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Ever read Zelazny's "Creatures of Light and Darkness"? The Iliad?

Modern "education" tsk tsk. apparently students don't know any Greek mythology. Heck they can't read, add or subtract. But they do know that teachers are underpaid! Only the "important" things are taught.
I have read Zelazny's "Creatures of Light and Darkness." A good read. My favorite short by Zelazny is "For a Breath I Tarry" - here's a link to the story in its entirety. You can read it on your "break."

Roger Zelazny. For a Breath I Tarry

I've read the Illiad and the Odyssey, and many other Greek texts historical and fictitious although only in English, among them Thucidides, nearly everything by Plato (which I immediately forgot, except for a few choice metaphors), plenty of Aristotle (unfortunately) and lots of political demagoguery by various old dead Greeks, most of Sophocles's plays, some Aristophane, and Hesiod's Theogony, which is probably the best place to learn about Typhon, although Ovid's Metamorphosis talks about him as well - Hesiod says he's the father of Chimera, Cerberus, the Hydra, Ovid says he's the father of the Sphynx. The Sphynx and the Chimera are often intertwined in myth. My major in college was ancient Greek history with a minor in post-enlightenment philosophy, so as not to put Descartes before the horse, or the Pegasus, or whatever.

I'll leave you with my favorite Diogenes story:

Diogenes stood outside a brothel, shouting, "A beautiful ***** is like poisoned honey! A beautiful ***** is like poisoned honey! A beautiful ***** . . . ". Men entering the house threw him a coin or two to shut him up. Eventually Diogenes had collected enough money and he too went into the brothel.
 

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If you are going for bad "weather" names why not Firestorm or Hailstorm?
If it is fighter planes well then there are a lot of good options left.
Warhawk, Starfire, Crusader, Phantom, and Blackwidow are a few that come to mind.
Some of the best fighter names are all ready taken. Mustang, Saber, and Wildcat are taken.
 

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Well, I was never self-abusive enough to wade through all that stuff. Sometimes I wish I had though. A few Greek plays and some selected writings of the classics is as far as I've gone. We could probably benefit from more classical education and less touchie-feelie self-esteem driven nonsense in school. People would learn that many of the questions we face today are no different than they were thousands of years ago. Especially political/social ones.
 

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Huzzah! Kids these days don't know about all the useful family relationship advice that the myths hold.

I should have sprung for the braille keyboard BEFORE I poked my eyes out, though.

Oh..mummmy....
 

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Well, I was never self-abusive enough to wade through all that stuff. Sometimes I wish I had though. A few Greek plays and some selected writings of the classics is as far as I've gone. We could probably benefit from more classical education and less touchie-feelie self-esteem driven nonsense in school. People would learn that many of the questions we face today are no different than they were thousands of years ago. Especially political/social ones.
The censor ruined my Diogones story by blacking out the word "w hore." Yeah, most of that crap was unnecessary but hey, that's a liberal arts education for you. The worst part is that once you start you end up reading stuff on your own, and for me it never stops. I can spew random BS about all kinds of junk, much to the chagrin of my acquaintances.
 

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What about the Buell Pegasus?

It is their corporate logo, and I don't recall there ever being a bike with that name.
 

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i see a new marketing direction for buell.

the tagline "buell's new 1125R...drive it like you stole it" will be replaced with:

"the new buell blitzkrieg...drive it like the last clipper to buenos aires leaves in 10 minutes".
 

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People would learn that many of the questions we face today are no different than they were thousands of years ago. Especially political/social ones.
All that changes is the date on the calendar. To think otherwise is narcissism.
 

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In Soviet Russia keyboard punch YOU!
 

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Since they already have the blast, how about the Buell Radiation. Might not be wise to name it the "fallout".

Or if they want to go with the Austrian angle, the Buell Totenkopf . They could come up with some bi+chin' skull logos...H-D should like that.
 

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Since it's water cooled, howzabout the "Universal Solvent"?

Or the "Steam Hammer". Can't call it the "*******" (as opposed to Dryback, in boiler-speak), 'cuz then everybody would think he was bein' "racist".
 

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Enola Gay?

'Cause if it don't fly then it'll be the biggest bomb since Nagasaki... or at least maybe the Rune.
 

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Metalize that baby. I say Powerslave, Doombringer or Overlord work to keep the 1125R press feeling properly "heavy."
 

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Metalize that baby. I say Powerslave, Doombringer or Overlord work to keep the 1125R press feeling properly "heavy."
RUN to the HILLS! RUN for your LI-IFE!........
 

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Ok, taking a page from the Heavy Metal/Death Metal catalogue, let’s see what we can come up with:

The 1125R Slayer

The 1125R Morbid Angel

1125R Possessed

1125R Carnage

1125R Cannibal Corpse

1125R Napalm Death

1125R Sepultura

The 1125R King Hell

1125R Dio

1125R Motorhead

1125R Qiet Riot

1125R Blue Öyster Cult

1125R Yngwie J. Malmsteen
 

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OK, I've got the perfect name...

The "Buell Hurricane."

Yeah, I know it was already used by Honda. But it's the only meteorological phenomenon I could think of offhand that has absolutely no chance in Hell of coming anywhere near kpaul's garage.
 

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Add to that:

1125R Shadow's Fall
1125R S.O.D.
1125R Megadeth
1125R Otep
1125R Fear Factory
1125R Disturbed
1125R Fates Warning
1125R Metallica
1125R Pantera
1125R Slipknot
1125R Testament
1125R Mutant Speed
1125R Killing Joke
1125R Mastadon
1125R Mayhem
1125R Gorgoroth
1125R Dimmu Borgia
1125R Nevermore
1125R White Zombie
1125R Anthrax
1125R Amon Amarth
1125R Dillinger Escape Plan
1125R etc, etc, etc...

And maybe off the metal bent:

1125R Velvet Acid Christ
1125R Everclear
1125R Tool
1125R Porcupine Tree
1125R Perfect Circle
1125R Incubus
1125R Van Morrison
1125R Stone Temple Pilots
1125R Portishead
1125R Delirium
1125R Rage Against the Machine
1125R and the list goes on...
 
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