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(NYPost)   The Hell's Angels aren't what they used to be when Hunter Thompson rolled with them - now they can't even keep tourists off their private park bench   (nypost.com) divider line
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2011-02-08 1:48:18 PM  
Subby will get stomped.

/God bless the Hell's Angels!
 
2011-02-08 1:50:05 PM  
"I was sitting on a private Hell's Angels park bench at the edge of the East Village, when the drugs began to take hold."
 
2011-02-08 1:51:28 PM  
Here's a plan.

Grow the f*ck up, stop menacing and assaulting people and treat people like you want to be treated.

Cause if you can't manage that, no matter how "baddass" and entitled you may think you are, you're just a another pack of drugged out violent hypocrites.

Seriously, guys? Freedom? America? Sounds like a load of penny ante street criminal turf war bullsh*t wrapped in the flag.
 
2011-02-08 1:53:32 PM  
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2011-02-08 2:01:37 PM  
Angels - we are disappoint

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2011-02-08 2:02:29 PM  
Chocolate George wouldn't have had to resort to a little yellow and black bar to keep straights off the bench...
 
2011-02-08 2:02:55 PM  
The exterior of the Hell's Angels clubhouse, including the bench, is recreated in GTA Episodes from Liberty City. Unfortunately there's no sit command in GTA unless you're entering a vehicle. You're free to blast away at the bench and anyone sitting on it, though.
 
2011-02-08 2:03:40 PM  

bunner: Here's a plan.

Grow the f*ck up, stop menacing and assaulting people and treat people like you want to be treated.

Cause if you can't manage that, no matter how "baddass" and entitled you may think you are, you're just a another pack of drugged out violent hypocrites.

Seriously, guys? Freedom? America? Sounds like a load of penny ante street criminal turf war bullsh*t wrapped in the flag.


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Any HA could and would stomp your pimply TFtard ass. HA tend to respect those that respect them. Step on their toes, and your head will bleed.

/way more respect for HA than a TFer
 
2011-02-08 2:04:52 PM  

Nem Wan: The exterior of the Hell's Angels clubhouse, including the bench, is recreated in GTA Episodes from Liberty City. Unfortunately there's no sit command in GTA unless you're entering a vehicle. You're free to blast away at the bench and anyone sitting on it, though.


Where at? I was thinking of that, but I don't remember seeing the bench.
 
2011-02-08 2:04:54 PM  
I hope they take better care of that bench than they did of that American Flag they once had hanging from their headquarters to the building across the street. They put it up after 9/11 occurred and it was left hanging there until it was in tatters from the weather abuse.
 
2011-02-08 2:06:04 PM  
Bunner Sounds like he has watched way to many episodes of Gangland....

here is a hint...Dont watch TV to get your facts, it makes you look like an idiot.
 
2011-02-08 2:06:28 PM  
Eh heh

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2011-02-08 2:06:29 PM  
With the dorm and hotel next to it now, I knew this was going to happen sooner or later.

If you want to sit on a bench walk the extra 50 feet to the corner and sit on one of the many benches at the coffee shop.
 
2011-02-08 2:08:39 PM  

Cast: bunner: Here's a plan.

Grow the f*ck up, stop menacing and assaulting people and treat people like you want to be treated.

Cause if you can't manage that, no matter how "baddass" and entitled you may think you are, you're just a another pack of drugged out violent hypocrites.

Seriously, guys? Freedom? America? Sounds like a load of penny ante street criminal turf war bullsh*t wrapped in the flag.

Any HA could and would stomp your pimply TFtard ass. HA tend to respect those that respect them. Step on their toes, and your head will bleed.

/way more respect for HA than a TFer


Is it difficult to type and use Ctrl+c Ctrl+ v with a leather wrapped dick in your mouth?

Criminals are criminals, thugs are thugs and the people who worship them are douchebags.

Color me shocked.

So, about this making my head bleed... Mr. e-thug... I live with my mom
 
2011-02-08 2:08:45 PM  
Just a question- isn't the average patched member something like 93 now?
/okay, they do still have teenage gf's, but still...
 
2011-02-08 2:09:33 PM  

Latinwolf: I hope they take better care of that bench than they did of that American Flag they once had hanging from their headquarters to the building across the street. They put it up after 9/11 occurred and it was left hanging there until it was in tatters from the weather abuse.


