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View Poll Results: Floyd's nickname?
The Barber 2 10.00%
The Phoenix 18 90.00%
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Old 07-22-06, 09:46 AM   #1
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Time for the nickname the barber to be retired?

In favor of "the phoenix"?
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Old 07-22-06, 09:57 AM   #2
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Phloyd the Phoenix, riding for Phonak
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Old 07-22-06, 10:03 AM   #3
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Phloyd the Phoenix, riding for Phonak

Now that's what I call an alliteration
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Old 07-22-06, 01:28 PM   #4
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Phloyd the Phoenix, riding for Phonak
Cookie phor you!
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Old 07-22-06, 03:14 PM   #5
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Barber mos def. Phoenix is just too cheesy. reminds me of a unicorn pegasus flying through a rainbow.
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Old 07-22-06, 03:52 PM   #6
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I happen to enjoy watching unicorn pegasus fly around through rainbows...it's just one of my past times.
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Old 07-22-06, 04:49 PM   #7
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as one of my co-workers said on Thursday... "
Sir Floyd of Lancaster, Knight of the Tour de France"

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Old 07-22-06, 05:07 PM   #8
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The Phoenix (thanks Bobke) will definitely be the right one if he can return to anything like his present form after the hip replacement surgery.
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I've just been calling him Flandis. It's concise, catchy, and fun to say.

Flandis rules.

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Old 07-22-06, 06:25 PM   #10
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I've just been calling him Flandis. It's concise, catchy, and fun to say.
And I've been calling his team the Phonies.
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Old 07-22-06, 07:07 PM   #11
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i like the "eagle" as sastre called him
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How did he get the nickname the barber, anyway?

Was it because of:



Or because it was a Nirvana song?

Floyd the Barber by Nirvana


I don't particulary like the barber or the phoenix. I am partial to Kid Floyd.

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Old 07-22-06, 10:10 PM   #13
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The Barber or the Phoenix? Nah, try again. Neither of those works for me.
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The Mennonite Menace
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The Mennonite Menace

Like it, or the Mennonite Maniac. It's so Outphlandish. I don't think he's actually still a Mennonite, though.
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Like it, or the Mennonite Maniac. It's so Outphlandish. I don't think he's actually still a Mennonite, though.
He's living in Temecula for ****s sake.

I love how the mainstream media always refers to him as either Amish or Mennonite.
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only one name will work! THE PRAYING PHLANDIS!

Works in the Mennonite and the TT position and Phonak
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Old 07-23-06, 06:19 AM   #19
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^^^^^ too funny ^^^^^^^^^^

or should i say, too phunny.....?
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That side by side comparision is hillarious! But we call him "Furious Floyd" around here. Congrats to him on a great 06 TDF and 06 season.
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BTW..neither barber or phoenix fits in my mind.
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That side by side comparision is hillarious! But we call him "Furious Floyd" around here. Congrats to him on a great 06 TDF and 06 season.
Furious, he is the nicest, mellow rider in the peloton?
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Sal Maglie already has "The Barber" reserved.

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