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D-Box Motion Gaming Chair

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:06 am
by Rocco
http://www.canoe.com/techno/nouvelles/a ... 95959.html

Have any of you folks heard about this latest craze ? (Sorry, the feature is in French.)

Rocco

PS : Hi ! :wink:

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:43 pm
by JohnW
How's the wife and kid, Rocco ?

Here's what I was able to get out of this article..
Pour la coquette somme de 15 000 $...
For the small sum of $15,000 dollars....

After that I lost interest.

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:30 pm
by F1Addict
For the small sum of $15,000 dollars....
Yeah, but that's Canadian. Here it's like twenty bucks :wink:

Hi Rocco.

Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:36 am
by Rocco
Wife and kid are good. We went through some rough times around the Holidays, but things are better now. My son will be two years old in a month.

Believe it or not, but I miss having my rear wing knocked off. Well... :roll:

almost. :wink:

Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 9:07 am
by JohnW
Ouch !

Rocco has a long memory.

Two years old, already. Wow.

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 8:46 pm
by Hynee
Hey Rocco. Are you still in the country, stuck on dial-up, or are you back in civilization now?

Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:14 am
by Rocco
Yeah, still stuck in the woods with dial-up ("that's the best friggin' dial-up connection I've ever seen !" -F1Addict), along with the little green elves who still bring us our mail on a bi-weekly basis. :mrgreen:

Any plans for a Sunday walk in Albert Park on March 18th ? :roll:

:wink:


:twisted:

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:23 am
by Hynee
I'll force myself to go, at least to a practice session.

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:47 am
by Rocco
Hey Hynee, where's your enthusiasm ?!

Tell me you haven't become blasé with this whole "hanging out with top notch F1 in-crowds" thing ? (also called le gratin) :P

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 11:38 am
by Hynee
Well, I'm nowhere near le gratin, I'm hanging out with the unwashed crowd (les miserable). Anyway, it's a 50/50 as to whether I go or not...

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 11:48 am
by Rocco
You know these cars display an awesome show of power and brute force don't you ? It's better than the monster trucks.

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:50 pm
by Hynee
Are you kidding me? I stood 5 metres from the edge of the back straight, it was like watching aeroplanes go past!

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:25 pm
by Rocco
Hehe :P That's how I used to feel like when I got lapped... :(

It's also why it's much better to sit near a braking zone (chicane or hairpin): you're able to watch the cars for a longer period of their lap time... not to mention be a witness to their awesome braking power! 8)