reply to post by Burgo1010
Maybe that's what it is....?....
maybe we are too happy, maybe we have the ability to either inflame or diffuse and see from another angle, and have a laugh instead ( I love that
about the best of us).
I always thought this was a trait all of us (humans) had, obviously I'm deluded or we wouldn't be where we are now.
I want everyone to be able to come here, I want to be able to go everywhere else if I want, and aside from other Australian posters who seem hell bent
on shoving it in your face and gloating, which is just not classy either, we try to be welcoming and open and happy and fair
I'll tell you a funny story.....I'll try keep it short...I'm not very good at that sorry
One lovely night on our front verandah.....
Hubs had too much (of course I had too much too :duh
neighbour had too much (get's pissy all the time and shares his wealth of knowledge with the whole street)
mouthing off occurred
I could see it was going to happen and threatened hubs (reverse psychology/violence is never the answer),
IF he goes next door I'm coming and I'm bringing the lump o 4 be 2, that he conveniently left at the front door for me
(the local teens run amok here, WE don't put up with it, and it created a target on our house, anyhoo :@@
Hubs went anyway...another
god love 'im..
He found himself on the bottom of the pile of three of the neighbors....
Now I have NO problem with people having a scrap (if you bloody have to/AND teenagers
) but I have a real problem with unfair fights, it creates
Softball and cricket is what I played in high school, very well actually, so you can imagine what I did then....
I morphed into the crazy lady with the lump of wood(which came to my arm pit), and the fight finished, one swing.
It was probably the shock and not my batting average though.....
I picked the guy who stepped in to the fair fight.
to say hubs was shocked is an understatement
When we got back home he tried to have the sh!ts with me for stepping in, I gave it back with
If you had controlled yourself it wouldn't have happened!
it would not have
and if he's going to act like a neanderthal I'm coming too! so he better factor THAT into his violent equation...
What Aussie chick is going to sit there and watch her man get belted unfairly???
None I know
Hubs and I had a couple more in seething silence(front verandah), ran out of fags, and I said let's ask the neighbour, yep.
They came over brought their esky, shared their smokes and we all had the best laugh.
I of course (as a good Australian should) supplied ice, panadol and the advice to see a doctor (to the intruder of their fair fight), if his vision
went funny, or he had headaches.
edit on 18-11-2011 by AussieAmandaC because: THAT was no shorter than the rest, sorry