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    Am I Missing Something, or...?

    ...is this a total RIP-OFF? Is this person totally high, or am I not seeing something? I mean, granted the parts are "high end-ish" and they've apparently only been used a handful of times, but, really?, they're 6 YEARS OLD. It's called depreciation.

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    You aren't missing anything. That is a ripoff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by prooftheory View Post
    You aren't missing anything. That is a ripoff.
    Why do people do this? Do they seriously think someone's going to pay that? On the other hand, I suppose, as the old adage goes: There's a sucker born every minute.

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    Dude told his wife that it is worth $3000 so she would lay off him for spending $2000 on the bike. Now the baby is coming and she wants him to sell it and get something cheaper but the dude doesn't really want to sell it. It's a whole drama.

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    Quote Originally Posted by prooftheory View Post
    Dude told his wife that it is worth $3000 so she would lay off him for spending $2000 on the bike. Now the baby is coming and she wants him to sell it and get something cheaper but the dude doesn't really want to sell it. It's a whole drama.
    I see.

    However, in such a scenario, I can honestly say for me, it will be a cold day in hell when my wife starts telling me how to spend my own (hard earned) cash. Or to sell my bikes. Just sayin...

    In addition, when it comes to babies vs. bikes, I'll wear twelve condoms...at the same time...just to ensure I can buy more bikes.
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    The dude's wife is actually the one with the money since she's a project manager and he's only a software documentation specialist. He's kind of itching to be the stay-at-home dad, because he thinks he'll have time to write his novel. Unfortunately for him the kid has severe autism and he'll end up being the care-taker for the rest of his life and never get to the novel. Kind of sad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by prooftheory View Post
    The dude's wife is actually the one with the money since she's a project manager and he's only a software documentation specialist. He's kind of itching to be the stay-at-home dad, because he thinks he'll have time to write his novel. Unfortunately for him the kid has severe autism and he'll end up being the care-taker for the rest of his life and never get to the novel. Kind of sad.
    In that case, maybe I should just buy the bike and consider it charity. Then again...maybe NOT.

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    Don't buy the bike. The dude needs it. Those long rides are the only time he gets to himself without feeling guilty about leaving his son behind, because he's at least keeping himself in shape.

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    This was a nice story but now it's making me sad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robofunc View Post
    This was a nice story but now it's making me sad.
    Maybe a nice bike ride on a $2,500 used Cinelli would cheer you up.

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    Hey, yeah! You hiring?

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    When I win the lottery it's Cinelli's for all my friends!

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    Thumbs up, air horn air horn air horn.

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    Yeah, I like the story, as well. You should pitch that to Lifetime. I'd totally watch that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noli Timere View Post
    Yeah, I like the story, as well. You should pitch that to Lifetime. I'd totally watch that.
    Nah, halmark channel. Fits there insanely predictable, extremely uncomfortably awkward programming.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    Yeah, you missed something...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrblue View Post
    When I win the lottery it's Cinelli's for all my friends!

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    Quote Originally Posted by prooftheory View Post
    The dude's wife is actually the one with the money since she's a project manager and he's only a software documentation specialist. He's kind of itching to be the stay-at-home dad, because he thinks he'll have time to write his novel. Unfortunately for him the kid has severe autism and he'll end up being the care-taker for the rest of his life and never get to the novel. Kind of sad.

    Hahaha that's some good chit right there, man.....

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