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    I need more cowbell. Digital Gee's Avatar
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    Just supposin...

    Just supposing you were out for a ride on your favorite bike, and it was one of those rides we all crave -- everything was perfect -- the temps, the breeze, the way you felt.

    Suddenly, a UFO lands in a field right next to you, and two aliens get out and ask whether you'd like to accompany them back to their planet. They promise to bring you back safely in one year.

    The only caveat is you have to leave immediately. You can't even say goodbye to any loved ones. Somehow, you are convinced of your own safety on such a voyage.

    Would you go? Why or why not?

    And let's face it. We already know what The Weak Link would do.
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    and leave my bike....? Are you nuts?

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    We already know what The Weak Link would do.
    I just kind of figured he'd be one of the two aliens. He's from KY and that's pretty alien in and of itself.

    I wouldn't go, for too many reasons to list. I'm enjoying my Grandkids too much to leave them for a whole year. Besides, I have Cub tickets for next Friday's game.

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    Are they Klingons, or from the Federation?

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    For the answer to this and other interesting questions, read "Little Green Men" by Christopher Buckley. It's one of the funniest books I've ever read.

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    Are there any hills?
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    Not me. Everybody knows that they lie then impregnate you with an alien baby. Unless of course they were from the Halle Berry galaxy
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    They did, I went and I am back again.

    Thay don't have any bikes there.
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    This is a trick question isn't it Digital? You've already done it.

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    Just as long as their motto isn't To Serve Man

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    Quote Originally Posted by HopedaleHills
    Not me. Everybody knows that they lie then impregnate you with an alien baby.
    Not a chance I'll sign up for the trip. Besides there are people here on earth I need to annoy
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    DG, what are you thinking about doing? Really, this post is about something else, right?
    Oh I used to be disgusted and now I try to be amused. But since their wings have got rusted, you know, the angels wanna wear my red shoes. But when they told me 'bout their side of the bargain, that's when I knew that I could not refuse. And I won't get any older, now the angels wanna wear my red shoes.

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    Now we know what Gary thinks about when he is out riding his bike.

    Pretty scary, isn't it?
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    Would this planet be more like the planet Risa (the "pleasure planet") in the Star Trek universe?

    http://memory-alpha.org/en/wiki/Risa

    Or the ice planet Hoth, from the Star Wars movies?

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    I'm single. No one would miss me too much. I'd go, on two conditions.

    They must have their own bicycles. You can't trust a sentient being who doesn't bicycle. And, they would have to have excellent pie.

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    Gary can't go. I think one of the requirements was that he would have to make up his mind right now.




    On the other hand he might be asking this question in advance. I dont have enough knowledge of aliens............Hey......Hey Weak Link....a little help here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rm -rf
    Just as long as their motto isn't To Serve Man
    Only in a 50+ forum, would you see that.
    "I thought of that while riding my bike."
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    I'd be on that ship in a nano second. Lovey could use the year off.
    It's all downhill from here. Except the parts that are uphill.

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    A quiet day in the consulting business, Mr. G ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terrierman
    I'd be on that ship in a nano second. Lovey could use the year off.
    Hmmmm...maybe we should ask the wives how many want to volunteer their husbands for this trip
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    And to think I come to this forum for a dose of sanity

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beverly
    Hmmmm...maybe we should ask the wives how many want to volunteer their husbands for this trip
    Well, then...goodbye everyone.

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    Better make that a nanoo nanoo second.
    It's all downhill from here. Except the parts that are uphill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MNBikeguy
    Only in a 50+ forum, would you see that.
    Yep. I saw that one before it was on re-runs.
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    By any chance, is their home planet named "Diego?"

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