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    FixedGearQueer nolageek's Avatar
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    OFF TOPIC: But funny, i thought. The product of a New Orleans education.

    http://neworleans.craigslist.org/bik/64529822.html

    *sigh* the future of my city looks grim.
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    English translation:
    This is a really cool bike. When you hit a bump, you feel everything. It ride great and has all the problems in the universe!

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    Hey, he thanked God! In today's climate, doesn't that trump education?

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    FixedGearQueer nolageek's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by brokenrobot
    Hey, he thanked God! In today's climate, doesn't that trump education?
    Yes, unfortunately. Especially here in the south.
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    i've never ridden a new orleans bike before.

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    Wher'd u Get That Jacket? flythebike's Avatar
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    He don't mean nothin' by his lack of learnin'. Don' take no offense.
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    Speaking as a product of a New Orleans education, I'd like to point out that I don't live there anymore.

    Then again I've never seen roads as ugly as the ones back home. Okay, they were worse in Cambodia. And Haiti.

    Louisianans do love their public services.

    Rockn'shocks fixie! do it Nolageek! $65 for this bike, then $225 (or so) for one of those ENO industry hubs! Ride through the craters on Magazine while drinking an Icee with no straw!

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    FixedGearQueer nolageek's Avatar
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    The roads certainly do suck here. Keeps a commuter on his toes, for sure.

    And off my saddle!
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    hahaha! that's awesome My exboyfriend is from New Orleans (sigh) and he's pretty smart, he actually has a masters degree. Maybe he's an exception to the rule but i've noticed these folks have a crazy wild streak, especially when they drink.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nolageek
    *sigh* the future of my city looks grim.
    don't worry - we're all in the same boat. i heard a lady on the subway this morning say "i don't care about some god-damn fish up in alaska" during a "debate" on environmental issues. awesome, huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by timmhaan
    don't worry - we're all in the same boat. i heard a lady on the subway this morning say "i don't care about some god-damn fish up in alaska" during a "debate" on environmental issues. awesome, huh?

    Hey! Who the hell let the fish back into Alaska? They clog up all the oil lines!

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    I'm sure walking he "don't" feel anything either.
    Ah....to glide through life in such bliss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walkercycles
    There is a problem with drinking in La. in general...Driving Drunk is a sport and done for style points.
    I lived there for about a year, and as far as I was concerend, when you meet your childs teacher, it shouldnt be at the local bar...

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    How true. Most of my friend were getting trashed as early as I can remember. In fact, I didn't start drinking until I was 24, just because I had a fear of being like them. :/
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