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Old 04-22-07, 09:33 AM   #1
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high-fives?

I was riding across town on 23rd ST yesterday afternoon and saw a lady standing in the road with her hand in the air to hail a cab. I gave her a high-five as I rode by. Probably the best decision I ever made.

Anyone else?
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Old 04-22-07, 09:37 AM   #2
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Haha.
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Old 04-22-07, 09:55 AM   #3
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i almost did this to a dude with his hand hanging out the window while he was sitting in traffic. I wish I had. you're living the dream
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Old 04-22-07, 10:22 AM   #4
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high fives rule
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Old 04-22-07, 10:33 AM   #5
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that's epic.
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Old 04-22-07, 11:25 AM   #8
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That is amazing.


^not me.
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Old 04-22-07, 11:25 AM   #9
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I've high fived a few kids. Too bad they don't know how filthy my gloves are.
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Old 04-22-07, 11:35 AM   #10
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i have. these tourists of people from china were riding in goldengate park with these touristees kind of bikes, and as we passed by, i gave one of them a sweet high five.
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Old 04-22-07, 11:53 AM   #11
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man, i just gave him a high five! my first intarnet high five!!!!!
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Old 04-22-07, 11:56 AM   #12
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I did that to an older lady in the Gold Coast a few days ago.
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Old 04-22-07, 12:06 PM   #13
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that is great.
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Old 04-22-07, 12:14 PM   #14
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good job...thats tight
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Old 04-22-07, 12:28 PM   #15
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I always want to, but I know as soon as I do, the cab they are hailing will drill me from behind.
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Old 04-22-07, 12:35 PM   #16
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haha. nice work. just be glad it wasn't chuck norris disguised as an old lady. he would've ripped you right off your bike. O_o
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Old 04-22-07, 01:12 PM   #17
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that's pretty awesome. next time scream "HIGH FIVE!" as loud as you can as soon as you make contact. that's the only way it could get better i think
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high fives ftw
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i love giving high fives to people hailing cabs! my friends and i make a game out of it, seeing who can get the most.
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What amazing timing for this thread. I was riding along today and high fived a dude (or possibly a dudett) in a giant M&M costume.
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Old 04-22-07, 03:17 PM   #21
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What amazing timing for this thread. I was riding along today and high fived a dude (or possibly a dudett) in a giant M&M costume.
That sounds like the most awesome high-five in human history.

I also can't help but imagine how amazing that would be to witness. On acid.
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Old 04-22-07, 03:23 PM   #22
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High fives for world peace.
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I high fived a homeless guy once who was holding a cardboard sign.
I put a dollar in my palm as I came up to him and he slapped my hand so hard, I almost stacked into his shopping cart.
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i almost did this to a dude with his hand hanging out the window while he was sitting in traffic. I wish I had. you're living the dream
Do it! It's hilarious. I high-five'd one guy sitting in traffic after the National Championship Game a while back. He was probably half-asleep because traffic was at such a standstill. I wish I could've seen his face. Probably the funniest thing I've ever done on a bike.

Congrats to the OP!
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Old 04-22-07, 05:58 PM   #25
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i usually wave at people hailing cabs, or ask them what they're waving at me for. im also all about high-fiving while riding with other people.
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