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#273298 - 06/19/14 02:17 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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How stupid is it to drive through New York on a Sunday? I'll be coming up from Tennessee. I was planning on driving way the hell out of the way, but thought I'd ask.


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#273299 - 06/19/14 03:31 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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Unless you're already on 95 I would always go Tapenzee instead of George Washington Bridge.
After that on a Sunday it shouldn't be too bad.
From TN you should be on 78 so in NJ split onto 287N and that'll take you over the Tapenzee. It's 8 miles further than the GW much nicer drive

#273305 - 06/19/14 07:14 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: Karl_Brogger]  
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Originally Posted by Karl_Brogger
How stupid is it to drive through New York on a Sunday? I'll be coming up from Tennessee. I was planning on driving way the hell out of the way, but thought I'd ask.


Why is a worldly man like you in TN?



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#273307 - 06/19/14 07:28 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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Thank Todd.

My wife worked for MTV in Nashville for quite a while and one of her favorite co-workers is celebrating 25 years there, so there's a big party, and I'm driving an extra 400 miles


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#273312 - 06/19/14 08:32 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: Karl_Brogger]  
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Originally Posted by Karl_Brogger
Thank Todd.

My wife worked for MTV in Nashville for quite a while and one of her favorite co-workers is celebrating 25 years there, so there's a big party, and I'm driving an extra 400 miles


400 Miles isnt too bad. Good luck next week!

#273314 - 06/19/14 08:54 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: wildtsail7]  
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Originally Posted by wildtsail7
Unless you're already on 95 I would always go Tapenzee instead of George Washington Bridge.
After that on a Sunday it shouldn't be too bad.
From TN you should be on 78 so in NJ split onto 287N and that'll take you over the Tapenzee. It's 8 miles further than the GW much nicer drive


Got any ideas on driving from JFK airport up to Newport? We should be coming into JFK about 2pm on Saturday, rental car and on the road by 3pm, I hope. 4-5 hours to Newport? Which bridge? T'n'z or GW? Thanks.


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Originally Posted by Timbo
Originally Posted by wildtsail7
Unless you're already on 95 I would always go Tapenzee instead of George Washington Bridge.
After that on a Sunday it shouldn't be too bad.
From TN you should be on 78 so in NJ split onto 287N and that'll take you over the Tapenzee. It's 8 miles further than the GW much nicer drive


Got any ideas on driving from JFK airport up to Newport? We should be coming into JFK about 2pm on Saturday, rental car and on the road by 3pm, I hope. 4-5 hours to Newport? Which bridge? T'n'z or GW? Thanks.


Google says Bronx Whitestone Bridge (I-678 thru the Bronx).

3:10.

JFK - Newport


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#273319 - 06/20/14 06:39 AM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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Nice, thanks Terry.

Oh, and you can use my 777 (for a fee; unlimited beer!) as Andi and I will be sailing under the Swiss flag!


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#273320 - 06/20/14 06:54 AM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: Karl_Brogger]  
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Originally Posted by Karl_Brogger
Thank Todd.

My wife worked for MTV in Nashville for quite a while and one of her favorite co-workers is celebrating 25 years there, so there's a big party, and I'm driving an extra 400 miles


Karl, I found you some music to listen to on your way into Nashville!

http://www.acousticguitar.com/News/Old-Crow-Medicine-Show-Sets-Tour-Release-Date-for-Remedy

Another good long distance driving song:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb5xyLLgKbU

Are you willin'?

Here's what I'm usually singing on the way home (ATL) from Johannesburg: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTz8g8yh8GY&index=16&list=RDnWwgwADwHh0


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#273360 - 06/21/14 03:51 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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I don't listen to much music on road trips. Currently watching one of the Harry Potter movies though.


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#273398 - 06/23/14 05:36 AM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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Watching movies while driving? Doing that while riding shotgun I hope and not while behind the wheel.

#273400 - 06/23/14 06:42 AM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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Now that texting and driving is illegal in many areas, there is nothing much to do but watch movies while driving.

#273409 - 06/23/14 05:52 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: Rolf_Nilsen]  
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Originally Posted by Rolf_Nilsen
Watching movies while driving? Doing that while riding shotgun I hope and not while behind the wheel.


If you can't multi task in good conditions, you shouldn't be allowed behind the wheel. Plus, there is literally nothing to hit.


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#273410 - 06/23/14 06:24 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: Karl_Brogger]  
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Originally Posted by Karl_Brogger
Originally Posted by Rolf_Nilsen
Watching movies while driving? Doing that while riding shotgun I hope and not while behind the wheel.


If you can't multi task in good conditions, you shouldn't be allowed behind the wheel. Plus, there is literally nothing to hit.


You've said some wacky things Karl but that has to be one of the most arrogant things I read from you. If youíre just pulling our chains then good one if youíre not hopefully itís only you that is hurt or killed when your attitude catches up to you.


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#273413 - 06/23/14 07:31 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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I've got nothing for you Dave.


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#273423 - 06/24/14 06:03 AM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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More pictures! A little commentary! Go the Unis!


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#273425 - 06/24/14 07:07 AM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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Data, even regular cell service fricking blows here. I'll try.


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#273434 - 06/24/14 07:00 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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Verizon coverage hasn't been an issue, even on the water...

Scores should start going up more regularly tomorrow, or at least some "live" updates.

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#273437 - 06/24/14 08:40 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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#273440 - 06/24/14 11:12 PM Re: 2014 F-16 World Championships in USA [Re: US5352]  
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