Mack's Corner

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Tetherball Smackdown The Video guys got a Tetherball kit one year so they could make a video of a little girl beating a grown man in tetherball. If you've never played tetherball, it's a pole in the ground that's about 7 feet tall with a rope tied to it at the top. On the end of the rope is a  ball about the size of a volleyball with a hard rubber loop to tie the rope to. One person stands on one side hitting the ball clockwise, the other person hitting the... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 24, 2021

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The Poofy Part I was helping my wife hang a picture and I noticed that the poofy part at the top of the curtains had gotten a little dusty. So I said something like "wow these curtains are dusty" and then knocked some of the dust off. That's all I said, I promise! The next day she had washed them and was waiting for me to come home to put them back up?!! "Here you can finish putting the rod back in before you hang them". That's when I should have... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 17, 2021

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Why you send back shoes? For some reason, nobody has come up with a spell/grammar checker that really works. The one I use is actually wrong on most of its suggestions. If you read my emails you'll know I can't spell or type or at least my fingers can't spell. For instance, they keep trying to spell "they" as "thay". I know it's wrong, but I keep typing it that way. The biggest thing I do is leave "S"s off of the end of words and... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Golf I gave my golf clubs away a long time ago. I had 2 sets. I gave them to a friend who lived on a golf course and because of that he was allowed to play anytime he wanted. He had 2 boys he wanted to teach the game to. I felt like I was giving him a Jumanji game, "Sure, just get those clubs out and start playing, you'll love it!!!!" (don't be surprised if you lose your mind and you never see your family again and you start talking to yourself). I like... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, April 3, 2021