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Old 07-24-08, 02:32 PM
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Flaps winner!!!!

While some of you were agreeing to disagree about the benefits of owning a LeMonde or even a Volvo an unannounced contest was held. Some of you younguns may not remember these, but every now and again, Maxx decides to hold an unnanounced contest.

Naturally, the contest is not announced.............I don't want to be besieged by dozens of entries into something that may not even be happening.

The methods used to determine the contest winner are also unannounced as this protects me from claims of unfairness. It is possible that the methods are unfair, but since they are unannounced, that will be difficult to proove.

It turns out that a relative newcomer to our group who goes by the name "Dit" has won the contest and is the proud new owner of a Zoom adjustable stem for an MTB. I believe that he has already been credited with the appropriate "Flaps" by others so without further ado, lets hear it for Dit, the winner of another unannounced contest.

You can stay tuned here, but there will be no further announcements concerning the presence or absence of an unannounced contest.
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Old 07-24-08, 02:40 PM
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That he would win the unannounced contest was intuitively obvious to the most casual observer who didn't see it.
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Well fine then.

I'd love to get into an argument over what you just said, but I have no idea what it was.
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Old 07-24-08, 02:58 PM
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This effectively refutes the truism that "the first liar doesn't stand a chance around here" by withholding the opening entry and declaring a winner in advance of the ground rules (if any) thereby proving the existence of a heretofore undescribed phenomenon possibly (but not verifiably) known as a "Mobius Thread" where there is only one actual participant (due to lack of known details) and one protagonist (or antagonist as the case may be) with only one side (or boundary) constraining general contributions.

So congratulations on winning (or losing depending on the actual contest rules) and may your reign never end (or begin as such details may be undesireable).

YMMV, void where prohibited.
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Originally Posted by WalterMitty View Post
This effectively refutes the truism that "the first liar doesn't stand a chance around here" by withholding the opening entry and declaring a winner in advance of the ground rules (if any) thereby proving the existence of a heretofore undescribed phenomenon possibly (but not verifiably) known as a "Mobius Thread" where there is only one actual participant (due to lack of known details) and one protagonist (or antagonist as the case may be) with only one side (or boundary) constraining general contributions.

So congratulations on winning (or losing depending on the actual contest rules) and may your reign never end (or begin as such details may be undesireable).

YMMV, void where prohibited.

After all these contests.................finally, someone who understands!
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In anticipation of the next Competition- I will put in a banker now and the answer is

42
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Not legal in all states, provinces or countries. Winner is assessed all taxes and shipping costs to include plane fares, N+1, and other unrelated expenses. VAT payable upon announcement of winner. Other conditions and rules may apply where applicable. All photographs, endorsements and other marketing benefits are non transferable and non accruing to whomever may elect to claim said benefits. There are no warranties or guarantees stated or implied as to the the validity of unannounced contests, disclosure of winners, delivery of unannounced prizes, or any value implied or otherwise announced. This contest is not audited by any known or unknown agency or individual either private or civil.
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The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

You won't have to acknowledge my winning. I'll know.
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Old 07-24-08, 05:56 PM
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I'm still waiting for somebody to explain to me what FLAPs are.......
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Old 07-24-08, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Catweazle View Post
I'm still waiting for somebody to explain to me what FLAPs are.......
If they did, they'd have to kill you afterwards, so...
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Old 07-24-08, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Catweazle View Post
I'm still waiting for somebody to explain to me what FLAPs are.......
Fred Limited Accumulated Points

You may have missed it........it began in the post with the poseur jersey on page one of the fred thread.........very funny.
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If they did, they'd have to kill you afterwards, so...
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I'm a 4,376 internet e-year old internet e-wizard who is (according to gamer kiddies anyway) immortal, so that's not gonna happen!



Edit: Thanks, maddmaxx. I did miss that, on the way past

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Fred Limited Accumulated Points.
A Zoom adjustable stem certainly fits that description. Does second place get two of them?
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Old 07-24-08, 08:15 PM
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I am not nearly as articulate as some of my brother cyclists but I am proud to have won this contest. I am a semi-Fred. My only concern is function. Style is of little concern. The only issue that keeps me from being totally Fred is my old, out of shape legs. I actually had a young man pass me yesterday. Even that did not bother me much. The training wheels hurt my pride a little though.

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Originally Posted by stapfam View Post
In anticipation of the next Competition- I will put in a banker now and the answer is

42
That's cheating! Of course it's the answer. Mice are never wrong.

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Originally Posted by stapfam View Post
In anticipation of the next Competition- I will put in a banker now and the answer is

42
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