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    Thread: Putin Puts It in "H"! (F1 coming to Moscow)

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      11-08-2010 01:22 PM #1
      He's ridden horses:


      He's kissed children's stomachs:


      He's fired guns:


      He's taken down tigers!


      As Hemingway said, "There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games."

      Well, last weekend, Putin particpated in one of the three sports. He put on a helmet and, like the brave ex-KGB-ex-President-current-Prime-Minister he is, he went out to clip some apexes:




      Putin in a Lada!


      Then he hung out with Bernie and made him bring F1 to Russia... OR ELSE.



      "YOU WILL TO BRING F1 TO RUSSIA!"


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      Manly man: Russia's Putin roars off in F1 race car
      Sun Nov 7, 2:32 pm ET

      MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin just cannot stay away from manly pursuits.

      The Russian prime minister took a Formula One race car out for a spin on Sunday, reaching speeds of almost 150 mph (240 kph).

      Putin signed a deal last month with Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone to bring F1 racing to Russia starting in 2014, and his televised test drive could help raise the profile of the sport in Russia.

      The stunt also matches the action-man image Putin has cultivated over the years, beginning with his startling flight into Chechnya in 2000 in a fighter jet.

      Over the years, Putin has been seen flipping opponents on the judo mat, riding a horse bare-chested through the mountains and swimming the butterfly stroke in a Siberian river. This summer he showed his prowess by firing darts from a crossbow at a gray whale while being tossed around in choppy seas. He also took the controls of a firefighting plane to dump water on one of the wildfires sweeping through villages south of Moscow.

      After receiving instructions Sunday from a Formula One team, Putin climbed into the bright yellow race car wearing a matching jumpsuit and then drove off by himself along an empty road near St. Petersburg. He spun out at one point, but regained control.

      When he finished the drive and was told his maximum speed, he smiled and said in English: "For the first time, it's good."

      Formula One cars reach speeds of well over 200 mph (300 kph).

      Under the Formula One deal, Russia will hold grand prix races near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, which also is hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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      11-08-2010 01:23 PM #2
      10 to 1 odds he can outrun an F1 car...but only while shirtless.
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      11-08-2010 01:23 PM #3
      oh, I see... you STOLE the name of the thread from me...

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      11-08-2010 01:24 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by Juniper Monkeys View Post
      If someone at GM is reading this, if you give me a Corvette and $28.5m, I'll hand-paint the body of it, I'll breed it with an AIBO, I'll convert it to a boat and drive across SF Bay, I'll drive it through the lobby of Mazda HQ in LA, I'll ship it to China and invade the Forbidden City in it, then I'll drive up to Baikonur in Kazakhstan and have it fired to geosynchronous orbit on a Zenit-3SL rocket.

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      11-08-2010 01:26 PM #5
      Putin wins staring contest


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      11-08-2010 01:29 PM #6
      &VadGTI> LOL Putin in a LAda
      &VadGTI> http://en.rian.ru/images/16123/75/161237523.jpg
      ~Chapel> poot it in aych!
      &VadGTI> damn it, that's the name of the post!
      ~Chapel> LOL!
      ~Chapel> is it!?

      Posted at 1:17PM

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      11-08-2010 01:34 PM #7


      Horrible muzzle integrity and bad form overall.

      Who the hell points a pistol straight in the air like that? It's much easier/more fluid to have the weapon angled down towards the ground than to have the thing sticking straight in the air with your arms at a 90 degree angle like in a horrible Hollywood movie.
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      11-08-2010 01:36 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Chapel View Post
      &VadGTI> LOL Putin in a LAda
      &VadGTI> http://en.rian.ru/images/16123/75/161237523.jpg
      ~Chapel> poot it in aych!
      &VadGTI> damn it, that's the name of the post!
      ~Chapel> LOL!
      ~Chapel> is it!?

      Posted at 1:17PM


      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post


      Horrible muzzle integrity and bad form overall.

      Who the hell points a pistol straight in the air like that? It's much easier/more fluid to have the weapon angled down towards the ground than to have the thing sticking straight in the air with your arms at a 90 degree angle like in a horrible Hollywood movie.
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      11-08-2010 01:37 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post

      Horrible muzzle integrity and bad form overall.

      Who the hell points a pistol straight in the air like that? It's much easier/more fluid to have the weapon angled down towards the ground than to have the thing sticking straight in the air with your arms at a 90 degree angle like in a horrible Hollywood movie.
      It's freakin Vladmir Putin, dude...he's using mind bullets.

      The gun is just there to keep up appearances.
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      11-08-2010 01:39 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post


      Horrible muzzle integrity and bad form overall.

      Who the hell points a pistol straight in the air like that? It's much easier/more fluid to have the weapon angled down towards the ground than to have the thing sticking straight in the air with your arms at a 90 degree angle like in a horrible Hollywood movie.
      Plus his finger is in the trigger guard. And that's not a proper one handed firing stance.

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      11-08-2010 01:41 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by ZoomBoy View Post
      Plus his finger is in the trigger guard. And that's not a proper one handed firing stance.
      Yeah, that too. I didn't even notice that his finger was on the trigger.

      You'd think a former KGB CI officer would know how to handle a freaking pistol.

      Not impressed.
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      11-08-2010 01:43 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      Not impressed.
      Dude, Putin could put bullseyes in a moving target blindfolded with an empty mag.

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      11-08-2010 01:46 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      Yeah, that too. I didn't even notice that his finger was on the trigger.

      You'd think a former KGB CI officer would know how to handle a freaking pistol.

      Not impressed.
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      11-08-2010 01:55 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      Not to mention how he's able to hang out in a simple tie and jacket in that temperature. All the other guys have to wear balaclavas

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      11-08-2010 02:02 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Spinnaker View Post
      Dude, Putin could put bullseyes in a moving target blindfolded with an empty mag.
      He's crushing your head right now.

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    19. 11-08-2010 09:08 PM #19
      Vad, so how much money would you pay for putin to kiss your stomach?

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      11-08-2010 09:18 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      Horrible muzzle integrity and bad form overall.

      Who the hell points a pistol straight in the air like that? It's much easier/more fluid to have the weapon angled down towards the ground than to have the thing sticking straight in the air with your arms at a 90 degree angle like in a horrible Hollywood movie.
      Well, unlike fake cops in said horrible Hollywood movies, Comrade V. Putin is the real Prime-****ing-Minister.

      He also drives a real F-****ing-1 car.
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    21. 11-08-2010 09:19 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      Well, unlike fake cops in said horrible Hollywood movies, Comrade V. Putin is the real Prime-****ing-Minister.

      He also drives a real F-****ing-1 car.
      Amen brotha.

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      11-08-2010 09:45 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post

      "YOU WILL TO BRING F1 TO RUSSIA!"


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      Not to mention how he's wearing the ear protection like a chinstrap.

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      11-08-2010 09:53 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by TheDarkEnergist View Post
      10 to 1 odds he can outrun an F1 car...but only while shirtless.
      Sorry for the troll, but this is definitely quote material.
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