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Old 04-16-13, 06:00 PM   #1
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I'm checking to see if it's time to change auto and condo insurance, and talked with AAA to get a quote. The lady I talked with said she'd send me a list of reasons to join their motor club (I guess she didn't know my name here), and wenching was one of the reasons listed. That sounds like some highly personalized roadside assistance to me....
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Old 04-16-13, 06:41 PM   #2
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I guess the wenching is good as long as they can include swashbuckling and flagons of grog.
Sounds like a good marketing strategy.
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I have AAA. It's inexpensive is all I can say. Haven't had to deal with them on anything, knock on wood.
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Before you get a wench, specify what type. My preference is the drink wench. Otherwise you might end up with the 1/4 or 1/2 ton wench.
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I think you have to drive a Cutlass or a Corvette to get the wenching service.
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I think there's a local co-op that offers wenching classes, which I'd love - much easier to whip out your tool and do the wenching yourself, rather than waiting for someone to show up with their own wenches.
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I think there's a local co-op that offers wenching classes, which I'd love - much easier to whip out your tool and do the wenching yourself, rather than waiting for someone to show up with their own wenches.
Is that Co Op the one with the $20 cover and the two drink minimum?
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Is that Co Op the one with the $20 cover and the two drink minimum?
I think they're calling it a donation! And apparently they don't start you off wenching straight away; you have to spend some time cleaning the floors first. But, worth it in the end. You can even earn a set of your very own wenches.
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Before you get a wench, specify what type. My preference is the drink wench. Otherwise you might end up with the 1/4 or 1/2 ton wench.
And you'd be lucky! We had a press release here about 18 months back that had some fancy schmancy new military vehicle that came with two...TWO!! 50,000 lb wenches. I don't wanna see that in action.
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don't get me started on speech patterns. i come from a looooong line of hillbillies
(harlan county, kentucky). my dad's parents/grandparents said things like
'warsh end wrench the ditches'. wash and rinse the dishes.
weird thing is, i understand that kind of talk with no difficulty. must be somepin' in
the jeans, snort.
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I think you have to drive a Cutlass or a Corvette to get the wenching service.
Silence! What is all this insolence?! I'll have you fighting wild wabid animals within a week with wotten behavior like that.
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I'm wondering if the OP has taken advantage of the roadside wenching option yet or if he is scared of what the Boss said she would with do with his cojones?
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I'm wondering if the OP has taken advantage of the roadside wenching option yet or if he is scared of what the Boss said she would with do with his cojones?
I haven't taken advantage of that option yet, but I did email her back asking if it was legal to offer that. She responded it would be useful if I ever ended up stuck in a ditch.......
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I haven't taken advantage of that option yet, but I did email her back asking if it was legal to offer that. She responded it would be useful if I ever ended up stuck in a ditch.......
Ah so they lower the wench into the ditch with you! Cool!
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Ah so they lower the wench into the ditch with you! Cool!
What's the point of the wench if it's inaccessible?
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Seems like a good wench would be self lowering.
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Please tell me he isn't going to work under a Jeep supported only by a winch cable.
like I have any idea what he's going to do, or did....for all I know, it fell on him and his wife posted the video as a warning to other idiots.
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Please tell me he isn't going to work under a Jeep supported only by a winch cable.
No, he is going to brace the jeep with empty beer and or moonshine bottles first, duh.
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Seems like a good wench would be self lowering.
There are many ways you could take that comment.....
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There are many ways you could take that comment.....
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