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Unread 07-21-2005, 09:32 PM   #1
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Hi my name is Jack and...

Hi my name is Jack and im a bucket abuser.
Ive been on the 12 step program to recovery. Ive
been doing community service and rescuing poor defenseless
buckets from the roadsides. I have even adopted poor used
buckets from the deli at my local grocery store. My family
of buckets has grown considerably since i began the 12 step
program and now my family has increased to 9 buckets.

At the end of each work day each bucket gets a thorough
shower including a refreshing scrubdown and clean rinse and they
are all stacked happily together with the handles facing the same
direction. After that my clean buckets are put in a comfortable
truck bed to rest for the night so they will be revitalized for the
next day.

When morning comes and its time for work, my buckets seperate
with the greatest of ease and are happy to be filled again with fresh
clean water. Water wont due for some of the older buckets, they insist
on being filled with thinset, i cant believe the appetites they have.
Im constantly filling them up over and over. What a small price to pay
for such great buckets. Thanks to the 12 step bucket abuse recovery
program i am truly a better person now.
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Unread 07-21-2005, 09:42 PM   #2
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...are all stacked happily together with the handles facing the same direction....
Uh oh. I just jumped all over my son today for not stacking the buckets with the handles all facing the same direction. Is this a symptom of having fallen off the wagon?
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Unread 07-21-2005, 10:28 PM   #3
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Good job Jack. Keep up the good work. Remember one day at a time. If you feel the need to toss a bucket call me.
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Unread 07-21-2005, 11:09 PM   #4
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Uh oh. I just jumped all over my son today for not stacking the buckets with the handles all facing the same direction. Is this a symptom of having fallen off the wagon?
Yes according to my group of peers, buckets prefer to have their
handles all facing the same direction to avoid damage and disorientation.

I must confess i fell off the wagon a few weeks ago. you see my daughter.
well...... she had the flu. I didnt know what to do. Put the towels
next to her bed or ....... well of course, a bucket would do the job much
better. Poor bucket took the full wrath of her ailment's fury. I confess
it is pure abuse but it seemed like such a happy marriage. Buckets love
to be filled.
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Unread 07-21-2005, 11:38 PM   #5
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Unread 07-21-2005, 11:51 PM   #6
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Ewhhhhhhh yuck!

I know this guy.....

You know when you do bathrooms in a 1 bathroom house, the throne is usually, well, sort of disconnected. "Bob" was in need of something functional fast. He runs down to the basement with the nearest bucket (poor bucket) and proceeds to give it everything and all. Good bucket, saves the day, pants eternally grateful.

Customer comes home from vacation a couple weeks later.

Bob had forgotten about the bucket .....

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Unread 07-22-2005, 12:02 AM   #7
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Unread 07-22-2005, 01:10 AM   #8
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Ewwwe, Bill,

Reminds me of Alaska on the fishing boat, you just prayed you didn't get to rocking and feel a 'splash' (not from the sea).

Jack: good job. I took Todd's advice and have the girls at the local Albertson's bakery dept. stacking up 3 and 5 gallon buckets for me. I'm getting a collection growing . . . and I feel 'happy' about it. I think this is a good thing.

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Unread 07-22-2005, 05:40 AM   #9
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Wow jack you need he....................... a bucket dont you a pink one with lace. Wow I am asurprised I dont have a name on my handle yet let the 50 cal saw watcher
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Unread 07-22-2005, 07:02 AM   #10
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Psst.. Jack I've got a bucket that likes to be beaten and tossed you wanna give it a go?

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Unread 07-22-2005, 07:10 AM   #11
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Wow jack you need he....................... a bucket dont you a pink one with lace. Wow I am asurprised I dont have a name on my handle yet let the 50 cal saw watcher
Could somebody interpret this for me??
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Unread 07-22-2005, 07:28 AM   #12
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Todd I get the feeling sometimes that Op has us on a need-to-know basis....if we don't understand, it's cause we don't need to know!

Hey Opie, pass me some more rounds, I'm running low and I got (___fill in you favorite politically incorrect reference to the enemy_____) in the wire.
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Unread 07-22-2005, 06:53 PM   #13
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Hey Jack,

Today is Friday. Did you clean your bucket properly, or is this thread just an attention getter?
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Unread 07-22-2005, 06:57 PM   #14
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Actually i got a break from setting tile this week if you want to call it
a break. Ive been demo'ing 1100 feet of tile, Gearing up to reinstall
some rectified 20x20 diagonal on monday It was 108 degrees
at the landfill we took the tile trash too and smelt like hell.
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Unread 07-22-2005, 07:01 PM   #15
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Could somebody interpret this for me??
To bad you never got in on the voice server while it lasted todd you
would understand Dan alot better, hes a great guy just a bit misunderstood
i think. If you heard him speak you would understand his sense of humor So what about this pink lace bucket bra or whatever your
talkin bout dan??
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