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View Poll Results: Do Smart people like VC and Stupid people like bike lanes?
Yes, Smart people are VC and only stupid people like bike lanes 0 0%
No Stupid people only like bike lanes and Smart people are only VC. 0 0%
Neither, you are only trying to get me to agree with you. 17 100.00%
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Old 02-14-07, 05:20 PM   #1
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Agree or Disagree part V Jason Returns

A recent thread got me thinking and well, by golly if I didn't see a poll coming on. So here it is.
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+1

This poll captures the very essence of VC theory.

It also demonstrates the poll-taking strategy commonly used in this forum.

And it didn't take two hundred million words to do it.
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is there a time limit on this poll? I'm so in fear that this is a trick question that I don't want to respond inappropriately.

I AM SO CONFUSED!

This is the door zone of threads- I just know I'm going to get nailed. Doesn't anyone have a stripe I can stay on the wrong side of...

It's just that I do support bike lanes- when they are well designed and necessary- but I also like to ride on the road just like any other vehicle once in a while. So what am I?

I've been told I've got phobias, that I suffer from "notions", that I'm insecure and that I may have an IQ of less than 110!

I'm going to have to get back to you on this... it's all just too complicated for my little tiny pea of a brain
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I just wanna vote for chocolate.
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where'd the poll with chocolate go?

how am i suppossed to vote in this poll?

What if I'm VC AND like bike lanes?
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where'd the poll with chocolate go?
Bek, it was getting way too ugly, even for this forum. Of course, that doesn't mean I wouldn't share my chocolate with you all.
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What's VC?
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Bek, it was getting way too ugly, even for this forum. Of course, that doesn't mean I wouldn't share my chocolate with you all.
Dang it Donna. I knew I should have checked it before I went to bed.
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What if I'm VC AND like bike lanes?
It means you're stupid, Bek. Haven't you learned anything from this forum?
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How about the president pretending to make chocolate? Where is his hair net?????

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Dang it Donna. I knew I should have checked it before I went to bed.
Sorry, rando. You snooze, you lose.
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Dang it Donna. I knew I should have checked it before I went to bed.

I think we were just getting ready to nominate a "Grand Weenus" for our lodge but sadly, it was shut down. Lets make a new lodge, we can call it the No Homers club.

Seriously though it was starting to take on the proportions of an R600Durace thread from the Road forum. What everyone was doing fighting in here on the evening of Valentines day I can't figure out. Perhaps someone was forced to work Valentines day evening? (for the record I checked in just before my hot date who found the post discussing the story about the bar and the inference to concubines extremely funny but let us not speak of that further, the babysitter found it funny too).
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What's VC?
It stands for "Vehicular cycling". John Forester's page has more information on the subject, I believe.

http://www.johnforester.com/
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Venereal Cyclist - which is why you should always cycle with a helmet!

I'm not voting...I still ain't got my chocolate from the last poll.
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I think we lost some posts on here? Were they "Moderated"? If so I can see why as it seems this thread was starting to go the way of the other thread. I haven't been around in awhile, do helmet heads threads get shutdown or is it just ones he invades? (I don't mean anything accusitory by that question just curious).
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I think we lost some posts on here? Were they "Moderated"? If so I can see why as it seems this thread was starting to go the way of the other thread. I haven't been around in awhile, do helmet heads threads get shutdown or is it just ones he invades? (I don't mean anything accusitory by that question just curious).
No moderated or removed posts on this thread. As for the latter question, feel free to PM me or any of the other moderators with your questions.
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Venereal Cyclist - which is why you should always cycle with a helmet!
I'm sure I'm VC as I ride a lot and with many different men. I always wear a helmet, but that doesn't mean I'm truly protected.
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I think we were just getting ready to nominate a "Grand Weenus" for our lodge but sadly, it was shut down. Lets make a new lodge, we can call it the No Homers club.

Seriously though it was starting to take on the proportions of an R600Durace thread from the Road forum. What everyone was doing fighting in here on the evening of Valentines day I can't figure out. Perhaps someone was forced to work Valentines day evening? (for the record I checked in just before my hot date who found the post discussing the story about the bar and the inference to concubines extremely funny but let us not speak of that further, the babysitter found it funny too).
hey!!
the concubine comment was mine!!
where did that thread go anyhow...
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yeah, how bitter did y'all get while I was at work yesterday? amazing...most rambunctous threads just get LOCKED, with a few offensive posts removed for content.

the removal of a poll- showing chocolate as the clear leader, sad. Helmie and his cronies must have complained.
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Either that or Willy Wonka feared a downfall of his chocolate monopoly.
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I move for a thread on Vehicular chocolating.
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Ummn; Chocolate Vehicles!
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I'm sure I'm VC as I ride a lot and with many different men. I always wear a helmet, but that doesn't mean I'm truly protected.
That's because helmets have small holes that disease can slip through.
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