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Caption This for 02/22/13

Posted February 21, 2013 4:45 PM by Kaplin


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02/21/2013 10:13 PM

Motorcycle racers like to get the feel of the pavement before a race....

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02/21/2013 10:20 PM

Blue tires?! BLUE TIRES!?! I want black ones like the other racers have an' I won't get up till you get me BLACK tires!!!!

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02/21/2013 10:32 PM
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02/21/2013 11:02 PM

"Old school!" He insisted. "It's gotta have a kickstarter."

But now he's got a new perspective; maybe an electric starter isn't such a bad idea.

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02/22/2013 1:35 AM

New Motor racer Bromski shows his cornering skills to his team manager

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02/22/2013 4:57 AM
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02/22/2013 8:23 AM

The air bag needs a little work

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02/22/2013 8:29 AM

Geraldo liked nothing better than getting hoofed in the nuts before a big race. "My mind is so clear, I can focus much better", he was quoted as saying. His brother Juan, a professional baseball player, has recently subscribed to this philosphy.

Their sister Chicita, an olympic gymnast, heard about a revolutionary procedure that would improve her performance and figured she'd give it a shot.

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02/22/2013 9:05 AM

Jim took the whole finger pistol, being shot waaay to seriously.
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02/22/2013 9:09 AM

Cut, Cut, Cut!..,..... no one put film in the camera........ we'll have to reshoot this.

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02/22/2013 10:12 AM

The FIAT engineering team demonstrated to the visiting Yamaha rider why FIAT motorcycles earned the name Found In A Trashcan.

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02/22/2013 12:56 PM

Hey.. eetsa 'Fix it again Tony' everybody she know that!

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02/22/2013 1:00 PM

That's the automotive division.

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02/22/2013 3:09 PM

No self respecting Fiat would ever let a Yamaha rider sit on it.

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02/22/2013 3:11 PM

"self respecting Fiat" now there's an oxymoron!

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02/22/2013 4:42 PM

Arte Johnson graduates to a motorcycle.

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02/22/2013 5:48 PM

"film in the camera..." Sure ! do you want a manganese flash too? That's even funnier than today's Caption this , GA.

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02/22/2013 8:48 PM

These pavement artists don't know when to stop, do they?

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02/22/2013 8:49 PM

Not really- a friend was taking pictures of our family (try & get 5 kids to behave for pictures!!); when he was done we went to look at them. "Oops... I changed the SD card but forgot to put the new one in..."

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02/23/2013 5:41 AM

Fiat's new High Voltage Anti Theft Stunner is seen in action here when an unsuspecting Yamaha team member tried to take their bike.

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02/24/2013 1:05 PM

Since the rider is not on the Fiat team (possibly), I guess he is just rolling on the ground begging to ride it while the two on the left (in a queue?) wait for their turn to beg (or judge).

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02/25/2013 2:39 AM

Oh don't pay Frank no mind, he's okay. Used to be a riding instructor at ...

Gilley's.

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02/25/2013 8:57 AM

"Blue tyres? RAOFLMAO!"

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02/25/2013 9:21 AM

What our intrepid rider did not know... was that... "FIAT" really stands for...

"Flinging Idiots Across Tarmac"

Who knew?

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02/25/2013 6:57 PM

I owned a Feeble Italian Attempt at Transportation once. That car, One Ninth of an Unknown Quantity, was a real Failure In Automotive Technology, lemme tell ya. I was ever taking it back to the shop with the usual litany: "Fix It Again, Tony!" But, all the same, I suppose it was better'n gettin' F****d In A Taxi by a drug-crazed gorilla, but on the other hand ...

Sold that an' bought myself a nice used Drips Oil, Drops Grease, Everywhere, but that got totaled in short order when some chemical blonde ran a light and broadsided me in her brand-new Born Moderately Wealthy and turning my wheels into a Dead Or Dying Garbage Emitter - not that anyone noticed a change...

Next came a Could Have Remained Your Sickly Lame Elderly Relative's, but I made it mine instead. Bought it for a pittance and it was worth every penny. Sold that and found myself Now In Some Sh*tty Automobile Nightmare. Simply gave it to an ex-friend for a song (but I had to sing it myself - the radio didn't work) and bought a used How Odd...No Damn Acceleration, hoping it would turn out to be a Hell Of a Nice Damn Automobile. Not quite but not bad, either but, well, bein' that I'm rather fonda speed...

I finally bit the bullet and indulged myself and my pocketbook in a really nice, really fast, shiny, expensive, brand-new turbocharged Cracks Often and Rattles Violently but Eventually Turns To Excitement and now I can blueshift red lights to green before the sheriff's deputy can spit "HOLY SH!!!"

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02/25/2013 7:57 PM

I FOUND THE KEYS!

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02/25/2013 8:39 PM

After having completed the race in record time with the kickstand fully extended, Fiat MotoGP rookie Valentino D'Amore tries his hand at making clandestine upskirts videos without a camera.

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02/25/2013 8:46 PM

You shoulda quit after #26.

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02/25/2013 9:06 PM

Well, just for that I'll submit 20 more.

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Well done...

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02/26/2013 1:59 PM

prayer to Yahwehmaha

Now I lay me down to sleep
I pary my yamaha to keep
If I should die before I wake
I pray my yamaha to take

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02/26/2013 11:25 PM

"No! No! No! Don't you dare tell me the race was yesterday! Ahhhhhhhhhhhh......."

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02/27/2013 2:51 AM

Or on the same vein.
" They put the clocks forward when?..."
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02/27/2013 7:03 AM

And always remember that Subaru is "U R A BUS" backwards.

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02/27/2013 8:27 PM

The daredevil's first jump attempt. - instead of trying to leap over 26 full size school buses lined up end to end - start small, and work your way up.

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02/28/2013 3:15 PM

Calf-ropin', Fiat-style.

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02/28/2013 3:19 PM

Hi, I'm the late Steve Irwin......... we're here on the African plains to bag us a wild Yamaha.

Now to bag one, you have to remember they're a rather skidish animal, so you have to be very quiet as you sneak on on them...........

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03/01/2013 8:42 AM

Too funny !! In my youth I had a Honda XR500 - the "thumper". It was a single cylinder, high torque off-road racing bike. No electric start on this one. I did occasionally not get the decompression sequence incorrect, and found myself on the floor screaming in agony. Thank you for flooding those memories back. Still laughing.

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03/15/2013 6:03 AM

Official track inspector

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