No chance. I fiercely loved The Corrections and was expecting to love Freedom so much less than I actually did. It was probably a little unfair to go into it with that attitude, I just assumed this was a rebound book and the reviews are so mixed. But I was pulled into the story instantly and was enthralled 99% of the time. [UPDATE] Now that PwCers got that sweet, sweet “Timmy Stimmy,” a mid-year raises thread was created on r/accounting, although there hasn’t been much action in it so far. The 5% raise nearly everyone got is reflected in a few posts, while a Senior 3 in Consulting Advisory Services mentioned getting the additional 10% adjustment (see […] The latest Tweets from City of Calgary (@cityofcalgary). Official City of Calgary local government Twitter account. Keep up with City news, services, programs, events and more. Not monitored 24/7. Calgary, Alberta
2022.01.24 23:37 ODDI3 Aaaay, we got a little bit of love from the ladies of ESPN.
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2022.01.24 23:37 justahomeboy Here are the first nine pages of “Ajllahuasi” — my first time writing a comic. (Also learning to sorta-letter, but what do you guys think?)
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2022.01.24 23:37 Mercenary21525 This is just a tidbit I found about the Princess Quests, no idea if this has been seen here.
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2022.01.24 23:37 cs423 Is it a thing that a shopper goes to the wrong store. What would customer support do?
I started an order for target due to needing very specific items. However, my shopper kept messaging me the whole saying that the items were not in stock and sent me pictures for alternatives. However, in those pictures she sent, it obviously shows a stop and shop brand and the cart was gray ( target is red). I ended up going from $60 worth of groceries to about $25. I didn’t want to confront the shopper because 1) I didn’t want her to mess with my food 2) She has my address. I’m trying to focus on the good but is it a normal thing for shoppers to shop purposely at the wrong store to save time?
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2022.01.24 23:37 konradsad For those who got joint/shoulder pain during covid, can you describe it? Is it a very sharp pain? Or is it sort of like an indescribable burning?
2022.01.24 23:37 GNGVir The Blazing Stars Ring in Fortune Genshin Impact
2022.01.24 23:37 1000000students Nevada unemployment rate drops to 6.4%; 6,100 jobs added in Las Vegas area
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2022.01.24 23:37 Mrjojolol repost with anlittle adjustment(the quote is from eggrypted's night 4 simple strat video btw)
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2022.01.24 23:37 Yarbles January Bookclub is in the bag
First I'd like to thank the Auntie Nings, Boka Tako, and Momma's Barbegue food trucks for coming out and giving our early arrivals an excellent choice of brunch items. I selected a Longanisa breakfast bowl that came with a couple lumpia, and I was happy with my choice. I wanted it to be spicy - I'm not sure if it's supposed to be, but I think that would have gone well with the textures and flavors. I shoulda asked the guy for some hot sauce.
One of us took a fall while looking for marshmallow sticks, and I turned my ankle on a barely visible step up in the Forest Hill structure. So we experienced a higher than anticipated number of casualties than you might expect from a bookclub. The fire worked out well though. I brought some wood and we were able to keep it going through the whole thing. PrincessMoNaanKey brought s'mores makings and a good technique for making them. You pre-assemble the s'mores sandwich in tin foil and just lay it down near the fire to bake. coconut_sorbet led us in a SWOT analysis and we concluded that the tin foil could not really be reused because the melted bits from the first sandwich would degrade too much and corrupt the second try.
So Project Hail Mary is really good. I think everyone read it and was quite happy with their experience. People especially loved the alien and its psychological peculiarities. If there were any nitpicks, the author may have been a little too excited by the science and the puzzles, and some of the plot-mandated emergencies were a little clumsy, and the character was basically the same as the guy in the Martian. The biology was effective - complex enough to be legit, but still approachable and not so complicated that it drags the story down. The pacing especially in the last part of the book was perfect.
PrincessMoNaanKey had a point that most author's expectations for their audience are very high for literary references, but very low for scientific and even mathematic literacy. Weir seems a bit more demanding of the reader than most, but he tries to teach the concepts and it seems to work. Anyone who liked The Martian will like this one as well. Artemis, his second book, not so much. Laucchi says nah: he just doesn't have the ability to write convincing female characters, or any character other than the protagonist of The Martian and Project Hail Mary.
