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Forum: Off Topic 06-14-2017, 01:01am
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By BigJoe
My one and only ace was on a 173 yard par 3 into...

My one and only ace was on a 173 yard par 3 into a howling 30 mph wind. Hit a full 3 wood and it hit the front of the green and slowly rolled into the hole. I was playing at a 9 handicap at the time...
Forum: Off Topic 06-09-2017, 12:41pm
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By BigJoe
25 years ago I was 51. A little old for those...

25 years ago I was 51. A little old for those games... But 60 years ago it was actually much the same. I can remember being away from home just wandering the neighborhood for 10 -12 hours a day...
Forum: Off Topic 06-08-2017, 01:26pm
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By BigJoe
A little too much soap opera and very little...

A little too much soap opera and very little science. Disappointing...
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2017, 11:56pm
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By BigJoe
Ha, I was a mailman before I joined the Army....

Ha, I was a mailman before I joined the Army. Mailmen back then (late '50s) routinely started working around 2 AM to sort the mail into the route sequence. Then walk 5 -10 miles a day with a heavy...
Forum: Off Topic 01-14-2017, 04:09pm
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By BigJoe
Amazing how little some of the building have...

Amazing how little some of the building have changed in the time.
Forum: Off Topic 02-23-2016, 11:25pm
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By BigJoe
First thought: Playboy Bunny... ...

First thought: Playboy Bunny...
http://acidcow.com/pics/20160222/who_needs_a_bra_06.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 01-21-2016, 05:19pm
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By BigJoe
When I was in the Army in the '60s I had the...

When I was in the Army in the '60s I had the opportunity to shoot a Luger at the range once. Of course we knew nothing about ear protection back then. From that day to now, over 50 years ago I've had...
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2015, 04:46pm
Replies: 27
Views: 901
Posted By BigJoe
Go inside to order, they can't ignore you when...

Go inside to order, they can't ignore you when you are in their face. It only takes a couple minutes extra time. I almost never use the drive through anymore anywhere.
Forum: Off Topic 12-09-2015, 07:06pm
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By BigJoe
Setting it up and tuning it has got to be almost...

Setting it up and tuning it has got to be almost as hard as playing it. :eek:
Forum: Off Topic 12-07-2015, 05:14pm
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By BigJoe
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Off Topic 12-04-2015, 05:30pm
Replies: 70
Views: 1,526
Posted By BigJoe
As someone said, I'm at the age (74) where I...

As someone said, I'm at the age (74) where I hesitate to buy green bananas... But both my grandmothers died well into their 90s and my mother is still alive and healthy at 93 so, genetically, I...
Forum: Off Topic 11-27-2015, 09:32pm
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By BigJoe
Mazdarati, Ha!

Mazdarati, Ha!
Forum: Off Topic 11-20-2015, 11:31am
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By BigJoe
Once I was driving around the point on the...

Once I was driving around the point on the Monterey peninsula in a convertible with the top down and, just as I got in front of the fog horn, it let off a blast no more than 50 feet away. Literally...
Forum: Off Topic 11-20-2015, 10:44am
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By BigJoe
Grandpa Jones wife of many years. She backed him...

Grandpa Jones wife of many years. She backed him up on guitar on Grand Ol' Opry and Hee Haw as well as playing on her own. Lot of the old timers leaving us over the past few years...
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Forum: Off Topic 11-18-2015, 12:19pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,047
Posted By BigJoe
:iagree: Doesn't take much to ground a plane or...

:iagree: Doesn't take much to ground a plane or empty a school/concert hall once you set up the threat/expectation of violence in everyone's mind. One little anonymous phone call...
Forum: Off Topic 11-18-2015, 12:13pm
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By BigJoe
Bowser & Blue doing a medley of their hit. :D ...

Bowser & Blue doing a medley of their hit. :D

Great song but little else they've done comes up to that level.
Still, a lot of good stuff of theirs on YT.
Forum: Off Topic 11-17-2015, 04:22pm
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By BigJoe
No numbers but:

No numbers but:
Forum: Off Topic 11-12-2015, 03:04pm
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By BigJoe
Ha, that took me a while... :seasix:

Ha, that took me a while... :seasix:
Forum: Off Topic 11-12-2015, 02:47pm
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By BigJoe
Going down the corkscrew looks like fun, but...

Going down the corkscrew looks like fun, but getting to the top must be a PITA...
Forum: Off Topic 11-03-2015, 05:24pm
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By BigJoe
For some reason I was called every two years like...

For some reason I was called every two years like clockwork. My wife has been called once in the past 10 years. But I'm over 70 now and, in TX, that means you can opt out of jury duty forever for any...
Forum: Off Topic 11-03-2015, 05:07pm
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By BigJoe
Problem with collecting coins, and the reason I...

Problem with collecting coins, and the reason I dropped out of the hobby years ago is, for the same coin:
Brilliant Uncirculated 70 = $$$$$$$$$$$
Brilliant Uncirculated 69 = $$$$$$$$$
Brilliant...
Forum: Off Topic 11-03-2015, 04:50pm
Replies: 29
Views: 953
Posted By BigJoe
We used to do Halloween pretty big, but in the...

We used to do Halloween pretty big, but in the past few years we make it a point to go out to a nice dinner with friends during the T&T hours. We used to get a few neighborhood kids, which we miss,...
Forum: Off Topic 10-27-2015, 02:41pm
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By BigJoe
The alternative to growing old is not pleasant...

The alternative to growing old is not pleasant...
Forum: Off Topic 10-26-2015, 03:56pm
Replies: 27
Views: 545
Posted By BigJoe
No and I can't say I missed him a lot afterwards...

No and I can't say I missed him a lot afterwards either...
Forum: Off Topic 10-14-2015, 02:44pm
Replies: 26
Views: 650
Posted By BigJoe
I doubt they will go completely Esquire on us but...

I doubt they will go completely Esquire on us but I'll wait to see. They are offering subscriptions for about $1/mo, trying to drum up business before the announcements I guess...
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