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Old 11-01-2014, 01:27 PM   #6961
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Trick or Treat'ers. I'm like the Grinch of Halloween.

Also, I don't know if this is only in our town, but pubs that try to be the inbetween of a pub and bar, nice sit down place with horribly loud music. I thought pubs were for having a social drink? How is that possible in a place I have to scream in my mind just to hear my own thoughts?
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Old 11-01-2014, 01:43 PM   #6962
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Trick or Treat'ers. I'm like the Grinch of Halloween.

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The little kids are fun, but by 7:30 it's almost entirely 15- and 16-year olds, mostly girls, mostly dressed as French maids or some other hookerish thing. A few years ago our block had 500 trick or treaters. It tapered off for a couple years, but now it's getting back to that. We shut the lights off once the little kids are done.
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The little kids are fun, but by 7:30 it's almost entirely 15- and 16-year olds, mostly girls, mostly dressed as French maids or some other hookerish thing. A few years ago our block had 500 trick or treaters. It tapered off for a couple years, but now it's getting back to that. We shut the lights off once the little kids are done.
I had ..... 9! Count'em, 9 total. Down from twelve last year.

On the plus side I have 2 giant bags of assorted candy to go through.
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Old 11-01-2014, 04:15 PM   #6964
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The little kids are fun, but by 7:30 it's almost entirely 15- and 16-year olds, mostly girls, mostly dressed as French maids or some other hookerish thing. A few years ago our block had 500 trick or treaters. It tapered off for a couple years, but now it's getting back to that. We shut the lights off once the little kids are done.
I hate that fewer people give out candy for Halloween, at least in my town. It looked like only every fifth house or so participated. But even given that we had over 600 kids for our trick or treat on Thursday, that was awesome - especially because the majority were little kids.
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Me turning on my blinker isn't me asking permission to come into your lane, it's me telling you what I plan on doing. This worked much better with a beater truck then a nice shiny one
My dad is 71 years old and the other day we were backing out of a parking spot and he didnt even look.. just yanked it in reverse and floored it. I said "DAD ! WATCH OUT!! Theres people walking ya know!" And he looks at me and said "SUE, Im OLD! IM GOIN!"

I love my dad. I remember another famous quote of his that still makes me laugh ....gosh I must have been 19 yrs old or so and we were to and fro the jobsite all day... and my dad is the dad that steers his kids in the direction that they WILL GO OR ELSE...by using the misfortune of others bad decisions as examples...everywhere we go...he is on the hunt to point out what will happen to me if I somehow manage to get out from under his thumb and veer off the path he has planned for me... a bum on the side of the road is prime target for dad... "THATS WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU IF YOU DO DRUGS...You'll be living under a bridge with this guy! With no teeth"

A crew of ditch diggers gets "THATS THE KIND OF JOB YOU GET IF YOU DONT GET AN EDUCATION! YOU HAVE TO GO TO COLLEGE SUZE!"

a fat family-THATS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU MARRY SOMEONE FAT..YOU GET FAT AND YOUR KIDS ARE FAT! YOU GOT TO MARRY SOMEONE WITH GOOD GENES SUE!, YOU DONT WANT FAT KIDS"

He would make a point to drive me thru the worst run down trailer parks just to tell me "THIS IS WHERE YOURE GOING TO LIVE IF YOU MARRY THE WRONG GUY! "

So all that being said... neither of my parents have ever pressed me to get married.. which is pretty cool cuz thats annoying in itself... but probably a smart move on their part because no matter what.... no matter how much "training" dad gave me... you already know I would've picked the wrong one if he had ever come along... lol

So I asked dad one day, "dad, are you ever going to get remarried? " and his answer was "OH HELL SUE why dont I just find someone I hate and buy them a house!"
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"... no matter how much "training" dad gave me... you already know I would've picked the wrong one if he had ever come along... lol"
Sue, why is that? What is the attraction to a loser guy with no job, no car, no ambition, and treats women like crap? I see that all too often.

