• Another Helicopter ride

    From Sean Rima@618:500/14.1 to Daryl Stout on Tue Nov 3 21:01:04 2020
    Hello Daryl!

    15 Oct 20 20:40, you wrote to me:

    Sean,

    I am in hospital now and catching uo with echomail as you do.
    Sleep Apnea test. Sean

    Been there, done that...didn't sleep worth a damn.

    Same here in the end. I ended up trashing around all night. But they got enough data to give me a cpac

    Sean


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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Sean Rima on Wed Nov 4 06:13:00 2020
    Sean,

    Been there, done that...didn't sleep worth a damn.

    Same here in the end. I ended up trashing around all night. But they
    got enough data to give me a cpac

    I have sinus drainage that hits when I eat, and at bedtime. As a result,
    I hack like a cat with a hairball (a fellow ham radio operator suggested
    a human version of Meow Mix hairball formula <G>), but they have no idea
    why I have it...and they've ran numerous tests. So, a CPAP to me is worthless...as I can't wear the mask when I'm constantly coughing. And,
    it takes the DayQuil or NyQuil at least 30 minutes to kick in...but, they
    both tend to make me groggy.

    Sometimes, the nasal hairs apparently get loose from the schnozola, and
    work their way back into the throat, tickling it, and causing the cough.

    Daryl

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  • From Bob Roberts@618:300/36 to Daryl Stout on Fri Nov 6 09:35:23 2020
    Sometimes, the nasal hairs apparently get loose from the schnozola, and work their way back into the throat, tickling it, and causing the cough.

    Sounds like a horror movie.

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  • From Ogg@618:250/19 to Bob Roberts on Sun Nov 8 09:56:26 2020
    On 06/11/2020 12:35 p.m., Bob Roberts wrote:

    Sometimes, the nasal hairs apparently get loose from the
    schnozola, and
    work their way back into the throat, tickling it, and causing
    the cough.

    Sounds like a horror movie.

    Daryl is a going concern. At least he's still going.
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  • From Bob Roberts@618:300/36 to Ogg on Sun Nov 8 11:29:16 2020
    Daryl is a going concern. At least he's still going.

    Thoughts and prayers.

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Bob Roberts on Mon Nov 9 09:38:00 2020
    Bob,

    Sometimes, the nasal hairs apparently get loose from the schnozola, and work their way back into the throat, tickling it, and causing the cough.

    Sounds like a horror movie.

    It is horrifying, when you are hacking so, that you may lose your
    lunch. :P

    Daryl

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Ogg on Mon Nov 9 09:48:00 2020
    Daryl is a going concern. At least he's still going.

    Just like the Energizer Bunny. <G>

    Shortly before my wife died, she got me a T-shirt that noted:

    Front: Warning!! Klutz On The Loose!!
    Back: Danger!! Accident Waiting To Happen!!

    Her response?? "That's him!!".

    Nice to have the spouse so supportive. :P

    Daryl

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  • From August Abolins@618:250/1.9 to Sean Rima on Tue Nov 10 08:02:00 2020
    Hello Sean!

    ** On Tuesday 03.11.20 - 21:01, Sean Rima wrote to Daryl Stout:

    I am in hospital now and catching uo with echomail as
    you do. Sleep Apnea test. Sean

    Been there, done that...didn't sleep worth a damn.

    Same here in the end. I ended up trashing around all
    night. But they got enough data to give me a cpac

    Do they give you a choice of foam or spring bed?

    An unfamiliar bed would do that for me. I've never slept well
    in most hotel rooms, for example.


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  • From Warpslide@618:500/23 to August Abolins on Tue Nov 10 20:31:32 2020
    On 10 Nov 2020, August Abolins said the following...

    Same here in the end. I ended up trashing around all
    night. But they got enough data to give me a cpac

    Do they give you a choice of foam or spring bed?

    An unfamiliar bed would do that for me. I've never slept well
    in most hotel rooms, for example.

    Not in my case. I got a "hospital bed". Wasn't uncomfortable per say, but certainly unfamiliar.

