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    I applied for a Communications Assistant position today which...I don't even really have a great sense of what it is after reading the job description like a dozen times, but it's Coronavirus Month Six in America and I'm applying at anything I even might remotely be able to do because beggars can't be choosers. Anyways, at the end of the online application it asked me in a very nonchalant fashion something like, "Oh, hey, just real quick, what's your Security Clearance?"

    So, I'm not going to get it for a few reasons, but the hour I spent applying was maybe worth it for that laugh.

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    Watching Chopped while I'm stoned and snacking...natch.

    One of the contestants is this mom who wants to win the $10K to support the therapies her 15-16 yr old transgender daughter needs.
    And I just thought that was the best-est.

    And it's reassuring that I can continue my binge-fests on the Food Network. A lot of the programming is shit, but Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is done by Guy Fieri who does a TON of charity work**, and the network in general remains to be LGBTQ supportive...so it turns into my guilt-free bs tv watching channel. I always knew the Food Network was LGBTQ accepting, but it's another level of positivity when they acceptively publish shows that talk about transgender acceptance.

    **Right now going to a restaurant is a whole different level of food porn given quarantine, and most of the show is 90's/00's nostalgia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnetic View Post
    Watching Chopped while I'm stoned and snacking...natch.

    One of the contestants is this mom who wants to win the $10K to support the therapies her 15-16 yr old transgender daughter needs.
    And I just thought that was the best-est.

    And it's reassuring that I can continue my binge-fests on the Food Network. A lot of the programming is shit, but Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is done by Guy Fieri who does a TON of charity work**, and the network in general remains to be LGBTQ supportive...so it turns into my guilt-free bs tv watching channel. I always knew the Food Network was LGBTQ accepting, but it's another level of positivity when they acceptively publish shows that talk about transgender acceptance.

    **Right now going to a restaurant is a whole different level of food porn given quarantine, and most of the show is 90's/00's nostalgia.
    have you watched any Guy's Grocery Games? skip season 1 (it's weeeeird) but the rest of it is amazing! so fun. it's like a cross between chopped and supermarket sweep. it's one of our favorite feel-good shows. and we unabashedly love guy fieri. Guy's Ranch Kitchen is also fun, especially if you're familiar with a lot of other food network personalities (particularly folks who end up as judges on GGG). supermarket sweep is sometimes fun but there seem to be a lot of contestants who are either idiots or assholes (or both!) so it can be frustrating to watch sometimes.

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    Yah, I watch GGG occasionally. Triple D is one of my favs right now. It's restaurant p0rn. Remember when we could go to a restaurant, with other people!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnetic View Post
    Yah, I watch GGG occasionally. Triple D is one of my favs right now. It's restaurant p0rn. Remember when we could go to a restaurant, with other people!?
    i would kill to go to my fav local coffee shop and just sit and drink a chai. i miss their chai. i miss the people who work there with whom i have good rapport. i miss being around people.

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    I'm a natural introvert, but I miss the energy buzz of being around people, relaxing. I miss the ritual of going to a restaurant with friends. The excitement of catching up/ deciding what to order/ sharing food.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnetic View Post
    I'm a natural introvert, but I miss the energy buzz of being around people, relaxing. I miss the ritual of going to a restaurant with friends. The excitement of catching up/ deciding what to order/ sharing food.
    It's slowly getting back to that point down here in Australia. Well, it pretty much is back to that normal now in Sydney, apart from certain tables being unavailable to sit at to maintain distance between customers, and having to sign in if you dine in.

    A shame you can't hop in some underground tunnel and head down here to enjoy a bit of normal life again!

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    Oh we have the option of doing so in Florida. I live with someone high risk, so it's different. My exhile from restaurants is precautionary.

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    Ah, better to be cautious.

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    speaking of job applications:


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    Is there a "well that's life for you" thread?


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    that's a beautiful thread. so joyous.

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