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Old 09-23-11, 08:18 AM   #1
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I didn't win a frame on ebay last night

Thank God; I have too much stuff as it is!
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I had a snipe in for a frameset the other day. I cancelled my snipe about a half hour before it ended. I just wasn't ready to hear, "Justin! Did you buy ANOTHER bike!?" when my wife found it on the porch.

I did win this little guy, though.
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"JUSTIN! ...did you buy another head tube badge?"
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She thought the last one was really cool. I bought a Gazelle badge that came from the Netherlands and she found the addressing pretty comical as "United States" was in Dutch. She also thinks it's funny to pronounce "Nederland". What can I say? She's easily amused.
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I had a snipe in for a frameset the other day. I cancelled my snipe about a half hour before it ended. I just wasn't ready to hear, "Justin! Did you buy ANOTHER bike!?" when my wife found it on the porch.
My wife disovered my last frame purchase in my closet where I had stashed it between 2 suits. They look everywhere.
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My wife disovered my last frame purchase in my closet where I had stashed it between 2 suits. They look everywhere.
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Head badges are easier to smuggle in past their keen radar. I think mine has infra red, magnetic resonance imaging software built in.
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My wife disovered my last frame purchase in my closet where I had stashed it between 2 suits. They look everywhere.
Hmm, I've had a frame that was hiding in the basement for a few months sitting in my work stand the last week and my wife hasn't even commented. I find keeping them in parts makes them harder to count!
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Hmm, I've had a frame that was hiding in the basement for a few months sitting in my work stand the last week and my wife hasn't even commented. I find keeping them in parts makes them harder to count!
N+1,

Where N is to impossible to determine.
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I had a snipe in for a frameset the other day. I cancelled my snipe about a half hour before it ended. I just wasn't ready to hear, "Justin! Did you buy ANOTHER bike!?" when my wife found it on the porch.

I did win this little guy, though.
best part about that link is the quote from the seller. and what an awesome Dutch/Indonesian name!
ABOUT ME:
MY NAME IS KLEMENS CYRILLUS KESIN NIRON, I WAS BORN IN FLORES INDONESIA IN 1983, AND NOW MY HEART IS ARRESTED BY A BEAUTIFUL JOGJA WOMAN (ABSOLUTELY MY LOVELY WIFE) SO IT LEADS ME TO LIVE IN THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY (BUT STILL NO JOB FOR ME T_T )....WE ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC, SO I START TO BUILD MY BUSINESS SELLING VINTAGE BICYCLE PARTS, UNIQUE ART & HANDICRAFT FROM JOGJAKARTA ON EBAY... AND FOR ALL WHO PURCHASE MY STUFF: "THOUSANDS OF THANKS FROM ME.... YOU ARE EVERYTHING.."
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Yeah, I sent the guy $15 with the assumption that this is a scam. Even at my relatively young age I forget just about everything so if the badge does indeed show up, well, yay. If nothing else, for $15 I received "thousands of thanks".
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Yeah, I sent the guy $15 with the assumption that this is a scam. Even at my relatively young age I forget just about everything so if the badge does indeed show up, well, yay. If nothing else, for $15 I received "thousands of thanks".
You know, assuming it shows up, it's only a matter of time until you feel you need the frame to go with it.
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best part about that link is the quote from the seller. and what an awesome Dutch/Indonesian name!
ABOUT ME:
MY NAME IS KLEMENS CYRILLUS KESIN NIRON, I WAS BORN IN FLORES INDONESIA IN 1983, AND NOW MY HEART IS ARRESTED BY A BEAUTIFUL JOGJA WOMAN (ABSOLUTELY MY LOVELY WIFE) SO IT LEADS ME TO LIVE IN THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY (BUT STILL NO JOB FOR ME T_T )....WE ARE ROMAN CATHOLIC, SO I START TO BUILD MY BUSINESS SELLING VINTAGE BICYCLE PARTS, UNIQUE ART & HANDICRAFT FROM JOGJAKARTA ON EBAY... AND FOR ALL WHO PURCHASE MY STUFF: "THOUSANDS OF THANKS FROM ME.... YOU ARE EVERYTHING.."
What's with the bit about being Roman Catholic? Trying to distance himself from our Muslim, Indonesian born president?
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Trying to curry favor with the Pope so he can snag that anniversary Colnago the pontiff has and part it out.
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If nothing else... I received "thousands of thanks".
Cool! That (and $15) should buy you a nice headbadge.

Should. Yes, I said should.
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You know, assuming it shows up, it's only a matter of time until you feel you need the frame to go with it.
I had enough sense to start with the bike. I'm going to go in a different direction with this one.

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Trying to curry favor with the Pope so he can snag that anniversary Colnago the pontiff has and part it out.
I think there's a novena for that.
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Thank God; I have too much stuff as it is!
I lost one by 2 cents yesterday. One penny would have tied, the second would have won. I am very sure it was only by that much as the typical bid increment at the price level was more, and due to the timing.

That is okay.
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bikes are stupid.

in any event, i have enough of these ******** items that my wife doesnt usually realize when a new one shows up.
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. She also thinks it's funny to pronounce "Nederland". What can I say? She's easily amused.
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Hmm, I've had a frame that was hiding in the basement for a few months sitting
in my work stand the last week and my wife hasn't even commented. I find keeping them in parts makes them harder to count!
Fascinating. I, too, have recently discovered this. I suspect it
will contribute to my eventual ruin. I just really am not up to
another divorce at this point in my life.
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