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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24525 on: November 25, 2013, 06:56:57 PM »
Here's one my mother ran into on a Facebook group...Special Snowflake I Want A Dog.

There's a woman who br*eeds and sells standard poodles in this group, and SSIWAD decided, well, she wanted one. Now, this would be perfectly alright, if not for the ridiculous requests this SS then made.

She wanted to get the dog for either free, or nearly free, AND she wanted the br*eeder to deliver it to her, several states away, because she doesn't have a car.

Of course, the br*eeder said no, she wasn't comfortable with selling one of her dogs to this woman, and got chewed out up one side and down the other in absolutely filthy language.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24526 on: November 25, 2013, 08:13:45 PM »
Ugh. It's ninnies that that who drive the good b-reeders out of the business.
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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24527 on: November 25, 2013, 08:32:02 PM »
Ugh. It's ninnies that that who drive the good b-reeders out of the business.
I do not mean to be argumentative, but I do not understand how you got from a completely unreasonable Special Snowflake wanting a br33der to bring them a free dog to "ninnies that drive the good [ones] out of business."  A good one would simply decline the honor; It wouldn't put them out of business.

I don't know who chewed this lady out in absolutely filthy language.  The language alone would convince me that I could not care less what these people have to say.  They certainly aren't my target demographic for poodle sales.  The lady with the poodles won't lose any customers over this FB snow flurry.  In fact, now she will have more free time since she doesn't need to invest any more time in this vicious, unreasonable group.
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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24528 on: November 25, 2013, 09:05:01 PM »
Ugh. It's ninnies that that who drive the good b-reeders out of the business.
I do not mean to be argumentative, but I do not understand how you got from a completely unreasonable Special Snowflake wanting a br33der to bring them a free dog to "ninnies that drive the good [ones] out of business."  A good one would simply decline the honor; It wouldn't put them out of business.

I don't know who chewed this lady out in absolutely filthy language.  The language alone would convince me that I could not care less what these people have to say.  They certainly aren't my target demographic for poodle sales.  The lady with the poodles won't lose any customers over this FB snow flurry.  In fact, now she will have more free time since she doesn't need to invest any more time in this vicious, unreasonable group.

I think she meant that it's unreasonable people that cause the nice bre*ders to not want to deal with the crazy any more.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24529 on: November 25, 2013, 10:02:51 PM »
Ugh. It's ninnies that that who drive the good b-reeders out of the business.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24530 on: November 26, 2013, 07:32:22 AM »

That always reminds me of this wonderful bit on Qi.

All bits on QI are wonderful, but I will agree that some are more wonderful than others.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24531 on: November 26, 2013, 10:51:41 AM »
Wasn't there a thread about this woman?  Or her twin?  LOL

http://notalwaysworking.com/someones-having-a-beef-part-2/32585

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24532 on: November 26, 2013, 10:53:36 AM »
Wasn't there a thread about this woman?  Or her twin?  LOL

http://notalwaysworking.com/someones-having-a-beef-part-2/32585

When I read that one my jaw dropped.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24533 on: November 26, 2013, 11:14:00 AM »
Wasn't there a thread about this woman?  Or her twin?  LOL

http://notalwaysworking.com/someones-having-a-beef-part-2/32585

When I read that one my jaw dropped.

I used to work with someone like that, believe it or not. She couldn't understand that her lifestyle choices meant that she had to alter her own lifestyle to accommodate them, not that it gave her the right to alter the lives of others instead. Some people just don't get it. She also didn't stay working very long. I don't know if she was fired or if she quit because we were all stifling her veganness. I never asked and was just thankful she was gone.

I feel sorry for the majority of vegans, whom I suspect are perfectly nice people, because for a lot of people, the only vegans we ever notice are the ones like this. Sort of like the toupee fallacy: you only notice the bad toupees, so you assume all toupees look bad, even though there are many more good ones that you didn't notice because they're good.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24534 on: November 26, 2013, 11:24:32 AM »

I don't know who chewed this lady out in absolutely filthy language.  The language alone would convince me that I could not care less what these people have to say.  They certainly aren't my target demographic for poodle sales.  The lady with the poodles won't lose any customers over this FB snow flurry.  In fact, now she will have more free time since she doesn't need to invest any more time in this vicious, unreasonable group.


