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So, I started reading this thread not realizing that it was several years old.. and it took me a few posts to realize what was really intended by the OP- maybe I am just dense but I totally didn't get it. How did everyone catch on so quickly?

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So, I started reading this thread not realizing that it was several years old.. and it took me a few posts to realize what was really intended by the OP- maybe I am just dense but I totally didn't get it. How did everyone catch on so quickly?

It's one of the "famous" MDC threads. So it gets around!


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So, I started reading this thread not realizing that it was several years old.. and it took me a few posts to realize what was really intended by the OP- maybe I am just dense but I totally didn't get it. How did everyone catch on so quickly?


It was, to a certain degree, one of those "you had to be there" moments.  Imagine a time when the 20 threads that made the first page of Talk Amongst Ourselves changed every few minutes, rather than every few weeks.  A topic would start and someone would get an idea for another topic and start another thread... that would spark someone else's imagination... and so on.  I don't specifically recall the night this thread started... but I can promise you, it wasn't started in a vacuum! 

 

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It was, to a certain degree, one of those "you had to be there" moments.  Imagine a time when the 20 threads that made the first page of Talk Amongst Ourselves changed every few minutes, rather than every few weeks.  A topic would start and someone would get an idea for another topic and start another thread... that would spark someone else's imagination... and so on.  I don't specifically recall the night this thread started... but I can promise you, it wasn't started in a vacuum! 

 


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my poor dh.  he couldn't understand why i was in tears from laughing so hard when he decided to have a convo with me about how our garage was "REALLY" a two car garage but that i was so awful at parking i took up too much space.  and how there was much more room in there than i thought. 

and all i could think about was this thread.  and i couldn't stop laughing.  and he had NO IDEA WHY.  there was also talk of touching the tennis ball.  oh my god.

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my poor dh.  he couldn't understand why i was in tears from laughing so hard when he decided to have a convo with me about how our garage was "REALLY" a two car garage but that i was so awful at parking i took up too much space.  and how there was much more room in there than i thought. 

and all i could think about was this thread.  and i couldn't stop laughing.  and he had NO IDEA WHY.  there was also talk of touching the tennis ball.  oh my god.


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It was, to a certain degree, one of those "you had to be there" moments.  Imagine a time when the 20 threads that made the first page of Talk Amongst Ourselves changed every few minutes, rather than every few weeks.  A topic would start and someone would get an idea for another topic and start another thread... that would spark someone else's imagination... and so on.  I don't specifically recall the night this thread started... but I can promise you, it wasn't started in a vacuum! 

 


ok that makes sense.. thanks!

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Bumping another one of my all time favorite MDC threads for old times sake!



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ive been here for a long time, and ive never seen this thread.... how is that possible???? lol

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ive been here for a long time, and ive never seen this thread.... how is that possible???? lol

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I saw this thread on the recent activity area in august 2011, but had no idea what it was about! Guess I should have looked at it sooner!

 

DH gets a little too excited about parking the car and crashes in to the garage door. It would be nice if he pressed the garage opener first! winky.gif  lol.gif


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Turns out the cute little car we built together in garage was too big to fit through the garage door once it was finished, so it tore the door jam quite a bit. Dh got a bit too much of an eye full of *that* particular destruction.  Even though I had a really great contractor putting things back together, poor dh was a little traumatized for a while. It took me a while to figure out why he was so afraid to park the damn car. After all, I was at the other end of the house, I never saw the repairs being done. 


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So, I started reading this thread not realizing that it was several years old.. and it took me a few posts to realize what was really intended by the OP- maybe I am just dense but I totally didn't get it. How did everyone catch on so quickly?

 

It was the olden days where we had to be a bit more circumspect, and I think we had a lot of innuendo stuff flying around at the time.

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Turns out the cute little car we built together in garage was too big to fit through the garage door once it was finished, so it tore the door jam quite a bit. Dh got a bit too much of an eye full of *that* particular destruction.  Even though I had a really great contractor putting things back together, poor dh was a little traumatized for a while. It took me a while to figure out why he was so afraid to park the damn car. After all, I was at the other end of the house, I never saw the repairs being done. 

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I saw this thread on the recent activity area in august 2011, but had no idea what it was about! Guess I should have looked at it sooner!

 

DH gets a little too excited about parking the car and crashes in to the garage door. It would be nice if he pressed the garage opener first! winky.gif  lol.gif

 lol.gif  Hate when that happens.  Sometimes you need to oil the hinges to get the door open when it hasn't been used in awhile. 



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Turns out the cute little car we built together in garage was too big to fit through the garage door once it was finished, so it tore the door jam quite a bit. Dh got a bit too much of an eye full of *that* particular destruction.  Even though I had a really great contractor putting things back together, poor dh was a little traumatized for a while. It took me a while to figure out why he was so afraid to park the damn car. After all, I was at the other end of the house, I never saw the repairs being done. 

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My garage hasn't been used in so long, the cobwebs have their own address. I lost the automatic opener years ago.

 

Somehow, this ties into the crunchier-than-thou thread, but I am not sure exactly how...

 

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Somehow, this ties into the crunchier-than-thou thread, but I am not sure exactly how...

 

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