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my supermarket cashier was not friendly. i think she said something like "here take it!" when she gave me the receipt instead of "thank you have a nice day!"

i mean, i'd be pissy too in her situation, so i don't blame her. when i was a cashier in the 90's i was pissy even without the threat of a potential death virus.

also, nothing shielding the cashiers from the public at all in any of these stores.
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What is the etiquette on tipping here? I’d be more than happy to slip these cashiers a 20 every two weeks when i go into town and they check out my items.
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What is the etiquette on tipping here? I’d be more than happy to slip these cashiers a 20 every two weeks when i go into town and they check out my items.
that would be nice of you. i don't think that's the norm for cashiers, but in these times, it seems more appropriate.

i got a tip like maybe once in my entire cashier life and found it a little weird. that wasn't during a pandemic though.
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it gets too hot in a week there? in april? the weather is gonna get lovely here in april, so it's gonna suck to have to stay inside.
I enjoy warm weather for some outdoor activities, particularly if I am already expecting to work up a sweat. I generally prefer not to sweat while doing actuarial work and getting on video conference calls.

And for April it depends on the combination of heat and humidity. Last week when temps were high 80s/low 90s with high humidity, it was not ideal weather. I prefer 70s and maybe low 80s with low humidity if all I am doing is working on the computer. But since I haven't done it much, maybe I'll get used to it and won't mind. I generally have no problem sitting outside in 90+ degree weather during the summer when I an not working.
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Hmm, I hate hot temps if I am already expecting to work up a sweat. If I am going to be doing heavy yardwork, I am happy if the temps are 45F-60F, so I don't get too warm. And I don't care for sitting on the porch if it's 90+, either. That's just oppressive to me.

Yeah, there's a reason I live in the north, not in a southern state.
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Hmm, I hate hot temps if I am already expecting to work up a sweat. If I am going to be doing heavy yardwork, I am happy if the temps are 45F-60F, so I don't get too warm. And I don't care for sitting on the porch if it's 90+, either. That's just oppressive to me.

Yeah, there's a reason I live in the north, not in a southern state.
The northeast weather (other than recent rain) + ample WFH has done wonders for my yardwork to do list
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Yardwork, you say? We still have 2 ft. of snow on the ground and it is snowing as I type this.
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Yardwork, you say? We still have 2 ft. of snow on the ground and it is snowing as I type this.
That's a different type of yard work, more driveway work
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Yardwork, you say? We still have 2 ft. of snow on the ground and it is snowing as I type this.
We've had a snow free winter down in NJ! Already took out a couple bushes in the front I'd been meaning to, also have some clearing in the back to do and my mom ordered me a small greenhouse to put together...
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That's a different type of yard work, more driveway work
I mean, you could clear the yard too if you really wanted
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I'm OK with the snow. Nobody wants to come up here. So we are so far, reported COVID free.
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