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    Very true and perfectly acceptable. So without...

    Very true and perfectly acceptable.
    So without further ado I would just like say.........loco railroad model railway is in early access and may God bless all those who sail in her.
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    Actually, Mike, I do. We had the Mods & Rockers...

    Actually, Mike, I do.
    We had the Mods & Rockers too, plus another, unique to Aus, .....the "Bodgies and Widgies". (Also the "Sharpies" in the mid-to-late 1960s.)
    ...
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    The 250cc provided more than enough power to...

    The 250cc provided more than enough power to allow me to cruise to/from work at 100kph. That's all you need as a commuter.
    Like the CM400A, it was perfect for my lifestyle.
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    A very closed mind you have acquired over the...

    A very closed mind you have acquired over the years, Mike.:)
    Oh...by-the-way...it's "sewing" machine. A "sowing" machine would be something that plants seeds.

    I also owned a Vespa 250 "twist 'n'...
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    "Jap crap"?! Are you seriously comparing...

    "Jap crap"?!
    Are you seriously comparing something like the 4-cylinder Honda 500 or 750, or the 6-cylinder CBX, to a twin-cylinder Triumph or BSA?
    If there's any "crap" involved in such a...
  6. Sure did.....and he was exactly as he is seen in...

    Sure did.....and he was exactly as he is seen in movies. I don't think Chips acted; I think he just played himself. :)
  7. In that case, Mike, here's a true anecdote for...

    In that case, Mike, here's a true anecdote for you, from my early years in the elevator (lift) industry.

    Bruce meets Chips.
  8. No. We are so morose that we gave the world the...

    No.
    We are so morose that we gave the world the likes of Dame Edna Everage, Barry McKenzie, Adam Hills, Tim Minchin.......
  9. I have a friend - my physio, actually - whose...

    I have a friend - my physio, actually - whose husband owns and drives a B-Double between Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
    He has done the occasional trip east-west - to Adelaide and Perth.
    Programs...
  10. Thread: RunOnRails.com

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    No. A typical task sheet is shown below. All...

    No. A typical task sheet is shown below.
    All freight, all US north-east.

    https://www.runonrails.com/en/faq.html
    https://www.runonrails.com/en/manual_sd70m.html...
  11. Oh, God! You don't actually watch that rubbish,...

    Oh, God! You don't actually watch that rubbish, do you? :(
  12. Thread: RunOnRails.com

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    Fair enough. To each, his own. :)

    Fair enough.
    To each, his own. :)
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    Mike, I don't think that you understand the...

    Mike, I don't think that you understand the meaning of the word "permanently". :D
    It doesn't mean "for a few days or weeks or months....".
    It means "forever".
    :D
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    Well, the devs are reading this thread so if you...

    Well, the devs are reading this thread so if you have any comments then this is a place to air them. Also to their email feedback address.

    I had an email from one of the guys and they added an FAQ...
  15. "Ten-four, good buddy. We've got ourselves a...

    "Ten-four, good buddy. We've got ourselves a convoy".

    (Just putting you in the mood, Mike. :D )
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    I think you are spot-on the mark, Phil.

    I think you are spot-on the mark, Phil.
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    LOL!! :D nice one, Mike.

    LOL!! :D
    nice one, Mike.
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    David, Thanks for the kind references and I...

    David,
    Thanks for the kind references and I think as you do: this is going somewhere.
    Also thank you for the H/U on the dev's email address, which I obviously overlooked.

    I've done another two...
  19. Thread: RunOnRails.com

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    At the end of each job you receive an assessment...

    At the end of each job you receive an assessment which is based on whether you kept to the time-table, did you exceed the speed limit at any point, did you accelerate/decelerate within the "comfort"...
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    Multiplayer is automatic - you log in, choose a...

    Multiplayer is automatic - you log in, choose a session, all of which are listed by start-time and location. If someone else has chosen the same session then you may see them, depending on how long...
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    UPDATE....... (For those who may be interested.)...

    UPDATE.......
    (For those who may be interested.)

    I ran a second session today - a haul which had a timetable of approx. 90 minutes.
    I chose one which was set at night, just to see what the...
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    Well, my curiosity got the better of me and this...

    Well, my curiosity got the better of me and this morning I subscribed to RoR and undertook a 45-minute run from Fairless Junction yard to Port Reading yard.
    For those such as myself who have a...
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    :D :D No...it's okay. I was referring to my...

    :D :D
    No...it's okay. I was referring to my dislike of economic management in any sim, not just in DV.
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    Well, other than the fact that working yards has...

    Well, other than the fact that working yards has never been high on my list of "must do" when in any train sim, other sims do offer the ability to couple/decouple/assemble consists/disassemble...
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    Ditto, Mike. Managing finances (work, home,...

    Ditto, Mike.
    Managing finances (work, home, whatever) in real life is bad enough without doing it as a part of relaxation....but many people find it attractive.
    (I did it as part of my job between...
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