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    Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    I went to the pool store today. I got what I needed, but the clerk kept asking me questions.

    I showed the clerk a note saying that I just had minor throat surgery and that I was not allowed to talk for a couple of weeks.

    The clerk reads the note, and then starts asking me the same questions again, but this time, very slowly, and in much louder voice.

    Sigh!!

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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    WOW! No wonder they mess up pools!
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    You should have flipped that note over and improvised a new one to fit the occasion....................
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    That's about the same as the folks I've seen who when told someone doesn't speak English they just say the same words slowly in English yet LOUDER.
    ::insert eye roll::
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    Quote Originally Posted by woodyp View Post
    You should have flipped that note over and improvised a new one to fit the occasion....................
    I know what you would have written. I wouldn't even have to paraphrase.
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    That is priceless! Love the note idea!

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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    I'm pretty sure my wife needs that surgery, what ever it was.
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    Now, now, Thimble. Be nice...

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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    Quote Originally Posted by Thimble View Post
    I'm pretty sure my wife needs that surgery, what ever it was.
    And it's posts like these that make we wish there were like buttons on vbulletin posts!
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    Quote Originally Posted by Thimble View Post
    I'm pretty sure my wife needs that surgery, what ever it was.
    I cowered under my desk when Thimble posted that. Is it safe to come out?
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    Quote Originally Posted by duraleigh View Post
    I cowered under my desk when Thimble posted that. Is it safe to come out?
    Notice, it's been more than 24hrs and no follow up post!
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    Quote Originally Posted by duraleigh View Post
    I cowered under my desk when Thimble posted that. Is it safe to come out?
    YOU, Dave, may come out. Thimble better keep hiding!!!

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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    I think Thimble is makin' a run for it

    (Yes, I do have too much time on my hands......I know)
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    I find my pool store useful.....as long as I don't take them any water for testing. They have all the pentair stuff I need (like replacement bags for my mouse), chemicals, reagent refills, etc. Academy and Lowes and other places only have things on a seasonal basis whereas the pool store has them year round.
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    I just saw this thread, and lol how funny. So according to the PS clerk throat surgery apparently causes difficulty comprehending, and hearing loss. Just smh. I've often wondered why people do that, but it's hilarious when they do. I agree flipping the note over, and writing something fitting on the back would have been appropriate under the circumstances.

    LOL Kind of reminds of the intelligence in the joke about the letter from the KY mom, to her KY son, who wrote that she's writing the letter very slowly because she knows he can't read very fast. I think it all fits in the same category. Anyway, thanks for the laugh.
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    Reminds me of another joke I've heard -- I think it may be part of Crackerjack4u's "letter."

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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    lol Yes, COBrien that also came for the same letter. The ending of the letter said I would have sent money, but I had already sealed the envelope.
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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

    Quote Originally Posted by Thimble View Post
    I'm pretty sure my wife needs that surgery, what ever it was.
    OMG that's freaking funny!
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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    Re: Another Reason Not Go to the Pool Store

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    Time to hide again, Duraleigh....

    Casey, let's not get between ANOTHER husband and wife!!! Lol

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    I'll try to behave! Lol
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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