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Old 03-23-2006, 09:04 PM   #29
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Boy....tough crowd!!
Yeah, but do you think it'll play in Peoria?

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Old 03-23-2006, 10:03 PM   #30
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Now, now, they are Our People.

Perhaps they were confused, as it seems they bought a 35-foot RV!

I am sorry (this is the nicest chatline I have EVER seen) but buying a 35-foot RV seems to me to be too dumb to start off with. Never mind driving it thru snow, mountain passes, or past the four-way stop in yer neighbourhood!

Okay, I should shut up now! I am going to start saying mean yet humorous things!

Ya bought a WHAT???!! Ya tried to take it where???!!

Why do you need an RV bigger than my house? Got a whole lot of kids?

Like, 12?

Moderator, shut me down now! There are too many exclamation points in my post !!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-24-2006, 01:14 AM   #31
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You all are too funny! This thread is almost as fun to read as the okra thread.

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Old 03-24-2006, 03:19 AM   #32
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I've seen a few real RVs headed for the ski area. "Dread Naught". Maybe a V-shaped snowplow and tire chains would have helped these folks.
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Old 03-24-2006, 05:59 AM   #33
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NOTE to self: Add marine distress flares to emergency kit.
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Old 03-24-2006, 07:22 AM   #34
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NOTE to self: Add marine distress flares to emergency kit.
Oh, GREAT, Mike...

"Lost family found near charred RV after starting forest fire by firing emergency signal flares..." "Father quoted as saying, 'Shooting the signal flare seemed like a good idea at the time'."

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Old 03-24-2006, 07:25 AM   #35
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I just had another thought... seventeen days for a family of six is a long time, and I don't recall any of the interviewers asking how large their black water tank really was! That's a long time to go without dumping!

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Old 03-24-2006, 08:10 AM   #36
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Roger, why do you assume they didn't dump the tank?

Maybe a continuous dump?
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Old 03-24-2006, 09:16 AM   #37
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We hold these truths to be self-evident... of COURSE they wouldn't dump the tanks... they're in a National Forest. They're stuck... and there's no dump station in sight! We all KNOW they wouldn't dump the tanks on bare ground... geez Patrick! Show some class!

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Old 03-24-2006, 10:56 AM   #38
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From the news reports it pays to be dumb. That family apparently has been approached for movie and book rights.

Go figure......
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Old 03-24-2006, 11:01 AM   #39
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What's worse? That they did something that involved such poor decision making; that the entire country is talking about their rescue as something miraculous; or that someone will find entertainment value in the drama of their travails?

The things that pass for entertainment in today's world are frightening.

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Old 03-24-2006, 02:29 PM   #40
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From the news reports it pays to be dumb. That family apparently has been approached for movie and book rights.
Looks like they're on their way to that 40' Diesel Pusher with Humvee toad they always wanted!


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Soon as they clear up those pesky drug charges.

Arizona issues warrant for 2 family members found after 17 days
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11994342/
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See the rest of the story above in the next post. Looks they are heading for jail.
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