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Forum: Original GT40s 19th April 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,600
Posted By jimbo
Re: Ronnie Spain..THE book

I'd like to know, too. Since I bought a few copies, paid in advance.
Forum: The Paddock 29th September 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo
Re: Boehner is HISTORY!!!

..just like the Democrats have been hijacked by thugs and zealots from faaaaaaaaaaar left.

No, we haven't, Larry. Not all of us believe that government should provide a free lunch for anyone. The...
Forum: The Paddock 29th September 2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo
Re: Boehner is HISTORY!!!

I edited poorly above- my apologies. The piece is from today's NYTimes (don't bother reading it, Larry, okay?) and when I copied it, other things came over as well. I will try to fix it. My point of...
Forum: The Paddock 29th September 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo
Re: Boehner is HISTORY!!!

REPUBLICANS aren’t big fans of Karl Marx, but perhaps they should ponder his observation that history repeats itself first as tragedy, then as farce. As preposterous presidential candidates dominate...
Forum: The Paddock 29th September 2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo
Re: Boehner is HISTORY!!!

Boehner will be succeeded by someone even less functional. Watch.

You can't herd cats. You guys are missing the point here. Boehner got sick of being beat over the head by the teabaggers and...
Forum: The Paddock 20th September 2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By jimbo
Re: Migrant crisis: a solution.....

I'm not including you in my disapproval here, Keith. I'm appalled by what I see as the racist rewriting of the facts based on a priori bigotry. It makes me sick.

Every American on this forum is...
Forum: The Paddock 19th September 2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By jimbo
Re: Migrant crisis: a solution.....

Well, no surprises here.

I'm embarrassed by the remarks above. As fellow car guys, I admire you all. As human beings, who ought to have some compassion, I'm considerably less enthralled with all...
Forum: Original GT40s 14th September 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,072
Posted By jimbo
Re: MkIV - J10

Well, that certainly cleared everything up nicely. Clear as mud.
Forum: The Paddock 13th September 2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By jimbo
Re: Where WOGGS started their fascination with the female chest...

Okay, gentlemen, and all the rest of you WOGGs, here's a challenge for you:

Find appropriate photos to go with the following items (Keith, this ought to keep you happily busy for the next day or...
Forum: The Paddock 13th September 2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By jimbo
Re: Where WOGGS started their fascination with the female chest...

No, but if they did, it still wouldn't taste and feel like the real thing.
Forum: The Paddock 12th September 2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By jimbo
Re: 9/11

I remember it very clearly- what I was doing and where I was. Just like when I heard JFK had been shot.

We all know each other pretty well at this point, so I won't make a huge point of my...
Forum: The Paddock 12th September 2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By jimbo
Re: Mericans! How was your Labor Day?

I wasn't scheduled to work. But in my line of work, it hardly matters.
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 31st August 2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,236
Posted By jimbo
Re: 1/8 scale G-W engine with ZF

I seriously want one of those. What a great desk accessory. I hope I can get one.

I'll even put it together if I absolutely HAVE to.
Forum: All GT40 31st August 2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,364
Posted By jimbo
Re: Ordering Process for the new Ford GT

Rules out owners of original cars, or replicas thereof, that's clear.

Whatever. Mine is better looking. Mind you, I hope they win at Le Mans, it would be nice.
Forum: The Paddock 29th August 2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By jimbo
Re: Impressive Aerobatics

Some of them look like he's flying it backwards. Is that possible?

Also, was all this footage shot from the ground?
Forum: The Paddock 29th August 2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By jimbo
Re: Tribute to Dr. John Hinds

This guy was an ER physician, if I am not mistaken. Sad to see him gone.
Forum: The Paddock 29th August 2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By jimbo
Re: Tribute to Dr. John Hinds

This is all pretty simple. He's talking about how to do the operation where you cut open a patient's chest as part of trying to get their heart pumping blood again. He's also talking about how you...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 25th August 2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,910
Posted By jimbo
Re: New battery option/technology

My Odyssey quit after about two years. It was periodically charged on their charger, too. I am putting a regular lead-acid battery back in there and keeping it on a maintainer.
Forum: The Paddock 23rd August 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
Posted By jimbo
Re: Donald Trump

Way to go, Larry. You were in danger of disappointing me, there. Thank God you rallied.

I'm going to vote for Sanders, but I'm going to use YOUR ID.
Forum: The Paddock 23rd August 2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By jimbo
Re: Greece

Just recall the immortal words of the Godfather, Don Vito Corleone:

"Remember, one man with a briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns"...

So true..
Forum: The Paddock 20th August 2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
Posted By jimbo
Re: Donald Trump

Trump is a jackass. If you want to listen to someone who speaks their mind, listen to Sanders. I might not agree with what he says, but the man is consistent.

Trump is a fool. He has no resume...
Forum: The Paddock 16th August 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,405
Views: 866,523
Posted By jimbo
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Fucking slow news day, clearly.
Forum: The Garage Sale 11th August 2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,465
Posted By jimbo
Re: Italian Webers (4) $2,450.00 obo

No surprise there. If the deal grenades, please let me know. I would love a set of them for my GT40.
Forum: The Garage Sale 10th August 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,465
Posted By jimbo
Re: Italian Webers (4) $2,450.00 obo

PM sent to you, I'd like to buy them.
Forum: The Paddock 10th August 2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By jimbo
Re: Vegemite ban? WTF?

