Sippin’ Tea After Dark: Open Post

Posted on Oct 7 2016 - 7:14pm by Editor
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  • Marsbars09

    Hi guys! There probably aren’t a lot of you around since it’s a Friday evening, but I need to vent. You guys always give me great advice and support. I’d appreciate an “ear” if you’re available.
    Thank you!

    • Sandy Wood

      I’m here Mars and all ears. Vent away!

      • Marsbars09

        Hey Sandy! Thank you so much for “listening” to me. I’ll post my issue in a few minutes.

    • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

      Don’t tell me … you’ve had a change of heart and want to vote for Trump right?

      • Marsbars09

        No.

        • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

          Ok … um … you want to leave your bf but you just found out you’re preggers?

          • Bruce’s Balls

            Mars is gonna be the next Kate plus Eight! J/k

          • Marsbars09

            My time has looong come and gone with that.

          • Bruce’s Balls

            You know I am kidding you!

          • Marsbars09

            I know. I’m just playing along with you! 😉

          • Bruce’s Balls

            😉

          • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

            Hey Bruce … I thought smelled testosterone in here!

  • Marsbars09

    Hi guys. I don’t know if any of the current posters was around towards the beginning of the year when I posted about the issues I was having with my co-worker, but she really upset me today. One of our other co-workers reported a swarm of bees in the parking lot. Now I don’t know if any of you are familiar with the nature of bees, but I guess they migrate together once they get a new “queen” bee. I wasn’t particularly concerned with the swarm as they tend to move along eventually. However, just to give the other employees a piece of mind I decided to contact pest control. As I was e-mailing pest control my co-worker asked who I was e-mailing. I asked her how she knew I was typing an e-mail, and she retorted it was because I was typing. I didn’t respond and continued with my correspondence.
    I think it was very intrusive of her to ask who I was e-mailing. In my entire career I’ve never asked any co-worker about who they were sending e-mails to. I believe it’s private and none of anyone’s concern. Might I add my co-worker has also asked me how many times another co-worker has been absent from work, another intrusive, private question. I responded that I would not answer that. How would she like it if I told people about her personal timekeeping
    record?
    While stewing I’ve determined there are situations where you can’t always be “nice”. I value my work relationship with this person,but sometimes she says or asks inappropriate things. I’m afraid to say something for fear she’ll get angry and not talk to me. I don’t want an uncomfortable work environment.
    Has anyone ever had discord with a co-worker to who you worked closely? If so, how did you resolve the issue?
    I’d greatly appreciate any feedback.
    Thanks for listening.

    • Bruce’s Balls

      Hey Mars, I work with this bitch named Bonnie. She is always in a fucking bad mood, and to top it off she is a lazy ass. Anyways the bitch came at me once and I just let it slide. Last week she came for me again, and this time BB was not having it. I checked the bitch, and called her out on her laziness and her bad attitude. Needless to say the bitch has stayed away from me as much as possible, cause she now knows that homie don’t play dat. Who the fuck cares if she talks to you ever again…she ain’t your momma, so fuck her!

      • Marsbars09

        LOL! You sure told Bonnie what time it was! And you’ve just set a perfect example of where there isn’t always a nice response to someone’s infringement of your being.
        Thanks honey. 😉

        • Bruce’s Balls

          YW, love!! Do no harm, but take no shit!

          • Marsbars09

            LOL! Well noted!

          • Contessa Bel Raven

            I love that mantra! Need to work on living it

    • Sandy Wood

      I remember this from before…she’s a slow learner isn’t she.
      If I didn’t want to create a lot of dis-harmony in the work environment, I would probably try to flip her off with humor and go right back to what I was doing.
      For instance, when she asked about emails, I would probably say I was emailing the Queen Bee, as I had a lot to do.
      When asked about another’s absence, maybe something like she is here enough to get her job done and if I keep chatting with you, I won’t be able to complete my assignments for today.
      All this with a quick dazzling smile and an immediate return to what I was doing.

      • Marsbars09

        Great idea Sandy. I was thinking I have to be quick with my wit when dealing with this one. Hell, I need to work with my wit with some of my other co-workers.

        • Sandy Wood

          I have been self-employed most of my work life, but once upon a time, I worked with an Over-Sharer, she wanted to fill me in on her matrimonial woes and the latest antics of her grand-children.
          It took a few times, but I just told her, let’s talk about this at lunch or break, it isn’t really fair to our employer… that way, I wasn’t dismissing her feelings, just tried to put it into perspective.

    • RunningWithWine

      I had many a co-worker / inappropriate Moron! The thing was I would be professional and nice until they really crossed the line and I would try and keep it nice and say quietly to them “hey that’s not appropriate behaviour at work”! Or say “I don’t know if you know this but you really shouldn’t do that you could get in trouble”! Keep it nice but give them one nice warning, if it happens again be more firm! Hope you can work this out workplace crap is the worst!

      • RunningWithWine

        Moron not Mormon I swear auto correct hates me!

        • Bruce’s Balls

          LMFAO!

          • RunningWithWine

            I did work with a Mormon girl and she was a delight so sweet and made the best gingerbread cookies!

      • Marsbars09

        I was about to say with the Mormon! LOL!
        Thanks RWW!

    • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

      I would answer her the same as I would anyone who I feel is being intrusive.
      I’m sorry but I feel that is not an appropriate question. It’s my personal business & I choose not to answer.
      All done with a smile & a little “Have a nice day.” 😉

      • Marsbars09

        Short, sweet and to the point! Ha!
        But seriously, I get the feeling you don’t take much crap from anybody, T-Lily. If you had to you seem like the type that could set somebody straight. Am I correct?

        • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

          Yes but when my buttons get pushed I can easily lose my temper which immediately makes every valid point I had null & void. But when I don’t? Yes. I can be very direct & straight forward if I have to in order to make clear that my message is received. Sometimes even downright nasty.
          Heck! I’ve done it on the NYC subways & streets many times. LMBO JK.

          I try to be nice but clear & concise. I feel a simple, I’m sorry I’m not comfortable with that question or this conversation. or simply, that’s personal. I choose not to respond. It’s clear & direct without being rude. At least imo. It’s point blank. Next question/discussion.

    • Contessa Bel Raven

      I don’t have any answers for you Mars but I hate that she is upsetting you. *hugs* Some ppl just don’t understand healthy boundaries whether in personal or professional relationships. Do you think if you sat her down and said “I feel uncomfortable when you ask these kinds of questions about fellow co-workers” (or something like that using “I” statements so it doesn’t feel like you are attacking her) that it might help the situation?

  • Bruce’s Balls

    I see that the site that shall not be named has copied your idea of an open post thread where anything goes. so may new names there day after day. Nothing but Bots there now.

    • Sandy Wood

      Hahaaa. they probably say the hilarity we had around here Thurs. night and wanted in on the action.

      • Bruce’s Balls

        Ha!!! You are my spirit animal! That is exactly what I said to another poster. GMTA.

    • RunningWithWine

      I saw that! But honestly this site has better stories!

      • Bruce’s Balls

        IKR! Those fuckers are grasping at straws.

        • RunningWithWine

          And they lie because you can’t honestly do anything they are jail happy!

          • Bruce’s Balls

            LMFAO @ jail happy! You nailed it! They will delete and ban if they don’t like what you have to say.

          • RunningWithWine

            Yup! You have to be soooo careful not to offend the writers who sneakily have commenting accounts on there and they will attack you then you get put in jail!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            & heaven forbid if you dare have a differing or even worse a dissenting opinion.
            Auto-ban for life!

          • RunningWithWine

            Right! So many good commenters dissapear forever!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            It’s true & if you dare ask what happened. Poof! You’re gone too!

          • RunningWithWine

            Exactly!

    • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠
      • Bruce’s Balls

        I fucking knew TL would come through. Perfuckin’fection!

        • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

          Aww thanks Bruce. So happy to see you here. You were truly missed.
          😀

          • Bruce’s Balls

            BB missed you guys too. <3

      • MidwestMiddie

        And “Sour Grapes” is when you’re unwilling to offer the compliment.

        • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

          There are a few sites I’ve seen that do “open posts” or “open threads” but no body does it like the crew here at AAtT!
          No comparison.

          https://media2.giphy.com/media/2nDeyNLu2as12/200.gif#4

          LOL!

          • Bruce’s Balls

            Lmao!

          • MidwestMiddie

            Thanks for the information, Tigerlily. : )
            Good to know other sites enjoy allowing their posters to exchange ideas on various topics. Hope they try to emulate the
            BEST SITE, AATT.

          • Marsbars09

            Awww…love it!
            And you’re right T-Lily. There are no other blogs or websites on this planet where I would open up like I do here. I know I can always rely on somebody to listen to me without criticism or judgment.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            It’s true Mars, everyone has their “off” days. (*Tigerlily sheepishly raises her hand.) But we really are unique here. Our own little online fambly!

    • MidwestMiddie

      Did they wait whatever is the polite number of days/weeks/months to
      begin their copycatting? Did they really think no one would notice and
      they wouldn’t be called out? LOL

      • Bruce’s Balls

        Lmao, copycatter dirty ratter.

      • Indy

        Hey MM! Question. I know Beth has “interns” who infiltrated the RT site. Does Icky have interns?

        • MidwestMiddie

          I have no idea but it wouldn’t surprise me. Please let me know
          when you find out. : )

          • Indy

            Thanks! I thought you were gone! Glad you’re not. It’s just a thought. Again, I am not accusing anyone. Just curious!

          • MidwestMiddie

            Now that you’ve mentioned it. I’m curious too. : )
            Have a good weekend!!

          • Indy

            You too MM!

      • lloleary

        “Cheater” brand! LOL!

        • MidwestMiddie

          LOL

  • Marsbars09

    I’m watching CNN and they’re playing excerpts of Trump’s disgusting remarks about women. CNN and/or Hillary Clinton is going for the jugular in taking Trump down.
    Billy Bush, the host of Access Hollywood at the time, seemed really skeevy to me. Is he still hosting that show?

    • Indy

      He is now on the Today Show. Probably not come Monday he had to take down his twitter account.

      • Marsbars09

        You know, Billy Bush has always come off as a sleaze ball to me.
        Do you think his job is really in jeopardy over this?

        • Indy

          Yes. I think this entire issue will explode in many people’s faces. I am a lifelong Republican who despises Trump. I’m not really keen on Hillary either but would much rather have her. Republicans will have to make a decision in the next couple of days and that decision will effect their entire career. It’s a turning point for the GOP if they are to survive.

          • RunningWithWine

            I can’t with her thou she is to entitled! I’d love to have a women president, not her thou!

          • Indy

            I honestly do not know what to do. This will be the first election in almost thirty years that I probably won’t vote. I think it’s immaterial after tonight. Let’s hope in four years we can find two candidates who America can be proud of.

