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February 15th, 2013, 04:32 PM   #1
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I've posted this before, but just to show you I truly am a Gauss fan:

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Note: I split these posts from Zaid's topic about our favorite mathematicians so that we don't continue to derail that discussion.
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February 15th, 2013, 05:29 PM   #2
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LOVE IT!!!!!! Cool car, too!

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February 15th, 2013, 06:21 PM   #3
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Keep your car in the living room Mark?
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February 15th, 2013, 06:33 PM   #4
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Take care while driving it............. It takes up a lot of fuel frequently,right?
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February 15th, 2013, 06:44 PM   #5
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Keep your car in the living room Mark?
No, she stays in the garage...but this one was in the National Corvette Museum when I took delivery:

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Take care while driving it............. It takes up a lot of fuel frequently,right?
It gets about 19 mpg on average...down from 23 mpg before I had a 3.73:1 Moser 12-bolt rear installed.

Both require high octane fuel, but you gotta pay to play!
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Must have cost a lot.....
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February 15th, 2013, 06:50 PM   #7
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The Corvette Z06 was actually pretty inexpensive when you compare it to other cars of comparable performance, like the Porsche 997 TT, The Ferrari F430, the Lamborghini Gallardo,...
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February 15th, 2013, 07:22 PM   #8
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Buy a Rolls Royce......
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February 15th, 2013, 07:53 PM   #9
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I'm more into performance than luxury. Rolls make me yawn out of sheer boredom just looking at them.
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Then Buggati Veyron suits you,but it may empty your bank account........

You get all the money by teaching students
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