Edit: I reread this and it appears I'm that saying you would've picked a loser. I'm not.
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Sue, why is that? What is the attraction to a loser guy with no job, no car, no ambition, and treats women like crap? I see that all too often.
Cuz he's cute, duh!
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Sue, why is that? What is the attraction to a loser guy with no job, no car, no ambition, and treats women like crap? I see that all too often.
Without a car or a job or ambition you have a lot of time to work on your abs. Or your hair. Or your butt. Or whatever women like.
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Without a car or a job or ambition you have a lot of time to work on your abs. Or your hair. Or your butt. Or whatever women like.
It would appear a lot of women like money.
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It would appear a lot of women like money.
Only the really smart ones John....Only the really smart ones.

But, there is that percentage of women that just can't get enough of those "bad boys". I never understood that phenomenon.
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Only the really smart ones John....Only the really smart ones.

But, there is that percentage of women that just can't get enough of those "bad boys". I never understood that phenomenon.
I would replace bad boy with scum bag. I never understood it myself. I dont really know much about relationships or why they work or dont work. I do observe many women like projects, someone to fix.

Going off of my own marriage , marry your exact opposite, outside of values. Obviously your values should be aligned. No one gave my wife and I any chance because of our polar opposite personalities. Except my mom, she said dont screw it up. They couldnt of been more wrong. 11 years, never had a fight that lasted 24 hours.
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Old 11-01-2014, 06:27 PM   #6972
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My dad is 71 years old and the other day we were backing out of a parking spot and he didnt even look.. just yanked it in reverse and floored it. I said "DAD ! WATCH OUT!! Theres people walking ya know!" And he looks at me and said "SUE, Im OLD! IM GOIN!"

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A crew of ditch diggers gets "THATS THE KIND OF JOB YOU GET IF YOU DONT GET AN EDUCATION! YOU HAVE TO GO TO COLLEGE SUZE!"

a fat family-THATS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU MARRY SOMEONE FAT..YOU GET FAT AND YOUR KIDS ARE FAT! YOU GOT TO MARRY SOMEONE WITH GOOD GENES SUE!, YOU DONT WANT FAT KIDS"

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So all that being said... neither of my parents have ever pressed me to get married.. which is pretty cool cuz thats annoying in itself... but probably a smart move on their part because no matter what.... no matter how much "training" dad gave me... you already know I would've picked the wrong one if he had ever come along... lol

So I asked dad one day, "dad, are you ever going to get remarried? " and his answer was "OH HELL SUE why dont I just find someone I hate and buy them a house!"
Interesting perspective.

Probably why I'm not married as well.

The one thing I'm trying to let go of, even to this day, is that bad taste in both my parents mouth's.

Easier said than done.

Just recently figured out that my parents expectations of me, were slowly driving me mad.

Eh, divorce, expectations, lies...

Weird up-bringing myself.

At 40, not my problem anymore.

I hear ya, madrina.
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Calidecks.

Can't open the damn bathroom door anymore without thinking about knuckle draggers.
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Calidecks.

Can't open the damn bathroom door anymore without thinking about knuckle draggers.
Mike's got me carrying around a small size hand sanitizing gel in my pocket, now. (in addition to the big pump size in the van.)

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But, there is that percentage of women that just can't get enough of those "bad boys". I never understood that phenomenon.
This is simple - they're independent and don't need a man and don't need to be married, so they don't date *men* and don't marry them, either.

Besides, if you pick a loser, you know they NEED you. Being needed can be better than being loved.
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IKEA. Actually, I don't mind the look of the stuff. Put no home owner is going to have a pozi drive.
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IKEA. Actually, I don't mind the look of the stuff. Put no home owner is going to have a pozi drive.
I thought IKEA products came with the tools needed for assembly. Is that not the case?
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When I gout to dinner and drop $30 for a steak dinner and leave the restaurant still hungry
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IKEA. Actually, I don't mind the look of the stuff. Put no home owner is going to have a pozi drive.
But my tape measure doesn't show a 5/14 of an inch. Can I round up to 11/28?

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