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Old 07-27-2011, 02:35 PM
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Talking They sent Homeland Security to my House

What a big waste of tax dollars. A representative or errrr Special Agent of H S shows up at the house last night to ask me some questions.

A couple weeks ago I bought at auction two Military Trailers for chump change. Seems there is a little snafu with my EUC Paperwork. It seems that I answered a question wrong In section 1 (a) it asks what I am going to do with the item (trailer). I put "intended use" which is one of the selections. Seems OK right? Its a trailer, going to haul stuff - better than putting "Going to give one to my son because he is tearing the crap out of my good trailer hauling brush and Going to cut the axles off the other trailer and use it for a duck blind.

Well that is the wrong answer. It seems these trailers were ammunition trailers and nothing slips by the keen eye of these HS People. I thought the Agent was a pretty sensible guy, so hey I came clean and told him that yes one was going to be a trailer but the other a duck blind. Small space on form easier to check "intended use". Ok all is good, right? Nope, he paused for a moment and asked me - " So you falsified your DLA Form 1822?" I wanted to just bust out and yell - Ya you got me - fine work young man busting up my little sleeper cell here in MS, but didn't in feer this guy would go nutz and you all would be reading about be on MSN and posting links here on the forum

We filled out an adendum to the form -after water boarding me for over an hour I put the real use for these trailers. All is done. He said my little misleading facts could hold up the approval of me picking my jems up for up to 60 days?

What a crock.

(OK I am done)
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:46 PM
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You know...

Posting on OD will get you ANOTHER VISIT and jack-boot-stomping for talking bad about the Gov'ment.

THEY have eyes/ears out here...checking EVERYONE and EVERYTHING...
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:50 PM
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I feel much safer now.
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:52 PM
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Greg - yes I just wasn't going to go there with him
Mgburg -the worst they can do is cook me and eat me. All you can do is laugh. All my friend who was present during the interview could say was "you gotta be sh..... me."
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You lied, they caught you, get over it. Next time try telling the truth. Crazy idea, right?
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Old 07-27-2011, 04:41 PM
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You lied, they caught you, get over it. Next time try telling the truth. Crazy idea, right?
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Old 07-27-2011, 05:13 PM
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Lucky you did not buy a surplus abrams tank and tell them you intended to put it to work.

I purchased some equipment that is barred from export from north america and also got a visit. Just because it can process uranium. Fortunatly it is also used in many other applications as well.

Customs must have noticed it being imported by me. I wanted to ask the guy to leave so I could resume processing uranium. He might have had no sense of humour so I passed on the ideal.

I really believe they only wanted assurances that the equipment was both in my posession and I had no intent of attempting export to the middle east at that time. I wonder what they got out of my background check before arriving.
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Old 07-27-2011, 05:14 PM
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Old 07-27-2011, 10:50 PM
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Shouldn't that be Sheeple?
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:21 AM
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Here in Australia we dont load sheep but the "Loaded Dog" is a part of our heritage !!

http://jendi.bowmeow.com.au/images/loaded-dog350.jpg

The Loaded Dog is a fantastic story about three gold miners and their dog. They make a bomb to throw in the big waterhole so they can retrieve the fish. Unfortunately the dog gets the bomb and chases them around the town with it in his mouth.

"Fetch the stick !!"

If they want an explanation for why you are after the trailer, tell them you want to go fishing & send them this story ;

http://jendi.bowmeow.com.au/loadeddog1.html



You may appreciate this little story as well;

TURBULENCE
Here's a tale of Billy Hays from out near Alice Springs
A wild young ringer, he'd done some crazy things
He'd bucked bulls over fences, rode a colt up Ayres Rock
See his legs weren't made for walking they were made for riding stock

A legend round the rodeo from Allaroon to Broome
An untried horse at 6am was saddle broke by noon
No form of equine foolery he wasn't game to try
Only one thing ever spooked him,
He was way too scared to fly.

