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Clever comebacks?

Old 02-09-09, 01:19 AM
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Clever comebacks?

ok so today i was riding, this guy in a truck parked in the parking lot yelled to me:

"GET SOME GEARS!"

and then on the top of my mind like a million comebacks just flew right threw and by the time i wanted to say something i had passed him long ago lol

so ive decided to start this thread to find a comeback that i will use only so i wont have to think about it.


i was gonna say "I CAN ONLY AFFORD ONE!!" or "NO!! IM GONNA GRIND IT!!" "ITS TOO COMPLICATED!!"

"MY CHAINS NOT LONG ENOUGH"

what are some comebacks you guys can come up?
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Old 02-09-09, 01:29 AM
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Old 02-09-09, 01:32 AM
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according to vice and pitchfork media one is in


not really sure i ignore people when they say i just go back to admiring my frame and sippin' on my PBR
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Old 02-09-09, 01:33 AM
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smile and wave back.
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Old 02-09-09, 01:37 AM
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That's not really an insult.... if you are apart of ocfixed or lafixed you will see that it's just a thing they typically yell at fellow fixed riders.
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Old 02-09-09, 01:47 AM
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Yell "get a car!" back That'll confuse 'em.
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Old 02-09-09, 01:56 AM
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Originally Posted by passerby View Post
That's not really an insult.... if you are apart of ocfixed or lafixed you will see that it's just a thing they typically yell at fellow fixed riders.
lol i know, i didnt take it as an insult. just didnt know what to say hahah

anybody else?
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Old 02-09-09, 01:59 AM
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Old 02-09-09, 07:46 AM
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...Gears are for queers...

But ignorance is bliss.
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Old 02-09-09, 08:52 AM
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Take the quote from IRO... "You only need one!"?
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Old 02-09-09, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by p120ud213azn View Post
ok so today i was riding, this guy in a truck parked in the parking lot yelled to me:

"GET SOME GEARS!"
This actually happens to people in your city?
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Old 02-09-09, 09:35 AM
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I wish everyone yelled that.
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Old 02-09-09, 09:51 AM
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I push people over while they're trackstanding at red lights.
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Old 02-09-09, 10:17 AM
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just yell "your mom's a *****"
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Old 02-09-09, 10:25 AM
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It's a South Cali fixer shout out
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i just get homophobic words yelled at me by drivers, i'd much rather have some bike advice like that man in the truck gave you, whether or not its good advice.
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Old 02-09-09, 12:57 PM
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whenever someone does something like that to me i just try to do something impressive, cause after they figure out your a seasoned rider and actually know what your doing they feel like the *******. or you could just be the jerk on the bike blurting out some ****ty "your mom has some gears" joke.
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Old 02-09-09, 01:34 PM
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get some gears is a compliment. some people get really insulted and pissed about it though.
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Obligatory Seinfeld "The Comeback" reply.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Comeback_(Seinfeld)
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Originally Posted by p120ud213azn View Post
ok so today i was riding, this guy in a truck parked in the parking lot yelled to me:

"GET SOME GEARS!"
I left them at your mom's house!
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Old 02-09-09, 05:35 PM
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I'm too busy making my Zoolander facial expression of leetness to bother responding.

But if I had to, it would be with a headbob of manliness followed up with

"I'm not just the president of the Gearless Club for men, I'm also a member."

Then I'd make the pout lips again for effect.
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Old 02-09-09, 09:01 PM
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Originally Posted by elTwitcho View Post
This actually happens to people in your city?
what do you mean? how were u sure i was in "my city"?

i was leaving disneyland actually lol
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Old 02-09-09, 09:54 PM
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Damn, someone *noticed*? I'd be flattered. Usually people are too busy being affronted that something other than a car is in the road to notice what it *is*, beside a non-car.

Though in all fairness, today some guys with BMXs were yelling 'Fixie! Fixie!' at me and I didn't know whether to lose my temper or not.
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