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by polianarchy
Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I added the wrong oil to my 2stroke engine
Replies: 19
Views: 3198

Only a card-carrying moron would EVER start a siphon by sucking on a tube of gasoline. Really, people? Method - fish tube, as much of it as possible, into the fuel tank, submerged. Now the majority of the tube will be full of gas. Pinch off the end of the tube that is in your hand. Withdraw as much...
by polianarchy
Fri Jul 11, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When you get a new neighbor and...um...I really don't know..
Replies: 19
Views: 1477

It's a "Don't shit where you eat" thing, correct? Hey KrispyKreme , please take a look at our Posting Guidelines . While I personally don't give a sh!t about cuss words, Modern Buddy strives to be a family-friendly forum :D Also, this thread is totally off-topic, so ya know...scooters. Th...
by polianarchy
Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy slotted oil filter
Replies: 7
Views: 1115

Syd wrote:I Flagged this post as it probably ought to be in General Discussions. A moderator should come by shortly and move it to someplace with more chances for a reply.

Uh, never mind.
:D
by polianarchy
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Blur Discussion
Topic: I have joined Club Blur!
Replies: 19
Views: 7193

BuddyRaton wrote:I guess the MB Blocker is on vacation! :mrgreen:
Ugh, it's too earlyyy :lol:
by polianarchy
Tue Nov 26, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy 125 vs Buddy 150 electrical systems
Replies: 4
Views: 864

Thanks for the notification, Syd! :) Sorry it took so long. I've been...busy. 8)

I hope your question gets more attention now, rick71454. :D
by polianarchy
Tue May 28, 2013 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scoot Around Town Going Out Of Business
Replies: 41
Views: 5819

Re: scooter service ann arbor

Hi its doug the scooter mechanic from scoot around town i am doing all scooter service and repair also scooter sales restoration and crash damage i also have a pick up and delivery service call me for all your scooter need i work on all makes and models you can contaced me at 313 212 5174 thank you...
by polianarchy
Tue May 28, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ann arbor scooter repair service
Replies: 2
Views: 1737

dougsscootershop: please limit your sales posts to the For Sale / Wanted section of this forum.

tortoise: please quit trolling.

Thank you both for your kind attention to these matters. :D
by polianarchy
Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is This Why Some Diss Big Scoots?
Replies: 70
Views: 8004

BuddyRaton wrote:
Mutt the Hoople wrote:Wow. Perfect example of "cognitive dissonance".

VERY well put!

Mods...please lock...this thread started out stupid and went down hill from there.
ATTENTION EVERYONE: PLEASE CHILL OUT.

:D
by polianarchy
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Front Fork Assembly, Bent Old One
Replies: 10
Views: 2618

Hi kymur! Sorry about the delay. Which posts did you want us to delete?
by polianarchy
Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Rallies, Events, Meetups
Topic: MB Amerivespa Roll Call!
Replies: 73
Views: 8824

:(
by polianarchy
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: Sakura scooter
Replies: 3
Views: 1785

Sakura scooter

It's cherry blossom time here in Philadelphia. I was feeling pretty crabby about not having the Schiaparelli pink scooter until I realized my pink 2006 Buddy 125 was a pretty darn close match to the sakura . So I thought I'd take a photo, to make it last longer. Enjoy! :D http://img.photobucket.com/...
by polianarchy
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: Isle of Man scooter rally 1964
Replies: 6
Views: 2397

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Hlyl3HWiz2c" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlyl3HWiz2c

This one rules (gets good :45 in). :D
by polianarchy
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: Holidays 2011 picture post
Replies: 6
Views: 2819

Holidays 2011 picture post

Do you decorate your scooter for the holidays? Post your pics here! I'll start:

Image
by polianarchy
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [NMBR] The Future of Vespa?
Replies: 64
Views: 8154

I can't stop laughing at the Batman-riding-a-robot-unicorn-with-the-dolphins picture. :lol:
by polianarchy
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LML (Stella) at EICMA
Replies: 80
Views: 14822

Image

GIMME GIMME GIMME GIMME

Of course, I'd scrap the whitewalls and the white seat in favor of black, but yeah. GIVE THIS TO ME NOW!!! Looks like I'm gonna have to start yet another savings fund. :D
by polianarchy
Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: any women ride Stella's?
Replies: 28
Views: 4652

Howdy! I just sold my Stella because it was too tall for me. I'm 5'2", but that isn't important in this conversation. Height isn't what matters -- inseam measurement is the issue here. I have a 25" inseam, and I just couldn't get the stock Stella to work for me. Another factor is the width...
by polianarchy
Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brrr!
Replies: 52
Views: 3031

Re: Brrr!

This was the first time I have taken my Buddy out when it was a bit colder . I went out earlier this evening when it was 56 degrees . Now I know I need to get some gloves soon! With the wind generated by riding, it is even a bit cold in CA. :rofl: :rofl: Plus One! R It's funny that this makes peopl...
by polianarchy
Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you keep your cool?
Replies: 119
Views: 5972

I think about kittycats.
by polianarchy
Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newbie at a rally...
Replies: 16
Views: 1153

Re: Newbie at a rally...

