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    I would take TV shows. I didn’t get into music until I was in college in Madison so for me, while I love listening to it, I could go without. While I am working at the lake when no one else is here, I could blast music or have the TV on…I always have the TV on.

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      What was the first car you owned?

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      Zwak wrote:


      What athlete(s) would you liked to have watch in their prime?

      I was fortunate to see them play live a few times during their warm-up ‘season’ but I would have loved to have been in Lake Placid to see the 1980 Olympic hockey tournament in person.

      First car was a 1986 Mazda 626.

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      2002 Subaru Legacy GT. is the first I owned and coincidently still drive.

      First car I drove everyday was a 2000 Honda Odyssey.

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      What was the first car you owned?

      First car I had (16th birthday present) was a white Buick sky hawk with a Pontiac front bumper. It had red velvety seats with cigarette holes in them.

      First car I purchased on my own was a new 2011 Dodge Avenger, still my daily vehicle.

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        1956 Chevy four door I bought in 1974 for $50. I had the biggest steering wheel of anything I ever have driven. Also the had bad rust around the front headlights and the front floorboards. Picked up two front fenders from a farmer in North Dakota and riveted some sheet metal to patch the floorboards to keep from getting wet.

        Upgraded to a 1964 Chevy stepside pickup that I drove through most of high school.

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        1966 Mustang. Yeah, I should have kept it.

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          First drove a Chevy Corsica and then Plymouth Breeze. First I owned and drive everyday now is Subaru Outback.

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          A red, 2door hard top ’60 Impala w/ a straight 6, glasspack muffler. Shifter from the factory was 3 on the tree that became a Hurst 3 on the floor with a fifth under the seat, to use a 1969 play on words. Seat was a bench too.

          Spring before HS graduation I got my ’65 Goat. Man I went through a lot of tires and only 1 clutch with that baby.

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          Greyeagle wrote:


          Zwak wrote:


          What athlete(s) would you liked to have watch in their prime?

          I was fortunate to see them play live a few times during their warm-up ‘season’ but I would have loved to have been in Lake Placid to see the 1980 Olympic hockey tournament in person.

          First car was a 1986 Mazda 626.

          Mine was a 1987 Mazda 323. Big mistake was getting a 4 speed manual instead of upgrading to a 5 speed manual

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          I rode motorcycles and buses until I bought a ’72 Pinto. Never got rear ended so never burst into flames. Then a ’81 Mazda 626 first new car – I wanted an RX-7 and could have afforded it, but couldn’t cover the insurance as a single young man in SF Bay Area.

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          My first car was a 1980 Chevy Monza that cost $500 bucks and had rust everywhere. It ran OK but the biggest thing I remember was needing to keep a screwdriver in the car to open the butterfly valve when the car wouldn’t start. There were times in high school where I was glad to drive my parent’s minivan over that thing.

          The 1993 Ford Festiva I bought before I left to college was a dream compared to that Monza. It didn’t hurt that my ROTC stipend covered the monthly payments so I only had to worry about gas and insurance.

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          davescharf wrote:


          My first car was a 1980 Chevy Monza that cost $500 bucks and had rust everywhere. It ran OK but the biggest thing I remember was needing to keep a screwdriver in the car to open the butterfly valve when the car wouldn’t start. There were times in high school where I was glad to drive my parent’s minivan over that thing.

          The 1993 Ford Festiva I bought before I left to college was a dream compared to that Monza. It didn’t hurt that my ROTC stipend covered the monthly payments so I only had to worry about gas and insurance.

          When my grandpa died my parents bought his car from my Grandma (she never learned to drive). It was a 1978 Mercury Zephyr. Roll up windows and vinyl seats. You honestly could get second degree burns from those seats in the summer if you left the windows up.

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            Bladepuller wrote:


            A red, 2door hard top ’60 Impala w/ a straight 6, glasspack muffler. Shifter from the factory was 3 on the tree that became a Hurst 3 on the floor with a fifth under the seat, to use a 1969 play on words. Seat was a bench too.

            Spring before HS graduation I got my ’65 Goat. Man I went through a lot of tires and only 1 clutch with that baby.

            Those early GTO’s were awesome. Didn’t care to much for them after they changed the body style in the late 60’s.

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            I think it was in ’68 that they went to The Judge type.

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            My first car was a 1979 Thunderbird. It was the same body as the Lincoln with a different rear side window. In other words it was massive. And it had vacuum powered headlight covers. I honestly think I would buy one today if my wife would let me. She won’t…. :lol:

            I loved that car, but about six months after buying it a bolt flew through the drive shaft and the repair cost more than I paid for the car.

