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Re: Absolutely Useless Facts About Yourself, No One Cares About

Post by FredS » Thu May 21, 2020 5:57 pm

I just had a Seinfeld moment with U-Haul over the phone. A few days ago, I reserved a car hauler for this weekend, and I just got a message that I was good to go, but the pick-up location is in a different town, thirty miles away, via a toll-road.

"The reservation was made a week before the scheduled pick-up, can't you have somebody take it to where I need it?"

"Sorry sir, that's not possible."

Oh well, maybe I'll stop by and have a smoke with fezzik092 when I'm in Topeka-friggin-Kansas!

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Post by DepartedLight » Thu May 21, 2020 6:07 pm

I took PTO today. Only had to power up the work lap top twice for maybe 20 mins. each time. Not too bad.
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Re: Absolutely Useless Facts About Yourself, No One Cares About

Post by fezzik092 » Thu May 21, 2020 8:26 pm

FredS wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:57 pm
I just had a Seinfeld moment with U-Haul over the phone. A few days ago, I reserved a car hauler for this weekend, and I just got a message that I was good to go, but the pick-up location is in a different town, thirty miles away, via a toll-road.

"The reservation was made a week before the scheduled pick-up, can't you have somebody take it to where I need it?"

"Sorry sir, that's not possible."

Oh well, maybe I'll stop by and have a smoke with fezzik092 when I'm in Topeka-friggin-Kansas!

Wouldn't be the first time I helped with an impromptu move!
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Post by FredS » Thu May 21, 2020 8:42 pm

fezzik092 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 8:26 pm
FredS wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:57 pm
I just had a Seinfeld moment with U-Haul over the phone. A few days ago, I reserved a car hauler for this weekend, and I just got a message that I was good to go, but the pick-up location is in a different town, thirty miles away, via a toll-road.

"The reservation was made a week before the scheduled pick-up, can't you have somebody take it to where I need it?"

"Sorry sir, that's not possible."

Oh well, maybe I'll stop by and have a smoke with fezzik092 when I'm in Topeka-friggin-Kansas!
Wouldn't be the first time I helped with an impromptu move!
My hot rod's been setting in a garage by herself back there for almost three years. My Colorado brother and I are going to Lawrence to retrieve some of my dad's tools before his widow sells the house and he offered to take his truck if I wanted to drag the car home. I can't wait to rip up some twisty mountain roads this summer!
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"One of the things I love about CPS is the frank and enthusiastic dysfunction here. God help me, I do love it so." – OldWorldSwine

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Post by sweetandsour » Thu May 21, 2020 10:21 pm

I fished yesterday afternoon with my grandson and we caught and released 11 bass.
I played golf this morning and tied for second, winning $7.50, which paid for my lunch.
Yesterday afternoon a truck with a kayak on the roof pulled over onto the shoulder of the hwy, so I pulled over to see if I could help. I got out of my truck and walked back to his truck,. The young man got out and pretty much ignored me. You out of gas?, I asked. No I'm good, was his reply without looking at me. Well good luck then, I said, and got back into my truck, lit my pipe, pulled back onto the hwy and drove away.
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Post by Fainn » Thu May 21, 2020 11:19 pm

My wife broke my Batman mug that I used for my shaving soap. I have no idea how to proceed with her.
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Post by Sir Moose » Fri May 22, 2020 2:27 am

I forgot to eat dinner tonight.
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Post by hugodrax » Fri May 22, 2020 6:54 am

Fainn wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 11:19 pm
My wife broke my Batman mug that I used for my shaving soap. I have no idea how to proceed with her.
I don’t know about the rest of you guys, but I’m on tenterhooks waiting to learn how Fainn proceeds.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri May 22, 2020 7:24 am

FredS wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 8:42 pm
fezzik092 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 8:26 pm
FredS wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:57 pm
I just had a Seinfeld moment with U-Haul over the phone. A few days ago, I reserved a car hauler for this weekend, and I just got a message that I was good to go, but the pick-up location is in a different town, thirty miles away, via a toll-road.

"The reservation was made a week before the scheduled pick-up, can't you have somebody take it to where I need it?"

"Sorry sir, that's not possible."

