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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:16 pm 
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Food poisoning :P



The worst...if you remember from Plook on Tour I got a real bad case while traveling in Texas and Oklahoma in either 2012 or 13...just horrible...take care of yourself Milt


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Food poisoning :P

Are you a retired spy??

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power went out at the house.
First the computer went dead. Then I notice the other things.
It's a windy day in Kansas. This happens.
I go to the back door to see if I can see
and there's the power co guy:
'Sorry, we had to cut your line.
A tree branch snapped part of the line, and--'
'You don't want a fire to start. Got it.
How do I get it replaced?'

OK.
Nine hours later it comes back on.
But it required a series of interlocking communications
with a bunch of people who don't know me at all,
all trying to make the thing happen.
My landlord got zinged 2k hard for the electrician
who had to replace the housing where the line hits the house
up under the eave that got smacked hard
and lost a shingle from the fallen tree limb.

Amazing though it cost the landlord exorbitantly
it still flabbergasts that all got done so quickly.
And it was a long busy day for the electrical and power co guys here, too...

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just plain doug wrote:
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Food poisoning :P

Are you a retired spy??


Former food-taster for the king.

My situation happened as a result of under cooked pumpkin pie from a restaurant. Feeling better now, but in the thick of it, I woke up at 3am with a spiky belly pain, nausea, sweaty forehead,etc. I empathized with poisoned rats.

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Food poisoning :P



The worst...if you remember from Plook on Tour I got a real bad case while traveling in Texas and Oklahoma in either 2012 or 13...just horrible...take care of yourself Milt

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My sympathies, but I just learned a new word...

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Going to see Wes Anderson's latest Flick because my nefew did part of the animation on it. (Look at the télévisions...)

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Also down with food poisoning... :P

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Also down with food poisoning... :P


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Also down with food poisoning... :P


Damn...that sucks. Speedy recovery to you.

"If you're going through hell, keep going." =Winston Churchill

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hope you two are feeling better soon!!

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Also down with food poisoning... :P


Get well soon BBP


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Thanks guys!

Local football team is champion...

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Got a job!

All in all, not a bad week! :mrgreen:

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Got a job!

All in all, not a bad week! :mrgreen:



Congratulations Bonny!!!

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So...


I live in a nice rural area on 48 acres of land with plenty of trees and beautiful scenery. Not another house for half a mile to the north and the neighbor to the south is about a mile away. Plenty of blind spots down the main road approaching the house. Sometime within the last 4 days, some person decided to transport and dump burned trash from two 55 gallon burn barrels at the base of my pine trees :twisted: Most folks around here just burn excess papers or cardboard and throw the other garbage (bottles, plastic, bulky stuff) into a dumpster. Not this person. He included aerosol cans, insulation, and who knows what else :roll:
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I've just about gotten to a point in which I'm somewhat tolerant of people tossing out one or two beer cans onto the road once a week for someone else (me) to pick up the following day when I'm on my morning walk. How sad and unfortunate it is to find the road littered with beer cans which have "America" printed on the side.
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A few days ago,while returning home from a yummy steak dinner, I discovered there was a suspicious person parked in a red Chevy truck next to where the mess was later dumped. I say 'suspicious' because in retrospect, he was parked on the shoulder of the road & wouldn't make eye-contact or return a wave. I know it sounds silly, but most people are friendly to one another around here and either wave or nod to when driving past. This guy who didn't look familiar and was in his 50s or 60s just kept looking straight ahead & pulled his cap down over his eyes. Where the illegal dumping happened is perfectly hidden from any view of my house behind a row of trees next to the road. I'm convinced the guy was just making a dry-run to find the best opportunity and hiding place for his nefarious deeds. If I had to guess, I'd say the person lives within a 5 mile area so I'll pay close attention as to who drives what & store it away for future reference.He must be somewhat familiar with the area and might even commute through here on his way to or from work. Spring time is a great time to clean the house and dump what you don't want on another persons property. Illegal dumping and illegal trespassing. What the fuck?!

In the past few years, I've had similar incidents in which people have dumped 20 tires or 23 dead geese which were illegally shot. Suppose I'll have to come up with some kind of deterrent like a hidden camera to catch the perp in the act. I'm half tempted to sit outside on some random nights not to exact revenge or escalate the situation but to gain proof with a camera and put a stop to it once and for all. Sometimes dumbells come back thinking they've pulled off the ultimate crime. I'll see if I can find some clue within the ashy mess, like a address or a name.

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Milton Bradley wrote:
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In the past few years, I've had similar incidents in which people have dumped 20 tires or 23 dead geese which were illegally shot. Suppose I'll have to come up with some kind of deterrent like a hidden camera to catch the perp in the act. I'm half tempted to sit outside on some random nights not to exact revenge or escalate the situation but to gain proof with a camera and put a stop to it once and for all. Sometimes dumbells come back thinking they've pulled off the ultimate crime. I'll see if I can find some clue within the ashy mess, like a address or a name.


Hope you catch the bastard! This sort of thing is inexcusable...


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In the past few years, I've had similar incidents in which people have dumped 20 tires or 23 dead geese which were illegally shot. Suppose I'll have to come up with some kind of deterrent like a hidden camera to catch the perp in the act. I'm half tempted to sit outside on some random nights not to exact revenge or escalate the situation but to gain proof with a camera and put a stop to it once and for all. Sometimes dumbells come back thinking they've pulled off the ultimate crime. I'll see if I can find some clue within the ashy mess, like a address or a name.


Hope you catch the bastard! This sort of thing is inexcusable...



Take down their license place call the law and give them the story, they will handle it!


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^^^I grew up in a rural area (my Dad was an olive rancher and our next door neighbors were cattle ranchers). In more isolated areas down the road from us 1-3 miles illegal dumping was common (mattresses, appliances, etc.). Another thing that was fairly common was people dumping litters of kittens and probably other unwanted animals. We had words for people like this. :evil:


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^^^I grew up in a rural area (my Dad was an olive rancher and our next door neighbors were cattle ranchers). In more isolated areas down the road from us 1-3 miles illegal dumping was common (mattresses, appliances, etc.). Another thing that was fairly common was people dumping litters of kittens and probably other unwanted animals. We had words for people like this. :evil:



Can you get a deal on bulk olive oil... :mrgreen:


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A new development:

Discovered an address on some junkmail among the ashes. Someone who lives 2.6 miles away. Filed a police report.

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Milton Bradley wrote:
A new development:

Discovered an address on some junkmail among the ashes. Someone who lives 2.6 miles away. Filed a police report.

"Yes, sir, Officer Obie, I cannot tell a lie, I put that envelope under that garbage."

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Plook wrote:
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^^^I grew up in a rural area (my Dad was an olive rancher and our next door neighbors were cattle ranchers). In more isolated areas down the road from us 1-3 miles illegal dumping was common (mattresses, appliances, etc.). Another thing that was fairly common was people dumping litters of kittens and probably other unwanted animals. We had words for people like this. :evil:



Can you get a deal on bulk olive oil... :mrgreen:

Sorry, the family is out of the business. :smurf:


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