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April 7, 2017 8:14 pm  #2381


Re: Free Rants

Yeah, too bad. I'm a great believer in doing only such things that are worth our precious time. It pains me to hear if somebody isn't having fun anymore. I offered her to "resign" mid-story but she's determined to see it thru.


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April 27, 2017 4:20 am  #2382


Re: Free Rants

So much for getting to sleep before midnight like I had planned.
I was reading a sample of something on my Kindle and when I finished it I thought I would search for something else. Well, I found something else I wanted to read a free sample of....But accidentally clicked "Buy" instead of "Try a sample!" It was about $6.00, so it's not a super costly mistake (I made a worse one in the past), but I still panicked because it's my mum's account that is on the Kindle, not mine. And it's with a credit card to which I don't have online access to its balance, based on the last digits, (and according to account settings has expired). I don't even know if she still has it. I know I had a gift card for Kindle when we first got it but I don't know if it still has money on it.
I tried googling how to return and get a refund on a book, but it's not showing up on the list of books bought (in fact a book I bought on Kindle years ago is not even there, though it's possible that it's because it was so long ago). I really hope it's just a processing thing and I can get a refund when I try logging into the account again tomorrow.
The consolation is that my mum never updated her account to her new email address, so any confirmation email will never be seen by her (the topic of the book made me afraid I would out myself to my family, which I am not ready for). If it goes through to her credit card and she asks  about it, I will just pay her back. If I can cancel it tomorrow, I will be happier.
Sorry for bothering you all with this, but I had to let this out to help calm down instead of just sitting in silence with my head spinning.
I guess I officially hate the "convenient" one-click purchase system. They don't even ask "are you sure you want to buy this?"

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April 27, 2017 5:28 am  #2383


Re: Free Rants

Oops.
But as you say, hope it's not too big an 'ops'!
Hope it all work out ok.


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April 27, 2017 10:50 am  #2384


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Keeping fingers crossed. I am sure it will turn out fine. Being a mum myself (with grown-up kids) I know such things can happen. 


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April 27, 2017 1:08 pm  #2385


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Thanks to you all. I was starting to get anxious again when I woke up this morning, but reading your responses helped to remind me that problems that we run into always seem bigger and worse when we're tired at night.
Turns out I was logging into the wrong account last night when I was trying to see if I could cancel the order. I had forgotten that the only Kindle Store that existed when I first got the Kindle was the US one and last night I was logging into my mum's Canadian Amazon account. I logged into the American one and there was the book, paid for by the giftcard, with a few dollars left to spare, so I don't have to worry about credit card matters! Woohoo! 


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April 27, 2017 7:56 pm  #2386


Re: Free Rants

I'm happy to hear it was solved in the end! I understand how that could be a scary experience!


I have a rant too... last night I was supposed to get a confirmation message about my benefits payout; that is supposed to go into my account tomorrow. I was very curious about it; since I had some 'vacation' which means I should get less paid out (but I got some vacation money saved up from my job at the hospital). 

I still have not received the confirmation message, and I'm supposed to get the payout tomorrow. I called the benefits office this morning and they said the payout hadn't been confirmed yet... and I didn't get much help. 

So... right now I don't even know if I get my benefits tomorrow, and if I don't have it by Monday my rent won't be paid and I'll struggle with food obviously (luckily this time I have some stuff in my fridge and managed to save up a little) 


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April 27, 2017 7:59 pm  #2387


Re: Free Rants

Hope you get that payment!


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April 28, 2017 6:45 am  #2388


Re: Free Rants

Thanks
And phew! I just received them, a little part is missing but I called and got confirmation that it is coming too, and at latest should be here on Monday on Tuesday; which is okay since I'll still be able to make rent etc. 
 


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April 28, 2017 8:44 am  #2389


Re: Free Rants

Yitzock, Phantom -
glad everything worked out for you both!


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April 29, 2017 8:14 pm  #2390


Re: Free Rants

Thank you!


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May 16, 2017 3:47 pm  #2391


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Yesterday was the first day in a while that I've seen my mum brought to tears from talking to her mum (my grandmother) on the phone. But it's far from the first time it has happened, probably not even the first time in the past year. Sometimes I wish we could just cut her our of our lives or that she could just disappear. She's so toxic and mean. It's not fair to my mum. But she's dependent on us for practically everything because she can't drive anymore and is really bad at being friendly or neighbourly so her relatinship with her neighbours is OK but not excellent and we just never know when someone will stop wanting to be around her because she can be so rude and is very judgmental and unforgiving. Not to mention my mum is in charge of everything financial and otherwise because she's the power of attorney and my grandmother doesn't understand anything to do with paying bills, etc. We're stuck. It seems sad that it's a chore to visit her, but there's nothing else we can do.

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May 16, 2017 3:49 pm  #2392


Re: Free Rants

Virtual hugs, dear.


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May 16, 2017 3:55 pm  #2393


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Thank you, besley.


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May 16, 2017 4:35 pm  #2394


Re: Free Rants

That's not a fun situation to be in, at all. *sends you hugs as well*


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May 18, 2017 6:40 pm  #2395


Re: Free Rants

Thank you for your hugs. I haven't let that family stuff really get to me for a while, but when it upsets my mum that much...it reminds me of how much our situation is really not great. But most of the time we manage to handle it somehow.


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May 29, 2017 4:28 pm  #2396


Re: Free Rants

This is not the most severe rant... but it's annoying all the same! 

Sound is very important to me, especially quality of sound since I'm nearly deaf on one ear and have lowered hearing on one ear there's tones I simply can't hear and it means if the sound is bad there's parts of music and speech I simply can't hear... 

After windows 10 (waves a fist already) did an update yesterday I realized the sound quality on my laptop had decreased severely and it was very difficult to listen to music for me... I first thought it was my headphones and even feared my hearing had taken a turn for the worse before I tried on a few headphones... 

I think I managed to find the fault and have changed it now... just took me a while of digging in settings... and as I said, that dread that my hearing was getting worse! *shivers* that's such a fear of mine... going deaf again 


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May 29, 2017 4:34 pm  #2397


Re: Free Rants

Mines a bit petty, I know.
Picture the scene: whole staff gathered in the staff room, awaiting to be told their roles after the Summer, for the new school year.
The head teacher reads out the list for every teacher in the school.
Then he hands over to the deputy head, who reads out the list for all of the support staff in the school...except for ME.
What made it worse, was that only one person actually noticed.
Now as it happens, I already know what I'm doing, because the same deputy had told us support staff first on Friday.
But not the point...


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May 29, 2017 4:41 pm  #2398


Re: Free Rants

That is no nice feeling! *offers a hug!* 


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May 29, 2017 4:43 pm  #2399


Re: Free Rants

My husband made the helpful comment:  she probably knew that whatever she said...you would just do what you wanted anyway!
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June 20, 2017 10:55 pm  #2400


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Can´t believe the gall of this woman, is she for real?

https://www.welt.de/politik/deutschland/article165727071/Gruenen-Politikerin-will-syrisches-Dorf-in-Lettland-ansiedeln.html

So instead of making an effort to end the war in Syria, she will take entire Syrian villages and settle them in East Europe...

Did she ask Syrians or East Europeans if they agree with the plan? No, why should she? The Uebermensch doesn´t need consent of subjugated nations concerning their own fate, it seems.

National souverenity? Such words are not found in Obersturmbannsfuererin Keller´s dictionary...

If German politicians are expected to decide the fate of entire nations like that, are Syrians and East Europeans allowed to vote in German elections? It would be fair that way...

But no. These poor sods are not the Herrenrasse.... how could I forget that.


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