Antihero (Forum Supporter)
Antihero (Forum Supporter) UberDork
9/5/21 12:11 a.m.

"can you do the best of someone better than you?"

 

Usually said when in working with someone who isn't all that great and they say they will do their best.

Greg Smith (Forum Supporter)
Greg Smith (Forum Supporter) Dork
9/8/21 12:28 p.m.

In reply to Antihero (Forum Supporter) :

Hard work & preparation can trump talent if talent doesn't prepare.

1988RedT2
1988RedT2 MegaDork
9/8/21 3:08 p.m.

I'm sure it's been posted here more than once, but it's one of my favorites, so I'll re-post:

"Old age and treachery will always defeat youth and exuberance."

-David Mamet-

 

 

 

I find that as I get older and more treacherous, that I enjoy it even more. 

NickD
NickD MegaDork
9/13/21 11:21 a.m.

"Well, somehow, on accident, we ended up making 40 pounds of boost. That wasn't supposed to happen."

Floating Doc (Forum Supporter)
Floating Doc (Forum Supporter) PowerDork
9/13/21 2:10 p.m.

A recent personal observation of my own, as I approach another birthday:

An advantage of getting older is that you have more opportunities to look back with grim satisfaction and say to yourself, "Well, he's dead."

Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) MegaDork
9/18/21 6:41 p.m.

MTV is 40 this year. Thanks for a decade of music

Antihero (Forum Supporter)
Antihero (Forum Supporter) UberDork
9/18/21 6:56 p.m.

I can't remember if I've posted this before but Charlie Musslewhite once said my favorite saying to my uncle.

 

He said " Most people ain't much"

 

It's very accurate

Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) MegaDork
9/21/21 10:10 p.m.

"So ideally what you need for this stage is a car without too much power, so you end up oversteering on power, and also has the ability to rotate nicely, doesn't understeer too much.  So, of course, I'm going to go for the complete opposite. [...] The Audi quattro S1 E2.  E2, because it's the evolution of the first quattro, which was a bit of a boat compared to this, but THIS... is a boat with a table on the back of it."

 

NickD
NickD MegaDork
9/22/21 10:49 a.m.

"Good Christians are like Authentic Mexican Restaurants: If you have to announce to the world that you are one, you're probably lying." - Me

Johnboyjjb
Johnboyjjb HalfDork
9/22/21 2:39 p.m.

On the road of life, wisdom comes along with age, but sometimes age arrives alone.

Stampie
Stampie MegaDork
9/23/21 7:47 p.m.

Me "Give me a hug ... I love you ... I'm proud of you."

Lil Stampie "You usually say this when you're about to give me a lot of work.  Should I be worried?"

russde
russde Reader
9/24/21 9:55 a.m.
Pete. (l33t FS) said:

MTV is 40 this year. Thanks for a decade of music

I'll admit to reading this quickly and saying to myself  "thanks for the music? what the first five years?" and then re-reading and feeling silly

kazoospec
kazoospec UberDork
9/24/21 1:41 p.m.

Situation at work reminded me of this one:  "The road of life if paved with flat squirrels who couldn't make a decision." 

Curtis73 (Forum Supporter)
Curtis73 (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
9/24/21 7:16 p.m.

"If you replace your potato chips with a grapefruit, you can lose 90% of what little joy you have left in your life"

 

johndej
johndej Dork
9/24/21 8:47 p.m.
NickD said:

"Good Christians are like Authentic Mexican Restaurants: If you have to announce to the world that you are one, you're probably lying." - Me

Oh that's golden, might have to borrow in the future. Also reminded me of a song title that can be taken out of context

"Heaven Don't Take No Losers"

Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) MegaDork
9/24/21 8:51 p.m.
kazoospec said:

Situation at work reminded me of this one:  "The road of life if paved with flat squirrels who couldn't make a decision." 

Oh that's good.

NickD
NickD MegaDork
9/30/21 6:46 a.m.

"The only way I'm losing fifteen pounds is if I go to a British casino" - Norm Macdonald

Floating Doc (Forum Supporter)
Floating Doc (Forum Supporter) PowerDork
10/1/21 11:32 a.m.
NickD said:

"The only way I'm losing fifteen pounds is if I go to a British casino" - Norm Macdonald

A meme I saw yesterday, "I'm planning to lose 10 pounds this year, only 15 pounds to go."

barefootskater (Shaun)
barefootskater (Shaun) PowerDork
10/14/21 10:28 a.m.

"My car is broken"

"Why did you buy a VW?"

 

 

...

 

 

...

 

wait for it...

 

 

"Because Japanese cars are too expensive."

and he said it with a straight face. 

chandler
chandler UltimaDork
10/14/21 11:13 a.m.
Floating Doc (Forum Supporter) said:
NickD said:

"The only way I'm losing fifteen pounds is if I go to a British casino" - Norm Macdonald

A meme I saw yesterday, "I'm planning to lose 10 pounds this year, only 15 pounds to go."

Covid helped me out with that, 16#s. Three weeks.

1988RedT2
1988RedT2 MegaDork
10/14/21 2:22 p.m.

“No cop was ever born who isn’t a sucker for a finely-executed hi-speed Controlled Drift all the way around one of those clover-leaf freeway interchanges. Few people understand the psychology of dealing with a highway traffic cop. Your normal speeder will panic and immediately pull over to the side when he sees the big red light behind him… and then we will start apologizing begging for mercy. This is wrong. It arouses contempt in the cop-heart. The thing to do when you’re running along about a hundred or so and you suddenly find a red-flashing CHP-tracker on your trail what you want to do then is accelerate.”

-Hunter S. Thompson, "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"-

Antihero (Forum Supporter)
Antihero (Forum Supporter) PowerDork
10/14/21 2:24 p.m.

"I've seen white crayons more useful than you"

 

This is my go-to at the moment

StilettoSS
StilettoSS New Reader
10/15/21 3:41 p.m.
egnorant said:
Antihero said:
jharry3 said:
Hungary Bill said:
NickD said:
Stefan said:
NickD said:

"It's my estimation that every man ever got a statue made of him was one kind of sumbitch or another." -- Malcolm Reynolds

Cut to Jaynestown....

But he was the hero of Canton, the man they called Jayne

My days of taking you guys seriously are comming to a middle.

So long as you don't aim to misbehave...

I think misbehaving makes you Big Damn Heroes myself

If you're gonna be bad, be good at it!

Bruce

"If you can't do good, better do bad well."

~It's a song, Do Bad Well

wae
wae UberDork
10/30/21 8:29 a.m.

My 14 year old daughter: "I was upstairs sulking in my room."

My wife: "Oh yeah?  And how did THAT work out for you?"

Daughter: "It was good.  I was really sad at the end."

jgrewe
jgrewe HalfDork
10/30/21 8:56 a.m.

I used to own an equipment rental company. I don't know if I came up with this or heard it and adopted it as my own because it is so true.

"Make something idiot proof and someone will build a better idiot."

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