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TDIFest 2010 Discussion about TDIFest 2010 on the Labour Day weekend (September 3-5th, 2010) .

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Old November 26th, 2009, 18:37   #61
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Soooooooooo, how do you feel about that?????
I'm fine. Zippy's frequent "Oh, how I miss being back east" in the North East regional forum may just be attempting to reassure those of us that live here that WE are the wise ones,
but that could be all a ruse.

I tell people to not use biodiesel just so I can keep more for myself.

For a similar selfish reason her "I can't wait to get back east" missives might be aimed at convincing us to stay here and not to overcrowd her new home.
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Old November 26th, 2009, 19:28   #62
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Well, that makes sense. I have to spend have my time in so cal, so I tell them how awful, disgusting and backward the PNW is so the population stays down there....and these are my friends. LOL!
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Old November 26th, 2009, 20:36   #63
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Just curious - Fred, are you DRIVING to the Fest this year?
I think I can handle the 6 hour drive vs flying and being at yet another TDIFest without a TDI. This will make the 3rd time I've driving a TDI to TDIFest, or just over 25%.
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Old November 26th, 2009, 22:59   #64
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I'm fine. Zippy's frequent "Oh, how I miss being back east" in the North East regional forum may just be attempting to reassure those of us that live here that WE are the wise ones,
but that could be all a ruse.

I tell people to not use biodiesel just so I can keep more for myself.

For a similar selfish reason her "I can't wait to get back east" missives might be aimed at convincing us to stay here and not to overcrowd her new home.

Finally you're figuring it out. When people ask how it is to live in Portland I say it sucks unbelievably. We have enough transplanted 'hep' kids as it is. I want to be able to go to bars/nightclubs and not be over run by people in weird pants (looking at you, East coasters).
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Old November 26th, 2009, 23:01   #65
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Has anyone with alternate transportation thought to put their car on a train or truck, then fly out here, pick up their car, and drive it back??
I looked into transporting my car last year from Mpls to DC and found it would be about $700 each way and could take a week each way.

Congrat's to the Portland crew. This should be fun, Saturday Market, visiting Oceanside, and driving the gorge.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 08:57   #66
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Cool I will be there with my Passat, might even have to bring the big sprinter van one day and show off the interior and veggie oil kit installed in it .
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Old November 27th, 2009, 09:07   #67
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It always amuses me about how folks who live on one coast or another feel they should defend where they live. Folks in the west feel they've seen the light, folks in the east feel they've got better everything (but weather, perhaps).

I lived in CA for a couple of years before most of you were born, have in-laws out there, and have traveled to most of the cities in the west many, many times. Although I understand why people like to live there, I, like many New Englanders (about 75%) prefer to stay where I'm from. I'd be loathe to defend New England or berate SF, Portland, Seattle, or even LA.

Zippy, enjoy it out there. And enjoy here when you come back to visit. Best of both worlds!
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Old November 27th, 2009, 09:37   #68
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I think I can handle the 6 hour drive vs flying and being at yet another TDIFest without a TDI. This will make the 3rd time I've driving a TDI to TDIFest, or just over 25%.
Surely there will be a Metro Vancouver convoy. Looking forward to my first fest.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 09:43   #69
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It always amuses me about how folks who live on one coast or another feel they should defend where they live. Folks in the west feel they've seen the light, folks in the east feel they've got better everything (but weather, perhaps).

I lived in CA for a couple of years before most of you were born, have in-laws out there, and have traveled to most of the cities in the west many, many times. Although I understand why people like to live there, I, like many New Englanders (about 75%) prefer to stay where I'm from. I'd be loathe to defend New England or berate SF, Portland, Seattle, or even LA.

Zippy, enjoy it out there. And enjoy here when you come back to visit. Best of both worlds!
I've lived for fairly long periods of time on both coasts (east and west). Both had their good and bad points. Now I am a Texan and staying neural.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 09:49   #70
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But are you coming to Fest?

Maybe I need to head back out west... :-/
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Old November 27th, 2009, 10:39   #71
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Surely there will be a Metro Vancouver convoy. Looking forward to my first fest.
I can imagine that one. Jeez- like 30 TDI's all in a row I hope someone takes a pic or two hanging out the window...
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Old November 27th, 2009, 10:51   #72
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But are you coming to Fest?

Maybe I need to head back out west... :-/
You know, I may just take that trip as I will be semi-retired and have relatives in the Bay area, Palm Springs and Florence, OR.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 13:49   #73
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Now I am a Texan and staying neural.
Neural, eh? Is that some Freudian reference to "I must have lost my mind"?

Oh, You have a B5.5 with the BHW engine? That proves the point!
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Surely there will be a Metro Vancouver convoy. Looking forward to my first fest.
I sure hope so. We need to keep our "Canadian Content" up. Out east it has been the Ontario and Quebec guys doing this job, but this year it falls to us in the west. Hopefully some Canadian neigbours to the east (AB or even SK?) will join us.
Myself, I might head down a bit early and not be able to be part of a convoy.
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Neural, eh? Is that some Freudian reference to "I must have lost my mind"?

Oh, You have a B5.5 with the BHW engine? That proves the point!
"I must have lost my mind"?

I would suppose that means I am in the B5.5 club here that falls into that catagory you reference. But, then again, the Lexus boards are pretty boring..
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