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How True

This is a discussion on How True within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; If an article is attractive, or useful, or inexpensive, they'll stop making it tomorrow; if ...

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    If an article is attractive, or useful, or inexpensive, they'll stop making it tomorrow; if it's all three, they stopped making it yesterday.

    Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he'll have to touch it to be sure.

    How is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?

    The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one.

    As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.

    A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist.

    It's always been and always will be the same in the world: The horse does the work and the coachman is tipped.

    What you discover about life's shell game is that it's hardest to follow the pea when you're the pea.

    An unwatched pot boils immediately.

    If you wonder where your child left his roller skates, try walking around the house in the dark.


    Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.


    Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.

    When the plane you are on is late, the plane you want to transfer to is on time.


    How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire?


    Never do anything that you wouldn't want to explain to the paramedics.

    Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark.


    Why do they put the Gideon Bibles only in the bedrooms, where it's usually too late, and not in the barroom downstairs?

    It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.

    The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.


    It's frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions.

    If you tell the boss you were late for work because you had a flat tire, the very next morning you will have a flat tire.


    If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.


    People who snore always fall asleep first.


    The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement.

    The trouble with, "A place for everything and everything in its place" is that there's always more everything than places.

    Amount of time it takes for a dog to "do its business" is directly proportional to outside temperature + suitability of owner's outerwear.

    There are many in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed for example that we all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summertime and the poor get it in the winter.


    No one is listening until you fart.

    Interchangeable parts don't, leakproof seals aren't, and self-starters won't.

    Keep a thing seven years and it's bound to come in handy.


    Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

    I have never met anyone who wanted to save the world without my financial support.


    There are men whom you will never dislodge from an opinion, except by taking possession of it yourself.


    Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he's talking about.


    I find I always have to write something on a steamed mirror.


    People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them.


    It's annoying to be disapproved of by people who know only half the story - especially when you're not sure which half they know.

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    so very true. Here are two more ....

    "Just when you think you finally got it figured out - the rules/ options/ etc... change."

    "Just about the time I get used to the time change - the time changes again and I'm either up too early or too late."

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Great! I love them, especially "How is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?"

    You know that feeling you have when you start to tell someone something and you realize you have told them that before? What do you do - keep going or stop and acknowledge your repetition? I know: only converse with people more forgetful than yourself!!

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    And about three days after your insurance expires...for the first time in 20 years...your car gets totaled. (and yes i know this one by experience)

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    So true, life is so Ironic.

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    Pretty funny...and so true!

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    Like, like, like!!!!!!

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