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Old 07-07-2012, 07:52 AM   #91
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Chilling stories guys!!! Keep em up.

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I might mount a quigy board to my dash and see if I can't get my Jeep to be like Christine lol
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Awesome thread! Kinda wish I had something to add but I'm also kinda glad I don't.
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A few years back, riding a trail in northern PA that parallels a river for about 6 miles. We had about 8 rigs on the trail. We started at one end, headed back to our camp at the other end.
About halfway, we come across a scraggly man, probably in his 30s, just ambling nonchalantly along the trail.
OK, no big deal, we wave and pass him.
About 50 yards ahead of him around a curve, we pass an old woman, walking the same direction. She was old, probably in her 70s, and walking with a cane, fairly slowly.
We drove passed her and continued back to camp.

What was strange is that we passed no other vehicles driving or parked during that 6 miles, the area is pretty desolate, no other roads or access nearby.
And there was no way that old woman was going to make it to either end of that trail, the way she was walking. It was a a fairly rugged trail. And it certainly wasn't likely that she had walked in that far.

We figured ol' sonnyboy was taking dear Mom out for a last walk...

We drove that trail again later that day, no sign of them.

Since then we agree that we should have stopped and questioned one or both of them, but when we passed them we assumed we would be coming up on their vehicle just ahead of us. We realized back at camp that we never did see another vehicle.

We figure old Mom is still out on that trail somewhere...
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were they walking in the same direction as you all were driving, or were they walking toward you as you passed them?
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One time a bunch of us were on a trail and we saw this huge hairy ass creature in the woods messing with a clothes line, little did we know we stumbled on my friends backyard and his hairy ass mom was doing laundry. Man she was one big sasquach-ish lookin bitch! LOLOLOL!
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One time a bunch of us were on a trail and we saw this huge hairy ass creature in the woods messing with a clothes line, little did we know we stumbled on my friends backyard and his hairy ass mom was doing laundry. Man she was one big sasquach-ish lookin bitch! LOLOLOL!
Was there really a need for you to post something like this?
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Duke. Really man? I know you were just trying to be funny, but...
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Sorry didnt mean to offend those with 0 personality and 0 sense of humor....whatever! LOL!
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No worries, Duke.

Just like when you have a group
sitting around the campfire.
telling creepy, spooky, ghost stories.
Giving everyone the heebie-jeebies
Your the guy who strains hard enough to fart and break the trance of story-telling that he's gotta go change his britches.

Every group has "that guy" and for now, you're it.

Now, go change. You're kinda...ripe...at the moment.
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LOL yes sir! It was kind of a true story though... have a great day
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I'll contribute. When I was about 12 years old, we had a mutt dog that we named Fluffy. My first dog and man I loved her. This was in the 1970's. Anyhow, Fluffy liked to get into things and tear up the place so we eventually made her a big wooden cage for her that we kept in the garage. It was not too hot and she did okay in the cage.

We went out of town one weekend to visit relatives and my dad insisted on leaving Fluffy in the garage over the weekend. When we got back, I opened the garage door and Fluffy had somehow broken the cage door and escaped from her cage. She knocked over a storage bin where we held gas, oil, etc. for the lawnmower and when she saw me, she ran over and starting licking wildly at the gas on the floor. I suspect now that we had forgotten to leave her enough water for the whole weekend. Fluffy kept licking the gasoline like a wild animal and then she just starting running around in circles yelping and yelping and then she just suddenly stopped. You'll never guess what happened...






She ran out of gas! Hahahahahahahahahahaaaa....


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Sorry didnt mean to offend those with 0 personality and 0 sense of humor....whatever! LOL!
It's not lack of personality and sense of humor, its called maturity. Hopefully you'll discover some of that one day.
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Back in high school I didn't have a Jeep but a big Dodge trucks. So me and my buddy go out squirrel hunting one day. We worked our way around the county going to the different spots we had till we got to the south east side. Well it was late, to late to hunt but we decide to go on this trail to lead back to an old cemetery, were Pigman is supposedly buried.

