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    Yea I missed the north/south thing.

    I got nothing.

    ODP, Storm King, MTB Im just wild guessing looking at my map now

    Someone will find him it sounds like though
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    The 180į and those two trees are what I'm going on.

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    You will find him. No doubt. Those who know the trails, know that section. Most of us ride these trails enough, that we almost have a video memory of every little bump, corner, etc.... This game is fun!
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    I ride the same trail over and over so I'm not to good at this game I need to go explore!

    yea yellow-man game was a good idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KTMDirtFace View Post
    I ride the same trail over and over so I'm not to good at this game I need to go explore!

    yea yellow-man game was a good idea.
    Lots of variety out here! Even in the Phil's triangle there are all sorts of options. Especially when you begin to ride across the network and then tie the trails together. Infinite possibilities.
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    Quote Originally Posted by willem3 View Post
    Lots of variety out here! Even in the Phil's triangle there are all sorts of options. Especially when you begin to ride across the network and then tie the trails together. Infinite possibilities.
    So what's the common understanding of where the Phil's triangle area ends on the western edge? SK? Upper whoops? Or do you think of everything from Rd 370 to Phil's trailhead to be in?

    And, yeah, it's a good game, especially for those of us still exploring some of these trails for the 1st time. Never been on Flagline until this year, for example.

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    Great thread, keep it up. We are coming over in OCTOBER!
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    Look at how many tracks there are. Looks like maybe something super common like Whoops or something. Crap, though, too much light.... I'm lost...

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    Quote Originally Posted by gnome de plume View Post
    So what's the common understanding of where the Phil's triangle area ends on the western edge?
    I think of "Phils Triangle" as being the area encompassed by Skyliner Road to the north, forest service road 300 to the West, and Century Drive to the south, but I don't think there is any official definition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thuren View Post
    Look at how many tracks there are. Looks like maybe something super common like Whoops or something. Crap, though, too much light.... I'm lost...

    Also take a look at the type of foliage. The trees are kind of dry and scraggly, and there is the manzanita brush on the ground. You don't find that type of flora at higher elevations. That consistency of dirt isn't found higher up either.

    Nice work, Willem! When you first posted the pics my initial reaction was, "those suck" but now I think it was a good spot.

    Darnit, I'm still at work! I wonder if I can get up to where Ithink it is this evening?

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    I'm going to go explore some north/south trails I always skip in the morning before work

    This game is making me try new trails, I'm like whoops whoops whoops, lair, whoops, upper whoops, whoops.. that's like all I do. The manzinita reminds me of upper whoops, phils from the helipad, or some of kents. But those are all wrong so.. I dunno where the yellow punk is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KTMDirtFace View Post
    This game is making me try new trails...
    That is cool.

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    On the Move

    Yellowman has found a new place to enjoy. It's by the water and has a great view. Location Location as they say in the real Estate biz.

    No rule breaking this time as I didn't want kill Shiggys buzz.




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    Dangit, it turns out I knew that spot in the trail but by the time I got there (about 5pm)...Yellowman was GONE!

    Man!!! You snooze, you lose.
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    One of the best MTBR Oregon threads.

    Carry on.
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    OK so now that he moved what trail was that?

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    So where is that? I thought Mrazek until Willem said in was on a north-south trail.

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    MTB aka Mike's, in between Kent's and Ben's.

    Edit: Regarding the handlebars, they're Jones Original H-Bars. It's kind of a singlespeed thing I guess. I like them alright but the backsweep is a little more than I like. That's my wife's bike I was on tonight. My bike is the blue one pictured earlier in this thread with Groovy Luv Handles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzsaw58 View Post
    Yellowman has found a new place to enjoy. It's by the water and has a great view. Location Location as they say in the real Estate biz.

    No rule breaking this time as I didn't want kill Shiggys buzz.



    Are will still on this location? Bottom of South Fork before it reaches Tumalo Creek? (I'll have no chance to czech it out for a few days)

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    We were resolving Willem's spot. Regarding the current "water with a great view", I think it is not S.F, but I could be wrong.

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    I don't recognize the new location either. where the heck is there water nearby any trails around here? I have an idea, but not sure I don't recognize that rock sticking out.

    lol I suck at this game. But that trail looks fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    Also take a look at the type of foliage. The trees are kind of dry and scraggly, and there is the manzanita brush on the ground. You don't find that type of flora at higher elevations. That consistency of dirt isn't found higher up either.

