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Old 10-15-06, 09:33 PM
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50 Plus Thread About 50 Plus Things For 50 Plus Riders In The 50 Plus Category

This thread is immoveable!

Talk about anything you want here, as long as it's about 50 Plus...
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Old 10-15-06, 09:47 PM
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Betcha it's really about beer.
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Okay, how many of you guys sit around in your underwear drinking beer?
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Originally Posted by Digital Gee
Okay, how many of you guys sit around in your underwear drinking beer?
Let's not be sexist. Do any of you women drink beer in your underwear?
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Originally Posted by Big Paulie
Let's not be sexist. Do any of you women drink beer in your underwear?
Much prefer their underwear be filled with something more warm and comforting than cold beer. [Apologies to those of a sensitive turn....Sunday nights are gloomy unless otherwise aglow with the intoxicating delights of ...... a few beers!]
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But doesn't beer expedite "filled with something more warm and comforting than cold beer"? Did you attend Junior College for nothing???

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[QUOTE=Big Paulie]But doesn't beer expedite "something other than beer"? QUOTE]

As a matter of fact...no. The oaken-thighed biker chicks I know tend to lose their inhibitions after a few carrot juices, or maybe a stiff celery tonic. Especially organic.
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Old 10-15-06, 11:12 PM
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Oh, OK. I forgot you were into the biker chick thing...sorry CC.

But I must say, I've never heard a beer drinker say that there was ANYTHING more comforting than a cold beer...
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Oaken-thighed biker chicks....oooooooohhhhhh yeah!

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speechless

Originally Posted by CrossChain
As a matter of fact...no. The oaken-thighed biker chicks I know tend to lose their inhibitions after a few carrot juices, or maybe a stiff celery tonic. Especially organic.
for the first time on BF, I find myself rendered speechless...
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Digital' asked. . .

>>> how many of you guys sit around in your underwear drinking beer?

Beer is a sacrament. . .expressed in a litany. It's to be received dressed, upright, thankful, and with dignity. It's BEER for God's sake!
 
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Originally Posted by Big Paulie
This thread is immoveable!

Talk about anything you want here, as long as it's about 50 Plus...

Ok, almost 50+ years ago (actually about 30) I rode my first century with a bunch of guys that were, let's say "determined to live life to it's fullest." After the ride we went out to have a few beers that night. I lost count at 14. The next morning I awoke in a sleeping bag in the back of a pickup truck camper with honey all over me, the bag, and a young lady that knew my name while hers was a mystery. No idea how any of that happened. Needless to say, the next day was not at all enjoyable, given we had a metric century to do. Yep, the day after my first century I learned that alcohol can dehydrate you pretty quickly and make you pretty stupid to boot. Those mistakes I never made again. Others? Yes, but not the same ones twice. Sometimes I wonder how anyone actually manages to survive 50+ years.
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Originally Posted by Big Paulie
This thread is immoveable!

Talk about anything you want here, as long as it's about 50 Plus...
I'll drink to that.
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Originally Posted by Big Paulie
This thread is immoveable!

Talk about anything you want here, as long as it's about 50 Plus...
What does BASF stand for?
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Originally Posted by NOS88
Those mistakes I never made again. Others? Yes, but not the same ones twice. Sometimes I wonder how anyone actually manages to survive 50+ years.
But I have a problem... I don't get to make different mistakes because I should have learned some hidden meaning when I made the earlier mistakes... and the new mistake somehow just underscores that the earlier mistake wasn't a mistake at all, but my true nature showing through in spite of the nice person I pretend to be 95% of the time...

And without even knowing what the next mistake I make is, I do know that it will be related as well...

Ain't love grand?
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Originally Posted by Grampy™
What does BASF stand for?
Bald and Stupid Fiftyplusser...
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Originally Posted by Big Paulie
Bald and Stupid Fiftyplusser...
I object to that ! Im not bald
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Originally Posted by Digital Gee
Okay, how many of you guys sit around in your underwear drinking beer?
Does sitting around in others people's underwear drinking beer count?? I guess not.
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This thread is destined to be m..o...v....e.....d.......

Standby.

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Originally Posted by Grampy?
What does BASF stand for?
Google.
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Google.
BASF stands for Google? Hmm! Learn something every day!
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Originally Posted by NOS88
The next morning I awoke in a sleeping bag in the back of a pickup truck camper with honey all over me, the bag, and a young lady that knew my name while hers was a mystery.
Reminds me of my younger days when I was able to sleep in the music room at Bloomington North High School at the Hilly Hundred. We were elbow to elbow in our sleeping bags on the floor. At one point during the night I felt an arm slung over me and a warm body spooned around me.

It was a middled-aged lady. I slowly rolled over onto my back and, without waking up, she put her head on my shoulder. She slept like that most of the night until, about four in the morning, a photo flash woke me up. Her husband woke up, saw us sleeping there, and proceeded to take a picture. Good thing he thought it was funny.
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Originally Posted by NOS88
... The next morning I awoke in a sleeping bag in the back of a pickup truck camper with honey all over me, the bag, and a young lady that knew my name while hers was a mystery...
NOS, were you trying to imply that this was a BAD THING? I mean, in my younger days I couldn't make that happen no matter how much I tried!
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