Twin Cities Area Campfire BS Thread

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by Daggy, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. _vortex_

    _vortex_ snow snow snow :(

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    Yep. The wife said it went something like:

    Deer.
    Deer head in window.
    Airbag in face.
    Deer body under car.
    Horn stuck on.
    Stop car.

    All in about an 1/8th of a second.

    Still waiting to find out if they are going to total it :cry

    She wasn't hurt at all... but the airbags deploying were unpleasant for a number of reasons.
  2. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Holy crap Vortex. Bummer. Those critters started moving about with the warm spell. Stinkin' oversized rats. There's been too many car deer collisions recently. :bluduh
  3. rickcorwn

    rickcorwn Been here awhile

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  4. Ride_There

    Ride_There Will ride for bacon.

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    Mmm, El Loro. I missed out on my weekly visit yesterday as I was out of town. Looking forward to next Thursday.:tb
  5. *Gravy*

    *Gravy* Jedi Loser

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    If you haven't already, you all owe it to yourselves to be in a vehicle when the airbags deploy. It sucks.
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    Ride_There Will ride for bacon.

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    I heard it blows...
  7. _vortex_

    _vortex_ snow snow snow :(

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    It does... in many ways.

    It is adding likely-hood to a total... even though the only driveability issue (I think) is the crushed radiator.... how sad to think about totalling it. Sigh. We liked that little suv.

    My wife was annoyed because she had freshly picked up dry cleaning in the car.... and now it is all full of airbag smoke. It really filled the cabin.

    Even though she had bare arms, she did escape without any burns from the airbags... so that is good.

    Still waiting on the estimate.
    I wonder if that is a good sign, or a bad sign?

    :(:
  8. _vortex_

    _vortex_ snow snow snow :(

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    Too bad they didn't pick up this great idea....
    [​IMG]

    (Stolen from The Onion)
  9. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Six Nations Rugby. England vs France at Twickenham.

    Live broadcast on BBC America tomorrow, Saturday at 10.30 am.

    Any interest? I'll be watching it. If you want to come and watch it, maybe have a breakfast bloody or beer, say so here.

    I'm guessing there isn't much interest, but......:ear
  10. *Gravy*

    *Gravy* Jedi Loser

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    Sounds fun and I could bring a hammer if I weren't scheduled to watch pieces of wood roll down a track.

    [​IMG]
  11. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Hey pinewood derby is very cool! :clap

    Doesn't look like there's any interest in the rugger, but that's no surprise. So I'm not getting any beer in, 'cos after the game I'm going to play with power tools, and soldering irons and stuff like that.
  12. Powershouse

    Powershouse Flower Sniffer

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    Don't feel bad Prop, no one else wants to watch college wrestling either.
    Go figure.
  13. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Some people have no sense of adventure. Or something.

    On the plus side, I just checked my propane tank gauge, and this house sucks rather less fuel than the old farmhouse used to, on account of the new house having insulation, and a lot less gaps.

    And I went and stood in my shed. It was awesome. It'll be even more awesomer soon. I think April will be a month of quite good activity, shed construction wise.
  14. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Good job none of you showed up. The game is next week. Heh.

    Hope England are on top of their game better than I am.

    So OK this gives us a week to prepare. If'n anyone wants to come over for breakfast NEXT weekend let me know. If there's interest I'll grill a breakfast, and we'll have bloodies and beer chasers. That way, if I'm still off about the game it won't matter because we'll have food.
  15. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Whew. I had considered making the trek, but I was woken up around five am by firefighters and had that craptastic on/off sleep afterwards for several hours. It appears some genius down the hall passed out with a pizza in the oven. No damage, just bad smells and loudness.

    I may be up for it next week, I haven't watched rugby for a long time, but did quite a bit in university, had a couple of roommates who played and we even had a game for the playstation.
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    I might even serve baked beans with breakfast, all proper like. Don't have any black pudding though.
  17. *Gravy*

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    Well we didn't come in last place. Up next The Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center for the Winter Blizzard Blast - I'm going to scope out possible stealth riding spots :D

    I'm bummed I have to work next Saturday a proper English breakfast would be a new experience for me.
  18. propforward

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    Dammit. Never mind Gravy, perhaps another time. Tell you what, the next time I'll even make sure there's Black Pudding. Yum! :tb :dg
  19. *Gravy*

    *Gravy* Jedi Loser

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    Got a copy of Motorcycle Consumer News in the mail today, which was a nice surprise because I haven't subscribed to it.
  20. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Ah - a cunning marketing ploy. Send out a copy of the magazine, and entice subscribers that way.

    How is it? I just took out a cheapo subscription to that magazine.

    Today, I ordered a bunch of jen-you-wine Triumph accessories for the new motorsickle. Not Triumph branded clothing mind, because a) that would be sad and b) they only make that shit to fit the beautiful people in the catalogs, not real life fat bastards such as myself.