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Man! Imagine if I get the thread this month. LOL. Just messing, My naming, It was worse than my initial thoughts two months ago. Hi, Guys! I know a few of you have been tracking the mysterious land of the Northern Colorado fires, and I happen to fall into that category. RIP. Things have been unique for quite a while recently. I was recently staying up in another place for 12 days. I left three days before the hectic evacuations up here; panic ensued and a lot of doubt. That was the night after the East Troublesome Fire traveled 100,000 acres overnight. Burning Hundreds of homes up to this point up in places like Grand Lake. Crazy stuff!
I was put in a complicated emotional state, as I care very deeply about my Volvos just like any of us; I was put into a panic when I had to leave two of them behind; Fortunately, nothing happened while I was gone. Fortunately, I live in a town with historical significance! They wouldn't let that burn after all. Why not protect the rest? LOL. As I mentioned, I was gone for a good long while in the aforementioned safe area, and I was having difficulty comprehending everything. Suddenly, the family I was staying with decided it would be best to go home. That was a treacherous journey with 6 hours of driving with crazy Halloween traffic. That exists, right? Lol. That was fascinating, for sure. I slept in my bed for a night, but not without worry. It's troubling knowing the fires are so close and surrounded by danger. A few nights ago, I heard many people up in Grand Lake were asleep and burned inside their houses overnight entirely without warning. I'm not sure of the validity of such a statement, but that was something that sparked caution and significant guilt. I honestly never thought I would be typing from this desk again. It's discouraging to pack up all of your belongings and determine, "Am I comfortable with this burning?" and coming home to an empty shell of a house doesn't feel like home anymore. Just something that I shouldn't be standing in anymore. My residence happens to have massive charm, only as anyone who loves their home knows. Rocket is safe, and things haven't changed significantly. Rough waters in businesses and people skipping town are confusing to witness. I'm glad things are safe, but leaving things at 76% bothers me considerably. A part of me enjoys being here, but I feel uncomfortable. I've been saying this a lot lately, but it feels like I'm occupying my guilt until it burns. I would hate to have such a hiatus in such an uncomfortable state to burn like the others supposedly.
It seems like a waste to come back, not to mention my mental integrity. So, Indeed. I am home currently, and Rocket is sitting outside, unscathed, thank goodness. I wrote that as an inside view into a resident of such a place under literal and figurative fire. LOL. Anyway, It's the month to be thankful once again! Look at everything you have and think of how much you love, care for it, and appreciate it. And I'm SUPER grateful to have wonderful people here that would be willing to keep my sanity in check at the ready. It means a ton, and I appreciate keeping me in high spirits in my time of real disturbance. I can feel you screaming *VERBOSE* Brian. I'm sorry about that, LOL. Thank you, guys, for being here. Make sure to look around and be thankful for safety, comfort, and peace. I know this year is killing all of us in different ways; keep your spirits up! Now in the classic fashion, here's a VR I promise was already posted by Magnus or SilverStreak. LOL.
2006 Slicktop Volvo V70R "Automatic" (TF-80SC? I hate when I can't see the shift knob. RIP. No dash either, my best guess.) Electric Silver/Nordkap at 169k miles from his word. $5,900. It's said to be a
"Pretty much a one-owner car"
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Very very clean interior
. That's a lot of Very for no explicit photos. Lol. Interesting!
https://newlondon.craigslist.org/cto/d/west-mystic-2006-v70r-slicktop/7215773684.html


 

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Are you telling me I just got the thread? No way!
 

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Sorry, still trying to wrap my head around this Lol
Not going to lie, I know it seems like a rudimentary thing. I guess I'm the only one who could act like that with starting it LOL. I guess the hype of two months is kicking in
 

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I promise you, someone is going to kill me for actually going through with that naming. Lol
 

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Not a repost! Good start to the month. Great news on the house/R front as well - glad you were able to make it back to an unscathed home!
 