    Jay

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to August Abolins on Tue Nov 10 16:37:00 2020
    August,

    An unfamiliar bed would do that for me. I've never slept well
    in most hotel rooms, for example.

    The first things I do when I get into a room are to check for:

    1) Insects...especially stinging ones and bedbugs.

    2) Cleanliness...and that I have adequate supplies.

    While public wi-fi is OK, I can bring my Verizon Mi-Fi, which
    is more secure.

    Daryl

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  • From Charles Pierson@618:250/19 to Warpslide on Wed Nov 11 07:41:37 2020
    Hello, Warpslide.
    On 11/10/20 7:31 PM you wrote:

    On 10 Nov 2020, August Abolins said the following... AA> SR> Same
    here in the end. I ended up trashing around all AA> SR> night. But
    they got enough data to give me a cpac AA> Do they give you a choice
    of foam or spring bed? AA> An unfamiliar bed would do that for me.
    I've never slept well AA> in most hotel rooms, for example. Not in
    my case. I got a "hospital bed". Wasn't uncomfortable per say, but certainly unfamiliar.

    The place I had my sleep test in used actual full sized beds.

    Unfortunately, being somewhere around 6.5' tall, it felt somewhat short
    to me.

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Bob Roberts on Wed Nov 11 07:24:00 2020
    Bob,

    Daryl is a going concern. At least he's still going.

    Thoughts and prayers.

    Thanks...I can use all the help I can get.

    If laughter was the best medicine, I was looking at stuff
    on YouTube last night with the late Archie Campbell and the
    late Grady Nutt.

    1) Archie did spoonerisms of "bedtime stories"...Rindercella
    instead of Cinderella...and The Pee Thrittle Igs instead of
    The Three Little Pigs. Instead of Cinderella who dropped her
    slipper, she slopped her dripper. Instead of the wolf blowing
    the house down, he hoed her blouse down!! <G>

    2) Grady noted that with his name "the last T is important.
    Without it, I'd be like the rest of you". <G>

    Daryl

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  • From August Abolins@618:510/1.1 to Daryl Stout on Wed Nov 11 21:08:00 2020
    Hello Daryl!

    ** On Wednesday 11.11.20 - 07:24, Daryl Stout wrote to Bob Roberts:

    1) Archie did spoonerisms of "bedtime
    stories"...Rindercella instead of Cinderella...and The
    Pee Thrittle Igs instead of The Three Little Pigs.
    Instead of Cinderella who dropped her slipper, she
    slopped her dripper. Instead of the wolf blowing the
    house down, he hoed her blouse down!! <G>

    Rindercella: her gary mud father, he touched her with his
    wagic mand.

    The writer/performer Phil Silverstein has a good book based on
    spoonerisms:

    Runny Babbit Returns: Another Billy Sook | Hardcover
    Shel Silverstein
    HarperCollins | HarperCollins
    Juvenile Fiction / Poetry / Humorous Stories / Animals - Rabbits
    Ages 4-8
    Published Sep 19, 2017

    Can be fun to read to kids who think they are smarter than
    you.


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  • From Charles Pierson@618:250/19 to Warpslide on Thu Nov 12 16:57:39 2020
    Hello, Warpslide.
    On 11/11/20 9:32 AM you wrote:

    On 11 Nov 2020, Charles Pierson said the following... CP>
    Unfortunately, being somewhere around 6.5' tall, it felt somewhat
    short CP> to me. I had a goal when I was a teenager to be 6'5, but I stopped growing at 5'10...

    That's why I never set goals.

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  • From Sean Rima@618:500/14.1 to Daryl Stout on Wed Nov 18 22:02:20 2020
    Hello Daryl!

    04 Nov 20 06:13, you wrote to me:

    Sean,

    Been there, done that...didn't sleep worth a damn.

    Same here in the end. I ended up trashing around all night. But
    they got enough data to give me a cpac

    I have sinus drainage that hits when I eat, and at bedtime. As a
    result, I hack like a cat with a hairball (a fellow ham radio operator suggested a human version of Meow Mix hairball formula <G>), but they
    have no idea why I have it...and they've ran numerous tests. So, a
    CPAP to me is worthless...as I can't wear the mask when I'm constantly coughing. And, it takes the DayQuil or NyQuil at least 30 minutes to
    kick in...but, they both tend to make me groggy.

