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Old 02-03-2013, 08:01 AM   #5863
slartidbartfast
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Originally Posted by Ridingman1 View Post
I was at my local BMW dealer in the show room, sitting on the new R1200GSA I just bought. The red SOLD sticker had just been hung on the rear view mirror. Another customer in the store walked up:

Other customer: "That is a nice bike".
Me: "yeah, I just bought it."
Other customer: " do you have a job?"...
At which point our responses would have diverged.
"What sort of fu**ing question is that?" was the first thing that came into my mind when I read this. Theree is no way that is anything but disrespectful, regardless of the angle.
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