Thread: 600 gallons per mile

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    600 gallons per mile

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    Wow, bus with an afterburner!

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    An abrams tank gets 400 yards per gallon and still probably has hotter exhaust.
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    Yeah. And it does a much better job at taking people off drugs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario F.
    And it does a much better job at taking people off drugs.
    Yeah, after you've been machine gunned and blasted to bits with what's left of you squished for good measure, you can't do drugs any more.
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    I dont like this part

    We do a lot of displays at schools and we are trying to show them there's more to life than sitting in front of computers.
    Although I don't live in front of my computer, I am a programmer and that kind of hurt.

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