    Sometimes, the nasal hairs apparently get loose from the schnozola,
    and work their way back into the throat, tickling it, and causing the cough.

    They found that I was mainly breathing through my nose. Of course that is better than using the mouth. I have heard that using a gumshield will prevent the mouth opening. Have to see what the doctor says first

    Sean


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  • From Sean Rima@618:500/14.1 to August Abolins on Wed Nov 18 22:04:00 2020
    Hello August!

    10 Nov 20 08:02, you wrote to me:

    I am in hospital now and catching uo with echomail as
    you do. Sleep Apnea test. Sean

    Been there, done that...didn't sleep worth a damn.

    Same here in the end. I ended up trashing around all
    night. But they got enough data to give me a cpac

    Do they give you a choice of foam or spring bed?

    An unfamiliar bed would do that for me. I've never slept well
    in most hotel rooms, for example.

    It was a foam bed which is what I have at home. I think I was sensitive to noise so wandered in and out of sleep

    Sean


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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to August Abolins on Thu Nov 12 19:03:00 2020
    August,

    The writer/performer Phil Silverstein has a good book based on spoonerisms:

    Can be fun to read to kids who think they are smarter than
    you.

    That's what the late Archie Campbell said...the kids are smarter
    than you. He even did an album called "Bedtime Stories For Adults".
    It was all G-Rated, but absolutely hilarious. During one routine,
    he flubbed it, and said "You can get into big trouble in a hurry!!"
    <G>. I'd say if you forgot to empty your bladder beforehand, you
    did it during the skit. :P

    You can find that on YouTube. I also found the "Here Come The
    Rattlesnakes" by the late Wendy Bagwell. There's also stuff on
    there by the late Jerry Clower...and so much other stuff, where
    you don't have to be dirty to be funny.

    Daryl

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Sean Rima on Thu Nov 19 07:49:00 2020
    Sean,

    They found that I was mainly breathing through my nose. Of course that
    is better than using the mouth. I have heard that using a gumshield
    will prevent the mouth opening. Have to see what the doctor says first

    It depends...usually I'm not aware of it (it's involuntary). But, I
    think of the Redneck Test for COVID-19.

    1) Purchase your favorite bottle of wine from the liquor aisle at the
    store, or from a "wine and spirits shop" (there's actually one in North
    Little Rock in a building that was a church at one time).

    2) Once home, place it in the refrigerator...it's best chilled.

    3) If you suspect COVID-19, take the bottle out of the icebox (it
    should've been previously chilled, although I don't know if it's
    good over ice...as I personally don't drink beer, wine, liqour, etc.).

    4) Take the lid off, and pour some into your favorite wine glass (use
    something larger than a shot glass).

    5) Bring the glass up to your nose, and take a sniff.

    6) If you can smell the flavor, bring it to your mouth, and take a sip.

    7) If you can taste it, then you're negative for COVID-19.

    8) Repeat as many times as necessary.

    Signed,

    Doctor Quackenbush (created by the late Groucho Marx) <BG>

    Daryl

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  • From Sean Rima@618:500/14.1 to Daryl Stout on Sat Nov 21 22:44:16 2020
    Hello Daryl!

    19 Nov 20 07:49, you wrote to me:

    Sean,

    They found that I was mainly breathing through my nose. Of course
    that is better than using the mouth. I have heard that using a
    gumshield will prevent the mouth opening. Have to see what the
    doctor says first

    It depends...usually I'm not aware of it (it's involuntary). But, I think of the Redneck Test for COVID-19.

    1) Purchase your favorite bottle of wine from the liquor aisle at the store, or from a "wine and spirits shop" (there's actually one in
    North Little Rock in a building that was a church at one time).

    2) Once home, place it in the refrigerator...it's best chilled.

    3) If you suspect COVID-19, take the bottle out of the icebox (it should've been previously chilled, although I don't know if it's
    good over ice...as I personally don't drink beer, wine, liqour, etc.).

    4) Take the lid off, and pour some into your favorite wine glass (use something larger than a shot glass).

