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    Unhappy I am ashamed and humiliated to admit this in public....

    ...But I must say I am missing cdevoe a little bit.

    The forums have gotten a wee bit stale these last few days. No controversy. No innane, indefensible positions. No stupid arguments.

    Heck, even the leather helmet thread doesn't look appealing.

    They say confession is good for the soul, so I thought I'd better get it out. I beg the IACOJ to bestow their forgiveness on me, and understand my feelings. Please don't hold this against me (sniff).

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    Not me.

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    Ha ha, hee hee, you had us going for a minute there.

    You're not serious, dude, right?
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    Default Re: I am ashamed and humiliated to admit this in public....

    Originally posted by jaybird210


    The forums have gotten a wee bit stale these last few days. No controversy. No innane, indefensible positions. No stupid arguments.


    And this is a bad thing???
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    well, this is the silly season.
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    How about a regular vs. decaf thread?

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    HEY HEY HEY!! I'M LOOKIN FOR A LITTLE COMPASSION HERE, AWRIGHT!?!?!

    After all, the first step to curing a problem is admitting you have one, no?

    I'm just sayin, that when the beer-ban thread was at it's height, it was little like being' on a high..... "I gotta get on and check the threads! I gotta see what that jack***** said this time!!"

    It was kinda fun to see him get beat up, and then stand up and beg for more. That's all. And now it's just kinda ho-hum.....
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    Default The IACOJ is here for you, Jaybird!

    I know how you feel Jaybird. It was like watching the first Rocky movie. It was like when Cool Hand Luke was being used as a punching bag by George Kennedy's character. It was like watching that ski jumper in the opening to Wide World of Sports. Screams of "stay down, devoe". But he kept getting back up for more. It reminded me of gym class when we would play battle ball and we would all throw at the one dork in our class. He like the attention until someone knocked his glasses off. Wait a minute; I was the dork. Bad example. My point is: the threads haven't gotten stale or tame or anything else. What they have gotten is reflective because of the season of giving and forgiving. It's Christmas time! A time when we put aside our differences, share a story or a thought, give to the kettle, remember our departed loved ones and look with optimism to the new year.
    That said; does anyone know how to get dried Christmas tree puke yakked up by the cat out of the carpet?
    Oh and Christmas carols.
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    Default Re: The IACOJ is here for you, Jaybird!

    Originally posted by ChiefReason
    My point is: the threads haven't gotten stale or tame or anything else. What they have gotten is reflective because of the season of giving and forgiving. It's Christmas time! A time when we put aside our differences, share a story or a thought, give to the kettle, remember our departed loved ones and look with optimism to the new year.

    Yeah you stinkin' freak....it's a time to put aside differences!!! What are ya...stooooopid or somethin'???



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    Talking I'm feeling much better now!

    Chief, Stayback, thank you a thousand times. I am feeling much more better now.

    Everyone to the Christmas party!! Next round's on me!!
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    Default Re: I am ashamed and humiliated to admit this in public....

    Originally posted by jaybird210
    No controversy. No innane, indefensible positions. No stupid arguments.
    I beg to differ, slide on over to the Explorer forum and read the newest (and about the bazillionth) thread about Jr's being allowed to leave school to answer calls - that should perk you up some.
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    Thanks N2, I owe you a beer at the next meeting LOL.

    I laughed, I cried, it is an epic of major proportions, that should get the Polanski treatment from hollywood.

    My lack of faith in Explorers is again safe, thank you from the heart of my bottom.

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    Man...that IS an ugly little thread.
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    I hope and pray my department's explorer post does not read that thread.
    I hope and pray my department's post does not act that way either.

    I bet cdevoe/beergod/voiceofreason is reading that one and is impressed with their "outside the box" thinking!
    "This thread is being closed as it is off-topic and not related to the fire industry." - Isn't that what the Off Duty forum was for?

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    Bones
    is that "outside the box" or "inside the sand-pit"
    Psychiatrists state 1 in 4 people has a mental illness.
    Look at three of your friends, if they are ok, your it.

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    He misses the beer ban thread... He shoulda been here for the Woody Threads!!!

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    Jaybird ,
    I must admit I feel your pain ...........however I dont think it is a bad thing. I too loved to check in to see what psuedo-intelligent drivel was erupting for the Beerboy......and how frustrated we all got.So for now let party and save "the drama fer your moma' ! I will buy the next round !!!!!
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    I read a few threads on the Jr./Explorer side of things once... JUST once. It made my head hurt. I've never read so many nonsensical ravings in one place in my life. Dr. Seues makes more sense than some of those drooling loonies.
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    Let's look at this "leaving school" issue from this perspective.

    You go to a supermarket, gather up your groceries...and move through the line at the cashier. The bill comes to $26.67, so you hand the cashier $31.67, alright? You get where I'm going?

    The first reaction? The cashier stares at the money, then turns to you...then looks at the total again. Then they scratch their head, count the cash...do some mental calculations...look at the total, count the cash....look at you. Then the "deer in the headlights" look appears on their face. You know what I'm talking about.

    You explain to them...."It's easy. A simple five spot will do. A fin. $5.00, five buckaroos."

    Now.......if this is the education our young adults are getting by staying IN school"....what possible harm could be done by letting them leave for alarms???!!!!
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    lmao NJ. It is so true, if the computer screen doesnt list the exact change to give back you are lucky to get anything back and even then.
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