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Frank Gallagher

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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #45 on: August 08, 2008, 10:05:00 am »
The saddest thing I can remember, it didn't make me cry though for some reason, was when I was in the Navy. The ship had just sailed for a 9 month deployment on a hush-hush mission and I got a signal (I was in communications) the next day informing us that the three young children of one of the ships crew had died when their home was destroyed in a fire. I woke the captain up to find out how to handle it. We were not due near land for another 2 weeks so was told not to tell him until we could get him off the ship and home. Obviously, by this time his children will have been buried. I had to spend the next two weeks looking this poor chap in the eye knowing he'd lost his family. It was tough, real tough, but I couldn't avoid him because he'd know something was wrong if the sparky was being weird around him.
 
 The real sad end to this story is the reason the house caught fire is because his wife was upstairs shagging some other bloke and the kids were downstairs and found some matches.
 
 On a much brighter note, I would also get the signals if someones wife had given birth so the tradition was to wake them up with a beer in hand to congratulate them.

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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #46 on: August 08, 2008, 10:10:00 am »
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Originally posted by chaz:
  My Dog Skip.  That movie kills me.  And The Goonies too, not the movie itself but the fact that so many here seem to love it so.
What about Old Yeller! I bawled like a girl at a dashboard show (evidently)

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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #47 on: August 08, 2008, 12:31:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Ever Circling Skeletal Family:
  The saddest thing I can remember, it didn't make me cry though for some reason, was when I was in the Navy. The ship had just sailed for a 9 month deployment on a hush-hush mission and I got a signal (I was in communications) the next day informing us that the three young children of one of the ships crew had died when their home was destroyed in a fire. I woke the captain up to find out how to handle it. We were not due near land for another 2 weeks so was told not to tell him until we could get him off the ship and home. Obviously, by this time his children will have been buried. I had to spend the next two weeks looking this poor chap in the eye knowing he'd lost his family. It was tough, real tough, but I couldn't avoid him because he'd know something was wrong if the sparky was being weird around him.
 
 The real sad end to this story is the reason the house caught fire is because his wife was upstairs shagging some other bloke and the kids were downstairs and found some matches.
 
 
Dude you're totally bumming me out!

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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #48 on: August 08, 2008, 12:46:00 pm »
I'm sure I shed a tear or two when Bush was "elected". Now I just cry when I hear his voice.

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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #49 on: August 08, 2008, 01:39:00 pm »
you were in the navy?  must, must hold on, cannot resist....
 
 
 In the navy
 Yes, you can sail the seven seas
 In the navy
 Yes, you can put your mind at ease
 In the navy
 Come on now, people, make a stand
 In the navy, in the navy
 Can't you see we need a hand
 In the navy
 Come on, protect the motherland
 In the navy
 Come on and join your fellow man
 In the navy
 Come on people, and make a stand
 In the navy, in the navy, in the navy (in the navy)

Frank Gallagher

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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #50 on: August 08, 2008, 02:06:00 pm »
They want you
 They want you
 They want you as a new recruit
 
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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #51 on: August 08, 2008, 02:20:00 pm »
I used to cry all the time as a kid while watching episodes of Little House on the Prairie.

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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #52 on: September 29, 2022, 10:33:51 am »
Jerry Seinfeld broke Ticketmaster

Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #53 on: September 29, 2022, 12:40:59 pm »
Jerry Seinfeld broke Ticketmaster
it's still down...
although if you have a link directly, you can get there
floor seats for jerry are going in the thousands on the 'verified resale'
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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #54 on: September 29, 2022, 02:30:04 pm »
What a thread.  I have some updating to do....
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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #55 on: September 29, 2022, 02:42:06 pm »
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Originally posted by bearman:
  Vansmack, didn't realize that you were such a fan of Mickelson. I could have gotten you an autograph a couple of weeks ago. I was acting as his bodyguard. Long story.
Damn!
 
 I'm all ears BTW.

Bearman delivered on this BTW.  Sadly, the photo has occupied some closet space the last year or so...
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Re: What makes you cry?
« Reply #56 on: September 29, 2022, 02:43:27 pm »
Bearman delivered on this BTW. 
Bearman is legend and we are not worthy
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