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Ever get that LUCKY feeling?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Janster, May 20, 2009.

  1. May 20, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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    Janster

    Janster [OP] Old & Forgetful

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    You ever have those days where - things are going far too good??
    :D

    I took off work 1/2 day today because I could (that's usually never an option). I've never shopped at GoodWill before - but decided to stop in and see if they had clothes I could use for work. I ended up finding 4 pairs pants & 3 pairs of shorts all for $25. SCORE!!! And I'm not talking cheap jeans, I'm talking...a couple pairs of Levi's/Gap (my favorite). SWEET!!

    Now, I'm not a decorator and I've been looking for paintings to hang up around the house. Most of the stuff I find that I like - is $200+. I ain't spending that much money on something I hang on the wall. NO WAY!! I'd rather spend that on the truck! :D
    So - there's this really cool beach theme painting on the wall 40"X36" at the GoodWill store. $45!! SCORE!!! I'm thinking, I should stop off at the GoodWill store more often!!

    I've had my stock exhaust listed on craigslist for several months for $40. I forgot all about it. I thought for sure I'd have to cut this thing up and recycle the steal. Today - I get an e-mail from a guy who wants it and says, "God Bless You" at the bottom of his e-mail.

    I'm thinking - I should play the lottery!!

    Nothing like a day like this to boost your spirits. And the weather couldn't be any better!!
     
  2. May 20, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    OU812

    OU812 ban the term murdered out

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    Nothing yet, brand new!
    It comes in threes.
    Sounds like a great day for you Jan. Way to go.
     
  3. May 20, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    Janster

    Janster [OP] Old & Forgetful

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    :D
    I thought about the '3' thing - which means...my luck is officially over. :(

    ;)
     
  4. May 20, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    Goodwill and Antique stores are AWESOME for finding random stuff. I'd say a good 1/3 of the decorations around my place are goodwill/antique type finds.

    Glad your day is going so well!!
     
  5. May 20, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    LOL, thanks for sharing...made me feel all fuzzy while I'm stuck inside working while its sunny and 80 outside and everyone is sunbathing etc... :p
     
  6. May 20, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    KMN-BLU

    KMN-BLU less work/more play

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    GOD doesnt buy exhaust.

    If the check dont clear the exhaust dont get delivered.

    Hope the good luck continues for you.

    GODliness tried to buy a car I had for sale once. His check for 15k bounced. I had to go repossess the car the next day with the popo.
     
  7. May 20, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    Janster

    Janster [OP] Old & Forgetful

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    Cash & pickup only on the exhaust. ;)

    Sorry to hear about what happened to you. People can be such asshats. Makes you wonder how many people that one guy has bounced checks on - probably MANY. He probably still doesn't have a clue how to balance his check book. :rolleyes:
     
  8. May 20, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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    KMN-BLU

    KMN-BLU less work/more play

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    To make matters worse it was a cashiers from a bank. The check not only bounced, but it was a fake check. I got my car back, the asshat as you called him, left with the popo. I still have the actual check made out to me sitting on my work desk as a reminder to double check everything people say now adays.

    But so be it, its a wonderful day for us all, so enjoy the moment.
     
  9. May 20, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Good for you Janster, you need to take the good days when they come around and enjoy them. Hope a lot more of them come everyones way!
     
  10. May 20, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Awesome! Yea sometimes they actually have good stuff there. Looks like you hit the jackpot!:D
     
  11. May 20, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    I love those days...but your luck came in 4's...sooooo...dunno how that 3 thing holds.
     
  12. May 20, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    Janster [OP] Old & Forgetful

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    Let's hear some other lucky adventures.....;)

    My day is about over now, so tomorrow is gonna be a disaster I can feel it!!
     
  13. May 20, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    I don't know if tomorrow is going to be a disaster...it will be if you think it will. Keep your chin up! Glass half full! etc etc...:p
     
  14. May 20, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I had a "Lucky Feeling" before........Turned out to be Pneumonia
     
  15. May 20, 2009 at 5:19 PM
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    I had a lucky feeling once....and now I have a 3 month old....:D

    My lucky story-I actually got to go into work @ 0500 this morning...but the training event I went in for went REALLY well and the evaluator was wicked cool. So this event had a minimum score to pass of 2 for most sections....I got 4's on all of them. And then I got assigned to bar-b-que all afternoon.

    Not nearly as lucky as Jans half day...but it was a good one for me.
     
  16. May 20, 2009 at 9:38 PM
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    Sounds like a good day to me, (any day where work is shortened, or non existent is a good day to me).
     
  17. May 20, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Cool, sounds like a nice break there! I wish I could catch a little luck like that more often.
     
  18. Feb 3, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    ink junky

    ink junky I phucking hate people >:(

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    and to answer your thread title question, yes I do get that lucky feeling but rarely....and it NEVER amounts to shit. :mad:




    :p
     
  19. Feb 3, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    I had that lucky feeling once. That same day I got my first ticket because i came to a rolling stop instead of a complete stop out in the middle of bum**** nowhere.
     
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