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Unread 12-21-2006, 07:49 AM
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

Manchester is known for it's interesting inventory shortages around Kickoff...the PoofBall Journey, for those of you who didn't read it last year can be found here.
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

Hmmmm, auto-wrenches are "Temporarily Unavailable Online - Check Your Local Store" on Home Depot's website... You can get an auto-clamp though.

Who knows? Maybe the auto-wrenches are just another mailbox...
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

I got a good laugh from that, Andy. Of all things people would go crazy for near Chritmas, who thought it would be an auto-wrench?
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

I really enjoyed Andy's insightful analysis and was ready to leave it at that, but then Dave had to weigh in:
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Hey Andy, don't sweat it. I thought it was funny! If those other guys didn't get it, that is their problem.

-dave

p.s. however, I must caution against using my sense of humor as any sort of litmus test for good taste.


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Now, almost a day later, no one has begun interpreting, dissecting, attaching synonyms, re-interpreting or otherwise mangling Dave's wise words in an effort to find the hidden key to the game. I smell a conspiracy!
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

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Ya know...they created the "RUMOR MILL" for a reason. If you see the that the post is from the Rumor Mill, and you dont feel like hearing little humorous things from time to time....then maybe you should just NOT READ the post. Reading a post on these boards is totally up to you.

What I was sharing are actual events which to many of us were kinda funny. I thought it was a good story to share with people on Delphi.

Apparently I was wrong.

I now see why I stopped posting so much here.
Andy,
Do not even worry about the negative thoughts into your post I thought it was very funny. It made me laugh for the FIRST time all day and I listen to O and A most of the day.
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

Every Home Depot Store should have recieved an order sometime this afternoon.... if that helps :-p
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

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Andy,
Do not even worry about the negative thoughts into your post I thought it was very funny. It made me laugh for the FIRST time all day and I listen to O and A most of the day.
As a fellow O&A fan, I thank you!

Ya know, this whole thing really does crack me up...

I mean seriously...its a battery operated adjustable wrench. Really! Have we met the height of laziness? Although I will admit, upon seeing the autoclamp, I wanted one immediately...my quote to Jess was as follows.

Andy - AUTOCLAMP?!?!?!?
Jess - Cooool
Andy - I WANT THAT!
Jess - Really? Andy...what are you going to do with that?
Andy - Take it apart!
Jess - WHAT?!?! Why?
Andy - Because I want to see what makes it spin!

Oddly enough, Id have almost 0 use for the autoclamp, but it wouldn't be the first time I bought something to take it apart. Afterall, Greg Needel and I bought a leaf blower last year to take apart for the "Air Wall" experiment.

Oh and as for the perception that Dave Lavery leaves little hints about the game every year in his posts....is anyone else reminded of the movie "Life of Brian" when they see some of the posts? Thats why the CD community cracks me up. I'm sure it cracks Dave up too...to the point where I am convinced that he does subtle little things just to see if people pick up on them...even if the game has absolutely nothing to do with it. I mean...who could blame him...I would too if I were in his shoes!
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Re: I've got it figured out!!!

Air Wall experiment?
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My guess is they wanted to sit under the goal and try and blow all the balls off target.
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My guess is they wanted to sit under the goal and try and blow all the balls off target.
This is correct. We wanted to create a wind wall idea to knock down any balls that were shot into the goal. (One of Needel's crazy but excelent 1am ideas). Needless to say...we could make a ball float...but we couldn't stop it from going through a goal.
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