Road Warrior Meets Its End . . .

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Hippie
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Post by Hippie » Sat Sep 26, 2009 3:18 pm

Amskeptic wrote: The reality of a car crash is that there are all kinds of physics that just about appear to be happenstance.
It's all about the rate of change of velocity and direction upon impact.
Amskeptic wrote:The weird thing about walking away from a crash like that is the swirling question of what to do with your life.
Colin
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Post by hambone » Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:30 pm

Near death experiences change things though. All the crap we invent in our heads instantly evaporates.
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Post by Cindy » Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:39 pm

hambone wrote: All the crap we invent in our heads instantly evaporates.
A very good thing.

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Or you don't.” ― Stephen King, The Stand

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Post by Lanval » Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:40 pm

Statistically, every day is a near-death experience. Some are more apparent than others. If a near-death experience causes you to change your life, so much the better... but the real question is "why were you doing X anyway, if that isn't what you want to die doing?"

I teach; I kind of hope I keel over doing it. Not too soon, though.

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Post by werksberg » Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:53 pm

Lanval...so you are a teacher? I'm also a "former" educator too!
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Post by chitwnvw » Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:56 pm

hambone wrote:Near death experiences change things though. All the crap we invent in our heads instantly evaporates.
That goes away. With time.

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Post by James Dwan » Tue Oct 13, 2009 8:38 pm

I am completely disgusted with The Samba mods - they were looking for an excuse to lock your thread - and found a pretty lame one IMHO!

Anyway my 77 won an award - but it was inferred that I got it because of all the BS I have put up with in the restoration of my 23 Window. Which will be in paint by the end of November :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

So I guess you won't be coming back through Tejas this year? :pale:
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Post by hambone » Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:57 am

I haven't read the forums there in some time. After reading that response to his thread now I see why.
It's a shame because most forum members over there have real respect and dignity, and it is a great technical resource. Anything else, not so much...
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Post by chitwnvw » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:04 am

::trollsign::

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hambone
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Post by hambone » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:06 am

Yeah you're right. But the way they responded to Colin was upsetting.
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Post by bretski » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:07 am

^ Who's trolling? Did I miss something? Sorry, I'm only on my first cup of joe...
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Post by hambone » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:25 am

Me I think. I was sorta being a bitch but I cleaned up my previous post a bit. But the sentiment still stands.
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Post by Pearl » Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:18 am

Patience, dear, patience... it will come, never mind those silly fools over there. One can state one's desires, but no one is likely to call unless one also goes seeking.

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Post by werksberg » Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:41 am

Back to the subject matter......giving the Big "C" some Bus leads....
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Post by Amskeptic » Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:06 am

James Dwan wrote: Anyway my 77 won an award - but it was inferred that I got it because of all the BS I have put up with in the restoration of my 23 Window. Which will be in paint by the end of November :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

So I guess you won't be coming back through Tejas this year? :pale:
Wow. Must have been that stunning timing scale nail polish . . .

I was asking about the 23-window in another thread, and here you go, look forward to seeing the results.

I may very well be in Tejas shortly, like within two to three weeks . . . :cyclopsani:
Colin
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Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,845 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 112,885 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,899 miles

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