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Christmas cookies

  1. Dec 4, 2005 #1
    I'm not joking here, I want some Christmas cookies. you can send them to the following address:
    Brian Whipple
    524 W. Main St Apt 117
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    Thanks so much. No arsenic please
     
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  3. Dec 4, 2005 #2
    But the arsenic will kill the worms!
     
  4. Dec 4, 2005 #3

    Pengwuino

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    How bout cyanide?
     
  5. Dec 4, 2005 #4

    Moonbear

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    I still want to know who got the big batch of cookies I sent you last year! :grumpy:
     
  6. Dec 5, 2005 #5
    How do we know Brian Whipple isn't your diabetic neighbor with no will power you're trying to kill?
     
  7. Dec 5, 2005 #6

    matthyaouw

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    The "No arsenic please" request would have been pretty pointless if he wanted to make sure you did the job right.
     
  8. Dec 5, 2005 #7

    Danger

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    That was a 'wink-wink, nudge-nudge' kind of request. He wants arsenic.
     
  9. Dec 5, 2005 #8
    That's not "right" just thorough. "Right" is when the authorities suspect no foul play.
     
  10. Dec 5, 2005 #9

    Lisa!

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  11. Dec 5, 2005 #10
    you shouldda said that before i gave all my cookies away! maybe i'll make some more if i visit anytime soon eh?!
     
  12. Dec 9, 2005 #11
    wow, this thread almost died. Can't let that happen. Those cookies should be arriving any day now.
     
  13. Dec 9, 2005 #12

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    I've started baking Christmas cookies, and had every intention of dropping some in the mail to you, but I'm not even sure I can get the ones I have to the people who are supposed to get them here...whoever does the plowing around here does a rotten job (I'd have to send myself a warning if I used the words I really want to use there), and the drive up to my row of townhouses is a pure sheet of ice. My car is parked by the lower row (and I'm just hoping nobody runs into it...what's the point of having a garage if I can't get my car into it on a cold night like this), and then I had to hike up a near vertical incline with the groceries and my laptop case because it was the only spot that was just grassy and snow-covered instead of packed ice. Needless to say, the person renting this place got a call the moment I got in the door explaining that not only can I not get my car up here, I nearly broke my neck just walking up! So, I don't think I'm getting cookies out to the post-office tomorrow as planned. :frown:
     
  14. Dec 9, 2005 #13

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    Oh, I HATE ice!!!!! That stinks MB!!! :mad:

    I bought a pair of those ice gripper cleats that you pull on over your shoes. Evo can tap dance on a block of ice in those things. :approve:

    That won't help you if you can't even make it up your drive though. :devil:

    Trib, get the flame throwing trebuchet, we're going to pay MB's landlord a visit. :approve:

    Here MB, look here for some ideas to cope with ice. I have the Sure Foot Get-A-Grip ice grippers. I bought them somewhere else a couple of years ago.


    http://www.sportsimportsltd.com/traccleatans.html
     
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  15. Dec 9, 2005 #14

    Danger

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    I've got the Yaktrax version shown in your link. They're incredible.
     
  16. Dec 9, 2005 #15

    Evo

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    Yeah, the Yaktrax are nice, they came out after I got mine, I think.
     
  17. Dec 9, 2005 #16

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    I might need a sled to get back to my car in the morning. I got up the hill nearly on all fours! I'm not sure how I'm going to get back down it. :uhh: And the people living at the bottom of the hill just sat there watching me! :cry: :mad: I'm trying to watch out the window to see if anyone else can get up the hill to find out if it's truly impassable, or if I need to get something with 4WD to get around here in winter. I think it counts as impassable when you can't even walk it. The tough part is that it's not only a steep hill, it's a curve too, so I can't just go at it at high speed to get enough momentum to carry me to the top with or without traction. I was nervous after the first snowfall when I realized that the boulders at the bottom of that hill probably aren't just decorative. :surprised I would rather have an ugly guardrail than boulders...those things look shaped just so the car would end up on top of them and do a lot of underbody damage instead of just denting a bumper.

    Well, worse comes to worse, the person whose lab I work in lives just a few minutes up the road, and I'll just have to call him to pick me up at the entrance to my development. Otherwise, I better learn to do a combination of cross-country and downhill skiing to cut across the cattle pastures!
     
  18. Dec 9, 2005 #17

    Evo

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    Hold on Moonbear, I'm sending the supersonic tiki mobile in after you! (It can also hold a dozen sheep)

    CLAKITA CLAKITA CLAKITA
     

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  19. Dec 9, 2005 #18
    Christmas Cookies? I think you mean Holiday cookies :smile:
     
  20. Dec 9, 2005 #19

    Danger

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    I don't know where you found that, but I want one (and not just for the obvious reason). That centre tread strikes me as weird, though. It looks like it would mess up the steering.
     
  21. Dec 9, 2005 #20

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    oh, poor Moonie! I remember those icy WVU hills.:frown: I used to bust my tail on a regular basis walking the hill up to the fraternity houses (my boyfriend was a Fiji).

    I was driving by a Honeybaked Ham store on the way home from work and I was half-tempted to stop in and get a gift certificate for tribdog and mail it to him.:biggrin:
     
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