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    And lo, I beheld the Angel of Death

    1. Busy, curvy, narrow urban street
    2. 1 ton Econoline van
    3. 80+ year old grandma who can't quite see over the steering wheel
    4. She's talking on her cell phone.

    Never was I so happy to be on the other side of the street.
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    Even better: the 40 something cougar fresh from her collagen injection putting on eyeliner in her H3 while on the cell phone.

    Well, not sure if she was fresh from the injection place, but she did go through a red light at about 50 mph while the rest of the traffic was stopped.


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    'They say gold paint on the palace gates comes from the teeth of pensioners
    They're so tired of shooting protest singers that they hardly mention us
    While fountains fill with second-hand perfume and sodden trading stamps
    They'll hang the bullies and the louts that dampen down the day" - EC

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeDaddio View Post
    Even better: the 40 something cougar fresh from her collagen injection putting on eyeliner in her H3 while on the cell phone.

    Well, not sure if she was fresh from the injection place, but she did go through a red light at about 50 mph while the rest of the traffic was stopped.


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    I think Death Angels might be regional.
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    Quote Originally Posted by terry b View Post
    I think Death Angels might be regional.

    I'm think they may actually rotate as I'm pretty sure I've seen the one you describe. Probably don't want them getting too familiar with the terrain.


    joe
    'They say gold paint on the palace gates comes from the teeth of pensioners
    They're so tired of shooting protest singers that they hardly mention us
    While fountains fill with second-hand perfume and sodden trading stamps
    They'll hang the bullies and the louts that dampen down the day" - EC

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    this is why you should ride on the sidewalk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Creakyknees View Post
    this is why you should ride on the sidewalk.
    I couldn't, she was driving on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gripped View Post
    Average thread rep (not including me) 7.66
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    Heavyweights, I tell ya.
    Quit complaining, you were allowed in, weren't you?
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    How did my mother get a hold of a Van?

    BTW, she's only 74.

    I just posted in this thread to drag the average down.
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    People's decisions vis a vis motor vehicles continue to amaze me.

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    Helping to drag down the rep power of this thread.

    Rep me, monkey-breath, so that I can post with the cool kids.

    Ooohhh, I see how it works. Us peons try to post and get "server too busy". Now the cool kids have a way of keeping us nerds out of their playground. nice.
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    I'm busting this party up. Thread rep be dammed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uprwstsdr View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyTooBad View Post
    Helping to drag down the rep power of this thread.

    Rep me, monkey-breath, so that I can post with the cool kids.

    Ooohhh, I see how it works. Us peons try to post and get "server too busy". Now the cool kids have a way of keeping us nerds out of their playground. nice.
    Any thread started by someone with rep > 20 is automatically served by the RBR Cray and stored on an EMS SAN. Any thread by a user with rep below that value is served by a MacBook and stored on a USB connected floppy disk reader.

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    Quote Originally Posted by terry b View Post
    Any thread started by someone with rep > 20 is automatically served by the RBR Cray and stored on an EMS SAN. Any thread by a user with rep below that value is served by a MacBook and stored on a USB connected floppy disk reader.

    It's all in the terms and conditions. If you don't like it you can join Bikeforums.net.

    BAM!


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    They're so tired of shooting protest singers that they hardly mention us
    While fountains fill with second-hand perfume and sodden trading stamps
    They'll hang the bullies and the louts that dampen down the day" - EC

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeDaddio View Post
    BAM!


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    What type of tang does it have?
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    The ones I made had a poo tang.

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    Had a distracted 30-40 something housewife in a suburban nearly clip me once. As she passed custom plates read "mombus" I was thinking it would be ironic if my death certificate had mombus in cause of death.

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    "And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him...."

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    angel

    Was riding to work one morning a couple years ago. Start across 4 lane road as light turns green. Wow! Stop. Guy in little pickup runs light, my left to right. Cuss him out. Start again. Get half way across, and lady in Honda runs light from my right, and t-bones BMW passing me going my way. Big time crash less than a car length away. Really pissed at lady, as she almost killed me. No one hurt, but both cars look totaled. Pissed at two people for running lights at one intersection. WTF?

    Then, much later, realized that guy in pickup may have saved my life. But for stopping for him, I'd have been further across intersection. HeebieJeebies. Angel?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fixed View Post
    Was riding to work one morning a couple years ago. Start across 4 lane road as light turns green. Wow! Stop. Guy in little pickup runs light, my left to right. Cuss him out. Start again. Get half way across, and lady in Honda runs light from my right, and t-bones BMW passing me going my way. Big time crash less than a car length away. Really pissed at lady, as she almost killed me. No one hurt, but both cars look totaled. Pissed at two people for running lights at one intersection. WTF?

    Then, much later, realized that guy in pickup may have saved my life. But for stopping for him, I'd have been further across intersection. HeebieJeebies. Angel?
    Guardian.
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    Laest evening.
    Mine was in a Lincoln Navigator approaching rail road tracks...passed me forcing 2 oncoming vehicles on to the shoulder. 50 something male leaving the country club 19th hole.
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