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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:08 AM   #1
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okey dokey, since we seem to be getting a board full of ot stuff, seems some of the threads started long ago to keep the board uncluttered has gotten lost
I spent most of this morning, I went back, page by page til #70. looking for these threads. I went looking for the one on hotrods and other non vw cars, can't find it~

So in your own surfing,, you senior cutters here, come across a thread , please punch it in. I'll post a link to this thread in my sig under popular ot threads,unless you mods would like to place them some where else,but I think we have more important stickies at the moment.

So look up newbs, find a car with a rocket in its butt, or some goofy shit you wanna share, please consider these first. It's hell to come in and have to look 4,5, 10 pages back for a chop discussion of a couple days ago cuz too much lil stuff is clogging up the system, and I think if your thread gets trashed, or deleted, maybe somebody higher than the rest of us shop floor sweepers, is trying to give you a hint....we're a family, leave the crap out side please. I'm not on a rant here so don't come in here and try to make MY helpful attempt get muddied. If ya aint got nothing nice to say about this then keep it shut.
and if youre bored, check these out, might find something to perk your day

HOW TO POST PICS IN YOUR POST pics included for those of us who learn by pics

How To build a VOLKSROD, official newbie guide NEED WE SAY MORE?

Samba vws anything and everything from samba here

Ebay stuff stuff you find, never know who might be needin it, or just something weird you found~

craigslist find it share it here, someone may need it

new shit a very popular thread for stuff

H.A.M.B. links to interesting items you find there

These are linked at the time I made this thread, and I'm sure some will have many posts added, just click last page, unless ya wanna read the whole thing which hey, they do get hilarious! Just one word of warning,,, coffee is nasty on the monitors and keyboards~ and don't be afraid to add to these, diggin them up from the bowels of sawzall dust is one of the reasons for this thread~


3 wheeled contraptions & discussions new~ check it out!

another model thread you build car models? or find a cool one, here

art thread, you build stuff, something creative? share here

attempting stripes we're always interested in striping,many threads on it

brush blends painting help by unkl ian

odd stuff you do in your free time,how do you relax?

a flame thread, helpful tricks here, no , it's not mine either.

photoshopped rides cool stuff guys

post a pic of your nasty self do I need to describe it?

post gasser pics here there is another like this, hotrods and nonvws, can't find it.

hot rod thread the thread I looked for, Non vw, anything hot rod

sh*tstain on a monet you have to see it to get the details

Driving thread got a bitch about drivers around you? great reads~

The forum art gallery another one like the art you do thread above

want to add member rides to the main page section

Volksrods world domination pics of you, in a VR shirt, in strange places (like your vacation, dif country etc~, not just your garage lol!)

Lighter side got a funny joke? remember the rules now,,,,

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Bicycles ~ the non powered pedal kind

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what you did yesterday might motivate somebody, cuz you're busy and they're not

how did you get here? nice to know if you wandered in or followed someones advice

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Chat Have an IM, in a mood to yack, bump here ~

Vw toys find new toys in the stores, or are looking for some, check this

A model thread by Franklin This guy is INSANE!

Another model car thread you build em? post em here.

Photo caption thread rules in the 1st post, have some fun

What's your next project? well, when you get done with the current

The Southeast Corner those that live in the south

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who's got a nice buzz? Sorry the original and a few other threads met an unfortunate program gliche :( But enjoy the new one :)

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Stupid Weather hot? cold? whatever you got~

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your forum name how did you come up with it?

what's on your radio what tunes do you drive and listen to?

more whadya listen to another like above

Hear a certain song , what do you think of.

stupid people you see somebody doin a stupid thing, tell it !

embarrassing things that happened while driving preferably,,, by YOU lol!

fun fact about yourself

Bus thread Have a bus, bay, SC or a DC, post a pic here, general chit chat and info sharing
the tv section~

Volksrodder meals you're working, you're hongry, greats recipes in here, and with food, you need drink~

BEER what's your taste?

car tv shows/movies discussion of upcoming or that you've seen

Car movies new and old

what movies could be remade

which movies could NOT be remade

movies with scenes that made you cringe car destruction

Slug bug a different version of the game punch buggy, except no pain!

Volksrodders and your kids
Do your kids help you on your car
kids, who's got em

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Fall foliage pics ~ for those of us in the south that don't see color, share some with us~

Type 3 pics ~ you guessed it, t3s and nothing but t3s.

buggy pics ~ all kinds of buggies, mild to wild.

Econoline pics ~ nate was bored lol

Mid-Engine bugs ~ duh, mid engine bugs~

Drag racing bugs ~ yes, drag racing bugs!

