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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 7:19am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 Red_Dragon wrote:
Have fun storming the castle!

 man, I hate change. Ready for it, but hate it.
 

squit, you've got this, but remember...

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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 7:11am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 Coaxial wrote:
 
The GM guy there is 100% my opposite, temperament-wise but we have pretty much identical, um, ADD issues and the same strategies for work and organization. When my boss told him that we were shutting down, he called the guy who owns the dealership and said "Scott's available." Before the boss left, the owner and GM were on a conference call with me. So that's nice. I've worked directly with the owner a few times, did the store's logo etc. and have done their print ads every week for years now. When I first met him he was visiting our town of Powell for just the second time. He'd been doing his homework though and said "I was interested to learn about Powell's connection with Toyota..." and I was able to say W. Edwards Deming without missing a beat so he liked me right away. 
 
Kaizen!{#High-five} 
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 7:05am

 Red_Dragon wrote:


Have fun storming the castle!



 man, I hate change. Ready for it, but hate it.
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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 6:58am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

This would go in the Journals if we still had Journals...

So the little newspaper I have worked for for about a decade longer than I intended to, finally closed. Today was the last day. It wasn't unwelcome but the ignominious kiss-off certainly was. The twice-weekly paper that was part owner of us got sold and we were castoffs, so hey. My direct supervisor found out about it from someone on the street. "Hey it says here on the internet that the Enterprise sold." Boss: "say what now?"

We'd gotten so small, staff-wise, that if any one of us quit, the business would fold, so we found ourselves in a loop of each of us staying on because the timing wasn't good for one of the others, and round and round. So we're all actually okay with external forces ripping the bandaid off. I'll go to a local car dealership that my grandpa worked for, my dad worked for, and now me—different owners but the same dealership. I won't be doing sales though, more of an assistant to the GM or something, we're not sure. So anyway no worries, kind of exciting.

Now we have a little apartment on the back of our garage and the daughter lives out there. Tonight we were on the sofa thinking about turning on the TV when she comes in the house, goes and gets the toilet plunger and heads back out ... I follow, naturally, and there's effluvium coming up in the shower out there. Plunging did little, and a snake down the shower drain caused an exciting uprush of semi-solids.

So that's my Friday! Apologies to Jrzy for not fleshing this out more. I feel like there's got to be another 500 words at least on any of these paragraphs. I'll do better next time!



Have fun storming the castle!
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 6:53am

 Coaxial wrote:


The GM guy there is 100% my opposite, temperament-wise but we have pretty much identical, um, ADD issues and the same strategies for work and organization. When my boss told him that we were shutting down, he called the guy who owns the dealership and said "Scott's available." Before the boss left, the owner and GM were on a conference call with me. So that's nice. I've worked directly with the owner a few times, did the store's logo etc. and have done their print ads every week for years now. When I first met him he was visiting our town of Powell for just the second time. He'd been doing his homework though and said "I was interested to learn about Powell's connection with Toyota..." and I was able to say W. Edwards Deming without missing a beat so he liked me right away. 
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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 5:35am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
This would go in the Journals if we still had Journals... So the little newspaper I have worked for for about a decade longer than I intended to, finally closed. Today was the last day. It wasn't unwelcome but the ignominious kiss-off certainly was. The twice-weekly paper that was part owner of us got sold and we were castoffs, so hey. My direct supervisor found out about it from someone on the street. "Hey it says here on the internet that the Enterprise sold." Boss: "say what now?" We'd gotten so small, staff-wise, that if any one of us quit, the business would fold, so we found ourselves in a loop of each of us staying on because the timing wasn't good for one of the others, and round and round. So we're all actually okay with external forces ripping the bandaid off. I'll go to a local car dealership that my grandpa worked for, my dad worked for, and now me—different owners but the same dealership. I won't be doing sales though, more of an assistant to the GM or something, we're not sure. So anyway no worries, kind of exciting. Now we have a little apartment on the back of our garage and the daughter lives out there. Tonight we were on the sofa thinking about turning on the TV when she comes in the house, goes and gets the toilet plunger and heads back out ... I follow, naturally, and there's effluvium coming up in the shower out there. Plunging did little, and a snake down the shower drain caused an exciting uprush of semi-solids. So that's my Friday! Apologies to Jrzy for not fleshing this out more. I feel like there's got to be another 500 words at least on any of these paragraphs. I'll do better next time!
 
Hope it all works out for the best, my friend.{#Good-vibes}{#Meditate}{#Pray}
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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 2:25am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

This would go in the Journals if we still had Journals...

So the little newspaper I have worked for for about a decade longer than I intended to, finally closed. Today was the last day. It wasn't unwelcome but the ignominious kiss-off certainly was. The twice-weekly paper that was part owner of us got sold and we were castoffs, so hey. My direct supervisor found out about it from someone on the street. "Hey it says here on the internet that the Enterprise sold." Boss: "say what now?"

We'd gotten so small, staff-wise, that if any one of us quit, the business would fold, so we found ourselves in a loop of each of us staying on because the timing wasn't good for one of the others, and round and round. So we're all actually okay with external forces ripping the bandaid off. I'll go to a local car dealership that my grandpa worked for, my dad worked for, and now me—different owners but the same dealership. I won't be doing sales though, more of an assistant to the GM or something, we're not sure. So anyway no worries, kind of exciting.