Sterno (jellied gasoline or something like it) used to be sold also as Canned Heat. The "Drink" made by straining Sterno through a cheesecloth is called Pink Lady by those who prefer it. Few of them...
Forum: The Paddock 26th July 2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By jimbo
Re: Kick in the balls

I can't believe people can actually drive Top Fuel cars. Eight thousand hp, four seconds to cover 1320 feet? It's hard to believe the human body can stand it.

Apparently a TF car can...
Forum: The Paddock 24th July 2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,576
Posted By jimbo
Re: What`s the yanks take on this?

We don't want 'im (in Monty Python accent)

Not true about Whitney Houston. And all the flags are still at half-staff.
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By jimbo
Re: Voting Preferences.....

I agree on that. But Congress and the judiciary have a rather pronounced restraining effect on the Chief Executive, don't they? They would oppose much of a Sanders agenda, but some would get done.
...
Forum: The Paddock 18th July 2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By jimbo
Re: Voting Preferences.....

Even as a life-long Democrat, I don't think I can bring myself to vote for her. I'd rather piss my vote away on Bernie and at least be able to live with myself.

Or maybe The Donald, and then just...
Forum: The Paddock 18th July 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By jimbo
Re: Voting Preferences.....

Well, yeah. Although I think Cuba proves it a lot better than PR or Greece. The problem is that everyone else running are a bunch of low-lifes.
Forum: The Paddock 18th July 2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By jimbo
Re: Voting Preferences.....

I'm telling you, vote for Bernie. An honest Socialist is better than a crooked anything else.
Forum: The Paddock 17th July 2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By jimbo
Re: Happy Birthday Dave Morton

David, a very Happy Birthday to you! Fair winds, following seas, and the aeronautical equivalent thereof.
Forum: The Paddock 17th July 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By jimbo
Re: Voting Preferences.....

Bernie at least has espoused the same views for all of his career in public life. All the rest of these fuckers change their positions every millisecond. Except for Trump- I can't figure out what his...
Forum: The Paddock 17th July 2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By jimbo
Re: Voting Preferences.....

He owns several toupees. I don't think it's just a combover.
Forum: The Paddock 16th July 2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By jimbo
Re: Voting Preferences.....

Trump is a joke. The Trump card is a deuce. If that.

This is the land of opportunity. Anyone can run for President, even a buffoon like Trump. He is not going to be the GOP nominee.

And...
Forum: The Paddock 13th July 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,856
Posted By jimbo
Re: US Sanctuary Cities?

Where's Jim when you need him, dammit? We need some graphs here. Right away. We're all suffering from hypographia.
Forum: The Paddock 12th July 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,856
Posted By jimbo
Re: US Sanctuary Cities?

Probably more than one interest at work here. Some of it may have to do with protecting cheap labor. Some of it is Commie pinko liberals like me just jerking the chains of Larry and Al............
Forum: The Paddock 6th July 2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By jimbo
Re: Important Message from the Eurozone...

The problem with the pig's breakfast, gentlemen, is that by the time it gets to us, it has already gone through the pig.
Forum: The Paddock 4th July 2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,525
Posted By jimbo
Re: Happy 4th U.S. Guys....

Tell you what, Colonel, I'll sell it back to you. Brooklyn Bridge included, although it does look a bit tatty and scruffy.
Forum: The Paddock 4th July 2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By jimbo
Re: Anybody in the UK knowing anything about wetrooms

What is a wetroom? I have no idea. Is there an equivalent term over here in the Colonies?
Forum: The Paddock 1st July 2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,612
Posted By jimbo
Re: Charleston

Consult Jim. Maybe he can come up with a pie chart or something.
Forum: The Paddock 22nd June 2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By jimbo
Re: Austerity Hypocrisy

Never heard of her, but then again, I don't get out much. Now if you'd posted Joss Stone, I'd have recognized her. But she doesn't have 11 million pounds, does she....
Forum: The Paddock 21st June 2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By jimbo
Re: Austerity Hypocrisy

Nice tits, though. Who is she? Should I recognize this young woman?
Forum: The Paddock 21st June 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By jimbo
Re: Some glorious insults...

To which I will add Oscar Wilde's description of marriage: "A triumph of hope over experience"

And my father's favorite insult: "Another self-made man who did a lousy job of it"
Forum: The Paddock 21st June 2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By jimbo
Re: Only about 40 years to late.

Perhaps this is intended as a population control strategy? Do you think?
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 20th June 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 25,640
Posted By jimbo
Re: Classic Car Developments Chassis #5 - Doc Watson's car

Nice that it's coming together. Well done. I am very keen to see the final result here. As you are, I am sure.
Forum: The Paddock 20th June 2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,408
Posted By jimbo
Re: Hillary running for POTUS .

Lou Holtz needs to stick to coaching. His column is the work of an idiot. The world is nowhere near that simple, and has never been so.
Forum: The Paddock 20th June 2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,612
Posted By jimbo
Re: Charleston

I think your gun violence incidents in the UK were indeed caused by a culture of gun violence- over here.

I have also come to the conclusion that most people in the USA aren't smart enough to...
Forum: The Paddock 16th June 2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,408
Posted By jimbo
Re: Hillary running for POTUS .

Your wife absolutely has my condolences. I can't imagine what that was like. I hope she didn't have to sit next to her in class.

Then again, I went to college with John Podesta and that wasn't...
Forum: The Paddock 14th June 2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,408
Posted By jimbo
Re: Hillary running for POTUS .

As far as Hillaray campaigning for the middle class- right, what did you expect? What bullshit. NO ONE campaigns on behalf of the poor, right? And NO ONE campaigns on behald of the rich, right?...
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