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Old 04-09-2013, 07:46 PM   #76
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Is it possible for a phone to ignite an explosive gas/air mix? yes. That doesn't mean it's LIKELY. The fires that have been caused by phones happen when the user drops them, breaking open the case and causing a spark, but even that's not very likely and the spark has to be in the right place at the right time to ignite the mixture as well.
Static, as already mentioned, is more likely to be your downfall than having a mobile phone on you. That's why the hose on the fuel bowser is built to discharge static safely and will discharge any static you have picked up while you're holding it without causing a spark.
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Old 04-09-2013, 07:53 PM   #77
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right back atya

Again you refer back to some guys penis (hopefully you aren't thinking of mine). I think it's kind of weird that your mind goes there Jim.
I have spent a lot of time in gas stations and I maintain that they are a safer place than some are making out. I think people can deal with perceived hazards by eliminating them and there are lot's of ways to do that I guess.
Seriously? Obviously you have a mentality that you are right, and only you are right. When you ASSume that people look and react to risk differently than you that they are incapable of safely riding a motorcycle, then you say more about you than them! I'll refrain from commenting on your posts from now on!

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Old 04-09-2013, 07:56 PM   #78
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Oh hell, for me a fill up is Marlboro time!
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:34 PM   #79
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Oh hell, for me a fill up is Marlboro time!
While you are fueling???
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:49 PM   #80
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Seriously? Obviously you have a mentality that you are right, and only you are right. When you ASSume that people look and react to risk differently than you that they are incapable of safely riding a motorcycle, then you say more about you than them! I'll refrain from commenting on your posts from now on!

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You are a little cranky today. I will give that a 5.5 for the drama. Please don't think about my penis...
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:56 PM   #81
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While you are fueling???

If smoking while fueling was that dangerous, Europe would have blown itself off of the map by now.
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:21 PM   #82
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911 what is the address of your emergecny?
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Old 04-09-2013, 11:05 PM   #83
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Some of you keep me employed, please do not stop what you are doing.

911 what is the address of your emergecny?
what is that, a hiccup? [eee mer GECK nee]

I'm at the gas station, I don't know the address, I'm from out of town
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:54 AM   #84
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I suppose there won't be many sitting on their bikes for the 3 hours it takes to recharge them.
i always get off the bike to charge it. Ever get shocked on the nads? not fun.











(totally made up story. I do not own an electric bike. I did not shock my nads.)
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:56 AM   #85
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what is that, a hiccup? [eee mer GECK nee]

I'm at the gas station, I don't know the address, I'm from out of town
and my eyes are on fire. hurry.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:22 AM   #86
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You are a little cranky today. I will give that a 5.5 for the drama. Please don't think about my penis...
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Old 04-10-2013, 04:05 AM   #87
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Is it possible for a phone to ignite an explosive gas/air mix? yes. That doesn't mean it's LIKELY. The fires that have been caused by phones happen when the user drops them, breaking open the case and causing a spark, but even that's not very likely and the spark has to be in the right place at the right time to ignite the mixture as well.
Static, as already mentioned, is more likely to be your downfall than having a mobile phone on you. That's why the hose on the fuel bowser is built to discharge static safely and will discharge any static you have picked up while you're holding it without causing a spark.
Possible and unlikely - Agreed! Although I'd say very highly unlikely.

Sparks due to static - Absolutely! ...and due to static caused by getting back in to the car for your cell phone - Quite possibly.

Dropped phone - Where have you heard of this? Seems like a friend's sisters brother-in-law read where someone had heard a guy tell a guy .... etc. sort of an incident to me.
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Old 04-10-2013, 04:42 AM   #88
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Old 04-10-2013, 05:07 AM   #89
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No drama needed, I have him on ignore!

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Old 04-10-2013, 08:17 AM   #90
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i always get off the bike to charge it. Ever get shocked on the nads? not fun.











(totally made up story. I do not own an electric bike. I did not shock my nads.)



Which of the two would embarrass you more?
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