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Dealers, Part II Dealers, Part II

So you may remember from the last time I dealt with dealers that one of the dealers I visited had the car I wanted (But it wasn’t there), but was incredibly pushy, and ultimately I placed a custom order with a different dealer. I got a call from the pushy dealer on Friday evening...

Irma to possibly follow I-75 to Atlanta Irma to possibly follow I-75 to Atlanta

Allegedly Metro Atlanta now sits directly in the middle of the “Possible places the center could go” cone. Funny how everyone thought it was going towards Charlotte, so all the evacuees came to ATL, and look what happens!

Production Scheduled Production Scheduled

Talked to the dealer today, and my order has been broadcast to the factory for final schedule for production. Target Production Week is 9/18. Of Happenings!

I am the only sane person in my office I am the only sane person in my office

Everyone else sounds completely crazy. Scott Adams confirms it.

So now I wait 8 weeks or so So now I wait 8 weeks or so

For this. A Camaro 1SS 1LE. I placed a refundable deposit (instead of the non-refundable deposits) and snagged supplier pricing on a special order. ETA 8-10 weeks.

Dealers... Dealers...

So I’ve stumbled into niche car land with this: A 2018 Camaro SS 1LE. Apparently it’s more difficult for a dealer to find one of these than a ZL1 (No, I don’t want a ZL1's price tag.) I suspect it’s that dealers cannot be bothered to find a car not in their inventory, or just don’t want to sell cars. More after the…

Finding an ADV bike Finding an ADV bike

Today I test rode four bikes at the local BMW/Triumph emporium after work. I wanted to test a fifth, but ran out of time. Then I started looking at ride test reports. The results were shocking: They were all the best bikes ever! That can’t be right.

Lots of choices Lots of choices

So I’ve been riding a Triumph Sprint ST 955 for four years now. A friend of mine wants to start riding, so I’m highly considering selling him the Triumph. That means I’ll need a new bike, and there are too many ADV bike to pick. Help!

How to Know that You Have a Good Job How to Know that You Have a Good Job

Walk in, sit down at desk with corporate laptop, and within 180 seconds, bossman walks up and sets new Apple laptop box on your desk and walks away. Coworker immediately says “We don’t do corporate nonsense here, so this is your non-corporate laptop. Here’s the password to connect to the non-corporate hotspot so you…

T-12 days to job start T-12 days to job start

Something something time to take the severance check and buy a Camaro something something. Also Yay for new job!

In case of fire, do not take elevator In case of fire, do not take elevator

Take a tentative offer for a new job. It’s not officially official, but I got a call back and am now running around like Kramer as shown here. 

In case anyone cares In case anyone cares

I haven’t been around this week because the company is so horribly mismanaged and failing that they resorted to layoffs. At least I’m out of that blasted place. Now I’m just stuck on unemployment until I get something else. 

Things that were observed this weekend Things that were observed this weekend

Images from Google Image Search, because I have been driving from RamblinRover’s to my office four hours away.

Things that I am tired of Things that I am tired of

This. I’m tired of this radio in my truck. Currently it’s stuck on one of two options. Tape deck adapter or the radio station that you really don’t want to listen to. So I’m replacing it tomorrow. The rest of the audio system will get replaced posthaste after this weekend.

And now for something completely different And now for something completely different

I am going to take this Baldwin C630T home. A friend currently owns it, and it would be a good refurbish project (or MIDI-ify project). Best part? All it costs me is the time, fuel, and beer to get about 6 guys to go up and help move it to my house.

Am I insane? Am I insane?

I think so. I’m considering trading my Mini for a Camaro SS 1LE. Because track car, that’s why. Should I do it?

I'm in the office by myself I'm in the office by myself

For once I can get things done. Everyone else is on holiday, and since I’m in India, people will leave you alone while listening to Bach. Only two more weeks of 75+ hours and then I can go home.

I will need to Do One Thing I will need to Do One Thing

I will need to buy louder horns for the Silverado, change the horn switch to be a toggle rather than a pressure switch, and then drive wherever I damn well please. Also ignore where cycles are, because they are small enough to get out of the way. I mean, it works...even with added bus and street vendor stalls and…

What will happen next week What will happen next week

Next week on Wednesday, I will be on one of these flying to Paris, and then a shorter one flying to India.

Don't make me press it Don't make me press it

I’m warning you...

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