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Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« on: September 06, 2010, 09:51:31 PM »
On Labor Day I like to waste some otherwise productive time, in honor of the Labor Movement. Thus, my updated sociology and anthropology of Racheteers, first published in 2009. From my personal research, and the aid of my many research assistants on this and other boards, we have been able to isolate these distinct toolish tribes:

Snap-oids
Macons
Matconiacs
Protonauts
Plomorons
Bluepointies
SKophants
Pee-bee Swiss
Herbrandophites (discovered by B&WP)
Craftmites
Harfers

Amazingly, some of these tribes are represented by various Simpsons characters.

The Snap-oids are showy, aggressive tribe, who populate the largest land-mass and consume the majority of available resources. Most Snap-oids are also wrenchists, thinking their tools are superior to all else. Kent Brockman is a Snap-oid: “Fetch me my gold plated ratchet, and someone to turn it for me, and damn the cost!”

Bluepointies want to be Snap-oids but can't afford the rent.

Macons and Matconiacs have traditionally been the primary competitors to Snap-oids, but the Macons (Stanloids) may gradually be going extinct. Matconians, on the other hand, are a vigorous tribe. Officially they are Upper Danaherians, but over time they are bearing an increasingly strong resemblance to other (mostly Asian) Danaherians through inbreeding.

Protonauts (who are actually Stanloids) believe they're morally superior tribe because they are "the true industrial brand" with a higher calling. They evolved from the Plomborons. Plomborons are mostly extinct, but a few can still be found rooting around at flea markets, collecting old, clunky tools just because they're old and clunky. Scruffy (from Futurama) is a Protonaut (“Mm-hmm!”) and Grandpa Simpson is a Plomboid (“Your cordless what, now?”)

SKophants used to have a nice system but a recent earthquake in SKophantia has seen hard times put upon the SKophants, many of whom are considering joining alternate tribes if their homelands are offshored.

Pee-bee Swiss – Similar in rank to the Snap-oids, but of foreign extraction, with a much much smaller tool set (can only do work involving screwdrivers or chisels), and with flamboyantly gay colored tools. Mr. Smithers is a Pee-bee and has an extensive wall-mounted collection (including gold plated drivers) that never get dirty, stored next to his collection of still-in-box Barbie dolls.

The Herbrandophites are in fact the same as the hermaphrodites, just a slightly different spelling. Having both male & female reproductive organs, they tend to be quite content by themselves, enjoying their own company and not needing a lot of additional social interaction. So telling a Herbrandophite to take his tools and go play by himself, or play with himself, is essentially the same thing.

The humble Craftmites (Lower Danaherians) are a populous but defenseless race of home-bodies and putzers who know better than to challenge the other tribes; they'll get pummeled. Everybody beats them up for sport. A devout tribe, they congregate to worship at Sears. Homer is a Craftmite. He prefers sticking Craftsman claw-hammers in his eye.

Harfers are a recently discovered, but evolutionarily important transition link of knuckle-draggers and knuckle-busters who buy their tools exclusively at Harbor Freight. When not dumpster-diving for 20% coupons and lunch, they’re rooting through bins of pre-broken tools at HF. After purchasing, the rest of their available time is spent belligerently justifying their purchases and returning broken tools. Natural competitors to the Lower Stanloids. Cleetus is a Harfer.




There are still many tribes to be explored:
Cornwellians
Armstroids (more Danaherians)
Williamites
Wrightonians
Hazetons (of foreign extraction, and who contest Snap-oids for top place)
Bonneyvillians
Napadians
Huskivites (Stanloids?)
Cobaldians
Duroids & Indestroids (long extinct)
Weramaniacs
Toptooligans
Facomites (more Stanloids?)
Fleetosaureses
Knipexicans

If you have additional information on these or other tribes you are requested to post here.
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2010, 10:02:50 PM »
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Gloriously written.  This work will be of much use as I trace my lineage! I hail from various offshoots of several of the mentioned lines and as such, proper identification of my source of manufacture has been difficult at best.

My hat is off to you, Sir. Thanks to your unglorified toil, I may finally be able to claim my rightful inheritance.

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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2010, 10:07:28 PM »
I was a pre-danaharian Craftmite but now I tend towards the upper-danaharian end of the tribe.  wavebeer
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2010, 10:11:20 PM »
don't forget the diamalloyans. we are slowly disappearing and can only be found in new state at harry epsteins. we like rounded  and chewed up fasteners. O0
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« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2010, 10:13:23 PM »
I was a pre-danaharian Craftmite but now I tend towards the upper-danaharian end of the tribe.  wavebeer

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Which leads me to the question....Bolster, have you done any Urreanalysis? Some sort of Protonoid offshoot, twins separated at birth or the like.
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2010, 10:53:20 PM »
I am of the older generation of Snap-oids and Im afrade that the younger generation of Snap-oids are starting to breed with the upper level Harfers distroying the tribe once the pinical of existance.

