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    Quote Originally Posted by nmfire View Post
    Where should everyone be on a Friday night??
    Watching the "Dateless Dude Friday Night Movie" on the local UPN channel.


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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    Watching the "Dateless Dude Friday Night Movie" on the local UPN channel.
    hmm. don't get UPN down here. But there is a channel that has Knight Rider and the A-Team on every weeknight at 7pm.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    Talking Uhhhhh.........

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonnee View Post
    Maybe if you subscribe to the slick willy clinton's methods of dating, who knows what you may have gotten???

    Indicted by the Grand Jury??................
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    Thank your Dad for his Service.
    HAVE PLAN.............WILL TRAVEL

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    Quote Originally Posted by notfruitybutloopy
    Yup, two places I miss most... Omaha Nebraska and Enid Oklahoma. Dad retired in 2006 after 30 years of service.
    How long were you here???

    My Dad retired in 1980 in Omaha, Nebraska, after 25 years as a Wing Nut.

    As PK, give my regards to your Dad for his service.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EastKyFF
    "Firemens gets antsies. Theys wants to goes to fires. Sometimeses they haves to waits."

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    Indicted by the Grand Jury??................

    Yeah but he had his fun before and probably afterwards too!!!


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    Talking Sure......

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer View Post
    Yeah but he had his fun before and probably afterwards too!!!



    I would think so..............
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    Quote Originally Posted by notfruitybutloopy
    Long ago, 1996-99.
    You were here before kindergarten. Being if your 16.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EastKyFF
    "Firemens gets antsies. Theys wants to goes to fires. Sometimeses they haves to waits."

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    Quote Originally Posted by FIREMECH1 View Post
    You were here before kindergarten. Being if your 16.

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    Give the kid a break. Math, Spelling and English isn't his strong suit.
    Stay Safe and Well Out There....

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptOldTimer
    Give the kid a break. Math, Spelling and English isn't his strong suit.
    ROFL.... neither is PE.

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    I'm the one Fire and Rescue calls, when they need to be Rescued.

    Quote Originally Posted by EastKyFF
    "Firemens gets antsies. Theys wants to goes to fires. Sometimeses they haves to waits."

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    Quote Originally Posted by notfruitybutloopy View Post
    Long ago, 1996-99.
    Can we hold you accountable then?
    When I was 16,I fussed about gasoline costing 85 cents a gallon which cut big time into my grass cutting money.Then you come along and we're shelling out $2.46 a gallon.

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    I remember gas was getting expensive at $.79 a gallon, but you could still take $20 of grass cutting money, buy gas for the pickup, eat supper, see a movie, and still have money left over for shooting pool at the local game room...
    I fish for a living, but I have to work for money...

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson
    When I was 16,I fussed about gasoline costing 85 cents a gallon which cut big time into my grass cutting money.
    Man... when I was 16 we had Regular and Ethyl. Ethyl was 35 cents a gallon on the Full Service island where I worked. Regular was 21 cents for self service.

    It was a running joke when someone pulled into the Full Service and told us they wanted Ethyl.

    Of course, a Big Mac cost about 50 cents at that time.

    A quart of oil was 27 cents.

    A 16 oz Coke was 25 cents in a glass bottle.

    It cost 8 cents to mail a letter.

    I paid $4 for the Beatles Let it Be Album.

    A Muntz 4-Track Player for your car cost about $35.

    I paid $250 for my first vehicle, a 1966 Jeepster Commando.

    We still used a slide rule for math in school.


    A dollar in back then is worth about $5.20 now.
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    Wink Another Oldy Moldy

    In 1968 I was living at home and commuting to college and gas was .28 cents a gallon. At the local diner burgers were .35, fries .15 and cokes .10. .60 cents for lunch.
    In 1966 bought a 1956 chevy from my mother for $75. Wish I still had that car. In 1967 bought an imaculate 1962 chevy for $550. Gave that car to my mother and bought a 1964 Volkswagen for $200. I let a buddy borrow it to visit his girl friend before he shipped off to Vietnam. He wrecked it in a bad rain storm. I sold the motor for $100 to my neighbor for his dune buggy. Man I'm old, but seems like yesterday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by donethat View Post
    In 1968 I was living at home and commuting to college and gas was .28 cents a gallon. At the local diner burgers were .35, fries .15 and cokes .10. .60 cents for lunch.
    In 1966 bought a 1956 chevy from my mother for $75. Wish I still had that car. In 1967 bought an imaculate 1962 chevy for $550. Gave that car to my mother and bought a 1964 Volkswagen for $200. I let a buddy borrow it to visit his girl friend before he shipped off to Vietnam. He wrecked it in a bad rain storm. I sold the motor for $100 to my neighbor for his dune buggy. Man I'm old, but seems like yesterday.
    What was Noah like? How big was that ark??

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefKN View Post
    What was Noah like? How big was that ark??

    Made of of some type of wood and had a bunch of animals aboard!


    Big Boat, Really Big Boat!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    Can we hold you accountable then?
    When I was 16,I fussed about gasoline costing 85 cents a gallon which cut big time into my grass cutting money.Then you come along and we're shelling out $2.46 a gallon.
    Holy crap, that means you're close to my age! I remember it being 87 cents a gallon and bitching because it went up to a whpping 91 cents a gallon at one time. Back then I never thought I'd see the day gas would be almost $3 a gallon, much less the rip off $4 a gallon after Katrina.How old are you Doug, I'm 32.

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    Home, trying to thaw my frozen, soaked, and overworked/underpaid butt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EastKyFF
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    Just got back from a job. and you?
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    Smile And..............

    When I got home at 21:00 after a call, I was too damn Cold to post it, But we had a Tech Rescue Job that took about 1.5 hours. Teen fell down into a 40 ft deep Ravine that was very difficult to access.Ended up using some "Rope Tricks" to get her out of there and to a Helicopter to be flown to a Trauma Center.....
    Never use Force! Get a Bigger Hammer.
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