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RyDer's Rant Page; In the grandiose idea of... whoever...
Topic Started: Apr 22 2012, 10:11 PM (9,636 Views)
Skorpeon
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Who, me? What makes you think I killed him?
Mind if I start my own rant corner/review page?
Thanks.

I want to start off on the topic of birthdays. More specifically, Grandparents sending money.

Even more specifically, the lack thereof in my case.

You see, I hardly know my Maternal grandparents, so they don't send me anything.

My paternal grandparents, who have multi-millions, cover us.
Or, rather, my "Family."

I understand why my "sister" gets $300.00 every now and again, because she's in college. Same with my "brother". And he just got engaged, so they gave him a little bonus.

My "oldest brother", when he got married, was given a grand.
When "my second oldest" went into the Marine Corps., he got $800.

Which comes down to me.
Now, don't get me wrong, I at least get some mention of being in the family. I enjoy that.

But with a three year old and five year old getting $300 a month, due to their birthdays being mere DAYS from christmas, that's drawing the line.

I get MAYBE $40 on a GOOD year.


Which brings me to part two, My "Mother's" take on my money.

I swear, whenever I get money, she uses some lame-ass excuse to get it from me.
This year's?

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There's the stick, okay, the stick you just barely ordered. There's that box we bought yesterday, plus those three stuffed animals. Twenty, plus five, plus two. That's at least forty dollars... then there's that plushie you bought last month. Rainbow Dash, right? Fifty bucks. You owe me.


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Okay, the "Rainbow Dash" plushie she was talking about was really Twilight Sparkle. And the "Fifty Bucks" was really $35.76. She bought that for me for one of my birthday presents.

Then, her bullshit with the stuff I bought the other day. I paid for the box myself, as well as the "three stuffed animals". A robin hood plush, and a Spirit plush. I'm going to send the robin hood off, and I'm going to dissect the Spirit plush to make a pattern for some plushies for friends. Those cost me $.99

And, when I was preparing one of our rooms, she comes in, sits on the bed and is all
"Whacha doin'?"
I told her, and she just jumped down my throat, accusing me of "providing room and board for complete strangers without her approval."

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One, I told her of the plans before I offered.
Two, she'll invite her prissy little friends over for no damn reason, and expect me to sleep on the couch. Which is why I got a bunk bed. So her eighty year old friends can't sleep on it.
and three, My friends are not "complete strangers" I talk about you guys more than I talk about IRL friends. Sure, we may never know what the other sounds like, but you all have the honour of being called my friends. Which is why I want to help any of you guys when you need it.

But does anyone in my bleeding house believe that?
NOooOOoOo!

They think that just because I enjoy a "kid's show for little girls", I'm fucking insane!
Well, hell to ya, my crazy family!

Mother: Seven heart attacks and two strokes that render half her brain dysfunctional.
Father: Diabetic that "needs" sugar every now and again or he'll be a pain in the arse until he gets it.
Oldest brother: Married to a fat cow who takes her kids to McDonald's every meal, goes out partying with her friends every other night, never makes house payments, then curses the world out because she's moved TWENTY-SEVEN times in the past five years.
Second Oldest: Has Asperger's Syndrome. He'll be all fine and your friend one minute, then ripping you to shreds the next. No wonder he's still living with us.
Third oldest: Computer nerd. As such, if I call him up with a problem, he'll chew my head off for downloading a virus on my computer, then not give me some anti-viral software for the bugs I contract just doing normal stuff.
Sister: Only person who cares. But she's always 700 miles away at school. See her MAYBE once a month.

five-year-old niece: Spoiled-ass rotten. Remember that Twilight plushie? Well, I had her safely on my bed, away from anything. They come over, she takes one look at her, and immediately says, "Purple horses are my favorite! Can I have that purple horse Jojo?"

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And naturally, she goes crying off to Mommy, who barges in like she's in a James Bond movie, demands that I give her something that is precious to me, then expects wings to erupt from her back, a small glow to encircle her head, and a heavenly chorus to strike as she stands there in my doorway, trying to get my Twilight away from me.

Thanks for reading this far, I'm almost done.

My mom took me in to get blood-tested, and I swear that girl had no idea what she was doing.
I have a fear and obscene fear of needles, so when this girl takes the needle, stabs it into my arm, then moves it around trying to find the vein, I'm bleeding from the lips trying not to scream. And my mom's all,
"Oh, it's not to bad."

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And later, I came down with the flu. What do they do? They take a friggin' neddle the size of a Volvo, shove it in my arm, while I'm in pain from the flu, and expect me ti suck up.

I screamed, then cried like a baby,I will admit that now. My mom buries her face in her hands, and when the nurse leaves, she asks me why I have a fear of needles.

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Why do you have a fear of spiders? Or shadow? Or black?

When people say you choose your family before you're born, I must have been fucking high to choose this one.

Thanks for listening, RyDer out.
 
Julius Quasar
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Damn...you got it as rough as me. I'm sorry to hear that. Hey, my door is always open for you, if you need a sympathetic ear.

My dad's a diabetic, and just as awful when he doesn't get his sugar/food right away, plus he survived a double by-pass heart operation. And I have a deathly fear of snakes, even non poisonous ones, just like Indiana Jones (and the actor who played as him). I like MLP: FIM and I'm ostracized in my home for watching/liking it (I'd watch it in my room if I had my own cable box).
Edited by Julius Quasar, Apr 22 2012, 11:18 PM.
 
Skorpeon
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Guess we're just the bottom of the family cesspool, huh?

It just helps to know I have you guys for friends.
 
