Duathletes - A place to voice

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Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby shaggytour2005 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:34 am

Hey Duathletes,

We are trying to get duathlon numbers up and spread some goodwill to the RDs in Ontario (to start). We would love to have as many of you on board as possible so if you would like more Duathlon information, please check out the new site www.duathloncentral.com and folllow us @du_enthusiasts on twitter.

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Postby trixiee » Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:03 am

Thanks Larry! Good work!
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby jonovision_man » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:36 pm

You can follow them on twitter. #CantSwim ;)

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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby trixiee » Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:43 pm

Thanks. :roll:
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Mark.AU » Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:31 pm

trixiee wrote:Thanks. :roll:

Don't take it too much to heart Trixie; swimming a 1:32:12 at IMC is something along the lines of #peopleinglasshousesshouldntthrowstones
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby jonovision_man » Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:36 pm

Mark 2.1 wrote:
trixiee wrote:Thanks. :roll:

Don't take it too much to heart Trixie; swimming a 1:32:12 at IMC indicates he follows #cantswim too.


Haha yes, is joke.

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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Jwolf » Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:42 pm

Yikes. That's harsh.
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Mark.AU » Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:02 pm

Jwolf wrote:Yikes. That's harsh.

Can't resist, can you? :lol:
"It's now very common to hear people say 'I'm rather offended by that.' As if that gives them certain rights. It's actually nothing more... than a whine. 'I find that offensive.' It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' Well, so fcuking what."

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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Jo-Jo » Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:00 pm

Mark 2.1 wrote:
Jwolf wrote:Yikes. That's harsh.

Can't resist, can you? :lol:


Love it when you two spar. :lol: :lol: :wink:
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Mark.AU » Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:54 pm

Jo-Jo wrote:
Mark 2.1 wrote:
Jwolf wrote:Yikes. That's harsh.

Can't resist, can you? :lol:

Love it when you two spar. :lol: :lol: :wink:

Really? I find it **** ing irritating the way she feels the need to provide editorial on almost everything I **** ing write.
"It's now very common to hear people say 'I'm rather offended by that.' As if that gives them certain rights. It's actually nothing more... than a whine. 'I find that offensive.' It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' Well, so fcuking what."

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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Jo-Jo » Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:15 pm

Mark 2.1 wrote:
Jo-Jo wrote:
Mark 2.1 wrote:
Jwolf wrote:Yikes. That's harsh.

Can't resist, can you? :lol:

Love it when you two spar. :lol: :lol: :wink:

Really? I find it **** ing irritating the way she feels the need to provide editorial on almost everything I **** ing write.


Personally..I think you two need to...hmm...what's that term..."consciously uncouple"...but in this case it's more a case of "consciously ignore each other".

RM is pretty much like a somewhat functional...at times dysfunctional family. You know it..we all have relatives we don't like :roll: .

I suggest both of you promise to ignore each other for the next decade...that's what I've done with one particularly annoying SIL in my family...works for me :D :wink:

Try it...it may work for both of you!!! :D :D
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby jonovision_man » Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:23 pm

#whatDidIStart
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Postby turd ferguson » Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:30 pm

jonovision_man wrote:You can follow them on twitter. #CantSwim ;)

jono


I'm a onetime duathlete who subsequently learned to swim. I laughed out loud.

In any event - I'm jealous of you guys in Ontario that you have enough events to merit a website. We've got two in Canmore (one road and one trail), one in Bragg Creek and that's about it.
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Jwolf » Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:56 pm

turd ferguson wrote:
jonovision_man wrote:You can follow them on twitter. #CantSwim ;)

jono


I'm a onetime duathlete who subsequently learned to swim. I laughed out loud.

In any event - I'm jealous of you guys in Ontario that you have enough events to merit a website. We've got two in Canmore (one road and one trail), one in Bragg Creek and that's about it.


I thought Jono's line was funny too. :)
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby trixiee » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:33 pm

I felt belittled.

But honestly, I don't know why, because I no #longerrunanymore. :shifty:
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Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Jwolf » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:46 pm

Sorry I didn't meant to make it sound that way, trix. I'm a pretty slow swimmer too. What I meant was that jono's comment didn't really bother me but Mark's did because I thought it was harsh to someone who can do a 4K open swim in "only" 90 minutes a "non-swimmer". But I can see why you'd feel put off by jono's too and we shouldn't do that-- there's no need for it. Makes it sound like we need to put someone else down to make ourselves feel better. That's not what this place is all about.

Anyway I didn't want to continue here because this thread has already been hopelessly hijacked... Maybe mods can do something to separate out the original info.
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Mark.AU » Fri Apr 04, 2014 11:03 pm

Jwolf wrote:Sorry I didn't meant to make it sound that way, trix. I'm a pretty slow swimmer too. What I meant was that jono's comment didn't really bother me but Mark's did because I thought it was harsh to someone who can do a 4K open swim in "only" 90 minutes a "non-swimmer". But I can see why you'd feel put off by jono's too and we shouldn't do that-- there's no need for it. Makes it sound like we need to put someone else down to make ourselves feel better. That's not what this place is all about.

Anyway I didn't want to continue here because this thread has already been hopelessly hijacked... Maybe mods can do something to separate out the original info.

Do you actually believe yourself?
"It's now very common to hear people say 'I'm rather offended by that.' As if that gives them certain rights. It's actually nothing more... than a whine. 'I find that offensive.' It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' Well, so fcuking what."

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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby trixiee » Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:42 am

You two must enjoy blasting each other, otherwise you would choose to use the "ignore" function, or whatever it's called on this board.

Anyhow, one of my long term life goals is to learn how to swim. I simply have never had the available time to do this.

I should be able to retire within a decade, and swimming will enter my life at that time. Until then, live and let live!
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Double Bellybuster » Sat Apr 05, 2014 7:44 am

turd ferguson wrote:
jonovision_man wrote:You can follow them on twitter. #CantSwim ;)

jono


I'm a onetime duathlete who subsequently learned to swim. I laughed out loud.


I chuckled too.

I tried to get passable at swimming and really stink at it. So I have done a few duathlons.
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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby jonovision_man » Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:02 am

Ha sorry I guess it helps to know I'm a bad swimmer and haven't been in the pool much in the last 4 years, and I've been doing (gasp!) duathlons! :lol: Now we can all lighten up a bit, right? :)

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Re: Duathletes - A place to voice

Postby Spirit Unleashed » Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:42 am

I think people should be allows to be sarcastic. I should not be bothered by jokes made to the ether and not at me.
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