    5) Bring the glass up to your nose, and take a sniff.

    6) If you can smell the flavor, bring it to your mouth, and take a
    sip.

    7) If you can taste it, then you're negative for COVID-19.

    8) Repeat as many times as necessary.

    Signed,

    Doctor Quackenbush (created by the late Groucho Marx) <BG>

    LOL, I like that
    Sean


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  • From Bob Roberts@618:300/36 to Daryl Stout on Sun Nov 22 11:27:28 2020
    2) Once home, place it in the refrigerator...it's best chilled.

    3) If you suspect COVID-19, take the bottle out of the icebox (it should've been previously chilled, although I don't know if it's
    good over ice...as I personally don't drink beer, wine, liqour, etc.).

    As a wine-snob this tiggers me. Only white wine should go into the fridge, and likely just before you drink it. Most reds are served best at just cooler them room temp. And never put wine over ice!

    Cold will also supress the smell of the wine. To appreciate the boquet you need to serve the wine at the proper temperature, in proper glassware. Swirl the wine, or put it in a decanter for 30 minutes before serving.

    Unless of course it's Barefoot or some other trash wine. Then do whatever you want. :-)

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  • From Gamgee@618:250/24 to Bob Roberts on Sun Nov 22 15:29:00 2020
    Bob Roberts wrote to Daryl Stout <=-

    2) Once home, place it in the refrigerator...it's best chilled.

    3) If you suspect COVID-19, take the bottle out of the icebox (it should've been previously chilled, although I don't know if it's
    good over ice...as I personally don't drink beer, wine, liqour, etc.).

    As a wine-snob this tiggers me. Only white wine should go into
    the fridge, and likely just before you drink it. Most reds are
    served best at just cooler them room temp. And never put wine
    over ice!

    Cold will also supress the smell of the wine. To appreciate the
    boquet you need to serve the wine at the proper temperature, in
    proper glassware. Swirl the wine, or put it in a decanter for 30
    minutes before serving.

    Unless of course it's Barefoot or some other trash wine. Then do
    whatever you want. :-)

    Boone's Farm, for the WIN!!!



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  • From Tiny@618:500/32 to Bob Roberts on Mon Nov 23 11:34:30 2020
    Bob Roberts wrote to Daryl Stout <=-

    Unless of course it's Barefoot or some other trash wine. Then do
    whatever you want. :-)

    I make my own swill. You'd hate it! Smells like gasoline but tastes
    great and will give you a nice shine for about $4(canadian) a "bottle".

    Recipe:
    1 1.82 litre jug Great Value 100% grape juice.
    Empty out a cup
    Add in a cup of sugar
    1 teaspoon any kind of yeast
    Shake the bejesus out of it until it's all disolved.
    losen the lid until it pops up and down, place in a warm
    dark closet for 2-6 weeks until it stops making.

    Enjoy!

    Shawn

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  • From Bob Roberts@618:300/36 to Tiny on Mon Nov 23 11:49:04 2020
    Recipe:
    1 1.82 litre jug Great Value 100% grape juice.
    Empty out a cup
    Add in a cup of sugar
    1 teaspoon any kind of yeast
    Shake the bejesus out of it until it's all disolved.
    losen the lid until it pops up and down, place in a warm
    dark closet for 2-6 weeks until it stops making.

    Isn't that what inmates make in jail? Pruno? Maybe put it in a ziplock and hide it above a ceiling tile for better aging.

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Sean Rima on Sun Nov 22 14:10:00 2020
    Sean,

    LOL, I like that

    Before my wife died nearly 14 years ago, just for grins, we
    went to a local liquour store, to see what a bottle of Jamaica
    White Rum would be. We were stunned at the exhorbitant price!!
    I asked her Dad why, and he said one word..."imported".

    It made perfect sense.

    Daryl

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  • From Kurt Weiske@618:300/1 to Bob Roberts on Mon Nov 23 14:24:05 2020
    Re: Re: Another Helicopter ride
    By: Bob Roberts to Tiny on Mon Nov 23 2020 11:49 am

    Isn't that what inmates make in jail? Pruno? Maybe put it in a ziplock and hide it above a ceiling tile for better aging.

