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<B>Rants:</B><p>* My last day at work for a company that I have been with over 9 years and right out of grad school. I also worked for them during grad school, making my total time of knowing the key players over 11 years. Mixed, mixed emotions.<p>* I am losing 49 sick days. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>* I still have crap to do so that people know what the hell is going on when I leave. <p>* As of Tuesday I will be officially unemployed<p>* My local real-estate agent, despite having worked with the relocation company before, seems to really be fouling up the works with getting the sales contract together for my buyers. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/mad.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><B>Raves:</B><p>* I have a buyer for my current house!!!<p>* We've bought a house and close 3 weeks from Monday!<p>* As of Tuesday, I don't have to go to work, but paychecks still come for another 4 weeks (albeit somewhat reduced from normal) due to working one week into the next pay cycle and having 9 vacation days on board! <p>* The R will be VERY clean next week! <p>Wearing: Jeans, Dr. Martens shoes, Red Reebok polo top, boxers. I considered wearing shorts and sandals today, but decided that wasn't fun enough. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>
 

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Re: TGIF - R Forum Rants and Raves (Needsdecaf)

Happy Friday Everyone! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> Happy Labor Day Weekend!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Congrats on all the big changes Joe!<p><B>Rants: </B><br>Client had me jumping thru hoops this week. At least I got the orders.<p>Wanted to take today off but will have to go in to ensure above mentioned orders get placed today.<p>Husband didn't order deck materials to be delivered, so probably no deck building this weekend. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Friend we haven't seen in awhile asked us to join them at Jenks (Jenkinson's - bar at the Jersey Shore 1 hour from home) last night...then went out for dinner and got too drunk to come themselves. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> At 34 & 40 I really don't expect this kind of behavior from adults. Idiots. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><B>Raves:</B><br>It's Friday of a long holiday weekend!<p>I'll probably get to come home early...<p>Had a fun time with husband down the shore at the boardwalk last night in spite of delinquent drunk friends absence.<p><B>Wearing:</B> Darkwash wide leg capris, white v-neck baby cable knit cotton sweater, white bra and....wait for it....the infamous orange thong! Orange 1" high heel leather sandals to give a clue to those in the know. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Have a great weekend! Stay safe and...shiny side up! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by 1800girl at 5:47 AM 8-29-2008</i>
 

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Re: TGIF - R Forum Rants and Raves (Needsdecaf)

<B>Rants:</B><p>It has been a very crapy work week!<br>Migrane since tuesday!!<br>Have not driven the R all week.<p><B>Raves</B><p>Its Friday!<br>Three day weekend.<br>Migrane is gone today.<br>Mom is watching my three year old daughter Saturday night and sunday. Alone time with the wife is a good thing. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>May be taking a four hour road trip in the R. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Have a great weekend everyone and keep the shiny side up!!
 

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Re: TGIF - R Forum Rants and Raves (1800girl)

<B>Rants:</B> <br>NCDMV had me running around all week just to get a license plate.<p><B>Raves:</B><br>Wife and I are installing new flooring in the house this weekend... got everything ready to go...love the fact that my wife wants to get to work on it.<br>Loving the new to me T5...and the working CD player, bluetooth, and Turbo again.<br>Three day weekend!<p><B>Wearing:</B><br>White Polo, Grey Shorts, Nike Max Moto 5... casual Friday because I said so.<p>
 

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Re: TGIF - R Forum Rants and Raves (Needsdecaf)

Raves:<p>Going to the NHRA Nationals today! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>R is clean!<br>Weather is good!<br>Finally took my car out after the ECU flash... 400 trq is serious s*it in a Volvo R!!!!!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>3 day weekend! <br>and I just gotta wear shades! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>Rants:<p>How can there be any Rants on a day like today! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Rants:<br>-Dog is sick and has been crapping all over the kennel.<p>Raves:<br>-Perfect weather weekend here in MN.<br>-I will be attending the state fair with a lot of good eats.<br>-I think there is a very good chance that beer will make an appearence this weekend.<br>-Bowling league starts.<p>Wearing:<br>A orange polo shirt to match 1800girls thong and ****** tighties with skid marks.<p>Have a good labor day weekend everyone!!
 

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Rants:<p>- it's raining out<br>- I seem to always be short one more part on projects<p>Raves:<p>- long weekend, no commitments<br>- race car is almost ready to run again, oil system done<p><IMG SRC="http://www.am-rennsport.com/2008Prep/slides/DSC_0912.JPG" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JimLill</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><IMG SRC="http://www.am-rennsport.com/2008Prep/slides/DSC_0912.JPG" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Rave: Car porn! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Regards,<p>Derek
 

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Jim.<p>where do you get your hoses from/made at ? <br>
 

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<b>Rants</b><br>Summer is on its way out. That's all I can bark about right now.<p><b>Raves</b><br>Annual vendor-sponsored golf outing today. Leaving work in an hour to enjoy a day of free golf, food, beer :cheers:<p><b>Wearing</b><br>Khaki shorts, light red/white polo, PSU hat, white adidas sneaks, black boxers, white ankle socks<br>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JimLill</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">- race car is almost ready to run again, oil system done</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Oil cooler? Accusump?<p>Ah... I see the cooler now. Have an Accusump or something on that other line?
 