          • RunningWithWine

            I was raised in the U.K. And I look at the U.K. Two female prime ministers and neither had any sordid pasts or scandals or entitlement! Why can’t we find one here! Wish Condilisa Rice was running!

          • Indy

            OMG yes!!! I’ve been saying that for years! You would think we could find two people in the ENTIRE country without such sordid pasts! SMDH.

          • RunningWithWine

            Right! We were taught about Margret Thatcher in school and she was quite a lady no sordid things no treasonous actions! She was just simply a strong women who worked her azz off! No entitlement at all she was humble in her expectations.

          • Indy

            Exactly. We need our own Margaret because I guarantee in four years we will be going through this again and the bar is so low and the talk so disturbing I can’t stand it. Say what you want about Reagan, I became an adult during those years and I was proud.

          • RunningWithWine

            Regan did good thou and at the time he was considered outspoken! I think he was quite elequent in his speech!

          • Indy

            Yes he was. He was also liked by most everyone. He had a calming effect on the nation and most felt we were in good hands.

          • RunningWithWine

            His tone of voice was very calming! Very everything is going to be alright!

          • Indy

            Right? OMG they are getting ready to release a video statement from Trump! The pussy is doing it through SM.

          • RunningWithWine

            Well he should apologize it’s disgusting to say such things, indefensible! So yes he owes everyone who listened to that an apology!

          • Indy

            The problem is, this “apology” has been written by others behind closed doors for the past several hours.

          • RunningWithWine

            Well we will see if he is sorry! Whist remembering it was secretly recorded 10 years ago! All this skeevy stuff bothers me! I don’t like how dirty things have gotten arnt we better then that as a nation!

          • Indy

            I have a feeling there are going to be several recordings showing up in the next couple of weeks.

          • RunningWithWine

            Oh I am sure! It never ends.

          • Marsbars09

            I’m standing by for it Indy.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            It truly is beyond pitiful but Trump scares the bejeezus outta me.
            The man was up between 3 am & 5:30 am degrading a woman from 15 years ago because she dared speak ill of him.
            Talk about unbalanced.
            In the most simple terms, at least I think HRC would be a rational person to deal with.

          • Indy

            Absolutely. I’m convinced that this presidential run for Trump was an ego game and/or publicity stunt and he never thought it would get this far. I don’t think he wants to be president anymore than I do. Crazy that we’ve gotten to the point where the “sane” one is going to win! WTH is going on?!

          • Marsbars09

            And Trump and Clinton have a debate scheduled for Sunday night. I wonder how that is going to go (?).

          • Indy

            It’s going to be epic! Talk about awkward! 😂😂

          • RunningWithWine

            I am so sick of the mud slinging! It’s like how about you just talk about the F-ing issues! I swear the whole Vice President debate was a innterupt of mud slinging!

          • Marsbars09

            I couldn’t agree with you more, RWW. You know the topic of Sunday night’s debate is going to be about this leaked recording of Trump.

          • RunningWithWine

            And the leeked transcripts of her speeches! Of which I am already sick of hearing, tell me you’re plans please I don’t care what happened 10 years ago right now! And why don’t the other two candidates get to debate? There are 4 not 2!

          • JustSayin

            Do you watch South Park by any chance? Lol their parody of the election is basically exactly as you describe, he gets into it as an ego thing and then he realizes he’s in over his head and tries to sabotage himself but Hilary is just so damn unlikable people keep supporting him. At one point he starts actively campaigning for her and telling people he doesn’t know wtf he’s doing…of course, this is all Mr. Garrison doing a trump impression…

          • Indy

            I need to watch! It sounds more plausible than what is really happening! I’ve never thought he was serious, he’s just too narcissistic to admit it.

          • JustSayin

            I only very recently started watching South Park, I didn’t realize that it made such spot on social commentary. As for Trump…I swear, every day the conspiracy theory that he’s running in order to self-sabotage and hand the election to Hillary is sounding more and more plausible…

          • Indy

            The Simpsons predicted his presidential run over a decade ago! Amazing how life is now imitating “art”! 🤔

          • RunningWithWine

            Yes but I can’t vote for an entitled women who has defended rapists not even including her sovanist husband! My personal opinion I want a women in the White House but the right one! And to me she’s not it, she wants to dictate to me to much what I am going to do and that don’t jive that’s not America!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            I hear you & completely understand & even agree but I see her alternative as unbalanced & that scares me. He never stops to think before he speaks & that is a serious issue & not what I want in a president so I feel I have to choose her.
            Either way it sucks that there isn’t a prospect that cares more about us & the country then the actual politics & cash!

          • Marsbars09

            We’re screwed either way T-Lily.

          • RunningWithWine

            100% truth!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            I know. I know but I don’t think she’d create more wars or admire & even cozy up to the likes of dictators like Putin.
            He actually said he’d nuke people & plunder other countries. He said that!

            Sorry I had to add the pic. lol Sorry! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/992557c4fe515ac8689e488be752ed8be8d4c016632f9a64bb89d631286fb966.jpg

          • Indy

            I love that picture. There’s one with both their shirts off! 😂😂

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            I was debating which one to go with. Picked the Trump “thumbs-up” pose. lol

          • Marsbars09

            I just collapsed in laughter seeing this photo. And you know how much Trump loooves Putin.

          • RunningWithWine

            Eeew my aunt told me how hot she thought Putin was I gaged so hard!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠
          • RunningWithWine

            I was just like are you kidding me eeew!

