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Out of the Blue

There was a commotion outside in the wee hours of the morning, which turned out to be a bunch of fire engines, one of which settled right in front of our house, since we are guardians of a fire hydrant. We haven't found out what happened yet, but it must have been pretty routine, as they didn't hang around too long, and it's obvious nobody's house burned down. The weird thing is that someone hit a siren as they drove off, which seemed like an odd way to depart the scene of such a call, especially at 2:00 am, but if I had a siren like that I'd be using it whenever I could too.

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14. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 28, 2012, 12:50 Cutter
 
Hah! guy was thinkin' "Fuck you people and your sleep if I have to work graveyard!"

Once long ago when I was working graveyard for a while I used to tell my neighbors to keep it down till at least 2pm because of said shift. That didn't work at first so, when I started getting home at 6am I'd be outside drinking beer and cranking stuff like AC/DC. As I seem to recall that went on for 3 or 4 days before they got the message.
 
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