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Netserk said:
Does it show nudity, violence or something similar?

My guess is that it wouldn't be a problem if it was a cartoon of an European with a bomb as a hat.

Arab and middle eastern people could feel offended by such a image. Best to avoid it I think.
 
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Netserk said:
And some people could feel offended if someone had a doper as avatar. So what?

I don't see how having a doper for a avatar can offend someone? :confused: That picture though depicts a religious figure in a stereotypical way and creates a stereotype about Middle Eastern people in general. People are very serious about their religion and culture. It's far more likely someone would be offended by an image making a joke about their religion and stereotyping them then a person would be about someone having a doper for an avatar.
 
sir fly said:
So, what's your proposition?

Here's my previous post:

Yes. We have that bet going on as well. I would see them as two separate bets. Previously I bet AC would do the Giro and then the Tour. Here is the link to that conversation.

http://forum.cyclingnews.com/showthr...=23059&page=14

This second bet is: I think AC will be competitive in the Tour. He will be on the podium. Wanna do an avatar bet on this as well? The loser of both bets would have an avatar of the winner's choosing till the next GT.
 
Let's work it out a bit.

The Giro bet stays as it is.
The second bet is about Contador at the Tour podium.

Here's what I say:
The second bet is on only if Contador finishes the Giro.
You were mentioning something about Contador finishing the Tour as a condition of the second bet.
In that case I have to add my condition to the bet - Nibali, Froome, Quintana, Rodriguez finishing the Tour. Only that way it's a fair bet.
How's that working for you?
 
sir fly said:
Let's work it out a bit.

The Giro bet stays as it is.
The second bet is about Contador at the Tour podium.

Here's what I say:
The second bet is on only if Contador finishes the Giro.
You were mentioning something about Contador finishing the Tour as a condition of the second bet.
In that case I have to add my condition to the bet - Nibali, Froome, Quintana, Rodriguez finishing the Tour. Only that way it's a fair bet.
How's that working for you?

Ok Yes, the Giro bet stays as it is.

I guess I'll go with what you are saying for the 2nd bet.
So to sum up the 2nd bet. I'm saying AC (after doing the Giro) will podium the Tour, with Nibali, Froome, Quintana, and Jrod all still in the Tour.

You are saying he won't be competitive with all of them finishing the Tour. Right?
 
Jspear said:
Ok Yes, the Giro bet stays as it is.

I guess I'll go with what you are saying for the 2nd bet.
So to sum up the 2nd bet. I'm saying AC (after doing the Giro) will podium the Tour, with Nibali, Froome, Quintana, and Jrod all still in the Tour.

You are saying he won't be competitive with all of them finishing the Tour. Right?
He won't podium in the circumstances we've defined.
 
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sir fly said:
Jspear said:
Ok Yes, the Giro bet stays as it is.

I guess I'll go with what you are saying for the 2nd bet.
So to sum up the 2nd bet. I'm saying AC (after doing the Giro) will podium the Tour, with Nibali, Froome, Quintana, and Jrod all still in the Tour.

You are saying he won't be competitive with all of them finishing the Tour. Right?
He won't podium in the circumstances we've defined.
Looks like it's on me to encircle our long term bet...
Have to say I've expected the conversion by now.
 
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sir fly said:
sir fly said:
Jspear said:
Ok Yes, the Giro bet stays as it is.

I guess I'll go with what you are saying for the 2nd bet.
So to sum up the 2nd bet. I'm saying AC (after doing the Giro) will podium the Tour, with Nibali, Froome, Quintana, and Jrod all still in the Tour.

You are saying he won't be competitive with all of them finishing the Tour. Right?
He won't podium in the circumstances we've defined.
Looks like it's on me to encircle our long term bet...
Have to say I've expected the conversion by now.

Ah yes! Just send me a pic. :)
I wear it till the Vuelta right?
 
From one of the Vuelta threads.

sir fly said:
Jspear said:
sir fly said:
LaFlorecita said:
sir fly said:
How will GC battle shake up?
Nothing will shake up, Froome will shake them all off!
The Tour champion doesn't come to a race to be beaten by the rivals he defeated a month ago or some young and coming hopefuls.
This will be the double of the season.
In your dreams :D he can't even stay at a consistent level for 3 weeks, there's no way he can do the double.
Wanna bet?

I'd do another avatar bet. :) :p
I too don't think he'll do the double.
We could make some arrangement, but I'm not sure you'll like it.

The only bet I'd do is simply that Froome won't win. I don't have a favorite for the overall win so...