(Pigman is the child of an elderly couple and he had features like a pig. Smashed up nose, pointed ears, hands kinda hoof like. Well after his parents passed he went around stealing food and then tried to rape a girl, well her father caught him and the hung him in this cemetery)

Well we go up there in the dark and we tried to find his grave but we never found it. As we were walking down the path I keep getting the feeling we were being watched so I told my friend and we high tailed it out of there. We get back on the road and drive for a bit then my friend tells me he has to take a leak so I pull over on the road. As he is draining himself I look in my rear view mirror and I see something moving faintly, well I had a bigger light to help when backing up in the night so I flipped it on and the was a humanish figure standing there. I yelled at my bud to quit fooling around and he throws open the door and tells me to "Get the F*** out of here!" So I mash the pedal and I look behind and the figure is running after us and as we gain speed it gets closer then drops on all four and I'm freaking out and I slam on the break and it hits the truck makes loud screaming noise and runs off into the corn field. I didn't even stop I just keep driving. There was a dent on my tailgate after that night. I still almost shat myself now
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See those all the time on post, there's one graveyard where this guy is buried with his two kids, one was only like 6 months old. I think the newest tombstone there was from like 1864 or something.
Ft. Knox also. Out on range road their are a number of unmarked and very old rebel cemeteries.
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I was at a war reenactment in Franklin tn i got this really creepy feeling on the back of my neck then i went over to one of the old war homes called the Carton Home..it still has bullet hole in the front of the house and blood stains on the floors
i was walking around near the well house and all of a sudden i feel a burning feeling go across my right shin..I look down and there is blood on my pants as well as a hole that was not there before.. I smelled black powder and death. Ive had a few brushes with that on battle fields but ive never before that one reenactment had my blood drawn. even at Shiloh when there is no reeactment going on i still hear the wars and screams.. i smell the blood the powder and hear the soldiers talking in their camps and as i walk the battle field i feel horses and men run past me.. then i start seeing the war unfold and it seems like im there even though im walking next to my gf
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I was at a war reenactment in Franklin tn i got this really creepy feeling on the back of my neck then i went over to one of the old war homes called the Carton Home..it still has bullet hole in the front of the house and blood stains on the floors
i was walking around near the well house and all of a sudden i feel a burning feeling go across my right shin..I look down and there is blood on my pants as well as a hole that was not there before.. I smelled black powder and death. Ive had a few brushes with that on battle fields but ive never before that one reenactment had my blood drawn. even at Shiloh when there is no reeactment going on i still hear the wars and screams.. i smell the blood the powder and hear the soldiers talking in their camps and as i walk the battle field i feel horses and men run past me.. then i start seeing the war unfold and it seems like im there even though im walking next to my gf
That would be very interesting to have that ability, i would imagine you have great respect for those experiences and people.
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It's awesome but sometimes it's a major pain
I have a huge respect for all of the war vets past and present
It just makes me wonder why I had two injurys from that day
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When I was in high school, a few of my friends were into looking up paranormal stuff on the internet and trying to scare one another. There was this graveyard - I don't even know the name, it's like someone's last name or something - about 45 minutes from our home town that we would go to every now and then. It was supposed to have haunted graves - like one would supposedly get hot when you touch it, another would have the ghost of a girl sitting on it at certain times during certain seasons, my friend claimed to see a "hell hound" one time... Things like that. I never believed or got into it, and would usually just be one of the divers and enjoy watching my friends get freaked out over nothing.

The drive leading up to the graveyard is, what I would call, a 1.5 lane gravel road (if you were to meet anyone on the road you'd seriously have to almost pull off the road, same for them, in order to let someone pass you). You turn off the highway, travel down a real gravel road and then turn onto the sketchy "1.5 lane" which instantly becomes shrouded in thick tree-cover. You drive on this road, in the forest, a couple miles. There's two pretty nice houses within the first mile, then you drive in nothing but woods for a while and just before the graveyard the forest begins to open up a little in the canopy and there's this creepy little (what appears to be) single-room cabin. In the 15-or-so times I've been there, there was ALWAYS a candle lit in the window - though never a sign of a vehicle or someone inhabiting the residence otherwise; there wasn't even a true driveway just a slope leading from the "yard" to the road. So you drive about another half-mile to a mile (up hill - not that it really matters) from the cabin and you're at the entrance to the graveyard. I pointed the candle in the window out to my buddy as we passed it going TO the graveyard this last time - I'd never mentioned it to anyone before then.

So the last time I went there and the last time I think ANY of us went there, I happened to be driving my buddy's truck with two people in the back and the owner of the truck riding passenger. There was another truck with us containing 3 or 4 people which I followed there and back. While we were AT the cemetery, all of my friends claimed to have saw something or experienced something - except me. They had all had 3 or 4 beers (I honestly had about one and a half - I knew I'd have to be driving. Would have been two but about a third of the way through my second one of my friends knocked my beer out of my hand and almost all of it had drained out before I picked it up...) and when everyone had gotten their fun, we left to go back home.

