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The damn thing's got too many holes, I’m also missing several poles. Instructions I simply cannot read. This confounded thing's about to breed! Pieces covering every inch of floor I can no longer walk on as before, and almost fifteen thousand bolts I demand to know whose fault! For gods sake this piece is upside down so I stare at it with such a frown because now I have to disassemble, in hope, next time, it might resemble. Five hours have gone and still the bits stare back at me, I have a fit! I swear and curse in a contortion as this things all out of proportion! You need six hands and several feet or else this puzzle's has got you beat! I fear that I might die before these bits have gone from off my floor! It says G6 to seven, then F2 to three apparently using screws A, B and C, from now on I'll just have to guess, it's easier to beat Kasparov at chess! Eventually I build this piece, seemingly it’s for my niece! My wife tells me it should be blue, I reply ‘over to you!'

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Date: 8/29/2019 6:09:00 PM
Brute force and ignorance no longer applicable. Skill of a brain surgeon needed. Surgeons have to account for all operating tools. Your poem speaks volumes to all but the producer of the instructions. As close to perfection as poetry can get. You nailed it. Best regards David in NZ
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 8/30/2019 6:37:00 AM
Thank you for your most positive comment which is very much appreciated. You are so right about the 'skill of a brain surgeon needed.' Best wishes my friend...Ron in the UK.
Date: 8/25/2019 2:53:00 PM
Isn't that just like a wife?! They sure know how to give us the 'blues!' LOL. Nice romp of a write, RT! :) gw
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 8/25/2019 3:34:00 PM
Cheers Gershon. Hope all is well...RT