Their Christmas lights make up for that.
 
2011-02-08 2:10:09 PM  
Hells Fatasses
Hells PePaws
Hells Geriatric Tricycle Gang
Hells Adult Diapers
Hells Moses Beard Look-a-Likes
Hells Irrelevant Leather Daddies
Hells Hall Monitors
Hells Erectile Dysfucntion Sufferers
Hells Collection of Sour Gentleman Who Should Have Been Priced Out of The East Village By Now
Hells Bench Warmers
Hells Bench Humpers
Hells Rejected Harvard Club Members
Hells Old Men Who Still Hold Grudges Against Their Dead Mothers for Naming Them Wilber or Stewart Knowing Full Well Their Sons Were Predisposed to Rage Issues
 
2011-02-08 2:10:16 PM  

RSWarrior: Bunner Sounds like he has watched way to many episodes of Gangland....

here is a hint...Dont watch TV to get your facts, it makes you look like an idiot.


Here's a hint, suppositions pretty much PROVE you're an idiot, especially when you sell them from your mother's basement.

For no reason.

Can't wait to see the dog you got in this fight.

You ridiculous little ass kissing nobody. : )
 
2011-02-08 2:10:59 PM  
Cynical..... no average age is late 30's early/mid 40's....like most clubs...
 
2011-02-08 2:12:40 PM  
Oh, wait, sorry.

I take it all back... you own a MOTORCYCLE

and it says "Warrior" there in your name.

Please don't beat up my mom for rent money.
 
2011-02-08 2:13:11 PM  
Bunner....

again, you dont know what you are talking about....

do you really think the HA or any dominant club is the same as it was in the 70's 80's?

as for "dog in this fight" its a farking park bench....
 
2011-02-08 2:14:49 PM  

bunner: Seriously, guys? Freedom? America?


I got an invitation to go on a ride with an MC that is local to me, so I decided to check out their website before the ride. I got a kick out of the fact that they will SELL you this patch for your vest:

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But they have a (notarized) contract about HOW you wear your patches: Link (new window)

And strict diagrams about where your patches go on your vest: Link (new window)

Oh, and here's their general rules page: Link (new window)

/so much for anarchy
//didn't go for a ride with them
 
2011-02-08 2:14:52 PM  
I thought all the HA had relocated to the Dominican Republic
 
2011-02-08 2:16:20 PM  
"Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men's reality. Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of 'the rat race' is not yet final."
 
2011-02-08 2:17:53 PM  

RSWarrior: Bunner....

again, you dont know what you are talking about....

do you really think the HA or any dominant club is the same as it was in the 70's 80's?

as for "dog in this fight" its a farking park bench....


Yeah, for the most part, I do.

Weed, meth, violence, gang rape.. yeah.

Is it your park bench?

Is it a public park bench? It's a fu*king park bench. I mean.. that's not street thug turf war bullsh*t? Cause it sure seems like it. IT'S a PARK BENCH. Here's a modest suggestion. Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society. If they wanna impress me, they can put up a sign that says "Seniors and handicapped only" by the bench and bring them hot tea.
 
2011-02-08 2:19:53 PM  

amindtat: bunner: Seriously, guys? Freedom? America?

I got an invitation to go on a ride with an MC that is local to me, so I decided to check out their website before the ride. I got a kick out of the fact that they will SELL you this patch for your vest:

But they have a (notarized) contract about HOW you wear your patches: Link (new window)

And strict diagrams about where your patches go on your vest: Link (new window)

Oh, and here's their general rules page: Link (new window)

/so much for anarchy
//didn't go for a ride with them


The Girls Scouts are just as picky about their patches too.
I was all "First you want me to sell your cookies and I dont see a cut till the big camping day and now you want me to pay a fee to have my mom sew the badge on my sash I earn from selling your cookies?"

And they were all "Yeah, thats right."

And then I was all, "Aww hell naw!" but my mom wouldnt let me quit those biatches because she had shiat to do every Tuesday after school from 4:00 till 5:30 and was to cheap to pay for a sitter.

So you know. FARK GANGS
 
2011-02-08 2:20:18 PM  

bunner:

Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society.


That is the description of every single "law enforcement" agency in America.
 
2011-02-08 2:22:36 PM  

lehmac: amindtat: bunner: Seriously, guys? Freedom? America?

