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Old 02-13-09, 09:39 PM   #1
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Time to join

Well, I've been reading posts on the 50+ forum since last summer, and as of yesterday, I can officially apply for membership. So, how much are the dues and where do I sent the check?
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Old 02-13-09, 09:46 PM   #2
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No check, you must send pie.
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Welcome to the zoo. We need pictures of something. We're a very visual group.
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Old 02-13-09, 10:10 PM   #5
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I like pictures of presidents....
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Old 02-13-09, 10:48 PM   #6
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By the way, welcome Bob. Anyone who can read the posts here for a while and still join is...........................ok.
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Old 02-13-09, 11:16 PM   #7
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Annual bike ride?
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Old 02-13-09, 11:56 PM   #8
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Welcome to the madhouse Bob. Now you can be just like us.

Oh, and Happy Birthday too.
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Old 02-14-09, 02:13 AM   #9
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Old 02-14-09, 06:15 AM   #10
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Old 02-14-09, 07:58 AM   #12
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+1 on the welcome...and enjoy the ride...
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Old 02-14-09, 08:02 AM   #13
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You've reached the age when it is appropriate to consider riding a comfortable bike:


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Old 02-14-09, 10:36 AM   #14
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The membership information is bundled with your AARP solicitations. You DO open those, right?
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Well, I've been reading posts on the 50+ forum since last summer, and as of yesterday, I can officially apply for membership. So, how much are the dues and where do I sent the check?
If you really want to part with some cash and would like a red star next to your name and want to get rid of all the ads, you can be an "official" member by clicking here and following the instructions. Welcome to BF.
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Old 02-14-09, 12:52 PM   #17
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PM me and I'll provide the address to send the money to. Welcome all the same!
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Old 02-14-09, 02:37 PM   #18
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Welcome aboard Bob, happy birthday and many more.
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If you really want to part with some cash and would like a red star next to your name and want to get rid of all the ads, you can be an "official" member by clicking here and following the instructions. Welcome to BF.
This is not a scam. Any of the rest of us asking you to send money would be a scam.
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If you really want to part with some cash and would like a red star next to your name and want to get rid of all the ads, you can be an "official" member by clicking here and following the instructions. Welcome to BF.
PM me with a blank check and I will give you a VERY BIG RED STAR!

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Old 02-14-09, 06:51 PM   #21
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Two things immediately come to mind:

First - you and Abraham Lincoln;

Second - have you ridden your age yet? No pie until you ride your age.
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Old 02-14-09, 10:16 PM   #22
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Goodness! I walk away for just a day or so and realize how many of you have snuck up on me. I must say I like the pie idea. Is there a preference in this group of Mrs. Smith's vs homemade crusts?

I haven't ridden my age yet this year ('09) as there's still snow on the ground. But I'm really looking forward to doing it before summer.

I told my wife that I wanted a motorcycle for my 50th. It really got her worried when after she asked me if I could ride one I said I did once in high school and crashed it. When I backed down and said that I'd settle for a really nice bicycle for the first time in my life, she thought that was a pretty good compromise. So my nephew, who works in a shop got me an '08 Cannondale System 6 with mostly Ultegra stuff on it. It's impossible for me to describe how wonderful of a bike it is. Even though I 've been riding since college I'll never be as good a rider as this bike deserves. I'd post pictures, but it's going to take some effort on my part to figure out how.

Lastly, I'm susupecting that all of you who are concerned about my dues payments are actually pulling my leg...hmmm.....
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Old 02-14-09, 10:33 PM   #23
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Welcome to the 50+, prof. In May I'm going to have to join the 60+ forum. I have a plan to ride my age on my birthday.
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Old 02-14-09, 11:34 PM   #24
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Old 02-14-09, 11:42 PM   #25
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And if you forget to send the money, just claim it as a senior moment.
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