From the context, I believe the one wanting the free purebread poodle delivered to a different state spewed the filthy vitriol.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24535 on: November 26, 2013, 12:05:24 PM »

I don't know who chewed this lady out in absolutely filthy language.  The language alone would convince me that I could not care less what these people have to say.  They certainly aren't my target demographic for poodle sales.  The lady with the poodles won't lose any customers over this FB snow flurry.  In fact, now she will have more free time since she doesn't need to invest any more time in this vicious, unreasonable group.


From the context, I believe the one wanting the free purebread poodle delivered to a different state spewed the filthy vitriol.

^^^  That was my interpretation also.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24536 on: November 26, 2013, 12:29:27 PM »
I used to be a chihuahua br##der and you would be amazed at the number of people that want to know if you will "donate" a puppy to some charity or another...

Calls all the time about someone that can't afford a puppy - then get one at the local SPCA for no or low cost, including shots and neutering/spaying.  My first thought is that if they can't afford the price how will they be able to afford the ownership costs? 

I understand that YOU want a pure breed but YOU can't afford that, choose something else.  I want champagne, I can afford bottled water. 







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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24537 on: November 26, 2013, 01:19:31 PM »
Ugh. It's ninnies that that who drive the good b-reeders out of the business.
I do not mean to be argumentative, but I do not understand how you got from a completely unreasonable Special Snowflake wanting a br33der to bring them a free dog to "ninnies that drive the good [ones] out of business."  A good one would simply decline the honor; It wouldn't put them out of business.

I don't know who chewed this lady out in absolutely filthy language.  The language alone would convince me that I could not care less what these people have to say.  They certainly aren't my target demographic for poodle sales.  The lady with the poodles won't lose any customers over this FB snow flurry.  In fact, now she will have more free time since she doesn't need to invest any more time in this vicious, unreasonable group.

I think she meant that it's unreasonable people that cause the nice bre*ders to not want to deal with the crazy any more.

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24538 on: November 26, 2013, 04:17:36 PM »
Wasn't there a thread about this woman?  Or her twin?  LOL

http://notalwaysworking.com/someones-having-a-beef-part-2/32585

When I read that one my jaw dropped.

I used to work with someone like that, believe it or not. She couldn't understand that her lifestyle choices meant that she had to alter her own lifestyle to accommodate them, not that it gave her the right to alter the lives of others instead. Some people just don't get it. She also didn't stay working very long. I don't know if she was fired or if she quit because we were all stifling her veganness. I never asked and was just thankful she was gone.

I feel sorry for the majority of vegans, whom I suspect are perfectly nice people, because for a lot of people, the only vegans we ever notice are the ones like this. Sort of like the toupee fallacy: you only notice the bad toupees, so you assume all toupees look bad, even though there are many more good ones that you didn't notice because they're good.
There's a joke: how do you know if someone is a vegan? They will tell you.

Remember the SS couple who refused to tip the lesbian waitress? Turns out it was all a hoax.

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/new-jersey-waitress-dayne-morales-denied-tip-because-of-gay-lifestyle/story-fnixwvgh-1226769141138

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Re: Special Snowflake Stories
« Reply #24539 on: November 26, 2013, 05:12:33 PM »
Wasn't there a thread about this woman?  Or her twin?  LOL

http://notalwaysworking.com/someones-having-a-beef-part-2/32585

When I read that one my jaw dropped.

I used to work with someone like that, believe it or not. She couldn't understand that her lifestyle choices meant that she had to alter her own lifestyle to accommodate them, not that it gave her the right to alter the lives of others instead. Some people just don't get it. She also didn't stay working very long. I don't know if she was fired or if she quit because we were all stifling her veganness. I never asked and was just thankful she was gone.

I feel sorry for the majority of vegans, whom I suspect are perfectly nice people, because for a lot of people, the only vegans we ever notice are the ones like this. Sort of like the toupee fallacy: you only notice the bad toupees, so you assume all toupees look bad, even though there are many more good ones that you didn't notice because they're good.
There's a joke: how do you know if someone is a vegan? They will tell you.

Remember the SS couple who refused to tip the lesbian waitress? Turns out it was all a hoax.

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/new-jersey-waitress-dayne-morales-denied-tip-because-of-gay-lifestyle/story-fnixwvgh-1226769141138

I'm not entirely surprised, given that the last one was a hoax, too.  I was initially not sure about this, as I wondered why the couple's tip was written on their *customer* receipt rather than the merchant's copy.  But this article says their credit card receipt shows the cost with tip.  I'm guessing they must have written it on both copies for their own records.  I don't bother, so I hadn't thought of that at first.