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Old 08-10-05, 05:46 AM   #1
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Picture it, just off of Times Square, a bit after 7AM... dedicated commuter oboeguy steps out of the bagel shop with a muffin and a bottle of Gatorade Propel. He begins to unfold his trusty Dahon, having folded it not five minutes before to get into the crowded shop. He takes in the scene, deciding if he can make the next light to cross Times Square and what does he hear but the sound of a car door being smashed by a fast moving truck! Yes, my friends, a doorer today instead of taking out an unwitting cyclist today nearly killed himself with his own stupidity.

Feel pity for the owner of the car service car which got smashed, but hope along with your friend oboeguy that he sues the pants off door-man if door-man doesn't pony-up for his stupidity. The truck driver should suffer no ill -- it was some bullet-proof city department of sanitation or other truck.

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I was going to work 3 weeks ago on a tuesday when some moron pulled out of his parking spot INTO a sanitation truck that was passing by. The truck tore the entire front end off the car. I mean, not only did this guy fail check to see if there were any cars coming up before pulling out, he completely missed the giant truck that was already passing him.
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So it is true... acting like you're the only person on the planet will sometimes get you in trouble. Hmm...
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Picture it, just off of Times Square, a bit after 7AM... dedicated commuter oboeguy steps out of the bagel shop with a muffin and a bottle of Gatorade Propel. He begins to unfold his trusty Dahon, having folded it not five minutes before to get into the crowded shop. He takes in the scene, deciding if he can make the next light to cross Times Square and what does he hear but the sound of a car door being smashed by a fast moving truck! Yes, my friends, a doorer today instead of taking out an unwitting cyclist today nearly killed himself with his own stupidity.

Feel pity for the owner of the car service car which got smashed, but hope along with your friend oboeguy that he sues the pants off door-man if door-man doesn't pony-up for his stupidity. The truck driver should suffer no ill -- it was some bullet-proof city department of sanitation or other truck.
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Old 08-10-05, 10:00 AM   #8
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Just for curiousity...

Is pwnd on of those long passed misspellings that take on a life of their pwn?

"Are you SERIES? This is HUGH!"
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Just for curiousity...

Is pwnd on of those long passed misspellings that take on a life of their pwn?

"Are you SERIES? This is HUGH!"
Yes, for all intensive purposes it is. All your doors are belong to us!
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for all intensive purposes
Nice malapropism. That'd be "for all intents and purposes".
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Old 08-10-05, 10:41 AM   #11
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Nice malapropism. That'd be "for all intents and purposes".
Get me a tech down here, Stu's sarcasm meter seems to be malfunctioning!
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Just for curiousity...

Is pwnd on of those long passed misspellings that take on a life of their pwn?

"Are you SERIES? This is HUGH!"
No. It's l33t speak.

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Get me a tech down here, Stu's sarcasm meter seems to be malfunctioning!
Sorry dude... that one went over my head for a sec. Didn't read Bikepacker67's post completely.... Had a coworker try and correct me the other day when I wrote 'intents and purposes'... he still swears black and blue that it's 'intensive'.
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Sorry dude... that one went over my head for a sec. Didn't read Bikepacker67's post completely.... Had a coworker try and correct me the other day when I wrote 'intents and purposes'... he still swears black and blue that it's 'intensive'.
Wow, your co-worker is clueless! English his first language not is?
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Nice malapropism.
Thanks I was looking for that word.
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Wow, your co-worker is clueless! English his first language not is?
Very clueless... After I showed him the origins of the phrase and he still didn't believe me, I gave up. Not sure if English is his first language. He's from Texas.
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Yes, for all intensive purposes it is. All your doors are belong to us!
This is definitely me all-time favorite post in my months of lurking here!

My new favorite saying: ALL YOUR DOORS ARE BELONG TO US!

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A dOOd getting pwnd by his pwn doOr, H4XXoRZ!!!!SHIFTONEONEONEONEONESHIFTONEONE!!!!!
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This is definitely me all-time favorite post in my months of lurking here!

My new favorite saying: ALL YOUR DOORS ARE BELONG TO US!

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Had a coworker try and correct me the other day when I wrote 'intents and purposes'... he still swears black and blue that it's 'intensive'.
"So we DON'T get French Benefits??!"
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"So we DON'T get French Benefits??!"
No. Freedom Benefits, silly.
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all your door are belong to us lol!
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Very clueless... After I showed him the origins of the phrase and he still didn't believe me, I gave up. Not sure if English is his first language. He's from Texas.
HEY! I resemble that remark!
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You guys funny.
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