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Arm out the window
12th Nov 2001, 03:42
I went to the hardware store the other day because I needed some garden hoses and connections (it's been very dry here recently).

There was a good range of products such as Nylex and Gardenmate, but I ended up electing to go for the Pope fittings because of their reported reliability.

The liberal use of these handy products will save me a good deal of labour in the garden, I conservatively estimate.

HugMonster
12th Nov 2001, 03:46
Shouldn't garden hose fittings be Baptist? :D

pigboat
12th Nov 2001, 05:57
Dunno about hose fittings, but my car is equipped with a Catholic converter. :D

sprocket
12th Nov 2001, 12:27
I've got some very cheap hose fittings for the taking. Managed to flush a cranky 'red bellied black' outa' my garden whilst watering last night. :eek:
Had to use the 'pope' to keep the mongrel thing occupied while making a Liberal swing to the verandah! :( :D

henry crun
12th Nov 2001, 13:03
Am I right in assuming a 'red bellied black' is one of those nasty venomous spider thingies. :)

lame
12th Nov 2001, 14:11
No, think you will find he means a nasty venomous snake thingey...... ;)

The nasty venomous spider thingey would be a red back........ :)

You realise that this thread is against all the rules, it is BOTH political AND religious.... :eek: :rolleyes: ;) :D

sprocket
12th Nov 2001, 14:56
Thats right lame, I hope the characters in the "Tower" don't get too hosed off about it.

Pigboat: ..Catholic converter, I like it. :D

HugMonster
12th Nov 2001, 21:31
I bought a "Cohen" hose and the nozzle came off and won't go back on... ;)

Unwell_Raptor
12th Nov 2001, 23:28
I am a bit worried about the Pope being involved in hose technology.

Surely that involves male and female fittings?

HugMonster
13th Nov 2001, 02:11
Yep, but since the whole point is to marry the female part to the male part, and there isn't a diaphragm in the way that prevents everything getting through the pipe and helps your little seedlings germinate, there's no problem!

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henry crun
13th Nov 2001, 02:52
I find that my seedlings perform better than normal with the application of a little hormone rooting powder. :)