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Nebraska Spotter's Thread 2011

Discussion in 'Midwest - USA (NE, KS, OK, MO, AR)' started by Taurean Bull, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Whisky

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    It doesn't need to be an extravagant thing, just have to find a centrally located place everyone can easily get to, but would need a commitment from more than 1-2 people.
    Heck, Brewburger's on 108th and L is fine with me but is kinda far for TB.
    Could even make it a monthly thing if we want.
     
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    I'm open for anything. Just keep my posted. :)
     
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    Can't make this weekend, but something regular would be great.
     
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    Best idea is to table this until it gets a bit more warmer, maybe mid-April.
    Somebody still needs to decide on a location, if there was a decent place around 72nd that would be more centrally located for TB, but 108th and L offers a helluva lot more places to choose from and I think just about all of us are way out west here.
    I wonder if we could find a place that would show an F1 race replay?
     
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    My office is at 108th & L. :)
     
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    You don't need to worry too much about location on my account. I do my Saturday grocery shopping at Whole Foods and Trader Joe's anyway.
     
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    I know.

    The thing with 108th and L is all major roads lead to it, including I-80, so it's a 'natural' location with tons of places to choose from. Like Valentino's buffet.... :)
    Brewburger's is a better fit, with beer and big-screen TV's.

    Actually Brock, there is a weekly 'car show' in the Hy-Vee parking lot on 156th and Maple, but I don't recall what day it is, I think it's an AM thing, I have never been to it. The 'big one' is south of 82nd and Center on Wednesday nights, but no exotics, mainly big American iron and muscle, most not car show quality, but still nice.
     
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  9. Whisky

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    Once, and not bad. Beware of things such as an 'XL' from there may not be the same as an 'XL' here, it may vary among brands.

    I would buy one thing to see for yourself, and if you don't like it, or if it doesn't quite fit, it will make for a nice Xmas or birthday gift to someone. And I would be leery of shoe sizes but I have never bought shoes this way, I have no plans to, just jackets and coats.
     
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    #60 ryan311, Mar 13, 2011
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    Since the spots are a little slow, this was one that peeked a little interest. Friday afternoon on 144th & Maple - Porsche (Carrera S) White w/orange wheels and orange graphics - Best looking porsche I've seen in a long time. Thought it was a GT3 RS at first.
     
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    Saw the same thing on the expressway around 2pm on Saturday going west.
     
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    Saturday lunch time saw a candy red Lotus Elise turning north onto 144th from Industrial. Looked like it had a full carbon nose??
     
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    Were you at that new mexican joint there on the corner?
     
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    Nah, heading out to Hong Kong Cafe @ about 178th & Center. The only Chinese restaurant we'll eat at here. Curious about said Mexican...fish tacos?? Decent Margaritas?
     
  15. Whisky

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    It's like most Mexican - you either love it or hate it (specific restaurants).
    I think it is more like Romeo's/La Mesa, which is OK, but it is no Fernando's, that I can tell you. I have not been to El Alamo or Nettie's in years, and my last visit to O.J.'s was pretty disappointing.

    I don't drink, and I don't do fish tacos, so I can't help you there.
    I also don't do Chinese/Thai/Japanese/Indian oriental-type restaurants.

    I love Feta's for Greek, that place is great.
     
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    Whaaaaa? Thai is great! There is an excellent place by Albertson's at 144th & Center, whose name I can't think of, if anyone is ever in the mood.
     
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    That's where Feta's is, down in the corner.
    It's great because the food is great, and two can eat for $16

    I miss Albertson's, what is it now? Bag N Save, No Frills?
     
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    Red Ferrari F430 driving South on I-680 between Fort St. & Maple St. just before 6:00 pm tonight. Not sure if this is a new car in town or not. The only red 430 I knew of was W.T.'s and I was pretty sure he got rid of it when he got his 458.
     
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    You have a magnet for these things like nobody I have ever seen.
     
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    I'm sure the warm weather will bring out more of the FCars. I haven't seen any yet, though!!
     
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    #71 Whisky, Mar 17, 2011
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    I have been here for 40 years~, these guys see more F cars in one week than I do in one year, and I live smack in the middle of F car territory in this town. These guys must have me on GPS and just avoid me.. LOL
    I know of a guy that has a blue 355, and I have not even seen IT yet.... ;)

    I bet he's glad he moved here from the soon-to-be radioactive PNW..
     
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    Dark gray 2nd gen Viper coupe at HyVee on Madison Ave in CB. Yeah, CB, with Pott Co plates, Omaha smuggies...
     
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    Remember that I work seven days a week. I can take a day off but need to know a couple days in advance. :)

    You will see La Bella soon!! The weather is getting better and I will be driving her a lot! :)
     
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    Do me a favor and drive her down 180th street...a lot, like at 4-7PM, haha
     
  25. Whisky

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    So do I, M-F and every other weekend, both days. That means I get every other weekend off. It sucks.
    I LOVE scheduling vacation because it takes two people to cover for me, and NONE of the day crew likes working on a Friday night. I've actually 'had words' with a few people that have had to fill in for me, they give me grief, I told them if they keep it up I will be sure to schedule ALL of my vacations when they are the rotating on-call (seven people rotate weekly, excluding me). That shut them all up real quick.
     

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