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Is anyone else feeling like shit today? The Holidays are over...... huge credit card bills on the way from Holiday spending.... long weekends came to an end... back to work... ass fucking cold outside.

Post-Holiday Depression sucks

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This is the best time of the year for me. People realize they bought shiet they can't afford. This is when "I got cash for you bike" really stretches it's legs. Anyone want to get rid of a 2007 600RR? Mao's got cash for your bike.

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Nah bro, I just feel shit due to sleep deprivation and badly made long islands from a bartender who wanted to jump my bones. I still got checks to bank, no debt, and a bunch of numbers outta the holidays.

The cold seriously sucks though, I'm having major withdrawal from riding...
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This is the best time of the year for me. People realize they bought shiet they can't afford. This is when "I got cash for you bike" really stretches it's legs. Anyone want to get rid of a 2007 600RR? Mao's got cash for your bike.
EW. Junky day for sure!

Mao, what is your lowball offer on the 2007 600RR????

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Mao, what is your lowball offer on the 2007 600RR????
Depends on mileage and condition of course but assuming it's stock, mint and less than 2K miles, no more than $7K. I start deducting for every little defect though.

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Not a chance. 2007 was a year I was glad to say goodbye to. 2008 could not have come soon enough. From a motorcycle riding and a financial view, it was fine, but outside of that it was a terrible year.

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Depends on mileage and condition of course but assuming it's stock, mint and less than 2K miles, no more than $7K. I start deducting for every little defect though.
Eh, you'll have to put your 'LOW BALL' offer out on another then...I think I'm a little over 2K miles....

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Eh, you'll have to put your 'LOW BALL' offer out on another then...I think I'm a little over 2K miles....
That's what they go for these days. There's a really nice one in Boston, a little over 1,200 miles asking $7,100, clean title in hand. I am tempted to make a road trip.

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/mcy/525160382.html

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Is anyone else feeling like shit today? The Holidays are over...... huge credit card bills on the way from Holiday spending.... long weekends came to an end... back to work... ass fucking cold outside.

Post-Holiday Depression sucks
Sounds more like 'drinkers remorse' from the long weekend. Give it a couple of days and you'll want to get wasted again!

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That's what they go for these days. There's a really nice one in Boston, a little over 1,200 miles asking $7,100, clean title in hand. I am tempted to make a road trip.

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/mcy/525160382.html
That is 1,200 track miles. How would one know?
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That is 1,200 track miles. How would one know?
Each track mile = 5.078125 road miles. True story.

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That is 1,200 track miles. How would one know?
I care not. It's a Honda. 1,200 track miles ain't shit.

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I just wanted to quote this for reference. Thank you zir.
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I'm glad the holidays are over. They're a pain in the ass. This year should be good for me too.

Plus this is the home stretch for spring time. Only about 90 days until we get riding weather on a regular basis

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Not a chance. 2007 was a year I was glad to say goodbye to. 2008 could not have come soon enough. From a motorcycle riding and a financial view, it was fine, but outside of that it was a terrible year..
Heard Dat My Honkie Brotha - I am soooooo looking fwd to 2008 that I was happy as hell to throw away the 2007 calendar

I love this time of year because all those potential clients that told me, "it is a 2008 Project, call me in Jan" are about to get lit up - More Calls means more Appts means more Sales means more $$$ means more Trips and Duc's - I REALLY want that Hypertard s

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Usually I would feel like shit. But since I basicaly blew Christmas off this year I feel fine.




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i buy small gifts with cash or no gifts at all. im not hurt by the CC trap everyone else is stuck with. i have no holiday depression.
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Usually I would feel like shit. But since I basicaly blew Christmas off this year I feel fine.
+1, I didn't get amped up for Christmas and there's no post holiday letdown
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huge credit card bills on the way from Holiday spending.... Post-Holiday Depression sucks
That is why you are depressed

I feel u, except I didn't buy anyone shit, I'm paying off $12K in CC debt off by this Feb.
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That is why you are depressed

I feel u, except I didn't buy anyone shit, I'm paying off $12K in CC debt off by this Feb.
Good on you man. That's just in time to get me a really nice birthday present.

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Nope, I'm not feeling bad. I got to get the skis out for the first time this year, yesterday. It was a perfect day to hit the trails. I just wish I could have spent more time out there.

No CC debt for me, but my wife and I spent plenty on the wedding. My family got home-made baked goodies for Christmas this year instead of the usual presents and gift cards.

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This is the best time of the year for me. People realize they bought shiet they can't afford. This is when "I got cash for you bike" really stretches it's legs. Anyone want to get rid of a 2007 600RR? Mao's got cash for your bike.
And Rick will give $10 more than Mao's highest offer

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Jrock and Bug....just cause the calender reads 2008, doesn't mean problems know the date...problems have a nasty habit of following you around, until they are dealt with accordingly

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Not a chance. 2007 was a year I was glad to say goodbye to. 2008 could not have come soon enough. From a motorcycle riding and a financial view, it was fine, but outside of that it was a terrible year.

So who is in for a 3-4 day OH/WV trip and a 5-7 day NC/TN trip? Check the group rides forums over the next few weeks.

Count me in on the 3-4 day trip.
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