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Old March 12 2013, 01:41 AM   #1
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Old March 12 2013, 01:52 AM   #2
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Let's see the Shat hide THAT one in the rafters!
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Old March 12 2013, 02:18 AM   #3
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That looks like Shatner's Corvette to the left behind Nimoy.

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Old March 12 2013, 02:52 AM   #4
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Where's his bicycle?
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Old March 12 2013, 11:47 AM   #5
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Where's his bicycle?
The usual place, suspended from the rafters.

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Old March 13 2013, 08:27 PM   #6
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Let's see the Shat hide THAT one in the rafters!
He'll just have the car towed away
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Old March 13 2013, 08:48 PM   #7
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I like Shatner's Vette better. But that bottom image of Nimoy dressed a Spock kneeling in front of his car is begging for a caption.
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Old March 16 2013, 08:02 PM   #8
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That's my warp sled all right
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Old March 16 2013, 08:29 PM   #9
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Logic dictates that four lights will illuminate better than two. And Jim, where will Dr. McCoy fit in your vehicle?
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Old March 16 2013, 10:49 PM   #10
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Had some Photoshop fun when the Nimoy pic came up in a caption contest a few years back.





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Old March 17 2013, 12:34 PM   #11
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Re: Mr. Spock's Flivver

Mr. Nimoy is a sensible family man and thus has a sensible family man's flivver.

Mr. Shatner, although also a family man, clearly was not sensible.

Perhaps this is why Mr. Shatner was divorced a few years later and taken to the cleaners by his sensible wife, thus losing his not-sensible flivver and almost everything else he owned.

The moral of this story: If you are a family man, own a sensible family man's flivver.
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Old March 17 2013, 02:46 PM   #12
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what does flivver mean and more importantly, how do you pronounce it?
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Old March 17 2013, 03:26 PM   #13
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Duncan MacLeod wrote: View Post
Mr. Nimoy is a sensible family man and thus has a sensible family man's flivver.

Mr. Shatner, although also a family man, clearly was not sensible.

Perhaps this is why Mr. Shatner was divorced a few years later and taken to the cleaners by his sensible wife, thus losing his not-sensible flivver and almost everything else he owned.

The moral of this story: If you are a family man, own a sensible family man's flivver.
Shatner's wife was sensible and then she was dollarsible.
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Old March 17 2013, 04:09 PM   #14
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what does flivver mean and more importantly, how do you pronounce it?
A flivver (pronounced flivver) according to wikipedia is an "American slang term used during the early part of the 20th century to refer to any small car that gave a rough ride, esp. one that is small, inexpensive, and old."
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Old March 17 2013, 08:43 PM   #15
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is that flivver to rhyme with liver? weird word. those cars don't look like they'd be uncomfortable. from the thread name i thought it might be some kind of landspeeder-style vulcan vehicle from a tas episode i missed or something
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