Vintage how to tech ~ just some fascinating reads on the old stuff, maintained by Unkl Ian

Tools of creativity
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Roth Collection
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European sleds ~ enjoy the oddities

Pedal cars and wagons

Wagons ~#2 have a special wagon? radio flyer? specialty for your kids? post here~

Harbor freight ~ pass or fail opinions on their tools.

Fiberglass thread ~ need info working in FG? ask here.

Stickers ~ got a collection? show them off here.





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Pinups those great classic poses you love, cars and chicks, classics and new, and alot of just chicks~ (most are old style clean fun, but some are not for young kid viewing, you've been warned, so don't complain and no, I'm not in there :P ) enjoy !
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:13 AM   #2
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Someone sticky this damn thing.......please?
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:18 AM   #3
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we got more important ones at the moment, but I promise I won't let it get lost
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:20 AM   #4
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:43 AM   #5
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Great stuff Carlene!

Some of these are already in the too lazy thread at the top but not all. I'm at work now but later tonight I can add the one's that aren't.


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I had another thought... Amazing, I know!

Is there a way to change the color or the type in just those threads? Like the Newbie Reminders. It kind of "blends in", but if it were typed in red (or other color) it might stand out more and not get as read over. The same goes for the stickies. I'm not sure if this would work, if it can even be done, of if it would be more of a pain in the ass. I'm not trying to tell anyone how to run or organize this place. It went along wonderfully for a long time before me. It just might help cut down on the "reposts".
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I just tried changing the title colour and it didn't work Maybe one of the more computer savvy mods will have more luck.


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The "What did you do yesterday" thread started by yours truly seems to go off topic quite a bit but I look for it every time I am here. Just to see what other folks are doing and brag about my own little accomplishments.
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another bump for the massive influx (?) of newbieness
odd stuff found here (in post #1 that is)
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hell, i just had to merge 2 intros by the same newbie into one
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Old January 11th, 2008, 06:06 AM   #16
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looking for so I can add to the list~ or maybe it can be added to lazy thread.

'what to look for when buying a bug' The search function does not work for any combos, buying a bug, bug problems, things to look for , too long or too common. So if you remember making a post in a thread like this please link it here. thanks~

found one on buses,
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I don't remember a thread like that here, Carlene but John Henry has a "what to look for" page at his site:
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I just went there and my AVG sec box came up with a bug trying to get thru from the temp files, I clicked 'heal file' though.....and deleted them.

I know we got some threads here, those ones that newbs always come up with~ 'I'm looking at a car this weekend, what are the problems I should look for?' one of those threads~
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I guess about every 6months or so I should bump this~ for newbs.
Don't be afraid to dig one of the threads up, it's how we get to know you.
music, grouchy neighbors, kid pics, your past cars, stupid pet tricks, lots of o/t items~

I've been adding more fun stuff.
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This thread was started back in '06, I was bored. Several new o/t threads, I saw alot of folks saying 'there's a thread on that already ' so I took a few days and went looking for them. I bump it every now and then when things get quiet around here , and o/t stuff gets started by 'new members' when there are already threads like that. Just trying to help keep things interesting.
We not only learn about you, but you learn about everyone else, if youre bored and bother to read past posts. Some are quite comical.

As for the multiple forums, been discussed, there's enough 'rooms' now. This is the way the family stays together. We all sit around in the same room dropping in on each others conversations. Nothing wrong with that~
Pd areas? oh please, this aint samba. I quit going to an airbrush site because of that. Found another that is totally open. We hide no secrets from newbs,and yes, Steve and his mods do a great job monitoring things, but we were all newbs at sometime, even me. This is a big happy family atmosphere. Good days, bad days, when you are having a bad day, check the list out, and who knows, it might make your day better~


I didn't bump this to start a rant, and I will have it cleaned later after it shuffles back a few pages.
So lighten up will ya

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I didn't bump this to start a rant, and I will have it cleaned later after it shuffles back a few pages.
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Nope, cleaned NOW!
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Just a bump for the newbs, if you're bored

There are a few new ones that I'll be adding~


Read first post for list.....
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We need an every thing you want to know about a welder thread.Obviously people don't search.
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These are just popular OT, for fun threads, interesting reading.
If someone who knows about welding a whole lot more than me, wants to go thru and put all the links to all the welder threads together in a post , in the best thread? then I'll link it in here. Otherwise, just keep nagging them to search
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Thanks for bumping this Carlene, I see where I could have used one of these threads a while back.
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