of IKEA until you are carrying a flipping out, crying 4 year old
     
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  8. Irish_Mike

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    Sounds like the Wegmans of furniture and decor.
     
  9. rteetz

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    I've been extremely busy all week. It's state fair week here in Wisconsin and our state fair is located in my hometown. I've been working every day at the fair which runs for 11 days and tomorrow is the final day. I also am coaching football at my former high school on the freshman team. I also help out the varsity with video and tech stuff. The freshman head coach is my grandpa and my dad and I are assistants along with two more assistants.

    Other than that I move into college the 24th and school starts the 29th. I am also training for the dopey challenge in January at WDW.
     
  10. KingLlama

    KingLlama My car finished 3rd on Radiator Springs Racers.

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    I just had a bowl of cereal.
     
  11. Atilley

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    I went to the farmers market and the grocery store this morning. Then took all the youngins to the pool before coming home to clean house. Got the baby to bed and started getting some of the smaller stuff together for our October trip. Now I'm just chillaxin and stalking the boards.
     
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  12. wilkeliza

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    Hi and what a fun idea.

    Today I didn't do much. It is way too hot in NYC right now so I stayed inside most of the day. Just got home from seeing Pete's Dragon. Besides that trying to figure out if I have a sinus infection or tooth infection :( whatever it is one of my cheeks just feels swollen and off even though my fiance says nothing looks wrong from the outside.
     
  13. KingLlama

    KingLlama My car finished 3rd on Radiator Springs Racers.

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    Also, I'm wearing these sweet shorts at the moment...
     
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    Nice to see Bob wearing something so casual.
     
  15. KingLlama

    KingLlama My car finished 3rd on Radiator Springs Racers.

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    When you have legs like mine, it would be a crime for the world to miss out on seeing them.
     
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    I went to the pool for my niece's 4th Birthday party. Just as we were leaving the rain started falling.
     
  17. MikeTaylor

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    Antibiotics for the double ear infection and physical therapy starts Monday. I'm just a ray of sunshine. But...

    Planning a Spring Break trip (week before Easter madness week), possibly a 5 nighter at the Fort.
     
  18. WDWRNTLK

    WDWRNTLK Retirement goal - RN in the Magic Kingdom!

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    I'm in need of some cheering up.
    My bff of 20 years had a baby at 31 weeks due to preeclampsia. He passed away on Friday at 8 weeks old.
    I'm a RN at the hospital where he was in our NICU. I know it's irrational but I feel like we failed them. I feel responsible in some way. Logically I know it has nothing to do with me, and I knew he wasn't going to survive but that doesn't change how I feel.
    I'm sitting in my car dreading going in to work in 10 minutes.
    Sorry guys. I know that was a real downer, but I really could use some love and support from my fellow Dis geeks.
     
  19. TheMaxRebo

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    Iambreally sorry to hear this and will be preaching for all of you

    All you could do was your best and things like life and death are out of our control

    And obviously really hard to think about now but I do think things happen for a reason - an impact that can be felt for years and out wide to many people - a positive impact in the long run
     
  20. TheMaxRebo

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    What did you think of Pete's Dragon? I really want to go see it but am afraid the opening scene might be too intense for my kids (they are a tad sensitive - they found Frozen scary the first time they saw it, for example)
     
  21. Princess Jes

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    I've spent very little of the weekend doing what I actually wanted/needed to do, which was pack my bags for our trip!!
    My husband thought it would've a good idea to invite 5 friends over for dinner the weekend before we go away... And then not help cook, clean or pack. Thanks babe.

    So my stuff is mostly organized, Leigh's is in a washing basket still to be packed.
    My back is killing me and I'm exhausted and I'm in bed (it's 10:50pm Sunday night here) and my alarm is set at the usual time of 5:30am but tomorrow I actually have to get up and be ready in an hour so I can get to work at 7:30am so I can leave early (4:30pm) to get to a beauty appointment, make dinner, continue to pack and try to get some sleep.

    Phew!!

    Those are some sweet, sweet shorts dude. So fun and casual for such an important man!

    I'm so so sorry for your loss. I can't even imagine what your friend must be going through, but please try not to feel guilty about all this. Sometimes nature is a real POS. I'm sure you all did the absolute best you could for the little one.
     

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