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by Eagle One
Fri November 10, 2017, 12:17 am
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 48
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Re: News Messenger 48

Sorry to hear about "Jabbo"s untimely death at Seaboard Filling Station Wednesday night. Does anyone know if fowl play is suspected and what the arrangements are, :cry: if any???
by Eagle One
Tue October 3, 2017, 7:40 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: John L. Peele (Johnny)
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: John L. Peele (Johnny)

Rest in peace Johnny......You will be missed. "Big Train"
by Eagle One
Mon September 18, 2017, 4:00 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Glenn A. Boling
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: Glenn A. Boling

Rest In Peace Glenn. You can now fish all you want in a much better place than this old world. And we're sure your beloved couch is there waiting on you, never to be thrown out again by those so insensitive. And that "useless junk" as they refer to will be waiting on you too. What a shame ...
by Eagle One
Mon August 21, 2017, 11:16 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 1164

Re: Who are these folks?

Mack Patrick was a good friend. Rest In Peace Mack.
by Eagle One
Sat August 19, 2017, 3:10 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 1164

Re: Who are these folks?

I think that's Joe Blalock on the left.
by Eagle One
Sun June 25, 2017, 2:34 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS
Replies: 4
Views: 478

Re: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS

Charles' dad was a railroad fireman back in the steam engine days. The saying goes that he always kept a blue flame in the firebox which was good because a blue flame was as hot as the fire could get, thereby generating more steam. So he was nicknamed "Blue Flame" and the name followed on ...
by Eagle One
Thu May 18, 2017, 3:22 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Hamlet High
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: IRH - Hamlet High

I had no idea that Russ had passed away. We e-mailed and talked by phone periodically but I hadn't heard from him in quite a while. Can someone tell me when he died? Last time we talked he had just bought a new motorcycle and was mighty proud of that bike. I knew that he and Helga were living in Lad...
by Eagle One
Wed April 5, 2017, 12:31 am
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Mr. Jon Michael Robich
Replies: 1
Views: 383

Re: Mr. Jon Michael Robich

Rest In Peace Jon Michael. You're in a better place now. No more pain. You will be missed.
by Eagle One
Tue November 15, 2016, 2:49 pm
Forum: Funny / Interesting Stuff
Topic: 2016 GENERAL ELECTION
Replies: 18
Views: 1750

Re: 2016 GENERAL ELECTION

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by Eagle One
Mon November 14, 2016, 7:11 pm
Forum: Funny / Interesting Stuff
Topic: 2016 GENERAL ELECTION
Replies: 18
Views: 1750

Re: 2016 GENERAL ELECTION

The 2016 general election marks twice in the last five elections that the democratic party had been cheated out of the presidency by the Electoral College. In the 2000 election Bush #2 received approximately 500,000 fewer popular votes than Gore. And in the most recent election Trump received about...
by Eagle One
Sun November 13, 2016, 6:23 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1966 Misc.
Replies: 2
Views: 658

Re: 1966 Misc.

I remember when the Dinette used to be the "Pink Platter." Cherry Cokes. Cokes with cherry syrup from the fountain. Way before 1966. Around 1957.
by Eagle One
Tue November 1, 2016, 9:02 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990

That's good Freddie. The disabled and our vets should have a special place in the festival. I saw in the paper where they were bragging on how well organized it was. Quite to the contrary. Pathetic how the organizers overlooked you guys. Wish you the best brother !!!
by Eagle One
Tue November 1, 2016, 2:21 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990

What happened Freddie?
by Eagle One
Tue September 27, 2016, 7:06 pm
Forum: Hamlet Politics
Topic: First time voter
Replies: 6
Views: 1311

Re: First time voter

Me 2 sig. I'm voting for Trump. We know what we'll be getting if Clinton is elected. Another four years, possibly eight, of Obamaism. I shudder to think. In Trump there is some semblance of hope for America !!!
by Eagle One
Fri September 16, 2016, 12:48 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 2050

Re: "Milking"

Correct. Timber Rattler.
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 10:14 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 2050

Re: "Milking"

A clue. There are several species of rattlesnakes but only one is prominent around the Hamlet area. And it isn't the Diamondback. Bruce Osborne should certainly know the answer to this one !!!
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 10:11 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 2050

Re: "Milking"

sigmore wrote:I'm gonna make two guesses. Cotton Mouth Water Moccasin or the ever popular, Copper Head. Did I win something??

