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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Blade » 15 Dec 2017, 06:24

Not quite as good as new bike day but nearly.

Today is new car day (lol)
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby C00kiemonster » 15 Dec 2017, 08:32

Blade wrote:Not quite as good as new bike day but nearly.

Today is new car day (lol)


Hope it goes well! Got far to go and get it?
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Deegee » 15 Dec 2017, 08:51

Trying to get an emergency appointment at the Dentist, I broke a molar last night eating an orange of all things, what I thought was a pip was actually a chunk of tooth. Not quite what I wanted 10 days before Crimbo. |(
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby kingfixer » 15 Dec 2017, 09:13

Flying off to Amsterdam this afternoon with er indoors , we always go away for a weekend just before Christmas. Ive only been to Amsterdam twice and that was only to the consulate to try and get a passport as I lost mine when I was working over there.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Kwacky » 15 Dec 2017, 09:46

Enjoy Amsterdam

Half day for me then the joys of Christmas shopping
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby StMarks » 15 Dec 2017, 09:57

Happy new Car day Blade, hope it even exceeds your expectations.

(doh) Ouch Deegee. Never a good time for a broken tooth, but Christmas has to be the worst ...

Enjoy your Dutch Dash Kingfixer, trust that Mrs K will ensure you're safe (no leaving your wallet & passport somewhere in the dodgy part of town this time ;) ).
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 15 Dec 2017, 11:17

Busy day already today and its only 10:16, so far Ive gotten both myself and little one up, dressed and fed and out of the house, been to my old place of work to use their guillotine to cut some sheet metal into size for my old man whos restoring a triumph spitfire, dropped little one off at nannys, come to work, been to costa, got my haircut and now sitting down to a load of admin stuff....

Roll on the weekend
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 15 Dec 2017, 14:06

Kwacky wrote:I think you're right, but that has to be on the decline as younger people become less interested in driving. Most blokes reckon they're a good driver. Handing control over to a computer can't be something they're going to accept easily.


And yet they accept it so readily in almost every other facet of life.
But yes....I know only one guy who'll happily tell you he's a crap driver (and he's actually not that bad).

You know it the moment when you get in a car with someone for the very first time.....they start adjusting the seat, adjusting the mirrors, etc.....just getting rolling is a "piece of theatre". ....you know you're in for a er, "memorable" ride.

Maybe your last....
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Deegee » 15 Dec 2017, 18:21

StMarks wrote: (doh) Ouch Deegee. Never a good time for a broken tooth, but Christmas has to be the worst


I saw the Dentist and he’s dremelled the sharp edges off for the time being, but I’m in the chair for an hour on Tuesday morning getting the tooth drilled, filled and rebuilt. That’ll be a face full of drugs rendering me useless for most of Tuesday, it’ll be fun if they try using anything Morphia based - as it promotes a nasty reaction from me..... (puke)
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby StMarks » 15 Dec 2017, 19:24

Cavetroll87 wrote:...... for my old man whos restoring a triumph spitfire, .......
That's grabbed my attention mate, as I still have my old spitfire here somewhere. ( A project for "when I have the time" )
Is he doing it for himself, or as a bit of a moneyspinner.?
Mk 2, 3, 4 or 1500 ??? etc etc etc...... :)
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 15 Dec 2017, 22:24

Doing it for himself, midlife crisis car haha, 1978 1500, bright yellow, its not in bad nick, its a runner and from a distance looks nice but hes just working on getting up to a really good standard now, things like redoing the interior as the bodybwork is all nice, ill get some pics next time im down there
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby StMarks » 16 Dec 2017, 00:02

Cavetroll87 wrote:Doing it for himself, midlife crisis car haha, 1978 1500, bright yellow, its not in bad nick, its a runner and from a distance looks nice but hes just working on getting up to a really good standard now, things like redoing the interior as the bodybwork is all nice, ill get some pics next time im down there

Perhaps ask TrollSenior if he'd like to post his own thread on here with pic's & progress.??
,, Unless I'm the only one who'd be interested, of course.. Image

P.S. Inca Yellow iirc. 8-|
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby kiwikrasher » 16 Dec 2017, 15:58

I’d be interested too! Loved those cars when I was younger, we got all the British cast off in NZ before they started importing used jap cars in the mid 90’s. I had a 1964 Mk 1 Cortina as my first car!! There were heaps or euro cars too, Lada’s, Fiats, Alfa’s, VW’s etc.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 18 Dec 2017, 13:16

Ill ask but I cant imagine him coming on here, hes a bit of a technophobe and hates motorbikes with a passion...
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Kwacky » 18 Dec 2017, 13:17

Is your dad D41?
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 18 Dec 2017, 13:21

No, my dad doesn't have loads of nice guitars I could pinch like D......
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby sir thomas blanchard » 18 Dec 2017, 13:35

got a phone call to say that i can take one of my bikes in for a full overhaul, great as it's well in need of attention so charging the battery and cleaning it later, glad i sent the garage guy an xmas card as that may have brought me up the queue a bit.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Rossgo » 18 Dec 2017, 15:27

@Blade. Great mate hope new car day went well mate

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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 18 Dec 2017, 19:14

Kwacky wrote:Is your dad D41?


Technophobe? Moi??

Nonsense.

(emo) (raaar)
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Blade » 19 Dec 2017, 08:21

Blowing sh1t up on an RAF base.

Should be fun (lol)
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