Coffee klatsch
January 5th, 2012
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  1. Sir Biddle@Truth

    NICE!!! Was it flambéed tableside?

    January 5, 2012 at 4:07 pm |
    • Truth™@Biddle, Sir Biddle

      No, but it was served with a freakin pound of mashed taters. I am in a food coma right now.


      January 5, 2012 at 4:17 pm |
  2. Truth™

    Just got back from the world's largest lunch at The Cheesecake Factory...Have I missed anything good?

    January 5, 2012 at 3:46 pm |
    • Sir Biddle@Truth

      Jdizz has been back and active, yesterday's 5@5 is active, and the Star Wars thread is heating up with humor.

      January 5, 2012 at 3:50 pm |
      • Truth™@Biddle, Sir Biddle

        And I had steak Diane for lunch, which was un-freakin believable....

        January 5, 2012 at 3:59 pm |
  3. The Witty One™

    Top of the afternoon there folks! How is everyone doing today?

    Good to see you back and in good spirits JDizz!

    January 5, 2012 at 2:42 pm |
    • Jerv@2

      What's up 2? Are you going to propose to the new GF?

      January 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm |
      • The Witty One™@Jerv

        Really? It's only been a month and a half....

        January 5, 2012 at 3:29 pm |
  4. faith

    Hello All !
    Special day here-my daughter is 5 on the 5th!!

    January 5, 2012 at 2:07 pm |
    • Jerv

      Happy Birthday!

      January 5, 2012 at 2:24 pm |
  5. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    Guess I better get back to work for a while. HA!

    January 5, 2012 at 2:04 pm |
  6. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ Sir Biddle

    Definitely needs to go overseas, rounds a man out. That is a $hi tty bonus, but the rank is nice. Will allow him to reach E-4 & 5 about a year ahead of time.

    January 5, 2012 at 12:26 pm |
    • Sir Biddle@Jdizz

      Agree on the rounding you out bit.

      Good to see your witty comments back on here (ala 5@5 food thred), hope you stick around more.

      January 5, 2012 at 1:53 pm |
      • RAMBO, JOHN J.

        Word. I missed the funny comments. Fun to troll again.

        January 5, 2012 at 1:54 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        Uhh. Whoops.

        January 5, 2012 at 1:55 pm |
      • Sir Biddle@Jdizz

        HA!!!! Classic!

        January 5, 2012 at 1:56 pm |
  7. Jerv- in the absence of our resident DJ, some tunes.


    January 5, 2012 at 12:25 pm |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      Neil Dimond's the MAN

      January 5, 2012 at 12:26 pm |
    • faith

      oooooooohhhhhhh, love Neil Diamond.

      January 5, 2012 at 2:01 pm |
  8. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Some of the comments on yesterday's 5@5 are priceless. I think Kat and Sarah post those types of articles when things get slow around here so they cab sit back and watch the fur fly. Pun intended.

    January 5, 2012 at 11:45 am |
    • Sir Biddle@Jdizz

      Hey man whats up. My nephew graduates tomorrow from Air Force basic training and is going into Security Forces – any advice for him?

      January 5, 2012 at 12:02 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        Avoid Priority 1 bases like the plague. Such as Kirtland, White Sands, Barksdale, Minot, Montana, etc. Overseas ones would be OK.

        These would be bases that maintain nuclear weapons. You get trapped there, unless it's overseas as there are tour limits.

        January 5, 2012 at 12:04 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        Has to do with what you can and can't do, medications you are not allowed to take, etc. Life is a lot better when you are not stationed on a base where you have to protect nukes. Trust me. I got stuck in Albuquerque for 3.5 years. Land of Enchantment? No. Land of Entrapment.

        January 5, 2012 at 12:06 pm |
      • Sir Biddle@Jdizz

        I'm pushing him to go overseas as that time made my 4 years in the Army much better. Not sure if he drank the Kool-aide or got swendled by his recruiter, but he signed for 6 years instead of 4 so he could get a $2K bonus and make E3 when he finishes tech school. Not sure if it was worth it as I know you can get rank faster in the Air Force, but he'll learn things one way or another.

        January 5, 2012 at 12:16 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ Sir Biddle

        Definitely needs to go overseas, rounds a man out. That is a $hitty bonus, but the rank is nice. Will allow him to reach E-4 & 5 about a year ahead of time.

