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View Poll Results: Vote for whom you wish to throw off of the Island
BluesDawg 1 2.38%
SaiKaiTai 1 2.38%
Jet Travis & Beverly 2 4.76%
DnvrFox 1 2.38%
The Weak Link 0 0%
MaddMaxx 1 2.38%
jppe 1 2.38%
Terrierman 0 0%
Tom Bombadil 33 78.57%
Digital Gee 2 4.76%
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Old 06-27-07, 07:00 PM   #1
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Who do we kick off of the Island?

Okay, it is time to cast our votes to kick someone off of the island.

The nominees are:

BluesDawg - for never winning a mountain bike race
SaiKaiTai - for his incessant hill riding
Jet Travis - for changing his identity and vacationing in Indiana
DnvrFox - for starting all of this - under the principle of first in, first out
The Weak Link - need I say anything?
Beverly - for being too nice, nice people never win
MaddMaxx - for running too many secret contests and his evil avatar
jppe - for making all of the rest of us look like pikers
Terrierman - for first proclaiming himself a Fred and then turning his back on Fred-dom. And for his double posts.
Tom Bombadil - a great guy who doesn't deserve the abuse that he takes
Digital Gee - just search his backlog of posts, there are over 4000 reasons & for owning a bike that he doesn't deserve.

Since only 10 choices are allowed, I am combining Beverly & Jet Travis as a dual entry.

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Old 06-27-07, 07:07 PM   #2
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See, Maddmax? Remember--he's from WISCONSIN, not MINNESOTA. Air syphons, cheese horns, voting off the island.... you get the idea.

In contrast, today I went and biked to see my 92-year old grandma! That's what we do over here...
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Old 06-27-07, 07:12 PM   #3
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solveg - there will be a second contest for whom to throw into the volcano. You are a strong candidate!
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Old 06-27-07, 07:19 PM   #4
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Anyone west of the Mississippie River works for me.
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Old 06-27-07, 07:26 PM   #5
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I didn't ride any hills today... in fact, I didn't ride at all
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Old 06-27-07, 07:26 PM   #6
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It isn't necessary to vote DG off the island.....I keep hearing CA is going to breakaway from the mainland and become it's own island someday
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I didn't ride any hills today... in fact, I didn't ride at all
I didn't ride today either but it's a scheduled day off after 5 days of riding. Thursday is an off day, too. It's the end of my 4 x 10 work week and I'm usually too darn tired to ride
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I don't know if I should be relieved or insulted that I'm not on the list.
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Old 06-27-07, 07:33 PM   #9
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Okay, it is time to cast our votes to kick someone off of the island.

The nominees are:

Beverly - for being too nice, nice people never win
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Thanks but some people would disagree with that description No one in the group has pissed me off enough to unleash the b*tch that lives within
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I wasn't going to vote, either, Beverly... until Tom threatened to throw me into the volcano.
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I don't know if I should be relieved or insulted that I'm not on the list.
I started with a very long list and hated to leave several of the names off.

Almost didn't post it because I didn't want to insult anyone.

No reason to take anything as a insult, I just kinda went with my best one-liners.
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Old 06-27-07, 07:40 PM   #12
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Tom Bombadil: for starting this poll. Why, the nerve!!

Also Mrs. Bombadil, for apparently sending his magic helmet to Goodwill (or the landfill). Truly tragic and unforgiveable.

I can see the points about DG, except that he provides so much comic relief. So he can stay in spite of his undeserved Roubaix.

Of course, the famous Groucho line about not wanting to belong to any club that would let him in comes to mind.
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Old 06-27-07, 07:43 PM   #13
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I thought I'd be on the list for not even knowing the size of my tires....
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I wasn't going to vote, either, Beverly... until Tom threatened to throw me into the volcano.
That's where we throw all of the virgins.
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I think you better get someone from a different forum, then.
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solveg - there will be a second contest for whom to throw into the volcano. You are a strong candidate!
Who's going to start that contest? It doesn't look like you'll be on the island.
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This is the best contest EVER! I used simple logic to rid the island of two pests ... uhhh fellow 50+'ers with one little vote. Oh. Oh my. Uhh Beverly, neither of them were you.... Honest...
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What about the guy who started Bike Forums, asked for $25 to become a gold/platinum/titanium member, (or whatever the hell that red star thing is), then turns around and sells Bike Forums for a nifty profit...without a twinge of guilt!

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Whew! Sometimes its good to be a lowly schnerd. I didn't make the list.
Can I vote for more than one?
Can I vote for all of them?
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That's where we throw all of the virgins.
But before this they will need to perform the Ritual Dance of the Virgins.
I'm sure the ladies here can remember the steps, even after all this time.
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Here's his island!!!
That's a nice island.
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The list isn't even in alphabetical order. How pathetic!
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I voted for Jet Travis. He's an indiot from Indiana. Sorry to mix you up in this Beverly, but I promise to bring a good jug of wine to XOBA.
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That reminds me, I forgot to mention that the producers of the show disqualified Big Paulie because it made no sense to include a contestant who is incapable of winning a contest.
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An "indiot" from Indiana?
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