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12-02-2012 02:40 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain


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#1 posted 12-02-2012 03:03 AM

Ha Ha Ha you got me Dan,funny stuff

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#2 posted 12-02-2012 03:13 AM

hahahaha

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#3 posted 12-02-2012 03:26 PM

LOL

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 12-02-2012 11:23 PM

How things change Danny Boy

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 12-02-2012 11:40 PM

When I was 8 or 9, I was at my grandmother’s house, and her smoking/card playing/gossip neighbor was also there to, well, smoke, play cards and gossip. She gave me a small handful of change, maybe 50¢, and told me to walk over to the grocery store and get her some cigarettes. I’d never “priced” cigarettes before, so I went through a checkout line. When the cashier saw how much money I had, she knew the woman had meant for me to get 1 pack from the vending machine. She asked the sacker to take me over there and show me how to get them. When I think back on that, I can’t help but think how long ago that must have been, considering how many “unthinkable” things happened in that one little trip:

1. Cigarettes were 50¢ a pack.
2. Grocery stores had cigarette vending machines.
3. The cashier and sacker thought nothing of an 8 year old boy buying cigarettes.
4. Grocery stores had sackers.
5. Nobody thought twice about sending an 8 year old boy several blocks along a busy city boulevard by himself, and in a neighborhood he didn’t live in.
6. HE SURVIVED!

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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#6 posted 12-02-2012 11:58 PM

You left out something JJ, the cashier actually showed enough interest to see that you were taken care of.
Ain’t gonna happen this day in age.

-- Life is good.

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#7 posted 12-03-2012 04:17 PM

good one.

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