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Old 03-13-2010, 08:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What happens when you brag to much about fuel efficiency



Not really.It's the aftermath of the storm in France.40' tides!

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Old 03-13-2010, 10:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Those power boater pranksters. Nice find, Phil.

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Oh man, don't remind me ...



That was a really bad day.

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Old 03-13-2010, 10:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I learned the hard way not to brag about vehicles and whatnot.

When I first got my 4x4 I bragged to my G.F. that it would never get stuck. She proceeded to bury it up to the axles on several occasions before I took it back.

I designed and built some wooden sawhorses and man, was I ever proud of my design! I gave a set to my Pa and told him they were INDESTRUCTIBLE, and he proceeds to set a BUILDING on them, and they failed. So I made a set special for him out of 2 x 10s but said they MIGHT break if he sets another building on them.
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I learned the hard way not to brag about vehicles and whatnot.

When I first got my 4x4 I bragged to my G.F. that it would never get stuck. She proceeded to bury it up to the axles on several occasions before I took it back.

I designed and built some wooden sawhorses and man, was I ever proud of my design! I gave a set to my Pa and told him they were INDESTRUCTIBLE, and he proceeds to set a BUILDING on them, and they failed. So I made a set special for him out of 2 x 10s but said they MIGHT break if he sets another building on them.
Build it more idiot proof, then find a better idiot.

I tell my dad that everything is "(adjective) within reason". It keeps him from testing the theory.
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One time, I built a mechanic's workbench in an area still used as a loading bay by novice drivers. So I built it strong. As usual, plans changed, and the bench was sold a year later. The new owner came to pick it up, and after two or three hours, left with just the top. :-)
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Phislcar -

Oh man, don't remind me ...



That was a really bad day.

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Old 03-14-2010, 07:31 PM   #10 (permalink)
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...what "goes" around, "comes" back around...on a pole (apparently).

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