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Volvo junkyard clearance:

https://offerup.co/Qhgkj6HC2ab


Cars:


02 Volvo s80 $700
02 Volvo V70 $900
04 Ford Focus $1250
99 Suburu Focus $1250
98 Volvo v70 $1000
98 Dodge Neon $300
89 Ford F150 $1500
80 Volvo 240 Diesel $400
00 Chevy Tahoe $1000
02 Volvo v40 $400

Also see a 760 turbo diesel stick shift for $500:

https://offerup.co/3s8vn2xb3ab

That’s gotta more of a unicorn than a flashcama vR?
 

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Volvo junkyard clearance:

https://offerup.co/Qhgkj6HC2ab


Cars:
02 Volvo s80 $700
02 Volvo V70 $900
04 Ford Focus $1250
99 Suburu Focus $1250
98 Volvo v70 $1000
98 Dodge Neon $300
89 Ford F150 $1500
80 Volvo 240 Diesel $400

Also see a 760 turbo diesel stick shift for $500:

https://offerup.co/3s8vn2xb3ab

That’s gotta more of a unicorn than a flashcama vR?
That’s a P2 S80 there, not an ‘02 V70, as well as a P80 V40

Also would be interesting to see what’s up with that P80 V70
 

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one of the saddest things I've seen all year.
Definitely. So many kids are being robbed of their childhoods nowadays, especially with this going on now.
I remember my first Halloween — I went out with my parents (and I think maybe my grandparents too), dressed as either Winnie the Pooh or Eeyore (can’t remember which lol). It was drizzling - not too hard, but the ground was wet and the leaves were still on their way down. It was misty.
I vividly remember an extremely yellow, very large crescent moon that night, although I couldn’t have been more than three or four years old.
It was a very exciting novel event to go out at night and get candy from strangers! Lol. I carried a small plastic pumpkin bucket, with my dad right behind me, carrying a cloth bag to which I transferred my “overflow”.
Groups of other kids and their parents walked across the streets, no longer paying heed to where the sidewalk ended and where the road began - those nights, the road belonged to pedestrians more than it belonged to cars. It was something else.

These memories you make when you’re little stay with you forever. Hopefully today’s kids make some great ones too, despite everything going on today.
 

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(and you might have been saying "conservative" in a sarcastic way but it's hard to tell in writing sometimes lol).
sorry, I can't bring myself to emoji, but for future reference, all things 3n should be taken with a grain of salt. or ignored completely.
except of course posts regarding tonyc, which are unapologetic full frontal assaults!! oh yeah and then there's the unabashed sycophantic praises for all things Jared. Can the boy wonder do wrong? well maybe the trick or treat thing above but all is forgiven, this 'election in times of covid' has pushed us all to our limits. (kudos to he/she who gets the literary reference.)
 

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Not a repost! Good start to the month. Great news on the house/R front as well - glad you were able to make it back to an unscathed home!
I'm honestly shocked that wasn't a repost! Thanks for the kind words, man. I'm glad things are unscathed as well! Word of the month, coming up. I swear. Lol.
 

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Volvo junkyard clearance:

https://offerup.co/Qhgkj6HC2ab


Cars:
02 Volvo s80 $700
02 Volvo V70 $900
04 Ford Focus $1250
99 Suburu Focus $1250
98 Volvo v70 $1000
98 Dodge Neon $300
89 Ford F150 $1500
80 Volvo 240 Diesel $400

Also see a 760 turbo diesel stick shift for $500:

https://offerup.co/3s8vn2xb3ab

That’s gotta more of a unicorn than a flashcama vR?
Did someone say vR? Just messing, Wow! That seems crazy! Might make serious money if rebuilt right! Awesome find!
 

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That’s a P2 S80 there, not an ‘02 V70, as well as a P2 V40

Also would be interesting to see what’s up with that P80 V70
Ooh! That seems interesting... That whole lot seems like kind of a wild card.
 

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one of the saddest things I've seen all year.
That's for sure! I have my reservations of Halloween and the early new generation, but man! If I was still a very little one, having that revoked would ruin my year for sure! Definitely a sadder one up here. Up here they just said "Forget it! For anyone who wants to participate, just leave a table out and a bowl of candy." Knowing any of the kids from this high school, I definitely have the doubts of even leaving my house and being seen tonight. LOL
 
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