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Old 05-14-05, 01:29 PM   #1
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but not the Masi

Garage was broken into last night. PAB made off with power tools, lawn equipment, and the Duchesses bike. Funny, while the Masi was supremely available and unlocked, it was left behind. Easily the most valuable item in the garage was left untouched. They probably took one look and said, who the hell would want to ride that thing?
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Old 05-14-05, 01:47 PM   #2
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well happy Friday the 13th to you!
Seriously though, crappy luck on losing the other stuff....but...silver lining and all that...
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Old 05-14-05, 01:53 PM   #3
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That's what you get for using "******" as a pejorative.
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Mayo - sorry to hear that. Odd that they left the Masi though considering how nice it is, especially in person. Oh well...
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Old 05-14-05, 02:28 PM   #5
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Kick him while he's down huh? Noone deserves to have their space violated. Get over it.

*edit: looks like gh-ap's post was deleted.

BTW, stake out the garage now, they might come back for the Masi.
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Old 05-14-05, 02:30 PM   #6
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Relax, it was a good natured ribbing. Thus the winky. Man, people are wound tighter than a clock around here.

Yeah it sucks. I've had plenty of stuff ripped of and had my apartment burgled over the holidays. Doesn't mean I can't laugh about it. Life's too short to be that serious.
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Old 05-14-05, 02:33 PM   #7
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[QUOTE=bostontrevor]That's what you get for using "******" as a pejorative. [/

ouch, but funny
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Old 05-14-05, 02:37 PM   #8
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Hmmm... maybe I'm not so crazy keeping 5 bikes in the basement.
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Old 05-14-05, 02:50 PM   #9
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Relax, it was a good natured ribbing. Thus the winky. Man, people are wound tighter than a clock around here.

Yeah it sucks. I've had plenty of stuff ripped of and had my apartment burgled over the holidays. Doesn't mean I can't laugh about it. Life's too short to be that serious.
I got your smiley. Gh-ap's post was a bit more vicious.
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Sorry to hear that Mayo, at least they left you something? Pretty dumb thieves IMO
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Old 05-14-05, 03:17 PM   #11
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sorry mayo. maybe check out maxwell street tomorrow, you never know, they may want to turn it over fast. maybe they thought the masi was too unique for such a venue.
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butts be burgled! There's that word again! For shame!
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it was bit more vicious, and that's why i deleted it.

rant rant rant

getting ripped off is sucky.

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Old 05-14-05, 04:42 PM   #14
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gives you a reason to bring the bike inside now and to get the lawn landscaped by professionals. you can also shop for a new bike for the Dutchess. yay.
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What bike was the Duchess riding?
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Old 05-14-05, 07:02 PM   #16
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Old 05-14-05, 07:32 PM   #17
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PAB = punk ass *****?
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Cops here in Texas will tell you that if you shoot a theif outside your house make sure to drag him at least half way in the door.
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Old 05-15-05, 06:19 AM   #19
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home sweet home!
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Cops here in Texas will tell you that if you shoot a theif outside your house make sure to drag him at least half way in the door.
They said the same thing back in Montana. Also, you should fire a shot into the ceiling after you shoot them so you can say you fired a warning shot.

Mayo- that sucks. I hope the cops are able to find your stuff, but I'm kind of doubting it....
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Old 05-15-05, 10:39 AM   #21
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Cool it before this thread gets moved to "redneck justice" forums at the NRA website.I hate bicycle thieves, but would probably think twice..........maybe even three times before killing a human being over a (pardon me) worldly posession such as a bike. Thanks anyways for the tricks 'n' tips on how to commit murder.Gross.

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Old 05-15-05, 11:27 AM   #22
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Cops here in Texas will tell you that if you shoot a theif outside your house make sure to drag him at least half way in the door.
THey must not have CSI cops in Texas, if they did they would see the blood trail, maybe the Texas Police can't see the blood because thier sunglasses are to dark.


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Did they take the colage? And you just fixed the window, right?
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Ummm.............totally.................but would "WalkerTexasRangerBicycles" even FIT on a downtube?
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