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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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    You've been reading those books I talked about haven't you

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    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.
    "It may even be that motoring is more healthful than not motoring; death rates were certainly higher in the pre-motoring age."- John Forester
    "Laws cannot be properly understood as if written in plain English..."- Forester defending obfuscation.
    "Motorist propaganda, continued for sixty years, is what has put cyclists on sidewalks." - Forester, sociologist in his own mind
    "'There are no rules of the road on MUPs.' -John Forester" - Helmet Head quoting 'The Great One'

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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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    8.5 mile commute. I like bike lanes.

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    Chocolate for President!

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Bekologist
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by donnamb
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Bekologist
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogbait
    Chocolate for President!

    How about the president pretending to make chocolate? Where is his hair net?????

    "Ride lots." -- Eddy Merckx

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    Quote Originally Posted by rando
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by rando
    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).
    Last edited by Paul L.; 02-15-07 at 09:27 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Indolent58
    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.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul L.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul L.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul L.
    I move for a thread on Vehicular chocolating.
    Ummn; Chocolate Vehicles!
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    Quote Originally Posted by merider1
    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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