          • RunningWithWine

            I don’t mind his straight no filer talking! But at a certain point you have to stop an edit yourself just a little bit! I like and appreciate honest speakers until it becomes nonsenseicle and over dramatic! We’re doomed!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Honesty is one thing but he loses his mind, lets his ego get the better or rational thought & always crosses the line.
            Like I said he scares me. She doesn’t, at least not in the same way.

          • RunningWithWine

            See she terrifys me! But I am anti GMO and anti manditory Vaccination which she is pro on both!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            I hear you. Guess we’ll have to agree to disagree.
            Wish we as the US could call for a “mulligan” & get to do this over with much better more deserving candidates.
            But it has to be done in much less time than this ish has. Oh my stars! Enough already.

          • Indy

            Right? People all over the world are laughing at us!

          • RunningWithWine

            Well don’t take it to heart to bad plenty a U.K. Election was full of wackos! But at least they had manners! “My right honorable gentalmen” lol

          • Indy

            LOL! You Brits can make a porno look “proper”! 😂 I love it!

          • RunningWithWine

            You just have to add a word like honorable to you’re insult so it takes them a bit to realize you insulted them!

          • Indy

            I have officially added gobsmacked to my daily vocabulary. Thanks LVP!
            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/b0c9094932d4cde51b87bd6cec5539229e18de3f3ddc19fc33184ee737159b5b.gif

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            One of my favorite words!

          • Indy

            Right? It’s amazing how many times it can be used nowadays!

          • RunningWithWine

            Love LVP

          • Indy

            Me too!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            It’s true & then they’d slam each other. lol
            Then again everything sounds so much better when it’s said with an English accent. 😀

          • Indy

            If you look at tweets from him before this election, they’re crazy! He had some bizarre obsession with Kristen Stuart and Rob Patterson. He kept tweeting that he needs to break up with her! He’s tweeted about Katy Perry several times! It’s so bizarre!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠
          • Indy

            I love it! I have horrible insomnia and spent about six hours one night just looking at crazy Trump shit! I woke my son up from laughing so hard! 😂😂

          • RunningWithWine

            Not tan enough!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Sorry not that adept with a spray brush & cheeto coloring! LMBO!

          • Have you seen the scary clown videos and the recent spike in clown crimes….insane!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            HOLY SMOKES yes & it all started in Staten Island, NY years ago. lol!

            No clowns for Halloween this year unless they want people to freak or get a beat-down!

          • Indy
          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Great episode!

          • JustSayin

            My boyfriend mentioned it, he thinks it’s viral marketing for the new Stephen King IT remake (which I’m dying to see because that’s one of my all time favorite books). But I wouldn’t think they’d commit actual crimes..

          • SassyMcAsspants

            I’ve been laughing at the clown thang gor a bit now. But i’m surprised more clowns havet had the shit kicked out of them. Most people who are terrified of clowns (that I know anyway) have waaaay more of a fight response than flight when it comes to clowns.

          • sideof Sour Cream

            I’m thinking he can turn this around–compare it to SM and appeal to young people. The Bernie crowd would be able to appreciate the idea that everything and anything you say can and will be held against you someday, because it’s all on record.
            & is that fair? Does some off-hand vulgarity you uttered 10 years ago encapsulate who you are as a person today??
            HIllary Clinton seems to think so.

          • RunningWithWine

            Then she should be held to the same standard and every utterance she has made against gay marriage, against her husbands bits on the side etc all should be held against her also!

          • sideof Sour Cream

            Yes exactly. The only difference is the people who dare to spill the beans on her all seem to be suicidal. What a strange coincidence.

            And Billy Bush (or whoever), what scumbag. Tape somebody WITHOUT THEIR KNOWLEDGE ten years ago then release it to the world 10 years later…
            whoever saved that audio is worse than Trump in my book, BY FAR.

          • RunningWithWine

            Yes suicidal or prone to being murdered!
            I heard the un-edited version of the tape this morning of which I am sure many haven’t heard but dear Billy Bush was saying just as bad if not worse honestly! So I don’t think now he released the tape.

          • sideof Sour Cream

            oooohhhh! Where did you hear it?

            and yeah, the folks that challenge the Clintons–sure are a clumsy bunch, aren’t they? and such BAD luck…;-)

          • RunningWithWine

            It was on Facebook! The one the media is playing is highly edited! You’d never know skeevy Billy Bush was right in on it as well! Ok the husband says it was Trump himself who posted it and then at the end of the whole unedited version he apologized.

          • sideof Sour Cream

            thank you for this–very good to know!

          • RunningWithWine

            Yes I was very shocked hearing it this morning.

          • BetteDavisEyez1

            Who wants that kind of irrational person in control of nuclear weapons or the military?!?

          • Marsbars09

            CNN is about to show a video statement from Trump regarding the scandal. Something tells me this is not good.

          • Indy

            I know! Crazy!

        • RunningWithWine

          Hopefully he dose who do you think probably leaked this! I am sick of all these nonsince leaks it’s like let’s think about the laws being broken in these leaks!

          • Indy

            Does anyone remember when everyone was clutching their pearls when a picture of Gary Hart with a woman sitting on his lap leaked and ended his career? Oh, the good old days!

          • RunningWithWine

            I know!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Right? Dang I feel old. lol

          • Indy

            IKR? 😂😂

          • sideof Sour Cream

            Donna Rice on his boat, Monkey Business.
            PBS is running a documentary about that very thing this week. It’s called: The Contenders–16 for ’16.
            check it out, it’s all about presidential races from the “olden days”….

