Things you learn the hard way. Please contribute.

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  1. the skipper

    the skipper Amateur Curmudgeon Subscriber

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    I'll start:

    1) Never mount the hummingbird feeder near the bug zapper.

    Next?
     
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  2. highvoltage_

    highvoltage_ Super Member

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    Probably won't happen much anymore since CRTs are mostly gone, but be careful measuring the high voltage input to a color television tube. Got zapped (hence my username).
     
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    stevo137 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I can't drink hard liquor, it can turn me into a mean bastard.
     
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    zebra03 All Audio - NO BS

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    Never flip a guy off wearing a mitten . It's just a wave .
     
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    dcmfan AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    When she says "It's fine, don't worry about it."

    Worry about it because it's NOT fine.
     
  6. SolderIron

    SolderIron Super Member

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    I will tighten the nut just a bit more.
    It is good enough ----(It is most of the time).
    Love and marriage is not for life. It is a temporary feeling and contract.
     
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  7. Ronald1973

    Ronald1973 8-trackin', Hank, Sr. man

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    Know someone for more than a month and ten days before you marry them!
     
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    motorstereo AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Never touch the speaker wires of 2 running amps together.
     
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    Johnno_Oz AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Don't delay in seeing a doctor when a medical problem seems to be getting worse.

    There was a small ward full of us "brave men" with the same story, we didn't want anyone to worry about us.
     
  10. RichPA

    RichPA Don't drive angry Staff Member Super Mod Subscriber

    If it feels broken, it probably is.
     
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  11. Cactus Bob

    Cactus Bob Desert Rat Subscriber

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    That marriage is the leading cause of divorce.
     

     

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    Habanero peppers are just as hot coming out as going in.:yikes:
     
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    petehall347 the brandy coffee man Subscriber

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    life on planet earth ..:D
     
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    grillebilly Empty Head Subscriber

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    If you can't look past things that rub you the wrong way than you best keep to yourself.
     
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    jcamero If you plant ice, you're gonna harvest wind. Subscriber

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    If it ain't broke, don't fix it until it's broke.
     
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    Unless you see a baby crawling out from between her legs, never ask a woman if she`s pregnant !
     
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    dyche01 "Buy high. Sell low" Subscriber

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    Better to be alone than stuck with the wrong person.
     
  18. MaxxVolume

    MaxxVolume AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    While at the bar the other night, I overheard three very hefty women talking.
    Their accent appeared to be Scottish, so I approached and asked, "Hello, are you three lassies from Scotland?"
    One of them angrily screeched, "It's Wales, Wales you bloody idiot!"
    So I apologized and replied, "I am so sorry. Are you three whales from Scotland?"
    And that's the last thing I remember.
     
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    doodledog Active Member

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    If you're falling off the step-stool, let go of the light fixture.
     
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    Buy good quality toilet paper.
     
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