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Old 01-11-07, 03:21 PM   #17976
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I am clueless to aol speak > means what?
according to my rudimentary knowledge of high school math it means less than.
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Old 01-11-07, 03:22 PM   #17977
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Nah in politics you just answer the question you wished you'd been asked instead of the question you were actually asked.
and then make a joke about the CBC.
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Old 01-11-07, 03:23 PM   #17978
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Fun day at work.. Seems the school cought on fire. Either something in the shop went boom, or the stoners in the basement dropped a spliff in the wrong place.
i told you not to teach those students how to flambe!
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Old 01-11-07, 03:29 PM   #17979
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according to my rudimentary knowledge of high school math it means less than.
actually it's greater than.

bigger >`/----\,,.' smaller

the aligator eats the bigger thing.. that's how i rememeber..

2 > 1 .... two is greater than 1
1 < 2 .... 1 is less than 2.

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Old 01-11-07, 03:35 PM   #17980
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according to my rudimentary knowledge of high school math it means less than.
rudimentary indeed *puffs on pipe*
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Old 01-11-07, 03:37 PM   #17981
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rudimentary indeed *puffs on pipe*
ha-ha. what have you got in that pipe math boy, 1s and 0s?
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Old 01-11-07, 03:38 PM   #17982
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Morning..afternoon? Long...short? Meet in the market at the coffee joint...not Ideal..the other joint with the roaster and smoothies? I say 12ish...20-30 km....back to Dees for cheap beer and a Kings Crown. Jackpot.
Oh yeah I'm all over that like stink on a dog or whatever. As long as my knee holds up I'm there. Hey Keith you're covering us all for pints right?
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Old 01-11-07, 03:43 PM   #17983
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Reply to post #17977 by Shiznaz: that wasn't AOLese.

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ha-ha. what have you got in that pipe math boy, 1s and 0s?
rofl.
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Old 01-11-07, 03:44 PM   #17984
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Hey Keith you're covering us all for pints right?
Sure.
Note to self...procure 4 40oz warm bottles of Olde English.
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Old 01-11-07, 03:44 PM   #17985
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i told you not to teach those students how to flambe!
Like I'd let them near the booze. It'd be gone before I could cook with it.
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Old 01-11-07, 03:57 PM   #17986
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Like I'd let them near the booze. It'd be gone before I could cook with it.
give them that baker's brandy you see in bakeshops; the 60% stuff that has a solution that induced vomitting. that'll learn em.
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give them that baker's brandy you see in bakeshops; the 60% stuff that has a solution that induced vomitting. that'll learn em.
I used to have some butterscotch flavoured rum. Stuff was about 180 proof. Used it for caramel sauce with bread pudding. We used to give it out as shots to the staff. Fun watching them gag and spew in the halls.
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Old 01-11-07, 04:19 PM   #17988
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Sure.
Note to self...procure 4 40oz warm bottles of Olde English.
HA! Sounds good to me. Yeah that's right I'm calling your bluff.
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Old 01-11-07, 04:20 PM   #17989
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y'all're jokes...

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The forecast for Saturday is lookin a little more promising. Ride and pints as per Offhoff's suggestion?
From Environment Canada: Saturday - A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 3.

mebbe warmed beer might be a good thing? uh, or not...
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Hot Dog we have a weiner!
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for those of you that like all things antiquated / rivendellish, i was in curbside this afternoon and i see that they now carry cork grips ($15). very nice.
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Maybe I can organize for hot Glühwein (hot mulled wine). I have never made it before, but I enjoyed it when I was in Munich! Warms the bones amazingly well.
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wow yum... provided this is an open roll-call, that is (i don't even know if my knee will be ok but whatev').
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Yay, I finally got my good peds for my SS MTB, and I won a Surly Tuggnutt on eBay. I'm a fixed wheel away from completion!

BTW: the snow ride idea still exists. For a reminder in this balmy sex-pot weather, go here!

Someday my friends. Someday...
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Thats quite the flyer. Did you ever promote rave parties?
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You should have seen 'em
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by the way, watch out for Diamond cab #3227.

he doesn't like to share the road with cyclists. apparently we shouldn't signal and take the lane in order to not get run over. i tried to warn his fare that he wasn't safe...(pulled a bogus u-turn and came awfully close to a cyclist in front of me) i wonder if he still got a tip?

there really must be a way of proper enforcing proper training for cabbies... or at least keeping record of incidents.

(don't even get me started on tonight's news report about "distracted drivers")
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by the way, watch out for Diamond cab #3227.

he doesn't like to share the road with cyclists. apparently we shouldn't signal and take the lane in order to not get run over. i tried to warn his fare that he wasn't safe...(pulled a bogus u-turn and came awfully close to a cyclist in front of me) i wonder if he still got a tip?

there really must be a way of proper enforcing proper training for cabbies... or at least keeping record of incidents.

(don't even get me started on tonight's news report about "distracted drivers")
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Don't know how many times I've nearly been hit by the random cabbie U-turn. Bloor street is just wide enough for cabbies to pull that BS.

P.S. It's not just cabs though. It seems that everyone, big car or small, cabbie or not, consistently make bad decisions that endanger the thousands of cyclists in the city. I've been riding with more care, and noticing a lot more obnoxious behaviors ever since being hit on Yonge.

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for real. i'm constantly thinking about what could be done in toronto to make drivers realise that. my most endearing thoughts so far are: a) something like the chick uses in "snow crash" to stick a warning flag on a vehicle or b) a "wall of shame" of plate #s...

but seriously, i was hit 2 years ago this week by a delivery driver pulling a u-turn @ king/bathurst. big wake-up call. the unfortunate thing is, when i tell people, they get scared about riding. the less cyclists = less attention by drivers = less cylists = less attention from drivers and so on. and need i remind them it's january and there's been no snow?
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The best way to increase safety, is to increase the number of cyclists. Fortunately this doens't seem to ever rise above a meaningful enough rate for drivers to warrant any attention.
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