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Old 05-05-2008, 01:24 PM   #101
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By that logic, my years in submarine engine rooms have made me immune & immortal...
Nords, just because you were a submariner does NOT mean that you can bounce bullets off your chest....
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Old 05-05-2008, 01:28 PM   #102
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Nords, just because you were a submariner does NOT mean that you can bounce bullets off your chest....
That's not the mental picture I was seeing...more along the lines of bouncing lemons off his butt.
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Old 05-05-2008, 03:30 PM   #103
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:26 AM   #104
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By that logic, my years in submarine engine rooms have made me immune & immortal...
"That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.." Conan the Barbarian.

The flip side to this is: that which does not kill you will probably come back to haunt you in later life (cancer, arthritis, genetic abnormalities, etc.) and make you wish you were dead.
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After 102 other posts on poopy lemons I guess I shouldn't be surprised.
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I haven't been around for quite some time. Those early morning grandbaby feedings have kept me occupied. Looks like I may not have missed too many socially redeeming issues.
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BUM, looks like you showed up just in time to wipe up...
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