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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Major Malfunction » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:07 am

fromthehills wrote:Lol. I generally don't like my feet under the covers at all. I can't sleep in a bed with the covers folded under the mattress at the foot of the bed. May as well be cast into hell by a vengeful god.

Me too. First thing I do in a hotel, after putting my bags down, is tear all the goddamned bedding off. I can't stand the constricted feeling. And I'm pretty tall, so I like to hang my feet over the edge. I can't sleep in a bed with a foot end. Absolutely can't stand them.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Major Malfunction » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:20 am

Flash wrote:Matthew Ellard:
Amazons.jpg
In the interest of truth and beauty I just would like to point out that Amazons had only one breast on the account of removing the other one so they could handle bow and arrows more easily.

Cool story, brah.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Major Malfunction » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:44 am

OlegTheBatty wrote:
Gord wrote:
Matthew Ellard wrote:Amazons.jpg

That's the second worst armour I've ever seen. :facepalm:


Yeah, those horses need way better protection from pikes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSiiJ8uvc60

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Postby Gord » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:04 pm

Flash wrote:Matthew Ellard:
Amazons.jpg
In the interest of truth and beauty I just would like to point out that Amazons had only one breast on the account of removing the other one so they could handle bow and arrows more easily.

That's an folk-etymological explanation for a foreign word, "Amazon"!

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=amazon

...probably from an unknown non-Indo-European word, or possibly from an Iranian compound *ha-maz-an- "(one) fighting together" [Watkins], but in folk etymology long derived from a- "without" + mazos "breasts," hence the story that the Amazons cut or burned off one breast so they could draw bowstrings more efficiently.

In other words, it was a story made up by some Greek to explain the word.

Seriously. Very very few women would find it necessary to remove a breast just to fire a bow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6e0hAk2X-I

...no, wait, that's not the video I meant to post.... :oops: Here! This one!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o9RGnujlkI

You can find a lot of videos on youtube of women with bows, and not a single one found it necessary to remove a breast first.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfIRIFSe4aw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIytzGpX7PY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F68VUs313XQ
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Major Malfunction » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:16 pm

I was an archer for about six years, and a 12yo girl was a better shot than me. That's about when I gave up.
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Postby Gord » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:22 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:I was an archer for about six years, and a 12yo girl was a better shot than me. That's about when I gave up.

Did you cut off anyone's breast first?
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby fromthehills » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:27 pm

I'd like to have this bandsaw.


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Postby Major Malfunction » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:09 pm

Gord wrote:
Major Malfunction wrote:I was an archer for about six years, and a 12yo girl was a better shot than me. That's about when I gave up.

Did you cut off anyone's breast first?

I have been hit in the manboob by the string. It can leave a nasty bruise. Amputation is a bit far.
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Postby TJrandom » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:29 pm

Amputation is OK if it is done by nibbles... at least that is what she said...

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Postby JO 753 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:03 pm

I like hiz sharpening block idea.

I remember cutting paneling on the Marvel. Cant recall why. And I made a stairway with it and goofed on the step hite so the top step wuz alot shorter than the rest.

The bladez lasted at least a month doing 2 shifts cutting mostly steel, aluminum and stainless steel. They woud probably last 10 yirz cutting wood.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Nobrot » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:41 pm

Flash wrote:Matthew Ellard:
Amazons.jpg
In the interest of truth and beauty I just would like to point out that Amazons had only one breast on the account of removing the other one so they could handle bow and arrows more easily.

I imagine if you were ambidextrous you would keep quite about it.

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Postby gorgeous » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:03 am

update...reports are the dead lady in the car died from natural causes...still not buying it..
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Gord » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:10 am

Nobrot wrote:
Flash wrote:Matthew Ellard:
Amazons.jpg
In the interest of truth and beauty I just would like to point out that Amazons had only one breast on the account of removing the other one so they could handle bow and arrows more easily.

I imagine if you were ambidextrous you would keep quite about it.

Keep quite what about it? :|
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby fromthehills » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:11 am

Gord wrote:
Nobrot wrote:
Flash wrote:Matthew Ellard:
Amazons.jpg
In the interest of truth and beauty I just would like to point out that Amazons had only one breast on the account of removing the other one so they could handle bow and arrows more easily.

I imagine if you were ambidextrous you would keep quite about it.

Keep quite what about it? :|


Keep quite melancholy.

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Postby fromthehills » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:13 am

Erm, melon coll,,...nevemind

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Postby Gord » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:16 am

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Postby Nobrot » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:27 am

Gord wrote:
Nobrot wrote:
Flash wrote:Matthew Ellard:
Amazons.jpg
In the interest of truth and beauty I just would like to point out that Amazons had only one breast on the account of removing the other one so they could handle bow and arrows more easily.

