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Forum: Foo
07-26-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,863
Posted By Olebiker

I never see kids making carbide cannons any more...

I never see kids making carbide cannons any more like we used to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRbXorVT0lc

Maybe there's a good reason.
07-21-11, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By Olebiker

In 1976 my wife's best friend did the entire...

In 1976 my wife's best friend did the entire Bikecentennial cross country ride on a Varsity.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,398
Posted By Olebiker

This is a joke, right? Those are some ugly...

This is a joke, right? Those are some ugly shirts (not jerseys) and they are sized for children.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 08:10 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,949
Posted By Olebiker

Blasphemy!!!

Blasphemy!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,949
Posted By Olebiker

Fishing in bass tournaments.

Fishing in bass tournaments.
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By Olebiker

Do a search for "Heidemann Works...

Do a search for "Heidemann Works Hanover."
07-14-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,076
Posted By Olebiker

Hey, the bid is now $406. I guess folks must...

Hey, the bid is now $406. I guess folks must have just noticed the Biopace chainrings and decided to jump on it.
07-12-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,852
Posted By Olebiker

A $20 Nashbar pump that replaced the Silca that I...

A $20 Nashbar pump that replaced the Silca that I had cussed for years. I used that cheap pump for 15 years and finally gave it to my son-in-law. I never once had a problem with it and never had to...
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Olebiker

So, should I quit riding my 1992 850SHX? Darn, I...

So, should I quit riding my 1992 850SHX? Darn, I thought I was still having a good time on it.
07-08-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 503
Posted By Olebiker

Them's fightin' words down here in the South.

Them's fightin' words down here in the South.
Forum: Foo
04-30-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,396
Posted By Olebiker

St. Anthony of Egypt: ...

St. Anthony of Egypt:

http://www.mcphee.com/shop/product_images/g/11767__55813_thumb.jpg
Forum: Foo
12-29-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,485
Posted By Olebiker

I dare not tune her out. There might be a quiz. ...

I dare not tune her out. There might be a quiz. We have been married 39 years so I have learned how to deal with it.
Forum: Foo
12-29-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,641
Posted By Olebiker

Many years ago I took one of my daughters to see...

Many years ago I took one of my daughters to see INXS. I had never even heard of them before, but it turned out to be one of the best times we ever had together.
Forum: Foo
12-29-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,485
Posted By Olebiker

What I can't understand is why women think that...

What I can't understand is why women think that coming home and unloading on their husbands is acceptable behavior. If I came home and, because I had a bad day, I slapped my wife I would be...
Forum: Foo
12-29-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,485
Posted By Olebiker

How about Venusians learning how to speak Martian?

How about Venusians learning how to speak Martian?
Forum: Foo
12-29-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,485
Posted By Olebiker

For years my wife would come home from work and...

For years my wife would come home from work and spend at least an hour complaining about her job. When I would offer suggestions on how to resolve the problems she would explode, "I don't want...
Forum: Foo
12-21-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 7,782
Posted By Olebiker

Tell me about it. Every Friday I meet my wife...

Tell me about it. Every Friday I meet my wife for dinner after work. She sits down and immediately starts telling me stories about her day. I politely suggest that she choose what to order THEN...
Forum: Foo
02-19-09, 10:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,397
Posted By Olebiker

Yeah, but he's not a fanatic about it. ...

Yeah, but he's not a fanatic about it.


Heck, I've been living with the boss for 38 years and it's working out pretty well.
Forum: Foo
02-18-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,099
Posted By Olebiker

My father died a couple of years ago. The whole...

My father died a couple of years ago. The whole family was with him at the Hospice (God bless 'em) facility when he died.

After signing the death certificate we prepared to leave. My brother...
02-13-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,621
Posted By Olebiker

If you can find it, try a Tilburg's Dutch Brown...

If you can find it, try a Tilburg's Dutch Brown Ale. It has the best malt taste I have found and just the right amount of hops. Plus, it has a really funky label with a Bosch painting on it.
...
02-13-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,621
Posted By Olebiker

I want just enough hops to keep the beer from...

I want just enough hops to keep the beer from tasting too sweet. I can't understand why anyone would ever take a second drink of an IPA unless it was all they could get, which is exactly how IPAs...
Forum: Foo
02-11-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,651
Posted By Olebiker

I agree with you on tobacco, but the rest of the...

I agree with you on tobacco, but the rest of the comparison doesn't work. I can drink a beer without getting drunk. I can't smoke a joint without getting high.
Forum: Foo
02-09-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Olebiker

Order the Grit Cakes at Harry's. Seriously.

Order the Grit Cakes at Harry's. Seriously.
Forum: Foo
02-09-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,827
Posted By Olebiker

Jazz has composers? I always thought of them as...

Jazz has composers? I always thought of them as perpetrators. :)
Forum: Foo
12-30-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By Olebiker

Actually, cross-country skiing is Nordic and...

Actually, cross-country skiing is Nordic and downhill is Alpine. I learned to ski at Paoli Peaks in Paoli, Indiana. You have better options I am sure.
Forum: Foo
12-24-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Olebiker

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSH9ryRzHQ4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSH9ryRzHQ4
Forum: Foo
12-24-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Olebiker

It was a J.C. Higgins (Sears) cantilever framed...

