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#870180 - 02/23/13 11:28 PM Sunday
gymcandy1 Offline
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 32197
Loc: Calera, Oklahoma
I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
Buzz Aldrin (1930 - )

Morons Of The Year
Presenting the top morons of the year...

AT&T fired President John Walter after nine months, saying he lacked intellectual leadership. He received a $26 million severance package. Perhaps it's not Walter who's lacking intelligence.

Police in Oakland, California spent two hours attempting to subdue a gunman who had barricaded himself inside his home. After firing ten tear gas canisters, officers discovered that the man was standing beside them in the police line, shouting, "Please come out and give yourself up."

An Illinois man, pretending to have a gun, kidnapped a motorist and forced him to drive to two different automated teller machines, wherein the kidnapper proceeded to withdraw money from own his bank accounts.

A man walked into a Topeka, Kansas Kwik Stop, and asked for all the money in the cash drawer. Apparently, the take was too small, so he tied up the store clerk and worked at the counter himself for three hours until police showed up and grabbed him.

Police in Los Angeles had good luck with a robbery suspect who just couldn't control himself during a line-up. When detectives asked each man in the line-up to repeat the words: "Give me all your money or I'll shoot," the man shouted, "That's not what I said!"

A man spoke frantically into the phone, "My wife is pregnant and her contractions are only two minutes apart!" "Is this her first child?" the doctor asked. "No!" the man shouted, "This is her husband!"

In Modesto, California, Steven Richard King was arrested for trying to hold up a Bank of America branch without a weapon. King used a thumb and a finger to simulate a gun, but unfortunately, he failed to keep his hand in his pocket. (hellllllooooooo!)

Last summer, down on Lake Isabella, located in the high desert, an hour east of Bakersfield, California, some folks, new to boating, were having a problem. No matter how hard they tried, they couldn't get their brand new 22 ft. boat going. It was very sluggish in almost every manoeuvre, no matter how much power was applied.

After about an hour of trying to make it go, they putted to a nearby marina, thinking someone there could tell them what was wrong.

A thorough topside check revealed everything in perfect working condition. The engine ran fine, the out drive went up and down, and the prop was the correct size and pitch. So, one of the marina guys jumped in the water to check underneath.

He came up choking on water, he was laughing so hard. NOW REMEMBER...THIS IS TRUE ... Under the boat, still strapped securely in place, was the trailer

Strange Facts
The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Coca-Cola was originally green.

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.

City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong

State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%

Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33

Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:

Spades - King David
Clubs - Alexander the Great,
Hearts-Charlemagne, and
Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The term "the whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards."

Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game.

Good morning Boomieland. wave

I'm feeling like a new man this norning. penguin

Naaa I'm still pretty much feeling like dirt. razz

You know that kid Pig Pen, in the Charlie Brown gang?

That's me inside and out. zombie

This little piggy went to market.

Well I didn't make it through the whole week, but this is still my day off. Yaa Hoo! woot

I'm going to celebrate by taking a shower. lol

I may have to get out today and take Baby for a walk. I haven't been out in two days.

If I recall we've had about an inch of rain since I was last out head hunting.

Not that I expect to find any heads floating about, or will even feel like head hunting to begin with.

The physical "where with all" is lacking still.

Not the desire though. I desire it no problem. happydance

Unlike some "other" things.

Baby always has a headache anyway.

I'm kidding! dance

She doesn't "always" have a headache.

Have a happy day everybody.

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.

William Butler Yeats

#870183 - 02/23/13 11:42 PM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
BrownEyedTigre Offline
The Sassy Administrator PR Liaison
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 75381
Loc: In the Naughty Corner
Joe, I hope you feel good enough to get out for awhile.

Haroula, birthday to you! There is cake in the corner.

I hope you all have a fantastic day. I'll be in the corner...

Ana wave
Don't feed the Trolls

#870184 - 02/23/13 11:46 PM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Darlene Online   content
Adept Boomer

Registered: 02/10/00
Posts: 10371
Loc: Southern California
wave Howdy ho, sweet Joe! Thanks for the openers! Hope you are feeling better today! Happy Sunday toooooo yoooouuuuu!!

Hey, Ana! Hope you find a little time for yourself!

birthday Haroula! Χαρούμενα Γενέθλια smile

Good morning, sweet 'Boomies!

Still Saturday evening for me....

Been a busy day. Had son, DIL, and grandbabies for early dinner. Much conversation, much to share, as it's been a few weeks since we've had dinner together. Now, house is quiet and we're winding down....


To all abed, sleep To all awake, woot
Woohoo and booyah! smile Have an easy peasy day!

#870186 - 02/23/13 11:58 PM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
BrownEyedTigre Offline
The Sassy Administrator PR Liaison
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 75381
Loc: In the Naughty Corner
Sounds like you had an awesome day Darlene. yay How is daughter enjoying her new house?

Ana wave
Don't feed the Trolls

#870196 - 02/24/13 03:10 AM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Haroula Offline
Adept Boomer

Registered: 06/02/10
Posts: 10027
Loc: Greece
Good morning,thank you for the cake Ana hearts
The weather is great like Spring,hot and sunny yes
We have a little park near the sea so we
will spend the day there. happydance
Hubby and jr. gave me flowers this morninghearts
Thank you all for your wishes flowers

Edited by Haroula (02/24/13 03:10 AM)
I change all my passwords to "incorrect". So whenever I forget, it says, "your password is incorrect".

