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Old 08-09-07, 07:51 PM   #1
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The Why? thread..

All of those things that you just take in and use without really finding out why or how it came about..

Let me start it off..

Why are triatheletes geeks?
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All of those things that you just take in and use without really finding out why or how it came about..

Let me start it off..

Why are triatheletes geeks?
Hey now - I just spent last weekend with a group of friends and watched my "geeky" friend podium 1st place in his age class!

And he came back to racing just a year after on a rainy race in Maryland - see the No. 1 guy on bicycle part ready to overtake when he experienced a high speed wobble (buy behind him clocked him at 62 mph down a mtn) and crashed (that was 2 yrs ago). Lost 2 inches in height due to 3 crushed vertebrae, lost right eye vision, has a large portion of his right arm with no feeling, etc - yet he was racing a year later and now a total of two years later - his times are better than before. One hell of a cool and determined person.

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All of those things that you just take in and use without really finding out why or how it came about..

Let me start it off..

Why are triatheletes geeks?
Because we always are trying to figure out how to get out workouts in. If you do nothing but riding, it's easy
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Old 08-09-07, 08:57 PM   #4
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Hey now - I just spent last weekend with a group of friends and watched my "geeky" friend podium 1st place in his age class!

And he came back to racing just a year after on a rainy race in Maryland - see the No. 1 guy on bicycle part ready to overtake when he experienced a high speed wobble (buy behind him clocked him at 62 mph down a mtn) and crashed (that was 2 yrs ago). Lost 2 inches in height due to 3 crushed vertebrae, lost right eye vision, has a large portion of his right arm with no feeling, etc - yet he was racing a year later and now a total of two years later - his times are better than before. One hell of a cool and determined person.
Sorry Tude, I didnt mean to make fun or come off as insulting.. Bad question phrasing on my part, it should have read what makes triatheletes geeks..

Anyway your friend sounds like a pretty cool dude..
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Sorry Tude, I didnt mean to make fun or come off as insulting.. Bad question phrasing on my part, it should have read what makes triatheletes geeks..

Anyway your friend sounds like a pretty cool dude..
no problem. He's one hell of a guy. Actually we say three elderly men from the ages of 73 to 82 who did the short distance tri.

600 people entered in the entire race - I was drooling at the staging area, let me tell ya with some of the bikes. And yes there were several people who basically were completing the race because they could and they tried - on hybrids (?) but the best one was one my racing friend saw - she was on a hybrid - with rack on the back AND a freaking milkcrate bungied to it. Now come on, hehe

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Old 08-09-07, 09:10 PM   #6
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They're kind of like why bi men are wrong - pick a hole and stick to it.
what if they already have
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"Recorded in front of a live studio audience".


What audience is dead? And if they weren't alive then what's the use?
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why do taco bell bean burritos generate so much more gas than the competitior's bean burritos?
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Why are there braille bumps on the drive up cash machines?
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why do taco bell bean burritos generate so much more gas than the competitior's bean burritos?
Better yet - why can't the product you buy whether at mcd's or taco bell or wherever actually LOOK like the picture.

One day I will have to insist that my taco LOOKS EXACTLY like the one in the picture above the cash registers. Guess I'll be getting asked not to return after that
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In baseball, why do they call it the "foul pole"? A ball that hits it, is fair
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Old 08-10-07, 08:02 AM   #13
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American football. Where did it get the name football? And along those lines how did we screw up the name of European football to soccer?
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Why do I always have some part of my body that's scratched, scraped, cut, scabbed over or otherwise injured? Why can't I, just once, be completely healed?
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Old 08-10-07, 08:31 AM   #15
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Oh thats easy.. you can always walk up to one and get some cizzash. Presumably a blind person can as well..
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Why, when I ask for a little butter on my bagel - do I get back in the office and take a grease bomb outta the bag.
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Why do people fall for the idea that Subway food is abnormally healthy, and why do people believe the gibberish they print in their healthy eating leaflets?
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All of those things that you just take in and use without really finding out why or how it came about..

Let me start it off..

Why are triatheletes geeks?
eh.,..I like triatheletes and prefer to watch it over road biking. Shows more versatility and makes for a better overall athlete. Heck at least they have upper bodies.

Why does canada not get good mexican, damn good food I need to travel into the states to get...
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eh.,..I like triatheletes and prefer to watch it over road biking. Shows more versatility and makes for a better overall athlete. Heck at least they have upper bodies.

Why does canada not get good mexican, damn good food I need to travel into the states to get...
Why doesn't Mexico get good Canadian food?
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Why doesn't Mexico get good Canadian food?
Becuase there is no canadian food...jeez...
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Maybe it smells?
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Becuase there is no canadian food...jeez...
Ummm... Waddabout Canadian Bacon?
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Ummm... Waddabout Canadian Bacon?
Fair enough...the lean part of the pig...sure thats canadian. ...

Which I believe I got in Mexico when I was there, with a nicely cooked egg too
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Why, when I ask for a little butter on my bagel - do I get back in the office and take a grease bomb outta the bag.
...and why, when after having already picked a hole & stuck it in, do I take a grease bomb outta the bag?
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