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              A silver blue hatchback Horizon. LOL, it was a piece of *#@$ but I loved it because it was my first car that was all mine.

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              What street did you grow up on?

              What’s the name of your first grade teacher?

              Oh, and what bank do you use? ;)

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              Orion wrote:


              What street did you grow up on?

              What’s the name of your first grade teacher?

              Oh, and what bank do you use? ;)

              What is your mother’s maiden name? What is the name of your fist pet? What was your high school mascot? :lol:

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              george wrote:

              until I bought a ’72 Pinto.

              Mine was yellow.

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              Iceburg wrote:


              george wrote:

              until I bought a ’72 Pinto.

              Mine was yellow.

              In the same family, my first was a ’74 Mercury Comet, the spiffy brother to the Ford Maverick. :)

              It’s a classic:

              https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcRkRNEqrjg4X_BD4Ibdb780iNU14jH57rFazXKfN9hf02LjLPkf&usqp=CAU" />

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              My first car was a brown 1982 Plymouth Reliant K. The kind of car where you fill up the oil and check the gas when you stop at the service station.

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              First car was a 1967 BMW 1600. Bought used with 70,000 miles for $900. Way back then there were very few BMW’s in the State; most people thought they only made motorcycles.

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              Orion wrote:


              What street did you grow up on?

              What’s the name of your first grade teacher?

              Oh, and what bank do you use? ;)

              Which one? I probably only had 10 or 11 addresses before I graduated High School ;)

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              Orion wrote:


              What street did you grow up on?

              What’s the name of your first grade teacher?

              Oh, and what bank do you use? ;)

              My first grade teacher is Lindsay Whalen’s mother in law.

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              https://i.pinimg.com/474x/1a/dd/20/1add204ff1f00e1c039b18d1465b8ca8.jpg" />

              The first purchase I made using paper route money.

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              Vikings: Alan Page

              Twins: Kirby

              Wild: Darby Hendrickson

              Wolves: KG

              Gopher Hockey: Greg Zwakman of course :)

              Gopher Football: PJ Fleck

              Gopher Basketball: Jim Dutcher

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              Vikings: Tommy Kramer

              Twins: Kirby

              Wild: Jacque Lemaire

              Wolves: KG

              Gopher Hockey: Brian Bonin

              Gopher Football: Fleck

              Gopher Basketball: Voshon Leonard

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                Going along with the “What’s the first person you think of when you see this logo?” trend on Twitter. MN sports edition!

                https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/7/172/thumbs/17227042013.gif" /> – Randy Moss

                https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/53/65/thumbs/peii986yf4l42v3aa3hy0ovlf.gif" /> – Kirby Puckett

                https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/1/15/thumbs/1588102014.gif" /> – Dwayne Roloson

                https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/6/232/thumbs/23296692018.gif" /> – Kevin Garnett

                https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/32/753/thumbs/75350241986.gif" /> – Brian Bonin

                https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/32/753/thumbs/75338911986.gif" /> – Ron Johnson

                https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/32/753/thumbs/75331021986.gif" /> – Dave Winfield

                Baseball – Also Dave Winfield :mrgreen:

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                  Someone on Twitter tried to poke fun at this logo “What’s the first person you think of” trend yesterday. Just had a photo of poster board that had RON GANT written on it. It kind of backfired because he was inundated with “Kent Hrbek” responses.

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                  Would someone throw a North Stars logo in here please?

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                  Bertogliat wrote:


                  Would someone throw a North Stars logo in here please?

                  Steve Payne

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                    Dino

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                    D2D wrote:


                    https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/7/172/thumbs/17227042013.gif" /> – Bud Grant

                    https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/53/65/thumbs/peii986yf4l42v3aa3hy0ovlf.gif" /> – Kirby Puckett

                    https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/1/15/thumbs/1588102014.gif" /> – Marián Gáborík

                    https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/6/232/thumbs/23296692018.gif" /> – Kevin Garnett

                    https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/32/753/thumbs/75350241986.gif" /> – Herb Brooks

                    https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/32/753/thumbs/75338911986.gif" /> – P.J. Fleck

                    https://content.sportslogos.net/logos/32/753/thumbs/75331021986.gif" /> – Kevin McHale


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                    Nicely done!

                    On Gophers football and Twins I also have immediate thoughts of Ray Christensen and Halsey Hall/Herb Carniel, but they’re media. Back in the day – before there were 5,000 media choices – it seemed like everyone had them on the radio. I would also throw in the Wooger for gopher hockey consideration.

