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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-04-05, 01:34 PM   #1
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Messengers make the yahoo front page!

BUt it doesn't sound like a good thing. Is it being exaggerated at all?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050504/...ike_messengers
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Old 05-04-05, 01:43 PM   #2
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I was just about to post the same like. Seems like it would be legit to me. Faxes look like crap and fine details can be lost. With digitally pure and nearly instant (ok not really) data transfer I can see where many of the services messengers do could be out moded.
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Old 05-04-05, 02:10 PM   #3
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I quit 7 years ago because I was making about 50 bucks a day. I don't think it has gotten much better. Granted I am/was lazy and liked to work short hours, but even hardworking/long hours can only get you so far when there isn't much work out there to begin with. The halycon days are clearly long past.
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