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Happy Friday Everyone!!<p><B>Rants:</B><br>Woke up yesterday with major back pain and couldn't stand up straight most of the day...it's a little better today but still sucks. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/mad.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><B>Raves:</B><br>Going to Germantown, MD to visit Bro + GF this weekend, and check out their new place...should be a fun time. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>A few, albeit small business opportunities this week.<br>Week 2 of the South Beach diet and doing great. Wore a pair of pants the other day that definitely did not fit 9 days earlier. Woo hoo!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><B>Wearing:</B> Pajamas but need to get dressed for work very shortly and still undecided. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Have a great weekend..shiny side up and all that... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (1800girl)

Happy Friday, Trish. Hope you're back is feeling better. Barb and I feel your pain! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><b><i>R</i>ants:</b><br>For once, none that I can really think of! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>OK - just two. I turn <b>56</b> on Sunday and my oldest son is 25 next week!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"><br>A knuckle-dragging rugby player opened the door of his POS Nissan into the passenger door of the <i>R</i> last night -- while I was sitting in the car! No damage, but needless to say, he got an earful from me. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/mad.gif" BORDER="0"><p><b><i>R</i>aves:</b><br>We're in Canada for a visit with my family.<br>The sun is shining here in the Greater Toronto Area<br>Playing golf today with several family members, followed by a BBQ tonight at my brother's house. <br>Played yesterday and broke 90 for the first time ever! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Had a day this week to finally wash and wax the<i> R</i>. Used Pintura on the bumper trim. The whole process took 5 hours, but the results are worth it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Hoping to get good news Monday after a job interview last week that will get me back into radio news reporting and allow me to work out of my house!<p><b>HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND EVERYONE</b>
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (1800girl)

Happy friiizzzziday,<p>Rants:<br>-Hung over as usual on a Friday morning<br>-Tire noise on the ovlov is getting too loud<p>Raves:<br>-Weekend<br>-Whiz Bang Days this weekend(carnival and softball tournament)<br>-Slip n slide parties exotic style<br>-McDonalds Iced coffee in hand and loving it!!<p>Wearing:<br>My Joey Daballzitch kilt
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (hoagrod)

Happy Friday Everyone!! <p> <B>Rants</B> <br>Not many, but woke up at 5 to storms, so had to postpone 6 mile run until tonight when it'll be 90* and 90% humidity and I have to turn around and run 12 in the morning.<br>Picking up son at daycare and a car full of ingrates decided that my driver's side door looked like a nice way to clean up their greasy, slimy, sticky hands, while their deadbeat dad sat in the passenger seat and said nothing. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p> <B>Raves</B> <br>It's FRIDAY!! <br>R is super clean (now that I got the little hand prints/wipes off)<br>New tires/alignment shut up my road noise<br>Red Stuff brakes are finally getting less dusty and quiet<br>Wife's 90 Sport is also very clean and ready for a trip to the grandparents house.<p>Have a safe weekend everyone, wherever you are.<br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcocktl.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<B>rants</B> <br>-none really, work sucks and i'm crazy busy but that's to be expected.<p> <B>raves</B> <br>-it's the weekend (soon)<br>-brother gets married Sat.<br>-irish pub tonight, probably end up drinking my fair share of Smithwicks.<br>-car is running better than ever<p>
 

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Re: TGIF! (atacamaR)

<B>Rants:</B> <br>-Stuck at work all day by myself as I am on coverage for the team <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Need to learn how to play a better round of golf. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-BBQ tomorrow that I am not that interested in attending. Oh well.<p><B>Raves:</B><br>-The R is clean but may get a washing this weekend. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-The weather has been friggin' awesome lately. So much for global warming. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Friend picked up a mixed 6er of Weyerbacher for me during his visit there. Will be popping those bottles tonight. <br><IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Enjoy your weekends everyone.
 

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Re: TGIF! (Haunter)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Haunter</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> <br><B>Raves:</B><br>-The weather has been friggin' awesome lately. So much for global warming. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Where the F is Collegeville, PA that you've had such awesome weather, and yet the whole rest of the state has had like rain for 30 billion years straight???<p>Rants:<br>- Ok well that one^<br>- Stuck at work all day and it's gonna be busy as sin<br>- Wish I was getting paid more... well, who doesn't.<p>Raves:<br>- Going to the beach RIGHT after work. 3.5 hour road trip there. I love road trips, so that is actually a Rave. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"><br>- Scranton Meet on Sunday that hopefully I'll be back in time for.<br>- R is sitting whilst I drive my new daily drive ('90 Miata w/LSD and hardtop....1.6L of Japanamation POWER!) so that's saving the miles.<p>T-Minus 8 hours till Captain and Cokes on the beach.... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (SteveP)

SteveP must have brought the nice weather with him because it was rainy and overcast for sooooo long.<p>Rave: The guys at extreme auto care did a pretty good job repainting the r's hood that was vandalized last week.<p>Rants: None. Its sunny and warm. Life is good.<p>Wearing: Company logo golf shirt and jeans. Hmm. Almost as comfy as pajamas.
 

