[Spridgets] LotO meet show questions..

Mike/Donna Carpenter mail4carpenters at peoplepc.com
Wed Jun 11 08:37:13 MDT 2008

I don't think that Spridgets will have the rarity or monetary value to ever require a "Please Do Not Touch" sign.  These cars are still too plentiful - even Bugeyes.

Mike C

-----Original Message-----
>From: Brad Fornal <tequila.brad at gmail.com>
>Sent: Jun 11, 2008 10:22 AM
>To: dmg at bossig.com
>Cc: spridgets at autox.team.net
>Subject: Re: [Spridgets] LotO meet show questions..
>I think I shared this story before, but I'll do it again, what the hell.
>Many years ago, Martha and I were at a car show in the 68 and 65 Sprites. We
>were on the far side of the 65, away from the 68, sitting in the shade. I
>was watching a father and his 13 or 14 year old son, looking at the 68. The
>son stands next to the drivers side, with his elbow hovering above the
>windscreen, just barely not touching. Father is lining up the camera for a
>shot, when I stand up and ask them what they think they are doing.
>Father tells me that the son wanted a photo near the car. I proceed to tell
>him, if he wants a photo, he needs to be IN the car. I get the door open,
>set him behind the wheel, get his arm up on the door and wing window, like
>he's out cruising. Dad gets a photo, and that kid left with the biggest grin
>you ever did see.
>On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 9:17 AM, Dave G. <dmg at bossig.com> wrote:
>> I think the idea is to have fun, show off what you've done, and ignore the
>> comments of the Hoi Polloi
>> My car usually has a sign in the windshield that reads "You can touch me",
>> and I always let the kids sit in the drivers' seat
>> Dave G.
>> On 11 Jun 2008 at 8:48, Lester wrote:
>> >> Is there any reason for a car with a 5sp tranny, an Aussie boot
>> >> badge, carpet, Judson, and Moss air ducting to enter the show or is
>> >> it just a waste of the judges time?
>> >>
>> >> Would it be better to sit back and sleep or something ??
>> --
>> Dave G.   KK7SS
>> '65 MK III Sprite in Richland, WA
>> "Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time."
>>    Terry Pratchett, 'Hogfather'

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