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    Just got buzzed

    By my son's new RC 'copter . He asked for one, and some extended family got him one . Told him if it happens again, I'd go all King Kong on him...
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    Isn't this 8 days early?
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    Extended family get together was last week, since just about everyone but us will be travelling. He was given it last week, but it was defective. They exchanged it, made sure that one worked, and dropped it off yesterday.
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    My condolences to you then, and congratulations to your son on the score!
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    Dyslexic Eastern Orthodox Christmas was on the13th.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Dyslexic Eastern Orthodox Christmas was on the13th.
    LOL! oh and for the dyslexics, I meant LOL.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Also, you could always call Crackerjab and tell him the R/C salesman touched you.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I figure he'll break the damn thing within a week. He already dropped the remote and it stopped working. But he fixed it by unscrewing the battery compartment and re-seating the battery. Not sure if that's from watching 'Bob the Builder' or he's got some of his mother's aptitude for electronics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    I figure he'll break the damn thing within a week. He already dropped the remote and it stopped working. But he fixed it by unscrewing the battery compartment and re-seating the battery. Not sure if that's from watching 'Bob the Builder' or he's got some of his mother's aptitude for electronics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    I figure he'll break the damn thing within a week. He already dropped the remote and it stopped working. But he fixed it by unscrewing the battery compartment and re-seating the battery. Not sure if that's from watching 'Bob the Builder' or he's got some of his mother's aptitude for electronics.
    If it's not broken in a week, I give it a week and a half before he has the thing fitted with Nerf missile launchers and a laser pointer guidance system.

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    Last night I buzzed by several Bloody Marys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Last night I buzzed by several Bloody Marys.
    another one this morning will set you straight!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Last night I buzzed by several Bloody Marys.
    My wife made me a Bloody Mary the other night, it was a long time since I had one. Don't know why I waited so long, it was enjoyable.

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    They're surprisingly fun once you get the hang of it, so long as the salesmen doesn't touch you.
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    Just as long as he doesn't break the remote while the copter is in the air and have it go all rogue on you.
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    Fit it with a nice video cam and search the neighborhood for things of interest.
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