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Old 10-14-2011, 09:18 AM   #4081
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Where is your husband/boyfriend? You don't mean to tell me you ride that thing yourself??

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Old 10-14-2011, 11:08 AM   #4082
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Ask this girl about ATGATT

It's a real shame that such a cute girl got so shredded up, but if you read her story on her website you will understand why I oppose mandatory helmet laws for financial reasons.

Why are stupid people so fertile?
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:11 AM   #4083
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What's her website? Inquiring minds want to know.
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:11 AM   #4084
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It's a real shame that such a cute girl got so shredded up, but if you read her story on her website you will understand why I oppose mandatory helmet laws for financial reasons.

Why are stupid people so fertile?
but we don't know the website. Link?
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:14 AM   #4085
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:16 AM   #4086
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That ain't it...
I'll dig some more. It was in Road Rash Hall of Fame.
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:17 AM   #4087
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:22 AM   #4088
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Thanks for finding that, I'm trying to find my post where we were discussing mandatory helmet laws saving money. My point was that had she not been wearing a helmet she would have been killed instantly, but she survived to run up a ginormous medical bill instead.

Now she is an MSF instructor... I used to be a shop teacher and I have all of my fingers, would you listen to my safety lesson more carefully if I was missing a few and "rocked" an eye patch?
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:28 AM   #4089
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Does it say anywhere what she racked up in medical bills? I ran up 40gs in three days with my accident and it wasn't anywhere near that bad. I just shattered an arm and a concussion.
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:37 AM   #4090
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I was pretty surprised when my buddy Virgil told me that his total medical bills from the dipshit who came over the double yellow and nearly removed his foot last year are almost $1,000,000!

The initial ambulance and 20 minute helicopter ride was about $25K.
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:51 AM   #4091
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Thanks for finding that, I'm trying to find my post where we were discussing mandatory helmet laws saving money. My point was that had she not been wearing a helmet she would have been killed instantly, but she survived to run up a ginormous medical bill instead.

Now she is an MSF instructor... I used to be a shop teacher and I have all of my fingers, would you listen to my safety lesson more carefully if I was missing a few and "rocked" an eye patch?

Not to argue, but in this particular case the fact that she survived means she has become an activist for full gear. The fact that so many of us know of her and her experiences speaks to the fact that her work is effective.

The scars certainly have a greater impact than any Joe Schmo with all his skin telling me "helmet good, road rash bad."

On the other hand, stupid should hurt and the Darwinian model has its advantages.


On another note, my ex's med bills from a head-on in a car were well over a half million dollars. New car, air bags, and she was wearing a seat belt. Actually probably closer to a million including rehab, PT, and follow up surgeries.
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:01 PM   #4092
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Not to be cruel, but if you are smart enough to learn from her message you should have figured it out on your own.

Do you really need a strung out, brain fried, tweaker to convince you that smoking crystal meth is a bad idea?

We already have film of Knievel at Caesars Palace, Seth Enslow in Crusty Demons, and Gary Busey rambling on about how God wanted him to spread the word.

You can lead a Jack Ass to water, but...
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:09 PM   #4093
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Not to be cruel, but if you are smart enough to learn from her message you should have figured it out on your own.

Do you really need a strung out, brain fried, tweaker to convince you that smoking crystal meth is a bad idea?

We already have film of Knievel at Caesars Palace, Seth Enslow in Crusty Demons, and Gary Busey rambling on about how God wanted him to spread the word.

You can lead a Jack Ass to water, but...
LOL, valid points...
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:31 PM   #4094
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And having had that "adventure", I've learned to love the safe and warm cocoon of W7.
Wordperfect 7?
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Old 10-14-2011, 01:41 PM   #4095
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Asking someone to tend your helmet while you go potty....???

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It just gets way too much in the way. Much easier to have someone watch it. Otherwise it foes in the sink, but then I still have to find somewhere else to set it to wash my hands.
Just pee in the helmet and rinse your hands with it......problem SOLVED.....!!!

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