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    Default Do you have what it takes?

    So, little Johnny wants to be a fireman… well that’s cute, but let’s take a moment and think about what that means. Ok, you want to ride down the fire pole and pull cats out of trees, la dee frickin da… or maybe you like dalmations, goodness knows I do. You’re all pumped up… “Look at me world!” You say to yourself. “Here I come! I’m gonna do it!“ Well….. guess what….. Snap out of it, junior! We aint talking bout the Tonka trucks you got for Christmas. This is the real deal, and you’re gonna have to leave your precious little toys at home. I’m hear to tell you how. First, go get your EMT-Basic card. That’s where ya start. Don’t come crying to me when you can’t even get that little patch on your jacket that says you know how to give somebody an asprin. Welcome to Realworld 101… there are no textbooks, and it aint no frickin fairy tale. Just get out there, do your time, and stop your moanin. Aint nothing to it, and you may just get there.


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    Hmm...

    Did someone **** in your Wheaties this morning?

    What sparked (pun intended) all this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky625 View Post
    So, little Johnny wants to be a fireman… well that’s cute, but let’s take a moment and think about what that means. Ok, you want to ride down the fire pole and pull cats out of trees, la dee frickin da… or maybe you like dalmations, goodness knows I do. You’re all pumped up… “Look at me world!” You say to yourself. “Here I come! I’m gonna do it!“ Well….. guess what….. Snap out of it, junior! We aint talking bout the Tonka trucks you got for Christmas. This is the real deal, and you’re gonna have to leave your precious little toys at home. I’m hear to tell you how. First, go get your EMT-Basic card. That’s where ya start. Don’t come crying to me when you can’t even get that little patch on your jacket that says you know how to give somebody an asprin. Welcome to Realworld 101… there are no textbooks, and it aint no frickin fairy tale. Just get out there, do your time, and stop your moanin. Aint nothing to it, and you may just get there.
    WTF are you talking about? Some rookie show you up or something? Get a life.
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    LOL....dont you people have anything else to do besides b*tch about our b*tching?

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    dON'T SHOOT THE MESSENGER!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky625 View Post
    dON'T SHOOT THE MESSENGER!
    Don't pass on incoherent and blabbering messages with zero context.
    Be for Peace, but don't be for the Enemy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nyckftbl View Post
    LOL....dont you people have anything else to do besides b*tch about our b*tching?

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    Ohhohhh, can you tell us about, "the School of Hard-Knocks"? How about, "the University of Life"?

    Is this the "real deal" and am I "not in Kansas anymore"?

    Do "young whipersnappers" not understand "blood, sweat and tears"?

    Do you write copy for Chevy truck ads?

    Lighten the frack up, tough guy.

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    Hey, it aint my fault that life isn't some yellow brick road... want the truth or not? take it or leave it... it's up to you!

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    Your message and tone MIGHT be appropriate when addressing a group of fourth-graders, assuming they were the slow class.

    It is just plain silly when directed to an audience of firefighters, who have experienced much of life themselves.

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    Uh, barkeep? I'll have what he's having.

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    Sparky is like an onion, he has layers.....


    .....and he makes me cry...

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    Talk about making no sense and confusing. Where is the middle of the story all it has a is very very short start and finish. A comic is more of a complete story than this. This story doesnt even have a why or what in the world your talking about. I think my IQ dropped a few points just reading it trying to figure out why your so mad at the world today. You should try exercising or getting a hobby that doesnt frustrate you like you are today posting something that doesnt make sense to anybody but you. Like a non-speaking English person thats in a room of people that speak english and you talking for 5 mins in your native tongue having everybody confused thinking WTF are you talking about. But thats just me. Let me know if im wrong

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    Quote Originally Posted by eaglesrule1024 View Post
    Like a non-speaking English person
    Whats wrong with mute people from England?

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    Spunky, that's really funny stuff there! LMFAO!! I'm glad you enlightened me because I had no idea what I was getting into. I think I might quit now because I'm not sure I can handle da job.

    Spunky, has been floating all over the forums posting the same babble. I think she just wants to sit back and watch the fireworks. C'mon and tell us are you profire in disguise?
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    Default another troll

    or a mutt?

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    So I stand corrected... didn't know there were so many smart people in the room... I can't quite tell, but is that Dennis the menace or is it Albert Einstein? I don't have my bifocals on today... Looky here.... you don't need to listen to me, but if you join the FD thinkin that it's gonna be like goin to Chuckee Cheez, you're gonna be surprised to find it aint no picnic. Just a little motivation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky625 View Post
    So I stand corrected... didn't know there were so many smart people in the room... I can't quite tell, but is that Dennis the menace or is it Albert Einstein? I don't have my bifocals on today... Looky here.... you don't need to listen to me, but if you join the FD thinkin that it's gonna be like goin to Chuckee Cheez, you're gonna be surprised to find it aint no picnic. Just a little motivation.
    Jackass. This is firehouse.com. Not firewannabes.com. Try your babble somewhere else. Considering the emotions that most of us have went through in the past few days, your posts are beyond disrespectful.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nyckftbl View Post
    Jackass. This is firehouse.com. Not firewannabes.com. Try your babble somewhere else. Considering the emotions that most of us have went through in the past few days, your posts are beyond disrespectful.
    I agree thank you well said.
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    I mean no disrespect, just giving a word to the wise... some people can't handle that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nyckftbl View Post
    Jackass. This is firehouse.com. Not firewannabes.com. Try your babble somewhere else. Considering the emotions that most of us have went through in the past few days, your posts are beyond disrespectful.
    Very WELL SAID!!!

    First the Charleston 9 and now the FDNY FF dying man has this been hard to deal with. Im just so sad and frustrated at all this happening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky625 View Post
    I mean no disrespect, just giving a word to the wise... some people can't handle that.
    What do you think this is ?

    People who arent in the fire service ? People that dont fight fires ? People that just Lie about being in a department and buy gear and such ?

    NO. 98% of us are in the fire service that other 2% is either wanting to be in or you have the other 1% that i just dont know what they are.

    If you wish to disrespect please take it elsewhere to another site dont EVER come in here and try and bash us thinking FOR THE MOST PART we arent firefighters or in the fire service some way!!!

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