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Post by Turtleneck on 2017-08-28, 20:37

Boomers fucking suck.
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-08-28, 20:48

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-08-28, 20:54

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tGreenWay wrote:My ability to park properly is becoming lousy. Had to correct myself twice in the past week because I was too close to the yellow line. Listen up, you millennials: Don't get old, and if you can't stop time, make sure your eyes stay healthy.
fuck millennials. They'll never know how to parallel park because of the new fangled park-assist.

That's a skill I still have. My non-millennial wife? Not so much.
Candy ass millennials never had to get off their asses to change the channel on the tv, either.

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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-08-28, 21:06

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fuck millennials.  They'll never know how to parallel park because of the new fangled park-assist.

That's a skill I still have. My non-millennial wife? Not so much.
Candy ass millennials never had to get off their asses to change the channel on the tv, either.
It was a bitch growing up in a black and white world.
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Post by Turtleneck on 2017-08-28, 21:14

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tGreenWay wrote:

That's a skill I still have. My non-millennial wife? Not so much.
Candy ass millennials never had to get off their asses to change the channel on the tv, either.
It was a bitch growing up in a black and white world.

When GreenWay was a kid, we were all still single cell organisms.
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-08-28, 21:21

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tGreenWay wrote:

That's a skill I still have. My non-millennial wife? Not so much.
Candy ass millennials never had to get off their asses to change the channel on the tv, either.
It was a bitch growing up in a black and white world.
Damn straight. You had to go outside to see color.
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-08-28, 21:57

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The Pantry wrote:fuck millennials. They'll never know how to parallel park because of the new fangled park-assist.

That's a skill I still have. My non-millennial wife? Not so much.
One of my proudest moments. Took the wyff and kids to Royal Oak for an art fair. Main Street was/is usually a PITA to find a parking spot but one opened in front of me. Never had a problem parallel parking and quickly backed the Suburban in the spot between two other vehicles. Got out and went to the sidewalk side to get the kids out. Couple people watched me park the thing and were smiling and clapping. It was perfect. Single pass and both tires within 2 inches of the curb.
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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by tGreenWay on 2017-09-02, 11:55

Over the past couple of days, nobody said they punched a hole in the wall. Is that exclusive to TOB or are we really just that Meh about this opener?

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-09-03, 16:07

Seemed way too quiet around my little slice of EL, considering students were back and it was great weather on a Saturday night after a win in the first football game of the season. Lots of reasons to trigger crazy partying and it didn't seem to happen. Maybe these kids can't handle early tailgating combined with late-night revelry.
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Post by DWags on 2017-09-03, 18:37

tGreenWay wrote:Seemed way too quiet around my little slice of EL, considering students were back and it was great weather on a Saturday night after a win in the first football game of the season. Lots of reasons to trigger crazy partying and it didn't seem to happen. Maybe these kids can't handle early tailgating combined with late-night revelry.

Daughter and her boyfriend almost fell asleep at Mitchell's after. I guess heavy partying Friday, then getting up at 6:30 drinking. We dropped them off at 6:30. They were beat.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on 2017-09-03, 18:43

tGreenWay wrote:Over the past couple of days, nobody said they punched a hole in the wall. Is that exclusive to TOB or are we really just that Meh about this opener?

I saw what we had. They'll compete, but we're fourt best in the east. I'm not gonna go too crazy.

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-09-03, 18:44

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tGreenWay wrote:Seemed way too quiet around my little slice of EL, considering students were back and it was great weather on a Saturday night after a win in the first football game of the season. Lots of reasons to trigger crazy partying and it didn't seem to happen. Maybe these kids can't handle early tailgating combined with late-night revelry.

Daughter and her boyfriend almost fell asleep at Mitchell's after. I guess heavy partying Friday, then getting up at 6:30 drinking. We dropped them off at 6:30. They were beat.

Lightweights. This does not bode well for a better America.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on 2017-09-03, 18:54

tGreenWay wrote:
DWags wrote:

Daughter and her boyfriend almost fell asleep at Mitchell's after. I guess heavy partying Friday, then getting up at 6:30 drinking. We dropped them off at 6:30. They were beat.

Lightweights. This does not bode well for a better America.

Wife and I talked about that. She says these kids are drinking hard liquor now vs the beer we drank. Different world

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-09-03, 20:35

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Lightweights. This does not bode well for a better America.

Wife and I talked about that. She says these kids are drinking hard liquor now vs the beer we drank. Different world

Uh-oh. We're going to see a spike in the number of kids with jaundice. They can have my liver when they pry it from my cold, dead hands.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by The Pantry on 2017-09-04, 18:18

Interesting band of storms rolling through. Pretty much a straight line running from St. Louis to north of Montreal. Got some 1/2" hail here a little while ago.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-09-05, 10:34

Muting words in Twitter, like, let's say "Harbaugh", sure makes it more enjoyable.
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-09-05, 10:43

Hmm. I will have to figure out how to do that.

My random rambling of the day - first day of school. I don't do facespace but occasionally I pop onto my wife's page to check something she told me to check out or whatever. Holy fuckin hell this picture taking with a "First day of X Grade!" sign thing is a pandemic. She has asked me to take a picture of the boy the past couple of years with a sign she printed out and I obliged because who cares, and I guess I sorta knew somewhere in the back of my mind she was gonna post it on facespace but wow. I feel like I should refuse going forward after seeing the 8,000 posts on her feed of other moms doing the same. Why must we do this? Does anyone care other than maybe a few in the extended family?

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Post by goodbar on 2017-09-05, 10:49

tGreenWay wrote:Seemed way too quiet around my little slice of EL, considering students were back and it was great weather on a Saturday night after a win in the first football game of the season. Lots of reasons to trigger crazy partying and it didn't seem to happen. Maybe these kids can't handle early tailgating combined with late-night revelry.

