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Old 2019-04-20, 01:39 AM   #10711
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I second John Foss: Hmm... since many people on this forum are aliens (from far far away) we don't have many clues about those strange 3 letters acronyms used over the pond
Not just the pond; people don't seem to realize that many US colleges have the same acronyms as well. Whicn U of M were you talking about? The one in Michigan, or the one that hosted Unicon VII?
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...2008 this thread was started, 700 + pages of motivation.
Better to use the post count; you can set your browser to view different numbers of posts per page. Mine is set at 50.
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Anyone intrigued could google it for more info.
Pretty cool place though...
Have you tried Googling "DIA"? Defense Intelligence Agency is on the first page, but Detroit Institute of arts came up for me on the second.

Anyway, sorry about the threadjack. It indeed is a cool place; when I was a kid my family went to see classic old movies at the theater in the back, and in 1979-81 I went to the art school that's behind the museum.
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Old 2019-04-20, 09:45 PM   #10712
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dropped my girls of at the DIA
when you're dropping off your kids
and you're suffering the skids
DIA-rrhea

when you're riding on your wheel
and your butt begins to squeal
DIA-rrhea

when you do a three foot drop
and you end it with a "plop"
DIA-rrhea
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Old 2019-04-20, 10:27 PM   #10713
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when you're dropping off your kids
and you're suffering the skids
DIA-rrhea

when you're riding on your wheel
and your butt begins to squeal
DIA-rrhea

when you do a three foot drop
and you end it with a "plop"
DIA-rrhea
LOL!
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Old 2019-04-21, 12:02 AM   #10714
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Old 2019-04-21, 12:57 PM   #10715
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Roadblock!
I had that happen to me too. There was a whole group of them on the bicycle path here in the forest. I figured if they would just lay there, I could ride in between, but one cow was very panicked and jumped up and crossed right in front of my uni, making me upd. There rest of the way I walked quietly passed them. Only the bull kept its ground and wouldn't move.
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Old 2019-04-21, 06:11 PM   #10716
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Couple of photos from my trip out today. Nothing fancy, just a few dirt tracks

The last one is of particular interest as it's part of a new cycle track that links the pub across the road from me to an older bike path that takes me all the way to the next town without going on any roads. The older path is awesome but it, rather pointlessly, means riding on about a mile of main road to get onto it, so the new bit opened here now allows me to get on it without any roads!




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Old 2019-04-23, 09:23 PM   #10717
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Roadblock!
Yes, to be approached with care.... common livestock are not harmless
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Old 2019-05-06, 02:52 PM   #10718
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This day I was not the slowest thing on the road:
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