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  1. #1651

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    Happy Mother's Day! - Slaphppy7 For 7,000 posts!! - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - steeler58 For working with new fish keepers! Outstanding this month. - Taurus Just Because - Surfdog 
    A round for the fallen this Memorial Day weekend. - Compass I had no cup, so I put it on a bun... - Slaphppy7 You are amazing! So smart and giving. - SeaLady Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 
    Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook 
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    Oh we were very mischievous children, can't say we were "bad", we weren't mean. We did break the house a few times. Cars mysteriously rolled down the driveway on occasion. Stuff like that. My children were the same. I never had to spank my oldest all that much, a talking to was mostly what she needed. My youngest, most forms of discipline were useless on her so we had to come up with more creative ways of getting our point across. They were still "good" as teenagers too, just trying that independent thing.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


  2. #1652

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    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    My turn to buy - fishmommie It's EOTW Beer Time, so here's a Cafe Latte that looks like champagne in a bucket! - KevinVA Congrats on the cycles! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the Rep and the gift :) - steeler58 Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thx4 - pRED For your new tetra's :) - steeler58 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Good job on your amazing tanks! - SeaLady 
    thank you for all the helpful information - showmebutterfly new fish! - RiversGirl I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    Probably just switched at the hospital. That's what Dad told one of my younger brothers.
    You crack me up!
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Longfin Leopard & Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Amano Shrimp, maybe a Mystery Snail

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  3. #1653

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    lol, well it's weird. He looked a lot more like me as a baby (darker skin tone and darker hair). Now he's got blue eyes, blond hair, very pale skin tone... I have brown hair, brown eyes, olive skin tone... total difference.
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  4. #1654

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    Sharring my winnings - steeler58 Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny for giving a catfish its first taste of human. - cm12setx pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie For being MOTM - steeler58 
    looking forward to more rapid river videos - showmebutterfly A little late, but congrats MOTM! - Slaphppy7 Congrats on 3,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 A Cory for Mr 3,000 - steeler58 you could be famous! - SeaLady 
    For following through on a dare! - steeler58 For having a big heart and caring :) - steeler58 Have a cup of joe for the good converstion this morning :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    for playing the cory game - cm12setx Congrats on 3,900, they don't have kuhliis, LOL - Slaphppy7 cycled your river tank - cm12setx Congrats on 4,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 Have a "bluegil" for passing 4,000! - steeler58 

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    My dad has a sick sense of humor. There are seven of us. When asked how he managed to stay sane he would just look at people with a straight face and say, "I drink." Usually shut them up. lol Or when asked how he kept us so well behaved he'd say "I keep a 2X4."
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

  5. #1655

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    Happy Mother's Day! - Slaphppy7 For 7,000 posts!! - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - steeler58 For working with new fish keepers! Outstanding this month. - Taurus Just Because - Surfdog 
    A round for the fallen this Memorial Day weekend. - Compass I had no cup, so I put it on a bun... - Slaphppy7 You are amazing! So smart and giving. - SeaLady Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 
    Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook 
    Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 We miss you... - Compass 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    Probably just switched at the hospital. That's what Dad told one of my younger brothers.
    Ha! We were told, "sorry, you weren't adopted, this is your real family".
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


  6. #1656

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    Happy New Year - jeffs99dime Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 
    My turn to buy - fishmommie It's EOTW Beer Time, so here's a Cafe Latte that looks like champagne in a bucket! - KevinVA Congrats on the cycles! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the Rep and the gift :) - steeler58 Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thx4 - pRED For your new tetra's :) - steeler58 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Good job on your amazing tanks! - SeaLady 
    thank you for all the helpful information - showmebutterfly new fish! - RiversGirl I like your signature - aquariumlover10 Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    We had a bottlebrush tree outside our house. If you don't know what this is the bark is incredibly rough. My grandmother would make us go out and pick our own switch off of it when we were bad. Pick one too small and she'd go out and get one and you did not want that. hahaha That only happened one time. Never messed with her again.
    We had willow trees and I got it once with a willow switch. Had red welts for days. I only remember getting 3 spankings - one with the willow switch, one with my dad's belt and one with a plastic hairbrush (remember those that came in pale, pastel colors, with clear bristles?). Whatever I had done must have been really bad, as I was never hit other than those 3 times. All these years later, I still remember those 3 spankings. Usually, all it took was a look from my mom and I stopped whatever I was doing. I didn't want her to be mad at me or disappointed in me. Her opinion was very important.
    Last edited by gronlaura; 06-18-2014 at 07:25 PM.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Longfin Leopard & Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Amano Shrimp, maybe a Mystery Snail