Nope sig. We're talkin rattlers here !!!
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 4:45 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 2050

Re: "Milking"

Here at Panama City Beach we had a snake show and I saw them milk rattlesnakes. I think they Diamond Back Rattlesnakes I'm well familiar with the Eastern Diamondbacks . But that's not the species I'm looking for. Diamondbacks aren't native to the Hamlet area but there are plenty of the species whic...
by Eagle One
Tue September 13, 2016, 12:25 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 2050

Re: "Milking"

Betty Freeman Farrell wrote:My answer is Rattlesnakes,they are milked for the venom

OK Betty, you got half right but give me the species !!!
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 10:00 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 2050

Re: "Milking"

Might be Bruce, but that's not what I'm looking for. The answer will be in some type of life form with a brain.
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 7:28 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Milking"
Replies: 15
Views: 2050

"Milking"

The trivia question for today is: What can be found around Hamlet that can be milked? It's not a cow, goat or any kind of animal or flower. The answer, when answered, must be specific as to what species. Good Luck !!!
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 4:29 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do You Know Him? Freddie Hassler
Replies: 7
Views: 1317

Re: Do You Know Him?

Concur
by Eagle One
Mon September 12, 2016, 4:22 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 4920

Re: Do you know her???

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by Eagle One
Wed August 31, 2016, 8:05 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Other Stuff"
Replies: 4
Views: 748

Re: "Other Stuff"

Congratulations. We have a winner !!! I knew what the reason was all along sigmore. I firmly believe in covert, clandestine operations. But couldn't it have been by emails? Of course Hillary is a prime example of why emails can't be trusted as they can be hacked. I had to use a round about way of ga...
by Eagle One
Tue August 30, 2016, 8:55 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Other Stuff"
Replies: 4
Views: 748

"Other Stuff"

Now here's one I bet nobody can solve. What goes on with the "Other Stuff" site that just mysteriously appears and disappears. I'll give sigmore first shot at it.
by Eagle One
Tue August 30, 2016, 8:47 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you them??? Tommy Smart and Jerry Clark
Replies: 6
Views: 1106

Re: Do you them???

Concur
by Eagle One
Mon August 29, 2016, 4:13 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 4920

Re: Do you know her???

This is getting to be a serious situation here. This child must be identified. She's been on the "Do You Know" site too long. Every time I go there there's that cute, poor little face staring up at me. If nobody knows her last name will she remain on here forever? How did her photo wind up...
by Eagle One
Sat August 6, 2016, 1:01 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 4920

Re: Do you know her???

It's definitely not Ms. Jones. She spells her first name "Marianne." Whoever contributed this photo and supplied her first name has to know the last name.
by Eagle One
Fri August 5, 2016, 1:08 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 4920

Re: Do you know her???

Someone has gotta know this child. Until then, if ever, I'll just call her "Jane Doe."
by Eagle One
Mon August 1, 2016, 10:41 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1957 City Lake Project
Replies: 5
Views: 1381

Re: 1957 City Lake Project

It's a good thing "Johnny Rambo" out of Bragg didn't come thru town with all the guardsmen down at the Lake.
by Eagle One
Fri July 15, 2016, 10:50 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 4920

Re: Do you know her???

I concur with Tiz on this answer.
by Eagle One
Wed July 6, 2016, 2:21 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Jody Meacham - Happy July 4th
Replies: 2
Views: 806

Re: Jody Meacham - Happy July 4th

Any trouble with bears here? I saw on the news last week where a trail biker was mauled to death by a bear in Glacier National Park. Beautiful pics.
by Eagle One
Mon July 4, 2016, 3:13 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 1248

Re: "Crank Hand"

How about something to do with hand-cars before they became motorized, sort of like the ones we used to see Charlie Chaplin hand pumping to get out of the way of a runaway engine? Bruce is close enough on the answer. What I was referring to was the section worker who rode with a section foreman or ...
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 9:21 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 1248

Re: "Crank Hand"

Sorry Bruce, but you are a long way off. The job involved cranking alright but not diesel engines or hand cars. Pumping and cranking are two dogs of a different color.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 4:43 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 1248

Re: "Crank Hand"

Tiz has come close to answering my question but a "crank hand" did something more important and back breaking. Tell me what they did.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 11:16 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 1248

Re: "Crank Hand"

Sorry Lynn. That's not the answer but you brought back some fond memories. I always was the one who got to crank the hand churn. I cranked extra fast so I could get my share sooner.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 10:28 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 1248

Re: "Crank Hand"

No, you didn't win yet sigmore. You're warm though. They did crank something, but not as in starting a car and either hand could have been used.
by Eagle One
Sun July 3, 2016, 8:24 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: "Crank Hand"
Replies: 12
Views: 1248

"Crank Hand"

If someone used the words "Crank Hand," who or what were they referring to? This term was widely used around Hamlet. And it wasn't a drug user as the word "crank" is sometimes referred to.

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