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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #765 on: January 31, 2016, 01:27:10 AM »




Even Mexican Jesus blesses short sleeves and tie.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #766 on: January 31, 2016, 01:37:48 AM »
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #767 on: January 31, 2016, 03:42:37 AM »


"You got something against Moroni, bub?"



That tie selection, tho.....ugh.




Better.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #768 on: January 31, 2016, 05:38:06 AM »


"You got something against Moroni, bub?"



That tie selection, tho.....ugh.




Better.

Bottom image? Better? Are you being facetious? It doesn't even go with the color. Let's forget the silliness of the outfit. But he looks like a model, so I am guessing this is an advertisement or from a fashion magazine. I like some of the weird stuff, just like I like some abstract art, but this is just....no....

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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #769 on: January 31, 2016, 05:48:23 AM »
but the right one's is good.

No, it's just as bad.  I don't think Mormon missionaries care much about style, so NBD.

And the model or whatever guy's tie is complementary to the shirt and pants.  Even by itself, the tie is nice.  Not so with the Mormons' ties, seemingly stolen from my dead real estate agent grandfather's attic.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #770 on: January 31, 2016, 02:40:32 PM »
You guys ruin everything with that menswear crap.

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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #771 on: January 31, 2016, 02:43:48 PM »
You guys ruin everything with that menswear crap.
And Cryllic hasn't even shown up yet.

Mor I picture you as someone that doesn't put too much thought in his appearance and fine with whatever is on the sales rack at Kohl's.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #772 on: January 31, 2016, 02:52:51 PM »
You guys ruin everything with that menswear crap.
And Cryllic hasn't even shown up yet.

Mor I picture you as someone that doesn't put too much thought in his appearance and fine with whatever is on the sales rack at Kohl's.

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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #773 on: January 31, 2016, 04:03:38 PM »
You guys ruin everything with that menswear crap.

You are just prejudice against metrosexuals. We're not all gay, though we are happy.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #774 on: January 31, 2016, 09:05:46 PM »
Mor is sad that he can't get any closer to Charlize or Rachel due to his style and computer screen.  It's OK to be alone.


Besides, being a pet peeve thread, finding something to get annoyed about is perfectly on point.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #775 on: February 01, 2016, 12:09:22 PM »
Mor is sad that he can't get any closer to Charlize or Rachel due to his style and computer screen.  It's OK to be alone.

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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #776 on: February 01, 2016, 12:17:46 PM »
Pet peeves:

Short sleeve dress shirts, especially with a tie




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Pet Peeve - rechambering a Class III Uzi to .22 LR.  In 9mm it was such a fun gun to shoot.
Pet peeve II - me not being able to afford a Class III Uzi because arbitrary laws.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #777 on: February 01, 2016, 01:39:57 PM »
Pet peeves:

Short sleeve dress shirts, especially with a tie




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Pet Peeve - rechambering a Class III Uzi to .22 LR.  In 9mm it was such a fun gun to shoot.
Pet peeve II - me not being able to afford a Class III Uzi because arbitrary laws.

You can build a semi-auto version from parts and an 80% kit for under $1000.  It will also scare the neighbors just as easily as the 9mm version.

Not that I'd know anything about that... all I need to scare anyone is my beard and cassock.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #778 on: February 01, 2016, 01:48:29 PM »
Not that I'd know anything about that... all I need to scare anyone is my beard and cassock.[/size][/font]
I feel sorry for priests that wear a cassock out in public and have long beards, people around you probably think you're so holy and they are not worthy to approach you.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #779 on: February 01, 2016, 02:00:22 PM »
Not that I'd know anything about that... all I need to scare anyone is my beard and cassock.[/size][/font]
I feel sorry for priests that wear a cassock out in public and have long beards, people around you probably think you're so holy and they are not worthy to approach you.

