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Re: So my Typo keyboard accidentally had a cocktail...

I have been assured by the greatest minds of our time, that it was the sugar, not the alcohol

by VapidLapid

May 20th, 2015, 9:33 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: So my Typo keyboard accidentally had a cocktail...

Replies: 16

Views: 223
Re: Chrysoberyl,demantoids and diamonds

add another tennis bracelet and turn it into a necklace. Oh My!! I've tried that, you have to have a pencil neck :lol: or at least 8 inch bracelets. To answer the OP; gorgeous stones, but the weight of the colored settings will probably make it rotate. To keep this from making her nuts, you can sho...

by VapidLapid

May 20th, 2015, 7:57 pm

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Chrysoberyl,demantoids and diamonds

Replies: 8

Views: 253
Re: LV Wallets...

I always thought they were VL wallets
My bad
:naughty:

by VapidLapid

May 20th, 2015, 7:08 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: LV Wallets...

Replies: 48

Views: 784
Re: Chrysoberyl,demantoids and diamonds

add another tennis bracelet and turn it into a necklace. Oh My!!

by VapidLapid

May 20th, 2015, 7:06 pm

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Chrysoberyl,demantoids and diamonds

Replies: 8

Views: 253
Re: My AGL certed natural spinel ring

I think your ring is smashing! I love the milgrain, and the stylized shield shoulders. The setting and the stone make a very dramatic statement. I too, would like to hear more about it. As for the lab report, I think it is great for you for peace of mind as your stone is large in addition to lovely....

by VapidLapid

May 20th, 2015, 4:55 pm

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: My AGL certed natural spinel ring

Replies: 4

Views: 298
Re: So my Typo keyboard accidentally had a cocktail...

You will need a new keyboard. I doubt it is the sugar, but the short in that micro circuit. I spilled some absinthe into my lap I mean my laptop no s, 6 nor 8 intermittent a and a line of pixels straight down the middle of the screen that is permanently blue. On the upside it all still works with a ...

by VapidLapid

May 20th, 2015, 4:37 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: So my Typo keyboard accidentally had a cocktail...

Replies: 16

Views: 223
Re: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

Even with my hat placed directly over the stone leaving only enough room for the phone and my hand the stone is untameable.

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by VapidLapid

May 7th, 2015, 6:21 pm

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

Replies: 726

Views: 68079
Re: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

indicolite afghan tourmaline by Finewater THis stone is even more difficult to photograph than the gemfix spinel. Again outdoors on a sunny day this time, but in the shade. even so the highlights are blown out. Even when I moved my head to be between the stone and the sky. 1896017_orig.jpg finticoli...

by VapidLapid

May 7th, 2015, 6:18 pm

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

Replies: 726

Views: 68079
Re: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

My photos are much pinker and less saturated than the stone is in real life.
They were shot with an iphone 4s

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by VapidLapid

May 7th, 2015, 10:03 am

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

Replies: 726

Views: 68079
Re: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

Mahenge 1.01 carat, Gemfix
The vendor pic is closer to real experience than mine, perhaps a little redder, but not by much.
My photos were taken outdoors, mid-day of a bright day, near, but not under an umprella

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by VapidLapid

May 7th, 2015, 9:54 am

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Vendor pictures and owner pictures of PS stones

Replies: 726

Views: 68079
Re: Catch all thread - talk or better yet show us

There is a little dog in the tilt window of this crazy new stone from Gene.

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by VapidLapid

May 1st, 2015, 8:26 pm

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Catch all thread - talk or better yet show us

Replies: 4154

Views: 106160
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Deb, your understanding of the people and times is spot on. I don't need you to hunt them down for me, I know right where they are. There are also very excellent relatives from the father's side, and we are in touch with them and they know what is goign on. So what is going on? I wonder myself frequ...

by VapidLapid

May 1st, 2015, 4:02 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

How wonderful it is to come here and find lovely flowers, and cake, and beautiful sentiments. Thank you all. Yesterday the stitches came out. Thursday we see the Radiologist again to make the mask and run a simulation. I will know more about what kind of radiation this will be then. Today the Dalton...

by VapidLapid

April 28th, 2015, 9:33 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: Experience with Sleeping Pills?

Before turning to prescriptions you should exhaust your natural remedies. Try melatonin; you can get it a trader joe's. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melatonin Ambien did nothing for me, I could have slept after taking the whole jar and washed it down with a fifth of jack. xanax and klonopin are benz...

by VapidLapid

April 28th, 2015, 9:08 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Experience with Sleeping Pills?

Replies: 63

Views: 1040
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Thank you Sharon! Nothing silly in asking about the rings, this is PS after all!
I will wear this three strand tapered twist in 999fine silver that I made.
Here are pics of both.

