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    Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Eyes High » 19 Jun 2010 23:47

    Just wanted to take the time to wish all the fathers on this board a wonderful Fathers' Day. I thought we already had a thread like this but it didn't show up in the search, so forgive me if I've made a duplicate.

    Well anyhow Happy Fathers' Day to my fellow Jacurutans who have had the experience of the joys and trials of raising children. :romance-lovestory: :angelic-little: :sleeping-sleeping: :sleeping-drool: :teasing-binkybaby: :teasing-blah: :occasion-xmas: :character-koolaid: :character-kermit: :character-cookiemonster: :character-count: :character-grover: :puke-right: :puke-left: :animals-bunny: :animals-cat: :animals-dogrun: :animals-dogrun: :character-oscar: :character-spongebobdance: And to the new fathers. Just wait my friends...it gets interesting. :violence-captureflagred: :violence-captureflagblue: :cat fight: :angry-cussingargument: :angry-extinguishflame: :angry-nono: :angry-screaming: :angry-soapbox:

    Enjoy them while they last :mrgreen:
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Freakzilla » 20 Jun 2010 00:03

    I can't wait until they're old enough to cut the grass. :cry:
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby D Pope » 20 Jun 2010 01:02

    Thank you very much! Six kids & five grandkids all out of the house, sometimes it makes me laugh, sometimes I cry.
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Omphalos » 20 Jun 2010 02:54

    My kids couldn't wait til today, so they attacked me in bed and gave me a Barnes & Noble card yesterday. Already have three new Banks and one new Farmer book.
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Eyes High » 20 Jun 2010 13:30

    D Pope wrote:Thank you very much! Six kids & five grandkids all out of the house, sometimes it makes me laugh, sometimes I cry.



    Six kids?! :o Busy little beaver won't you. :mrgreen:

    My hat's off to you. We've only got three biological sons. (Although there is about 7 or 9 other ones that call me their second Mom) Double Happy Fathers' Day to you :clap:


    Edited to add: Freak that step-son of yours is old enough ain't he? They just need to be able to reach the handle to push the mower.

    Our 13 year old has been doing some of the weed-eating for about 2 1/2 years now. Just told him I wanted him to start cutting the grass for us. That I would pay him $20 a month to do so. (yeah I know I'm a cheap b...) It's only half an acre of grass. :chores-mowlawn:

    OH, and Freak don't forget the other chores they can do now: :chores-mop: :chores-chopwood: :chores-laundry:
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby TheDukester » 20 Jun 2010 16:27

    Our oldest (3, going on 4) has reached that fun stage where he likes to help out with chores.

    (And, yes, I know it will be over soon ...)
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Freakzilla » 14 Jun 2011 20:09

    My biological father:

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    As long as I can remember I always loved old boats, old buildings and historical stuff. Whenever my mother had company from out of town she always took them for good New Orleans food and a visit to some of the old plantation houses along the River Road. As a small boy I tagged along. Those old places captured my imagination and I have been drawing and painting them since. Now I have retired to the Atlanta area due to poor health... but I sure miss that New Orleans cooking!

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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Freakzilla » 14 Jun 2011 20:15

    JL Junior:
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Eyes High » 19 Jun 2011 11:57

    Happy Fathers' Day to my fellow Jacurutans who have had the experience of the joys and trials of raising children. :romance-lovestory: :angelic-little: :sleeping-sleeping: :sleeping-drool: :teasing-binkybaby: :teasing-blah: :occasion-xmas: :character-koolaid: :character-kermit: :character-cookiemonster: :character-count: :character-grover: :puke-right: :puke-left: :animals-bunny: :animals-cat: :animals-dogrun: :animals-dogrun: :character-oscar: :character-spongebobdance:
    And to the new fathers. Just wait my friends...it gets interesting.
    :violence-captureflagred: :violence-captureflagblue: :cat fight: :angry-cussingargument: :angry-extinguishflame: :angry-nono: :angry-screaming: :angry-soapbox:

    Enjoy them while they last for they will be gone before you know it. Blessings to all. :romance-grouphug: :romance-kisscheek:
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby SandRider » 19 Jun 2011 13:30

    dang, I thought the calendar said "Farmer's Day" ....
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 19 Jun 2011 14:10

    Is that today? Damn, good thing I have people to remind me!
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Omphalos » 19 Jun 2011 15:16

    I was assaulted in bed again, this time with an iTunes card. Now downloading Battle: Los Angeles, True Grit and season 2 of Justified.
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Nekhrun » 19 Jun 2011 15:20

    I got a digital picture frame and proceeded to load pictures of myself on it. I guess that's not what I was supposed to do with it.
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby SandRider » 19 Jun 2011 17:29

    I ended up with two big-ass digital picture frame things - found out you can store a whole shitload
    of flash-videos on them - ripped about a hundred Willie Nelson clips from YouTube and put'em on one,
    ran an audio line-out to the main stereo system that's got speakers all over the house - put it on shuffle
    and let it run, controlling the volume with the remote from the desk here ... got the other one around the
    den here somewheres, and hundreds of Janice Joplin clips to put on it ...

    @Omph - I sorta enjoyed the first season of Justified - just enough Southern Cliche stirred into Southern Truth
    to be interesting to me (altho the setting is Kentucky) ... after cutting the DishTV tho, haven't seen season
    Two - any good, or most likely similar to Sons of Anarchy, all the good ideas played out in the first season and
    now beating the same dead horses ?


    and I haven't read this yet, but the shitmydadsays posted this short story on scribd :
    http://www.scribd.com/doc/57840168/Fath ... -June-2011
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Freakzilla » 19 Jun 2011 17:53

    I got a do-it-yourself oil change!

    Not a cheap one, either. Pennzoil and a Wix filter! :dance:

    My wife cooked breakfast for the first time in like three years, she's cooking dinner, too. Talapia :drool:

    I replaced the gaskets between my a/c hose assembly and compressor on my Caddy. Tightened down a leaky water pump cover and did the oil change, too.

    Cool air with no leaks... yet.

    Pimpin' ain't easy.

    Hopefully I can get the old lady drunk later and talk her into a BJ. :wink:
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Omphalos » 19 Jun 2011 18:16

    SandRider wrote:@Omph - I sorta enjoyed the first season of Justified - just enough Southern Cliche stirred into Southern Truth
    to be interesting to me (altho the setting is Kentucky) ... after cutting the DishTV tho, haven't seen season
    Two - any good, or most likely similar to Sons of Anarchy, all the good ideas played out in the first season and
    now beating the same dead horses ?


    Not sure yet. I just got turned onto it a few months ago, so I've only seen the first season. I liked #1 though, and all my co workers said #2 is better. I'll let you know.
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby TheDukester » 20 Jun 2011 00:43

    Season 2 is great. Most of the minor characters are fleshed out a bit more and **NOT A SPOILER, TRUST ME** at least one character undergoes a season-long shift from either the good guys to the bad guys or else the bad guys to the good guys. I'm not sayin' which or who.

    I'd also recommend Archer to any dad out there with a fresh iTunes gift card. Great stuff.
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Omphalos » 20 Jun 2011 02:36

    Archer is hysterical, but I noticed that on Roku the oher day, so Ill catch up there for free.
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    Re: Happy Fathers' Day

    Postby Eyes High » 16 Jun 2013 02:43

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    Happy Fathers' Day guys. Hope you each have a great day filled with mostly quiet relaxing :teasing-tease:


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