OT The Most Amazing Experience You've Witnessed In Person

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  1. Lanny

    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    Yes, it was like that only I dressed better.
    Nobody at Boeing dressed the way the job demanded. Everyone dressed the way of the job they wanted. People who worked at jobs at a technician's pay grade dressed in expensive suits. I pranced around in airplanes under construction in spit shined shoes.
     
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    oldfisherman Unicorn Wrangler

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    Short version, seeing a California Condor in the wild.

    With less than 300 Condors not in captivity, seeing one is amazing. Almost as amazing is "where" I saw the Condor. In SE Washington State on the Tucannon River.

    I have a secret spot I like to stop at for a rest when making the long drive through that area. There is a nice swimming hole in the river for the dogs to stretch their legs while I munch on a snack.

    On one trip, I looked up at the nearby cliffs and saw the Condor. He was roosting on a large rock about 300 yards away. He looked like a huge bird wearing an oversized trench coat.

    We watched each other for about 10 minutes, before he flew away. Gee they can fly fast.
     
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    Touching the rim for the first time when I was a 5’8” freshman. Got all the way up to dunking a softball but never passed that. It was something that felt like was never going to be possible growing up. One day during PE the rims just looked lower and I ran up during whatever it was we were doing and I got a few knuckles up.
     
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    barfo triggered obsessive commie pinko Staff Member Global Moderator

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    More of a mild coincidence than an amazing event, but once I was on final approach to Hong Kong and the protagonist in the book I was reading was looking out the airplane window as he was landing in Hong Kong.

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    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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  6. Lanny

    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    Don't eat the yellow snow.
     
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    ABM Happily Married In Music City, USA!

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    I've heard that somewhere. ;)
     
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    Have always wanted to do what Clyde did to Bill Cartwright in the finals against my brothers (both taller than me). Best I ever did was dunking the ball Terry Porter's style (laying the ball in and then grabbing the rim). Being close to 6'2", I know that wasn't particularly impressive.
     
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    I would love to be able to do that today. But as a soon to be 38 year old, I’m not holding my breath. I still have dreams every now and then that I can dunk.
     
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    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    Frank Zappa-Don't Eat The Yellow Snow
     
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    mook The 2018-19 season was the best I've seen

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    I met a British girl in Amsterdam. I'd only been around her for a few weeks in the summer, and then I had to come home. But we'd corresponded/phoned from Sept through Dec. When she got off the plane after arriving in Boise right before the Millennium, I held her and it was easily the best moment in my life. We married 3 months later. Just had our 21st anniversary.

    I'll always remember the births of our two sons. But I don't know that I'll ever be happier than I was at that moment I held her at the airport.
     
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    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    Beautiful story, thanks for sharing.
     
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    ABM Happily Married In Music City, USA!

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    And the rest, as they say, is history......you wanker.

    (PS: GREAT story! I have a similar one meeting my wife. Reading your account literally brought tears to my eyes. You must have married in 2000. I'm thinking this Blazer Bash was a few years later. Can't remember.)

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    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    Why would a very pretty girl like that marry a dog like you? Of course, every man looks like a dog to me. What is it the women see in men? I don't know but I'm just wishing our good luck holds out.
     
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    mook The 2018-19 season was the best I've seen

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    Honestly, I don't understand why there aren't a lot more lesbians in the world.
     
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    I've joked with my wife that if I were a woman, I'd be a lesbian. Probably wouldn't go out much, either.
     
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    tlongII Legendary Poster

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    Yah Yah Yah. I've met girls in Amsterdam too.
     
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    Neither do I!
     
  19. Lanny

    Lanny Original Season Ticket Holder "Mr. Big Shot"

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    I'd be too busy fondling with myself.
     
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    You aren't busy with that anyway
     
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