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Re: TGIF - R Forum Rants and Raves (Needsdecaf)

Rants: <br>*it is 90 degrees<br>*high humidity<p>Raves:<br>*dRiving the R to gainesville today<br>*no class on fRiday<br>*R is running like usain bolt<br>*college football!<p>wearing:..........nothing! <p>'04 s60 R, ti grey, MT, body kit, evolve exhaust
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Dyno</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Oil cooler? Accusump?<p>Ah... I see the cooler now. Have an Accusump or something on that other line?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes, Accusump is inside of car..........<p>I make my own hoses.<p>Accusmp tuck in fender (for weight balance)<p><IMG SRC="http://www.vectorbd.com/am-rennsport/2007Prep/slides/DSC_0707.JPG" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: TGIF - R Forum Rants and Raves (Needsdecaf)

Rant- <br>i am not at work making money <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>my house is a wreck, boxes everywhere!!<br>I have to move almost 100 BOXES OF SHOES!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Raves-<br>I JUST MOVED OUT OF MY PEEPS HOUSE!!!!!!!!<br>My dad is about to buy a S60R or a V70R!!!!! I let him have it so i can use the truck
 

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Nick, sell him your SR and get a VR <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"><p><b>Rants</b><br>-Still applying, still getting nothing. Maybe I'm being too picky at looking for a job that I think I'll enjoy and excel at? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Still need to get my peeling bumper and Pegs sorted out <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Still stock tune w/ stock exhaust (sans squirrel-decapitating bracket)<br>-I should probably schedule a trip to Keystone for a few issues (not so much a rant) but I don't have the time.<br>-Weather sucks and the pool is closing after this weekend<p><b>Raves</b><br>-Long weekend <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"><br>-Debating where to take my life at this point. One possibility includes buying a house (away from my friends <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> ) and starting up a new business<br>-Also debating what to actually do with this exhaust, and one of the options includes finally picking up a welder and making magic happen (woohoo!)
 

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<b>Rants</b><br>- Thursday AM: wake up to water dripping from cieling. Place pots and pans, stop by office on way to work to tell prop. managers my room is raining. We had a big storm the night before, i thought it was related<p>-Thursday PM: Got back from work, they said they took care of it. Goto friend's apt to watch football/baseball. Get home 10:30pm. Waterfall in hallway. Place pots and pans. Call emergency pager 4x without response. Go upstairs to check for myself. People flooding laundry machines and continuing to do laundry. I turn off water and get yelled at by a flamboyantly homosexual guy. He claims water was from storm, i point out where the tubing was corroded on his washer. Moron. Maintenece comes to see "oh it didnt look THAT bad". Hopefully it will be dealt with today. About 21 sq ft of carpet ruined, walls stained (water was coming out of electical sockets <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/redface.gif" BORDER="0"> )paint cracked and peeling. I moved in 2 weeks ago.<p>- Had some stupid meetings yesterday that were unneccessary, could have been completed via conference call and/or e-mail. Had to put 100 miles on the R and burn through the remainder of my 92 octane <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"><p><b>Raves</b><br>- Wedding of a friend tomorrow. Will be a BLAST.<p>- Buying a new couch on sunday, courtesy of renters insurance... alllll riiiight.<p>- Tom Morello acoustic/ Atmosphere / Doomtree concert on Nicollet island. Most of my friends are going to protest the RNC. Im going for the awesome music <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"><p>- I won a 50$ gas card. Yay for free gas!
 

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<b>RANTS:</b><br>- The new semester is...draining...<br>- Also with this semester, I realize just how much older I am in comparison to the incoming freshmen...<br>- The C30 needs a wash, and the R needs another wash after the one I gave it Monday<br>- New kittens are evil<br>- Starting new job on Wednesday, and surprisingly haven't received any information regarding my orientation<p><b>RAVES:</b><br>- After 8 months of having "horsepower in the trunk", I finally installed the Kelly CAI. Thanks GiRaff3, and welcome back to the states <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Jim,<p>OT (sorry folks)<p>Aside from having V70Rs and being strikingly handsome, you and I now have one more thing in common... I have a GTI as a commuter/track car.<p>Great minds think alike.<p>Or is that "fools think alike"? Can never remember.
 

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Rants:<p>-Leaving for college today. Have yet to pack anything as of yet. Not really looking forward to this, just wish I had 2 more months so I could get everything done that needs to get done before I leave. <p>-Have to pack<p>-No more Wawa or Diner's until December when I come home.<p><br>Raves:<p>-S60 is all clean, and stored in the garage until December.<p>-Installed iPod kit in V70 last night.<p>-See all of my friends Sunday when I move back into the dorms.<p><br>
 

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Re: TGIF - R Forum Rants and Raves (Needsdecaf)

<B>Raves:</B><p>Track day on Monday at NH Motor Speedway was <I>awesome</I> (that's probably the first time I've ever used that word -- it was that good!).<p>It's been dry outside for an entire week.<p>Had duck breast from Quebec with a very nice 2005 Bordeaux last night (it's true, living well <I><B>is</B></I> the best revenge. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> )<p>Americans finished the Olympics with another burst of medals -- yay!<p>Will have some time left this weekend (see below) to clean the R and shop for a big-brake kit.<p><B>Rants:</B><p>Since it's dry out, I'm flat out of excuses for why three cords of hardwood have yet to be split and stacked. Nuff sed.
 
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