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Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#61 by Bighuey
» 17 Dec 2015, 09:37

Thanks to everyone.
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#62 by bookowlie
» 19 Dec 2015, 08:35

DATo wrote:
Bighuey wrote:Heres an idea. All the members of the month for the year should have a big get-together and have a BBQ, music and dancing, swap lies and the only rule is no one is allowed to go home sober.


That works for me but so far there are only four MOTM so it will have to be a small get together. On the one hand that's good - more BBQ and booze for me; on the other hand it's bad - not enough people to oooh and ahhh over my lies.


Give it another eight months and there will eleven of us oooh and ahhh over your stories. Barbeque, music, dancing.....I'm there! I also vote for a poker table in the corner. :)
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#63 by Bighuey
» 19 Dec 2015, 09:30

Sounds like a plan. Maybe even get T-shirts and coffee cups with MOTM logos on them.
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#64 by bookowlie
» 19 Dec 2015, 10:10

Bighuey wrote:Sounds like a plan. Maybe even get T-shirts and coffee cups with MOTM logos on them.


We should only use the T-shirts and coffee cups during the MOTM soirees. Otherwise, the general public might think MOTM is some kind of gang of motorcyclists...or even mothers! Considering many of the MOTM's are male, that would be a little weird!
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#65 by DATo
» 19 Dec 2015, 15:10

bookowlie wrote:
Bighuey wrote:Sounds like a plan. Maybe even get T-shirts and coffee cups with MOTM logos on them.


We should only use the T-shirts and coffee cups during the MOTM soirees. Otherwise, the general public might think MOTM is some kind of gang of motorcyclists...or even mothers! Considering many of the MOTM's are male, that would be a little weird!


Wouldn't it be something if the Knights Templar and the Illuminati were really MOTM of ancient book clubs and have been misunderstood all these years as being secret and sinister societies?
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#66 by Fran
» 19 Dec 2015, 17:17

DATo wrote:
bookowlie wrote:
Bighuey wrote:Sounds like a plan. Maybe even get T-shirts and coffee cups with MOTM logos on them.


We should only use the T-shirts and coffee cups during the MOTM soirees. Otherwise, the general public might think MOTM is some kind of gang of motorcyclists...or even mothers! Considering many of the MOTM's are male, that would be a little weird!


Wouldn't it be something if the Knights Templar and the Illuminati were really MOTM of ancient book clubs and have been misunderstood all these years as being secret and sinister societies?


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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#67 by lauraforever
» 19 Dec 2015, 17:45

Congratulations Bighuey!!! That is awesome and I am thankful that you help all of us feel so involved from your many posts and comments!!!
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#68 by DATo
» 19 Dec 2015, 18:41

WARNING: Being the MOTM can be hazardous to your health!

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This was me last Tuesday. (Not to worry I'm fine now.) I went to the doctor for my annual checkup and at the conclusion he asked me if anything strange has affected me recently and I mentioned that I had had a few chest pains. He asked if I had been smoking excessively or drinking to an immoderate extent and I replied that I had engaged in neither. He then asked if I had been subjected to any great stress to which I replied in the negative. Finally he asked if I had been wearing a turkey on my head recently to which I informed him that as a book club Member Of The Month for the month of November I was obligated to wear one and that I had.

I was immediately rushed to the hospital where I was poked and prodded and stuck with many needles. Electrical devices were pasted to my chest, a band was placed around my arm to periodically and automatically monitor my blood pressure and I was then wheeled to surgery to have a couple of stents put into my heart for they told me my heart was broken. I explained to them that Mary Ellen Jacubiack had broken my heart when I was 10 years old but I had gotten over it and they could save themselves the trouble but they were adamant.

The room had about six people in it but I quickly ascertained who was going to perform the procedure and asked him if he had gotten plenty of sleep the night before. He replied that he had. I then asked if he had had any arguments with his wife or children that morning before he left for work which might affect the steadiness of his hands. He told me to shut up or he wouldn't give me any anesthetics (you guys know my sense of humor and you know I'm not making this part up. The Doc had a sense of humor to match my own. *L*). So they went into an artery in my groin and all the way up to my heart and stuck the two stents in which will keep my arteries open long enough for me to endorse the insurance claim so they can get paid.

I was home the same day and I am no longer heartbroken. MY sister, DITTa, was so overcome by the success of the procedure that she lit a candle to Saint Genesius who happens to be the patron saint of clowns.

SO BIGHUEY ... DON'T WEAR THE BEAR HEAD IF YOU KNOW WHAT'S GOOD FOR YOU.

A Santa hat will do.
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#69 by Bighuey
» 19 Dec 2015, 19:49

Wow I sure wont wear one of those. Ill stick to my old ragged beat up Western Metal Recycling and Dead Animal Disposal cap.

Hope you feel better, Ill lite a candle to Whoever Watches Over Sick People Saint.
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#70 by gali
» 19 Dec 2015, 23:34

DATo wrote:WARNING: Being the MOTM can be hazardous to your health!

