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Old 07-03-16, 07:37 AM
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Bertie had another spill. How is he looking??
His shoulder was pretty banged up from that spill yesterday.
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Old 07-03-16, 07:38 AM
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I would like to participate further but we are leaving soon and I imagine driving and posting to BF is a bad idea. Carry on.
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His shoulder was pretty banged up from that spill yesterday.
Yes and apparently a minor spill today.
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Yes and apparently a minor spill today.
Spoiler. Reported.
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Yes and apparently a minor spill today.
I did not see that one.
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To be honest, I don't know the technical definition of a spoiler. I don't know what qualifies as a spoiler and what doesn't.

But I DO know that if a member in good standing makes a legitimate complaint that a post is a spoiler, then fellow members ought to see what adjustments can be made to avoid and correct spoiler posting, instead of being a dick about it and fishing for an argument.

Maybe the solution is to check with the Pro Racing forum to see if they're discussing it or to see what their criteria is.

Or maybe the solution is to not discuss it till the next day.

I don't know, I just have no interest* in racing. Sorry!



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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I would like to participate further but we are leaving soon and I imagine driving and posting to BF is a bad idea. Carry on.
Make your wife drive; that's what I do.
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I would like to participate further but we are leaving soon and I imagine driving and posting to BF is a bad idea. Carry on.
Why can't somebody else drive?

Why is it the man of the house always has to drive? Don't we have enough to do?

And what do we get as a reward for our sacrifices, just the big piece of chicken?

And they wonder why we die so early.
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It is pretty inconsiderate - for ****s and giggles, you're essentially making Addictionites choose between the suspense of seeing a once-a-year event unfold and Addiction, a place seen as a refuge for the semi-sane.
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How about this compromise? If you want to talk about it, make your discussion the 'LemonChiffon" color (bottom row, third column). On the desktop scheme, at least, it should be very very difficult to read unless you highlight it with your cursor. See below, both in main post and quote -

main: spoiler

Quote: spoiler

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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Make your wife drive; that's what I do.
I suspect that you are not "making" her drive.

#safetyfirst
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Why can't somebody else drive?

Why is it the man of the house always has to drive? Don't we have enough to do?

And what do we get as a reward for our sacrifices, just the big piece of chicken?

And they wonder why we die so early.
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In all honesty...

I watched the live broadcast in the morning, just as I am today. When I made that post last night I thought it was late enough that all interested would have known the results. It was not my intention to spoil it for anyone. I sincerely apologize for my indiscretion. I will not make that mistake again.
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Of course, BF could just pop in some BB code so that we could use spoiler tags like many other forums have available.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
To be honest, I don't know the technical definition of a spoiler. I don't know what qualifies as a spoiler and what doesn't.

But I DO know that if a member in good standing makes a legitimate complaint that a post is a spoiler, then fellow members ought to see what adjustments can be made to avoid and correct spoiler posting, instead of being a dick about it and fishing for an argument.

Maybe the solution is to check with the Pro Racing forum to see if they're discussing it or to see what their criteria is.

Or maybe the solution is to not discuss it till the next day.

I don't know, I just have no interest* in racing. Sorry!



*Until members start willfully mistreating one another. :-)
Not interested in bike racing.

Reported
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Of course, BF could just pop in some BB code so that we could use spoiler tags like many other forums have available.
That will happen just after the pee stain goes away.
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Old 07-03-16, 08:16 AM
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Great ride for me this morning too. Unfortunately it is now raining and it is supposed to rain all day tomorrow, so probably no morning group ride.
Nice ride in the end. Five of us showed up. It was cool and it didn't rain (floor was wet though.) Also I am glad to report that I did not melt.
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I suspect that you are not "making" her drive.

#safetyfirst
Mine just doesn't have the patience for me to drive.
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In all honesty...

I watched the live broadcast in the morning, just as I am today. When I made that post last night I thought it was late enough that all interested would have known the results. It was not my intention to spoil it for anyone. I sincerely apologize for my indiscretion. I will not make that mistake again.
Tell the whole truth. Pepe made you do it, didn't he?
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Old 07-03-16, 09:03 AM
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So when does it become not a spoiler? How long do you have to wait for folks to watch reruns before you can talk about the stage? Seriously.
I'd say 24 hours or until the next stage has started. That gives people who had to work a chance to get home and catch up.
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I'd say 24 hours or until the next stage has started. That gives people who had to work a chance to get home and catch up.
I was thinking the same thing, but as I mentioned I don't qualify as a good judge.
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Tell the whole truth. Pepe made you do it, didn't he?
Yes.

Well, actually, Pepe paid me to do it.
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I was thinking the same thing, but as I mentioned I don't qualify as a good judge.
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Welcome Lexus owners.
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