The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:50 am

mmmmm that looks good!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:16 pm

illy dilly wrote:......
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Most of the racers would quit after the first time they got knocked of their feet.
All the parents and younger kids watch, laugh, and cheer.
This would go one for 10 minutes or so. Then who ever got to the truck first, or maybe the first 3, would get some sort of prize.
There was always a few people that got pretty screwed up, chipped teeth, or fell cut them selves on something in the grass, twisted ankles, concussions from falling wrong. The best part is, that even though all sorts of folks got hurt, it went on every year from when I was really little tell I was about 14 or so.


Ahhh I remember that world. In some ways I liked it so much. Judges laughed stupid court cases out of Court, Police cared about respect and didn't demand it, First place meant something, Cheating was a social taboo. Gas was cheep and smelled good. We played board games and held conversations. I was 13 when I first bought a tin of Black powder at the hardware store, The shop keeper winked at at me as he asked "That's for your Grandpa, Right?"
yeah, never really thought I'd say "Those were the good old days"
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:43 pm

knowmad wrote:Judges laughed stupid court cases out of Court,

Be careful what you wish for, some of those stupid court cases concerned minorities rights--women, gblt, racial, and no one would believe that a scoutmaster or priest would rape a child.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:45 pm

knowmad wrote:Police cared about respect and didn't demand it...

Yeah, if you were normal or at least white.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:46 pm

So fucking heart warming.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:20 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:
knowmad wrote:Police cared about respect and didn't demand it...

Yeah, if you were normal or at least white.


Truth. Don't ask my father about the "good old days" either. African-American child of the Depression. I hardly need go on for anyone to imagine the stuff he's seen.

ANYWAY . . . :coffee:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:00 pm

Savannah, I am a child of the Depression of the 30's and I agree that the so called good old days left much to be desired. Every era has its difficulties.

Back into the NEB for me. Where's LF???
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby pink » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:14 pm

I got my ticket, I'm burning this year! Yay, now I can relax.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:22 pm

Congratulations pink!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:25 pm

well of course all that negative crap was there and perhaps we have gotten better(?) but that wasn't my point. I wasn't saying those types of court cases were laughable, what I was implying was there was a lot more conman sense, and trying to sue your neighbor because his tree blocked your view wasn't even going to happen, Some Cops were and probably always will be dickheads but the majority of them were at least somewhat answerable to the public.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:57 am

Merry Solstice everybody!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:30 am

Merry Solstice indeed. 8) 8) 8)

*starts ECM*

Pink, congrats on getting a ticket!!!

AntiM, ha, I did cookies all day yesterday too! But mine are all for Earth people. Two pounds of butter made into 500 cookies does not seem excessive to me.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:41 am

TDIF and a Merry Solstice to you (((MDF))). We're supposed to have rain here all weekend through Monday. My 7 year old grand daughter will be here on Sunday to play in the clay with me, so that should be fun. Other older grand sons are in town and I expect I'll be seeing them and their girl friends here as well over the weekend. Nice when they are little and when they are grown. Otherwise, a quiet weekend planned. Dives back into the NEB for a few more zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzs.

Hope you guys in the path of that midwest snow storm are all safe and warm.

Cheers

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:55 am

Good Morning !
MDF, what kind of cookies did you bake ? ..sure would like one yumm
almost finished wrapping
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:47 am

*wanders in, makes CCCP*
ah, thanks MDF.
wow, you are the cookie meister!!
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Hi ASD!

I'm cooking an early xmas dinner today, pork roast and lamb chops.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby trilobyte » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:55 am

*pokes in for a moment*

Good morning! Things have been crazy busy (in a good way). Pandorra's off on holiday break and we were doing a bit of running around yesterday and ran into Eric at lunch yesterday, that was fun. Then a late night last night, but still managed to finish up my camp planning docs for 2013. Then up early today, my darling made eggs benedict for a nice posh breakfast. Today should be mostly fun and relaxation and whatnot, followed by a weekend of more of the same.

Big dinner sounds great, Yggy, as do all those cookies!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ^Rhino! » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:55 am

magicmarty wrote:TDIF and a Merry Solstice to you (((MDF))). We're supposed to have rain here all weekend through Monday. My 7 year old grand daughter will be here on Sunday to play in the clay with me, so that should be fun. Other older grand sons are in town and I expect I'll be seeing them and their girl friends here as well over the weekend. Nice when they are little and when they are grown. Otherwise, a quiet weekend planned. Dives back into the NEB for a few more zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzs.

Hope you guys in the path of that midwest snow storm are all safe and warm.

Cheers

(((LF)))


Yo, Magic Marty.....thanks. We got 2" on the ground yesterday, but it's already almost gone. I'm safe and warm. I see my folks on Christmas Day, and my little sister who I haven't seen in 5 years....that'll be great. I hope your weekend is fantastic and your time is filled with great memories.

That goes for ALL of you.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:14 am

Hi Rhino! Scooch over please, I have a book too. And a :coffee: Sorry your snow melted so quick.

ygmir wrote:*wanders in, makes CCCP*
ah, thanks MDF.
wow, you are the cookie meister!!
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Hi ASD!

I'm cooking an early xmas dinner today, pork roast and lamb chops.


8) 8) 8) Some people have meat & potatoes, other people have meat & meat. 8) 8) 8)

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MDF, what kind of cookies did you bake ? ..sure would like one yumm


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby BAS » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:18 am

)Chiming in a little late on the fire-hose discussion.)


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Dr. Pyro » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:19 am

You know Yggy, you don't live very far from me, and I happen to really like lamb chops. Just sayin'.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:40 am

Yes , meat is good ,Yggy, pork roast today ..rare roast beef tomorrow on
But MDF the chocolate chips first please
complex ex fam is in town today so I will be careful..just for one day ..can do that maybe
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby pinemom » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:55 am

Happy Rapture


I now return you to your regularly scheduled drinking!!!!


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:03 pm

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:08 pm

There's one on Fremont Street!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:03 pm

Well here is the end o the world report from out my way. It's raining (big surprise). The The Neighbours cow was bellering for hrs straight then Just keeled over and died. They were kinda freaked out until the husband pointed out the pragmatic thing to do. Hang it and drain it. And at twelve twenty two (one min after I posted 12/21/12 12:21 on my FB) the fire alarm battery died and went off. And my dog is staring at me from out side the window with Blood from ear to ear and a Cows snout in his mouth. (thanks Neighbour :roll: )
I kinda knew the end of the world would be a wired bloody mess.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby BAS » Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:12 pm

The Sun returned to the skies in these parts, indicating that the Gods have forgiven us, and blessed us with a continuance of our miserable, :shock: er, I mean BLESSED lives!
(Plus, we still owe them money, so things CAN'T end just yet...)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:18 pm

*wanders in*
ah, done cooking, eating, and watched a couple of movies......Meat, and meat indeed well, I did make other stuff. (pan fried lamb chops in coconut oil and garlic, pork roast, baked potatoes, roasted elephant garlic, acorn squash, and red onion).
oh, steamed a dungeness crab and shrimp for appetizers.
Home made huckleberry sauce and Tillamook french Vanilla Icecream.......

feels nappy time...........
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:20 pm

Stands in line with plate in hand. :P
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:39 pm

welcome Dougly.....it's the Never Ending Feast........dig in!!
oh yeah, that's roasted Chinese cabbage in the big pan with the roast pork.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:43 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Stands in line with plate in hand. :P


Yeah me too, I love Manly Meat Camp!

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