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Old 07-31-2008, 02:43 PM
 
Location: Cornelius
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I'm with you Sunny!

But at the end of the day, I don't care who's right. I still drive 74mph with the windows on the interstate...we're probably talking pennies here...
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Old 07-31-2008, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Yellow Brick Road
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Southern girls do not like to glisten while riding in a car. Therefore, we like A/C.

There is one exception to this. Convertibles. When in a convertible, glistening is sexy, especially if you are wearing Jackie O sunglasses and you look like Salma Hayak or Cameron Diaz.
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Old 07-31-2008, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Charlotte 'burb)
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Southern girls do not like to glisten while riding in a car. Therefore, we like A/C.

There is one exception to this. Convertibles. When in a convertible, glistening is sexy, especially if you are wearing Jackie O sunglasses and you look like Salma Hayak or Cameron Diaz.
Too bad 90% of those girls in convertibles are Monets...they look great from a distance until you get up close and see all of the botox!
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Old 07-31-2008, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Yellow Brick Road
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Too bad 90% of those girls in convertibles are Monets...they look great from a distance until you get up close and see all of the botox!
Now, Groove. Be niiiiiiiiiiiice.
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Old 07-31-2008, 04:25 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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Too bad 90% of those girls in convertibles are Monets...they look great from a distance until you get up close and see all of the botox!
I always called those Faraway Girls
or Faraway boys

They look good far away
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Old 07-31-2008, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Yellow Brick Road
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I always called those Faraway Girls
or Faraway boys

They look good far away
Oh, my, now I have heard it all! I will remember this . . . and yes, I have seen my share of "Faraway" people, LOL!!!!

Of course, there are days I would rather be far away from my own mirror, but we won't go there . . .
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Old 07-31-2008, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Cornelius
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Well, you always have "Milormores." They look better from a mile or more away.

And don't forget butterface. Everything looks great but her face!

And sommerteeth. Some are here, some are there...hehe...
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Old 07-31-2008, 06:25 PM
 
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DH takes the train in from South Blvd. now. I make sure to run several errands while our instead of just one. I am driving much less.

Dawn
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:30 AM
 
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Studies have shown that it depends on the car and how fast you are going. For the most part, going under 45 its more efficient to have the windows down. Going above 45 is more efficient with the windows up because of drag.
This is true. Drag force is proportional to the velocity squared. A small increase in speed contributes to a significant increase in drag force.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:09 AM
 
Location: Wouldn't you like to know?
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Well, you always have "Milormores." They look better from a mile or more away.

And don't forget butterface. Everything looks great but her face!

And sommerteeth. Some are here, some are there...hehe...
I just call them "50 footers"......look good from up to 50ft
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