The rant thread...

Discussion in 'The Water Cooler' started by buckeye, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. virginiashadow

    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    The new USA. I was talking to a co worker of mine this morning. About a 40yr old hard working lady originally from WV. So ticked about this government handing out checks. We narrowed it down...work hard. Stay out of trouble. Repeat. Have a good life in America. If you fail at those two things then that is on you.
     
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  2. Shocker99

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    Uncle Joe will take care of us. We are in good hands.
     
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    Well that blows!

    I'm leaving for Vegas on Saturday morning. I'll have a few extra beverages in your honor.
     
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    Masks are required for employees in casinos - vaccinated or not. That's all they've done so far.

    I think we may squeak in before it gets too bad.
     
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    Guess who delivered a package to my porch chair this afternoon...he was so quiet not even the dog heard him...Lol Hopefully one trained new UPS guy, he may get a Christmas gift yet...we'll see
     
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    Jumping off the back of the boat in to the river to cool off. getting back aboard to realize the $200 Costa's were still on your face when you jumped in....


    THAT RANT
     
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    Oakleys, ray bans, maui jims, costa’s. Lost em all either in the water or under the influence. Now i just buy any of the $15 polarized fishing glasses from wally world. I will not spend another 2 bills on something i obviously do not appreciate enough
     
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    I may or may not have been half in the bag when I heard that report.
     
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    I have a pair of some kind of polorized glasses but the tone is rose colored seems pretty fitting when I seriously fish.
     
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    cls74 Legendary Woodsman

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    I lost a good pair of Oakley's on the Current River jumping off the canoe with them on top of my head. Was about 3 stops later I realized it. Ever since then I go to the dollar store and buy 6 or 7 pair of the better looking pairs to take.

    Have had my current Oakley's over 2 years now and just ordered replacement nose piece for them earlier this week.

    I used to go through $10-20 gas station sunglasses like alcoholic beverages on the weekends. Usually because of consuming the latter, but it was guaranteed I could knock them off my head and step on them a millisecond later :lol:
     
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    I’m on my fourth pair of Costas now.

    My first pair fell off my shirt and got ran over by a pickup in deer camp.

    My second pair got lost on the road because I took them off and set them on the side step of my truck and drove off.

    I still have my third pair but three years ago I set them on my bumper to get my gear ready for a hunt and then promptly dropped the tailgate on them and cracked one lens. I still have them and for about $100 I could get them repaired which I might do.

    My son bought me my fourth pair two years ago and they are still with me.

    I used to burn through inexpensive polarized glasses for fishing, but when it comes to fishing glasses you can’t beat Costas with 580 glass lenses.
     
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    I still have my Ray Ban Wayfarers from back in the early '80's. They are my 2nd pair. I lost the 1st pair water skiing while drunk. Didn't think I'd wipe out. Lesson learned. I've had these sunglasses for almost 40 years and they still work great.
     
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    Think you lose sunglasses? Wait till you need reading glasses. Broken or lost they have a 3 week life expectancy.
     
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    Just discovered that the hit song Angel Eyes sang by Jeff Healey was not written by him. What kind of a-hole writes a song about angel eyes and decides I want this recorded by a blind guy.
     
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    my wedding ring is sitting on the bottom of the Fox River. Jumped in whilst tube floating, had a grip on the handle but I was over a deep spot and went all the way under. Ring popped off my finger and I knew it was gone instantly.

    I went to the jewelers and bought an exact replacement, Mrs. Noodles would have been none the wiser but I decided to to the Right Thing and tell her, thinking that she would see the virtue in my honesty.

    I would not make the same choice again.
     
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    Are you saying that telling your wife the truth caused more trouble?



     
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    Whaaa:jaw:...? Wow, some kind of jerk right there fo'sho'
     
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    I can not shop at Costco anymore:bigcry:

    Yesterday I was at Costco buying a large bag of Purina One dog chow for my loyal pet, Jersey , the Wonder Dog, which weighs 85 lbs. I was in the check-out line when a woman behind me asked if I had a dog. What did she think I had an elephant? So on impulse I told her that no, I didn't have a dog, I was starting the Purina Diet again. I added that I probably shouldn't, because I ended up in the hospital last time, but that I'd lost 50 pounds before I awakened in an intensive care ward with tubes coming out of most of my orifices and IVs in both arms.

    I told her that it was essentially a Perfect Diet and that the way that it works is, to load your jacket pockets with Purina Nuggets and simply eat one or two every time you feel hungry. The food is nutritionally complete so it works well and I was going to try it again. (I have to mention here that practically everyone in line was now enthralled with my story.)

    Horrified, she asked if I ended up in intensive care, because the dog food poisoned me. I told her no, I stopped to Pee on a Fire Hydrant and a car hit me,

    I thought the guy behind her was going to have a heart attack he was laughing so hard.

    For some reason Costco won't let me shop there anymore.
     
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    Yes, I am saying just that. She has trained me to lie.
    Good job, honey.

    As to that song, that was brilliant.
     
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    At least I did not piss my pants like I did when I got hit by the car.

    Pissed off the wife did ya?
     

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