I got an invitation to go on a ride with an MC that is local to me, so I decided to check out their website before the ride. I got a kick out of the fact that they will SELL you this patch for your vest:

But they have a (notarized) contract about HOW you wear your patches: Link (new window)

And strict diagrams about where your patches go on your vest: Link (new window)

Oh, and here's their general rules page: Link (new window)

/so much for anarchy
//didn't go for a ride with them

The Girls Scouts are just as picky about their patches too.
I was all "First you want me to sell your cookies and I dont see a cut till the big camping day and now you want me to pay a fee to have my mom sew the badge on my sash I earn from selling your cookies?"

And they were all "Yeah, thats right."

And then I was all, "Aww hell naw!" but my mom wouldnt let me quit those biatches because she had shiat to do every Tuesday after school from 4:00 till 5:30 and was to cheap to pay for a sitter.

So you know. FARK GANGS


But you gotta admit, those cookies ARE pretty damn good.
 
2011-02-08 2:23:26 PM  
bunner "Yeah, for the most part, I do."

Are you in an MC? if not...then no you dont.... You do know the Club doesnt condone those actions as a whole...but may look the other way if members sell or participate in those actions...unless it brings unwanted heat on to the club.... please see "RICO", and then know why they have not and will not ever be found guilty of RICO acts...

you also know that there are plenty of members that dont partake in any crime, drugs, prostitution...and many that have no arrests and have perfect records.

as for the bench..its their property, they can do with it what they want.
 
2011-02-08 2:24:12 PM  

BillSmith70: bunner:

Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society.

That is the description of every single "law enforcement" agency in America.


Now we're getting somewhere.

Ever get the feeling that if there was no more "establishment" or any more "citizens" to shock, rail against and make say "UH OH!" that all of this sh*t would sort of just fade into obscurity?

Gangs have one message. "YOU BETTER BE AFRAID OF US!"

Cause, yeah, that's useful and productive and garners appreciation and respect disgust.
 
2011-02-08 2:25:58 PM  

RSWarrior: the Club doesnt condone those actions as a whole...but may look the other way if members sell or participate in those actions...unless it brings unwanted heat on to the club.... please see "RICO", and then know why they have not and will not ever be found guilty of RICO acts...


Wow.

Just like cops.
 
2011-02-08 2:26:03 PM  

RSWarrior: bunner "Yeah, for the most part, I do."

Are you in an MC? if not...then no you dont.... You do know the Club doesnt condone those actions as a whole...but may look the other way if members sell or participate in those actions...unless it brings unwanted heat on to the club.... please see "RICO", and then know why they have not and will not ever be found guilty of RICO acts...

you also know that there are plenty of members that dont partake in any crime, drugs, prostitution...and many that have no arrests and have perfect records.

as for the bench..its their property, they can do with it what they want.


Can they keep black people off it?
 
2011-02-08 2:26:59 PM  

bunner: BillSmith70: bunner:

Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society.

That is the description of every single "law enforcement" agency in America.

Now we're getting somewhere.

Ever get the feeling that if there was no more "establishment" or any more "citizens" to shock, rail against and make say "UH OH!" that all of this sh*t would sort of just fade into obscurity?

Gangs have one message. "YOU BETTER BE AFRAID OF US!"

Cause, yeah, that's useful and productive and garners appreciation and respect disgust.


Why are you bringing up gangs? What do the Crips, Bloods, and other scum have to do with a park bench that is the clubs property?
 
2011-02-08 2:31:54 PM  

BillSmith70: bunner:

Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society.

That is the description of every single "law enforcement" agency in America.

Oprahs Book Club meeting held in Westchester.
 
2011-02-08 3:06:23 PM  
Sonny Barger said it best, "Treat me good, I'll treat you better; treat me bad, I'll treat you worse."
I see those guys around sometimes and I just ignore them. I've never known them to beat the living crap out of someone that wasn't trying to ruffle their feathers and I've never heard of them passing by some random dude with a broke down Motor bike and not giving him a hand.
 
2011-02-08 3:12:02 PM  

bunner: BillSmith70: bunner:

Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society.

That is the description of every single "law enforcement" agency in America.

Now we're getting somewhere.

Ever get the feeling that if there was no more "establishment" or any more "citizens" to shock, rail against and make say "UH OH!" that all of this sh*t would sort of just fade into obscurity?

