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Old 08-25-06, 09:41 AM   #1
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Favorite signature lines?

What are your favorite signature lines on BFN? There are quite a few that get me to chuckle or even get me to think, but here's my personal all time favorite:

The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard, by stonecrd. I just crack up every time I read it!
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Old 08-25-06, 09:51 AM   #2
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One of my favorites is from Nermal... I actually sent a PM to say that every time I see it I chuckle...

"Someday, we'll look back on all this and plow right into a parked car."

Another is a Groucho Marx quote, I forget who uses it (I'll try to remember to edit this when I notice it again)... something like:

"Thank you for the enjoyment you've taken out of it."
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Old 08-25-06, 10:06 AM   #3
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Old 08-25-06, 11:34 AM   #4
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I have a couple of favorites, unfortunately I can not remember to whom the credit goes:

“I have a photographic memory....unfortunately I am out of film....”

“How do I know what I think until I hear what I say?”

“They're beautiful handsome machines that translate energy into joy.”
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Old 08-25-06, 12:00 PM   #5
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"Debating evolution's detractors is a waste of time. "... we've got the
fossils. We win."
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I liked DG's old "Ride. Eat pie. Repeat."
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Old 08-25-06, 12:09 PM   #7
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What are your favorite signature lines on BFN? There are quite a few that get me to chuckle or even get me to think, but here's my personal all time favorite:

The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard, by stonecrd. I just crack up every time I read it!
I've seen a corrollary to that one somewhere: Someone shoulda put more chlorine in his gene pool.

There are so many good ones that I rotate mine--all other peoples' words. Among my favorites:

You only live once but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. -Marshall McLuhan

A comprehended god is no god. -John Chrysostom

Until we are all free, we are none of us free. -Emma Lazarus

Those are my principles and if you don't like them ...well, I have others. -Groucho Marx (or was it Karl?)
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Old 08-25-06, 12:58 PM   #8
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If you lack creativity (and I do)

http://coolsig.com/
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Old 08-25-06, 01:31 PM   #9
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"The opposite of war is creation".
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My fave is Chipcom's:

"When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me."
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Old 08-25-06, 02:05 PM   #11
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still trying to think of one....
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Old 08-25-06, 02:12 PM   #12
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"Floyd did the ride, the French lab lied"

and of course
"Eat pie, ride, repeat"
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Old 08-25-06, 02:52 PM   #13
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Some time ago I used "I never let sound logic stand in the way of my plans".

Don't remember where that came from.
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Old 08-25-06, 04:48 PM   #14
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I don't have a sig on this forum, but I use this one on my personal e-mail:
I would rather regret what I did do than regret what I didn't do.

I think of it when I get jitters about doing solo bike tours in Europe. My two trips turned out great and I only regret that I didn't do more when I was younger. Hoping to get in 2 or 3 more while I am still in my 60s.
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Old 08-25-06, 06:34 PM   #15
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"...and on the 8th day, He created derailleurs."
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Not bad. Not bad at all.

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I liked DG's old "Ride. Eat pie. Repeat."
+1. I actually commissioned it onto a T-shirt.

An all-time favorite quote of mine is from Lee Trevino, "The older I get, the better I used to be."

And then there's the age old question: "If a man speaks in the forest and there is no women to hear him, is he still wrong?"
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When the group encounters a long downhill and I'm the only "bent" I find it humorous to hollar out in my best Jim Carey voice, "Somebody Stop Me" as I blow past everyone. It must be annoying since no one has ever laughed.

My boss currently uses, "Reality is the main cause of stress among those who subscribe to it"

And I like the cerebral one "Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien." from Voltaire.

(somebody stop me)
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When the group encounters a long downhill and I'm the only "bent" I find it humorous to hollar out in my best Jim Carey voice, "Somebody Stop Me" as I blow past everyone. It must be annoying since no one has ever laughed.
Not a sig line, but I used to have a T-shirt from St. Louis Recumbents with a picture of a bicycle seat on the back and underneath the pic, it said "Does it hurt, yet?"

That seems to apply to this forum a lot.

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Somebody in the Commuter forum has this...

Work to eat
Eat to live
Live to ride
Ride to work

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Old 08-27-06, 01:33 PM   #24
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"Debating evolution's detractors is a waste of time. "... we've got the
fossils. We win."
Lewis Black
Now if you could ONLY explain why there hasn't been enough time since the earth was formed until now for chance mutations to have developed the extensive gene pool we presently see.
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For all the pie-heads here I offer:

On Monte A Velo Por Manger

[We Ride to Eat]

--motto of the Stanislaus County Cycling Club
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