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      12-02-2007, 06:19 AM   #23
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Carlos, you have ruined my childhood memories, are you telling me that Sally Jame's boobs and legs were a fix and didnt exist plus the stories on Jackanory were tampered with?
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Carlos, you have ruined my childhood memories, are you telling me that Sally Jame's boobs and legs were a fix and didnt exist plus the stories on Jackanory were tampered with?
Fraid so buddy,
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Carlos, you have ruined my childhood memories, are you telling me that Sally Jame's boobs and legs were a fix and didnt exist plus the stories on Jackanory were tampered with?
Sally James looks a bit ropey these days, not wearing well!
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Sally James looks a bit ropey these days, not wearing well!
After 20 years, scientists are only now discovering the long term effects of flan flinging.
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After 20 years, scientists are only now discovering the long term effects of flan flinging.
I would say she has been flinging more than flans!!
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yeah i heard about this, whatever the result it will be a fix!! still lookign forward to it, even tho i am not a fan of hamilton and especially his (long) rise to fame!
It was mentioned in the papers today... all I'll say is that it will (as ever) be close.
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In case you need to know .. these are the times to beat ...

http://www.topgear.com/content/tgonb...professionals/

From memory I am pretty sure Mansell cut the last corner when he did his time.
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In case you need to know .. these are the times to beat ...

http://www.topgear.com/content/tgonb...professionals/

From memory I am pretty sure Mansell cut the last corner when he did his time.
Were these times in the old on new car?? To make it fair the Stig should drive back to back with Lewis on the day.
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Were these times in the old on new car?? To make it fair the Stig should drive back to back with Lewis on the day.
Those were in the same car.

1.44.7 in the wet .. very impressive indeed. They have to get him back on a dry day ...
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what a load of bollox, they comparing the vxr8 to an m5, then race it against a 530i not mentioning that fact, but just say its quicker! YES IT IS quicker than a 530. But not a gallardo eating M5
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what a load of bollox, they comparing the vxr8 to an m5, then race it against a 530i not mentioning that fact, but just say its quicker! YES IT IS quicker than a 530. But not a gallardo eating M5
Carl dearest it was a comparison with other cars costing 35k not 65k thats why it was racing other 35k cars......OK
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Carl dearest it was a comparison with other cars costing 35k not 65k thats why it was racing other 35k cars......OK
oh excuse my aloholismness tonight then?!

I wish he said ''its a 530'' cuz the way i saw it, was he was ripping us off thinking a vxr8 would out accelerate BM's finest when it so blantantely could NOT!
i noticed it was not an M5, would the average TG punta?>

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oh excuse my aloholismness tonight then?!

I wish he said ''its a 530'' cuz the way i saw it, was he was ripping us off thinking a vxr8 would out accelerate BM's finest when it so blantantely could NOT!
i noticed it was not an M5, would the average TG punta?>

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Yes, he did explain Carlosloshki, hence the family merc & Audi also in the line up. Was the Miswah taking away your concentration?
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Yes, he did explain Carlosloshki, hence the family merc & Audi also in the line up. Was the Miswah taking away your concentration?
No she wernt there, she was round her sistwah doin a x-mas tree.

What you have got to remember is the ''other 35k cars'' were built with luxury more important that speed, which is the opposite with the 35k Vaux..
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No she wernt there, she was round her sistwah doin a x-mas tree.

What you have got to remember is the ''other 35k cars'' were built with luxury more important that speed, which is the opposite with the 35k Vaux..
It was a price point spin to the story that's all. Do you want a premium badge with good perfomance vs a mass market badge with higher performance, ok.
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It was a price point spin to the story that's all. Do you want a premium badge with good perfomance vs a mass market badge with higher performance, ok.
Yeah i realise that now. What would you have? Id have the BMW.

An Atom will blitz everything this side of a Veyron. Thats only 40k

Im so tired.


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Yeah i realise that now. What would you have? Id have the BMW.

An Atom will blitz everything this side of a Veyron. Thats only 40k

Im so tired.


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530i also for me.
Good choice

Less than a week to go
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Who do you think will have the most BHP & who do you think will have the most lb per ft?
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Who do you think will have the most BHP & who do you think will have the most lb per ft?
Out of BMW E9X. Anyone running Procede V2.0!

Most torque will be a close call between the re-mapped diesels. Every car makes slightly different Power and torque levels.. Mine certainly wont be anywhere near the top, Im stock


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