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[SJ]Wedge

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Hi there
« on: March 21, 2009, 10:36:12 pm »
Welcome Cam
« Last Edit: March 21, 2009, 11:00:08 pm by Wedge »

[SJ]Stein

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2009, 10:41:40 pm »
hahahaa... Warren is opening eyes now?


oh great...   :tut:  Now he's seen the light he's telling other ppl how great it is here! be ready for an onslaught gentlemen!  there's more on the way...hahahahaha

But,  you are very  welcome Cam,



another but:    i'd like you to explain what's going on in the other community as there seems to be a sort of vacancy on the other side as more and more are slipping in here with Warren's excellent nose for character(no.. i'm not slandering you m8, just saying.. warren only gives tips to those who deserve a good break  ;) )... (but still wondering what's going on at yer previous nest)





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[SJ]CasparGTL

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2009, 10:51:24 pm »
Nice post Wedge, welcome

[SJ]Wedge

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2009, 10:58:27 pm »
« Last Edit: March 21, 2009, 11:11:42 pm by Wedge »

[SJ]CasparGTL

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2009, 11:12:56 pm »
Sorry, dunno, can't fly  :(

[SJ]Wedge

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2009, 11:16:20 pm »
Sorry, dunno, can't fly  :(


lol Do all of your flying on the track then Caspar?

[SJ]Stein

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« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2009, 11:24:22 pm »
He rides on rail, just occasionally derails..  but solid as a rock he is!   Wonder what he could do in 3d though!


Il2 sort of starves out, then lives up again, more or like a fireplace... sometimes we chock some wood on it, sometimes we just let it simmer slowly...




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[SJ]CasparGTL

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2009, 11:26:09 pm »
Sorry, dunno, can't fly  :(


lol Do all of your flying on the track then Caspar?


Oh yes, for many many years!  :excited:

[SJ]JuneBug

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2009, 12:55:48 am »
Hi Wedge and welcome :)

[SJ]Warren Dawes

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2009, 01:03:36 am »
Hi Cam, good to have you here, you'll like the atmosphere here. Watch out for the Flying Caspar, he's hard to catch but occasionally he lets some of us mere mortals get on his tail. I've managed to buzz my Mini around him on the odd occasion.  :D
You will find that SJ is probably the strongest and largest GTL community around. Also one of the cleanest to drive with.  :yes:

[SJ]mixfloors

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« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2009, 01:06:07 am »
Hi Cam (sounds like a toyota badge,  lol better start again)


Welcome, sounds like you live in or near Cairns, you will enjoy the racing and community here and if GTL is your thing, consider NASJ racing times as well as OSJ, they are mid Sundays here in Aus (or approx 1pm for the daylight saving impared states)  lol

[SJ]Wedge

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2009, 01:50:10 am »
@ [SJ]mixfloors: fortunately there is only one of me, so no twin Cams...  Only an 1.5 hours from Cairns, although looking to move closer mid-year.  GTL is nowhere near my thing (unless 180 degree spins bring points) but I do love the cars and have decided to use it more.  I would love to one day be competitive in the Escort, but realise I have bucketloads of work to do before that happens.

I keep hearing about the Alfatina races so I will try to get on there soon (as soon as I work out where the details are).


[SJ]DenDanger

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2009, 04:36:12 am »
Alfateeeenieee. yum..

 welcome Wedge, welcome.

[SJ]Nodnerb

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2009, 06:35:35 am »
Gidday and welcome Cam :salute:

[SJ]Stein

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« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2009, 06:53:18 am »
Well wedge, the idea of GTL is, NOT to start with the overpowered cars, but gradually work your way up... i do like the escort too, just not it's flaming end it's usually posessed near the end of a race by the firegods... so's the pantera

Camry,   Toyota Camry... i think Mixie mike means...


and ehr.. ALfatina... you've heard alot about it.. well here's your chance to do some reading on it: http://simjunkies.org/Forum/gtl-isj/


best of luck...


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[SJ]DenDanger

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2009, 06:55:55 am »
I still like Minissss..

[SJ]Wedge

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2009, 08:09:16 am »

and ehr.. ALfatina... you've heard alot about it.. well here's your chance to do some reading on it: http://simjunkies.org/Forum/gtl-isj/




Thanks mate!

Edit: errr, when is the next one?

[SJ]Stein

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #17 on: March 22, 2009, 08:15:10 am »
Fridaynight for us, that would be saterdaymorning for the southern hemisphere   starts about 10.15 pm GMT Fridaynight with it's practice and qualisession   (but we dont take that very seriously)  as it's our dwunk-dwiving-Coors.  no medals, no prizes, no sorry's, just plain and simple drunken close racing... and you bet yer tailfeather it's damned fast.... due to liquid courage... but very clean usually... untill ofcourse you have to pick up the beerbottles you left behind... but most of all, it's layd back fun in GTL, a night out at your home.



