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Re: Retired

Post by shemp » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:54 am

And chopped liver and tongue on rye from Katz's!
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Re: Retired

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:49 am

Witness wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:59 am
We need a postcard from NY as proof, AA.
Soon as I finish my speech at the UN. :P
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Re: Retired

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:56 am

shemp wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:54 am
And chopped liver and tongue on rye from Katz's!
My old neighborhood. I could not afford to live there now.

Katz's is able to stay there due to owning the (one story) building, but I predict in the not too distant future some developer will offer more money for the property than the delicatessen can possibly make.
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Re: Retired

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:17 pm

I'll see your Katz's:
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and raise you a Route 58:
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Re: Retired

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:42 pm

In truth I never cared much for Katz's.

The Second Avenue Deli was much better.
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Re: Retired

Post by ed » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:49 pm

Retired as distinct from not working.
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Re: Retired

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:45 pm

ed wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:49 pm
Retired as distinct from not working.
That is correct. :cowbell:
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Re: Retired

Post by ed » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:52 pm

Because you weren't really "working", in the commonly accepted sense, right? You were with the government. So this new state of nature if more definitional than practical. That sum it up? Except that your daily activity (as opposed to "work") will not be performed (if that is even a relevant concept in your world) in the old venue.

I think I understand.
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Re: Retired

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:12 pm

I was a "Fed" so watch it pal. :lmao:
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Re: Retired

Post by ed » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:32 pm

So "retirement" is a redundancy.
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Re: Retired

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:20 pm

Of course a Merchant of Death never really retires, right? :p
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Re: Retired

Post by ed » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:38 pm

Gotta keep moving.
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Re: Retired

Post by ed » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:39 pm

I am sorta thinking of chucking it too actually.
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Re: Retired

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:04 pm

Having retired I can tell you all the pitfalls. But I shan't. Schadenfreude.

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Re: Retired

Post by Giz » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:51 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:12 pm
I was a "Fed" so watch it pal. :lmao:
Mueller, is that you?

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Re: Retired

Post by shemp » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:41 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:20 pm
Of course a Merchant of Death never really retires, right? :p
A license to kill never expires.

And i don't care what deli it comes from, I want some good NY chopped liver and tongue on rye with a good mustard! I had one 35 years ago in a NY deli (I don't remember the name or location, I was drunk at the time, but it was within a few blocks of Madison Square Garden) with some great potato salad and a huge half-sour pickle, and I've never had a sandwich as good since!
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Re: Retired

Post by Witness » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:50 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:49 am
Soon as I finish my speech at the UN. :P
The UN?!? Your standards are slipping. :cry:

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Re: Retired

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:26 am

When I was a kid, you could just walk into the UN and no nonsense about a checkpoint with a metal detector.

IIRC, it was a good place to use the toilet. :oldman:
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Re: Retired

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:23 pm

Congratulations Abdul. I just got back from vacation last night myself, or I would have commented sooner.
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Re: Retired

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:00 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:26 am

IIRC, it was a good place to use the toilet. :oldman:
It still is.