From: Jeff & Hanna (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Feb 20 2003 - 12:13:07 PST
Oh, and I nearly forgot...
When you balance your checkbook, the "money" column comes up mathmatically
just slightly ahead of the "sense" column.
----- Original Message -----
From: "micdunn" <email@example.com>
To: "Jeff & Hanna" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 10:10 AM
Subject: Re: [MV] Is your hobby out of hand?
> You have me pegged!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff & Hanna" <email@example.com>
> To: "Military Vehicles Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 4:33 AM
> Subject: [MV] Is your hobby out of hand?
> You know your Military Vehicle "hobby" has gotten out of hand if...
> 1. You refer to your 2002 Monte Carlo as "Charlie One", and it has
> a "A good driver..." decal on the inside door panel.
> 2. The local coin-operated car wash is refered to as "the wash rack".
> 3. The aforementioned Monte Carlo does NOT get parked in the garage,
> and has a hint of "34079 Forest Green" overspray on it - as does
> everything that IS in the garage.
> 4.You compulsively watch the Weather Channel and 3 weather websites
> HOPING for a crippling snowstorm.
> 5. "Julio" at Auto Zone has a gallon of 90w and a can of Ether
> sitting on the counter for you when you walk in.
> 6. You nearly go off the road every 1/2 mile when driving in the
> country because you are constantly looking behind barns for the
> residue of overgrown rusted unrestored military relics (much to the
> chagrin of your wife).
> 7. Slightly mildewed canvas smells GOOD to you.
> 8. You think your neighbor's 4wd Magnum V8 longbed crewcab is "cute",
> and you ask him with a straight face if it has an attachment for a
> mower deck.
> 9. You honestly believe that there is a non-commercial civillian
> justification for owning an M-whatever bizzillion ton cargo truck.
> 10. Your life's goal is to own a tank.
> 11. You own a tank.
> 12. You own more than ONE tank.
> 13. You tell your wife you NEED an M35A2 "in case the M37 gets stuck
> again". Recalling the towing bill, she agrees.
> 14. You tell your wife you NEED a 10 ton Ward - LaFrance wrecker "in
> case the M35A2 gets stuck again". Recalling your campaign of whining
> RE: the M35A2 purchase, she agrees.
> 14. The gas station by your house issued you a Citgo "Platinum Card",
> all the clerks on every shift know you by name, and the owner sends
> you a Christmas card every year.
> 15. You have, in your lifetime, worn out a grease gun.
> 16. You have "WeeBee Webbing" on speed dial right between "Marriage
> counselor" and "Batteries Plus".
> 17. 97% of your saved "ebay" searches have the letter "M" in them.
> (The other 3% have "Army").
> 18. Your vehicles have more antennas than seats.
> 19. You ran the local Ace hardware out of paint stencils.
> 20. You are reading this - because you comb internet Military Vehicle
> websites and publications, or some other diseased idiot with a bunch
> of green junk you regularly hang out with showed it to you.
> 1953 M37 WoW
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