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Old 09-09-2013, 10:17 PM   #1
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What's your name?

Sometime ago, there was a thread about bikes and what we name them. I can't remember now if it was even in GSpot or elsewhere. I find I'm back on the topic with a new to me bike. As I lurk around the site, I keep thinking of my ride as I read about your rides and I had an epiphany today: I don't know the name of my bike. It's been bothering me but I didn't realize it until now.

I bought it. Rode it only briefly and parked it due to work. So my association was not long enough to get to the intimate level of exchanging names.


What's your name?

I really want to get to know you better....
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:50 AM   #2
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I call one "the GS" and the other "the Slash 6." Sometimes, it's "the old bike" and "the new bike."
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:52 AM   #3
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Hi, my name is "Big Red".
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:57 AM   #4
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What's my name? Puddin' Tain.

Ask me again and I'll tell you the same.
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:34 PM   #5
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off to the Perfect Dumping Ground Perfect line and other BS.
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:10 PM   #6
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Can we at least merge the dump?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=827955
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:24 PM   #7
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Il mio nome e nessuno
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:56 PM   #8
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Il mio nome e nessuno
Nobody but nobody will catch the reference.
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:01 PM   #9
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Everything I own is called Lizzy. We called my long lost comrade from Vietnam 'the Bo Weaver'. His Norton was Lizzy...
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:06 PM   #10
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Nobody but nobody will catch the reference.
My name is nobody.
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Old 09-11-2013, 06:26 AM   #11
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My name is nobody.
I thought John Eales was Nobody...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Eales
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:28 AM   #12
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I thought John Eales was Nobody...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Eales
Only Mario Girotti -- aka Terrence Hill -- is truly Nobody.



However, if John Eales works hard and really applies himself, he just might be a Nobody himself some day. Let that inspire you, too, that every one of us has the potential to be a Nobody.
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:24 PM   #13
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Well the introductions usually go " Hi my name is Daze, and this is my bike" So I guess "My Bike" is my bike's name.
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Old 09-11-2013, 07:56 PM   #14
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What's the point of naming something that does not come to you when you call it?
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Old 09-12-2013, 03:41 AM   #15
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What's the point of naming something that does not come to you when you call it?
Good point, sometimes I wonder why we named the cats ...

Bike, cars ... the bike = the bike, the cars are: the small one, the big one. No need for cutesy names. If they don't work, they're called "piece of shit" or something of that nature.
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