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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    I am a skeered. I think casa de jsharr may be haunted

    Earlier this week, I noticed light shining down from the attic stairs. Opened them up, and sure enough, the attic light was on. Sent my youngest up to turn the light off. Watched him do it, and helped him close the stairs.

    The next day, walking down the hall, see light, so I pull down the stairs and turn off the light and close the stairs.

    This AM, get up around 6 am, see light, pull down the stairs, sure enough, light is back on. Pull the chain to turn light off and wrap chain around bulb holder a few times.

    Will be interesting to see what happens. I wonder if I have some sort of critter in the attic pulling my chain for fun?
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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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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    Raccoons using the cable as a swing.

    Or splody pup is back.
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    Check with the cellar dwellers- a couple of them may be sneaking off for some privacy.

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    I can recommend a priest to perform an exorcism.
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    Electrical fault in the house, it could blow up.
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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    Poltergeist!
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    Your attic has a refrigerator door?

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    Maybe you have toddlers.
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    So jsharr's lights are on but no one is home?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    So jsharr's lights are on but no one is home?
    Go figure.
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    Bats in yer belfry.

    When we had stuff we couldn't explain in my last couple apartments, we always blamed in on the homeless guy that lived in the closet. Sometimes offered to let him sit on the couch with us when we watched tv or share some dinner, but he was never in there when we checked. Always did the oddest things though. Oh and he could let some nasty ones rip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Poltergeist!
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    Evidently one who doesn't like the dark.
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    All those foosters who wanted the ice cream you promised are doing it by remote control.

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    I think Jsharr is pulling OUR chain.
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    You need a young priest and an old priest.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    The ghost of General Santa Anna trying to clear out all the Texican squatters off the stolen property.
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    "pulling my chain"

    yuk,yuk,yuk,har,har,har,that's so rich....................................bah
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    You need a young priest and an old priest.
    Does it have to be an actual priest? Because we could get some fosters ordained online. I could volunteer for the older priest role, not sure who could do the young one. Do we have young people here?

    PS: The animated gif of jsharr's head spinning while 2 ordeined fosters throw holly water would be hilarious.
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    I replaced the bulb holder today. We will see if this cures my haunting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    How many jsharrs does it take to change a bulb?

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    I'd be more afraid of the texican owner than a ghost.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    How many jsharrs does it take to change a bulb?
    just me. I hold the bulb, the world revolves around me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    I'd be more afraid of the texican owner than a ghost.
    whatever, mountain yankee....

    BTW, took Ryan to a C&V bike show today. I took the Falcon and the Cannondale, he took the Redline. His ride got more looks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    It is probably the ghost of a lunker bass. Under no circumstances should you have a fish fry.

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