          • Indy

            I will. Thanks!

    • RunningWithWine

      No bush moved over to The Today show with the other Skeevy people!

      • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

        Haha! GMTA RWW, Just posted a similar comment. 😀

        • RunningWithWine

          I haven’t watched that show since they did what they did to Curry!

          • Indy

            Yep. I will never forget that.

          • RunningWithWine

            Me neither! I can’t stomach Louer!

          • Indy

            That was it for me! I love Ann. I think she’s gorgeous, classy and smart. He’s a prick. I’m glad he lost his hair. 😬

          • RunningWithWine

            I loved her style to! And that was a huge thing they picked on her about! He is a douch, he just exudes it!

          • Marsbars09

            Al Roker loves Ann. I hear he really gave it to Matt for his involvement in getting her canned.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Heard that too but it didn’t help Ann but I’m glad if he did ream him. He def deserved it.

          • Indy

            Good for him. Karma! He lost all that weight! It works both ways.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Imho, I blame his ego for harming her & trying to wreck her livelihood.
            He was downright mean & nasty & it showed. Ann couldn’t hide it anymore. My heart broke for her.

          • Indy

            So did mine. I haven’t watched the show in eons. I hope the ratings suck!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Ditto!

          • Marsbars09

            And who knew Matt hated her so much! :/

          • RunningWithWine

            Right I never would have guessed it! But the things she said made since.

          • Marsbars09

            LOL! Oh Indy!

          • Indy

            🤓 Mars! I think MidwestMiddie is gone but I asked her a question down thread. Maybe you can help. I know Beth has “interns” who post at RT. I am NOT trying to cast aspersions on anyone, but do you think Icky has interns also? Just curious.

          • Marsbars09

            That’s a great question. I wouldn’t put it past Icky to have minions troll the blogs.

          • Indy

            At this point they all probably do. Can you imagine having to “hire” people to say nice things about you!?!

          • Marsbars09

            Pitiful. SMDH.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Me either. Can not stomach Matt Lauer. Not a fan of sneaky, slimy men.

          • RunningWithWine

            What’s her name who replaced Curry to she was part of it! I don’t like her either!

          • Indy

            Savannah Guthrie?

          • RunningWithWine

            Yes her she was part of the beat down!

          • Indy

            That’s bullshit that a woman would do that to another woman. Karma baby! Watch out!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Spot on Indy!

          • RunningWithWine

            Right Karma always finds you!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Karma knows everbodys address. :/

          • Raine Woman

            That’s why I have a PO Box. 😉

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Hello Lovey!
            I have missed you!

          • Raine Woman

            Hi’ya Tiger! Just getting caught up on all the gossip! How’s things?

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Howdy hey you! Sorry had to run out. Hubs left something at the office & we had to go get it.
            At midnight. Cause you know… UGH!

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            I always felt like she was PO’d that Ann got the job she wanted all along & knew about the whole nasty deal.

          • Marsbars09

            And that was cold blooded. I really liked Annie.

    • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

      No, he switched places with someone. I forget who.

  • Bruce’s Balls
    • Marsbars09

      The b*tching and gossiping part is referring to my co-worker, correct?

      • Bruce’s Balls

        Well DUH!! I would never insult my Mars!

        • Marsbars09

          I’m just checking! You said it was for me… 🙂

  • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

    Hoping everyone in FL is safe tonight! Sending love, thoughts & prayers across the miles.
    *Refresh for pic. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/2b79922aa3183ab2629925290f45acea6f7871737249bfd04118a1fcb58f281e.jpg

    • Marsbars09

      Awwww T-Lily! That is so precious!

    • Bruce’s Balls

      Awesome.

    • This is so sweet, Tiger. My BFF is in the middle of the storm. She said it was horrible and scary.

      • Marsbars09

        I’m so sorry to hear that Doc. I pray God protects those that are in the eye of the hurricane.

        • That’s so sweet, Marsie. Thank God she and her family are safe but Matthew made a mess.

          • Marsbars09

            I know. I’m watching the reports on CNN.

      • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

        Hope she is okay! T’s & P’s for her & her family.
        I have family in Jax. I am so scared for them.

        • Marsbars09

          Aemish lives in Florida too. The last I heard she is safe with relatives.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Yes, she posted to me. Glad to hear she is safe!

          • That’s right.Glad she’s safe.

        • I pray that your family is safe, Tiger.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            Thanks Hon. Appreciate it!

    • Indy

      Agree. I hope everyone stays safe. Again, don’t forget the pets!!!

      • Good evening, Indy. Hope you’re doing well.

        • Indy

          Thanks Suess. You know when I was in 4th grade, our class was supposed to write a letter to someone famous. A lot of the kids wrote to the president, of course I wrote to Dr. Suess. I was the ONLY one who got a letter back! I have it to this day. Not trying to brag, but I know all the words to Cat in the Hat! 🤓

          • Awww, this is such a sweet and touching note. Dr. Seuss was the best and inspired so many kids back in the day. Being a kid in Dr. Seuss era was a good time. Kids nowadays have no clue who Dr. S is and those that know are not invested like we were.

          • Indy

            IKR? I bought every Suess book for my son. We read them over and over. What a wonderful man. One of a kind!

          • Why is this happening to us?

            That is such a great story! Hope you saved it 🙂
            Sorry- just saw that you did after I typed the comment…lol.