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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2010, 11:03:32 PM »
Bolster, truly well done.  Maybe we should put a spot under the user location to denote their tool tribe.  That way we know who we are dealing with  th-bounce
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2010, 11:06:08 PM »
Good point to self-identify. I'm a Plomboron with tendencies toward Proton-autism. As time goes on I'm more and more attracted to the Snap-oids.
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2010, 11:06:51 PM »
Bolster, truly well done.  Maybe we should put a spot under the user location to denote their tool tribe.  That way we know who we are dealing with  th-bounce

that might prove difficult.............i own just about every US brand out there lolx

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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2010, 11:20:43 PM »


that might prove difficult.............i own just about every US brand out there lolx

Have any SATA ??

Just curious
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2010, 11:22:30 PM »
that might prove difficult.............i own just about every US brand out there lolx
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Then we'll have to get Bolster to come up with another tribe, I think Mickey O could join you.  Antichicomites?  ;D
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« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2010, 11:26:59 PM »


that might prove difficult.............i own just about every US brand out there lolx

Have any SATA ??

Just curious

nope.........i said US brands  lolx

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« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2010, 11:27:35 PM »
Sata is Danaher  hornetsx
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« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2010, 11:28:54 PM »
Sata is Danaher  hornetsx

CHINESE danaher  popcornx stirthepot

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« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2010, 11:29:24 PM »
Exactly
I met Elroy years ago, I was not at all impressed with him, the guy was like a talking potted plant! A real Moron.

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« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2010, 11:48:15 PM »
What about the lost tribes of Plomorons such as the Firestoners and the P&Ciccians?

And don't forget the close cousins of the SKophants the Kraueturnips.
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« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2010, 11:53:45 PM »
Geez...this is going to be a really big chart, isn't it... sctatcherhead
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« Reply #17 on: September 07, 2010, 12:14:49 AM »
Don't forget that the Knipexicans like to stay at the Bondhaus inn when visiting the Snap-oids

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« Reply #18 on: September 07, 2010, 12:18:03 AM »
Don't forget that the Knipexicans like to stay at the Bondhaus inn when visiting the Snap-oids

Is the woman that runs the Bondhaus Inn considered a Bondhaus-Frau?  beerdude
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« Reply #19 on: September 07, 2010, 12:38:05 AM »

Is the woman that runs the Bondhaus Inn considered a Bondhaus-Frau?  beerdude

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I think Merkava knows her...

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Is the woman that runs the Bondhaus Inn considered a Bondhaus-Frau?  beerdude


Yeah,
I think Merkava knows her...

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I think he knows Bondhaus-Frau Blücher. 

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« Reply #21 on: September 07, 2010, 12:59:45 AM »

I think he knows Bondhaus-Frau Blücher. 


That was so funny. The whole movie was a hoot. Thanks for posting that.
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« Reply #22 on: September 07, 2010, 01:16:33 AM »

I think he knows Bondhaus-Frau Blücher. 



That was so funny. The whole movie was a hoot. Thanks for posting that.


How about this one?

Funniest movie line ever
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« Reply #23 on: September 07, 2010, 07:02:00 AM »
Well done Bolster. :)) I can't believe I've not seen that movie. Terri Garr was a looker in the day.
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« Reply #24 on: September 07, 2010, 10:17:57 AM »
I always remember Marty Feldman and his "walk this way" shtick.
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« Reply #25 on: September 07, 2010, 03:00:11 PM »
Sorry for taking this off topic but how about we steer it back on the tracks?

As someone who has spent most of my working life as a machinist I’m surprised that I forgot to mention that I have a large amount of Starrettinian in me.

Starrettinians can be identified by their huge ego and for dismissing people with phrases such as, “If I’m good enough to make parts for the Space Shuttle I’m sure I can handle this job.” Starrettinians generally spend more time wiping down their tools than all other tribes combined.
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« Reply #26 on: September 07, 2010, 03:05:02 PM »
I am a proud Wrightonian myself.  Manly type men, who rely on the toughest of tools for the toughest of jobs.  Typically found to have grease and coal so deeply immersed into the skin that we tend to take on a slightly darker hue in the hands and forearms.
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« Reply #27 on: September 07, 2010, 09:39:44 PM »
hey Bolster,

What about folks who have a fetish for H.D. Smith Perfect Handle tools.  You got a catchy name for this group???
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #28 on: September 07, 2010, 11:07:35 PM »
All: Great material here, I'll be plagarizing it for next year's update, you betcha!


