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Old 01-03-2013, 05:58 AM
 
Location: Pikesville, MD
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From what I gather from this thread, pretty much any car or truck of any sort, driven by about any type of person (male, female, old, young). That about cover it?

Could have typed that in the beginning and ended the thread right there.

I'm about tired of these dumb generalizations, repeated by the unintelligent, and thought of as true by the uninformed.

So if you see me drive my diesel dually pickup to work, you're going to be judgemental and call me an ******* because trucks are for work, not commuting? How do you know I'm not taking it to work because the gas station next to work has the best diesel prices around and I'm filling it up to tow my travel trailer that weekend or fill the truck up for a dump run? You don't, but you're damn ready to make a snap judgement about me because you're too stupid to do otherwise.



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Old 01-03-2013, 05:59 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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2004+ Nissan Maxima (No matter how aggressively it's driven, it can't outrun its own ugliness.)

Former Police Crown Victoria (Sorry kid, your dirty 10+ year old Police Interceptor with the dull paint and scuffed bumpers doesn't make me think you're a cop, so don't drive like your in pursuit.)

Most any car with a base price over $50,000. (Yes, your car DOES have turn signals. Please use them.)

Any 90's Japanese not-sporty model that has a "fart can" exhaust and cut/lowering springs, but worn out shocks. (Louder is not faster, and a bouncier, stiffer, lower ride is not "better handling.")

Any car worth roughly half what the "rims" it's rolling on are worth. (Why?)

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Old 01-03-2013, 06:50 AM
 
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The Luxury SUVs: Mercedes, BMW, Lexus seem to have the ****tiest, most uncourteous drivers. If they are teenagers and driving mommy and daddy's car, its usually worse since they're on a cell phone probably.
Just had a young woman pass me on a double line as I made a left at a red to a green light so she coud go barreling down a windy road. I was guilty of hoping she'd lose control on some of the sharp turns. She was driving a Lexus SUV. Another time a kid driving a black BMW SUV was on his cell phone and was over the double line.
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:18 AM
 
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Ahhhh the automotive forum..The place where racists and biggots can post their hatred
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:21 AM
 
Location: Wappingers Falls, NY
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1) All hybrids
2) All Subarus
3) Toyota Camery, all years
4) Any wannabe "crossover" suv
5) Any vehicle with more than 1 bumper sticker, twice as bad if they're political

Have to add a 6th
6) Anyone with crap hanging from the rear view mirror.
ALL Subarus? Even the 300 HP turbocharged ones?
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:55 AM
 
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It's meant to be funny as well. Man people are so sensitive nowadays.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Pikesville, MD
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It's meant to be funny as well. Man people are so sensitive nowadays.
Its not funny of it's directly insulting and people were being serious about it. And so far, my pickup truck, my BMW, and my Mustang have all been lumped in with worst drivers categories.

And again, judging from the responses so far, pretty much EVERY car type and make and every type of person is listed as a "worst driver," kind of making the original point meaningless.

Now what was funny was George Carlin's observation that everyone ahead of you is an as*hole and everyone behind you is a maniac.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:22 AM
 
Location: Melbourne Australia
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From what I gather from this thread, pretty much any car or truck of any sort, driven by about any type of person (male, female, old, young). That about cover it?

Could have typed that in the beginning and ended the thread right there.

I'm about tired of these dumb generalizations, repeated by the unintelligent, and thought of as true by the uninformed.

So if you see me drive my diesel dually pickup to work, you're going to be judgemental and call me an ******* because trucks are for work, not commuting? How do you know I'm not taking it to work because the gas station next to work has the best diesel prices around and I'm filling it up to tow my travel trailer that weekend or fill the truck up for a dump run? You don't, but you're damn ready to make a snap judgement about me because you're too stupid to do otherwise.
People that have a problem with those driving trucks and other large vehicles must have some sort of greenie "save the earth" complex. Balls to them I say. Everyone is free to drive what they want. Most F250's and the like I see here are driven by tradesmen for work or are hauling things like large horse floats, trailers, 5th wheeler campers and the like. And their drivers are courteous more often than not.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:23 AM
 
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Its not funny of it's directly insulting and people were being serious about it. And so far, my pickup truck, my BMW, and my Mustang have all been lumped in with worst drivers categories.

And again, judging from the responses so far, pretty much EVERY car type and make and every type of person is listed as a "worst driver," kind of making the original point meaningless.

Now what was funny was George Carlin's observation that everyone ahead of you is an as*hole and everyone behind you is a maniac.
No wonder, you have an axe to grind. That's brilliant. My BMW was thrown into the ring yet I don't get bent out of shape. While any car can be listed. Some are obviously more common than others. I haven't seen any reference to a Hyundai Accent yet they are just as bad as a BMW 3 Series. Nice logic to this thread. While it can have just as bad of an owner group. It clearly doesn't in this particular thread.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Wappingers Falls, NY
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Its not funny of it's directly insulting and people were being serious about it. And so far, my pickup truck, my BMW, and my Mustang have all been lumped in with worst drivers categories.
Come on, it's not like you didn't know there were stereotypes attached to those vehicles when you bought them, right?

If it helps, think of it this way. We're not picking on YOUR cars, we're picking on the people the stereotype is based on in the hopes that they will stop making your car selection look bad.
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