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Old 11-12-2020, 09:37 AM   #1
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Finally Acquired The AS Flinch!

Howdy,

So it's been a good long while since I banged my head on cabinets or open windows or awning!

I noticed as I walk around the AS I'm constantly flinching as I anticipate one of the head bangers!

Does this behavior represent a level of AS expertise? What would be the next level?



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Old 11-13-2020, 09:43 PM   #2
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I've been an AS'er since 2009. Cabinet and window edges are a constant hazard. Just when you think you are okay, something will get you. A few weeks ago I was opening the rear view window from the outside (sticky edges you know) and I leaned forward as I was doing this. Managed to slice the top of my hair depleted scalp. Resuled in a five inch gash which bleed slightly and hurt alot. Never let your guard down - and wear a hat!
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Old 11-13-2020, 09:54 PM   #3
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I had been doing so well. Had been several years since the last bonk. Then, last weekend washing and waxing the trailer for winter storage and BANG! Walked right into an open window while walking along side the trailer. Son of b!!!!! It made my eyes water hahah.
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Old 11-13-2020, 10:20 PM   #4
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Hi Travis, I think the next level in your journey of AS expertise is AS Jedi
At this level you can simply wave your hand and the offending windows and obstacles will retreat. I'm finding my journey to Jedi master stymied by wearing my mask. This week at Home Depot I crashed my nose (and pride) into the handle of the flatbed cart I was trying to drop something or another onto. After lurching back, I went in for another dose to be sure to damage any remaining pride. Don't get me wrong, I'm a fan of the mask, but it certainly stalled my progress toward Jedi master. Stay safe and may the force be with you.
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Old 11-14-2020, 06:55 AM   #5
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And then there’s the Finch Flinch, when your hands twist your steering wheel to the left as you see a bird emerging from the roadside shrubbery, intent on impacting your silver beauty...
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I've been an AS'er since 2009. Cabinet and window edges are a constant hazard. Just when you think you are okay, something will get you. A few weeks ago I was opening the rear view window from the outside (sticky edges you know) and I leaned forward as I was doing this. Managed to slice the top of my hair depleted scalp. Resuled in a five inch gash which bleed slightly and hurt alot. Never let your guard down - and wear a hat!
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we solve the finch problem by taking the pool noodles slicing them cutting them up and put them on the Windows when they're open also it's helpful that I'm short and so I can walk under the windows hahaha
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