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Old 07-17-2015, 07:32 PM   #1
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My stupidity continues to amaze me.

"Absent minded" is a kind way of saying it. But I'm a special kind of stupid - I just pulled my black sewer handle with the cap connected and no hose.

Even better, it is a cap that has broken teeth, so it turned into a RV moment of a **** fountain.

Got lucky, though- didn't get me.
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:42 PM   #2
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My father in law left my black tank lever open and put the cap on.
Imagine my surprise forthwith.

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Old 07-17-2015, 07:43 PM   #3
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Hey Tigerman, where where you at when you did your Robin Williams impression?
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:46 PM   #4
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As you get older and have senior moments like that or driving off with you TV antenna up and driving with outside cargo hatch flapping. Fix it, keep it to yourself and move on, there will be more to come.
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:54 PM   #5
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Been there, done that myself. I even pulled mine once with everything connected but the discharge end just laying on the ground Imagine my surprise turning around and finding my tank emptying on the ground.

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"Absent minded" is a kind way of saying it. But I'm a special kind of stupid - I just pulled my black sewer handle with the cap connected and no hose.

Even better, it is a cap that has broken teeth, so it turned into a RV moment of a **** fountain.

Got lucky, though- didn't get me.
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:00 PM   #6
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With me it was the dealer that pulled the handle with the cap on while it was in for service...maybe it was something I said? Glad there was only a days' worth....
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:02 PM   #7
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Clear elbows semi-permanently attached would cure the surprises.
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:34 PM   #8
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Heard this story from a humble evangelist. He pulled the 3" line off the black tank at the tank due to a plug. He lay under the tank and prodded the plug. The entire contents began to dump on his chest. As he tilted his head back the effluent ran up his neck forming a wave over his chin, dumping up his nostrils. All under the watchful gaze of his adoring wife. Moral of story: it can always get worse gentlemen...
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:49 PM   #9
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Someone should start a "stupid things I've done" thread if there isn't already one. Trust me you are not alone.
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:57 PM   #10
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Seems like I've done ALL of that at least once and have joined the ranks of other poop
tank mile-high clubbers!

HOWEVER, here's something different concerning the brakes
on my Solera AND the emergency brake...we were recently ripping around on a backroad in W. Va. when we went around a blind curve only to see a train trestle that was marked 10'...no other warning! You should SEE the amount of rubber we left on
the macadam (not even counting the warped rotors?) in trying to avoid stuffing
all 11' 3" of the 24S under that thing.

THEN...we had to figure out how to turn her around on that narrow #$%#^&!! road
w/o dropping into the ditch. I think, at that point, that a nice mod for the unit would
be 4WD!!! Took around 20 min. of jockying to-and-fro to do it all the time my DW
waving off traffic while I blocked the road. Was quite an adventure, the dog wan't
happy, and I think I'd gladly trade the humble evangelist's experience with this one...
suuuuueeeey! -PB
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