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02-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 94,183
Posted By The Short Bus

I would have kept my first mini ('04 MC, bought...

I would have kept my first mini ('04 MC, bought in 2005, sold in 2006) forever if I didn't have to become an adult and make sacrifices :( I did finally buy another one when the time was right.

I'm...
Forum: 1st Gear
11-03-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By The Short Bus

I'm on Mini #3!

Hey ya'll!

Ok, technically I'm LONG past 1st gear, but I haven't logged on in 2 years, so can I start over? :) I've been apart of NAM for 8.5 years now, and I started with a Liquid Yellow R50,...
06-29-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,594
Posted By The Short Bus

In a moment of desperation with full hands, I...

In a moment of desperation with full hands, I actually put my half full Keep Cup in my purse. Fully prepared to have to clean up spilled coffee, I pulled it out of my purse when I got in my house,...
06-28-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,594
Posted By The Short Bus

My current mini is an 03, and it didn't have that...

My current mini is an 03, and it didn't have that top/pillar cup holder that my old 04 had. This is why I've been struggling finding a cup to fit under the toggles! I keep my change in one...
06-28-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,594
Posted By The Short Bus

Keep Cup Coffee Mug

Loooong time NAM member, two time Mini owner, and just now finding the perfect Mini coffee cup :) Has anyone heard of this? I found it through one of my favorite blogs, and saw that it ships directly...
06-23-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,857
Posted By The Short Bus

I actually first fell in love with the MINI in...

I actually first fell in love with the MINI in 2002, and the Smart car in 2003, long before it came here. I didn't test drive the Smart until this past year when my friend bought one. My theory was...
06-23-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,324
Posted By The Short Bus

I so almost put those wheels on my miata.

I so almost put those wheels on my miata.
06-23-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 183,759
Posted By The Short Bus

Actually, 2xMINIS, your signature reminds me of a...

Actually, 2xMINIS, your signature reminds me of a picture I took this weekend. I was so stinking excited to see this mini:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3637/3653450899_c426300798_o.jpg
06-23-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 183,759
Posted By The Short Bus

That's ok, I'll let him since I know where he...

That's ok, I'll let him since I know where he lives ;)

I agree! I loved the backdrop, especially since those garages seriously are made only for MINI sized vehicles.
06-22-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 183,759
Posted By The Short Bus

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2428/3652821698_2ff...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2428/3652821698_2ffa21d777.jpg :)
In celebration of fresh brakes, the loan payoff, and it's first long roadtrip with me, it was time for a mini photo shoot.
02-22-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 401,649
Posted By The Short Bus

My old MINI was The Short Bus. I actually felt...

My old MINI was The Short Bus. I actually felt like quite a genius for coming up with it. I was driving to work, and spotted a bus. It was yellow, with an emergency exit on the top and back, and the...
02-22-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 183,759
Posted By The Short Bus

Since I only just bought it yesterday, right...

Since I only just bought it yesterday, right before it got dark, I have limited photos. Heres the best shot of it with the least amount of me in it and the most mini! :)

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Forum: 1st Gear
02-22-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By The Short Bus

That's great! I test drove a Clubman quite a few...

That's great! I test drove a Clubman quite a few months ago. The styling has been growing on me, but man it was fast! Especially compared to my poor little miata :P

Yeah, it's been a crazy last...
Forum: 1st Gear
02-22-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By The Short Bus

Oh my goodness, you have a clubman and a...

Oh my goodness, you have a clubman and a traveller?! How awesome! Where have I been?
Forum: 1st Gear
02-22-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By The Short Bus

That's funny! There was actually a LY right next...

That's funny! There was actually a LY right next to this one when I bought it! I already had my heart set on the EB, then I looked inside and saw tan interior on the LY and I was thankful. I didn't...
Forum: 1st Gear
02-21-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By The Short Bus

Definitely, but probably not maryland. 5:30am got...

Definitely, but probably not maryland. 5:30am got here too soon :( Sterling is a much more forgiving roadtrip!

I'm glad I was surprised to see you there!

Thanks you guys. I'm so excited to be...
Forum: 1st Gear
02-21-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By The Short Bus

The Short Bus' replacement :)

So after 3 years being miniless, I'm baaaack! This time it's blue. I miss the yellow, but electric blue has always been big in my heart. Aaaand this time it's an S. So for anyone that remembers me,...
06-07-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By The Short Bus

If only I was ready to buy... this is exactly...

If only I was ready to buy... this is exactly what I want! Bump for a pretty mini :)
01-18-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,838
Posted By The Short Bus

I had 5.9 on my MINI. I piggybacked off my...

I had 5.9 on my MINI. I piggybacked off my parents credit since I was only 18 though and had zero credit history!
06-19-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,069
Posted By The Short Bus

I think the sunroof is the deal breaker...

I think the sunroof is the deal breaker...
06-10-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,854
Posted By The Short Bus

Well, my ("totaled") miata is undergoing repairs...

Well, my ("totaled") miata is undergoing repairs all week... and since we wanted to make an Ikea trip sometime soon, we're taking advantage of borrowing my dad's truck and seeing what we can find...
05-22-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,854
Posted By The Short Bus

My boyfriend announced the other day we need to...

My boyfriend announced the other day we need to take a trip up north to another MINI breakfast.

(he's been trying to convince me to buy another mini, and I think this is another one of his plans)
03-27-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By The Short Bus

When is the next breakfast?

When is the next breakfast?
03-22-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By The Short Bus

It may be all in my head, but the MINI's are...

It may be all in my head, but the MINI's are multiplying around here! Everyday I see one more mini than the day before... only yesterday, for the first time ever, I saw TWO PW/B within 10 minutes of...
03-21-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By The Short Bus

I was looking at this on ebay... the video of the...

