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Thank you, FerrariChat...

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by 134282, Jan 6, 2004.

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  1. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ

    Aug 3, 2002
    Full Name:
    Carbon McCoy
    So here i am, in my 17th month of FerrariChat membership, 10,000 posts later... i've flown across the country, down south, i've driven a Mondial, a 355 Spider, a 328 GTS and a Testarossa... i've ridden in a 308 GTS, a 328GTS, a 348 Spider, a few 355 Berlinettas & Spiders, a 360, Roland Linder's F40 LM, an Enzo & serial number 2819, "La Camionette"- The Bread Van... i've also ridden in a Countach and a Monterey Edition Diablo SV... i drove a member's NSX and another member's Z3; add a brand new Chrysler Crossfire to that list, as well... i've spent hours on the phone with dozens of members; i have a whole pile of envelopes and boxes at home, that once housed packages from various members from around the country... i have letters hanging on my walls, along with pictures; i have business cards, magazines, pamphlets, toys, brochures, press kits, stickers, posters and other stuff; all because of FerrariChat...

    i have memories that will last a lifetime...

    Most of all - the most important thing to me, though, is the friends... i've made so many good friends here; i've met so many wonderful people here... Who better but me to contest that this is not "just a website"...? Thank you, FerrariChat...

    i love this place; i love the things i've learned, the places i've gone, the opportunities i've had; i relish in the friendships i've made, the bonds that have grown... Especially with one member, in particular: Bruce Wellington... Bruce and his family have treated me like one of their own... Everyone looks out for everyone else, here... It's really a wonderful place... Miraculously, i found a thread of genuine, good-natured reality amidst the infinite strands of the internet... Thank you, FerrariChat. :)
  2. 348paul

    348paul Formula 3

    Dec 27, 2002
    Kent - UK
    Full Name:
    Paul Hill
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  3. AJS328

    AJS328 F1 Veteran

    Apr 23, 2003
    New Jersey
    Full Name:
    Augustine Staino
    Congrats buddy! Keep 'em coming! :)
  4. tifosi

    tifosi F1 Veteran
    Lifetime Rossa

    Sep 5, 2001
    Full Name:
    Tom D
    You the man Des, I mean Carbon, I enjoyed the trip out to Cali, lets plan another one for later this year.

  5. F1racer

    F1racer F1 Rookie

    Oct 5, 2003
    Full Name:
    Congrats Carbon on your 10,000 posts!!

    You have done it!!!
  6. Enzo

    Enzo F1 Rookie

    Feb 14, 2002
    Full Name:
    Pat Pasqualini
    Congrats Carbon!
  7. MarkPDX

    MarkPDX F1 World Champ
    Lifetime Rossa

    Apr 21, 2003
    Gulf Coast
    The management and stockholders of JTL Networks would like to extend a most sincere thanks to you "The King of Bandwidth" :D
  8. rob lay

    rob lay Administrator
    Staff Member Admin Miami 2018 Owner

    Dec 1, 2000
    Southlake, TX
    Full Name:
    Rob Lay
    DES, only 10,000 more to go until Double F1 World Champ!

    Not to motivate you to post any more than you already do. :)
  9. jordan747_400

    jordan747_400 F1 Veteran
    Lifetime Rossa

    Dec 9, 2002
    Houston, TX
    Full Name:
    Way to go Carbon!!

    Ive been on the website for a little over a year and have had the chance to ride in, and drive various Ferraris. However, one of the best memories for me was getting a chance to meet you! You Rock!
  10. Tyler

    Tyler F1 Rookie

    Dec 19, 2001
    dusty old farm town
    Full Name:
    Congrats Champ! This is a great place and your contributions help make it that way, so a "thank you" to you.

    FChat IS a special place! :)
  11. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 F1 Rookie

    Oct 16, 2001
    La mamma dei fessi
    Full Name:
    e sempre incinta
    Queen playing "We Are the Champions" in the background...
  12. Roland E Linder

    Roland E Linder Formula 3

    Nov 3, 2003
    Full Name:
    Roland E Linder
    Des, you're the MAN, I'm very happy to had you for passenger.
    Keep the post coming, I learned at lot thanks to your help.
  13. EVartanian

    EVartanian Formula 3

    Mar 19, 2002
    Sunny SoCal
    Full Name:
    Congrats Carbon! Well said.

  14. MARQ

    MARQ Formula 3

    Feb 9, 2002
    East Coast US
    Full Name:
    Congrats, DES...errrr....CARBON... couldn't have happened to a nicer guy!
  15. Gilles27

    Gilles27 F1 World Champ

    Mar 16, 2002
    Full Name:
    Way to go, DES! A beer has just been sacrificed in your honor...
  16. TOM B

    TOM B Formula 3

    Jul 24, 2003
    Orange County, NY
    Full Name:
    Thomas Buckley

    You're welcome . You make me proud to own a Ferrari.

  17. redhead

    redhead F1 Rookie

    Dec 26, 2001
    Full Name:

    i will have few in your honor tonight as well!

    Thanks for the stories and the humor and the phone calls with certian unnamed actors.



  18. El Wayne

    El Wayne F1 World Champ
    Staff Member Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Aug 1, 2002
    San Marino, CA
    Full Name:
    L. Wayne Ausbrooks
    Funny thing is that we signed up at the same time and look at my post count.;) Congratulations!
  19. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ

    Aug 3, 2002
    Full Name:
    Carbon McCoy
    Paul, Gus, Tom, John, Pat - thank you.

    Mark, LOL, did i win a prize...? Will they send me a t-shirt...?

    Rob, LOL, don't worry, my motivation level remains as it is (high:D)... 20,000 isn't really Double F1 World Champion, is it...? How come you changed things with the new software, too...? This is my SECOND time being F1 World Champion... Is there a new level at 15,000...? Campione Del Mondo or something like that...?

    Au contraire, Jordan, my friend... 'Tis you, who rocks... :)

    Tyler, J. Grande, thank you... i can hear the music... :D

    Roland, i was twice as happy to BE a passenger...! i look forward to seeing you again, soon...

    EVartanian, Marq, thank you...

    Gilles, Redhead, have one FOR me, while you're at it, ok...? :)

    Tom B, you're the man...! Thank YOU...!
  20. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ

    Aug 3, 2002
    Full Name:
    Carbon McCoy
    But you've been busy with other things...! No fair...! Yeah, i've um, been busy, too, but i, uh... i manage my time better... Yeah, i manage time better, that's it...!

  21. bill365

    bill365 F1 Rookie

    Nov 3, 2003
    Chicago area
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  22. Clax

    Clax Formula 3

    Oct 3, 2002
    Holy crap, 10000 posts. I wish I had that kind of spare time. On second I don't!
  23. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ

    Aug 3, 2002
    Full Name:
    Carbon McCoy

    Thanks, Bill... :)
  24. Matt LaMotte

    Matt LaMotte Formula 3

    Oct 30, 2002
    Congrats dude! You were the first Fchatter I hung out with and what an adventure we had. It was an awesome four days down in New Olreans and I look forward to next year. You know you got a ride again if you need one. If I ever make it up that way I'll be sure to get up with you. Till then take it easy.
  25. F1racer

    F1racer F1 Rookie

    Oct 5, 2003
    Full Name:
    So...Carbon (DES) will you be changing your username? To NNO?

    I wanna know whats going on here?

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