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    a short onion article


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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesdenver

    LMAO, The Onion usually has it right on!...check outThis one,which is even "cycle" related

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    Too Damn Funny!!! =)

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    "America means having a right to cheap gas without having to say please," said Augusta, GA resident George Rizner, idling in his Hummer H2 in a protest near the Georgia State Capitol. "What are we supposed to do, walk?"

    reminds me of a lady I saw while on a ride last week... I'm on my road bike heading down a dead end street where a bike path connects to another street though a stand of woods... the path wasn't cleared of snow so I dismount and carry my bike while slogging through the mid-shin deep snow... up ahead on the street I'm heading toward I notice a garage door go up... out backs a SUV and it rolls down the drive and into the street where it stops in front of the mailbox... I watch as the window goes down and the lady retreives her mail, puts the window up, and then proceeds back up the drive into the garage.... here driveway was maybe 60- 70 feet long or about 10% the length of the path I was slogging through when I witnessed this
    "I'm a foreign diplomat. I don't pay for drinks. Do you think G. Gordon Liddy paid for his drinks while he was strangling people with piano wire for the good of our nation?" - Peter Griffin

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    you've got to be kidding. ok you're not...

    there's a netflix or blockbuster commercial which spoofs that exact same thing. "honey i'm going to the video store" and does exactly what you described above...

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    Quote Originally Posted by knoregs
    reminds me of a lady I s"America means having a right to cheap gas without having to say please," said Augusta, GA resident George Riznaw while on a ride last week... I'm on my road bike heading down a dead end street where a bike path connects to another street though a stand of woods... the path wasn't cleared of snow so I dismount and carry my bike while slogging through the mid-shin deep snow... up ahead on the street I'm heading toward I notice a garage door go up... out backs a SUV and it rolls down the drive and into the street where it stops in front of the mailbox... I watch as the window goes down and the lady retreives her mail, puts the window up, and then proceeds back up the drive into the garage.... here driveway was maybe 60- 70 feet long or about 10% the length of the path I was slogging through when I witnessed this
    I have seen this many times out in the country. So pathetic!


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    But the Onion article was priceless!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesdenver
    you've got to be kidding. ok you're not...

    there's a netflix or blockbuster commercial which spoofs that exact same thing. "honey i'm going to the video store" and does exactly what you described above...
    i've seen that commercial... had me shaking my head, as do most things I see on the TV... Blockbuster... the Walmart of the video world
    "I'm a foreign diplomat. I don't pay for drinks. Do you think G. Gordon Liddy paid for his drinks while he was strangling people with piano wire for the good of our nation?" - Peter Griffin

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    reminds me of a dude in new zealand who drove a tractor into the beehive
    dont look too hard

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    beehive = new zealands presidential building
    dont look too hard

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    Quote Originally Posted by shikaka
    beehive = new zealands presidential building
    hahaha, I was wondering what running into a beehive would accomplish...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysbest
    hahaha, I was wondering what running into a beehive would accomplish...
    A sensation that makes roadrash feel like a massage. And about 30,000 p!ssed bees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerseysbest
    hahaha, I was wondering what running into a beehive would accomplish...
    what make it funnier is... he was protesting against 'fart tax' they were trying to push through a tax that the farmers had to pay because of the damage the cows farts do to the ozone my country is nuts ...
    dont look too hard

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    LMAO..this is a funny thread...its pretty sad though, the mailbox thing...makes me sad...makes you wonder what kind of mass hysteria woud result if all the cars just disappeared for a day...just a day...im pretty sure the suicide and murder rate would go up 1000 times...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveFox
    LMAO..this is a funny thread...its pretty sad though, the mailbox thing...makes me sad...makes you wonder what kind of mass hysteria woud result if all the cars just disappeared for a day...just a day...im pretty sure the suicide and murder rate would go up 1000 times...


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    kind of like the movie "A Day Without A Mexican". looked interesting and funny but i didn't see it, the title of the movie really IS the concept of the idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveFox
    LMAO..this is a funny thread...its pretty sad though, the mailbox thing...makes me sad...makes you wonder what kind of mass hysteria woud result if all the cars just disappeared for a day...just a day...im pretty sure the suicide and murder rate would go up 1000 times...

    steve
    The cars may not disappear, and more's the pity. Yet the gas they live on sure is, slowly and steadily.
    The Onion's article may be prothetic about the public reaction when gas starts costing more than the car that burns it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2wheeledsoul
    The Bike: Simple, silent, clean, inexpencive, agile, conservative, elegant.
    The Car: Complicated, noisy, dirty, overly expensive, clumbsy, wasteful, ugly.
    Choose wisely, young jedi.

    Imagine how different those movies would have turned out If Alec Guiness had instead handed Luke an English 3-speed and said: "Your father's Raleigh; a more elegant vehicle, from a more civilised time"

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    I love the fact that satirical ( onion, daily show) has more accurate news than "real news" ( propaganda networks like FOX and NBC
    not banned anymore

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2wheeledsoul
    The cars may not disappear, and more's the pity. Yet the gas they live on sure is, slowly and steadily.
    The Onion's article may be prothetic about the public reaction when gas starts costing more than the car that burns it.

    true that.
    dont look too hard

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    http://www.theonion.com/content/node/43696

    What can I say, that says it all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by becnal
    Imagine how different those movies would have turned out If Alec Guiness had instead handed Luke an English 3-speed and said: "Your father's Raleigh; a more elegant vehicle, from a more civilised time"
    Get this. My first adult bike was the Raligh tourer that my dad rode to work. And well... You said it.

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