Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Everything Else > Off-Topic

Everything not about BMWs. Posts must be "primetime safe" and in good taste. No personal attacks allowed. Political posting is restricted to the Political Science forum!

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2015, 12:58 PM
Paul335i's Avatar
Paul335i Paul335i is online now
I'm smarter than you're.
Location: MA
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1,802
Mein Auto: 2015 VW GTI Autobahn
35 years ago today.........

Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Autoputzer Autoputzer is online now
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: NW Floriduh
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 2,999
Mein Auto: 535i
I had no animosity toward John Lennon. But, he seem to attract a lot of male fans who were just plain creepy. When creepy people blow up, they do so in very creepy ways. Considering his creepy following, John Lennon should have taken measures to ensure his own security.

Totally unrelated, that was the same week that a friend's girlfriend got an abortion.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2015, 07:03 PM
Mr._Graybeard Mr._Graybeard is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Wisconsin
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 783
Mein Auto: '95 540i, E30, E24
I don't think Mark Chapman was what you'd consider a fan.

Lennon expressed unpopular opinions at a time when those doing so could pay a dear price for it. He was a target long before he was killed. If he wasn't well aware of that, he was naive. ... but I suspect he was well aware of it.

It brings to mind this Tom Paxton song:

Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Everything Else > Off-Topic
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms