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OK, who's dumber, Road Nazis or Freds?

Old 12-17-09, 12:45 PM
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OK, who's dumber, Road Nazis or Freds?

Discuss.
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BF'ers.
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
Discuss.
By the way, I have been accused by each group of being in the other group, so I consider it a near toss-up, with a slight edge going to the Road Nazi contingent.
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By "dumber" if you're referring to straight IQ, then the answer is obvious.
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Cervelo owners?
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Road Nazis, at least Freds are usually aware of how dumb they are.
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BF'ers.
Amen.
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Definitely Nazis. We, I mean they take things to seriously.
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
Discuss.
Let me think...are you a Road Nazi or a Fred?
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Originally Posted by WalksOn2Wheels View Post
BF'ers.
Veritas.
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Originally Posted by WalksOn2Wheels View Post
BF'ers.


The prosecution rests...
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Cervelo owners?
No Cervelo for you.
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Freds that whine about Road Nazi's are dumber than Road Nazi's that whine about Freds.
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Originally Posted by lpolliard View Post
Let me think...are you a Road Nazi or a Fred?
That is none of my business.
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Originally Posted by schnabler1 View Post
Freds that whine about Road Nazi's are dumber than Road Nazi's that whine about Freds.
Only a Fred would whine.
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It's like asking "Who's dumber, Dwight Schrute or Kevin Malone?"
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Pcad, you need a new avatar.

I like your kit but every time I see your avatar, which is too often, I think of an old poser having to try way too hard to pedal his expensive bike. You can't tell but I hope you are at least on a steep climb for this pic, maybe up Mt Doom?
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Originally Posted by lpolliard View Post
Pcad, you need a new avatar.

I like your kit but every time I see your avatar, which is too often, I think of an old poser having to try way too hard to pedal his expensive bike. You can't tell but I hope you are at least on a steep climb for this pic, maybe up Mt Doom?
Why feed his self-loathing?
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Originally Posted by clausen View Post
Only a Fred would whine.
Not true...WaterRockets has been whining up a storm about Trek and he is more Nazi than Fred if you had to be one or the other.
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Originally Posted by lpolliard View Post
Pcad, you need a new bicycle.
Fixed.

Who can argue with this? I will begin shopping immediately.
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Originally Posted by lpolliard View Post
Not true...WaterRockets has been whining up a storm about Trek and he is more Nazi than Fred if you had to be one or the other.
Everyone has a little Fred in them.
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Anyone who uses the word "dumber".
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Freds at least like themselves; no one likes a road nazi.
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I think Nazi's are dumber than Road Freds. Road Freds are simply naive and mind their own business (unlike BF posters). Nazis however try to eliminate inferior genetic groups through mass murder. Clearly Nazi's are not only naive, but also very evangelical in their beliefs. I've never seen a Fred evangelize Fredism (except Pcad) but you can always find a nazi riding around trying to knock cinzano lesser races (and racers).
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I once knew a guy named; Fred Nozzy
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