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better grab a 3rd bag...this could take a while.
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Obviously witty sarcasm is lost on some people lol. The helicopter and one finger was a joke about your outter space location. It was a JOKE - good grief. When I explain a decision or feeling I have based on my own personal experience - you can't (well you did) twist my words into another meaning. That too is your right -but doesn't make you right. It's dawning on all of us here, I think, that if we express our "feelings" - Vain will then TELL us what it is we feel. Because either we are wrong, or not allowed to feel that way unless it fall's into Vain's way of thinking - and magically if he writes it - then it must be so! So let me be clear. I think you are an idiot. Now it's not against the law to be an idiot so don't panic. You aren't going to be arrested or anything. But you might find yourself eating lunch alone and wondering why. Attacking my spelling? Really? What does that have to do with bikes? Why aren't you attacking some of the other guys that can't complete a sentence without misspelling a word? Ohhhhh I get it, they didn't disagree with your heavenly wisdom - outter space - geez it just keeps coming up doesn't it.

I'm sorry Vain - I may get a little heated when someone comes at me out of left field for no reason - but maybe I should publish to you all the PM's I have now from folks telling me they agree - you are an idiot and telling me to continue to bait you and see how else you can make yourself seem silly. Come on, bring it - sit down at your computer, put your thinking cap(er...space helmet) on and tippity tappity on your keyboard and just show us all what's what and set us straight - cuz surely we can't make it through this weekend without some more wisdom from on high from him who can set us all straight. I can hardly wait. In fact I think I'm going to rig a bell up to my computer to clang like hell when a message comes in from you because I don't want to miss it by a minute. Heck I might have to set up a wireless bluetooth link from my home network to buzz my phone and bluetooth my helmet so it will ding just in case I'm riding - and then I can whisk out my smart phone and get right on that message I've been so desperately waiting for. It gives me chills of anticipation!

So here is a test - no clouds - the sky is BLUE. Now come on - twist my words - and I can't wait to hear what color it really is!

Save me from Idiots! and on we go

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Heres the deal....cops are taught to have a certain attitude that denies them any possibility of considering the person they are dealing with could potentially have a valid point. If it goes against their initial logic then it cannot be right and changing their thinking to consider the person's point valid would be to admit the law could be at fault. And the law id the final word regardless of what YOU say or think. Your logic is flawed if it doesn't jive with what they are taught, which when all is lost becomes "i am the law and i am always right". Or to be more accurate, if they don't like what you are saying. they absolutely will NEVER admit to being wrong and consider a different point of view. NEVER. What does that tell you? It tells me they believe they are perfect, and i think we all know there is no such thing. It also invalidates pretty much everything that comes out of thier mouths from the point i realize that onward.

There are exceptions, but for the most part thats the way they are. I have known several personally and they were absolute clones of each other and were exactly as i described and none of them realized it. The police force brainwashes them. I fully understand WHY, and it's actually more or less necessary for their line of work. But many cannot turn it off when they go home.

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My cousin and best friend is a cop in Oregon. I have an uncle that is a Sheriff in Escondido. My best friend I grew up with in Oregon is now a state prison guard in Washington. Law enforcement is part of my family but I've not had quite this experience. I'm all in fun now - having fun in fact. I did some thread searches with his name and found others try humor with him and it wasn't until a few posts later if it was explained to him did he get it. I mean he wouldn't even joke with you about a ticket. His integrity and the community and oh boy! I ride with a group of cops in Oregon, my cousins buds, and they are all decent folk - very good in fact. One of the rides a Harley, Eek! Shame on me for picking on a person like this tho. It's not fair. So I'm on the record - I'm funnin. Am going to have to post a dictionary definition of that? We all know what funnin is? Because at this point it's just So grab a stick!