Now we have a little apartment on the back of our garage and the daughter lives out there. Tonight we were on the sofa thinking about turning on the TV when she comes in the house, goes and gets the toilet plunger and heads back out ... I follow, naturally, and there's effluvium coming up in the shower out there. Plunging did little, and a snake down the shower drain caused an exciting uprush of semi-solids.

So that's my Friday! Apologies to Jrzy for not fleshing this out more. I feel like there's got to be another 500 words at least on any of these paragraphs. I'll do better next time!



Well to new adventures, I guess. 
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Apr 1, 2022 - 9:29pm

This would go in the Journals if we still had Journals...

So the little newspaper I have worked for for about a decade longer than I intended to, finally closed. Today was the last day. It wasn't unwelcome but the ignominious kiss-off certainly was. The twice-weekly paper that was part owner of us got sold and we were castoffs, so hey. My direct supervisor found out about it from someone on the street. "Hey it says here on the internet that the Enterprise sold." Boss: "say what now?"

We'd gotten so small, staff-wise, that if any one of us quit, the business would fold, so we found ourselves in a loop of each of us staying on because the timing wasn't good for one of the others, and round and round. So we're all actually okay with external forces ripping the bandaid off. I'll go to a local car dealership that my grandpa worked for, my dad worked for, and now me—different owners but the same dealership. I won't be doing sales though, more of an assistant to the GM or something, we're not sure. So anyway no worries, kind of exciting.

Now we have a little apartment on the back of our garage and the daughter lives out there. Tonight we were on the sofa thinking about turning on the TV when she comes in the house, goes and gets the toilet plunger and heads back out ... I follow, naturally, and there's effluvium coming up in the shower out there. Plunging did little, and a snake down the shower drain caused an exciting uprush of semi-solids.

So that's my Friday! Apologies to Jrzy for not fleshing this out more. I feel like there's got to be another 500 words at least on any of these paragraphs. I'll do better next time!
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Posted: Apr 13, 2018 - 9:20am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I don't think I'd recognize Ford Jr. on the street but the Byrne kid's unmistakable. 

 
No lie. It's like he was cloned.
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Apr 13, 2018 - 9:03am

 ptooey wrote:

I saw that they were opening for Queens of the Stone Age for a while. Hard to imagine that in the Manuel suits and the 2 stools on stage.   The Ford kid's got a cool voice. I liked the faux old bluesman/Tom Waits act just fine, but this is better. I listened to the EP they released in 2014. He still pulls the other voice out, but it's more for emPHASis or something.  Looks like they haven't toured since 2015.

 
I don't think I'd recognize Ford Jr. on the street but the Byrne kid's unmistakable. 
ptooey

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Posted: Apr 13, 2018 - 7:59am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Yeah, that's a bit of a change I liked the original schtick but this less schticky sound is probably a bit more sustainable.

 
I saw that they were opening for Queens of the Stone Age for a while. Hard to imagine that in the Manuel suits and the 2 stools on stage.   The Ford kid's got a cool voice. I liked the faux old bluesman/Tom Waits act just fine, but this is better. I listened to the EP they released in 2014. He still pulls the other voice out, but it's more for emPHASis or something.  Looks like they haven't toured since 2015.
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Posted: Apr 13, 2018 - 7:54am

 ptooey wrote:
I was digging around Spotify looking for some good Friday music, and I remembered The Dough Rollers. They haven't released anything for a while, but man did their style change a few years after we saw 'em.



Still good, though.

 
Yeah, that's a bit of a change I liked the original schtick but this less schticky sound is probably a bit more sustainable.
ptooey

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Posted: Apr 13, 2018 - 7:48am

I was digging around Spotify looking for some good Friday music, and I remembered The Dough Rollers. They haven't released anything for a while, but man did their style change a few years after we saw 'em.



Still good, though.
haresfur

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Posted: Oct 30, 2016 - 9:47pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I was sort of hoping no one would miss that part. But it would make a cool back...

 
{#Cheesygrin}
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Posted: Oct 30, 2016 - 9:22pm

 haresfur wrote:

Does it say "Sizzlin' Steaks" on the back?

 
I was sort of hoping no one would miss that part. But it would make a cool back...
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Posted: Oct 30, 2016 - 9:03pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I finally broke down and made a T-shirt out of this sign...
 


 
Does it say "Sizzlin' Steaks" on the back?
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Posted: Oct 30, 2016 - 8:52pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I finally broke down and made a T-shirt out of this sign...
 


 
Dang that's good
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Oct 30, 2016 - 8:48pm

 Proclivities wrote:
lounge

Tumble Inn - Powder River, WY

I guess this place is pretty far from your location, but maybe it's worth the ride...probably not. Cool photo, though. 

 
I finally broke down and made a T-shirt out of this sign...
 

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Posted: Sep 15, 2016 - 7:16pm

 haresfur wrote:

They aren't really from the circus - it was a False Clown Attack. Or maybe they are really fish.
 

 
Mine were clowns. The big guy was like Puddles. But I think he had hair. And needed a shave.
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Posted: Sep 15, 2016 - 3:29pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Now I have the spectre of possibly being accused of filing a False Clown Report hanging over me? That's just not right.

 
They aren't really from the circus - it was a False Clown Attack. Or maybe they are really fish.

 
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