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Hi!<p>Was on the way accross town, passing by Radisson SAS when I saw this outside. Anyone recognise themselves?<p>//Jonas<p> <IMG SRC="http://omelett.net/swedespeed_1.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br> <IMG SRC="http://omelett.net/swedespeed_2.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jonas_lindquist)

May be they are still enjoying their car in your beautiful country... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jonas_lindquist)

It wasn't us, but we were there recently...<p><IMG SRC="http://shim1.shutterfly.com/procgserv/47b6d937b3127cce98548a7047b600000017102ActWTZo5bsV" BORDER="0"><p>Thanks to Jonas (and others) for the local info and the gracious welcome in beautiful Sweden. And thanks to this forum for making the whole process a most enjoyable experience!
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jackf)

The other day, driving from Marstrand to Göteborg, i spotted a red-plated S40 T5 on the road. I drove up behind it and when the road became a dual-carrigeway, I held a sign in window showing the text "SWEDESPEED?". The driver, male approx 60, looked at me as if "what the "#¤"#¤ are you talking about"...<p>That concludes that not all OSD:ers visit swedespeed...<IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"><p>//Jonas
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jonas_lindquist)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>jonas_lindquist</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> I held a sign in window showing the text "SWEDESPEED?". The driver, male approx 60, looked at me as if "what the "#¤"#¤ are you talking about"...<p>//Jonas</TD></TR></TABLE><p>LMAO...the thought's going thru his mind when you flashed him with that sign.
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (KillerB)

The thing is that I see you red-plates all the time, and I'm active in the forum. Although I have never had the opportunity to talk to anyone yet...
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jonas_lindquist)

The guy you flashed probably though you wanted to race... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Nice to see you're still active in the forum...
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jonas_lindquist)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>jonas_lindquist</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The thing is that I see you red-plates all the time, and I'm active in the forum. Although I have never had the opportunity to talk to anyone yet...</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I think the way your going about it is ok. I think you'll meet someone if your persistant. The other people you flash will have some storys to tell about the guy in Gothenburg. Maybe, they'll even look it up on the web when they get home and flock over.
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (KillerB)

We pulled up next to a Red Plate 2005 Monday in Tracy, California. The Red Plate was behind the California plate. I think we'll do the same when we come back next year. I promised my wife who is of Norwegian heritage that we'll celebrate her birthday next year overlooking a fiord in our new XC90.<p>Mike
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (pompa1)

I liked the idea so much that I did the OSD plate behind the CA plate I get a lot of comments off it.<p><IMG SRC="http://img81.imageshack.us/img81/5445/dscn18983gv.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (KillerB)

I think its quite hilareous that you guys dig the eurostyle plates so much... I mean, there are lots of people in Sweden who would love to have US style plates....<p>Is the grass greener on the other side...?<p>//Jonas
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jonas_lindquist)

I passed a white MY07 XC90 on the highway (E6, Båstad) last week. Looked great! The one who drove never looked at me, otherwise I would give him the thumb up <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jonas_lindquist)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>jonas_lindquist</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Is the grass greener on the other side...?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Always! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (KillerB)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>KillerB</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I liked the idea so much that I did the OSD plate behind the CA plate I get a lot of comments off it.<p><IMG SRC="http://img81.imageshack.us/img81/5445/dscn18983gv.jpg" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>I'm surprised no one made any comments about where you get gas. <p>Did anybody notice the other two cars in the photo?<p>Was this an official NASCAR fuel stop?<p>Who won the race, the R, the Lowe's car or the Budweiser car?<p>William<p>
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (William)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>William</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p><br>I'm surprised no one made any comments about where you get gas. <p>Did anybody notice the other two cars in the photo?<p>Was this an official NASCAR fuel stop?<p>Who won the race, the R, the Lowe's car or the Budweiser car?<p>William<p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes, that's Dale Ernharts car and a few others. I was racing the inner field out at California Sweedway while the NASCAR's were running the outer ring. Gas station open on the hour...every 2 hours. I was dumping 100 octaine when the oppertunity pulled up.<p>here's another shot<br><IMG SRC="http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/6499/dscn18999bn.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (jackf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>jackf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">It wasn't us, but we were there recently...<p><IMG SRC="http://shim1.shutterfly.com/procgserv/47b6d937b3127cce98548a7047b600000017102ActWTZo5bsV" BORDER="0"><p>Thanks to Jonas (and others) for the local info and the gracious welcome in beautiful Sweden. And thanks to this forum for making the whole process a most enjoyable experience!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>My family was there recently as well... here's the inside of that hotel:<br> <IMG SRC="http://dadolphson.googlepages.com/DSC_0159.JPG" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone recognise themselves? OSD 8-july 2006 (Warpedcow)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Warpedcow</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">My family was there recently as well... here's the inside of that hotel.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>For many years ago, I worked as a concierge at Radisson SAS, although I was called Sheraton at that time.... It was an extra job during the summer vacation from school. At the time, the Rolling Stones lived there....<p>I think its a great hotel! <p>//J
 
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