Absolutely Useless Facts About Yourself, No One Cares About

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

Post by DepartedLight » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:38 pm

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I was on Brand X social media site where I had purchased an item from one of the advertisers there.

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I just got one of these. It's from Satan. It's NOT a training tool. It's designed to thwart K-9 attack by zapping the dog with seriously high amounts of sound and energy. Attacking dog says holy [censored] and runs far away. Do you really want to use this product to keep Spot out of the leather chair?

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Yeah he's a rescue pup. Thanks loads.

I'll use this on that little yipping [censored] next door. 20 feet from my fence line and sitting quietly?

It stays away from the fence or it gets the Voice of Satan again.

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Post by Fainn » Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:59 pm

I was just wondering besides RevThom and myself, who among us has pierced ears or other body parts?
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Post by coco » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:26 pm

Fainn wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:59 pm
I was just wondering besides RevThom and myself, who among us has pierced ears or other body parts?
I pierced my finger with a nail gun once.
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Post by Jocose » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:29 pm

coco wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:26 pm
Fainn wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:59 pm
I was just wondering besides RevThom and myself, who among us has pierced ears or other body parts?
I pierced my finger with a nail gun once.
I've put at least a half dozen framing screws through my hands/fingers.
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Re: Absolutely Useless Facts About Yourself, No One Cares About

Post by 424cat » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:33 am

I'm on the computer right now reading CPS, thinking I should go to the patio and smoke my pipe.
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Post by Fainn » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:36 am

Was all set to go to church, making great time. Could have even showed up early. But I forgot to pick up some WD-40 this weekend and have an expired tag with rusted bolts so I am on CPS. Any suggestions that doesn't require WD-40?
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Post by DepartedLight » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:41 am

In 20 minutes we start a major SW patch for Client Dude. I have a bad feeling about this.
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Post by DepartedLight » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:41 am

Fainn wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:36 am
Was all set to go to church, making great time. Could have even showed up early. But I forgot to pick up some WD-40 this weekend and have an expired tag with rusted bolts so I am on CPS. Any suggestions that doesn't require WD-40?
acetylene torch
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Post by sweetandsour » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:11 am

Jocose wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:29 pm
coco wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:26 pm
Fainn wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:59 pm
I was just wondering besides RevThom and myself, who among us has pierced ears or other body parts?
I pierced my finger with a nail gun once.
I've put at least a half dozen framing screws through my hands/fingers.
I've pierced my ears a few times with thorns while woodcock or quail hunting. They've always healed up ok though.
I'm old but I'm happy. (Most of the time.)

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Post by sweetandsour » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:14 am

We missed this mornings church service. My wife lost a front tooth, broken off somehow, and she refused to go. I told her to not smile, just grin, but that didn't get far. So, we've listened to two sermons on line so far. Nice, but just not the same as being there.
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Post by Fainn » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:42 am

DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:41 am
Fainn wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:36 am
Was all set to go to church, making great time. Could have even showed up early. But I forgot to pick up some WD-40 this weekend and have an expired tag with rusted bolts so I am on CPS. Any suggestions that doesn't require WD-40?
acetylene torch
Now I have to get WD 40.
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Post by Fainn » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:47 am

Was listening to a sermon. Then he mentioned tithing and winning big with God which is called "gambling".
'You, sir, are a Japanese Eggplant."
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Post by gaining_age » Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:29 pm

Jocose wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:29 pm
coco wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:26 pm
Fainn wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:59 pm
I was just wondering besides RevThom and myself, who among us has pierced ears or other body parts?
I pierced my finger with a nail gun once.
I've put at least a half dozen framing screws through my hands/fingers.
I hit my left index fingernail with a high powered laser once-- it felt like someone had pierced the nail into that soft, tender skin below the fingernail with a needle.
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Post by AnungUnRama » Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:42 pm

We played hookie too but listened to a sermon podcast as well as a couple Adventures in Oddessy episodes.

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Post by Hovannes » Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:11 pm

Around '58-'60 my dad was charged with looking after an elderly widow, whose name I don't remember, who lived down the street. Her garden was important, but when she could no longer care for it she gave my dad a young dwarf lemon tree. By '61 she'd passed away and in '62 dad built a new house for us in the suburbs and transplanted the tree there. The doctor who lived across the street identified the lemon as a Meyer and it must have liked the location between our house and the neighbors, apparently sheltered from frost with with plenty of landscape water to steal. The "climate change" over the past few years has goosed the Meyer into heavy production---I mean heavy.
Lately I've become a very popular fellow in the 'hood because many want my Meyers lemons.
Funny how things work out.
Yeah, it's the middle of January and I'm harvesting lemons---California is like that :lol:
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Post by sweetandsour » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:36 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:11 pm
Around '58-'60 my dad was charged with looking after an elderly widow, whose name I don't remember, who lived down the street. Her garden was important, but when she could no longer care for it she gave my dad a young dwarf lemon tree. By '61 she'd passed away and in '62 dad built a new house for us in the suburbs and transplanted the tree there. The doctor who lived across the street identified the lemon as a Meyer and it must have liked the location between our house and the neighbors, apparently sheltered from frost with with plenty of landscape water to steal. The "climate change" over the past few years has goosed the Meyer into heavy production---I mean heavy.
Lately I've become a very popular fellow in the 'hood because many want my Meyers lemons.
Funny how things work out.
Yeah, it's the middle of January and I'm harvesting lemons---California is like that :lol:
Our two Meyers lemon trees are both covered with blooms. One has leaves also, however the other doesn't. Haven't yet figured out why.
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Post by FredS » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:33 pm

sweetandsour wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:11 am
Jocose wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:29 pm
coco wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:26 pm
Fainn wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:59 pm
I was just wondering besides RevThom and myself, who among us has pierced ears or other body parts?
I pierced my finger with a nail gun once.
I've put at least a half dozen framing screws through my hands/fingers.
I've pierced my ears a few times with thorns while woodcock or quail hunting. They've always healed up ok though.
I wore an ear ring in the 80's when it was still a little on the edge. When I started seeing guys 10-15 years older than me wearing them I realized the cool had worn off.

(Left ear, in case you're wondering.)
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Post by JimVH » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:46 pm

I pierced my ear drum once.

Before it was cool.
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Post by hugodrax » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:59 pm

Cassoulet overload.
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Post by DepartedLight » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:01 pm

JimVH wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:46 pm
I pierced my ear drum once.

Before it was cool.
1968 ear drum pierced for this kid. And verified by my physical this month.

Whatchew got, old man?

Hoping it's good and involves chili.
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