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Forum topic by ChuckV posted 07-03-2010 02:45 AM 1102 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-03-2010 02:45 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor question

A few days ago, I was stuck in terrible traffic on my way to work. I spent way too much time behind a car with a bumper sticker saying “I’d Rather Be Flying”. In an attempt to keep my sanity, I tried to think of some such phrases related to woodworking.

I came up with a few:
  • I’d Rather Be Boring
  • I’d Rather Be Plowing A Dado

There were a number of other ones that are probably not appropriate for this forum. Anyway, what would you like to have on your bumper?

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#1 posted 07-03-2010 03:19 AM

Actually, I am a licensed pilot and “I’d Rather Be Flying” is fine with me. I’ll refine that a bit and note that I am also licensed to fly gliders (i.e. non-powered flight). That is the ultimate. Unfortunately, I have not been able to do that since leaving California in ‘95.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 07-03-2010 03:37 AM


-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#3 posted 07-03-2010 04:07 AM

well chuck, i too spent way too much time in traffic yesterday evening,comming home. seems here in california half the population has to leave for the holiday getaway at the same time.needles to say an hour commute turns into 3 hour ride home. i guess like you i should be thinking of wood related bumper stickers to pass the time…

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#4 posted 07-03-2010 02:56 PM

I’d rather be jointed than twisted!

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#5 posted 07-04-2010 06:55 AM

I would rather be working my wood

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path

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#6 posted 07-04-2010 11:29 AM

Sawdust Happens.

-- Measure once cut twice....oh wait....ooops.

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#7 posted 07-04-2010 08:10 PM

Save a Tree, Eat Termites!

My father and I saw this while on a business trip several years ago- Eat right, stay fit, die anyway!

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