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Old 07-31-08, 08:56 AM
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I ate a $1 note once.
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Old 07-31-08, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by snafu21 View Post
I ate a $1 note once.
I've had lots of Dime Bars!
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Old 07-31-08, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by joose View Post
This isn't a rant just on folding bikes owners, more that alot of the people i meet in life have lost the ability to see issues from the other's side and make compromises to live together better.
My irascibility has nothing to do with my interest in folding bikes - I am like that because of a personality disorder. I have 'Angry Man Syndrome'. You should know that I am an unpleasant little jerk.

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Old 07-31-08, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by snafu21 View Post
I ate a $1 note once.

That explains a few things then.........
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Old 07-31-08, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by snafu21 View Post
I ate a $1 note once.
Any machines that eat any of my $1 notes I beat until they spew chocolate bars.
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Old 07-31-08, 06:32 PM
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I would have been very happy to have the store manager's offer of an approved place to stow my bike while shopping. Most of the time in a store it would be best to just leave the bike somewhere near the doors. That way there's no question of what to do the next time and you won't have to lift the bike into and out of the shopping cart.
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Old 07-31-08, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by striegel View Post
I would have been very happy to have the store manager's offer of an approved place to stow my bike while shopping. Most of the time in a store it would be best to just leave the bike somewhere near the doors. That way there's no question of what to do the next time and you won't have to lift the bike into and out of the shopping cart.

Sometimes I don't do the shopping on my R20, but on our tandem with the BoB trailer attached....it takes a hell of a lot of dismantling to fit that outfit into a shopping trolley...and the stares I get from nosey customers......
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Old 07-31-08, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by makeinu View Post
...is that what you aussies feed your young?
Worms too, and snails - Yum
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Old 07-31-08, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Sianelle View Post
Worms too, and snails - Yum

We won't even mention what Kiwis feed their offspring......
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Old 07-31-08, 07:21 PM
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We won't even mention what Kiwis feed their offspring......
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Old 07-31-08, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Sianelle View Post
At last...somebody who understands my sense of humour
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Old 07-31-08, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by stevegor View Post
At last...somebody who understands my sense of humour
I do! After all I'm Irish and you are bound to have some green convict blood in you!
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Old 08-01-08, 06:18 AM
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Originally Posted by mulleady View Post
I do! After all I'm Irish and you are bound to have some green convict blood in you!

As far as I know, it's English blood all the way, if you count Norman blood as British.....but to redeem myself in your "Irish eyes", my wife, like you, has leprechaun ancestors and she has alluring GREEN eyes sigh.
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Old 08-01-08, 06:25 AM
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Originally Posted by stevegor View Post
As far as I know, it's English blood all the way, if you count Norman blood as British.....but to redeem myself in your "Irish eyes", my wife, like you, has leprechaun ancestors and she has alluring GREEN eyes sigh.
Leprechauns as folklore goes are not human There are **** sapien sapien Irish too haha!
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Old 08-01-08, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by mulleady View Post
Leprechauns as folklore goes are not human There are **** sapien sapien Irish too haha!
AH, that would explain her pointy ears and high pitch voice, oh, and the strange accent.
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Old 08-01-08, 08:49 PM
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[QUOTE=gdh81;7163049]They should totally make "hair panties"! That was hilarious, well done.


This close enough for ya?

https://www.keithhearn.net/skirts.htm
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Old 08-02-08, 12:10 AM
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Ha! Awesome.
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Old 08-02-08, 03:22 AM
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[QUOTE=Clownbike;7187897]
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They should totally make "hair panties"! That was hilarious, well done.


This close enough for ya?

https://www.keithhearn.net/skirts.htm
Now that's funny. Of course this leads to the fact some of them will go the next step and pretend they have printed skirts when they really have see-through ones on. This will have the Eva Longoria 'Hello Boys' Billboard impact. This time loads of Japanese men will be crashing their folding bikes around Tokyo.
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Old 08-02-08, 03:38 AM
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Originally Posted by striegel View Post
I would have been very happy to have the store manager's offer of an approved place to stow my bike while shopping. Most of the time in a store it would be best to just leave the bike somewhere near the doors. That way there's no question of what to do the next time and you won't have to lift the bike into and out of the shopping cart.
Seriously...Am I the only one who read the OP and thought - you just need an accomplice to complain about your bike being in the cart, and you get free secure parking!
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Old 08-02-08, 10:33 AM
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I'm with veggie. Ride that bike through the aisles like you own the place and load up the bike basket with some scoobie snacks.
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Old 08-03-08, 03:40 PM
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When people see a bike, they will automatically try and find a reason to hate you. I'm sure I don't need to explain this to anyone here
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When people see a bike, they will automatically try and find a reason to hate you. I'm sure I don't need to explain this to anyone here

I guess I may be an exception then operator because you do need to explain this to me.
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I had a funny experience at my bank. I rode up to a drive-up window to make a quick deposit.
They told me I could not be served here since I was not in a vehicle.

"I am in a street legal vehicle"

They told me no dice, but that I could bring my bike into the lobby and roll it right up to the tellers, so it worked out fine.

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Old 08-06-08, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by BB49 View Post
I had a funny experience at my bank. I rode up to a drive-up window to make a quick deposit.
They told me I could not be served here since I was not in a vehicle.

"I am in a street legal vehicle"

They told no no dice, but that I could bring my bike into the lobby and roll it right up to the tellers, so it worked out fine.
Just play dumb and tell them it's a motorcycle.

At best (if you have a really wacky looking folder) they might actually believe you. At worst they appease you because they think you're a ********. Although people hate bicycles, they're generally pretty accommodating to ******** folks (especially businesses).
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Old 08-06-08, 08:49 PM
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Tried that trick at McDs, ordered what we wanted and when we rode through to pay, the girl said they weren't allowed to serve us then told us our order was processed and we could get it at the front counter...that my friends is Corporate Discrimination against cyclists.
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