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    I dusted a Prius today

    Riding into work. They gotta work on that tech some more. FUN!

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    Did you use a feather duster? Were you wearing a French maid outfit?
    Please post pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andr0id View Post
    Did you use a feather duster? Were you wearing a French maid outfit?
    Please post pics.
    +1
    Pics or it didn't happen! Especially of you in the French maid outfit.
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    The Fast and The Furious: Edison Park Drift / Prius vs Tesla coming to a theatre near you soon, starring bluevelo as Vin Diesel's thin cousin.
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    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 KingTermite View Post
    +1
    Pics or it didn't happen! Especially of you in the French maid outfit.
    it could've, if the heels weren't too high

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    Man, you people are harsh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChltCat View Post
    it could've, if the heels weren't too high
    +1 or is it

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluevelo View Post
    Man, you people are harsh.
    You're just now learning this? Wow.........
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluevelo View Post
    Man, you people are harsh.


    I used to own one of little roller skate cars...great gas mileage, but man, when the A/C was on, my 3 legged cat could run faster than that car

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    Found this posted on a hybrid car owner's forum today:

    "So I'm driving to work in my Prius this morning, and then all the sudden, out of nowhere, comes this darn cyclist from between two parked cars. He just came down off the sidewalk and pulled right out in front of me, like he didn't even see me. Most likely he didn't hear me coming down the street, as I was still going on electric, but I'm sure it didn't help that he appeared to be listening to an iPod. He also didn't appear to have any kind of mirror.

    I wound up following him from about eight or nine blocks. I tried getting around him, but every time I started to go around him, he'd swerve out into the middle of the lane, blocking my path. I was so afraid I'd hit him, so I just stayed back and followed him.

    So after about nine blocks, he finally turns off, and as he does, I see him throw both arms up in the air - like he'd just won something. What was that all about? Crazy cyclists.

    I'm thinking of getting one of those little bells, the kind you activate with your thumb, and mounting on my steering wheel, so I can use it to alert cycists who - apparently, don't hear me driving up behing them in my quiet, zippy little car.

    Peace out,
    Prius Patty."
    When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished by how much he'd learned in seven years. Mark Twain (apocryphal)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nota View Post
    Found this posted on a hybrid car owner's forum today:

    "So I'm driving to work in my Prius this morning, and then all the sudden, out of nowhere, comes this darn cyclist from between two parked cars. He just came down off the sidewalk and pulled right out in front of me, like he didn't even see me. Most likely he didn't hear me coming down the street, as I was still going on electric, but I'm sure it didn't help that he appeared to be listening to an iPod. He also didn't appear to have any kind of mirror.

    I wound up following him from about eight or nine blocks. I tried getting around him, but every time I started to go around him, he'd swerve out into the middle of the lane, blocking my path. I was so afraid I'd hit him, so I just stayed back and followed him.

    So after about nine blocks, he finally turns off, and as he does, I see him throw both arms up in the air - like he'd just won something. What was that all about? Crazy cyclists.

    I'm thinking of getting one of those little bells, the kind you activate with your thumb, and mounting on my steering wheel, so I can use it to alert cycists who - apparently, don't hear me driving up behing them in my quiet, zippy little car.

    Peace out,
    Prius Patty."
    way too funny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nota View Post
    Found this posted on a hybrid car owner's forum today:

    "So I'm driving to work in my Prius this morning, and then all the sudden, out of nowhere, comes this darn cyclist from between two parked cars. He just came down off the sidewalk and pulled right out in front of me, like he didn't even see me. Most likely he didn't hear me coming down the street, as I was still going on electric, but I'm sure it didn't help that he appeared to be listening to an iPod. He also didn't appear to have any kind of mirror.

    I wound up following him from about eight or nine blocks. I tried getting around him, but every time I started to go around him, he'd swerve out into the middle of the lane, blocking my path. I was so afraid I'd hit him, so I just stayed back and followed him.

    So after about nine blocks, he finally turns off, and as he does, I see him throw both arms up in the air - like he'd just won something. What was that all about? Crazy cyclists.

    I'm thinking of getting one of those little bells, the kind you activate with your thumb, and mounting on my steering wheel, so I can use it to alert cycists who - apparently, don't hear me driving up behing them in my quiet, zippy little car.

    Peace out,
    Prius Patty."
    Hahaaa!!!


    Very well done, sir!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Ahh good laugh thanks (^_^)

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    That's awesome.

    Oh, I set a PB riding my bike home on the river trail yesterday. I've been grappling with a left leg injury for a year that's made running painful and cycling difficult and its finally clearing up!

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    Like beating up a kindergartener.
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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    Like beating up a kindergartener.
    I thought you finally got passed on to first grade.............
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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
    I thought you finally got passed on to first grade.............
    Eventually when I was acquitted on a technicality.
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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChltCat View Post


    I used to own one of little roller skate cars...great gas mileage, but man, when the A/C was on, my 3 legged cat could run faster than that car
    Hey Einstein, the Prius gets 45-50mpg, carries five people and their crap. My motorcycle gets fewer mpg than that. Of course my motorcycle does go 0-100 mph in < 8.5 seconds, but still.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    Hey Einstein, the Prius gets 45-50mpg, carries five people and their crap. My motorcycle gets fewer mpg than that. Of course my motorcycle does go 0-100 mph in < 8.5 seconds, but still.
    It still accelerates, handles like, and has the handling of, a couch. It's frustrating to even ride in the thing

    And anyone who needs a car to park itself shouldn't drive.
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    Hey Einstein, the Prius gets 45-50mpg, carries five people and their crap. My motorcycle gets fewer mpg than that. Of course my motorcycle does go 0-100 mph in < 8.5 seconds, but still.
    I'm not anti-motorcycle, but they have two huge downsides, IMHO, compared to a Prius...

    1) They're noisy as hell - unnecessarily so.

    2) You have a much better chance of being an accidental organ donor on a motorcycle vs. a Prius (but to be fair the same thing can happen cycling too).

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    my Prius needs dusting, my kids are starting to harass me about how dirty it is. There are a lot of Prius drivers out there that are obsessed about fuel mileage, the OP probably met up with one of those people. If you want 55+ mpg, you have to drive sloooow. I have a lead foot and get about 48mpg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
    my Prius needs dusting, my kids are starting to harass me about how dirty it is. There are a lot of Prius drivers out there that are obsessed about fuel mileage, the OP probably met up with one of those people. If you want 55+ mpg, you have to drive sloooow. I have a lead foot and get about 48mpg.
    I still bet I can dust your ass too.


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    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
    my Prius needs dusting, my kids are starting to harass me about how dirty it is. There are a lot of Prius drivers out there that are obsessed about fuel mileage, the OP probably met up with one of those people. If you want 55+ mpg, you have to drive sloooow. I have a lead foot and get about 48mpg.
    I watched a program on hypermiling. Talk about seriously anal retentive! Man, there are some really obsessed people out there.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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