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Date Posted: 08:52:26 08/26/04 Thu
Author: House
Subject: Re: Pro's don't like bracelets
In reply to: Abundance Guy 's message, "Re: Pro's don't like bracelets" on 08:10:08 08/26/04 Thu

>>Parden my language but that's a load of crap. Whether
>>you, personally, think it symbolizes Lance or not it
>>is a symbol for the fight against cancer, it is
>>something that has raised around $8 million for that
>>fight. Perhaps you haven't experienced cancer like
>>most people have...including people like Basso and
>>many others in the pro peloton. Your Lakers analogy
>>is so offbase it's not even funny. Now if the Pistons
>>put out a bracelet that had a motto that didn't
>>include their name and all the money went to a certain
>>charity fighting a disease that has affected almost
>>everyone in this world in some way then you might have
>>a comparison. How is the water bottle thing different
>>but "Pistons Rule" is the same? If I am riding up a
>>mountain in a race in great heat and my biggest rival
>>for victory has a water bottle and hands it to me
>>wouldn't that be a bit more of an incentive to let him
>>win then wearing a bracelet symbolising the fight
>>against cancer? Perhaps it says something about you if
>>you think a small bracelet symbolising the fight
>>against cancer can "call the nature of competition
>>into question."
>You're overreacting. I'm allowed to have a different
>opinion than you without having my character called
>into question.

Perhaps I am overreacting, but I guess cancer has not affected your life as much as it has affected mine. I have couple of serious questions for you:

1) Do you think that the pros are wearing the bracelets because they are fans of Lance or because they support the fight against cancer? Why?

2) Do you seriously believe that these pros don't try to beat Lance simply because they are wearing this bracelet? If so, why?

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  • Re: Pro's don't like bracelets -- muerdago, 09:26:30 08/26/04 Thu
  • Re: Pro's don't like bracelets -- amifan, 11:52:38 08/26/04 Thu
  • Re: Pro's don't like bracelets -- Abundance Guy, 15:19:50 08/26/04 Thu
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