Don't be that a$$hole!

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Don't be that a$$hole!

Post by gobium » Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:30 pm

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Post by phughes » Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:16 pm

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Post by Desantnik-VDV » Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:48 pm

1960's?
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Post by cookiemech » Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:59 am

And since they can't do that in the summer, they substitute grass clippings . . .
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Post by lendrinkard » Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:01 am

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Post by S 854 » Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:02 am

cookiemech wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:59 am
And since they can't do that in the summer, they substitute grass clippings . . .
Wet leaves in the fall!!!
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Post by Pterodactyl » Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:31 am

Out our way someone occasionally lets a 1500 lb round hay bale fall off an overloaded truck. Spousal Unit and I had one come of a truck about 1/4 mike in front of us year ago. Some of the drivers are idiots and figure since they are only going a few miles they can get by without tying their load down. Also, when a bale does fall off they may be aware of it or just choose to ignore it to avoid the clean up. In our case there was a car between us and the hay truck and the car was a State Trooper, so the driver was alerted to her problem quickly.
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Post by Rich Maund » Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:07 am

I live on a bend in the road leading into a dead end. Huge old pine trees there. That bend in the road gets one side covered in the constant down fall of pine needles until the road under it is hidden by them. Then my inbred neighbors are afraid to drive on the pine needles and treat the open path as a one lane road. So when I am out walking my dog 5x a day we'll have idiots swerve at us so they can stay on the clear side of the road. I frequently walk over there and blow the pine needles back onto the properties they belong to. The owners never lift a finger to do any clean up out front. I had one of them yell at me "What the F*** you doing?! I don't want those in my yard!". I replied that the rest of the neighborhood doesn't want them either and that I was sick of cars almost hitting me because they think its a one lane road. Maybe they detected my anger and thought better of it, but in the last couple years neither of them says a word anymore when I blow the carpet of needles back into their yards. The rest of us on the street get them accumulating out front too. But the rest of us either rake them or pass over them with our mowers to bag them up or get them out of the street. Its tough being the cranky old man/baby sitter! ;-) Not to mention the hazard to motorcycles on that bend.
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Post by sagerat » Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:09 pm

You haven’t lived until a gyppo logger (slang for mom and pop outfit) starts sloughing ponderosa pine quarters off his piled high but not secured load. Good times.
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Post by BinDerSmokDat » Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:03 pm

There is a huge rock lying in a yard just north of Princeton.
A few years ago a truck was taking it from a quarry to a construction site where it was to serve as decoration.
The driver of the truck took the sharp turn way too fast and it slid off the lowboy trailer.

It was going to take closing down the road for a few days, bringing in a few tractor trailers worth of cribbing to support a huge crane to hoist it back on a flat bed.

Instead the quarry paid the owners to just leave it there. :lol:

As for snow, I am an expert at setting the chute on my 2 stage Ariens so the snow piles up on the verge between the sidewalk and road. That way it makes a wall, so when the road gets plowed the sidewalk doesn't get covered.

Some winters I have a 4-5' wall of snow, but not the last few years.

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Post by Mr Wazzock » Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:38 pm

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Re: Don't be that a$$hole!

Post by Peter Pan » Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:24 am

The driver of the truck took the sharp turn way too fast and it slid off the lowboy trailer.
This marble was dropped by mother nature. :P


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Post by GHGoodwin » Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:19 pm

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Re: Don't be that a$$hole!

Post by BinDerSmokDat » Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:19 am

BinDerSmokDat wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:03 pm
On that same bend a dump truck carrying baseball sized rocks, took the turn too quickly and spilled his load all over the road.
It looked like a load of potatoes all over the road.
I came upon it on my way to work about 6am.
When the cop waved traffic through, motioning to go slow, I was glad I was in a car and not on a bike.
It was like driving through a kids ball pit.

That would have sucked on 2 wheels.

You can see the sharp turn and the big rock on Google street view.

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Post by Peter Pan » Fri Oct 30, 2020 1:26 pm

Yesterday a internist doc sent the advice with a video:
"9 out of 10 urologists advice that the frequency at which the bladder gets evacuated might save your life from the risk of stones."
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