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Offline mikeyw64

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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes [probably] fake testimonial
« Reply #60 on: January 30, 2018, 06:58:39 am »
I agree with you .

It would have more accurately read

"Man gets ticket *whilst* going 2mph below speed limit"

which then leaves the question:

"What did he get the ticket for?"


A while back, I saw one titled 'Man gets ticket for going 2 MPH UNDER the speed limit!'. So I went and read the article. What really happened was that the person was riding in the left lane, at less than the speed limit, and people were passing him on the right. So an LEO cited him for 'impeding traffic', which is quite different than getting a ticket for driving at any specific speed. '
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #61 on: January 30, 2018, 09:21:27 am »
after getting sucked in to reading all this bullcookies, i think the part about ducks  made more sense than all the rest of this diatribe :thumbdown
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes [probably] fake testimonial
« Reply #62 on: January 30, 2018, 03:26:24 pm »
As an aside the US has 5% of the world population yet 31% of the worlds non terrorist/warfare gun related deaths.


That is off-topic (since it is not an example), although worthy of response, and I have addressed it here:  http://www.zggtr.org/index.php?topic=20962.msg287542#msg287542
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes [probably] fake testimonial
« Reply #63 on: January 30, 2018, 03:33:25 pm »
And it was great the way you hooked Max and as far as I could tell, you did not even use any bait! Maybe someone else 'primed' him and he just happened to be gobsmacked by your post?

Nope, I just have to do that thing called "work" and no need to respond until I could give it the time and attention it deserves... which you can see I [hopefully] did, just in the appropriate thread.   Hey- you know me, I am always up to a good argument :) :)

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But on a serious note, I do agree with Max regarding shortening headlines and actually think it is far worse than he describes. We alter headlines until they are simply not true.

I get so angry at so-called "news" reports because they are so slanted, biased, terse, braindead, opinionated, and often just plain WRONG that I tend to not even want to consume any of it at all.  And it would be one thing if it were just incompetence, but it is usually very intentional to push a specific political agenda or at least to just sensationalize everything to death to get more "eyes."
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #64 on: January 30, 2018, 03:40:57 pm »
This is America and the Internet- is there not a duck forum out there somewhere more worthy of your time?

:-)

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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes [probably] fake testimonial
« Reply #65 on: January 30, 2018, 03:42:56 pm »
Yep, just plain incorrect. It has gotten to the point where I really just do not believe anything and only occasionally chase (read: click) on a headline that grabs my interest for some reason but never the reason they published it the way that they did.

Real newspeople of a generation or two ago would be embarassed I think.

Brian


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I get so angry at so-called "news" reports because they are so slanted, biased, terse, braindead, opinionated, and often just plain WRONG that I tend to not even want to consume any of it at all.  And it would be one thing if it were just incompetence, but it is usually very intentional to push a specific political agenda or at least to just sensationalize everything to death to get more "eyes."
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #66 on: January 30, 2018, 09:23:08 pm »
He's pokin his head (easy boys) back in but not posting as far as I can tell.  I'm starting to think this is a trolling maneuver just to stir things up.


With that being said, I'm not going to nuke it or modify the subject line.

please
just nuke it...
 it's a worthless thread, un followed by the o/p, has no relevant content.. and just make people do stoooopid responses.

an excercise kinda like how to keep a blond chick in suspense...

some folks are just a-holes.. for whatever reason... and post once.....
and some bite the worm, and get hooked...

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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #67 on: January 31, 2018, 05:33:30 am »
Welcome to America where you never have to worry about a foreign army invading. Please bring your own weapon because you can't have mine.  8)

I'll sleep better if assured that your pea-shooter can stop one of Kim Jong Un's bottle rockets..... 8)
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #68 on: January 31, 2018, 05:38:31 am »
...and you're sure it can't?  :)
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #69 on: January 31, 2018, 06:04:39 am »
Not sure of anything. But if you were to personally go to NK and nailed him while he's playing with his buttons... :)
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #70 on: January 31, 2018, 12:13:37 pm »
Well, once everyone stops posting in this thread I may or may not lock it.  Depends how many I've had whilst making the decision.
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #71 on: January 31, 2018, 12:48:15 pm »
Well, once everyone stops posting in this thread I may or may not lock it.  Depends how many I've had whilst making the decision.

How many does it normally take on average?
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #72 on: January 31, 2018, 01:34:44 pm »
More than two, but less than 5 and only on a Tuesday.
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #73 on: February 01, 2018, 03:16:46 pm »
Well its Thursday, how many on Thursdays?
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #74 on: February 01, 2018, 04:15:53 pm »
Well if we can get away from V'Jim's drinking habits (as fascinating as that is) just for a minute.

I've done a little online research and I think I've found it, to both of you that are still interested ( :) ) here is a link.

(edit: Link removed at OP's request)
You'll need to click on the links on that page for more info.

So, because he answered my PM and the info these links provide, I'm of the opinion that, although it maybe in vain on his part,
I don't think it's BS or... what was that wonderful word..OH yes..."codswallop". Your opinions may continue to differ.

I now return you to V'Jim's drinking...and what else?....Ducks..yes I think it was Ducks.






 
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