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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-10-08 10:22 AM
Response to Reply #46
61. I'll tell you what...
platform shoes during the 70s should have come with seatbelts and helmets

I don't know how we survived the falls off of those things.

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  -Oh for chrissake that new seatbelt law for bicycles, motorcycles & boats is the dumbest idea ever mtnsnake  Dec-08-08 08:30 PM   #0 
  - How can you have a seatbelt on a bike?  gravity   Dec-08-08 08:32 PM   #1 
  - See your avatar?  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 08:35 PM   #4 
     - We are already strapped in  gravity   Dec-08-08 08:38 PM   #9 
        - Not only strapped in, but strapped to.  flvegan   Dec-08-08 09:11 PM   #15 
  - They aren't even in most school busses. Go figure.  Fed_Up_Grammy   Dec-08-08 08:33 PM   #2 
  - Seatbelts in a boat? That's flat out dangerous.  cbayer   Dec-08-08 08:35 PM   #3 
  - What? Where? n/t  nebenaube   Dec-08-08 08:36 PM   #5 
  - Write your congressman & tell them NO to the new fascist seatbelt law for boats and bikes  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 08:37 PM   #7 
     - There will be some very confused Congressmen if this catches on.  Occam Bandage   Dec-08-08 11:06 PM   #33 
     - No thanks, I am already on Senator Feinstein's crackpot list for being a gun owner  slackmaster   Dec-10-08 09:49 AM   #55 
  - No way I want that thing strapped to me.  Kazak   Dec-08-08 08:36 PM   #6 
  - Can you tell me wtf you are talking about?  gristy   Dec-08-08 08:38 PM   #8 
  - What will they think of next, mandatory helmets for line dancers?  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 08:38 PM   #10 
  - Link? If not then what is the punch line? (nt)  w4rma   Dec-08-08 08:49 PM   #11 
  - We've been sitting on are hands yakking aobut cardboard cutouts  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 08:52 PM   #12 
     - Are they really advocating putting belts on bicycles? Or are you pulling legs?  w4rma   Dec-08-08 09:10 PM   #14 
     - Shoulder straps, too  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 09:12 PM   #17 
     - I think cardboard cutouts should have mandatory seatbelts.  Withywindle   Dec-08-08 11:33 PM   #40 
  - Did Cindy McCain steal all your pills again? n/t  IanDB1   Dec-08-08 09:09 PM   #13 
  - Helmets in elevators.  BuyingThyme   Dec-08-08 09:12 PM   #16 
  - This is an urban myth. eom  1620rock   Dec-08-08 09:18 PM   #19 
  - Sounds like someone needs to be wearing a helmet at all times n/t  nichomachus   Dec-08-08 09:17 PM   #18 
  - You think that's bad?  pipi_k   Dec-08-08 09:35 PM   #20 
  - !!  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 09:51 PM   #24 
  - Hell, my chair here at my desk has a seat belt AND a shoulder harness.  salguine   Dec-08-08 09:37 PM   #21 
  - Mine does too, and I'm wearing a helmet AND a helmet helmet, which provides protection to my helmet.  truthisfreedom   Dec-08-08 09:39 PM   #22 
  - People will just ignore it and it will become unenforceable  tularetom   Dec-08-08 09:50 PM   #23 
  - Maybe if you stopped taking the Lord's name in vain, you wouldn't have to wear a seatbelt...  Clio the Leo   Dec-08-08 10:07 PM   #25 
  - I'll try, but the talk about this law being extended to canoes & johnboats by 2011 has me worried  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 10:17 PM   #26 
     - That's nuthin......  Clio the Leo   Dec-08-08 10:27 PM   #27 
