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Old 08-04-05, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Raiyn
Don't do it for me. Do it because it's what you're supposed to do

no one else seemed to care but sense you do i will work on it for you and myself...
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Old 08-04-05, 11:34 PM
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Don't worry, man. Feel free to completely ignore Raiyn. Sometimes he gives good advice, and sometimes he feels the need to call the pot black as he uses poor grammar and slipshod spelling to criticize other people's writing. I don't understand it. I'm chalking it up to one too many whiskeys after work.

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Old 08-05-05, 12:18 AM
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Cops don't like to see cyclists out early in the morning, i guess. Me and a couple friends were riding around two AM the other day and a cop pulled us over and ordered us to go home. I thought it was kind of odd, but he was giving us that "Do it or I'll call those bikes in as stolen" vibe so we just went home.
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Old 08-05-05, 12:32 AM
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Originally Posted by phidauex
Don't worry, man. Feel free to completely ignore Raiyn. Sometimes he gives good advice, and sometimes he feels the need to call the pot black as he uses poor grammar and slipshod spelling to criticize other people's writing. I don't understand it. I'm chalking it up to one too many whiskeys after work.

peace,
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The use of AOL'ese "u" , "ur" etc is against forum guidelines and telling him to ignore my warning is akin to telling him to ignore the rules.
This site is visited by THOUSANDS of non members each day. Many of those who join do so because we have standards in communication that allow us to provide information much more clearly than other sites.
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Old 08-05-05, 04:37 AM
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Like i said ill fix it to complie... on another note i have used u since the bbs days and never was i a "AOl're" also are you a mod? i never had a mod pm saying this to me.. im just curious
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Old 08-05-05, 04:42 AM
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Originally Posted by phidauex
Don't worry, man. Feel free to completely ignore Raiyn. Sometimes he gives good advice, and sometimes he feels the need to call the pot black as he uses poor grammar and slipshod spelling to criticize other people's writing. I don't understand it. I'm chalking it up to one too many whiskeys after work.

peace,
sam

ahh if it makes him feel better about himself im all for it... i mean with out people with disabilities he would'nt be normal
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Old 08-05-05, 06:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Primevci
no one else seemed to care
Just because we didn't comment doesn't mean we don't care. We could just silently write you off as an illiterate idiot with no idea how to use a spell checker.

Not that that's what I've done, you understand, at least, not in this case.
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Old 08-05-05, 06:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Raiyn
The use of AOL'ese "u" , "ur" etc is against forum guidelines and telling him to ignore my warning is akin to telling him to ignore the rules.
This site is visited by THOUSANDS of non members each day. Many of those who join do so because we have standards in communication that allow us to provide information much more clearly than other sites.
If you don't like it feel free to visit MTBR's forums or those of mountainbike.com
This kind of thing reminds me of the Andy Griffith episode where Gomer starts hollering "Citizen's arrest, citizen's arrest!" at Barney for his illegal U-turn. Sure he had every right to do it, but he still looked like an ass.

I thought the disclaimer was clear enough.

But back on topic, I haven't had any cops hassle me since I've started wearing a helmet.
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Old 08-05-05, 06:45 AM
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Originally Posted by rs_woods
Cops don't like to see cyclists out early in the morning, i guess. Me and a couple friends were riding around two AM the other day and a cop pulled us over and ordered us to go home. I thought it was kind of odd, but he was giving us that "Do it or I'll call those bikes in as stolen" vibe so we just went home.
Were they stolen? If not, why give a dang if he should "call" them in? And if you and friends weren't violating some sort of age related curfew/or drinking laws, WTF was he going to do (at least legally) about ignoring his "orders to go home"?
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Old 08-05-05, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Hickabod
But back on topic, I haven't had any cops hassle me since I've started wearing a helmet.
Was the previous "hassle" related to some sort of law violation or was it off-the-wall nannying BS from bored cops?
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Old 08-05-05, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike
Was the previous "hassle" related to some sort of law violation or was it off-the-wall nannying BS from bored cops?
I think it was a bored cop. Hell, we still have people riding in the back of pickup trucks around here. Public safety seems to be one of those election year issues.
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Old 08-05-05, 12:03 PM
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thanks for the link bwinton... I know what you mean, i didnt ask to be like this and actually looking into classes to see if i can improve this... just so maybe someday i can write something where someone wont go off topic on it...
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Old 08-05-05, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Hickabod
Hell, we still have people riding in the back of pickup trucks around here.
Same here, but seatbelts get all the attention. Frequently I see in the open pickup beds - small children playing with dogs, teenagers sitting on the sides or on open tailgates with their legs hanging outside. The wackiest instance I saw was a pickup hauling an unsecured refrigerator in traffic with a teenager in the bed standing behind it to prevent it from toppling backward.
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