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Happy 2019 Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

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Re: Happy Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by abscate » Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:25 am

What,,,is you name?
Matthew, King of the Volvos

What...is your quest?

I seek the heated third row seat with massage.

What ...is your favourite colour?

Nautic blue with a 5 speed.


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Re: Happy Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by abscate » Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:19 am

abscate wrote: ↑
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:27 am
You probably have lawnmower syndrome!

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Re: Happy Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by theWIFES_S70 » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:30 am

In case anyone is curious about how long you have to crank it when you've "lawnmowered" your engine...

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Re: Happy 2019 Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by abscate » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:06 pm

And the traditional a Turkey week bump of the other thread!


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Re: Happy 2019 Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by Clemens » Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:15 am

Turkeymurderers ...


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Re: Happy 2019 Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by abscate » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:40 am

Clemens wrote: ↑
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Turkeymurderers ...
At least we don't eat Kangaroos like the Austrians..


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Re: Happy 2019 Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by Clemens » Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:37 pm

Now you caught me redhanded, Steve...


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Re: Happy 2019 Thanksgiving everyone...if your Volvo won't start after shuffling in the driveway...

Post by wizechatmgr » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:38 pm

abscate wrote: ↑
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:40 am
Clemens wrote: ↑
Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:15 am
Turkeymurderers ...
At least we don't eat Kangaroos like the Austrians..
Yes we do, at the fast food establishment that shall not be named =P


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