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Alrighty folks, so I've been wracking my thinkin noggin to try and figure out another GTG after we had such success with the turn out for my HMB GTG. I am trying to think of events in which we not only get to look at, drive, and talk about our beloved volvos but also get to have some sort of interactive event. I know the first thought is a track day, but for a lot of people those are just to pricey for a one day event. However, I think I may have thought up something a little retro for us to do, and this time, you'll be encouraged to bring the wife or the girlfriend!<p>So, we happen to live close to one of the remaining Drive-In Theaters, Capital Drive-In, in San Jose. Its about a 45min drive from HMB, slightly shorter or longer for some of you, and its pretty much a straight shot down either 280 or 101.<p>What I am thinking is we maybe meet up around 280 and caravan down to the Drive-in. Like I said, I'm encouraging you to bring your wife or your Girlfriend on this one, as they support our expensive hobby and on so many occasions are either dragged along to a normal GTG or are stuck at home doing nothing. <p>The deal would be as follows on the movie. I'm thinking sometime mid to late June as that will have been two months since the Davis meet and two months till the Carlsen Car Show. If yall like this idea, I'll compile a list of the movies that are coming out around the decided date of the GTG and we can vote on the movie that we would like to see. <p>Lastly, this is a fairly cheap way to spend the day as well, as movie tickets are only $6 a person! Granted I know the quality isn't going to be the best in the world, but this is majorly for the novelty sake. Clean your car up, grab your best gal, meet up with your fellow car guys at the drive-In and enjoy the evening, what could be better?<p>Anyways, let me know what yall think of the idea, and if I get enough people who would be down, I'll start getting the particulars together <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Look forward to the <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> or <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> ,<br> -Chris <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (Foreveradvanced)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Foreveradvanced</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> Clean your car up, grab your best gal <p> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>1st one, no thanks. I like the dirtyR<p>2nd one, they all won't fit in the dirtyR.<p>J/k....sound awesome actually. I lived 6 blocks from the drive in theater in Alameda. But its been long long long gone. I"m def. down for this.<p>I'm assuming it'll be a late afternoon~evening meet. <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (chinaonnitrous1)

<B>If anyone wants a S60 Skid plate should fit other models</B> please let me know. I hate shipping this heavy aluminum peice. Its the same one IPD sells, including hardware.
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (chinaonnitrous1)

I'm not going to judge if you like your cars dirty and your women plentiful, thats your business <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> lol, jk.<p>Ya, it would be a mid day to evening meet. If I really get crazy I'll even find us a retro drive in burger join that we can go to before or after the movie. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>-Chris <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (Foreveradvanced)

Are there any single Volvo driving women? SUP LADIES <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (harderbeats)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>harderbeats</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Are there any single Volvo driving women? SUP LADIES <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Don't make me post some sex stories that you've let out to air.
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (chinaonnitrous1)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chinaonnitrous1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Don't make me post some sex stories that you've let out to air.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>haha hey dude just because i <i>have</i> stories doesn't mean you need to go all haterade on me brah!<p>speaking of.. sup with the body shop guy?<br>
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (harderbeats)

Alright guys, lets not de-rail the thread please. Lets just keep it to seeing if there is an interest in this GTG idea.<p>-Chris
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Foreveradvanced</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Alright guys, lets not de-rail the thread please. Lets just keep it to seeing if there is an interest in this GTG idea.<p>-Chris</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I just got yelled at. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yes I'm interested, and that Harderbeats fruitcake is interested too.
 

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Re: Bay Area GTG #2! (chinaonnitrous1)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chinaonnitrous1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>I just got yelled at. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yes I'm interested, and that Harderbeats fruitcake is interested too.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>haha I know right? My fault.. didn't mean to derail the thread<p>Definitely into it though, as always with the GTG's. Last time I was at a drive-in was.. I dunno.. when I was like 5? A longggg time ago. The old school burger spot is a cool idea too!<br>
 

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Sounds good, Hopefully my R will be done by then...
 

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Interesting idea Chris. I am always down for burger and fries.
 

