Memorial Day

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  1. Cobalt Agent

    Cobalt Agent My dick kills dinosaurs

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    Anyone do anything special today? This year I wanted to visit some local war cemeteries but I just stayed home but next year I hope to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Memorial or Veterans Day. <=/
     
  2. Optimus-JD

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    Went to the cemetary and decked out my father's and two brother's graves. My father was a WW2 vet. Came home and cooked mass quantities of beef for the family then consumed mass quantities of beer and poured out one for the soldiers.
     
  3. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Had a good weekend down in Brunswick, GA--little coastal town where I'm doing a rotation right now. Beach time, some eating out, saw Iron Man. It was righteous.

    Oh, and couldn't get a military discount to save my damn life.

    While your homies in lockdown would appreciate the sentiment, I assure you that soldiers both living and dead would rather you not let good booze go to waste.

    Just toast 'em! :D 
     
  4. Optimus-JD

    Optimus-JD Team Laser Explosion!

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    Well, in my defense it wasn't that good....haha

    Course we were drinking it anyway, there was much toasting!
     
  5. Lance Halberd

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    I had lain out in the sun for a few hours, then got Thai food with some friends.
     
  6. MegaMoonMan

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    I helped a buddy build a patio. Fun times.
     
  7. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    stayed home...unpacked from my apartment move (which was like 2-3 weeks ago) a little...

    played some WoW, as i haven't had time due to my day & night classes...

    went grocery shopping...

    slept in a little...


    i really wanted to do something productive today but i'm just beat.
     
  8. TheIncredibleHulk

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    Went to my wife's aunt's house last night and sat around a fire. Then went to her mom's house today and sat around a fire.
     
  9. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Dad avoided the TV at all costs. avoided going out in public period.
    as much as he respects all the ceremonies, war movie marathons and all, he can't endure it.
    2 tours in Vietnam, lost his twin brother the day after their 21rst birthday, met Nixon to get his brother's MOH...he can't bear to hear "Taps", 21 gun salutes or vet speeches.
    so we took him to a friend's house and they played Pinochle and drank beer while i cleaned house and drank in little spurts to just stay buzzed.
    i pay my respects each year. but i think we shouldn't haunt cemeteries to do it. we should do what their sacrifice gave us- the ability to live like americans. not to sound lame, but in Saving Private Ryan, tom hanks had the idea- "earn this."
    go home, live the best you can and just don't forget.

    sorry.

    my dad once got to see the traveling wall exhibit years back. i think that's as close the real wall in D.C. he ever hopes to get.
     
  10. Sideways

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    i visited some veterans i know..

    after that, i went to a party that an ex-gf was throwing. *wasnt invited haha*
    she wasnt pleased to see me
    but her sister was.... hehe...

    proceeded to another party, got hammered.
     
  11. Foster

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    I continued with the spider Holocaust in my girlfriend's basement. I'm storing my TF collection down there while we convert attic storage space to a new bedroom and I'll be damned if I allow cobwebs to grow on them. She's lived there a decade and she has never swept for spiders, except for the laundry room portion of the basement. I kept expecting to see some dude yelling at me to throw him the idol.
     
  12. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    I bet the spiders have a memorial day now for the mass murder of their brethren... all thanks to YOU!
     
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    I worked the weekend, started to renovate the bathroom only to find out there were termites in the wall, went car shopping but didnt find anything.
     
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    Then they can celebrate when hot dogs and charcoal are conveniently on sale!
     
  15. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    I'm now picturing spiders in aprons holding beers while BBQing. It's hilarious.
     
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    :lolol 


    Al Bundy yeah!
     
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    I just did the usual on a day off since I don't really have connections with veterans or military people or soldiers. I just went outside, skated for a bit, went inside and played games
     
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    I went to work.
     
  19. The621

    The621 Fuck you, that's why!

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    Got to visit the Col. and Sarge for ole times sake. And watch the Memorial Day parade.
     

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