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Well, that was cool!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Sgt. Tibbs, May 15, 2010.

  1. Sgt. Tibbs

    Sgt. Tibbs Ultra Geek

    So...imagine my shock and amazement when I get the mail today and find out my unemployment got approved! It's not a ton of money, but it's a whole lot more than the $60.00 per month I was looking at until the hockey season starts again in late October. If I could do it without ruining my knee further, I'd do a happy dance! LOL
  2. collinsl

    collinsl MajorGeek

    Congratulations to you. I am glad you got it.
  3. Mimsy

    Mimsy Superior Imperial Queen of the MG Games Forum

    Nice! Congratulations, every little bit helps. :)
  4. TimW

    TimW MajorGeeks Administrator - Jedi Malware Expert Staff Member

    Good deal!!! It is certainly nice to see all these good news threads in the lounge for a change!! ;)
  5. TeeCee

    TeeCee MajorGeek

    Congrats, Sgt. Tibbs, it is about time! :clap :clap That must have been a real good surprise, too. I am happy for you!:)

    @ TimW: Agreed!;)
  6. g1lgam3sh

    g1lgam3sh MajorGeek

    Excellent :)
  7. Sgt. Tibbs

    Sgt. Tibbs Ultra Geek

    roflmao roflmao roflmao roflmao roflmao roflmao

    I just figured it out. My income will now exceed my expenses by darn near $50.00 per month! LOL LOL LOL

    (expenses being my phone and personal items...if it wasn't for my mother, I'd have been living in a cardboard box down by the river months ago)
  8. collinsl

    collinsl MajorGeek

    Surely you should start repaying your mother, say by $50 a week?;)
  9. TimW

    TimW MajorGeeks Administrator - Jedi Malware Expert Staff Member

    Sorry, the lot is full. We arent taking any more people down here!!!! :-D
  10. collinsl

    collinsl MajorGeek

    Your cake stash taking up all the space is it?:p
  11. TimW

    TimW MajorGeeks Administrator - Jedi Malware Expert Staff Member

    No, it's all these dang women around here telling me what I should be doing!! :-D:-D
  12. collinsl

    collinsl MajorGeek

    I may not be a woman, but I can tell you to eat more cake!;)
  13. Sgt. Tibbs

    Sgt. Tibbs Ultra Geek

    I bake cake quite regularly...surely you could make some room for me! :-D
  14. hrlow2

    hrlow2 MajorGeek

    As if he needs to be told to.:-D
  15. darlene1029

    darlene1029 A Grand Lady- R.I.P. 06/06/2012

    Well that's good to hear, I take it your disability never got approved?
    Sorry I lost track I suppose :-o
  16. Sgt. Tibbs

    Sgt. Tibbs Ultra Geek

    I'm not eligible for disability because I am "employable" in areas other than my chosen industry. They do not take into consideration that no one, especially in Michigan, is going to hire someone on crutches with a pre-existing injury requiring major surgery when there are 150 people applying for each position available.

    This is why I stay out of political debates, particularly when they concern health care reform or welfare. :-D
  17. darlene1029

    darlene1029 A Grand Lady- R.I.P. 06/06/2012

    Well, when your right your right ;)
  18. Stubby

    Stubby R.I.P. (September 3, 1949 - January 26, 2011)

    Hey Sarge! Glad to hear that someone came to their senses and gave you what you deserved!:celebrate At least now you can keep 'body and soul' together until you can get back on your feet again. Way to go girl!!;)
  19. Nedlamar

    Nedlamar MajorGeek

    I have a friend in that position, high rise wondow cleaner, fell and smashed his heel, by doctors orders cannot do any physical labour any more but is not qualified for a desk job, yet they say he is capable... stupid governments.

    Congrats though, that extra $50 a month could get you 2 lovely feasts at MaDonalds!! :strong Yeah, I know, my priorities are all messed up :-D
  20. Phantom

    Phantom Brigadier Britches

    Hey, good to read that your S.S. payments have been approved. Money alone doesn't buy happiness, it's true. But it does, perhaps buy a better standard of misery.:-D
    [Costs -$50.00= Misery; Costs + $50.00 = Happiness. Old Jungle Saying;)]
    Take care and good luck, Tibbsy. :)

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