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Old 07-08-2011, 02:17 PM
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Did you make enough to get a better color for that 911?
It's "Forest Green" and a total PITA to keep clean. I'll just pay some destitute, desperate kid to work his butt off cleaning and shining it to my exacting specifications. I'll offer him an irresistible deal: Washing it, $20; Washing and Detailing it to maximum shine, $25. Should be able to recover my loss in less than one minute of stock market trading on Monday morning.

I don't know why, but the kids who wash/detail my 911 never come back for a repeat visit.

If they did, I might give them a stock market tip or two.
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Old 07-08-2011, 02:37 PM
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It's "Forest Green" and a total PITA to keep clean. I'll just pay some destitute, desperate kid to work his butt off cleaning and shining it to my exacting specifications. I'll offer him an irresistible deal: Washing it, $20; Washing and Detailing it to maximum shine, $25. Should be able to recover my loss in less than one minute of stock market trading on Monday morning.

I don't know why, but the kids who wash/detail my 911 never come back for a repeat visit.

If they did, I might give them a stock market tip or two.
You know the expression, "you can't polish a poo"? It's a double pun in this case.
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Old 07-08-2011, 04:30 PM
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Porsche: Accept no substitute, unless you're poor!

The E90 sedan is the last in the line of great 4 door 3 Series BMW's. Too bad.

"The VW GTI remains and will likely continue to be one of the finest compact sports cars in the world." Christian Seabaugh, Motortrend, March 27, 2012.

06/02/2005-06/02/2014: 9 great years on Bimmerfest!!!

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Old 07-08-2011, 05:02 PM
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All from shrewd stock market trading.
You know, when a guy brags this much, it's usually masking something. Compensating?
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Old 07-08-2011, 05:08 PM
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You know, when a guy brags this much, it's usually masking something. Compensating?

All from market trading. Some doods buy spaghetti-os with their profits. I buy cars.
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The E90 sedan is the last in the line of great 4 door 3 Series BMW's. Too bad.

"The VW GTI remains and will likely continue to be one of the finest compact sports cars in the world." Christian Seabaugh, Motortrend, March 27, 2012.

06/02/2005-06/02/2014: 9 great years on Bimmerfest!!!

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Old 07-08-2011, 05:45 PM
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All from market trading. Some doods buy spaghetti-os with their profits. I buy cars.
Everyone's a hero on the internets.
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Old 07-08-2011, 05:54 PM
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I'll have you know that I happen to be a legend in my own mind!
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Old 07-08-2011, 06:25 PM
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Nice new pic. What is the insignia on the front plate?
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Old 07-08-2011, 06:35 PM
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Nice new pic. What is the insignia on the front plate?
Thanks. This photo gives a nice view of the special order, extra long and thick, heavy duty green tail pipe.

"Euroclassics". That's the Porsche dealership I bought the car from in Virginia.

If it will make you feel better, the 328i is a much more comfortable and "serene" ride.

I notice folks in "OT" seem to have higher post counts than in specific car forums. Just an observation.
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"The VW GTI remains and will likely continue to be one of the finest compact sports cars in the world." Christian Seabaugh, Motortrend, March 27, 2012.

06/02/2005-06/02/2014: 9 great years on Bimmerfest!!!

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Old 07-08-2011, 06:58 PM
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Thanks. This photo gives a nice view of the special order, extra long and thick, heavy duty green tail pipe.

"Euroclassics". That's the Porsche dealership I bought the car from in Virginia.

If it will make you feel better, the 328i is a much more comfortable and "serene" ride.
No sweat, I've had an E90 as a loaner, they're incredibly comfortable, love it, though my ZHP is certainly more sporty.

We could afford a 911 but it would be wasted on Boston's crappy roads, and we're saving for early retirement in Jackson Ho.

A nice stock market correction would make that happen a lot sooner.
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Old 07-08-2011, 08:02 PM
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No sweat, I've had an E90 as a loaner, they're incredibly comfortable, love it, though my ZHP is certainly more sporty.

We could afford a 911 but it would be wasted on Boston's crappy roads, and we're saving for early retirement in Jackson Ho.

A nice stock market correction would make that happen a lot sooner.
The 911 is a rough ride, but that's part of its "charm".

You just had the stock market correction-it was called "June". That's why I bought this morning-I was glad to finally see a nice down day. IMO, the trend is "up" and on December 31st, we will have seen a great year, but of course, I could be wrong.

I look for a bad day on Monday.

Buh-bye!
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"The VW GTI remains and will likely continue to be one of the finest compact sports cars in the world." Christian Seabaugh, Motortrend, March 27, 2012.

06/02/2005-06/02/2014: 9 great years on Bimmerfest!!!

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Old 07-09-2011, 05:11 PM
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GT3 is actually on my list.

I'm concerned about the increasing RMS issues however.

As far as gheyness is concerned, that's why I covered my face, didn't want Griff to masturbate himself into unconsciousness...
On my list as well. If I make good dough this next coming year I will trade in the M3 for the GT3. Porsche definitely makes some good cars. I drove my cousin's Spyder today and it is one great car. The carbon seats are great
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Old 07-09-2011, 07:13 PM
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On my list as well. If I make good dough this next coming year I will trade in the M3 for the GT3. Porsche definitely makes some good cars. I drove my cousin's Spyder today and it is one great car. The carbon seats are great
Quit focking around with all those Bimmers and buy a P-car!
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Quit focking around with all those Bimmers and buy a P-car!
This M3 that I have just drinks fuel and at $4 a gallon it adds up when you have to fill up every few days My cousin's Porsche Spyder is getting over 20MPG with city driving while my M3 is lucky to see 14-15 MPG Seems like right at 180-190 miles the big yellow fuel light pops up "DING DING". I was sort of thinking about getting a Cayman R for a change though I would rather bu the GT3 but at $100K+ it is not that cheap either. If I got $50K for my car I would need to fork out another $50K on top of my car and I am not sure that it is twice as nice because I doubt I will see twice the performance in acceleration.
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Say what you want, I'm making money.

As I'm writing this, I can hear the sweet clink of more coin filling up the till.

Do Ferraris look good in silver?
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S&P futures vs fair value: -17.40. Nasdaq futures vs fair value: -26.80.
Are you buying the dip?
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Are you buying the dip?
Did you just call him a dip?
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Old 07-11-2011, 06:36 AM
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Did you just call him a dip?
We'll see what he does today and then decide.
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As far as gheyness is concerned, that's why I covered my face, didn't want Griff to masturbate himself into unconsciousness...
Right, show us your face and see how my pens react; don't ass-u-me you know everything

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Questions to the 2 bears, namely Chris and Double-S

When is NFLX going to crash? Damn the market's coming down but Netflix is still going up.

Stop covering your shorts already and start selling again!
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When is NFLX going to crash? Damn the market's coming down but Netflix is still going up.

Stop covering your shorts already and start selling again!
NFLX is the highest shorted stock on the market and yet it keeps climbing to try and hit that magic $300 mark.

Market is down about -140 now and yet all the big boys are barely down (financials and banks aside). Tech stocks still look strong and are holding up well this morning (so far at least).
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NFLX is the highest shorted stock on the market and yet it keeps climbing to try and hit that magic $300 mark.
The shorts are stepping on each other?
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Why you sneaky little Asian...
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Hitting the sell button on NFLX yet?
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