It's official: I am a dork!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by HenHaven, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. HenHaven

    HenHaven Songster

    Mar 3, 2007
    Coarsegold, CA
    This is almost too embarrassing to tell, but I just have to share. Today, I decided to put up a chicken wire partition in my coop, so I can eventually add in some new girls, and keep them separated for awhile. The coop has two doors. I opened one door, went inside to assess the situation and decided exactly how I was going to attach the wire.

    I got busy nailing up the wire--stood back and admired my work, gathered up my tools and thought, "Uh, oh!" I HAD SEALED MYSELF IN THE SIDE WITH THE LOCKED DOOR!!! [​IMG]

    It posed an interesting predicament to say the least. I didn't want to take down my labor intensive partition, so I put on my thinking cap (yeah, I forgot to put it on when I started). I ripped off the lid to the nail carton, slipped it through the crack between the door and the doorjam, and was able to lift the hook of the lock from inside!

    Yep, it was just another day in Dorkville........[​IMG]
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    LOL, are you sure we aren't blood kin???! [​IMG]
  3. mario2girls

    mario2girls Songster

    Sep 5, 2007
    good thing it wasnt morter and bricks,,,,lol
  4. arwmommy

    arwmommy Songster

    Apr 13, 2007
    [​IMG] That was great! Well, you are certainly resourceful when locked up!
  5. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    I find myself in situations like that from time to time...and inevitably that is when the phone rings or your folks show up at the front door and have to help you out, and of course they question you on how you get through life on your own. lol
  6. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    That is hilarious...and exactly something I would do!!!! I'm so glad I've found my long lost twin, lol!!! [​IMG]
  7. Yogiman

    Yogiman Songster

    Feb 2, 2008
    South Louisiana
    Now that's a good one. [​IMG] But you know what? Life is good when you can laugh at your own self. [​IMG]
  8. Cheryl

    Cheryl Songster

    Did you find yourself looking around to see if anyone had seen you? I got locked into a bathroom once, it was sooo embarrassing!
  9. HenHaven

    HenHaven Songster

    Mar 3, 2007
    Coarsegold, CA
    ....I am just hoping the chickens didn't see how I opened the door! [​IMG]
  10. jjthink

    jjthink Crowing

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    That was a good one Lynn! Had it been me, I would probably be locked in, have no way to unlock, and be lamenting the great big cup of coffee I drank before I entered dorkdom.

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