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View Poll Results: How do you feel about the green, white, checkered finish?
Yes, It is good 12 30.77%
No, it is bad, finish under yellow 4 10.26%
Indifferent 3 7.69%
What you talking about Willis? 13 33.33%
Porcupines eating pie 5 12.82%
Porcupines eating beef jerky 7 17.95%
RyanF has nice guads and can drope the hammer 8 20.51%
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Old 04-29-07, 03:24 PM   #1
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Green, White, Checkered

Good, bad or indifferent.

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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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If it finishes under yellow, so be it. I hate artificial bunching of the field are artificial close finishes. (Was there a green, white, checkered today?)
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I haven't the slightest idea what you are referring to.
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You only get one shot at a green, white, checkered finish.

It beats the heck out of 11 laps of yellow to the finish....
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Green white checkered is indeed good as it gave Jeff Gordon the win.!!!! Call me a redneck, because in truth I am one and I loves me some NASCAR. It may well be the worst "sport" ever, but I like it.
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indy car ftw. no trading paint allowed (unless you want to be airlifted to memorial hospital).
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WRC ftw.
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Porcupines eating beef jerky...
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Green white checkered is indeed good as it gave Jeff Gordon the win.!!!! Call me a redneck, because in truth I am one and I loves me some NASCAR. It may well be the worst "sport" ever, but I like it.
Pass me a beer, Jeff! *brrrrrrpppp*

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Led to another wreck today, didn't it?
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WRC ftw.
+1, those WRC boys can drive. But look at what has happened when open wheel boys come to NASCAR. Then again, when NASCAR sent some guys to race against the best at some international challenge event the F1 boys ruled.
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Pass me a beer, Jeff! *brrrrrrpppp*

'scuse me.

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Did you perhaps mean to post that in the "Things you think are sexy and ARE" thread?
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Pass me a beer, Jeff! *brrrrrrpppp*

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Here is a Bud light! Yep, a Gordon fan that drinks Bud. And my second favorite driver is Jimmy Johnson, but I shop at Home Depot. I am just a walking anachronism. And yes, the green white checker is just an invitation to a big wreck, better be in the lead or you are in the belly of the beast.
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Green white checkered is indeed good as it gave Jeff Gordon the win.!!!! Call me a redneck, because in truth I am one and I loves me some NASCAR. It may well be the worst "sport" ever, but I like it.
Actually he got it before the yellow flag came out that sent it to green white checkers.

I liked nascar better when they were allowed to race back to the yellow and didn't have the dale jr rule(All of those mysterious invisible debris cautions just when the over-rated driver is about to go down a lap.)
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I'd like Nascar a lot better if there were more road races on the schedule.
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Actually he got it before the yellow flag came out that sent it to green white checkers.

I liked nascar better when they were allowed to race back to the yellow and didn't have the dale jr rule(All of those mysterious invisible debris cautions just when the over-rated driver is about to go down a lap.)
No, he still had to race for it, until the checkered flag waves, it is a shoot out. Once the wreck occured, the field was frozen and NASCAR turns to all sources, including video to decide the finishing order. Today, the green yellow checker did indeed give the win to Gordon. Racing back to the yellow was just going to get someone hurt. The current system works and ensure driver safety. And the Dale Jr. theory does not fly. He did not make the race to the chase, seems he would have if Nascar had the fix in for him.
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I'd like nascrap better if the technology was more modern than the best 1975 had to offer. Also, IMO, just like Boxing and Wrestling, it's fixed.
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Also more turning right.
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NASCAR & Budwiser, two things that arent what they are purported to be.

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I liked nascar better when they were allowed to race back to the yellow and didn't have the dale jr rule(All of those mysterious invisible debris cautions just when the over-rated driver is about to go down a lap.)
That's now known as the Jimmie Johnson Rule, by the way.
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Sorry Jeff, I'd rather watch highlights of the Tour de Georgia (even though I already know what happened on each of the stages). There is one aspect of NASCAR I can relate to though.

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I'd like nascrap better if the technology was more modern than the best 1975 had to offer. Also, IMO, just like Boxing and Wrestling, it's fixed.
Technology does not a good race make. Go watch your local 2-stroke kart races for some good racing.
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