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Forum topic by DKV posted 01-08-2013 at 08:08 PM 1102 views 0 times favorited 46 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-08-2013 at 08:08 PM

After some long and thoughtful thinking I’ve come to the conclusion and am leaning towards the thought that having enemies as friends is the way to bounce. You don’t have to worry about hurting feelings. You don’t have to remember names…I mean it is a lot easier to remember an enemy than it is a friend. I mean Joe, Jimc, HMike, Moment, (I could go on all day) jump right to mind when I’m thinking about friends. You don’t have to feel sorry when you aren’t. You don’t have to send cards or gifts. You don’t have to call when you say you will. You don’t have to pretend to like what they like. You don’t have to worry they might disagree with you. You don’t have to…

You get the idea. Enemies are in. Friends out. Enemies can’t hurt your feelings. Enemies don’t care what you think. With enemies you pretty much know what to expect. It’s easy to be an enemy, and I’m all about easy. I’m sure at least 10% of you that view this post must have some thoughts on the subject. Let’s hear it.

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#1 posted 01-08-2013 at 08:31 PM

No investment, no risk, no gain, no reward …

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#2 posted 01-08-2013 at 08:43 PM

I just looked it up in the dictionary, and you’re right, that story was ironic. I thought it meant it was completely made from iron

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#3 posted 01-08-2013 at 08:47 PM

u need one penniless enemy to bury you cuz all your friends been trying for years : ))

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#4 posted 01-08-2013 at 08:52 PM

I’ve had the good fortune of picking my friends

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#5 posted 01-08-2013 at 09:21 PM

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#6 posted 01-08-2013 at 10:27 PM

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
Barack Obama knows that: Joe Biden, Hilary Clinton etc, etc….............

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#7 posted 01-08-2013 at 10:35 PM

just ask Billy

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#8 posted 01-08-2013 at 11:18 PM

Maybe you have your definitions backward. Friends don’t care if you disagree with them or think they have bad taste or forget their names, although of course they have to get something from the relationship.

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#10 posted 01-09-2013 at 02:48 PM

Your theory fails in one respect, that being the definition of a “friend”. A “real” friend knows me and my flaws and therefore doesn’t take offense easily if my Fox Paw (or faux pas…never understood french) fits within my profile. The “sorta” friends are really only acquaintences. My guess is that most people only have 1-3 of the former.

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#11 posted 01-09-2013 at 02:52 PM

Teejk, would you die for these 1-3 “real” friends?

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#12 posted 01-09-2013 at 02:58 PM

A friend is someone who would bail you out of jail.

A REAL FRIEND would have been sitting next to you in the cell saying “DAMN! I cant believe we almost got away with that!”

:-)
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#13 posted 01-09-2013 at 03:25 PM

friends will help you move, but good friends will help you move the body

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#14 posted 01-09-2013 at 03:28 PM

Drdirt, that’s an old one but it still makes me laugh.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#15 posted 01-09-2013 at 03:28 PM

Uhhhh? Anybody want to post about woodworking stuff?
Bill

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