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Message 1323692 - Posted: 2 Jan 2013, 18:38:40 UTC

Twang!

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Message 1323810 - Posted: 2 Jan 2013, 21:47:56 UTC - in response to Message 1323692.

Twang!

I hope thats knot breakin an E bar gum string on ur stratocruizer

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Message 1323933 - Posted: 2 Jan 2013, 23:50:28 UTC

I hope my puter gets something to crunch soon. My rac is getting pretty low.

I'm waiting for a parcel from Queensland to arrive. It has a new canopy for my Trex 100 RC helicopter and a device that converts my Iphone or Ipad into a remote controller. I'm hoping I might be able to learn to fly it with the Ipad as I cant quite get the coordination to operate 4 channels with 2 joysticks on the normal radio controller.
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Message 1323954 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 0:46:35 UTC - in response to Message 1323454.

I would say Victorville. Been there seen it. Not much to look at really.

Passed through there a few times in the early 1980s, going from San Diego to Edwards AFBn to watch the first Space Shuttle landings.

Yeah, I think the town is older than Vic.

Nope, the wiki says 1962 for incorporation as a city, so I'm older by about 2 years as I was born in July 1960.

The wiki article also says this:
About 1895, the village was named "Victor" for the California Southern Railroad's General Manager Jacob Nash Victor. In 1901, the U.S. Post Office Department changed that name to Victorville to avoid confusion with the town of Victor, Colorado.

So the town has been there since the late 1800s, just not "incorporated" until 1962.
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Message 1324031 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 7:49:51 UTC

Not posting...or am I?...hmmm...
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Message 1324038 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 7:55:29 UTC

Thank you Donald. I am just amazed at the things I learn here.
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Message 1324071 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 12:05:07 UTC

[url]I hope thats knot breakin an E bar gum string on ur stratocruizer[/url]
As long as I don't get my G string twisted, I'll be OK ;-)

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Message 1324106 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 14:05:28 UTC - in response to Message 1323954.

I would say Victorville. Been there seen it. Not much to look at really.

Passed through there a few times in the early 1980s, going from San Diego to Edwards AFBn to watch the first Space Shuttle landings.

Yeah, I think the town is older than Vic.

Nope, the wiki says 1962 for incorporation as a city, so I'm older by about 2 years as I was born in July 1960.

The wiki article also says this:
About 1895, the village was named "Victor" for the California Southern Railroad's General Manager Jacob Nash Victor. In 1901, the U.S. Post Office Department changed that name to Victorville to avoid confusion with the town of Victor, Colorado.

So the town has been there since the late 1800s, just not "incorporated" until 1962.

Well legally it was just another part of the county, no more, no less until 1962, it was not a city or a town until then.
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Message 1324287 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 19:14:36 UTC


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Message 1324338 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 20:13:22 UTC

Hey I like that map. Better than todays names in a lot of ways ....

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Message 1324344 - Posted: 3 Jan 2013, 20:17:47 UTC

That's true. Much more original!
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Message 1324482 - Posted: 4 Jan 2013, 7:33:57 UTC

It's so hot here...

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107.42 F

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Message 1324489 - Posted: 4 Jan 2013, 7:51:39 UTC

*sigh* Wish I was there right now.

It's cold here and I hate winters...
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Message 1324496 - Posted: 4 Jan 2013, 7:55:30 UTC - in response to Message 1324489.

*sigh* Wish I was there right now.

It's cold here and I hate winters...


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Hi Jeff.

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Message 1324498 - Posted: 4 Jan 2013, 8:01:08 UTC

Hi Mike.

@Julie Magenta says she would swap with you in a minute.

I really dont think anyone could enjoy this kind of heat- it is extreme even for here.
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Message 1324549 - Posted: 4 Jan 2013, 11:41:53 UTC

Actually, the hotter, the better for me.
Went to Las Vegas once, it was 43°C there, just loved it!
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Message 1324766 - Posted: 5 Jan 2013, 2:56:39 UTC - in response to Message 1324287.


Fort Raccoon!!! I want to move there!!!

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Message 1324767 - Posted: 5 Jan 2013, 2:59:46 UTC - in response to Message 1324287.


How about Normal Illinois and Oblong Illinois (I have heard about a book titled Normal boy marries Oblong girl and other stories, but I have never actually seen a copy).
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Message 1324866 - Posted: 5 Jan 2013, 10:38:19 UTC



Hell in Michigan :)
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Message 1325381 - Posted: 6 Jan 2013, 21:30:50 UTC

In Quebec.


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