Whereas many American clergy just wear an undershirt under their cassocks, I learned from the Romanians to wear a dress shirt and decent pants under mine.  When I'm done ministering, I take off the cassock and hang it in my car.  So, I wouldn't say I'm in it 24/7.

However, when I walk into hospitals, it is like the Dark Angel of Death has arrived...
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #780 on: February 01, 2016, 02:14:09 PM »
Not that I'd know anything about that... all I need to scare anyone is my beard and cassock.[/size][/font]
I feel sorry for priests that wear a cassock out in public and have long beards, people around you probably think you're so holy and they are not worthy to approach you.

Whereas many American clergy just wear an undershirt under their cassocks, I learned from the Romanians to wear a dress shirt and decent pants under mine.  When I'm done ministering, I take off the cassock and hang it in my car.  So, I wouldn't say I'm in it 24/7.

However, when I walk into hospitals, it is like the Dark Angel of Death has arrived...

What? No hair shirt? I am shocked at the lack of piety displayed by members of World Orthodoxy.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #781 on: February 01, 2016, 02:26:08 PM »
Pet peeves:

Short sleeve dress shirts, especially with a tie




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Pet Peeve - rechambering a Class III Uzi to .22 LR.  In 9mm it was such a fun gun to shoot.
Pet peeve II - me not being able to afford a Class III Uzi because arbitrary laws.

You can build a semi-auto version from parts and an 80% kit for under $1000.  It will also scare the neighbors just as easily as the 9mm version.

Not that I'd know anything about that... all I need to scare anyone is my beard and cassock.


I have a Sterling for my 9mm firing semi-auto.  I do want an SMG some day, though.  Probably after I win a lottery or something.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #782 on: February 01, 2016, 02:35:56 PM »
Not that I'd know anything about that... all I need to scare anyone is my beard and cassock.[/size][/font]
I feel sorry for priests that wear a cassock out in public and have long beards, people around you probably think you're so holy and they are not worthy to approach you.

Whereas many American clergy just wear an undershirt under their cassocks, I learned from the Romanians to wear a dress shirt and decent pants under mine.  When I'm done ministering, I take off the cassock and hang it in my car.  So, I wouldn't say I'm in it 24/7.

However, when I walk into hospitals, it is like the Dark Angel of Death has arrived...

What? No hair shirt? I am shocked at the lack of piety displayed by members of World Orthodoxy.

World Orthodoxy = Universal Jurisdiction!

As opposed to 'Closet Orthodoxy' I suppose?
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #783 on: February 01, 2016, 04:59:47 PM »
Cold French fries.

Fountain drinks that are not mixed well.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #784 on: February 01, 2016, 05:07:13 PM »
Fountain drinks that are not mixed well.
My nearest 7-11 has the best fountain Coke ever, just the perfect mixture of carbonated water and syrup.

The worst are those Coke Freestyle machines that have 100s of flavors that come from a single soda gun dispenser. So you don't really get straight up Coke or Sprite or Barqs or whatever, you get the residue from whatever 5 people before you got. It's disgusting.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #785 on: February 01, 2016, 05:13:44 PM »
So yeah, if I want Burger King, I stop somewhere else beforehand to get a fountain drink then order my meal at BK. I ain't having any of that Freestyle nastiness. Or any place that has Freestyle.

Movie theaters have them now, so I have to sneak in a can or bottle of soda.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #786 on: February 01, 2016, 05:28:01 PM »
The worst are those Coke Freestyle machines that have 100s of flavors that come from a single soda gun dispenser. So you don't really get straight up Coke or Sprite or Barqs or whatever, you get the residue from whatever 5 people before you got. It's disgusting.

Right, I want my Barqs to contain the unadulterated residue of 1000's of Barqs drinkers before me. Seriously, would you be able to taste the difference?
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #787 on: February 01, 2016, 06:38:22 PM »
Fountain drinks that are not mixed well.
My nearest 7-11 has the best fountain Coke ever, just the perfect mixture of carbonated water and syrup.

