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Old 07-02-2016, 05:16 PM   #1
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I must be a magnet for fruit cakes

Pulled into a fuel station and parked close to the car at the pump just ahead of me thinking they would get done fueling and be out of there before I even got half way done putting in 70 gallons. A cute young female looked up from attending to her gas filling duties and looked like she saw a ghost. Her look was one of pure shock. I exited my coach and strolled around to the drivers side to fill my coach when she came running over to me saying "oh I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry, I guess I'm in your way". I told her not to worry about it as she was obviously finished refueling. Then she looked at my pump and saw the dollar amounts flashing be and asked how much it cost to fill up. I told her this fill up would be around $150. She about screamed "one hundred and fifty dollars??? I about wet my panties when I put in $21 in my old car!"

I was watching her drive off talking to herself when a older man approached me from behind me. I felt his presence and spun around. I swear he was holding a taser gun and was pointing it right at me! I about wet my underwear when he said in a loud voice "you need to get one of these things. They can check your tires and tell how hot they are in an instant.". I have two of them. Want to buy one from me?" That is when I saw he was holding a infrared thermometer pointing it at directly at me!" I declined and quickly finished up and "got out of Dodge" as they say.

Driving the next day my coach decided she was hungry once again, and I took a chance at another fueling station. This time a guy walked up to me carrying a 5 gallon gas container begging for gas to get home to his kids! I told him I was filling up with diesel and he suddenly shouted "You are going to be in big trouble when diesel prices go up to $50 per gallon like it says in the Bible"! I said "are you sure?" and he responded "Yes for sure since the Bible says so" Then he went on to say "and all the dirt will turn into water and everyone will be living in boats. It says that in the bible also"!

Is it just me, or are there actually a lot of nuttier than fruit cake types out there??? Three of them in two days is a bit too much for me.
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Pulled into a fuel station and parked close to the car at the pump just ahead of me thinking they would get done fueling and be out of there before I even got half way done putting in 70 gallons. A cute young female looked up from attending to her gas filling duties and looked like she saw a ghost. Her look was one of pure shock. I exited my coach and strolled around to the drivers side to fill my coach when she came running over to me saying "oh I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry, I guess I'm in your way". I told her not to worry about it as she was obviously finished refueling. Then she looked at my pump and saw the dollar amounts flashing be and asked how much it cost to fill up. I told her this fill up would be around $150. She about screamed "one hundred and fifty dollars??? I about wet my panties when I put in $21 in my old car!"

I was watching her drive off talking to herself when a older man approached me from behind me. I felt his presence and spun around. I swear he was holding a taser gun and was pointing it right at me! I about wet my underwear when he said in a loud voice "you need to get one of these things. They can check your tires and tell how hot they are in an instant.". I have two of them. Want to buy one from me?" That is when I saw he was holding a infrared thermometer pointing it at directly at me!" I declined and quickly finished up and "got out of Dodge" as they say.

Driving the next day my coach decided she was hungry once again, and I took a chance at another fueling station. This time a guy walked up to me carrying a 5 gallon gas container begging for gas to get home to his kids! I told him I was filling up with diesel and he suddenly shouted "You are going to be in big trouble when diesel prices go up to $50 per gallon like it says in the Bible"! I said "are you sure?" and he responded "Yes for sure since the Bible says so" Then he went on to say "and all the dirt will turn into water and everyone will be living in boats. It says that in the bible also"!

Is it just me, or are there actually a lot of nuttier than fruit cake types out there??? Three of them in two days is a bit too much for me.
I wonder about that myself,is it the way we look or do we give off some kind of crazy animal scent that they pick up on?
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Funny. They seem to be thicker on full moons. Lol
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I don't have that issue.

I'm 6'2" 300# gray hair cut real short with a gray goatee.......the crazies start to approach and I just given them that "Oh no you don't look"
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The gene pool gets nuttier every day!
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I get the gas can deal pretty regularly.
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I always thought it was just me. I don't even want to say Hi anymore at campgrounds let alone fueling up at stations along interstates where every nutcase in the world pulls in.

When camping and sitting outside, I try to sit where I'm not easily seen. Unless they have a dog with them I pretty much stay to myself.

I deal with the public all day for my job. When I'm camping I want to detox from humanity.
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I always thought it was just me. I don't even want to say Hi anymore at campgrounds let alone fueling up at stations along interstates where every nutcase in the world pulls in.

When camping and sitting outside, I try to sit where I'm not easily seen. Unless they have a dog with them I pretty much stay to myself.

I deal with the public all day for my job. When I'm camping I want to detox from humanity.
I have requested it be carved into my stone, "ALL I EVER WANTED WAS TO BE LEFT ALONE".
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I get the gas can deal pretty regularly.
I wonder how many times he pulls this "I just need a little gas" trick especially since he was actually carrying a plastic can with him.

Funny part of the story I didn't relate in my original post was part way through his lecture on the Bible, he slipped up and said "come on man, all I need is a little gas to get to work, they won't pay me if I don't show up don't you know". (Now there is a world shaking revelation if I ever heard of one!) I said "I thought you wanted to get home to your kids?" He realized his slip-up and said "well yea after I get finished work".
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I wonder how many times he pulls this "I just need a little gas" trick especially since he was actually carrying a plastic can with him.

Funny part of the story I didn't relate in my original post was part way through his lecture on the Bible, he slipped up and said "come on man, all I need is a little gas to get to work, they won't pay me if I don't show up don't you know". (Now there is a world shaking revelation if I ever heard of one!) I said "I thought you wanted to get home to your kids?" He realized his slip-up and said "well yea after I get finished work".
LOL, sheesh man.

I used to get the "I'll polish your wheels for $20 dollars" a lot.
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This is why I like a nice Flying J with RV lanes, that is until some #$%^ in a car parks in one to go get dinner.
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