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Forum: Foo
02-23-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,958
Posted By SPlKE

My original post in this thread was two...

My original post in this thread was two sentences, but I saw the error of my ways and fixed it with a comma splice before Siu Blue Wind noticed.
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,958
Posted By SPlKE

I'm 3rd degree from Kevin Bacon, which makes you...

I'm 3rd degree from Kevin Bacon, which makes you all now 4th degree from KB.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 35,135
Posted By SPlKE

I had SLAMDANCED away from bikeforums for a few...

I had SLAMDANCED away from bikeforums for a few years. A COUPLE days ago, out of THE BLUE, I get this EMAIL telling me this BulletPROOF THREAD had been BUMPED!!

I'm raising waterbottle filled...
08-07-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By SPlKE

Please remove recurring payments for paid subscription from my account

Please remove recurring payments for paid subscription from my account.

I couldn't see where to do this in my settings control panel.

Thanks!
Forum: Foo
08-02-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By SPlKE

And while you're at it, OP, take the opposite of...

And while you're at it, OP, take the opposite of whatever patentcad says and you'll be right.
Forum: Foo
08-02-12, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By SPlKE

If you're tempted to use the ellipsis... don't do...

If you're tempted to use the ellipsis... don't do it. It probably doesn't mean what you think it means.
Forum: Foo
08-01-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By SPlKE

Use semicolons generously; better sentences are...

Use semicolons generously; better sentences are your reward.
Forum: Foo
08-01-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By SPlKE

Has anybody told you to go [make love to]...

Has anybody told you to go [make love to] yourself lately, and did you?
Forum: Foo
08-01-12, 04:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By SPlKE

Start with a college Comp 50 textbook -- or any...

Start with a college Comp 50 textbook -- or any freshman first semester composition textbook.

This will teach you essay structure (how to organize your ideas before you start writing), paragraph...
Forum: Foo
07-30-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By SPlKE

I really like Chollie's new hairdo.

I really like Chollie's new hairdo.
Forum: Foo
07-30-12, 12:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,220
Posted By SPlKE

Awesome find. ...

Awesome find. http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o305/spike110820/thumbsupicon2ii.gif

For a minute there, I thought that my equine brethren were going to do something gauche like pee and/or poo...
Forum: Foo
07-30-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,220
Posted By SPlKE

And a pumpkin would be the first to complain...

And a pumpkin would be the first to complain about a horse's aroma.


/grasping at straws here.

^
Unintended pun.
Forum: Foo
07-30-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,220
Posted By SPlKE

I thought stinking was protected under the First...

I thought stinking was protected under the First Amendment.
Forum: Foo
07-27-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,220
Posted By SPlKE

Next time you see him, tell him he should think...

Next time you see him, tell him he should think about changing the oil in his pants.
07-27-12, 04:38 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

Gosh, don't get mad. It's OK. I think you're...

Gosh, don't get mad. It's OK. I think you're really cool. You've brought me around. I'm thinking clearly now. You've won me over. Let's go get 'em... together! Here, hold my hand.
07-27-12, 04:34 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

Me: CAT.2 - I have tried a mirror and didn't...

Me:

CAT.2 - I have tried a mirror and didn't like it -- no longer use one
07-26-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

You were the one who was bragging about your 6.5...

You were the one who was bragging about your 6.5 mile route after I mentioned in passing my 9 mile route.

You seem to say BFD a lot.

Why is that?
07-26-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

Incorrect. BTW, climb the manayunk wall...

Incorrect.

BTW, climb the manayunk wall every day on mile 9 of the commute home, then tell me how rough it was going up broad street.

Also, is there, like, a reason why you would go on broad...
Forum: Foo
07-26-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By SPlKE

A couple of weeks ago, I was havin' some beers...

A couple of weeks ago, I was havin' some beers with a buddy who, like me, grew up in the country and had a mom who liked all sorts of food that grosses most people out.

One country-mom food item...
07-26-12, 12:07 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

I try to honor my simian ancestors with my words...

I try to honor my simian ancestors with my words and deeds.

I'm proud of my heritage, which I trace back to when my Great2,372,498,941,885,692 Grandfather, a randy young amino acid, married a cute...
07-26-12, 06:04 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

Did you ever trip and fall onto the pointy end of...

Did you ever trip and fall onto the pointy end of one? Deadly.
07-26-12, 05:53 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

Perhaps we could end this thread on a...

Perhaps we could end this thread on a conciliatory note. I'll go first.

There are two kinds of cyclists:

1. Timid, unsteady cyclists who are unable look behind them without putting...
07-26-12, 05:38 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

I commuted 9 miles each way into downtown phily...

I commuted 9 miles each way into downtown phily (roxborough/manayunk to 8th and Arch) for several years, year round. I observed the same thing.
07-25-12, 09:52 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

It does, sort of, if "my way" allows me to mate...

It does, sort of, if "my way" allows me to mate with more females, and "the highway" causes you to not mate with any females.
07-25-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

The ones who don't make eye contact -- most of...