    I thought you were supposed to hide your pruno in the toilet tank. Glerf...
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  • From Kurt Weiske@618:300/1 to Daryl Stout on Mon Nov 23 14:29:13 2020
    Re: Another Helicopter ride
    By: Daryl Stout to Sean Rima on Sun Nov 22 2020 02:10 pm

    I asked her Dad why, and he said one word..."imported".

    I've been to England a couple of times, and they're spoiled by having French wine so convenient. When I'd look for California or Pacific Northwest wines, I'd find bottles at exorbitant prices, from labels I'd never seen in California, located in places I'd never expect to see grapes growing - like LA County.

    "Imported"

    I'll take a nice French Burgundy for a fraction of the price of a Pinot Noir steel cask-aged in Reseda.

    The last time I was there, my favorite pub had been taken over by people drinking BUDWEISER in bottles. Thankfully, it was brewed in Dublin by Harp and "imported" from Ireland.
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  • From Mike Powell@618:250/1 to BOB ROBERTS on Mon Nov 23 17:12:00 2020
    Unless of course it's Barefoot or some other trash wine. Then do whatever you >ant. :-)

    All wine is horrible.


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  • From Bob Roberts@618:300/36 to Mike Powell on Mon Nov 23 15:15:44 2020
    All wine is horrible.

    You make me a sad panda.
    Properly paired wine is a part of a fantastic meal.

    What's your drink of choice?

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Bob Roberts on Mon Nov 23 10:22:00 2020
    Bob,

    Unless of course it's Barefoot or some other trash wine. Then do
    whatever you want. :-)

    Well, as noted, I don't drink beer, wine, or liquor. I lost a close
    friend in college to a drunk driver.

    The whole idea was meant as sarcastic humor...especially considering
    in all seriousness, COVID-19 is nothing to laugh at.

    I will say that compared to the dual nasal swab, the male prostate
    check (digital rectal exam) was a piece of cake by comparison.

    Daryl

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  • From Bob Roberts@618:300/36 to Daryl Stout on Mon Nov 23 19:41:26 2020
    I will say that compared to the dual nasal swab, the male prostate
    check (digital rectal exam) was a piece of cake by comparison.

    Now you're getting me all hot and bothered.

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  • From Arelor@618:250/24 to Mike Powell on Tue Nov 24 05:06:37 2020
    Re: Another Helicopter ride
    By: Mike Powell to BOB ROBERTS on Mon Nov 23 2020 05:12 pm

    Unless of course it's Barefoot or some other trash wine. Then do whatever >ant. :-)

    All wine is horrible.


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    I hope I offend nobody, but I think what lots of Americans call wine would not even be called wine in Spain. Literally.

    Lots of people over there are brewing what we call "pitarra" and calling it "wine". Just no. Nononono. First requirement for being wine is having an aging meassured in years.

    I agree most "wines" suck, and actually most _wines_ suck too. However, those produced from centenary vineyards and aged properly actually rock hard, specially when aged in oak barrels. We have lots of those here in Spain, and many of those are actually cheap. However, they are crazy expensive overseas because the importation overcost.
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  • From Tiny@618:500/32 to Bob Roberts on Tue Nov 24 11:59:52 2020
    Bob Roberts wrote to Tiny <=-

    Isn't that what inmates make in jail? Pruno? Maybe put it in a
    ziplock and hide it above a ceiling tile for better aging.

    No ceiling tiles here. I'll put it behind the toilet and see if
    that improves it.

    Shawn

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  • From Mike Powell@618:250/1 to BOB ROBERTS on Tue Nov 24 14:16:00 2020
    All wine is horrible.

    You make me a sad panda.
    Properly paired wine is a part of a fantastic meal.

    What's your drink of choice?

    Whiskey or something mixed. But not bourbon (tastes good but makes my
    tummy unhappy) or beer (tastes horrible and also makes my tummy unhappy).

    I am usually drinking tea or water with my meals.

    I went to a wine tasting dinner once. Food was great. The wine was, like
    all wine I've ever had, horrible except for a very cold dessert wine they served. It was not bad.