Gangs have one message. "YOU BETTER BE AFRAID OF US!"

Cause, yeah, that's useful and productive and garners appreciation and respect disgust.


Actually the Hell's Angels formed post-war when lots of young men got out, felt the need for freedom and stifled by social norms. The image of cruising the highways as part of a pack outside of society and answerable only to itself has a certain appeal to men who have seen the worst of humanity and a large percentage of new members in the HA and alot of biker clubs is veterans. Usually veterans who go undiagnosed for PTSD and yes, the a good percentage of Angels members are involved in something criminal but it is by no means the majority and if you consider the damage these men could do if left un....

Aw hell, I can't keep that up, My uncle is a member, I was offered a chance to ride with them when I got out, the truth is alot of them are violent assholes barely kept in check by their chapter's older, more respected members and, without reading the article this sounds like one of those chapters that has let itself get old, gentrify in to a bunch of flabby money grubbers, and keeps it's mouth shut around the outlaw core of the club.
 
2011-02-08 3:24:59 PM  

elochai: Sonny Barger said it best, "Treat me good, I'll treat you better; treat me bad, I'll treat you worse."
I see those guys around sometimes and I just ignore them. I've never known them to beat the living crap out of someone that wasn't trying to ruffle their feathers and I've never heard of them passing by some random dude with a broke down Motor bike and not giving him a hand.


I have a weird collection of bikes. None of which
is an old Harley. Nevertheless, I had broken down on
my old Honda (broken chain) and a member of a local
MC stopped to help me push the bike up the hill I
was sitting on. I told the guy, "Thanks for stopping.
I never would have thought you'd stop to help someone on
a Honda." He said, "Hey, you're on two wheels.
We've got to stick together."
Sounds good to me.
 
2011-02-08 3:41:25 PM  
I think Angel is a pretty cool guy. eh guards benches and doesnt afraid of anything.
 
2011-02-08 4:17:41 PM  
Someone should spray paint Bandidos MC on the bench. That bench will be gone by nightfall.
 
2011-02-08 4:41:56 PM  
Why don't they just move the bench inside?
 
2011-02-08 6:03:36 PM  
The HA have a PR problem they've been trying to clean up for a while with things like Christmas toy drives. They also would be smart to avoid further raising their profile with law enforcement. They may win their cases fairly often, but lawyers are farkin' expensive. Neither goal is furthered at all by stomping tourists in the East Village. So you put up a barrier on the bench, stumble back into the clubhouse, and cringe a little inside.
 
2011-02-08 8:57:23 PM  

bunner:

Is it a public park bench? It's a fu*king park bench. I mean.. that's not street thug turf war bullsh*t? Cause it sure seems like it. IT'S a PARK BENCH. Here's a modest suggestion. Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society. If they wanna impress me, they can put up a sign that says "Seniors and handicapped only" by the bench and bring them hot tea.




What if it was a bench on your porch, or in your case a bench in your moms basement?
 
2011-02-09 2:52:37 AM  
Maybe they should ask the Satan's Helpers for advice

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2011-02-09 9:45:11 AM  

LOGICAL_PSYCHO: bunner:

Is it a public park bench? It's a fu*king park bench. I mean.. that's not street thug turf war bullsh*t? Cause it sure seems like it. IT'S a PARK BENCH. Here's a modest suggestion. Violent, pushy, selfish packs of self-important people serve no useful purpose in society. If they wanna impress me, they can put up a sign that says "Seniors and handicapped only" by the bench and bring them hot tea.


What if it was a bench on your porch, or in your case a bench in your moms basement?


My mom hasn't required a house or a basement for a long time, but I guess snotty net.clichès are easier than thinking if you're only plan is to be an insulting douchebnag. : )

If it was on my porch and there was somebody sitting on it, I'd say "Um, can I help you?"

And if they said "I've been walking and I'm very tired and this looked so lovely, do you mind if I sit here a bit?" I'd say "no, that's what benches are for" and maybe bring them some lemonade.

If it was some jerkoff blazing up a five rock, I think some dancing might ensue. Situations require reflection, benches are just benches. Clichès are lame.
 
2011-02-09 11:19:02 AM  
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Best quote ever:

After the real Hell's Satans kidnap Marge and Homer gets her back.

"My wife isn't a doobie to passed around! When I married her I made a vow to bogart her for the rest of my life."
 
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