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    I need more cowbell. Digital Gee's Avatar
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    Busted a spoke and was nearly doored.

    That's my ride report today.
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    rebmeM roineS JanMM's Avatar
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    Much better than getting doored and nearly busting a spoke.

    Therefore, a great ride!

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    His Brain is Gone! Tom Bombadil's Avatar
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    This is a much better ride than "Busted a leg and was neatly gored"
    "Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen." Louis L'Amour

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    Was spoked and busted a door?




    Where did the spoke break.................................not that, where on the spoke did the break occur?

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    We spoke, I'm busted but adored.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maddmaxx View Post
    Was spoked and busted a door?




    Where did the spoke break.................................not that, where on the spoke did the break occur?
    I read that as SPOOKED and got to laughing. lord what a ride.

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    Banned. The Weak Link's Avatar
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    You probably had it coming to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Weak Link View Post
    You probably had it coming to you.
    One of my favorite lines delivered by Clint Eastwood - "Deserves got nothing to do with it."
    I reserve the right to be wrong at any time. :D

    Man does not live by bread alone, that's why God made ice cream.

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    I busted a move and was nearly floored.

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    How d'you bust a spoke?

    Was it one of the clothes pins holding the playing cards that got tangled?

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    Hey, at least you were riding.
    A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking. - S. Wright

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    Searching for sympathy in this thread, any sympathy at all.

    Nope, not yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BengeBoy View Post
    Searching for sympathy in this thread, any sympathy at all.

    Nope, not yet.
    Owwwaaah

    Ok?

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    Grammar Cop Condorita's Avatar
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    It's right here:
    sym⋅pa⋅thy

     /ˈsɪmθi/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [sim-puh-thee] Show IPA noun, plural -thies, adjective –noun 1. harmony of or agreement in feeling, as between persons or on the part of one person with respect to another. 2. the harmony of feeling naturally existing between persons of like tastes or opinion or of congenial dispositions. 3. the fact or power of sharing the feelings of another, esp. in sorrow or trouble; fellow feeling, compassion, or commiseration. 4. sympathies, a. feelings or impulses of compassion. b. feelings of favor, support, or loyalty: It's hard to tell where your sympathies lie. 5. favorable or approving accord; favor or approval: He viewed the plan with sympathy and publicly backed it. 6. agreement, consonance, or accord. 7. Psychology. a relationship between persons in which the condition of one induces a parallel or reciprocal condition in another. 8. Physiology. the relation between parts or organs whereby a condition or disorder of one part induces some effect in another.
    –adjective 9. expressing sympathy: a sympathy card; a sympathy vote.

    Origin:
    1560–70; < L sympathīa < Gk sympátheia, equiv. to sympathe-, s. of sympaths sympathetic (sym- sym- + páth(os) suffering, sensation + -ēs adj. suffix) + -ia -y 3

    Synonyms:
    1. concord, understanding, rapport, affinity.Sympathy, compassion, pity, empathy all denote the tendency, practice, or capacity to share in the feelings of others, especially their distress, sorrow, or unfulfilled desires. Sympathy is the broadest of these terms, signifying a general kinship with another's feelings, no matter of what kind: in sympathy with her yearning for peace and freedom; to extend sympathy to the bereaved. Compassion implies a deep sympathy for the sorrows or troubles of another coupled to a powerful urge to alleviate the pain or distress or to remove its source: to show compassion for homeless refugees. Pity usually suggests a kindly, but sometimes condescending, sorrow aroused by the suffering or ill fortune of others, often leading to a show of mercy: tears of pity for war casualties; to have pity on a thief driven by hunger. Empathy most often refers to a vicarious participation in the emotions, ideas, or opinions of others, the ability to imagine oneself in the condition or predicament of another: empathy with those striving to improve their lives; to feel empathy with Hamlet as one watches the play.






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    That which does not kill me has made a massive tactical blunder.
    Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. Louis L'Amour
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    Pedaled too far. Artkansas's Avatar
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    What did you bust it for? Did it make bail? You gotta be tough on crime DG.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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