        January 5, 2012 at 12:26 pm |
  9. AleeD from Home Sweet Home@Thought for the Day

    As I was settling into having a sick day and getting comfortable, it occurred to me that if it weren't for opposable thumbs, women couldn't wear bras. Baaaaad opposable thumbs.

    January 5, 2012 at 11:23 am |
    • Jerv

      Haha! The things we learn on the internets.

      January 5, 2012 at 11:42 am |
      • MicheleG™

        Internets? I thought there was only one.....? What am I missing?

        January 5, 2012 at 12:25 pm |
      • Truth™@MicheleG, Jerv

        It was a pretty large gaffe from Dumbya during the 2004 presidential debate...

        January 5, 2012 at 1:08 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        OK, Ok.....I DO get the "internets" now. (I'm SO out of touch....) Thank yew-awl, G Dubyah!

        January 5, 2012 at 2:40 pm |
  10. ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

    Morning, not good, just morning or should I say mourning?? Looks like I didn't have insurance for the leakage clean up in WA...1st estimate came in last night, a whopping $8k. Retirement is overrated right?

    January 5, 2012 at 10:57 am |
    • AleeD from Home Sweet Home@™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

      So giving scuba gear to the plumber wasn't a well-received idea.
      Seriously, I'm so sorry. Are you getting other quotes?

      January 5, 2012 at 11:14 am |
      • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@AleeD

        More quotes in the works...didn't realize how involved this was going to be and mourning my loss of retirement savings. :( Thanks.

        January 5, 2012 at 11:27 am |
    • Jerv@JBJ

      I think home ownership is over rated.

      January 5, 2012 at 11:28 am |
      • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@Jerv

        Amen to that! The moles have taken over the back yard, now Odie has recruited every stray cat in the neighborhood to visit and hang out in the backyard, spraying the windows, etc. Our house just hit 12 yrs old and now the fun (not) begins...

        January 5, 2012 at 1:58 pm |
  11. Jerv-What's up with this chicks face


    January 5, 2012 at 10:07 am |
    • AleeD from Home Sweet Home@Jerv

      She has a lice-infected upper lip?
      Too much feltching this weekend? (nast!)

      I give up, what's up with this chicks face?

      January 5, 2012 at 11:12 am |
      • Jerv@AleeD

        Looks like she has had too much botox.

        January 5, 2012 at 11:22 am |
  12. Sir Biddle

    Good Morning Crew!

    January 5, 2012 at 9:03 am |
    • MicheleG™

      Careful....I think we have two sick ones who need a little TLC.

      January 5, 2012 at 9:04 am |
    • Sir Biddle

      AleeD is sick, oh no!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Hope it wasn't from Truth's word of the day yesterday.

      January 5, 2012 at 9:26 am |
    • AleeD®@Sir Biddle

      Much as I'd like to, I can't bring myself to blame it on Truth. He seemed just as grossed out as the rest of us.

      I haven't been in the dungeon, since this hit so there's no need to call the CDC. I'b god a code id by doze and there's just nothing se xy about it. It's reminding me of the Friends episode where Monica had a cold the same time she was trying to get Chandler to "cob on big boy, bake love to be." Juuuust not happening. :D

      January 5, 2012 at 9:38 am |
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD

        Try one of those Nettie Pots and flush out your nose. Otherwise Hot and Sour soup and sleep is always good. Hope you feel better.

        January 5, 2012 at 9:48 am |
      • RichardHead@SirB

        Ohhhhh,Brain eating microbes....good choice. HA!!

        January 5, 2012 at 10:00 am |
      • Sir Biddle@AleeD, RH

        January 5, 2012 at 10:23 am |
      • AleeD from Home Sweet Home@Sir Bid & Rich

        Thank you for the recommendation, kind sir. Drowning the BEM's will be a most welcome relief.

        January 5, 2012 at 11:10 am |
  13. RichardHead

    Present, I think.

    January 5, 2012 at 8:49 am |
    • MicheleG™

      Not sure......??

      January 5, 2012 at 8:51 am |
      • RichardHead@MG


        January 5, 2012 at 8:58 am |
    • Jerv@RicH

      What's up Texas Chaser? Did WD kick you azz last night?