But that kind of negates the point of attending if I only do a little of it, right? Not so for a city rally with multiple meetup spots! In fact, they plan it like that so folks can come and go at will. Go to the first day's events and ask the folks at the registration table about the rides. If you ...
by polianarchy
Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Skatepark scooter video
Replies: 22
Views: 1476

Will the fact that I have "moderator" under my screen name help keep the peace? :D

Please keep it civil, folks. We're all entitled to our opinions, but the fun of Modern Buddy is how politely we share them with each other.
by polianarchy
Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Rallies, Events, Meetups
Topic: 3 bridges, 5 states, and 385 miles for a cheesesteak
Replies: 11
Views: 5097

Only tourists eat at Pats & Genos. :wink:

Next time, let me know what's up, Chris. I'll take you to Ishkabibbles (or Tony Lukes, if you're into that sorta thing).
by polianarchy
Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: Ella All Dressed Up & Out On The Town In The ATL
Replies: 14
Views: 2523

Love!
by polianarchy
Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FALL Is Falling!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 1944

Syd wrote:I'm still not sure, but I think they're those things you find at the bookstore.
You buy books???
by polianarchy
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chrome bags... who's got one?
Replies: 28
Views: 6491

I'll rep a local mom & pop shop here: http://www.reloadbags.com/ I went all out and splurged on a custom design, no regrets! I have the Civilian, and I use it for weekend trips and grocery shopping.
by polianarchy
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my @$$ is killing me, I need help!
Replies: 40
Views: 3554

thanks for the tips everyone! I think I may have to upgrade the shocks first and see how much that helps. Does anyone know which shock type is the "stock" one for a 125? I've only found the stock shock via the dealer site for Scooterworks. The shop looked it up for me when I was debating ...
by polianarchy
Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Went to a Bike Night last night.
Replies: 17
Views: 1317

What actually happens at these things? Everyone parks and then stands around talking? Mostly the talk centers around what's happening in the MC world, what mods people have done to their bikes, setting up rides for the weekend, and drinking a lot of coffee. Since I do ride MC's and follow MC racing...
by polianarchy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
Replies: 1282
Views: 110887

monkeykat wrote:One of these days I'll get in on the game, because I love the pics! Although, is it ok if it's a Stella and not a Buddy?
Absolutely! All scooters are welcome. I love scooter tag. I haven't had a chance to participate much recently, but I'm also gonna try to better keep up.
by polianarchy
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Anyone have the moon hubs on their Stella?
Replies: 1
Views: 895

I did. I ended up buying Chetak rims after getting frustrated with the jury-rig job on the hubs with the stock Stella rims.
by polianarchy
Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need advice on mods for 2006 125
Replies: 5
Views: 961

You can change out the brakelight assembly for the current models' LED version. Your local Genuine dealer can order it direct.
by polianarchy
Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [NSR] Most double entendre topic subjects
Replies: 326
Views: 28584

Considering a Roughhouse

Hot time on the Buddy!

4T Stella sticky handgrips

Married guys, have any of you guys developed a blister

GQ, Cleveland, and Fancy Trannies

Mounting an iPhone
by polianarchy
Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:36 am
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
Replies: 1282
Views: 110887

I googled wheatpaste graffiti for something in the Phx area. Nothing. I googled Shepard Fairey phoenix and fond one reference to some of his posters pasted as advertising for a show earlier in the year. One building has been torn down, the other has been repainted. But I guess that's to be expected...
by polianarchy
Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Richmond Earthquake!!
Replies: 21
Views: 2162

I felt it in Philly! I'm a huge Earth Sciences dork, and I'd always wanted to feel an earthquake, so I thought it was really cool. Of course, I'm glad no one was hurt, and I'm sad a spire fell off the National Cathedral & the Washington Monument suffered damage. http://www.washingtonpost.com/loc...
by polianarchy
Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:37 am
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
Replies: 1282
Views: 110887

So here's what I came up with. I figured poli can referee. On the one hand, my intention was to see some cool wheatpaste graffiti art in a city other than Philly. On the other hand, I was trying to take a photo in front of this one piece with Ben Franklin holding a boombox, but there was no place t...
by polianarchy
Tue Aug 23, 2011 3:17 am
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
Replies: 1282
Views: 110887

w00t! FINALLY got a tag. :D http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v280/poliana/IMAG1169.jpg The piggy from John's Roast Pork in the heart of scenic and fragrant South Philly Tag, you're it! Post a photo of your scooter in front of some WHEATPASTE graffiti. This one here is by none other than Shepard Fai...
by polianarchy
Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guns N Scooters
Replies: 70
Views: 3973

