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Old 03-27-05, 10:05 PM   #1
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Told to Buy a Car (Ha, Ha, Ha)

I was out early this morning riding. There was a light rain, but nothing major. I am stopped at a light and this guy pulls up beside me in a Lexus. He rolls his window down and says "You're getting wet out there! Maybe if you would work a little more, you could afford a car like this! Have you given that a thought?" I responded by pulling out my keys and showing them to him. I said "Maybe if you worked a little harder and worked out, you could afford a Mercedes and look good too! Have you given that a thought?"

He was just stunned for a few seconds. He got the maddest look on his face and then tore off. I had to laugh! It was hilarious!!! He was trying to look down on me because he thought I had nothing, being on a bicycle! What an idiot!!! I'll bet he never says anything like that to another cyclist!
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what kinda ride do you have?
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my mistake...what kinda car do you have
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Maybe if he spent a little more time on the bike he'd have leggy blonde in the passenger seat and be too buy to notice a guy riding a bike. go figure.
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that's rather amusing. maybe monday you should wait for him, then burn his ass in your benz
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that's rather amusing. maybe monday you should wait for him, then burn his ass in your benz
I actually thought about that!
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heheh today I was coming out of Peterson's Winery and this clown drives passed. He's saying to his passenger and shaking his head "He's f'n mad". It's little things like that, that can make your day.
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I just think it is so stupid how people stereotype cyclists!
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Why do you have this goofy thing on your signature that IDs ISP and browser? Na, it ain't cool!
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heheh the signature isn't supported in Firefox
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It makes me paranoid!
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yes it is haagen...upgrade...works fine for me. I'm running firefox
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Works with my firefox too. I just don't like it. It's intrusive and big brotherish.
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To educate you of your own computer and ISP!
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I'm not talking to you until you get rid of it!
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I'm not talking to you until you get rid of it!
Do you realize how public your browsing the internet is? Even if you have a router and/or a firewall, the information in my signature is available to anyone. Every site you go to, every email you send, can be tracked, unless it is an https site or the email is encrypted. It's scary, but my signature is there to inform others of the lack of privacy they have while on the internet and to think twice before doing something on the net, they may regret years down the road. Case in point, I have never posted anything I wish I had not, but there are posts that I posted from the early 90's still available on the net.
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It'll be OK Roody, it only displays it to you. Nobody else can see your ISP and stuff. Promise.
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Well...I guess it's OK. But it still makes me nervous.
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It'll be OK Roody, it only displays it to you. Nobody else can see your ISP and stuff. Promise.
And he is right! The information in my signature changes for each person that views my posts. You were not singled out!
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But how did haagen know I'm using firefox if only I can see the signature thingy? I might be getting paranoid again.
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But how did haagen know I'm using firefox if only I can see the signature thingy? I might be getting paranoid again.
Because I assume haagen has firefox and the signature did not work on his and he was informing us of that.
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Assume nuthin'
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That's what I thought. I doubt if they even have firefox in Australia!
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