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      03-27-2008, 07:19 AM   #1
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Doesn't Look Good for the Elektra

It appears to have gone back to Europe.


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      03-27-2008, 09:45 AM   #2
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The update is that it did go back to Europe because of an electrical problem and is now scheduled to dock in NY on April 11th.
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      03-27-2008, 09:55 AM   #3
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A few of M DCT guys will not be pleased with this delay
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      03-27-2008, 10:21 AM   #4
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A few of M DCT guys will not be pleased with this delay
And non-M DCT guys, such as myself. My sales guy says this is a first for him.
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      03-27-2008, 10:33 AM   #5
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Extremely sorry for all M3 owners on this ship.
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      03-27-2008, 10:41 AM   #6
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OUCH!!!!! all of a sudden im happy about the 6 day delay of my ship.

sorry guys, that really sucks, i hope it comes back quick.
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      03-27-2008, 10:42 AM   #7
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OUCH!!!!! all of a sudden im happy about the 6 day delay of my ship.

sorry guys, that really sucks, i hope it comes back quick.
Yep, you should not be complaining about 6 days.
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      03-27-2008, 11:04 AM   #8
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Wow, that must have been some problem for them to turn it around instead of just completing the voyage. The costs of this are in the millions for sure.
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      03-27-2008, 11:10 AM   #9
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That's a shame...sorry guys. I'm sure they had a good reason for turning around. If they didn't trun around, your cars may have been in jeopardy, so try to wait it out.
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Wow, sorry to hear this for the guys on Elektra. Blame E for this.
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wow that blows!!!
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That's a shame...sorry guys. I'm sure they had a good reason for turning around. If they didn't trun around, your cars may have been in jeopardy, so try to wait it out.
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DAmn that sucks, but at least the problem was found fast and will be repaired.
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Holy Shiite!! My boat turned around. It appreared that it had turned around on the tracking software but I was sure it was a glitch in the system, since it's voluntary and done manually.

This blows. Wow. I was only joking about the boat being ugly.

I guess I won't be writing the first US based review of DCT. Fifth, it's back to you buddy.

Reminds me of a quote from National Lampoon's Vacation "We're three hours from the effing fun park, and you guys want to turn around and go home."
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Holy Shiite!! My boat turned around. It appreared that it had turned around on the tracking software but I was sure it was a glitch in the system, since it's voluntary and done manually.

This blows. Wow. I was only joking about the boat being ugly.

I guess I won't be writing the first US based review of DCT. Fifth, it's back to you buddy.

Reminds me of a quote from National Lampoon's Vacation "We're three hours from the effing fun park, and you guys want to turn around and go home."


I feel you buddy, it seems like nothing has gone smoothly. Either delay this or that.

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Holy Shiite!! My boat turned around. It appreared that it had turned around on the tracking software but I was sure it was a glitch in the system, since it's voluntary and done manually.

This blows. Wow. I was only joking about the boat being ugly.

I guess I won't be writing the first US based review of DCT. Fifth, it's back to you buddy.

Reminds me of a quote from National Lampoon's Vacation "We're three hours from the effing fun park, and you guys want to turn around and go home."
so it's something you said!
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I was doing so well at work today, I was being productive and not distracted by the car at all. Until I read this news.

This sucks.
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so it's something you said!
Perhaps. I didn't know ships were so sensitive. Perhaps thats why they are usually referred to in the female vernacular.
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I was doing so well at work today, I was being productive and not distracted by the car at all. Until I read this news.

This sucks.

I authorized you to take the rest of the week off.
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Holy Shiite!! My boat turned around. It appreared that it had turned around on the tracking software but I was sure it was a glitch in the system, since it's voluntary and done manually.

This blows. Wow. I was only joking about the boat being ugly.

I guess I won't be writing the first US based review of DCT. Fifth, it's back to you buddy.

Reminds me of a quote from National Lampoon's Vacation "We're three hours from the effing fun park, and you guys want to turn around and go home."
Wow...that really sucks. My M-DCT is arriving in South Carolina in 2 days (3/29) and then will need to clear VPC and come to Houston. So, I'm looking to get it as early as a week from saturday. I'm going to pick it up in with my friend(drives E-46 with SMG) and we'll drive the two back to back to give a better comparison.
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I think Gilligan and the Skipper are driving the Electra.
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