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What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

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What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by matthew1 » Mon May 18, 2020 11:36 am

First wagon body, Ghent.
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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by ZionXIX » Mon May 18, 2020 11:58 am

I was 2 years old so.......

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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by Cookeh » Mon May 18, 2020 12:00 pm

I didn't exist, my parents had only just started dating.

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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by Clemens » Mon May 18, 2020 1:20 pm

I was just about to finish elementary school. Quite lame compared to the eerste MTO wagen
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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by June » Mon May 18, 2020 2:55 pm

Being a Thursday, I was at work at the Buick dealer stubbing tickets, or filing the old way, or maybe even arguing with some mechanic :lol:! My 740 was new! June
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Post by redc70 » Mon May 18, 2020 3:06 pm

Listening to the bad guys. 6950th Electronic Security Group, RAF Chicksands UK..AIM HIGH!!!
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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by scot850 » Mon May 18, 2020 3:37 pm

I was working making microprocessors in a clean room in Scotland. I would have been driving a 1987 Vauxhall Carlton 3000 Gsi. One of the best driving cars I ever owned, if it was just not for the rust.................!

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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by abscate » Mon May 18, 2020 3:50 pm

I just fooled three Cornell professor that I actually knew something about third order perturbation theory. You spend 4 hours in an oral exam, and they decide your next phase of academic life based on how much they had to drink.
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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by abscate » Mon May 18, 2020 3:51 pm

ZionXIX wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 11:58 am
I was 2 years old so.......
Yes? What were you doing?

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Re: What were you doing on May 17, 1990?

Post by MoVolvos » Mon May 18, 2020 4:33 pm

ZionXIX wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 11:58 am
I was 2 years old so.......
I too was 2(7) :lol: and about to make an attempt at obtaining a Mech Engineer degree. After 2 semesters employer needed me back for a Project. End of story!
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