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[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2009, 09:32:06 am »
Welcome. :)

[SJ]Pierre61

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #19 on: March 22, 2009, 09:50:40 am »
Hello Cam, welcome to SJ :)
If you like the old cars, but don't like the 180s, then Power & Glory may be for you. It's a supermod for GTR2 that has lovingly crafted some of the cars from GTL plus a whole bunch more in to the GTR2 engine ... it's a superb piece of work that I whole heartedly suggest you give a try.

[SJ]mixfloors

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« Reply #20 on: March 22, 2009, 09:53:33 pm »
Alfatina runs Sat morning about 10am start time Qld time, 4 x 15min races that take about 2 hours. It is an "aquired" taste to say the least..... lol
It is esential that you hook up to Ventrillo, there is a video of how to do it in the members section at the bottom of the forums which will spoon feed you through the process (even I figured it out, and I am no computer guru!!) Even if you dont have a mic, its good to listen in.

Its a great way to have some fun, meet people and listen to them get progresivly blitzed..... There are different level drivers limited cars and the atmosphere is very relaxed and one of fun, a good place to learn. You can make plenty of mistakes and not get flogged for it like a serious league. Its how I got hooked on GTL.
If you can spare the time to join in its well worth it.

[SJ]DRokK

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #21 on: March 22, 2009, 10:42:37 pm »
G'day mate  :excited:
word has it we will be visiting a most famous track this weekend for Alfatina, to coincide with some international event or other. might be worth looking us up and bringing a Tina with yer  :say_no_more:

[SJ]DenDanger

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #22 on: March 22, 2009, 10:53:31 pm »
there's an International event this weeK?

[SJ]mixfloors

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« Reply #23 on: March 22, 2009, 11:38:10 pm »
International, means someting important "outside" the continent of North America Den  :rotfl:
And it just happens to be in my neck of the woods, just remember to turn your TV upside down so you can watch our down under telecast.

How lucky am I, first alfa tina drops by for a barby at bathurst, then a couple of weeks later right in my back yard at Amaroo, still cleaning up your beer cans from that one....
and now your off to Melbourne for the "weekend at Bernie's" shindig.

While you are there drop in and say hi, after his latest suggestion of "most GP wins is world champ and wanting to give out medals to podium" I have decided to head down there myself.
I will be in the third floor window of the book depository, just next to the grassy noll......waiting for Bernie and Max.  ;)

[SJ]DenDanger

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« Reply #24 on: March 22, 2009, 11:55:53 pm »
Yeah, agreed on most of us have no clue the rest of the world exists. But I don't watch the news (Of course our media thinks the world ends at the East Coast too...lol) and am not a sports fan nor do I follow celebrities, so even if something happened here, I'd probably not know. lol.

[SJ]xk289ci

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« Reply #25 on: March 23, 2009, 02:13:35 am »
G'day & a hearty YODELAYEEHAW!!!! :salute:

[SJ]Stein

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« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2009, 06:04:50 pm »
Dont forget your TWO potato-guns Mixie Mike, as a sniperrifle has been done before m8...

Laughed mi arse off at the "turn yer TV upside down...." brilliant m8ey!




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[SJ]mixfloors

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« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2009, 12:56:39 am »
WHAT.... i'm serious Stieny,   :tut:  as we are down under I have to put my digital recorder upside down so I can watch races from the northern hemisphere.....too hard to balance the TV that way.... lol

[SJ]Wedge

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #28 on: March 25, 2009, 07:33:29 am »
The hardest part is explaining the situation to a northern hemisphere company when a warranty claim is in order...

[SJ]DRokK

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #29 on: March 25, 2009, 09:50:56 am »
Strange but true, CRT tubes made in the northern hemisphere have to be turned upside down in their casing to function correctly in the southern hemisphrere, due to the difference in polarity of the earth's magnetic field. 
no shite :occupied:

[SJ]Byron

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« Reply #30 on: March 25, 2009, 09:59:09 am »
Quote from: Lee
CRT tubes made in the northern hemisphere have to be turned upside down in their casing to function correctly in the southern hemisphrere


That sounds suspiciously like an old wives tale to me Lee...  so I had to do some research random googling.  Seems there's some controversy here.  But this report suggests there can be some adverse effects, but not quite turning the tube upside down!

 :)

Has this thread gone too far off topic yet?  Nah.  ooh, look at the cute monkey...




