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10 years in
« on: 04 September 2019, 21:02:06 »

Just been pootling around on here and realised(after looking at my poor stats) that I have been a member on here for just over 10 years, but have only managed 354 (sorry 355 now) posts.

I think I have had four omegas in that time, two TD estates and two petrol saloons.
Remembering back we used to get together occasionally and play Mario kart (well mainly TB and Jimbob).

Anyway its a great forum and has helped me out no end of times with all the knowledge within, I shall have to try and make an effort and contribute more.
I know its the wrong section ,but is anyone up for a NW meet??

If so lets start a thread in the right bit , before we get banned!!!
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #1 on: 04 September 2019, 21:04:45 »

Just been pootling around on here and realised(after looking at my poor stats) that I have been a member on here for just over 10 years, but have only managed 354 (sorry 355 now) posts.

I think I have had four omegas in that time, two TD estates and two petrol saloons.
Remembering back we used to get together occasionally and play Mario kart (well mainly TB and Jimbob).

Anyway its a great forum and has helped me out no end of times with all the knowledge within, I shall have to try and make an effort and contribute more.
I know its the wrong section ,but is anyone up for a NW meet??
Don't tell Jon (omegod), he'll come along and try to get you all to sell him your omegas for scrap.  :o
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #2 on: 04 September 2019, 21:09:00 »

Just been pootling around on here and realised(after looking at my poor stats) that I have been a member on here for just over 10 years, but have only managed 354 (sorry 355 now) posts.

I think I have had four omegas in that time, two TD estates and two petrol saloons.
Remembering back we used to get together occasionally and play Mario kart (well mainly TB and Jimbob).

Anyway its a great forum and has helped me out no end of times with all the knowledge within, I shall have to try and make an effort and contribute more.
I know its the wrong section ,but is anyone up for a NW meet??
Don't tell Jon (omegod), he'll come along and try to get you all to sell him your omegas for scrap.  :o

He has already had one of mine
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #3 on: 04 September 2019, 22:23:01 »

Nice to hear from you again.

It is amazing how time flies. I have just had a look and its 13 years for me. I have had a lot of help from both the forum and members over the years.

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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #4 on: 04 September 2019, 22:52:25 »

I would be up for a NW meet :y
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #5 on: 04 September 2019, 23:58:05 »

I joined up on 9th March 2008 when I stumbled across OOF while searching for clues as to why my speedo had stopped working and I had the TC and ABS lights on all the time.  My local garage were flummoxed, but OOF had all the answers!  :y

Thanks to OOF and the membership I kept my Omega for 11 years!  :y
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #6 on: 05 September 2019, 00:01:16 »

The stats section of the profile is a very scary thing to behold  :o

Just over 4yrs for me, a true newbie  ;D
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #7 on: 05 September 2019, 01:22:22 »

The stats section of the profile is a very scary thing to behold  :o

Just over 4yrs for me, a true newbie  ;D

Just count your OOF years like dog years Jimmy if you want to be an old Queen! :y  ;D
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #8 on: 05 September 2019, 06:45:27 »

We've done a few in the past, At Chester Services, and at a Member owned cafe in Holywell.
Think of a location, that will allow a car meet, and chuck it in the meetings section and see what happens.

Always thought about doing a camping meet at Chester Lakes, but facilities are a bit sparce.

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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #9 on: 05 September 2019, 06:51:28 »

Jeezo. July 2006 for me after a friendly nod from Mr Fuse, after a 'mass banning' from another site.  :y :y
The daft thing is I haven't owned an Omega for 10 years, but I still frequent this place.......Whats wrong with me??  ::) :-X
I don't even frequent the site for my current ride any more as it got real quiet about 3 years ago. :-[ :-[
Well done to Jamie, and all you wierdo's that keep this place going so well. :P :y :-*
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #10 on: 05 September 2019, 08:31:45 »

I'd be up for a meet but I work week ends only  :( ... it'd be interesting to see how many Omegas would turn up though  ;D
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #11 on: 05 September 2019, 09:12:42 »

!0 years (plus a few months) for me too!

Should I be proud or ashamed?  ;D


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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #12 on: 05 September 2019, 09:29:41 »

9 years (13 June 2010) for me .. don't know where the time goes! Must admit, having not owned an Omega for several years, and having grown tired of the constant politichat and the attitudes of a few, I very nearly pressed the big red delete button last week..

..then I asked a question about oil, and figured I'd stay around ;D Plus there's a few folks I can only communicate with here (they're ideologically opposed to Facebook/LinkedIn/etc and I don't have their mobile numbers ;D)..
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #13 on: 05 September 2019, 09:47:51 »

11 years and 58 days on OOF! :-X
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #14 on: 05 September 2019, 10:17:58 »

9 years (13 June 2010) for me .. don't know where the time goes! Must admit, having not owned an Omega for several years, and having grown tired of the constant politichat and the attitudes of a few, I very nearly pressed the big red delete button last week..

