MTS helpline

Discussion in 'Funny Stuff' started by AlanGreene, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. AlanGreeneWell Known MemberMember

    Okay I think we need two sections on this forum that we don't have

    1) a section to help people with the fatal disease MTS (multiple tank syndrome) it is an addiction that I have fallen victim of and I know it can affect family members harshly and not just the tank owner, I believe that as a fish forum we need to give our fellow fish keepers strength and help them fight this vicious disease

    2) a section to celebrate people who have multiple tanks and to share photos of their tanks and explain how they manage to care for multiple tanks, I know that I can find one tank hard enough to care for!

    I know these two ideas may be counter intuitive but you have to remember that I am posting this in the "funny section" xD
  2. AvaValued MemberMember

    Wait. We don't have that already? ;D

  3. Mrs.PriceValued MemberMember

    I have this! D: I.. I... can't - help - myself! Already it has me lying to myself and my husband! "just one more tank, I'll only keep 2", but I know deep down in my heart that I have every intention of keeping 3... maybe even a 4th! Woe is me! What ever shall I do!!

  4. Matt BWell Known MemberMember

    Thats kind of like what Fishlore is in general no? ;)

  5. AvaValued MemberMember

    My thoughts exactly. :)
  6. ryanrModeratorModerator Member

    1) There's no cure for MTS. And even if there were, would we want to be cured? MTS is not an addiction, an affliction or disease. It is a way of life ;)

    2) Fishlore is that place! :giggle:
  7. Tigress HillWell Known MemberMember

    Why would you WANT to be cured?!? Although, I have a personal solution to keep myself from going broke...

    Being a 14 year old, I have relatively little "income". But what I do have is hidden in my room where it is difficult to retrieve, thus giving me time to convince myself not to take it all out. When I accumulate enough funds, I place them in a savings account that I cannot access for about ten years;) (that's what I tell myself anyway XD.) Now that I have a debit card, I keep around $100 in it at a time and attempt to leave as few paper bills in the house as possible. This is obviously not foolproof:;nin2
  8. Mrs.PriceValued MemberMember

    I haz a tank jar :3

    (Reads: Tank Jar, Now Accepting Donations, All ur change r belong to me!" (Play off of an old 90's video game meme)

    I now have a troll sitting atop my jar with a little picket sign that reads "You must pay me my fee to pass this way". haha
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  9. AvaValued MemberMember

    :;laughing Excellent!
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  10. Mrs.PriceValued MemberMember

    haha! I know, right? It's flippin' hilarious and cracks me up every time I pass it... I also tell my husband to empty his pocket change after he comes home from work to appease the troll... or else it may get angry and not cook dinner! >:D ROFL!!
  11. AvaValued MemberMember

    Mwuahahah! every time. ;D
  12. Mrs.PriceValued MemberMember

    Like a charm! ;) I blame my cruel actions on my MTS!!! hahah
  13. AvaValued MemberMember

    It's a vicious cycle. :D
  14. oscarsbudWell Known MemberMember

    I know my MTS has gotten significantly worse since I got laid off. Now I have all day to sit and plan on where to put the next tank. Hubby keeps saying, but you're not working, how can you get more tanks? I told him the tank fairy left them. He didn't believe me. At least now I am sticking to smaller 10 gallon tanks.
  15. ryanrModeratorModerator Member

  16. AlanGreeneWell Known MemberMember

    Okay maybe my post made little to no sense, but in my defense I wasn't even a little bit sober.
  17. oscarsbudWell Known MemberMember

    Drinking and typing - not always a good combo :;laughing
  18. Mrs.PriceValued MemberMember

    Haha!! Well, you're not that bad when you drink anyway... and if it makes you feel any better, today is the first day I've even been a little bit sober all weekend!! haha

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