Do you scare easily or are you all calm and collected in moments of stress?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by BaddFunn, Jul 24, 2015.

  1. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    38,994
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    39,074
    Likes Received:
    22,616
    I'm usually as chill as fuck at all times but today I freaked out and went all :nooo:
     
    O Face likes this.
  2. scrambler

    scrambler Well-Known Member 2010 OG

    Reputations:
    92,286
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    220,265
    Likes Received:
    50,379
    If it's something that happens quick I'm fine, if it's something I have to think about beforehand, I'm a mess.
     
    banksy and O Face like this.
  3. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    83,662
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    34,965
    Likes Received:
    44,239
    Unless it is a midget or clown I'm solid. I have dealt with some fucked up shit......at some point I adapted I guess.
     
    O Face likes this.
  4. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    83,662
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    34,965
    Likes Received:
    44,239
    So what happened today?
     
  5. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    Calm as fuck in an emergency but don't sneak up on me...my fight or flight response is on point.
     
  6. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    83,662
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    34,965
    Likes Received:
    44,239
    I'll pay you to fight me. :jackoff:
     
  7. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    38,994
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    39,074
    Likes Received:
    22,616
    oh, funny you ask. So I have to use my torch to remove a fitting off a piece of copper drain pipe right where the pipe comes through the floor above me. I'm like, oh shit, this is dangerous as fuck, I better get my spray bottle of water and soak all the surrounding wood so I don't light the local politician's daughter's house on fire...
     
    O Face likes this.
  8. O Face

    O Face VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    57,725
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    13,142
    Likes Received:
    12,705
    When the wife's water broke on Monday, 5 weeks premature, we were both chill. She hopped in the shower, I changed the sheets, we packed and rolled out. :cool:

    I did take the liberty of doing 100 on the way to the hospital though because I had a good excuse :jj:
     
    Stew Nod, BaddFunn and banksy like this.
  9. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    Sneak up on me and it's for free :)
     
    babybear and Lemmy like this.
  10. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    83,662
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    34,965
    Likes Received:
    44,239
    Grabbed the alcohol bottle instead?
     
  11. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

    Reputations:
    83,662
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    34,965
    Likes Received:
    44,239
    :boobs:
     
  12. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    38,994
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    39,074
    Likes Received:
    22,616
    So I get the fitting off, wipe away the residual solder, spray everything down again with water, and get going on putting in the new PVC drain. I work a little while and then I run out to the truck for some more fittings and I smell smoke. I quick turn around and look at the house and I see smoke billowing from the back of the house above where I was working. I immediately went like this:
    [​IMG]
     
    zoa and Lemmy like this.
  13. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    40,706
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    76,895
    Likes Received:
    51,493
    I'm cool about really bad shit and a pussy about dumb shit.
     
    JayJ, FatKidSullivan and DarkFriday like this.
  14. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    29,745
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,401
    Likes Received:
    7,790
    I was mowing the lawn with head phones on and my neighbor came up behind me to tell me something and I cold cocked him. Another time, some little migrant worker attempted to touch my legs in the toy section of walmart from behind and I turned around and kicked him so hard in the shin...growing up with abusive (yet loving) older brothers really took a toll I guess.
     
    Stew Nod likes this.
  15. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    38,994
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    39,074
    Likes Received:
    22,616
    Then I ran around the back of the house and there was smoke everywhere but it didn't look like it was coming from the roof. Then I realized one of the neighbor's just decided to start burning some branches and shit and I folded in half with relief. Like hands on the knees, folded in half going all, holy fuck that scared the fucking shit out of me.
    :owned:
     
    Lemmy and DrivenByDemons like this.
  16. bill

    bill Just look at these hashmarks 2010 OG VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    37,043
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2010
    Messages:
    63,352
    Likes Received:
    24,272
    If I run into you I'll just wave :hw:
     
  17. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    38,994
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    39,074
    Likes Received:
    22,616
    I think I may have broken the customer's rickety old gate trying to get around the back of the house. :facepalm:
     
    Stew Nod likes this.
  18. bill

    bill Just look at these hashmarks 2010 OG VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    37,043
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2010
    Messages:
    63,352
    Likes Received:
    24,272
    Ugh. Fire bad medicine.
     
  19. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    74,517
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    77,051
    Likes Received:
    34,095
    i'm usually ok in a crisis as long as i can see what needs to be done. if there's no immediately visible way to resolve it or reduce the impact i just shut down.
     
  20. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    38,994
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    39,074
    Likes Received:
    22,616
    I almost torched a couple of houses but I was able to frantically put he fires out before they spread. Worst thing is a lot of the times I'm torching in tight spots I have the water turned off.

    This one time I used the glass of soda the customer gave me but it kept burning so I took the lid off the toilet tank and scooped water out with the soda glass to douse the flames.