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This was me last Tuesday. (Not to worry I'm fine now.) I went to the doctor for my annual checkup and at the conclusion he asked me if anything strange has affected me recently and I mentioned that I had had a few chest pains. He asked if I had been smoking excessively or drinking to an immoderate extent and I replied that I had engaged in neither. He then asked if I had been subjected to any great stress to which I replied in the negative. Finally he asked if I had been wearing a turkey on my head recently to which I informed him that as a book club Member Of The Month for the month of November I was obligated to wear one and that I had.

I was immediately rushed to the hospital where I was poked and prodded and stuck with many needles. Electrical devices were pasted to my chest, a band was placed around my arm to periodically and automatically monitor my blood pressure and I was then wheeled to surgery to have a couple of stents put into my heart for they told me my heart was broken. I explained to them that Mary Ellen Jacubiack had broken my heart when I was 10 years old but I had gotten over it and they could save themselves the trouble but they were adamant.

The room had about six people in it but I quickly ascertained who was going to perform the procedure and asked him if he had gotten plenty of sleep the night before. He replied that he had. I then asked if he had had any arguments with his wife or children that morning before he left for work which might affect the steadiness of his hands. He told me to shut up or he wouldn't give me any anesthetics (you guys know my sense of humor and you know I'm not making this part up. The Doc had a sense of humor to match my own. *L*). So they went into an artery in my groin and all the way up to my heart and stuck the two stents in which will keep my arteries open long enough for me to endorse the insurance claim so they can get paid.

I was home the same day and I am no longer heartbroken. MY sister, DITTa, was so overcome by the success of the procedure that she lit a candle to Saint Genesius who happens to be the patron saint of clowns.

SO BIGHUEY ... DON'T WEAR THE BEAR HEAD IF YOU KNOW WHAT'S GOOD FOR YOU.

A Santa hat will do.


I am glad you are fine now, and I do hope you feel better. Be well and take care of yourself!

No turkey on your head, and no wild parties for you! :wink:
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#71 by Gravy
» 20 Dec 2015, 01:57

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Post Number:#72 by hsimone
» 20 Dec 2015, 21:10

I agree with gali and Graverobber. Make sure you take care of yourself, DATo!
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Post Number:#73 by Gravy
» 20 Dec 2015, 21:12

And no more turkey hats! Let us all be warned! :shock:
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#74 by rachel_jacks
» 21 Dec 2015, 09:14

DATo wrote:WARNING: Being the MOTM can be hazardous to your health!

Image


This was me last Tuesday. (Not to worry I'm fine now.) I went to the doctor for my annual checkup and at the conclusion he asked me if anything strange has affected me recently and I mentioned that I had had a few chest pains. He asked if I had been smoking excessively or drinking to an immoderate extent and I replied that I had engaged in neither. He then asked if I had been subjected to any great stress to which I replied in the negative. Finally he asked if I had been wearing a turkey on my head recently to which I informed him that as a book club Member Of The Month for the month of November I was obligated to wear one and that I had.

I was immediately rushed to the hospital where I was poked and prodded and stuck with many needles. Electrical devices were pasted to my chest, a band was placed around my arm to periodically and automatically monitor my blood pressure and I was then wheeled to surgery to have a couple of stents put into my heart for they told me my heart was broken. I explained to them that Mary Ellen Jacubiack had broken my heart when I was 10 years old but I had gotten over it and they could save themselves the trouble but they were adamant.

The room had about six people in it but I quickly ascertained who was going to perform the procedure and asked him if he had gotten plenty of sleep the night before. He replied that he had. I then asked if he had had any arguments with his wife or children that morning before he left for work which might affect the steadiness of his hands. He told me to shut up or he wouldn't give me any anesthetics (you guys know my sense of humor and you know I'm not making this part up. The Doc had a sense of humor to match my own. *L*). So they went into an artery in my groin and all the way up to my heart and stuck the two stents in which will keep my arteries open long enough for me to endorse the insurance claim so they can get paid.

I was home the same day and I am no longer heartbroken. MY sister, DITTa, was so overcome by the success of the procedure that she lit a candle to Saint Genesius who happens to be the patron saint of clowns.

SO BIGHUEY ... DON'T WEAR THE BEAR HEAD IF YOU KNOW WHAT'S GOOD FOR YOU.

A Santa hat will do.


So glad to hear you are doing better and I hope that things stay on the up and up in the future! I must say, for you to go through all of that (which I am sure must have been a little nerve-wracking) and still maintain your sense of humor is awesome! Not to mention I love the way you write. :) Hopefully no one else has any health hazards from being MOTM. If so, can we fight for worker's comp??
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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: Bighuey

Post Number:#75 by Fran
» 21 Dec 2015, 14:32

@DATo
I never know if you are serious or messing but that photo is pretty scary.

In light of DATo close encounter I am making an executive decision ... from now on the only headgear permitted for donning on the cranial appendage of the Member of the Month will be
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