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It seems like such a good idea at the time, right? You're at the bar, or the state fair, or some amusement park and hey, what's that? A mechanical bull? "Sure, I could totally ride that," you think.

And when it starts, it's nice and easy and, wow, maybe you were right. This ain't so tough! Then it speeds up. Suddenly you're jerking left and right, rocking back and forth faster and faster and your grip loosens and WHOOSH! Now you're on the ground—the cushioned ground, thankfully—wondering what the heck just happened. Let's do it again!

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