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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby motskyroonmatick » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:09 am

It's useful only if you use it.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Bin Noddin » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:11 am

jaycerochester wrote:Colorful zip ties cost the same as milky-clear ones and you can see them if you drop them.

TWEEEEEEEEEEET!!!! FOUL! Jayce, you're a doll, but this tip is not pointless.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby oneeyeddick » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:26 am

It is if you already knew that.

Harbour freight has them too for really cheap, BTW.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby knowmad » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:22 pm

This tip has absolutely no point and might not help at all.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Oldguy » Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:55 pm

My cane has a rounded tip, not a point. Pointless canes are safer. Put a rubber on your pointless tips, even better. Pointless tips covered with rubber will definitely help you.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Patsh » Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:53 pm

Oldguy wrote:My cane has a rounded tip, not a point. Pointless canes are safer. Put a rubber on your pointless tips, even better. Pointless tips covered with rubber will definitely help you.



good point, Oldguy. 8)
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Lassen Forge » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:06 pm

Only go for the three point shot if you can reasonably make it. Which leaves most of you out. DON'T do it.

(Gym coach overheard talking to high school basketball team on the other side of the gym, 1977) :roll:

Ignore the coach - he's old, has no faith in you guys, believe in yourself, see yourself sinking that ball, and you WILL succeed. Practice until you're perfect - kinda like last night!

(Me to one of the guards on the same team, after sneaking over to the guys side of the gym!) :twisted:
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:20 pm

(There is something sweet about the image of a teen-aged BBSue sneaking over to the boys' side of the gym. Of course, there was something tragic about how my jr. high decided to have gym integrated by sex without really coming to terms with the fact of how mixed the whole thing really was. But I'm not going to talk about that.)
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Lassen Forge » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:43 pm

Was one of the good thing about having those huge, built into the wall bleachers that one could sneak behind. I looked at these guys, most of whom were, of course, all full of themselves, and when the coach said that it was like he suckerpunched the lot of them. I guess, for an old WW2 sergeant, it was kinda expected, but still, that was a shitty thing to do to those "young men".

Honestly, up until that point, it was probably the most couraageous thing I had done - get caught on the wrong side of that half court line, you got suspended for 3 days, no ifs ands or buts. And in our family, you may have well just handed me the pistol to do myself in. But I couldn't see them go into that game like a bunch of wounded puppies.

Taught me a LOT about mens egos... 8)
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby FIGJAM » Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:54 pm

Lego my ego!!!!!!! 8)
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Canoe » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:07 pm

Triken wrote:
Oldguy wrote:My cane has a rounded tip, not a point. Pointless canes are safer. Put a rubber on your pointless tips, even better. Pointless tips covered with rubber will definitely help you.

good point, Oldguy. 8)

Actually, it seems rather pointless...
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Trishntek » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:49 pm

Canoe wrote:
Triken wrote:
Oldguy wrote:My cane has a rounded tip, not a point. Pointless canes are safer. Put a rubber on your pointless tips, even better. Pointless tips covered with rubber will definitely help you.

good point, Oldguy. 8)

Actually, it seems rather pointless...


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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby graidawg » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:46 am

if the point is to be pointless then surely that is the point which defeats the point of it in the first place thereby making it pointless. I suppose the best solution is to stop now before my head explodes which while spectacular would indeed be pointless.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby graidawg » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:46 am

look over there :arrow:
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby oneeyeddick » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:40 pm

This guy rarely uses pointed tips.

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Zhust » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:14 pm

Bin Noddin wrote:
jaycerochester wrote:Colorful zip ties cost the same as milky-clear ones and you can see them if you drop them.

TWEEEEEEEEEEET!!!! FOUL! Jayce, you're a doll, but this tip is not pointless.


Oh. Crap.

How about this, then: gasoline has about 31,500 Calories of energy per gallon, so if people ran on gasoline, a Tour de France cyclist would get about 600 MPG.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby moonrise » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:34 pm

Oldguy wrote:My cane has a rounded tip, not a point. Pointless canes are safer. Put a rubber on your pointless tips, even better. Pointless tips covered with rubber will definitely help you.



My rubber came off my tip. Luckily, I brought extra. :oops:


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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby BBadger » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:52 pm

Green lasers (DPSS variety) have crystals in them that need to be warm (but not hot) to get the maximum light out of them. So make sure your green laser pointer is warm enough on the playa.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby knowmad » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:59 pm

oneeyeddick wrote:This guy rarely uses pointed tips.

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby AntiM » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:37 am

knowmad wrote:
oneeyeddick wrote:This guy rarely uses pointed tips.

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JKust found ot my folks have a Bob Ross / Thomas Kinkade dialing for dollars fundraiser painting...

and it just keeps getting wierder!


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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:40 am

If you are blinded by tips and lost in a forest, you can find north by feeling trees for where the moss is. This works in New Zealand, too.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Bin Noddin » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:48 am

jaycerochester wrote:
Bin Noddin wrote:
jaycerochester wrote:Colorful zip ties cost the same as milky-clear ones and you can see them if you drop them.

TWEEEEEEEEEEET!!!! FOUL! Jayce, you're a doll, but this tip is not pointless.


Oh. Crap.

How about this, then: gasoline has about 31,500 Calories of energy per gallon, so if people ran on gasoline, a Tour de France cyclist would get about 600 MPG.


Now THAT is awesomely pointless. I'm going to find Lance Armstrong and offer him an "energy drink"
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby graidawg » Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:48 am

graidawg wrote:look over there :arrow:


in case anyone missed it that was a tipless point
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:46 pm

graidawg wrote:
graidawg wrote:look over there :arrow:


in case anyone missed it that was a tipless point

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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Canoe » Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:28 pm

graidawg wrote:if the point is to be pointless then surely that is the point which defeats the point of it in the first place thereby making it pointless. I suppose the best solution is to stop now before my head explodes which while spectacular would indeed be pointless.

Hmmm. People from overthere have pointy heads...
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Foxfur » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:50 pm

Don't use fix-a-flat to inflate kiddie pools.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby Bob » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:08 pm

Foxfur wrote:Don't use fix-a-flat to inflate kiddie pools.


Or Sports Illustrated models.
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby TomServo » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:33 pm

Bob wrote:
Foxfur wrote:Don't use fix-a-flat to inflate kiddie pools.


Or Sports Illustrated models.


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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby ranger magnum » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:42 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:If you are blinded by tips and lost in a forest, you can find north by feeling trees for where the moss is. This works in New Zealand, too.

I know someone so lazy moss grows on his north side....
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Re: Pointless tips that might or might not help you out at a

Postby moonrise » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:32 pm

ranger magnum wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:If you are blinded by tips and lost in a forest, you can find north by feeling trees for where the moss is. This works in New Zealand, too.

I know someone so lazy moss grows on his north side....


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