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Author Topic: Today I Was Treated Like...  (Read 1281 times)

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Offline OneTampa

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Today I Was Treated Like...
« on: January 13, 2012, 06:15:29 PM »
...a Queen, King, uh Royalty.

Let me explain...

Situation #1: I recently had my Honda Element (my toaster on wheels) serviced at a well known service center.   I noticed after a few days, that the Maintenance light was on.  I took the car to a local mechanic and he took one look and said that the other mechanic forgot to reset the system.  He reset it and the light went off.  He was so nice and accommodating all with a big smile and shrug when I profusely thanked him.  He also said that there would be no charge.

 :D

Situation #2: Later I noticed that my left front tire was a little deflated.  I decided that it was time to have all the tires checked including the pressure.  I went to a national tire chain and asked if they could check my tires.  Well the tall smiley guy said "Sure!" and he set about to adjust the pressure on all my tires.  After he was done, he said that they look good and that I should be sure to get the pressure checked regularly.  I asked if there would be a charge.  He said no but to remember them when I need service in the future.  He grinned from ear to ear and told me to drive safely and waved goodbye.

 :D

I have been smiling all day. Excuse me as I rub my cheeks (on my face) as they are a bit sore. ;D
« Last Edit: January 13, 2012, 06:18:20 PM by OneTampa »
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline mecch

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2012, 09:33:23 PM »
In a nutshell, handsome smiling shrugging car mechanics servicing you for free all day?  "Resetting" your "system", checking your "pressure" and pumping you where "deflated".....    ::)
“From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need” 1875 K Marx

Offline wolfter

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2012, 06:06:51 AM »
What exactly were you wearing?  Would appreciate any pointers.   ;D  Sounds like you had a wonderful day.

Wolfie
Complacency is the enemy.  ;)  Challenge yourself daily for maximum  return on investment.

Offline OneTampa

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2012, 12:32:40 AM »
What exactly were you wearing?  Would appreciate any pointers.   ;D  Sounds like you had a wonderful day.

Wolfie

You sound like my first long term partner Philip back in the 70s and 80s.  He used to accuse me of putting on "slutwear" just to go outside and rake the yard because he wondered why people were so neighborly all of sudden stopping by to say "hey" a lot. I would be wearing a teashirt and loose fitting overalls.  I had a bean pole mid to upper body back then. :D

But back to your current question.  This 58 year old wore my usual off time ensemble: a pair of over-sized black sweat pants, Payless white sneakers  (by Shaq), a big plaid winter jacket with grey hood and a 15 year old tattered New Orleans baseball cap.

I did do something different that day though. That morning before going out, I took a shower and used Clean and Clear Boost Mango and Papaya Morning Burst Body Wash (available at CVS behind a locked case where you have to push the service button for staff to get it for you.)  ;)

If that body wash scent sent those guys "a gushing" and allows me keep coin in my clutch, I will be sure to maintain my supply of  Mango and Papaya. ;D

Maybe that's why CVS keeps it locked up.  Apparently that's some powerful stuff!   ;D
« Last Edit: January 16, 2012, 12:42:21 AM by OneTampa »
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline wolfter

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2012, 08:34:43 AM »
You sound like my first long term partner Philip back in the 70s and 80s.  He used to accuse me of putting on "slutwear" just to go outside and rake the yard because he wondered why people were so neighborly all of sudden stopping by to say "hey" a lot. I would be wearing a teashirt and loose fitting overalls.  I had a bean pole mid to upper body back then. :D

But back to your current question.  This 58 year old wore my usual off time ensemble: a pair of over-sized black sweat pants, Payless white sneakers  (by Shaq), a big plaid winter jacket with grey hood and a 15 year old tattered New Orleans baseball cap.

I did do something different that day though. That morning before going out, I took a shower and used Clean and Clear Boost Mango and Papaya Morning Burst Body Wash (available at CVS behind a locked case where you have to push the service button for staff to get it for you.)  ;)

If that body wash scent sent those guys "a gushing" and allows me keep coin in my clutch, I will be sure to maintain my supply of  Mango and Papaya. ;D

Maybe that's why CVS keeps it locked up.  Apparently that's some powerful stuff!   ;D

Oh the slut wear of the 80's.....oh how I wish short cut offs were still in style for girly manwear.  And midrift shirts.  I too used to get accused of dressing like that for attention....well yes, if not, what would be the point? 8) 

BBW carries those scents too.  I'll have to give it a try.  Although around here, 10W40 and stale beer seems to be the preferred scent.

Wolfie
« Last Edit: January 19, 2012, 08:40:13 AM by wolfter »
Complacency is the enemy.  ;)  Challenge yourself daily for maximum  return on investment.

Offline hope_for_a_cure

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2012, 08:54:00 AM »
Some days are diamonds, some days are rocks.  You had a diamond of a day! 

Offline denb45

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2012, 02:48:55 PM »
 There was no slut-wear for me EVER, I was a respectable queer, most people didn't even know I was even gay, they still don't know even today, unless I tell them  ;D
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

Offline OneTampa

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2012, 08:06:42 PM »
There was no slut-wear for me EVER, I was a respectable queer, most people didn't even know I was even gay, they still don't know even today, unless I tell them  ;D

Den,

I bet you are a fantastic poker player.

(Just jib-jabbing with 'ya)    ;D
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline denb45

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2012, 08:42:21 PM »
Den,

I bet you are a fantastic poker player.

(Just jib-jabbing with 'ya)    ;D

Well you gotta have a good poker face, that always worked for me  ;)
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

Offline Strayboy74

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...http://www.poz.com/archive/archive.shtml
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2012, 01:32:43 AM »
Some days are diamonds, some days are rocks. 


isn't that the truth. ;)

Offline wolfter

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2012, 09:29:58 AM »
There was no slut-wear for me EVER, I was a respectable queer, most people didn't even know I was even gay, they still don't know even today, unless I tell them  ;D

Are you sure that you're gay?  No man sex, no slutty outfits, and so forth.....lol  Maybe you just need therapy.... :o  You probably don't shave your armpits either? 

Wolfie
Complacency is the enemy.  ;)  Challenge yourself daily for maximum  return on investment.

Offline denb45

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Re: Today I Was Treated Like...
« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2012, 09:39:34 AM »
Are you sure that you're gay?  No man sex, no slutty outfits, and so forth.....lol  Maybe you just need therapy.... :o  You probably don't shave your armpits either? 

Wolfie

I didn't know I was queer until I was 32 yrs old. I also found out I had teh AIDS, so I figured coming out as queer & having AIDS couldn't be be all that bad  ;) guess I'm a late bloomer so to speak  :)
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

 


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