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Forum: European Delivery Today, 02:06 PM
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Posted By boothguy
Completed purchase order cutoff is 30 days prior...

Completed purchase order cutoff is 30 days prior to pickup. That of course doesn't take into consideration the prior decision, negotiation and communication time required to get to the "final...
Forum: European Delivery Today, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By boothguy
Most are unmanned. Just use the ones that either...

Most are unmanned. Just use the ones that either have the large VIACARD symbol, or the ones that have a smaller credit card symbol. Never a problem with having cash or exact change.

Granted,...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Thanks for the comments on the color. As I...

Thanks for the comments on the color.

As I may have mentioned elsewhere, I sort of backed-into the selection of the white for this car.

I had really tried to talk myself into the Melbourne Red...
Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
QUOTE=MB330;8588252]Was thinking, maybe when you...

QUOTE=MB330;8588252]Was thinking, maybe when you get your car back - we will visit you - it's in our To Do list for the past 3 years. http://forumkiev.com/images/smilies/drinks.gif[/QUOTE]

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Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
A family visit in Cortona Cortona is a...

A family visit in Cortona

Cortona is a smallish hilltown in southeastern Tuscany, overlooking the Val di Chiana. Made famous by Frances Mayes’ book Under The Tuscan Sun (and therefore crowded...
Forum: European Delivery 09-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Gluhwein: for a second there, I thought you were...

Gluhwein: for a second there, I thought you were referring to noticing my bald spot in one of the pics. You meant the statue.... The weather has actually been terrific, with lots of top-down days...
Forum: European Delivery 09-13-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
The Florence thing In our four previous...

The Florence thing

In our four previous trips to Italy, we’d avoided Florence because of our dislike for big cities, and the fear that it would be a death march from one museum to the next.
But...
Forum: European Delivery 09-11-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Wow. Stuart's effusive praise makes me want to...

Wow. Stuart's effusive praise makes me want to turn the car around and go right back. Except that we're in Tuscany now, which doesn't exactly suck. Another update on the way... thanks!
Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Deep in the Piemontese countryside From Lake...

Deep in the Piemontese countryside

From Lake Como, it’s an easy three-hour drive to the Piedmont region of Italy, with its broad valleys surrounded by rolling hills.

We stayed with a couple we...
Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By boothguy
While not difficult, driving on the Autostrade is...

While not difficult, driving on the Autostrade is most definitely different. Pay attention, watch your mirrors, and don't hog the left lane. Don't pass on the right either - they don't do it and...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Lake Como tranquility From the Valtellina,...

Lake Como tranquility

From the Valtellina, it’s an easy two-hour drive to the little town of Cernobbio, on Lake Como - our fifth visit here. There’s a reason George Clooney has his vacation villa...
Forum: European Delivery 09-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Hey Stuart: they weren't exactly street urchins...

Hey Stuart: they weren't exactly street urchins - that's their driveway visible in the picture behind the car, and they were in the yard making "hey mister" noises while I was sitting there. When...
Forum: European Delivery 09-05-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Forgetting about the misadventure on the Stelvio...

Forgetting about the misadventure on the Stelvio Pass, we crossed into the Valtellina region of Italy to explore this region we’d only driven through before.

The most interesting part of the area...
Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By boothguy
ZTR: I salute your dedication. You won't regret...

ZTR: I salute your dedication. You won't regret it, I promise. I learned the circuit on a driving sim, myself. The YouTube videos weren't available when I first lapped the 'Ring in The Spousal...
Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,462
Posted By boothguy
Thanks to 323 for not forcing me to stagger...

Thanks to 323 for not forcing me to stagger downstairs in the dark to see if my car has foglights or not. We went to Barbaresco for some wine tasting today, and have consumed a lot.

I know I...
Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Hey V: Aw, crap, but that was funny. Allianz...

Hey V: Aw, crap, but that was funny. Allianz and the wizards in Port Hueneme will make it seem like it buffed right out, though. That's the good part.

Didn't see any photogs, but I actually...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
So just to put the whole Stelvio mistake episode...

So just to put the whole Stelvio mistake episode to bed, this is the piece I removed from the underside of the rocker trim with a steak knife borrowed from the Hotel's Gallia's restaurant when I got...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Hey Tom: Wow - that sounds great! We...

Hey Tom:

Wow - that sounds great! We ultimately determined that the Z4's wine hauling capacity was insufficient to our needs, which put it out of contention, although the orange with orange/black...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Hey Stuart - thanks for the thanks. We're in...

Hey Stuart - thanks for the thanks. We're in Cernobbio at the Miralago and the bell in the church next door just tolled 1:00 as I opened your replyl - clearly as a greeting to you!
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By boothguy
Plenty of good advice about Board Sponsors. ...

Plenty of good advice about Board Sponsors.

The one thing I'd point out, as DKreidel mentioned, is that BMW doesn't officially release new model year pricing, which includes all the package...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Driving the Stelvio, or how I got my butt kicked...

Driving the Stelvio, or how I got my butt kicked and learned to roll with it.

Got up plenty early and headed up the pass with scant traffic on the road with me. The 428's 4-banger is...
Forum: European Delivery 09-01-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Thanks, Snareman, nice to hear from you. I sort...

Thanks, Snareman, nice to hear from you. I sort of backed-into white for the exterior color because The Spousal Unit pointed me in that direction, but I'm liking it a lot in person, and of course,...
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Hey F32 - was pretty sure that was your car -...

Hey F32 - was pretty sure that was your car - glad you made it and sorry we couldn't connect. Congratulations!

Dick - thanks for sharing that completely inappropriate picture, five minutes before...
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By boothguy
Hedges - you can't go wrong with anything on the...

Hedges - you can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Food in the pictures was Pappardelle (wide pasta) with sage and wild mushrooms (on the left) and Tortelli stuffed with veal in a butter sage...
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 984
Posted By boothguy
Thought that was your car next to mine at...

Thought that was your car next to mine at delivery time yesterday - looks like it was. Glad you made it - have fun. First time to Monza? Great experience. Saw Schumi win there in 2000, which...
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