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Nobody Likes Godzilla December 3, 2018

Posted by Retired Geezer in Ballistics, Ducks.
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chickenzilla

Just for Dave and geoff.

Dave Stuff March 2, 2018

Posted by daveintexas in Ballistics, Crime, Ducks, Entertainment, Handblogging, History, Law, Man Laws, Mufuckin Pie!, Sex, Sidebar Flag Bullshit.
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I try to use descriptive, catchy post titles.

Anyway the weather was nice last Sunday so I decided it was time to power wash the deck area and hang up some lights to make the place all cheery and shit.

Before

I know, gross right? Spider webs, bugs, leaves, dirt

After

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Much better.

I know all this stuff gets made in China (or somewhere in Asia).  Christmas lights are not particularly complex so if there was a manual I ignored it like I do complicated stuff where I really should RTFM but still won’t.

But the vendor in it’s relationship with Amazon insisted that I get this information via the following email, including a an explanation of why these lights might not be exactly the “white warmness” I might have been expecting, AND a warranty and a sincere promise to resolve any customer dissatisfaction accompanied with a plea to please not rat them out on the item page.

I realize their English is much better than my Mandarin but these things are just so fun.

First, an Important notice regarding the warm white color (as advertised)

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A friendly greeting, an interesting explanation of why the product might not be exactly what I ordered but yet “It is not wrong item sent if you receive the color difference version”

It is definitely warm white if you compare it with white version, or maybe Slublog.

Then some handy instructions for troubleshooting.

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If bulb burns out, replace bulb. It will turn on.

And then a promise to resolve any problem but please don’t bust our balls with bad remark on item page.

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They did say please and kindly so were I disappointed with the warmth of whiteness I would reach out to them before posting an irate customer thing.  Besides I never do that cause everybody looks like an asshole when they do.

Besides, I think they’re quite warm and I am satisfied.

Thank you, MZD8391 Customer Service Team!

Drillbillies February 6, 2018

Posted by skinbad in Ballistics, Crime.
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I’ve got to link this story just so Lauraw can add a photo to her rotation. Dude went after his cousin with a Dewalt. It’s time to ban high-capacity lithium batteries.

Police: Roy man attacked cousin with drill

 

A Little Gun Stuff August 23, 2017

Posted by skinbad in Ballistics.
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I recently had an itch to get a pocket pistol, so I started reading a lot of reviews and watching quite a few YouTube videos. I’ll tell you three of my favorite firearm YouTubers if you’re into that kind of thing.

The first one I watched a lot is Hickok45. He’s a grandfatherly southern gent with an easy-going manner and a common-sense way of explaining things. He shoots all kinds of firearms and describes them and tells you what he likes and doesn’t like about them. He often shows how to take them apart and reassemble them. His videos are at his outdoor shooting range and he’ll usually start with blasting a few targets–he likes 2-liter (full) pop bottles and a variety of steel targets that make a satisfying “ping” when he nails them. He also likes to “smoke some pot” by blasting (empty) flower pots. If you’re thinking of a gun you might want an opinion on, you can probably find a video of him demonstrating it. If you’re like me, you’ll look at a video and think, “I don’t have 25 minutes to spend watching this,” but it goes by really easily. He’s got a good camera presence and usually the audio/video is quite good. A couple of things to consider: he’s a really good shot–he makes it look easy. Also, he has very large hands, so take that into consideration when size matters for your purchasing decisions.

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Death Wish August 3, 2017

Posted by Retired Geezer in Man Laws, Ballistics.
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Remake starring Bruce Willis.

Machine Gun Helicopters July 29, 2017

Posted by Retired Geezer in Man Laws, News, Ballistics.
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You know you want to try it:

Dunkirk ~ the Other one. July 19, 2017

Posted by Retired Geezer in Art, Ballistics, News.
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I was searching for YT trailers for the new movie, Dunkirk, and found this 5-minute, single-take tracking shot (in a different movie).

Film fans like geoff will appreciate this.

Poultry in Motion–New Addition to Touching Farewells March 7, 2017

Posted by skinbad in Ballistics, Ducks, Love, slutbags, Stupid shit, Women Ranting.
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“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

“What I’ve got to do, you can’t be any part of. Ilsa, I’m no good at being noble, but it doesn’t take much to see that the problems of three little people don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you’ll understand that.”

“She’s gone. She gave me a pen. I gave her my heart, she gave me a pen.”

Screw You, Kyler

 

 

The Escape November 5, 2016

Posted by Retired Geezer in Ballistics, Sports.
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Yeah, it’s a commercial for BMW cars but it’s more entertaining than the last 2 movies that I paid money to see.

Two Centered Pictures September 26, 2016

Posted by skinbad in Ballistics, Food, Handblogging, Nature Shit, Personal Experiences, Technology, Women Ranting.
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I know I’m behind the times, but the times for me have a-changed. The IT guy took my trusty Dell doorstop away and replaced it with this:

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It’s an Intel NUC. Kind of cool, I think. When is the last time you used the DVD player in your computer?

And furthermore: A neighbor called Saturday afternoon and asked if we wanted a hindquarter of an elk. My thrifty wife got very excited. Of course we do. That was about 3 p.m. We finished the kitchen Clorox wipe-down about 9 p.m. Elk are big mofos.

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I should have weighed it before starting. It had to weight 80 lbs. This was a new experience for me–thanks youtube. Also, a neighbor I called and asked if I could borrow his knife sharpener came over and helped me bone it (huhhuhuh). New respect for butchers gained–my hands and back are stiff, but there is a lot of meat in the freezer and on the shelf (we bottled a canner load).

Suspect pulls Knife April 7, 2016

Posted by Retired Geezer in Ballistics.
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This went bad quickly. NSFW language.

Unicorn Poop April 4, 2016

Posted by Retired Geezer in Ballistics, Entertainment, News.
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It’s Science!