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Hi Guys
« on: December 13, 2021, 08:34:42 AM »

Hi everybody! I'm Christine, I'm very passionate about travel, love the experience on the road with the Ford F150 that I'm driving. Last week, I just finished a trip to Texas, where my grandparents live. Hope to have a lot of interesting things here!
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2021, 08:41:56 AM »

Welcome to the board. Greetings from very far away on the east coast!
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2021, 08:49:42 AM »

Welcome from down south in Ontario :).
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2021, 08:54:01 AM »

Hi everybody! I'm Christine, I'm very passionate about travel, love the experience on the road with the Ford F150 that I'm driving. Last week, I just finished a trip to Texas, where my grandparents live. Hope to have a lot of interesting things here!

Welcome to the forum. The truck model bearing that name is the subject of one of my favorite car stories. As seen in Car and Driver's 2004 "10Best" issue:

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Fuss Over a FISO

I was working on the service desk at our local Ford dealership when a young blond-haired girl walked in and reported that she was here to drop off her boyfriend's Ford Fiso truck for service. At the time, we were also servicing Mitsubishi Fuso trucks, so I asked her if that was the kind of truck she was talking about.

"No," she said, it was definitely a Ford Fiso truck. I said I'd worked for Ford for 17 years and had never heard of a Ford Fiso truck.

Now she was obviously getting irritated that I was insulting her intelligence, and she told me matter-of-factly that she personally had seen thousands of Ford Fiso trucks all over the place and invited me out to the parking lot so she could show me a Fiso truck. She marched me to the truck and exclaimed, "See, I told you so!" as she pointed to the emblem on the front fender that read "F-150."

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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2021, 09:11:05 AM »

Welcome from Florida!
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2021, 09:15:07 AM »

Welcome from a Coloradoan that was just up in your neck of the woods this summer and loved it.

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« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2021, 09:21:44 AM »

Welcome from Massachusetts!
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2021, 01:08:13 AM »

Welcome from North Carolina!
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2021, 07:38:41 PM »

Welcome from Maryland!  Anchorage is definitely high on my bucket list for a road trip!

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« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2021, 07:40:25 PM »

Welcome from northern Colorado! (Anchorage of the Mountain West)
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2021, 10:19:50 PM »

Welcome from Southwest Missouri!

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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2021, 09:09:51 PM »

Welcome! Interesting to see an Alaskan on the forum! That's great! Anyway, welcome from greater Chicagoland.
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2021, 03:44:38 AM »

Welcome from the state of Georgia! Alaska is an awesome state -- I have never been myself but hope to visit someday. There are definitely many interesting experiences and discussions to be had on this forum, looking forward to seeing you around!  :wave:
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2021, 05:25:50 PM »

Anchorage? Yikes! Can't imagine how short your day must be right now! About 9h 15m here south of Hartford, CT. I've only been as far west as Bedford Park, IL by Chicago way.
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« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2021, 01:17:31 AM »

Welcome!
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2021, 09:41:45 PM »

Welcome to the forum !
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2022, 12:35:15 PM »

Hello. Lakeland, Florida here.
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2022, 03:10:08 PM »

Well, hello! Greetings from Illinois.
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Re: Hi Guys
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2022, 04:50:35 PM »

Welcome glad to have ya greetings from Ohio
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