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Post by Sir Moose » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:45 pm

I was re-reading the goofy Washington law about shipping tobacco being a felony and noticed something. It only applies to tobacco that has been "ordered or purchased by mail or through the internet." In other words, I actually can get pipe tobacco shipped as long as it's not a purchase or an order. I may have to start eyeballing box passes a bit closer.
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Post by sweetandsour » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:01 pm

Two different cars pulled out in front of me this morning. So my wife said there will be crazy drivers all day. Why?, I asked. "Because", she replied, when she worked at a Hallmark store, if the first customer bought balloons, they would sell balloons all day or until they ran out. If a card sold first, they'd sell cards all day. "It's a Hallmark store", I said; they're supposed to sell cards and balloons.
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Post by ReverendThom » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:53 am

Sir Moose wrote:I was re-reading the goofy Washington law about shipping tobacco being a felony and noticed something. It only applies to tobacco that has been "ordered or purchased by mail or through the internet." In other words, I actually can get pipe tobacco shipped as long as it's not a purchase or an order. I may have to start eyeballing box passes a bit closer.
No mention of purchasing by phone either. Loophole!

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Post by Thunktank » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm

I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.

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Post by JimVH » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm

Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!

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Post by coco » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:58 pm

JimVH wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!
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Post by DepartedLight » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 pm

JimVH wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!
Yes. We want names.
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Post by FredS » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:16 pm

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Post by Hovannes » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:18 pm

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Post by Gabriel » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:32 pm

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Post by Thunktank » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:27 am

DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 pm
JimVH wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!
Yes. We want names.
Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urbane, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean and I don’t know names for this weekend yet, but my wife said we were going. :)

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Post by JimVH » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:35 am

Thunktank wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:27 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 pm
JimVH wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!
Yes. We want names.
Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urbane, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean and I don’t know names for this weekend yet, but my wife said we were going. :)
Big names. Sounds like fun. Enjoy.

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Post by Thunktank » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:30 am

JimVH wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:35 am
Thunktank wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:27 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 pm
JimVH wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!
Yes. We want names.
Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urbane, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean and I don’t know names for this weekend yet, but my wife said we were going. :)
Big names. Sounds like fun. Enjoy.
It was fun and free!

The festival this weekend will have a lot more local artists. I also like those.

Now that the kids are older, my wife and I get to go out a lot again, with friends too!

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Post by DepartedLight » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:00 am

It's a beautiful cool morning here and a client cutover last night went boobies up. I love the smell of escalation at dawn.
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Post by durangopipe » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:13 pm

Thunktank wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:30 am
JimVH wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:35 am
Thunktank wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:27 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 pm
JimVH wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!
Yes. We want names.
Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urbane, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean and I don’t know names for this weekend yet, but my wife said we were going. :)
Big names. Sounds like fun. Enjoy.
It was fun and free!

The festival this weekend will have a lot more local artists. I also like those.

Now that the kids are older, my wife and I get to go out a lot again, with friends too!

Kieth Urbane sounds like a metrosexual parody of Kieth Urban.
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Post by JimVH » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:19 pm

Thunktank wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:30 am
JimVH wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:35 am
Thunktank wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:27 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:21 pm
JimVH wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Thunktank wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I’ve been to a country music concert every week for the past month. I’m going to a country music festival this Sunday too.
Names, we want names!
Yes. We want names.
Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urbane, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean and I don’t know names for this weekend yet, but my wife said we were going. :)
Big names. Sounds like fun. Enjoy.
It was fun and free!

The festival this weekend will have a lot more local artists. I also like those.

Now that the kids are older, my wife and I get to go out a lot again, with friends too!
Local and regional talent are the ones I usually seek out.

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Post by sweetandsour » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:49 pm

I'm gonna sell my golf clubs, my boat, rods, reels, and guns, and cash in everything I've got, and start over.

Keeping a couple pipes and the McClellands though.

And my dog.

And my wife too I guess.
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Post by Hovannes » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:50 pm

I had exhibitor's tickets and an employee parking pass so I took my bride to the Fair this morning.
We had lots of fun for not much $$.
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