I imagine if you were ambidextrous you would keep quite about it.

Keep quite what about it? :|

To sacrifice one titty in the service of your kween is bad enough but to lose two is taking loyalty to far.

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Postby scrmbldggs » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:00 am

That kween sounds quite the boob...
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Postby Nobrot » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:14 am

A tit to far.

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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby fromthehills » Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:25 pm

Gord wrote:Image


Made my whole family laugh. Cheers, Gord

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Postby Major Malfunction » Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:44 pm

This isn't helping my mood at all. I came to this thread to bask in existential angst.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Major Malfunction » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:37 pm

Nobrot wrote:A tit to far.

One Tit Too Far.

Sounds like a cowboy hentai manga franchise. Could even go anime with some pixie lolicons.
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Postby Gord » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:39 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:This isn't helping my mood at all. I came to this thread to bask in existential angst.

How can you be sure?
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Postby Major Malfunction » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:44 pm

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Postby Gord » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:57 pm

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STELLAAAAAAAAA!!
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He wasn't a rebel, he was protesting his parents not adhering to standard male and female roles.
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby fromthehills » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:32 am

So, I drove the 3 hours yesterday. Looked at the crawl space for a minute. Went into the garage to plot my route for plumbing and mount radon fan. Looked up, and the roof is caved in. Pulled a little drywall and found 1 rafter broken, but suspect at least two more. The bulk of the snow slid off, but woke up to quite a bit this morning, and it's still coming down, and supposed to all week.

This was built in the 70s. It's dumb as hell. 2x8, 13ft span, 2/12 pitch. {!#%@} nuts. It used to have an asphalt roof that would hold the snow and melt evenly. A few years ago they put a metal roof on, which is stupid on a 2/12, but you can get away with it if you silicone the seams. I looked, they didn't. But now the snow slides all at once, and piles up right over the garage.

So back home with me to grab a bunch of tools, and come back to fix this before tenant moves in May 1. Doubt it, but maybe close.

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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:41 pm

Oral surgery this morning. Eleven stitches, bitches.

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Postby Gord » Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:12 am

I love oral surgery. They can talk to me about it all day.
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Postby fromthehills » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:51 am

Heading home in the morning. I crawled on sharp rocks today. Got plastic spread, drank beer, ate a great hamburger. But knees are pretty shot for the moment. I'ts still snowing, which is nice. But I'll drive home, load tools, still have to frame a floor and set a steel deck. I'll be back up here in a few days. Certainly not getting done by the first of May.

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Postby Poodle » Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:12 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Oral surgery this morning. Eleven stitches, bitches.

Hydrocodone comments will go in the "Oiling" thread.


At last I can say "Keep your mouth shut" and get away with it. But you have my sympathy. A bit.

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Postby TJrandom » Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:26 am

fromthehills wrote:Heading home in the morning. I crawled on sharp rocks today. Got plastic spread, drank beer, ate a great hamburger. But knees are pretty shot for the moment. I'ts still snowing, which is nice. But I'll drive home, load tools, still have to frame a floor and set a steel deck. I'll be back up here in a few days. Certainly not getting done by the first of May.


Just tell the customer that he quite obviously misunderstood - that when you said the first of May, you intended it to imply the first of May, 2018. :mrgreen:

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Postby Major Malfunction » Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:57 am

Put my back out again. Been hard to walk for a couple days, but mobile enough now. The most mundane movement can cause it. This time was closing a sticky sliding door. Last time it was bending over to tie my shoelace. Getting old sucks.
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Postby JO 753 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:05 am

It seemz to be more about inactivity than aje, frum my experiens. If I exersize regularly, I dont get back akes.
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Postby Major Malfunction » Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:23 am

Monkeys might age differently.
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Postby Gord » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:26 am

I have arthritis in my spine. Dropping something on the floor makes my eyes involuntarily roll up into my head. :roll:
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby Major Malfunction » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:02 am

Exactly. Reducing my potential energy means I have to calculate the amount of energy required to stand back up.

Maths is hard...

I think I'll just lie here.....
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Re: What's Grinding Your Gears Today?

Postby fromthehills » Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:28 pm

My mother in law's cancer has returned. She's going in for her third bout of chemo on Monday.
Plus, it seems, the inactive nodules in her lungs have awaken. She's mid 70s, and has been active and healthy her whole life, including cycling across Ireland just a few years ago. She skied professionally in her younger days. Downhill racing. The tragic comedy, we call life rolls over us in unpredictable ways. But, it's been twice that we thought we'd lose her, I'm hoping we get a third chance to keep her around.

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Postby scrmbldggs » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:14 pm

So do I and hope all will go well. Sorry to hear about the scary situation, from. :(
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Thank you, Eggs


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