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Thank you all again for your kind thoughts.

by VapidLapid

April 23rd, 2015, 9:21 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Yes, she really came home Friday! It has been a lot more work for me. The hospital social worker st Mt Sinai Beth Israel was horrible, except horrible is an understatement. She did not set us up with any home nursing or outpatient rehab, both of which I Was told she would do before discharge. She di...

by VapidLapid

April 23rd, 2015, 8:41 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

sO is being released to home TOMOROW!
She is walking, talking up a storm, and they say she can do rehab at out patient facility a few blocks from home on Houston St.

Many tons of thanks for all the dust! ILander, looks like you got your full psychic back!

by VapidLapid

April 16th, 2015, 2:21 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

First and foremost thank you again for all your thoughts, wishes, prayers, anecdotes....my dust-bag is non-denominational! Secondly, and by that I mean firstly, Today, only two days after surgery was sooooo much better. SO is attentive, talking all the time eating, laughing, remembers everything fro...

by VapidLapid

April 15th, 2015, 9:17 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Thank you all for helping me not fall apart! Yesterdays surgery started 2 hours late and lasted six hours. They removed nearly all of the tumor. The remaining portion that impinges on the nerves that control the right eye muscles they left, to radiate later. SO was a very bad patient, complaining, d...

by VapidLapid

April 14th, 2015, 7:50 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Thanks for all your support and thoughts. The surgery is postponed to monday morning. Swelling of brain is coming down with steroids. MRI showed the mass is not entangled with the adjacent artery to the brain. It has just pushed it out of the way so the artery is lying on top of it. The tricky part ...

by VapidLapid

April 11th, 2015, 7:32 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

they just told me that there is a very large, fast growing mass in the skull ranging from the temporal lobe up behind the right eye. it is the size of a peach. we are waiting for an mri which will give the neurosurgeons a clearer idea of where, and how entangled it is. surgery tomorrow.

by VapidLapid

April 9th, 2015, 11:07 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

ugh I got home at three this mornign from the hospital. oh it is a long story and best untold. first stop this morning was the oncologist for the 28 say check in and treatment (fulvestrant, and this ti me, first since december, prolia. She characterized the eye as either a sty (no way) or cellulitis...

by VapidLapid

April 9th, 2015, 3:39 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Hi Momhappy, I've read your thread now. I didn't click on it initially because I'm about the least fashionable person I know, so had no advice for you! The thread is a good example of linguistic bullying though. It's unfortunate when a person says something quite innocently and then is raked over t...

by VapidLapid

April 8th, 2015, 7:44 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Replies: 125

Views: 2644
Re: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

This one has not been mentioned...I get extremely miffed when people curse or exclaim using religious references, and it's usually those that are oblivious that it is offensive to Christians to hear the Lord's name spewed out for anything and everything that's gone south. Oh Geez!!!! (came from the...

by VapidLapid

April 7th, 2015, 7:37 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Replies: 125

Views: 2644
Re: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

The Irish and Canadians are different races ? Aren't they all humans? My great great grandfather was a Canadian, a ship builder in Maitland. His parents came there from Ireland, descended from who knows what, Leprechauns I would guess. I was born in New York. If my racial background isn't simply Hum...

by VapidLapid

April 7th, 2015, 7:33 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Replies: 125

Views: 2644
Re: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Sometimes, it may be a person's intention to offend.

by VapidLapid

April 7th, 2015, 5:22 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Replies: 125

Views: 2644
Re: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Since the question is about language, not necessarily about racist language, I would like to say, I hate when people use the word "discourse" as a verb. Immediately it tells me that they are pretentious poseurs who go out of their way to sound intelligent since they are unable to be intell...

by VapidLapid

April 7th, 2015, 3:06 pm

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Words some people still use that most find offensive...

Replies: 125

Views: 2644
Re: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Thank you iLander. It is very sweet of you. Things aren't so good here. ever since the surgery SO's eye has been swollen three times the size and pointing in the wrong direction, so she has at least double vision, and that is affecting her mental state. Last week she asked me to kill her. A difficul...

by VapidLapid

April 7th, 2015, 9:47 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: VAPID Lapid, Yo

Replies: 107

Views: 2384
Re: Somebody's Gotta Buy This Stone!

Gene doesn't always send out an email when he adds stones. I doubt anyone has fallen off the mailing list. I didn't get one either, but I was checking daily to see if he added anything and saw these last night.

by VapidLapid

April 7th, 2015, 8:40 am

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: Somebody's Gotta Buy This Stone!

Replies: 2675

Views: 116058
Re: What'd you get from Barry's 4/6 drop?

I got the 10mm round mozam garnet cab

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by VapidLapid

April 7th, 2015, 8:16 am

Forum: Colored Stones

Topic: What'd you get from Barry's 4/6 drop?

Replies: 22

Views: 672