All of the sudden right before we left it got really foggy out. We were following the other truck and had managed to get about 1.5 miles down the road when the owner of the truck I was driving thought it'd be funny if we pretended the truck broke down for some odd reason. I did what he said - shut the engine off, shut off the lights and coasted to a stop. We were sitting there for about 5 minutes when my buddy in the passenger seat passed out (two in the back passed out shortly after we left the cemetery).

I debated about starting the truck and driving off and was reaching for the ignition when all of the sudden all of the hairs on my neck stood up and I knew something felt weird. I sat there for a few seconds, then I saw something out for the corner of my eye. I froze and waited as an old man with a long grey beard, a red flannel long sleeve shirt, ripped jeans and boots on started walking across the road. I slowly sat back and watched - he stared ahead as if he hadn't seen the truck at all, though I was baffled because he was no more than 5, 10 feet MAX away from the front bumper of the truck (I could see him plain as day even in the middle of the night through the fog). My heart stopped as I looked down to what he was carrying and saw what appeared to be a shotgun. The man continued across the road and down the bank of the ditch on the other side. I started to hyperventilate as I waited for him to turn around or for some sort of gunshot being fired at us. I shook my buddy awake and he saw how freaked out I was and told me to "just drive". I waited another minute or so when I looked ahead of us and saw a faint glow about 20-30 feet ahead of us. I closed my eyes and grabbed the ignition to start the truck. I opened my eyes and when the lights came on - we were parked IN the "drive way" of the creepy little cabin!!!!

At face value, this may not seem so weird - but as I said, the cabin was a half-mile, mile MAX from the graveyard, and we had driven AT LEAST 1.5 miles... AND I distinctly remember PASSING the house before my buddy even brought up the fake break-down (upon later questioning, he remembers passing the house as well. He had even made the comment "Man, that's so creepy" in reference to the candle as we passed it - which both of us remember happening), not to mention to be pulled INTO the "drive way" we would have had to make a 90-ish degree turn INTO the "drive way"!!! I coasted following the RIGHT shoulder of the road and don't remember EVER turning the wheel to the LEFT more than enough to correct the "suction" of the edge...

My buddy noticed this as well and started to yell in terror "Are you F**KING WITH ME?!" "Did you drive back here to mess with me?!" "How the F**K did you turn around?!" "Where's the others?!" He was spazzing. I punched it in reverse, got back on the road, and tore off out of there.

Our friends never turned around for us, they were just waiting at the stop sign where the gravel road met the highway....

It wasn't in my Jeep... Or off-road... But that was the FREAKIEST and ONLY true "paranormal" experience I've ever had...
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Got a cold chill reading this
I got a cold chill reading it as well......

The others didn't bother me but were scarier. Don't know why but got the chills on the red eyes.
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Ft. Knox also. Out on range road their are a number of unmarked and very old rebel cemeteries.
Here are some pics I took 4 years ago.
Hey I know those i was a scout also. If aint a scout you ain't Sheit
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In 1994 my wife was diagnosed with cancer and in May went into the hospital where she was till she passed away. In early June we knew it was terminal and we had to plan ahead. She directed me to purchase a plot in the cemetary of her choice, which I did. I drove into the cemetary and finalized the arrangments with the manager. As I got into the vehicle to leave the radio was on the station that it always was.

When I started the vehicle the radio started playing the Marty Robins song, "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife." I had not heard that song played at any time previously. During that day it was played at least 3 times when I was in the vehicle. During the next months that she was in the hospital and until she passed away, I heard it at least 2 times a week. She passed away in October.

I obtained the music and had it played at the funeral. For at least the next 6 months I never heard that song played again. Coincidence?
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Keymo, yours definitely sounds the craziest!!

The only one I have ever had is there's this house in Sherwood park, which is about 60,000 people, and is mostly middle to upper class. There's a house just south of town, that's built kitty corner to a church. It's about 5 years old, and is this big grey brick / black window thing. It's actually quite nice. Anywhoo. For some reason, I can't really control my emotions when I'm near it. I get all shaky, all the hairs stan up on my neck, my eyes start to water like I'm crying...all sorts of stuff.many others have gone by there and they just think I'm crazy...but ya. Something about it.

The only other one I can share is a friend and I were out in the bushes outside of the town where I grew up. Small town called Vegreville, AB. We were out there during the day and we went into a clearing. Across the way, there was another foresty area. We saw a black 18 wheeler back the trees and start unloading a buncha bags of stuff. Closest road was about 3/4mile away Then they sat there and we f'ed off. They never saw us. We went back the next day and it was gone and there was nothing left where he unloaded. But u could see someone had been there. Was kinda weird.