    Nice work, Willem! When you first posted the pics my initial reaction was, "those suck" but now I think it was a good spot.

    Darnit, I'm still at work! I wonder if I can get up to where Ithink it is this evening?
    Thanks Nat. I have another location in mind for next time. Something with more rock features. Fun to challenge everyone. I ride MTB trail quite often.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzsaw58 View Post
    Yellowman has found a new place to enjoy. It's by the water and has a great view. Location Location as they say in the real Estate biz.

    No rule breaking this time as I didn't want kill Shiggys buzz.
    Pretty cryptic, but I have an idea on this one too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    Dangit, it turns out I knew that spot in the trail but by the time I got there (about 5pm)...Yellowman was GONE!

    Man!!! You snooze, you lose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by willem3 View Post
    Better photos than mine!!!
    How old is your camera?

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    My best "guess" is SF between the footbridge and Tumalo?? I am 150 miles away, so no chance of checking out my theory

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    How old is your camera?
    IPhone 4! Should have brought my 12 megapixel Canon.
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    Hiding well

    My best "guess" is SF between the footbridge and Tumalo??
    Wrong


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    Fork in the trail...Not South Fork.
    Think Czech and stay down low.
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    Mrazek--where it starts to head out of Shevlin Park...

    This is a really fun game.

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    I was thinking Shevlin Park, on the southeast side of the loop, where it heads back down to the creek.
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    That last spot was a bit tricky. This next spot should be easier so more people can get a crack at it. I wanted to go up higher (like to Met/Win or something) but I ran out of time and didn't want to violate rule #2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by willem3 View Post
    I have another location in mind for next time. Something with more rock features. Fun to challenge everyone.
    Cool, cool. Can't wait to see it!

    Everyone try to keep in mind rule #3:
    Yellowman should be easily found by anyone who knows where to look for him (i.e., the object is not to make him impossible to find)

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    I would have hoped that someone would have been kind enough to take the little fellow where he could watch the big race on Sat. Guess that did not happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woodman View Post
    I would have hoped that someone would have been kind enough to take the little fellow where he could watch the big race on Sat. Guess that did not happen.
    It's not too late. Bust out your lights, Woody!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    It's not too late. Bust out your lights, Woody!
    I have already gotten in my ride for the day, and already gotten in one night ride this. Settling in for a movie now.

    As soon as I can locate that little guy, I am going to ride him up to Duodenum so he can help us build some new trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    That last spot was a bit tricky. This next spot should be easier so more people can get a crack at it. I wanted to go up higher (like to Met/Win or something) but I ran out of time and didn't want to violate rule #2.
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    Hmmm ... stumped I'm afraid. Nat, is that the trail that snakes up the left side of the photo? I like it, although it looks like the kind of trail that has reduced my 42 tooth chain ring to a 38.

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    Sorry, how about this?
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    That's pretty funny considering you dislike that trail!
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    Also stumped. I thought it might be farewell, but I just rode down that today and don't remember any rocks slabs like that But looks like something I want to ride down

    So I did do some new trails( to me ) though this weekend, saturday did flagline, today did northfork/farewell loop.

    Maybe I will be able to recognize more things now when yellow man moves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seedy View Post
    That's pretty funny considering you dislike that trail!
    LOL! That particular portion of it isn't so bad. I use it to get home.

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    I have learned to love it, the whole length, in a masochistic kind of way. Unfortunately I will be out working on Wanoga tomorrow and won't get to take Yellowman on his next adventure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    Sorry, how about this?
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    much better. now I can say with certainty, I have no idea where that is.
    well, I have a sense of where it is, but I haven't ridden through that way yet.

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    Looks like the rock band on Mrazic about 5-6 miles out of Shavlin t'me.

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    Hint: You can see it from Century Dr.

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    I checked on him last night he is resting comfortably. Still has that goofy little grin on his face.

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    Tabernac! I rode right by the little guy on Sunday, but had not connected the dots, as it were. If I can get to him first this afternoon, he'll be heading to higher elevation. He needs to get out of the dust for a while.
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    Keep him going!
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    Fail

    If someone doesn't get him today I'm going to go get him and put him in captivity again. You know sitting by the fireplace, taking a sauna, a massage and out for a beer. Who knows he may meet a Yellowgirl at 10 barrel and run off.

