Topic: Just Duct Tape My Mouth...Wouldya?
Member # 17460
| Posted: 11:50 AM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
Sometimes even I amaze myself.
On Saturday I had to move my home office furniture to my storage unit. The size of the pieces required me to move up two sizes to a bigger space to hold the furniture as well as the items in my smaller unit.
While there with a male friend (T), another storage tenant who is directly across from my old space came to swap out his motorcycles. T and he got to talking about cycles and such while the young guy put air into the tires of his stored cycle. T came back to me and said it might be a good idea to ask if we could use his air compressor to fill my bicycle tires which had deflated over the winter so that I could use it this summer.
I agreed, so T goes over to him, asks, and sure enough he’s happy to do it. I roll my bicycle his way and we start chatting it up as he starts working on the tires. Knowing NOTHING about motorcycles, I lean toward him and say – actually quite loudly because I have to be heard over the air compressor…are you ready for this?...NO, seriously – are you READY?
“So, how big is your unit?”
As soon as I said it, I wanted so badly to reel those words back in, but out into the stratosphere they went.
His head pops up, he smiles and says, “Oh, my storage unit? *chuckle, chuckle* It’s a 10’ x 15’.”
Y’all need to keep me off the streets, I swear.
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Member # 34823
| Posted: 11:51 AM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive." - Sir Walter Scott
In my effort to be *concise*, I often come off as blunt and harsh. Sorry, don't mean to be offensive.
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Member # 20150
| Posted: 11:55 AM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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Posts: 19920 | Registered: Jul 2008 | From: Canada
Member # 19595
| Posted: 11:58 AM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
Oooooops, just a slip of words but funny as hell.
I find I can get by with "slips" because of my age. You don't need to be kept off the street just always remember the innocent older lady face.
Then give a little laugh. leave them wondering...
They will be thinking ,"Does she know what she said??"
[This message edited by gma56 at 11:59 AM, May 6th (Monday)]
It's my life now, my choices, my mistakes to make and my victories to celebrate. His choices made me free of liars and betrayers in my life. That is priceless.
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| Posted: 12:01 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 12:02 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 12:04 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 1:36 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 1:42 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
Totally needed that today ajs...lol. Thank you.
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Member # 25341
| Posted: 2:02 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
Well at least you didn't say 'that's an awfully big package you've got there'......
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| Posted: 2:06 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 2:10 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
"Sometimes your knight in shining armor ...is just a douchebag in tin foil!!"
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| Posted: 7:33 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 7:39 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 7:41 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 8:16 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 8:45 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
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| Posted: 8:55 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
Thanks for the good laugh, I really needed it today.
I will come out stronger!
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Member # 19946
| Posted: 8:57 PM, May 6th (Monday), 2013|
Total Freudian Slip you bad girl.
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Member # 34533
| Posted: 3:32 PM, May 7th (Tuesday), 2013|
Laughed out loud!
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