#870201 - 02/24/13 04:24 AM Re: Sunday [Re: Haroula]
cailyn Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 01/08/06
Posts: 6145
Loc: Somewhere ? in Massachusetts?
Good morning Joe,Ana,Darlene,Haroula waveJoe I hope your feeling better,Ana how was the bridal shower? Soot I think you'll like Windows 8 it's really different,it takes some time to get used to but that's the fun part waveDarlene enjoy your day,Coffee is ready so far here we only have rain dancehopeing the snow stays away winter
I may not have gone where I intended to go,but I think I have ended up where I need to be.


#870203 - 02/24/13 05:15 AM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
venus Offline
Staff Reviewer
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 03/07/09
Posts: 7744
Loc: Arcadia (twin world of Stark)
Hello and goodbye. wave
Interrogator: [True or false?] All mangoes are golden. Nothing golden is cheap. Conclusion - all mangoes are cheap.

Helena: Where are these mangoes?

#870205 - 02/24/13 05:34 AM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Kaki's Sister Offline
True Blue Boomer

Registered: 11/21/04
Posts: 22800
Loc: Marlborough USA
dance Good Morning Joe, Ana, Darlene, Haroula, Cailyn and venus. Joe feel better. Ana don't work to hard. Darlene sounds like you had a lovely evening. Haroula a very Happy Birthday to you! Cailyn nice to hear you are liking W8. Venus you need to slow up the "whoosh"! Happy Day All! dance

#870210 - 02/24/13 06:04 AM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
GBC Offline
Graduate Boomer

Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 18262
Loc: Massachusetts
Good Morning Boomers

Joe, Hope you start to feeling a lot better soon.

Ana, hope you have an easy day in the corner.

Happy birthday Haroula.

Darlene, hopoe today is as enjoyable as last night,

Cailyn, coffee please and thank you.

Venus, do you ever get a day off?

Gerry, have a great day.

Not sure if we're going to church this morning. Waiting to see what weather is in store.

#870212 - 02/24/13 06:23 AM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Kaki's Sister Offline
True Blue Boomer

Registered: 11/21/04
Posts: 22800
Loc: Marlborough USA
Good Morning GBC. Enjoy your day! wave

#870215 - 02/24/13 07:31 AM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
connie Offline
Adept Boomer

Registered: 07/12/02
Posts: 10260
Loc: winter springs fl.
Good morning everyone. Joe, I hope you feel well enough to go out with baby. Haroula, birthday. Birthday cupcakes in the NC. Breakfast out this morning. To all here and all who follow, have a Great Sunday. Danish, Sausage Gravy with Biscuits, Donuts, and Hot Chcolate in the NC. Biscuit bottoms and crunchy Donut Holes for L4L. penguin

#870258 - 02/24/13 11:03 AM Re: Sunday [Re: connie]
Space Quest Fan Offline
Graduate Boomer

Registered: 02/17/01
Posts: 15321
Loc: Upper Arlington, Ohio
Good morning everyone. wave Enjoy your Sunday.
It's nice to be important but it is much more important to be nice.

#870266 - 02/24/13 11:38 AM Re: Sunday [Re: Space Quest Fan]
Darlene Online   content
Adept Boomer

Registered: 02/10/00
Posts: 10371
Loc: Southern California

Good morning, again, sweet 'Boomies!

Hey, Ana! Daughter loves her home! It really is lovely. She and her sweetie have personalized it beautifully. hearts

After such a full, busy day yesterday, Hubby is off to church and he let me sleep in. hearts An easy peasy day is planned.

So, with a yummy cup of Hubby's brew in hand, I'm off to see what's afoot.
Woohoo and booyah! smile Have an easy peasy day!

#870273 - 02/24/13 11:49 AM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
Sorta Blonde Offline
BAAG Specialist

Registered: 11/29/04
Posts: 9564
Loc: San Diego, CA
It's a glorious day here...again! Awesome warm sun and cool breeze and sunny and dry and oh boy.

Apartment strangeness. The car of the 'boytoy' of the drunk gal has been missing for 4 days now. Not sure if he's gone, or the car got repoed, or if the gal (who was driving it without a license the last few days (and probably drunk and on drugs besides) might have gotten it impounded or crashed it. Dunno, but haven't seen the boytoy for that time too. Interesting. Watching to see what goes. He might have moved out? One can only hope. Or maybe he got arrested and the car impounded. I'm dying to know. think

Enjoying my new fancy shoes. Fit perfectly, comfy, makes me look like an over the hill goth kid wannabe. rotfl

Off for the last walk of the sidewalk project before they start tearing out the asphalt road to redo it. Can hardly wait for the dust and smells, and the cars blocking my driveway.
WARNING! This person is extremely blonde...please type SLOWLY.

#870279 - 02/24/13 12:01 PM Re: Sunday [Re: gymcandy1]
auntiegram Offline
Adept Boomer

Registered: 06/10/06
Posts: 14623
Loc: northern Wisconsin
Just a quick HI and I am being kidknapped for a round of BINGO!!! lol Have a wonderful day everybody!!!


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