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  • From Kevin Nunn@618:200/1 to Daryl Stout on Tue Nov 24 16:26:23 2020
    Hello Daryl.

    22 Nov 20 14:10, you wrote to Sean Rima:

    went to a local liquour store, to see what a bottle of Jamaica
    White Rum would be. We were stunned at the exhorbitant price!!
    I asked her Dad why, and he said one word..."imported".

    Yup, sadly that is how things work. Of course I am sure importers are paying tariffs and taxes, so I can really fault them, but still.

    In the 80s, my friends and I would drive 10 miles south into Mexico and buy a case of Corona for $2.00 (returning empty bottles of course). 10 years later you could not buy a bottle of corona in the US for $2 and it wasn't due to inflation LOL.

    Kevin

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Kevin Nunn on Wed Nov 25 18:40:00 2020
    Kevin,

    In the 80s, my friends and I would drive 10 miles south into Mexico and buy a case of Corona for $2.00 (returning empty bottles of course). 10 years later you could not buy a bottle of corona in the US for $2 and
    it wasn't due to inflation LOL.

    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9 hurricanes
    and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty twenty". <G>

    Daryl

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  • From Nick Andre@618:500/24 to Daryl Stout on Thu Nov 26 05:24:19 2020
    On 25 Nov 20 18:40:00, Daryl Stout said the following to Kevin Nunn:

    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9 hurricanes and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty twenty". <G>

    8-) Ohhhh, I'm stealing that one...

    Nick

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  • From Mike Powell@618:250/1 to DARYL STOUT on Thu Nov 26 09:56:00 2020
    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9 hurricanes
    and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty twenty". <G>

    LOL!


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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Nick Andre on Fri Nov 27 12:45:00 2020
    Nick,

    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9 hurricanes and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty twenty". <G>

    8-) Ohhhh, I'm stealing that one...

    It's free...go for it. <G>

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    Looks like I picked the wrong week to read QWK Mail. <G>

    Daryl

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Mike Powell on Fri Nov 27 12:46:00 2020
    Mike,

    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9 hurricanes and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty twenty". <G>

    LOL!

    I don't know what they cost separately, but I wonder if the punny price
    is cheaper.

    Daryl

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  • From MIKE POWELL@618:250/1 to DARYL STOUT on Sat Nov 28 10:26:00 2020
    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9 hurricanes and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty twenty". <G>

    LOL!

    I don't know what they cost separately, but I wonder if the punny price
    is cheaper.

    Well, it has probably been 10+ years since I ordered a mixed drink while
    out but, based on the prices from back then, a mixed drink would be at
    least $5 each. 5 x 9 = $45 so I would expect the punny price to certainly
    be cheaper these days. :)

    Mike


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  • From Kevin Nunn@618:200/1 to Daryl Stout on Sat Nov 28 17:26:10 2020
    Hello Daryl.

    25 Nov 20 18:40, you wrote to me:

    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9
    hurricanes and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty
    twenty". <G>

    LOL!!! honestly I sat here for a minute, re-read it, then I got it :)

    Kev

    Kevin

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Kevin Nunn on Sun Nov 29 01:27:00 2020
    Kevin,

    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9
    hurricanes and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty
    twenty". <G>

    LOL!!! honestly I sat here for a minute, re-read it, then I got it :)

    Sometimes, the punchline will hit me right off...and other times, it
    takes a minute "for the light to come on".

    Daryl

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to MIKE POWELL on Sun Nov 29 01:39:00 2020
    Mike,

    Or like where the guy walks into a bar, and says he'd like 9 hurricanes and a Corona. The bartender says "That'll be twenty twenty". <G>

    LOL!

    I don't know what they cost separately, but I wonder if the punny price
    is cheaper.

