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« Reply #100 on: June 05, 2008, 11:33:12 AM »
Name: Peter Virnuls
Date of birth: Feb 1973
Sex: Male
Location: Northants/Beds border.
Ocupation: University Lecturer
Love of ya life: Familly, Carlton, Smoking (although I don't smoke)
Children:A 6 year old called Barney who also loves Carltons. He's a chip off the old block! 14 month old called Rupert
Thing ya always remember(good):Running my own business whilst at school and driving round in an Anthracite Carlton 2.2Cdi auto all night every night.
Thing ya always remember(bad) : Death of dad in 1983 who's last car was a '79 Carlton (and the first car I could go in without vomitting). Getting a job as a teacher prior to job at a University.
Stupidist thing you ever did?: Can't decide.
Music:  Rod Stewart, anything from the 'baggy" era of early 90s
How do ya think your gonna die?: Liver disease or boredom when petrol becomes too expensive to afford.
What thing/person keeps you going?: My sons and wife. My Carltons.
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: Middle East
Where do you wanna be?: At home with the thought of never needing to go to work
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« Reply #101 on: July 27, 2008, 11:37:04 AM »
To my amazement i've never posted in this thread! not sure how i missed this one before!! Must have read it though as i seem to remember havin ago at ian for loving his cars more than me!! lol so here goes!!

Name: Stephanie King
Date of birth: 11/01/87
Sex: female
Location: milton keynes
Ocupation: accounts assistant
Love of ya life: pig(my nova) fuffle(cav) KT(gsi)
Children: no thanks, i find cars plenty expensive enough!!
Thing ya always remember(good): meeting ian strangely!!(well i wouldnt have my cars or know you lot otherwise!)
Thing ya always remember(bad) : failing my a levels coz i was too busy playing with cars oops!
Stupidist thing you ever did?:  as above?
Music: rock
How do ya think your gonna die?:well i would heve said ians driving!!
What thing/person keeps you going?: my cars and all you lot!!
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: who knows?
Where do you wanna be?: well hopefully i'll have passed my exams and be a qualified accountant, then i can afford to keep the cars and maybe have a couple more!!

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« Reply #102 on: July 27, 2008, 05:35:11 PM »
Name:[Richard Robinson]
Date of birth:[12/10/1981]
Sex:[Male]
Location:[Dartford]
Ocupation:[Train maintainer on the london underground]
Love of ya life:[leanne Gooding and Daisy Mae]
Children:[1. Daisy Mae]
Thing ya always remember(good):[Finding out to be a dad]
Thing ya always remember(bad)?:[being put into foster home]
stupidist thing you ever did/:[where do you start]
music?:[Rock house and trance.]
how do you think your gonna die[ empty bottle of Jack Daniels in my hand whilst slipping unconsious?]
What thing/person keeps you going?:[love of motors and loved ones]
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?:[Racing a farrari down the motorway in my carlton]
Where do you wanna be?:[Anywhere with my tools]
« Last Edit: January 02, 2010, 08:23:16 AM by Ferret »

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« Reply #103 on: July 27, 2008, 06:16:23 PM »
Name: Pete
Date of birth: 07/03/61
Sex: Male - well I was the last time I looked
Location: York
Ocupation: Coachbuilder
Love of ya life: Wife (Jo), kid (Madison) Cars and playing drums in my Metal band - oh, and a drop of alkyhol now and again - and again - and again - and you get the picture!
Children: One - almost 11 and she's going on 25!
Thing ya always remember(good): Nothing Exceeds Like Excess
Thing ya always remember(bad) : Nothing Exceeds Like Excess
Stupidist thing you ever did?: Far too many to name one in particular!
Music: Metal/Rock bit of Trance
How do ya think your gonna die?: Don't wish to know - until after the event
What thing/person keeps you going?: Mastercard..........
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: Florida with my Carlton and a big Chev/GMC truck
Where do you wanna be?: Florida - earning enough for a big Chev/GMC truck!

