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What’s one thing you’ve done that you’re confident you’re the only person on TB to have done that?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by BeefPie84, Jul 17, 2019.


  1. BeefPie84

    BeefPie84

    Mar 29, 2019
    For me - drew a chess grandmaster in an official tournament game.
     
  2. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    Get national magazine coverage for building a 10 second street car.
     
  3. ArtGuy9516

    ArtGuy9516

    Apr 10, 2012
    Richmond, VA
    Pour molten bronze for part of a night.
     
  4. Bassndrums73

    Bassndrums73

    Mar 13, 2018
    Ohio
    I played bass.
     
  5. Was about 1 meter from Princess Sirindhorn of Thailand.

    TBH I couldn't see her however, because I was bowing.


    Worked (& lived) on a mountain in Udorn Thani province.

    I could probably write a page on places I've been (& worked) in the Land of Smiles.


    Fired Tomahawk missiles not once, but twice!
     
  6. Atshen

    Atshen

    Mar 13, 2003
    Grim Cold Québec
    If I told ya, I'd have to kill ya.
     
  7. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    I survived a small airplane crash
     
  8. BeefPie84

    BeefPie84

    Mar 29, 2019
    Wow, glad you are with us. Want to share more details?
     
  9. Towed a 70,000 lb loaded 18-wheeler with a little Ford F-600 tow truck up and down a 7% grade without thinking about the liability I would have placed on myself if things went horribly bad.
     
  10. mikeoso

    mikeoso Acoustic Curmudgeon

    Feb 14, 2014
    eastern Iowa
    Helped organize a national teachers strike in El Salvador.
    Been threatened by the death squads in El Salvador.
    Been arrested and deported by the police in Guatemala.
    Established and operated a shelter for unwanted parrots.

    Other than that, pretty boring.
     
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  11. Yermad

    Yermad

    Jul 17, 2019
    Local
    Land a switch 360 flip.
     
  12. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    I had something to add, but a couple of y'all just blow me away.

    -Mike
     
  13. Ran my jet boat up and down lower Hells Canyon...
     
  14. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2012
    Seattle WA
    Peeled the arachnoid matter off of several brains
     
  15. malthumb

    malthumb

    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
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  16. seilerbird

    seilerbird

    Apr 12, 2012
    Ran a medical marijuana dispensary in the 90s and helped get Proposition 215 passed.
     
  17. OldDog52

    OldDog52 Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2011
    Friends and I ordered escargot appetizers, beef Wellington as the main entré, and baked Alaska for dessert at the Florida Hotel in Bangkok.

    Edited to fix the spelling of “dessert”. D’oh!
     
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2019
  18. Florida is infamous!
     
  19. BeefPie84

    BeefPie84

    Mar 29, 2019
    What is that? Human brains?
     
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  20. OldFunBass

    OldFunBass

    Nov 5, 2016
    Florida
    Won several National and World Championships in Offshore Powerboat Racing.
     

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