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Where are they now??

Postby NE-Matt » Tue 2nd Sep 2014, 05:27pm

So I find myself on a nostalgia trip and stumble across the ruins of good ship 'finity, looks like it's taken a battering since the masses jumped ship!! :(

Had some good times and met some fellow pirates on this vessel but I guess the jolly roger has been lowered for good. :tongue:

If anyone floats by on the life raft then "Hello!"

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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Croker » Tue 2nd Sep 2014, 07:32pm

Ahoy there! :D
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Marshall » Wed 3rd Sep 2014, 06:22pm

Hey Matt, met you one SMD a few years ago, don't remember much. Just a blur of Mini's and beer ;) hope your well.
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Zippyrude » Wed 3rd Sep 2014, 06:45pm

alright chappie,
hope youre keeping well
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby minimaniac » Wed 3rd Sep 2014, 07:33pm

Hiya Matt You not got another Mini yet?
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Brumski » Fri 5th Sep 2014, 01:21pm

Eyup Matt.

Hope you and Lucy are doing well mate.

Still going strong here but all Mini's are off the road at the moment due to working on houses and weekends away in the camper...

Next year though :wink:
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby NE-Matt » Fri 12th Sep 2014, 08:25pm

Good to see a few old faces still going!! Hope you're all keeping well.

No mini and that'll be the way things stay unfortunately, still got the bad taste of the last one in my mouth. :shock:

All change since my mini driving days, the wife actually became the wife and I finally got out of the fruit machine fixing game. Driving wise I have the exhilarating choice of Lucy's 2006 Micra or the company Vivaro!! :lol:

I'll sort it out one day.....
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby KitKat » Wed 12th Nov 2014, 04:11am

I pop my head around the door from time to time
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby adamdidthis » Tue 6th Jan 2015, 05:38am

I moved to New Zealand
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Marshall » Fri 9th Jan 2015, 12:39am

Hey Gavin, hey Adam. How the devil are you guys? Hope life is good for you both.
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Croker » Fri 9th Jan 2015, 02:26pm

Alright fellas,

Nice to see that some old faces still pop by.
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby mattpink » Sun 11th Jan 2015, 10:20pm

Still Here :)

Here's some throwback photos

Couple included from the days when Minifinity WAS the Riviera Run, total campsite domination, 50+ cars out.

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B113tZYQ5dpPZVl0cXlGVkZuVzA&usp=sharing
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby minimadgaz » Wed 21st Jan 2015, 08:45pm

I'm still here but don't on as often as I'd like too
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby KitKat » Wed 20th May 2015, 05:24am

Marshall wrote:Hey Gavin, hey Adam. How the devil are you guys? Hope life is good for you both.


Slowest reply ever?
You know this already mate, but for anyone else that's interested
I'm doing good, but grown up all of a sudden, two kids, wife, house, financial responsibilities
Volvo has gone and been replaced by an Acura and a Focus. The Focus goes around corners and the Acura has 200BHP, put the two together and it wouldn't be half bad

I'd love a mini through, quite rare around here so I'd be something of a connoisseur, and carnoisseur maybe? No, ok I'll get my coat..... not that I need it.... it really too hot in this town to wear any clothes at all
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Bungleaio » Sun 31st Jan 2016, 08:50pm

This place looks very quiet now. It doesn't look like anyone has announced a beer friday for a while!
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Zippyrude » Mon 1st Feb 2016, 02:22am

Most of us are probably more like horlicks drinkers now! :lol:
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby patlink » Sun 27th Mar 2016, 04:08pm

Still here still drinking tea!

Minis have not moved for along time now but not parting with me.

But with being a granddad now I might find the excuse to start working on the minis again.
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Zippyrude » Sun 27th Mar 2016, 10:39pm

patlink wrote:Still here still drinking tea!

Minis have not moved for along time now but not parting with me.

But with being a granddad now I might find the excuse to start working on the minis again.


Love to see your art at work Pat !

If youre in the smokey south, be sure to gimme a shout ;)
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Mayfairmad » Wed 3rd Aug 2016, 10:47pm

Hello guys,

Been a very long time and alot has changed.

Hope to see some of the old faces around again sometime
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby DemonPixie » Fri 10th Feb 2017, 12:34am

*sneaks back in *
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby KitKat » Sat 21st Dec 2019, 06:46am

My god this place is dead!

Mini-less since 2011
Gone back to my routes now, Fiesta
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Nozzle » Thu 26th Dec 2019, 07:08pm

Not quite dead!! It's still ticking, but obviously things like Facebook have drained the traffic in terms of keeping it sociable... FB is rubbish for archive of tech tips though!

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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Zippyrude » Thu 26th Dec 2019, 09:49pm

I need to get the updates fpr better mobile, and have a tidy up. Im thinking tech sections wouild be nice... if we could get them over time
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby mitchwang » Fri 26th Feb 2021, 03:38am

Is this forum still active? I haven't seen new posts since I signed up. :idea:
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Nozzle » Fri 26th Feb 2021, 11:48am

It IS still active, but not so many people on it any more. We do love our classic Minis here.

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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Crazy » Sat 21st Aug 2021, 10:39pm

I'm still here flick on for a read of bits now and then.
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Nozzle » Tue 24th Aug 2021, 02:27pm

\:D/ \:D/

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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Crazy » Tue 24th Aug 2021, 11:45pm

mini's still sat in bits just like 21 year ago :D
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Nozzle » Fri 27th Aug 2021, 06:12pm

I know the feeling! I haven't racked up quite as many years yet though..

No time like the present!

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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Crazy » Mon 30th Aug 2021, 07:42pm

well In the last couple of weeks I've managed to order the new arches now I finally decided which way I'm heading with this and should be ordering the wheels this week, just waiting on the bodyshop to give me a time frame to go in and we might finally see some action.

I did a build on a subaru the other year and im itching to do another and rather than buy something else thought I may as well get the mini cracked on with. Before I add another toy to the collection
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby scr » Tue 23rd Nov 2021, 12:31am

First time I've logged in for 4+ years and I have to say it does feel a little... quiet here. Where did everybody go? Is there another forum that is more active? I can't handle FB or any of that other modern rubbish. Must be getting old.

My 1981 mini is tax/MOT exempt next year and looking forward to getting it back on the road after a few years of rest in a local storage place :)
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Bungleaio » Sun 5th Dec 2021, 08:30pm

Facbook has ruined Forums but I still have the mini that I bought from Freefallrob way back in 2006.
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Zippyrude » Mon 6th Dec 2021, 11:55am

i still have my mini bought i 2004!
facebook has diverted lots of conversational traffic, indeed
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Nozzle » Tue 7th Dec 2021, 10:18pm

Me too, bought it in 2002, still there. Not quite like trigger's broom either

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Re: Where are they now??

Postby patlink » Tue 11th Jan 2022, 08:37pm

We still have two minis in the family, and I am still drinking tea. Funds are all currently going into the full house renovation. I will be this Sunday watching the minis leave for the Wirral run if you want to say hi.
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Re: Where are they now??

Postby Crazy » Tue 29th Mar 2022, 11:55pm

not long now and the mini finally goes to the body shop around another 5 weeks time. It's been sat around nearly 20 years since I got it.
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