Crazy story when wheeling. Was going down what's called forestry trunk road here in Alberta. Tons of trails to wheel off of it and lots of wild life. Was headed home with another jeep. Me in the lead, him behind. Went through a s-turn area. he's about 5 seconds behind. All I hear over the CB is "BEAR BEAR BEAR". So I turn around quickly and nothing. But what he saw was just as I was going through a big grizzly came running out of the trees behind me (I never saw him), got in the middle of the road, stood on his back legs and turned towards my jeep. He got on the horn and then the bear ran off again. After a few min we got out an u could see his tracks. And living in Alberta, we see bears quite often. But these were some of the biggest track I had seen. He said the bear was by far the biggest he had ever seen.

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This is not my story, but it is one of the scariest ones I've ever read:


When I and my wife were quite a bit younger, we decided that we would spend the bicentennial outdoors. Yes, July of '76......we're old. We lived in Pueblo at the time, and decided to go hiking, fishing and camp along Lime Creek between Durango and Silverton. There wasn't anything other than brookies in the creek, but they were plentiful and fun to catch.

We left our car by the side of the road along Old Lime Creek Road about 5 miles in from the highway and packed in upstream along the creek with our shepherd, Rebel. It only took us about an hour to get to where we wanted to camp, a nice meadow beside the creek just before a slot canyon that required you to swim to get any further upstream. Either that or take a several mile detour.

We camped uneventfully that night, the third of July, enjoying the sounds of the rippling creek and nature all around us. It was such a nice night that we just slept out under the stars, didn't bother to pitch our little backpacking tent. A little cool, but we had the fire going and our lightweight 30 degree bags, so we were very comfortable.

The next day we had breakfast, packed up and we all swam our way up the creek to the next wide spot with a bit of bank in the canyon, only about 150 yards or so. Now Rebel was never one to turn down a chance to get wet, but we had to do quite a bit of coaxing to get him to follow us up the creek. We fished and splashed upstream a bit, and before we knew it it was lunchtime. We thought we'd fry up some of those brookies but we were in this slot canyon that terminated in a fairly deep pool with about a ten foot rocky waterfall at the end of it.

We decided that I would scale the waterfall and pull the dog and the packs up and then I'd help Maggie get up. It was fairly difficult, even with the help of an old cable left over from a mining operation that was hanging down the side wall of the canyon. It took a LOT of effort and though we finally made it, we looked back down that waterfall and wondered what the heck we were thinking. Rebel was none too happy about it either, and seemed to get more irritable by the minute. We found enough driftwood at the rocky top of the falls to get a fire started and get the fish fried up, but that was about it.

You know the uneasy feeling that several others have mentioned? It was like a switch turned on and we all of a sudden became aware of our surroundings. It grew like a cancer and I actually watched the hair on the back of Rebel's neck stand up. Maggie felt it too and we both noticed that it was getting dark FAST down in this canyon. First thought in my head was a cat, and I actually felt a bit better about that because I figured the cat would leave us be, between the fire and the dog. I told Maggie what I thought and she seemed to feel a bit better, too.

I did not want to get caught in the dark in the canyon, for a bunch of reasons, flash floods etc. I spied what looked like a mine shaft about 2 hundred feet above us, a heck of a steep climb, but it looked like our best bet. We pulled out our flashlights and by the time we reached it it was PITCH black. The dog was a mess by this point, whipping around in circles, whining, yelping and generally being a real pain in the ass. Maggie and I were drenched with sweat and immediately began to freeze. July in the mountains is a weird thing, I have seen blizzard conditions before, but this was like someone turned on the deep freeze.

We were at what looked like the start of a mine, it only went back about ten feet, but there was evidence of fires at the mouth, and they curiously looked fresh. I was too tired to think more about it, I knew we had to get out of our wet clothes, pitch the tent, and climb in our bags before we got serious hypothermia. That was NO fun, let me tell you, having to do all of that by the light of our rapidly dying flashlight. And there was NO firewood anywhere close.

I cursed myself several times for letting things get this far out of control. We finally got the tent pitched right there in the back of this little cave , buck naked as we had no dry clothes left. The sleeping bags were slightly damp too, even though we had stuffed them in plastic garbage bags before our swimming expedition up the canyon. WE FROZE!! It was miserable.

About 1 in the morning I called Rebel into the tent for a little heat. The dog seemed to have calmed down greatly, and with the added heat we drifted off. Sometime during the night I heard something that just about woke me, I was still in a haze, so I fell asleep again immediately. I woke up one other time, because I thought I heard Rebel yip a little bit, but again I was in and out. I put my hand out to pet his head and he licked my hand. I fell asleep again. Maggie later said she fell asleep the same time as I did but never woke up at all during the night.

