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Old 08-07-2020, 07:54 PM   #2411 (permalink)
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You hate people running up behind you on the highway, because now you have to speed up to the speedlimit! You look for right turn pockets along the highway to smoothly cruise into and let the speedy folks pass, then merge back into the travel lane. Being patriotic, you admire the flag, and for what it tells you about the headwind situation! ; )

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Old 08-10-2020, 06:14 PM   #2412 (permalink)
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But only if the flag is on a stationary pole. If it's on a vehicle that doesn't belong to the Ambassador, it's a horrible waste of fuel.
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Old 08-10-2020, 06:23 PM   #2413 (permalink)
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Old 08-10-2020, 07:13 PM   #2414 (permalink)
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Old 09-23-2020, 12:37 PM   #2415 (permalink)
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Old 10-27-2020, 10:45 PM   #2416 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when... you're driving along in traffic wondering how many points of Cd for a dog with it's head out an open window.
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Old 10-27-2020, 11:20 PM   #2417 (permalink)
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Old 10-28-2020, 05:30 AM   #2418 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when... you're driving along in traffic wondering how many points of Cd for a dog with it's head out an open window.
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