    Well, it has probably been 10+ years since I ordered a mixed drink
    while out but, based on the prices from back then, a mixed drink would
    be at least $5 each. 5 x 9 = $45 so I would expect the punny price to certainly be cheaper these days. :)

    As I posted in another echo, several years ago, my late wife and I wanted
    to get a bottle of Jamaica White Rum for her. She would have "a rum and
    Coke" when she was ill...but it was 1% rum and 99% Coke. It'd knock her out until the next day, but she was better the next morning...plus, I was kind enough to let her sleep. :) That was the ONLY time she drank alcoholic beverages...as she was diabetic, narcoleptic, and had a heart condition.

    But, we had a fit on the price...and the reason was "it was imported".

    That reminds me of the joke where this woman goes into a store to order
    a nice fur coat, and the salesman tells her "I guarantee a perfect fit".
    To which, she replies "I too, guarantee a perfect fit...when my husband
    finds out the price". <G>

    And, that leads to the one where the woman is shopping at Macy's in the jewelery section. She bends over to look at some nice jewelery, and farts. Hoping no one witnessed her "oops" moment, she's horrified when she sees a young courteous salesman there...asking how he can help. She asks him how
    much that piece of jewelery would be, and he said "If you [pooted] while
    just looking at it, you're going to [crap] in your panties when I tell
    you the price!!". I guess I'm shopping at Dollar General!! <LOL!>.

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    Or like "How do you tell a blind man at a nudist wedding?? It's not hard." Yes, I'm in one of my nether moods...because "dirty old Sysops need love,
    too" <G>.

    I was awakened by a nightmare, reflux, and shoulder pain. So, I had to
    take medicine for the reflux and pain, then ate a couple of Little Debbie Swiss Cake rolls, so I would have a little food in the stomach, so I
    wouldn't get sick. The pain pill should kick in soon, and I can get back
    to sleep. I've noticed that if I take the Ibuprofen (400 mg, the strongest thing I have) too late in the night, I'm really groggy in the morning, and
    may not get out of bed until midday. But, with the forecast today (Sunday,
    Nov. 29) for rain, and a high in the 40's...it's a good day to stay in.

    I've got enough food, drink, Depends, and Underpads (growing old is NOT
    for sissies) to last me the rest of the year. As long as I don't lose power, I'm in good shape. The models are all over the place as to whether parts of
    the state will have a winter storm later this week...which is usually the
    case in Arkansas. Yet, in La Nina years in years past, we've had:

    1) Back to back ice storms...parts of north Arkansas had no power for
    almost 2 months.

    2) 56 tornadoes in 6 hours...several being F-2 to F-4 intensity.

    3) A 122 mile long F-4 tornado across west central, northwest, and north central Arkansas.

    This week, I'm doing posts of the Winter Weather Awareness Week 2020
    for Arkansas, from the National Weather Service in Little Rock...although
    it's actually at the North Little Rock Airport.

    My microwave oven died Friday night just as I finished cooking one of
    the Kroger 3 minute pizzas. I had suspected something was wrong, when the
    1000 watt oven didn't seem to be heating the food sufficiently. So, I had
    to go to Wal-Mart yesterday and buy a new one. I had all this microwave
    food in the refrigerator/freezer, and nothing to cook it with.

    Normally, if I'm out on errands, I like to eat out...as the stress with
    all the driving just drains me physically, that I don't feel like cooking
    when I get home...even if it's with the microwave oven. But, Mother
    Hubbard's cupboard (more appropriately, the refrigerator/freezer) is
    well stashed right now. :)

    Daryl

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  • From Bob Roberts@618:300/36 to Daryl Stout on Sun Nov 29 11:35:54 2020
    Normally, if I'm out on errands, I like to eat out...as the stress with all the driving just drains me physically, that I don't feel like cooking when I get home...even if it's with the microwave oven. But, Mother Hubbard's cupboard (more appropriately, the refrigerator/freezer) is
    well stashed right now. :)

    In pre-COVID times I used to enjoy driving around, and just going to stores to "get out." And yes that always included getting some sort of food at a place with a Bar, where you can sit by yourself and not be too bothered.

    But now, with all the mask work, hand sanitizer, plexiglass, standing in socially distance lines, monitoring people around you... it's just exausting. Nothing fun about shopping now, get in... get out... don't touch anything.

    So I get what you are saying. It's tough out there right now.

