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Where is everyone from?

Postby rockdelta_1.0 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 12:22 pm

Hey, as I am a new comer here, I thought I would get to know a little bit about where the Capri owners are around the country,

I am from North London, and I am curious to see if there are any trends in the area that capri owners are from...or maybe its an even spead.

Consider this my introduction too, the names Tom, and I should hopefully be getting a cCapri soon to tinker with.

So what am I getting myself into?

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby thesnake505 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 12:23 pm

welcome man, im martyn but every one on here called me thesnake, im from telford in shropshire,

and ur getting ur self in to one big world of fun :-)

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby Ghia15 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 1:48 pm

Im jonathon and i live in twyford just outside Reading. Got two working capri's in our house. Graphite 2.0, white 3.0 with blue stripes and a vinyl roof.
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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby Bug » Sat Jun 06, 2009 2:12 pm

Hi mate,
I'm another Martin and I live in West Norfolk.
There's quite a few others in this neck of the woods I think, from North Norfolk, Norwich, Suffolk and Cambridge.

Wonder how easy it would be to produce a map of the country where you could click on an area and see the names of those members that are near by?
Would be useful if you needed help or maybe if you were planning a long journey and wanted a few emergency contacts along the route?

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby rockdelta_1.0 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 2:30 pm

I was thinking the exact same thing.
I guess it would involve everyone putting some details down onto a small database.

It would be useful to know too, as I would love to have a chat with a nearby enthusiast, so that I can learn a little more

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby rich_jc » Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:00 pm

Bug wrote:Wonder how easy it would be to produce a map of the country where you could click on an area and see the names of those members that are near by


I think this was discussed once Martin, though with the price of 70's shells going up along with demand for the banger circuit, it was decided against incase pikeys ever learnt how to use the PC they nicked last week. Maybe a safer way of doing it could be found, like having to register an IP address before viewing?

I don't mind saying to our new member though that I'm from the Bury St. Edmunds area in suffolk. Welcome to the board!

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby turbo-mike » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:22 pm

Hi Tom, I Come from deepest Hampshire Basingstoke to be exact, As a north Londoner I do hope it is the red and white side you support rather than the yids.
Mickey c
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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby andrewg1323 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:39 pm

I'm ipswich suffolk, feel free to come steal my cars they;re insured and i;m not too fussed :lol:

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby Bug » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:53 pm

Mr Turbo-Mike sir,
You have confused yourself a little!
I'm Martin! Our new friend from the smoke is Tom!

Oh, and I'm a Pompey supporter, cos I came from that area originally!

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby Bug » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:55 pm

And to Rich......
I didn't exactly mean giving out addresses etc.
Simply thought you could click on a county, or area, and be shown a list of members names, so then you could contact them through this site?

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby rich_jc » Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:09 pm

Don't get me wrong Martin, I think it is quite a good idea. I just remember last time someone mentioned it, a few peeps didn't want to advertise where there cappa was, is all.

EDIT: I remember now, someone wanted to do a "pin on the google map" for everyone, which would obviously most peeps didn't like the idea too much.

Maybe if a section were added that listed all the towns in the UK, peeps could add their name to their nearest point of civilisation. Bury for me, Thetford or Lynn for you, etc...

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby turbo-mike » Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:12 pm

Bug wrote:Mr Turbo-Mike sir,
You have confused yourself a little!
I'm Martin! Our new friend from the smoke is Tom!

Oh, and I'm a Pompey supporter, cos I came from that area originally!

opps my badd. Hey pompy good team full of ex Arsenal players so gotta be good.

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby rockdelta_1.0 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:21 pm

turbo-mike wrote:Hi Tom, I Come from deepest Hampshire Basingstoke to be exact, As a north Londoner I do hope it is the red and white side you support rather than the yids.
Mickey c



Fraid me and my whole family are Spurs fans, just the way we grew up. Not a massive fan of the game anyway, so it doesn't bother me.

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby turbo-mike » Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:25 pm

Right you are off my christmas car list then. lol
Mickey c

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby rockdelta_1.0 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:27 pm

Did I say spurs FAN?
I meant to say I hate them..... now about that christmas list.

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby caulkie » Sat Jun 06, 2009 8:42 pm

Hi Tom, im Frank i live on the isle of man, but come from the Isle of wight, i follow Man u, but pompey is my mums team,
Mickey it was an ex aresenal guy that nearly ruined pompey :roll:
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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby Supercharged Nat » Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:09 pm

Bug wrote:Mr Turbo-Mike sir,
You have confused yourself a little!
I'm Martin! Our new friend from the smoke is Tom!

Oh, and I'm a Pompey supporter, cos I came from that area originally!


weird! i went to uni there, spent 4 years in pompey, very nice place in the summer on the seafront! God i miss uni :(

Welcome Tom, im one of the Norfolk'ans that Bug was talking about.
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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby TESLACOIL » Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:52 am

Bristol

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby eloise » Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:53 am

hello, im neil and im from sheffield. the username eloise is the name of one of my other cars, in case your wondering ;)  cheers neil.
oh no what have i started!

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Re: Where is everyone from?

Postby jajoinery » Sun Jun 07, 2009 7:36 am

hi mate and welcome, im jamie, currently got a 85 2.8 special; running carb,d.
im based in a village called gorebridge, just outside edinburgh up here in land of sweaty socks.. :oops: :oops:
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