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According to my brother, one should not bounce a chainsaw off one's knee as it is very hard on denim.

Date: 2017-09-18 06:12 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] doc_paradise
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Date: 2017-09-18 06:39 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] ba_munronoe
Yeah, that's a problem with denim knees. On the plus side, they're quite shock-resistant.

Date: 2017-09-18 08:51 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] jessie_c
My brother once reported a similar phenomenon involving circular saws, hardwood flooring and nails. All in all, he said, it's something which should be avoided.

Date: 2017-09-18 09:09 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] redbird
Just in case we'd forgotten that your whole family is like that...?

Date: 2017-09-19 12:00 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] scott_sanford
I seem to recall James gave a niece advice on "what to do when you notice you are on fire."

Date: 2017-09-19 10:39 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kathmandu
Stop, drop, and roll?

Date: 2017-09-21 04:23 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] scott_sanford
What caught my attention was that he said 'when' not 'if.' It's obviously a Nicoll family thing.

Date: 2017-09-18 11:17 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I think this can be safely generalized to all pants, regardless of fabric type.

Riderius

Date: 2017-09-23 12:36 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Kevlar pants could be a bit better in this situation.

Date: 2017-09-19 11:08 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] bunsen_h
Tsk. Don't tease the power tools.

Date: 2017-09-20 03:26 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] stdesjardins
Good news: if you turn the chainsaw on first, it won't bounce.

Date: 2017-09-20 10:02 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] dormouse1953
This presumably explains all the ripped jeans I see people wearing in the streets these days.

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