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Every week distressed people from around the world submit their most pressing questions to the New York Times Social Q’s column, hoping that the master of social etiquette over at the Times will be able to solve their issues. Some concerns are valid: how much is enough to chip in for a co-workers birthday; how to deal with a mother-in-law who has never sent her grandchild a gift, but more often they’re just completely absurd. From a pet-sitter who can’t keep a secret to a roommate with toenails so long they resemble claws, here are some Social Q’s submissions so ridiculous that they have to be true.
State the obvious: escaping to the Hamptons every weekend is a luxury that not everyone can afford. This is an essential part of its appeal and, as bloggers, that "not everyone" includes us. Yet here we are! How, you ask? Well, as our name would suggest, by being guests. Good guests. More»
[It sure was a fun weekend, but will these guests be invited back? More photos HERE] Last year, you were invited to the Hamptons almost every weekend, and this year, despite all your hinting, you haven't been asked once. Strange? Not really; you were probably a really horrible houseguest. Check out our list of terrible house guest traits, and if you recognize any in yourself, you might want to work on perfecting your guesting before next summer.
1. You didn't bring or rent your own car. More»
Monday, December 9
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