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    What Do You Think?

    Recently read the following lines by George Carlin:

    America is a nation of "taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more but have less; we have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences but less time; more knowledge but less judgment."

    Do you agree? Seems like a good reason to go for a bike ride to me. But then, everything does:
    Dead last finish is better than did not finish and infinitely better than did not start.

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    Compared to what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Moto
    Compared to what?
    About eleven.



    Oh, sorry. Isn't this the non-sequitur thread?
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    Quote Originally Posted by konageezer
    About eleven.


    Oh, sorry. Isn't this the non-sequitur thread?
    Sorry, that's down the hall.
    Dead last finish is better than did not finish and infinitely better than did not start.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackberry
    Sorry, that's down the hall.
    Look, I came here for an argument.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackberry
    Recently read the following lines by George Carlin:

    America is a nation of "taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more but have less; we have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences but less time; more knowledge but less judgment."

    Do you agree? Seems like a good reason to go for a bike ride to me. But then, everything does:
    HAHAHA yes its sooo true.

    George Carlin I tip my hat off to you.

    He is sooo fricken hilarious!
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    His newest book "When will Jesus bring the porkchops" is great. It has alot of new thoughts and a couple of old ones thrown in for good measure.
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    Carlin is for thought provoking amusement. Agreement or disagreement is unimportant.
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    Except George Carlin didn't write the stuff...

    Read the last two paragraphs on this page:
    http://georgecarlin.com/home/dontblame.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf
    Except George Carlin didn't write the stuff...

    Read the last two paragraphs on this page:
    http://georgecarlin.com/home/dontblame.html

    Thanks for the website, I just downloaded Georges screen saver.
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    Quote Originally Posted by konageezer
    Look, I came here for an argument.
    NO,that's around the corner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by konageezer
    Look, I came here for an argument.
    No you didn't.

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    Look, this isn't an argument!

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    Yes it is. You got what you want, now go down the hallway.

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    I like Carlins old stuff better than his new stuff. Back when he was class clown rather than grumpy old man. Bill Hicks still sets the benchmark for 'the comedy of hate' for me, and Carlin doesn't even come close.
    If we learn from our mistakes, I must be a goddamn genius.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rowan
    Yes it is. You got what you want, now go down the hallway.
    No, down the hallway is abuse, arguing is around the corner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allister
    I like Carlins old stuff better than his new stuff. Back when he was class clown rather than grumpy old man. Bill Hicks still sets the benchmark for 'the comedy of hate' for me, and Carlin doesn't even come close.

    I was blown away to find out that Bill Hicks had passed away in 1994.
    His HBO One Night Stand was hilarious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2manybikes
    No, down the hallway is abuse, arguing is around the corner.
    It's "being hit on the head" lessons in here. (probably applies more to the BMX forum) Put your hand there.
    Sin after sin I have endured, but the wounds I bear are the wounds of love.

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    I drifted away from Carlin when I first heard Lenny Bruce, and realized where so much of Carlin's material came from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2manybikes
    No, down the hallway is abuse, arguing is around the corner.
    No, arguing is here, they got their fill, and I'm sending them off for some abuse.

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    Upstairs is bondage and discipline.

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    Quote Originally Posted by konageezer
    It's "being hit on the head" lessons in here. (probably applies more to the BMX forum) Put your hand there.
    I was waiting for someone to say that !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MERTON
    taller buildings are actually a good thing... build up... not out.
    Someone needs to learn about urban geography.

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