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Old 03-08-2004, 06:19 PM   #1
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So does anyone know of the possibility of actually making a road trip down into South America... Say Rio, Brazil. I realize that it might be a little tricky there in the north of South America... but that seems like it might be interesting. Take a good month or so.

Any help would be great. Thanks y'all.
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Well, this would be from a car rental perspective...

Rental company: Hi, welcome to ACME rentals, how can i help you...
Sijuki: Sure, im heading down to south america, and i would like to hire a suitable vehicle to get me there.
Rental company: Certainly sir, can i possibly recommend a Hummvee...
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And don't forget:

Rental Company And sir, would you prefer the twin, roof-mounted .50 caliber machine guns, or the optional dash-mounted recoiless rifle?

Sijuki I'm from the Detroit area, so I'll be packing my own heat.

Rental Company Detroit! Fagiddaboudit!

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Old 03-09-2004, 09:24 AM   #4
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Ha ha, who says I don't bring my own car.

That's right, any gangstas get in my way... You don't f*ck with people from Detroit, we be craaaaaazzzzy dawg!
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aw hell....
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you guys crack me up!
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funny funny.. I just can't picture sij as a ganster...
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Dio baby that's me... I am gangsta. Not that I go saying I am a gangsta but if I had to pick a ghetto term, I would pick gangsta as per the definition by "Geto Boys" in the song "Damn it Feels Good to Be a Gangsta"

A real gangsta ass n*gga plays his cards right
A real gangsta ass n*gga never runs his f*cking mouth
cause real gangsta ass n*ggas don't start fights

A real gangsta ass n*gga don't flex nuts
cause real gangsta ass n*ggas know they got em
And everything is cool in the mind of a gangsta
Cause real gansta ass n*ggas think deep

Up 365, and 24/7 cause real gangsta ass n*ggas don't sleep.

I like to play my cards right, I don't run my mouth, I don't start fights, I don't act like a hard ass because I don't need to, I like to be laid back and think about stuff, and I barely sleep. So that is the only way I would ever consider myself a gangsta.

Gotta love the 'D' baby!
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Scary, Rob, that you could quote that...

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Old 03-11-2004, 08:33 AM   #10
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Why is it scary that I could quote that? You just pop on the song and bam start a typin.

But back to topic of going to South America... I read about a family that drove up to Alaska from South America, so I ought to be able to go from Detroit to like Buenos Aires or Rio De Janiero. Just have to make it through Columbia. I think I can do that... I drive pretty fast.

I don't know if I would ever actually do this, its just a thought that came to mind, and well who better to share crazy travel ideas with then you guys.
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Damn Straight Sijuki...

If you cant share your plans and ideas with us... who can you share them with?

Personally, the furthers south im going Cabo San Lucas...

Party Time...
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it is possible.. I was thinking about doing... the Pan-Am highway all the way... there was this kid that rode his bike the whole way from alaska to the tip of argentina.... CRAZY.... took him almost a year...
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