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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby houndog » Sat Jan 18, 2003 10:34 am

>Houndog...
>
>I never mentioned any names as to who the "basket cases"
>are, but there's something known as "guilt by association."
>Shaddup and eat your gruel!
>
>BW

Yip SRVL + Inbred,
I hear "gruel in the basket" is the most popular dish in Massachusetts...

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby blueswriter » Sat Jan 18, 2003 2:47 pm

We've done a lot of experimenting with gruel here in Massachusetts, but found its consistency too "wet" to actually stay in a basket... it always leaked! I used to carry my gruel in a basket for my six-and-a-half mile walk to school, but each day at lunch, when I sat down to eat, the basket was empty, and that was left was my spoon and biscuit. I soon found it was better to carry my gruel in a jar.

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby gcd revue » Sat Jan 18, 2003 3:14 pm

Welcome aboard, Abort! Used to be a neighbor of sorts. Lived in Bellingham, just moved to Walla Walla. As for the gruel, the Mexicans have a saying... "Para los gue tiene hambre, no hay pan duro"

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby houndog » Sat Jan 18, 2003 8:34 pm

>We've done a lot of experimenting with gruel here in
>Massachusetts, but found its consistency too "wet" to
>actually stay in a basket... it always leaked! I used to
>carry my gruel in a basket for my six-and-a-half mile walk
>to school, but each day at lunch, when I sat down to eat,
>the basket was empty, and that was left was my spoon and
>biscuit. I soon found it was better to carry my gruel in a
>jar.
>
>BW

Eeee lad,
luxury...we used to have to get up before we went to bed, sleep in a hole in the road...mend the road ...before we were EVEN allowed to look at a picture of gruel for breakfast..then walk 6 and half miles to school(on our hands to save shoe leather)before it was open ...walk back to mend the other holes in the road and walk back to school...

Free basket gruel...bloody luxury mate...biscuits were kept for Christmas...

Aye lad , them wer tha days...!

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby srvlives » Sat Jan 18, 2003 10:39 pm

but found its consistency too "wet" to
actually stay in a basket...

BW

Old Massechussets blues standard, 'Too Wet To Gruel"?

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby diamond » Sun Jan 19, 2003 10:51 am

Eeeeeeh 'dawg.....and you tell thee kids of today - and they'll never believe thee!

Classic stuff!

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby blueswriter » Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:58 pm

That getting up before you went to bed part was tricky then, and I'm sure it still is now, but I've got to admit you had it tougher than I did. However, don't think we always had biscuits, the ones I'd find left in my lunch basket were ones I'd stolen from Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner and hid in my room. They were always stale and hard as rocks, but after the gruel softened 'em up through leakage, I at least had a soggy biscuit for lunch. And as tough as those long walks to school were, they were far easier than walking to gigs carrying two Strats and a Super-Reverb!

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby jean cailleux » Sun Jan 19, 2003 2:35 pm

welcome to you, enjoy the place

greatings from dunkerque (france).
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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby houndog » Sun Jan 19, 2003 8:07 pm

I'd stolen from Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner and
>hid in my room.
>BW

A ROOM ....you had a ROOM...sigh...luxury.

"Stealing "...gasp ....we aspired to stealing. ;)

If we even thought about thinking about stealing we got sent to the Cruel Gruel factory...next door to the Muffin Utility Facory.

Yip Diamond...do you remember seeing the Python's doing it on Tv for the first time around about 40 years ago...boy 40 years ago !

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby abort » Mon Jan 20, 2003 7:10 pm

[updated:LAST EDITED ON Jan-20-03 AT 02:11 PM (EST)]Wow...a serious hijacking of a thread. They won't let me have gruel.
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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby blueswriter » Mon Jan 20, 2003 8:31 pm

This is a pretty good example of how things go off-course around here. And while I was luckier than some in that I had a room, it was patrolled by armed guards and attack hamsters, and there was a 12 foot deep moat with pirahna and alligators. Try getting up in the middle of the night for a trip to the outhouse with that challenge awaiting you. I know... none of you even had an outhouse, right?

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby houndog » Mon Jan 20, 2003 10:08 pm

>Wow...a serious hijacking of a thread. <

THREAD...you could afford THREAD....!!

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby hashtaff » Mon Jan 20, 2003 10:33 pm

[updated:LAST EDITED ON Jan-20-03 AT 05:38 PM (EST)]>>Wow...a serious hijacking of a thread. <
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>THREAD...you could afford THREAD....!!

One of my sons, age 12, got Monty Python's "The Meaning of Life" on dvd for Christmas. He thinks it's the funniest thing ever. The sex education scene is worth the price of the dvd alone and it's hard to believe it was made twenty years ago!!

http://www.graphicszone.net/monty_pytho ... Life/4.htm

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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby david » Mon Jan 20, 2003 11:17 pm

"loaded with friendly, knowledgable, helpful people"

It won't help to butter us up. We can see right through that. Heck, we just like the blues; that doesn't mean you've got to go talkin' about us like that.
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RE: New Guy Says Hello

Postby srvlives » Tue Jan 21, 2003 2:38 am

patrolled by armed guards and attack
>hamsters, and there was a 12 foot deep moat with pirahna and
>alligators. , right?
>
>BW

Boy, look at all those great pets! We were too poor to afford pets... my dad used to tie a steak around our necks so the neighbourhood mutt would play with us :)

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