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#1 don.siegel

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:02 AM

Good friend Chuck Lawrence of Seattle just sent me this link - it's about Lionel trains, from 1955, but still might hit a nerve among some of us... 

 

 

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:51 AM

Looks a little familiar...

 

Thanks for posting.


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Posted 11 January 2018 - 01:05 PM

I'm glad I've been a slot car racer for the last 55 years. Those train guys get ate up with that crap.   :crazy:  :laugh2:


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#4 Bill from NH

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 02:27 PM

What! No controversy regarding the trains' power plants? Maybe the iRRA should adopt the use of Pittman motors. :good:


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Posted 11 January 2018 - 04:39 PM

You think slot racers are not obsessive? 



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Posted 11 January 2018 - 04:41 PM

My 027 table morfed into tinplate Scalextric, then Strombecker.....


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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:15 PM

What's "The Brotherhood"???


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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:47 PM

I get that it was satire, but I found it creepy.

Too over the top, like a Saturday Night Live slot that goes on too long.

And in the beginning, when Mr. Agony asked the wife "Did he blacken your eye?", it rolled off his tongue a little too easily, for my tastes.

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 08:15 PM

I enjoy watching the old John Wayne movies where it was Ok for a man to hit a woman!!!   You sure wouldn't get away with a light hearted approach to that in todays world!!


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Posted 12 January 2018 - 04:21 PM

What's "The Brotherhood"???

I took it as meaning they were in the union. 


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