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« Reply #760 on: January 04, 2016, 09:05:25 PM »
Some people talk because they have something to say,
Others talk until they have something to say.
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« Reply #761 on: January 04, 2016, 09:16:08 PM »
Some people talk because they have something to say,
Others talk until they have something to say.

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« Reply #762 on: January 08, 2016, 10:00:08 PM »
Duct tape will not fix stupid but it can sure muffle the sound.



When did  , We the people  , become  , Screw the people ?
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« Reply #763 on: January 08, 2016, 10:17:42 PM »
That guy's cheese done slid off his cracker yes he is that goofy
One of my favorites, I use it often and no, I don't pay royalties. :D
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« Reply #764 on: January 09, 2016, 12:29:06 PM »
"Life is hard. Its harder if you're stupid"
John Wayne
GOLDEN RULE : The guy with the gold, makes the rules.

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« Reply #765 on: January 09, 2016, 05:33:04 PM »
That guy is so short he the only person I've seen where you can see his feet on his
Drivers License.  :D

Heard this from a logger today.
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« Reply #766 on: January 09, 2016, 11:31:20 PM »
You are so short you have to stand on a ladder to comb your hair.

You can walk under a snake with out ducking.
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« Reply #767 on: January 10, 2016, 11:52:50 AM »
Ugly as a mud fence



GOLDEN RULE : The guy with the gold, makes the rules.

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« Reply #768 on: January 10, 2016, 09:23:51 PM »
alright, alright, let's get this back on the upswing  :D
"finer than frogs hair" might have already been mentioned?

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« Reply #769 on: January 11, 2016, 08:51:37 AM »


So sharp it could split a frogs hair.
Boy, back in my day..

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« Reply #770 on: January 11, 2016, 10:39:36 PM »
So fat he has to look at his feet to see if he's standing up or laying down.
Often wrong never indoubt

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« Reply #771 on: January 11, 2016, 10:53:45 PM »
alright, alright, let's get this back on the upswing  :D
"finer than frogs hair" might have already been mentioned?
split four ways
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« Reply #772 on: January 12, 2016, 06:19:09 AM »
We interrupt this thread to clarify a few forum rules. 

If you have to substitute the letters in a word with punctuation marks, the use of that insinuation is not permitted.

Let's keep it clean folks.  There are plenty of places to find crude, tasteless comments on the internet.  The Forestry Forum isn't one of them. 

Thanks for understanding. 
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« Reply #773 on: January 12, 2016, 07:46:16 AM »
Here are a few of my favorites

"If you never do what other men call foolish, you'll only know what foolish men know"

"Perfection is the enemy of good" - this one gets me when I try to improve something that is workable and then ruin it by trying to make it better and then wasting time fixing it.

Regarding income tax preparation, a old accountant told me long ago, "pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered"

"You catch more bees with honey than you do with vinegar", my favorite boss told me this regarding dealing with a difficult customer.

"Always take the high road"

There is a german saying that I like regarding people that make "much ado about nothing" or blows things out of proportion, goes something like "he's one that drills very small holes in very thin wood"

"Good better best, never let it rest, until the good is better and the better's best"

"A rolling stone gathers no moss"

"A bird in hand is worth two in the bush"





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« Reply #774 on: January 12, 2016, 07:58:48 AM »
I like those, and welcome to the forum Peterpaul.   8)
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« Reply #775 on: January 12, 2016, 08:12:13 AM »
Here are a few of my favorites

"If you never do what other men call foolish, you'll only know what foolish men know"

"Perfection is the enemy of good" - this one gets me when I try to improve something that is workable and then ruin it by trying to make it better and then wasting time fixing it.

Regarding income tax preparation, a old accountant told me long ago, "pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered"

"You catch more bees with honey than you do with vinegar", my favorite boss told me this regarding dealing with a difficult customer.

"Always take the high road"

There is a german saying that I like regarding people that make "much ado about nothing" or blows things out of proportion, goes something like "he's one that drills very small holes in very thin wood"

"Good better best, never let it rest, until the good is better and the better's best"

"A rolling stone gathers no moss"

"A bird in hand is worth two in the bush"

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« Reply #776 on: January 12, 2016, 05:21:57 PM »
thought this was funny  my boots are as worth less as tire chains on a bull dozer  ;D

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« Reply #777 on: January 12, 2016, 07:23:19 PM »
I like those, and welcome to the forum Peterpaul.   8)

Thanks, I have been lurking around awhile and really like the knowledge base as well as the mutual respect of the members.

Here's another one, "It is not what I think I am, nor what you think I am but what I think you think I am"
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« Reply #778 on: January 12, 2016, 07:27:23 PM »

Welcome to the Forum! You are officially the Forumite closest to me.

Thanks, I have followed you posts for some time, I'm impressed by your knowledge and craftsmanship, to say the least .

Best regards,

Peter
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« Reply #779 on: January 15, 2016, 03:07:06 PM »
When some people tell you Howdy, they've told you all they know.  :)
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