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What is the most unlikely to happen
Waking up one day to find a HUGE load of boxes adressed to you from an unknown sender on your doorstep, containing the stuff of your dreams. [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
Scoring a vintage NOS TUBE load, enough to fill at least 4m3 area with boxed tubes. [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
Earning enough money so you can work only with what you want for the rest of your life. (aka, never having to work an honest hard job day ever again) [ 3 ]  [17.65%]
You score a component load bigger than JoOngles biggest score ever (millions of components). [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
Someone in here wins the national lottery big time and decides to share the winnings with every regular at Dutchforce Electronics forum. [ 2 ]  [11.76%]
JoOngle getting married. [ 6 ]  [35.29%]
You - inventing the next big thing. [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
You - actually winning the lottery. [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
Our planet getting hit by an asteroid big enough to wipe out most of life or other doomsday scenario in YOUR lifetime. [ 1 ]  [5.88%]
Actually completing at least ONE of your projects. [ 5 ]  [29.41%]
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JoOngle
Posted on May 06, 2012 02:56 pm
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You know, JoOngle has had his fair share of Electronics Component Scores over the years in here, so much so, that it's become known as a "JoOngle Sized Score" when you score something of your own, now...this sunday, after having planted 32 thujas or so, calming down with a cool beer.gif I was getting all philosophical and thinking, what is the most unlikely score for me to ever achieve?

More importantly...what do YOU think?

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Posted on May 06, 2012 04:05 pm
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i'm going with the no marriage option ...
for these reasons :
based upon observation of the OP from these forums
my observation of the female persuasion (factoring in my limited direct observations/experiences/involvement over approximately 50 years)





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Posted on May 06, 2012 05:59 pm
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Well, I've already got #3 & #10. I wouldn't want #2. Still working on #7. tongue.gif


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Posted on May 06, 2012 06:07 pm
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I occasionally dream of finding myself in a warehouse full of abandoned components free for the taking. I kid you not.


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Posted on May 06, 2012 07:25 pm
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I went with the no marriage option as well. However... whistling.gif

"No matter how scrubby the horse, you can always find a scrubby bush to tie him to." biggrin.gif


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Posted on May 06, 2012 08:02 pm
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As #3 goes, I'm never going to stop working. My life is worth more than money, and having a lot of it wouldn't change that smile.gif


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Posted on May 06, 2012 08:07 pm
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QUOTE (Sch3mat1c @ May 06, 2012 08:02 pm)
As #3 goes, I'm never going to stop working. My life is worth more than money, and having a lot of it wouldn't change that smile.gif

"honest day of hard work" means typical labor you wouldn't want to do, but would be forced to do if you want money and can't get it the way you'd want.

I'm not sure who said this...but here it goes: "If you find a job you love - you'd not have to work another day of your life again". Aka...it's not really a job if you love it that much.

That's what I meant. People who have a lot of money do work - but usually with the things they dream of. How many dare start a cartoon company based on their dreams if they have their house at stake? Much easier to go with what you believe in, as long as you don't have to sacrifice your entire security.

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Posted on May 06, 2012 08:55 pm
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I went with #6 'cause it's the one most achievable, under your control, and that you're too scared of to experiment with. The power of personality is a greater obstacle than the long odds of nature or chance.
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Posted on May 06, 2012 09:47 pm
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Yeah, well with very rare exceptions - rare enough I've only heard rumors - six will get you ten.



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Did I miss the hidden point of this thread, where it's a thinly veiled curiosity poll before you reveal some big new life-changing decision? You're sure not dating or winning a lottery, so, took the plunge starting your own company?
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Posted on May 07, 2012 12:17 am
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No gal can rope and hog-tie the wild and free JoOngle laugh.gif


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Hey speaking of scores. I had a school contact me saying "We have 5 projectors that don't work. do you want them for parts?"

"sure" So i go and pick them up. take them home. All of them work. Just need dusting out and one needs a new lamp........

Now to do with 5 projectors only a couple of years old.

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Posted on May 07, 2012 05:41 pm
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QUOTE (damien @ May 06, 2012 03:38 pm)
Hey speaking of scores. I had a school contact me saying "We have 5 projectors that don't work. do you want them for parts?"

"sure" So i go and pick them up. take them home. All of them work. Just need dusting out and one needs a new lamp........

Now to do with 5 projectors only a couple of years old.

Damien

5 coin operated pr0n booths? tongue.gif


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QUOTE (tekwiz @ May 07, 2012 09:41 am)
5 coin operated pr0n booths? tongue.gif

Hrm... reminds me of Granville st. near the bridge thumbsup.gif


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and a couple of other places ... wink.gif

reminds me of when i had "contracted" to repair such equipment/booths for a couple of pron shops .


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"contracted"


TMI. tongue.gif
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it was a spoken understanding (notice how i avoided the use of "oral agreement") .

hey , it was decent money for the repair work .
i also repaired the rental VCRs (vhs and beta) for those pron shops and a couple of the tape rental stores .
i could care less about what tapes were being rented/watched ...
it was about the benjamins .


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