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    More: Awkward, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Alimony, Marriage, court documents, Divorce, great deal of thought  
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4 days ago  
It sounds like neither one of them want to "fix" it, subby.

By any measure, a 27-year marriage that includes raising three children and starting one of the world's largest and most impactful foundations is a successful one. People are allowed to grow apart and there are no awards in life for pretending that's not the case when it is. It sounds like they're being civilized adults about this entire process and are parting ways, if not as friends, then at least as two human beings who can still work and co-exist together. That's far better than most people ever manage.
 
4 days ago  
IANAL, but isn't that pretty much one of the legal standards used in divorce?
 
4 days ago  

Unobtanium: IANAL, but isn't that pretty much one of the legal standards used in divorce?


Isn't that an Apple product?
 
4 days ago  
He caught her using Linux, you just can't get back trust after losing it like that.
 
4 days ago  
IT Crowd - Have You Tried Turning It Off And On Again? [720p]
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4 days ago  
If he agrees to it, restart him in Safe Mode /no networking and see how that works.
 
4 days ago  

Unobtanium: IANAL, but isn't that pretty much one of the legal standards used in divorce?


I ANAL was one of the points of contention in their marriage.
 
4 days ago  
He's pissed she talked about the microchips on this week's Last Week Tonight.
 
4 days ago  

Unobtanium: IANAL, but isn't that pretty much one of the legal standards used in divorce?


Yep, it's preprinted on the forms.
 
4 days ago  
I wonder how often it is that simply, I have all the money i'll ever need, is in fact the biggest reason such relationships grow apart?
Basically when you feel you need your friends/partner/family/whatever, you put effort in the MAINTENANCE efforts of that relationship.So as time goes on, you do wind up still growing together in certain ways and keeping a strong bond relationship going, even if your growths are not just one in the same all the time but divergent in ways.But as other people represent less and less of a real need in life, i find most people do tend to put less and less effort into their part of keeping up relationships.had they remained a little "hungry" so as to not feel too much autonomy from other people, maybe they would still have some kind of bond that mattered to them.
 
4 days ago  
But enough about America....
 
4 days ago  
I'm really worried about how they're going to get by once they split up their meager assets - I mean, if you have separate households, you nearly double all your living expenses.  Could you imagine having to try and get by with only $65 Billion (assuming they split evenly)?  Good luck to both Bill and Melinda, thoughts and prayers are with you.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
Bill knew about our pandemic issue in 2015

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4 days ago  

Pocket Ninja: It sounds like neither one of them want to "fix" it, subby.

By any measure, a 27-year marriage that includes raising three children and starting one of the world's largest and most impactful foundations is a successful one. People are allowed to grow apart and there are no awards in life for pretending that's not the case when it is. It sounds like they're being civilized adults about this entire process and are parting ways, if not as friends, then at least as two human beings who can still work and co-exist together. That's far better than most people ever manage.


Get the fkck outta here with your facts, pleasantries and common sense.

Bring back the bitter, jaded, angry Pocket Ninja we all know and love....

PN!!PN!!PN!!PN!!PN!!PN!!
 
4 days ago  
So is Bill going to get the latest model to replace her?
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
When something breaks, I prefer to turn it on then back off forever. Then I buy a new one.

/ Not really.
// I'll invest uneconomical amounts of time repairing it
/// As a result, almost everything I own is ancient
 
4 days ago  
maybe he quit because she looks like that jenner guy...
 
4 days ago  
So they couldn't restore their marriage to the last time it worked properly?
 
4 days ago  
Well there's your problem...

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4 days ago  
It's incredibly medieval how big an effect this marriage will have on the global economy and health with the fallout of splitting/pivoting/liquidating their foundation. I thought we got rid of the Hapsburgs.
 
4 days ago  
I see the PR teams are still getting thier money's worrh
 
4 days ago  

Tr0mBoNe: It's incredibly medieval how big an effect this marriage will have on the global economy and health with the fallout of splitting/pivoting/liquidating their foundation. I thought we got rid of the Hapsburgs.


They're not splitting the foundation. Also, they don't own the foundation, it's a nonprofit entity in its own right.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
Maybe a failure to turn it on was the problem
 
4 days ago  
She gets remarried within a year.

//call me
 
4 days ago  
Good thing the daughter released a statement. When my parents were divorced I thought about releasing a statement but I thought that seemed a little fuqing stupid. Who knew?
 
4 days ago  

Tr0mBoNe: It's incredibly medieval how big an effect this marriage will have on the global economy and health with the fallout of splitting/pivoting/liquidating their foundation. I thought we got rid of the Hapsburgs.