3 years later, and nowt's changed!!!!! ;D


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« Reply #104 on: August 22, 2008, 11:50:49 AM »

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Name: Ian Virco
Date of birth: 15 - 08 - 1965
Sex: Please
Location: Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes
Ocupation: Train Driver (yes really)
Love of ya life: None, though open to offers from rich young ladies with good cars (please post a photo of your car)
Children: None, though i am a big kid
Thing ya always remember(good): Getting drunk at Billing and my Manta(s) winning a Concours cups.
Thing ya always remember(bad) ; Driving a Train with a 800+ people onboard that went out of controll for two and a half miles,truely terrified!
Stupidist thing you ever did?: In Portugal got a hired Polo beached on a low bank so started it up in reverse and jamed rocks under the front wheels till it climbed off the bank then had to chase a driverless car round a field and jump in through the window!
Music:Most anything, do like Punk,Clash,Stranglers etc, and dance music (odd mix i know!)
How do ya think your gonna die?:this is not in my plans,immortality would be nice if it was an option
What thing/person keeps you going?: Despite what gets thrown at me i'm a stubborn git at times and just keep ploughing on
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?:exactly where i am now,most probably doing the same things
Where do you wanna be?:Dont mind where i am now,but retiring to the end of Cornwall could be enticing
Ian Virco, area rep Opel Manta OC with numerous Manta's plus Random Vauxhall owner and obsessed car saver

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« Reply #105 on: August 25, 2008, 08:18:17 PM »
Name: Sophie Goodyear
Date of birth: 13/07/1987
Sex: Female
Location: Huntingdon, Cambs.
Ocupation: HR Administrator
Love of ya life: Ian (& chocolate)
Children: You never know....  :P
Thing ya always remember(good): My 21st, surrounded by my nearest & dearest.
Thing ya always remember(bad) : Being trapped in deepest darkest France with the evil stepmother!
Stupidist thing you ever did?:  Letting my mouth speak, before my brain has thought about it.
Music: Anything that you can dance & sing badly to
How do ya think your gonna die?: I'm v.clumsy, so who knows?!
What thing/person keeps you going?: The saying what goes around comes around.
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: In our own house (hopefully), a drive full of rusting Carltons and even more animals.
Where do you wanna be?: In my own hot tub with a glass of wine & being fed grapes.

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« Reply #106 on: August 25, 2008, 08:43:21 PM »
Name: Ian Purdy
Date of birth: 31/01/1977
Sex: No thanks, I'm British
Location: Huntingdon, Cambs
Ocupation: Recovery Truck Driver
Love of ya life: Sophie (Carltons)
Children: No, coping with myself is enough
Thing ya always remember(good): Meeting Sophie
Thing ya always remember(bad) : Losing the house I was buying because of an Ex
Stupidist thing you ever did?:  Falling over drunk and giving myself a 5 inch scar on my head.
Music: Drum & Bass, Old Skool Dance & Rock
How do ya think your gonna die?: Sideways in a cloud of tyre smoke with my arse on fire.
What thing/person keeps you going?: Sophie & my pet bearded dragon (Puff)
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: Just poorer
Where do you wanna be?: In my own house & with a LC on the drive!
Who took the jam out of your doughnut? My carlton took the jam out of my doughnut!!!!!

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« Reply #107 on: May 25, 2009, 08:45:56 AM »
Name: Daniel McGinley
Date of birth: 27/09/91
Sex: Male
Location: Orkney Islands
Ocupation: Builder
Love of ya life: Me cars
Children: Nope (hopefully never)
Thing ya always remember(good): Me first car (fiat punto 1.1 sx)
Thing ya always remember(bad) : spinning a cavailer at 65mph into a fence (still got the scars)
Stupidist thing you ever did?: run me motorbike into the back of a tractor while texting on me mobile
Music: any!
How do ya think your gonna die?: on a big bike
What thing/person keeps you going?: Me true friends coundln't do it without them
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: under a car working
Where do you wanna be?: Califonia. NO rust on cars
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« Reply #108 on: July 21, 2009, 12:44:32 PM »
 ;D name  dean, date of birth 24/7/1973/ age 35, sex male, location birmingham, ocupation  mechanic, love of my life is vauxhall carlton gsi and vauxhall carlton lotus and vauxhall carlton  rep , children 3 two girls and one boy , thanks lotusdiamond  ;D

