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Old 09-30-2014, 06:48 PM   #1
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Old 09-30-2014, 06:51 PM   #2
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Ok, where did you find that?! No leaves, so internet pic?

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I called dibs on rebuilding the garage under the tree.
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Old 09-30-2014, 07:06 PM   #4
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Ok, where did you find that?! No leaves, so internet pic?
Looks like springtime to me...buds are just coming out on the other trees.

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Keith Weckman took this picture yesterday in Shakopee, Minn.
He and one of his co-workers were driving by and had to circle the block and come back to see it again.

It's a guy cutting down a tree in his backyard. The house is located on Third Avenue across from the Library.
Keith also said the cops showed up telling the guy he couldn't do what he was doing. He told them to go to hell, it's his property and his tree.
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Thats some redneckery....."hold mah beer n watch dis chit"
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There are SO many things wrong with that set up that I will simply say I hope it turned out as it should have so the herd can be thinned of more idiots that might reproduce.
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looks like he has a harness on so should be fine
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looks like he has a harness on so should be fine
Until he dangles helplessly and bounces off the two (what appear to be) primary power lines above and sort of blending into the sky.
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One of the roughest day jobs I ever did was helping a guy change all the lightbulbs in his house.
My dad knew him from church and he needed a young guy to do some stuff.
Tough part comes in when you learn that the guy was the same age as me at the time. Late 20's. Father. Family man. He was trying to prune the trees in his back yard. Made the classic tree work mistake of leaning his ladder on the branch he was working on. He cut the balance of the limb off, tree bucked just a bit and sent him and he ladder flying. Paraplegic just like that.
He was a really cheerful guy. Grateful and laughing, but I could tell it was killing him to have some other guy changing the lights in his garage. He had a bike in there that he hadn't sold yet.
God that sucked.

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It's people like this that cause guys who know what they're doing but don't have the papers to have a hard time getting work in that field.
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Something's just not right about the top ladder in that pic. The rungs do not line up. Also how does he get on and off that ladder?
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Something's just not right about the top ladder in that pic. The rungs do not line up. Also how does he get on and off that ladder?
Stand on the top rung of the ground ladder put foot on branch stump grab ladder with hand and pull himself up.
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Stand on the top rung of the ground ladder put foot on branch stump grab ladder with hand and pull himself up.
i move ladders around everyday. Walking up someones deck stairs carrying a ladder is challenging enough. Forget about how he gets on and off how the hell was he able to set it up the upper ladder so perfectly ?
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i move ladders around everyday. Walking up someones deck stairs carrying a ladder is challenging enough. Forget about how he gets on and off how the hell was he able to set it up the upper ladder so perfectly ?
Two theories.

One he stood in the crotch of the tree and hauled that ladder up with a rope. Then he spend a few very amusing minutes putting that ladder there.

Two, he had the lower ladder inline with the one above he and another guy carried it up together and put it into place.

Assuming this image is real of course.

And to be honest allot of stuff we do people would wonder HTF did they do that.

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