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11-22-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By livedarklions

Also, someone might have valid reasons for being...

Also, someone might have valid reasons for being exceptionally protective of their identity and location information that we wouldn't anticipate,especially when the forum is international.
11-22-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By livedarklions

I missed it this time, yay! Nice catch.

I missed it this time, yay!

Nice catch.
11-21-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,456
Posted By livedarklions

Why would I possibly be annoyed with you being...

Why would I possibly be annoyed with you being judgmental? Garsh, go figure....

BTW, if you really want to know how I feel about the judge cosplay that goes on in these threads, see post 72.
11-21-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,456
Posted By livedarklions

Oh good, another round of "second guess the...

Oh good, another round of "second guess the corpse" in A&S.
11-21-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 755
Posted By livedarklions

Are you still flogging that garbage Expedia...

Are you still flogging that garbage Expedia survey? Neither the 97% or the 29% figure are meaningful, and all it is is a perfect example of the fundamental attribution error.

Quote:
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11-21-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

How the hell do you know that?! If the...

How the hell do you know that?!

If the victim had been in a car, this would have been a completely different scenario as it would be ramming one car into another rather than actually crushing the...
11-21-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By livedarklions

I do think it's a shame that he uses "Jack Smith"...

I do think it's a shame that he uses "Jack Smith" as his professional name because "John Smith Brings John Doe Indictment" would be such a great headline.


Now, if he can partner with an attorney...
11-21-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,670
Posted By livedarklions

So is alcohol. How'd banning that work out? ...

So is alcohol. How'd banning that work out?

What the hell is the point of all your posting in this thread? Do you really think society shouldn't be doing anything to try to help addicts? As usual,...
11-21-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,456
Posted By livedarklions

Not sure what I posted that you've interpreted as...

Not sure what I posted that you've interpreted as an invitation to post what you'd do if you were the judge. Frankly, I don't know why you'd expect anyone would care what you would do. I just gave...
11-20-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 755
Posted By livedarklions

I noticed when I used to be a frequent mass...

I noticed when I used to be a frequent mass transit user that different bus systems seem to have very different cultures and norms. When I was riding buses all over the Bay Area, I noticed that bus...
11-19-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,456
Posted By livedarklions

Look up the thread.

Look up the thread.
11-19-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

In fairness, the clickbait headline set this off...

In fairness, the clickbait headline set this off in a really lame direction.
11-19-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,456
Posted By livedarklions

​​​​​Yes, that's exactly right, thank you. ...

​​​​​Yes, that's exactly right, thank you.

Seriously, he posted that in a thread about a bunch of cyclists getting run over while a jerk was trying to coal roll them, and he was saying how people...
11-19-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,670
Posted By livedarklions

The fact that he thinks "someone" is two words is...

The fact that he thinks "someone" is two words is kind of funny.
11-19-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

If you don't think rich people can get...

If you don't think rich people can get emotionally insecure over petty concerns, you obviously don't know any.

I really don't appreciate your putting words into my quotes as if I said them. I...
11-18-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 755
Posted By livedarklions

The "bad drivers" are always a small minority...

The "bad drivers" are always a small minority that leave an outsize impression. Frankly, my guess is the best drivers are the ones you never notice or at least not recall. No drama, no impression....
11-18-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By livedarklions

Tourney, actually.

Tourney, actually.
11-18-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

You seriously think the scarcity they are...

You seriously think the scarcity they are referring to is just which model of car or other status trappings? "Scarcity" can refer to anything one wants more of. You can be insanely wealthy and be...
11-18-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

Well, he can't seem to imagine a very wealthy...

Well, he can't seem to imagine a very wealthy person acting with a sense of unjustified entitlement, so you're at least even in that department.
11-18-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

Most places in the US, I think the existence of...

Most places in the US, I think the existence of that video would cause the driver to be charged criminally. Generally, a car is considered a deadly weapon and it sure looks like he either made...
11-18-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

Mel Gibson is pretty rich.

Mel Gibson is pretty rich.
11-17-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

Cool story, bro. Also complete bs you made up. ...

Cool story, bro. Also complete bs you made up. The rich can buy nondisclosure agreements.
11-17-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By livedarklions

I'm calling bs on this, there's no comparison...

I'm calling bs on this, there's no comparison between a 20 mph ebike and a motorcycle. My anecdotal evidence is I just don't see the kind of riding you're describing.
11-17-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

https://www.biography.com/news/menendez-brothers-m...

https://www.biography.com/news/menendez-brothers-murder-case-facts


BTW, no way does that source indicate that people who drive nicer Jaguars are less likely to be antisocial. That's an absurd...
11-17-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

Citation needed. One of the dopiest...