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« Reply #109 on: December 10, 2009, 11:03:46 AM »
Name: Michael Harrison
Date of birth: 13/04/65
Sex: Male
Location:  Midway, Oh yes! South Derbyshire.
Ocupation: Flt
Love of ya life:  MY daughters, My Gf (aka Vauxhallvixen) My fleet
Children: 3 daughters Then VV's 2 Daughters
Thing ya always remember(good): Date i met Vauxhallvixen
Thing ya always remember(bad) : Knowing i'd over-corrected steering as i was heading towards a ditch/bank, then  "barrek rolling over the hedge.
Stupidist thing you ever did?:  Get married
Music: Wide spectrum, from classic to rock, through to latest stuff.
How do ya think your gonna die?: By not taking another breath
What thing/person keeps you going?: My daughters,,, they're all i live for.
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: still keeping the cars alive, lol.
Where do you wanna be?: On a coastline somewhere in NZ!!


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« Reply #110 on: September 15, 2010, 03:24:54 PM »


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Name:adelle kelly
Date of birth:11986Sex:female
Location:notts
Ocupation:buyer
Love of ya life:my b/f carlton and my bikeChildren:1
Thing ya always remember(good):partying like its 1999
Thing ya always remember(bad) :a kiss from a lesbian yuk
Stupidist thing you ever did?: trying to wheelie on m1 with cctv :(
Music:moby techno
How do ya think your gonna die?:learning to wheelie
What thing/person keeps you going?:compassion and true human spirit
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?:married and in vegas
Where do you wanna be?:[/bin the white house

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« Reply #111 on: September 16, 2010, 10:01:42 AM »
name:Matt Smith
date of birth :16/09/1986
sex:male
Location: Leeds
ocupation: Work at halfords/modify peoples cars from home/scrap man
love of ya life: Daughter, Girlfriend, Cars
children:1, Maisie, 17 months old and a proper terror.
thing your always remember(good):First time I took acid
thing ya always remember(bad): Last time I took acid lol
stupid thing you ever did? Get into police chases for fun (never got caught though)
music: All sorts, mainly D&B & reggae
how do ya think your gonna die?:dunno, i've always said if I get diagnosed with a terminal illness i'll do a crazy suicide, but dunno how i'd die otherwise.
what thing/person keeps you going? Cider, cigs
where do you think your be in 10 years time?: Making cider for a living
where do i wannt be? Making cider for a living

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« Reply #112 on: December 02, 2010, 06:33:03 PM »
Name:
Date of birth:
Sex: Male
Location: Luton
Ocupation: Truck and coach driver ( out of work at the mo )
Love of ya life: My daughter
Children: Girl
Thing ya always remember(good): Drivin a 6r4 on a rally stage ( oooooo the power )
Thing ya always remember(bad) : Marryin my ex wife :-p lol
Stupidist thing you ever did?:  Marryin my ex wife !!
Music: Too many to list, but mainly rock, dubstep, trance and Pink floyd
How do ya think your gonna die?: I dont I am a Highlander and there can be only one :-p
What thing/person keeps you going?: Food lol
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: Anywhere but Luton, I hope
Where do you wanna be?: South of France or Italy driving round the Alpine roads

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« Reply #113 on: March 06, 2011, 08:09:26 PM »
Name:Garth ibbetson
Date of birth:20/06/1963
Location:blyth Nthland
Ocupation:HGV driver
Love of ya life:my children, carlton, GF(previously wife)but its a long story...
Thing ya always remember(good):who my mates are
Thing ya always remember(bad) :1981
Stupidist thing you ever did?: get married
Music:ACDC, Pink floyd,
How do ya think your gonna die?:suddenly
What thing/person keeps you going?:Emma and Michelle  and PGtips
Where do you think you'll be in 10 years time?:here hopefully 
Where do you wanna be:somewhere hot