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                    Zwak wrote:


                    Vikings: Alan Page

                    Twins: Kirby

                    Wild: Darby Hendrickson

                    Wolves: KG

                    Gopher Hockey: Greg Zwakman of course :)

                    Gopher Football: PJ Fleck

                    Gopher Basketball: Jim Dutcher

                    Vikings: Chuck Foreman

                    Twins: Rod Carew

                    Wild: NA

                    Wolves: NA

                    Gopher Hockey: Neal Broten

                    Gopher Football: Marion Barber, Jr.

                    Gopher Basketball: Kevin McHale

                    North Stars: Bobby Smith

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                    Vikings: Randy Moss

                    Twins: Kirby Puckett

                    Wild: Andrew Brunette

                    Wolves: Kevin Garnett

                    Gopher Hockey: Jordan Leopold

                    Gopher Football: P.J. Fleck

                    Gopher Basketball: Miles Tarver

                    North Stars: Dino Ciccarelli

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                    Armadillo wrote:


                    Vikings: Randy Moss

                    Twins: Kirby Puckett

                    Wild: Andrew Brunette

                    Wolves: Kevin Garnett

                    Gopher Hockey: Jordan Leopold

                    Gopher Football: P.J. Fleck

                    Gopher Basketball: Miles Tarver

                    North Stars: Dino Ciccarelli

                    I’ll play. In order:

                    Scott Studwell

                    Frank Viola

                    KG

                    Vanek

                    PJ

                    Clem Haskins

                    Gump Worsley

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                    Vikings: drinking

                    Twins: the 1987 season (childhood explosion when they won)

                    T-wolves: KG

                    Wild: what a terrible logo

                    Gopher Hockey: tDon

                    Gopher Football: Fleck

                    Gopher Bouncy Ball: we have Gopher bouncy ball????

                    North Stars: the season they left (listening to an Army buddy celebrate the Dallas Stars Cup season….Hull was in the crease)

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                    Vikings–Alan Page

                    Twins–Harmon Killebrew

                    Wolves–KG

                    Wild–Koivu

                    Gopher Hockey–Neal Broten

                    Gopher Football–Marion Barber (the first)

                    Gopher Basketball–Kevin McHale

                    North Stars–Gump Worsley

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                    Vikings– Chuck Foreman

                    Twins– Rod Carew

                    Wolves– KG

                    Wild– Gaborik

                    Gopher Hockey– Leopold

                    Gopher Football– Darrell Thompson

                    Gopher Basketball– Randy Breuer

                    North Stars– Neal Broten

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                    Vikings – Fran Tarkington

                    Twins – Rod Carew

                    Wolves – Garnett

                    Wild – Gaborik

                    Gopher Hockey – Bill Baker

                    Gopher Football – Tony Dungy

                    Gopher Basketball – Trent Tucker

                    North Stars – Craig Hartsburg

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                    Some of you may be surprised…. but

                    [media]https://youtu.be/EUmiIp9oIKE[/media]

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                    Vikings – Tark

                    Twins – Tony O

                    T-wolves – KG

                    Wild – meh, who cares

                    Gopher hockey – Pat the Rat

                    Gopher FB – Dungy

                    Gopher BB – Jim Peterson

                    North Stars – Broten

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                    Where do you get your news? I’m not looking to debate the perceived bias of different news organizations. I’m more interested in the type of media you get your news from? Tv, radio, internet, social media, etc.

                    I haven’t watched local tv news in at least two years. I mostly get my news by following local and national news sites on Twitter. I do subscribe to the print version of Star Tribune and Sunday Pioneer Press.

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                    Newspaper, TV, Internet.

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                    Twitter and Facebook, duh.

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                    I watch local news more for the entertainment and weather. For news I browse various websites

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                    First Car: 1983 El Camino

                    I don’t know what that round orange things Goldy has though so I can’t answer the logo thing.

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                      I watch local news. I used to watch national tv news but gave it up a month ago. I read the STrib and the WSJ daily. I read Time magazine. I rarely get news from the internet unless it’s something silly, I currently have a weakness for those stupid posts on BuzzFeed. I’m not on Twitter or Facebook.

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                      I turn on a national news network station for about 30 seconds to get the headlines, then I peruse the internet for the actual details, nationally trusted and verified sites. I also read the west-side Twin Cities fishwrap during the week. I do get some news from here and USCHO (since most of the time, there are links to nationally trusted and verified websites being used), and I personally know many of the posters that post said links.

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                      Every news source gets some attention for me with the exception of Twitter & Facebook.

                      Now the real question is which is the most credible?

                      No one type or outlet has my unconditional trust.

