The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:52 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:there is always an exception.


if you look like this, you can take up BOTH lanes of 447, and go as slow as you want.



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I recommend you go 5 mph down 447 if you're wearing that little protection. :lol:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby illy dilly » Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:59 pm

Savannah wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:there is always an exception.


if you look like this, you can take up BOTH lanes of 447, and go as slow as you want.



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I recommend you go 5 mph down 447 if you're wearing that little protection. :lol:

I'm just happy the girl with drunken "Lets-Rage!" face is in the back.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Dec 27, 2012 2:03 pm

And I'm wondering how you get your pasties to match your underwear.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 27, 2012 2:29 pm

A new discovery: Modern Drunkard magazine. Excerpt:

The Boys in the Back: Where You Sit in a Bar is Who You are.

This year Friday the 13th passed effortlessly into Valentine ’s Day in a seedy pub on the Lower East Side.

A quiet smoke-easy that puts a half cup of water in everything behind the bar except for the dirty taps that shoot out rust-flavored Coors Light labeled as a rare microbrew. The kind of bar that attracts everyone from 18 year olds standing by the big bay windows in front with fake IDs that they’re too eager to show to bartenders who never ask, to old men huddled in the back under flickering old televisions playing news, sports, and weather. They scream indiscriminately at the screens, offended by politics, offended by blind refs, offended by rain.

The kids stand tall, their fresh faces glowing with the youth and vigor of minds that know nothing about how the world works. They drink like they invented it, and they experiment heavily with different combinations of drinks, comparing notes and laughing at each other’s mistakes. Getting drunk enough to make an honest go at climbing over the bar and mixing their own drinks is still a faux pas to them and not the accomplishment that it should be. They’ve never honestly been called “Sir,” without it being immediately followed by, “we’re going to have to ask you to leave.”


:lol:

http://www.drunkard.com/issues/57/57-bo ... -back.html
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby graidawg » Thu Dec 27, 2012 2:50 pm

Savannah wrote:A new discovery: Modern Drunkard magazine. Excerpt:

The Boys in the Back: Where You Sit in a Bar is Who You are.

This year Friday the 13th passed effortlessly into Valentine ’s Day in a seedy pub on the Lower East Side.

A quiet smoke-easy that puts a half cup of water in everything behind the bar except for the dirty taps that shoot out rust-flavored Coors Light labeled as a rare microbrew. The kind of bar that attracts everyone from 18 year olds standing by the big bay windows in front with fake IDs that they’re too eager to show to bartenders who never ask, to old men huddled in the back under flickering old televisions playing news, sports, and weather. They scream indiscriminately at the screens, offended by politics, offended by blind refs, offended by rain.

The kids stand tall, their fresh faces glowing with the youth and vigor of minds that know nothing about how the world works. They drink like they invented it, and they experiment heavily with different combinations of drinks, comparing notes and laughing at each other’s mistakes. Getting drunk enough to make an honest go at climbing over the bar and mixing their own drinks is still a faux pas to them and not the accomplishment that it should be. They’ve never honestly been called “Sir,” without it being immediately followed by, “we’re going to have to ask you to leave.”


:lol:

http://www.drunkard.com/issues/57/57-bo ... -back.html



that is a brilliant find savannah, poetry in prose. it makes me yearn for the bars of my youth where a fight was simply a way of finding new friends.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby TinkerMom » Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:48 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:there is always an exception.


if you look like this, you can take up BOTH lanes of 447, and go as slow as you want.



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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:21 pm

[quote="Simon of the Playa"]there is always an exception.


if you look like this, you can take up BOTH lanes of 447, and go as slow as you want.



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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:30 pm

Savannah wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:there is always an exception.


if you look like this, you can take up BOTH lanes of 447, and go as slow as you want.



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I recommend you go 5 mph down 447 if you're wearing that little protection. :lol:

You forget, Savannah, that there are no actual brains to be spilled.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:57 pm

At least the one in teh front is wearing nipple protection.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:03 pm

At least the one in the back isn't.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:43 pm

Dives into the NEB desperately seeking cyclists. Whoops, encountered only spinning wheels.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:52 pm

Anticipating that something wonderful is about to happen.
I am so easily amused.
Anyway, this calls for a beer. Anyone seen the bottle opener?


