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      05-14-2018, 09:21 AM   #1
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In Memory of Paul Walker Car Meet

So there's a car meet this weekend in Santa Clarita, any of you planning on going? Looks like it's going to be pretty awesome with lots of celebs and cars from the Fast and Furious movies!

https://inmemoryofpaul.com/
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This could be really cool or make the news because of hooning bufoonery.
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This could be really cool or make the news because of hooning bufoonery.
Depends on how furious.
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Almost had me?! You never had me. You never had your car.
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i got totally confused by the photo of Paul wearing a "For Paul" t-shirt until i realized it was his brother
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i got totally confused by the photo of Paul wearing a "For Paul" t-shirt until i realized it was his brother
Speaking of Paul's brother, he was just featured recently on Jay Leno's Garage where they were promoting this meet.

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Speaking of Paul's brother, he was just featured recently on Jay Leno's Garage where they were promoting this meet.

That's where I found out about it. There's also this channel on youtube, Supercar Blonde in this video she test drives some cars from the latest movie, apparently she's going to be there.

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As long as no one shows up in a Carrera GT, it'll be a hoot.

:: cue darkness music ::

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LOL @ people worshipping some dumb celebrity.

That's America for you.
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LOL @ people worshipping some dumb celebrity.

That's America for you.

Dude, he was a BIG car enthusiast and I'm sure got a lot of people into cars, way to be a douche.....
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As long as no one shows up in a Carrera GT, it'll be a hoot.

:: cue darkness music ::

Too soon!!
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LOL @ people worshipping some dumb celebrity.

That's America for you.
Two words:

David Hasselhoff.

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Dude, he was a BIG car enthusiast and I'm sure got a lot of people into cars, way to be a douche.....
He was an enthusiast only after the success/cult following of the first film, but yeah he did get a lot of people into it
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He was an enthusiast only after the success/cult following of the first film, but yeah he did get a lot of people into it
He was an enthusiast before the films, his grandfather raced cars back in the day for Ford supposedly.

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I grew up hunting and fishing. Ive always been into archery. Ive always been into cars In my family, that was just stuff we did. Thats just the way it was.
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he's not totally wrong though. Paul Walker was by all accounts a quality human being, but the kind of fawning hero worship he's inspired is straight up embarrassing
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he's not totally wrong though. Paul Walker was by all accounts a quality human being, but the kind of fawning hero worship he's inspired is straight up embarrassing
Yes maybe, I guess that's what you get when you're a good person and a pretty cool/respected guy that people like.

The people could be worshipping someone that's actually a detriment to society like a lot of celebs if that makes some of you feel better?
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As long as no one shows up in a Carrera GT, it'll be a hoot.

:: cue darkness music ::

Meh, if it crashes when you are speeding, you can always sue Porsche.
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As long as no one shows up in a Carrera GT, it'll be a hoot.

:: cue darkness music ::

Meh, if it crashes when you are speeding, you can always sue Porsche.
Oh, nooo you can't because Porsche doesn't put black boxes in its cars!

So sez its engineers, anyway ...

#ICallBS

(Background: I got into a largely semantic argument with a holier-than-thou chap on a Porsche forum about this that nearly got me banned from the forum ... a forum I'm now a moderator for. Howzat for poetic justice?

#ThanksPaul )
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