What some "Ghetto" Things Do You Do Anyway?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by tastybasslines, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    Last night before Muay Thai, I washed my shin pads as they were stinking to high heaven. I tried to dry them with a hair dryer, but they were still too wet. So on the way, I rolled down both windows, put in the shin pads, and rolled them back up so they would use the wind to dry. They are actually slightly heavy, so as I was driving, they were flapping in the wind, and banging pretty hard on my car. Everyone who drove past me was looking at me, yet I didn't care. The banging noise was so ridiculous, I was laughing almost all the way there. Definitely ghetto.

    Other ghetto things I may do on occasion...

    Take extra condiment packets home, if I am short on mayo or ketchup for example.

    Take a leak in public if no one is around and there is no bathroom near.

    That's about it for now. Are you ghetto in any way, but don't care of even like what you do?
  2. My wife and I make a point of taking them (condiments, peanut butter, jam packets) home anyway, whether we need them or not. They come in handy when you're planning a picnic. They are also handy to include them in my lunch for work.

    P.S. The condiment packets do have expiry dates stamped on them. Make sure to look before using it.
  3. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    You do realize that it's stealing, right? I do. If you don't need them outside of your meal, it is. Whether it is against the law is a different story. At a market, let's say you take a gummi bear from the bulk bin...that is called "grazing", under the law.
  4. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    I heated up leftovers in the oven on a sheet of aluminum foil the other night, and then ate directly off the foil.
  5. I neither consider it stealing nor "ghetto" at the least. The restaurant gave them to us, as an option to use them. We chose not to use them at that point. If you do not use it, the restaurant is required to discard them for sanitary reasons.

    And we've only taken one or two packets per visit, not like we take the entire contents of a basket/rack.
  6. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    lol - so taking the whole rack is bad but a few isn't? Not pointing fingers, I do it too.
  7. knumbskull


    Jul 28, 2007
    Foil?? Well la di da

  8. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Fill in the missing phrase

    As the snow flies
    On a cold and gray Chicago mornin'
    A poor little baby child is born...
    And his mama cries
    'cause if there's one thing that she don't need
    it's another hungry mouth to feed...

    People, don't you understand
    the child needs a helping hand
    or he'll grow to be an angry young man some day
    Take a look at you and me,
    are we too blind to see,
    do we simply turn our heads
    and look the other way

    Well the world turns
    and a hungry little boy with a runny nose
    plays in the street as the cold wind blows...

    And his hunger burns
    so he starts to roam the streets at night
    and he learns how to steal
    and he learns how to fight...

    Then one night in desperation
    a young man breaks away
    He buys a gun, steals a car,
    tries to run, but he don't get far
    And his mama cries

    As a crowd gathers 'round an angry young man
    face down on the street with a gun in his hand...
    As her young man dies,
    on a cold and gray Chicago mornin',
    another little baby child is born...
  9. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    I'll bet he also rips those matress tags off.
  10. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2008
    Tampa, FL.
    Nothing against you Tasty, but I think using the term "ghetto" to describe things might be a bit insensitive :)
  11. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    That is not the same as taking something someone else paid for.
  12. drive by's, putting money in my socks, johnson baby powder and cool water cologne.
  13. Tell it like it is. We all know that tasty is a racist :)

    I kid, I kid of course. "Ghetto" is one of those things where, I know what it actually means, but when people call something or someone "ghetto" I am a tad confused as to what they're trying to say.

    Anywho I have gone on a wall or two in my day. I used to take extra ketchup packages home, but I stopped because I'm tired of seeing ketchup packages everywhere :p

    Aside from that I'm pretty square...I guess some things I say sound kinda ghetto
  14. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    You have some serious issues.
  15. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    How so?
  16. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    I'll blow my nose on a tissue, wait for it to dry out, and use it again later on to blow my nose.

  17. gustobassman

    gustobassman I'm only here for the after party.. Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2011
    Sandy Eggo
    This is one of mine... I've made uBer cheap G****o mini pizzas using English muffins, a small can of tomato sauce and 1 individual string cheese packet. I was so broke at the time that was all that i had in the house!

    They really weren't too bad to be honest.

    As for something that i currently do - i tend to use disposable razors for WAAAYY too long. It's not that i can't afford them, i just get lazy i guess...
  18. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Do you really want to read about how I live?
  19. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    I found one that is fantastic. I have 10 packets of them on standby. I buy them at .99 cent stores. They are called "Personna".
  20. If cheap eats are in, here is the menu from 1987 when The Cows all lived in the same room (all 4 of us):

    Ramen noodles with mixed frozen veggies put in, crack one scrambled egg in at the end for protein. The egg does the "egg drop soup" thing, mixing throughout and cooking almost instantly.

    Garlic butter toast, heavy on the garlic powder, light on the butter.

    Koolaid with twice the sugar for extra calories to keep you going.

    English muffin pizzas are a delicacy on this diet, heck, my wife and I still eat English muffin pizzas for a quick lunch sometimes. But I won't eat ramen noodles again if I can help it. Taking home condiment packs from a restaurant: guilty. Eating from the cookware: guilty (but only if my wife isn't there, this upsets her for some reason.)