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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11850 on: January 18, 2012, 08:45:13 PM »
Hiding from most gamekeepers is easy enough, as long as you don't have your mobile phone switched on, in which case Murphy's Law will inevitably be invoked.

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« Reply #11851 on: January 19, 2012, 01:37:20 AM »
Invoked actions brought on by a tyrant's  power and demands usually creates little monsters, who patiently wait for the opportunity to exact a deadly  retribution.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11852 on: January 19, 2012, 04:14:48 AM »
Retribution, or the fear thereof, is sometimes the best way to deter troublemakers.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11853 on: January 19, 2012, 07:00:58 AM »
Troublemakers seem to be increasing in number, but maybe it is just the same percentage as ever.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11854 on: January 19, 2012, 12:22:27 PM »
Ever sit looking at a rainbow and dream of the pot of gold said to be at one end or the other? With my luck it would be buried ten feet deep and the only tool I would have would be a butter knife.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11855 on: January 20, 2012, 07:52:15 AM »
Knife fights are wicked, but if you bring a gun to one, you can usually win.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11856 on: January 20, 2012, 08:17:33 AM »
Win if you can.

Knife fights are wicked, but if you bring a gun to one, you can usually win.

a)  Not if the man with the knife is behind you.

b)  Once fired a bullet follows a set course.  A knife thrust can curve to follow you if you move to one side.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11857 on: January 21, 2012, 06:15:16 PM »
Can all that wielding stuff work from a distance of many yards or meters?

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11858 on: January 21, 2012, 08:04:53 PM »
Meters to keep track of how much gas I use, meters to count the electricity flowing into my house. If they hook me up to one more meter, I'll go broke.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11859 on: January 23, 2012, 09:57:36 AM »
Broke or rich love and live life because you're in the land of the living, you have another day to get it right.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11860 on: January 27, 2012, 08:59:45 AM »
Right in the middle of his pre-jump prayer at the edge of the base jumpers' stand point on the bridge, Marco got blow off by an unexpected gust of wind caused by the circling, and observing, police helicopter.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11861 on: January 27, 2012, 06:36:46 PM »
Helicopter parents aren't really helping their precious offspring.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11862 on: January 27, 2012, 07:55:25 PM »
Offspring, a short word to describe the confusion and terror when your pogo stick suddenly goes berserk and hurls you high in the air, then just lies there on the ground looking innocent as you tumble towards the tarmac.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11863 on: January 27, 2012, 09:09:58 PM »
Tarmac is generally fine for the wheels of motorized vehicles of various sizes. Yet if a body goes sliding across it due to an accident, it is rougher than sandpaper.

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11864 on: January 28, 2012, 06:12:24 AM »
Sandpaper was suggested by Pinochio's girlfriend, but after he learned to smooth down his rough appendage he stayed at home and never went visiting her again.