Starrettinians can be identified by their huge ego and for dismissing people with phrases such as, “If I’m good enough to make parts for the Space Shuttle I’m sure I can handle this job.” Starrettinians generally spend more time wiping down their tools than all other tribes combined.

This had me ROTFL because that sounds EXACTLY like my machinist professor, who indeed has parts he's made scattered all over the solar system. On purpose, he tell us.
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« Reply #29 on: September 08, 2010, 03:15:06 PM »
My Father-in-law was exactly that, as you describe so eloquently.
But first, he must put on that special blue apron that is awarded to the "master" tool and die maker.
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« Reply #30 on: September 10, 2010, 10:52:54 AM »
Sorry for taking this off topic but how about we steer it back on the tracks?

As someone who has spent most of my working life as a machinist I’m surprised that I forgot to mention that I have a large amount of Starrettinian in me.

Starrettinians can be identified by their huge ego and for dismissing people with phrases such as, “If I’m good enough to make parts for the Space Shuttle I’m sure I can handle this job.” Starrettinians generally spend more time wiping down their tools than all other tribes combined.
haha, that does sound about right!

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What about folks who have a fetish for H.D. Smith Perfect Handle tools.  You got a catchy name for this group???
You already have it in your signature!
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« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2010, 11:51:12 PM »
Papaw,

So I do. And so do you.  So we are of the same tribe.
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« Reply #33 on: September 12, 2010, 12:24:43 PM »
Sorry for taking this off topic but how about we steer it back on the tracks?

As someone who has spent most of my working life as a machinist I’m surprised that I forgot to mention that I have a large amount of Starrettinian in me.

Starrettinians can be identified by their huge ego and for dismissing people with phrases such as, “If I’m good enough to make parts for the Space Shuttle I’m sure I can handle this job.” Starrettinians generally spend more time wiping down their tools than all other tribes combined.

Yes but your forgetting the Mitutoto (pronounced mit sue toe toe) tribe. Like the stealth ninjas of the precision measeuring world they wait quitely untill an injured  Starrettinian crosses its path then they jump in and do its job with 10x more class and produce a better end product.
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« Reply #34 on: September 12, 2010, 01:51:36 PM »
Sorry for taking this off topic but how about we steer it back on the tracks?

As someone who has spent most of my working life as a machinist I’m surprised that I forgot to mention that I have a large amount of Starrettinian in me.

Starrettinians can be identified by their huge ego and for dismissing people with phrases such as, “If I’m good enough to make parts for the Space Shuttle I’m sure I can handle this job.” Starrettinians generally spend more time wiping down their tools than all other tribes combined.

Yes but your forgetting the Mitutoto (pronounced mit sue toe toe) tribe. Like the stealth ninjas of the precision measeuring world they wait quitely untill an injured  Starrettinian crosses its path then they jump in and do its job with 10x more class and produce a better end product.

Do you know what a Starrettinian calls a member of the Mitutoto tribe?
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #35 on: September 12, 2010, 06:44:17 PM »
On Labor Day I like to waste some otherwise productive time, in honor of the Labor Movement. Thus, my updated sociology and anthropology of Racheteers, first published in 2009. From my personal research, and the aid of my many research assistants on this and other boards, we have been able to isolate these distinct toolish tribes:

Snap-oids
Macons
Matconiacs
Protonauts
Plomorons
Bluepointies
SKophants
Pee-bee Swiss
Herbrandophites (discovered by B&WP)
Craftmites
Harfers

Amazingly, some of these tribes are represented by various Simpsons characters.

The Snap-oids are showy, aggressive tribe, who populate the largest land-mass and consume the majority of available resources. Most Snap-oids are also wrenchists, thinking their tools are superior to all else. Kent Brockman is a Snap-oid: “Fetch me my gold plated ratchet, and someone to turn it for me, and damn the cost!”

Bluepointies want to be Snap-oids but can't afford the rent.

Macons and Matconiacs have traditionally been the primary competitors to Snap-oids, but the Macons (Stanloids) may gradually be going extinct. Matconians, on the other hand, are a vigorous tribe. Officially they are Upper Danaherians, but over time they are bearing an increasingly strong resemblance to other (mostly Asian) Danaherians through inbreeding.

Protonauts (who are actually Stanloids) believe they're morally superior tribe because they are "the true industrial brand" with a higher calling. They evolved from the Plomborons. Plomborons are mostly extinct, but a few can still be found rooting around at flea markets, collecting old, clunky tools just because they're old and clunky. Scruffy (from Futurama) is a Protonaut (“Mm-hmm!”) and Grandpa Simpson is a Plomboid (“Your cordless what, now?”)

SKophants used to have a nice system but a recent earthquake in SKophantia has seen hard times put upon the SKophants, many of whom are considering joining alternate tribes if their homelands are offshored.

