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Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. Churchill W

    Churchill W Senior member

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    Very NY way to think of things.
     
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    You know those Hot Wheels cars? Those little shiny toy cars little kids play with? You get it and think, "A Corvette, this is awesome!" and you give it a push and say "Woo Hoo!" Then you soon realize this is all that there is to do with it and the novelty fades away. That's pretty much me in a nutshell.
     
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    and then you become a painful nuisance for everybody else in the house as those little cars become mines waiting to be stepped on.
     
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    this is true. I would have no shot with my wife if I met her at a bar.
     
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    You're not an ugly man. You are an ugly woman, however.
     
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    it would have been sweet to been Hedwig for Halloween. I could have employed the guys downstairs for help (not the druggies, different group with, um, experience in the genre). Would have been expensive, though. And I had no plans to leave, so it would have just been me hanging out at home. Glitter would have gotten everywhere too.
     
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    also, this thread has brought back horrifying memories of me stepping on those Hot Wheels cars as a kid.

    the worst wasn't the cars, the worst was this case I had for them all. there was these little plastic car separators, one car per slot, this way they all fit in neatly. For some reason, the toy company decided to use spikes as the separators, so stepping on them always caused trauma.
     
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    ?

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    Lego bricks man, Lego bricks...
     
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    :embar:
     
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    at least the winter has so far fallen short of the Siberian precedent set last year.

    and, oh yeah, Shelly got arrested.

    New York, baby!!!

    :slayer:
     
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    Abramoff 2.0 with that fedora.

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    checking the weather app while waiting for my main course certainly put a damper on my lunch today.
     
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    Gunman in the Home Depot in Chelsea today.
     
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    There's a Home Depot in Chelsea? I guess I always assumed you'd have to get out of Manhattan for that sort of big-box suburbia.
     
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    Looks like you guys are in for a blast of winter this week.
     
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    sometimes. There's another giant Home Depot in Midtown East as well.

    There's a Kmart around and a Target in Harlem, but they're kind of a pain. Lets be honest, nobody goes to Target for a single bottle of detergent, it's always a cart load. We rent a car a few times a year for various reasons, and a Target stop is always on the list of to-dos.
     
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    I'm glad I am missing some of this while here in cushy Cambodia. I just ate breakfast for a dollar. (But had a $5 cup of specialty coffee).
     
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