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Old 01-27-06, 10:35 AM   #1
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messenger fights driver

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Old 01-27-06, 10:40 AM   #2
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this is already on the first page. but good link none the less
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Old 01-27-06, 11:35 AM   #3
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looks like hes getting fcked in the ass.



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mad props to messenger for not swinging the u lock in the back pocket(its visible.)
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Old 01-27-06, 11:57 AM   #4
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Check out the comment from the photographer, hilarious that he went after him too.
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Old 01-27-06, 12:14 PM   #5
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Yikes.

While I'm sympathetic to the messenger's reaction (I've got a short fuse, myself), I can't really say I'm shocked at how this played out. Key someone's car and they're gonna be pissed.

Keeping the lock in her pants was a good idea. Lock + head = jail.
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Old 01-27-06, 12:16 PM   #6
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you guys realize that's setup right.. seriously.
Those are some of the worst posed expressions ive ever seen lol
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Old 01-27-06, 12:22 PM   #7
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haha thats how people look in Toronto.
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Old 01-27-06, 02:25 PM   #8
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guy le****** rocks!!
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Old 01-27-06, 03:07 PM   #9
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Everyone was wrong, but that guys a dick.
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Old 01-27-06, 04:13 PM   #10
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swing the u-lock of justice ... best next thing to the "point of view" gun
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I wonder if her rear wheel's out of true.
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Old 01-27-06, 08:32 PM   #12
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oi. people ****ing suck.
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Yikes.

While I'm sympathetic to the messenger's reaction (I've got a short fuse, myself), I can't really say I'm shocked at how this played out. Key someone's car and they're gonna be pissed.

Keeping the lock in her pants was a good idea. Lock + head = jail.
a guy tried to rob me on rollerblades no less last summer and i threatned to hit
him with the chain. i then called the cops and they said if i had hit him it would
have been justified as self defense. so in this case i don't think she would
have gone to jail for hitting him at least, though maybe for keying his car.
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Old 01-28-06, 04:10 AM   #14
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hey, i dunno if anybody read this far into the comments on that page, but here's the messenger's side of the story. i thought it was sort of interesting:


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Hello all! I am the girl in the pics. My name is Leah and although I am a courier, I was WALKING my bike up Agusta when the incident took place. He was driving and opened his door (while driving) and yelling profanities he threw his beef patty on a bun out of his door. I walked over to his car, and right or wrong, I opened the door and "gave" him back his food (which he MUST have dropped by accident!) He then lost it, and jumped out of his car and threw 2 large Timmies at meand then grabbed me by my helmet and tried to toss me around a bit.It was at that point that my bike lock key (that I wear on a bracelet around my wrist) scratched his car. I have read all the postings about people sympathetic to the car driver due to the expense of repairing the scratch but sorry folks, i doubt that it will cost him anything to repair as it was a 1.2cm mark in the clearcoat only(did not damage the paint) but regardless a scratch none the less. Then with some "encouraging" from some helpfull bystanders he got in his car and drove away...or so I thought! People were comming up to me and saying that I should have him charged but at that point I just figured I had made my anti-littering point and and eye for and eye with the coffee shower, I mean I did throw that patty right. But just as I was getting on my bike to ride home he came running back and thats when the photos start. He had driven half a block and decided that the scratch was worthy of a more thorough beating I guess.
Now for a bit of clarity on a couple of things...
The blonde girl is his girlfriend...she also makes a pretty good shield from an angry mob!
I was NOT punching anyone! especially not with keys in my hand! I was just trying to save my bike (I just built it a week ago!!)
And as for the police charging him....
He took off in his car as soon as he heard the sirens....they chased him down but it is not a crime to leave the scene. They were going to charge him with a variety of things including assult with a weapon x2, mischief x2, aggravated assult, etc, but the police informed me that if I went ahead and placed those charges then they would have to charge me with mischeif for the scratch.
So in the interests of good karma (and my own sanity) I have opted to "let it go" and allow the universe to repay this angermanagement case in its own way.
And finally to those who say that i must have had a sudden case of self ritousness in regard to littering.....YOU ARE WRONG! I hate littering and NEVER do> In fact I am constantly picking up litter and make my son pick up litter at the park. I just feel that it is such a fixable issue in the world today. If everyone would not throw their own piece of litter then there would be none!! What a concept eh!?
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Old 01-28-06, 09:14 AM   #15
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Pickin' a fight with a girl...what a puss. I would have kung-fu'd him for her. Jackass.
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Old 01-28-06, 01:22 PM   #16
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She was just inocently a strollin along we some heathen barrels past her screaming opening his door and throw stuff out. So she innocent;y enough pick up the litter and gently tosses it in the stopped vehicle. The lunatic goes beserk, gets out and throws something at her and grabs her and she accadentl scratches the car...poor girl. That story has got too be the most bull**** I've ever read in one post.
Agreed. Her story fails the smell test.
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