When is it ok to beat a little old lady?

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Re: When is it ok to beat a little old lady?

Post by Steamforger » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:11 pm

Netpackrat wrote:I was thinking more along the lines of haven't they got something better to argue about?
I'd abandoned the thread some time ago. I only popped back in to check your comment. I found it, as I usually do, in line with my own thinking.

Why the flinging of change turned into the flinging of poo I can't say. Ironically, I'd expect a turd flung into a engine wouldn't be the *worst* thing imaginable. Probably better than a brick anyway....

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Re: When is it ok to beat a little old lady?

Post by Greg » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:41 pm

Netpackrat wrote:I was thinking more along the lines of haven't they got something better to argue about?
I think we're just bored or something.
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Re: When is it ok to beat a little old lady?

Post by Weetabix » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:49 pm

It is a situation that gets some people's dander up, though.

Weet's rules for public bathroom use:
- kick the seat up, or pick it up with a handful of TP before you do your standing business
- look before you sit
- wipe it down before you sit, just in case
- lay down some TP as a prophylactic barrier if necessary
- if that's not enough, move on

I kinda figure wiping the seat will usually take care of it. After all, my ass has been in contact with my ass all day. Just how fastidious can my ass reasonably be? :ugeek:

ETA: I hadn't been back to this thread in a while either. My, but we digress.
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Re: When is it ok to beat a little old lady?

Post by Rich » Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:52 pm

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Re: When is it ok to beat a little old lady?

Post by Netpackrat » Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:08 am

Steamforger wrote:Why the flinging of change turned into the flinging of poo I can't say. Ironically, I'd expect a turd flung into a engine wouldn't be the *worst* thing imaginable. Probably better than a brick anyway....
Unless you are A) standing behind it and it is running at the time, or B) you are the guy who has to inspect and/or clean the engine afterwards.
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Re: When is it ok to beat a little old lady?

Post by Greg » Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:23 pm

Weetabix wrote:It is a situation that gets some people's dander up, though.

Weet's rules for public bathroom use:
- kick the seat up, or pick it up with a handful of TP before you do your standing business
- look before you sit
- wipe it down before you sit, just in case
- lay down some TP as a prophylactic barrier if necessary
- if that's not enough, move on

I kinda figure wiping the seat will usually take care of it. After all, my ass has been in contact with my ass all day. Just how fastidious can my ass reasonably be? :ugeek:

ETA: I hadn't been back to this thread in a while either. My, but we digress.
It's funny. At my last job, I would occasionally wind up cleaning the bathroom myself, at least in some small ways. At least for the bathroom that was nearest my desk, that was tucked away in a relatively low traffic area, that was 'ours'. That one, I'd help out.

Now, 'public' bathrooms - that covers a lot. You forget where I grew up, and when. Imagine, say, a restroom in a NYC subway station, open to the public, in the late 70's. It's OK, I'll wait while you go puke. You pee there, you DON'T TOUCH ANYTHING.

Or then moving to Boston. Cosmopolitan town, lots of foreign students. Some nasty, nasty bathrooms. Better to piss in the alley between stores while walking home from the bar.

Though I have to say, the single most horrific public restroom I ever saw was in a highway rest stop bathroom, and only a few years ago. IIRC, it was in Indiana off I70. The toilet seat was covered in shit, like a cake covered in frosting. Good luck with your pro hackysack moves there, unless you want an excuse to throw those shoes away. I'll just piss and move on, touching NOTHING.

But some people hafta scold. I occasionally get in that mood myself, so I understand. Nothing personal. Bite me is an endearment, what I say to family or friends who are being a pest. ;)
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