          • Indy

            I have it hanging in my room. I have always hung it up since the day I got it! It’s in Cat in the Hat stationary, hand written and from him and his cat!

          • Why is this happening to us?

            That’s so awesome! 😸🎩

      • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

        Exactly! I was just discussing last night with the hubs how they changed the law after Katrina because so many people were conflicted leaving their pets behind & even refused to go.

        • Indy

          The pictures of the animals broke my heart. I pray I am never put in a situation where I would have to make that decision. ☹️️

  • Bruce’s Balls
    • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

      Bwhahaha! You are a pisser!

    • lmao!!!

      • Marsbars09

        Hey Doc! How are you doing tonight? This Friday night thread is on fire!

        • Hey boo! I’m well. Just getting myself ready to coach my first soccer game tomorrow. Getting prepared. And how are you?

          • Marsbars09

            Oh! Good for you Coach Suesseroo! 😉
            I’m feeling better now that my AATT family have rallied around me. Thanks for asking.

          • Awww, you know we always have your back. Are your coworkers acting up again?

            “Coach Suesseroo! ” bwahahhaha!

          • Marsbars09

            Yes.

          • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

            RAH RAH RAH!
            Go TEAM!

          • Thanks Tiger!!!

          • JustSayin

            Good luck! I played AYSO most of my young life, and my mom was my first coach, for a team that me and my brother played on. Years later, my brothers were coach and assistant coach of my niece’s soccer teams 3 years in a row. What age group are you coaching?

  • Bruce’s Balls

    Bruce out. Goodnight to the best posters ever. <3

    • RunningWithWine

      Nite nite don’t let the beg bug bite if hey do uses dynamite!

    • Marsbars09

      Good night BB! Thanks for “listening” to me.

    • 🐯🌸 Tigerlily *·. . ·*·.🌠

      Night Bruce! Have an awesome weekend. Enjoy!

  • Indy

    What in the hell is Trump and his campaign doing? It just gets worse with each passing moment?!!

    • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

      I know I’m a hopeless male chauvinist pig and all, but WTF did he say that was so “horrific” (that all dudes don’t say to each other … in private. But if they want to go there, then the potential “First Man (co-President) Bill Clinton’s record with women will be fair game. Trump’s comments pale in comparison to the former President’s raping and abusing women … and then having your wife try to destroy them to save their political careers. The gloves are off. He’s going to rip her to shreds Sunday night.

      • Indy

        I don’t know. I don’t have a dog in this fight anymore. I used to think HRC was my worst nightmare, now I think Trump is. Actually they both are!

      • As an American I deserve a potential leader of the free world to be better than the average dude. I am much more bothered by what he said about he just grabs their P*** because he is famous and that is cool. Since Bill has never been Convicted of raping a woman and only thing I saw was a wife who completely stood by a man she trusted it’s unfair to say Clinton “rapped” women. Also Bill Clinton is not currently running for POTUS.

        • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

          So what’s your point … Cosby won’t be convicted either … and sleazy Hillary was in on trying to destroy the lives of her husband’s victims. Trumps immature comments pale in comparison to the dirty lying Clintons who should both be in prison.

          • Many people have been falsely accused of many many deets in dirty politics. Someone is now accusing Trump of sexual abuse but I won’t believe it till it’s proven in a court of law or it’s as clear as day like the Cosby case. You are justifying Trump completely objectifying and making “rape” like comments “I just start grabbing and kissing Beautiful women when I see them because I can’t help it and I am famous so I can do that” yet bringing up accusations from 20 years ago about a man who is NOT running for election this year. Unless the Cintons are some bad ass Jason Born like mafia bosses, I am having a bit of a problem believing all the “crime” they commited but somehow get away without a scratch or evidence.

          • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

            You are trivializing Bill Clinton’s role in a Hillary administration. Electing his POS wife is the same as electing him to a third time. Just own it.

          • That may be true because it’s clear both of them love politics so I don’t doubt he will be part of her presidency as maybe one of the people whose advise will matter to her. But he won’t be allowed to serve in her cabinet. I guess as a women what bothers me most is that HC is ostracized for her husband’s infidelity than Trump is for cheating on his many wives. She is criticized for staying with her husband and making her marriage work despite all his failings. And her having come to his defense when she believed his lies about not cheating are considered threatening of women. She is a capable candidate without her husband and Trump can go after her with the million controversies that surround her but, chooses to attack the husband. After all no one is talking about how our possible future First Lady Melnia used to be a nearly naked underwear model!

          • sideof Sour Cream

            & if Billy Bush had something like this on the Clintons he would have committed suicide by shooting himself in the back of head before the tape had ever been released…
            either that or he’d be bunking with Julian Assange about now.

        • Indy

          And Trump is currently being accused of rape now!

        • sideof Sour Cream

          We deserve it , but we’re never gonna get it. Jimmy Carter types are one-termers for a reason.

  • Indy

    OMG if anyone is watching CNN, Scottie Nell Hughes is blaming Trump’s tape on the Clinton campaign!!

    • I am totally confound by the ISIS like quality video where I started wondering if his campaign manager has him as a hostage till he spits out a half-assed apology. S

      • Marsbars09

        I’m looking at Trump’s video and he seems mad as hell! It looks like somebody made him apology!

        • Indy

          And it took 10 hours to write?!!

          • Marsbars09

            What?! How long did the video last? I went to get something to eat when they finally decided to air the video.

          • Indy

            No. The “apology” only lasted only about two minutes. The campaign took 10 hours drafting this apology.