MrFordDoesNotLikeU
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Oh man, your mother sounds a lot like mine xD
My mom let's my bro get away with anything and usually yells at me for little things. She lies and *&@!, then when I get punished for little things I'm expected to let *&@! go and let her use my money without my permission >:C


P.S there's more but I feel more comterable speaking in it a PM.
Edited by MrFordDoesNotLikeU, Apr 27 2012, 06:51 PM.
 
Skorpeon
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Who, me? What makes you think I killed him?
(How do I say that's fine without seeming like a stalker?)
 
Julius Quasar
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Pvt. Skorpeon 945
Apr 27 2012, 06:19 PM
Guess we're just the bottom of the family cesspool, huh?

It just helps to know I have you guys for friends.
Yeah, we are.

I'm glad to have you for a friend too.

And Mr. Ford, I'm sorry to hear that. My door is always open for you as well.

My oldest sister is a cop in Nor.Cal, but she behaves more like a 1940's SS Officer. She is judgmental, self-centered, controlling, hateful, condescending, and a total goody-two-shoes, who sees the rest of the family as screw ups who can do no good. Has no compassion, see everything in terms of black and white. She chewed me out for 20 minutes, just 'cause I don't have health insurance...she constantly makes fun of me and treats me like dirt for being out of work.

My second oldest sister is an actress, she did great on theater stage for a while, but over 10 years ago things changed for her, for reasons I won't go into (it wasn't drugs), but she and her Hollywood trendy-in-crowd friends are totally out of touch with reality. She judges me almost as much as my oldest sister, and she's been really mean lately. She insults me, and makes fun of me, and she hates the rest of the family. (Recently made peace with her)

My sisters ganged up on me and the rest of the family, though once they formed an alliance with my scummy lying gossipy cousin, tells my stupid blabbermouth Aunt everything, and she repeats everything county wide, completely out of context.
Edited by Julius Quasar, May 1 2012, 07:30 AM.
 
Skorpeon
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Who, me? What makes you think I killed him?
You know what?

Even though I have my problems, I'm still mentally sound, right?

Right?

Can I be a site Psychiatrist? The problems others have actually outweigh my own.
 
Julius Quasar
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You're perfectly fine.

I'd say you'd make a great in-site shrink. ;)
 
Skorpeon
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Who, me? What makes you think I killed him?
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Any dolt with half a brain can see that humankind has gone insane to the point where I donít know if Iíll upset the status quo ff I throw poison in the watermain.

Listen close to everybodyís heart and hear that breaking sound hopes and dreams are shattering apart snd crashing to the ground

I cannot believe my eyes how the worldís filled with filth and lies but itís plain to see evil inside of me is on the rise.


Saw Doctor Horrible for the first time. I think I found my new favorite show.


Anyway, can someone riddle me this?

I purchased a walking stick with a wolf's head handle a few months ago, and with some minor abuse accidentally caused by a friend simply nicknamed "Zero", it started to fall apart.
So I search online for a new one and find one on Amazon.com.

Expectation:
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Reality:
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So what do I do? I contact the guy.

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please go back and review all of the pictures. I also indicate that the cane is 38" tall

I do not have the other model at this time

If you would like to return, I have listed in my policy that there will be a 40% restocking fee and I also deduct the S/H costs

Sorry for the confusion


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Say what now?

Check the pictures? There were three...
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You can even see here, the ONLY 3 PICTURES HE FREAKING POSTED:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B004K4T2BK/ref=dp_image_0?ie=UTF8&n=3375251&s=sporting-goods

So, I do the math, slightly defeated. I purchased this for $22.95 plus $4.49 S&H: $27.44.
40% restocking fee? -$10.98 Shipping and Handling? $7.56.
Total? 1853. Subtract that from my original $27? that's $8.09 actually refunded.

Hell, that's barely enough to buy a tube of superglue to fix this one for the umpteenth time.

Why do businessmen/women have to be suck mother-suckers?
 
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Grrr, I hate shop traps like that.
 
Fana McCloud
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You have the grounds to complain to Amazon and get your money back because the item is CLEARLY not as described, restocking fee be damned.
 
Julius Quasar
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TheRedFox8
Apr 28 2012, 11:03 PM
Grrr, I hate shop traps like that.
Me too. I hope you can get your money back from that jerk.
 
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Yeah, "Restocking fee" my ass.
 
Skorpeon
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Okay, now I'm hating this family more and more.

The brother of which I could really relate to can't understand my "obsession".

After helping me choose new parts for my computer, I do something slightly pony-related, and he starts going off on how boys piss in the backyard without being taught to, and girls play dolls and do tea parties without being taught to.

So when he gets his own house, I guess that means I get to piss in his potato cellar, right?


I try to show him that there are moments that are TOTALLY NOT FOR GIRLS (Namely Twilight Sparkle Gatling gun, killing of horrendous and decaying pests, as well as the Season 2 pilot where five of the mane six lost their souls. Literally), and he'd immediately counter with "they're ponies."

I even showed him Cupcakes, and even SHED.MOV, with no dice.

Why the hell can't people be respected for their beliefs anymore?
 
Julius Quasar
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"Piss in his potato cellar", ha ha ha ha ha haaaa!

I haven't seen those episodes, but they sound awesome.

And I agree with you about MLP, FIM. Your brother shouldn't criticize you, just on [his] baseless opinions. You're a fan, but that doesn't automatically make you "obsessed". I like the show, but I have other interests too (like Star Fox).
Edited by Julius Quasar, May 12 2012, 07:21 AM.
 
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