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Millennials: need tutorials on how to use hammers and tape measures

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by Daryl_Dixon, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    Two weekends ago I set up appointments with interior designers to redo the beach house common areas. the one girl, millennial, was supposed to be out at noon. she ultimately texted and didn't show up until 1:30. she still thought she had a chance at the project, lol.
     
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  2. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    I'm a millennial and know how to read a tape and I'm always early never late. But i am few and far between with other said millennials
     
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  3. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Few and far between, your brain cells?? :stick: @Jon :D
     
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  4. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    I do need a tutorial on how to use a hammer, because I find that I’m usually using a channel lock, or my Leatherman, or some other near bObject.
     
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  5. MNHVAC

    MNHVAC Man on a mission

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    Future of America :(
     
  6. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    Don’t we all have the same issues?
     
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  7. MNHVAC

    MNHVAC Man on a mission

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    I remember as a kid always being intrigued by what my dad was doing...working on cars, fixing stuff around the house etc. I can't get my 13yr old to help me with anything. If it isn't an iPod, PS3/XBox One game or some other electronic bs he's not interested. There's only so much I can do before I just lose it. Sad that this is the "future."
     
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  8. newtech

    newtech 636

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    My oldest boy is a lot like me. Hands on since he was 12 yrs old. Taught him how to gas weld and repair his sh*t.

    He worked at at dealership as a mechanic when he turned 16 ( as an apprentice ) and got state certified in many classifications.

    I asked him many times to join the UA, but he said he doesn't like the heights and weather.

    Now my second boy who is 19, could care less what a hammer or screw driver is.

    Good thing he got his associate degree from college when he was 18, got a great paying job, and, hopes to get his bachelor degree when he turns 20.
    He will be the one paying his older brother to fix his sh*t.
     
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  9. jays 65

    jays 65 New Member

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    i was always taught show up early and make it a point to always be working when others are idle it'll get you further and it has worked out well
     
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  10. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Pisses me off

    We kept hiring these damn people my age and they can't use a drill or do anything else.

    Have a damn yout with me now, I have 15 minutes into teaching him how to change a belt and he still can't do it.
     
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  11. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    It's so hit and miss though.

    I had to go to a restaurant to work on a mixer and I got there and a 20 something year old girl in the kitchen had already ripped the damn thing apart and figured out what was wrong.
     
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  12. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Should have offered her a job, she would do better than the other people we have hired.
     
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  13. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    But was she good looking?
     
  14. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Yes.

    Should have offered her a marriage
     
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  15. Ballvalve79

    Ballvalve79 It's only fire what could go wrong

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    That would be first and foremost lol. Then offer the job
     
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  16. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    :mrbill: That's a little extreme isn't it? How bout just a blow job
     
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  17. 4x4Freak

    4x4Freak New Member

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    Zach
     
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