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Hey all. Scoops are pints of beer and shants are alcoholic drinks. But I am sure Pete is familiar with the terms?
TY for the kind words/ hugs about EX-fiancee (Almost feels good to say that!)
Everyone hits rough patches and this is but a bump in the road.
Her kids (all 5!) were major PITAs and I do like kids but they could be monsters.
Told mom and her response was "It's about time" LOL
Well I am off to go do some shopping. and take my mind off things.
Shopping ALWAYS helps!
back from shopping. Bought all kinds of CRAP I did not need but fell better!
Actually picked those drinking terms up from a fellow from South Wales that was here a few months ago that I met in my local hangout. A friend of mine owns a biker bar a few blocks from me.
I will have to post a pic of the tap system he has on here sometime for y'all to see. It is a Harley motor converted over to a 4 tap system. Pretty cool looking.
Anyway my area has a big railroading background and we get tourists from all over the world, and alot of times they pop into Magoo's ( My buddies nickname and the name of the pub.)
Little known fact during WWW II a couple of Nazis were picked up in Florida on there way here to blow up the Horseshoe Curve which is about 10 miles from me. I am actually located in a little town called Cresson which is the Birthplace of Admiral Peary who was the first person to reach the North Pole(besides Evil Santa of course!)
But enough of history!

How about a good joke?
A Mafia Godfather finds out that his bookkeeper has cheated him out of ten million bucks. His bookkeeper is deaf. That was the reason he got the job in the first place. It was assumed that a deaf bookkeeper would not hear anything that he might have to testify about in court. When the Godfather goes to confront the bookkeeper about his missing $10 million, he brings along his attorney, who knows sign language.

The Godfather tells the lawyer, "Ask him where the 10 million bucks he embezzled from me is."

The attorney, using sign language, asks the bookkeeper where the money is.

The bookkeeper signs back, "I don't know what you are talking about."

The attorney tells the Godfather, "He says he doesn't know what you're talking about."

The Godfather pulls out a pistol, puts it the bookkeeper's temple and says, "Ask him again!"

The attorney signs to the bookkeeper, "He'll kill you if you don't tell him!"

The bookkeeper signs back, "OK! You win! The money is in a brown briefcase, buried behind the shed in my cousin Enzo's backyard in Queens!"

The Godfather asks the attorney, "Well, what'd he say?"

The attorney replies, "He says you don't have the balls to pull the trigger."

Lawyers...You gotta love 'em.
Taz, you Are a Saint... a guy that loves shopping! Isn't that pretty much unheard of? lol Big Grin

A few things to ponder...

Why cant woman put their mascara on with their mouth closed?

Why is it called alcoholics anonymous when the first thing you do is stand up and say "hi, my names Bob. I'm an alcoholic"?

Why are they called stairs inside but steps outside?

Why is there a light in the fridge but not in the freezer?

Why does mineral water that has trickled through mountains for centuries have a use by date?

Why do toasters always have a setting on them which burns your toast to a horrible crisp no one would eat?

Who was the first person to look at a cow and say "I think ill squeeze these dangly things here and drink what comes out"?

What do people in China call their good plates?

If the professor on Gilligans Island can make a radio out of a coconut, why cant he fix a hole in a boat?

What do you call male ballerinas?

Can blind people see their dreams and do they dream?

Why is a person who handles money called a broker?

If corn oil is made from corn and vegetable oil is made from vegetables. What is baby oil made from?

If a man is walking in a forest and no women is there to hear him is he still wrong?

Why is it that when someone tells you that theres billions of stars in the universe,
you believe them. But if they tell you theres wet paint somewhere you have to touch it?

Did you ever notice that if you blow in a dogs face it goes mad, yet when you take him on a car ride he sticks his head straight out the window?