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« Reply #114 on: March 11, 2011, 04:31:29 PM »
name ...peter o'toole (my mom liked the actor..and i do tend to enjoy the same things as him .ie drink and theatre)

location ..dully old birmingham

job.. postman

other stuff.. misses of 13 years and 3 geourgous girls

good points not many ..bad points .. a lot


love old skool cars ..father in law worked for ryland for years so he got me into vx's .. loads of gte's when i was younger now like big cars ..

my life revolves around work and family .. and saving for family hols etc .. so cars have now taken a back seat ...price of petrol and beer means i tend to stoping in  on weekends drinking homebrew and having heated discusions on various internet forums  ;)   still find time to go to scrap yards and aquire useless items that then end up in my shed  ;D
driving rusty old fillered sheds since 1994 !!

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« Reply #115 on: March 11, 2011, 06:46:31 PM »
ha ha :-)

Name - Booboo
D.o.B  22.11.85
Location - Trowvegas ,Wiltshire
Ocupation - currently studying in the art of being a professional bum.
Love of life, well had better say the other half , she puts up with a lot lol but apart from that its my 68 Tbird which im still working on gettin back on the road.
Good things i will always remember - the things ive done -  bristol to lacock in 15 mins :-) ;-) :-) ;-)
 and the bad -crashing my first car on the m4 .
stupedist thing i ever did : 60 pounds on red bull then tried driving lol
music ,    dnb,happy hardcore bit of rock, this n that
how will i die,   -  excessicve red bull
what keeps you going , redbull
where will you be in ten years,  in bed
where would you like to be in ten years - would like to make it to the bathroom lol
we came...
we saw...
stood around for a while...
we went home !

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« Reply #116 on: April 06, 2011, 04:39:53 PM »
Name: Egil
D.o.B: 19.08.94
Location: Mo i Rana, Norway
Ocupation: Studying, boring...
Love of life: Cars, friends but no girl at the moment. :-\ :D
Stupidest thing ever done: Buying the Carlton.. NOO just kiddin :D hmm, once I completely destroyed all my best
friends toy cars just for fun.. I was young and dumb (still is)
What will I always remember? Ride in my favourite car, 2006 Subaru Impreza STI, 340+ horses..
Music: Genesis, John Mayer, Eric Clapton, Relient K and the list goes on..
How will I die? I'll die hard.
What keeps me going? My interests, family and friends of course!
Where will I be in 10 years? Probably in court, no not as a criminal, but hopefully as a lawyer!   8)
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« Reply #117 on: June 22, 2011, 08:12:16 PM »
Name: damien
D.o.B: 11-10-1989
Location: dublin/wexford
Ocupation: unemployed at min(aprentice fitter)
Love of life: do vauxhalls count?and my dog
Stupidest thing ever done:hmm i cant think really
What will I always remember?my first car a reno5
Music: house,hardhouse,techno,trance
How will I die?stress from cars:p
What keeps me going? fishing family my dod and friends
Where will I be in 10 years?hopefully here with a job and many more vauxhalls/opels ;D

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« Reply #118 on: June 24, 2011, 04:44:21 AM »
Name: Dan W
D.o.B: 24-03-88
Location: Shotters Bar, Herts
Ocupation: Panel Beater
Love of life: Motors, mates, there aint all else
Stupidest thing ever done:Streeto, or possibly DUI
What will I always remember?Shrooms
Music: soul,house,techno,trance, d'nb', electro
How will I die?i'd rather not think about it...
What keeps me going? My cars, projects and mates..
Where will I be in 10 years?Away from the smoke, dooing what i love

