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  1. LPBlue

    One of your senses sharpens greatly as you age...

    ...The B S detector!
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    Your 21st century self meets with 20th century business owner...

    ...just before their quantum leap to success, who would it be? I say Henry Ford J L Kraft Hector and Mario Boiardi Leo Fender Alonzo Decker Jr. The things you could show any of them, think of it!
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    Grocery store pricing themselves out of their market

    I got my hot dogs at the store downstairs $5.
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    Grocery store pricing themselves out of their market

    I'm in a small town with one grocery (only one for 30 miles) and they price like they hate us. Pack of hot dogs $10??? They are part of a national chain so would that be "organized crime"?
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    A long weekend here in the land of ice and bud.
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    Happy Friday 13

    Beautiful day so far.
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    When you were a kid...blazing saddles

    About the same time I learned the scissors/lampcord thing...only cut enough to tingle and then did it again before I figured it was a bad idea.o_O
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    When you were a kid...blazing saddles

    I got it until 13, when I hit back.
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    When you were a kid...blazing saddles

    I have five brothers and a sister so between us we kept our parents busy. The boys were in trouble every day but I only recall my sister catching hell one time from mum, but only one time. Dad was no slouch with a belt or stick when provoked and we provoked (existed).Worst of all was when we...
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    I found a cool flat bed Tonka Truck for 5bucks at Goodwill!

    I still have my 25th anni Tonka chrome dump truck, unopened box. One to each of my brothers and myself one Christmas...I was in my mid 30s.
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    I just can't help it...another lotto win!

    Not long ago I posted about a $100 win and today I won $99. I generally win something when I play, last draw was only $2 and the jackpot for Friday is $50m so I'll try.
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    Windy, Beeg weendy

    I knew a gal way back called Beeg Windy;)
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    Going bald in your 20s

    I'm 66 and my hair is still full and 2ft long. My dad was bald @24 but my maternal gf passed with a full head of hair @48!
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    Fingernails on fretting hand

    Leatherman Micra scissors/nail file not that it makes a difference to my left hand right now.
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    Oh yea, back in the day...

    Many of my recent musings concern time shifts like introducing my present guitar/amp collection to the Beatles in 64. A guitar synth in 64? Minds Blown!
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    Oh yea, back in the day...

    From 78~88 I worked for company that did the warranty/upgrades of electronics for GM. We had vans full of parts and we serviced the southern Ontario dealers. Stereo upgrades/power antenna installs/cruise control/remote start etc. I had a tool cabinet/top box in my van which served well at the...
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    Unusual or Guilty Pleasure YouTube Videos

    Russian dash cams.
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    Jawin' with my mum

    Long talk this aft with my mother(85) who is about to wing west to see her sister and extended family in BC. Minor nagging ensued, "make a will" etc so I hit her with,"after 66 years I ask what went wrong and when?". We both answered at the same moment,"I was born that way". I can and have been...
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    Would you rather have a $2k guitar with a $500 amp or a $500 guitar with a $2k amp?……and Why?

    I say $500 guitar and $500 amp. Being an old fart, I own a plethora( how many in a plethora?) of vintage gear from a 73 100w Marshall P2P 4 holer 8x 12 stack/89 Mesa 50 cal+/Beltone AP50/71 Champ/79 VChamp etc. Vintage to 21st century guitars as well so I know value. Give me $500 worth of new...
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    A big happy 4 20 to all

    Just roll with it!
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    The guitar that pulled you in?

    By sound it was Chet's Gretsch but by sight it was Lennon's Ric 325, down the long and winding road from there.
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    Genetic lottery winners...

    My mum~86 in July, her dad [email protected] and her [email protected] My dad's side fared similarly. My Nonna [email protected] and my grandpa passed @ 85 but my dad [email protected] 71. Myself and my sister, the only ones of 7 siblings that are not diabetic, myself 66 and my sister 58 in Dec. My nephew, 35 6' 6" 550 lbs...he...
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    Tax season scare tactics

    My Netflix account was suspended because I never gave them a cc# for billing. I have never had a Netflix account.