| O-T Lounge|| re: Simple TOYS that kids love - jguidroz on 12/25/14 at 10:36 am|
| Tech Board|| re: Tech guys: Where you at and what do you do for a living? - jguidroz on 12/18/14 at 10:37 am|
Current job (and last job) is more DevOps focused than anything. In the process of relocating to Oregon.
Previously have done Desktop support, Security Administration, Systems Administration, Network Engineer, Professional Services, Solutions Engineer....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Getting my tonsils and adenoids out soon.. Any advice? - jguidroz on 12/17/14 at 7:37 pm|
Had mine out at 32. No issues and didn't take any pain meds. Eating just sucked for a week or so....
| O-T Lounge|| re: How does one tell if their dog is beginning to get arthritis? - jguidroz on 12/12/14 at 12:18 pm|
<--- He's showing signs of arthritis in his back hips at 11 years old. It got really bad when I left him in at a kennel for two weeks in September. I came back to him barely being able to walk. It took him about two weeks to get back to normal. I started him on Glucosamine twice a day (with meals) t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Pit Bull/Rottweiler Ban - jguidroz on 11/23/14 at 6:47 pm|
[quote]A village in Louisiana has taken the step of banning residents from owning pit bulls and rottweilers[/quote]
Well, I'll make sure to pass through that town when I relocate and let my Rottie take a shite there....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Dbl Spinoff - Stupid Things that Shouldn't Annoy You But Do - jguidroz on 11/22/14 at 8:27 pm|
That the cat constantly changes where she sleeps in the house from week to week. Not so much she changes, but, for instance, one week she'll be fine on the chair, and the next week, she doesn't want to touch the chair like it's lava....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Gift buying for nieces/nephews - jguidroz on 11/22/14 at 8:17 pm|
I usually get my nephew and niece something loud to play with.
I expect full retaliation from my brother if I ever have kids....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Last day of job on 11/26, new start date 12/1 - Do I get paid for Thanksgiving? - jguidroz on 11/11/14 at 4:34 pm|
Company doesn't have to accept your two weeks notice. They could let you go immediately and not pay you those two weeks, but most won't do that....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Last day of job on 11/26, new start date 12/1 - Do I get paid for Thanksgiving? - jguidroz on 11/11/14 at 2:30 pm|
Chalk it up as a lesson learned....
| O-T Lounge|| re: I already miss home - jguidroz on 11/8/14 at 9:49 pm|
It gets better eventually. Then you learn how to relocate better the second try, at least that's what I hope for when I relocate for a new job in the next month or two....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Workout Thread: It's Finally Fall...Y'all. - jguidroz on 11/6/14 at 1:51 pm|
[quote]Did you have to adjust your workouts with the time change?[/quote]
Nope. I'll run in the dark, and the pool is lighted and heated. Any biking I do right now is on the trainer.
[quote]What race/tris/events you got coming up?[/quote]
Mostly road races. No tris until at least May or so....
| Tech Board|| re: More and more retailers are starting to disable the NFC readers in their stores. - jguidroz on 10/28/14 at 11:33 am|
[quote]No, I'll just make sure to swipe Amex..[/quote]
Exactly this. For one, I won't bother shopping at these retailers, but if I have to, I'll still continue to use my credit card as I do now....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Moving Pets Across the Country - jguidroz on 10/21/14 at 6:27 pm|
When I plan on doing this, I'm drugging the cat and flying her to the destination as she gets car sick.
The dog, however, is going to make the road trip across the country with me.
My opinion: drug and fly the cats. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Moving to S. FL - jguidroz on 10/14/14 at 10:57 am|
[quote]I am 33, no kids[/quote]
[quote]It is nearly a 60% pay increase[/quote]
Do it while you can and have the opportunity. If it sucks, find the next opportunity. ...
| Tech Board|| re: ATT / Verizon Switch Numbers - jguidroz on 10/13/14 at 9:32 am|
I will never port my number into an employer's contract again. It was next to impossible to get it out and get a new contract set up....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Home Owners Insurance - Texas (Tarrant County) Cost - Who has better idea? - jguidroz on 5/7/14 at 10:07 am|
While you consider $2300 high, that's low compared to what I have to pay.
And State Farm can go to hell after pulling out of writing policies in LA, even for existing customers....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What type of weights should I buy? - jguidroz on 3/12/14 at 1:23 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Home Owners Insurance - jguidroz on 1/28/14 at 5:10 pm|
:doublebird: to insurance companies and home owners policies in LA.
It was about hell last year trying to get a policy for my house, between having an older house, a "dangerous" breed dog, and being in LA. It was basically a losing battle.
And frick State Farm. They lost my business when they ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Work Life Balance - jguidroz on 1/21/14 at 1:52 pm|
Every job has stress, no matter how much money you make. It's how you deal with the stress.
I work from home with a flexible schedule that affords me time for my extra curricular activities around my work hours. Even with the stress, it's probably the best position I've been in....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Work Life Balance - jguidroz on 1/21/14 at 1:36 pm|
I don't take vacation days as it is, and my company has recently gotten rid of vacation days. Basically now, if you're manager approves it, you can have as much as time off as you want. So yeah, I'll take the money....