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Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 07:57 AM
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Posted By ywr969
Thumb ELO: Hold On Tight...

ELO: Hold On Tight (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TLmpL2AzLs)
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,826
Posted By ywr969
Thumb love your reports w/photos, cavebiker! thanks...

love your reports w/photos, cavebiker! thanks for taking us along. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,234,039
Posted By ywr969
Laugh thanks for the video, SV! i have both of your...

thanks for the video, SV!
i have both of your books & highly recommend them to everyone. :thumb
Forum: Trip Planning 01-13-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Thumb or, you could start with something like this: ...

or, you could start with something like this:
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/rvs/2797419756.html
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Laugh reminds me of that ancient joke... Q: how do...

reminds me of that ancient joke...

Q: how do you make a million in the stock market?
A: start with 2 million...

:lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 10-30-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
yeah, but... he's my son & has never lied to me...

yeah, but...
he's my son & has never lied to me as an adult. ever.
plus, he lives a good enough life, in this era of tight credit, that i can say with a high level of assurance that he's not lying...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-30-2011, 02:55 PM
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Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
that does somewhat ameliorate the low wage, but...

that does somewhat ameliorate the low wage, but still... $5.21/hr seems, um, really low, for a job where you're essentially on-call 24/7.

how can you tell a politician is lying?
his lips are...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-30-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
$125/day on a 24/7 schedule means no breaks,...

$125/day on a 24/7 schedule means no breaks, making ~$5.21/hour...
um, no thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 537,360
Posted By ywr969
Thumb but it did, to the benefit of everyone, including...

but it did, to the benefit of everyone, including you! yeah, baby! what's not to like?? :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2011, 08:51 AM
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Views: 3,234,039
Posted By ywr969
Laugh :thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,533
Posted By ywr969
wow, he needs to increase the frequency of his...

wow, he needs to increase the frequency of his SPOT updates...
it still indicates that he's between benson & vail!
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,533
Posted By ywr969
tell him to head for the mountains, where...

tell him to head for the mountains, where elevation keeps the temps cool...
oh, wait -- he's headed for texas -- no mountains in texas. ah, well; he'll have to wait until he reaches new mexico then.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,124
Posted By ywr969
Thumb looks like being retired is hard work, but...

looks like being retired is hard work, but somebody has to do it, right pedro? :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 43,712
Posted By ywr969
Laugh my wife sold her dakar because she found it too...

my wife sold her dakar because she found it too much of a handful in the dirt, although its street manners are impeccable. i'm thinking that the wr-2-fiddy is just the ticket for a lightweight adv...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 43,712
Posted By ywr969
Talking nah, too many cages. we rode to ouray, then...

nah, too many cages. we rode to ouray, then silverton (up over the million dollar highway), durango, & back to dolores, where we were camped. good stuff.
did you lower the wr-2-fiddy? looked like...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 43,712
Posted By ywr969
Thumb spotted frostbit & ms. frostbit alongside the...

spotted frostbit & ms. frostbit alongside the road near rico, colorado last friday. turned around & said "hi." :wave

frostbit said it was their last day on the TAT. :cry
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Thumb baja is much more rural than mainland mexico. ...

baja is much more rural than mainland mexico.
i've never taken my RV down there, but i've stayed @ kiki's in san felipe & i noticed a lot of nice motorhomes there...
apparently, kiki's has 30-amp...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 537,360
Posted By ywr969
Thumb love your trip reports, CB! :clap

love your trip reports, CB! :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 02-11-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Laugh :thumb

:thumb
Forum: Trip Planning 02-08-2011, 08:23 PM
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Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
http://www.cnbc.com/id/41409224

http://www.cnbc.com/id/41409224
Forum: Trip Planning 01-12-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Question dragging the thread, kicking & screaming, back on...

dragging the thread, kicking & screaming, back on topic...
how cheap is it to live in oz (australia) for a few months?
winter in the USA = summer in oz. looks like a wonderful place for adventure...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,234,039
Posted By ywr969
Thumb :clap

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2010, 06:16 PM
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Views: 3,234,039
Posted By ywr969
Thumb agreed, & congrats on the awesome PSA, SV. ...

agreed, & congrats on the awesome PSA, SV. :thumb
my dad once told me, "son, you can't please everyone, so you might as well forget even trying."
regardless of the few naysayers, most of us can...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,234,039
Posted By ywr969
Thumb my appt is tomorrow. i do it every year anyway,...

my appt is tomorrow.
i do it every year anyway, but your experience was certainly a good reminder.
thanks, SV! glad to hear that you're doing so well; it gives the rest of us hope.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-08-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Thumb we paid $13/night, but we had a palapa right on...

we paid $13/night, but we had a palapa right on the water.
now that i know you only paid $5.xx per night, i'll be "negotiating" next time. :lol3
BTW, xe.com indicates that the current exchange...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-07-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Question i've camped there under a palapa, but it was more...

i've camped there under a palapa, but it was more pricey than that -- were you there during the off-season?
what are you including in your $5/day?
did you get an extended-stay rate?
details, man,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,234,039
Posted By ywr969
Laugh i see that you're acclimating quite well to the...

i see that you're acclimating quite well to the latino culture... :lol3

just kidding! :D
Forum: Trip Planning 06-15-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Cool2 here's one that's a bit less expensive: ...

here's one that's a bit less expensive:
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/rvs/1734804228.html
Forum: Trip Planning 06-14-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
:csm

:csm
Forum: Trip Planning 06-14-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Question you have a problem with somebody presenting an...

you have a problem with somebody presenting an alternate point of view?
Forum: Trip Planning 06-09-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Cool2 numerous times, but i was visiting on a...

numerous times, but i was visiting on a short-term basis; that's a whole different ballgame than living there as an ex-pat.
one of the fundamental rights that i have in the USofA is my RKBA (Right...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-08-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Cool2 even if you become a citizen? wow. guess i'll...

even if you become a citizen?
wow.
guess i'll stick to the good ol' USofA. i value my rights.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-02-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Thumb well said. :thumb there are those who...

well said. :thumb
there are those who endlessly analyze the situation, & there are those who git-r-done...
i prefer to git-r-done, myself. :lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 04-27-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Cool2 our van is a 2wd ford e150 cargo van with 231k...

our van is a 2wd ford e150 cargo van with 231k miles on it. still runs like new, doesn't burn or leak any oil. i've had it in places that i wouldn't believe it would go had i not driven it there...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-27-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Thumb what he said:...

what he said: http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/rvs/1684723810.html
Forum: Trip Planning 04-23-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Cool2 i'm curious as to what these people do. i mean,...

i'm curious as to what these people do. i mean, how can you just "give up" when you have no earnings?
what do they do, starve?
become homeless & panhandle?
move in with family & mooch from them?...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-21-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Cool2 http://www.transamtrail.com/ none of which...

http://www.transamtrail.com/

none of which i'm aware.
looks like you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way like the rest of us: read & ask the occasional question. :D
Forum: Trip Planning 04-20-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Talking yep. the dumpster out back. :rofl

yep. the dumpster out back. :rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 04-20-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Laugh cheap? it's free at the homeless shelter......

cheap?
it's free at the homeless shelter... :lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 04-20-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 225,386
Posted By ywr969
Cool2 yeah, the desert is a real hole; i'd stay away...

yeah, the desert is a real hole; i'd stay away too, if i could, but unfortunately, i live in it...
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_lF1EWJM6HHI/S8SzOwGbWEI/AAAAAAAAC9A/5Mx4nJAbrlg/3970.jpg

it's rough, but...
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