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

  7. #1657

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    Sharring my winnings - steeler58 Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny for giving a catfish its first taste of human. - cm12setx pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie For being MOTM - steeler58 
    looking forward to more rapid river videos - showmebutterfly A little late, but congrats MOTM! - Slaphppy7 Congrats on 3,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 A Cory for Mr 3,000 - steeler58 you could be famous! - SeaLady 
    For following through on a dare! - steeler58 For having a big heart and caring :) - steeler58 Have a cup of joe for the good converstion this morning :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    for playing the cory game - cm12setx Congrats on 3,900, they don't have kuhliis, LOL - Slaphppy7 cycled your river tank - cm12setx Congrats on 4,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 Have a "bluegil" for passing 4,000! - steeler58 

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    Someone my wife knows said they had to clear their child's room out because she would destroy everything then smear poop all over the walls. Almost every day. Said even spanking wouldn't help. When asked how she spanked she said she would just take her finger and hit her on the back of the leg. That mother is in for a loooooong 18 years. lol
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

  8. #1658

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    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    My dad has a sick sense of humor. There are seven of us. When asked how he managed to stay sane he would just look at people with a straight face and say, "I drink." Usually shut them up. lol Or when asked how he kept us so well behaved he'd say "I keep a 2X4."
    My Dad has a similar sense of humor, but his stories about his Dad are always priceless. A couple of my favorites are:

    1. My grandfather used to say, when the kids would get out of hand: "If you don't knock it off, I'm going to rip your arm off and beat you with the bloody end of it!"

    and

    2. He used to say: "Hey, did you know that a match burns twice?" He would light a match, "that's once," would blow it out and then touch my dad's arm with the blackened tip. "Twice."

    It's no wonder my Dad and his brothers/sister have some weird senses of humor. lol
    Adventures in Aquaria - The KevinVA Story

    When in doubt, ask yourself... W.W.L.S (What would Lee Say)?

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  9. #1659

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    Happy Mother's Day! - Slaphppy7 For 7,000 posts!! - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - steeler58 For working with new fish keepers! Outstanding this month. - Taurus Just Because - Surfdog 
    A round for the fallen this Memorial Day weekend. - Compass I had no cup, so I put it on a bun... - Slaphppy7 You are amazing! So smart and giving. - SeaLady Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 
    Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook 
    Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 We miss you... - Compass 

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    Kevin that's horrible.

    My father used to tell us, if we didn't behave he was gonna get all over us like ugly on an ape. That made us laugh so hard we stopped what ever it was we were doing.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


  10. #1660

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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    We had willow trees and I got it once with a willow switch. Had red welts for days. I only remember getting 3 spankings - one with the willow switch, one with my dad's belt and one with a plastic hairbrush (remember those that came in pale, pastel colors, with clear bristles?). Whatever I had done must have been really bad, as I was never hit other than those 3 times. All these years later, I still remember those 3 spankings. Usually, all it took was a look from my mom and I stopped whatever I was doing. I didn't want her to be mad at me or disappointed in me. Her opinion was very important.
    My mom's go-to was a slotted wooden spoon. Least wind resistance, you know. lol
    Adventures in Aquaria - The KevinVA Story

    When in doubt, ask yourself... W.W.L.S (What would Lee Say)?

    Have a fish problem? Fill out and post this completed questionnaire in the General Aquarium Forum, when you start a new thread.

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