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post #1 of 16 Old Jul 31st, 2009, 11:44 am Thread Starter
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Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

As some of you recall I hosted a Tech session in early May. Since then my neighbors have treated me like my property is area 51. Closest I have come to getting an explanation for this treatment is all of the strange people showed up on their whisper quiet extraterrestrial machines dressed in their space suits. They disappeared in my garage. Strange noises, and lights are emitted from my garage during the day and then they reappeared later in their space suits ,climbed on their whisper quiet extraterrestrial machines and zoooomed away in seconds.

Do to constant stares since then I have been forced to place my house for sale and buy another one.

Lessons learned:
1) Northern Illinois residents are scared of properly dressed riders on strange looking quiet bikes.

2) No good deed goes unpunished..



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post #2 of 16 Old Jul 31st, 2009, 11:52 am
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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

Recommendation #1: Get a life size cardboard cut out of Rod Serling and stand it up on the nearest street corner, (make sure he's smoking the Marlboro)

Recommendation#2: Play theme music from the Twilight Zone very loudly.

ATGATT up and cruise the 'hood.....................

Jim, the ornery...................
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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

That's darn funny and I can relate.

When I'm all suited up, and especially when I'm wearing my summer mesh gear (the Olympia stuff...silver pants and jacket), one of my riding buddies (a Harley rider who refuses to wear gear) calls me "Gort" (from the Day the Earth Stood Still).

I wish I could think of clever things to say in my signature.
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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

HEY!!!! I resemble that remark!

Sic the dogs on 'em.

If ya need a helping hand, I'd be more than happy to return to Roswell .... I mean Pecatonica.

Have fun,
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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

I'm sure they would talk to you,
but there too busy checking you out from behind the curtains.
Some gal just last Wednesday evening told me I looked like a space man.

Northern Indiana folks scare easy too.

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ssssshhhhhh.....hhhhhssssss

You will no longer feel the Force of the Beagle!

ssssshhhhh....hhhhhhhhssss
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It's a sad day the closing of Roy's Lawn Mower repair, Screen Door Repair, Internet Service, Clean Rest Rooms, Metal Fabrication, Directions, Scooter repair, Dog Training, Dating Service, Motorcycle repair, Bail Bondsman, Tattoos, Alien Staging and Submarine Manufacturing Company.
Now where am I going to go for fun.

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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

Roy
I was afraid this might happen when the news got out:

STOP what you are doing!

I command you to reconsider your actions! I Klaatu was sent to remind that you're going to break up the bowling team.

Quick Gort shine a bright light in his eyes!
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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

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Recommendation #1: Get a life size cardboard cut out of Rod Serling and stand it up on the nearest street corner, (make sure he's smoking the Marlboro)

Recommendation#2: Play theme music from the Twilight Zone very loudly.

ATGATT up and cruise the 'hood.....................

Jim, the ornery...................
Jim,

I was thinking more of playing the song "Kiss This" on my way out of the hood

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Hmmm you could get some dogs from the pound and let them go in the neighborhood.
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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

Seriously, you are moving because of this? Wow.

Have you tried staring right back at 'em? I'm wondering how long before they would stop staring. They must be treating you very, very badly to make you move.

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Jim,

I was thinking more of playing the song "Kiss This" on my way out of the hood
How about we all ride thru town playing the instrumental Telstar?

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Seriously, you are moving because of this? Wow.

Have you tried staring right back at 'em? I'm wondering how long before they would stop staring. They must be treating you very, very badly to make you move.

Howard,
I am not in Kansas anymore since I have a Wicked Witch to the north and wicked Witch and Worlock to the north east.

Actually the main reason my wafe and I finally made the decision to move is based on several items.

1st reason: Get rid of the neighbors. We have lived here for 22 years and the above mentioned neighbors have only been friendly when they wanted me to fix something for them usually at no charge of course.

2nd reason: Present home is not a home to retire in. As the people that attended the tech session can testify that I have steps going every where.

3rd reason: Found a piece of property with the equivalent of 6 car garage and two bed room house on 2 1/2 acres with no neighbors.. Just what a man needs

4th: Did I mention NO neighbors. Was born and raised in the country and can't wait to get back in the country.

5th: Yes some neighbors did complain about the extra bikes in my driveway. Interesting how these same neighbors can have parties that block both sides of the street and that is OK though.

6th: Get rid of the neighbors


Do you see a theme here?

thanks for the offers to help with playing of music. Will see when moving day gets closer. may have to take some of you up on your offers. 110 Volt converter and stereo in back of pick-up with 200 amp speakers. That should give them ALL some thing to remember me by.

ride safe and enjoy your summer cause I know I can't

Roy

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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

I feel your pain brother!
Hope you move soon and have another tech session at the new place!


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Re: Do to the Alien invasion I must move...

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Hope you move soon and have another tech session at the new place!
I was contemplating having one this fall but with move coming I don't know how things will shake out. Will keep you all posted as things develop. Time to tell the kids I have picked my retirement home, now help me move in...

Remember, Live Long enough to be a nuisance to your kids...

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Remember, Live Long enough to be a nuisance to your kids...
Roy
Ah, payback time!


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