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    Dickie once offered this type of assistance to me when I was laying on the ground 3/4 of the way through a C&O/W&OD circuit. I was alright (just a bit fagged), and so was his asking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcannon100 View Post
    And it happened again.

    "Why are you asking?"

    "Because you are sitting beside you bike."

    "What about sitting next to my bike makes you think I need help.?"

    "Look I am just trying to be polite. "

    Nooooope.
    What you need to do is take your smartphone along for your rides (or if you don't have one, or prefer not to, then a small object that looks like a smartphone from a distance). Pull it out of your bag immediately after you stop, and (at least pretend to) fiddle with it until you are ready to go again. You can even pretend to have a conversation (being of the generation who still uses such devices thusly). No one will ever bother you again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bentbike33 View Post
    What you need to do is take your smartphone along for your rides (or if you don't have one, or prefer not to, then a small object that looks like a smartphone from a distance). Pull it out of your bag immediately after you stop, and (at least pretend to) fiddle with it until you are ready to go again. You can even pretend to have a conversation (being of the generation who still uses such devices thusly). No one will ever bother you again.

    This also works if you ever feel a need to talk to yourself aloud for a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lordofthemark View Post
    this also works as you talk to yourself
    ftfy

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    Quote Originally Posted by bentbike33 View Post
    What you need to do is take your smartphone along for your rides (or if you don't have one, or prefer not to, then a small object that looks like a smartphone from a distance). Pull it out of your bag immediately after you stop, and (at least pretend to) fiddle with it until you are ready to go again. You can even pretend to have a conversation (being of the generation who still uses such devices thusly). No one will ever bother you again.
    Or maybe use some sort of flag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MFC View Post
    Or maybe use some sort of flag.
    We should get him a flag for the back of his bike that reads "I'm fine. Now get off my lawn" or similar

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    Quote Originally Posted by dasgeh View Post
    We should get him a flag for the back of his bike that reads "I'm fine. Now get off my lawn" or similar
    "Recluse in training"?

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    I designed a jersey for you...

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    How about a safe word we can all agree on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by drevil View Post
    I designed a jersey for you...

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    Where can i get one of those? Asking for a friend...

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