        - I hate those laws. What if you're in a crash?  Occam Bandage   Dec-08-08 11:18 PM   #37 
  - i disagree mtnsnake  shugah   Dec-08-08 10:37 PM   #28 
  - Aha!  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 10:46 PM   #30 
  - Do you work for an Insurance company?  sarcasmo   Dec-10-08 10:26 AM   #63 
  - Who introduced the bill for this?  LiberalFighter   Dec-08-08 10:43 PM   #29 
  - Seat belt on a motorcycle?  awoke_in_2003   Dec-08-08 11:01 PM   #31 
  - This is a fantastic idea.  Occam Bandage   Dec-08-08 11:05 PM   #32 
  - I just hope Obama nips it in the bud  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 11:08 PM   #35 
     - I'm fine, as long as he doesn't force rollerbladers to buckle up. Now that would just be silly.  Occam Bandage   Dec-08-08 11:16 PM   #36 
  - Seatbelts on bikes and boats will hurt more people than save them  zulchzulu   Dec-08-08 11:07 PM   #34 
  - I've ridden motorcycles and I'd...rather not be strapped to one tumbling...  bridgit   Dec-08-08 11:27 PM   #38 
  - I guess the bill was originally slated just for bicycles and boats until Lieberman stepped in  mtnsnake   Dec-08-08 11:29 PM   #39 
     - What the hell does Lieberman know about motorcycles? And you're prolly right...  bridgit   Dec-08-08 11:58 PM   #41 
  - that's ridiculous  onenote   Dec-09-08 12:49 AM   #42 
  - CALL CONGRESS RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!111  Hippo_Tron   Dec-09-08 01:32 AM   #43 
  - that's nothing the companion bill to have mandatory seat belts for sex is coming up next  grantcart   Dec-09-08 03:16 AM   #44 
  - Is this for real?  FlaGranny   Dec-09-08 05:10 AM   #45 
  - I heard they're adding shoes to the list.  tledford   Dec-09-08 05:32 AM   #46 
  - I'll tell you what...  pipi_k   Dec-10-08 10:22 AM   #61 
  - have you been sniffing the pipe dope?  dionysus   Dec-09-08 08:15 AM   #47 
  - Just like the ones for seatbelts in cars, anything they think will save AllState money on claims  RGBolen   Dec-09-08 08:16 AM   #48 
  - What a silly post. Would you mind telling is just where such a law is being pushed?  ThomWV   Dec-09-08 08:19 AM   #49 
  - Hey! They gotta look busy. They don't want anyone to think that  acmavm   Dec-09-08 08:25 AM   #50 
  - Time to move the computer out of mom's basement and up into  usnret88   Dec-09-08 08:38 AM   #51 
  - Stridently held opinion based on pseudoscience, but I'm right!!!  uppityperson   Dec-09-08 10:09 AM   #52 
  - please provide a link. otherwise this is nothing but supposition. nt  Javaman   Dec-09-08 11:48 AM   #53 
  - So no link, huh? I thought as much. BS alert. nt  Javaman   Dec-10-08 09:48 AM   #54 
  - Ok here's a link  mtnsnake   Dec-10-08 09:51 AM   #56 
     - thought a much, I don't take kind to your type of baseless ranting  Javaman   Dec-10-08 11:05 AM   #66 
  - Seat belts for hikers! Now!  graywarrior   Dec-10-08 09:51 AM   #57 
  - I guess it will be bar stools next?  Hubert Flottz   Dec-10-08 09:55 AM   #58 
  - Well, barstools make sense.  crazylikafox   Dec-10-08 10:29 AM   #64 
  - you must be lost...the lounge is over that way...  QuestionAll   Dec-10-08 09:58 AM   #59 
  - They want to kill cyclists.  bikebloke   Dec-10-08 10:03 AM   #60 
  - More sources of Revenue, that' s all this is about. Next, insurance for your bicycle.  sarcasmo   Dec-10-08 10:25 AM   #62 
  - I always found it odd that there aren't seatbelts in school buses  ailsagirl   Dec-10-08 10:33 AM   #65 
  - I predict this law will be selectively enforced  taterguy   Dec-10-08 11:35 AM   #67 

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