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Old 10-01-04, 08:44 PM   #1
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Ripped off!

It's about time all of the Gold Coast weather forecasters were sacked. Some dropkick thought it would be fun to put out a big "storm warning" just before my ride home last evening. I was promised rain, thunder, hail, lighting and wind. What did I get? A bit of a shower coming across the Sundale Bridge, but nothing else. This is clearly a case of bait and switch advertising, which I'm led to understand is illegal in this country under the Trade Practices Act.

I feel like I've been violated.
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Old 10-01-04, 09:01 PM   #2
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It's about time all of the Gold Coast weather forecasters were sacked. Some dropkick thought it would be fun to put out a big "storm warning" just before my ride home last evening. I was promised rain, thunder, hail, lighting and wind. What did I get? A bit of a shower coming across the Sundale Bridge, but nothing else. This is clearly a case of bait and switch advertising, which I'm led to understand is illegal in this country under the Trade Practices Act.

I feel like I've been violated.
Wait till you show up inside a prison shower in tight lycra spandex... the term violated takes on a whole new meaning...
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Wait till you show up inside a prison shower in tight lycra spandex... the term violated takes on a whole new meaning...
That's actually something I'd prefer to avoid. After all, it never rains inside a prison, does it?
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Old 10-02-04, 12:00 AM   #4
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I am relieved nobody stole your bike, Chris. I thought that's what you meant!
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You were robbed, man. I suggest opening a class-action lawsuit against the forecasters for damages. I'm sure others were disappointed, or lost money by purchasing new raingear to handle such a situation.
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