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View Poll Results: Do you enjoy Don Q threads or just survive them?
I enjoy them even more than monkeys enjoy bananas 2 5.88%
Call me bananas, but I sorta enjoy them 3 8.82%
I don't enjoy them but I'm a daredevil bull rider who loves bananas 4 11.76%
I do my best to avoid them but somehow keep ending up slipping on banana peals 12 35.29%
I survived, but I think I'm going bananas 9 26.47%
Who is Don Q and what's with all the bananas? 4 11.76%
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Old 08-05-09, 05:47 PM   #1
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Do you enjoy Don Q threads or just survive them?

Some people like to ride bulls for fun, others like to ride bikes.

Do you count yourself among the bull and bike riders who enjoy a whimsical read, or among those who wished they could keep themselves far away from the bull?
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Old 08-05-09, 05:51 PM   #2
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It's rather hard to avoid the bull, sorry bulls.

I'll admit to being amused once in a while, even if the majority of the debate is "noise"

P.S. you should have made this a poll that only allows one conclusion to be drawn...
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Old 08-05-09, 05:54 PM   #3
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You need to add a Poll to this thread.

I've watched Man of LaMancha play once, so I can see the whimisical characteristics in the poster here known as Don Quixote. So in that light, I think this member is that of a village clown. One can always just ignore his threads.
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Old 08-05-09, 06:06 PM   #4
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Victim my arse. In the mornings, riding to work rather than driving, I'm most definitely the winner
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I enjoy DonQ.

I also think that threads regarding specific members are against forum guidelines.

Edit: But whatever. I don't sense any mean spiritedness in this thread (well, so far anyway).
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Old 08-06-09, 10:54 AM   #7
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This thread was made in fun, and no disrespect to Don Q was ever intended. Actually, I figured if anything he would appreciate the attention. I truly admire the way Don manages to inject some levity and fun into a sometimes much too serious forum like A&S, and always find his topics at least mildly entertaining. The fact that he never seems to get discouraged no matter the response is a testament to his confidence. Now let's all grab a banana and tame some lions!
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Old 08-06-09, 11:06 AM   #8
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Don Quixote reads like John Bunyan without the spiritous overlay.

allegorical and entertaining. his last poll was quite straightforward, actually.

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ou know, there's people who ride a bull and enjoy it, and there are cyclists out there (messengers and other daredevils) who I'm sure "enjoy" riding in danger. But for many of us, mundane cyclists if you will, the bully behind the wheel is to be feared and we simply "survive" the ride and are happy to be alive at the point of destination.

Do you count yourself among the bull riders, or among those who wished we could keep the bully far away?
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Don, I raise my banana to you.

(Wait... that doesn't sound good...)
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Mmmm. Don Q...

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he's the second guy on my idiot list. Apparently that doesn't hide his threads though.
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