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  1. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>the argument that helmets may not offer any more protection than a bare head <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    But nobody here is making...
  2. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by teal tea:
    They know the stats. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    No. There are no stats to know.

    El Grande...
  3. hb - the thing about raising everyone else's...

    hb - the thing about raising everyone else's insurance premiums has already been discussed and dismissed as the load of crap that it is.

    Another much larger load of crap is the thing about...
  4. Hosenhound's post reminds me of something else...

    Hosenhound's post reminds me of something else that always puzzles me: How is it that people who cant make sense of a straightforward post on an internet bb are capable of interpreting complex...
  5. I believe there is a 100% valid airbag analogy...

    I believe there is a 100% valid airbag analogy and I already described it.



    El Grande Stimpendo you are the biggest, most pompous, egotistical, rude, arrogant person I've come across today. And...
  6. Lots of people drive cars without airbags. Do you...

    Lots of people drive cars without airbags. Do you think they should wear their helmets when they drive? Keep in mind they already look like dorks driving cars that are so old.
  7. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by tardy:
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by El Grande...
  8. Royal - Nope - you beat me too it.

    Royal - Nope - you beat me too it.
  9. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>I don't know whether David is a good rider <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    If you don't know if he's a good rider or not, what was the...
  10. On a serious note, SuperPony - if you already...

    On a serious note, SuperPony - if you already have a safety vest, why wouldn't you wear it every time you ride?
  11. I dont see how the horses confirmation reflects...

    I dont see how the horses confirmation reflects on the ability of the rider.
  12. And to carry the automobile comparison a step...

    And to carry the automobile comparison a step further, the airbag is the person who thinks they know best.
  13. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>And for proving yet again that you can't admit that your wrong. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


    Actually, I can. It's just that the need...
  14. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>It reminds me of non-horsey people who express surprise when they find out I still take lessons. "You mean you've been doing this...
  15. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Pixie Dust:
    OK...this is way late, but last time I checked, bathtubs don't spook! ...
  16. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by RoyalTRider:
    Gee, El Grande, I don't know. Let me go ask David O'Connor, the man who's broken his collar...
  17. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Erin:
    El Grande, that line of logic just doesn't make any sense. It reminds me of non-horsey people who...
  18. Flame me if you want. This isnt directed at...

    Flame me if you want. This isnt directed at anyone in particular. If you really believe your helmet has saved your life multiple times, you're doing something wrong and need to consider what is...
  19. OK, but why not wear your helmet in the car?

    OK, but why not wear your helmet in the car?
  20. Then you have no disagreement with me. BTW If...

    Then you have no disagreement with me.

    BTW If you're going slowly enough, a car crash could have less impact than falling off a horse. And the most common impacts from falling off a horse are not...
  21. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>I must be up on DMK's ladder <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    OK, so when you climb a real ladder, do you put on your riding helmet? If no,...
  22. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by dogchushu:
    Oh El Grande, you crack me up! You remind me of the tobacco company executives stubbornly...
  23. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Erin:
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by El Grande...
  24. I dont see how it stacks the deck either way. ...

    I dont see how it stacks the deck either way.

    And its only at horse shows that the riders are waaaaay better than in the old days. Overall, I think the riding population is just as lousy as ever.
  25. Insurance premiums reflect risk. Most of the risk...

    Insurance premiums reflect risk. Most of the risk associated with riding is of the terrible rider variety.
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