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Andrea Ratkovic Shot At While Cycling

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  2. manziman

    manziman Stubby

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    effin kids.
     
  3. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    What the hell is wrong with people....:mumble:
     
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    WTF is wrong with people? Why do so many people do hurtful things, and then claim they don't know why? A little self-control, please. Good God.
     
  5. MTB_Rob_NC

    MTB_Rob_NC What do I have to do to get you in this car TODAY?

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    What a bunch of punks. Its good to hear that she is going to be ok, and gives all cyclists some interesting retorts the next time someone cracks on your lycra.
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    The story did not print where she lived, and on my internet search I could not find any other media which picked this story.
     
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    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    She actually rode up to the car to talk to them after being shot? I would have gotten the hell out of there!
     
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    splat Nam I am

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  9. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    WTF?!?

     
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    effin kids is right.
     
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    MudGrrl AAAAH! Monkeys stole my math!

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    DHS Friendly Neighborhood Pool Boy

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    "I asked them why they shot me, and they said they didn't know. They apologized. I told them I was going to report them to the police."

    W T F
     
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    Am I the only one confused by this story? The bullet bounced off her jersey? What were they shooting, a .22? She rode up to the car after they shot at her? They apologized to her? If the article hadn't actually said "bullet" I would have assumed the kids were shooting paintballs or something. That's odd. Anyways... effin kids.
     
  14. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    It could have been:

    So they shot her in the head...


    Not the best idea
     
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    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    I wonder if a glock in the jersey pocket will be the next "must have" for the urban cyclist.
     
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    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    As long as it comes in pink for the ladies...might be too flexy though...:p
     
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    Thats not really that funny. I had an older man come into the shop I used to work at (He was in his mid 60s) and as I was helping him out, we somehow got on the subject of guns. He was telling me about his concealed permit and how he always carries a gun on him when he rides. He was riding down a country road, and was attacked by some rednecks in a truck. They got out and beat him up, and he ended up in the hospital. Here is this 60+ year old man, out riding his bike minding his own business, and he gets assulted, beat up, and put in the hospital with multiple broken ribs. He was totally defenseless, and they easily could have killed him.
     
  18. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    This story has infuriated me; there is nothing worse than an unprovoked attack on someone. I must admit that I probably wouldn't approach someone who just shot me, but Andrea is one tough person. I could only imagine the look on those punks' faces when she rode up to their car. At lease Andrea got all of the information she could, to ensure that these stupid punks would get caught...
     
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    Gutsy woman. I am impressed.
     
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    People ar retarded we just need to take kids like that out back and beat the hell out of them
     
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    Uhhh... this had to have been a pellet or BB gun. If this was a real gun,
    1. she'd have been all over the news
    2. her jersey wouldn't have deflected the bullet
    3. she wouldn't have ridden up to the guys who shot her.
    4. "All I heard was TAT, TAT, TAT, TAT" - she's been watching too many movies. real guns don't sound like that.
     
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    yea, that broad has chutzpah..but really, what's a woman doing out of the kitchen?
     
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    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    Umm...Getting shot apparently....Manzi good reedz...:nuts:
     
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    manziman Stubby

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    yea, i read it already, way to read my original post...
     
  26. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    yeah i was thinking the same... ok i was just shot at.. let me go ask the shooters why they shot at me... makes good sense to me
     
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    i can't believe they stopped at the light. if i had just shot someone, i wouldn't stop for any damn red light.
     
  28. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Basically no-one in the story was terribly smart. I was expecting it to end with all of them getting their heads stuck in buckets....
     
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    That's kind of what I was thinking. However, the article said she was shot with a "small caliber gun," which certainly leads the reader to believe that it was a real gun. Perhaps it's the media's way of making the story more interesting.
     
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    A pellet gun's a pretty small caliber all right...