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Old 01-11-21, 04:00 PM
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In MD, from what I hear, you can get on the sex offender registry.
I believe that is true in my state too. I do think there is a difference between purposefully exposing oneself to shock people and discreetly peeing behind a tree presumably out of sight.
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Offered for humor only. Not making a political statement.

If it's the wrong place, I'll take it down.
Totally understand, but some will see it as inviting comment. While Addiction feels like a small community most of the time, there are those that lurk, waiting to wag their finger at us. Sad!

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I think it's funny. But 50-50 you have to take it back. Sad!
Well, I'll just head it off. My vote was for "Smashing T_________."
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I have some sophomoric jokes my riding buddies and I share during a nature break.

Example: "I heard this is a violation of the penal code, but if charged I am confident the evidence will not stand up in court."

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I understand that that's the case in a lot of fields, but this is the NFL. Three years after a SB, when the team hadn't a championship, let alone a SB, in 50 years... yeah, that's harsh. Word on the street is that ol Doug didn't like people telling him what to do/second guessing him, so he was okay with being out. With so many HC vacancies, I wouldn't be surprised if he's coaching another team come spring.
Cowboys could use him, but it sounds like he would not mix with Jerry very well.
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Totally understand, but some will see it as inviting comment. While Addiction feels like a small community most of the time, there are those that lurk, waiting to wag their finger at us. Sad!

But true.
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Cowboys could use him, but it sounds like he would not mix with Jerry very well.
I like Jerry. Keeps the Cowboys from being relevant contenders.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I have some sophomoric jokes my riding buddies and I share during a nature break.

Example: "I heard this is a violation of the penal code, but if charged I am confident the evidence will not stand up in court."

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It still baffles me when it happens. Like, you have nothing better to do than to virtually eavesdrop on a bunch of people that you don't like?
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It still baffles me when it happens. Like, you have nothing better to do than to virtually eavesdrop on a bunch of people that you don't like?

Trolling is an art. Personally I find it exhausting.
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Trolling is an art. Personally I find it exhausting.
Oh, that's not even trolling - it's just twiddling thumbs, waiting for an opportunity to tattle.
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Well, I'll just head it off. My vote was for "Smashing T_________."
AH, THAT meme. Yeah, probably best removed. But I did give it a like on FB when I saw it.
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I believe that is true in my state too. I do think there is a difference between purposefully exposing oneself to shock people and discreetly peeing behind a tree presumably out of sight.
I’m sure there is, unless someone powerful has a hate-on for you.
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Well, I'll just head it off. My vote was for "Smashing T_________."
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Oh, that's not even trolling - it's just twiddling thumbs, waiting for an opportunity to tattle.
There are a lot of Mrs. Grundys out there.
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The replacement shoes are here. Plus, the price had been discounted another $25 between the time I got the previous pair and these, so more savings..

yes, I agree. there’s no place like home.



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I’m sure there is, unless someone powerful has a hate-on for you.
This is the problem when you have simple minds trying to deal with the fact that Nature likes to reuse body parts for multiple purposes, often making things both functional and recreational. Many minds can't separate the two. Just ask women with hungry infants in public places.
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The replacement shoes are here. Plus, he price had been discounted another $25 between the time I got the previous pair and these, so more savings..

yes, I agree there’s no place like home.


My 6 year old Sidis are starting to separate the sole from the upper at the heel. I could make an argument for new ones, but instead I think I'll epoxy them back together and save $300-400. I think my Kickr Snap will be my last big bike purchase for a while.
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The Iggles were obviously pretty **** this year. I don't know where their challenges stemmed from, how much was circumstance, how much was personnel and how much was coaching, but still... he won them a Super Bowl three years ago. Damn.
His play calling was pretty bad many times this year, but there were some problems out of his control, namely the lack of talent and injuries.
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My 6 year old Sidis are starting to separate the sole from the upper at the heel. I could make an argument for new ones, but instead I think I'll epoxy them back together and save $300-400. I think my Kickr Snap will be my last big bike purchase for a while.
my previous pair was about 11 years old, so I was due a pair. Let’s see how long these would last. My first pair with boa-like enclosure, so I’m interested to see if they provide a bit more adjustability and comfort over the traditional Velcro supplied ones.
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I believe that is true in my state too. I do think there is a difference between purposefully exposing oneself to shock people and discreetly peeing behind a tree presumably out of sight.
A guy I used to ride with got a citation for peeing behind a dumpster at a Wawa around Paoli that did not have a bathroom. The cop told him was lucky that he didn’t charge him with being a sex offender.
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Nope. But lately there has been talk of shrinkage. With the cold weather...
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This is the problem when you have simple minds trying to deal with the fact that Nature likes to reuse body parts for multiple purposes, often making things both functional and recreational. Many minds can't separate the two. Just ask women with hungry infants in public places.
Reminds me of the joke about the EE who says, “The body is a obviously a soft computer and God is an EE” and the ME, who says, “Nonsense, God is a ME, for who else could design a skeletal system.” Whereupon, they both look at the CE drinking with them and say, “Nahh, who else but a CE would run a sewer through a recreation area?”

In embryological terms, the urogenital system is an outpouching of the GI tract, so all that stuff clusters at one end and gets confused. However, the size, salience, and sexual importance of non-lactating human female breasts are just side effects of upright posture.
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