If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests?
Yeah I feel I am the perfect catch, Shirley! I like shopping going to yard sales, flea marketing etc. Heck if I go to the grocery store and skip an aisle I feel as though I missed something!
Well I am about to embark on an important shopping trip again! Gotta get out and start me some woman shopping.I do believe this time though I may stick to looking for a woman with less baggage. Hmm maybe I will auction myself off on eBay? Slightly used male enjoys shopping, quite walks etc.... LMAO
My 23 year old daughter actually told me she has a couple of friends that think I am date worthy. Is that the words I want?
I like the things to ponder Shirley.
Really glad we "heckled" Ninth into this post, it is a good diversion.
Thanks for being such a good sport Ninth almost forgot Syd or was it Sid?
Hey good buddies, I just got back from the yearly madhouse at the mall. Nearly got trampled to death, what with all the big spenders. It looks like I'm going to have to ramp up my ebay sales just to break even. I'm afraid shopping isn't really much of a pleasure for me. Maybe if I had more $$$! But when you don't have enough it's torture. Well Christmas shopping is over and it's time for that beer Miss Shirley. Magoo's sounds like the happenin' place to kick back, right Taz? Oh, and it's 'Sid'. Anyway Taz, sorry to hear your tale of woe, but speaking as an outsider looking in, that did sound like an awful lot of baggage, maybe you were 'saved' from a real close call.(I like to think positively.)Anyway metaphorically speaking, now the decks are cleared for action - time to rock n roll.
Thanks Ninth yeah Magoo,s is a pretty cool place they get some good people and good bands. I actually help out there every once in awhile. I use to cook there but other projects took me away.

Trying to locate a band or DJ to book for New Year's Eve right now for there.

Thanks for the words on the EX-fiancee I am actually feeling pretty good about it right now. I was seeing the signs a few months ago and was getting prepped for it.
I like your thinking Ninth
now the decks are cleared for action - time to rock n roll.
One of my favorite sayings is "Time to Turn N Burn" from Top Gun. Yeah I am sappy too, really enjoying the theme song by Kenny Loggins "Danger Zone" and Berlin "Take my Breath Away"
'Take my Breath Away' is one of the best songs of all time! The Top Gun scenes accompanying it are not too shabby either.

edit: "I was seeing the signs a few months ago and was getting prepped for it."

Definitely sounds like it wasn't meant to be. And if it wasn't meant to be, then you were definitely SAVED - no other way to look at it. Rejoice at your good fortune, and have another brew!
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Heck if I go to the grocery store and skip an aisle I feel as though I missed something!
Big Grin

I bet you like to cook too, Taz! Don't forget to include that in your auction. Aren't the rules pretty much that you have to have something tangible? So there ya go! O'course, you'd have to screen your bidders very, very carefully! lol I'd make it a private auction too. Wink And we could all put you on our watch list... maybe all the readers would put you on theirs too and get you on the ebay's Pulse page. What fun!! Big Grin

Now, seriously, I agree with what Ninth says about being 'saved'. Your daughter being 23, she may not want to babysit for you and with 5 pita's, you'd certainly need a regular sitter. Wink If mom's letting them get away with things they shouldn't be doing, it'd be up to you, the responsible parent, to get them straightened out... IF she would allow it.

Think how peaceful your Life will be now! See ya'll at Magoo's! I'm ready. Smile

If Ninth were on the other side of the poll, Syd would be right. lol Ninth, would that make you the spider too? Big GrinBig GrinBig Grin

Top Gun... I love that movie! You guys sure have good taste!

I don't envy anyone spending time at the mall. lol Miss M, you and I really do have a lot in common, don't we? I'm happy to have met you and all you guys!
ehh, all mushy now! Wink
I bet you like to cook too, Taz!
I guess you missed my post about Rudolph being missing and making Deer Jerky!
Yes I am quite the cook if I do say so myself!
I have worked in several upscale restaurants in my area. Italian food is a specialty of mine.
Yes grocery shopping Miss M! I spent 20 bucks today on the gourmet olive bar!
As promised photos of the tap system at Magoo's!
LOL Big GrinBig GrinBig Grin
I posted and this HUGE picture starts loading at the same time. Wow! Taz! That's some setup.

I didn't miss the beef jerky and even commented on it. lol I just forgot. *snicker* Yum! Italian! That's a favorite.

Sexy St. Pete, I like that! lol I'd rather think he's out buying our gifts than being sick. Smile

Ninth has mesmerized me. Not sure I have a chance. Roll Eyes lol
Taz, are you at Magoo's? Be sure to have a beer for all of us.
Of course, I know he can't answer me silly. He can feel we're here talking to him though. Smile See? Here he is now. LOL

I knew there was a reason my ears were burning!
BTW The pictures were taken with my new purchase today a 10.1 Mega Pixel Samsung with a 10 x zoom.
It is sweet!

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