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Author Topic: A New Feature----> Todays Worthless Trivia.  (Read 5312 times)
Dallas
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« on: August 15, 2006, 04:39:54 AM »

Hello All!
Today I'm gonna start a new little feature that I like to call, "Interesting and Little Known Facts."

Unfortunately, my wife, Cat, told me to name it, "Today's Worthless Trivia!"

I can't imagine why!

Look here to see what the Trivia will be about next!

Dallas
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Dallas
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« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2006, 04:45:51 AM »

Todays trivia has to do with Daimler Chrysler and it's current advertising icon, Dr. Z.

Dr. Z is actually Dieter Zetsche and is the actual Chairman of the Board of Daimler Chrysler.

For more information, check out:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dieter_Zetsche

Have a great Bussin' Day!
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« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2006, 08:22:23 AM »

Question:  What is the name of the holes that are found on the side of Buicks?

Answer: Cruiser line Ventiports
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« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2006, 10:50:29 AM »

Yesterday was VJ Day.  That ended the WW2.
Very few knew or reported on it.
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« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2006, 11:02:25 AM »

Yesterday was VJ Day.  That ended the WW2.
Very few knew or reported on it.
Frank
And that's too bad, Frank. One of the most defining moments of the 20th century, and we get virtually nothing in the press.

“Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.”
-Edmund Burke
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2006, 06:16:56 AM »

Todays Worthless Trivia!: Movie Horses

Do you remember the names of the cowboy movie horses? How many can you come up with?

Black Jack
Buttermilk
Koko
Rush
White Flash
Topper
Pie
Rocky
Cactus
Diablo
Loco








Allen "Rocky" Lane
Dale Evans
Rex Allen
Lash LaRue
Tex Ritter
Hoppy
Sunset Carson
Jimmy Stewart
Kermit Maynard
Cisco Kid
Pancho
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2006, 06:24:35 AM »

OK, I fixed it.  I have to admit I had to look up the owner of Trigger  Roll Eyes  and I found a whole plethera of other useless info I decided to include.


Trigger
Silver
Scout (or sometimes called White Feller)
Victor (Son of Silver)
Champ


Roy Rogers
Clayton Moore (aka The Lone Ranger, aka John Reid)
Tonto
Dan Reid (Lone Ranger's nephew)
The horse my wife rode as a teenager, and of which I hear many stories and adventures.
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« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2006, 06:55:35 AM »

Rawhide
Lucky
Champion


Range Rider
Dick West
Gene Autry
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« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2006, 07:42:09 AM »

Gumpy and Len,

At least I posted the horsey AND the owner.

Where are yours?
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« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2006, 09:30:03 AM »

Gumpy and Len,

At least I posted the horsey AND the owner.

Where are yours?

I fixed mine.  If you don't know Trigger and Silver then there is just no hope.

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« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2006, 10:09:57 AM »

I fixed mine.  If you don't know Trigger and Silver then there is just no hope.  Len

Len they were after Dallas' time! He never got to watch The Long Ranger reruns or Trigger Dancing he was on the road trucking in his 1958 Diamond Rio ! LOL! BK Grin

LOL ! Just Kidd'n Dallas ! I know it was really a B model Mack ! BK  Cool
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« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2006, 12:11:47 PM »

Thought Diamond Rio was the musical(?) group.  The truck was Diamond Reo. 
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« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2006, 01:12:46 PM »

Thought Diamond Rio was the musical(?) group.  The truck was Diamond Reo. 

Tom I may have mis-spelled the truck name although I thought it was Rio (of course I don't get paid much for thinking & it's been yrs since I saw 1 & Dallas drove 1 LOL!) ! But I can assure you the music group was REO Speedwagon ! Oh what a great group ! I can hardley believe that they are still rock'n together after all these yrs ! (I heard about a concert they put on just this summer somewhere up in N. IL!) I still remember Rock'n the New Year ! With them in 1980 ! Had backstage passes and still have the concert jersey (somewhere!) BK  Grin
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« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2006, 03:28:38 PM »

Hey BK,
I ain't all THAT old!
Although I did drive some A's B's a R model Macks. And we did have a Diamond Reo yard mule. The one I really liked was my dad's Diamond T. 8V53T twin stick and deep reduction rears.

By the way, does that concert Jersey still fit?

You'll have to get it out and show it off at the rally!
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« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2006, 08:11:59 PM »

Dallas that concert jersey was for a big bullheaded teenager ! I'm 2 1/2 - 3 times the size I was then ! So no it don't fit no mo! But I remember seeing it sometime last spring or somethin and it was in a pile being donated to "Goodwill" and I saved it ! It may not fit but brings back many many good (and stupid, which reminds me that we really must of had a guardian angel looking over us as we grew up with some of the stupid things we lived thru not to ever tell about ! LOL! ) memories from High School Daze !  Wow things I can't imagine an idiot doing today ! Opps did I say that? LOL! BK Grin


If enough people put on their registrations that they are interested in having a great (the BEST in my opinion) Bus A/C man look at and discuss their A/C's with them I'll invite my A/C specialist to the "TN Fall Bus Bash"


But ya gotta register and put it on the registration form, so I know there is enough interest in it to ask him to take time out of his schedule to come over for a day! BK Grin
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