You Might Be a Pinehead If...

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You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by ninjarabbi1997 » Tue Nov 23, 2004 1:50 pm

I posted this on the WIRL Performance Boards, thought it would be fun here too:

I thought this would be fun. I'll start with a few and you can add to them:

You know you're a Pinehead if...
1) You know Derby Master's real name.
2) You have asked to be buried in a Pinewood coffin shaped like your derby car.
3). If your derby car coffin (above) will be tungsten weighted so it's CG is 1" above your rear's axle.
4) If you know the name of at least 4 of Derby Master's cars.
5) You've recently purchased stock in Nyoil.
6). 2 or more of your fingers are permanently stained with graphite with moly B.
7) You've named your children to intentionally have the initial's PWD.
8) If you refer to the after life as "that giant aluminum track in the sky"
9) If you've ever had a vivid dream of breaking the 18 second barrier and woke up not knowing if the dream was real or not.
10) If you've ever thought of developing a snack food that looks like Max V's thin outlaw wheels.
11) You've watched online videos of several heats of a WIRL race, and you've never entered a car.
12) You believe that PWD racing should be an Olympic Sport.

Interpreting Your Score:
1-3 Please, join Pinewood Anonymous' support group (or is that what these message boards are?)
4-6 With strong medicine and intense therapy, well, sorry, there really isn't much hope.
7-11 Maybe you could be on a reality show--Real WIRL'd.
12 Congratulations, you are the new Pinehead Poster child.



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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by Gravity_Geezer » Tue Nov 23, 2004 9:25 pm

If family planning means staging the births of your childern so one starts the derby as one finishes.


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by FRANKLIN WHALEY » Wed Nov 24, 2004 10:26 am

You use your kitchen table more for making cars than eating on.


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by ninjarabbi1997 » Wed Nov 24, 2004 10:38 am

You hear the news talk about the Pope and you automatically think it is about Stan.



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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by threader » Wed Nov 24, 2004 10:55 am

You have a track set up inside your house.



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Post by Stan Pope » Wed Nov 24, 2004 11:40 am

Gravity_Geezer wrote:If family planning means staging the births of your childern so one starts the derby as one finishes.
I love it!


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by FRANKLIN WHALEY » Wed Nov 24, 2004 2:51 pm

Your wife is ready for bed, but you're too busy polishing axles !


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by gpraceman » Wed Nov 24, 2004 3:30 pm

+ All of your gift requests for Birthday, Father's Day and Christmas consist of tools for building cars.
+ You design and conduct experiments to test out theories on car performance.
+ You consider renting time on a wind tunnel to measure your car's aeordynamic drag coefficient.
+ You use CAD software to design your car and a CNC machine to shape it.
+ You go through 100 wheels until you find the best matched set of 4.
+ You use a microscope to examine the polish of your axels.
+ You go over the rules with a fine tooth comb to see if the latest "speed secret" is prohibited.


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by ExtremePWD » Wed Nov 24, 2004 7:02 pm

Hey, I resemble those remarks!

You might be a pinehead if....you log into Derby Talk multiple times a day to see if there is any new tips that can be used in a race 3 months away.



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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by TDean » Thu Nov 25, 2004 7:47 am

+ if you spend more time with your Pinehead brethren online than with your actual family on Thanksgiving!

+ while cutting the turkey, you can't help shaping it to be more aerodynamic...

+ you use PWD kits as stocking stuffers


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by Alex » Thu Nov 25, 2004 1:19 pm

If you know who Stan Pope is but don't know who Pope Paul is.


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by Darin McGrew » Sat Nov 27, 2004 2:44 pm

  • You own tools worth hundred of dollars, and use them only during derby season.
  • You display your derby cars in cabinets worth hundreds of dollars.
  • You understand the difference between a race method's fairness and its accuracy.
  • You understand criteria for evaluating race methods other than fairness and accuracy.



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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by ranman106 » Sat Nov 27, 2004 5:32 pm

Your wife's eyes appear "glazed over" as your eyes become wider and brighter the more you talk about PWD.


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Post by earnhardtjunkie » Mon Dec 27, 2004 2:12 am

(note to wife)

Honey cancel the appointment with the theropist.......... I'm not the only one!!

BTW Gravity Geezer my 3 boys are 16, 9 and 21 months; How's that for family planning?[/b]


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Re: You Might Be a Pinehead If...

Post by wedgie » Mon Dec 27, 2004 9:36 pm

wow my kids are 16,9 and 25 months. Our wives must be sisters or we are brothers. You might be a pine head if you say ALEX pinewood derby for 400 please. a Wedge is more than a way to make your car track right.


gonna pull out another wedgie again this year

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