The ones who don't make eye contact -- most of whom are unable to make eye contact without crashing -- swerve around and generally jump out of their skin when being passed. Being able to make eye...
07-25-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

Actually, I've seen it on virtually every ride,...

Actually, I've seen it on virtually every ride, for the past 51 years, ever since I got on two wheels in 1961.

In my experience, it's become as dependable as the laws of physics:

Unsteady,...
07-25-12, 06:30 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

OK, I just got back from a 28 mile ride out to...

OK, I just got back from a 28 mile ride out to Audubon, PA and back home on the local MUP.

Every bike I passed... all bikes going in my direction... the people with mirrors seemed to be completely...
07-25-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,726
Posted By SPlKE

So a bunch of you guys here seem to have jumped...

So a bunch of you guys here seem to have jumped directly from childhood into mature adulthood.
07-25-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

No. We can agree on my statement. We just need...

No. We can agree on my statement. We just need to try a little harder.
07-25-12, 04:52 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,897
Posted By SPlKE

I think we can all agree that mirrors are a...

I think we can all agree that mirrors are a requirement for people who are unable to turn their head and hold a line at the same time.
07-24-12, 04:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,726
Posted By SPlKE

I was joking, about the kids on my lawn.

I was joking, about the kids on my lawn.
07-24-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,726
Posted By SPlKE

Yes. I called the police. And I got video on my...

Yes. I called the police. And I got video on my helmet cam.
07-24-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,726
Posted By SPlKE

And get off my lawn!

And get off my lawn!
07-24-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,726
Posted By SPlKE

But as a citizen-in-good-standing of idiom, it is...

But as a citizen-in-good-standing of idiom, it is your duty.
Forum: Foo
07-24-12, 12:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,592
Posted By SPlKE

I bought a Bullworker, then called a Tensolator,...

I bought a Bullworker, then called a Tensolator, in 1966 or 67, when I was tired of being a skinny 6th or 7th grader.

I've used it constantly since then and I'm still using it, and my kid is...
Forum: Foo
07-24-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,660
Posted By SPlKE

Makes sense. Cannibals often refer to humans...

Makes sense.

Cannibals often refer to humans as long pig, a reference to the fact that people taste like pork.

People... the other-other white meat.tm
07-24-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,726
Posted By SPlKE

I think "Dude, you scared the crap outta me. ...

I think "Dude, you scared the crap outta me. Don't do that." should suffice.

Unless he's a completely anti-social cretin who has had terrible parenting, he'll probably say "I'm sorry. We were...
07-24-12, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,547,306
Posted By SPlKE

I want to be there right now, just me and your...

I want to be there right now, just me and your bike. http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o305/spike110820/thumbsupicon2ii.gif
07-24-12, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,547,306
Posted By SPlKE

Sweet bike. Nice pic. Where is that...

Sweet bike. Nice pic.

Where is that location?
Forum: Foo
07-20-12, 05:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,660
Posted By SPlKE

The only live animals I'll eat are oysters. ...

The only live animals I'll eat are oysters. And I only eat them if they don't wink at me or otherwise try to make friends.
Forum: Foo
07-18-12, 05:19 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,660
Posted By SPlKE

I eat softshells, hardshells, raw ousters and...

I eat softshells, hardshells, raw ousters and fish heads on a regular basis. I don't seek out fish heads to eat, but will definitely eat them -- the edible parts, not scales, bones, etc on larger...
Forum: Foo
07-18-12, 02:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,908
Posted By SPlKE

I was looking for an old school TV dinner at the...

I was looking for an old school TV dinner at the store a few months ago. They don't make 'em anymore.

My favorites were fried chicken and salisbury steak.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,840
Posted By SPlKE

Eight is a lot easier to say than seven or...

Eight is a lot easier to say than seven or eleven.

Nine sounds whiny, and ten is just so bland.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,840
Posted By SPlKE

It's sort of like when us mountain bike consumers...

It's sort of like when us mountain bike consumers in the mid 1980s spoke loudly in unison and said: "We want U-brakes! Our old fashioned rear brakes are not catching enough mud!"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,840
Posted By SPlKE

I think just the opposite. Seven was for...

I think just the opposite.

Seven was for people who were too late to enjoy the wonders of sixes, but got fidgety and couldn't wait for incredible eights.

I feel sorry for sevensters.

Can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,840
Posted By SPlKE

I didn't do 7. I went from 6 to 8.

I didn't do 7. I went from 6 to 8.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,840
Posted By SPlKE

8 is great. [See also: steel is real.] I...

8 is great. [See also: steel is real.]

I just rebuilt my campy chorus 8-speed on my '97 lemond. I found a NOS chorus 8 RD on ebay a few months ago.

Pics later...
Forum: Foo
07-18-12, 10:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,003
Posted By SPlKE

I should have seen that. Thanks. I'll google it...

I should have seen that. Thanks. I'll google it right now.
Forum: Foo
07-18-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,003
Posted By SPlKE

I'm dying to know what ****** is.

I'm dying to know what ****** is.
Forum: Foo
07-18-12, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By SPlKE

I can't imagine anybody wanting everybody in...

I can't imagine anybody wanting everybody in their social network to see everything they've searched for.
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