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Message 1018901 - Posted: 23 Jul 2010, 22:32:56 UTC - in response to Message 1018899.

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Message 1018905 - Posted: 23 Jul 2010, 22:48:24 UTC - in response to Message 1018901.

Interesting question, what's easier to wipe from the screen, juice, coffee or beer?
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Message 1018909 - Posted: 23 Jul 2010, 23:11:22 UTC - in response to Message 1018905.

Interesting question, what's easier to wipe from the screen, juice, coffee or beer?

If you have a Mac with the glass covered screen it is all much the same to clean off. With the plastic LCD screens I think that coffee with milk and sugar is the hardest to get off.
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Message 1018915 - Posted: 23 Jul 2010, 23:28:43 UTC - in response to Message 1018909.

Interesting question, what's easier to wipe from the screen, juice, coffee or beer?

If you have a Mac with the glass covered screen it is all much the same to clean off. With the plastic LCD screens I think that coffee with milk and sugar is the hardest to get off.


ok, really large note to self: swallow before reading anything that has 'Scarecrow' as author...
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Message 1018947 - Posted: 24 Jul 2010, 0:43:53 UTC

I rode my scooter to the hardware store and it was freezing. I had to put my rain jacket over my leather jacket to get warm on the trip back. A chilly 10C this Saturday morning in beautiful Downunder. Brrrr....
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Message 1019161 - Posted: 24 Jul 2010, 11:15:43 UTC

Today could be the hottest day of the year...if it can get hotter here than it was yesterday...
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Message 1019203 - Posted: 24 Jul 2010, 14:54:01 UTC

I rode my scooter to the hardware store


SCOOTER??? This from a man that fearlessly battles the ocean waves? Wheres the Harley ?

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Message 1019205 - Posted: 24 Jul 2010, 15:01:00 UTC - in response to Message 1019203.

I rode my scooter to the hardware store


SCOOTER??? This from a man that fearlessly battles the ocean waves? Wheres the Harley ?

Import taxes I bet.

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Message 1019217 - Posted: 24 Jul 2010, 15:34:23 UTC

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Message 1019219 - Posted: 24 Jul 2010, 15:38:31 UTC

I'm holden my beer, wot you holden ?

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Message 1019349 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 0:15:23 UTC - in response to Message 1019205.

I rode my scooter to the hardware store


SCOOTER??? This from a man that fearlessly battles the ocean waves? Wheres the Harley ?

Import taxes I bet.

I did see a nice one but it was AU$36,000. Also Harleys are too big to get around to the back of my house without a lot of re paving.
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Message 1019390 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 5:04:20 UTC - in response to Message 1019349.

I did see a nice one but it was AU$36,000. Also Harleys are too big to get around to the back of my house without a lot of re paving.

A bike like that you don't park behind the house, you park it in the living room.

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Message 1019391 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 5:38:37 UTC - in response to Message 1019349.

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Message 1019395 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 6:05:58 UTC - in response to Message 1019391.

Born to be Mild

...and it comes with it's own rebel tattoo...

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Message 1019419 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 11:14:54 UTC - in response to Message 1019390.

I did see a nice one but it was AU$36,000. Also Harleys are too big to get around to the back of my house without a lot of re paving.

A bike like that you don't park behind the house, you park it in the living room.


Only if
a) your GF/wife shares your passion for bikes or
b) You are aiming for a very quick divorce (aka being thrown out of the house)
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Message 1019423 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 11:20:17 UTC
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And provided you can actually get it into the house. I can't even get my Vespa into my house so a Harley would have no hope.
I've got one of these

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Message 1019428 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 11:51:54 UTC - in response to Message 1019419.


Only if
b) You are aiming for a very quick divorce (aka being thrown out of the house)

It wasn't a Harley, but when house payment #2 said "it's me or the computers", I had to make a decision. And, yeah, I do sort of miss her now and then.

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Message 1019430 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 12:03:35 UTC - in response to Message 1019428.


Only if
b) You are aiming for a very quick divorce (aka being thrown out of the house)

It wasn't a Harley, but when house payment #2 said "it's me or the computers", I had to make a decision. And, yeah, I do sort of miss her now and then.


Bah, asking a 'Geek' to part with the computers...
That's like asking a dog person 'me or the dogs'. To my knowledge in 99% of cases the dogs win.
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Message 1019434 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 12:21:06 UTC - in response to Message 1019430.


Bah, asking a 'Geek' to part with the computers...
That's like asking a dog person 'me or the dogs'. To my knowledge in 99% of cases the dogs win.

And this is precisely why I now go out every 6 months, find a woman to hate, and buy her a house. Alleviates all that drama in between.

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Message 1019435 - Posted: 25 Jul 2010, 12:21:55 UTC

Snooker hero Alex Higgins has died.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/othersports/article-1297377/Alex-Higgins-dies-age-61.html

In the late 1970's I was working at a South London Conservative Club as a part time barman, and one evening when I was on duty, Alex was booked to do an exhibition performance. He turned up all casual, open necked shirt and no cue. I'll just borrow one of these he said and picked one cue at random of the rack.

He went on to play 3 games, whipping the top club player hands down, plus some exhibition shots. After a word with the Club President I was allowed to keep the cue he used which I have still got. It's not worth anything because I didn't manage to get him to sign it, but it's priceless to me.

RIP Alex, you gave a lot of pleasure to a lot of people.

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