          • Marsbars09

            Ten hours?! That’s insane! What the hell is going on?

          • Indy

            IKR? The video came out about two-ish. They should have been working on this within five minutes!

          • Marsbars09

            Trump and his handlers were probably going back and forth all day in getting this apology on tape.

          • Indy

            I’m sure he fought it tooth and nail. RIP GOP! ☹️️ I am so curious how prominent Republicans will react. I have sworn to not vote for any that enthusiastically endorsed Trump. I am praying that Paul Ryan does the right thing. I hate how Reince has blackmailed the party.

      • Indy

        OMG right? It had to be his 2,637 take!

  • Indy

    THAT’S what took so long! Trump had to get a spray tan!

    • Marsbars09

      It looked like somebody made him apologize!

      • Indy

        Someone had a gun/knife at his back!

  • no-never-ok-maybe

    Looks like I missed a Good chat 🙁

    • JustSayin

      But that’s the beauty of postings like this as opposed to chat rooms, you DON’T miss it, you can still read, reply and join in and keep it going! Since AATT usually doesn’t post sippin tea threads on the weekend, Friday’s becomes like my go to thread for randomness…until Monday lol

      • no-never-ok-maybe

        This is true Just but Im used to a Chatango Chat were there is always someone there to talk (im a night owl) and you can scroll back 24 hours to read chat, plus it has private messages. What I like about this site is it discusses the programs I watch and the people are nice. I have to admit thow that I spent So much time on the Chatango chat (on a blog) that I got nothing done and had to leave for my own well being haha. I still love most of the people there but I know if I go back I will get addicted again and spend all of my down time online. Its funny how you get to know and love people you have never even met.

        • JustSayin

          I know exactly what you mean 😉

        • Indy

          I have horrible insomnia. It’s rare I get to sleep before 4 am. I’ll be here for you!

          • no-never-ok-maybe

            I have you beat Indy, Im up till 6am lol, glad you will be here.

          • Indy

            I have to wake my son up at 6:00! I’m lucky if I can steal a few hours when he’s at school! I took a year off but money is getting tight. It’s going to totally suck if I can’t get my sleeping on track when I start working again!! Post whenever you’re bored. I will most likely be around! 🤓

          • no-never-ok-maybe

            Thx Indy I will, you do the same. I hear you about getting back on track, Ive tried but cant seem to do it, good luck when you have too.

          • Indy

            I keep putting it off and then I think of Christmas! Ugh!!!

          • no-never-ok-maybe

            Ikr, and its almost here. Say goodbye to alot of money, Im not looking forward to it.

          • Indy

            I know! If I didn’t have a child I would take a vacation and skip it.

          • no-never-ok-maybe

            Every year I say Im taking a vacation next Christmas, one of these years Im going to do it.

  • MidwestMiddie

    NO EXCUSE —- FOR BILLY BUSH!
    Billy Bush shouldn’t be allowed to brush off his disgusting acceptance and involvement with
    Donald Trump. Bush said he was young and immature.
    FACT – in 2005, Billy Bush was 34 years old. He had been married since 1998 and
    was the father of two daughters.

    • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

      Still pales in comparison to a sitting President shoving Cuban cigars up the twats of young female interns … just saying.

      • MidwestMiddie

        Just saying —— “HUH?”
        Discuss with yourself. LOL

    • Indy

      I have a feeling he will be persona non grata very soon.

  • JustSayin

    Oh man I bought a different brand of cat food this last time, something that’s supposed to be healthier and made with real meat and whatever, and my cat is NOT havin it. He cries for food even when his bowl is full. He stands up and stretches his little paw up to the counter top like he thinks his old food is up there somewhere. He will begrudgingly eat the new food, but he doesn’t scarf it down the way he did his old food. I switched my dog’s food at the same time, he loves it. Then again, he’ll eat cat shit if you let him, so obviously he doesn’t have the most discerning of palates…

    • Sandy Wood

      LOL, maybe the old cat food was laced with something addictive…catnip?
      It would be like offering a kid a choice between cake or broccoli.

      • JustSayin

        Lol that’s how he’s acting! I didn’t know Purina Indoor Cat Chow was so addictive…

    • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

      My baby (may he RIP) was pretty finicky too. He would only eat Purina’s Kitn’Kaboodle as dry crunchies, and then I’d mix a teaspoon of Fancy Feast in with it in the evening (zapped for about 7 seconds in the microwave) to warm it up. I got him (spoiled on) treating him to a huge jumbo cooked shrimp every morning (when he came in from catting around for the night). He’s jump up on the counter at the kitchen sink patiently waiting at I’d run the frozen under warm water to thaw it. It was hilarious, and got to where every time I went to the kitchen there he would be sitting at the kitchen sink as if to say “where’s my shrimp?”. I still miss him every day.

      • JustSayin

        It’s funny how quickly they fall into routines. Mine still doesn’t understand the concept of the weekend, he thinks I should be up at the same time every day, no matter what.

      • Indy

        Aww. Enigma. I know exactly how you feel. I lost my best friend last year after 20 years. He was my constant companion. I spent 18 of those years giving him an insulin shot every 12 hours. I would have gladly done it for the rest of my life! I made the mistake one time of giving him some tuna and he only liked the juice. I spent thousands of dollars on tuna and squeezed out the juice for him. I still can’t eat tuna. ☹️️

        • no-never-ok-maybe

          Aw, I love that story Indy. So sorry for your loss but you gave him the best life ever!