Oh well, maybe I'll stop by and have a smoke with fezzik092 when I'm in Topeka-friggin-Kansas!
Wouldn't be the first time I helped with an impromptu move!
My hot rod's been setting in a garage by herself back there for almost three years. My Colorado brother and I are going to Lawrence to retrieve some of my dad's tools before his widow sells the house and he offered to take his truck if I wanted to drag the car home. I can't wait to rip up some twisty mountain roads this summer!
Trailridge! -- Jackets required, altitude acclimation recommended.

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Post by FredS » Fri May 22, 2020 7:35 am

Trailridge would be fun because it's a beautiful drive, but it's a low-speed road crowded with people who aren't accustomed to driving in the mountains. Besides, RMNP is closed.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri May 22, 2020 8:21 am

FredS wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 7:35 am
Trailridge would be fun because it's a beautiful drive, but it's a low-speed road crowded with people who aren't accustomed to driving in the mountains. Besides, RMNP is closed.
It's not summer yet.

In summer it still looks like this:
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If you're looking for speed.... aaah... The Race to the Clouds comes to mind but that's competitive and I'm not sure what the qualifications are to enter.

I know of some nice roads farther from you...

Berthoud pass ... except there are bound to be some folks from flatlands with nervous driving...
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Trough road... that'd be fun... and low traffic.
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Post by FredS » Fri May 22, 2020 10:29 am

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Highway 14 from Ted's place up to Cameron Pass - 5,200' to 10,200' elevation. I know the bottom half (the most twisty part) like the back of my hand.

Regarding the Race To the Clouds - - - I plan to be there as a spectator this year. Have you ever been to it? I'm looking for some insider info as to some good spots for spectating.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri May 22, 2020 10:59 am

FredS wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 10:29 am
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Highway 14 from Ted's place up to Cameron Pass - 5,200' to 10,200' elevation. I know the bottom half (the most twisty part) like the back of my hand.

Regarding the Race To the Clouds - - - I plan to be there as a spectator this year. Have you ever been to it? I'm looking for some insider info as to some good spots for spectating.
I've actually not been to that race-- I've seen footage.


The Ted's place up to Cameron Pass looks good. I have a friend in Ft. Collins (hadn't heard from him in a weeks-- I need to check up on him)-- he may know of some other interesting roads.
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Post by FredS » Fri May 22, 2020 2:06 pm

The Mexican roofers working across the road are playing loud music. It all sounds the same to me, and it all sounds fun. TGIF and Happy Veintidós de Mayo!
:chili:

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Post by hugodrax » Fri May 22, 2020 2:55 pm

FredS wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 2:06 pm
The Mexican roofers working across the road are playing loud music. It all sounds the same to me, and it all sounds fun. TGIF and Happy Veintidós de Mayo!
:chili:

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Hah, that was my favorite day last summer. The roofers van broke down in my driveway and I had one of their tecate's while listening to their music and watching them fix it. Good fellows and a happy memory.
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Post by FredS » Fri May 22, 2020 4:38 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 2:55 pm
FredS wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 2:06 pm
The Mexican roofers working across the road are playing loud music. It all sounds the same to me, and it all sounds fun. TGIF and Happy Veintidós de Mayo!
:chili:

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Hah, that was my favorite day last summer. The roofers van broke down in my driveway and I had one of their tecate's while listening to their music and watching them fix it. Good fellows and a happy memory.
They're building new houses around me. The electricians are white and they play bro country. I'm not a fan.
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Post by AnungUnRama » Fri May 22, 2020 6:52 pm

FredS wrote:
hugodrax wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 2:55 pm
FredS wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 2:06 pm
The Mexican roofers working across the road are playing loud music. It all sounds the same to me, and it all sounds fun. TGIF and Happy Veintidós de Mayo!
:chili:

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Hah, that was my favorite day last summer. The roofers van broke down in my driveway and I had one of their tecate's while listening to their music and watching them fix it. Good fellows and a happy memory.
They're building new houses around me. The electricians are white and they play bro country. I'm not a fan.
Ugh. Bro country. "There's been an awful murder down on music row!"

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Post by Hovannes » Fri May 22, 2020 7:56 pm

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Post by Fainn » Sat May 23, 2020 9:22 pm

You rarely recognize the happiest moments of your life until they have passed. I was able to recognize of them while it was happening yesterday. I was laying on the couch with my eyes closed. Solomon climbed on top of me, closed his eyes, and laid his head next to mine.
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