The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:37 am

Bob, love the story!!! Great way to wake up on Thursday morning. Morning YG

Off to a bit of driving in the Bay Area today. Folks in the east are really getting a bit of natures wrath. Let's hope this latest storm will not be too strong.

Cheers

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:46 am

Oh Bob......hahahaaa.........there'll be extra scotch guard in your stocking this year.........hahahaahaaa
you should go on stage, and stop reclining..........no really, you aught to, man.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Bob » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:16 am

That was a product of a 30 mile death march up near Mt Goddard, helping a friend place a food cache for a Sierra Club outing whilst attempting highly technical Class 5 compound puns the entire way. Got so desperate, one punch line was "Duck of Ural".
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:57 am

Class 5 puns? What a brave man you are.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:12 am

gee, you are you!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Nov 08, 2012 1:43 pm

Ummm Christmas! Anyone here have those scensy warmers? Or the wax block warmers? Went to the big box store to look for this wax block I got last year and they are not making them anymore I guess but I found one called fresh cut fraiser fur.... Our house smells Like a Christmas tree lot. Omg!!!! I'm in heaven. It put me in such a christmasy mood the tree and some decorations went up. Woops. Lol. Anything good on tap right now?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby sputnik » Thu Nov 08, 2012 1:43 pm

Wow, seems like olde times here.

Hi All!

{pours a shot of single malt and sits back}
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:47 pm

Great Legend !
Thank you Bob for a turn of spectrum.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:14 pm

Hey Sput!! long time no see!! *slides shot down bar*
you getting some winter back there yet?

stop on in more often, we miss ya.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:31 pm

Olde Times?
Is that a whisky?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:34 pm

Hey! Good to see ya circling back in here Sput!

*takes a drink of Old Times*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:16 pm

How about some traditional urban contemporary ale?
In the 64 oz, of course.

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If you feel pretentious, we can drink the imported high alcohol canadian 800 version.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby winebuff » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:18 pm

hi everyone, GEEEEZ I wish it was August......
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:25 pm

No, but I brought my cup.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:32 pm

Hi, Winebuff!
Have a favorite ale for the discerning palate?

Here's one for the digitally inclined.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:40 pm

Thanks for the ale gyre!

..speaking of Canadian, I hope Deb is doing OK.. another eplayan I don't think we've heard from in awhile.

anyhow.., yep winebuff, I'm thinking we might begin hearing theme and ticket news before too much longer..

*waves at fishy*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:45 pm

Poor Deb--sometimes this place gets too much for her. She's on the Zuckerberg slave site, so I see her there with some frequency...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:08 pm

hey BVB!!
HI Fishy!
Hey WB, good to seeya back!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:26 pm

*looks in mirror and checks tags on dog collar, none of which are stamped with a Z at the moment*

Thanks for the update Fishy.. sure would be good to see her get that Nevada business sorted out and make it to BRC.

Hi yg! Any snow up your way? I figure the Hof has its share at this point. We are having a stretch of nice weather here. I recently realized that there is a company, located and named after a town near you, which builds worldclass television production equipment.. ie. switchers, and the like. A nice claim to fame I would think.

*sets bottle of whiskey on the bar for our friends on the east coast still dealing with serious weather related issues*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:38 pm

I saw Sputnik!
ok not the real Sputnik, The eplyan Sputnik.. But I did see Space lab, and the first Shuttle launch. and Uranus!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:40 pm

yeah, BVB.......it was the largest local employer when I worked there. interesting history.
indeed!! a drink for our eastern friends.

I made the best cold rainy snowy night dinner:
Lamb shank and beefneck soup/stew, with brown rice, red cabbage, asparagus, celery root, garlic, onion, basil and oregano.

now, hot water and captain Morgan black rum, by the woodstove.........

sigh........
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:54 pm

ygmir wrote:Lamb shank and beefneck soup/stew, with brown rice, red cabbage, asparagus, celery root, garlic, onion, basil and oregano.

now, hot water and captain Morgan black rum, by the woodstove.........

sigh........


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:55 pm

knowmad wrote:
ygmir wrote:Lamb shank and beefneck soup/stew, with brown rice, red cabbage, asparagus, celery root, garlic, onion, basil and oregano.

now, hot water and captain Morgan black rum, by the woodstove.........

sigh........


You had me at Lamb shank! I came to, at Black Rum.


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby maryanimal » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:59 pm

either or...
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby gyre » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:05 pm

Okay, don't make me guess about electronics.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:30 am

Good morning, (((my friends))).

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Fishy, that fire drill fiasco is such a familiar story, geez. We have similar problems here even though we have written plans for assisting persons who have difficulty with stairs. Fortunately all our drills are advertised as such so we have time to pull out our plans and stop participating at the point where the plan falls apart. (Ear plugs are quite helpful at that point.)

Finding an occupied office suite at the end of the drill results in a big red FAIL for the designated safety chief. "Well we couldn't just leave her here!" we say. "What if it had been a real fire?" Bwahahahahahahahaha... "save yourself" does not fly with nurses.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:53 am

MMmm, coffee.

Raining here. Yesterday morning was still warm and dry, but very breezy. Maple hadn't really dropped leaves, she did yesterday, big time, ankle deep with wind driven drifts. Larry got home at dusk, turn on the backyard floodlights and proceeded to rake and suck-mulch. Took a couple hours, but he wanted the leaves up before it snows this weekend. I looked out the window this morning, the backyard is a lovely sea of golden leaves again. And it is raining.

Time to get the fireplace going again.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:24 am

Poor Deb--sometimes this place gets too much for her.



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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:34 am

*wanders in*
ah, coffee.........thanks MDF.....and a nice fire, thanks AntiM.
yeah, we're getting some winter, too. not realy bad, but, a true winter storm, with I80 closed for a short period and all that.
*makes CCCP, heads for IBBOD*

HI Simon! *stands plumb and square*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby The CO » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:47 am

<Pours coffee, adds Irish>
Morning all. Had no work at the shop this week, so I've been sewing up a storm. Sent off my most recent kilt order, and it sounds like I have 2-6 new orders underway.

Gotta find a golf cart....
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