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Old 04-28-2007, 05:49 AM   #11
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uuummmm, i'm on a first name basis with ALL the employees at my local hardware store. But to be fair, DH is in the homebuilding business and quite the do it yourselfer, so I am in there weekly to expediate some project.

gosh, I have seen many, "you know you are a redneck if...." and they can be quite funny, just can't think where they are now, but it is quite early and I am only on the first cuppa......
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Old 04-28-2007, 01:33 PM   #12
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You might be a (girl) redneck if instead of waiting for DH to do it, you replace your storm doors hydraulic door stopper with a big Black and Decker cordless screw driver.By the way I did a perfect job too.
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Old 04-28-2007, 02:34 PM   #13
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How about the famous redneck wedding?

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Old 04-28-2007, 03:03 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by evenstranger
Last time Halley's Comet passed, my family was in the back yard looking up at it. None of us could see it well, and someone mentioned that a pair of binoculars would be nice. My father got this "Hey! I've got an idea!" look on his face, disappeared into the house and reappeared with his hunting rifle. We took turns looking at the comet through the rifle's scope. After standing back and watching this for a bit, I couldn't help but comment, in true Foxworthy fashion, "If you're standing in your back yard looking at a comet through the scope of a hunting rifle... You might be a redneck!"

For some reason, dad didn't laugh... but everyone else did!
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Old 04-28-2007, 03:07 PM   #15
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I think I have a somewhat mistaken view of what a redneck is. I thought they were like the ne'er-do-wells in Deliverance. At the risk of asking a stupid question, what makes someone a redneck?
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Old 04-28-2007, 03:14 PM   #16
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I think a redneck is someone that lives in the country some who works on a farm or ranch working outside.Redneck is the sunburn they get on the back of their necks.They listen to country/western music.I would call the guys in Deliverance, Hillbillies.Im sure some else here can explain it better than I can.
This might help Redneck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 04-28-2007, 03:19 PM   #17
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According to Jeff Foxworthy, a redneck is someone with "a glorious absence of sophistication." Kinda sounds right to me.
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Old 04-28-2007, 03:26 PM   #18
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I live in a wealthy community in Connecticut, but I still walk across the street to my mailbox barefoot in the summer carrying my 3-year old on my hip.

You can take the girl out of the trailer, but you can't take the trailer out of the girl, I guess. LOL!
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Old 04-28-2007, 05:44 PM   #19
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I was outside by the pool in the early afternoon and my face turned very red. Does that count?
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Old 04-28-2007, 07:25 PM   #20
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I am not a redneck - however - I live in Kentucky, on top of a looonng hill, I have a hound dog and my neighbors down the street like to put their couch in the driveway when they have get-togethers. A lot of people that live near me love to sit on the front porch and talk to whoever walks by.

I hope this doesn't offend any DCers but when I think redneck, I think of
Wal-Mart
trailer parks
NASCAR
fat people in little trucks
buffets at the Golden Corrall
furniture in the front yard or driveway
bad teeth
and
"freedom isn't free" bumper stickers


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