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Old 08-17-2003, 05:16 PM
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Heard that Laurie - ....'there is tread on my tyres'.. - may be without his car for a while.

There a real story there. No more test drives for potential customers.

Would have liked to have heard what Carmen said when Laurie got home - ...'Laaauurrie whaaat have you dooone...'??

Might leave that one alone.
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That doesn't sound like it can be left alone so quickly.... Who was driving at the time? There was a bit of an incident up here last year where a potential buyer felt the need to check the frontal impact abilities of the car
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Well here goes - guess I must be careful relating this story as I have it third hand

I was told by a reliable source that Laurie was alone and crossed the car up going onto or down a freeway ramp. It appears he may have kept the foot in and it went around into a pole on the freeway road edge backwards.

It gets worse because the pole apparently came down onto the rolebar edge and crashed down through the middle of the car

Again I am careful as this has come third hand.

Possibly someone in Victoria can confirm this or correct the story. Sounds really sh... though.

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19 brand new
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19 brand new
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20 old members yet to pay renewals.
Where's my abacus?..

Thats 40 +19 = 59 - 20 = 39

Yep..gettin better as far as I'm concerned
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Old 08-18-2003, 11:27 PM
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Bernie - that whole "pole landing on the Cobra" scenario sounds eerily familiar to what I went through about 5 years ago... I hope he's alright?
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Thats 40 +19 = 59 - 20 = 39
40+19= 59 current paid up members

20 old members yet to pay up.

that's 59+20=79

Getting better than what

Put down the abacus and have another drink my friend.
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3 Victorians go to the shops to escape the constant drizzle outside. While inside, they each put in $10- to buy an umbrella.

The checkout chick isn't too smart, but soon realises that she's overcharged them. She runs out to hand them back $5-. Seeing that they are wearing Cobra jackets and figuring that they don't need all the money back, she puts $2- in her pocket, and gives each of the guys $1- each.

So, the guys paid $9- each ($10- outlay, less $1- returned)
Checkout chick pockets $2-

3x $9 = $27
1x $2 = $ 2
TOTAL= $29

Where'd the other dollar go?????

Who's in control of the abacus now!?!
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My goodness those QLD nights must be boring.....

Why would we go inside to get out of the rain when we drive Cobras (no roof)

If they paid 30 dollars and they got 5 back that would make the umbrellas worth $8.333333333333.

If she pocketed another 2 dollar that would make the umbrellas worth $9. the extra dollar never existed. The bird behind the counter was obviously a Queenslander and with that $2 she stole she could put a good deposit on a Qld property on the gold coast.
The only reason the Vic and NSW property prices are so high is to keep the QLD scum up north.
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And poor old Aussie's brain hurts because of all that sh*t beer he consumed on his visit north, not because of you poor effort at maths
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Put down the abacus and have another drink my friend.
Damn good idea ... Your shout...I'll have a scotch & dry taa....2 blocks of ice...stirred anti-clockwise...AND

Dont forget the chips

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And poor old Aussie's brain hurts because of all that sh*t beer he consumed on his visit north, not because of you poor effort at maths
Nothing wrong with the caronas Jason..well not originally anyways.
Us Banana benders are very hospitable types..we dont mind feeding our southern brothers the odd drink now and then when they visit with us.
The problem we have is gettin the bluddy cat to sit on the bottles we shout ya.
Oopps!..now ya know why I was late gettin there

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Thats why your beer is called XXXX, coz they couldnt get away with p!ss on the label!

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Dad's a Banana Bender now, living up in Hervey bay and he calls XXXX "barbed wire". He's strictly home brew or VB these days.

I enjoyed the Coronas. Only wish I didn't have to drive back to the Hotel or I could have enjoyed a few more

Hope to extend some hospitality to you folks when you're down south.

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I have lived in Qld all my adult life and still cant drink that fox Pi## they call xxxx actually i like cacade from tazzy its not a bad drop. but i will drink anything else before i drink xxxx.

hope we can come down and run a muck in melbourne .
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I have lived in Qld all my adult life and still cant drink that fox Pi## they call xxxx actually i like cacade from tazzy its not a bad drop. but i will drink anything else before i drink xxxx.

hope we can come down and run a muck in melbourne .
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Scott, we agree on almost everything, but I'm afraid you're wrong about XXXX. At least the Goldies.... Give me a handful of ice cold Golds while standing around a barby with a bunch of friends, and I'm in heaven.

If I'm having heavies though, I have to admit I do have the occasional VB
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I would have to agree with you Craig.
Haveing lived in far north QLD for 12 years I did develop a taste for XXX gold.
Also I will never knock back a Crownie
One funny thing a Queenslander said to me once before was,
Only 2 good things come out of Victoria - The Beer and the Hume hwy.
As you could guess, he was a VB drinker
Sadly I think he was haveing a dig at me because at that stage I had only been in Qld for 2 years.
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Hey guys

Skippy - did you get the SPF you mentioned on 11/8 ?

Cheers

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Hi all again

Wayne COB351

Which of the Shoe makers did you take around the F1 track.

I saw the Robnell cars at the Tattersall stand on Sunday and they looked great there and on the track with the drivers.

You may have answered this ealier. Sorry its an age thing

A credit to Rob Darnell and you guys. It was great for our marque .

One more question ? What colour is your paint blue?


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