          • Indy

            Thanks honey!!

        • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

          It’s about a year for me too … although I have no problem eating shrimp! LoL … The day I took him in (after 4 days of moaning and not eating or drinking) and I knew it was ‘time’ … I was at the vet for an hour hemming and hawing and just couldn’t say goodbye until the vet said “let him go; give him the gift of relief .” Then as I stumbled out of the clinic with his empty carrier, balling and barely able to even see, one of the assistants stopped me and said .. “you know we can’t help but to humanize our pets and we love them so much … but it might help you to know this he is just a cat … and he doesn’t have the emotions to even comprehend death, what’s going on, or what you’re feeling”. Somehow, it helped me.

          • Indy

            Aww. That’s so sad. Mine died at home in my arms. I knew it was coming for a couple of days and actually felt his last breath. I laid in bed holding him for about six hours until my brother drove an hour to come get him and took him to my dads to bury him. I have adopted two cats from the humane society since, and I love them, but I had a special bond with him that I’m not sure I will ever find again. I’ve had dogs and cats my whole life, but this one was special. Maybe it sounds silly but we had a special connection. ☹️️

          • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

            Sniffle sniffle …. you’ll all have to tawk amongst yourselves .. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/ed934b6602572d4cb41be9e254f0d676b7319d3981cd86d01abeef5fcb069acc.jpg

          • Indy

            That’s how I’m feeling now. 😢😢. Love ya Enigma! 😘😘

          • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

            I’ve always said people who love animals are good people:-)

    • Indy

      I’ve got two bags 99% full in my pantry now because I have made the same mistake. I guess it’s true what they say. Humans own their dogs. Cats own their humans.

      • Why is this happening to us?

        I’ve seen a quote that says- “Dogs have owners, cats have staff” lol. So true! 😹😹 Love my kitties!

        • Indy

          Even better! Love kitties too!

          • Why is this happening to us?

            I just went and read the article. I had seen her video a while back and can’t say I’m surprised. It seems that a lot of these HW’s are wannabe actors and many have had small scripted roles or were on some type of reality show before coming to Bravo. I guess they all have the acting bug and sign up for HW’s to become (in)famous.

          • Indy

            Infamous is correct. I just wonder why it took so long for the “media” to report on it. 🤔

          • Why is this happening to us?

            Not sure. She has probably been trying to hide that tape for years…lol

          • Indy

            No doubt! I would too! Gross! Be sure to check out the Hoppy Diaries Twitter page! 😂😂

          • Why is this happening to us?

            Oh I never go on Twitter, but I’ll have to sign on for a good laugh. I’ll check it out tomorrow- my eyes are closing now and I need to go to bed…💤😴💤
            Have a good night! See you tomorrow! 🙂

          • Indy

            Night night! 😘

          • Why is this happening to us?

            Sweet dreams! 😘😘
            See you mañana!

    • SassyMcAsspants

      Sometimes I choose MSG laden goodies over a nice salad too! Heh.

  • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

    I’m gagging watching Romney’s butt-boy Ryan all these other phony RINO asswipes clutching their pearls as they feign outrage over Trump’s “horrific” comments. Newsflash: Men compare d@ck sizes and brag about “pu$$y” all the time … and I might add that women today can be just as crude. As I wrote below, this talk pales in comparison to a sitting (married) President with an affinity for shoving Cuban cigars up the twats of young female interns. Hillary can spare us her phony outrage .. she probably smoked the cigars afterwards.

  • chacha1

    Pence for President …… oh well I can wish

    • MidwestMiddie

      Not me!
      Pence supports turning over Roe V Wade and more than 6 times has attempted
      to shut down Planned Parenthood. His conservative views clash with mine and he
      is dangerous to those who don’t align themselves with his views.

      • Indy

        Besides everything you listed, he aligned himself with Trump. For me, that makes him unqualified. His judgment sucks. We hate him here and I’m a Republican.

      • Why is this happening to us?

        I don’t think you have to worry about Roe v Wade being overturned. That will never happen…

        • MidwestMiddie

          I am worried and others should be too. Google and find out how many states have defunded Planned Parenthood……redirected the federal dollars meant for PP Clinics. Wealthy women, including Republican women whose husbands are trying to eliminate PP, will get their medical attention in safe locations. They take Weekend Spa Get Aways. However, for the majority of women with limited budgets, they
          are being denied the medical care PP provides. Conservative state
          governments have found a way to get around the federal law of Roe vs Wade. Have you listened to some of the comments these people
          have made in public? Your rights are already being challenged.
          It is very important to know the position of state and federal candidate
          running for political office………….before you VOTE.

          • Why is this happening to us?

            I guess because I live in NY I don’t really see it. It is very liberal here and Democratic, so I can’t imagine it ever happening here. I agree with you. We don’t want women having to go back to the days of back alleys and coat hangers. 🙁

  • WestCoastFeed

    I haven’t enjoyed the news so much since Watergate.

  • Indy

    Stupid Seabiscuit is the biggest hypocrite! On her Twitter she is continually defending Hillary staying with Bill and saying it’s her choice and no ones business. I happen to agree with her on that account, BUT didn’t she and Beth spend half a season bashing Lu for doing the exact same thing? 🙄

  • Indy

    Page Six ran a story about Beth’s porn video and quoted Jason Hoppy, but they quoted the “parody” Jason Hoppy account! Oops! I’ll bet Beth is almost embarrassed as Trump is today! 😂😂