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If we have it anytime after june 14th ill be there. If not i cant make it. Im enjoying myself dodging IED's and mortars out here in the Arm pit of hell!!!<br>Lucky for me I have My R as my screen saver and a clock until i get home lol!! <br>No but seriously after June 14th! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token Blk Guy</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">If we have it anytime after june 14th ill be there. If not i cant make it. Im enjoying myself dodging IED's and mortars out here in the Arm pit of hell!!! </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Can I ship my angle gear to you.....have them f*ckers use it for target practice.<p>But come back safely and soon!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chinaonnitrous1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Can I ship my angle gear to you.....have them f*ckers use it for target practice.<p>But come back safely and soon!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>LOL yeah tell me about it! I just want to get out of here and get back to my R!<p>Is this topic dead? <br>How about all of us going to Napa? Last time i was thre i saw an S4 gatherring at one of the wineries i went to. Just an idea!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token Blk Guy</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>LOL yeah tell me about it! I just want to get out of here and get back to my R!<p>Is this topic dead? <br>How about all of us going to Napa? Last time i was thre i saw an S4 gathering at one of the wineries i went to. Just an idea!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Nope, the threads not dead. I just have a lot on my plate this weekend, I'll get things together sometime early to mid next week. I'd also like to see more people saying yes/no before I go trough the trouble. I have located some retro diners though <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>-Chris
 

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Well if its anytime after June 14th (should be back in the states by then) and on a weekend pref. a sunday so i can bring the wifey I'm In.!!<p>I havent gotten tired of driving my R yet lol!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token Blk Guy</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Well if its anytime after June 14th (should be back in the states by then) and on a weekend pref. a sunday so i can bring the wifey I'm In.!!<p>I haven't gotten tired of driving my R yet lol!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Don't worry, it will most likely be one of the two last weekends in the month, and it will be on a Sunday as that's the only day I have free.<p>Hopefully we get enough interest, and look forward to meeting you soon.<p>-Chris
 

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Alrighty folks, sorry its been a while since I posted anything on this matter but I've been busy with work and finals so I've put it off, However, I got a chance to visit said drive in on Sunday and I had a blast. So! I would like to propose a meet Sunday the 28th!<p>Here is the deal, as listed above this is a retro night. Grab a sitter for your pets and children, and bring your wife or girlfriend along for this one. I have some retro dinners picked out around the area and we need a meet up spot around 280, maybe something along canada road. The first screenings generally start at 8:40, gates open an hour before the movie, and we will want to be there around said time so we can get the pick of the lot and line the cars up! I want to re-gauge the interest for this GTG before I go through the trouble of fully firming up the plans, and when It is confirmed we will do this (hopefully within a day or two) I will throw up a poll of the movies that will be out and we can vote on them (we meaning us and our wives/girlfriends lol).<p>You all have been asking for a GTG, here it is. You'll get to show your car, caravan, and see a drive in movie! Plus no worries, the sounds done over FM signal so you don't have to hang anything off your car lol.<p>Lets here it guys,<br> -Chris
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Foreveradvanced</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Alrighty folks, sorry its been a while since I posted anything on this matter but I've been busy with work and finals so I've put it off, However, I got a chance to visit said drive in on Sunday and I had a blast. So! I would like to propose a meet Sunday the 28th!<p>Here is the deal, as listed above this is a retro night. Grab a sitter for your pets and children, and bring your wife or girlfriend along for this one. I have some retro dinners picked out around the area and we need a meet up spot around 280, maybe something along canada road. The first screenings generally start at 8:40, gates open an hour before the movie, and we will want to be there around said time so we can get the pick of the lot and line the cars up! I want to re-gauge the interest for this GTG before I go through the trouble of fully firming up the plans, and when It is confirmed we will do this (hopefully within a day or two) I will throw up a poll of the movies that will be out and we can vote on them (we meaning us and our wives/girlfriends lol).<p>You all have been asking for a GTG, here it is. You'll get to show your car, caravan, and see a drive in movie! Plus no worries, the sounds done over FM signal so you don't have to hang anything off your car lol.<p>Lets here it guys,<br> -Chris</TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>=( I'm in Asia =(
 
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