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#121 Moving Target

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Posted 17 March 2015 - 04:25 PM

Yes, and I think it wise to avoid going too far down the road of speculation. Yet, it is impossible for me (and I know for some others) to disassociate his long-time screenname of Windshield Fly, the Rush lyric from Between the Wheels and the image that has been burned in our brains of him flying toward a windshield from an overpass in his final moment (due to reading the SLO news bit).

Even if it didn't happen I'm not sure I can ever unsee that.

 

 

Speak for yourself.  I have no visual imagination and am rather glad of it, if people who do can see that in their heads.  Ugh.  No.

 

I find your post rather offensive and unnecessary.  The bloke was my friend, if people you never met physically can be friends.

 

(If you want to get rid of that picture it is actually very easy.  Just see a hypnotherapist.)



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Posted 17 March 2015 - 04:29 PM

Speak for yourself.  I have no visual imagination and am rather glad of it, if people who do can see that in their heads.  Ugh.  No.

 

I find your post rather offensive and unnecessary.  The bloke was my friend, if people you never met physically can be friends.

 

(If you want to get rid of that picture it is actually very easy.  Just see a hypnotherapist.)

 

I am speaking for myself and for those I have talked to experiencing the same thing.

There is no need for you to personalize my words at all. That you would take offense at me sharing what I'm going through is just bizarre. I wish you well, but you need to lighten up. I have nothing but love for my lost friend. There is no need to get contentious in this thread.


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 04:55 PM

This thread title is most fitting.  Fly was "one of us".

 

He was a friend.  A brother.  And a son.

 

I doubt he really knew how much he meant to so many people and that is unfortunate.

 

What is fortunate is that he shared his wit and wisdom with each "one of us". 


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 04:57 PM

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This was from 2005-06. Ken took this at La Purisima, I think. Can't believe it was that long ago.


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 05:20 PM

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This was from 2005-06. Ken took this at La Purisima, I think. Can't believe it was that long ago.

 

Yes, I got this from when you posted it on CP at that time.....thanks for reminding me!   :D  :banana dance Original:


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 05:50 PM

And here are the chaps.....ass-less, of course....Funny%20Pictures-%20pink-chaps.jpg Sorry about the size,,,oh, wait....

 

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Oh Christ. I didn't know that the assless pants were real. Nor the green bra.

 

You peeps on the left coast are a funny bunch. LM (exposed)AO


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 06:42 PM

is he the one who started the haiku thing?? 


I believe it was Lady McBass who started it, but he certainly encouraged and continued it when she was not around.
Honestly, I cannot remember where all the "green bras", "assless pants" and "strip railroad" started and from who exactly, but we all participated in the nonsense on the Geddy boards, and brought that with us when we migrated over to CP.

That assless pic isn't any one around here. I'm pretty sure it's just a google search result that someone copied/pasted.  But *shrug* it works.  LOL!  :P


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 08:37 PM

I am sad to hear of Mike's passing.  Sometimes our defenses we use to shield ourselves from our enemies, can also shield us from our friends.   I hope you are finally at peace with yourself and your world.  What a tragic price to have to pay.  


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 09:11 PM


I believe it was Lady McBass who started it, but he certainly encouraged and continued it when she was not around.
Honestly, I cannot remember where all the "green bras", "assless pants" and "strip railroad" started and from who exactly, but we all participated in the nonsense on the Geddy boards, and brought that with us when we migrated over to CP.

That assless pic isn't any one around here. I'm pretty sure it's just a google search result that someone copied/pasted.  But *shrug* it works.  LOL!   :P

 

I'm pretty sure the green bra was a white elephant BARF gift that ended up with Fly. He really seemed to like wearing that thing... 


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Posted 17 March 2015 - 10:19 PM


I believe it was Lady McBass who started it, but he certainly encouraged and continued it when she was not around.
Honestly, I cannot remember where all the "green bras", "assless pants" and "strip railroad" started and from who exactly, but we all participated in the nonsense on the Geddy boards, and brought that with us when we migrated over to CP.
 

 

I liked Fly's idea that the Delta Tau Gedders should take on the Knobheads in a dance off :P


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Posted 18 March 2015 - 12:12 AM

Damn... I recall mentioning to Da Fly many times that it would be nice to fly out to CA just to have a beer and shoot the shit. He always had the wittiest one liners, with just the right amount of snark when needed. He'll be missed by so many here.

For all the West coast BARFers who knew Michael well, my heart goes out to you. I've always admired how close-knit your group has become, and I'm sorry that you've lost a close friend.

:funyuns:


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Posted 18 March 2015 - 02:59 AM

Shoppin for Funyuns and Steel Reserve high gravity malt liquor and cookin up some chilaquiles for Fly's mini memorial on Saturday evening! Anyone within driving (or flying) distance of Livermore, CA is invited!


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Posted 18 March 2015 - 05:28 AM


For all the West coast BARFers who knew Michael well, my heart goes out to you. I've always admired how close-knit your group has become, and I'm sorry that you've lost a close friend.

:funyuns:

 

Thank you for your kind words. He was more than a friend, he was family. :(



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Posted 18 March 2015 - 11:55 AM

I liked Fly's idea that the Delta Tau Gedders should take on the Knobheads in a dance off :P

 

ok, I`ll start....top this... :D

 

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Posted 18 March 2015 - 01:01 PM

^^ Hey DTG, we got served by the Knobheads!  So now it's on.....

 



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Posted 18 March 2015 - 03:14 PM

I'm at a loss, especially if intentional... a tragedy, much like this latest salvo in the online dance-off... 

 

 

Eat some :funyons: for me, Fly...



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Posted 19 March 2015 - 12:20 AM


I believe it was Lady McBass who started it, but he certainly encouraged and continued it when she was not around.
Honestly, I cannot remember where all the "green bras", "assless pants" and "strip railroad" started and from who exactly, but we all participated in the nonsense on the Geddy boards, and brought that with us when we migrated over to CP.

That assless pic isn't any one around here. I'm pretty sure it's just a google search result that someone copied/pasted.  But *shrug* it works.  LOL!   :P

 

Yes, that sounds right, SG!  I'd forgotten about the Strip Railroad as well!

 

I am sad to hear of Mike's passing.  Sometimes our defenses we use to shield ourselves from our enemies, can also shield us from our friends.   I hope you are finally at peace with yourself and your world.  What a tragic price to have to pay.  

 

Hey, Wibbie!

 

I'm pretty sure the green bra was a white elephant BARF gift that ended up with Fly. He really seemed to like wearing that thing... 

 

I sorta figgerd that was the deal there, and the phrase 'white elephant' sounds correct also.  Weren't there 'white elephant prizes at the early BARFs?

 

Shoppin for Funyuns and Steel Reserve high gravity malt liquor and cookin up some chilaquiles for Fly's mini memorial on Saturday evening! Anyone within driving (or flying) distance of Livermore, CA is invited!

 

Flying possible, but no $ to pay for it now! Sorry, would love to meet alla youse 'Left Coasters'! :wub:


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Posted 19 March 2015 - 12:24 AM

Flying possible, but no $ to pay for it now! Sorry, would love to meet alla youse 'Left Coasters'! :wub:

 

An ORF BARF would be EPIC. We'd call it a BORF.


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Posted 19 March 2015 - 12:40 AM

We are the BORF.... Resistance is futile.


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Posted 19 March 2015 - 01:07 AM

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