Sunday, August 15, 2010
Once again we are struck with awe by the caliber of works submitted by the most talented and creative community of builders in recent memory*.
Casting our votes for which rat was the best, we were faced with well over sixty entries to choose from. Since they were all outstanding, we first thought that a sixty-six way tie for first place would be the only way to ensure that everyone received their due credit. This seemed to be the safest proposal but, where is the fun in that! We then ruthlessly and without mercy hacked the number down to a Bakers Dozen. Still too wussy you say. Ok, Top Five then!
*Our memory sucks.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Pilots were always prepared to do whatever, within reason, was necessary to keep the motors happy. One particularly popular incentive was a variety of fuel additives which the motors always appreciated. Vendors, eager to capitalize on this situation, prepared large quantities of such mixtures and would make them available in containers which were designed to appeal to the purchasing agents from the ships.