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oldbike54

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A Kermit by any other name ...
« on: August 18, 2016, 10:44:08 AM »
 Had a question from a rather reclusive member re a WG member by the name of Kermit Weeks . No record of a Mr Weeks , but that does not mean the gentleman is not here under a screen name . Kermit , are you here ? Anyone know Kermit ? Just curious .

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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2016, 10:52:55 AM »
Isn't he a flyer and collector of WWII warbirds? Searc for his videos on u tube
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2016, 10:53:28 AM »
I only know of two Kermits.

One was Teddy Roosevelt's son, and the other was green!
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2016, 11:06:29 AM »
Kermit Washington was a pro basketballer, famous for a fight on court. Only Kermit I remember outside the frog.
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2016, 11:10:38 AM »
Is he the dude that makes those fancy chairs for the BMW riders?
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2016, 11:19:05 AM »
I know of a Kermit Weeks. He was an aerobatic competitor of some note. Won a few championships as I recall. He also owns the Fantasy of Flight museum in Lakeland, Florida. May not be the K.M.  you are referring to.

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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2016, 12:00:17 PM »
 Great replies , none of them relevant to the question , but incredibly entertaining  :shocked: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2016, 12:52:44 PM »
I've met Kermit weeks. He's not your guy.. rides a Harley.
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2016, 01:08:56 PM »
I've met Kermit weeks. He's not your guy.. rides a Harley.

 Hmm , the inquiry came from one of our HD owners , maybe he is confused  :rolleyes:

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« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2016, 01:18:31 PM »
Kermit Weeks was a big time real estate investor in FL that owned allot of WII aircraft.

Sadly he was killed at the Reno air aces in a P51 that came apart on the course during a race due to a  tail trim tab failure on the elevator that caused the aircraft to pitch up at very high G's which blacked him out and he lost control and over stressed the aircraft.

He was a colorful and good guy good pilot...RIP

Uhh, Mike.. that was Jimmy Leeward..
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #10 on: August 18, 2016, 01:21:13 PM »
 Oh hell , now I'm confused  :rolleyes:

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« Reply #11 on: August 18, 2016, 01:32:57 PM »
Did you Google him Dusty or is defending us against Ruski spammers wearing you out   :wink:
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #12 on: August 18, 2016, 01:37:58 PM »
Did you Google him Dusty or is defending us against Ruski spammers wearing you out   :wink:

 It's the English spammers that are the real problem , harder to spot because they speak the same language  :shocked:

 Google shows A Kermit Weeks , don't think he is the KW in question .

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« Reply #13 on: August 18, 2016, 01:45:03 PM »
We speak similar language - I still don't know what grits are and worry that I haven't tried steel cut oats yet  :grin:
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2016, 01:54:20 PM »
We speak similar language - I still don't know what grits are and worry that I haven't tried steel cut oats yet  :grin:

 You aren't missing anything  :rolleyes:

 Having watched every episode of LOTSW repeatedly , owt and summat have become a part of my everyday language , gets some funny looks from fellow Okies  :laugh:

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« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2016, 03:28:25 PM »
You aren't missing anything  :rolleyes:

 Having watched every episode of LOTSW repeatedly , owt and summat have become a part of my everyday language , gets some funny looks from fellow Okies  :laugh:

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You'll have to get yourself over here Dusty.

There's loads of good riding in the Peak District and you could practice your linguistic skills while you're there :thumb:

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« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2016, 03:35:39 PM »
    Probably not the guy the OP is referring to but you other guys are talking about the Kermit that is related to the Upjohn Pharmacuticals clan in Kalamazoo $$$$ and collects some rare aircraft.
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Re: A Kermit by any other name ...
« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2016, 05:03:36 PM »
    Probably not the guy the OP is referring to but you other guys are talking about the Kermit that is related to the Upjohn Pharmacuticals clan in Kalamazoo $$$$ and collects some rare aircraft.

The Kermit I know inherited his money from Australia.. or Austria..  :cool: :smiley:
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