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Sins of the past revisited

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Hayward, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. Hayward

    Hayward Distinguished Member

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    So, about seven years ago, I went to Cost Plus and I bought one of those bonded leather club chairs. I kept it in my TV room for a couple of years, until I could afford something more my taste. When I purchased a couple of Eames Aluminum Group Chairs to replace it, I was actually at something of a loss as to what to do with it.

    I decided to be slovenly, and dragged it out of my building in the dead of night, leaving it on the curb. Only mildly apprehensive over possible complaints, I was mildly relieved to discover that it had disappeared the following morning.

    Well, after a little over five years, the chair reappeared this morning - on the same curb where I had left it. It's definitely the same chair, as it had the same strip of adhesive Velcro that I had put on one of the armrests for mounting my remotes on. The only difference is that it now looked like it had been on somebody's roof for five years.

    I froze in panic. Am I still responsible for it? This evening before dinner, I was joking with friends over cigars and scotch about it, in denial at the possible consequences. As I walked home from the following dinner, the apprehension came back.

    Lo and behold, I have come home to discover that the chair is gone again.

    I wonder who has it now? I certainly hope they keep it.
     
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  2. acidboy

    acidboy Stylish Dinosaur

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    that chair will haunt you for the rest of your days. when you're a hundred years old and they put you in an assisted elderly community place you'll find it in your room the moment you check in.
     


  3. Reggs

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    I would have sat in it one last time just to feel the familiarity of it despite how it spent years away from you.
     


  4. Hayward

    Hayward Distinguished Member

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    But, I don't know where it's been!
     


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    Hayward Distinguished Member

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    Oh, No.






    Jesus.









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  7. Hayward

    Hayward Distinguished Member

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    Today it is gone again.

    I forgot to mention that there is an upholstery shop on my block. I am beginning to suspect the upholsterer is insane.
     


  8. DextersMorgan

    DextersMorgan Well-Known Member

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    What makes people buy leather chairs and couches anyway?

    Many times I find myself sitting on them in the store and they just do not feel comfortable to relax in.

    They make my ass sweat.

    I'll just stand thanks!
     


  9. upthewazzu

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    They were big in the 90's. Was like a status symbol or sumsuch.
     


  10. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Stylish Dinosaur

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    Leather is surprisingly resistant to fluids.
     


  11. Hayward

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    Why did they take the legs and not the rest of the chair?
     


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