The worst are those Coke Freestyle machines that have 100s of flavors that come from a single soda gun dispenser. So you don't really get straight up Coke or Sprite or Barqs or whatever, you get the residue from whatever 5 people before you got. It's disgusting.

I think drinking a lot of wine makes you detect the subtle flaws more. It makes you tongue more sensitive.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #788 on: February 01, 2016, 06:42:54 PM »
The worst are those Coke Freestyle machines that have 100s of flavors that come from a single soda gun dispenser. So you don't really get straight up Coke or Sprite or Barqs or whatever, you get the residue from whatever 5 people before you got. It's disgusting.

Right, I want my Barqs to contain the unadulterated residue of 1000's of Barqs drinkers before me. Seriously, would you be able to taste the difference?
I got a Mellow Yellow from a Freestyle machine, and it had Vanilla Coke, Raspberry and grape, yuck.

Atleast with Mellow Yellow its ok if there are other citrus flavors since it would get disguised, and if I got a Coke it makes whatever someone else got more noticeable. Coke doesn't taste like a Coke.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #789 on: February 01, 2016, 07:20:21 PM »
Fountain drinks that are not mixed well.
My nearest 7-11 has the best fountain Coke ever, just the perfect mixture of carbonated water and syrup.

The worst are those Coke Freestyle machines that have 100s of flavors that come from a single soda gun dispenser. So you don't really get straight up Coke or Sprite or Barqs or whatever, you get the residue from whatever 5 people before you got. It's disgusting.

I think drinking a lot of wine makes you detect the subtle flaws more. It makes you tongue more sensitive.

Dunno, most people I know who drink a lot of wine have pretty insensitive tongues... and keyboards...
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #790 on: February 01, 2016, 07:30:53 PM »
Fountain drinks that are not mixed well.
My nearest 7-11 has the best fountain Coke ever, just the perfect mixture of carbonated water and syrup.

The worst are those Coke Freestyle machines that have 100s of flavors that come from a single soda gun dispenser. So you don't really get straight up Coke or Sprite or Barqs or whatever, you get the residue from whatever 5 people before you got. It's disgusting.

I think drinking a lot of wine makes you detect the subtle flaws more. It makes you tongue more sensitive.

Dunno, most people I know who drink a lot of wine have pretty insensitive tongues... and keyboards...
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #791 on: March 24, 2016, 09:24:58 AM »
Pet peeve: Sting's fake Jamaican accent
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
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Peeve for today - the tinny noise that comes out of Dh's phone when he's playing a football game. I know it's supposed to be music, but it's all lies.
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« Reply #793 on: March 29, 2016, 04:42:48 AM »
Pet peeve: Sting's fake Jamaican accent

Does he do that even when he's not singing? :)
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« Reply #794 on: March 29, 2016, 05:05:38 AM »
1. Bag fluff
2. ppl who overshop and subsequently waste a lot of food
3. spiders who always manage to find your head
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #795 on: March 29, 2016, 08:32:59 AM »
My peevish pets are two hamsters and one rat. My pet peeve is when they find their ways out of the cages.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #796 on: March 29, 2016, 11:28:19 AM »
Pet peeve: Sting's fake Jamaican accent

Does he do that even when he's not singing? :)



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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #797 on: March 29, 2016, 11:30:02 AM »
Pet peeve: Sting's fake Jamaican accent

Does he do that even when he's not singing? :)



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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #798 on: March 31, 2016, 06:55:28 AM »
OCD: Writing a lot. I wrote a 10,000 chapter. Most of my chapters are 3,000 words or less.

Pet peeve: Student loan peoples calling me about my defaulted loan. I guess it's their job. Sometimes I answer the phone in French or something. Usually I don't. I will start paying soon, but gee....well banks and loans with interest in general. I think the loan has doubled with interest. If so, I am not sure how these people justify it in their minds. Late fees are one thing. Which reminds me, I need to take my movies back to Blockbuster. Oh wait, they don't have those anymore! No late fees! Redbox! I should loan from Redbox.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #799 on: April 03, 2016, 02:58:22 PM »
Today was just a great day where a number of my pet peeves were just on display.  These are in no particular order and are have something to do with the liturgy.

