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#41 Riverbrian

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:28 PM

Oh, and I want the cows to be corn fed not grass fed.
 
Okay, okay, I'm a little picky.


How do you know? I just pick up a steak... unwrap it and cook it.

Actually... My wife unwraps it and cooks it.
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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:29 PM

 -- don't name your pig!!

What was(were) the name of the pig(s) that gave you that lesson?

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#43 JB_Iowa

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:29 PM

Yeah.... It's much easier to eat them yourself.

 

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:29 PM

What was(were) the name of the pig(s) that gave you that lesson?

 

I wish I could remember .... but I don't even remember all the dogs and cats we had.  :)

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:30 PM

I grew up in the country but not on a farm.  My dad owned a grain elevator and feed mill.

 

We had the usual assortment of cats and dogs but the only real "farm animals" we had was pigs.  Whenever there would be runts, Dad would sort them out and we kids had to hand-raise them.  It was  a pretty good deal -- Dad paid for everything and when they were sold, we got the money in our savings account.s

 

On the other hand, selling something you've raised by hand is never easy -- don't name your pig!!

i dream of having a pig.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:30 PM

Brian got the thread talking aboutboobs. Nice job.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:30 PM

Delmon Young... I still don't like the guy. The only ballplayer who consistently made me angry just looking at him.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:31 PM

 

Raccoons... their nipples are too small and I can't get good suction, jury is still out on the taste as a result

 

There is just something really wrong with that sentence.

 

 

Edit:  Okay ... I edited to what it first said when I went to quote it ... 

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:31 PM

I guess we did have chickens when I was pretty young -- kind of forgot that.

 

I always laugh when I see the HGTV programs, etc. about the people who want to have "urban chickens".

 

Been pecked enough, thank you.  And I'd just as soon never see another chicken hanging from a tree with its head chopped off -- geez my Mom and Grandma had stronger stomachs than me.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:32 PM

i dream of having a pig.

 

They snort, stink and aren't very soft and cuddly.

 

But go for it!

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:32 PM

What was(were) the name of the pig(s) that gave you that lesson?

FWIW my mom grew up on a farm and she talked about her pet piglet Sunny Jim.(I don't think the Bottomley family had anything to do with that.)

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:33 PM

There is just something really wrong with that sentence.


Probably... The use of an ellipse after Raccoon.
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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:33 PM

Brian got the thread talking aboutboobs. Nice job.

 

Delmon Young... I still don't like the guy.

Those posts appeared next to each other. 

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:35 PM

I guess we did have chickens when I was pretty young -- kind of forgot that.
 
I always laugh when I see the HGTV programs, etc. about the people who want to have "urban chickens".
 
Been pecked enough, thank you.  And I'd just as soon never see another chicken hanging from a tree with its head chopped off -- geez my Mom and Grandma had stronger stomachs than me.


Glunn and I talked awhile about it and he'd like a pig and some chickens and I'm pulling for him. I'm also curious what Mrs. Drysdale is going to say about it.
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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:36 PM

JB you didn't grow up around Hooterville did you?

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:37 PM

There is just something really wrong with that sentence.

 

 

Edit:  Okay ... I edited to what it first said when I went to quote it ... 

Yeah, not every comedy gem is that way on first draft. :)

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:40 PM

JB you didn't grow up around Hooterville did you?


They talk about their Buffalo Wings but they ain't that great... I stopped going there and usually choose Applebeeville or Ground Roundville instead.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:40 PM

JB you didn't grow up around Hooterville did you?

 

I think Hooterville was actually in the eastern part of Iowa....

 

at least that's what Sam Drucker told me.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:44 PM

Demon may be a boob but he's made over $20 million bucks playing baseball. Ain't it a great country?

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:44 PM

I just like to amuse y'all with these folksy little stories when the game is dull.

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