My Compliments to a bunch of car guys - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > General Discussion> Hotrodders' Lounge
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-18-2011, 07:33 PM
hp246's Avatar
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 313
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 12
Thanked 16 Times in 13 Posts
My Compliments to a bunch of car guys

We had a request from a retirement home in my town to bring out a few cars for the residents to enjoy this afternoon. It was all word of mouth. We had at least 20 guys show up with their rides. The residents came out in wheel chairs, a couple of them in their hospital beds. They were ecstatic about these guys spending a couple of hours with them and sharing their hobby. I was proud to be a car guy today.

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-18-2011, 07:50 PM
poncho62's Avatar
Out of the Loop Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Streetbeasts links
Last journal entry: at car show
Last photo:
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Hanover, Ontario, Canada
Age: 62
Posts: 16,983
Wiki Edits: 5

Thanks: 22
Thanked 316 Times in 244 Posts
Very cool...glad they enjoyed it and made you guys feel good too....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09-18-2011, 08:35 PM
willowbilly3's Avatar
Member
 

Last journal entry: Body mods
Last photo:
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Black Hills, South Dakota
Age: 61
Posts: 1,208
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
A few years ago a friend of mine got involved in one of those events. It was a Model A club he belonged to and they gave rides at a rest home to the ones who could get out. He had his 31 rumble seat roadster and a nice lady who was about 90 rode with him. She spoke very little then said "When I was 17 I lost my virginity in the backseat of a car just like this". Then she paused and said "best night of my life" and spoke no more the rest of the trip.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 09-18-2011, 09:53 PM
hp246's Avatar
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 313
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 12
Thanked 16 Times in 13 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by willowbilly3
A few years ago a friend of mine got involved in one of those events. It was a Model A club he belonged to and they gave rides at a rest home to the ones who could get out. He had his 31 rumble seat roadster and a nice lady who was about 90 rode with him. She spoke very little then said "When I was 17 I lost my virginity in the backseat of a car just like this". Then she paused and said "best night of my life" and spoke no more the rest of the trip.
LOL.... There was an un-restored 32 ford convertible. A wheel chair bound lady motioned me to come over to where she was sitting. We talked for about 10 minutes. Then she pointed out the Ford. She said do you see that car over there? She said "my first date was in a car just like that... and it had a rumble seat." I told her that was probably a little more information than I wanted to know . We both had a good laugh for a couple of minutes.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 09-19-2011, 10:16 AM
cboy's Avatar
Member
 

Last journal entry: Finished
Last photo:
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Atwater, CA
Age: 69
Posts: 3,918
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 7 Times in 4 Posts
Wow hp246, thanks for posting this up. What a great idea for local car groups. My wife is a chaplain a one of our local nursing/retirement centers and she already emailed the director to see if this is something they might like our local car folks to do.

And LOVE your story Willowbilly. Brought tears of laughter to my eyes.
__________________
Always learning...and sharing what I've learned. The Scratch-Built Hot Rod.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 09-20-2011, 12:28 PM
35terraplane's Avatar
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: MN, ON THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON
Age: 70
Posts: 1,329
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 2
Thanked 61 Times in 52 Posts
Compliments

Quote:
Originally Posted by cboy
Wow hp246, thanks for posting this up. What a great idea for local car groups. My wife is a chaplain a one of our local nursing/retirement centers and she already emailed the director to see if this is something they might like our local car folks to do.

And LOVE your story Willowbilly. Brought tears of laughter to my eyes.
Our little club here in town goes to a home every year. They love the old cars.

MSRA in the T.C. goes to a vets home every year and puts on a pig roast. We also go to Boys Town and have one there also.

Bob
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 09-20-2011, 03:51 PM
skull's Avatar
tired and retired
 

Last journal entry: stuff
Last photo:
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: wet side of washington
Posts: 47
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
show

her in town we have an annual car show at the nursing/assisted living home.

the show has been going on for years and we always get 50-80 vehicles.

it makes me feel good to see the happy faces that come out to see the rides

Later
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Hotrodders' Lounge posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Site Compliments pliskin Hotrodders Site Suggestions and Help 1 11-23-2006 06:55 PM
BBC swap - bunch of q's ILYA Engine 3 05-28-2006 12:20 PM
is this a bunch of BS? SpankyNuts Engine 21 05-21-2005 12:18 AM
I met two legends in one day, and had a bunch of fun. coldknock Hotrodders' Lounge 10 05-16-2005 12:56 AM
easter hotrod compliments? spinn Hotrodders' Lounge 0 03-28-2005 07:53 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.