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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by LPBlue, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. LPBlue

    LPBlue "That Guy", again...dammit! Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    62
    Jul 19, 2012
    Canada, near the other end
    I'm the oldest of seven and when I was a kid I remember that when one of us screwed up exasperatingly enough, an interesting phenomenon manifested itself. This was mostly confined to my grandmothers but my mum and a couple of aunts fell prey to it as well...they would blurt out the name of every sibling until they got to the right one to give us hell!:D

    Hey it made me laugh!:sneaky:
     
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  2. Chont

    Chont Most Honored Senior Member

    Sep 25, 2012
    Pennsylvania
    I was one of six and my folks scrolled through all the names as well...

    I have seven kids now and I get it... i scroll through the names too. For some reason the one i'm addressing always comes out last.

    LOL
     
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  3. Cerb

    Cerb Most Honored Senior Member

    Age:
    38
    Jan 22, 2016
    Sweden
    I only have one sibling but my mom scrolled through both our names, the dog and the cat as well.
     
  4. abnormaltoy

    abnormaltoy BushBaby Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 28, 2013
    Tucson
    Matt, Bud...Mark! Second oldest of 5.


    In school, especially my last year...when the principal would call kids to the office for butt whippings, detentions, or whatever...he would always call me last.
     
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  5. Chont

    Chont Most Honored Senior Member

    Sep 25, 2012
    Pennsylvania
    I also now understand why my dad would just throw **** away when no one was looking. If you weren't actively using or playing with something, it vanished

    "anyone know where my bike went?"

    "i threw it away... you hadn't ridden it since yesterday"
     
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  6. LPBlue

    LPBlue "That Guy", again...dammit! Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    62
    Jul 19, 2012
    Canada, near the other end
    My dad never did that. I got the "if you toss it you'll need it" from him and knowing my grandfather as I did, I know where my dad got it from! My grandfather would spend an afternoon in the garage (never owned a car) with hammer and anvil, pounding old recovered nails straight so that he could use them again.:cool:
     
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  7. lammie200

    lammie200 Strat-O-Master

    772
    Apr 25, 2016
    San Francisco
    I am the second oldest of seven. Parents got tired of parenting after number four. The baby got spoiled by his older sisters, still gets spoiled by them, and it definitely has affected his personality. He is 44 years old now and sometimes acts like a 14 year old.
     
  8. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    77
    Dec 2, 2010
    Peardale CA
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    Ya Think
    I'm #7 f 12
     
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