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#1 of 23 Breaker breaker 0ne-Nine
Jan 23, 2003 (2:35 pm)
Back in the day..... cough... I used the highly original "Silver Streak" when I was terrorising the hiways and biways in my 70 Chevelle SS 396.
#2 of 23 "Roger Silver Bullet......
Jan 23, 2003 (4:12 pm)
you got that one Mellow Yellow here, I copy you clear, this super slab is clean and green haven't seen any bears out hunting today..."
-71 Fiat Spider (Positano Yellow).
Jan 23, 2003 (5:37 pm)
I never had a CB, but back when I was driving a T-Bird, I always figured if I got one, my handle would be "Thunderchicken." Of course, the best CB handle of all time is "Rubber Duckie."
Bonus points to any of you old timers who know what country song that's from.
#4 of 23 Well there was a movie called "Convoy"...
Jan 23, 2003 (5:40 pm)
...where Kris Kristofferson used that handle. The theme song to it is also called "Convoy", but I don't know who sang it. Bob Rivers did the spoof, "Chat Room"
#5 of 23 How embarrassing...
Jan 23, 2003 (5:46 pm)
Break for that one Mellow Yellow, you got the Pocatello Kid. Copy you with eights all the way, 'mon back. (or something to that effect; been a lonnnnggg time)
'65 Olds 98 convertible (fire engine red)
Jan 23, 2003 (11:14 pm)
andre - I think the song came first and the movie was based on the song.
You guys are scaring me.
BTW, I was flipping channels and came across "Smokey and the Bandit" the other night. Some of you may remember a guy who used to post under "ban1". Well, I always thought that that was a reference to the fact that he had just been banned from TH under another name. Now I know where it really came from. It only took me two years to figure out.
Jan 24, 2003 (10:09 am)
I remember that guy. And you are correct. His user ID was infact the Bandits plate number. Ban 1
On a side note...convoy was writen and preformed by C.W. McCall.
"Uh, Breaker One-Nine, this here's the Rubber Duck
You got a copy on me Pig-Pen? C'mon
Uh, yeah 10-4 Pig Pen, fer sure, fer sure
By golly it's clean clear to Flag-Town, C'mon
Uh, yeah, that's a big 10-4 Pig-Pen,
Yeah, we definitely got us the front door good buddy,
Mercy sakes alive, looks like we got us a convoy"
#8 of 23 I do not believe I am admiting my handle!
Feb 05, 2003 (4:19 am)
Well, in my younger days I was more 'rebellious' and my handle was Rolling Stoned; as in 'Rolling Stoned be rolling north'. It was a very well received handle among other 'younger' CBers back in the early late 60's and early 70's. I think many of the uninformed CBers thought I was saying Rolling Stones as in a moving rock or the band. Others (more informed) use to try and get me to tell them which vehicle I was in and would I consider meeting with them at a future stop to discuss 'Mary Jane'. I never had an accident, got a speeding ticket, or stopped to meet anyone! Ah, the crazy times in our youth - and how we have cleaned up our acts in middle age! Dan
Feb 05, 2003 (4:26 pm)
I sometimes used "bigjoe409" for the song originally written by Red Sovine (great truck song composer) and later performed by Tom Waits. I heard Waits do the song live one night and I was just charmed by it. Waits said that Red Sovine would write on ANY truck topic, "even about battery cables if he had to". I think the original song was "Phantom 409" wasn't it, and the driver of the phantom truck was Big Joe. It could have been '309"--I'm a little hazy, it's a while ago!
I also used "Ol' 55" for a trip or two, again referring to an old Tom Waits song of the same name. Many people think it refers to a '55 Chevy but he told me hisself it was a '55 Buick.
Feb 05, 2003 (6:09 pm)
"great truck song composer" - A new oxymoron is created.