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Old 01-07-07, 05:45 PM   #1
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Helmet Head

It's high summer here. I went for a ride, a long ride. That evening, my girlfriend says: "What's wrong with your head?" Then she starts to giggle. There's a red diamond at the front. Then a pair of stipes a bit further back and off to each side. I've been sunburned through the holes in my helmet

grrrr mumble grouch &^%$

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Old 01-07-07, 05:57 PM   #2
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Now you just have to remember to put sun screen on your head too. Either that or grow your hair longer.
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Old 01-07-07, 07:48 PM   #3
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I'm envious of your season. Glad you got a chance to get out and ride enough to get sunburned.
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Old 01-07-07, 08:53 PM   #4
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It's high summer here. I went for a ride, a long ride. That evening, my girlfriend says: "What's wrong with your head?" Then she starts to giggle. There's a red diamond at the front. Then a pair of stipes a bit further back and off to each side. I've been sunburned through the holes in my helmet

grrrr mumble grouch &^%$

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Old 01-07-07, 09:10 PM   #5
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That's why I wear a cycling cap under the helmet . . . no helmet 'tattoo!'
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Old 01-07-07, 10:27 PM   #6
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DG, helmet hair is only a small part of your problem . . . . (darn. Where are those smiley-faced emoticons?)
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Old 01-07-07, 10:37 PM   #7
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That's quite an album you have there Gary,looks good.
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Old 01-07-07, 10:49 PM   #8
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Ooo. I didn't notice the entire album the first time I went there. This will probably start a whole new thing.
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Old 01-07-07, 11:20 PM   #9
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Old 01-08-07, 06:43 AM   #10
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Old 01-08-07, 08:11 AM   #11
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Hey, that looks like a mature version of Flock of Seagulls.
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Old 01-08-07, 11:20 AM   #12
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Either that or grow your hair longer.
Easy for you to say maybe! For me it would be "either that or grow hair -- period!"
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