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by Artemisia
Wed Apr 06, 2011 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 850363

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

nice one sly!

speaking as a recruiter:keep the cover letter as short as possible; cover anything that isn't in your CV but is relevant for the role and your motivation.

If your cover letter is really general, your CV will need to be obvious enough to get invited.
by Artemisia
Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

pseudoidiot wrote:
RoadieRich wrote:Exercising HR
I read that as exercising human resources.

me too
by Artemisia
Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 850363

Re: Awesome Thread (you cannot escape it on word filter day)

GS I respect you for posting your weight on the fora.

And hurrah for being happier with your image in the mirror! Good for you that you've lost the weight needed to be able to say that :D
by Artemisia
Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Debugging your source code
Replies: 14
Views: 2090

Re: Debugging y'all's source code

I like this thread

too bad im not a programmer *at all* and wouldnt know how to put my desirable changes into a witty source code..I'll just be an amused lurker.
by Artemisia
Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: April Fools Day 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5311

Re: April Fools Day 2011

Urban Dictionary changed Thor logo to the Wikipedia logo on it's side, and has [citation needed] after every definition. love it one of my friends posted on our childfree forums that he changed his mind and now wants to reproduce. after my initial WTF moment, I realised what date he posted it. Oh m...
by Artemisia
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza
Replies: 172
Views: 16144

Re: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza

GenericPseudonym wrote:_cocks => phalli

it's great that one is (:
found another! < 3 = >:3
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] Nottingham - Meetup 8th April
Replies: 10
Views: 6185

Re: [UK] Nottingham - Meetup 8th April

this is pretty awesome. also about 127 miles from where I live. I'll consider coming but seeing as I don't know anyone who is coming, the prospect of spending a whole week end up there is a bit...uhm, intimidating (:

I'll have a think
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman powwow - All Things Women. Period.

lanicita - that is indeed a good eye opener (: awesome! Re: discussion of wanting to smack thin women when they complain about their body, but not having the same urge when a large woman complains about her body. I think Poxic touched briefly upon what crossed my mind regarding this. As horrible as ...
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Why can't we all be reasonable and promote people based on their merits and not what's between their legs - female or male. :evil: "The new manager's a woman, so I'm not too sure how that'll work out." This is why -----^ QFT (sadly) It's so much to do about how women are viewed. It angers...
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 28, 2011 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I am a typical girl who likes girly stuff from an early age, majored in art history and now works in HR. I am crap at maths and always have been. I have never consciously felt forced to be a "girl", but I have certainly been encouraged in certain behaviour. I played with dolls and with bar...
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

good luck sungura! it _really_ sucks to feel half-functionable when there is an important deadline coming up.
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

hugs for e-squirrel. sounds like teh suck.stoopid friend who is angry with you over nothing; sounds like her problem but I understand it's bothering you. Still: it shouldn't, it's not your problem, she needs to respect your space. Same goes for the overbearing messaging-on-FB friend. But it's easy t...
by Artemisia
Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

charolastra I cannot imagine what you're going through but *hugs* from this random fellow woman from the internet.
I hope you have supportive friends and family to pull you through this.
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 404383

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Deat

Okay, Snugtember is marked on the calender. I'm still around, Artemisia, though I'm not very active in posting at the minute. yayy plasma man! Sun: yeah I missed that meeting due to other obligations to a friend who was moving back to the States, and as he helped me TREMENDOUSLY with my move from e...
by Artemisia
Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Sungura wrote:My corset came!

Also,these photos suck

fix'd
great colour, I think works pretty well with the black. great boobs too :mrgreen:

also: hugs for poxic
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How often do you wash your jeans?
Replies: 55
Views: 5958

Re: How often do you wash your jeans?

I find it a bit anal to wash clothes that have only been worn once - no need if you're not a horribly sweaty person and have not done anything spectacularly dirtifying. It's also, incidentally, horrible for the environment. That said; (under)pants and socks I will only ever wear once - I even change...
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

@paulisa: don't know where you live but Dorothy Perkins (in the UK) has a petite section where you might find stuff that actually fits! I have finally been able to find jeans there that weren't way too long for my legs (which is really weird as I am not superheavy and don't have supershort legs!). T...
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 09, 2011 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I think this could work pretty well for curvy figures:
Image
sorry for teh big

and this:
Image
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

sungura, I know exactly what you mean. When I go out shopping and nothing fits me, that doesn't do my (overall pretty good) self image much good. But it could help maybe to try something that you wouldn't normally wear, or bring a friend who has a good eye for things that work on your body (my husba...
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 09, 2011 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 366738

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Felstaff wrote:But...but...

