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St. Martin the Bald

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6800 on: January 08, 2010, 01:27:07 PM »
My in house vacuum system flooded today - all the way to the turbine, the work of an errant plumber who connected the wrong lines - that's probably a $50,000 dollar repair. One mistake will probably cost this guy his entire business as I do not intend on eating this bill - I sure hope he's bonded.

Yikes that sucks for both of you!

Is in-house vacuum system like an industrial version of a central vacuum?  We had one of those in the house I grew up in.  Several vacuum outlets in the house, just plug in a hose and get to vacuuming, nothing else to drag around.  Drawbacks:  catching your toddler kneeling in front of an outlet and feeding Fisher Price people into it..."Bye-bye.....bye-bye......bye-bye"

Oh no - this is where I work Colleen. It is an industrial central vac system. I am out of the house and it it hers and the kids.
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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6801 on: January 08, 2010, 01:28:27 PM »
Learned that there are a decent number of adult films featuring plumbers.
You're just learning this? Where the hell have you been?

Is this actually true? I mean, I know it's the stereotypical gag porn concept, along with the pizza guy delivering a 12" sausage, but not one I've come across in my years of viewership (poor choice of words, I know).  Maybe it's an 80s/early 90s thing?
<grimaces, worried how this comment will reflect on the commenter>Yes, it is an '80s/'90s thing, but the concept holds over. There are still movies with a skeleton plot, and some of them still use the plumber trope. In gay porn at least.

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6802 on: January 08, 2010, 01:31:19 PM »
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Why?

Annual sales on the porn industry are 2.6-3.9 BILLION. Someone is watching it, err should I say everyone!

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6803 on: January 08, 2010, 01:37:17 PM »
Learned that there are a decent number of adult films featuring plumbers.
You're just learning this? Where the hell have you been?

Is this actually true? I mean, I know it's the stereotypical gag porn concept, along with the pizza guy delivering a 12" sausage, but not one I've come across in my years of viewership (poor choice of words, I know).  Maybe it's an 80s/early 90s thing?
<grimaces, worried how this comment will reflect on the commenter>Yes, it is an '80s/'90s thing, but the concept holds over. There are still movies with a skeleton plot, and some of them still use the plumber trope. In gay porn at least.

OMG, I can't believe you watch porn movies! YOU ARE A DINOSAUR!

Extended clips, that's where it's at!

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6804 on: January 08, 2010, 01:39:00 PM »
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Why?

Annual sales on the porn industry are 2.6-3.9 BILLION. Someone is watching it, err should I say everyone!
That may be true, but I never know what future job I will apply to. The internet is forever, and the ubiquity of porn does not figure into a potential employer's decision. A potential employer cares about how any particular candidate will reflect on him.

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6805 on: January 08, 2010, 01:46:49 PM »
<grimaces, worried how this comment will reflect on the commenter>

Why?

Annual sales on the porn industry are 2.6-3.9 BILLION. Someone is watching it, err should I say everyone!
That may be true, but I never know what future job I will apply to. The internet is forever, and the ubiquity of porn does not figure into a potential employer's decision. A potential employer cares about how any particular candidate will reflect on him.

Sad but true although the people who protest most about it tend to consume it the most.

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6806 on: January 08, 2010, 02:07:15 PM »
My in house vacuum system flooded today - all the way to the turbine, the work of an errant plumber who connected the wrong lines - that's probably a $50,000 dollar repair. One mistake will probably cost this guy his entire business as I do not intend on eating this bill - I sure hope he's bonded.

Yikes that sucks for both of you!

Is in-house vacuum system like an industrial version of a central vacuum?  We had one of those in the house I grew up in.  Several vacuum outlets in the house, just plug in a hose and get to vacuuming, nothing else to drag around.  Drawbacks:  catching your toddler kneeling in front of an outlet and feeding Fisher Price people into it..."Bye-bye.....bye-bye......bye-bye"

Oh no - this is where I work Colleen. It is an industrial central vac system. I am out of the house and it it hers and the kids.

I understood Marty!  Was just comparing my experiences with the central vacuum we had growing up.  Obviously the type you use is a different order of magnitude!

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6807 on: January 08, 2010, 03:00:15 PM »
Ah ok - I am walking around working and posting - my attention is in 2 places and I am not getting anything done correctly...lol...sorry. Yeah its a big system but I have the same issues with inmates shoving stuff in there that doesn't belong.
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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6808 on: January 08, 2010, 03:53:56 PM »
Within the year, J and I may be out employer-provided health insurance.

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Re: What I Learned Today
« Reply #6809 on: January 08, 2010, 04:18:40 PM »
Within the year, J and I may be out employer-provided health insurance.

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