Bad Jokes II

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by jwhouk » Sun May 12, 2019 6:06 pm

Never underestimate the resourcefulness of New Yorkers:

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by Hansontoons » Tue May 14, 2019 6:25 am

jwhouk wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 6:06 pm
Never underestimate the resourcefulness of New Yorkers:

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Brilliant! Self-propelled bags that if well trained will follow you anywhere!

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by TazManiac » Tue May 14, 2019 12:50 pm

Additional benefit: Less Likely to find Landmines on the Platform. (There are still other perpetrators, not yet enclosed in bags, to deal with...)

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by Bookworm » Wed May 15, 2019 2:49 pm

Hansontoons wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 8:40 pm
The "J" is putting up with inner-loop life in Houston the best she can. Her previous life at the Casa de Inundación was rather different. it's been a year since we moved and she has accepted her current lot in life- as long as rawhide chews are on hand. The area we have available for walks consists of several blocks of surface streets with a mix of single family homes from the 40's/50's and much newer townhomes. She does have preferences for where to go- it depends on if there is an annoying barky dog behind a fence or gate. We cross side to side at her discretion. There are canine friendly establishments within easy walking distance, and she knows them well. One even provides tasty biscuits to four-legged visitors. Needless to say, that one is a favorite.

Sounds like you either live near the Heights, or in my neighborhood.
I'll get a life when it's proven and substantiated to be better than what I'm currently experiencing.

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by Hansontoons » Fri May 17, 2019 7:28 am

Bookworm wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 2:49 pm
Hansontoons wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 8:40 pm
The "J" is putting up with inner-loop life in Houston the best she can. Her previous life at the Casa de Inundación was rather different. it's been a year since we moved and she has accepted her current lot in life- as long as rawhide chews are on hand. The area we have available for walks consists of several blocks of surface streets with a mix of single family homes from the 40's/50's and much newer townhomes. She does have preferences for where to go- it depends on if there is an annoying barky dog behind a fence or gate. We cross side to side at her discretion. There are canine friendly establishments within easy walking distance, and she knows them well. One even provides tasty biscuits to four-legged visitors. Needless to say, that one is a favorite.

Sounds like you either live near the Heights, or in my neighborhood.
Shady Acres, south of 610 off Ella.

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by Bookworm » Fri May 17, 2019 3:39 pm

Hansontoons wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 7:28 am
Bookworm wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 2:49 pm
Hansontoons wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 8:40 pm
The "J" is putting up with inner-loop life in Houston the best she can. Her previous life at the Casa de Inundación was rather different. it's been a year since we moved and she has accepted her current lot in life- as long as rawhide chews are on hand. The area we have available for walks consists of several blocks of surface streets with a mix of single family homes from the 40's/50's and much newer townhomes. She does have preferences for where to go- it depends on if there is an annoying barky dog behind a fence or gate. We cross side to side at her discretion. There are canine friendly establishments within easy walking distance, and she knows them well. One even provides tasty biscuits to four-legged visitors. Needless to say, that one is a favorite.

Sounds like you either live near the Heights, or in my neighborhood.
Shady Acres, south of 610 off Ella.
Yup - I drive through there up to five times a week. I'm in Lindale Park - Cavalcade and 610.
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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by jwhouk » Fri May 17, 2019 8:02 pm

You know you live in a really big city when you tell people what freeway exit you live nearest.
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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by GlytchMeister » Sat May 18, 2019 11:58 pm

jwhouk wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 8:02 pm
You know you live in a really big city when you tell people what freeway exit you live nearest.
You also know you live in a really big city when, in describing where you live to a native, you have to say which little sub city you live in.

“Hey where do you live?”

Me, in another state, not knowing they are a Chicago native: “Oh, uh... Illinois.”

“Oh cool, me too! Where at?”

Me, hoping to maintain some vagueness: “Oh, ok. Chicago.”

“Psh, yeah, ok. Where at, though? Really?”

Me, dying a little on the inside: “uh, I live near Elgin right now.”

“Oh really? I know some kids who go to that community college. Near Elgin, huh? So, what, Bartlett?”

Me, realizing this random person is going to know where I live to within a 5 mile radius because politeness demands it and I can’t afford to be rude: “N-no, Streamwood, actually.”

“Oooooh, ok.”

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He's mister exploiter, he's mister ones and zeros
They call me GlytchMeister, whatever I touch
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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by Warrl » Sun May 19, 2019 11:27 am

We've had the same thing happen in regard to Seattle suburbs...

... in a twenty-space RV park in Texas.

(Except we're full-time RVers so it doesn't really matter if someone knows where we used to live.)

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by lake_wrangler » Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:41 am

Heard on the Laugh Again podcast, a quote of a joke told by George Verwer (sp?):

Did you hear YouTube, Twitter and Facebook are merging into one big time-wasting website? It's going to be called "YouTwitFace"!

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Re: Bad Jokes II

Post by lake_wrangler » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:37 pm

"Singing in the shower is all fun and game, until you get shampoo in your mouth... Then it becomes a soap opera..." - Phil Callaway (Laugh Again Ministries...)

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