Anyone feel safe flying yet? Mother is insisting I fly instead of renting a car for holidays. I don’t see the point in risking my health.

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How bad are the working hours at London’s top agencies (Uncommon, Mother, WK etc) in this pandemic? I’ve heard stories of people with complete Zoom burnout.

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Mother opened a Roth IRA at 61. What would be best for her to invest into at this age ? She’s not putting a lot in but has very little retirement in general. Would be something to occasionally dip int… more

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There was a time, not too long ago, when I was so legendarily disruptive that clients called me the “Disruptive Desperado” or “Doctor Disruptor.” Some even said, “heyooo, there he is, DD. My man.” Alt… more

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So our agency has just decided to not credit anyone on the work moving forward. This is a network agency at a giant holding company. Not a Mother, W+K or Uncommon. Feels like a cynical move to make th… more

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Mother put my sibling and I’s names on the title of her house. My mother now wants to transfer her portion to me. What is this called and how do we go about doing this?

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The only series I’ve ever successfully watched (and re-watched tbh) are: How I Met Your Mother and Dexter. Apart from these, I rarely watch TV. I feel like it says something about me but I can’t put i… more

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We recently found out that our daughter has a genetic condition that may lead to intellectual disability as she grows older. Obviously, the news changed everything for us and my wife decided to leave … more

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I would like to share my situation and use some advice. Second marriage for wife and I and both have a kid each from our first marriages. I have never been able to have any feelings for my step son. … more

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I never worked with Ana and Hermeti Balarin, or at Mother or Wieden. But as a Brazilian immigrant, knowing how hard it is to work speak and live in another culture, I’m freaking proud of seeing a Braz… more

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Mother has a decent nest egg ($3M) and lives in an extremely LCOL area. Currently manages money through RBC, however the fees are a gross operating expense of 0.36%. What do you all recommend? I’m not… more

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Mother superannuated today and was able to watch her farewell speech. Feeling very emotional (i.e. tearing up at midday) as I recall our humble beginnings and how much my middle class family has sacri… more

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Hey Fishies, I'm planning a road trip up and down the East Coast from March 21-April 15th! If you or a family member have an Airbnb, Mother in Law suite, etc, etc and would like some extra cash pl… more

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Looking at agencies that have offices worldwide and so far seeing McCann, TWBA, Publicis, Mother, Ogilvy. Are there some that outweigh the others? Maybe agencies that I may be missing that are great b… more

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Mother superannuated today and was able to watch her farewell speech. Feeling very emotional (i.e. tearing up at midday) as I recall our humble beginnings and how much my middle class family has sacri… more

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So lesson learned. Do not use Barney gif from How I met your Mother when IMing on Microsoft teams. Totally forgot the character persona on that show and the gif... was a great reminder.... 🤡

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Thoughts on Mother?

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Return leg of my first work travel in 18 months went from a 5 hour travel day to a 12 hour travel day due to Mother Nature and staffing. I no longer miss traveling. /rant 🤡

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I really want a baby. Im 24 and far from getting married anytime soon so it’s probably going to happen in my early 30s (if I’m being real) but is this normal? Is Mother Nature telling me now is the be… more

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Do agencies like Mother and 72andsunny post jobs on LinkedIn or is the hiring process more internal? Never see any job alerts

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Anyone know who the Mother NY recruiter is?

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Thoughts about Mother NYC

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Any father / Mother and son / daughter duo where both turned out to be exceptional icons in the same field but the son / daughter surpassed their parent.

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Signs I’ve been working too hard: I saw a vanity license plate today “K8S MOM” and the first thing I thought was “Kubernetes has a Mother?”

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a Mother ran into my classroom screaming & demanding I postpone a 3rd gd math test because SHE was too stressed about it and didn't feel her son was prepared. I said no and she LOST it. What d… more

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Mother LA recruiter?

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Mother NY (or any location tbh)... what’s their culture and senior leadership like? I feel like they’re unsung heroes of the ad world but that may just me being naive.

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“The longer I put off starting my own firm, the longer it can remain a dream and not something I screwed up at.” — Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother

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Mother is 60 with very little retirement or savings and will require assistance from myself and siblings to survive. Does it make sense to put money into a Roth IRA at this point for her ? She will pr… more

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Super random question. Mother has a TON of shotgun ammo in California at her home from my late step father. She wants it gone and I want it. I currently live in Texas and have no idea how the royal he… more

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To all 🐠 ladies in here! Do you all care if the engagement ring is “lab created” and not a natural diamond produced by our Mother Nature?

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just passed the Mother NY office and the building is for rent. Mother people are you WFHforever?

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Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned li… more

Anyone here live in Cali? I’m seriously needing a vacation and was hoping to rent an RV and do the Pacific Coast Highway. No hotels no restaurants no interaction with anyone except Mother Nature.

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