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foo RULES 91 74.59%
foo has no place on BF 5 4.10%
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Old 08-20-07, 08:33 PM   #1
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The case for foo

Given the apparent tendency of at least 35% of 'non-foo' threads to be utterly pointless and silly (topics like 'I hooked my helmet mirror on a parking meter today'), I'd say that any thread that is entertaining to all the bike weenies here is arguably far more essential.

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Old 08-20-07, 08:42 PM   #2
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You can comment too. The more pointless posts here, the more fulfilling for all of us.
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Given the apparent tendency of at least 35% of 'non-foo' threads to be utterly pointless and silly (topics like 'I hooked my helmet mirror on a parking meter today'), I'd say that any thread that is entertaining to all the bike weenies here is arguably far more essential.
So wait, any non-foo thread that is entertaining is more essential than non-foo threads that are pointless and silly? You smokin something Patent Boy? I hope your claim language is more clear.
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I don't foo here because I foo enough at work.
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So wait, any non-foo thread that is entertaining is more essential than non-foo threads that are pointless and silly? You smokin something Patent Boy? I hope your claim language is more clear.
Patent attorneys write claim language. Pcad only does the drawings.

But no, their claim language is NOT particularly clear. A vague and broadly worded patent provides a much wider platform for future litigation. What a country.
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Patent attorneys write claim language. Pcad only does the drawings.

But no, their claim language is NOT particularly clear.
A vague and broadly worded patent provides a much wider platform for future litigation. What a country.
Amen.
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Amen.
Just ask Mr. J. Lemelson, vaunted Father of the Submarine Patent.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Submarine_patent

Well, actually, Jerome is dead now, but his billion dollar estate survived him.
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Just ask Mr. J. Lemelson, vaunted Father of the Submarine Patent.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Submarine_patent

Well, actually, Jerome is dead now, but his billion dollar estate survived him.
Interesting.

"See Also: Patent Troll" - like Ross Perot as I recall.
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Ladies of Foo = Best Thread Ever! Watching Jon trash his Gaint is mildly entertaining as well- Makes me feel a lot better about myself.

Wait, that wasn't pointless enough for this thread was it?
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'Ladies of Foo'?

There's a Playboy pictorial in there somewhere dude.
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Curious; why the campaign against foo?
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42, no wait, beef jerky, no, no wait, I want to change that. Quail, final answer.
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Curious; why the campaign against foo?
I had hoped that this thread might be the genesis of a pro-foo MOVEMENT.
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By the way, for all those who voted that 'foo has no place on BF':

your very presence here does earmark you as human foo.

Embrace your fooishness.
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Pcad only does the drawings.
Interesting line of work! What program are you using? I've been on various versions of good old 2D AutoCAD for about 6 years now.

PS: I can't believe this hasn't been moved to Foo yet.
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IMO, it's all foo...
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Interesting line of work! What program are you using? I've been on various versions of good old 2D AutoCAD for about 6 years now.

PS: I can't believe this hasn't been moved to Foo yet.
We use Adobe Illustrator, Mac platform, since 1991. I have long believed that using Autocad for patent drawings would be like employing a brain surgeon to remove a splinter. Perhaps Dr. Pete could comment on that last scenario since he is a federal employee.
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IMO, it's all foo...
Good grief, what else IS there?

Thank you, come again.

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I'm a Fooster and PROUD of it. HHHMPH!! *tosses hair while copping a 'tude*

And welcome to Foo. Where everyone is greeted with open arms.
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And of course, the true Zen Master TV show of all, Kung Foo:



Why do I know with total certainty that those who vote 'Foo has no place on BF' are the members who post the 'I keep tipping over in these damn clipless pedals' threads?
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I'm a Fooster and PROUD of it. HHHMPH!! *tosses hair while copping a 'tude*

And welcome to Foo. Where everyone is greeted with open arms.
Yeah, you non-Foo folks just don't know what you're missing.
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And of course, the true Zen Master TV show of all, Kung Foo:



Why do I know with total certainty that those who vote 'Foo has no place on BF' are the members who post the 'I keep tipping over in these damn clipless pedals' threads?
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Given the apparent tendency of at least 35% of 'non-foo' threads to be utterly pointless and silly (topics like 'I hooked my helmet mirror on a parking meter today'), I'd say that any thread that is entertaining to all the bike weenies here is arguably far more essential.

Cast your vote.
Put it this way. Foo has more place on this bikeforum, than road does.

What does that say about the quality of the road forum?

Gooday good sir.
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OFF TOPIC.

Move this too foo where it belongs.
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without FOO, I'd go sane. FOO RULES!
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