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                      Bladepuller wrote:


                      Every news source gets some attention for me with the exception of Twitter & Facebook.

                      Now the real question is which is the most credible?

                      No one type or outlet has my unconditional trust.

                      Not unconditional, but I probably trust The Hill website the most overall. I don’t trust the Tweeter Machine or FB at all. I actually trust FB less than the Tweeter.

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                      What is the best thing you’ve ever eaten? No reason why, it doesn’t have the be the “most quality” or anything. What is the ONE thing that was the BEST?

                      Mine is the Duck Confit at the Fitz in MI. Amazeballs.

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                        Slap Shot wrote:


                        Twitter and Facebook, duh.

                        YouTube comments for sure… :dup:

                        Internet for the most part. I keep tabs on the Strib, PP, IndyStar, FW Star-Telegram, and Dallas Morning News for local. WaPo, The Hill, CNN for everything else…and The Onion.

                        First car: 1985 Mercury Grand Marquis

                        Vikings: Tommy Kramer

                        Twins – Gary Gaetti

                        T-wolves – KG

                        Wild – Wes Walz

                        Gopher hockey – Doug Woog

                        Gopher FB – Tim Brewster :mrgreen: (Ok, probably MBIII)

                        Gopher BB – Sam Jacobson

                        North Stars – Neal Broten

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                        The Rube wrote:


                        What is the best thing you’ve ever eaten? No reason why, it doesn’t have the be the “most quality” or anything. What is the ONE thing that was the BEST?

                        Mine is the Duck Confit at the Fitz in MI. Amazeballs.

                        Without talking about a full plate of food and just a single bite or item a few come to mind. I’m surely forgetting others.

                        -A steak oscar from Capital Grille.

                        -A pork burrito my wife made not long ago was bar none the best burrito I’ve ever had including any had during several trips to Mexico.

                        -The first time I ever tried sole meunière, although it was at a French restaurant in Bahrain.

                        -A bbq pulled bison sandwich on a farm in Iowa when I was a kid. I’ve never forgotten how amazing it was at least 40 years later.

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                          The Rube wrote:


                          What is the best thing you’ve ever eaten? No reason why, it doesn’t have the be the “most quality” or anything. What is the ONE thing that was the BEST?

                          Mine is the Duck Confit at the Fitz in MI. Amazeballs.


                          TIE:

                          Wild Boar and Red Cabbage pasta in Rome. Shaved Parmesan on top, a total umami bomb.

                          Foie Gras ravioli in Aix. FG is a French Christmas staple and this was a restaurant special that was so good I just swooned.

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                            Grovetown Scotty wrote:


                            Bladepuller wrote:


                            A red, 2door hard top ’60 Impala w/ a straight 6, glasspack muffler. Shifter from the factory was 3 on the tree that became a Hurst 3 on the floor with a fifth under the seat, to use a 1969 play on words. Seat was a bench too.

                            Spring before HS graduation I got my ’65 Goat. Man I went through a lot of tires and only 1 clutch with that baby.

                            Those early GTO’s were awesome. Didn’t care to much for them after they changed the body style in the late 60’s.

                            1969 Pontiac Tempest 350ci V8 engine. Accelerated from 40 to 80 mph in 3-4 seconds :biggrin2: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pontiac_Tempest.jpg

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                            I had a beef tenderloin at a winery in Mendoza Argentina that was the best piece of beef I’ve ever tried. It was seasoned with nothing more than Lavender Salt and just an incredible thing to eat.

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                            I ate at one of the best sushi restaurants in Tokyo at the old Tsukiji fish market. Sushi Dai I believe. Waited 4-5 hours in line from 4am to 9, but my god it was all worth it.

                            We originally thought we were in line for the tour of the place, but after spending two hours figured this must be worth it. Saw Michelin guidebook notices all over the wall. Just an incredible experience. I’m still bummed they moved the market. I’d love to try that place again.

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                            bearpaw28 wrote:


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                            A red, 2door hard top ’60 Impala w/ a straight 6, glasspack muffler. Shifter from the factory was 3 on the tree that became a Hurst 3 on the floor with a fifth under the seat, to use a 1969 play on words. Seat was a bench too.

                            Spring before HS graduation I got my ’65 Goat. Man I went through a lot of tires and only 1 clutch with that baby.

                            Those early GTO’s were awesome. Didn’t care to much for them after they changed the body style in the late 60’s.

