Hi, I'm $5HotRod and yes, there's a story behind the name.

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  1. $5HotRod

    $5HotRod Trailbreaker Fan

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    Hello,

    I'm $5HotRod and as I said in the subject line, there is a reason for the username I chose. Back during the Cybercon Expo in New York City, toward the closing hours of the final day, some of the sellers/merchants/dealers put TFs up for sale at bargained prices which were...if I remember correctly, all reduced. Anyway, I saw a reissued loose, complete Hot Rod, picked it up and asked how much for it. The dealer said $5 and I said, "SOLD!" All the while, a few other people were yelling at me to put the thing down so they could get it.

    A bit about me. I'm a manufacturing engineer in the medical device industry. I live in Pennsylvania near Reading and I'm 27, soon to be 28. I own...man, I don't know, 250+ TFs at a guess. I think that's about it for now. Any questions?
     
  2. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Welcome aboard, matey!
     
  3. Liokaiser

    Liokaiser Super Mod

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    I remember that. You bought that Hotrod from Jose. Welcome to the boards man!!!!
     
  4. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    YOU TOOK MY HOT ROD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



    J/K I was not there.


    Welcome to the site. Enjoy your stay.
     
  5. $5HotRod

    $5HotRod Trailbreaker Fan

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    Was that the guy's name? I remember there being quite a few people around the table and I couldn't keep track of everyone. Do you remember where you were (aside from near the table) during the commotion?
     
  6. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    Welcome aboard! :) 
     
  7. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Damn, Butz stole what I was going to say, I'll have to use some other generic greeting.

    'Bah-weep-granah-weep-ninni-bong'

    Seeing as how your name has HotRod in it, I thought it was appropriate.


    (DISCLAIMER: I have no idea in hell how to spell the Universal greeting, so I just copy + pasted it from IMDB's quotes page.)
     
  8. Airraid

    Airraid Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Hot Rod.
     
  9. rattrap007

    rattrap007 one with the Force TFW2005 Supporter

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    Welcome to the boards.

    I actually figured out the universal greeting translates to

    "Reject crying (???) crying silly device used for smoking illict drugs"

    in short, "Quit your crying and let's get high." The energon goodies were drugs. Why do you think the alligatorcon wanted more. They got instantly hooked by Kup. Kup was pusher man. Notice Kup and Hot Rod had none themselves.
     
  10. omega knight

    omega knight Chibi lancelot launch

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    hi
     
  11. rattrap007

    rattrap007 one with the Force TFW2005 Supporter

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    finally a post from Omega with no spelling errors. :lol 
     
  12. Liokaiser

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    You told me you got it for $5.00 in that room were the artwork was displayed.
     
  13. $5HotRod

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    Hmmmm...sorry, my memory is crappy. I remember talking to a bunch of people after I got it but the rest is fuzzy.
     
  14. omega knight

    omega knight Chibi lancelot launch

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    not funny rattrap hey 5$ im the kid of the boards!welcome.
     
  15. rattrap007

    rattrap007 one with the Force TFW2005 Supporter

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    Actually it was quite funny..
     
  16. omega knight

    omega knight Chibi lancelot launch

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    oh now ur in for it rattrap
     
  17. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Nice to meet ya.
     
  18. KA

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    i totally had different idea for the 5 bucks name origin that was hella funnier but yours is all good.

    welcome.
     
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  20. My03Tundra

    My03Tundra LOVES TO EDIT POSTS!!

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    RUN, RUN FOR YOUR LIFE AND SAVE YOURSELF!!

    Kidding aside, welcome aboard and HAVE FUN!
     

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