Princess also read The Humans but wasn't sure of the author. But if it was The Humans by Matt Haig then it does sound pretty interesting. She read The Monster Baru Cormorant, finding it darker, slower, and less exciting than the first of that series. But she was very happy with Piranesi by Susanna Clarke and a multi-generational saga about an Iranian family, but I couldn't find that one. It had Orient in the title, but a lot of books do.
coconut_sorbet reports that the second book of the Teixcalaan by Arkady Martine was less interesting than the first, and The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner was good but possibly a bit too one dimensional. But she loved the main character of The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow and found it to be well-paced, and also endorsed Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, a non-fiction book by Barbara Kingsolver.
Incorrigible_muffin knocked out Cloud Cuckoo Land, which is coming up for us in a couple months, and A Deadly Education, The Scholomance #1, by Naomi Novik and liked both of them, as well as a large stack of other things.
We were talking about how the second in a series is almost always a little disappointing, and our new guy (I don't think I got the name right but we'll just use DrKoldari for now) said that while Children of Time was fantastic, maybe it didn't need to be pushed out into a trilogy.
DrKoldari is reading the Cradle series by Will Wight, which is a is a leveller or LitRPG, and is doing a survey of some others in the genre: Worth the Candle, Wyrm, which might be the one by Mark Fabi, and Sufficiently Advanced Magic by Andrew Rowe
Laucchi told us about a new genre called New Adult, which is targeted towards people for which YA just doesn't work anymore. The emotional immaturity of the characters in YA gets on her nerves a bit. Sarah J. Maas might be the forerunner of the new genre, starting her biggest series A Court of Thorns and Roses as a Young Adult but drifting away from that because she wanted to write more adult content. Leigh Bardugo's Ninth House is stereotypical of the genre, but also authors like Holly Black and a few more.
Princess expressed frustration with "love triangle", which is supposed to be Bob loves D'Artangnon, D'Artangnon loves Kelly, and Kelly loves Bob. But that never happens in a YA; it's always used to describe Bob and D'Artangnon both love Kelly. So maybe they can start using Love Vee or Love Delta, because it's not a love triangle dammit. She also educated us on the expression "the exception that proves the rule" and how the root words passed from Latin into Old English and actually means "the exception that tests the rules", which makes a lot more sense.
Laucchi read Empire of the Vampire and For the Wolf by Hannah F. Whitten. But she had played the video game Bloodbourne, and suspected that Jay Kristoff must have also been familiar with the game, because it was just too similar to his book. We talked about the popularity of the fantasy/horror mashup genre: Vampires (so HOT right now), zombies (not so much), and werewolves, which don't get a lot of attention. I started Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones but thought it was a little too hokey and I just wasn't in the mood. I'll go back to it, but I'm still waiting for that breakthrough centaur novel.
Our WFH members phoned in a couple recommendations: Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao and Terminal World by Alastair Reynolds. The first was badly panned by less open minded reviewers because it is polyamorous. I mean, it's a Sci-Fi/Fantasy. That world can't have a different culture than yours?
One of us is getting involved in wedding planning, and listening to just completely unreasonable wedding questions that are almost always easily answered with a loud and insistent "No!" Apparently the subreddit on wedding planning is a good place to start. There is also a wedding shit post subreddit and that's somewhat entertaining as well.
Princess checked out the Plant House in Carytown and put together some terrariums. She said that they recommended using dirty water on air plants, because the stuff that comes out of the faucet doesn't have the collection of microorganisms that the plants use as sustenance. Incorrigible_muffin said she's having good luck with parsley that's hanging in there over the winter and is willing to share. And Laucchi is willing to share some violets that are rooting.
I asked for some TV recommendations and got The Invincibles - an animated superhero series that is gory, but well written and engaging. DrKoldari said it has some of the parodying humor of the Venture Brothers and was able to fill in some details from the comics, which he read regularly when they were being published. Incorrigible_muffin and Coconut_sorbet said they could consume something either bleak or gory, but were unlikely to enjoy something that is both. Not me, I like the grimdark. Another recommendation was animated series called Arcane (which is awesome), Archive 81 on Netflix - a found footage horror series that didn't rely too much on jumpscares, and How To with John Wilson, which Princess says it hits the right sardonic notes. It's more about idiosyncrasies in NY then anything else. And Station Eleven, which I'm really looking forward to.
