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Your moment of infamy

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by slobake, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    Mine? I once crashed the phone sytem and voice mail a large well known company that specializes in online reviews of hi-tech products. I am reluctant to say the name but I think you know who I am talking about. They were not happy. :confused: It took two days to get them back up and working. And a week or two to get them back up to normal.
    Back then we copied programs to a floppy drive. Their drive went out and the backup was corrupted.
    I had to turn off the system in the middle of the night to replace the drive and the whole thing crashed. Had to re-program a huge phone sytem from scratch. I had help but I still didn't get much sleep that weekend.
    Do you have a story?
  2. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister Supporting Member

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    We went to a schwanky dinner party. The hostess is known for her exquisite desserts. Some of the most wonderful pastries and cakes you will ever eat.

    She brought out a tray of handmade eclairs. I grabbed one and ate it. It was indeed a little bite of heaven. I grabbed another. As I put it in my mouth, she asked for everyone's attention and made the comment......"now I only made enough eclairs so each of us could have one each". Every person directed their eyes to me as I stood there with the eclair in my mouth. We still talk about it to this day.

    -Mike
  3. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow

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    Do I have a story? Yes. Am I going to tell it? No. I already hate myself enough as is. :D
  4. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    Don't make us beg. :crying: Confession is good for the soul, or heart or mind or ... okay you know what I men. :p
  5. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow

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    Believe me, there's not enough bandwith out there to support my tales of fail. I don't want to kill the internet. :D
  6. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    I remember one of those moments when I put my mouth in gear before I engaged my brain. We were waiting in line to see a play when a friend walked up with a short skirt on. She was wearing stockings that made her legs looked pink. This is also a women with an ongoing struggle with her weight. For some reason the color of her legs reminded me of pork chops. ...... Oh yes I did .....Not thinking I said "You look so cute, your legs look just like pork chops." To her credit she just stared and didn't say a word. I noticed everything got real quiet around me. She was a friend for many years and never bought it up.
    My wife hasn't forgotten though. She still teases me about it.
  7. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow

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    Wow. I feel Your pain. Honestly. :help:
  8. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Don't be ludicrous Supporting Member

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    One time I fell asleep drunk on a scaffold on a construction site across the street from where I lived (at the time) because I was pissed off at my roommate and went to go drink somewhere away from him. Later he came looking for me and when he woke me up, I swung my fist at him which catapulted me off the edge of the scaffold I was sitting on and onto my face on the concrete below. He had to drag me into the house and deposit me on the floor of my room. I actually drove around and did my usual stuff with a broken arm for the next two days because I wanted to wait until Monday to go get it tended to. Weekends are precious. LOL

    If I'd died when I hit the slab that Friday night, my last words would have been, "Mother****** I'm gonna KILL..." *splat*
  9. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow

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    Man, you're like so metal it hurts. :p
  10. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Don't be ludicrous Supporting Member

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    It hurts me more than it hurts you! :p
  11. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow

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    Yep, I ain't gonna argue that. :D
  12. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    There was this blonde ditz, flirting up all us guys at a party. She was irritatingly cute. She got around to me, annoying, near obnoxious. I grabber her by the wrist, emptied a near full beer on her head.

    Even the MC5 blasting on the stereo seemed to fade to nothing. Her boyfriend did nothing.

    I was the party pariah...and out of beer.

    I visited the keg...the metal chicks came up to me and said; "Aaron! That was so cool!"

    I stay even.
  13. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow

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    Lol, wut? :D
  14. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME! Supporting Member

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    Sounds like a dick move, IMO. But at least the metal chicks liked it.
  15. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

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    Not at all, it was an Alpha move.
  16. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME! Supporting Member

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    Thanks for clearing that up.

    Same thing.
  17. sharkbait130

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    Most of my moments of infamy I can still be prosecuted for so I better shut up now.:bag:
  18. DeathFromBelow

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    Hey, as long as the metal chicks like it, you've won. Just sayin'. :bassist:
  19. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

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    Metal chicks? Wow, there's a tiny group.:D
  20. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister Supporting Member

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    Perhaps, but he has the market nailed on 'em.

    -Mike

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