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Old 07-21-2012, 06:16 AM   #197
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:53 PM   #198
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Back in the 60s when close to 4,000 trailer showed up that was one hell of a business meeting. The two main topics of discussion were how to remove the top off a Jack Daniel's bottle and how deep to dig your gofer hole.

Some things have changed with the advent of pump out.
I would be inclined to attend a business meeting like that. With good Jack Daniel's I know several folks I could recruit to join and come.
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I would be inclined to attend a business meeting like that. With good Jack Daniel's I know several folks I could recruit to join and come.
You do.

It is called the Can Opener. And I can attest you have mastered at least one of the 2 topics of discussion.
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Just how deep does a gopher hole need to be?
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You will have to ask one of the "Old Fart". I was not involved back then.
My father-in-law was given a post hole digger for Christmas one year for just that task.

Oh for the good Old Days.
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:06 PM   #202
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You will have to ask one of the "Old Fart". I was not involved back then.
My father-in-law was given a post hole digger for Christmas one year for just that task.

Oh for the good Old Days.
Yeah, in the good old days it probably wasn't as deep.

Here's a link to a picture prior to the 1970s from Sierra Nevada's WBCCI site of a gopher hole.

Sewage concerns for RV Living
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Old 07-22-2012, 05:44 AM   #203
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Just how deep does a gopher hole need to be?
It depends on the size of the Gopher.

You can spot the real gopher hole because it doesn't have a cover
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:52 AM   #204
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Carol, that is way more information than I needed! I do appreciate the thought though. I'll just leave it to the "Old farts" and engineers to discuss. I withdraw my how deep question!
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:21 PM   #205
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Caution!

Having attended a Region 7 rally at the Huron fairgrounds, I can attest that the campground there has plenty of pre-dug gopher holes scattered about. Watch your step when walking.

That might be a solution to sewage disposal, but I don't think the gophers would appreciate it. (Groundhogs, actually.)
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In Florida and Ga where I grew up, a gopher was what is on the top and makes a really big hole. The creature on the bottom looks like a cross between a rat and a squirrel. The hole it makes looks like it is a lot bigger than would be required for it to live in, but could be capable of holding a good bit of International waste. With 4000 trailers and Jack Daniel's flowing, how many folks fell in at any given rally?
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Having attended a Region 7 rally at the Huron fairgrounds, I can attest that the campground there has plenty of pre-dug gopher holes scattered about. Watch your step when walking.

That might be a solution to sewage disposal, but I don't think the gophers would appreciate it. (Groundhogs, actually.)
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"Pre-Dug"

That is an idea I had when I was younger. I was going to buy some land and dig post holes. Then when a farmer needed some he could just stop by and buy what he needed dig them up and on his way. Luckily for my fortune all the local cows where replaced by apartments before I bought the land.
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"Pre-Dug"

That is an idea I had when I was younger. I was going to buy some land and dig post holes. Then when a farmer needed some he could just stop by and buy what he needed dig them up and on his way.
A friend of mine from Texas used to wildcat oil wells. He said if they hit a dry hole they would recoup some of their cost by pulling it up, cutting it up into short lengths, and selling the pieces for post holes.

I think he drank a lot of Jack Daniels, too. . .
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Some what closer to the original topic "The International". I just heard a comment relating to the new 3rd VP. The gentleman is 78 years and when asked why he wanted to run he said you don't have to do anything and he wanted his wife to be "First Lady"

Given that we shouldn't have a lot in the way of progress to look forward to.
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HowieE, all I can say is 'really"?
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