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    I would have got him last weekend but I have no clue where that rock is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzsaw58 View Post
    If someone doesn't get him today I'm going to go get him and put him in captivity again. You know sitting by the fireplace, taking a sauna, a massage and out for a beer. Who knows he may meet a Yellowgirl at 10 barrel and run off.
    Awesome! I will be in Europe for two-weeks and look forward to following his travels!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KTMDirtFace View Post
    I would have got him last weekend but I have no clue where that rock is.
    Subtle hint: It's on C.O.D across the street from Tetherow club house, on the ridge, overlooking Century Dr., next to a big flaming bush looking sculpture that somebody made, kind of above where that big metal power pole used to be.

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    Hahahaha.

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    Subtle hint: It's on C.O.D across the street from Tetherow club house, on the ridge, overlooking Century Dr., next to a big flaming bush looking sculpture that somebody made, kind of above where that big metal power pole used to be
    Man that made me laugh........Good times.

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    was up there today around 10:00 a.m. and he has run off! Or maybe he jumped. At any rate he was not in his cave. Who's got him?
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    Is he drinking beer at Brew Works?
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    Quote Originally Posted by seedy View Post
    was up there today around 10:00 a.m. and he has run off! Or maybe he jumped. At any rate he was not in his cave. Who's got him?
    Jo and I rolled through at 4PM and noticed the same thing, Yellowman has moved on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzsaw58 View Post
    If someone doesn't get him today I'm going to go get him and put him in captivity again. You know sitting by the fireplace, taking a sauna, a massage and out for a beer. Who knows he may meet a Yellowgirl at 10 barrel and run off.

    You treat your hijack captives well. Sitting by a fireplace, saunas, massage, beer, and introducing them to women at 10 Barrel. Last time you took YM out for a good breakfast.

    Can you please hijack me?

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    Hehehe Nat, that means I'd have to buy a GPS and that will never happen...
    Either way, he sure gets around. Reminds me of an old girlfriend....

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    I was up on Flagline Tie and the Ridge Loop area today.... no sign of 'im.

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    Missing in action

    No joy here. Who has YM?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzsaw58 View Post
    No joy here. Who has YM?
    Maybe Paul took him to Oakridge
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    not funny?
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    I know you started this Nat but where is the little dude? I thought one of the three rules of the game was making Yellowman easy to find and thereby encouraging riders to get out and find him and possibly hit trails they have never been on before. I don't think most of us ride with GPS units

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    Quote Originally Posted by RTurner View Post
    I know you started this Nat but where is the little dude? I thought one of the three rules of the game was making Yellowman easy to find and thereby encouraging riders to get out and find him and possibly hit trails they have never been on before. I don't think most of us ride with GPS units
    The coordinates were just a joke since everyone was having a hard time locating the last spot across from Tetherow. He seems to be missing in action.

    I thought that lost spot was going to be too obvious actually since it has such high traffic, but I guess I was wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    He seems to be missing in action.
    Shoot! I was going down there in a week and was hoping to play.

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    I hope the game didn't just die. I'd be pretty bummed.

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    Hmmm... (the somehow warm yet crisp sound of a meershaum pipe being rapped against an open palm can be softly heard in the background) "I think this is a case for Holms and Watson my good man".

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    Maybe the furry little rodent got him...
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    Well....

    Ym disappearing taking all the fun out of this game. Nat do you have a replacement?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    The coordinates were just a joke since everyone was having a hard time locating the last spot across from Tetherow. He seems to be missing in action.

    I thought that lost spot was going to be too obvious actually since it has such high traffic, but I guess I was wrong.
    Well, YM may have been too obvious there are was found by a non-player.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy View Post
    Well, YM may have been too obvious there are was found by a non-player.
    I guess. I thought it was tucked away out of view enough. I don't know why anyone would've gone walking over the pile of rocks to where I hid him since the riding line was several feet away.

    Does everyone want to start again with some surrogate YM?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    I guess. I thought it was tucked away out of view enough. I don't know why anyone would've gone walking over the pile of rocks to where I hid him since the riding line was several feet away.

    Does everyone want to start again with some surrogate YM?
    My guess it was not a rider that found him but a hiker/walker who may have walked down the rocks. From the look of the pics, I would have if I was on foot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy View Post
    My guess it was not a rider that found him but a hiker/walker who may have walked down the rocks. From the look of the pics, I would have if I was on foot.
    I don't know man, the pics may not show it well, but it was tucked off to the side. I don't know why anyone would have peeked over there if he didn't know to look over there.

    I'm hoping whoever took him placed him on the ELV stump with all of the other trinkets.