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Riding back home with 5 other couples on Saturday after a long fall ride when 4 of the bikes come to a stoplight at the front, with the other 2 right behind. As the light is changing, one of the wives in the back yells at the 4 of us in the front row "ok boys, let's go when the light turns green". I think I might have been 18 or so the last time I heard that at a stop light, but never the less when the light changed all 4 of us dropped the clutch. I had a Rocket III Touring to my left, a HD Fat Boy next to him and a Street Glide on the outside. Both of the HDs had stage one kits but it wasnt enough. I managed to get the TBird out of the hole a half bike ahead and by the time I hit 4th gear I had em by 2 full bike lengths. My buddy on the Rocket Touring said he let off when the back tire let go a bit but he still had both the HDs by a bike easy.... Needless to say we didn't hear much from any of the HD guys the rest of the way home... Mark one up for the trumpets!
I have an idea. Lets go race some Harleys!!!!!!

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post #56 of 60 (permalink) Old 10-14-2011, 08:05 PM
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I got a good idea from some kleva cop in here. Lets have a spelin bea to see who is rilly smart and who is dum.i know if mah spellin improooves i might bea a betta rida.It is so vey impotent to spell wurds korrect.

darrrell, you so far have got a big F- cos a person from the pleece farce said you is dummer than a 5th grada.
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Great idea Daryl....let's go!!!



Ohoh, I think I see a cop from outer space behind us.
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You've go to sort of admire the lad though; he keeps getting slapped in the face and comes back for more - doesn't seem to mind being a source of entertainment. He just doesn't "get it" though - seems clueless.
I feel sort of bad about it, like I'm taking advantage of someone's handicap.
And I'm amused by the anonymity (hope I spelled that right - always a risk when I'm try to impress by using big words... ) he insists on. Shoot, for all we know "outer space" is "a kiddie safety town" in Mayberry. Now don't get me wrong, those safety towns are a great way for kiddies to learn about cross walks and all - I'm all for that!
We've all got our shortcomings and oddities though; me, I'm into - gasp! - S&M! Fortunately my dear wife really enjoys sunsets and merlot too. I guess as long as we keep keep it private we're OK - even in outer space.

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You guys are gonna love this.

This story has everything this thread is all about.

Today I was riding north into the wind on I-435 (my favorite stretch of 80 mph 6-lane) with no particular destination in mind, but thinking that it will be nice to have the wind at my back on the way home. Then I saw a sign for Kansas Highway 5. I’ve never ridden K-5, and thought that maybe I would get lucky and it would be a nice, twisty little 2-lane.

I took the exit and turned onto K-5. It started out rather unimpressively, with a 30 mph limit and a big truck in front of me, and it looked like it might lead to housing or businesses or something. Then the big truck in front of me turned off and the road opened up. Hill after hill, twist after twist. I had no idea what the speed limit was, but most of the turns had warning signs recommending 25 mph or 35 mph--very cool. Naturally, I rode through them at 40-50 mph, fast enough to make it interesting without any unnecessary drama or floor board scraping.

Pretty soon I noticed a single headlight in my mirrors--another bike gaining on me. Must be a sport bike of some kind. OK, so I turned it up a notch, cranking it up on the straights and taking the twists just a bit faster. The headlight in the mirror wasn’t getting smaller. I kept this pace for a while and was accelerating pretty hard out of an “S” turn, heading up a right hand sweeper when I noticed a Crown Victoria at the top of the hill. I passed the parked cop car doing about 65. I saw a uniformed hand waving out the window, motioning downwards as if to say “slow down.” So I did. I kept it within 8 mph of the posted limit, now noticing that the speed limit signs were alternating between 40 and 50. I also noticed the headlight in my mirror getting very close. The rider wore a doo-rag, no helmet. I could make out a cruiser style wind screen, and thought I saw a chrome pipe on the right side. A Harley? Maybe a V-Rod?

The speed limit dropped to 35 as we entered Leavenworth. I turned right at the light and the other bike followed. As it passed me on the left I gave my usual “peace brother biker” wave, which was not returned. The bike was a Harley FatDynaBobGlideSomethingOrOther and the brother riding it was a sister!

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I'm going to work. Too busy to reply coherently right now. Have had a request to check this thread out. Will do so later.
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