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    Man, people can be pissy!

    So, yesterday there was an ad on craigslist for free stuff (leftovers from an estate sale). We figured, what the hey, we'll go and see what there is. OK, I realize that it's free. And I realize it was first come, first served, but really!!! I was standing next to the stuff that Tom was taking to the car (some nut/bolt organizers and a big fan), and some lady came up and bent down to look at them. I let her know, very nicely, that we were loading those. In fact, my exact words were "Oh, I'm sorry...we were going to take those, but I think there might be some more in the back of the garage." She looked at me like I had just insulted her mother and said "It's supposed to be whatever you can carry out and you're obviously not carrying them right now." Did I mention I was holding my son? Tom got back to grab them before I bit her head off, but I did let her know that if that was the case, perhaps she should go speak with the lady who didn't bring a truck but was claiming the furniture (not that I wanted it, I just wanted to be pissy right back at her).

    Throw in the stampeding people, the arguing over who saw what first, and having to dig through boxes of basically trash and I'm reminded why I try to steer clear of things like this. *sigh*
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    Yep...I hate people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by irishmick View Post
    I was standing next to the stuff that Tom was taking to the car (some nut/bolt organizers and a big fan)
    Sounds like that lady was a big fan of that stuff. But maybe she was a nut. If I were there, I would have wanted to bolt.

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    I here you. A guy beats up his grandfather and then gets mad at me for arresting him? WTF
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Sounds like that lady was a big fan of that stuff. But maybe she was a nut. If I were there, I would have wanted to bolt.
    so now you are dreaming about long hard cylinder type objects? I think that is a clue
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
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    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    You definitely handled that idiot very well, I don't think I would have been able to have such restraint as you. The nerve of some people.

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    hell, if i was there i'd-a-decked her in the face and probably just kicked her for the hell of it....

    okay, so i hate people too.

    That or I have anger issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannah87 View Post
    hell, if i was there i'd-a-decked her in the face and probably just kicked her for the hell of it....

    okay, so i hate people too.

    That or I have anger issues.
    I'm guessing both....yeesh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannah87 View Post
    That or I have anger issues.
    Yes. Yes I do. *sigh* Hello. My name is James.........
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    That sounded like a excellent moment to demonstrate the finer points of a brachial stun.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Sounds like that lady was a big fan of that stuff. But maybe she was a nut. If I were there, I would have wanted to bolt.
    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    so now you are dreaming about long hard cylinder type objects? I think that is a clue
    I wonder what other long hard cylinder type objects Jenna may be dreaming about?


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    Quote Originally Posted by irishmick View Post
    "It's supposed to be whatever you can carry out and you're obviously not carrying them right now."
    My answer ," How about if I watch some EMTs carry your sorry ass out of here on a bed with wheels because your oblivously an asshole right now." People really do suck.
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    you showed amazing restraint. i would have lost my shit quick.
    in the warriors code there's no surrender, though his body says stop, his spirit cries...NEVER. deep in our souls, a quiet ember, knows its you against you, its the paradox that drives us all. its a battle of wills, in the heat of attack, its the passion that kills, and victory is yours alone.


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    I'm reminded every day how much I really dislike most people!

    My dad, I miss him every day.

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    I am a female!!!!! LMAO

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    Me too, Mack. Another sign of the times.


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    What a jerk, people are so very rude sometimes. I'm glad you got your stuff though.




 

 

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