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My Train Killed Today........

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  1. Hawkeye

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  2. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    The bicyclist was in a pedestrian crossing when she apparently disregarded flashing lights, bells and warning gates, rode around the stopped train and was struck by an express train operating on the northernmost track, Miller said.

    :rolleyes:
     
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  4. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    what an idiot. i hope the bikes ok
     
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    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    I work for the BNSF Railroad, and believe it or not, this kind of thing happens far too often.
    at least she was wearing a helmet
     
  8. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Lot of fricken good it did her.

    "Hey Jim, she's in pieces but I'll be damned if her brain isn't intact."
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Someone didn't play Frogger as a child.
     
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    Or liked it too much...
     
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    If you're gonna play chicken with a high speed train, at least wear a full face and body armor. :help:
     
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    Potroast88 YouTube Boy

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    Hey Rob, too bad you weren't there with that spoon of yours. You could have helped with the cleanup.
     
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    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    at least a fullface with body armor would make everything easier to clean up because it would all be self contained
     
  14. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    My spoon never touches blood. It's very exclusive.
     
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    The gates, lights, and bells only apply to motorized vehicles...
     
  16. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    that has got to hurt
     
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    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Does common sense also only apply to motor vehicles?
     
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    I doubt it. She probably didn't feel a thing.
     
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    For motor vehicles you have to at least pass a token test, since they are a deadly weapon in the wrong hands, and you can kill people. On a bicycle you are only likely to hurt yourself, so every can ride. It's pretty frustrating as a 100-200 mile a week cyclist, seeing people running lights, Jay riding, riding the wrong way in the bike lane, and a hundred stupid things usually on a Magna bike shaped object.
     
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    only if she hasn't had a chance to breed yet...


    seriously though, this must be really hard for the family...
     
  21. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    True that people act like morons, but common sense should really apply to more than just motor vehicles.

    I believe that MV laws cover bikers, why not require a license for them as well?
     
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    Because then you'd have no recreational riders, no fat people riding two miles around the block to lose weight, no hot chicks cruising around the park.


    As Carlos Mencia says, "Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and then he's gotta go get a fishing license."
     
  23. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Good point, and super bouns 1-up for the Mencia quip.
     
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    How would all the people on DUI suspension get to work if they couldn't borrow their kid's bikes?
     
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    you speak da troof

    that's actually how I got into mountain biking :thumb: the bad turned into a good thing in the end
     
  26. The Toninator

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    we have a thing called the WHam Bam Tram. it Kills 1 out of 12. People have gotten better about not running red lights in front of it but it's still happeneing.
    this site tacks the crashs where most of the media has been paid off not too
    http://www.actionamerica.org/houston/index.shtml
     
  27. Ian F

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    No kidding... I nearly killed a fred pulling out of work the other day as he was riding on the wrong side of the road. Lucky for him, I looked twice... :dead:

    When I was in middle-school, they local commuter line and AMTRAK did an assembly discussion (scare tactics) about the local rail lines. Two lines cross through the district and there is little to no fencing around them. It worked on me as I've been respectful of train tracks ever since.