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Topic # 108212 26-Aug-2012 21:30 Send private message

I'm sure some joggers have traces of lemming DNA in them!

Never understood why not braking your stride is more important than not running out into moving traffic :-(




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  Reply # 677309 26-Aug-2012 22:03 Send private message

It's called evolution. Let us not mess with evolution.

Disclaimer: I don't condone silly actions for any reason, I just don't get silly people sometimes.




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  Reply # 677435 27-Aug-2012 09:50 Send private message

Is this related to any specific event that was left behind by the OP?




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  Reply # 677436 27-Aug-2012 09:54 Send private message

I can only assume he's ranting about a jogger coming out into traffic or something. In Auckland it's a curse.




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  Reply # 677437 27-Aug-2012 09:56 Send private message

The joggers or the traffic?




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  Reply # 677441 27-Aug-2012 09:59 Send private message

freitasm: The joggers or the traffic?


HA! Touche ;)




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  Reply # 677443 27-Aug-2012 10:03 Send private message

freitasm: The joggers or the traffic?


D) All of the above



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  Reply # 677504 27-Aug-2012 11:08 Send private message

I live out Titirangi way and it seems the joggers and cyclists all have subconcious suicidal tendancies ... you can happily drive along and on the footpath someone is doing the healthy running thing and then they get to a junction and instead of "stop, look, listen" they just run on over.

Now either I missed out on the upgrades to get eyes in the back and sides of your head or they really are trying to kill themselves!

Yesterday I watched two guys do the above scenario and some car driver had to swerve and hoot .. and the runners gave him the finger! .. WTF ??!?

Then 5 minutes later at New Lynn a girl did it to me ... and i was riding an obnoxiously loud motorcycle! (you'd have to be a corpse not to hear this thing :-)

Ah well .. a few more generations and they'll be extinct ;-)





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  Reply # 677549 27-Aug-2012 12:14 Send private message

Yes, you do wonder about the health thing.

There's nothing healthy about having two broken legs when you've been mown down because you can't be bothered to look for traffic.





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  Reply # 677580 27-Aug-2012 13:04 Send private message

I've always said I'll take up jogging when I see one of them who looks like they're enjoying themself.

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  Reply # 677634 27-Aug-2012 14:38 Send private message

BlueShift:
BurningBeard: Jus' sayin' ;)

http://animal.discovery.com/tv/a-list/creature-countdowns/myths/myths-01.html




That guy clearly had blockers and builders.  Pfft.

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  Reply # 677644 27-Aug-2012 14:54 Send private message

BlueShift:

Bah, get WinUAE and the Amiga version, not the censored Mac one!

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  Reply # 677674 27-Aug-2012 15:39 Send private message

Mark: you can happily drive along and on the footpath 


I first read that as "you can happily drive along the footpath". It reminds me of the bumper sticker "If you don't like the way I drive, get off the sidewalk!"



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  Reply # 677681 27-Aug-2012 15:54 Send private message

Behodar:
BlueShift:

Bah, get WinUAE and the Amiga version, not the censored Mac one!


Bah, get a real Amiga and not an emulated one!   ;-)




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