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    Re: The best sports car

    Lotus 7 or any of it's replicas.

    Real sports cars don't have doors with glass in them, a roof of any kind really, any more than 2 seats or a V8.

    Ideally,no windscreen except maybe an...
  2. Re: Just something that bugs me these last few days.

    100%...
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    I'm pretty sure that is a Westfield with Lotus markings
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    NOT a Caterham and definitely not a Lotus.
    It is a clubman car of some sort but not one I am familiar with and IMHO it is ugly as sin with that bonnet (hood). Without that screen and a better...
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    What polish did he/she use??? I want some!
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    Re: Further to "horrible way to die"

    I have the means and I have the intention but not ever until there is no other choice.

    I have watched the love of my life struggle, suffer and finally die over the last year and I really don't...
  7. Thread: Samantha B

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    Re: Samantha B

    FYI

    Etymology
    The term kangaroo court is often erroneously believed to have its origin from Australia's courts while it was a penal colony.[6] However, the first published instance of the term is...
  8. Re: Must see films of the last decade(and any other for that matter)

    "The Worlds Fastest Indian"
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    Re: Phone Etiquette

    If I am anywhere with friends/acquaintances etc and my phone rings I apologise for the noise, don't answer and carry on my conversation with the person I am with. Later, when more appropriate I call...
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    Re: What drowning looks like.

    Fished a bloke out one night, drunk as a monkey, he had no idea that he was drowning..

    Edited to add... HE was the drunk, not me!
  11. Thread: Aging

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    Re: Aging

    Well, I am 66 going on the next birthday, I was thinking that the oldest friend that I still have is my first wife, and we are truly friends, but then I realised that one my very best friends is my...
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    Re: Is this how you spend your golden years?

    Thanks Jeff, we must try to catch up.. I will be coming East a bit more I hope..
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    Re: Is this how you spend your golden years?

    My lovely lady was most insistent before she died that I should get out there and find a nice woman as she thought that I would "deteriorate".

    I have contacted a few but they all seem to come...
  14. Re: Australia Just Promised The Largest Investment The Great Barrier Reef Has Ever Se

    The dikes I know would definitely NOT like a boy putting a finger in them! ;)
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    Re: Suicide Ideation

    Road trip to SA whenever you need Barney... Bring kids too if that helps.
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    Re: What's your boat's name(s), and why?

    I had almost forgotten that my boat has a name, it's in 3" lettering on her transom. That could be because her name is EMANSEA. Named for the ex whom I have pretty much forgotten and myself. She was...
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    Re: navigable aqueducts

    Great thread.

    More please :)
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    Re: My MRI results, no new growth, no change.

    Wonderful news Peter. Road trip to SA sometime?
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    I love my Clubbie, more fun than any other vehicle I have ever owned. 4AGE Toyota motor with a bit done to it, 5 speed T50 and semi slicks... A recipe for joy!
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    I always liked George's rakes and pitchforks. A true craftsman!
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    This forum definitely needs a "Like" button... :)
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Seems like time for some sort of Poll;

    Is it A; Jagyouare?
    B; Jagwarr?
  23. Re: R. I. P. Major Charles Emerson Winchester III

    Be nice!
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    Re: The Demise of Diesels?

    Anyone had any experience of LPG injected Diesel engines?
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    Re: Emma Chambers dies aged 53

    Sad... She was a very clever lady.
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Ian! Be nice!
  27. Re: 8,000-Year-Old Smashed Skulls on Spikes Found in Sweden, And Nobody Knows Why

    Sharpiefan, maaate, you do indeed enrich my life.. Thank you!
  28. Thread: MaryEllen

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    Re: MaryEllen

    Ian,

    Very true words my friend.

    Cynthia was only 64 and a very young in spirit 64 at that. To be able to share her life was wonderful. To be with her for the last period of her time was an...
  29. Thread: MaryEllen

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    Re: MaryEllen

    Ian,

    I lost my wonderful Cynthia last Monday morning at 0405.
    The most wonderful, kind and generous person I have ever met so I know how you are feeling.
    Cynthia was diagnosed with pancreatic...
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    Re: Child marriages in the US

    Fixed it for you Jeff ;)
  31. Thread: Oz Politics.

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    Re: Oz Politics.

    :) Cool is cool.

    ;)
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    Re: Oz Politics.

    Weather here has been stinking hot followed by cold south easterlies. How was the weather in Uki today?
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    Re: Arrested aesthetic development

    Honda 500/4 for me....
  34. Re: Hiking and Fly Fishing Snowy Mountains Australia

    I had a mob in Mt Gambier fit a rear locker in my HiLux along with the tiny (in Size) compressor to run it. I drove across r=the Simpson a couple of times and a lot around Beachport's dunes and by...
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    Re: Some Folks Say: good things about Harley's

    They parked alongside Ducati's and anything British...

    ;)
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    Re: the doc says I qualify for hospice now

    Hi Phillip, I am truly sorry that you are so unwell and you are in my thoughts mate.

    My beautiful partner is in her very last days having survived pancreatic cancer for two years and she is now in...
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    Re: Another school shooting

    It seems that the season has opened early this year. :(
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    Re: 'The Kite Runner"

    Saw the movie as well. Worth a watch..
  39. Re: Ever looked at electric skateboard development?

    My lovely has a couple of electric folding scooters. 40Km range, 30kph top speed, 11kgs, cruise control, KERS etc. They are great fun, good sensible city transport and they fit easily into a cars...
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    Re: I can't drive 55

    I have always been a motorhead but I have also found that when I have a bike or car for the track I am just not interested in speeding, quite the opposite.

    Oh, and mine was 140mph in my 327 Monaro...
  41. Thread: A house boat

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    Re: A house boat

    What about pitching a decent tent on your pontoon boat platform? Not much weight...
  42. Thread: Bright!

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    Re: Bright!

    I have seen it. I forced myself to watch to the end in the vain hope that there would be some saving grace. There wasn't...

    What a waste of time and money, utter rubbish!

    This is of course...
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    Re: Try your hand on An Online aspergers test

    38 and you can all get stuffed! Can't call mean arseburglar muttermumble....
  44. Re: For the for the forumites not looking foreword to christmas.

    This will be my beautiful partner's last Christmas as she has terminal cancer. It will be a great Christmas day I hope with family all pulling together but it will be the saddest one of all for me. ...
  45. Thread: Santa's MG

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    Re: Santa's MG

    Spridget around here... just saying...

    Oh, and it is veeery nice too!
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    Re: who would you invite to Christmas dinner?

    Sod flamin' christmas but there a number of folk on here that welcome at my table at any time!
  47. Re: What homemade gifts are you building this year?

    My lovely lady has written me a book every Xmas but one, that year she drew an amazing "portrait" of my little doglet, so this year I have written her a wee book. This will most likely be her last...
  48. Thread: Tell Santa...

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    Re: Tell Santa...

    Don't want bikes, bucks or other bloody rubbish.

    I would however be pretty happy if my girl gets to see not just this Xmas day but a few more to boot. Preferably pain free would be a bonus...
  49. Thread: 20 pounds

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    Re: 20 pounds

    Blardy beeyoodeefull!
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    Re: I think I see the problem

    Oh, you had another mass shooting?

    How is the weather?

    Got any good barbeque recipes?

    Think I will go sunbathe.... Yaaawn..
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