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Discuss the Austin Healey Sprite and the MG Midget. Two different but similar cars sometimes referred to collectively as the Spridget.

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    Its been nice knowing yall!

    Well, for the first time in the last 25 years Ive put my life in jeopardy! I sat down on SWMBOs new couch and left a nice black grease stain. Everything now depends on your expertise in removing said stain or my life may be over!
    Vertical for now, Rut
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    When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life. John Lennon


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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    Please tell us where to send get well cards
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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    If the stain is on one of the cushions, turn it over! Otherwise, order a new couch like this one, sit on the stain, and don't move until the new couch arrives.
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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    Rut,

    Got a new couch and 2 recliners coming next week. This is my greatest fear....from SWMBO. The dog will be able to get away with it but not me.
    Jim Gruber - Tampa/Riverview FL
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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    It's been nice knowing you, Rut.
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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    So long. Life is over.

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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    My wife has become an expert at these sort of thing's. I never stop hearing about them though! Her suggestion is to prepare for your funeral or try "Krud Kutter". Also Google....Google knows all...

    Also check your home owners insurance if you pay for the premium one it may be covered.

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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    Grease is like that. Resistance is futile. Surrender.

    Perhaps a manly solution: that orange pumice stuff and a pressure-washer.
    - Mark

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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    I’m alive! She used diluted Dawn and blotted up the grease and all is well. I’m sitting in the parking lot while she shops for clothes...I came out ok!
    Thanks, Rut
    Rut, '60 Bugeye, '70 MGB, '62 TR4, '66 TR4a IRS, '67 TR4a IRS, '68 TR4a IRS, '72 TR6

    When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life. John Lennon


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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rut View Post
    I’m alive! She used diluted Dawn and blotted up the grease and all is well. I’m sitting in the parking lot while she shops for clothes...I came out ok!
    Thanks, Rut
    I hope she has your credit card! You dodged a bullet.
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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    Great news, whatever it costs you. I had already written you off.
    Never express yourself more clearly than you can think.
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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    I suspect there's a nice dinner planned with all this.
    - Mark

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    Re: Its been nice knowing yall!

    Quote Originally Posted by Boink View Post
    I suspect there's a nice dinner planned with all this.
    Yeppers! My BIL had a heart cath yesterday morning and as we always do, we make as much lemonade as possible. My wife, her sister and husband (BIL) and I drove to Birmingham Wednesday afternoon and I had reservations at a nice restaurant for the 4 of us. Our tradition, regardless of our affliction, is to gather our core group and celebrate life the night before since you never know what can happen. Our BILs cath with ablation was successful and we got home late yesterday afternoon. SWMBO is happy with everything including me and I’ll do the cooking this weekend...she requested bbq pork ribs and we’ve invited friends, family and neighbors to join us. Life is good.
    Thanks all, Rut
    Rut, '60 Bugeye, '70 MGB, '62 TR4, '66 TR4a IRS, '67 TR4a IRS, '68 TR4a IRS, '72 TR6

    When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life. John Lennon


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    "In Alabama, the Tuska Loosa". Groucho Marx.

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