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E.S. Quotable Quotes !

Post by Ypedal » Mar 27, 2007 9:03 am

This place is getting popular enough, alot of comedians on here.. ( gotta have a sense of humor to ride an electric bike .. just comes natual for some !) This thread is dedicated to the Notable Quotes that come and go on our daily discussions....


Lowell
"Nothing wrong with a little duct tape, as long as it's not grey !"

Xyster
"Dude, you need more go, not more graphs."

Ypedal
" Why have a 5 passenger mini-van when you can have 6 ebikes !"

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Post by xyster » Mar 27, 2007 9:48 am

BrendaEM
"sometimes the obvious eludes the genius"
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Post by RatoN » Mar 27, 2007 3:34 pm

safe wrote:
One day you will be stopped... so have your "story" straight in advance if he asks about how you are going so darn fast! :D

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Post by fechter » Mar 27, 2007 10:14 pm

Making joints--I roll them sometime, you know.
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Post by fechter » Mar 27, 2007 10:18 pm

xyster wrote:Have you been drinking 'shroom tea and sucking nitrous again, Mathurin?
:-)

Actually the whole Emperor thread was pretty classic:
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=313
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Post by xyster » Mar 28, 2007 11:03 am

Fechter:
"CRT's make fun target practice...It makes a cool sucking sound when the vacuum breaks."
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Post by Ypedal » Mar 29, 2007 11:47 am

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"I have a big capacitor you can borrow. Guaranteed to get you started in the morning. "
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Re: E.S. Quotable Quotes !

Post by knightmb » Mar 29, 2007 11:53 am

Ypedal wrote:
Ypedal
" Why have a 5 passenger mini-van when you can have 6 ebikes !"
That's still my favorite quote. :mrgreen:

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Post by Ypedal » Mar 29, 2007 5:39 pm

Reid Welch
"A bad cell is not contagious, per se, so long as it does not puff, or pop flames. "

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Post by xyster » Mar 30, 2007 8:56 am

<p align="center">"Here's my big capacitor." -Fechter
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Post by xyster » Mar 31, 2007 10:17 pm

Safe:
"I've completely mastered the PWM "effect". The equations are included in my spreadsheets"
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Post by Reid Welch » Apr 04, 2007 8:42 am

In response to the Italians' invention of a pollution abatement system:
concrete that neutralizes smog.
fechter wrote:That's cool.
Around here, we have concrete eating smog.

noting: hyphens here make all the difference

smog eating concrete
smog-eating concrete

concrete eating smog
concrete-eating smog


fechter wrote:That's cool.
Around here, we have concrete eating smog.
Wow! So do the Italians!

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Post by Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh » Apr 08, 2007 9:26 am

Maybe it's just me but I thought that this <A HREF="https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewto ... >statement </A>makes the perfect ad-copy for underpowered ebikes. Selling a defeceit as a feature.

EbikeMaui wrote:What is a boreing speed the scenery makes up for.
I hope all yoos peebles in the EU & Au can take some comfort in those profound words the next time you curse your 15 mph lot in life. :lol: :lol:

Slow down & smell the roses. :roll:
Kick down the barricades Listen what the kids say.
From time to time people change their minds But the Frock is here to stay.
I've seen it all from the bottom to the top Everywhere I go the kids wanna Frock.
Around the world or around the block Everywhere I go the kids wanna Frock.

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Post by xyster » Apr 09, 2007 9:02 am


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Rather be mistaken for an insurance salesman."
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"Sometimes being a weasel can prove useful. (I'm vying for quotability)" -Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh
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Post by xyster » Apr 09, 2007 9:07 am

Since ypedal posted one of his own, and nobody else quoted it here, I thought I'd submit the proverb-ial good quote self-vote. :D


Mathurin, you're going to scare off the new recruits...errrr, members... who'll rightly suspect endless sphere is some kind of cult. We don't let them know that until the first steps of indoctrination/assimilation are complete!

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Post by lemmiwinks » Apr 09, 2007 7:40 pm

Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh wrote:I hope all yoos peebles in the EU & Au can take some comfort in those profound words the next time you curse your 15 mph lot in life. :lol: :lol:

Slow down & smell the roses. :roll:
Ha! Mate, this morning I was cruising along at a nice steady 28kph (17.5mph) most of the way into work. The ebike was sitting in the garage, it was just me, my leg power and the MTB :D Now when I finish my hybrid build with the 3 speed internal hub + triple front chain ring and skinny 27" wheels I expect cruising speeds to be much higher.

Motors? We don't need no steenkin' motors! (Unless my knee craps out again that is :cry: )

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Post by Stevil_Knevil » Apr 09, 2007 11:26 pm

EbikeMaui wrote:Theres a ass for every seat.
REALLY.. couldn't have put it better!

:lol:

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Post by Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh » Apr 10, 2007 6:13 am

lemmiwinks wrote:
Toorbough ULL-Zeveigh wrote:I hope all yoos peebles in the EU & Au can take some comfort in those profound words the next time you curse your 15 mph lot in life. :lol: :lol:

Slow down & smell the roses. :roll:
Ha! Mate, this morning I was cruising along at a nice steady 28kph (17.5mph) most of the way into work. The ebike was sitting in the garage, it was just me, my leg power and the MTB :D Now when I finish my hybrid build with the 3 speed internal hub + triple front chain ring and skinny 27" wheels I expect cruising speeds to be much higher.

Motors? We don't need no steenkin' motors! (Unless my knee craps out again that is :cry: )
Yes, should have read '15mph/200W'

My ebrake automatically comes on at 32kph so I'm not even able to keep up with lycras in the street which is rather humiliating, unitil we reach a hill.
Kick down the barricades Listen what the kids say.
From time to time people change their minds But the Frock is here to stay.
I've seen it all from the bottom to the top Everywhere I go the kids wanna Frock.
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Post by Mathurin » Apr 10, 2007 8:03 am

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Post by Ypedal » Apr 10, 2007 6:11 pm

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Emergency Room Report

Patient: Lowell

Findings: Following a minor traffic accident, patient presents to the ER unconscious, and with a large, protuberant mass in his ass that upon radiographic studies, proves to be his bicycle. "

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Post by Ypedal » Apr 12, 2007 5:28 pm

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who was it that had a quote saying "sitting on this many batteries is a sex crime in some states".

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Post by Ypedal » Apr 12, 2007 6:19 pm

Lemmiwinks
"Part of me thinks it's insane to go 50+mph on a bicycle, but part of me thinks frock yeah! :twisted: "
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Post by xyster » Apr 12, 2007 8:28 pm

"I have removed the tupperware that the controller was in and that stopped it from shuting off from heat." -weirdeh

The quintessential DIY mindset. You do what you can with what you got...and then fix it only after it quits working. :lol:
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Post by Lessss » Apr 13, 2007 6:11 am

Ah phoey my line - -

"When I opened the case there was a pool of solder in the corner which had melted off of the buzz bar. Guess it ran a little hot."

- - didn't make it. I wonder if that's because it was made on the old vifv forum?
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Post by Mathurin » Apr 13, 2007 5:23 pm

While discussing the process of upgrading FET's on a controller:
RatoN wrote:
29a wrote: any constructive comments appreciated !
Get large amounts of alcohol before you start this project. Not that you will want to use some while working on the controller, but after, you will need a small vacation.

While setting up his trike:
Thaddeus wrote:At one point I was mounting the chain by turning the sprocket, and it popped the wrong way and caught a finger. I don't think it needs stitches. It's not getting any even if it does.
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