[SJ]DRokK

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« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2009, 10:12:03 am »
well having just recently degaussed a TV given to me by a mate, i have extensively researched the subject of magnetic fields. it seems some tubes are more sensitive than others. my particular TV didn't like being moved just 15 mile further south from where it ha been sat for 7 years. cant remember where i read it, but it said most of the tvs made in Asia for the northern hemisphere are sent with the tubes upside down as they are calibrated in the south. its also the reason some of the crt monitors come with a degauss button.
is that Mr Jacksons bubbles when he was a baby?

[SJ]Grimwart

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #32 on: March 25, 2009, 12:02:21 pm »
Quote from: Byron
Has this thread gone too far off topic yet?  Nah.  ooh, look at the cute monkey...




Awww sweet :innocent:

[SJ]DenDanger

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« Reply #33 on: March 25, 2009, 02:17:38 pm »
Couldn't you just reverse the plug? lol

 And do ovals race the other way in RHD markets? And RHD in the southern hemisphere? Is that why we call 'em tintops? Um....I'm confuselled now..lol

[SJ]Stein

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #34 on: March 25, 2009, 05:00:14 pm »


Has this thread gone too far off topic yet?  Nah.  ooh, look at the cute monkey...



Yup .. it's cute...now go "spank the monkey" again


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[SJ]MrDee

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #35 on: March 25, 2009, 05:46:00 pm »
Welcome Cam.
 :hats off:

   Alfatina is a blast and a great place to meet SJer's. For me (NA pdt) being gassed @ 4 in the afternoon took some getting used to but I am persevering.  lol

[SJ]DenDanger

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« Reply #36 on: March 25, 2009, 06:36:50 pm »
Threads go offtopic? here? At SJ? NAAAHH! can't see it happening....

[SJ]mixfloors

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« Reply #37 on: March 25, 2009, 11:42:58 pm »
Quote from: Byron
Has this thread gone too far off topic yet?  Nah.  ooh, look at the cute monkey...





Are we sure this isnt a guest at Drokk's wedding !!!

« Last Edit: March 26, 2009, 02:30:54 am by [SJ]mixfloors »

[SJ]Warren Dawes

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #38 on: March 26, 2009, 01:19:15 am »
Welcome Cam.
 :hats off:

   Alfatina is a blast and a great place to meet SJer's. For me (NA pdt) being gassed @ 4 in the afternoon took some getting used to but I am persevering.  lol


Lol guys, nothing like giving Cam an early experience of the SJ skill of going waaaaaaaay off topic.   lol
Nice try by MrDee to get it somewhere back to topic too.    :yes:

Re the Alfatina, I have yet to master the "spirit's" of the event by getting plastered at 9AM, but the rest of the guys have come to allow being half asleep as a fair compromise.  :D

[SJ]Stein

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« Reply #39 on: March 26, 2009, 05:18:18 am »
Coffee and rum Warren?

As i think you are "developing a fever" on saterdaymornings...   just go to sleep again after yer plastered at say.. noon till 5 pm  :D

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[SJ]Wedge

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Re: Hi there
« Reply #40 on: March 26, 2009, 07:29:37 am »
Perhaps we need to have exceptionally large nights on the town Warren?  This would allow us to continue into the morn.  Mind you though, I don't like my chances of becoming a fully fledged SJ'er after racing with a skinful...

[SJ]DRokK

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« Reply #41 on: March 26, 2009, 09:14:00 am »
hehe, i managed it some how  :toast:

[SJ]Pierre61

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« Reply #42 on: March 26, 2009, 09:54:32 am »
You are absolutely correct Wedge ... the demon drink does no good for anyone, least of all a member of SJ!


Nice to have members with a little moral fortitude joining up  :hats off:

[SJ]Stein

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« Reply #43 on: March 26, 2009, 04:00:18 pm »
Nice to have members with a little moral fortitude joining up  :hats off:



Moral... you never seize to amaze me Pete  silly arse

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« Reply #44 on: April 01, 2009, 08:52:10 am »
Nice to have members with a little moral fortitude joining up  :hats off:





not the Wedge i know
regards
olly
sorry Cam couldnt resist

[SJ]Stein

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« Reply #45 on: April 01, 2009, 04:41:19 pm »
Nice to have members with a little moral fortitude joining up  :hats off:





not the Wedge i know




IMPOSTER ALERT!
   ;) lol :D

[SJ]William Yunck

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« Reply #46 on: April 26, 2009, 07:42:35 pm »
Hi Cam,
I didn't put 2 and 2 together till I saw your post at Olaf's thread, hehehe, sj wedge aka Cam wedgewood.  It is good to see you here. :)