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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 12-07-05, 07:52 PM   #1
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Collary Axiom To Godwin's Law for Fixed Gear

Any time a conversation arises about Fixed Gear bicycles, if the thread goes further than five posts, someone will compare the OP, or one of the respondents to the post, as a Hipster.

Because of the derogatory neture of the term, due to it's association with a nation of individuals hell-bent on copying and destroying every cool or authentic thing that exist in the known Solar System, especially Uranus, and Earth, anyone called a Hipster is automatically removed from suspicion, with the onus being placed on the accuser, who seems to know way more about the whole Hipster situation than they are letting on. This discredits the person who used the Hipster reference as an attack, as they may themselves be one either trolling, or lurking as a newbie.

Once the accusation has been put forth, the thread usually unravels into either a flame war, or a barrage of non-sequiturs, hijacking the original question posted which are usually of the "What kind of bike do you think I should buy", or " What kind of bag do you wear."

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Old 12-07-05, 08:09 PM   #2
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Go ride your bike. It's nice outside!
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go ride your bike hipster
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Old 12-07-05, 08:14 PM   #4
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No, actually it's ****ing freezing outside.
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Old 12-07-05, 08:14 PM   #5
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Go ride your bike. It's nice outside!
I am riding my bike, in fact, as I'm typing this. You diidn't think that was a cadence counter on my bars, did you? It's nice alright.It's nice and cold!

Hold on, I gotta log off and descend this hill. Haven't mastered the whole 'no-hands downhill texting' thing yet. Plus pothole cause typos. *Ouch*
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Old 12-07-05, 10:27 PM   #6
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"As an SS/FG discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving a hipster or hipsterism approaches 1."
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Old 12-07-05, 10:29 PM   #7
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You spelled nature wrong.
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Old 12-07-05, 10:31 PM   #8
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someone cookin' up collard greens? wha'?
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Serendipper... you are the original hipsterias dufius
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Old 12-07-05, 10:36 PM   #10
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You spelled nature wrong.
No, he used the hipster spelling...get with the program

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Old 12-07-05, 10:47 PM   #11
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nÅture. Sorry, you are totally right.
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Old 12-07-05, 10:50 PM   #12
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i just thought he hit a pothole while texting that one.
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Old 12-07-05, 10:53 PM   #13
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He can read and write backwards too --> http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=157648
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Old 12-07-05, 10:56 PM   #14
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I guess this is what happens when I stop reading this forum for one freakin day to get some work done. I miss out on all this important talk of hipsters, cocks, and spelling... ****!!! I guess I'll just have to drop out and somehow start professionally reading this forum.

On the plus side I ran my papers through this forum instead of a spell checker and my profs said my spelling has never been better

I guess it's true what they say... Hipsterism saves!! Oh and this tread is apparently the exception that proves the rule... only took three posts for someone to be called a hipster
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Old 12-07-05, 10:58 PM   #15
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ha ha ha, that's a great thread. i mean.....

.daerht taerg a s'taht ,ah ah ah
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Old 12-07-05, 11:00 PM   #16
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"1337 h1pstOr" spelling, perhaps?
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Old 12-07-05, 11:03 PM   #17
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"1337 h1pstOr" spelling, perhaps?

Wha? ..sorry that spelling is a little too hip for me.
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Old 12-07-05, 11:05 PM   #18
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l33t? hax0orz?

yeah....something like that. my old bandmates used to write crap like that all the time.
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