Is Mexico Safe?

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Arte, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Damn! You got me there! Good one! :rofl

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  2. Road Dust

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    Was in Mexico for about 3 weeks last month. While there, I was killed 2 times. Am I only counted once in the 13 million or am I counted twice?
  3. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    That depends. Were you killed one of those times by John McAfee during a daring, daylight cross border murder spree from Belize? If so, that counts separately and we will have to bump the number again. Somehow I think you are making up the "killed twice" story to screw me up and make me look foolish in Larry's eyes. If I find out this is the case I guess I'm out of luck since you have already been killed twice and it would feel like piling on if I killed you again.
  4. acejones

    acejones Long timer

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    You are absolutely right. I decided to test the water and did a ride down to Key West in October. I saw all that stuff and even more. I'll be in Mexico next month.
  5. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    Typical American. Just had to one-up the locals didn't you. Well the joke's on you; we only went to one of your funerals. We felt the second was redundant. (and when I say we I mean not me coz my headless body was still being held for ransom)

    We did however hold two wakes. No sense in missing an opportunity to get drunk. :D

    Seriously though, thanks for stopping by and presenting the facts.

    Your numbers are a little off though. It's only 6.5 million dead. The other half are in the US where I hear they were resurrected under Obamacare. They now vote republican and use only synthetic oil and their front brakes.
  6. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    You Only Live Twice or so it seems,
    One life for yourself and one for your dreams.

    You drift through the years and life seems tame,
    Till one dream appears and love is its name.

    And love is a stranger who'll beckon you on,
    Don't think of the danger or the stranger is gone.

    This dream is for you, so pay the price.
    Make one dream come true, you only live twice.

    And love is a stranger who'll beckon you on,
    Don't think of the danger or the stranger is gone.

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  7. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    I didn't know you'd moved to Colorado Trice. <puff puff> :eek:
  8. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    It is grammatically impossible to use the following words together in a sentance stating a fact:

    Florida
    Fun
    Motorcycle
    Riding
    Curves
    Hills
    Scenery

    UNLESS

    you also add the words:

    "There ain't no"
  9. tricepilot

    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    McAfee doesn't have time to kill anyone, he's too busy being busy :rofl

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    PS John picks up the girls by guaranteeing them he has no STDs.

    He's "anti-virus" :freaky :rofl

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  10. Road Dust

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    I wasn't close to Belize so I guess that it probably was not John. First time I did not even make it 10 minutes south of the border. Second time I think that it was a group of locals. They demanded my Captain Kid decoder ring. I told them the only way that they would get it would be over my dead body.

    I can't believe that you would think that I am making this up. Don't you think that I am just as believable as the guys that listen to the news media?
  11. Road Dust

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    Now now. Lets don't be American bashing. Not my fault that the Mexican media is not as good at brain washing as the US media is. Spend a little more time north of the border and you just might learn how to act like an arrogant American too.

    Not sure but I think that we may have seen your head along the side of the road where we spent the night on the Devil's Backbone. It kept floating around like it was lost. Did not see it the next morning.

    Do your numbers also include the thousands of nameless bodies that have been dumped in the ravines in the mountains? The bodies that nobody knows about, except for the US media?
  12. acejones

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    If you were really cool, you would have a Tom Corbett, Space Cadet ring.
  13. Road Dust

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    I never was one of the cool kids so they refused to let me have one.

    I am just one of those dumb motorcyclist who is not intelligent enough to read the media. I am still under the mistaken impression that I really enjoy and actually have fun riding in Mexico. But then again, what do I know.

    Sometimes really strange things do happen to me while I am in Mexico. I need to learn to be more careful.

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  14. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    Yes they even include bodies nobody knows about that have been dumped into imaginary ravines in imaginary mountains that no body knows about. They do not, however, count Jan Brewer's headless bodies in Arizona. Our numbers are pretty exact seeing that they include an entire population save 2 expats.

    And that is a frightening foto Road Dust. How much ransom did you family have to pay?
  15. Road Dust

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    The family is still trying to raise more money, but so far I am still refusing to go back home. Don't think that the wife would let me do any more night riding.
  16. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    That's it I'm convinced I'm in danger. I'm hiring this woman as my bodyguard. As she's quite tall, she might also help with the buffeting on my Vee.

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    What did Deuce Bigelow, Male Gigelo say? aah yes..."That's a big bitch!" :rofl
  17. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    Seems you are looking at more danger than you might think Craneguy.
  18. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    Agreed. But what a way to go. I'll take death by amazon over death by narco any day! :)
  19. michaellmcc

    michaellmcc Dudester

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    dcstrom - great video!

    I've only used my GoPro with helmet mount. Where do you have the camera mounted? Is it protected in case of an off?
  20. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    I get my Florida facts by living for 15 years in Jacksonville and riding extensively and writing travel books and articles. I also get my Mexican facts by living on the border and riding quite a bit into Mexico.

    You seem to get your "facts" by watching Faux News and listening to silly stories. :lol3

    Anyway, I think we are being trolled by someone who needs to read more and commentate less because you don't have any actual experience.