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Where did you go DeeDee? I read in the photo forum that you and your 6 y.o. were jet skiing?? grin FUN!

I had a very interesting vacation. 1) I learned not to drink BEFOR going into the casino, 2) I learned to ALWAYS hold on to the jetski when a 6 yr old is driving, and 3) I learned what NOT to do when puttin the boat in the river! Not even going to talk about #1 sick #2 My husband and youngest son (Angelo) sprayed us with the jet ski just as Nicolas hit a wave went airborn gunned it and threw me off the back of the ski blush And #3 well, lets just say I'll pay more attention next time. cry

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Ouch!!!!

Yea thats what I said. I was so embaressed when my husband jumped out to see what happened I just said, oh its ok, the boats off. All the while holding back a few choice words.

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Dang DeeDee, that's a "hurt's don't it"!! But did you have fun? Sometimes you just gotta get a little dinged up to have some real fun, right? Maybe? Well, maybe not....eekcry Ouchie girl! Bet you had yourself a little drink after that happened!! Are you coming up for the August gtg? Maybe? laugh

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Lisa - It did hurt quite a bit, but once the rain stopped we had a great time.

Hammer - you and everyone else will probably think I'm a dumba-- for doing but ever get in a big hurry and not really think about what your doing? Well thats what happens when you losen the strap from inside the boat, the boat falls, crank slips out of hand and WHACKS arm. blush

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Lisa I wont be able to make in August. cry That weekend at the Hard Rock was pretty rough on the wallet. BUT I have decided that every time you have a get together I'm taking the boat out and going fishing the same days! grinlaugh Not really the same but at least I can say I went fishing with ya'll. I would go camping too but its just way to hot for that. crazy

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I just posted some more friendly pic's of that day in the photo forum if your interested. The first picture shows why I was in a hurry and not paying attention...

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Hammer - you and everyone else will probably think I'm a dumba-- for doing but ever get in a big hurry and not really think about what your doing? Well thats what happens when you losen the strap from inside the boat, the boat falls, crank slips out of hand and WHACKS arm. blush

I think everyone's been there DeeDee. I know I've had a bruse or two from that. Thing it, is usually only happens once cause it's a painful lesson to learn.

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Mine involved the snowmobile trailer and then slipping off the back of it when it tipped-ouchies on the shins and then I bonked my head on a the ground too. Musta looked really graceful! frown Even Arctic Armor couldn't save the day on that one. wink

Don't feel dumb. Most people just won't share their stories like us DeeDee! laugh

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Lisa - It did hurt quite a bit, but once the rain stopped we had a great time.

Hammer - you and everyone else will probably think I'm a dumba-- for doing but ever get in a big hurry and not really think about what your doing? Well thats what happens when you losen the strap from inside the boat, the boat falls, crank slips out of hand and WHACKS arm. blush

I can imagine that was followed by a few words that would trigger the word filter on the forum here blush Ouch that hadda hurt shocked

And don't feel stupid...the only ones of us that hasn't done something of that nature are the ones who sit home all the time watching the boober tube. All it takes is for the brain to slip into neutral for a second or two and the what the h***, son of a b%%%%% or worse usually follows grin

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LOL Upnorth - I used all them and some. I wouldnt get the poor word usage I would have been banned from here. Luckily my boys and husband were in my truck and didnt hear it.

And Lisa I dont know why but I always share my dumb stories. I guess I enjoy laughing at myself

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And Lisa I dont know why but I always share my dumb stories. I guess I enjoy laughing at myself

ME TOO DEEDEE! But most people are NOT laughing WITH me. frown But that's ok. Someone's gotta be the comic relief, right? I'm actually on a new avatar search since my 14 y.old told me yesterday that I look like a MAN in mine. eekeek Dang kids-I don't know why they have to be so brutally honest! shocked

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OH DONT I KNOW THAT!!! My daughter and 6 y.o. know how to lie and make me feel good, But my youngest, forget it. He doesnt care who he's talking to or what its about he will tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth, no matter how you threaten to whoop him...

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I love how my son when he was little and about the same height as my rump roast would comment on how big it was!! Everything looks bigger at eye level! Dang kids!! smile

How's my avatar now?? Better?? cool

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That avatar is enough to trigger an epileptic fit. Just kidding, does this mean it is time for me to ditch mine for a new one? I haven't caught any bragging fish to put up yet. Maybe this weekend.

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Lisa...It could be worse...something thought my younger brother was my son.....

Great avatar! Bananas, pickles, and carrots...I won't touch that one!

As far as being in a hurry and getting hurt for you did not do something bright...man...I won't go there. Happens nearly every weekend.

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Come on now share some stories...

I think everyone should tell a story about something dumb they have done, Heck mine even came with a picture.

Lisa - I just downloaded the same avitar and many many others

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About a month ago, my father-in-law was cutting some boards with a circular saw. He had one small piece left to cut...and held it in on hand and cut with the other (not smart...and he knew it wasn't). Well, the saw grabbed and pulled his fingers into the saw...cutting two ends of his fingers off. They are growing back...but what a way to learn.

Me, well...let's see. Cutting wood and in a hurry...and I poured bar oil into the gas tank and added gas to the oil. Caught myself when putting the caps on.

Also this last month, grabbed a bad electrical cord and got shocked. Thought...did that really happen?...and grabbed it again. Yep, bad cord.

Can't think of anything else right now...at least not that happened lately.

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Oh jeez, Hammer Handle, that's just crazy about the cords!! Live and learn right?

I tried cracking the seal on a juice bottle with a paring knife and ended up in surgery repairing a nerve and getting sewn back up! The scar looks like a thick, extra lifeline on my palm....it was soooo gross and stupid! I was casted for 12 weeks since palms don't heal up very fast!

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