I was looking at this on ebay... the video of the exhaust burbles! i'm in love!
03-13-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By The Short Bus

Ashley Vaughan. And my supervisor came and...

Ashley Vaughan.

And my supervisor came and told me to dress up my cubicle because it's too drab. So i brought in a few mini toys and lots of mini pictures. That mixed with goofy pictures of my...
03-12-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By The Short Bus

the MA tried soooo hard to get me to buy it. She...

the MA tried soooo hard to get me to buy it. She could tell I was an easy sale, I'm sure ;)

I don't get online at work, so I didn't get to see about the meet! But one of the people in RCM emailed...
03-10-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By The Short Bus

Haha you're sweet. I did actually spend all my...

Haha you're sweet. I did actually spend all my money on the last MINI, and learned the hard way with that one. $330/payment+$350/gas+$250/insurance=$930/month. I'm taking my time making sure I can...
03-10-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By The Short Bus

I've only driven one other S in the 5 years i've...

I've only driven one other S in the 5 years i've loved MINI's, and that was an 04... at carmax... and I loved it. But that love could never top this one!!

are you really getting one gokart?! I...
03-10-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By The Short Bus

I think I'm in love!

I really never got into the 07's. At all. :no: Ever since I first saw them I knew how much I loved the 02-06's. Nothing could convince me to like anything on it. BUT, I read reviews, saw test drives...
02-22-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By The Short Bus

yes... i didn't bother reading about your net...

yes... i didn't bother reading about your net hat... i'm sorry :)
Forum: 1st Gear
02-22-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,121
Posted By The Short Bus

Take it from someone who obsessed more over her...

Take it from someone who obsessed more over her mini than anything else in the world... then sold it.

BUY IT AND KEEP IT FOREVER. You won't regret one instant with it.

I could try and talk you...
02-22-2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By The Short Bus

Im a little late, but as soon as I saw your...

Im a little late, but as soon as I saw your signature, Paul, i had to find your first post with the new mini... I can't believe it! You said you'd never be able to get out of the cvt too.

...
02-22-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By The Short Bus

I went topless too! In a different car :/

I went topless too! In a different car :/
01-18-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 104
R50/53 - R50/53 The MINI is gone
Views: 4,996
Posted By The Short Bus

Is it that impossible to change your own oil? And...

Is it that impossible to change your own oil? And water pumps should be changed with the timing belt.. which would be 60kish miles, meaning after warranty runs out.

I'm sorry to see another young...
01-17-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,601
Posted By The Short Bus

Those are massive foglight holes and side markers!

Those are massive foglight holes and side markers!
01-09-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,632
Posted By The Short Bus

funny. i was going through my old mini pics and...

funny. i was going through my old mini pics and found a really good picture at dusk and thought "i wish i could have found a time to submit that to NAM"

Am i still allowed since i don't own it...
11-23-2006, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,674
Posted By The Short Bus

man everyone's selling their mini's!! good...

man everyone's selling their mini's!!

good luck :)
11-02-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By The Short Bus

I paid for a year subscription before the first...

I paid for a year subscription before the first one was ever mailed out, and i had trouble getting the first one, and eventually got the second, but i just got an email about a 6th installment due...
10-23-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,900
Posted By The Short Bus

I think you made a good choice. All your reasons...

I think you made a good choice. All your reasons equal up to a very good excuse to keep that car. I owned my mini for a year before i HAD to sell it because of a job transfer... just be glad you have...
10-23-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By The Short Bus

Stop tempting me! Is 3Cocinas in the market...

Stop tempting me!

Is 3Cocinas in the market again? :)
10-23-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,002
Posted By The Short Bus

I'd like to go miniless again! Although, i'm...

I'd like to go miniless again!
Although, i'm going to assume this is far away from my home in Richmond, and i'd be FORCED to being a dessert on such a long journey :)
10-20-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By The Short Bus

i'm sorry to hear that.. but if it were me, i'd...

i'm sorry to hear that.. but if it were me, i'd keep the mini to keep me happy :/ although i completely understand when you can't keep a mini, you can't keep a mini :(
10-20-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,435
Posted By The Short Bus

it just looks so... chunky :)

it just looks so... chunky :)
10-19-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By The Short Bus

gulp... i'd be so tempted if i didn't decide to...

gulp... i'd be so tempted if i didn't decide to save for a house :/
10-12-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 83
Interior/Exterior Pretty In Pink!!
Views: 8,231
Posted By The Short Bus

SEXY!!! i thought of BGWC too :)

SEXY!!!
i thought of BGWC too :)
10-12-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
R50/53 - R50/53 A Mini Accident
Views: 1,079
Posted By The Short Bus

Well i didn't mean to make everyone so sad, but i...

Well i didn't mean to make everyone so sad, but i read the headline and thought it was sad he was killed for helping, but then i thought that's terrible it was a MINI, and worse, that someone died in...
10-11-2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 36
R50/53 - R50/53 More and More Mini's
Views: 1,279
Posted By The Short Bus

i like seeing more minis. i guess because i'm...

i like seeing more minis. i guess because i'm miniless :(
10-11-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
R50/53 - R50/53 A Mini Accident
Views: 1,079
Posted By The Short Bus

A Mini Accident

"A motorist who stopped yesterday to help at a fatal accident in Lancaster County was hit by a pickup and killed as he apparently tried to remove a tree from the roadway.

State police said the...
10-05-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 964
Posted By The Short Bus

The first MINI i ever drove was back in April of...

The first MINI i ever drove was back in April of 04, and it was an 04 MC CVT. At the time, i didn't know manual... but i'd just gotten back from a DCMM event with 50 MINIs on a drive, and although i...
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