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    What is Foo?

    What does it mean to you? Is it a collection of nonsense to help you get through another boring day at work? Is it being able to ask an off-topic question without having to find another forum? Is it something more? Do you miss the Foo antics when you're gone, or do foosters never cross your mind when you're away from Foo?

    For me, Foo is a place to hang out with friends, some of whom I've met, some of whom I've yet to meet. It's a place I'm not judged by my last 40k time, or by the kind of parts I put on my bike, or what I drive or wear or think or am. It's a place where I can be sad and now that someone will come rescue me from myself. It's a place where I can laugh, sometimes at me, sometimes at someone else. It's a place where so many people open up and actually care.

    So, what's Foo to you?

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    Hard to put it into words, but FOO doesn't exist in my mind once I leave my web browser.

    It's just another off-topic forum, but more active than most without being overwhelming.

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    Ugh.

    Another one of UA's emo/philosophical threads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    Ugh.

    Another one of UA's emo/philosophical threads.
    I wasn't going to say it, so i'll quote it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    Ugh.

    Another one of UA's emo/philosophical threads.
    I knew I should have titled it Argggghhhhhhhhhh

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    I thought the first rule of Foo was to never talk about Foo.
    "Engineering! It's like math, but louder."

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    It is where I come to make fun of people and feel better about myself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I knew I should have titled it Argggghhhhhhhhhh

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    It is where I come to make fun of people and feel better about myself.
    It's a place where I come and get made fun to feel better about everyone else.

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    it's a place where I come to make better of people and feel fun about myself
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Could I interest either of the last two posters in a slightly used RC copter?
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Could I interest either of the last two posters in a slightly used RC copter?
    Yes please. I have to warn you though and as Bruce Banner would say "You wouldn't like me when I'm angry"

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    It where I go when P&R gets stale...
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Could I interest either of the last two posters in a slightly used RC copter?
    you got bored of it already?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    M'eh...I saw a cool rc mini ufo on thinkgeek.

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    Measurement of the total quantity of pasture in a paddock, expressed in kilograms of pasture dry matter


    IE: teh BF crap content

    I like fat bikes
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    Foo is...............................................and always will be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Foo spelled backwards is oof...............................................and always will be.
    pgoatied it for u
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    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    Its the land of Pirates and Ninjas with an occasional invasion by zombies.

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    I'm hearing a song coming on, with custom Foo lyrics....
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    Foo-pah, Foo-pah
    Foo-pa-dee-doo

    I've got a forum thread here for you

    Foo-pah, Foo-pah
    Foo-pa-dee-dee

    If you are wise you'll listen to me
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    Foo-rah
    Foo-rah
    Foo-rah
    Foo-rah-aye.......


    C'mon Eileen......
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    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    fee-Foo Foo Foo
    Fee-Fah fah fah

    is all I want to say to you....
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    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgoat View Post
    Foo-pah, Foo-pah
    Foo-pa-dee-doo

    I've got a forum thread here for you

    Foo-pah, Foo-pah
    Foo-pa-dee-dee

    If you are wise you'll listen to me
    What do you get when you hang with jsharr
    A trip to the basement where your family is far

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    I always think of y'all as men and women in tights
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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