Guns are a hot-button issue. If you have a problem discussing this in a respectful manner, then step away from the computer. If you have a problem with somebody on this forum, then step away from the computer. Posting deliberately provocative comments is called flaming . Baiting members by goading t...
by polianarchy
Thu Aug 18, 2011 3:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday, Ericalm
Replies: 24
Views: 2086

Birthday party clown! :clown: Yay!!!
by polianarchy
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:19 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Has anyone replaced their stock fender ornament with a
Replies: 11
Views: 3021

I found it at a flea market. The guy had several! I'm sure with a bit of hunting, you can find one too.
by polianarchy
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:18 am
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: WorldWide Scooter Tag
Replies: 1282
Views: 110887

Dang, a shout-out! :D You must've been reading my mind -- I intended to pose by the Ben Franklin bridge this afternoon, but it was pouring rain. Alas!
by polianarchy
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Be careful out there
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

I saw the FB posts about him going missing and the call for the search. Learning that he died is breaking my heart. I'm so sorry. RIP Logan, and my thoughts are with his friends & family.
by polianarchy
Mon Aug 15, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Has anyone replaced their stock fender ornament with a
Replies: 11
Views: 3021

http://scoot.net/gallery/2007/06/phillyindependanceday/Patrick/small_DSC_0060.jpg http://scoot.net/gallery/2007/06/phillyindependanceday/Bart/small_DSCF0056.JPG Warning: don't try this at home. This solid chrome MACK truck pup destroyed my fantastic plastic. We'll see if she reappears on a more sol...
by polianarchy
Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What goes on my front rack?
Replies: 22
Views: 2918

I keep it empty unless I need it. I keep a rats nest of bungee nets & cords in my pet carrier for those occasions.
by polianarchy
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (NBR) Since IPODs were mentioned earlier....
Replies: 66
Views: 5671

As far as favorite music goes, well...I listen mostly to punk, metal, rockabilly, reggae, country, folk, doowop, soul, hiphop, dancehall, ska, rock n roll, jazz, indie rock, mariachi, and darkwave. I play drums in a grindcore band called Stoop Destroyer, I was born on the birthday shared by Bob Mar...
by polianarchy
Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Stella Discussion
Topic: Shifting for a new Stella owner
Replies: 20
Views: 4378

Necropost! Love that neologism.

The best advice I've heard is vary your RPMs. I'm very much still a n00b though, so I wonder what else folks will say.

Have you read the Gentle Art Of Shifting? It's awesome and I love it. http://bajajusa.com/Gentle%20art%20of%20shifting.htm
by polianarchy
Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (NBR) Since IPODs were mentioned earlier....
Replies: 66
Views: 5671

I have an OG Zune. I almost got the brown one, but they didn't have it in stock and I had to purchase it RIGHT THEN b/c the friend buying it for me for my birthday was visiting from out of town. Cool story bro. Anyway, I have a Zune, a Rio Pearl, and a smart phone with a bunch of albums on it (old e...
by polianarchy
Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thefts Booming! Lock 'em up!
Replies: 29
Views: 2408

Be careful, Polianarchy...it's impossible for me to visualize you without a scooter... --Keys Thanks, Keys ! I've been terribly on-edge about these thefts IN MY VERY OWN NEIGHBORHOOD, UGHHH :x ...and yes, I'm still looking to relocate. Libraries of the South, Southwest, and West, please hire me. :D
by polianarchy
Wed Aug 03, 2011 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [NSR] What do you do for fun?
Replies: 31
Views: 2099

Ya mean, besides obsessing over scooters and libraries? I like reading books, watching movies, being a beer snob, going to see rock n roll bands play shows, talking to strangers on the internet, hanging out with my cat Rudie, going to art galleries & museums, going out to eat, and hanging out in...
by polianarchy
Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you do for work??
Replies: 429
Views: 34070

I've been a babysitter, nanny, barista, usher, concession manager, printer, deejay’s assistant, bookseller, box office clerk, projectionist, lead bookseller, community liaison office assistant, author events intern, library workstudy, library intern, bibliographic assistant, and I'm now a reference ...
by polianarchy
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a reminder
Replies: 29
Views: 2825

Even though I was joking about Eisenhower using the interstates to clear off regular roads for us, I'm serious: the bestest roads for getting from one city to another are (if you can find them) old highways that run roughly parallel to interstates. They may not be in great condition anymore, but th...
by polianarchy
Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: saw this in a yahoo article, i think its a shoe add?
Replies: 20
Views: 1523

I don't remember posing for this.
by polianarchy
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Scooter Gallery
Topic: [NSR] Rosa's Cat Thread
Replies: 90
Views: 14280

Lily and McMurphy have a temporary toy :) It has taken all the willpower I can muster to not tag Maya & myself in that picture on Facebook. SO FREAKIN CUTE OMGGG I can fix that. I tagged Denver because a) it used to be his scooter and b) he's scared of my kittens :) Scared...of...kittens?!? So ...