Buffettisms in 'Real Life'

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pbans
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Buffettisms in 'Real Life'

Post by pbans »

Cap'n Ps pollathon (which I enjoyed very much) got me thinking.....
a lot of the songs I love best are because of one or two lines that have crept in to my vocabulary......

What are your Buffettisms?

For me....I talked about doing the 'Desperation Samba' whenever we're close to a deadline for something.....getting ready for vacay, Christmas shopping, or something like that......

My daughter and I often comment that "There's no dumbass vaccine" when we see stupid people........so we say that a lot.

My son is looking for an apartment (can I get a HALLELUJAH)....and I found myself singing to him...."I'd like to be a jellyfish, cuz jellyfish don't pay rent...." Now I call him the jellyfish....cuz he ain't been paying rent!!
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Post by parithedfred »

Depends on the situation but I've often commented, 'there goes another permanent reminder of a temporary feeling'. :D

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Post by SMLCHNG »

I often say to folks when they ask, "What's going On?" I always reply "Oh, This and That - Comes And Goes". :lol:

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Post by ParrotheadKalee »

I love the "definition" of Margaritaville... being not a place, but a state of mind. Since I live in Wisconsin and we don't have the sand and palm trees I have to use my imagination a little, but Margaritaville is always where I am headed.

..Hence my license plate... 2MGRTVL

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Post by pbans »

I forgot "I don't know and I don't care".....alway sang, never spoken.....
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Post by SMLCHNG »

Or "I don't know where I'ma gonna go". :D

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Post by LivingOutMy2ndChance »

If we couldn't laugh we would go insane ... I teach 3 year olds 3 mornings a week :wink:

Also tell myself all the time that wrinkles only go where the smiles have been.

My husband and I use the "evolution can be mean" like an inside joke when we see someone who, from their behavior, is in the shallow end of the gene pool.

Also when I have a "here we go again" reaction to a news story I hum the "we're just recycled history machines, cavemen in faded blue jeans."

LOVE that Bubba's such a wordsmith [smilie=battingeyes.gif]
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Post by MrTwain »

Johnny Redfeathers from A Salty Piece of Land - "Leap... and the net will appear"

Just one of my favorites. It inspired me to quit my job (and I got a better one)
There's no Dumbass Vaccine

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Post by the toga dog »

I tend to say, "I’m horny and my mind begins to roam, So please take your drunken fifteen year old girlfriend home"
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Post by GumboPirate »

Every pay day I tell my boss..."Though I didn't get rich, you son of a b****, I'll be back just wait and see." She's a buffett fan too though, so she takes no offense.
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Post by Migration Michelle »

Most of my buffettisms come from Live concerts that I've listened to way too many times:

My husband and I always say, "Why don't you check into a cheap motel, get some crystal meth, and RELAX!!!' from Aspen 2006 story of fundamentalist preachers.

or from the same album when I have a hangover...
"Going down to city market, going to get some chocolate milk...."

There are so, so many things I say every day...kind of a little scary, huh? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by ragtopW »

it's my job.. to be cleaning up this mess..

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Post by Migration Michelle »

ragtopW wrote:it's my job.. to be cleaning up this mess..
and that's alright with me!!!!!!!!!

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Post by LIPH »

I don't use any, I think I turn a phrase quite well without Jimmy's help. :lol:
what I really mean . . . I wish you were here

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Post by Quint »

Never make your one pariculiar harbor home.
" I am but just a small bug on the windshield of life"

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Post by Big Jimmy »

Buffett has a lot of good isms.... but honestly--- I feel myself more relating to George Strait, Alan Jackson, and Brooks and Dunn
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Post by Gypsy In The Palace »

I can't tell you how many times I've pulled up to a stop sign, and as I turn to clear the intersection find myself singing, "Looking to the left, looking to the right."

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Post by Tequila Revenge »

I work for a big FOrtune 100 corp and in the construction business so "No Dums Ass Vaccine" is always a big hit. I think one of my contractors is gong to make tee shirst with that saying on it. From TWIHWYWB, "I DON'T CARE," screamed at the top of your lungs is pretty theraputic too.

I remember someone posted on the Barometer Soup thread that there's a Jimmy Buffett lyric for every situation in life. I think she's right.
got to stop wishin' got to start fishin'....

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Post by trojan_sixtyone »

I use "overkill" and stuff life "if you have a passion at all, just say someday I will" quite often.
These moments we're left with, may we always remember, these moments are shared by few...

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Post by Conolulu »

I just want to live happily ever after, every now and then...

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