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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Oh wow. Got this in the mail today.

    Thought I'd share it with you in case anyone else has one of these.

    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10295.html

    I better return it right away. Bummer.
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    Senior Member no motor?'s Avatar
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    I bet you needed more than one of those.

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    How many of those do you have? Are they so you can show off your blood stains on your knives?
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    No,lay next to one it after it falls(scuff your face up with dirt) and you will have a garage full of new CF bikes.
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    How did you know that I have 27 of these around my 40x70 lot for security lighting?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    How did you know that I have 27 of these around my 40x70 lot for security lighting?
    Detroit?
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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    Detroit?
    Rock City!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Rock City!?
    [Town of Bed] Rock City?

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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    Detroit?
    Nope, I guess I'm just THAT paranoid.

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    I'd heard about the one that went down in Argyle. Scary stuff considering how much time I spent near similar lights during high school.

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    So if one fell and landed on a drill team, would that make them pole dancers?
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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
    So if one fell and landed on a drill team, would that make them pole dancers?
    BOOM, BOOM!

    Ok, that was terrible. Thanks jsharr.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    No,lay next to one it after it falls(scuff your face up with dirt) and you will have a garage full of new CF bikes.
    Nope. Read the notice: "As the manufacturer has become bankrupt,..." There's no one to sue. I think they went of of business as Whitco, Inc. and reorganized as Whitco Poles, Inc. or something like that. They're here in town; I've been by there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    [Town of Bed] Rock City?
    Holy crap... there really is a Bedrock, CO...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    Nope. Read the notice: "As the manufacturer has become bankrupt,..." There's no one to sue. I think they went of of business as Whitco, Inc. and reorganized as Whitco Poles, Inc. or something like that. They're here in town; I've been by there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    They really have a stamp that says "Fictitious cartoon character"???
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    Quote Originally Posted by schumi View Post
    They really have a stamp that says "Fictitious cartoon character"???
    Apparently so, since the town gets so much Flintstones email due to it's name.

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    "The majority of incidents occurred in Texas"

    I wonder if someone is sending a message.
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    Just that the poles came from the middle of Texas, so.... most of them were put up around where they came from I think.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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