..then I asked a question about oil, and figured I'd stay around ;D Plus there's a few folks I can only communicate with here (
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Nothing wrong with that!
I try and have succeeded to keep my social media presence very low :y
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #15 on: 05 September 2019, 10:38:07 »

I believe I originally joined in 2006, but took a rest from it for a while about five years ago.  :)
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #16 on: 05 September 2019, 12:40:54 »

I believe I originally joined in 2006, but took a rest from it for a while about five years ago.  :)
I've had several rests myself.  :)
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #17 on: 05 September 2019, 13:11:41 »

Just over 7 years in this guise :o
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #18 on: 05 September 2019, 13:16:21 »

9 years (13 June 2010) for me .. don't know where the time goes! Must admit, having not owned an Omega for several years, and having grown tired of the constant politichat and the attitudes of a few, I very nearly pressed the big red delete button last week..

..then I asked a question about oil, and figured I'd stay around ;D Plus there's a few folks I can only communicate with here (they're ideologically opposed to Facebook/LinkedIn/etc and I don't have their mobile numbers ;D)..

I'm with you there,gets a little tedious at times :-\
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #19 on: 05 September 2019, 17:43:18 »

(they're ideologically opposed to Facebook/LinkedIn/etc and I don't have their mobile numbers ;D)..
Yeah, I only give it to people I like :P
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #20 on: 05 September 2019, 17:49:31 »

9th July 2006 for me, and user number 2 after user "admin". And I have the first post.


Wow, what a ride its been, and I look back at how OOF as helped everyone with some pride.  Its certainly helped me - remember Project TB2?

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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #21 on: 05 September 2019, 20:16:25 »

Without wishing to blow smoke rings up your arris - Its still my favourite and best run forum by far. I have had a lot of fun on here over the years. Lost my temper and had stupid arguments. Dismantled Omegas and sold the parts one here when I didn't know how I was going to pay my monthly bills. Had help and advice right from day one, when my first Omega had every problem common to Omegas. And when my current and definitely the last Omega is gone, I will still be here to take the p1ss out of STEMO and Opti.
Its a bit like a dysfunctional but likeable family, I think.
Im a member of several other forums, but none are constructed or run anywhere near as well as OOF.
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #22 on: 05 September 2019, 20:59:13 »

Without wishing to blow smoke rings up your arris - Its still my favourite and best run forum by far. I have had a lot of fun on here over the years. Lost my temper and had stupid arguments. Dismantled Omegas and sold the parts one here when I didn't know how I was going to pay my monthly bills. Had help and advice right from day one, when my first Omega had every problem common to Omegas. And when my current and definitely the last Omega is gone, I will still be here to take the p1ss out of STEMO and Opti.
Its a bit like a dysfunctional but likeable family, I think.
Im a member of several other forums, but none are constructed or run anywhere near as well as OOF.
Can't argue with that :y
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #23 on: 05 September 2019, 21:02:28 »

Just over 7yrs for me with 41 days 17hrs logged in time.Apart from the great help this forum has provided it has given me support when my partner passed away and many of the posts on a variety of subjects has given me many a laugh.A great testament I think to the admins who oversee the whole lot.The best forum there is :y :y
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #24 on: 05 September 2019, 21:12:30 »

Just been pootling around on here and realised(after looking at my poor stats) that I have been a member on here for just over 10 years, but have only managed 354 (sorry 355 now) posts.

I think I have had four omegas in that time, two TD estates and two petrol saloons.
Remembering back we used to get together occasionally and play Mario kart (well mainly TB and Jimbob).

Anyway its a great forum and has helped me out no end of times with all the knowledge within, I shall have to try and make an effort and contribute more.
I know its the wrong section ,but is anyone up for a NW meet??
Don't tell Jon (omegod), he'll come along and try to get you all to sell him your omegas for scrap.  :o

He has already had one of mine

Indeed he did, hope that V6 of yours is still in as good a nic, The corrosion at the front end of your old silver one was quite frightening when I dug into it so you did right to get shut !
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #25 on: 06 September 2019, 09:41:41 »

(they're ideologically opposed to Facebook/LinkedIn/etc and I don't have their mobile numbers ;D)..
Yeah, I only give it to people I like :P

* aaronjb strikes TB off the list

That only leaves KW then  :P ;D I mean, if by some miracle I ever get down to 17st, I'd love that glider flight he promised a while back ;D
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #26 on: 06 September 2019, 16:47:05 »

(they're ideologically opposed to Facebook/LinkedIn/etc and I don't have their mobile numbers ;D)..
Yeah, I only give it to people I like :P

* aaronjb strikes TB off the list

That only leaves KW then  :P ;D I mean, if by some miracle I ever get down to 17st, I'd love that glider flight he promised a while back ;D
Phew, I've just had a lucky escape ;D
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #27 on: 07 September 2019, 10:02:50 »

(they're ideologically opposed to Facebook/LinkedIn/etc and I don't have their mobile numbers ;D)..
Yeah, I only give it to people I like :P

* aaronjb strikes TB off the list

That only leaves KW then  :P ;D I mean, if by some miracle I ever get down to 17st, I'd love that glider flight he promised a while back ;D

Ha Ha! Maybe I'll have got off my 'arris and got my instructor's rating by then. <evil grin> ;D
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Re: 10 years in
« Reply #28 on: 10 September 2019, 08:32:03 »

21 July 2006 for me.

Remember us trying to get that fan off that diesel Elite you bought TB?
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« Reply #29 on: 10 September 2019, 16:48:58 »

21 July 2006 for me.

Remember us trying to get that fan off that diesel Elite you bought TB?
Do I ever ;D.  That bugger would not shift. A quick cup of tea and sarnie later, and it virtually just fell off ;D
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