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Polish team goes beyond borders
« on: August 21, 2014, 21:17:18 »
In a group of ten Pagodas, together with our wives and/or SO we plan to go outside local paths and will venture into some picturesque roads outside Poland early September.

Stay tuned for updates :)
« Last Edit: August 21, 2014, 21:25:51 by Flyair »
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2014, 21:45:07 »
Of course you mean updates and pictures Stan :)
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2014, 21:58:31 »
R-D,

In fact pictures for sure and possibly some updates ;D
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2014, 03:52:08 »
We have already prepared rally souvenirs. Today it is shown from behind, the front will be revealed in 10 days...
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2014, 20:08:58 »
Stan, I know somewhere this furniture in the background....  ;)
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2014, 21:41:16 »
Marcin,
I am glad that you still recognise your house, despite the fact that I thought the focus will be on the foreground  :)

It is a good moment to say that the original idea and execution of the souvenir comes from Marcin. "Un coup de génie" as they say in France...
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2014, 12:35:31 »
So how far out of Poland are you venturing? You know that a large collection of us will be in the UK around the 11th-14th of September ?
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« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2014, 02:33:44 »
Peter,
in fact the initial plan was to get it going mid August, but we had to postpone the trip due to various issues. And by acclamation, this is to explore rather southern parts of Europe.

Personally, I planned to come for at least one day to the UK to hang around with many fellow members that seem to gather there, but my professional obligation vis a vis my dear clients have distorted this fine plan I had >:(

  
« Last Edit: August 27, 2014, 03:39:09 by Flyair »
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« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2014, 21:43:16 »
Also nice… I'm off to Copenhagen on Thursday to meet up with a bunch of Pagoda owners there….

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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2014, 03:40:45 »
are you driving your Pagoda in that trip?
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2014, 06:17:05 »
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What rate can you do me on three dozen more of those souvenirs.... I've been wondering what to do for next month and they look fantastic!
Assume the other side is engraved.
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2014, 11:44:39 »
are you driving your Pagoda in that trip?

Yep… leaving tomorrow… some 800km there, and 800 km back…

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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2014, 18:52:38 »
Stan
What rate can you do me on three dozen more of those souvenirs.... I've been wondering what to do for next month and they look fantastic!
Assume the other side is engraved.

James
Good guess, they are engraved indeed :D

For the rest I sent you a PM, as I don't want Garry to consider me as a Vendor or move our posts to the "Items For Sale" chapter ;D
« Last Edit: August 29, 2014, 22:34:13 by Flyair »
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2014, 18:54:20 »
Yep… leaving tomorrow… some 800km there, and 800 km back…Peter

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Have a good trip...
and as  other members would say... expect you to share with us updates and loads of photos ;)
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2014, 10:59:38 »
OK... here are some pictures coming up

The pictures show our Pagodas wearing protective livery, after loading on the transportation truck that will get them (hopefully) to the meeting point.

I think the photo looks quite impressive, as it may be probably the first mass transportation of Pagodas since the end of production.

Also, the caption could be:
"Production of Pagoda restarts in Poland. The first transport leaves the factory on the way to their owners" :D

stay tuned for updates
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2014, 11:10:55 »
That looks interesting…. I just finished my 2x800km drive (well, I drove the first 800km's and Karin had to drive the 800km's back because I have a foot injury). We spent most of the time driving through pretty bad rain…

I hope you are going towards sunnier climates…

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« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2014, 13:33:23 »
That looks interesting…. I just finished my 2x800km drive (well, I drove the first 800km's and Karin had to drive the 800km's back because I have a foot injury). We spent most of the time driving through pretty bad rain…

I hope you are going towards sunnier climates…

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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2014, 14:59:26 »
Great idea and picture Stan,

It must be cost effective when you are travelling with so many cars.

Well done
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2014, 15:06:05 »
Just a fabulous photo! Looking forward to seeing the contingent in a week and a half!
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #19 on: September 01, 2014, 19:21:15 »
Patience! Patience! I believe that our expedition will be famous.  8) 8)

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« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2014, 19:56:25 »
Stan & Martin,

Great shot on the truck.  You are building the mystery --- not telling us where you're heading AND not revealing the front of your souvenir.  Got me intrigued.

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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #21 on: September 01, 2014, 21:35:40 »
Peter,
sorry to hear that you got injured. Hope that you recover soon.... Pagoding season is about to end soon, so get well...

James,
The only football/soccer matches that I am interested really in and that make me sweat are those of my son's team :). But since the one of Britaoinvs. the rest of the world there must be, then OK... I take the challenge :)

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Our team of 19 is leaving Warsaw tomorrow, very early in the morning. Four hours and 2200 km (1500miles) later we will retrieve our Pagodas and fire up the engins to start the adventure...
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2014, 22:09:23 »
Stan Bon Voyage to you and your Team ... Looking forward to the photos and video(s) :)

Happy Trails!
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Re: Polish team goes beyond borders
« Reply #23 on: September 02, 2014, 13:13:04 »


Ok I'll take the challenge. This map shows a 2200 km radius around Warsaw. So if you are truthful about the 2200km's, and assuming you'd want to drive (i.e. exclude seas and oceans), and want to avoid Warzones, you'll end up in Spain.

Correct ?

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« Reply #24 on: September 02, 2014, 13:14:22 »
Are you trying to get out of the specially arranged Britain vs Rest of the World football match we've arranged for next weekend? :o :D ;)

Clearly, yes. On crutches at the moment...
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