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« Reply #119 on: July 17, 2011, 12:43:47 PM »
Name: Kevinfourlegs
D.o.B. 25/04/66
Location: Aberdare
Occupation: Retired due to osteoaethritis in knees, hips, spine, shoulders and neck
Love of life: Skye my daughter, Paula my fiancee, Stacey our adopted daughter, Leeds United FC, Swansea City FC, BVB 09
Stupidest thing ever done: too many to list, where do I begin?
What will I always remember: Being at my daughter's birth. Getting my first brand new car. Ok, I know it's on mobility. Our anniversary date and Paula's birthday. Forget those at my peril!
Music: Mainly heavy rock/metal, but also like some country and Irish. Depends on my mood, as to what I listen to. Don't like rap apart from some Run DMC, rnb
How will I die: Old age and in my sleep. I hope!
What keeps me going: Skye, Paula, Stacey and my medication
Where will I be in 10 years: Hopefully back home in Swansea.
« Last Edit: April 18, 2013, 09:06:44 AM by kevinfourlegs »
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« Reply #120 on: January 05, 2012, 11:56:48 PM »
Thought I'd reply here for the sake of it  ;D

Name: Jason Kay
Date of birth: 08/10/87
Sex: Male
Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
Ocupation: Manager & plant/machinery mechanic
Love of ya life: misses says it's defiantly my car
Children: not yet
Thing ya always remember(good): buying each and every one of my previous cars (40 odd) always a good feeling picking up a new car
Thing ya always remember(bad) : way to many!
Stupidist thing you ever did?:  Helping people out and trusting them
Music: all sorts, mainly reggae and dance
How do ya think your gonna die?: drifting the nurburgring
What thing/person keeps you going?: my car for sure, I have no other hobbies etc so feel lost without a car
« Last Edit: February 13, 2012, 05:12:22 AM by X3 OXE »
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« Reply #121 on: February 12, 2012, 06:31:58 PM »
Name:Diane Horne
Date of birth:June 1967
Sex:Female
Location:Luton Beds
Ocupation:A Fine Turf Tech
Love of ya life:Deceased
Children:No thank you
Thing ya always remember(good):Burning all our furniture when we run out of wood for the fire
Thing ya always remember(bad) :Turning down deep sea welding training
Stupidist thing you ever did?:See Above 
Music:Metal, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Black Label Society. hate reggae...
How do ya think your gonna die?:Probably through smoking
What thing/person keeps you going?:Me and my Carlton
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?:Who knows but i hope i'm happy
Where do you wanna be?:Somewhere nice.. ;)
Diane...

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« Reply #122 on: April 12, 2016, 07:05:28 PM »
Name: Djbthatsme - David
Date of birth: 27.02.1944 and from what I've seen I'm the oldest on the site- making me a grandad once again 8).
Sex: At my age in lfe its debatable. Looking down I can only see my belly and my Male todgers disappeared.
Location: Derby
Ocupation: Retired independent Project Management  Consultant based on Academic achievements, years of working in engineering, a VM apprenticeship and years working on vehicles.
Love of ya life: Who's watching, I have a good very special one now - woman.
Children: Officially three daughters (there might be others) I've always tried to help people.
Thing ya always remember(good): Leaving the army, holding my youngest daughter when the house was burning, passing my first masters, saving Bev from drowning, buying a superb white Carton CDI and recently buying a Senator (now burnt).
Thing ya always remember(bad) : Furious arguments with my ex. wife,  Seeing my mother pass away and hearing about my brothers demise.The loss of my Senator.
Stupidist thing you ever did?: Watching a dumper, loaded on a vehicle I was driving, hit an oncoming bus - OOPS, then a police inspector getting off the bus to talk to me.
Music: Some classical and other selected bits.
How do ya think your gonna die?: From overdrinking but my organs will be preserved from the excessive amount of red wine I imbibe.
What thing/person keeps you going?: Me, her inside and my youngest.
Where do you think your be in 10 years time?: At my age 10 years hence is optimism prayed for nightly.
Where do you wanna be?: I liked the idea of New Zealand but probably to old now.
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