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StanleyCup

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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 12:44:15 AM

Ford and Lincoln sales in the Middle East closed 2012 on a high note, breaking the 75,000 unit barrier, the US-based car maker said.

The sales, representing a 10 percent year on year growth, were boosted by a 42 percent jump in deliveries in the last quarter of the year, a statement said.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 5:51:59 AM

congrats, though it still won't make me want to buy a Fix Or Repair Daily vehicle.
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ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 11:16:40 PM

They must not wanted the Volt. It might spark and set the oil fields on fire.
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mpg611
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:37:53 PM

So will these sales lower our gas prices?
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:21:52 PM

Good for them!!!
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FPLREP
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 8:30:42 AM

Could have bought GM's, but they already have a problem with bombs?
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 8:28:56 AM

go fomoco.
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RUNNINONEMPTYFL
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 8:22:41 AM

Now we will r eallt piss them off....FORDS?
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gcalleja
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 7:22:05 AM

Good news!
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Tacodan
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 7:10:38 AM

hope this helps gas prices............
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turboz2012
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 7:03:14 AM

good news for them
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WGW1
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:59:20 AM

positive story so why don't we put a negative twist on this?
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bigsranch
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:56:45 AM

Does Ford sell a drone-proof car? They could test market them in the Middle East. We're going to need them here before long.
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BazooQC
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:52:25 AM

OK.
Mideast people have good jobs and income.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:51:54 AM

good for Ford
Maybe they can build some loyalty, for repeat sales...
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gabisgram
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:51:36 AM

75,000 must be a lot there. I BET they weren't made here!
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judgemobile
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:51:25 AM

good for the ONLY company that did not take bailout money
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:50:01 AM

BRING BACK HOME (U.S.A.) the RANGER!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:48:11 AM

Good
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bad_sailor
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:47:42 AM

Good for them.
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spotterFL
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:47:40 AM

OPEC and the Mideast partners have been screwing us for years!

Now it's time for us to screw them!

Go FORD.......sell them junk!

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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:47:08 AM

good for them
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oas
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:47:06 AM

Bring some of those oil dollars back home.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:46:35 AM

Good job FORD!!!!!! To walkerms1, Ford doesn't support terrorism any more than the Obama Administration (US Treasury) who funds terrorism directly.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:46:05 AM


Good news for Ford and their employees.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:45:37 AM

Ok.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:44:01 AM

Great job F O R D!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:43:42 AM

Ford supports terrorism indirectly.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:42:33 AM

They sold a whole lot of vehicles here in the US too.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:42:14 AM

Civilization and the Middle East are far apart. They can NOT build their own. SOMEONE has to build the cars, why not us?
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:41:55 AM

Thanks to Alan and his foresight. GO FORD!!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:41:55 AM

GREAT
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matthwbar
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:41:47 AM

Wow...that's good...
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:41:45 AM

I guess they don't like Government Motors either.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:41:12 AM

Interesting.
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BM4225
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:39:35 AM

These guys so trouble coming down the road and got ready for it, which is why they didn't need a bail out, at the same time they also saw what changes needed to be in what they were building. Sorry to see the Crown Vic go, she was a workhorse, and cheap in purchase price to.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:38:55 AM

Good for the workers in the factory.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:35:57 AM

cool
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:35:32 AM

Hmmm?!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:34:59 AM

Nice
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:34:24 AM

capitalism works
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:34:13 AM

I wonder how that helps the price of gas?
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:33:46 AM

Good
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:32:32 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:31:44 AM

Hmm.
Ok
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nb52
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:31:14 AM

I hope they don't start a "buy Middle Eastern" campaign, aye?
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:31:08 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:30:46 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:30:04 AM


Buy products "Made In The U.S.A"
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:29:56 AM

okay
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:28:52 AM

Its a start.
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