Pee-bee Swiss – Similar in rank to the Snap-oids, but of foreign extraction, with a much much smaller tool set (can only do work involving screwdrivers or chisels), and with flamboyantly gay colored tools. Mr. Smithers is a Pee-bee and has an extensive wall-mounted collection (including gold plated drivers) that never get dirty, stored next to his collection of still-in-box Barbie dolls.

The Herbrandophites are in fact the same as the hermaphrodites, just a slightly different spelling. Having both male & female reproductive organs, they tend to be quite content by themselves, enjoying their own company and not needing a lot of additional social interaction. So telling a Herbrandophite to take his tools and go play by himself, or play with himself, is essentially the same thing.

The humble Craftmites (Lower Danaherians) are a populous but defenseless race of home-bodies and putzers who know better than to challenge the other tribes; they'll get pummeled. Everybody beats them up for sport. A devout tribe, they congregate to worship at Sears. Homer is a Craftmite. He prefers sticking Craftsman claw-hammers in his eye.

Harfers are a recently discovered, but evolutionarily important transition link of knuckle-draggers and knuckle-busters who buy their tools exclusively at Harbor Freight. When not dumpster-diving for 20% coupons and lunch, they’re rooting through bins of pre-broken tools at HF. After purchasing, the rest of their available time is spent belligerently justifying their purchases and returning broken tools. Natural competitors to the Lower Stanloids. Cleetus is a Harfer.




There are still many tribes to be explored:
Cornwellians
Armstroids (more Danaherians)
Williamites
Wrightonians
Hazetons (of foreign extraction, and who contest Snap-oids for top place)
Bonneyvillians
Napadians
Huskivites (Stanloids?)
Cobaldians
Duroids & Indestroids (long extinct)
Weramaniacs
Toptooligans
Facomites (more Stanloids?)
Fleetosaureses
Knipexicans

If you have additional information on these or other tribes you are requested to post here.



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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #36 on: September 12, 2010, 07:20:55 PM »
Sorry for taking this off topic but how about we steer it back on the tracks?

As someone who has spent most of my working life as a machinist I’m surprised that I forgot to mention that I have a large amount of Starrettinian in me.

Starrettinians can be identified by their huge ego and for dismissing people with phrases such as, “If I’m good enough to make parts for the Space Shuttle I’m sure I can handle this job.” Starrettinians generally spend more time wiping down their tools than all other tribes combined.

Yes but your forgetting the Mitutoto (pronounced mit sue toe toe) tribe. Like the stealth ninjas of the precision measeuring world they wait quitely untill an injured  Starrettinian crosses its path then they jump in and do its job with 10x more class and produce a better end product.

Do you know what a Starrettinian calls a member of the Mitutoto tribe?
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Bah, more like Sir or mam. Either way we both have nothing on the brown and sharpizoids.
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #37 on: November 09, 2010, 12:53:13 AM »
 :))

yer forgetting or perhaps overlooked the blackhawkretroids clan, which prosthelitized and flogged  the 7/16 drive...

http://home.comcast.net/~alloy-artifacts/blackhawk-innovation-p5.html

some funky stuff in their ratchets, like extensible handles...sweet stuff....like the MR buck rogers tools.

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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #38 on: December 07, 2010, 09:39:58 AM »
yer forgetting or perhaps overlooked the blackhawkretroids clan, which prosthelitized and flogged  the 7/16 drive

I just found my favorite ratchet. It is a Blackhawk "Gearless"!!!!
So, I am now a BLACKHAWKSTER! Love it!
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #39 on: December 07, 2010, 11:46:40 PM »
How about the Wizards?
 
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #40 on: December 10, 2010, 03:29:28 PM »
papaw,

Wizard photos not working for me... nothing but the dang red X's.

More at Wizardites, related to the long extinct Duroid and Indestroid tribes.
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #41 on: December 18, 2010, 04:15:39 PM »
I don't see it listed, but with the array of tools I've accumulated - Snap On, Wright, Thorsen, Cman, Mac, Blue Point, etc, etc, etc.  I guess I would be a "Mixologist"    th-bounce
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Re: Sociology of Ratcheteers: Updated for 2010.
« Reply #42 on: December 19, 2010, 11:57:04 AM »
I don't see it listed, but with the array of tools I've accumulated - Snap On, Wright, Thorsen, Cman, Mac, Blue Point, etc, etc, etc.  I guess I would be a "Mixologist"    th-bounce

Chopper1,

"Mixologist" or "Eclectic" would describe most of us on the GG.  That said, most of us have a soft spot for one or two particular brands.  My soft spots are Wizard and Perfect Handle tools. Get a little wood for Kreauter too. That's just me though...
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