Vette(s): Silver 1974 Convertible - L82 4 speed
Low miles (was only 8,900 when I bought it in March 2006) - Now 42K miles. Original owner bought it as an investment for son's college expenses.
2008 Jetstream Blue Convertible - DAILY DRIVER!!
I was wondering when you would start the cross pollination boss!
I wanted a Corvette my whole life, but I never dreamed of all the wonderful people I would meet because of it!
Vette(s): 1971 convertible,375 HP 350ci,Muncie 4-speed,Edelbrock aluminum heads and RPM air-gap manifold,HEI distrubiter - old school mechanical tach drive. LOUD side exhaust!
I just added the group. I joined facebook a couple months ago - it can be a huge time sink. I have reconnected with old friends though, so it's been fun. You just have to be careful what you put out there.
Vette(s): Previous: 1984 Silver / Charcoal Coupe, 1988 Maroon Coupe / 1989 Artic White / Mod. Red Int. Coupe, Present:1976 Stingray Black / Black, Auto, 350 slightly modified (355 hp) Luxor Wires Redline Tires. / 2001 Speedway White Vert, Torch Red Int, LS1, Auto.
I wondered when this would be mentioned. I saw this on CF the other day. Me I don't care much for My Space, Facebook, and now Twitter. Kinda like Joel I am not to excited about worldwide interaction and being found. For those who enjoy these venues it is a good thing. For those ol fogies like me I guess I'll just be seein ya round here...... Tuxblacray2009-03-13 04:50:54
Vette(s): 1970 Vert Both Tops
Kiesler 5 Speed
Steeroids Rack and Pinion
Stayfast Convertible Top
Well, I put my name up there with the rest. I have been a member of facebook for a few months now and have really been surprised at the kids I went to school with how their lives have changed. Its really kind of neat.
____________________________________ (click to see a larger image) 1970 Vert, TFS 23Degree Heads, CC XE262, DeWitts Radiator, Keisler 5 Spd, Steeroids R&P
Just drive the thing!
Vette(s): 1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!
Ahh, the simple things used to distract us 900+ channels of Hi Def Digital TV, WWW, Facebook and it's ilk, news 24/7/365 that is hype, opinion and conjecture, all while they erode away at our rights.
Think back to the pre-9-11 days, pre-desert storm and for those of us old enough to remember the days when we left the back door open but were afraid of "the big one". Tux and the Apple are providing great advice.
These days, it may not be the best thing to put too much information about yourself out for all the world to see, including making it easy for your government to find out anything they want without complying with the bare bones of the patriot act.
If you put it out there for all the world to see then they don't need a warrant to "surf it".
The wife and her family moved from Yahoo to a much less well known private site that is somewhat secure, but they don't use their real identities and keep it locked down.
Tux and Joel have their third member...me. Working in the law enforcement world, I am very skeptical of these global forums. Maybe I see things happening that others don't consider. Take this for what is it worth, once you post on Facebook and Myspace, you have eliminated any hopes you had of privacy. Anything that you put out there can and will be used against you. Your profile, lifestyle, and such can be used against you in a civil action. For instance, if you brag about your ability to out drink your buddies, that can be used in your DUI case. It's just bad news. I can't believe that grown people actually post on them. My opinion only.
Scott ranger32009-05-07 14:34:02
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