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Old 05-04-2013, 10:18   #106
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Also leaves black rubber marks on white paint and smells bad after a while.
Not the ones I've bought, but I suppose it depends on what you use it for!
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Last night I dreamt I was trapped beneath a giant bucket ...........
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Old 05-04-2013, 16:43   #108
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In my experience a 20 year old handle is just coming into it's prime. Maybe the weak handle could use a little shoring up?

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Now this is a good question.......... Just when is a particular bucket in its prime.???
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Old 06-04-2013, 02:42   #109
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Maybe a little bucket viragra?
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:29   #110
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Re: Do You Remember Your First Bucket?

I have to say that I have never tried a soft bucket. Many times I have wished for my hard bucket to be a bit more versatile, but overall, cannot complain, for a hard bucket is much more manly and ready for action. The same cannot possibly be said for a soft one.

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All buckets seem to admire a good strong woody. In this world of plastic and soft rubber a well made cedar bucket seems to get a lot of attention. But maybe I am old fashioned.........
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Re: Do You Remember Your First Bucket?

It was a hot, dusty day. I was meandering along the marina on my way back to the boat. Hey, I’m a loyal guy. I don’t philander or run around. I still have and love my first real bucket. She’s never let me down or given me cause to have a roving eye.

That day, I passed the chandler, and was thunderstruck. Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed her, petite, but everything was in proportion. Her lip was sensuous, and spoke of indescribable and unnamable pleasures, that awaited someone fortunate enough to have her. There was a sleek handle that screamed ”caress me, tie me – use a double hitch so I can’t get away!”

I was breathless. In a trance I walked over and reached out my hand. Holding my breath, and without touching her, I let my hand glide close (oh, so heartbreakingly close), by her bottom. I could feel the heat she radiated. My breath came irregularly.

I was lost. I looked at her lip again. Perfectly formed. Wide mouth. With a Herculean effort, I tore my eyes away and ran for my boat. I don’t remember that run. I ran from myself and my secret desires and perversities. I finally came to, down in the salon, stroking my long-serving bucket. Perhaps she’s not so flashy and perhaps there are some miles on her, but she’s always been there for me.

That night, I couldn’t sleep. I tossed and turned and was unable to get her out of my mind. My sweat drenched the bedclothes. At two in the morning, I went topside, naked and sat in the moonlight, thinking of her, and things that could never be. Dawn finally came, much too late.

The chandler opened at 9:00. I was across the street at 7:30, leaning against a building, shivering slightly in the cool morning air. The owner finally came out and set up his display. And there she was again. I hadn’t imagined her. The sun glanced off her, reflecting from all her glory. Unable to continue, I stumbled back to the boat.

Every morning for the next week, I stood my vigil as the chandler opened, not daring to get closer. She had an unnatural attraction on me. A Lolita effect. I was disgusted with myself, but unable to stay away.

That morning, a week later, she was gone. I hurried over and looked again. She was truly gone. I asked, casually, “Did you sell that little red bucket?”. The Chandler looked suspiciously at me, “Yep, sold it to the guy rebuilding his boat over there. Why? “

I didn’t answer, just sprinted out the door and across the yard. There she was, already scratched and dirty, he was mixing fiberglass in her. I thought about liberating her, but knew she was taken.

A couple of days later, I saw her again. Lying in the dumpster, split open down the middle. He had abused her in ways I couldn’t comprehend. She was broken, not only in body, but also in spirit. The sun briefly flashed over her and a small spot glowed, but it was weak and a last heroic effort. The spot suddenly dimmed and I realized she was gone forever.

I cast off and have never laid to in that marina again.
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Carsten, you missed your calling LOL.

I wasn't sure whether to reach for my hanky or my bucket
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Re: Do You Remember Your First Bucket?

well lassie, if you were in tears, I hope it was because you were moved and not because they were tears caused by the terrible writing
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well lassie, if you were in tears, I hope it was because you were moved and not because they were tears caused by the terrible writing
It was the earth that moved LOL.
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ahhh, the old "the earth moved" line. pleased to have been of service ma'am
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Nice work Carsten, but making the lovely lady have a movement in her bucket may not be a good thing.

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I went to the boat today...............while I was there I kicked the bucket!
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I went to the boat today...............while I was there I kicked the bucket!

So, what was the afterlife like then? Winds were fair, maidens were nubile and buckets gleaming?

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So, what was the afterlife like then? Winds were fair, maidens were nubile and buckets gleaming?

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Sunny, 13 knots wind, always a broad reach, beer nice and cold. Buckets lining up to serve you!
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