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Old 06-14-2013, 09:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Good sign or bad omen?

On my way to work this morning:

Some might say it's a bad omen, but I'm taking it as a good sign

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Old 06-14-2013, 09:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm jealous
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Never been anywhere close to 66.6 l/100 km, thank God!
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I know you've been getting awesome mileage lately, but was it really worth your eternal soul?
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Are you sure it's not a figment of your imagination?
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:51 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Wow!!!

That's really impressive for a large truck.

When do you start giving driving clinics???

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Old 06-14-2013, 02:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well, if I got mpg that low (except when just going up the mountain), I'd worry :-)
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:49 PM   #8 (permalink)
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It's a good sign for sure ^
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:54 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 06-15-2013, 05:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
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