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Forum: Health & Safety Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,477
Posted By Joasis
Going in a few minutes to get the latest catheter...

Going in a few minutes to get the latest catheter pulled. I debated with myself on pulling, opting to let the pro handle deflating the balloon and removing it, plus they will want a sample to see how...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 370
Posted By Joasis
Light relief in Lowes

I stopped at Lowes yesterday to pick up a 5 gallon bucket of elastomeric roof coat that we use in seaming, and while I was there, grabbed a few general purpose paint brushes...not for the roof seal....
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-22-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 455
Posted By Joasis
Good grief, are you the guy who wants to quit a...

Good grief, are you the guy who wants to quit a job and then hang around and not leave to see if anyone gives a damn?

You are in the company of men who really don't give a damn...I can assure...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-22-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,477
Posted By Joasis
Time for a funny story from the sticks.......

Time for a funny story from the sticks.... :laughing:

MY HVAC contractor is 2 years younger then I am...we have known each other for 40 years I bet.....and on a job a few years back, he shows up,...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-19-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,477
Posted By Joasis
I was told to not work for a few weeks. Of...

I was told to not work for a few weeks. Of course, I followed that advice....

Now I am bleeding like a stuck hog every time I have to take a leak, pain is intense....and i really screwed the...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-16-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,477
Posted By Joasis
I have been having knee trouble for a few weeks,...

I have been having knee trouble for a few weeks, and finally saw an Ortho....after x-rays, he said yep, arthritis, and plan on knee replacements sooner then later. :sad: Damn.....

My urologist was...
Forum: Health & Safety 06-16-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,477
Posted By Joasis
My latest PSA was 4.03 Something else to...

My latest PSA was 4.03

Something else to worry about. I will be 59 before long, and I spear, arthritis and all the aches and pains are a bummer.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-16-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By Joasis
I was watching "The Pacific", the HBO...

I was watching "The Pacific", the HBO mini-series, and typed "Solomon Islands" into my search on my phone. I still get adds for travel in the region. Like you, I want to see the Pacific....

Our...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-16-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By Joasis
Auschwitz and the sub-camps are still intact....

Auschwitz and the sub-camps are still intact. From all I have read of accounts of tourists that have visited, and I do not know anyone personally who has been there, is that they recommend 2 days,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-16-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By Joasis
What an awesome contribution to a...

What an awesome contribution to a thread....nothing to contribute to the topic, except that you don't share other members interest in history. Good one. :thumbsup:
Forum: Health & Safety 06-16-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,477
Posted By Joasis
After 50

I swear, the wheels are coming off the wagon.....

If I haven't had enough health related issues with aging, I just had the fun of getting laser surgery on my prostrate. :sad:

I know I have been...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-10-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By Joasis
I looked at the "Band of Brothers" tour....and it...

I looked at the "Band of Brothers" tour....and it is way too expensive for my budget. And frankly, I could not see the value....doing it on your own, if you are ok with driving in Europe, would be...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,304
Posted By Joasis
The contract they sign is with the client, or...

The contract they sign is with the client, or realtor.

Not with a seller. And as my attorney has made clear, immunity shields are small obstacles to break down.

On a spec home I built 10...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,304
Posted By Joasis
EVERY Home Inspector I have ever been near was...

EVERY Home Inspector I have ever been near was some guy who doen't know sh!t, isn't part of the trades to begin with, and got into home inspecting because of the east path to "licensing" and the self...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,445
Posted By Joasis
Dinner was always the noon meal, except it was...

Dinner was always the noon meal, except it was used to refer to holiday meals, i.e., Thanksgiving Dinner, Christmas Dinner, and so on....supper was always supper, and "cooking dinner, or supper, or...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,445
Posted By Joasis
The other day, I called my oldest...

The other day, I called my oldest daughter....small talk, and she said she was fixing supper... (remember that phrase?) and I asked why she didn't ask me to come up? She said with out missing a beat,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 242
Posted By Joasis
My two favorites. Harvey Korrman said in an...

My two favorites. Harvey Korrman said in an interview later that he actually peed his pants at the Dentist skit, that Conway ad-libbed much of it, and the elephant tale, according to Vickie Lawrence,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-14-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 332
Posted By Joasis
Breaking the "rules" to piss off the "experts" is...

Breaking the "rules" to piss off the "experts" is more fun then playing and bleeding chips slowly, which is what blackjack will do, statistically.

Several years ago at IBS, I was staying at the...
Forum: Carpentry 05-12-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,376
Posted By Joasis
Not the thread for this, but in...

Not the thread for this, but in Oklahoma....again, O K L A H O M A you all.....it costs about $65 to build. Add in a lot and you then have to run that number with it....the homes I am building have...
Forum: Carpentry 05-12-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,376
Posted By Joasis
Beautiful work, but it won't be in a $100 a sq/ft...

Beautiful work, but it won't be in a $100 a sq/ft home when built.

Anyone notice how the color white is the #1 pick today? 20 years ago, light oak here.....then the color craze, and now we are on...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-12-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,159
Posted By Joasis
Most people don't understand that tariffs, in...

Most people don't understand that tariffs, in many cases, were started to give "favored nation trading status" after WWII....we were the only undamaged market around....so our foreign policy was...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-12-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,445
Posted By Joasis
The Olden Days Thread

One of my buddies and I were talking the other day about the grandkids, and shooting sports....and I told him about my youngest grandchild, Jamo...9 years old now, and I find myself wrapped around...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,224
Posted By Joasis
Just got a reconditioned DW709 for $259 delivered...

Just got a reconditioned DW709 for $259 delivered and I still have my 708 as the abused workhorse. I hope the 709 isn't going to be a pain to dial it in.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By Joasis
I had one yesterday. Now all of you know I am a...

I had one yesterday. Now all of you know I am a GC, and I haven't put bags on in years, and I have never done handyman stuff...ever.

A lady in our little town was driving down the street and past...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,898
Posted By Joasis
There is a reason that a GC should have solid...

There is a reason that a GC should have solid credit, and financial ability.

A concrete sub didn't have an account in an area we were building in for concrete....asked if I would let him use my...
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