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22. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 24, 2012, 14:57 kanniballl
Verno wrote on Jul 24, 2012, 14:21:
Normally a stern warning will get teens to stop dicking around with the cellphones too, although that just may be my Barry White voice ;)

Dude, some little preppy guy was on the phone a couple years ago. Some huge guy that looked like Michael Clarke Duncan's older + bigger + meaner brother approached him to stop. Seriously, a BIG dude who either played Pro Football or was secretly "Power Man / Luke Cage" from Marvel Comics did NOT look happy even though he was trying to be polite-yet-intimidating.

And they guy started giving him hell saying he would talk if he wanted to. Of course, the resulting argument was making more noise than his phone call. The guy looked like he could snap the talker in two, and yet he STILL refused and continued to talk more later. And no, the talker wasn't with friends or a girl and trying to show off... he was just a jerk.

Some people.
"Space. It seems to go on and on forever. But then you get to the end and a gorilla starts throwing barrels at you."
-Fry, Futurama
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