It was a J.C. Higgins (Sears) cantilever framed tank. It had chrome fenders, whitewall tires, twin headlights, a horn, streamers, and a mudflap that said "Have Bike, Will Travel."

I was...
Forum: Foo
12-23-08, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Olebiker

You gotta quit planting that annual ryegrass...

You gotta quit planting that annual ryegrass every fall.
Forum: Foo
12-22-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,779
Posted By Olebiker

How timely! I brought my boss a nice bottle of...

How timely! I brought my boss a nice bottle of wine this morning and she left those Ferrero Rochers on my desk.
Forum: Foo
12-22-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,884
Posted By Olebiker

I didn't buy it, but my parents bought it for us:...

I didn't buy it, but my parents bought it for us: Alvin and the Chipmunks Christmas song.
Forum: Foo
12-22-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Olebiker

I wasn't so much questioning the reality of the...

I wasn't so much questioning the reality of the language in the projects as I was between the police officers. I've never heard anyone over the age of fourteen use the word to that extent.
Forum: Foo
12-22-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Olebiker

The Wire

One of my sons-in-law lent me the DVDs of the first season of The Wire. He, and a lot of other people, seem to think it is (or was) one of the best shows ever on TV.

Let me ask those of you who...
Forum: Foo
12-22-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,881
Posted By Olebiker

This is my early 1980s Sigma DR7. It's a...

This is my early 1980s Sigma DR7. It's a Japanese guitar imported by Martin:

http://home.comcast.net/~olebiker/Sigma.JPG

Now, this axe in not in the same league as many of the other guitars...
Forum: Foo
12-19-08, 10:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,062
Posted By Olebiker

Give that man a cheroot. HMS Dreadnought was the...

Give that man a cheroot. HMS Dreadnought was the biggest battleship of its time and the D size guitar was the biggest of its time.
Forum: Foo
12-19-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,062
Posted By Olebiker

Here's a guitar trivia question for you: Why are...

Here's a guitar trivia question for you: Why are some guitars designated as "dreadnought?"
Forum: Foo
10-06-08, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 852
Posted By Olebiker

Sorry folks, cheddar is just not any good for a...

Sorry folks, cheddar is just not any good for a grilled cheese. The only, and I mean ONLY, way to make a grilled cheese is with Velveeta.

Now don't get your Cordon Bleu panties in a wad. I...
Forum: Foo
09-19-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,408
Posted By Olebiker

I had never been around greyhounds until we moved...

I had never been around greyhounds until we moved to Florida. They are the most lovable dogs I have ever seen. I thought they would be all hyper and fidgety, but all they want to do is be loved on.
Forum: Foo
09-19-08, 08:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,408
Posted By Olebiker

My granddaughter, Celia: ...

My granddaughter, Celia:

http://www.babysites.com/site7/celiaanne/myphotos/1040950_20080902_100000292128219.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-09-08, 09:25 AM
Forum: Foo
09-08-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By Olebiker

Smiling at babies is the normal reaction. Not...

Smiling at babies is the normal reaction. Not smiling at a baby would mean you are a misanthrope.
Forum: Foo
09-05-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,521
Posted By Olebiker

I have to wonder about the Swiss. They have...

I have to wonder about the Swiss. They have passed a law that says that if you catch a fish, you have to kill it immediately. You cannot just put it back in the water.

And then there's this:
...
Forum: Foo
08-31-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Olebiker

I think he is funny as all git out. He's...

I think he is funny as all git out. He's probably my favorite comedian right now.
Forum: Foo
08-28-08, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 697
Posted By Olebiker

Just give that baby a few days to get his/her...

Just give that baby a few days to get his/her innards all sorted out and you both will be just fine. Purina Tidy Cats for multiple cats is great stuff.

I never dreamed I would own a cat. Just...
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,985
Posted By Olebiker

Another good one from 1942 is Now, Voyager with...

Another good one from 1942 is Now, Voyager with Bette Davis.
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 699
Posted By Olebiker

I couldn't agree with you more. There is very...

I couldn't agree with you more. There is very little out there that is fun to listen to any more.
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 442
Posted By Olebiker

Do I have to paint my toenails like hers?

Do I have to paint my toenails like hers?
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,692
Posted By Olebiker

Since I have grandchildren I have been...

Since I have grandchildren I have been reintroduced to kiddie movies. I thought Happy Feet was funny as all git out, especially the chicano penguins.

I watched Cars with one of my grandsons the...
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,985
Posted By Olebiker

The top car on that list needs to be a Mitsubishi...

The top car on that list needs to be a Mitsubishi Eclipse.
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 07:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,985
Posted By Olebiker

SWMBO and I loved that movie. I am a...

SWMBO and I loved that movie. I am a hairy-legged Southern good ol' boy who loves a good shoot 'em up, but that was a great story told well.

Generally speaking, I don't understand why people...
Forum: Foo
08-26-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,188
Posted By Olebiker

I'm not sure I would eat at the home of a guy who...

I'm not sure I would eat at the home of a guy who needs to keep a can of Raid on the refrigerator. Just sayin. . .
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