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Old 08-29-2018, 07:31 PM   #161
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“ We have no structure, and no leader. ”

Lies, lies and more lies”. You are definitely our leader and have the major domo title, further that is why you collect the big salary. Probably easier for those attending to go direct so they can ask for a slip close to Slow Hand to be embarrassed or further away to enjoy the peace and serenity.

Don if you can give Watfa an idea of how many she needs to cook for it would be beneficial to your health (and mine)

Thanks, it’s a thankless job.
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Old 08-29-2018, 07:39 PM   #162
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Wifey B: I shall not laugh. I shall not laugh. I shall not laugh. I shall not laugh.



I tried to organize a gathering with a group of teachers once. What do teachers fuss about constantly? Kids not following instructions. Kids not paying attention. I'm sorry to all my friends, but no group of kids has ever rivaled that group of teachers.

In the email, I send the address and a map. I get emails back asking where it's going to be and how to get there. I tell them to print out the directions and map and then go thumb a ride along the highway and hand it to the driver. I had day, date, and time. I get emails back asking when it is. I tell them that's a secret and why I typed it in Arial Black so they couldn't read it. I tell them to bring nothing, that all food is provided. I get emails back asking what they should bring. I tell them enough Prime Rib and Lobster to serve 40. I tell them their spouses or partners or boyfriends/girlfriends are welcome as are their kids, but I must have a list of who is coming. I get back questions asking if Ralph can come. I say if Ralph is one of those listed he can but not if he's your dog. Out of 30 people it was sent to, I got correct responses, accepting or saying they couldn't come and if accepting listing who would come from 7. 10 sent no response so I had to call and they seem shocked that I called. The rest required emails back and forth and on at least 2 or 3 of those I gave up and called them.

Oh, it doesn't stop there. 4 were not there 30 minutes after the time it was scheduled. 1 of those thought it was another day. 1 thought it was a different time. 1 was just running late. 1 was completely lost but didn't have the email with my phone number, nor GPS, nor a map. My hubby then stayed on the phone with her the entire trip, directing her turn by turn. Apparently, she finally made it and parked and then asked "now what do I do?" because my hubby told her to "take your clothes off and get out of the car and walk toward the group of people in front of you." Her response was, "they have their clothes on." See, I'm not the only smarta... in the family. By that time someone had walked to her car and walked her our way, still clothed.

So, I'm laughing with you dudes, not at you. Just a typical group and no worse at following directions than any others, better than some. "Herding cats" would have been easier than elementary teachers.
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Like a very smart friend of mine would say “what do you expect from people”.
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Old 08-29-2018, 08:48 PM   #164
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Like a very smart friend of mine would say “what do you expect from people”.
Wifey B: I think back to the old putting people in a circle and #1 whispers something and then they pass it all around and it's nothing like what started. Here Moonstruck was trying to do people a favor by doing extra work. Now, he can relax and just say "not my job.'

It really doesn't matter, it's just his post is funny. And he gets chided as if he's supposed to control the group.....whoa...no freaking way.
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Old 08-30-2018, 08:06 AM   #165
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The excercise was called "telephone" where I came from. Sort of like reading the boating urban legends passed along right here on TF.
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The excercise was called "telephone" where I came from. Sort of like reading the boating urban legends passed along right here on TF.
Well I'm just guessing here Scott, but you ain't from Tennessee are ya?
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No, we actually had telephones in our homes...plus indoor facilities...
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Well I'm just guessing here Scott, but you ain't from Tennessee are ya?
Hey my wife( that I met at a family reunion) and I are from Tennessee. What are you getting at?
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No, we actually had telephones in our homes...plus indoor facilities...
Yeah, well my hound dog thinks you Yanks do everything backwards. He thinks cooking in the back yard and using the toilet in the house is just nasty. Why use telephones when everyone is just a holler away? We just yell. A long distance call to us is when the message has to be relayed.
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Hey my wife( that I met at a family reunion) and I are from Tennessee. What are you getting at?
Marty, that is the traditional way of finding a wife in Tennessee----at family reunions. It's just a culture thing.
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Yeah Don! Well Marin's dog called me the other night on his smartphone talking $hit about your hound dog

We had quite the discussion while I was comfortably sitting down,..if you get my drift.

Oh boy, FT Pierce better hang on if Don gets fired up this early.
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Don if I can make it to Ft Pierce,together we could teach these boys some rhythm with our traditional Tennessee Hambone skills. I perform every weekend on the dock as long as the rum is flowing.
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Irv from Bigfish keeps one 500 gallon tank pristine or full of rum just for the get together.

The phantom rum sipper is still a threat though.
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The phantom rum sipper is still a threat though.
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John, don't take a bow yet.........nothing phantom about your sipping....

You just catch heck from Irv about it....
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I need to make sure the Lesbian cruise convention is not in town. It made for a tough time non rev travel to get home!!! As we were stuck in the airport I noticed a proliferation of not so well dressed women wearing very comfortable shoes....if ya know wha'am sayin'!!!
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Must be low on fuel to have that level trim and near empty rum tank on the other side....
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We stayed an extra day and threw caution to the wind as it related to being able to non-rev to get home. Here was how that extra day went...and it probably added about $1000 to the trip for that little boat ride.


<<Yesterday Wendy said, “Let’s stay another day...the weather is great...it will be fun!”....she said. I said but the flights don’t look so great tomorrow and the one tonight is wide open. She said let’s live dangerously and worry about that tomorrow... And let’s rent a boat. It will be fun she said...$$$$$...it was. Let’s go eat she said. It will be fun she said....$$$$$. We can go to the airport early she said so we can have back up flights she said. We are now at the airport and it is not very fun. We’ve missed many flights and the standby list gets rolled and gets longer and more senior as the day goes on. She said “we” will have to buy tickets. You are a rich captain she said...$$$$$. Many hundreds of dollars later to spend 24 more hours in So. Florida, 10 of which was at the FLL airport, we have seats on the last flight out...$$$$$. Oh...it is the one time I forgot my ID...so unable to ride the jumpseat...$$$$$

Ps...Wendy did not approve of this message!!!!...she said!!!.$$$$$

Pss...for our boat trip, Wendy said we need booze she said. So I googled the nearest liquor store. It wasn’t very near and it was OST(other side of the tracks). It was one of those liquor stores that was “open” but the doors were locked...you know what I’m saying...there was a doorbell...and they buzz you in...and a mean dog behind the counter. And then she said, “ I want grapefruit vodka”...she said. I said, “Do you really think a place like this has GRAPEFRUIT vodka????” I want grapefruit vodka!!!!....she said!!!! I said stay in the car and lock the doors. So I go in...the patrons and proprietor of this fine establishment we’re staring in disbelief of this white boy and his pretty white girl on this side of the tracks looking for some poofda flavored vodka!!! They had every flavor of vodka EXCEPT grapefruit. So I got mango!!! I get to the car and she said MANGO....why on earth MANGO she said. And I said why on earth GRAPEFRUIT??? It was a cute little baby bottle(pint) in a proper brown paper sack!!! We get to the boat rental joint and she has to buy an ice chest and ice and mixers for our cute little mango bottle....$$$$$.

Psss.... we had a great time!!!

Pssss....we are STILL in the FLL airport...eating lunch at Chili’s and maybe a maragarita or 7...$$$$$>>
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Marty, that is the traditional way of finding a wife in Tennessee----at family reunions. It's just a culture thing.
Now that is funny! (To me at least )
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