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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Let's just put aside whatever weight someone might be. Biking shorts are a bit... revealing regardless, especially on men. Nobody needs to be staring that down while trying to eat a turkey sandwich.
    I wear biking shorts that are baggy, more like gym shorts. They are not revealing at all.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Sorry to rehash this old subject but I was thinking about the kids in bars topic the other day while leaving El Bait Shop. I was thinking to myself that 10-15 years ago I rarely saw kids in bars in Des Moines. Then it hit me....smoking.....I think the ban on smoking gave parents the go ahead. Thoughts?

    I'd also like to ban bicyclists from bars. They are almost always fat, wearing tight shorts, and smell of sweat. They give exercise a bad name. Thoughts?
    Let's just ban fat people altogether. They're unsightly no matter what clothes they're wearing.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by urb1 View Post
    I wear biking shorts that are baggy, more like gym shorts. They are not revealing at all.
    That's so much better than the bulge-revealing ones. Good on you!


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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Its entertaining how quickly some judge others .... Bikers, in their shorts are out enjoying life and not hurting a single person (according to these 'complaints'). what these complaints really are is an issue with the observer... its an internal issue they have and need to adjust or work on to resolve their personal issue.


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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Kids in a bar, beer and Channing Tatum and Keep in biker's shorts....think I'll avoid this little soire.


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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    Its entertaining how quickly some judge others .... Bikers, in their shorts are out enjoying life and not hurting a single person (according to these 'complaints'). what these complaints really are is an issue with the observer... its an internal issue they have and need to adjust or work on to resolve their personal issue.

    If that's a 'personal issue', me not wanting to see your junk is a personal issue that I will not ever work to resolve.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Sorry to rehash this old subject but I was thinking about the kids in bars topic the other day while leaving El Bait Shop. I was thinking to myself that 10-15 years ago I rarely saw kids in bars in Des Moines. Then it hit me....smoking.....I think the ban on smoking gave parents the go ahead. Thoughts?

    I'd also like to ban bicyclists from bars. They are almost always fat, wearing tight shorts, and smell of sweat. They give exercise a bad name. Thoughts?
    el Bait Shop is a restaurant with a full menu. Anyone under the age of 21 is not allowed after 10pm which is when the kitchen closes.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Cybyassociation View Post
    el Bait Shop is a restaurant with a full menu. Anyone under the age of 21 is not allowed after 10pm which is when the kitchen closes.
    Yeah I've been there a couple hundred times.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    There's something about Channing Tatum that I just don't care for. It's not his body, biker shorts WOULD be okay there, you're right. His face? How he seems sorta hella dumb? I'm not sure, I can't pinpoint it.
    That's a compliment to him. I think they have to use dog trainers on set just to get him somewhat filmable.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    There's something about Channing Tatum that I just don't care for. It's not his body, biker shorts WOULD be okay there, you're right. His face? How he seems sorta hella dumb? I'm not sure, I can't pinpoint it.
    He's got the dumb face, kind of like the Manning brothers and Spud from Trainspotting.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    515 really isn't a "bar" per se if you were to look at IA Code. They are a brewery the has an on premises tap room. Very different than a bar that sells beer and high alcohol spirits purchased from a distributer. That being said, during the early summer of 2013, 515 use to have a food vendor set up on the west side of the building on Friday nights. We, along with others use to take our kids earlier along with some chairs and enjoy the burgers, fries and a few beers (root for the kids). Then Clive put an end to that. 515 was very open to letting people bring food in from outside places to enjoy with their beer. We would from time to time bring in carry out with our kids and enjoy a beer or two. Others would do the same and even play board games. Again, most of this takes place well before dark and its not a place where people are getting slammed on high % drinks. Its just not that type of place. No we go to Confluence because DSM hasn't spoiled the fun yet.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    I don't even bike and I wear biking shorts just so the ladies see the 12 gauge I've got to register as a deadly weapon.

    Hey-o!



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    He's got the dumb face, kind of like the Manning brothers and Spud from Trainspotting.
    I think he's got the dumb face because he IS dumb. I give him credit for using what he's got, but a brain isn't in his arsenal.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    Its good to have a kid to drive you home and save money instead of a taxi.



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    Re: Kids in a bar/Thoughts

    I'm thinking the people that rip on bike attire haven't ridden very much. I always used to think the same way, and then I started biking. They're pretty god damn comfortable and make the experience a lot more enjoyable. You can buy shorts that prevent the genitalia from being prominently displayed. Granted, there are a lot of fairly hefty bikers that don't ride all that far/much and like making it look like they're into it, but if you're riding more than 20 miles in a sitting on a regular basis, you want bike gear.


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