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CB slang is horrible

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by badfish, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. badfish

    badfish Member

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    When you guys talk on the radio do you use "CB slang"? You know...BUMP BUMP, I gust got down, no doubt about it, etc. etc.? What if you walked into McDonalds and placed your order like this...

    "Hey Timmy, Hey Timmy... I need a Big Mac BUMP BUMP! And a large fries....NO DOUBT ABOUT IT! And why don't you throw in a large chocolate shake....AND I JUST GOT DOWN"!!!

    I wonder if guys that talk like this on the radio also talk like this while cashing their paycheck, ordering food, talking to their lawyer, or talking to a police officer that just pulled them over.

    I'm sure glad I don't have any of these phrases in my vocabulary when I talk. My point? If you don't talk like that in person, don't do it over the air. Maybe CB wouldn't have such a hillbilly reputation.



    Just my $0.02. Please carry on.
     
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  2. cbradiomagazine.com

    cbradiomagazine.com 2008 - 2014 / Pau Hana

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    I agree that much of it is silly but put it in perspective, any type of sport or hobby has it's own language and even how it is spoken.

    You wouldn't say QSL in your McDonalds order. When I used to be involved with football I noticed that the QB's all made their calls at the line of scrimmage in a similar manner (a guy from NY might sound like he's from Miss).

    In surfing you'll get guys out in the lineup speaking differently than they would on shore. :)

    I even had a friend once in college who later on in life realized he was gay - I ran into him years later and he had developed a lisp which he didn't have in college and he talked differently. I thought that didn't make much sense.

    "And I just got down"...that one always makes me laugh.
     
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  3. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Elmer

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    Howdy Badfish,

    I be waving four fingers and a thumb at ya' day after day after day. No doubt about it.

    Oh, and by the way, I just got down.
     
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  4. Eastside

    Eastside Well-Known Member

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    I never use that cb jargon....10-4. :D
     
  5. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    It wouldn't bother anyone at the McDonalds anywhere by me. Most of the workers can't make change if the cash register is down and english is their second language.
    I talk plain english on the radio.
     
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  6. seedkey

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    I really like the slang,
    and I'm back quiet.
     
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  7. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    Any time I have heard anything on channel 6 I just figured they had brain damage from all that RF they were running. :whistle:That pretty much sums up what I think of it.
     
  8. unit_399

    unit_399 EL CAPO

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    People who start threads like one this need psychiatric help
     
  9. Wrench

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    And, just how long have you been feeling this way?:laugh:
     
  10. pro151

    pro151 KB4RMA

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    That's a big-ol Ten-Four there Hand. Keep the shiny side up, the dirty side down and keep her between the ditches.
     
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  11. Beetle

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    I got down once - nice snuggy warm sleeping bag just filled with it.
     
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  12. cbradiomagazine.com

    cbradiomagazine.com 2008 - 2014 / Pau Hana

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    That one never bothered me because it makes sense, although it is pointing out the obvious :)

    Everyone complains about the slang but if in an alternate reality channel 6 had a bunch of people saying "Good day sir and how are you", "Fine sir, thank you for asking, your radio is sounds very well today" they would all missing the "good ol days" with the slang :)
     
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  13. SmackDown

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    hahahahha ... 3's with ease, I appreciate the squeeze, you locked down my receiver when you pulled the lever, put it on the fine family, from the smallest to the tallest, and tell the big boys with the big toys the unknown soldier bumped and thumped and pulled it all back...and I just got down..
    HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHA !!!!!


    3's
     
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  14. Captain Kilowatt

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    See my point? :whistle:
     
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  15. RatsoW8

    RatsoW8 Supporting Member, W9WDX ARC Member - WD8T

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    It just sounds to me like they all talk to themselves dropping those retarded phrases over and over and over. No way you can have a conversation like that.....
     

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