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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    Good deed stories

    Just saw this news story on CNN. Great story of forgiveness, kindness, and life changing events.

    http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local...-78431122.html

    Post your good deed stories.

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Second time I have seen that, and it made me happy both times. I liked this story as well: http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/11/18...dax/index.html
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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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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    That's a very heartwarming story. A person feels helpless in those situations. It's nice to see they found a way to help the family.

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    I wouldn't give a thief money.

    I gave my class notes to my classmate when she missed a class or two so she could copy them down.

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    A newer rider, "Mike" was at the top of a loop when I got there. He wanted to try a section that was new to him, I had ridden it a couple of times. 2/3s of the way through he mentioned that he didn't like the looks of what was coming up. I pointed out a shortcut to the way out. We split up. I got to feeling smug, hah, I'm riding the scary section that a 30 something (20 years my junior) bailed on. And it really wasn't that big a deal. When I completed the loop, he was a the trail entrance waiting to make sure I got out OK. It was later in the afternoon and not many would probably be out that day.

    Bottom line, that was a very considerate action. "The Kid" proved to me that he was a better man, much better than I had credited him with.
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    lets see, a few days ago met a kid who was getting used to his fixed gear he purschased from a friend. his back tire was balder than a porn stars taint. and looked like it could pop at any second. so I gave him a new back tire i had sitting around. and taught him how to change his own tire.

    few weeks ago I was riding down the street about 3 am in the mission district of sf. there was a girl sitting on the side walk with her bike upside down. (the universal signal for somethings wrong) I thought about it, and then went to talk to her. she was sitting there her back tire in one hand, chain in a knot in the other, and grease everywhere. So I gave her a piece of paper to wipe the grease off her face and hands, and put her tire and chain back on properly.

    lets see, i have pulled a few people out of ditches.

    there was a lady blocking traffic a few weeks ago. I thought her car had stopped, and i was going to get a few to help push it out of traffic. turned out there was a spider on her dashboard and she was really scared of spiders, so i got the spider out of her car. and then she drove off happy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by c0urt View Post
    lets see, a few days ago met a kid who was getting used to his fixed gear he purschased from a friend. his back tire was balder than a porn stars taint. and looked like it could pop at any second. so I gave him a new back tire i had sitting around. and taught him how to change his own tire.

    few weeks ago I was riding down the street about 3 am in the mission district of sf. there was a girl sitting on the side walk with her bike upside down. (the universal signal for somethings wrong) I thought about it, and then went to talk to her. she was sitting there her back tire in one hand, chain in a knot in the other, and grease everywhere. So I gave her a piece of paper to wipe the grease off her face and hands, and put her tire and chain back on properly.

    lets see, i have pulled a few people out of ditches.

    there was a lady blocking traffic a few weeks ago. I thought her car had stopped, and i was going to get a few to help push it out of traffic. turned out there was a spider on her dashboard and she was really scared of spiders, so i got the spider out of her car. and then she drove off happy.
    I feel especially bad for the poor spider lady, I have the same phobia and would equally freak out if the spider was a big 'un. Same goes for wasps. lol.

    Good on you for helping us poor chicks with busted bikes at night, practically a knight in shining armour, eh?

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    social interaction. cheaper than a movie, more fun than a magazine.
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    Oh ick. lol.

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    we all have our vices :-P

    I crash tables and talk to people, and rarely ask for names.
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    Last night, I found a hunter who was lost in the woods searching for Bambi. It was getting dark and the temperature was already well below freezing.

    I put him on a blazed trail that would take him less than 50 feet from where he parked.

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    And its all because you are on a bike and are willing to give some time. Double +1
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    Remember, no good deed goes unpunished! But keep doing them anyway.

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    THIS is one of my favorites.
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    THIS is one of my favorites.
    Man, you really don't like Christmas

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    I like everything about Christmas. Especially burning the old dead trees come January.
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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