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    Sounds like a mission, I'll head out there this afternoon to check after I out my bike back together unless someone beats me to it.

    And, yes, if you have a surrogate lets get em out there, where did Yellowman come from anyway?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RTurner View Post
    And, yes, if you have a surrogate lets get em out there, where did Yellowman come from anyway?
    I just found him outside and stuck him in my pocket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    I just found him outside and stuck him in my pocket.

    Sounds like somebody else did the same thing.

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    I miss him so much! WAHHHHHHH!

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    Sounds like it is time for a replacement YM? I miss seeing all the adventure pics of the little guy!!

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    Looked in the toy isle in Target and Freddies last night, no obvious YM replacement called out to me, anybody have a Gumby hanging around?

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    Yellowman Replacment??

    So I raided my kidís toys and have a few options for the board (Nat) to consider for a replacement for the original Yellowman. We have Pinocchio, Batman, c3po, Yellowman 2.0, and Fiona as options. Not sure anyone likes the idea of a Yellowman 2.0 since he is so similar and we may not have had adequate mourning time for the loss of the original Yellowman. I could genetically alter this neutral 2.0 by gluing a wig or something and make it a she. Maybe the long lost original Yellowman will resurface with the availability of a love interest.
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    Ym ii

    I vote for YM II

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    I vote for YM II as well (I"m too far away to play but having fun watching the Yellowman adventures).

    BTW - what about putting a tag on Yellowman with a message something like "Hi. I'm Yellowman. I'm part of a game so please leave me where you found me. If I disappear from this spot, there'll be lots of sad faces. Thanks for letting me play!"

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    YM II with a scribbled on mustache, ala Spike, Snoopy's brother.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheotherH View Post
    I vote for YM II as well (I"m too far away to play but having fun watching the Yellowman adventures).

    BTW - what about putting a tag on Yellowman with a message something like "Hi. I'm Yellowman. I'm part of a game so please leave me where you found me. If I disappear from this spot, there'll be lots of sad faces. Thanks for letting me play!"
    Let's go high tech and put a QR code on him!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DRTTherapy View Post
    So I raided my kidís toys and have a few options for the board (Nat) to consider for a replacement for the original Yellowman. We have Pinocchio, Batman, c3po, Yellowman 2.0, and Fiona as options. Not sure anyone likes the idea of a Yellowman 2.0 since he is so similar and we may not have had adequate mourning time for the loss of the original Yellowman. I could genetically alter this neutral 2.0 by gluing a wig or something and make it a she. Maybe the long lost original Yellowman will resurface with the availability of a love interest.
    AWESOME!!! Where'd you get YM II? I wonder what kids' place in town has them?

    Anyway, I say DRTTherapy gets to restart the game with YM Jr.!

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    Our 5 yr. old got him from the dentist a while back. He gave approval and is so excited about donating his Yellowman to the game. We will try to get out on a YM 2.0 launch ride this PM.

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    I vote for Gumby, dambit!



    I think I know where to get one cheap. (Sorry, Pokey is not included)

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    Yellowman II.. the bendy arms/legs help him stick in good spots.

    Or Gumby good too.
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    Okay you headbangers, today I finally found the mystery swing from page 2!
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    I've never seen that. Can you provide a clue?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirt farmer View Post
    I've never seen that. Can you provide a clue?
    Seeeeeeeeeeeecret trail off of KGB.

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    Got it

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    Ym II....................

    .....................has subbed in and is now in the game.
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    Oh...oh...oh, I know where that is!!

    Glad to see YM back in action!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DRTTherapy View Post
    So I raided my kidís toys and have a few options for the board (Nat) to consider for a replacement for the original Yellowman. We have Pinocchio, Batman, c3po, Yellowman 2.0, and Fiona as options. Not sure anyone likes the idea of a Yellowman 2.0 since he is so similar and we may not have had adequate mourning time for the loss of the original Yellowman. I could genetically alter this neutral 2.0 by gluing a wig or something and make it a she. Maybe the long lost original Yellowman will resurface with the availability of a love interest.
    YM2 would be my choice
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    While I cannot come anywhere near to taking your bike seriously, I must give you a hearty "Thank you" for the little critter! (Plus, you saved me the cost of a Gumby!)

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    Thank your young son for YMII for us, and thank him for the bike loan as well.

    I am stumped on the location.
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    He was excited and we had fun hiding YMII.

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    Yes, thanks to DRT Jr. for saving the game with YM Jr.

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