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  • From Mike Powell@618:250/1 to DARYL STOUT on Sun Nov 29 15:35:00 2020
    That reminds me of the joke where this woman goes into a store to order
    a nice fur coat, and the salesman tells her "I guarantee a perfect fit".
    To which, she replies "I too, guarantee a perfect fit...when my husband
    finds out the price". <G>

    I watched a movie earlier where just that thing happened. :)

    I was awakened by a nightmare, reflux, and shoulder pain. So, I had to
    take medicine for the reflux and pain, then ate a couple of Little Debbie Swiss Cake rolls, so I would have a little food in the stomach, so I
    wouldn't get sick. The pain pill should kick in soon, and I can get back
    to sleep. I've noticed that if I take the Ibuprofen (400 mg, the strongest thing I have) too late in the night, I'm really groggy in the morning, and may not get out of bed until midday. But, with the forecast today (Sunday, Nov. 29) for rain, and a high in the 40's...it's a good day to stay in.

    Hmmm... when I wake up with a headache or something, I am leary to eat
    anything because I am afraid it will give me reflux.

    This week, I'm doing posts of the Winter Weather Awareness Week 2020
    for Arkansas, from the National Weather Service in Little Rock...although it's actually at the North Little Rock Airport.

    They are talking about us getting some snow late tonight into tomorrow but, with temps supposedly staying above freezing, it does not sound like it
    will stick in my area.

    Mike


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  • From Sean Rima@618:500/14.1 to Daryl Stout on Mon Nov 30 14:44:36 2020
    Hello Daryl!

    22 Nov 20 14:10, you wrote to me:

    LOL, I like that

    Before my wife died nearly 14 years ago, just for grins, we
    went to a local liquour store, to see what a bottle of Jamaica
    White Rum would be. We were stunned at the exhorbitant price!!
    I asked her Dad why, and he said one word..."imported".

    It made perfect sense.

    And still seems to apply these days for certain goods

    Sean


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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Bob Roberts on Mon Nov 30 00:23:00 2020
    Bob,

    In pre-COVID times I used to enjoy driving around, and just going to stores to "get out." And yes that always included getting some sort of food at a place with a Bar, where you can sit by yourself and not be
    too bothered.

    Exactly.

    But now, with all the mask work, hand sanitizer, plexiglass, standing
    in socially distance lines, monitoring people around you... it's just exausting. Nothing fun about shopping now, get in... get out... don't touch anything.

    While Golden Corral still has "all you can eat", they serve you...no more buffets, where you serve yourself.

    So I get what you are saying. It's tough out there right now.

    I doubt we'll ever get back to a sense of normalcy...even if and when a vaccine comes out.

    Daryl

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  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to Mike Powell on Mon Nov 30 00:26:00 2020
    Mike,

    That reminds me of the joke where this woman goes into a store to order
    a nice fur coat, and the salesman tells her "I guarantee a perfect fit".
    To which, she replies "I too, guarantee a perfect fit...when my husband finds out the price". <G>

    I watched a movie earlier where just that thing happened. :)

    LOL!!

    Hmmm... when I wake up with a headache or something, I am leary to eat anything because I am afraid it will give me reflux.

    Usually one of the prescription Prevacid/Prilosec will take care of it
    (the OTC version isn't strong enough). But, sometimes, I have to take 2
    in a day...especially if I eat pizza or lasagna.

    This week, I'm doing posts of the Winter Weather Awareness Week 2020
    for Arkansas, from the National Weather Service in Little Rock...although it's actually at the North Little Rock Airport.

    They are talking about us getting some snow late tonight into tomorrow but, with temps supposedly staying above freezing, it does not sound
    like it will stick in my area.

    Once the storm system comes onshore later today or Tuesday, and is sampled
    by the upper air network, the models will have a better idea of what might occur.

    Then again...they may not. <G> That's probably why the forecaster at the
    NWS said "Looks like I picked a bad week to come back, and work a shift of mids" (midnight shifts). <G>

    Well, yesterday, he said "he's had some headache medicine and coffee/ caffeine"...but added "the models are no help". I think that's why so many meteorologists and forecasters are bald...from pulling their hair out over
    the years.

    Daryl

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