      January 5, 2012 at 8:54 am |
      • RichardHead@Jerv

        WD took up all the space at my feet in the bunk last night....tried to grab a 4 hour nap but it didn't turn out that way.

        January 5, 2012 at 9:00 am |
    • AleeD®@Rich

      You look present. Wassup?

      January 5, 2012 at 8:59 am |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        I think I caught your cold.....Thanks.

        January 5, 2012 at 9:01 am |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        BTW-Tazer seems to have gotten inebriated last night and may need your girly help this morning. :))

        January 5, 2012 at 9:12 am |
      • AleeD®@RichHd

        Hmmm. I'll have to check into with her a bit later. When I'm finished playing Engineering Janitor here, I'll be heading back to Home Sweet Home.
        You caught my cold? Damn that sux. Are you sure Pepito didn't sneeze on your naranjas?

        January 5, 2012 at 9:27 am |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        HUH ?? I could have sworn I had those zipped up.

        January 5, 2012 at 9:32 am |
    • Phoenix

      Same as I suggested to AleeD, get Mucinex D. And, it doesn't make you drowsy, which makes sense in your line of work!

      January 5, 2012 at 9:41 am |
      • RichardHead@Phoenix

        Thank You Ms.P....Give the "furries" a big hug for me, please.

        January 5, 2012 at 9:43 am |
      • Phoenix@RichardHead

        Furry hugs all around. They need a virtual play date with your puppy.

        January 5, 2012 at 9:50 am |
  14. Truth™

    Good morning all...Downright balmy in Denver this morning. Supposed to hit sixty later, which will be nice.

    That is either one real butch lady, or a guy who has no potential for a date. Either way, I feel like Brad Pitt by comparison...

    How is everyone doing today?

    January 5, 2012 at 8:26 am |
    • MicheleG™

      Too fab for my own good......Cheers!

      87 predicted for Temecula. I don't know how people cope with real snow and freezes (said the kid from Phoenix).

      January 5, 2012 at 8:30 am |
    • Jerv@Truth

      Doing well in VA. Can't wait for the 60 degree weather tomorrow and Saturday. Margin Call, I got to the scene last night where the CEO flys in and is getting ready to order the fire sale of all MBS. Good stuff.

      January 5, 2012 at 8:53 am |
  15. AleeD®

    Good bordig folks! De code in by doze is bretty bad today. Break out the purell and please stay healthy.
    It's funny how much you can miss breathing out your nose when you can't anymore. :D Welcome back TX4U!

    January 5, 2012 at 8:23 am |
    • Phoenix

      I highly recommend Mucinex D. You have to get it behind the pharmacy counter (no prescription needed) but it kicks a cold's behind.

      January 5, 2012 at 8:25 am |
    • MicheleG™

      It's like s&x and oxygen....not important unless you're not getting any. ((((Hugs!)))

      January 5, 2012 at 8:26 am |
    • AleeD®

      Thank you, nice ladies. The right medicine and a sense of humor both work well to help a body feel better. ;)

      January 5, 2012 at 8:45 am |

      Thanks :-) Hope you get Better soon !!!

      January 5, 2012 at 9:19 am |

    Morning :-) LOL ! I Love this site !!! These pictures just keep getting better ! Hope everyone has a Great day ! Lol

    January 5, 2012 at 7:48 am |
  17. Jerv

    That is one goooofy dude in that photo. Haha! MicG, bagel and cream cheese sounds good this early Thursday morning!

    January 5, 2012 at 7:44 am |
    • MicheleG™

      Hey, thanks! Kat and SLT, you there? Could we, one day, have shots of some comfy, deluxe lounge type rooms? Just a thought.

      Love the photos you have used for our header, no mistake! I'd just like to know "where" the coffee and treats go, every so often.

      January 5, 2012 at 8:17 am |
  18. JBJingles_from the casa

    What are we doing up so early?????

    January 5, 2012 at 6:56 am |
    • MicheleG™

      can you say "insomnia......?" (I just hate when it happens....(sigh)

      January 5, 2012 at 7:40 am |
  19. MicheleG™

    Welllllllll! GOOOOOOD morning! Chocolate coffee is brewing, and bagels with cream cheese are in the lounge!

    January 5, 2012 at 5:14 am |
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