Well if I was meant to fly he said
I'd have feathers and a beak,
You fly and waste a day and I'll drive and waste a week
I hear they're safe as houses and mechanically they're sound
But I don't see no rope or bridle so aye, I'm staying on the ground

One day Bill got a call from his mate in Adelaide,
He'd got his girl in trouble and the wedding cards were played
He said, Mate I don't care how you do it you can beg or steel or borrow
But Mate you're gunna have to catch the plane, coz the big day is tomorrow.

Billy cursed and spat it "That dopey bloody coot!
He knows I'll jump on anything that's coming out a chute
I've caught stallions that'd kill you, caught bulls gone off their brain
But I never thought there'd come a day I'd have to catch a plane!"

Bill legged it to the airport and thought "Well this is it"
The lady at the counter asked "Where would you like to sit?"
He said "You know that black box thing they always seem to find
"Well you can stick me right in side it if you wouldn't bloody mind"

She gave a friendly smile and "Sir I'll just take your bag"
He said "I don't bloody think so, 'n by the way it's called a swag."
Bill was sweatin' buckets when they finally cleared the strip
He had his seatbelt on that tight he was bleedin' from the hip

But when they levelled out he stopped shakin at the knees
Looked around , relaxed 'n thought "This flyin' game's a breeze"
We clipped his belt undone, stretched out in his seat
Well he couldn't stretch that much 'cause his swag was at his feet.

Then the captain crackled something, Bill asked the hostess what was said
"Sir you'd better buckle up there's some turbulence ahead:
Turbulence - what's that?" "Sir it's pockets caused by heat
"And when it gets severe it can throw you from your seat."

"Throw me, I'll be buggered," Bill pushed his seat right back,
Wrapped his legs around his swag and stuck his left hand through the strap
He jammed down his Akubra, he was ready now to ride
Then things got pretty bumpy and Billy yelled "Outside!"

The plane she dropped a thousand feet, bounced up five hundred more
When his head hit the roof, his backside hit the floor!
"I've rode all through the Territory and never come unstuck
So give me all you've got big bird - buck you bastard buck!"

And while the passengers were screaming in fear of certain death
Billy whooped and hollered 'til he near ran out of breath
You'd have thought that canvas swag was welded to his ass
And before the ringer knew it he's bucked up to business class

There seemed no way to tame this creature, it had ten gears and reverse
But that didn't worry Billy, he just bucked on through to first
He did somersaults with twists on this mongrel mount from hell
He yelled out to the pilot "for Christ sake ring the bell!"

Bill was bleeding from the bugle, he had cuts above both eyes
If you weren't there on the spot ya probably think I'm tellin' lies
He'd been upside down and inside out, done flips and triple spins
Ya might a' seen some great rides in your time but hands down Billy wins

The flight returned to normal, Bill was flat out on the deck
Still stuck to his swag but he looked a bloody wreck
He pulled himself together, stood up straight and raised his hat
He said "I've had some tough trips in me day but never one like that."

"an eight-second spin in Alice proves your made of sturdy stuff
But I was on there a near a minute and I reckon that's enough."
The first class folk were dumbstruck at this crazy ringer's feat
but Bill just grabbed a crownie and walked back to his seat.

Now years have passed and Bill's long give the buckin' game away
Too many breaks and dusty miles for far too little pay
Now plane's are not a worry, in fact he'd rather fly than ride
"N when you talk about his maiden voyage his chest puffs out with pride

"You can talk about your Rocky Neds or that old Chainsaw bloke
I'd ride 'em both without a rope and roll a bloody smoke
There's cowboys 'round who think they're hot, well they aint tasted heat
"Til they've ridden time on Turbulence at 30,000 feet.
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:28 AM
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Thats why I live in MI instead of MS.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:58 AM
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Thats why I live in MI instead of MS.
Uhmm - we have better weather and our buildings are not rusting
Odd you bring up MI - when I went to check the EUC Status this AM it says:


Event Current Status
EUC sent to Battle Creek

What's in Battle Creek xcept Kellogg's?
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Old 07-28-2011, 09:25 AM
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I wonder what would have happened if you bought a pair military surplus boots and checked "intended use."
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:55 AM
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you would be a hero to some here if you needed a trailer to haul ammo
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