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    I don't know. RB1-luvr's Avatar
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    Strangest running race freebie I ever got

    they gave these out yesterday at the annual run up Meriden Mountain. wtf?

    Rast ich so rost ich. (When I rest, I rust)

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    it's for all the dead heads out there - you know, at the concert, lights go out, lighters go up, then....


    ...click
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    what's the problem? it's not as if they gave you cigarettes to go with the lighter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by botto View Post
    what's the problem? it's not as if they gave you cigarettes to go with the lighter.

    right??.... the cheap *******s. a nice pack of Dajarm cloves would'a been nice.
    Rast ich so rost ich. (When I rest, I rust)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RB1-luvr View Post
    right??.... the cheap *******s. a nice pack of Dajarm cloves would'a been nice.
    you wouldn't happen to be a freshman in college, would you?

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    dude that is a total safety device.

    when the big asteroid hits, he who can make fire will be king

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    Quote Originally Posted by botto View Post
    you wouldn't happen to be a freshman in college, would you?
    no i'm 43.
    Rast ich so rost ich. (When I rest, I rust)

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    hehe, that's for the ever popular after-race cig!



    (I don't race - I'm the one behind the scenes setting up bike races/marathons, or am a race official - and I usually get a goody bag as well and I've never seen a lighter - did get the teensiest little 3/4 cup bag of brown rice - which is a healthy give away - but it was so darn small - it became - CUTE)

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Ah. Those were the reject lighters. There are no child safety yee haws on there.
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    LOL......file that under W for WTF?
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    I would be fired up to get a prize like that.
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    So Bic is the promoter of races now?
    Kool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    So Bic is the promoter of races now?
    Kool!
    their US HQ is in CT.

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    TO the OP, so bascially you are telling us you spent the weekend running around with a bunch of flamers?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Maybe Bernie Jarule was an avid smoker? JK...
    Just Do It..

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    Or maybe it's for "the other kind of cigarette".
    Just Do It..

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    here's a little history on the run for any CT runners who might be interested. the run goes no matter the weather. i ran it one year in a blizzard with 2' deep drifts. fun.

    http://www.runningpast.com/trun.htm
    Rast ich so rost ich. (When I rest, I rust)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    TO the OP, so bascially you are telling us you spent the weekend running around with a bunch of flamers?
    ENOUGH with the groaners....I swear your going to make my head explode.
    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Oh, wait, I get it Bernie = Burny! I see what they did there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    I don't smoke any more, but I still keep lighters around. I bring them camping so I don't have to waste windproof matches lighting my stove, I use them for lighting candles when the power goes out, and lighting incense to cover the smell of wet dog after me and the puppy go jogging in the rain.
    Useful, but yes... an odd freebie at a race.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CliftonGK1 View Post
    I don't smoke any more, but I still keep lighters around. I bring them camping so I don't have to waste windproof matches lighting my stove, I use them for lighting candles when the power goes out, and lighting incense to cover the smell of wet dog after me and the puppy go jogging in the rain.
    Useful, but yes... an odd freebie at a race.
    +1

    also good for getting the stove lit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Oh, wait, I get it Bernie = Burny! I see what they did there.

    LOL tuna wrap almost went out the nose
    Rast ich so rost ich. (When I rest, I rust)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Ah. Those were the reject lighters. There are no child safety yee haws on there.
    Are you kidding? If it doesn't have a "child safety" device on it, it's to be cherished. Those are the good ones!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Ah. Those were the reject lighters. There are no child safety yee haws on there.
    It could have the metal band above the thumbwheel that needs to be pressed hard while flicking the wheel.
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