Award Categories (Input requested here too)

Discussion topics related exclusively to our annual gathering in Carlisle PA on June 2-4, 2006.
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Post by Ed Lijewski » Wed Jan 18, 2006 12:52 pm

New Award Categories:

--"Biggest P.I.T.A."

And in case the most deserving one somehow escapes being designated the above:

--"Littlest Biggest P.I.T.A." :P


Also:

-- "Nicest Sounding Exhaust Note" [Judging to done by popular vote at a drive-thru tent on the show field.]


And:

-- "Gayest Merkur" :P :lol:



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Post by Colin » Wed Jan 18, 2006 1:27 pm

Ed Lijewski wrote:And:

-- "Gayest Merkur" :P :lol:
At least I can get one trophy... :lol:
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Post by tannehilln » Thu Feb 02, 2006 4:52 pm

Lets get down to say five awards

Best in show
Eve award
Innovation award
Preservation award
Youth based award
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Post by quirkymerk » Fri Mar 10, 2006 1:45 pm

i may be in the running for "why the hell did u do that to your merk" award.
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Post by Colin » Fri Mar 10, 2006 2:31 pm

I'll be there to give you some serious competition. :lol:
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri Mar 10, 2006 2:35 pm

Sorry, but I've got all you beat in that category. :P Please, a Pontiac Grand Prix nose on a Merkur? :roll: The rest of you can now drop out of the competition. :twisted:

I guess this means I actually gotta get it done now, huh? :shock:

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Post by Ed Lijewski » Fri Mar 10, 2006 2:49 pm

Isn't anyone else interested in a "Nicest Sounding Exhaust" contest category?

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Post by Colin » Fri Mar 10, 2006 4:21 pm

If by "Nicest Sounding Exhaust" you mean "Best Peterbilt Impression," then yes, I'm interested. :)

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri Mar 10, 2006 4:30 pm

I would contend that a "Nicest Sounding Exhaust" award would be akin to having a "Prettiest Baby" award at an "Ugly Baby Competition"! :?

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Post by Ed Lijewski » Fri Mar 10, 2006 5:22 pm

BS. [But I get the wit...the little there was of it :P]

So many XR owners talk about having or wanting a nice sounding exhaust. What constitutes that I wouldn't try to define.

Because it isn't necessary to define it; people know what sounds good when they hear it.

And, that's the idea. Just a simple, no rules/regulations opportunity for everyone/anyone to show their stuff. And for the crowd to cast their vote for their favorite(s).

Just like American Idol but without need for any Bwana judges. :wink:

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Post by wilky » Sat Mar 11, 2006 9:43 am

Ed Lijewski wrote:Isn't anyone else interested in a "Nicest Sounding Exhaust" contest category?

YMMV 8)
Yes, it's an important part of a cars character but do you mean at idle with the occasional blip of the throttle or full chat, bouncing off the rev limiter, wastegate chettering and with the occasional anti lag rifle shot? I'd prefer the latter but it might be tough to do on the showfield (fun though).

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Post by xr4man » Wed Apr 05, 2006 1:48 pm

DPDISXR4Ti wrote:Sorry, but I've got all you beat in that category. :P Please, a Pontiac Grand Prix nose on a Merkur? :roll: The rest of you can now drop out of the competition. :twisted:

I guess this means I actually gotta get it done now, huh? :shock:

a pontiac grand prix front on an xr? that'll look like ass!

anyway, i like the idea of a junkyard dog award, and the " why the hell did you do that" award, although dpdisxr4ti would definately have to win that one.
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Post by merkurmaniac » Wed Apr 05, 2006 2:54 pm

Yes, there are too many guys who say.... "I am running just a downpipe and side turnout. Its pretty loud but sounds great."

Yeah, whatever.... Maybe I am old (just turned 37) but my idea of a nice exhaust would be to have a nice burble at idle, but no ringing ears after 8 hours in the car.



Brad..... I looked hard but could not find the sound clip from Shrek. Lord Farquad sees Shreck and Donkey come into his castle... He looks and says "What is that ? Its hiddeous!!!!!" Shrek replies "Its just a donkey".

Anyways, If I had that clip, I'd play it. Gran Prix.... Indeed !
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Post by SvoSierra » Wed Apr 05, 2006 3:16 pm

quirkymerk wrote:i may be in the running for "why the hell did u do that to your merk" award.
I'm running for this award also...
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Wed Apr 05, 2006 3:29 pm

SvoSierra wrote:
quirkymerk wrote:i may be in the running for "why the hell did u do that to your merk" award.
I'm running for this award also...
Shaping up as quite a battle! :lol:

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