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Old 03-12-09, 11:35 PM   #126
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yeah but it's internet and I can do what I want
Technically you can... unless you're banned or arrested. But in keeping with the spirit of the thread, it's not really a 'mishap'. It would have been a mishap, and funnier, if you'd been hit by the train.
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Old 03-12-09, 11:54 PM   #127
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Technically you can... unless you're arrested.
I thought they had internet in prison?
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Old 03-13-09, 12:16 AM   #128
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I doubt you have any idea where it actually came from, this has been around for years
I think anyone who uses the frustration guy knows where it comes from, dude.
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Old 03-13-09, 12:33 AM   #129
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This happened to my dad, not to me, but I'm pretty sure this is what happened. He ended up with a broken clavicle, three dislocated fingers (which he popped back in on the spot!), and a totaled bike.


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Old 03-13-09, 12:56 AM   #130
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I think anyone who uses the frustration guy knows where it comes from, dude.
Yeah, the last place they saw it
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Old 03-13-09, 12:58 AM   #131
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I love this thread. I'm going on my first fixed ride through the city today so I might have something later. All I have now are childhood memories
Ok, so I proved myself right. Weak as hell but whatever
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Old 03-13-09, 01:28 AM   #132
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I thought they had internet in prison?
They do, but you'll be too busy keeping Bubba entertained in the top bunk to ever use it.
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Old 03-13-09, 05:01 AM   #133
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does that count as a mishap or a successful ride?
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Old 03-13-09, 09:12 AM   #134
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Yeah, the last place they saw it
barring sarcasm, youre not too quick on the uptake are you?
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Was the dog OK?
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**** that dog.
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**** that dog.
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Old 03-13-09, 11:05 AM   #139
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**** that dog.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9fIjYnPazc
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Oh, allow me to clarify since my MS Paint skills are piss poor:

That is a pit-bull biting my ankle.
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Old 03-13-09, 11:27 AM   #141
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barring sarcasm, youre not too quick on the uptake are you?
Nope
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This is the best thread ever. Thanks for making me laugh everybody! Here's my submission. It resulted in an 18" rod inside my tibia from knee to ankle, 6" plate on front, about 12 screws (ankle, tibia, etc), bone graft, and crutches for 7+ months. Fun!
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And I forgot to mention is was not on a FG bike - but I though no one would mind.... it's the MS paint skills that rock this thread...
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Old 03-13-09, 12:20 PM   #144
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This is the best thread ever. Thanks for making me laugh everybody! Here's my submission. It resulted in an 18" rod inside my tibia from knee to ankle, 6" plate on front, about 12 screws (ankle, tibia, etc), bone graft, and crutches for 7+ months. Fun!
Did you get any compensation from the idiot driver?
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yea - I got some. It wasn't that great of a settlement and I'd sure give all of it back for my intact right leg. It'll never be the same.
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Old 03-13-09, 12:32 PM   #146
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Oh, allow me to clarify since my MS Paint skills are piss poor:

That is a pit-bull biting my ankle.
Brutal! I thought that was the dog's blood. Great pic, and I agree, FTD!
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This is my best mishap.



Best part is that it didn't really hurt. And I got my first look at what the shin-bone looked like. Due to the bear-trap raking down the surface of the bone I now have *****in' raised bumps from the bone regenerating.

My girlfriend at the time was scared out of her mind. I walked over to a bench to inspect my wound, heavily doused in shock, and made her toss cookies by moving my skin over the bone. I subsequently had to drive myself to the hospital.
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Old 03-13-09, 02:04 PM   #149
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damn. the last two paint posts made my whole body hurt. you guys are troopers.
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This is my best mishap.



Best part is that it didn't really hurt. And I got my first look at what the shin-bone looked like. Due to the bear-trap raking down the surface of the bone I now have *****in' raised bumps from the bone regenerating.

My girlfriend at the time was scared out of her mind. I walked over to a bench to inspect my wound, heavily doused in shock, and made her toss cookies by moving my skin over the bone. I subsequently had to drive myself to the hospital.
Yeah its kinda cool when you can have the worst injuries and just walk away from them. Like this for example.

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