Twas the Night Before Christmas

Brandon Rogers brogers at
Mon Dec 29 11:01:22 PST 2008

Still great - Thanks!

'01 S4
'84 urquattro 20Vt

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From: 200q20v-bounces at [mailto:200q20v-bounces at] On
Behalf Of Brett Dikeman
Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 8:13 PM
To: Quattro List
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Subject: Twas the Night Before Christmas

Back around 2000 or so I threw this together when I couldn't sleep on  
Christmas eve/morning.  Every year that I've posted it, I've received  
positive comments, so here we go again, for the benefit of new  
listers :)


Twas the night before Christmas when all through the list
not a NAC post would appear, not even in the mist

The cars were all parked with the greatest of care
in the hopes the Audi gods would not even dare

when out in the driveway there rose such a clatter
I sprang from the bed, to see what was the matter
All at once I threw open the sash,
I pictured all my quattros, stolen in a flash!

when what to my wondering eyes should appear
but a Pearl Audi avant, with no tiny reindeer
the driver had speed and control in such good mix,
I knew in a moment, it must be an S-6

More rapid than any beemer he came
the turbo whistled, the engine roared just the same
Dual chrome exhaust tips tucked under the car's rear
from each a small wisp of steam did appear

and then in a twinkling I heard on the spire
the crunch of snow, under each studded tire

He went straight to the garage without turning off the car
and placed on a shelf eurolights, from a place quite afar

Leaving a heater core with care on the floor
he filled the parts bins then turned with a jerk,
and handed me a steak knife, with a cute little smirk

He sprang to his car which idled at wait
with a clack from the tranny the gears did mate
With a good throttle blip and a little clutch burn,
he induced oversteer, for a very quick turn

But I heard him exclaim, ere he roared around the bend,
Happy Quattroing to all and may luck be your friend!
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