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Old 12-25-2014, 07:17 AM   #1
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Jerry Seinfeld on LBYM

Some people's preoccupation with accumulating stuff, an amusing POV for the LBYMers here I'd guess.

[Setup: The first part follows just after everyone in The Tonight Show audience has been given a 50" Vizio TV, and then Jerry segues into the life of stuff...]

http://youtu.be/HfYzlSNHapA
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An edgy monologue. I wonder how the average person in the crowd felt when Jerry called them an idiot. Out Christmas shopping I looked at much of the stuff on offer and shook my head thinking of how the Chinese must just be laughing at us. Who is 'winning hearts and minds' these days.
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Some people's preoccupation with accumulating stuff, an amusing POV for the LBYMers here I'd guess.

[Setup: The first part follows just after everyone in The Tonight Show audience has been given a 50" Vizio TV, and then Jerry segues into the life of stuff...]

http://youtu.be/HfYzlSNHapA
Laughed by butt off... thanks for posting
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Old 12-25-2014, 09:38 AM   #4
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Very funny - thanks!
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Old 12-25-2014, 09:41 AM   #5
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As usual, Jerry hits it out of the park.
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Thanks for posting...enjoy Seinfeld as he usually has pretty good material. I have a similar viewpoint on "stuff".
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Yup, I liked it, too. My wife accumulates and I have to watch my step...
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Hilarious!

Almost fell off my chair here in my personal 'crapification' unit.
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Yup, I liked it, too. My wife accumulates and I have to watch my step...
My philosophy is one is safer that way. The day she stops accumulating you might be one of the first things she throws out ...
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Priceless!

His bits about ebay and personal storage units had me laughing so loudly I scared the cats! He's still got it.
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My philosophy is one is safer that way. The day she stops accumulating you might be one of the first things she throws out ...
There's a lot of wisdom in that sentence. I have learned to live with it because I would the first thing thrown out otherwise...
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Very funny, but/and a little close to home. Thanks.
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That was excellent !!!!

I loved the part about the off-premises storage units. Spot on.
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Yep, people's homes are just garbage processing centers. There's still a lot to process here, in my place. So, we have not been doing Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping for years. And we stopped giving each other Christmas gifts quite a few years before that.

But it is still fun to go shop groceries for big family parties that we often host. And my children have also learned to get us consumable gifts, when they want to do something for us. Or we go out to dinner together.
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Whoa. I'm glad I had my deodorant on before I played this. Very funny but also rough.

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Great. Reminds me of the Seinfeld of old, talking about "going out".
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Too funny. I sent it to DH...maybe he'll get the message. Not on the accumulating, that's my job , but on getting rid of all the stuff with 'sentimental value.'
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George Carlin said it a long time ago.

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Yes I remember that George Carlin bit. Always smiled when the kids were watching Thomas the Tank and he was narrating.
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RE: E-bay "Why not just mail our garbage back and forth to each other?"
Classic Jerry! Thanks for the laugh.
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