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#5001 Danny-Boy

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 09:19 AM

Ew, a 250 cruiser. You should be getting an 850 at least for a cruiser.

But it does't matter what you ride, its that you ride.


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#5002 Danny-Boy

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 12:38 PM

Was nearly tempted to buy one of these babies

 

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But I wanted a road bike, not a cruiser. Buy the bike if its at a good price. Filling up your tank at the petrol station with a motorbike is a wonderful experience.


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#5003 nudge

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 01:29 PM

I don't trust my abilities enough to drive a 850cc monster, haha. Also, too heavy for me, in most cases. I like cruiser-style myself, but my experience is mostly limited to off-road, enduro bikes specifically. I don't even have a license, haha. This rebel is small, light, and beginner-friendly, so that's why I'm very tempted.

 

And I know the feeling regarding filling up the tank, rented a bike to get around during my recent holiday. The only difference is that they still have petrol station attendants filling it up for you, didn't even have to step down from the bike, just pay $5, and off you go :lol:


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Posted 16 April 2014 - 10:01 PM

Just came home from the Filmforum Duisburg and was able to watch a terrific documentary about our team that sensationally earned the second place in the first bundesliga season 1964.

 

It was a private work from 3 fans who worked more than one year on it and they really achieved something special. you feel transfered to the football in the ruhr area during that time and it's crazy how at that time 8-9 players of the starting team were born and raised in Duisburg-Meiderich


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Posted Yesterday, 10:40 AM

Sounds great :) The Ruhr-Area is a great place for football and it's history. Hopefully they'll show it on WDR one day. 

 

 

 

 

Anyway, the Forum is in a civil war right now. Let's enjoy the peace we have here  :ninja:


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Posted Yesterday, 11:01 AM

Anyway, the Forum is in a civil war right now. Let's enjoy the peace we have here   :ninja:

Where? I don't want to miss the show. :ninja: 


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Posted Yesterday, 11:09 AM

Where? I don't want to miss the show. :ninja:

 

In the offtopic thread mostly. Some knobs complained about Harvey's changes (market, chat etc.) even though he put hours of work into it etc. 


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Posted Yesterday, 11:42 AM

Where? I don't want to miss the show. :ninja:

Voyeur  :ninja:


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#5009 Danny-Boy

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Posted Yesterday, 01:28 PM

It was my birthday today. Got a letter from the mayor and everything.


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Posted Yesterday, 01:30 PM

Wollongong has a tiny population, it seem :ninja:

 

Happy Dan-Day! May life be generous to you!


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Posted Yesterday, 02:06 PM

Happy Birthday, Dan. Did you get some nice presents? :)


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Posted Yesterday, 02:15 PM

Happy birthday mate! Hope you have some nice weather and can celebrate it with a BBQ.

In Düsseldorf the weather is amazing. I'm already as brown as a spaniard! :D


Edited by Kloppzilla, Yesterday, 02:15 PM.

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#5013 Danny-Boy

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Posted Yesterday, 02:31 PM

I had ribs for dinner last night, was wonderful. I got some good gifts and lots of money!


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Posted Yesterday, 03:08 PM

Happy birthday Danny :) Long may you prosper.  


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Posted Yesterday, 05:43 PM

I had ribs for dinner last night, was wonderful. I got some good gifts and lots of money!

Ribs and money! What else could you want from life  :drink:


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Posted Yesterday, 05:44 PM

Ribs and money! What else could you want from life  :drink:

 

Beer. 


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#5017 nudge

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Posted Yesterday, 05:48 PM

I sneaked out of work for a beer today. With my  chef   boss  :lol:

 

Beer is apparently working :ninja:


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Posted Yesterday, 05:54 PM

Kiss ass! :P


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Posted Yesterday, 06:00 PM

I suppose it`s belated, still Happy Birthday Dan!


