No, can't do that today!
Yes I do, I have an El Camino I drive in the summer. My regular car is an 02 Cadillac, it's kind of high maintenance so I don't have a choice but to tinker with it.
I stopped working full-time as a mechanic 10 years ago due to health issues. But I'm s car guy forever. If you cut me, I bleed oil and grease.
My yearbook is gone, no reunions for me either. Next year would be 25 years. A lot of my good buddies back then actually went to the Catholic high and I went to the public school because of the tech courses.
The friends I hung with I still hang with today sort of. Why would I go to a class reunion to see all the people that didn't hang with me anyway. I found out at one of the reunions I was in a trivia question. Bear with me, this could take a while. My sophomore year we had a rowdy class that the teacher couldn't control. She finally broke and yelled, "Shut Up!!". Everybody stopped and was shocked. She said, "I'm going to ask each one of you, what do you want out of this English class?" Well, one by one they all in a way said they wanted to learn English and get educated. Myself, I was in the middle of the class. Things were tense with her showing a side we never seen before. When it got to me she said, "Pipe_Picasso (haha) what do you want out of this class?" I said, "I want that spider plant in the back of the room." The whole class roared with laughter. Even the teacher got a big laugh. After things died down, she asked again, and I gave the typical vanilla answer. The next 3 or 4 tried to be smartasses too, but not to my effect. So, one of the trivia questions at a class reunion was about what happened that day. And it was multiple choice. 3 vanilla answers and the spider plant. One of my friends went to it I ask how many got it right. He said, dude everybody in the whole school knew what you did. For like 12 or more years I thought only my friends and the 20 or so in that class knew. It's my shining moment.
Ahaha that's pretty good! People usually remember a funny, witty response. I had my share of comments myself, but I'm more remember for just being a shit disturber I think. I swiped the auto shop sign from above the classroom because I spent so much time there. I was the kid working on his car at lunch and after school. I also used to enjoy crazy gluing coins to the floor, usually 15 minutes or so before classes changed. One kid stops to pick it up on the fly in a busy hallway, chaos. I'd also heat up a quarter holding it with tongs over the Bunson burner in science class, then toss it at someone unsuspecting. (Your instinct is to catch it) I was an a hole a lot of the time. I 'borrowed' a roll of shrink wrap from the lumberyard where I worked, and me and my buddy wrapped this kid Zev's (Hebrew name) car up. He had his mom's white Pontiac 6000 wagon. It was pink after wrapping it. We were going around and around as well as throwing it over the roof and pulling it back under. When done we had to pry it apart to read his license plate. Then we went to the office and told the secretary his lights were on. I'd've YouTubed that if it existed in 1992.
But yeah like you I don't need to see the people I didn't hang out with either. Or ex girlfriends lol
My pranks made it to the workplace. I often get blamed first for any prank that happens. Your a car guy, I bet you did the tie-wraps on the driveshaft prank. If not, it's a great one. Use the big tie-wraps on a buddies truck. They will think their valves are tapping, or think something is dragging under the truck. I have done the coin glued down many times. Might do that Monday. Haha
Yes that's a good one. Lots of car related pranks of course. The fave prank was making up an 'IMGAY' license plate out of cardboard, and sticking it on the back of someone's car so they don't see it when they get it in. I had one buddy pulled over by a laughing cop once. At least the copper thought it was funny.
I seriously checked my car every time I got in. Nobody ever got me.