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby lucky420 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:10 am

Morning All,

Just poking my head in for a quick cuppa...off to take my son to the airport. He's going to visit some pretty awesome people in Texas 8)

I can't remember the reasoning for booking such an early flight :?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:04 am

*strolls in, starts ECM*
Hi 420!!! yay for visits!!
TK and fam? I"m guessing ?

well, it's FRiday!!
maybe a tune?

*strokes Juke on the way to IBBOD*

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:31 am

Good morning all and thanks for the coffee, Yggy!

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

I have a wonderful wonderful DAY OFF today! 8) 8) 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:39 am

Morning, YG & MDF, Will likely be in the office until about 1 PM today and then a bit of loafing. Hugs to you both!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:52 am

Hi Marty!!
gettin cold here.
I had this great "vision" last night, after taking photos of the Hofstove and all:
That we had a big old party up there, in the middle of winter. I still have to find a way to afford a sno cat, to haul everyone in there (or build one?), but, what fun, roaring fire and snow, and all trapped in that small hof, drinking schnaaps and whatever.

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

Postby magicmarty » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:30 am

Sounds good to me!!! Need a lot of bodies for body heat to keep the place warm. Maybe more bettah in the summer when we need fewer clothes. Just saying.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Nipple » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:52 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:At least the one in teh front is wearing nipple protection.


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Savannah » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:22 pm

Nipple wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:At least the one in teh front is wearing nipple protection.


CURSES!


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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:45 pm

We need protection from Nipple???
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:08 pm

ygmir wrote:Hi Marty!!
gettin cold here.
I had this great "vision" last night, after taking photos of the Hofstove and all:
That we had a big old party up there, in the middle of winter. I still have to find a way to afford a sno cat, to haul everyone in there (or build one?), but, what fun, roaring fire and snow, and all trapped in that small hof, drinking schnaaps and whatever.

sigh........

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby magicmarty » Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:15 pm

Hey UD, that print was too small for these geriatric eyes. Got as far as "I had a Dream" and then obscurity.

Home for the long weekend. Cold and threat of rain tonight and in the morning.

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elliot » Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:52 pm

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Elorrum » Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:55 pm

ygmir wrote:Hi Marty!!
gettin cold here.
I had this great "vision" last night, after taking photos of the Hofstove and all:
That we had a big old party up there, in the middle of winter. I still have to find a way to afford a sno cat, to haul everyone in there (or build one?), but, what fun, roaring fire and snow, and all trapped in that small hof, drinking schnaaps and whatever.

sigh........

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:05 pm

Elorrum wrote:
ygmir wrote:Hi Marty!!
gettin cold here.
I had this great "vision" last night, after taking photos of the Hofstove and all:
That we had a big old party up there, in the middle of winter. I still have to find a way to afford a sno cat, to haul everyone in there (or build one?), but, what fun, roaring fire and snow, and all trapped in that small hof, drinking schnaaps and whatever.

sigh........

Horse and sleigh?
snomobile and sleds?


well, I'm not much of a horse person..........and dang a good snowmobile seems to cost as much as a snow cat. Just finding something affordable. If I can sell me jeeps and Honda ct90's, it might get me close.
I added an outside "cold air intake fitting and plenum to the Hofstove today. haha it's going to look like a Jules Verne prop before long.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:15 pm

I would love to see your Hof, Yggy, snow or no snow, clothes or no clothes. Keep posting pictures. 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:27 pm

anytime you can make it out, MDF! well, unless there's lots of snow and I have no snow machine..........

be lovely to have a few parties there this summer.

I should get a lot done this summer, a big sticking point was being able to secure the place.
now that I have doors, windows and shutters. I can put in the granite floor.......which will then allow the stove, cabinets, paneling, and furniture.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:07 pm

I forgot: I learned something today! Though, I would guess it is something obvious, but, it was proven to me:

When wearing 3 shirts, because it's dang cold but you want to work on your welding project, they keep you quite warm, due to the layered insulating factor.
Unfortunately, this insulation makes it take much longer to feel the heat of the outer most shirt burning..........
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Sat Dec 29, 2012 5:40 am

Thumps ECM :coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Yggy, we all knew you were smokin' hot!

I woke up too earl this morning... got to see the moon casting shadows of my tree branches on the unbroken snow in the backyard. Nice, very nice.
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