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Old 03-27-2013, 06:15 AM   #22306
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I'm thinking that the next time the guy parks his bike against the door I'll lower his saddle and handlebars. I know I hate it when my father thinks it's necessary to adjust the height of my saddle; he wants it as high as possible, that cycles best (which is true) and I want to be able to put my feet/a foot on the ground whilst still sitting on my saddle (easier when transporting heavier things).
That's an excellent idea. Not destructive or harmful, but certainly gets the message across.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:27 AM   #22307
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That's an excellent idea. Not destructive or harmful, but certainly gets the message across.
She's already 'told' him several times. I'm sure the message got across each time. Are you familiar with the term "Bricking?" It's used with mules.


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Old 03-27-2013, 06:38 AM   #22308
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Are you familiar with the term "Bricking?" It's used with mules.
Not at all.

And I mean that it gets the message across that continuing to block the door will result in escalating problems for the cyclist, without doing anything for which they could be prosecuted.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:54 AM   #22309
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This morning the bike was parked across the street, still not in one of the free bicycle clamps, but it's better than in front of my door.
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Old 03-27-2013, 09:54 AM   #22310
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Cool. But what on Earth is "bricking a mule"?
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:24 AM   #22311
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Cool. But what on Earth is "bricking a mule"?
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:25 PM   #22312
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Cool. But what on Earth is "bricking a mule"?

A cheap method of birth control.
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:33 PM   #22313
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While I think I know what's meant.
What's the point to do so with a mule?
Ain't they - being interspecies breeds - sterile?
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Old 03-27-2013, 03:07 PM   #22314
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A cheap method of birth control.
And it doesn't work on the mollys.

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Old 03-27-2013, 08:59 PM   #22315
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It's for attracting their attention, not for control.
And actually, I don't know anyone who's really tried it (thank God) so we can't know for sure if it works.


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Old 03-27-2013, 09:22 PM   #22316
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It should be used with caution, it has been known to result in uninteded actions on the part of the horse mule.

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It's for attracting their attention, not for control.
And actually, I don't know anyone who's really tried it (thank God) so we can't know for sure if it works.


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Friggety frack! It would sure get my attention.

Hey Rumpy, if you have to adjust the seat and handlebars, leave them loose.
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She's already 'told' him several times. I'm sure the message got across each time. Are you familiar with the term "Bricking?" It's used with mules.


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Just remember to keep your thumbs out of the way when bricking...
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:40 PM   #22320
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Friggety frack! It would sure get my attention.

Hey Rumpy, if you have to adjust the seat and handlebars, leave them loose.
Well, that could cause an accident if he doesn't notice it. I was more planning along the lines of turning them the wrong way around or swapping them . But, again, this morning our door was bicycle free.
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