Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - August 2018

Mack's Corner

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Boats and spiders 3 little kids came and got me one week. They had driven their remote control boats into one of the storm drains that flow into the lake. The drain pipe was at least 3 feet across and the water in it was only 6 inches high, but they were scared to go into it, they said there were spiders in there. Of course there are no spiders, every time it rains more than 10 minutes that drain pipe gets totally washed out, 4 parking lots drain in to it. But they were still... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, August 25, 2018

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Algebra 101 When I started out in college I was majoring in math and computer science. I love computers and programming and I loved math until I got to calculus. I kinda need to know how stuff works from the ground up. At one point I was writing a machine language program that put an "a" on the screen when you hit the "a" key one the keyboard. Simple stuff but that's why I loved programming, I knew all the details, I knew how it worked. And that's why I... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, August 18, 2018

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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