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Reminder: Sometimes "those" drivers have machetes

Old 02-17-17, 08:23 AM
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hitting or slapping a car with your hand
is a bad idea-and claiming your reflexes got the best of you-what the heck??
grow up-
report it to cops or just ignore it-
life is short
a low life sob here in NOLA is in jail for a road rage murder-two fools got together-one is dead
people will shoot you for a minor seeming road interaction
only a fool would hit a car with his hand-

WIDE BERTH is good advice-in every respect
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Old 02-17-17, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by phoebeisis View Post
hitting or slapping a car with your hand
is a bad idea-and claiming your reflexes got the best of you-what the heck??
grow up-
report it to cops or just ignore it-
life is short
a low life sob here in NOLA is in jail for a road rage murder-two fools got together-one is dead
people will shoot you for a minor seeming road interaction
only a fool would hit a car with his hand-

WIDE BERTH is good advice-in every respect

Yeah I bet you're just perfect when you ride!

"Grow up." Sure, dad.
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Old 02-23-17, 11:36 PM
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If the driver carries a machete, carry a coconut or small side of beef for safety.


Seriously, this is like mosquito netting for incoming missiles.
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Old 02-24-17, 04:56 AM
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Belive me... sometimes i really start thinking to carry something (legal) for self defence...
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Old 02-24-17, 06:47 PM
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Belive me... sometimes i really start thinking to carry something (legal) for self defence...
Well, that rules out strapping a Sicilian to the rack.
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Old 02-26-17, 11:44 PM
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Well, that rules out strapping a Sicilian to the rack.

You do what your Don asks or, well...
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Old 03-02-17, 02:44 PM
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When I read stories like this now and experience bizarre fits of rage, I just think we are a bunch of monkeys who can't quite get past the red fog of, "The apes from my tree are superior to the apes from your tree." If we can just get past this little hurdle, our species might be more kind to itself.

EDIT: Oh and I love love love when the thread gets straight to the point of someone writing a three paragraph essay with embedded youtube video about what a person with a knife on foot can accomplish against three armed police officers. Because that's, like, exactly the same thing. And like nobody in the world knows knives are dangerous. Except for that one guy who for some reason has to explain it with a page of text and a video each time.

Knifesplaining. Can that be a word?

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I still say rough neighborhood.
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Was the knife a WMD dirty bomb? lol
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and sometimes those bloody cyclists do too and they carry 5 pound locks aswell
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Originally Posted by phoebeisis View Post
hitting or slapping a car with your hand
is a bad idea-and claiming your reflexes got the best of you-what the heck??
grow up-
report it to cops or just ignore it-
life is short
a low life sob here in NOLA is in jail for a road rage murder-two fools got together-one is dead
people will shoot you for a minor seeming road interaction
only a fool would hit a car with his hand-

WIDE BERTH is good advice-in every respect
right... when the germans knock on your door, you tell them where the jews are? better safe than right, right?
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right... when the germans knock on your door, you tell them where the jews are? better safe than right, right?
What?
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Old 03-04-17, 02:26 PM
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And another thread descends into silliness. Comparing slapping a car to Nazi activities? Totally too bizarre.
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Nobody made a You Tube Hitler video yet. I looked on YT and it seems that Hitler has a VEVO channel?
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