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From: Damien on 17 Jan 2008 19:35
> to still keep it on track , no one ever went to court over the bikie
> shooting as a suspect died before he got to court
hmmm. Sounds very convenient, don't you think? Not all that surprising
though, but convenient.
From: Zebee Johnstone on 17 Jan 2008 19:44
In aus.motorcycles on Fri, 18 Jan 2008 08:57:31 +0900
corks <trigarti67(a)nospam.iinet.net.au> wrote:
> "Zebee Johnstone" <zebeej(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
>> In aus.motorcycles on Thu, 17 Jan 2008 23:27:21 +0900
>> corks <trigarti67(a)nospam.iinet.net.au> wrote:
>>> ummm can you name or tell me of a patch club that hasnt lived up to their
>> Vietnam Veterans?
> hmmmm, they dont actually claim to be 1%�rs tho, tho over here they do hang
> out a bit with them
They don't, no, but they are a 3-patch club.
From: Damien on 17 Jan 2008 20:11
> On Jan 18, 10:48 am, Damien <al.qa...(a)asio.gov.au> wrote:
>> I just think of some of the look I've had myself, just walking through a
>> shopping centre with nothing more intimidating than a dri-rider jacket!
> Errm Damien, what makes you think that the Dri Rider had anything to
> do with it ? :-)
Why? Because I'm not actually that scary, and never get those sort of
looks when I'm wearing non-riding gear. For whatever reason, it is the
gear that determines whether people see me as just another shopper or as
some unspecified threat. If that's what a dri-rider can inspire, then
what about a leather jacket with unfamiliar (but non-gang) patches
From: Nev.. on 17 Jan 2008 20:16
> JL wrote:
>> Which would be fair comment if many bikers looked like OMCG members,
> It's already been pointed out by a number of other people that many
> innocent bikers do indeed look like OMCG members - at least in the eyes
> of ignorant Joe Public, if not in actual fact.
You keep going on and on about this, but it's not Joe Public who will be
doing the scrutinizing, it's whoever is controlling entry to the
premises in question... and if they can't identify who is and who is not
a patch wearing club member in question, how do you explain the fact
that they've already identified 15 specific patch wearing clubs to
From: Nev.. on 17 Jan 2008 20:17
> JL wrote:
>> If everybody around you seems to be an idiot you might do well to
>> reflect on your own intellect.
> I didn't say they SEEM to be idiots. I said they ARE idiots.
> There's quite a difference. :-)
A difference in perception, not necessarily in reality.