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Sweet rides

Post by Pyrrho » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:14 am

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:29 am

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Open-top. I wondered if it was totally AI + radar (while the, of course male, owner sips champagne lounging with scantily clad ladies in complete privacy).

But better use mirror-smooth roads with the tires larger than the guards. :mrgreen:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:35 am

Um, wow. I wonder what it looks like on the inside.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:39 am

Feh!

I'll stick with my 1956 Silver Wraith. 8)

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by xouper » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:01 am

If we're allowed to stick with things, then I'll stick with my 1983 DeLorean, which I bought new at Shepard Chevrolet (an official DeLorean dealer) in Chicagoland:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:24 am

Yeah sure.

Great for "Back to the Future" cosplay.

Didn't know you were a LARPer. :roll:
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by xouper » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:25 am

Pyrrho wrote:
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I have a great appreciation for designers who think outside the box. The usefulness of what they come up with is a topic for a different conversation, but that doesn't mean I can't also appreciate the original creativity.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by xouper » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:32 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:24 am
Yeah sure.

Great for "Back to the Future" cosplay.

Didn't know you were a LARPer. :roll:
Fuck off, Abdul.

I bought it long before the movie came out.

For the record, I'm not a larper.

Sheesh. :x

Unlike you, I don't fantasize about skydiving (or other adventures), I've actually done it. Many times.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:39 pm

So you bought that overpriced sucky car for no reason at all.

Got it.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:48 pm

Previously posted elsewhere in this forum. :)
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:30 pm
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:No different from Sweet Daddy Grace's Cadillacs.
IIRC, Daddy Grace claimed to be God Almighty.
Or was that Father Divine? Or both?

Later I may see if I can't hunt up a pic of Father Divine's Duesenberg.
Way cooler than any pimped out Caddy. :coolspecs:
http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/ ... rg-Model-J

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All I gotta say is, if I were God Almighty, that's what I'd drive.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by xouper » Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:24 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:39 pm
So you bought that overpriced sucky car for no reason at all.

Got it.
Sorry, but you don't "got it" at all.

1. I can speak from first-hand experience (and 60,000 miles of driving) that the DeLorean DMC-12 does not suck.

2. It was not over priced. I paid less than $20,000. New.

3. You have absolutely no knowledge about my reasons for buying it.

Why are you embarrassing yourself like this? What point are you trying to make? And why are you trying to disparage me personally in the process? Did someone piss in your cornflakes and I just happened to be the nearest target for your wrath?

Seriously, why are you doing this to me?

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:24 pm

Didn't buy it used.

So you didn't know that used car salesman slang for one of those is "Snow Mobile".
You have absolutely no knowledge about my reasons for buying it.
OK I'll guess again.

To get laid.

How'd that work out? :lmao:
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by xouper » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:08 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:24 pm
So you didn't know that used car salesman slang for one of those is "Snow Mobile".
Wrong again, dipshit.

I'd heard all the cocaine jokes before I bought it. And then again over and over and over ad nauseum after.

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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You have absolutely no knowledge about my reasons for buying it.
OK I'll guess again. To get laid.
Wrong again, dipshit.

You're like 0 for 6 so far.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by sparks » Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:25 pm

xoup, don't take it personally. AA is just having a bit of fun with you.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:12 pm

Jay-Zee had them built in Northern Ireland because he wanted an all white workforce at third world prices.

That probably wouldn't work nowadays.

BTW, I admit I got it wrong about Back to the Future LARPing.

Nobody would be that super-lame-o.

Mad Max LARPing is where it's at :lmao:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by xouper » Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:25 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:12 pm
Jay-Zee had them built in Northern Ireland because he wanted an all white workforce at third world prices.
Wrong again, dipshit. Yer now 0 for 7.

It was built in Northern Ireland because that government (Industrial Development Board for Northern Ireland) offered him a yuuuge amount of money.

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Mad Max LARPing is where it's at :lmao:

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That is just soooo wrong. :roll:

That's a horrible thing to do to a DeLorean.

Almost as bad as making it into a hovercraft:

https://www.themotorreport.com.au/car-r ... 82153.html

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Or this monstrosity:

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And if you need to carry more than one golf bag in the trunk, tow another trunk:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:21 am

How many times can I get him to say "dipshit"? :)
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by xouper » Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:07 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:21 am
How many times can I get him to say "dipshit"? :)
As many times as you like.

Dipshit.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:07 pm

I can't imagine being that touchy about my choice of car, but the I've got a VW New Beetle.

I'd call it adequate rather than sweet.

So, xoup Old Boy. Do you have another car, or do you go around making dramatic entrances in the De Lorean and having to deal with Back To the Future allusions from passers-by?

Maybe I'd be touchy too.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:08 pm

Back to the OP.

Why not drive what Anakin drives? :coolspecs:

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/ca ... 90321.html
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