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Caption This for 1/27/17

Posted January 26, 2017 4:45 PM by LakeGrl

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01/26/2017 4:50 PM

After a hard days work as a forklift driver at the warehouse, Jim comes home to his bachelors pad.

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01/26/2017 5:09 PM

I want those pallets gone by tomorrow....yes sir.....

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01/26/2017 5:19 PM

You say you a problem with all these pallets. So, lets stop and think about it, taking it one step at a time?

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01/26/2017 6:04 PM

Only a doorman would notice that the lever trim on the door is installed upside-down.

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01/27/2017 5:13 AM

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01/26/2017 6:10 PM

And then the big bad wolf huffed...

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01/26/2017 6:14 PM

Why no, we didn't think to bolt the pallets together or to the floor. Why?

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01/26/2017 7:30 PM

Before he got his warehouse job, Bill was the state Lego building champion.

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01/27/2017 12:55 PM

... and then, the City Building Inspector said,

''Impressive improvising, but since the intermediate landing platform is not uniformly level, it therefore doesn't meet Building Code requirements, so I'll have to notify OSHA...

Sorry, but Rules is Rules...''

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01/27/2017 12:57 PM

Where is the Handicap Accessible Ramp?

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01/27/2017 1:03 PM

They use the pallet on the forklift "elevator".

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01/26/2017 10:24 PM

Let the 'real life' Jenga game begin!

LIVE on the ~~DANGER CHANNEL~~

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01/26/2017 10:28 PM

Ok little Johnny, up the wooden hill you got to bed!

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01/26/2017 10:46 PM

Looks to suit my pallet!!

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01/27/2017 5:00 AM

"But you could have turned all that wasted space into storage space?"

"I've got lots of tennis rackets."

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01/27/2017 8:50 AM

That is such an ingenious use of virgin palettes (They're all WAY too clean to have even seen a single use in shipping) to create a beautiful, functional, expensive(1), one-stop-arson station for the building.

Two sheets of newspaper shoved into a bottom opening, then faster than you can say 'flickum bicus(2)' that building is burning to the ground, taking the twisted, molten wreckage of the sprinkler system with it.

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  1. four stacks of palettes six feet high contain the same amount of framing lumber as the average Single-Family American house.
  2. That's not a slur at Native Americans, the phrase comes from The Dresden Files series of modern-day fantasy novels. In that series' universe, magic works through channeling the power through one's own mind, so wizards use languages they are not 'native thinkers' in as a layer of insulation, both to prevent accidental spellcasting(3) and to protect the spellcaster's brain(4). Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden(5) Uses the 'dog Latin' phrase reminiscent to an old lighter ad campaign for the first spell he ever learned, one that creates a tiny spark, just enough to light a candle. It's such a 'low-power' spell that the danger of getting one's mind 'too close to the Power' is minimal.
  3. "Shirley, the way you did your hair really lights my fire- WHOOPS! Stand still while I throw a bucket of water on your head. If you run around you'll go up like Michael Jackson!"
  4. There's a mention in one of the books of using one's native language allows the Power to run deep through the brain, with an affect similar to a 480V power line running through the frontal lobes.
  5. Yes, his parents deliberately named him after three famous stage magicians. Few people know the Blackstone portion of his Name, and no living mortal aside from Harry knows the Copperfield portion(6).
  6. The more of a being's True Name a wizard or Fae being knows, the more power can be exerted over him, in that storyline's universe. It was demonstrated to the reader early in the series when a dragon in human disguise(7) used only the name "Harry Dresden" to send the hero tumbling to the ground without lifting a finger.
  7. The clue that gave away the dragon's disguise was the fact that he was blowing smoke rings while holding an UNLIT cigarette holder at a party.
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01/27/2017 8:32 PM

I think you are saying that this looks like the stairs at the nightclub in Oakland where many people died in the fire. That is the first thing I thought of when I saw the picture.

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01/30/2017 8:15 AM

That is another way of putting it.