We talked about Noor by Nnedi Okorafor, a startlingly original Afrofuturism scifi, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson , and Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by the same author.
We discussed the trope of science fiction where humans are the most violent, or the most special, or their culture is universally treasured, and other anthroexceptionalisms; Anne Rice a bit since she recently passed away; Shakespeare for Squirrels; and what's hot in libraries: Danielle Steele (yawn) has a movie out, so copies of the book it's based on are hard to scrounge.
We'll push February's meeting to the 27th so it doesn't interfere with president's day weekend, and we'll do the fire thing again if it's chilly. We also decided on a pick for June, and I totally forgot what it was. Anyone remember what this was? I'll bring a copy of Cloud Cuckoo Land to lend out since it forgot it this time. Or just let me know and I'll drop it by someone's mailbox after work some day.
Coming Up on February 27
2022.01.24 23:37 isehmer ISO: I need Wheat!! Willing to trade or pay if you have something in mind!!
2022.01.24 23:37 96suluman Should the national anthem be changed to “This Land Is Your land”? It doesn’t have the controversy of the star spangled banner and would unite the country. What do you think?
2022.01.24 23:37 Teitoku45 Just moved into my first place and to start filling her the right way
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2022.01.24 23:37 KidQayin The 21rnd FDE mags are a slightly lighter shade than the slide of the m18. Not as noticeable with the 17rnd mags. Does it look odd enough that I should buy black plates, or is it not that bad?
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2022.01.24 23:37 oracle201 Mailboxes left open at my apartment complex where people walk by like every 5 mins!
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2022.01.24 23:37 WrestlingWoman Days Krampus has kept his collar: 7
2022.01.24 23:37 MrFujiFudge1 is there a way to put the EFB on the right side? (FBW A32NX)
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2022.01.24 23:37 GDT_Bot Post Game Thread: Dallas Stars at Philadelphia Flyers - 24 Jan 2022
|Team||Shots||Hits||Blocked||FO Wins||Giveaways||Takeaways||Power Plays|
|1st||17:46||DAL||Even||Roope Hintz (18) Wrist Shot, assists: Jason Robertson (22)|
|2nd||12:06||PHI||Even||Ivan Provorov (5) Wrist Shot, assists: Travis Konecny (17), Justin Braun (8)|
|3rd||16:35||DAL||Even||Jacob Peterson (7) Wrist Shot, assists: Alexander Radulov (12), Ryan Suter (13)|
|3rd||18:23||DAL||Even||Joe Pavelski (17) Snap Shot, assists: Roope Hintz (16), Esa Lindell (9)|
2022.01.24 23:37 Which-Statistician14 [Academic] A student group researching on mechanical keyboard market
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2022.01.24 23:37 yeaaaaaaahhhLG [QC] Can I get a quick GL/RL for Dunk Low Light Bone/Jordan 1 Low x Travis Scott Reverse Mocha: Yeezy Boost 700v2 (W2C BMLin)
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2022.01.24 23:37 Quarthinos Evidence of the mole?
So I'm playing kiwami for the first time, and I've also played 0. Is there any evidence that Reina was desperately in love with Nishiki before she left the letter? I found it a bit out of left field and kind of bullshit that she's been pining away for him (I assume since Yakuza 0 or earlier) and never bothered to say anything?
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2022.01.24 23:37 Embarrassed_Bus7946 Prospective grad student
Hey y’all! I’m from Tennessee and finishing my undergrad this year. I am considering going to UNO, so could you all tell me how good the school is? What’s Omaha like? I also want to be a geography major
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2022.01.24 23:37 Charming-Foxxy21 When you submit for Briefment do they require proof?
2022.01.24 23:37 VolteCaptp Je cherche des informations sur cet événement de l'histoire
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2022.01.24 23:37 Nervous_Solutions Duke's son has visions of young female from drug harvesting interstellar planet...
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