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Posted by smokey1 on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 5:31 AM

42* going to 54*


Not much planned for today, Tomorrow is the big day :) 

Do need to goto HD or Lowes and look at indoor/outdoor carpet. Maybe get keys while there. 

Otherwise not much going on here. Happy hump day all.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 11:04 AM

Happy Hump Day to you too!

Is it just me, or did this seem to be an extra-long month this time? Hmm

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Posted by smokey1 on Thursday, February 1, 2024 7:45 AM

Happy February first all. It's up to you all, but the amount of post aren't that many a month now, I suggest to go back to at least a new coffee pot once a year. 

Not much going on here. 

The cable to the odometer on the Nova was not making any noise when I took it for gas and a short ride yesterday, so who knows, will have to wait and see. 

Hope all have a good day. 69th birthday for me today. 

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Posted by fifedog on Thursday, February 1, 2024 9:54 AM

Smokey ---> Happy B-Day

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Posted by pennytrains on Thursday, February 1, 2024 12:37 PM

Happy B-Day

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Posted by smokey1 on Thursday, February 1, 2024 4:13 PM

Thanks for the Birthday wishes. 

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, February 3, 2024 9:13 AM

Good morning everyone!

Say, has anyone heard anything about Kalmbach selling "Classic Toy Trains" and "Classic Trains" to another publisher?  One of our club members who has spies everywhere reported the same two days ago. 

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Posted by smokey1 on Saturday, February 3, 2024 9:56 AM

Flintlock76

Good morning everyone!

Say, has anyone heard anything about Kalmbach selling "Classic Toy Trains" and "Classic Trains" to another publisher?  One of our club members who has spies everywhere reported the same two days ago. 

 

 

Nope.

 

I know a few years ago OGR was trying but guess they had no takers, what a shame, that would of been a improvement over present ownership. 

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Posted by pennytrains on Saturday, February 3, 2024 5:58 PM

I'd rather go back to the days when I considered myself lucky if something O, S or Standard gauge showed up in MR rather than see CTT in non railfan hands.

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Posted by 8ntruck on Sunday, February 4, 2024 4:12 PM

Well, I pulled the trigger and ordered a set of Harry Potter coaches last week.  Also ordered the Halloween version of the new Lionchief 2-4-2 steam locomotive.  That pretty much uses up the 2024 train budget.

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Posted by smokey1 on Sunday, February 4, 2024 4:27 PM

pennytrains

I'd rather go back to the days when I considered myself lucky if something O, S or Standard gauge showed up in MR rather than see CTT in non railfan hands.

 

Yes

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Posted by pennytrains on Sunday, February 4, 2024 7:10 PM

Although it really wouldn't bother me if CTT started coming with perfume samples in it the way Vogue does Laugh

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Posted by sir james I on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 12:50 PM

After asking politely three different ways to be removed from this forum, you can see I'm still here. Apparently trash talking is the only way out. I bet they can do that in a hurry. Don't talk to me about cookies, someone has to know how to do this.

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Posted by smokey1 on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 1:45 PM

sir james I

After asking politely three different ways to be removed from this forum, you can see I'm still here. Apparently trash talking is the only way out. I bet they can do that in a hurry. Don't talk to me about cookies, someone has to know how to do this. 

SJ only cookies I like are ones I can eat

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Posted by pennytrains on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 6:11 PM

Forum maintenance doesn't seem to be in the budget.  The real money is in other social media platforms.

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Posted by TheWaysideRailroader on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 9:45 PM

I've received two Blu-ray's recently. One about Train Mountain in Oregon (The 2022 Triennieal) and one about the Canton St. Paul and Pacific live steam railroad.

Other than that, not much trainwise going on.

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Posted by fifedog on Friday, February 9, 2024 8:03 AM

Mornin' folks. Sunny and rather mild in the Potomac Highlands. Taking advantage of the nice weather and working around Fifedom. Headed to the Washington County Ag Center (just north of Antietam) for the train show tomorrow morning.

If you like your train watching with a little pizzazz, check out this live cam between 6-9pm. It's the Norfolk Southern mainline through Johnstown, PA.

 The Stone Bridge Live Camera, Johnstown, PA - YouTube

 

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Posted by sir james I on Friday, February 9, 2024 9:04 AM

It's kinda sad but I guess the only way out of here is to say something like I wonder who is really run the country.

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Posted by cnw1995 on Friday, February 9, 2024 12:02 PM

Thanks for that link, Fife. I am always on the lookout for a new-to-me webcam for train watching.

Doug Murphy 'We few, we happy few, we band of brothers...' Henry V.

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Posted by sir james I on Sunday, February 11, 2024 10:34 AM

This forum is so dead. But trying to get removed from it. Good luck. The CTT editor didn't even return my Email. There is no opt out provision. It says you have to call customer service. She said would call back in 2 days that was about 12 days ago. A nice way to treat a loooong time subscriber.

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Posted by KRM on Saturday, February 17, 2024 2:41 PM

Thought I would check in to see what is up. I see SJ still can't find his way out. Also his plesent look on life seems about the same. As for me I just have not been doing much with the trains. Many reasons but nothing special.

 Two years ago in about two hours I tried to remove my right foot from my leg. What a ride that has been. Being able to walk as well as I can is a true blessing and I thank GOD for that. I am too old to be a grump, just don't have time for that. I also think there is no hope for CTT and I won't go into my thoughts because no one cares anymore about mine than I do about theirs. Wink

My son and his wife and boy came by yesterday and we all went to lunch at a nice little bar and grill in Seneca IL. Man what used to cost $6.99 three years ago was $17.00 now, Five for lunch was $108 and then a 20% tip. No wonder we eat at home. It was nice to get out, I will give it that. Smile

 So for now I will be looking for the weather to break and getting some more outside time with what time GOD gives me.

Sure miss the good old days of this place but as with everything nothing last forever. RIP to all those that have passed.

Later.

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