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Caption This for 06/29/12

Posted June 28, 2012 4:45 PM by Kaplin


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06/28/2012 5:28 PM

If the houseboat's a rockin', don't come a knockin'.

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06/28/2012 5:32 PM

Whew ! was a lot of work, but now I just have to call Extreme Makeover Home edition, a few tears... and voila !!

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06/28/2012 5:52 PM

Due to the economic turn downs even the yacht buyers are cutting back on some of the luxuries.

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06/28/2012 6:12 PM

Global Warming, sea level rise, ...... Nooooooo Problem!

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06/28/2012 6:47 PM

If your camper and your houseboat are the same...you might be a redneck (with apologies to Mr. Foxworthy).

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06/28/2012 9:05 PM

Tom Sawyer as a young man shown here after outboard engine conversion from paddlewheel....

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06/28/2012 9:56 PM

Like Father like son...

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06/28/2012 10:08 PM

Tom, who works as a furniture delivery man for on the river, shown here at work....

...has recently married and had to upgrade to a larger home....

....yeah this was fine for just me, but with Lulabell an the kids, I just needed a bigger place...

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06/28/2012 10:51 PM

Solar wins

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06/29/2012 10:04 AM

SO thats how you plane a table!

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06/29/2012 10:34 AM

Hey, Billy Bob, anyone ever tell you that you have a nice looking dingy?

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06/28/2012 11:38 PM

Tonights assignment: How many stable modes does this structure have? In how many can you escape?

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06/29/2012 12:04 AM

The trailable houseboat concept had a few drawbacks.....

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06/29/2012 12:42 AM

Hillbilly drifters

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06/29/2012 12:44 AM

poor man's Trieste

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06/29/2012 1:33 AM

I like the view from the office, but where is the computer?

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06/29/2012 2:12 AM

Oh how I want one.

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06/29/2012 3:03 PM

What's it gonna' take for me to put you in one of these babies today??

Our starter model for those budget minded folks just startin' out...

Yes all the luxuries are included....You can be the Captain of your own seagoing vessel, perform marriages, live the life of luxury and carefree abandon.....

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If you have a large family you might want to consider our deluxe model, this includes designer touches throughout, with amenities you've only dreamed of, a lifestlye that can only be termed as,,,adventurous....

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06/29/2012 3:49 PM

Act today and I'll throw in a case of Fiona's Finest Fish Assholes as a treat...

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07/02/2012 3:37 AM

Beautiful fish, are soles.

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That bottom one must be used for naval artillery practice, with that big target on it:

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Where did you find these photos?

Fascinating!

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06/29/2012 3:17 AM

Now that the royal yacht Britannia has been decomissioned, Betty and Phil had to improvise for their 2012 holiday transport...

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06/29/2012 3:44 AM

A bit naff for Venice, isn't it?

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06/29/2012 4:40 AM

If you look up ahead, you'll see he can't!

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06/29/2012 6:50 AM

Anybody besides me notice that the rails on the upper deck are not to code?

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06/29/2012 8:02 AM

Oh give me a home where the sunfish roam...........

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06/29/2012 8:18 AM

Lead in for Discovery's new show "Swamp Boat Man"!

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06/29/2012 8:48 AM

FOR SALE: (make a offer): 1 Caravan fairy ferri ferry, comes with blu striped racin' buckit seat, and a red bath/cooler on upper deck. Enjin works fine. (will also swop fer a dubbil barrel shotgun an tootwo cases of beer.

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Believe it or not I have an uncle who owns an island in the TVA project area. And after three or four times of them flooding them out he built almost the same apparatus except he set it to posts like you do a floating dock with rings. It just floats to the top of the rings and stays there until he can get back to the island and fixes what they flooded out. (IT ONLY FLOATED AWAY ONCE) the neighbors down river found it in their back yard with luck it wasn't stuck and they pulled it off land and re-floated it back up river and tied it off until the river went down and re-attached to the rings and it is still there today almost 30 years If my memory hasn't fail me in in these work addled years. I always loved going there every time we visited nice and peaceful no loud boom box kids with cars that have a fart can for exhaust. I am a drag racer (noise) is not the issue just unnecessary sound without performance. If memory served me as well as I think it does he use to call it his (LITTLE PIECE OF HILLBILLY HEAVEN ON EARTH)

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06/29/2012 9:23 AM

do I do "white water"??

Hell yeah.... but it takes me days to dry it all out!!

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Water Views... Top Floor Restaurant....

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06/29/2012 11:24 AM

Hill Billy Heaven, Can get a cold one out of the cooler and take nap after a hard day wrestling alligators in the swamp

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06/29/2012 11:29 AM

I would like to introduce you to the engineer that designed it.

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06/29/2012 12:25 PM

"Is it so nice as all that?" asked the mole, shyly...

"Nice? It's the only thing," said the Water Rat Solemnly, as he leaned forward for his stroke. "Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."

"Simply messing...about in boats -- or with boats... In or out of 'em it doesn't matter. Nothing seems to matter, that's the charm of it. Whether you get away, or whether you don't; whether you arrive at your destination or whether you reach somewhere else, or whether you never get anywhere at all, you're always busy, and you never do anything in particular; and when you've done it there's always something else to do, and you can do it if you like, but you'd much better not."

"Look here! If you've really nothing else on hand this morning, supposing we drop down the river together and have a long day of it.?"

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06/29/2012 1:07 PM

That's OK for the summer.....

On reflection, I see that this sledge house is numbered 20: I pity the postmen in these parts.

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06/29/2012 9:50 PM

"Hello"

"Hello Jerry, this is your mom. Are you looking for a job today?"

"Yes mom, I'm looking all up and down the river"

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06/30/2012 6:38 AM

That's not strange, it's just how people move house in the fenlands of Blighty. At least 3 Brits can confirm this, but I ain't naming names .

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06/30/2012 1:01 PM

putt, putt, putt your boat,......... gently down the steam.............merrily, merrily, merrily, merrilly,.......life is but a dream......... (First chorus start again, and then the second and third and fourth chorus - join in upon cue, please.)

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06/30/2012 3:01 PM

I like 'Wheels on the bus', but SolarEagle somewhat shattered that happy memory at #33 . Hope the damn thing sinks - life holds no greater misery than being stuck behind somebody towing a caravan (apart from being the person towing it).

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07/02/2012 9:30 AM

American Pagoda? The Future?

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07/02/2012 9:39 AM

U.S. Government initiative "American Dream Revival".

Slogan:

"A Home for Everyone"

It only cost what the US government pays for the price of 7 hammers, one toilet and a pencil case...... And $289,000.00.

Yes, we're here to help you.

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07/06/2012 4:04 AM

Has to be in the Netherlands...

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sorry but no, too many rules to ever be able to make a thing like this

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What's to stop you making it?

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The "too many rules to ever be able to make a thing like this"

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Is this too many?.....

...wooden rules are easy to break.

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07/09/2012 4:43 AM

more like this

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