I can't look at that without my inner Safety Engineer screaming that that amount of well-ventilated wood will produce a fire that will overwhelm(1) the normal sprinkler systems installed in commercial/industrial structures.

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  1. Why is it always 'overwhelmed' or 'underwhelmed'? Is there never any balance; can't anything just be whelmed?
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01/30/2017 3:45 PM

"They're all WAY too clean to have even seen a single use in shipping"

Sure they were used...

...to ship boxes of those stupid shipping peanuts to the packaging department!

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01/27/2017 8:51 AM

Meanwhile... on the Mexican side of Trump's wall we can see...

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01/27/2017 9:02 AM

**** NEWS BREAK *****

The notorious illegal alien known as the 'Frito Bandito' has been captured, and is being deported as we speak.

His accomplice known as "Speedy Gonzales" is still at large. He is considered as extremely dangerous as well as extremely fast. Approach with caution.

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01/27/2017 10:00 AM

LOL...

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01/27/2017 2:05 PM

https://www.c-span.org/video/?421265-1/coyotes-bicycle

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01/27/2017 10:40 AM

Unpalletable.

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01/27/2017 11:06 AM

Boss: "No! I wanted it on the other wall!"

Forklift operator: "No problem. I'll have it there in a few minutes sir."

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01/27/2017 11:09 AM

This is what you get when a deadline sneaks up on you.

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01/27/2017 11:16 AM

While on a Art Gallery Tour, a crowd mistakes warehouse for an art gallery. Shown here, the crowd were snapping pictures they thought was art.

Here's is a few other works of art caught on camera.

While a Pair of glasses left on US gallery floor mistaken for art

No one at the warehouse had the heart to till them this is a warehouse.

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It isn't hard to get "art lovers" to make a spectacle of themselves.

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01/27/2017 12:20 PM

I think I saw your comedy act at the Pink Flamingo Cocktail Lounge...

Yep,... you were bad there too.

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01/27/2017 1:59 PM

...not at all.. You merely lead them into an opticians and 'accidentally' bump them into the lense making machine.

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01/27/2017 1:49 PM

This artist had a circle of steam iron with their cords stretched out. One of the plugs was missing. I said "I can fix that for you."

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01/27/2017 1:53 PM

We used to get pallets from the fruit company for free and they would deliver. Other wise they had to pay to dispose of them. Of ten they were made of exotic tropical woods. We would make shelving with them, fences or just use them for firewood, except when we cut them up it was easier to burn them with the nails in and shovel it out later. The homeless build shelters with them too.

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01/27/2017 1:59 PM

back in WWII, some of the G.I. crates that were made used Birds Eye Maple.

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01/27/2017 2:03 PM

-WELCOME TO OSHA HQ-

...yes we DO have a sense of humor...

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01/30/2017 8:37 AM

This.

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PERFECT!

GA, JE, GA!

It deserves a higher rating that it has now, but (despite what Trump claims) Chicagoans only get to vote once.

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I've managed to stay underrated for as long as I can remember. thanks!

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Harry Potter doesn't stand a chance.

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01/27/2017 3:01 PM

But he'll have a better view of the tele'y

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01/27/2017 3:15 PM

I dunno. Fitting in between those slats could be a problem.

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Plan ahead.... Its been done before.

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01/27/2017 3:20 PM

It's not a well known fact in Rock history, but back in the late 1960s Jimmy Page and Robert Plant once worked together in a pallet factory.

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...Jimmy Page and Robert Plant once worked together in a pallet factory.

So this is the "stairway to heaven" they've been bellowing about this whole time?!

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01/27/2017 4:26 PM

I find the design of the staircase most palatable
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01/27/2017 8:33 PM

A stairway made of pallets? I think it looks crate!

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it does look crate! and barrel too

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01/28/2017 4:36 AM

Hummm, Donald, Any idea, seems cheaper. Huumm, Forget it, you do not plan to

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01/28/2017 11:54 PM

The wife said she wanted a palatial foyer.....

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02/07/2017 12:58 PM

Forklift escalator

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