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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Had to clean the top of the stove.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yes, that can be a pain sometimes. Especially if you cooked something messy.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I did and it got all over the stove despite the fact that I had a cover on it. A big glass cover.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

A glass cover on a stove?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, on the frying pan. It is a big stainless steel one with a see through glass cover. Somehow the liquid got out and onto the stove.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Oh, I know the one you are talking about. Maybe the liquid evaporated, condensed on to the cover, and when you lifted the lid off it dripped on to the stove -- that usually happens to me so I regularly tip it over the sink.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That happens to me too. I stirred it alot so probably at least some of the mess was caused that way. The rest I think I had the heat too high and it blew out from under the cover.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

High heat causes all sorts of problems...

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yea, I know but I was in a hurry.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

How long did it take you to get your own place to live?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I was 24 years old and had to move out of state.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

For job purposes?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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For a change of life. Moved from the dead end of NYC to Vegas. Got on the bus just me and my cousin and 3 days later we were in LA. There I picked up my fathers car and drove to Vegas.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Oh, I see. So did you already know how to cook, clean etc. or did you have to learn?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I had to learn. In my culture the men do not do that kind of work. That is a woman's job.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

It's the same in my (country's) culture too. Although they can't be relied upon all the time.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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True, but the children are expected to help her at all times. The man is busy plowing the field and fighting off predators. Back then the family was a tight unit. They often lived by themselves on a pretty large piece of land. Neighbors were far away. Everyone had a job and they did it or they did not survive.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

That was how it used to be, and to some extent it is a bit like that in my country, but in somewhere like London, it is quite different.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, grandpappym dragged his entire family from the country life to NYC. The cohesion of the family unit was destroyed and a similar thing happened to all of the people here.

Now kids here never see their parents. They learn about things from rappers and celebrities. Many of them lose their way and end up badly.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yes -- and as a result, teenagers/people (in general) seem to have more insecurities than ever.

Tomorrow will mark 6 weeks of being Adriana-free.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is more pressure and less support for people now. They have abandoned their families, their traditions and now even their education.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yep, life sure is different now.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Lots of it is the same. There are more chances, more options. It is sort of like a multiple choice test that went from 4 answers per question to 5. The guessers are going to score lower.

I am going to have to go offline. Need to shop for food, see you later or tomorrow,

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

That is an interesting analogy.

Okay, see you later.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Just got back, did a load of shopping.

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