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Rants:<p>- My cat got sick right before I am going on a two week vacation, taking him to the vet in 1 hr<br>- The coffee maker exploded all over the kitchen this morning making a big mess<br>- The R needs a new wheel bearing, an oil change and probably a tranny checkup<br>- Work is busy as hell <br>- The boss is crazy from a distance (out of town but not out of the inbox)<br>- and, worst of all: this beautiful girl I met and really connected with (and I know she really likes me) is going to Germany for a year. This sucks.<p>Raves<br>I am going on vacation after a 3-day work visit in Berlin (Scotland and the Netherlands)<br>I will stay with my girl in Berlin for a couple of days, that is friggin awesome<p>Have a great one everybody, if I see any nice Volvo's in Europe I'll post pics. I doubt I will have eye for Volvo's with my girl around (I feel like I am 16 again..)<br>
 

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<B>Rants:</B><br>Its hot as hell here still<br>Had to mow the yard this morning as we are traveling to Dallas today<br>4 hour car drive with the kids - ugh!!!<p><B>Raves:</B><br>Driving to Dallas today in the R - need to put miles on it as its way under the lease<br>Get to see friends and have great a time in Dallas<br>I am on a 3 day weekend again<br>My kids are so cute and they are excited about the trip<br>I bought a double screen DVD player for the car so it should be easier on them and the wife and I<p><B>Wearing:</B><br>A towel at the moment - I just got out of the pool where I went to cool off after mowing the yard <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Jobies</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Rants:<br>- The coffee maker exploded all over the kitchen this morning making a big mess<br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>pictures in head of exploding coffemaker <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>thought of cleaning up mess <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (1800girl)

<B>Raves:</B><br>Job interview next week Monday (+95% chance it's a go) will earn more than before. I demanded a minimum that's +500EURO/month (after taxes) higher than my last earnings inclusive the over hours of then <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> ... goodbye cars here I come trucks<p><B>Rants:</B><br>job perspective <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> , so many things still to do around the house (haven't painted the garage yet), I was getting used to this kind of life <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"><p><B>Drinking:</B><br>Jupiler (Belgian beer) <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>EDIT: made the <B>bolds</B><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by JARMO at 7:17 PM 7-10-2009</i>
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (JARMO)

RANTS:<p>My newly painted winglets got a few rock chips. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>RAVES:<p>Time for an oil change. Love working on the R. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Won $90 playing Poker last night. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (The Weasel)

I'll play today <p>Rants:<br>Work is slow and not getting any better,might have to go back to being a employee.<br>Thinking about selling the R <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Raves:<br>Weather is <B>GREAT</B> in Va Beach today <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Family is healthy <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Edit ^ going to the Def leppard,Poison concert tonight.<br><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by volvosince16 at 1:28 PM 7-11-2009</i>
 

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Re: TGIF! RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 10, 2009 (The Weasel)

Interior Alaska Summer Report:<p><I><B>Rants:</B> </I><p>We've been in and out of a smoke cloud in Fairbanks since the 4th. Frellin' Forest Fires... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Combine smoke with 90 degree weather. Hope my AC doesn't crap out!<br>Sarah P's in town today with yet <I>another</I> mavericky agenda...What's she up to NOW?<br>Gotta swap my FL CV this weekend...I'd rather be out on the bike. It's BEAUTIFUL Today!<br>Several coworker's out fishing today...OK...Just jealous... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><I><B>Raves:</B></I><p>No Smoke Today! Clear blue skies and about 70 right now. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Anything Sarah gets into these days usually leads to <I>some</I> kind of enterainment! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Doing a CV will give me an excuse to get the SS brake lines taken care of. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Have a Great Weekend, <B><I>R</I></B> Folk! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by BEJinFbk at 10:15 AM 7-10-2009</i>
 

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Re: TGIF! (MancUnited1)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MancUnited1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Where the F is Collegeville, PA that you've had such awesome weather, and yet the whole rest of the state has had like rain for 30 billion years straight???<p></TD></TR></TABLE><br>You need to get out of Scranton my friend! I am about 2 hours south and it's been 75-80 degrees and sunny all week with very little humidity. I can't believe I am driving around with the windows down in July and not running the A/C. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Rants:<br>My DP is giving me a CEL. Still working on fixing that permanently.<br>I got sap on my roof. Somebody PM me some helpful tips on removing it.<br>Medical insurance is supposed to cover me for a regular checkup, but one visit to the doctor with some labwork is ending up costing me almost $500. Seriously, wtf?<p>Raves:<br>I found some Connolly? Leather Food in the cupboard and it did wonders on the R's leather. I need to find more of it in a store. I found some online and it's not cheap.<br>Get to see the girlfriend this weekend.<br>Work is good. <p>Wearing:<br>Blue polo shirt, Eddie Baurer jeans, Kenneth Cole watch, Wolverine Steel Toe boots.<p>Drinking Later: Yes, a lot.<br><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by PdangerP at 1:46 PM 7-10-2009</i>
 

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Rants:<br>My business unit's fiscal year end close process<p>Raves:<br>I can see the weekend in the distance
 

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Re: TGIF! (Haunter)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Haunter</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>You need to get out of Scranton my friend! </TD></TR></TABLE><p>You double son of a bitch. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Trust me when I say it's not the first time I heard someone tell me that/thought that to myself.
 
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