Guess the ELPD fueled and scramble readied the MRAP for no reason. shame.

"Alright boys....sorry to say it looks like we going to have to stand down tonight. too quiet."
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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-09-05, 10:51

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Hmm. I will have to figure out how to do that.

My random rambling of the day - first day of school. I don't do facespace but occasionally I pop onto my wife's page to check something she told me to check out or whatever. Holy fuckin hell this picture taking with a "First day of X Grade!" sign thing is a pandemic. She has asked me to take a picture of the boy the past couple of years with a sign she printed out and I obliged because who cares, and I guess I sorta knew somewhere in the back of my mind she was gonna post it on facespace but wow. I feel like I should refuse going forward after seeing the 8,000 posts on her feed of other moms doing the same. Why must we do this? Does anyone care other than maybe a few in the extended family?

Twitter > Settings and Privacy > Muted words.


I'm so glad my kids were basically out of school by the time myface and and the like were coming to life.
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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2017-09-05, 10:56

diggin' the EL weather - lookin' more and more like summer is over..
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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-09-06, 15:36

Shoplifter gets caught, handcuffed and thrown in back of police vehicle. Proceeds to steal vehicle and chase ensues.

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Post by Rocinante on 2017-09-06, 15:44

I won't put my kid's pictures on FB in general. My family and I have a group that we post stuff to, but not out in the regular ass FB. I kind of feel like it's a consent thing. They can't consent to having their info and face out there, so I won't do it. When she gets older and decides she wants to, fine, with an understanding that I'm going to have a talk with her about privacy and what's appropriate to share, and blah blah blah. My partner doesn't even have social media. It's kind of awesome.

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-09-06, 15:55

Robert J Sakimano wrote:diggin' the EL weather - lookin' more and more like summer is over..

Shut up, Bob.

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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by The Pantry on 2017-09-06, 18:06

" I'M NUMBER 1 ! "

Just noticed this email from DTE

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2017-09-06, 18:09

Good shit pantry
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Re: Random Ramblings

Post by DWags on 2017-09-06, 18:40

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Good shit pantry

You're not a true boomer unless you consume more and give back less. Step up your game.

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Post by The Pantry on 2017-09-06, 18:50

DWags wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Good shit pantry

You're not a true boomer unless you consume more and give back less. Step up your game.
That's lib boomer mentality. I represent conservative boomers.

Say it to yourself. Sound it out: "con·serv·a·tive"
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Post by DWags on 2017-09-06, 18:51

The Pantry wrote:
DWags wrote:

You're not a true boomer unless you consume more and give back less. Step up your game.
That's lib boomer mentality. I represent conservative boomers.

Say it to yourself. Sound it out: "con·serv·a·tive"

Oh, so you give back even less. Nice.

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Post by The Pantry on 2017-09-06, 18:58

DWags wrote:
The Pantry wrote:That's lib boomer mentality. I represent conservative boomers.

Say it to yourself. Sound it out: "con·serv·a·tive"

Oh, so you give back even less. Nice.
Ex took 99% of what I had to give. Piss off, still happily-wedded.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-09-06, 19:07

DWags wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Good shit pantry

You're not a true boomer unless you consume more and give back less. Step up your game.

Turtleneck hacked DWags' account.

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-09-06, 19:09

The Pantry wrote:" I'M NUMBER 1 ! "

Just noticed this email from DTE


I can't wait to see your pic in the DTE Energy quarterly mailer. Be sure to give the camera a big thumbs up.

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Post by Rocinante on 2017-09-06, 19:12

Good job pantry. Maybe there's something to this raw milk business after all.

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Post by DWags on 2017-09-06, 19:55

The Pantry wrote:
DWags wrote:

Oh, so you give back even less. Nice.
Ex took 99% of what I had to give. Piss off, still happily-wedded.

Ouch

But really pantry, good on you. Very cool.

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-09-10, 20:01

Nice of the ice cream truck to roll through the neighborhood for the first time of the year on September 10th. My kid almost shit himself. Took off on his bike before I could even slip him any money. Had to chase his ass down and then chase the goddamned truck down to get a Bratz bar and an ice cream sandwich.

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Post by DWags on 2017-09-10, 20:05

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Nice of the ice cream truck to roll through the neighborhood for the first time of the year on September 10th. My kid almost shit himself. Took off on his bike before I could even slip him any money. Had to chase his ass down and then chase the goddamned truck down to get a Bratz bar and an ice cream sandwich.

The fucks a bratz bar

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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-09-10, 20:11

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Nice of the ice cream truck to roll through the neighborhood for the first time of the year on September 10th. My kid almost shit himself. Took off on his bike before I could even slip him any money. Had to chase his ass down and then chase the goddamned truck down to get a Bratz bar and an ice cream sandwich.

The first few weeks during the summer we had one going through during rush hour. Nothing like being trapped behind one of those in your own sub. Totally maddening.
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-09-10, 20:12

This is what I could get out of the 4 year old before I was blazing down the street on my Bobby Sak bike.


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Post by Death Roe on 2017-09-10, 20:31

Cumball eyes?

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-09-11, 10:40

Gerald Holmes just retweeted this. Don't think I've ever seen this. Was this a Kimmel skit or something or was this a real interview?

https://twitter.com/JasmineLWatkins/status/906968880198950914/video/1

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Post by gHost Spartan on 2017-09-11, 10:43

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:This is what I could get out of the 4 year old before I was blazing down the street on my Bobby Sak bike.

My daughter got one of those popsicles with the gumball eyes a few weeks ago.
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