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TDIFest 2009 Discussion about TDIFest 2009 coming to Washington, DC (Dulles)on the Labour Day weekend (September 4-6th, 2009) .

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Old August 5th, 2009, 19:09   #16
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The base root of "amateur" is ama, love. Someone who does something for the love of it, not for financial gain.
"Amateur" says nothing about the degree of competency or level of skill.
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Old August 5th, 2009, 20:36   #17
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Can we nominate a previous winner of the award, for another award this year?
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Old August 6th, 2009, 10:36   #18
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Here we go again.

Fred perhaps the steering commitee might review some future plans in this arena.
If this issue keeps coming up year after year, then I would say that it's time to listen to the masses and create an appropriate award for the pros who go out of their way to service the community's needs.

Please note that I'm not trying to diminish the importance of the BUG*PWR award. I think that it's an outstanding award and it means a lot to the TDIClub community, past, present, and future.

I'm merely stating that I think it's time for an outstanding professional award to recognize those individuals who keep our cars rolling down the roads.

And that's all I have to say about this subject. Let's keep this thread on topic and limit the discussion to the BUG*PWR award nominations.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 10:41   #19
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Agreed, and The hammering of Oils and the Golf of MO should be the first to get it for their collaboration on the B5.5 Balance Shaft issue. IMHO.
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Old August 6th, 2009, 17:27   #20
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Guys....the list would be too long. This is why its limited to donated time and effort only. Because while many do it, only a few give as much as the past nominees. As far as repair guys, we get thanks all the time, not just in the form of money, but also constant praise on the boards. The BUG*PWR nominees rarely get that even though they so richly deserve it. See why theres an award?
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Old August 6th, 2009, 20:55   #21
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Guys....the list would be too long. This is why its limited to donated time and effort only. Because while many do it, only a few give as much as the past nominees. As far as repair guys, we get thanks all the time, not just in the form of money, but also constant praise on the boards. The BUG*PWR nominees rarely get that even though they so richly deserve it. See why theres an award?
Concur. My award nomination has been E mailed to fred@tdiclub.com. HINT!!!!!
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:59   #22
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Can we nominate a previous winner of the award, for another award this year?
Don't see why not... it's another year - another year of doing good.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 05:01   #23
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Guys....the list would be too long. This is why its limited to donated time and effort only. Because while many do it, only a few give as much as the past nominees. As far as repair guys, we get thanks all the time, not just in the form of money, but also constant praise on the boards. The BUG*PWR nominees rarely get that even though they so richly deserve it. See why theres an award?
You know, you'd be on the "Guru Award" list, too. I can't tell you how many cars would have been stranded at my house if you hadn't stepped in...for free.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 05:08   #24
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The list of those that donate time and effort is equally large. There are currently only nine BUG*PWR honorees, there are probably ninety that are equally, if not more deserving of that same accolade.
I've not yet run out of candidates.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 05:40   #25
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Excellent! Let the nominations for BUG*PWR begin!!
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Let's stop talking about other awards and nominate some more folks for BUG*PWR.
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Old August 8th, 2009, 13:06   #27
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My thoughts are concurred with chill and VeeDub for the outstanding professional award. that would be a great way to add another something fun and appreciating to the community so we have so many.

My nomination has already been sent in privately.
but i'd do a +1 for wingnut also.
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Old September 7th, 2009, 16:33   #28
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Hey and who won the award this year? Will there be a posting of the honored?
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Couldn't hear who won the award, but he was not there at the dinner. He is relatively new to TDIClub - 2 years or so.

Oilhammer and MOGolf did get the first Service award thought
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Hey and who won the award this year? Will there be a posting of the honored?
The winner was DanG144 of Chapin, SC. Dan is not well known outside the Southeast region, but we respect him greatly.

The thread below gives a small glimpse of why he is so deserving.....

http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread...=247871&page=3
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