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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Joe13, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    This isn't meant to be a vent fest or anything. I was thinking more along the lines of minor perturbences :confused: And poking fun at things we can't change; So let's keep it mellow;).

    1. .22lr bricks costing more then $30 (I'm past them being $6.99 anymore lol)

    2. Living on the wrong side of the border from the guy who just posted something you want but they won't deal with out of state sales.

    3. Buying something for "the lowest price you've ever seen it", only to see half dozen more sell for less in the next few days.

    4. ....
     
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  2. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    4. ;)
    Poor vocabulary is a perturbation to me,
    Although often,
    I'm sure,
    It isn't meant to be.
     
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  3. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Roflmao! Good one. I am goin to have to turn that "smarter then I am" feature off on my phone.

    Edited the OP for ya:D
     
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  4. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Packs a eight hotdogs in a ten bun pack world!
     
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  5. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Seeing a post in the classifieds, and posting a reply only to find out I was seconds behinds someone else....grr

    (This is an awesome forum and I have really enjoyed my interactions with the other members I've met)

    Feels like I lost out on a good deal to a good friend though so it's all gravy:s0115:
     
  6. Modeler

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    People writing "loose" when they mean "lose"....
     
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  7. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Oops, I tink I pohsted in the ingrish and gramner sextion buy axe'e'dent.

    Irregardless, I did has a gude time reeding thees fouruhms.

    :s0113: :s0084:
     
  8. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    When people come to a forum to ask an honest question and for your trouble, you get snarky responses such as "Google is your friend" or "there are already 100 threads on this topic". Honestly, I've been told that myself and it irritates me because I start with Google as well as the search function on the site before I ever ask a question. Sometimes I just want to get direct opinions from folks regarding my particular question. I don't respond that way to people when they ask a question, I'd love to see others be kind and do the same.
     
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  9. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You could post "Free Cases of Beer" and get responses like, "I'll only take it if it's my brand, or, Can you deliver it across town tonight"
     
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  10. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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    I am "griped" that I can turn on KGON once every ten years and hear the same d*&n songs that I heard them play in the 70's. Nostalgia is fun for about the first song then.... guess it wears off.
    But the DJ's must be outoftheirminds. Playing the same stuff all day every day for decades.
     
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  11. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  12. redmud

    redmud Colombia river Active Member

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    People who drive a Toyota Prius 40 mph in a 50 mph zone, then when a passing lane finally comes up, they do 70 mph as you try to pass them.
     
  13. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    That grinds my axe like few other things do:mad:. Drive one speed and slow down on passing lanes, don't speed up on the only available space of road - roar.:s0146:
     
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  14. jluck

    jluck Really,Really, Close to Newport Oregon 97365 Voted #1 Member

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    People making exhibitions or statements (Even doing "Legal" things) and wondering why there asked to leave a business.
     
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  15. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Try 100.7
    KWBB western Oregon Radio Club.
    Older songs, I enjoy it very much.
     
  16. jim97701

    jim97701 Bend Well-Known Member

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    People on Wheel of Fortune that know the answer but have to buy all the friggin vowels before solving!! LOL
     
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  17. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Can I have an R? lol
     
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  18. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    OH MAN! No kidding! We watch most every night if we're home and I complain constantly about that, hate those people. (Why do I watch?)

    Major gripe is seemingly intelligent people on discussion forums using the term "I COULD CARE LESS" Instead of the proper "I couldn't care less".
     
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  19. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Today reminded me I hate (gripe) those "stylish" (20 + whut yr old) sport short(s) pants that when you kneel or bend your knee bend bone, digs into your upper shin just below the knee.. come on. Wimmens wears the capri pantaloons.
     
  20. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I can help you with that one:D.

    Your supposed to grab the crotch of those pants and pull up when you bend down:p
     
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