Simple people

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  1. Huaco Kid

    Huaco Kid

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    I have many friends that are dumb.

    They work minimum wage and live in a room with a chair.

    They are very happy, all the time.

    And my best friends.

    If the poorer and stupider you are, the dumber you are?

    I'm very happy, all the time.

    Does that make me dumb, like them?

    Do my other rich friends look at me like them?

    Dumb and happy?

    They don't admit it, but I think I am.
     
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    Happy and healthy and all that matter, everything else is just keeping score.
     
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  3. Huaco Kid

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    My friends don't know they are simple.

    I might be.

    Also.

    I don't know.
     
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    An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Greek village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Greek on the quality of his fish and asked, “How long does it take to catch them?” The Greek replied: “Only a little while.”

    The American then asked why didn’t he stay out longer and catch more fish? The Greek said he had enough to support his family’s immediate needs. The American then asked, “But what do you do with the rest of your time?”

    The Greek fisherman said, “I sleep late, fish a little, play with my children, take siesta with my wife, Maria, stroll into the village each evening where I sip wine and play cards with my friends, I have a full and busy life.”

    The American scoffed, “I am a Harvard MBA and could help you. You should spend more time fishing and with the proceeds, buy a bigger boat with the proceeds from the bigger boat you could buy several boats, eventually you would have a fleet of fishing boats.

    Instead of selling your catch to a middleman you would sell directly to the processor, eventually opening your own cannery. You would control the product, processing and distribution.

    You would need to leave this small coastal fishing village and move to Athens, then London and eventually New York where you will run your expanding enterprise.”

    The Greek fisherman asked, “But, how long will this all take?” To which the American replied, “15-25 years.”

    “But what then?” The American laughed and said that’s the best part. “When the time is right you would announce an IPO and sell your company stock to the public and become very rich, you would make millions.”

    “Millions … Then what?” The American said, “Then you would retire. Move to a small coastal fishing village where you would sleep late, fish a little, play with your kids, take siesta with your wife, stroll to the village in the evenings where you could sip wine and play cards with your friends.”



    In my experience, complicated and happy are rarely found in the same sentence.
     
  5. happyguy

    happyguy Man, I'm Pretty

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    A simple man
    Or...
    Simply a man.

    There is a profound thought in there somewhere.

    Regards,
    Happyguy :)
     
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    19 minutes of Simple Man :dancingbanana:
     
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    That's pretty huggin' cool.

    I used to have hair like that.

    Now, I'm still wicked skinney-hot. And cool.

    with no hair.
     
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    Simple man
    Or simple life?
    I knew a physics prof that slept in a hammock and didn't have a tv
     
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    My dumb friends might be wiser than me.
     
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    I don't know where that leaves me.
     
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    And if you consider me a friend, where does that leave me?

    ↑ Among the questions that shouldn't be asked :rofl:
     
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    That's what I'm talkin' 'bout.

    I've got the hat.

    with a snake hatband.
     
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    I don't know if ya drink Hot Damn schnapps, but if you do...

    [​IMG]

    :cheers:

    I've started on that seasonal drink early.
     
  16. Huaco Kid

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    I'm a simple, kind of man.
     
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    I have a hammock like this that sleeps better than many beds I have slept in........


    [​IMG]
     
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    It's apple season here.

    These Amish guys make this cider that is probably illegal to sell.
     
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    I have a cotton hammock and a canvas tarp.

    I haven't slept in a tent in twenty years.

    My wife snores.
     
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    Like a chainsaw fighting a dirt-bike.