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Old Aug 10th 2010, 3:44 pm
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Originally Posted by el_richo View Post
I like the occasional Hummer, although my wife is a little more reluctant these days
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What's your fav?
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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
Hi

What's your fav?
I believe people have been suspended from the board for describing that precisely.
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Originally Posted by el_richo View Post
I like the occasional Hummer, although my wife is a little more reluctant these days
Coat.
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Old Aug 10th 2010, 3:49 pm
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Yes, you will see Astras around. They are badged as Saturn. However the Saturn brand and all vehicles including the Astra are no longer being sold in Canada.
Oh yes I remember now, did quite like the Saturn SUV's. Had all I wanted. Not sure what makes are considered decent or reliable brands, Dodge, Ford?

My fav is BMW X5!!! Maybe in a few years time

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I believe people have been suspended from the board for describing that precisely.
Why, what do you mean?
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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
Oh yes I remember now, did quite like the Saturn SUV's. Had all I wanted. Not sure what makes are considered decent or reliable brands, Dodge, Ford?

My fav is BMW X5!!! Maybe in a few years time

Angela

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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
Why, what do you mean?
There was once a thread "What's the Best Thing That's Happened to you in Canada?" or something along those lines, to which I responded in a fulsome manner. Too fulsome for some readers. I can't repeat it because,that memory has been supplanted by one involving the Matterhorn. In any case, to do so would invite another ban.

Perhaps a visit to a dictionary of urban slang would serve you well.
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There was once a thread "What's the Best Thing That's Happened to you in Canada?" or something along those lines, to which I responded in a fulsome manner. Too fulsome for some readers. I can't repeat it because,that memory has been supplanted by one involving the Matterhorn. In any case, to do so would invite another ban.

Perhaps a visit to a dictionary of urban slang would serve you well.
Hi

I think you're mistaken. I'm talking cars nothing else. Not suggesting anything else.

But I get your point!!

Perhaps El R you need to talk with, u should know how he replies by now!! Usually negative and single minded Sometimes beneficial

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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
I think you're mistaken. I'm talking cars nothing else. Not suggesting anything else.
Cars and, er, well I'm not sure what one would call the BMW X5, besides ridiculous.
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Cars and, er, well I'm not sure what one would call the BMW X5, besides ridiculous.
I don't think soooo, why?

However, depends on the model, and the emissions are better than my smaller car now including more eco!

How much do you know?

I'm open to suggestions though!
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I wonder how misleading emissions results are these days on new cars ?
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I wonder how misleading emissions results are these days on new cars ?
What leads you to think they're misleading? If they're all measured in the same controlled way they're at least comparable to each other.
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How much do you know?
I confess to not knowing much about vehicles used only in a urban context. I do know that the BMW X5 is the most commonly repossessed vehicle in the UK and that it screams "poseur".
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Originally Posted by robert_masters View Post
I don't think soooo, why?

However, depends on the model, and the emissions are better than my smaller car now including more eco!

How much do you know?

I'm open to suggestions though!
George Carlin used to have much to say re the SUV (he called them sun blockers) and the associated SUV consumer mentality:

"I'm telling you the people in this country -- every one is 50 pounds overweight. They are GARGANTUAN. And in the summertime -- God help us -- in the summertime they will all want to wear short pants. Jesus Lord, Protector of All That is Good and Holy, deliver me from fat people in short pants. They all got short pants, big bellies, fat thighs and dumb kids. Short pants, big bellies, fat thighs and dumb kids. Everyone of them has two dumbass kids with them. And the whole family's wearing t-shirts, and everyone of them has got the same t-shirt--"I'm with stupid." Apparently in this country the Stupids are an extended family. Everyone of them in the family has got on a backpack strapped to their back so they can carry around lots of stupid shit. And the reason they got to carry their stupid shit strapped to their back is because their hands have to remain at all times to hold food. Get that food up to the mouth where they can shovel in all the rest of the disgusting shit they ate that day. Another reason for the backpack is these people are gonna buy even more stupid shit. They don't have enough stupid shit at home. They just had a stupid shit sale, they gotta buy more. They're going to have to go out to the parking lot and stuff this stuff in their big, fat, ugly oversized SUV that's got plenty of room in it. Plenty of room in it for stupid shit. And lots of room left over for these big, fat, ugly mother****ers to get them home. Stopping, of course, for jelly rolls and fried dough. These people are efficient professional compulsive consumers. They practice at their art. It's their civic duty, consumption. It's the new national pastime. **** baseball. It's consumption. The only true lasting American value that's left--buying things. Buying things, people spending money they don't have on things they don't need. Money they don't have on things they don't need. So they can max out their credit cards and spend the rest of their lives paying 18 percent interest on something that costs $12.50 and they didn't like it when they got at home anyway.

Not too bright folks. Not too ****ing bright."

. . . and about the ultimate car cult;

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Originally Posted by dbd33 View Post
I confess to not knowing much about vehicles used only in a urban context. I do know that the BMW X5 is the most commonly repossessed vehicle in the UK and that it screams "poseur".
I thought it screamed 'drug dealer or pimp' (not your kind of pimp). The NA equivalent would surely be a Cadillac Escalade?
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