Whenever someone younger than me…

February 25th, 2010

…acts like they’re tougher than I am, best viagra thumb I remind myself that I grew up playing with lawn darts.

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  • 1. Nick  |  February 25th, 2010 at 11:08 am

    That explains why you are stuck in a wheel chair.

  • 2. grumps  |  February 25th, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    Throwing or catching? All the really tough guys played defense.

  • 3. Elliot  |  February 25th, 2010 at 4:49 pm

    Grumps, if you go by Nick’s assertion, I was clearly playing d.

  • 4. TerryN  |  February 25th, 2010 at 8:59 pm

    We used to throw Jarts while on the slip n slide.

    None of us got hurt,,, real bad.

  • 5. John Foust  |  February 26th, 2010 at 10:22 am

    Wimps. When I was a boy, we could bring guns to school if we were planning to hunt afterwards.

  • 6. BobG  |  February 26th, 2010 at 11:02 am

    “When I was a boy, we could bring guns to school if we were planning to hunt afterwards.”

    Same here. And every year we had a lottery for a 30.30 Winchester that was awarded at an assembly. No one got worried at all.
    And when I was a kid, we rode our bicycles without helmets and padding. If any kid had shown up at school with one of those helmets, he would have been pantsed and tied to a flagpole within minutes.

  • 7. David Casper  |  February 26th, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    When I was a kid we kept pet tigers and taunted them with angry badgers. Then we bathed ourselves in tubs full of broken glass before our mothers fed us dinners of trans-fat laced arsenic.

    Isn’t this a Monty Python skit?

  • 8. Brize  |  February 27th, 2010 at 10:05 am

    Lawn darts were toys? Who knew? We used ’em for bear hunting.

  • 9. John Foust  |  February 27th, 2010 at 11:30 am

    Pantsed and tied to a flagpole? What is this, Boots and Sabers?

  • 10. Elliot  |  February 27th, 2010 at 11:50 am

    I count multiple violations of the “be not more clever than the blog author” rule. Consider yourselves all warned!

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