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    Goofy Threads

    Will you please read the top 25 threads in this forum and tell me that people are not losing their minds? Bacon grease in a BB? Are my employers lying about hiring me? I wrecked again because my brake cable popped out of the lever FOR THE THIRD TIME? We rode through deep water - should we expect BB trouble? I mean it goes on and on. Maybe the world IS going to end next year - people apparently have lost the ability to reason for themselves and handle the mundane tasks involved in making it from day to day. It is some pretty funny stuff though.
    Inquiring minds want to know.

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    computers require no mechanical aptitudes, so the skills are never learned..

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    don't worry, you haven't seen the worst yet.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Just you wait until we start chatting about Life, the Universe, and Everything.
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    I think we should debate the advantages of ergonomic saddles..

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    Time for another marathon chain cleaning and lubing thread? I'll bet that if we really try to get all aggresively pedantic about it we could bust the record for the most pages and STILL get out and ride today!
    Model airplanes are cool too!.....

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    Obviously... you have never worked in a bicycle shop.

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    You can't make this stuff up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BCRider View Post
    Time for another marathon chain cleaning and lubing thread?
    You should NEVER EVER clean your chain.

    How's that for a start?
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    The fact that houses periodically get blown up into tiny little pieces taking chunks of the neighbourhood with them due to carelessness (or plain dam-foolishness) with natural gas shows that the OP's concerns are, if anything, understated.
    "I did not know that!" -- J. Carson

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    Computers alloy people to post just about anything they want to, serious or not.

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    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    And here I am thinking someone was having a problem figuring out what wire gage/thread pitch for a bolt he needed to replace.

    BTW Super cute puppy Doohickie.

    I prefer the church of perpetual indifference myself

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    Quote Originally Posted by MTBerJim View Post
    BTW Super cute puppy Doohickie.
    Thanks, but it's not mine. This is:

    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    I'll just have to raise you then
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