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#1 Old 06-03-2019
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Hello from Surrey, England!

Hello!

I've been lurking for a while, but wanted to post and say hi!

I have a 2012 SLK55 which is probably the car I've enjoyed the most, seems to have the best of all worlds!

Car history includes
Civic Type R
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Porsche Cayman S
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Hi from London,

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Worth knowing are reset adaptive learning, check list, Spring is here and what is the SmartTop.
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Hello from Surrey, England!

When was Windsor moved to Surrey? Does The Queen know?

Anyway, nice car.
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Cool Welcome from the Midlands

Hi from South Nottingham

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Welcome from Gloucester uk my slk twin


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Welcome from another Surrey owner.

Now : Silkie - 2002 Lazulithe Blue Mercedes Benz SLK320
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: 2011 Sophisto Grey BMW F10 528i SE


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Welcome from just up the road
Enjoy the forum, it looks like you might have a ROTM contender there

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Hello from Surrey, England!

When was Windsor moved to Surrey? Does The Queen know?

Anyway, nice car.
I had put Surrey (I'm actually in Surrey) first, but the mods said I need to write in my bio more specifically, and Windsor is the closest "known" place to me, I could have put Ascot, but that's still Berkshire. I'll let the Queen know my reasonings...
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I had put Surrey (I'm actually in Surrey) first, but the mods said I need to write in my bio more specifically, and Windsor is the closest "known" place to me, I could have put Ascot, but that's still Berkshire. I'll let the Queen know my reasonings...
Ignore the mods - the worst they can do is ban you.


And last I heard, Brenda is moving to Floriduh to be close to her NBFF.



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I had put Surrey (I'm actually in Surrey) first, but the mods said I need to write in my bio more specifically, and Windsor is the closest "known" place to me, I could have put Ascot, but that's still Berkshire. I'll let the Queen know my reasonings...
Think Windsor should be classed a Border town - We live in South Bucks, but when I climbed one of our trees in the garden I could see Windsor Castle, which as the crow fly's, is only 4 miles away...!!
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