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In honor of Chandlerman and his dedication to vintage mods and restoration… and the inherent risks associated with said mods and restorations… Jess has seen fit to code a special counter. Under your profile you have a personalized clock marking the duration since the last explosion.

*raises glass*

Here's to infinity!
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I feel seen.
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Murphy's Law would suggest that as soon as I start the clock, I will have an engine seize right after. I'll pass thanks.
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This is PERFECT! I'll be checking it daily! Razz emoticon Clap emoticon Clap emoticon Clap emoticon ROFL emoticon
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sweet
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what counts as an explosion? so many things happen in chandlerman's world, this is not a simple question. i assume moderator judgment is involved.
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chandlerman wrote:
I feel seen.
hey man, I was gunning for "incident" rather than "explosion" so gift horse and all that... Razz emoticon
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sdjohn wrote:
what counts as an explosion? so many things happen in chandlerman's world, this is not a simple question. i assume moderator judgment is involved.
Definitely a fair question. I figure that it should be judged by the same criteria as an OSHA "Work Stop Accident."

Much less than that and it'd mostly just be a counter for the number of days since I last set foot in my workshop. Or leave it at zero. Whichever is easier. Razz emoticon
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hey man, I was gunning for "incident" rather than "explosion" so gift horse and all that... Razz emoticon
Incident implies something "interesting" happened. Or maybe something comedic. In a Mel Brooks, "Tragedy is when I stub my toe, comedy is when you fall in an open manhole and die," kind of way, of course.
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Hate to even suggest this, but maybe we should have a betting pool? You know, an over/under on the explosion date, the part that gets destroyed, the number of stitches? Lots of possibilities!

I nominate greasy as oddsmaker.
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sdjohn wrote:
i assume moderator judgment is involved.
yes, that assumption is correct.
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SoCalGuy wrote:
Hate to even suggest this, but maybe we should have a betting pool? You know, an over/under on the explosion date, the part that gets destroyed, the number of stitches? Lots of possibilities!

I nominate greasy as oddsmaker.
I'll need to talk to my connect in Monte Carlo and see if they can handle the action.

there's possibility for some pretty wild parlays...
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Should be "Days since Chandler's smallie last tried to kill him"
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There's gotta be video with it!
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SaFiS wrote:
Should be "Days since Chandler's smallie last tried to kill him"
The Smallie may have tried to kill me, but the GL is the one that almost succeeded.

The Stella caught itself on fire on my watch and the SprintV is the one that set *me* on fire, albeit with the propane heater as an accomplice.

A black Bajaj tried to end me at a stop light during Slaughterhouse one year, but mostly took out its own rider.

And finally, there was a lot of speculation that the VBB would get me during the first motor rebuild, but it never did. Give it time, though.
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Once my wrist & thumb finally heal (that counter is already at about 160 days... if ya gonna hurt yourself, do it proper-like!), I'll need one for "how many kms since Speedy last had a catastrophic failure!
⬆️    About 27 days elapsed    ⬇️
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Update...small trash can fires don't reset the counter. That is all.
Birdsnest wrote:
While a fire event can be cause for a reset, the small nature of a trash can fire is not catastrophic enough to warrant the Explosion Clock to return to zero. As long as no eyebrows were consumed in flame, no structure was significantly/irreparably damaged, no pets or wildlife injured, and no stop-drop-and-roll occurred.... we will file this under "minor incidence", cross reference - "combustibles".
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Can we get counter that counts down until the next explosion?

Maybe in the format of "T Minus XX:XX:XX Until Liftoff"…


Really build up some suspense… allow preparation for appropriate fanfare…
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chandlerman wrote:
Definitely a fair question. I figure that it should be judged by the same criteria as an OSHA "Work Stop Accident."

Much less than that and it'd mostly just be a counter for the number of days since I last set foot in my workshop. Or leave it at zero. Whichever is easier. Razz emoticon
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macgerk77 wrote:
Can we get counter that counts down until the next explosion?

Maybe in the format of "T Minus XX:XX:XX Until Liftoff"…


Really build up some suspense… allow preparation for appropriate fanfare…
I'd be down for that, but I know that most people read my posts for the same reasons they go to NASCAR races: the Bad Decisions and Crashes, and if you know when they're coming, it kind've kills the fun. Razz emoticon
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chandlerman wrote:
I'd be down for that, but I know that most people read my posts for the same reasons they go to NASCAR races: the Bad Decisions and Crashes, and if you know when they're coming, it kind've kills the fun. Razz emoticon
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