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#1 larrybl ONLINE  

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Posted February 25, 2015 - 07:37 PM

I was using a flat screwdriver the other day, got to working on something else, and needed the flat tip again...... Couldn't find it, got by with out it till I started working on something else and needed it again. A more thorough search again couldn't find it. Went in to the house and asked if someone snuck in and borrowed it (I was the only one in the shop) I sat down and tried to remember it's last use, Putting fuel line clamps on old girl. Got on the floor and looked under her skirt to see if I left it up there, nope. Spent another 30 minuets walking in circles looking. Hrumph. Gave up for the night. At work today the flat tip was nagging me all day, so as soon as I got home the search resumed. I put a 6-pack in the fridge and popped a cold one, and looked for my coo zee, not where it is supposed to be, so guess what I found while looking for the coo zee..... yep you guessed it, the flat tip. It was behind a vice, and the coo zee was next to it.

So the moral, If you misplace something, misplace something else, you will find the first item.  


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 07:45 PM

.... or just drink a beer and everything has a way of working itself out
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Posted February 25, 2015 - 07:48 PM

That was plan "B" :D


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 07:52 PM

You always find it in the last place you look.


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 07:56 PM

You should have been looking for the coo zee in the first place!


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:01 PM

Or have more than one screw driver  :poke:  One of my favorite go to screw drivers is the one that has the interchangeable bits. I got use to these many years ago by carrying one in my tool belt. Of coarse we all have many uses & many screw drivers but most of us may only use a few of them on a regular basis.


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:04 PM

My daughter couldn't remember what she did with the house key after we got home with some groceries. We looked everywhere, in the bags, in the door knob, by the truck, in the grass...nothing. I found the key later, next to the gallon of milk she put away earlier, HA!
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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:07 PM

I've found that if I am using a tool and I set it down it's bound to be lost. Then I have found that when that happens I have no idea where I was going with this but I guess it"s time to get a beer and put away the electrical tester I was looking for this morning and just found while I walking out the door to get a beer. Nope never had that problem that you were .......... what was that problem?                                                                                                                   Roger


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:12 PM

Hell after 5 min of looking i would of went for the beer . I can always buy a new hand tool . Ya it's hell to get old ain't it  ....

 

 

 

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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:23 PM

I've been forced to watch CSI a few times.

 

Let me think here. Missing screwdriver, found beside a missing Coo Zee.

Hmmm.

 

I've gotta get myself a 12 pack of Coo Zees. :smilewink:


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:25 PM

At least you weren't carring it around in your hand while looking for it, which i have done, or looked for my glasses that were pushed up on my head.
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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:48 PM

Yes I have more screwdrivers, this one was the main go-to one, and come to think of it, I have done most of the above, including the keys in the fridge. hmmmm must be more common than I thought. I have put my keys in my jacket pocket, and left the jacket in my office and locked the door so many times that I had a copy of the office door made (not really authorized), and leave that in my car which I never lock. :D


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:49 PM

Glad you found it, I like the beer recovery method too.

At least you weren't carring it around in your hand while looking for it, which i have done, or looked for my glasses that were pushed up on my head.

Or found it in your pocket when you went in the house


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 08:51 PM

thought you were going to say it was in your pocket.


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 09:28 PM

How about in Back pocket, and poking or almost poking hole in car seat or couch or dinner table chair?   OR....most times anymore, leaving glasses next to puter on desk!   Men know that women have a body part that is a "Homing" device, or so we think, they find it all the time. I've even had Wife come out and look in garage for stuff with me, and she finds right away!


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