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    I35/ISU Football/Bird

    Had a weird deal happen on the way to the football game last night. I'm driving down the interstate, minding my own business and this car pulls up beside me and my wife tells me that the passenger flips me the bird? I didn't even notice it as I was focused on driving. They then proceed to speed off not to be seen again. This occured between Story City and Ames.

    I'm trying to figure out why they would do that as I was driving pretty normally and hadn't cut anyone off or done anything stupid. I think about it a bit and realize I do have my Iowa State hat and it does say Iowa State on the side and they probably could read that? Maybe a disgruntled Hawk fan?

    I actually thought it was funny, but it bugged my wife and we did have our kids sitting in back. Can't believe how rude some people can be on the road.....



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    I once followed a guy 6 or 7 miles on the highway while my buddy flipped him off for braking on a highway on-ramp.



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    Do you look like Chizik by any chance? If so, that may have been me.


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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    Were you in the left lane as he was passing you??



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    I don't get the reasoning for this post...



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    What?



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    I had a group of people do this to me too. I think it is just some passing fad, I have heard of it a few times. However, if you were going 65, driving in the left lane, hitting your brakes for no reason or other generally absurd behavior, that could have prompted it.

    Rabbuk, why am I not surprised.



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    This is a very random thread title.


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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    Here I thought you had sighted a bald eagle or something.


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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    With the title, it's pretty much guaranteed this thread will show up on every search ever done from this point forward on CF.

    Good work.

    But seriously, you have my deepest sympathy....?



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    If there is anything I've taken more seriously than roadside opinions, I don't know what it could be.




    A close second, opinions I've received on the Internet.


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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    I actually thought it was funny, but it bugged my wife and we did have our kids sitting in back. Can't believe how rude some people can be on the road.....
    Yeah, some people need to grow up. There's more to life than being a dick to a complete stranger.



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    Re: I35/ISU Football/Bird

    if thats the worst thing to happen to you today, well then consider that a victory.


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