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Forum topic by Joe Lyddon posted 09-08-2011 07:27 PM 1566 views 0 times favorited 35 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Joe Lyddon

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09-08-2011 07:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor politics perry obama

Ah yes… those were THE days!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"


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patron

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#1 posted 09-08-2011 07:31 PM

well joe

if i were 22 again

i’d be 1/3 old

and sitting in prison

learning the building trades

are these guys friends of yours
from then

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 09-08-2011 08:06 PM

I ain’t voting for either one of these guys. David, I figure that you turned out a whole lots better than either one of these guys did so you must have learned something along the way. ;-)

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#3 posted 09-08-2011 08:30 PM

If I was 22 again, Joe, I’d be recouperating in a hospital in Japan, courtsey of the Viet Nam war.

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 09-08-2011 08:35 PM

At 22 I was recently graduated, recently married, and just starting out in the real world. We were poor as hell, but life was grand!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 09-08-2011 08:43 PM

At 22 I had been married for 1 year. What I remember most is how much you could buy with a dollar.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 09-08-2011 08:43 PM

At 22 I was married with two daughters and had just been discharged from the RAN…after 7 years service…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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#7 posted 09-08-2011 08:51 PM

I think you guys are missing Joe’s point….......

- JJ

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ClayandNancy

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#8 posted 09-08-2011 08:58 PM

I believe the point was well stated even if it was missed by some.

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degoose

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#9 posted 09-08-2011 09:03 PM

i will put my hand up… what exactly was the point… Folks are dumb where I come from…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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juniorjock

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#10 posted 09-08-2011 09:13 PM

degoose, you are one of the most intelligent dumb folk I’ve had the pleasure of being around. We know you are not dumb and I’m sure the folks around you aren’t either (at lease most of them). I’d say it’s where you aren’t from around “here”.... The point is – - – who the photos are of.

- JJ

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HorizontalMike

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#11 posted 09-08-2011 09:25 PM

And BO made President and RP did NOT.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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degoose

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#12 posted 09-08-2011 09:34 PM

I did not know who RP was….now I see.. said the blind man…Personally I would have voted for the Fighter Jock…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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DrDirt

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#13 posted 09-08-2011 09:47 PM

degoose – you entered the RAN at 15?

H-Mike – - to be president you have to have run – - If you made the comment about Romney who ran in 08 I would have agreed but that isn’t the OP.

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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#14 posted 09-08-2011 09:48 PM

Degoose, there is certain fixation among some Americans on people in flight suits. Others would rather prefer a former head of Harvard Law Review over a 2.3GPA student.
Two problems with the photos (am I surprised!)
1) Obama is 19 in the photo, not 22.
2) Why is C-130 transport pilot posing in front of a fighter plane.
Personally I think that posts #1 through #6, got the meaning of the photos just right.

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HorizontalMike

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#15 posted 09-08-2011 09:54 PM

Viktor,
I think degoose was saying she voted for that AWOL “fighter jock” George “W” Bush. You know, the fighter jock that ran AWOL to daddy so he didn’t have to go to Vietnam like the rest of us.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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