Citation needed.

One of the dopiest generalizations I have ever read.
11-17-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

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http://s3.amazonaws.com/37assets/svn/mac0-007.jpg
11-17-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

The article indicated the driver was paying for...

The article indicated the driver was paying for the bike, the cyclist was unhurt and there would be no criminal charges. I don't think this would be handled this way in the US.
11-17-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

I think I'd want to know why the cyclist was...

I think I'd want to know why the cyclist was blocking the car before I'd make such a statement. The driver's action is completely indefensible. It's very close to attempted murder.
11-17-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By livedarklions

Your post is an embarrassment to ****posting. In...

Your post is an embarrassment to ****posting. In the US, I'm pretty sure that's assault with a deadly weapon.
11-17-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

If this is a "ban passenger flying" thread, it...

If this is a "ban passenger flying" thread, it definitely doesn't belong in General Cycling.
11-17-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

My only point was that a two runway airport could...

My only point was that a two runway airport could be very busy. Presumably, the reason they're building this one in the boonies is so the runways can be long. Two big runways could be a "mega"...
11-16-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

I had to google the State of Liberty thing. That...

I had to google the State of Liberty thing. That ain't happening.
11-16-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

So it's 22 miles long--how much would be taken...

So it's 22 miles long--how much would be taken out by the new airport?
11-16-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,997
Posted By livedarklions

You're definitely not the first guy to zone out...

You're definitely not the first guy to zone out before the ending of a shaggy dog story.
11-16-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

My point was that there's no particular...

My point was that there's no particular definition of a "mega airport" and that LaGuardia generates a lot of traffic with just two runways. I have no idea how long the 2 runways at the new airport...
11-16-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,997
Posted By livedarklions

A wise man once suggested avoiding eating...

A wise man once suggested avoiding eating tarantula meat or dressing like a bumble bee.
11-16-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,997
Posted By livedarklions

My dad told me to use bare spray, but the syringe...

My dad told me to use bare spray, but the syringe full of Nair was ineffective.
11-16-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

OK, a little poetic license there, but they don't...

OK, a little poetic license there, but they don't last beyond a single salt, sand and plowing season. They're obviously way down on the list of road maintenance priorities so you have to stare at the...
11-15-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

The Gimli glider not only avoided hitting the...

The Gimli glider not only avoided hitting the kids on bikes, it also didn't hit the drag racers on the runway. The abandoned runway was being used as a drag strip.
11-15-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

Small stuff does quite frequently. The few...

Small stuff does quite frequently. The few sharrows there are in the state have pretty much disappeared. Lane lines seem to do better, but things like yield symbols on the pavement don't last. It's...
11-15-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

I can't set the damn things off and it's...

I can't set the damn things off and it's frustrating, I don't particularly care what the mechanism is.
11-15-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

It never happens in NH. Even if they marked it,...

It never happens in NH. Even if they marked it, the paint would scrape off with the first plowing.
11-15-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

You're technically right, but inductive loop...

You're technically right, but inductive loop triggers do exist and they require a very large amount of metal to trigger the light change. Still requires a lot more metal than I can carry on a bike,...
11-15-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By livedarklions

My favorite MUP has great sight lines, so I can...

My favorite MUP has great sight lines, so I can go from 22 mph to safe little Susie passing speed in plenty of time to keep everyone comfortable. The interaction with the family as I pass is usually...
11-15-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,201
Posted By livedarklions

Nuh-uh.

Nuh-uh.
11-15-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

I think I've spotted the major problem with this...

I think I've spotted the major problem with this intersection--it's the magic road cones. Pull out of this driveway and take a left:
...
11-15-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

I don't get why having a bunch of people who...

I don't get why having a bunch of people who weren't there speculate as to how they would have handled it better helps, but if you find benefit from it, who am I to question that? Your process is...
11-15-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By livedarklions

Compared to what? LaGuardia has two runways. ...

Compared to what? LaGuardia has two runways.

BTW, I think the solution here is obvious, just put a bike lane on each of the runways.
11-15-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By livedarklions

Enjoy!

Enjoy!
11-14-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By livedarklions

TBH, nit sure what the point of these post...

TBH, nit sure what the point of these post mortems is supposed to be. I don't know that there's a lesson to be drawn from a situation involving fluke timing that you probably couldn't duplicte if...
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