Pnom Pen 2010 very nice!!

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Pnom Pen 2010 very nice!!

Post by fran303 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:40 pm

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Cambodia

Post by fran303 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:44 pm

for all the philistines among you it was a french colony for a very long time and there are lots of old french cars in Indochina!;-))

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and its my picci you will find it nowwhere else!!

Post by fran303 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:47 pm

;-)))

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Which model? how many years??

Post by fran303 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:12 pm

;-)

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:46 pm

fran303 wrote:for all the philistines among you it was a french colony for a very long time and there are lots of old french cars in Indochina!;-))
I know that, as I'm sure many of us do. Catch up... :wink:
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Post by Kitch » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:29 pm

I had to look up what a philistine was, let alone know the what/where/when\'s of that picture.

Wikipedia says: Philistinism is a derogatory term used to describe a particular attitude or set of values. A person called a Philistine (in the relevant sense) is said to despise or undervalue art, beauty, intellectual content, or spiritual values. Philistines are also said to be materialistic, to favor conventional social values unthinkingly, and to favor forms of art that have a cheap and easy appeal e.g Kitsch (no connection with me).

I possibly undervalue art, as I find it boring but I don\'t see this as a negative point.
I don\'t despise beauty, I\'d quite happily smash Jessica Biel\'s back doors in.
I don\'t despise intellectual content, I watched a program about the A303 and all the historic things surrounding it yesterday.
Spiritual values - well I\'m an atheist who believes in the wonders of science. I have no time for bed time stories those who forgave and they who came with gifts etc. Load of bollocks IMO.
Materialistic? Please, I drive a BX!
Favour conventional social values unthinkingly? See previous answer.
Favouring cheap art yada yada.....don\'t like art, nothing to favour. I\'ve got a picture of Goodwood motor circuit on my hallway wall....does that count?

In response to your thread, I can\'t remember now, wasn\'t it a picture of a car or something?

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Post by Mickey taker » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:36 pm

eight posts in and he's calling us some sort of cream cheese whats that all about
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light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:37 pm

Just had a thought... isn't it Phnom Pen? :roll:
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Post by scarecrow » Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:45 am

Didn't the Philistines come from what's Palestine these days? I'm sure they're mentioned in the Bible too...

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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:53 am

Nice Traction! :wink:
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Post by rayfenwick » Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:12 am

Philishaves, the lot of you!

It's Pnom Penh

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phnom_Penh

:P

(Indeed a lovely Traction, and a nice photo, now in my wallpaper folder - thanks!)
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Re: Pnom Pen !!Traction Avant first front wheel drive car

Post by fran303 » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:08 am

fran303 wrote:Image

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Post by fran303 » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:13 am

First front wheel drive car with independent suspension and a monocoque construction! :shock: 76000 were made :) wonder what its worth now!!

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sorry 760,000 were made!!!

Post by fran303 » Fri Jul 22, 2011 11:15 am

:D :D

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Post by Kitch » Fri Jul 22, 2011 1:32 pm

I call troll.