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Old 09-19-2016, 03:20 PM   #1851
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I fear for your bench......a drunk's head is harder than concrete and rebar.

I second that.. a drunk punk across the street dropped a couple floors off a balcony last night acting stupid... at a party.. and lived..got carted off in a squad as a precautionary.. the kid is all of 22 or 23 maybe... the apts in this area are $$$$ .. figured he was a party-goer.. then I learn it is His apartment.. oyyy. lot of stupid rich kids I guess lolol

and a drunk's head is harder than the concrete below.. besides anyway who's idea is it always to build concrete slabs directly below balconies??

-Christopher
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Old 09-20-2016, 08:30 AM   #1852
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Wouldn't be surprised if tried to sue the people who put the sidewalk there because they didn't put a warning sign saying "Diving headfirst onto this concrete may cause injury".
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Old 09-20-2016, 08:48 AM   #1853
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well at a local restaraunt theres a guy who bashed his head on a hanging light fixture when he was drunk so hard the fixture broike and he got a gash...

he sued the restaraunt and lost because he and his posse had moved the tables around even after the server said "dont do it".. (they use an electronic system for delivering the correct food)

so he then tried to sue the maker of the light who is no longer in business

and finally is now suing the interior designer for specifying a glass light fixture above a dining table when the place was built..

oh the scary thing? all these lawyers are taking this guy's case pro bono!!!

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Old 09-20-2016, 09:00 AM   #1854
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That's right up there with numerous cases of felons breaking into people's houses then falling down some stairs or cutting themselves on glass they broke...then successfully suing the homeowner.

Slimeball lawyers are doing more damage to America than ISIS ever could.
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Old 09-27-2016, 10:24 AM   #1855
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Aaaarrrrgggghhhhh!

Moving my bus and shop is a nightmare! What with a gazillion tools, acres of scrap metal and most of the bus taken apart and scattered all over the place, it is making my brain hurt. I know the working situation will be much better but I've spent the past week just trying to organize things so I can hopefully find some of it later on the other end. And I still have a long, long ways to go.

I HATE moving!
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Old 09-27-2016, 11:00 AM   #1856
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Aaaarrrrgggghhhhh! indeed. Its got to suck being Tango these days.

I'll watch for signs of progress while I loll beside the Merced river in Yosemite all next week.

Wish there was something I could say to help--like keep your chin up or something.

Nothing nice about me but then we all knew that already.

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Old 10-06-2016, 08:38 AM   #1857
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Things could be worse Jack --- At least the hurricane appears to be headed away from the Gulf...so far.

Gonna be a busy month. I am back at work on the "Big Ass Bench" plus close to making the move to the new shop...bus, parts, tools and all. But my biggest concern is what to wear for Halloween!

ONWARD!
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:41 AM   #1858
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2 of the models on matty scare me! they have it making a loop coming back across the very south of florida and then putting it in the gulf...

the 3rd model has it flying apart in pieces after the loop.. which would be what is preferred..

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Old 10-06-2016, 08:48 AM   #1859
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My vote has it heading back out into the Atlantic. But, based on many decades of hurricanes I lived through here...they do tend to have minds of their own.

Be safe all.
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:52 AM   #1860
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the 2 models have it going into atlantic and making a right turn loop.. a U-turn basically bring it back toward south florida from the northeast to southwest.. crossing over the keys and into the gulf...

those are the ones i hope are wrong
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