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“If a genie told you that he was going to transport you in five minutes to any location in the world whether you wanted to go or not, where would you choose to go?”
“Ask Phaedrus what his Mother's address is...quick, I got four minutes left.”
“The summit of K2.
“Paris Hilton's bedroom. Slightly less dangerous than K2.”
“Since I already live in the mountains of New York State, I would Oahu for my wife, as she loves it there. I suppose I should visit the relatives with her sometimes.”
“There's no place like home. There's no place like home.
There's no place li .....”
“So vicsaw....how was Colorado?”
“"The summit of K2"
you would die because of too sudden drop in pressure because you werene acclimatized properly. and besides, whats the point of going if you didnt achieve it yourself?”
“5 minutes? Do I get to take my gear and change clothes?
I think I'd go for the Yellowstone Backcountry.”
“How do we get back?”
“Click you boot heels together and say....”
“The perfect Hooters.
I have been searching for it for a while and I am reaching the age in life where excitement of the hunt isn't as important as the thrill of victory.”
“Adventurist, Colorado rocked! I posted a few pics from one very memorable evening. Did some hiking in the flatirons, visited Vail, ate tons of fantastic food, and drank way too much. But it's back to reality for me for now. I found some good job prospects while I was out there so we'll see how things go come June.”
“ah, the Flatirons. I went to 2nd and 3rd grade in Boulder. I loved that place.”
“Boulder is fun, but sometimes a bit too New Agey for me. But if you can't find a good time there, you must be dead. I had the most delicious burger I have ever tasted at the Southern Sun. Highly recommend it.”
“The perfect Hooters."
It exists. However, it's called "Kahoots" and it's located in Columbus. If you're ever in town stop by and I'll buy you lunch there.”
“LOL. In '62 and '63 new age had a different meaning. Verge of the hippies. I just liked being that close to the mountains and great sledding!”
“Well then I guess it's Arkansas. Just goes to show you, "be careful what you wish for." You might just end up in Arkansas with a genie.”
“Summit of K2 or Arkansas, either way I might as well be dead.”
“Punte del Este, Uruguay during the austral summer.
Never been there? Then you don't know what you're missing!”
“Dawg, tell us more...”
“Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately -- without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional "pain relievers."
Did you know that Colgate toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns?
Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed nose.
Achy muscles from about of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of horseradish in =
cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oil, for instant relief for aching muscles.
Sore Throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 tablespoon six times a day. The vinegar kills the bacteria.
Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer. Just dissolve two tablets in a glass of water and drink it at the onset of the symptoms.Alka-Seltzer begins eliminating urinary tract infections almost instantly
-- even though the product was never been advertised for this use.
Eliminate puffiness under your eyes..... All you need is a dab of preparation H, carefully rubbed into the skin, avoiding the eyes. The hemorrhoid ointment acts as a vasoconstrictor, relieving the swelling
Honey remedy for skin blemishes... Cover the blemish with a dab of honey and place a band-aid over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin,sterile, and speeds healing. Works overnight.
Listerine therapy for toenail fungus... Get rid of unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash. The powerful antiseptic leaves your toenails looking healthy again.
Easy eyeglass protection... To prevent the screws in eyeglasses from loosening, apply a small drop of Maybelline Crystal Clear nail polish to the threads of the screws before tightening them.
Coca-Cola cure for rust... Forget those expensive rust removers. Just saturate an abrasive sponge with Coca Cola and scrub the rust stain. The phosphoric acid in the coke is what gets the job done.
Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer... If menacing bees, wasps,hornets, or yellow jackets get in your home and you can't find the insecticide, try a spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the ground
Smart splinter remover... just pour a drop of Elmer's Glue all over the splinter, let dry, and peel the dried glue off the skin. The splinter sticks to the dried glue.
Hunt's tomato paste boil cure... cover the boil with Hunt's tomato paste as a compress. The acids from the tomatoes soothe the pain and bring the boil to a head.
Balm for broken blisters... To disinfect a broken blister, dab on a few drops of Listerine... a powerful antiseptic.
