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Got to go see I'm in charge of the fire alarms at church. If it goes off I get called. If it breaks I get called. I've got my phone set to put the problem calls in voicemail, but if the fire alarm goes off, that's different. For everyday stuff there's one thing that worries me: balloons. If one gets away in one of the rooms that have beam detectors and it gets in front of the beam detector, then the fire alarm goes off. Beam detectors are 2 little boxes that shine... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, August 11, 2018

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Plato and golf balls I took an IQ test online one time. While I was looking for stuff on Google a thing popped up on the screen saying they wanted to give me a free IQ test. Well I'm easily distracted and I wasn't finding anything anyway so I started taking this IQ test. The questions were things like showing you 4 triangles and asking which one didn't fit and word problems like: 2 trains leave the station a 4pm one going 60mph and one going 50mph. One had a 10 mph... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, August 4, 2018

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Free Stretch I used to work for a small computer store. There were only 5 of us so we all pretty much did a little bit of everything. I mostly wrote custom programs and fixed computers. A friend of mine called me one Saturday and asked if I would come look at his computer. I said "Sure". I fixed computers all the time for friends. The computer was kinda old and slow, so it took most of the day to fix it, I did a lot of waiting. When I finished he said "Mack, I want... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 28, 2018

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The 180 Back in the 80's when I was a volunteer in Young Life we were always riding around with a van load of kids. One night my friend Lewie and I were taking kids home and had stopped in a 7/11 store to let them get drinks and junk. There was a police car parked in front of the store, two policemen were inside buying coffee. All the kids came out, got in the van, we backed out and drove off. Then we heard tires screeching and I started looking around. Then I saw it!!! The... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 21, 2018