I woke to the most horrible noise I have ever heard come out of a hundred pound woman. Just the most God-awful shrieks that I have ever heard. I never want to hear that again.

I opened my eyes just in time to see a man at the mouth of the shaft, silhouetted against the morning daylight, looking back at us with the most twisted evil grin I have ever seen on the face of another human. I scrambled to get free of my tightly zipped bag and the little tent while he just crouched there and grinned. When I was just about free, he disappeared. Now, we were granola crunchin' tree huggin' anti-gun nature freaks at the time, so the only thing I had of any consequence as a weapon was my camp knife. I found it after what seemed like hours of searching, but really was probably under a minute. I very cautiously made my way to the entrance, millimeters at a time. The guy was gone.

About that time Maggie started screaming and whimpering again so I rushed back to the back of the shaft. She had struggled out of the tent and was pointing at what used to be Rebel. His head was nearly severed, and the tent and the bags were ruined with the blood all over everything. She had blood all over her, so the first thing I did was make sure she was not injured. Then I checked myself. We were ok,it was all Rebel's blood.

We put on our still damp cold clothes from the night before and then we noticed that our boots were gone. We were in trouble. I had some paracord, so we tied some shirts and towels around our feet and climbed back down towards the creek. We left everything in the mine, except for the knife and some stuff that we shoved in our pockets. It took us 8 hours to get back down to the car, and we were like hamburger. Hands, feet, arms and legs scraped raw, bruised and bleeding. We jumped in, the car started right up thankfully and we left a dust cloud that blanketed the valley as we sped down the rough trail toward Durango.

We limped into the Sheriff's office and we looked like hell. We got our story out, my wife through tears and me talking waaay too fast. but finally got it all out. The deputy said that they would go out first thing in the morning and asked us to stay in town. We had no money for a hotel, so he let us stay in a cell after we showered and changed into prison jumpsuits.

We were there at the jail waiting when the "expedition" returned with the convoy of three trucks. I noticed that all the officers, who were quite wet and filthy, gave us dirty looks as they passed us, and the Deputy that we had talked to the day before herded us back to his office. Then came the interrogation. Turns out that some animal had spread the dog's remains all down the slide to the creek, and he said that there was nothing else there. No tent, no backpacks, nothing. He asked us if we had any drugs. I did not want to admit to him that we had some herb, so I denied it.

It was clear that we were fighting a losing battle. They had come to the conclusion that we were wandering out in the woods high on LSD while a mountain lion had gotten our dog. The bastard even made us change back into our filthy clothes and give back the jumpsuits right then. He told us that he had better never see us again. We left. Maggie was sobbing. I never have been back to Durango.

The thing that I still have nightmares about years later, and I have never mentioned this to Maggie, is....... the second time I woke up when I heard Rebel yelp, was that when his throat was cut?.......and if it was, was it the dog who licked my hand before I fell back asleep?

I still go out in the wilderness, never overnight, out well before dark, only with other people, and always with a big gun. I respect animals, but I fear people.
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:58 PM   #117
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Quintanaroo, that is pretty scary even if it isn't ur story. I always take my dog when going camping. And I always trust there instinct. If they seem sketched out about something, I don't go. last time out, buddy an I were sleeping in the tent. Boss, my 9 month old Newfoundlander, was out of the tent, but still in the front part that covered the door. He was in his kennel passed out when we finally went to bed at about 2am. Around 6am he went completely crazy. Spinning, growling, a mean bark which I had never heard before. So I jump out, and go to calm him down. Took a good 5/10min. Lady at the camp stall beside us (total city slicker) was cursing and swearing at me cause he was barking. So I settle him down, go back to sleep.

Get up about 9, and start talking to some other people near us who were up by 6am. Turns out, there was a bear who walked by our site, and was headed to the one that was cursing and yelling at me. Guess they had food out and the bear was hungry. Told those people what was up, and they were quite grateful after that, that I had my dog with me. Those people also had no bear spray/bear horns/etc with them. They would have been screwed!!

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Damn Freezer.

I am a big dog person as well. This story really freaked me out. I read it on another forum a year ago. When I started reading this thread I went and found it to share here. It is terrifying.

I have run into some scary people in the woods. I am usually armed and with a dog, but sometimes nothing makes you feel safe out in the backwoods.
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Wow. That reminds me of a novel called The Crossing by McCarthy, running into sketchy people that are capable of anything miles away from civilization. A constant sense of unease and suspicion with every human encounter. Thanks for sharing!
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LOL yes sir! It was kind of a true story though... have a great day

Ok, NOW it's funny.

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