ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 19
Recent Posts
fuse rejectors
by NORCAL. 03/29/17 01:44 AM
Old decora style outlets
by NORCAL. 03/29/17 01:41 AM
NFPA stuff
by gfretwell. 03/28/17 08:08 PM
Anyone hiring inspectors?
by HotLine1. 03/27/17 08:03 AM
ESA Arc flash course
by TheShockDoctors. 03/24/17 10:15 AM
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Popular Topics(Views)
231,894 Are you busy
166,769 Re: Forum
160,885 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 98 guests, and 10 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
#19906 - 01/05/03 04:39 PM Funny but True  
rowdyrudy  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 169
Mascoutah, IL USA
My wife and I were discussing the meetings I have had with the committee to get an acceptable code, and a small disagreement ensued. She then stated "I know that I have faults. Being wrong is not one of them".
Don't you just love their logic?
Rowdy


Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

#19907 - 01/05/03 07:07 PM Re: Funny but True  
BuggabooBren  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 328
NM
I don't see a problem with it.

Hee hee - us gals have to stick together.

Reminds me of the pastor who asked the retired couple for their secret to a long marriage. The man replied that he and his wife had agreed very early in their marriage that she would make the 'small' decisions and he would make the 'large' ones.
"And?," the pastor queried.
"So far," the man said, "there haven't been any big ones."


#19908 - 01/05/03 08:13 PM Re: Funny but True  
Roger  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,716
N.C.
I have always been the type to speak my mind, so when we have a problem I don't hesitate to stand my ground and say "yes dear".

I think this is the reason I'm still here today. [Linked Image]

Roger


#19909 - 01/05/03 11:03 PM Re: Funny but True  
Anonymous
Unregistered

"If a man speaks and there are no women around to hear him is he still wrong?"

Rule #1: The wife is always right.

Rule #2: If the wife is wrong, refer to rule #1


#19910 - 01/05/03 11:40 PM Re: Funny but True  
pauluk  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England
As a single guy who's still looking for "the right girl," I'd quite welcome the chance to be in this position! [Linked Image]



[This message has been edited by pauluk (edited 01-05-2003).]


#19911 - 01/06/03 12:14 AM Re: Funny but True  
ThinkGood  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,081
Milwaukee, WI
Roger:

My dad taught me about "Yes, dear."

Just be careful to never come across as sarcastic--that could make things worse [Linked Image]


#19912 - 01/06/03 08:02 PM Re: Funny but True  
Roger  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,716
N.C.
ThinkGood, Whew! I forgot to mention the sarcastic, or tone of voice point. You may have just saved some young mans life. [Linked Image]

Roger


#19913 - 01/07/03 03:54 AM Re: Funny but True  
BuggabooBren  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 328
NM
Just to be on the safe side, don't forget jewelry, flowers and chocolate to be administered on regular (and frequent) schedules. Also, a touch of acceptance in the form of "I love you as you are, no matter what" doesn't hurt either.


#19914 - 01/07/03 07:56 AM Re: Funny but True  
Trainwire  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 360
Strasburg,PA,USA
My father's sole piece of advice to me when I told him I was going to get married was..

"If she throws something at you, don't catch it"

TW


#19915 - 01/07/03 08:15 AM Re: Funny but True  
Wirenuttt  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 267
Massachusetts
I've noticed great changes here in the U.S. concerning woman. Since the ERA movement,Gloria Steimham and the 70s. Just watching TV seeing woman actresses in the tough girl roll like Xena, women body builders, women wrestlers. Hillary Clinton possibly running for president. Women being the sole bread winner and dad playing Mr. Mom. My parents generation was the 40s. Things were a lot different back then. I believe in equal rights don't get me wrong. But it seems to be leading to a reverse roll. Kinda makes me think of the opening song archie and edith use to sing on all in the family when archie refers to the old days where he sings when men were men and gals were gals, those were the days. The latest news about cloning, may or may not be true, but if it does happen, thats like saying, ok men, finally you have become completely useless, you are not needed for anything again. Just a little prespective, a glimpse.


Page 1 of 2 1 2

Member Spotlight
dougwells
dougwells
kamloops BC Canada
Posts: 1,137
Joined: May 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.018s Queries: 15 (0.004s) Memory: 0.8141 MB (Peak: 0.9895 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-03-30 20:28:58 UTC