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Old 06-17-07, 11:36 PM   #1
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Talking I am a VC advocate & I am OK

I am a VC advocate & I am OK
I sleep all night & I ride all day

I cut down bike lanes, I eat my lunch
I go to the lavatory
On Wednesdays I go shopping
With my Toyota Prius, wife and kids

I am a VC advocate & I am OK
I sleep all night & I ride all day

I cut down bike lanes, I skip & jump
I like to ride in 50mph traffic
I put on silly clothing
And hang around in bars

I am a VC advocate & I am OK
I sleep all night & I ride all day

I cut down bike lanes, I wear funny shoes
Suspenders & a helmet
I wish I could be a big Mack truck
Just so I can get some respect

With apologies to Monty Python

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Old 06-18-07, 12:01 AM   #2
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^ He's not a VC advocate. He's a very naughty boy!
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Old 06-18-07, 03:54 AM   #3
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Old 06-18-07, 03:57 AM   #4
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The typical VC debate can be summarized with ......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teMlv3ripSM
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Old 06-18-07, 07:34 AM   #5
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^ He's not a VC advocate. He's a very naughty boy!
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VC advocate must not wear a helmet. I have never seen a car driver in a helmet.
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Old 06-18-07, 08:21 AM   #6
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The typical VC debate can be summarized with ......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teMlv3ripSM
No it can't.
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Old 06-18-07, 09:36 AM   #7
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No it can't.
Yes it can.
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Old 06-18-07, 05:49 PM   #8
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does this mean all extreme VCers might be cross-dressers? not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Old 06-19-07, 12:57 AM   #9
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An example of VC Advocacy's scientific approach and logical reasoning?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrzMhU_4m-g

I nominate HH as Sir Bedamere and JF as King Arthur

(start around the 1:25 min mark if you don't want to watch the whole thing)
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Old 06-19-07, 07:29 AM   #10
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Another example?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zO68fUMWx3g

This could actually apply to either extreme end of the argument though.
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Old 06-24-07, 11:55 PM   #11
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why do you want to be a human car?
whats wrong with being human?
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I'd like to be a member of the People's Front of Judea.

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whats wrong with being human?
It’s what my kids call me and how they explain their car free dad to other people and I thought it was cute.
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Old 06-25-07, 07:43 AM   #14
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It’s what my kids call me and how they explain their car free dad to other people and I thought it was cute.
fair enough.
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Actually, as a vehicular cyclist, I'd think the appropriate Monty Python sketch for the anti-VC crowd might be "Brave Sir Robin".
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Old 06-25-07, 09:25 PM   #16
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I'm a little teapot, short and stout
Here's my handle, here's my spout
When I get a steam up, I will shout
Tip me over and pour me out

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Old 06-26-07, 07:48 AM   #17
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The typical VC debate can be summarized with ......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teMlv3ripSM
Exactly! I would only add that they get away from the argument clinic when they are debating how many angels can dance on the head of a pin.
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Old 06-29-07, 10:28 AM   #18
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Actually, as a vehicular cyclist, I'd think the appropriate Monty Python sketch for the anti-VC crowd might be "Brave Sir Robin".
Hmm it has potential…

Bravely bold Sir Robin rode forth from Camelot.
He was not afraid to die, O brave Sir Robin.
He was not at all afraid to be killed in nasty ways,
Brave, brave, brave, brave Sir Robin!


Bravely he took the MUP, when traffic got too much
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Old 06-29-07, 11:19 AM   #19
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EVERYONE sing now:

Every lane is sacred.
Every lane is good.
Every lane is needed
In your neighbourhood.

Every lane is sacred.
Every lane is great.
If a lane's not painted,
God gets quite irate!



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Right, that's it. I've warned you before. This thread is getting seriously silly and it has to stop.

Actually, the proposal for VC begins take on less credibility than this idea:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...arch&plindex=0
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