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Old 12-31-2008, 08:38 AM   #1
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Happy New Years! A Little Early.........:)

Hope everyone has a Merry but SAFE New Year's Eve and day.........

I thought I'd put it out there early in case some of the forum members are living the mantra "it's 5:00 somewhere" and got an early start.........

See ya next year........
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Old 12-31-2008, 08:39 AM   #2
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It's not a little early for any Aussies who may be out there...
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Happy New Year everyone. Just got a text from my brother in Australia - it's 2009 there already.
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I thought I'd put it out there early in case some of the forum members are living the mantra "it's 5:00 somewhere" and got an early start.........
Now, who in the world would do that?
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Now, who in the world would do that?
I heard "everything's bigger in Texas", does that apply to bottles of booze? If so, I need to move there, these puny quart bottles are driving me nuts..........
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I heard "everything's bigger in Texas", does that apply to bottles of booze? If so, I need to move there, these puny quart bottles are driving me nuts..........
C'mon down...we've got plenty of room!

What is this "quart bottles" you speak of? In TX there are only gallon jugs.....
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C'mon down...we've got plenty of room!

What is this "quart bottles" you speak of? In TX there are only gallon jugs.....
We use 'em to get the fire ants good and wasted.
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We use 'em to get the fire ants good and wasted.
But the scorpions and chiggers aren't welcome at AA meetings, so we keep it away from them.
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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2009!!!


I will be especially happy since 2009 is the year I will retire!! FINALLY it is here. Almost.

We decided to skip the family New Year's Eve celebration and just stay home. New Orleans goes pretty wild on New Year's Eve, though, so we will see and hear plenty of fireworks no matter where we are.
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Hope everyone has a Merry but SAFE New Year's Eve and day.........

I thought I'd put it out there early in case some of the forum members are living the mantra "it's 5:00 somewhere" and got an early start.........

See ya next year........
It's never too early to start the party!!! Especially for those of us who seldom have a clue as to which day it is anyway!

And a Happy New Year back atcha, and to all the rest of the Forumites!!!
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But the scorpions and chiggers aren't welcome at AA meetings, so we keep it away from them.
I never heard of folks in rehab called chiggers and scorpions, must be a Texas thing........
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I know a man, his name is Lang
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And Mr. Lang is very old,
So they call it Old Lang's Sign.
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Zig, you getting an early start on the eggnog?
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Zig, you getting an early start on the eggnog?
Can't claim credit for this one -- it comes from an old Allan Sherman song...
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And on CNN, Anderson Cooper is paired tonight with comedian Kathy Griffin, imho a rather bizarre pairing....

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Would make a great Burma Shave sign series.
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Well, the house is clean, the booze is chillin', and the guest will be here soon. Hope you all have a wonderful new year. 2009 be kind!
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