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Posted Yesterday, 06:01 PM

Quite on a contrary :lol: I was actually denied promotion for 'rejecting authority' :( :lol:


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Posted Yesterday, 06:06 PM

Quite on a contrary :lol: I was actually denied promotion for 'rejecting authority' :( :lol:

 

 

What did you do? :O


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Posted Yesterday, 06:11 PM

Quite on a contrary :lol: I was actually denied promotion for 'rejecting authority' :( :lol:

 

That is so appropriate for you, you should consider putting it on your résumé.


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Posted Yesterday, 06:14 PM

What did you do? :O

 

Nothing in particular, they just thought I do not show enough respect for the people above me in the company hierarchy, question authority (duh), identify myself with my fellow colleagues more than I do with those in higher positions, and do not care enough about getting promoted in the first place. All of it is quite true, to be honest. In the end, they denied my promotion, but gave me a raise :lol: How very logical.

That is so appropriate for you, you should consider putting it on your résumé.

 

I am a little bit proud of it, to be honest :P


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Posted Yesterday, 06:19 PM

Nothing in particular, they just thought I do not show enough respect for the people above me in the company hierarchy, question authority (duh), identify myself with my fellow colleagues more than I do with those in higher positions, and do not care enough about getting promoted in the first place. All of it is quite true, to be honest. In the end, they denied my promotion, but gave me a raise :lol: How very logical.

 

I am a little bit proud of it, to be honest :P

 

Now I`m in love!

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Posted Yesterday, 06:20 PM

Fight the power!


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Posted Yesterday, 06:45 PM

I know, I'm such a rebel :ninja: :lol:


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Posted Yesterday, 10:34 PM

You nudged the hell out of them!


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Posted Yesterday, 11:55 PM

Beer. 

 

Had Belgian pear cider actually. Had beer with my ribs though. The becks had just been delivered so it was warm, had to have Heineken.


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Posted Today, 09:28 AM

Ribs with beer! Awesome  :drink:


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Posted Today, 11:34 AM

Funny thing with Heineken - I can only drink it on long-term flights. Maybe the pressure changes its taste for the better :lol: Or it just numbs my tast buds :ninja: They should totally advertise it like that though!


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Posted Today, 12:14 PM

Lent is nearly finished.....

 

 

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Posted Today, 01:50 PM

It was my birthday today. Got a letter from the mayor and everything.

A list of unpaid fines?

 

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Posted Today, 03:31 PM

Can I suggest that all games this weekend have a moment of silence for young Dylan from West Ham - died last night after losing his battle with testicular cancer - AT THE AGE OF 20.  The BL should show they care and remind all their young fans this is not an old man's problem.


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Posted Today, 03:44 PM

Can I suggest that all games this weekend have a moment of silence for young Dylan from West Ham - died last night after losing his battle with testicular cancer - AT THE AGE OF 20.  The BL should show they care and remind all their young fans this is not an old man's problem.

Certainly is an issue that needs awareness, but without sounding harsh, isn't a lead example or suggestion from West Ham and or Premier League more appropiate?

 

I support your idea, but I'm not sure a league from a different nation would lead the way in raising awareness?


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Posted Today, 03:58 PM

I have taught this in both England  and Germany - including discussing it at the Schalke School at Bergerfeld - the approach of some of the teenagers is the same - it's not something they ever think will affect them as kids!  To have it happen to a fit young 20 year old Professional Footballer is a harsh example and one which just might make them think again!  Just a thought!


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Posted Today, 04:09 PM

I have taught this in both England  and Germany - including discussing it at the Schalke School at Bergerfeld - the approach of some of the teenagers is the same - it's not something they ever think will affect them as kids!  To have it happen to a fit young 20 year old Professional Footballer is a harsh example and one which just might make them think again!  Just a thought!

It was only after a bit of searching, after your post, that I now realise it was a player, rather than a fan. I still support my initial thought but we know how tight-knit the football family can be, when needed.

 

More kudos to your idea, such a shame to happen to one so young, no matter who or what he was ....


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Posted Today, 11:20 PM

I need a shoulder to cry on - I signed up to the Member vs Member few days ago when Harvz made a thread. Haven't followed it since then and now I realised Im not in the game. That's freaking unfair and dissapointing.  :glare:


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