1)  We don't start Orthros on time. Week in, week out, my priest seems incapable of getting Orthros started on time. As a result, we chanters are forced to skip over entire sections to ensure that the Divine Liturgy starts at 10, because otherwise people would complain.  Today was a polyeleos commemoration so we chanted Psalms 134 and 135, there was an extra sessional hymn and still we skipped three exaposteilaria and seven praises.  Ridiculous.

2)  Visiting priests/deacons who import their own typicons.  As a chanter, I am more and more hesitant to chant in parishes where I am not a member or have not been there enough times to know "how things are done." I wish priests/deacons who visit other churches would have that same humility.  A deacon visited our church today who was pretty tone deaf.  It was hard for us chanters to pitch off of him and when we did chant something that required his response, he just went off on his own.  It was frustrating, to say the least.

3)  People who say they're going to show up but don't.  THe first Sunday of every month, the chanters chant the divine liturgy rather than the regular choir sing it.  We use Byzantine (mostly) for every part of the service.  We were three people down today and because of the fact that two of us (me and the protopsaltis) are currently having voice issues (mine due to bronchitis, his due to a recent surgery), we needed everyone there to sound good.  But three people decided not to make the commitment today and, as a result, we didn't sound good.

4)  Singing 4 part music when there are no four parts. At the veneration of the Cross, our parish has typically done a Russian version of "Before Thy Cross".  I suggested a chant version which was simple enough and easier.  But no, father insisted on the four-part version and since we only know maybe one or two parts, it sounds bad.  IF you don't have four parts, don't do four-part music.

5)  Priests don't know the typicon.  For some reason, my priest decided to launch into Holy God instead of the anti-trisagion "Before Thy Cross" during the Liturgy.  We just looked at each other and thought he would correct himself, but no, he just continued. 

6)  Changing words in a hymn because people won't understand.  My priest refuses to use the word "Estate" or "commonwealth" for the hymn, "O Lord, save Thy People" because he thinks everyone understands the word, kingdom, which he inserts in its place.  It's not a correct substitution for any number of reasons.  But rather than try to catechize people correctly, he stands by the incorrect version.   It's his job to try and teach people.

7)  Using selections from a Protestant Hymnal for the Cherubimic Hymn on Great and Holy Saturday.  We have never been allowed to chant "Let All flesh keep silent" according to the Byzantine Usage, but instead we are forced to use, every single friggin' year, this awful translation of the Cherubimic Hymn from St. James' Liturgy with an even worse melody ("Picardy," I think).  Why is my priest so insistent on using a Protestant hymn?

I think that about does it for today.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #800 on: April 04, 2016, 11:18:02 AM »
Sounds like you need to have a sit-down talk with your priest.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #801 on: April 04, 2016, 02:18:38 PM »
Today was just a great day where a number of my pet peeves were just on display.  These are in no particular order and are have something to do with the liturgy.

1)  We don't start Orthros on time. Week in, week out, my priest seems incapable of getting Orthros started on time. As a result, we chanters are forced to skip over entire sections to ensure that the Divine Liturgy starts at 10, because otherwise people would complain.  Today was a polyeleos commemoration so we chanted Psalms 134 and 135, there was an extra sessional hymn and still we skipped three exaposteilaria and seven praises.  Ridiculous.

That's annoying. 

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2)  Visiting priests/deacons who import their own typicons.  As a chanter, I am more and more hesitant to chant in parishes where I am not a member or have not been there enough times to know "how things are done." I wish priests/deacons who visit other churches would have that same humility.  A deacon visited our church today who was pretty tone deaf.  It was hard for us chanters to pitch off of him and when we did chant something that required his response, he just went off on his own.  It was frustrating, to say the least.

