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Author Topic: a personality?  (Read 1491 times)

Ice

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Re: a personality?
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2010, 11:21:14 PM »
Oh yes indeed my Bullet has a personality.

 The moment of revelation for naming has not yet occurred though.

 Weather we follow the nautical tradition of feminine or the equine tradition of masculine, feminine or nominative remains to be seen.
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #16 on: April 07, 2010, 02:30:01 AM »
Yes, Rosie is a good, proper name, laddie!  :D

P.S. Excellent choice in naming your trusted and lovely C5, Br. Dannie!
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #17 on: April 07, 2010, 03:19:16 AM »
well maybe

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Re: a personality?
« Reply #18 on: April 07, 2010, 10:34:35 AM »
  My bike is a female..for sure.  Wifes bike I'm not to sure of.   Could be transgender..sometimes fires right up kick or electric.  Other times has to be a wee bit moody about things.  Kicked through compression stroke so easy one day I almost hurt myself bad giving her to much of a kick.  (Actually did over extend and tear a muscle/tendon from it).  Maybe I should call her bike Red Bull.

  That sounds perfect..hey Cabo what's the translation for that please.
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #19 on: April 07, 2010, 01:06:58 PM »
well maybe

  I call My RE the RE

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Me too Scotty. I don't name inanimate objects. If I were to do so, I'd have to agree with Ice about the equine naming. Actually by saddle bags are really 'saddle' bags. Us calvary styled made of saddle leather. That being said I wouldn't want to call the 'RE' Trigger.  ;)

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Re: a personality?
« Reply #20 on: April 07, 2010, 03:24:05 PM »
I haven't named my bullet either. I need to wait until the engine re-work is complete and see what character she takes on. I named my metric l'il blackie from the girl's horse in true grit. it was a small framed horse and, in the end, carried a big fat white guy
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #21 on: April 07, 2010, 04:34:03 PM »
"Maybe I should call her bike Red Bull.

That sounds perfect..hey Cabo what's the translation for that please."  1Blackwolf1


Br. Will, the survey says: Toro Rojo       (pronounced ro-ho)
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #22 on: April 07, 2010, 05:20:10 PM »
  Thanks my brother..now I can call it a well deserved name.  It does seem at times to have the attitude of a Brahma.
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #23 on: April 07, 2010, 10:10:31 PM »
Yes, Rosie is a good, proper name, laddie!  :D

P.S. Excellent choice in naming your trusted and lovely C5, Br. Dannie!
Rosie says thanks Cabo!, The little red road dancer was hoping to get a good name :D
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #24 on: April 08, 2010, 02:39:37 AM »
Brs. Will and Dannie, we could almost come up with a new TV show... Name That Bike!  ::)
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #25 on: April 08, 2010, 11:57:53 AM »
  Now we just have to come up with a really cool grand prize..maybe we could get factory sponsorship.

  Actually the best name that fit the bike I owned was the Wicked Witch of The North.  A black Kawasaki H1 that was pretty and evil at the same time.  Then there was the Old Grey Mule.  A Honda CM400 with full luggage set that was a real work horse.  Rode that one from Kentucky to Colorado..but man did see look like an Old Mule.
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #26 on: April 08, 2010, 01:33:58 PM »
My Bullet,mistakenly,believes it is named "Sumbitch".This is because I use this expletive quite a bit when attempting to work on it.I have been trying to come up with a man-name for it but every time I think I have something really cool figgered out,I see it on someone elses bike.Sumbitch.

That's not unusual. Until I was 7, I thought my name was Dammit. That's all I heard from my dad. What did I just say Dammit! Don't touch that Dammit!

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Re: a personality?
« Reply #27 on: April 08, 2010, 01:43:53 PM »
My Bullets have an aura ,normally blue. But when red, I do maintenance.
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Re: a personality?
« Reply #28 on: April 08, 2010, 02:05:55 PM »
May Dad once said he started to name me and my brothers Dammit. Then he could just say dammit come here and he would be certain someone would show up.

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Re: a personality?
« Reply #29 on: April 08, 2010, 10:54:32 PM »
I once had a black BMW that I named "Peerless" after Bill Hickok's horse. It really was a horizon hungry bike and I covered a lot of ground on it. That's where my user name of r80rt came from :)
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