The Jones' struck again

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Camper10, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Camper10

    Camper10

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    OK, first some background...we have these neighbors 2 houses down. They're nice, have 2 kids like us, similar house, similar cars...

    But every time you talk to them they always one-up us. My wife is a really nice person and gets along with any other mothers out there, but this neighbor irks her.

    This is the guy who cuts his grass like twice a week, in opposite directions and all that.

    OK, so we made a snowman, your standard 3 balls high. The kids had fun, just playing around. Well crap on me...came out today and the JONES have this snowman that's like 6-7 feet tall. The base is 3 balls in triangle and ... why? The guy came out and made it by himself too.... ours was made my me/wife and two kids.

    Bottom line, his snowman is bigger than mine. :cool:
     
  2. eaglesfan55

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    so two kids made one 3-4' and a fully grown man barely doubled that. props to that guy.:faint:
     

  3. NateHodge

    NateHodge Here too much

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  4. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    Stop comparing yourself to your neighbor.

    Otherwise, you are the same as they are. Last I checked, they don't hand out trophies for being "Best Neighborhood Guy".
     
  5. capecodcowboy

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    Keep up with yourself and family.....playing the covet, envy and one-upmanship is a no win situation except with retailers! OR get a flame thrower!:supergrin:
     
  6. john58

    john58 BHO is a LIAR!

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    Go out tonight and "color" his snowman a little yellow. That'll show him!!! Or ignore the bastage.
     
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    YOU SOUND like my Mother, Always talking about someone else....Sounds like you both have an ego problem...
     
  8. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Hey Camper; dont hate the playa, hate the game! I wouldnt have to cut my grass twice if you would keep yours looking half way decent. I am just trying to keep up property value, unlike you. And tell your wife to quit chatting it up with mine. She doesnt like her anyway!


































    :tongueout:
     
  9. robbcayman

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    Yeah, we all know one. I call them the one-up man. Anything you can do they can do better, buy better, have done worse or more etc..

    I've learned to have fun with it instead of getting angry. I just let them tell their crazy stories and entice them to go further with it. Everyone knows they are full of it.
     
  10. mr00jimbo

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    Go over and say, "Wow that's a really nice snowman!" and act like you love it. People like that need to feel like they're competing or else they won't bother.
     
  11. Zonny

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    He has a small winkie :supergrin:
     
  12. kahrcarrier

    kahrcarrier FAHRENHEIT

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    Put the carrot in a different spot on your snowman.


    A really BIG carrot.
     
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    Davegrave Dapper Dan

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    Shoot
    Shovel
    Shut up
     
  14. 4TS&W

    4TS&W 2A RKBA 4EVER

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    Get a Barrett .50 bmg. (the semi-auto)

    See him go spend the money on the gun/tax stamp for a 20mm

    Go to the range.

    Win/Win! :)
     
  15. harleyfx69

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    Okay heres how you do it,

    Go out and buy an escalade, a range rover, a crysler 300, and a Yukon for the wife,

    repaint your house and get a brand new lawn installed,

    have a pool installed,

    thatll show him..
     
  16. dherloc

    dherloc X-Nuc

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    I think too many people did this already and that is why our country is in the state it is in right now.
     
  17. Fixxer

    Fixxer Got ointment?

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    I'm not sure which clever witticism applies more here-

    Good fences make good neighbors, or

    Don't talk to the police neighbors.
     
  18. geminicricket

    geminicricket NRA Life member

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    Check your states laws about returning cars for a full refund.

    Then, buy the most expensive super luxury car you can get credit for on a Friday,
    let him see it all of Saturday, and take it back on Monday.
     
  19. harleyfx69

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    gm is offering like a 60 day satisfaction guaranteed, so i believ that would apply to escalade, tahos, yukons, and there car lineup and some truck lineups ..
     
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    When I was in the National Guard for 21 years there was a guy that had something better than anybody else. Somebody put a V-8 in their jeep, he has 2 at home with built V-8s in them etc etc. A guy said he was going after drill to get a rifle scope-the guy says, heck, I have 10 of them, come on over to my house and pick any you want for free. Next drill, we asked him about the scope, he said yeah, I got it and you know what "All that stuff he said he has?" "When I went to his house, it was all there. 2 jeeps with V-8's, a log house he built, tractors, cars, trucks, everything he said all those years, there it was"