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Subject: Re: US Mailboxes
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Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 17:46:19 +0800
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did you fill the 4" pipe with concrete aswell? would of done more damage.
"Jim Thompson" wrote in message
> On Wed, 25 Dec 2002 23:15:03 -0000,
> "Zefram Cochrane" ,
> In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
> Article: <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Entitled: "US Mailboxes",
> Wrote the following:
> |"Michael A. Terrell" wrote in message
> |> rednecks would get drunk on Friday and Saturday night, then drive along
> |> country roads with a baseball bat smashing every mailbox in sight.
> |What's a redneck ? Yes, well obviously I can understand from the context,
> |but what makes the neck red ? Are they ex-soldiers with additives
> |added to their blood to make them stay awake longer ?
> It's from working outdoors all the time, plus a liquid intake of beer
> only ;-)
> |> plate for the top, bottom, and door. Let one of the morons hit that,
> |> and he would probably break his wrist! :)
> |Do that here, and you'd be indicted/sued for assault ! Yep, really.
> |Richard [in PE12]
> Naaaah! A friend had a rural mailbox on a wood post at the edge of
> the road. Vandals kept knocking it down with their pickup trucks.
> Solution: Drill out center of wood post with a lathe, insert 4"
> thick-wall steel pipe, set it in 24" of concrete.
> They hit it one more time... end of problem ;-)
> ...Jim Thompson
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