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Chilliman

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6,311 posts

66 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Right, the thread 'Tempted to buy a Chimp' has led to a discussion regarding the nick name of our beloved Chimaeras. It's my view that the word 'Chimp' is a derogatory term instigated by the girls over on the Griff forum, and that we should not acknowledge this aspersion in any way. There are however a number of Chimaera owners who appear to embrace the word 'Chimp', and think it is an acceptable term.

So, what is it? Chim or Chimp wink

Mr Starmist

40 posts

46 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Chim for me!

ybt1982

2,218 posts

105 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Sorry Chilliman, but I like 'Chimp' boxedin

Then again, I love Monkeys and Apes of any kind so it suits me thumbup

Although, I do also call it a Chim sometimes as well as Chimaera.....

Mark.

11,104 posts

181 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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I always use it's full name.

Just wouldn't be right to call you Chillim or dropa random P in there eh Chillip?

scotty_d

6,763 posts

99 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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When i used to have one it was a chim now i have a cerb it's a Chimp tongue out
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Mark.

11,104 posts

181 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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ybt1982 said:
Then again, I love Monkeys and Apes of any kind so it suits me thumbup
Should've bought a griff biggrin

Mark.

11,104 posts

181 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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scotty_d said:
When i used to have one it was a chim now i have a cerb it's a Chimp tongue out
Talking of which - not your old one for sale at Fernhurst is it?
http://www.fernhurst-tvr.co.uk/car-details.php?id=...

pwd95

8,102 posts

143 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Both mine have been Chimps. Term of endearment for me. & we are currently in the Chimp Cage. party

ChimpofDarkness

6,158 posts

84 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Unsurprisingly given my PH names both past & resent I dont have an issue with "Chimp".

It's just a fun nickname, no reason to take offence.

My Wedgie mates call me "The Chimp", amongst other things wink

Good old fashioned banter if you ask me & I don't see a problem with taking the pish out of myself silly


Chilliman

Original Poster:

6,311 posts

66 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Well this isn't going well irked

rigga

5,311 posts

106 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Chilliman said:
Well this isn't going well irked
Ha ..... can't stomach the fact its chimp and always will be biggrin

Quietlybonkers

12,606 posts

49 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Chimp suits it, it's a good laugh and a bit of fun, but then I haven't spent a small fortune making it into something serious...

swanny71

1,507 posts

114 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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It's Chimp for me

.......but I did have a Griff once upon a time

Julesprivate

871 posts

48 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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I'm really sorry to have started off on the wrong foot on the forum.. I did genuinely mean it as a term of endearment. Whatever they're called I still think they are stunning pieces of moving artwork.

I definitely didn't mean to offend anyone or cause a fuss..

Simon says

13,524 posts

126 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Chim-ae-ra for me makes me sound posh intelligent hehe

macca

502 posts

184 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Chimaera.

I can understand Chim but where did Chimp come from?

dbv8

7,885 posts

125 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Couldnt give a monkeys

garfys v8s

1,256 posts

129 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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I refer to mine as "The Beast" biggrin

Quietlybonkers

12,606 posts

49 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Mine's called Niggles, or the LBSO

Chilliman

Original Poster:

6,311 posts

66 months

Wednesday 10th October 2012
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Julesprivate said:
I'm really sorry to have started off on the wrong foot on the forum.. I did genuinely mean it as a term of endearment. Whatever they're called I still think they are stunning pieces of moving artwork.

I definitely didn't mean to offend anyone or cause a fuss..
Julian, you've offended no one mate, it's just a bit of banter and fun wink