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Old 04-04-2019, 01:43 PM
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One of our fellow members sent me an email about the statistical difference in accidental deaths by Physicians vs Gun Owners. The numbers listed state that you are 9000 times more likely to suffer accidental death by a doctor than a gun. It also went on to say that everyone has a doctor but not everyone owns a gun. My wife and I were discussing this over dinner and I told her the report says they are 700,000 doctors in the US and 80,000,000 gun owners. I said that the gun owner number probably isn't correct and more likely 80,000,000 guns. To which she replied yea, how many do you have - 30 or 40? I said yes, something like that. She then responded with "and you always complain about me buying clothes."
My response was, which was the fatal error when my mouth was in gear before my brain was engaged, "Yes I do because I can still fit into the guns I bought 25 or 30 years ago!"
You that have been married a while know the look and the deadly silence that follows something like that....
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Old 04-04-2019, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by bronko22000 View Post
One of our fellow members sent me an email about the statistical difference in accidental deaths by Physicians vs Gun Owners. The numbers listed state that you are 9000 times more likely to suffer accidental death by a doctor than a gun. It also went on to say that everyone has a doctor but not everyone owns a gun. My wife and I were discussing this over dinner and I told her the report says they are 700,000 doctors in the US and 80,000,000 gun owners. I said that the gun owner number probably isn't correct and more likely 80,000,000 guns. To which she replied yea, how many do you have - 30 or 40? I said yes, something like that. She then responded with "and you always complain about me buying clothes."
My response was, which was the fatal error when my mouth was in gear before my brain was engaged, "Yes I do because I can still fit into the guns I bought 25 or 30 years ago!"
You that have been married a while know the look and the deadly silence that follows something like that....
I will let you know once the swelling goes down in my left eye
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Old 04-04-2019, 06:17 PM
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Coulda been worse Bronko. You could have said something like "yeah, but the butt of my guns look the same as they did the day I bought them".
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Old 04-04-2019, 07:26 PM
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If I'd have said that I would likely Benn walking home from the restaurant
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Old 04-04-2019, 07:49 PM
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If a woman tells a man that he is Right. Is he still WRONG.
The correct answer is YES. He's still wrong.

Your correct answer should have been, "and you look beautiful as always". Never deviate from that response. EVER.
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Old 04-04-2019, 07:49 PM
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Yeah right, like you would have been able to walk.
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Old 04-05-2019, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by hunters_life View Post
Yeah right, like you would have been able to walk.
My wife may be petite (she only comes up to my chin) but what she lacks in height she makes up in tenacity. And when she gets really PO'd she can cuss with the best of the sailors. But in our almost 50 years together I only felt her full wrath twice...not too bad for a character like me! Good thing I never got her her own gun.
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Old 04-05-2019, 08:46 AM
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Yup, we know the look. Most guys after a few years of marriage realize that some things are just better left unsaid. Sort of a win the battle but lose the war approach. Women tend to have long memories so it's best to give them less ammo (no pun intended).
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Old 04-05-2019, 12:10 PM
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I guess I'm way to much like the old man. If you don't want to hear an honest answer, don't ask me the question. Such as "do these jeans make my butt look big?" "No dear your butt does that all by itself" Needless to say, me and the couch were very close friends for a few days after that one. The old man could have warned me as to the consequences of that particular answer since he had said pretty much the same thing to mom once. Notice I said once.
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Old 04-05-2019, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by hunters_life View Post
Yeah right, like you would have been able to walk.
After 17 years of training (marriage) I still speak without thinking. . But I'm learning. sort of.
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