*sadly takes off party hat and blows out solitary candle on the cupcake*

this is such a sad image, honestly :(
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

they're really pricey aren't they!! I have one proper one, of denim fabric with a zipper. But since my move to England I haven't worn it as I gained a stone and not being able to zip the thing up anymore without adjusting the strings on the back was depressing. I should really get over that and adju...
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162020

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Fuck Facebook search. It sucks so god damned much. I just want to search by state. Instead it autofills Minnesota Boys town when I try and search for someone in Minnesota. Fuck that. I read this way too fast then thought wait, what? try to fuck someone in Minnesota?? ...oh. I apologise. also, unrel...
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: International Women's Day (Centenary Woo!)
Replies: 15
Views: 1635

Re: International Women's Day (Centenary Woo!)

awesome. I had no idea. I will have international women's day celebratory drinks tonight 8)
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162020

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

unfortunately my parents' dog seems to think paper towels are anti-targets, and tries to avoid puking on it. this I can tell when my friend Catherine's about to puke. sometimes I manage to pick her up and put her in the bathroom, but I often feel bad about grabbing her in the stomach when she's alr...
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 08, 2011 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

corsets are very feminine. They also make it barely possible to breathe.

Hope you like yours!
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 366738

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

you want to know how many fishfingers you should eat?!

the weirdest conversation with a customer on the phone when I worked as a customer service advisor on the phone...
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 404383

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Deat

why not felltir :(

@sungura: you should have pm'd me. I met Evilducky twice as he pm'd that he came to London and wanted to see me, that worked!(:
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162020

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

thanks for the support. Yea it sucks that she can't talk, just meow (well, squeeking is more appropriate here)
I hope she'll feel better soon.
by Artemisia
Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3162020

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Were they genuine Post-It®-brand Notes? The Post-It® Company uses only the most superior temporary-glue in its (remarkably similar) range of products. Cheap alternatives (such as the execrable Pin-It!® corporation's brand of deplorable products) are liable to leave you weeping over a carpet of what...
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

thanks! wow I am amazed at how many remember me :mrgreen: must've read the whole woman thread as I've participated heavily for a while. This is my favourite thread, honestly. @semicharmed: it's horrible not to know what's wrong with your body. But great that it's not the worst as feared. Now you can...
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 404383

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Deat

i'll be keeping an eye on this thread. i missed a Moo meet when she was here. how did I ever miss a moo meet Image
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Best Buy's Geek Squad
Replies: 60
Views: 9088

Re: Best Buy's Geek Squad

I married an ex-geek squad guy who fixed my computer when infected with a virus. my hubby is very competent.

That said, his geek squad experience is from a long time ago...
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

hahaha yes I've had that comment before. my ava is indeed awesome :mrgreen: thanks!
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Spreek Nederlands en Praat Afrikaans (Dutch & Afrikaans)
Replies: 418
Views: 130879

Re: Spreek Nederlands en Praat Afrikaans (Dutch & Afrikaans)

mijn man is momenteel Nederlands aan het leren. En hij vindt het niet leuk als ik Nederlands praat, want ik praat veel te snel!

(my husband is learning Dutch atm, and he doesn't like me speaking Dutch as I talk too fast!)
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 404383

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Deat

*kick*

I'd like to attend another meet :) anywhere West/Central London is fine. Anyone I know here still active? Felltir/Felstaff et. all?
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What made you feel incredibly stupid?
Replies: 551
Views: 57789

Re: What made you feel incredibly stupid?

What we call "French" dressing here in America is oil and vinegar flavored with lemon juice paprika and some other spices. The paprika turns it red. If you buy it from a supplier instead of making it from scratch sometimes they add additional red dye and stabilizers so it is about the sam...
by Artemisia
Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3146635

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

hello womanthread, some may remember me from a loooooong time ago, and I finally have some more time to browse the internet as I've just started a new job. I will be lurking here again.

*waves to everyone she knows, and doesn't know*

[edit] awesome, my 1000th post
by Artemisia
Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 404383

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Deat

as I am going up north on the 16th, I would like that meetup to be a bit before that. But I'd like to come!
by Artemisia
Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 404383

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Deat

im sure there'll be plenty around that area :) I cant imagine whitechapel area to be expensive
by Artemisia
Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 404383

Re: [UK] London - Home of Literature, Time, & the Black Deat

another not too unimportant detail is that we live pretty far from mile end :(

sorry jesse, that place can only be taken by a hot lady, and only if approved by me :P

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