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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-07-2016, 03:23 PM
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Sticky: Things I Hate
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Posted By tedanderson
When I worked at Toys R Us some 30 years ago,...

When I worked at Toys R Us some 30 years ago, their store was very well layed out according to aisle and category. The only difference you might encounter between locations is if the store had a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By tedanderson
From a practicality standpoint, it makes for a...

From a practicality standpoint, it makes for a good way to slow down the pace at which people come through the door. Sometimes you have those situations in a high traffic area where people are always...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-31-2016, 04:26 PM
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Sticky: Things I Hate
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Posted By tedanderson
I hate when someone tells a Hawaiian to go back...

I hate when someone tells a Hawaiian to go back to their country.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-30-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 264,933
Posted By tedanderson
Exactly. With the manual you have full control...

Exactly. With the manual you have full control where conversely on the automatic, you're just "aiming".



I had a Chevy G-10 with a column shift. Any time I took it in for an oil change and they...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2016, 07:19 AM
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Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,909
Posted By tedanderson
I hate when people try to be helpful by informing...

I hate when people try to be helpful by informing someone of what's completely obvious.

Like when someone tells me that something is broken/not working while I'm standing there working on it....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 264,933
Posted By tedanderson
I don't know why men feel the need to get a...

I don't know why men feel the need to get a Prince Albert.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,873
Posted By tedanderson
The parent says, "This is going to hurt me more...

The parent says, "This is going to hurt me more than it hurts you."

The dentist says, "You're going to feel slight pressure."

The car dealer says, "We're losing our shirts on this deal."
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,873
Posted By tedanderson
"The final payment? Oh yeah.. I'll give it to you...

"The final payment? Oh yeah.. I'll give it to you when my wife comes home... we'll be here."
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,873
Posted By tedanderson
"It's not you. It's me."

"It's not you. It's me."
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31,229
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,909
Posted By tedanderson
Under Title 13, U.S. Code, Sections 141, 193 and...

Under Title 13, U.S. Code, Sections 141, 193 and 221 and Title 18, section 3571 it is required, however it isn't enforced other than to send their reps out door-to-door.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-26-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By tedanderson
I'm going to pass this info along. I know people...

I'm going to pass this info along. I know people on rural property who could probably use it.
:thumbsup:

I clicked on this thread expecting to say, "I wish I was closer, I'd come get a couple of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-23-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,959
Posted By tedanderson
That's what I was thinking. Typically when I pull...

That's what I was thinking. Typically when I pull out my tape, I pull out more than what I need so that I can see the exact measurement just by looking at the marking on the tape. I can't see exactly...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-22-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,959
Posted By tedanderson
It's something about the sound of a recoiling...

It's something about the sound of a recoiling tape measure that gives a contractor credibility. This bagel gadget doesn't do that.
Forum: Electrical 07-22-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,577
Posted By tedanderson
I dunno. I gotta give the guy the benefit of the...

I dunno. I gotta give the guy the benefit of the doubt and say that if he has $10K of framing and carpentry tools, there aren't too many things that he doesn't have at his disposal or can pick up...
Forum: Electrical 07-22-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,577
Posted By tedanderson
Go to Costco or Walmart and get one of those kits...

Go to Costco or Walmart and get one of those kits that cost anywhere between $60-$100 that has every screwdriver, wrench, socket set, etc. It's like the adult version of the Fisher Price "My First...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-20-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By tedanderson
I made it through the last recession by not...

I made it through the last recession by not participating in it at all. What a lot of us don't realize is that a "recession" is really an issue of POSSESSION. If you can focus on selling your...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31,229
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,909
Posted By tedanderson
The one thing that irks me is that I'd been...

The one thing that irks me is that I'd been working with this husband and wife couple for the last 7-8 months and in little as one hour, the cable guy convinced them that I was the worst person to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31,229
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,909
Posted By tedanderson
Exactly- I can attest to that. I burned myself...

Exactly- I can attest to that. I burned myself with the iron and it made a nasty looking thick blister. I kept it intact as long as I could and used gauze to protect and keep the blistered skin in...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31,229
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,909
Posted By tedanderson
I hate when the cable guy knows absolutely...

I hate when the cable guy knows absolutely nothing about centralized video distribution in a commercial environment but thinks that he knows everything and fills the clients head with all kinds of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-02-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15,337
Views: 745,728
Posted By tedanderson
Ok. You just inspired me! I'm going to get my 7...

Ok. You just inspired me! I'm going to get my 7 year old nephew this weekend. The first thing I'm going to do is take him to the barbershop and get that "girly" haircut removed from his head. Then...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-01-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,521
Posted By tedanderson
It's nice to know that people take enough...

It's nice to know that people take enough interest in me to remember the things I talk about. :laughing::thumbsup:

The fence in the middle of the night was completely unplanned. It was an impulse...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-01-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,182
Posted By tedanderson
Like in this clip? ...

Like in this clip?

https://youtu.be/lYrcz4jssfo
Forum: Drywall 07-01-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,326
Posted By tedanderson
Actually I don't. When people ask me how I get my...

Actually I don't. When people ask me how I get my walls so smooth, (because I've gone back and fixed joint humps that were left by professional drywallers) they don't believe me.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,521
Posted By tedanderson
My neighbor came over today and apologized....

My neighbor came over today and apologized. Either he knew that the court summons was coming or he just came to his senses. Either way a win is a win. His story was lame, but nevertheless he was big...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-30-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,121
Posted By tedanderson
This thread reminds me of elementary school when...

This thread reminds me of elementary school when we would go on a field trip. We would all get back on the bus to do a head count and the teacher would say, "Raise your hand if you're not here!"
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