It's not going away, or splitting, first.  Second, the few billion/year it provides is a rounding error compared to total spending on global health.  They target it better than governments do, because they're smarter than governments, but the US alone could replace all the funding that the Gates foundation does by catching rounding errors in this years health spending, much less the world.  For instance, it's on the order of 1/1500th of the us annual budget.  I'm not saying it's nothing, but the idea that somehow their whims control the health of the world, or the world economy, is ludicrous.
 
4 days ago  
I'm pretty sure it began to turn sour with Windows ME, but Windows 8 is what finally pushed it over the edge into a fast tailspin.
 
4 days ago  

BadCosmonaut: She gets remarried within a year.

//call me


She was already seen with another man apparently:

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4 days ago  
Never let the balls get dusty underneath. The pointer never works quite the same again.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  

BadCosmonaut: She gets remarried within a year.

//call me


I'd get in line too. I mean, the odds are better than the Lottery, right?? 

Shoot, I'd dig up the corpse of Helen Thomas and bone her if there were this much money on the line.

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4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
Can someone please verify this, but it looks like ONE of them bankrolled a "Math is Racist" group with the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and the other does not approve.

https://mynorthwest.com/2604518/rantz​-​bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation-bank​rolls-math-is-racist-lunacy/?
 
4 days ago  

Solty Dog: So is Bill going to get the latest model to replace her?


He'll give her more ram. (If you know what I mean)
 
4 days ago  
Marriage for life is silly.  People literally change themselves physically every 10 years (look up how often our cells regenerate if you don't understand the reference).  We change tastes of what we eat and drink.  Why not just accept that marriage doesn't work the way religious people want it to?

Be 100% dedicated to the one you're with but be okay that things WILL change and you will be 100% dedicated to someone else for a while.  If you stay with one person forever, great, you're the freak/outlier/exception.
 
4 days ago  

WhoGAS: Marriage for life is silly.  People literally change themselves physically every 10 years (look up how often our cells regenerate if you don't understand the reference).  We change tastes of what we eat and drink.  Why not just accept that marriage doesn't work the way religious people want it to?

Be 100% dedicated to the one you're with but be okay that things WILL change and you will be 100% dedicated to someone else for a while.  If you stay with one person forever, great, you're the freak/outlier/exception.


It made sense back when we died in our 40ies.
 
4 days ago  
When you have that much money

You can just rent a husband.
 
4 days ago  

WhoGAS: Marriage for life is silly.  People literally change themselves physically every 10 years (look up how often our cells regenerate if you don't understand the reference).  We change tastes of what we eat and drink.  Why not just accept that marriage doesn't work the way religious people want it to?

Be 100% dedicated to the one you're with but be okay that things WILL change and you will be 100% dedicated to someone else for a while.  If you stay with one person forever, great, you're the freak/outlier/exception.


If you physically change yourself every ten years, then why aren't you regaining youth?*

If I truly believe that I only live once, that life is short and that the aim is "happiness", then why would I stay with a really sick or terminally sick partner?
Or parent, for that matter?
Love? Isn't that like bunch of silly hormones and chemicals in our brain?

/going through health matters with the wife now
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  

tdyak: Can someone please verify this, but it looks like ONE of them bankrolled a "Math is Racist" group with the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and the other does not approve.

https://mynorthwest.com/2604518/rantz-​bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation-bank​rolls-math-is-racist-lunacy/?


I don't think a right wing talk show host would be the best source of this information.
 
4 days ago  

Unobtanium: IANAL, but isn't that pretty much one of the legal standards used in divorce?


Yes. Been there, done that, got several t-shirts. And my living ex's talk to me as a friend, too.
 
4 days ago  
Jokes aside, it felt weird just now being a spectator to something as private, personal (and probably painful) as a divorce.

/and I used to make fun of people that follow celebrity news ;|
 
4 days ago  

DesertCoyote: tdyak: Can someone please verify this, but it looks like ONE of them bankrolled a "Math is Racist" group with the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and the other does not approve.

https://mynorthwest.com/2604518/rantz-​bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation-bank​rolls-math-is-racist-lunacy/?

I don't think a right wing talk show host would be the best source of this information.


I think KTTH is the station for people who think KIRO-FM is too liberal.
 
4 days ago  
This pre-nup is iron clad tho....

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3 days ago  
LOL, submitter.
 
3 days ago  
It wasn't just his company that was micro and soft.
 
3 days ago  

Gordon Bennett: It wasn't just his company that was micro and soft.


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