Re: [DMCForum] Re: DMCH open house...
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: DMCH open house...



The Project Vixen guy got all his cameras stolen and his girlfriend got
her purse stolen too if i remember correctly. Some owners complained
about a shift knob missing and other interior junk missing.

Mark V


On Feb 19, 2005, at 6:39 PM, Videobob Moseley wrote:

>
> Really?
> I didn't hear about any thefts.
> Who/what got ripped off?
>
> Also, they were letting the public into that show, so who knows who was
> wondering
> around in there!
>
> I agree with the "riff-raff" comment.
> One of my pet peeves are cheap assed owners who drive shit boxes and do
> not fix up thier cars. (you know who you are).
> I would NEVER let my car be seen with ripped seats and cracked dash,
> ....when people see these cars in bad shape and forever remember how
> junky they looked it makes us all look bad.
> I will not take my car out unless it is clean and presentable.
> I have replaced the seats, and any other thing that looked less than
> new
> including all the switches and trim.
> I wash KITT every single time I take him out - thank god for the "mr
> clean"
> wash sprayer!
> -VB
>
>> From: DMCVIN6683 <dmcvin6683@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Reply-To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Re: DMCH open house...
>> Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 14:52:37 -0600
>>
>> The $109 price tag also keeps the riff-raffs and cheapo's away from
>> the
>> people who really want to be there to either learn something or just
>> to
>> experience the show.
>>
>> Look what the riff-raffs and cheapo's did at DCS 2004, they stole
>> cameras, parts off cars and purses. I am not saying they all do this
>> but it keeps them away.
>>
>> Mark V
>>
>>
>> On Feb 19, 2005, at 2:39 PM, Videobob Moseley wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I never accused Ken of doing the show for profit, however I feel bad
>>> thinking that he is
>>> not making money off it considering the time put in.
>>> DeLorean owners are not in need of charity, this a hobby of luxury
>>> and
>>> entertainment
>>> and too me I would rather spend an hour with Bill Collins and the
>>> prototype
>>> than
>>> most any other concert I can think of.
>>>
>>> If David Lee Roth came out on stage riding on Elvis's shoulders to
>>> have a
>>> mud wrestling
>>> match with Sammy Hagar and Van Halen, and the Beatles were the
>>> commentaors
>>> and John F. Kennedy was the referee, .... I would blow it off to go
>>> to
>>> a
>>> DeLorean show.
>>> 'nuff said.
>>> -VB
>>>
>>>> From: Marc Levy <malevy_nj@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Reply-To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Re: DMCH open house...
>>>> Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 08:47:56 -0800 (PST)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --- Videobob Moseley <videobob@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hey Marc....
>>>>> What does it matter that DMCH was selling stuff at
>>>>> the DSC show?
>>>>> What else would you expect them to do? That is what
>>>>> they are business to do.
>>>>> They have a $46 million dollar inventory they need
>>>>> to get rid of.
>>>>
>>>> Why am I so misunderstood?
>>>>
>>>> I have no problem with anyone selling stuff at DCS!
>>>> My point was that these events generate a lot of
>>>> business for vendors.  I included you in my comment
>>>> because it looked to me like you made a decent amount
>>>> of sales at DCS..  Again, I have NO OBJECTION to that!
>>>>
>>>> What I was saying, is if DMCH is going to run their
>>>> own event, I would conclude that the more people they
>>>> have there the more sales they will make.  So, why
>>>> charge so much to attend?  Why try and make it
>>>> exclusive?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Now, I agree that spending over $100 to attend the
>>>>> open house kind of sucks
>>>>> when they are going to be basically selling to us,
>>>>> but Ken can tell you how
>>>>> much it
>>>>> costs to cater and feed people.
>>>>
>>>> Ken does it as a non-profit situation.  DCS is a
>>>> non-profit organization.
>>>>
>>>> Best I can tell from the web page, the registration
>>>> fee includes the Saturday dinner, and go-cart racing.
>>>> It is not clear what else is "included"... and I
>>>> cannot get to the registration page at all (Maybe they
>>>> already filled all 150 spots?)
>>>>
>>>> The registration cost may be fair for the event, and I
>>>> do realize the cost that goes in to an event like
>>>> this....  So, maybe it is not as high as I though.
>>>>
>>>>> They are also paying for special guests visiting
>>>>> from over seas to come and
>>>>> speak,
>>>>> and the other events too.... I also think they are
>>>>> doing this to keep the
>>>>> attendance low.
>>>>
>>>> Yes, I agree.
>>>>
>>>>> This weeds out the freeloaders and brings the
>>>>> customers.
>>>>
>>>> EXACTLY!  This event is not for the benefit of DMC
>>>> owners, but as you say "to bring in customers".
>>>> *THIS* is why it is not the same thing as DCS.
>>>>
>>>>> I am a customer and I have spent a lot of money with
>>>>> them.
>>>>> I am not into elitism, but if everyone had a
>>>>> DeLorean and everyone came to
>>>>> these shows.... they wouldn't be so special.
>>>>> -VB
>>>>
>>>> Maybe I am just annoyed that I can't go to this event
>>>> myself..  LOL
>>>>
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