Top gear special.

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Top gear special.

Postby excossack » Sat Dec 27, 2014 9:55 pm

Did any one else spot what suspiciously like a Lada Niva at the first garage they filled up at. Pulled in behind the Pug ?
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Re: Top gear special.

Postby Zelandeth » Sun Dec 28, 2014 12:39 am

Not seen it yet (and not expecting much to be honest), but will keep my eyes open for potential Niva spotting!
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Re: Top gear special.

Postby excossack » Sun Dec 28, 2014 10:01 am

It was rather amusing tho!
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Re: Top gear special.

Postby Zelandeth » Wed Jan 07, 2015 11:07 pm

Have to admit to feeling quite let down by that.

Far too much utterly pointless automotive torture for no good reason.

Would have happily owned any one of those three...though admit the Porsche would probably have bored me to tears after about a month.

Did have to smile at the bit where May nearly lost it in the bends. I know that face well from a similar moment in both my Cappuccino and my Riva! ...on the same bend at that...think there's a lesson in there somewhere.

Mustang in particular seemed a real waste, that must be...sorry...must have been a rare car. Looked in decent condition too (let's face it, the gremlins that arose aren't something I would ever criticise a 40 year old car for. Especially being abused like that!)
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Re: Top gear special.

Postby Ged » Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:21 am

chile looked beautiful.

as did southern argentina..


pity i`ll never get to see it. :(

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Re: Top gear special.

Postby excossack » Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:48 am

Why are you banned?
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Re: Top gear special.

Postby Ged » Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:34 am

for a change, its a country im not banned from.

i served 8 months in the falklands and they sort of dont like us.

ive just had my ban on turkey lifted, but still cant go to half of cyprus, most of the old eastern bloc countries and a big chunk of the middle east.

strangely, im allowed to go to Israel.....

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Re: Top gear special.

Postby excossack » Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:48 am

Can I ask why you are banned from Turkey?
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Re: Top gear special.

Postby Ged » Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:38 pm

its on the list mate.

when you leave, you are assessed as to what job you did, what you had access to and what you know. you are then presented with a list of countries you cant go to and for how many years.

most of mine were either 20 years or life bans. :roll:

they were worried about kidnappings ect.

they may do things differently now.

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Re: Top gear special.

Postby Ged » Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:44 pm

my missis was laughing her head off the other day.

beth (my eldest) came home and said she needed to find someone old to talk to about the cold war.

seems she was studying it in history.

she asked if her grandad had served in the cold war (military family)

i was most put out having to explain that no, granddad didnt, but i did :oops:

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Re: Top gear special.

Postby Zelandeth » Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:41 pm

In contrast to the special, I actually quite enjoyed the first episode of this series.

Seem to have gone back to the formula from a few years back.

...and they let Clarkson try to control a hovercraft yet again, which let's face it is always good for a laugh.

...I have never fared much better to be fair! They have always to me been very fun things to play with - but are completely and utterly impossible to control!
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