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Old 07-13-2011, 02:42 AM   #3661
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"Do you know what we call motorcyclists here? Organ donors."

Fuggin' self-rightious asshole-

BTW, his was the only sour note during my visit there.
I would have told him that applys to the riders without the brain bucket. I also run with scissors and carry a loaded gun.
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Old 07-13-2011, 04:34 AM   #3662
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Last week I was being processed as a patient at the Albany Medical Center, and encountered a real who was in the medical field(Do No Harm??). Anyway he's talking about how he sees these accidents all the time, and asks if I knew what 'they' call motorcyclists. I knew where was going with this so I just glared at him, and decided my small talk with him was over. I was also pretty well medicated for pain at this time, and had no comeback.

Once he was done with putting my ID bracelet on me, he asked again, "Do you know what we call motorcyclists here? Organ donors."

Fuggin' self-rightious asshole-

BTW, his was the only sour note during my visit there.
Come back with, "you know what they call the guy at the bottom of med school class?"

"Lieutenant."
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Old 07-13-2011, 09:51 AM   #3663
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I show up to work on my new 800xc and everyone seems excited and wants to check it out. Everyone that is except my boss. My boss; who is getting on in years; waits till there is a group of my coworkers around and tells me "You know I'm always hearing on the news about motorcycle crashes."

I replied with "Yeah I know it happens but I personally know a lot more people who have died of old age."

That shut him right up and made everyone else laugh.




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Old 07-13-2011, 11:27 AM   #3664
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stopped at a red light with the new KTM..

Truck driver asks me:
"Which brand is that"

me: "euh .. KTM" ( written on the side in BIG letters )

drivers: "euh.... nice ... euh .... ever tried a BMW?"

me: "euh ... why should I ? "

green light ... bye bye

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Old 07-13-2011, 01:34 PM   #3665
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stopped at a red light with the new KTM..

Truck driver asks me:
"Which brand is that"

me: "euh .. KTM" ( written on the side in BIG letters )

drivers: "euh.... nice ... euh .... ever tried a BMW?"

me: "euh ... why should I ? "

green light ... bye bye

:-)


Me: Uh...nice story...Uh...Belgium, so you speak French, right?

You: Er...Yeah...Er...Why this question?

Me: Well...Uh...It's because "euh" is the French version of the English "er" and "uh" conversation fillers demonstrating an hesitation.

You: Er...man, what's the point...Er...really, don't you have something more constructive to do in your spare time...Er...I mean, really?!

Me: Nevermind, I'm French Canadian so this kind of little details literally jump out at me. It's always fun to smell out a "mate" from such a small detail.
















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Old 07-13-2011, 07:20 PM   #3666
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So, do you really steer those things the opposite way you want to go????
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Old 07-13-2011, 11:34 PM   #3667
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Me: Uh...nice story...Uh...Belgium, so you speak French, right?

You: Er...Yeah...Er...Why this question?

Me: Well...Uh...It's because "euh" is the French version of the English "er" and "uh" conversation fillers demonstrating an hesitation.

You: Er...man, what's the point...Er...really, don't you have something more constructive to do in your spare time...Er...I mean, really?!

Me: Nevermind, I'm French Canadian so this kind of little details literally jump out at me. It's always fun to smell out a "mate" from such a small detail.



errrr... Yes I'm from Belgium, .. errrrr.. but I (normally) don't speak French, but Flemisch(Dutch) :)
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Old 07-14-2011, 12:26 AM   #3668
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errrr... Yes I'm from Belgium, .. errrrr.. but I (normally) don't speak French, but Flemisch(Dutch) :)
Ja dat dacht ik al. :)
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Old 07-14-2011, 07:26 AM   #3669
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errrr... Yes I'm from Belgium, .. errrrr.. but I (normally) don't speak French, but Flemisch(Dutch) :)
I see, a northern guy, sorry for the mistake!





But "euh" remains a french thing!!!
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:41 PM   #3670
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Outside a local coffeehouse last week...

I pulled in, and parked my scooter in front of the building. Some old guy in full pirate costume pulled up behind me.

WHAT'RE YOU DOING, THAT'S HARLEY PARKING!
I could tell. Those oil spots really made parking tricky.

We both laughed about it, and sat around talking bikes till the place closed at 2am.


I was pretty about it at first. I've known the owner for 10 years--I built the bar in this place.
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Old 07-15-2011, 01:51 AM   #3671
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I show up to work on my new 800xc and everyone seems excited and wants to check it out. Everyone that is except my boss. My boss; who is getting on in years; waits till there is a group of my coworkers around and tells me "You know I'm always hearing on the news about motorcycle crashes."

I replied with "Yeah I know it happens but I personally know a lot more people who have died of old age."

That shut him right up and made everyone else laugh.




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heheheheh , good answer!
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Old 07-15-2011, 03:40 AM   #3672
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The last thing I want to hear from nurse Diesel is a lecture on how stupid I am while having my wounds scrubbed out with Betadine.
Unused toothbrush and isopropyl alcohol hurts less than the abuse at the ER ;)

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Old 07-15-2011, 10:53 AM   #3673
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Unused toothbrush and isopropyl alcohol hurts less than the abuse at the ER ;)

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Iodine or Hyprogen Peroxide hurts WAY less than Alcohol In fact if you mix a little Alcohol with a couple percocet first it hurts even less
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:59 PM   #3674
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In Oxford Alabama while departing the hotel last month, traveling on the GSA and a friend on his RT, a 60ish year old driving a 5-Series says, "sharp looking bikes." We thank him for his kind words, as we prepare to leave, he ask, "are those made from the same people who make the cars?"
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Old 07-15-2011, 03:56 PM   #3675
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Pushing my bike to get it started with full face helmet on. eightysome degrees out F. Passer by,
"Is this your first day on a motorcycle?"

We pushed it and got it fired up. I gave him $5 and said thanks.

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