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Old 02-08-12, 02:34 PM   #1
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Anti-cyclist comic "Pearls before Swine" in papers today

"and that's why I try to run them over"

http://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine/2012/02/08
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Old 02-08-12, 02:40 PM   #2
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The comic strip bothers me a bit less than the comments that follow. Typical though. I mean, we might delay someone by 20 seconds on their way to the McDonald's drive through. (Note I'm going with the all non-cyclists are fat and lazy generalization).
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Meh.
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Old 02-08-12, 03:17 PM   #4
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Old 02-08-12, 03:28 PM   #6
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I think it's pretty funny, myself. It's parody similar to that "**** Roadies Say" video.
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Old 02-08-12, 03:44 PM   #7
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I think it's pretty funny, myself. It's parody similar to that "**** Roadies Say" video.
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I think it's pretty funny, myself. It's parody similar to that "**** Roadies Say" video.
I wanted context before agreeing. I checked the last few strips before, in context is is funny.

Some of the comments are still disturbing.
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Old 02-08-12, 04:15 PM   #9
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Accurate portrayal of many cyclists. Keep pushing and you're going to get that remark.
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I think it's more funny that there's bacon on the pig's plate. CANNIBAL!
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I care less about the comments (web comments are scary by default people!). If you can't tell me that's a very good comic portrayal of a serious cyclist.. then I don't think I want to talk to you. FYI, the rat is an ASSHAT always... so where the heck is this anti-cyclist bit coming from?
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Old 02-08-12, 05:19 PM   #12
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"Is that bacon on Pig's plate!? That's just not right."

^^From the comments. Awesome.
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+1 on the "meh" comment.

I smell a writer who's run dry of ideas trying to be controversial in order to get some attention.
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The comic strip bothers me a bit less than the comments that follow. Typical though. I mean, we might delay someone by 20 seconds on their way to the McDonald's drive through. (Note I'm going with the all non-cyclists are fat and lazy generalization).
That and/or, they can't be bothered to slow down.
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The comic strip bothers me a bit less than the comments that follow. Typical though. I mean, we might delay someone by 20 seconds on their way to the McDonald's drive through. (Note I'm going with the all non-cyclists are fat and lazy generalization).
Closer to the truth than you know. Trial starts soon.

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http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/1...d-mentally-fit
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That strip should be posted in the 41...
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There was a bench warrant for that creep, since June 2009. But the cops didn't decide to pick him up, until after he had run over the two girls, killing Adams!!
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It's not like it's the first time he's poked fun at cyclists. For example, this one was pure gold.
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That strip should be posted in the 41...
It was.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...-Imitates-life

People should read the road forum before they make pronouncements about what they think might be in there.
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He'd be facing life in prison if this would have happened in SoCal. The DA's down there are requiring convicted drunk drivers to sign a declaration that pretty much makes it a slam dunk to get a second degree murder conviction against them if they subsequently kill someone while driving drunk. I wish we could make such declarations part of the licensing procedure so that they could be locked up after one incident.
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It's amazing how much less dead the victims are, if the driver who killed them was sober.

Sorry, I still have a hang up over the cyclist who was run down in broad daylight in the hills northwest of Salem a couple of weeks ago. I doubt the driver will be charged with anything.
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It's not like it's the first time he's poked fun at cyclists. For example, this one was pure gold.
Yes. I remember that one, and thinking, Am I that guy??? Ohmigod! hahahaha! I'm not, but I bet I can find some who are.
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Spandex hamsters can be more embarassing than the self ingratiating cagers they piss off. I'm sorry to say.

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The comic strip bothers me a bit less than the comments that follow. Typical though. I mean, we might delay someone by 20 seconds on their way to the McDonald's drive through. (Note I'm going with the all non-cyclists are fat and lazy generalization).
I know that is a joke... but there is a spot on my commute is it sadly true, and people are willing to damn near hit you to get to it! This would be NB Murphy Canyon Road just south of Aero Drive in San Diego.
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