                            1969 Pontiac Tempest 350cc V8 engine. Accelerated from 40 to 80 mph in 3-4 seconds :biggrin2:


                            And went from F to E nearly as fast. :lol:

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                              MNNavy wrote:


                              bearpaw28 wrote:


                              Grovetown Scotty wrote:


                              Bladepuller wrote:


                              A red, 2door hard top ’60 Impala w/ a straight 6, glasspack muffler. Shifter from the factory was 3 on the tree that became a Hurst 3 on the floor with a fifth under the seat, to use a 1969 play on words. Seat was a bench too.

                              Spring before HS graduation I got my ’65 Goat. Man I went through a lot of tires and only 1 clutch with that baby.

                              Those early GTO’s were awesome. Didn’t care to much for them after they changed the body style in the late 60’s.

                              1969 Pontiac Tempest 350cc V8 engine. Accelerated from 40 to 80 mph in 3-4 seconds :biggrin2:


                              And went from F to E nearly as fast. :lol:

                              No worries…gas was 57 cents per gallon in 1975 🤠 The neighbor kid had a Cutless with a 442 engine…

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                              350 cc?

                              That would be a lightweight motorcycle but being an old gearhead I knew you meant cubic inches.

                              Now the big motors for Olds were 455 CI . 442 was supposedly 4 barrel carb. 4speed tranny, & 2 (dual) exhaust.

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                              bearpaw28 wrote:


                              MNNavy wrote:


                              bearpaw28 wrote:


                              Grovetown Scotty wrote:


                              Bladepuller wrote:


                              A red, 2door hard top ’60 Impala w/ a straight 6, glasspack muffler. Shifter from the factory was 3 on the tree that became a Hurst 3 on the floor with a fifth under the seat, to use a 1969 play on words. Seat was a bench too.

                              Spring before HS graduation I got my ’65 Goat. Man I went through a lot of tires and only 1 clutch with that baby.

                              Those early GTO’s were awesome. Didn’t care to much for them after they changed the body style in the late 60’s.

                              1969 Pontiac Tempest 350cc V8 engine. Accelerated from 40 to 80 mph in 3-4 seconds :biggrin2:


                              And went from F to E nearly as fast. :lol:

                              No worries…gas was 57 cents per gallon in 1975 🤠 The neighbor kid had a Cutless with a 442 engine…

                              That’s equivalent to $2.70 now.

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                              Best thing I have eaten:

                              Burnt ends at Char Bar in Kansas City. July 29th, 2015. That one bite changed my food life. I bought a smoker the next day, have spent countless hours since researching the cooking of meat. I say “cooking” because it has also changed the way I use a grill, the oven and the stove.

                              I have smoked a lot of different meat over the years, brisket has became my favorite and what I am beat at. I usually do about 2 full packer briskets a year. My kids have never had a burnt end because I don’t let them eat them as they are saved for my wife and I and those adults we entertain when I smoke one.

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                              This crossed my mind while watching the Jordan stuff but what’s the most you’ve ever gambled in a single bet?

                              I am not much of a gambler (I don’t mean never but I can go years with a single bet, slot arm pull, double-down…)

                              When I was into online poker (Bovada) I entered a $250 buy-in tournament. I don’t recall how many people entered but I finished high enough to win enough to cover the bet. Nothing very exciting or extravagent.

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                              $100 (blackjack). Played multiple hands at that level.

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                                Slap Shot wrote:


                                This crossed my mind while watching the Jordan stuff but what’s the most you’ve ever gambled in a single bet?

                                Romantic vacation B& B. Forgotten birth control.

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                                Romantic vacation B& B. Forgotten birth control.


                                Ouch, that could have run into many thousands. Kelly Red wins!

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                                Kelly Red wrote:


                                Slap Shot wrote:


                                This crossed my mind while watching the Jordan stuff but what’s the most you’ve ever gambled in a single bet?

                                Romantic vacation B& B. Forgotten birth control.

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                                Kelly Red wrote:


                                Slap Shot wrote:


                                This crossed my mind while watching the Jordan stuff but what’s the most you’ve ever gambled in a single bet?

                                Romantic vacation B& B. Forgotten birth control.


                                Isn’t that the title of a Country-Western song? :wink:

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                                Slap Shot wrote:


                                This crossed my mind while watching the Jordan stuff but what’s the most you’ve ever gambled in a single bet?

                                I am not much of a gambler (I don’t mean never but I can go years with a single bet, slot arm pull, double-down…)

                                When I was into online poker (Bovada) I entered a $250 buy-in tournament. I don’t recall how many people entered but I finished high enough to win enough to cover the bet. Nothing very exciting or extravagent.


                                We watched a man playing craps at Aria with $1000 minimum. Then when we came back, it seemed like a guy teaching his son how to play and the table was down to $500 minimum. 😳

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