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      03-27-2008, 03:07 PM   #23
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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."
Skierman, I was going to call or PM you to let you know, but I didn't want to ruin your day. I figured you were out of town since I hadn't seen any posts from you. Hopefully your DCT M3 won't be delayed too long...I'm dying to check out your car!!
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      03-27-2008, 03:14 PM   #24
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It is what it is. Nothing I can do about it.

Awesome, can I borrow your car for the weekend and get my V8 M3 fix? I promise I'll be nice to it and leave you with a full tank of gas . j/k of course.
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It is what it is. Nothing I can do about it.

Awesome, can I borrow your car for the weekend and get my V8 M3 fix? I promise I'll be nice to it and leave you with a full tank of gas . j/k of course.


You're not the first one to ask!

Sorry about your situation. At least you're staying positive about it.
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eh, it happens with UPS/FedEx packages sometimes too, right?
hey at least it's not that boat last year that tipped (listed is the proper term I believe) during unloading and damaged a bunch of cars (including some new M3s).
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I just want to type the f word fifty times. It would make me feel better.
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skierman, you are funny when you're pissed! Keep 'em coming!


oh and ... THIS SUCKS!
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hmmm isnt it weird that the "Elektra, is having "ELECtrical" problems?

No pun intended


lol dont hate me, im just trying to lighten the mood with a few laughs.
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If you guys could talk to that ship, you could say:

"I just want my car, man, Elektra!"
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hey guys - be happy it didnt sink or burn up!!!!
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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."

Awesome movie quote, made me laugh!
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      03-28-2008, 12:00 PM   #33
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My CA says the Elektra is now due into NYC on April 11th.
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Chalk up another future M owner on the Elektra...

I'm on there too.
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I authorized you to take the rest of the week off.
I will tell my boss you authorized it.
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Chalk up another future M owner on the Elektra...

I'm on there too.
DCT or 6MT? If DCT what's the last 5 of your VIN?
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Awesome movie quote, made me laugh!
Thanks, I'll be in town all week.
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DCT. 40470.

Looks like I'm 4 behind yours skierman... We're in this together . And I remember how excited I was that I made the Elektra before the Independence II...
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Has anyone heard anything new on this? The date the ship is supposed to leave Europe keeps slipping, and there is nothing about arrival in NY:



Voyage Details

Vessel: ELEKTRA
Voyage: EA811-ELX

The sailing schedule and ports of call are subject to change without notice.
Note: Red ports of call means the vessel has already sailed.
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Port Country Arrival Departure

BREMERHAVEN GERMANY 14/03/2008 15/03/2008
GOTHENBURG SWEDEN 16/03/2008 17/03/2008
ZEEBRUGGE BELGIUM 19/03/2008 21/03/2008
SOUTHAMPTON UNITED KINGDOM 22/03/2008 22/03/2008
ANTWERP BELGIUM 27/03/2008 04/04/2008
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Sounds like the cars may have been transferred to the Mignon, which leaves Belgium 4/1 and arrives in NY on 4/10, but I am trying to confirm with my CA.
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DCT. 40470.

Looks like I'm 4 behind yours skierman... We're in this together . And I remember how excited I was that I made the Elektra before the Independence II...
BJJ, welcome to the club. I'd love to hear our cars got transferred to another ship.

We need to get you on the DCT production roll call. There are about 12 of us on there with March DCT production.

BTW, I like your avatar.

I wish I was rich enough to charter a plane to get my car here tomorrow.
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Sounds like the cars may have been transferred to the Mignon, which leaves Belgium 4/1 and arrives in NY on 4/10, but I am trying to confirm with my CA.
That makes me hungry for a steak. In fact a Filet Mignon. Can I have that with a side of M3 please.
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That makes me hungry for a steak. In fact a Filet Mignon. Can I have that with a side of M3 please.


I was thinking the same.
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That makes me hungry for a steak. In fact a Filet Mignon. Can I have that with a side of M3 please.

At least you still have your sense of humor!
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