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Around the Horn

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  1. If you are going to run for mayor, perhaps you should know who runs the MTA...

  2. That new SEPTA Xcelsior looks great!

    1. DaTransitMan4608


      Link? I've been hoping fore the longest that SEPTA would get Xcelsiors.

    2. Cait Sith

      Cait Sith

      The scheme looks a little better on those than the novas. Otherwise, it's a rather boring looking bus. That SEPTA scheme is 100% boring.

  3. Well, I had no idea that a poll about NTTs would open that many cans of worms..

  4. The single most hated person in New York, is the train's dispatcher.

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    2. Around the Horn

      Around the Horn

      That's true too. I was manly referring to the fact that whenever the train stops, the conductor always says "We are being held by the train's dispatcher"

    3. B35 via Church

      B35 via Church

      lying on that poor guy....

    4. B35 via Church

      B35 via Church

      (after hearing that msg.)


      I say to myself "he's taking a piss again"....


      "he" referring to the t/o...

  5. Whould the Subway Proposal Ideas thread be a good place to put my plans for Triboro RX?

    1. RailRunRob


      Good question I have some layouts i'd love to share as well.

  6. According to my Muslim friends, Eid this year falls on 9/11. Ouch!

  7. I'm sick and tired of ignorant people calling Bay Ridge "Beirut"

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    2. Around the Horn

      Around the Horn

      I've heard people use it before.Heck my own distant cousin called it that...


      This is the first time I've seen a railfan use the term in reference to the R train...

    3. B35 via Church

      B35 via Church

      Yeah, it's due to the number of Mediterranean eateries in the southern section of the neighborhood...


      (I) Never put any stock in the dubbing of Bay Ridge as the capital of Lebanon....

    4. TheNewYorkElevated


      This is totally new to me seeing that.

  8. Fort had a half day yesterday cause of graduation and the one B16 that came was abosolutely MOBBED.

  9. Between The World and Me by Ta Nehisi Coates is a really powerful book. He wastes no words...

    1. JubaionBx12+SBS


      The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander is also a good read.

    2. Around the Horn

      Around the Horn

      I'll have to look in to that one. Never heard of it.

  10. I want to know how Bill Clinton can accuse Black Lives Matter of supporting drug dealers (which is a big fat lie) and no one other than BLM is calling him out on it. This is Republican Party levels of false smear...

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    2. Via Garibaldi 8

      Via Garibaldi 8

      As an example, he slammed Obama when he was running against Hillary. How quickly we forget...

    3. Around the Horn

      Around the Horn

      the "hold my bags" comment. yeah I remember.

    4. RTS CNG Command

      RTS CNG Command

      A writer for Slate was very vocal against Bill for this, and I hope Sanders comes down on him in the Democratic debate.

  11. considering changing my twitter handle from my name to @passmetheR160keys thoughts?

    1. Via Garibaldi 8
    2. Around the Horn

      Around the Horn

      Don't have to worry anymore VG8. I changed it to @IWantAnXcelsior

  12. Well folks, tommorrow I will be taking a three day break from the forums because I will be on my senior trip (and I refuse to check the forums while I'm in a ranch upstate)

    1. Via Garibaldi 8

      Via Garibaldi 8

      lol... Very good... PUT...DOWN....THE...CELL...PHONE!!

  13. What this forum needs is a new KR codebreak thread...Its been awhile

    1. Cait Sith

      Cait Sith

      There's not much to codebreak these days....its been overdone.

    2. Via Garibaldi 8

      Via Garibaldi 8

      And that's an exclusive... lol

  14. The Conquestor's bullshit is really getting old.Next time I see em at a TM event Im reporting their sorry asses (Arnine M train for starters)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ju0E3DayMnE#t=29

    1. MysteriousBtrain


      Sounds like a perfect place to catch them. Make sure plenty of cops follow you so the conquestors get completely busted.

  15. Changed my Pic for today,the day of the Bay Ridge Noweigian Day Parade

  16. After a short hiatus the SEPTA Design Thread is back up and running:http://www.nyctransitforums.com/forums/topic/44797-around-the-horns-septa-design-project/?p=771553

  17. I thank lupojohn for reminding everyone of our roles here...

    1. Around the Horn

      Around the Horn

      in order to prevent issues comments have been disabled

  18. Well FHHS's broken down band bus made subchat!

  19. Happy Valentine's Day [wink-wink]

  20. Some of the stuff I just learned about JFK and Jackie is making my head spin...

  21. Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye!

  22. Cards Against Humanity is the funniest game ive ever played...

  23. Today:1/3 .333BA,1 1B Season 4/10 .400BA 3 1B,1 2B

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