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Old 01-24-2013, 22:28   #94
Huaco Kid
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Originally Posted by vikingsoftpaw View Post
Effing Helicopter parents.

I had acquaintances of mine in the 80's of a similar ilk, but male. When they turned 18 +1 one day. Their father's snatched them up by the neck and took them to the local Armed Forces Recruiter. End Of Problem.

Females were married off. though.
When I turned 18 (plus six months or so), Dad gave me a duffel bag and said, "Good Luck."

Game over.

(His sage advice was, "If it doesn't fit in this bag, you don't really need it." As a young, mobile kid like me, he was right.)

(He actually gave me a bill one day for room and board, food, laundry, electricity, heating, car rental...

I said, "Dad! I could get my own apartment for less than this!" He replied, "Yep!"

Dad wins again.)
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Originally Posted by vikingsoftpaw View Post
Females were married off. though.
That's why you send your daughter to college. To fall in love, and marry, a good professional man.
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