Seems if I have the mating ends of an extension cord, or garden hose in my hands I throw the wrong end down. Seems like every )(*%ing time. I can stand there, study the ends......then toss the wrong one down, cuz I blinked.
There,s got to be some deep seated psycological phenomenon at work here. Think its a conspiracy?
I don't know whose behind it but that person sure works overtime ,so many places at the same time.
I had 2 pieces of oak material in my hand that I was going to make a clamping device with and after a few seconds of mental design I layed one down and cut the other, You guessed it cut the wrong one. LOL
I have the same affliction but with an additional bonus (?). I'll drop the wrong end, get upset, get temporarily confused, go back into the shop for something else, and then can't decide which project I want to finish. I then put everything away and start all over on the original job. Yes, it takes for ever to get a job done but my only defense is that I worked for a natural gas distribution utility company in NE Pa for 12 1/2 years and that was the standard operating procedure (SOP for us former military types). I have changed jobs and am more organized at my work place than in my own shop.
If you were to ask me where my mechanical pencils and assorted erasers are on my desk I could tell you. Ask me where my hammer or screwdrivers are and you would get the obligatory blank stare and, "I dunno". I sound like my 4 1/2 year old son when I ask him what the square root of pi is.
It's good to know that I'm not completely alone in this. Thanks for the support.
Well fellas, I always suspected it was a law.
Now I always figured with as much trouble I've had that way, if I ever met a Murphy, it would be sudden death.
Then one day I did meet a Murphy, she was a boot camp friend of my 2nd wife.
I'm sorry I didn't carry out the assignment when I had the chance.
Because now I see that the "affliction" has spread.
So there you have it. It's Sonny's fault for not fixin it when he had the chance.
Although it is very bothersome, we'll just have to live with it.
Ever see the movie "Grumpy Old Men"?
Well, I for one am getting to where I can relate.
Glen, I'd suggest you don't drop either end until one or the other is enguaged to what you where intending to hook it too.
Hey don't throw that, your gonna hurt one of us.
Alright, alright, I'll get out of here.
If you are standing up in it, leaning over the side and barking at the fish it's gonna tip. I learned this the hard way the first (and last) time we took our 130# German Shepherd floating with us. Wet smelly dogs are not the best thing to have 2 feet from you for nine hours...
I got up from computer ,picked up my coffee cup, walked in the kitchen,looked around,set the cup down and went and let the dog out. I came back to the computer and couln't find my coffee.You guessed it I went for coffee.