Heinz vinegar to heal bruises... Soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing process.
Kills fleas instantly. Dawn dish washing liquid does the trick. Add a few drops to your dog's bath and shampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse well to avoid skin irritations. Goodbye fleas.
Rainy day cure for dog odor... Next time your dog comes in from the rain, simply wipe down the animal with Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly making your dog smell springtime fresh.
Eliminate ear mites... All it takes is a few drops of Wesson corn oil in
your cat's ear. Massage it in, then clean with a cotton ball. Repeat daily for 3 days. The oil soothes the cat's skin, smothers the mites, and accelerates healing.
Vaseline cure for hair balls..... To prevent troublesome hair balls,apply a dollop of Vaseline petroleum jelly to your cat's nose. The cat will
lick off the jelly, lubricating any hair in its stomach so it can pass easily through the digestive system.
Quaker Oats for fast pain relief.... It's not for breakfast anymore! Mix 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water in a bowl and warm in the microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and apply the mixture to your hands for soothing relief from arthritis pain.”
“So, um, catskiker, thanks. But where do you want to go?”
“If you could "unknow" one thing you know, what would it be?”
“How about "undo" vic? I would undo the problems with my knees.
The Savage trip was great! Had to leave early though. My legs do not like all of the up and down. I am going to wait for dayhiker to start posting about the trip.”
“sorry to hear that, WK. I was thinking about you. Hope we can meet up on a future trip. Did your cousin have a good time?”
Those new pics look like you had a great time! The bodyshots look much enjoyable, lol.
After coming back from my trip to Idaho it looks like maybe Colorado would be a better place to move after all....
I've always wanted to live there, but I always thought I couldn't afford to...but things look like they might be a little more feasable.
Good luck! It would be cool if you could move there.”
“The cost of homes in Boulder was quite a surprise. My friend owns a tiny ranch on a postage stamp-sized lot in a neighborhood of exactly the same kind of cookie cutter houses. They are going for 300K+. But I think prices are more affordable if you are willing to live a bit further away from the mountains. Colorado certainly has its own draw. Every time I'm there I meet people who have moved to CO from all over the country. I have yet to meet anybody anywhere else who moved away from CO although I'm sure they exist. So Adventurist, what kind of work are you looking for?”
“Glad to see you made it back okay, WK. How's the knee?”
“"If you could "unknow" one thing you know, what would it be?"
Where hotdogs come from.”
“I'm getting my BS in Biology and Environmental Studies...
We are looking at maybe Fort Collins or Longmont....
Boulder is a nice place to work/visit but way too expensive to live...
Have you ever eaten at Zolo's in Boulder?”
“Didn't make it to Zolo's, but I asked Heather about it. She said it was good.”
“If you could only listen to one CD/album for the next year, which one would you choose?”
“OMG...I think I would go crazy after a while....
I think it would have to be something relaxing..”
i'd go to..
“a deserted tropical island by myself for a week with lots of places to explore... ever see the movie "the beach"... yea, like that.”
“Something I already hated.”
“"If you could only listen to one CD/album for the next year, which one would you choose?"
anything pearl jam... probably the album "no code" because it's the most relaxing of the bunch.”
“How about "undo"
if i could undo one thing? well i don't have any regrets except my one ex boyfriend john. we only dated for a year and a half but that was the worst year and a half of my life....
even with that said, i still learned a lot from it.”
“Since I pretty much like my life the way it has turned out, I don't think I'd undo anything. Very few experiences are of zero value.”
“exactly my point!”
“I'd want to unknow that my parents have sex. Ick”
“The Beatles White Album.”
See the what a weekend thread.”
“Question of the day:
How can you have any pudding if ya donít eat ya meat?”
“Question of the day..
"Hello? Is there anybody in there?"”
“Mother will she try to break my balls?”
“.....do you take _______________to be your lawfully wedded (wife/husband) to have and to hold, in sickness and health.....?”
“Mother will she break my heart.”
“By the way, which one is Pink?”
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