"Tone deaf" =/= "visitors importing their own typicons".  You would probably do well to learn how to work with others' weaknesses as they work with yours.   

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3)  People who say they're going to show up but don't.  THe first Sunday of every month, the chanters chant the divine liturgy rather than the regular choir sing it.  We use Byzantine (mostly) for every part of the service.  We were three people down today and because of the fact that two of us (me and the protopsaltis) are currently having voice issues (mine due to bronchitis, his due to a recent surgery), we needed everyone there to sound good.  But three people decided not to make the commitment today and, as a result, we didn't sound good.

Why didn't they show up?

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4)  Singing 4 part music when there are no four parts. At the veneration of the Cross, our parish has typically done a Russian version of "Before Thy Cross".  I suggested a chant version which was simple enough and easier.  But no, father insisted on the four-part version and since we only know maybe one or two parts, it sounds bad.  IF you don't have four parts, don't do four-part music.

I agree. 

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5)  Priests don't know the typicon.  For some reason, my priest decided to launch into Holy God instead of the anti-trisagion "Before Thy Cross" during the Liturgy.  We just looked at each other and thought he would correct himself, but no, he just continued. 

Do you realise how many things a priest has to keep track of on any given day?  It's more likely he forgot than that he doesn't know it. 

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6)  Changing words in a hymn because people won't understand.  My priest refuses to use the word "Estate" or "commonwealth" for the hymn, "O Lord, save Thy People" because he thinks everyone understands the word, kingdom, which he inserts in its place.  It's not a correct substitution for any number of reasons.  But rather than try to catechize people correctly, he stands by the incorrect version.   It's his job to try and teach people.

Not that I support such substitutions, but what do you think is gained from teaching people what an "estate" or "commonwealth" is? 

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7)  Using selections from a Protestant Hymnal for the Cherubimic Hymn on Great and Holy Saturday.  We have never been allowed to chant "Let All flesh keep silent" according to the Byzantine Usage, but instead we are forced to use, every single friggin' year, this awful translation of the Cherubimic Hymn from St. James' Liturgy with an even worse melody ("Picardy," I think).  Why is my priest so insistent on using a Protestant hymn?

What happens if you just sing what you're supposed to sing?  What does it mean that your priest forces you to sing something else? 

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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #802 on: April 04, 2016, 02:40:47 PM »
Sounds like you need to have a sit-down talk with your priest.

Wouldn't do any good.  My priest is great about communicating what he finds faulty in other people, but don't you dare do the same to him.
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #803 on: April 04, 2016, 02:50:52 PM »
Sounds like you need to have a sit-down talk with your priest.

Wouldn't do any good.  My priest is great about communicating what he finds faulty in other people, but don't you dare do the same to him.
That's disappointing.  :-\
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #804 on: April 04, 2016, 03:01:10 PM »
Sounds like you need to have a sit-down talk with your priest.

Wouldn't do any good.  My priest is great about communicating what he finds faulty in other people, but don't you dare do the same to him.
That's disappointing.  :-\

Yeah, it is.  Then again, I can kind of understand it. I know that my priest isn't doing things like this simply because he likes to be annoying to me, but he's really  not the best administrator.  He has many great giftings as a priest, but that's not one of them. 
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #805 on: April 05, 2016, 12:55:16 AM »
When you look forward to fellowshipping during coffee hour after Liturgy but your friends always have to go to some parish council meeting. Can we please leave Sunday for worship and fellowship and schedule business meetings for another time?


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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #806 on: April 20, 2016, 01:32:17 AM »
When you look forward to fellowshipping during coffee hour after Liturgy but your friends always have to go to some parish council meeting. Can we please leave Sunday for worship and fellowship and schedule business meetings for another time?
Would you rather schedule the parish council meeting for times when you know nobody can attend?
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
« Reply #807 on: April 20, 2016, 01:34:53 AM »
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Re: What are your pet peeves and OCD's?
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