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Old 05-01-2010, 05:02 AM   #1
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Is it a tiny little ebook?

Today, my 9yo saw my checkbook sitting out on the table. He said "whatʻs this? Is it a tiny little ebook?"

Obviously, heʻs a modern kind of kid. And I obviously rarely use my checkbook (really, mostly just for rent). And heʻs almost as big of a reader as me (in fact, right now, heʻs just sitting on the pot, reading away).
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Old 05-01-2010, 05:39 AM   #2
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Old 05-01-2010, 12:16 PM   #3
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Which one? The unseen 9yo or the blue-eyed penguin? I've never noticed the blue eyes before!
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Old 05-01-2010, 12:29 PM   #4
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He's only 9 yo and already "on the pot"? Aren't you being a wee bit too permissive?
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Old 05-01-2010, 12:31 PM   #5
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Yeah I was wondering about 9 y.o's smoking pot. I mean we have medical marijuana here in CO but....man....
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Old 05-01-2010, 01:19 PM   #6
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Just think, GraceKrispy-- only a couple or three years away from a much different selection of "on the pot" reading!

Go ahead, get that picture out of your head.
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Old 05-01-2010, 01:23 PM   #7
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Normally, shouldn't he have left the pot 7 years ago?
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Old 05-01-2010, 01:36 PM   #8
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Tough crowd, huh?
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Old 05-01-2010, 03:22 PM   #9
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Tough crowd, huh?
See, the comment made me think of something from The Family Circus (shudder) which made me think of The Disfunctional Family Circus which made me think of The Nietzsche Family Circus which made me think of Cthulhu Family Circus. All of which made me think of Garfield Minus Garfield and Christ, What An.. uh, "Donkeyhole."
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Old 05-01-2010, 04:30 PM   #10
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Tough crowd, huh?
Phew, youʻre tellinʻ me!


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Old 05-01-2010, 04:36 PM   #11
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I don't use my checkbooks (3) often, either. I pay my house payment and the utilities by check (just to make them work for the payment). I have to keep the checkbook in my purse just to show students as many have no idea what a check or checkbook is when they come across it in their reading.

When I show them and explain how it works, many tell me THEIR parents use the "money" card as it always has money in it.
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Old 05-01-2010, 05:28 PM   #12
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Tough crowd, huh?
It's always ends up that way when someone talks about any kind of pad...
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Old 05-02-2010, 02:14 AM   #13
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It's always ends up that way when someone talks about any kind of pad...
Oh that totally reminds me of another story having to do with said 9yo when he was a 4yo....

wait, thatʻs a little too much for even this forum....
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Old 05-02-2010, 02:43 AM   #14
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I don't even know where any of my old chequebooks would be. Who needs cheques when you have the internet. I am lucky to even have cash. What's happened to the world?
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