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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Jan 20th 2013, 11:45 pm
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Careful... I get a vote now.

Congrats! The certificate got a chuckle, Poppy got a full LOL.
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Old Jan 21st 2013, 1:19 pm
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My mum and dad are coming over in June to go to my son's 8th grade graduation party
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Old Jan 21st 2013, 1:24 pm
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My mum and dad are coming over in June to go to my son's 8th grade graduation party
Great news mate!
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Old Jan 21st 2013, 1:27 pm
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Great news mate!
Aye. Now the little f-er had better actually graduate
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Aye. Now the little f-er had better actually graduate
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Old Jan 21st 2013, 1:37 pm
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Nah, he's doing OK at the moment, plus I just promised him $100.00 if he graduates with mostly As (which he has as of now, first time this year as well) so that should do the trick.
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Nah, he's doing OK at the moment, plus I just promised him $100.00 if he graduates with mostly As (which he has as of now, first time this year as well) so that should do the trick.
Money is always an incentive at his age
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Money is always an incentive at his age
Oh aye. Especially since I told him that's to do what he wants with and is separate from the small fortune I imagine he'll amass at the party from everyone else. I advised him to stash that away in his savings account so he can buy a car since he's sixteen next year.
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Nah, he's doing OK at the moment, plus I just promised him $100.00 if he graduates with mostly As (which he has as of now, first time this year as well) so that should do the trick.
Nicely vague with the "mostly As" ... when you don't cough up, because his definition of "mostly" is different to yours, he'll have learned a very valuable lesson for the future.
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Old Jan 21st 2013, 4:08 pm
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Nicely vague with the "mostly As" ... when you don't cough up, because his definition of "mostly" is different to yours, he'll have learned a very valuable lesson for the future.
I wasn't as vague with him as I was on here, in fairness.

He had a quite catastrophically shite 2nd quarter report card but recently he's improved to the point where he has all As and Bs. I told him if he keeps that up, and graduates with more As then Bs he gets $100.00. One C on there and he doesn't get a penny.
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Sort of cool really.

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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
Nah, he's doing OK at the moment, plus I just promised him $100.00 if he graduates with mostly As (which he has as of now, first time this year as well) so that should do the trick.
When do you tell him it is Liberian Dollars?
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When do you tell him it is Liberian Dollars?
After he opens the envelope. I don't want to ruin the surprise.
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View from my childhood.



Ok, that's what passed for scenic in Sarf London.
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Old Jan 22nd 2013, 12:08 pm
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View from my childhood.

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/image...1_65423830.jpg

Ok, that's what passed for scenic in Sarf London.
Battersea in the background?

(Nice train... I like trains).
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