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Forum topic by Gerald Thompson posted 01-04-2014 09:46 PM 674 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Gerald Thompson

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01-04-2014 09:46 PM

My wife is a football junkie. I am so sick of it. The shop is unheated and needs a major overhaul so I can walk around in it. so that is a no go.
I must not be a real man not caring for sports. Would knitting be OK for me during these dark times? There is so little time between the Super Bowel and preseason games.

-- Jerry


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JustJoe

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#1 posted 01-04-2014 10:09 PM

Ah – the Super Bowel. That great digestive organ somewhere between the Super Stomach and the Colossal Colon.
The only other option for that time period is English soccer. So yes, knitting is quite acceptable.

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#2 posted 01-04-2014 10:19 PM

Rosie Greer used to cross-stitch

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 01-04-2014 10:27 PM

Woodcarving should fit in there real easily, knitting would be OK, you could knit gloves and a warm sweater
so you could clean up the shop.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#4 posted 01-04-2014 10:33 PM

Jerry….did you hear about the guy that got a Golden Retreiver for his wife? Hell of a trade!!!!!!

-- Life is good.

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#5 posted 01-04-2014 11:07 PM

CLEAN UP THE SHOP!?

-- Jerry

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#6 posted 01-05-2014 12:23 AM

I live near Green Bay … there is a law here that you have to be a Packer fan … otherwise they’ll extradite you to Minnesota. My wife actually watches ESPN in her sewing room!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#7 posted 01-05-2014 12:08 PM

Rugby. The real stuff.

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 01-05-2014 02:00 PM

Something in the shop needs you.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Kelly

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#9 posted 01-05-2014 04:22 PM

Too funny. My wife is a football junkie too. Meanwhile, I make it a point to not even know what a forty yard line is. Now, ya wanna talk wood, cars, tools, quantum physics, magnetics and so on, let’s go.

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#10 posted 01-05-2014 05:02 PM

No one in my family likes sports (except for me). I use to watch all the time but now the wife and kids … well is just easier not to watch.

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