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Whats this world coming to
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kraigWY    Posted 01-25-2004 at 12:49:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
I got a couple grand kids for the weekend, was gonna make grand son a train. I went to swipe some thread spoils from my wife. They are plastic and hollow, can't make a train out of that crap.

Harrison    Posted 01-25-2004 at 18:12:02       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Cars and tractors are both being packed full of plastic, Including Intakes, hoods, handles, gears, and trim. And we wonder why stuff don't hold up. It sure does cost alot more though, Even though it is made with that so called cheap overseas labor. I can't seem to get my old brain calculator to add all that up.

KellyGa    Posted 01-25-2004 at 15:37:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Kraig, if you go to a craft store or to Walmart, they have bags of wooden spools. I still have some wooden spools handed down to me with thread still on them, lol.

Lazy Al    Posted 01-25-2004 at 13:40:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
Did ya ever make a ( what ever they called it ) out of a wooden spool a tooth pick and a rubber band . wind it up and it would crawl around for a while ?
You cut a notch in the side of a wooden spool and run the rubber band thru the hole and then around a short stick that laid in the notch and on the other side was a longer tooth pick that drug like a rudder .seems like there was some wax to it too . Been along time.
Kids would laugh at ya today if you made one
Them wooden spools are worth money now days anyway . It'd be worth to much money to make a toy.

Dieselrider    Posted 01-25-2004 at 12:56:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah, you can't even get milk delivered to your door in glass bottles anymore. Darn communists!

Wiily-N Door?    Posted 01-25-2004 at 13:05:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
Our Milk Man used to put them in the Refrigerator inside the house! Mark H.

Les    Posted 01-25-2004 at 13:14:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
Our milk man did that, too. In fact, he never left the place. He lived with us. We called him Dad.

Willy-N    Posted 01-25-2004 at 13:17:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
My Dad had Black hair and the Milk Man had Blond hair. I used to kid my mom about that because the kids were all blonds. Glad my Mom had Blond hair! Mark H.

toolman    Posted 01-25-2004 at 16:20:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
gotta watch them milkmen right up there with mailmen.

Fern(Mi)    Posted 01-25-2004 at 17:25:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
Living in our first home, the milk man delivered Mon., Wed., & Fri.. Moving into the Victoian Mansion (92nd house), he came by Tue., Thu., & Sat.. Laid off & home for a change I cornered him in the kitchen, and said, "Ugh Haa!" I liked the look on his face before I busted out laughing.
A few days later he got even. Costumed as Frankensteen, trick or treating from his house towards mine, he was all but plowed under. I then had to deliver him back home.
He might have faired better had he a bag to hold his liquor.

Dieselrider    Posted 01-25-2004 at 13:08:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
I suppose he gave that up too!!?? Good help is hard to find these days.

toolman    Posted 01-25-2004 at 16:21:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
haha you need help with that too, man she does have the POWER doesn,t she .lol

Willy-N    Posted 01-25-2004 at 13:11:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
It is hard to get them to bag it at the store now. Mark H.

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