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Old 08-15-09, 02:11 AM   #1
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I need cheering up.

Just a few things picked up from the forum that have amused me. Some not cycle related.

http://www.videosift.com/video/The-n...nk-ever-pulled (this may take a bit of time to load)

http://www.specialized.com/bc/micros...day/index.html
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Old 08-15-09, 02:35 AM   #2
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That is just too funny!!!!
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Old 08-15-09, 05:16 AM   #3
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Very funny!!! Those could cheer anyone up.
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Old 08-15-09, 06:33 AM   #4
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I think my name was Calvin when I was a kid.
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I like the Christmas tree too...saved it for when the time comes.........i hope.
by the way...cheer up.
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Old 08-15-09, 12:48 PM   #6
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by the way...cheer up.
Or at least htfu.
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Old 08-15-09, 01:27 PM   #7
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You are quite welcome to add your favourites to this post -If you want to- or have any worth seeing.
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Old 08-15-09, 01:45 PM   #8
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If you haven't seen it already, you may enjoy this attempt by two tourists in Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada) to take a scenic picture of themselves using the timer on their camera:
http://i.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/m...0_1461341c.jpg
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Uh - Does this mean that I didn't really win the race?
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Uh - Does this mean that I didn't really win the race?
Course you did. You kept the flowers. Did'nt you? Just hope you told the wife you bought them for her.
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Old 08-15-09, 02:04 PM   #11
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Cool stuff! Here's a favorite of mine:

http://sendables.jibjab.com/original..._call_the_news
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video

that was good, real uplifting
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If you haven't discovered Yehuda Moon and the Kickstand Cyclery, check out this online comic strip.
Today's panel...http://www.yehudamoon.com/index.php?date=2009-08-18
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If you haven't seen this clip from our local news adopt-a-pet segment,enjoy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDpEyuWVVQ4
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If you haven't seen this clip from our local news adopt-a-pet segment,enjoy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDpEyuWVVQ4

I laughed out loud! Thanks for sharing this one...

and Stapfam, thanks for a great thread!!
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