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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #200 on: May 23, 2014, 12:23:55 PM »

Bonnie and Clyde Ambushed and Killed (1934)
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were notorious robbers who went on a 21-month crime spree in the central US from 1932 to 1934. They captivated Americans during the "public enemy era" and continue to do so today through films and songs. Betrayed by a friend, Bonnie and Clyde were tracked, ambushed, and killed on a desolate stretch of Louisiana highway by a posse of officers using armor-piercing rounds. Though remembered primarily as bank robbers, Bonnie and Clyde actually preferred to rob what?

http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Bonnie+and+Clyde


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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #201 on: May 23, 2014, 12:57:28 PM »
Naked house cleaning is invigorating.



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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #202 on: May 23, 2014, 01:12:19 PM »
When you unstrap the 50 pounds of crap you've been toting around, a pack mule suddenly becomes a rambunctious colt.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #203 on: May 23, 2014, 05:59:52 PM »
Is the clock white to?

No, that's what should be tipping people off that I'm not the law.

That and you're 4 feet tall.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #204 on: May 23, 2014, 08:22:31 PM »

That and you're 4 feet tall.

Ah, but I am towering and intimidating when astride my gigantic Ninja 250!

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #205 on: May 23, 2014, 08:39:20 PM »
I can be a heartless ass sometimes.

Sorry.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #206 on: May 24, 2014, 04:14:54 AM »
I can be a heartless ass sometimes.

Sorry.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #207 on: May 24, 2014, 04:28:47 AM »
I can be a heartless ass sometimes.
The world is overpopulated with heartless asses, but you are ours!
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #208 on: May 24, 2014, 05:04:45 AM »
Me. I've been a petty minded wanker.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #209 on: May 24, 2014, 09:54:18 AM »
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #210 on: May 27, 2014, 02:33:20 PM »
The average lifespan of a coffee maker in our office is about 2 months. Number 3 died last Friday after only a few weeks of service.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #211 on: May 27, 2014, 03:44:36 PM »
You need to buy better coffee.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #212 on: May 27, 2014, 05:39:24 PM »
Or buy better coffee makers.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #213 on: May 27, 2014, 05:47:24 PM »
Or buy better coffee makers.


A canny boss would equip and hire a sweet barista!
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #214 on: May 27, 2014, 06:39:17 PM »
Or buy better coffee makers.


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I don't see much work getting done there.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #215 on: May 27, 2014, 08:23:38 PM »
Or buy better coffee makers.


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I don't see much work getting done there.


You or her?
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #216 on: May 28, 2014, 04:26:42 PM »
She looks plenty "canny"

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #217 on: May 28, 2014, 05:22:37 PM »
I learned that vegetarian Haggis exists:

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #218 on: May 28, 2014, 05:38:53 PM »
I learned how to kill my blogs with fire and then reinstall Wordpress to try to get rid of this month's hacker infestation.  Such a PITA.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #219 on: May 28, 2014, 06:09:00 PM »
I learned nothing today.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #220 on: May 28, 2014, 07:21:34 PM »
I learned nothing today.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #221 on: May 28, 2014, 08:01:39 PM »
If your body is accustomed to a daily half hour stretching regimen for the legs and back; taking 3 days off is not a good idea.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #222 on: May 30, 2014, 01:45:55 PM »
I learned stuff that I already knew but hadn't taken serious notice of.

My wife hates me riding a bike.
Holding on just makes it stink more.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #223 on: May 30, 2014, 02:01:35 PM »
I learned stuff that I already knew but hadn't taken serious notice of.

My wife hates me riding a bike.
Holding on just makes it stink more.
However famous you are/ were, you are not immune to crap.



 Stuff that I already knew.

I'm not married so i can ride when ever i want.
My shit doesn't stink
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #224 on: May 30, 2014, 02:47:29 PM »
I relearned how much Ticketmaster sucks.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #225 on: May 30, 2014, 02:48:41 PM »
I just learned Ed has slipped a cog again.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #226 on: May 30, 2014, 02:56:17 PM »
I learned when you want something done right, do that shit yourself! Delegation is for the effin' birds. Especially when that bird winds up being a dodo.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #227 on: May 30, 2014, 04:37:14 PM »
I just learned Ed has slipped a cog again.

How so?
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #228 on: May 30, 2014, 04:57:16 PM »

That and you're 4 feet tall.

Ah, but I am towering and intimidating when astride my gigantic Ninja 250!


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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #229 on: May 30, 2014, 04:59:40 PM »
I learned how easy it is to reinjure an old back injury.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #230 on: May 30, 2014, 05:17:13 PM »
I learned how easy it is to donate space to SETI.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #231 on: May 30, 2014, 05:29:24 PM »
Check the weather BEFORE riding to work.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #232 on: May 30, 2014, 05:52:34 PM »
Don't take any wooden nickels.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #233 on: May 30, 2014, 06:16:39 PM »
There's always someplace that you didn't look...
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« Reply #234 on: May 30, 2014, 06:17:25 PM »
There's always someplace that you didn't look...

That's where my keys must be.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #235 on: May 30, 2014, 06:30:00 PM »
Did you try not looking?
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« Reply #236 on: May 30, 2014, 06:30:35 PM »
As we speak.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #237 on: May 30, 2014, 06:37:14 PM »
Good job.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #238 on: May 30, 2014, 06:40:46 PM »
Did you try not looking?

As we speak.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #239 on: June 08, 2014, 07:21:37 PM »
Yesterday, actually, I learned what happens if you don't give a road like US 191 your complete concentration.

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« Reply #240 on: June 08, 2014, 07:29:53 PM »
Yikes. Hopefully you made it out okay.
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« Reply #241 on: June 08, 2014, 07:37:15 PM »
Yesterday, actually, I learned what happens if you don't give a road like US 191 your complete concentration.

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No offense but that looks a lot like mine.
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #242 on: June 08, 2014, 07:45:24 PM »
Yesterday, actually, I learned what happens if you don't give a road like US 191 your complete concentration.

Faaak!   :crazy:

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« Reply #243 on: June 08, 2014, 08:09:18 PM »
Ouch
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« Reply #244 on: June 08, 2014, 08:37:04 PM »
You OK?
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« Reply #245 on: June 08, 2014, 08:42:15 PM »
You OK?

??

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #246 on: June 08, 2014, 08:49:03 PM »
Low side only?
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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #247 on: June 08, 2014, 08:51:07 PM »
Yesterday, actually, I learned what happens if you don't give a road like US 191 your complete concentration.

Faaak!   :crazy:

How are you?

Sorry.  The "incident" didn't end either my or the VFR's riding day or weekend.  I have a very slightly bruised left shoulder and possible broken big toe on my left foot.  We rode a couple hours after the get off and then the 300 miles home this morning.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #248 on: June 08, 2014, 08:54:53 PM »
Low side only?

Yeah.  Wavering concentration, followed by panic, followed by locking the rear wheel.  I know better but my fears and survival instincts took over.

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Re: What did you learn today?
« Reply #249 on: June 09, 2014, 03:37:50 PM »

No offense but that looks a lot like mine.

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