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Randomness XII: Eighteen! Purple! Squirrels!

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1 hour ago, buglips*the*goblin said:

 

I've been feeling lighter lately, so maybe some of my soul escaped into the natural aether and is now spreading chaos across the entire globe.

 

I'm in your air, food, and drink now.  Madness will present forthwith. 

 

Ah, I see - so that is where White Chlorination Syndrome comes from!

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**** AAAARRROOOO!!!*****

 

There! I said it!

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You sure did.

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Posted (edited)

 

 Called in sick to work today... Haven't done that in a long while, even before I was long-term unemployed.

 

Realized as I was going to bed at 10pm last night that I hadn't eaten anything since breakfast.

Made the stupid decision to nuke three hotdogs, wolf them down, and then immediately go to sleep. Apparently, I can't do that anymore... :rolleyes:

Woke up around quarter to 2 with, "severe intestinal distress" is what I think the euphemism is these days... Grenades were going off in slow motion in my guts.

Couldn't lie down at all for more than a minute or two, so I was still awake when the sun came up.

So I called in sick to work. A few years ago, I would've just chugged some Pepto and gone in to work, but apparently I've become a wuss merely human in my old age, lol...

 

Finally ended up getting about an hour and a half of sleep around 7am, then was up for half an hour, then two more hours of sleep, rinse and repeat. I finally woke up for good just before 11:30, and have been just goofing around on the internet all day. rather than being productive.

So now I'm going offline for a bit to make a quick run to the supermarket and cook some food.

 

 

Edited by Mad Jack
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This whole 'getting old' thing is really very over rated.

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11 minutes ago, Mad Jack said:

 

 Called in sick to work today... Haven't done that in a long while, even before I was long-term unemployed.

 

Realized as I was going to bed at 10pm last night that I hadn't eaten anything since breakfast.

Made the stupid decision to nuke three hotdogs, wolf them down, and then immediately go to sleep. Apparently, I can't do that anymore... :rolleyes:

Woke up around quarter to 2 with, "severe intestinal distress" is what I think the euphemism is these days... Grenades were going off in slow motion in my guts.

Couldn't lie down at all for more than a minute or two, so I was still awake when the sun came up.

So I called in sick to work. A few years ago, I would've just chugged some Pepto and gone in to work, but apparently I've become a wuss merely human in my old age, lol...

 

Finally ended up getting about an hour and a half of sleep around 7am, then was up for half an hour, then two more hours of sleep, rinse and repeat. I finally woke up for good just before 11:30, and have been just goofing around on the internet all day. rather than being productive.

So now I'm going offline for a bit to make a quick run to the supermarket and cook some food.

 

 

Beware of the dogs! Hope you feel better soon

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2 hours ago, buglips*the*goblin said:

 

I've been feeling lighter lately, so maybe some of my soul escaped into the natural aether and is now spreading chaos across the entire globe.

 

I'm in your air, food, and drink now.  Madness will present forthwith. 

wait...does this have anything to do with that chemical cloud that hit England? 

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8 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

This whole 'getting old' thing is really very over rated.

Beats the alternative! ::D: And to be honest, so far 40 is WAY better than the last 30 years. ::): And 41's still a couple months away but is looking even better. :wub: 

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2 hours ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Couldn't help but think of @OneBoot when I saw this:

 

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What? Mr. Two Boots?  

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39 minutes ago, Grayfax said:

What? Mr. Two Boots?  

Goes by the name Sheriff S. Purrs.

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2 hours ago, ShadowRaven said:

Glad we seldom have a grain crop, and even then it's generally 20 acres or less. I know all about fixing fences in ugly heat, I just hope you don't have trouble driving posts. I remember one year where we had to start holes with a crowbar, then pour water down them just to get the auger to bite, post pounder when we could use it was breaking posts all the time because the ground was too dry and hard, and a lot of it had to be put in by hand because of the terrain. Not fun. Stay hydrated.

 

I'm not a grain farmer by nature. Worked for some for years a long time ago and never enjoyed it. We mostly grew grain for feed for the cows just to keep the hay in a nice rotation. I wanted more cash so went organic a few years ago. I grow between 200 and 500 acres of kamut and spelt now. I haven't had a good crop yet but still make a bit of profit on it. Not enjoying it but it's something to do. I like the cattle, hay and fencing most of the time. But not when it's this hot. Right now the fencing is like you described. Mostly by hand and in rougher spots, plus redoing a bunch of corners and gates.

 

Took the afternoon off and wanted to tinker with my home made hot wire foam cutter for a few minutes. Just watched another how too video and it had some things I thought i could incorporate into mine. The dimmer switch I use to control the temp quit working and I bought a new one. It's in the garage which is sitting at about 34 C right now. wired in my new switch and it still doesn't work. Rigged both switches to a pigtail with a 100W bulb and they work. If I connect straight across my live wire everything works but it's hotter than I want, hence the dimmer switch. Through the switches nothing. The wierdest part is the one worked for a long time then quit. Got me baffled and after almost 2 hours in the oven I decided to come back in the house. Did almost none of the upgrades. Don't plan on using it right away but figured I'd do this while I remembered what I wanted to do.

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Aaaaaargh - Hate - Rage - Madness!!! At the German wargaming forum where I have been for almost 6 years now, they started a new discussion about big battles and skirmishes. Everything went well in the beginning, but now there is only hate and arrogance left that sweeps over to other topics.

 

Another sad and disappointing moment in my wargaming career. Ach, I really want to kick somebodys ... nuts. No offense to any squirrel being a member of this forum.

 

I need ... to ... calm ... down.

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5 hours ago, Pegazus said:

Surgery delayed until tomorrow at 7:30 due to staffing shortage. Don't mind really, since that means I just have to skip breakfast tomorrow rather than lunch today, and that'll be easier.

 

Just got called by the hospital wondering why I haven't came in yet.

 

This heah is a failure to communicate, I say. Are ya listenin'?

 

/Foghorn

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Woke up from my nap because ear was hurting like crazy. Urgent care doctor said it was nothing serious but some people have pain for years... I figure if this keeps it up by the time I go in for my actual follow up in January for my asthma I can talk to her about going to an ENT. I don't want to live with this forever. Sibling was the one with all the ear problems and I had all the throat problems. I guess this is what I get for having my tonsils taken out or something. So for now I get to take Sudafed, allergy pills, and nose spray.

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Rawr. How's it going, folks?

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