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Old 07.03.2011, 23:59
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Nice BMW Kevlegs, happy to see you must be earning more then 70k
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Old 08.03.2011, 00:01
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There is no greater Sports car than the Mazda MX5 Mk1.

Handling, price , reliability, fun, 2 seats, lightweight, free-revving, rear wheel drive.

Nothing more is asked of a Sports car, and the Mazda excels in every area.

I have had 3 and am missing every one of them.

Yes there are faster cars. But how much do you have to pay extra for a rear wheel drive 2 seater with so much to offer as the MX-5...

Full credit to Lotus though.
Yes, love them too. I used to have a black one with the pop up headlights - soooo sexy!
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Old 08.03.2011, 00:05
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Does anyone remember my original post?
Yeah, someone smiled and was staring at you while you were in a sports car... pity that someone was a bloke.
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Old 08.03.2011, 00:34
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Those are the ones who can afford them.... If you see a young guy, you can roughly guess that it is his dad's car.
My husband is handsome and fit and drives a batman's type car.

It was a gift from me!
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Old 08.03.2011, 00:43
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Here she be


Of course you drive a porsche. This explains SO much about your commitment issues...
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Old 08.03.2011, 08:26
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Whenever I see a car like that, I take a look at the driver and lo and behold, I usually see

- a middle-aged / older man
- more bald than not (and the rest is grey)
- has a gut that barely fits behind the steering wheel
- wearing a nice shirt
- and trying to be so cool behind his sunglasses

and suddenly the car loses its magic touch.
Possibly because one that type of guy can afford one??

Not exactly rocket science
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Old 08.03.2011, 08:45
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"No, it's a Porsche."
No wonder he has a wonky neck.

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Old 08.03.2011, 08:50
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Those are the ones who can afford them.... If you see a young guy, you can roughly guess that it is his dad's car.
And in your humble opinion at what age does one stop being young and able to afford one in their own right?
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Old 08.03.2011, 08:51
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And in your humble opinion at what age does one stop being young and able to afford one in their own right?

to be fair your a lot younger then you look
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:01
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Whenever I see a car like that, I take a look at the driver and lo and behold, I usually see

- a middle-aged / older man
- more bald than not (and the rest is grey)
- has a gut that barely fits behind the steering wheel
- wearing a nice shirt
- and trying to be so cool behind his sunglasses

and suddenly the car loses its magic touch.
Sorry, I know that all Porsches look the same to females. But this isn't the dentists' 911 targa... it is the smaller sportier car. Whenever I see a Cayman, I typically see a middle aged housewife in it who actually wanted a practical car instead. But the husband insisted that she needed a nice sports car, so he can borrow it whenever he weather is good...
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:02
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to be fair your a lot younger then you look
Bar steward

Maybe we should swap cars as you seem to fill Olygirl's criteria better than I do...
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:07
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Whenever I see a car like that, I take a look at the driver and lo and behold, I usually see

- a middle-aged / older man
- more bald than not (and the rest is grey)
- has a gut that barely fits behind the steering wheel
- wearing a nice shirt
- and trying to be so cool behind his sunglasses

and suddenly the car loses its magic touch.
Olygirl, has it occured to you that you can look at (m)any expensive cars and in it you'll see:
- a middle-aged / older man
- more bald than not (and the rest is grey)
- has a gut that barely fits behind the steering wheel
- wearing a nice shirt
- and trying to be so cool behind his sunglasses

There are quite a few middle-aged/older men around who own expensive cars, you know...

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Old 08.03.2011, 09:10
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Bar steward

Maybe we should swap cars as you seem to fill Olygirl's criteria better than I do...

hey I'm not bald!!

I'll stick with the Lotus for now

If I had your car the mrs would always be driving it, I'd never get a look in
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:16
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to be fair your a lot younger then you look
That was your 3'000 th posting.
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:21
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That was your 3'000 th posting.

LOL I'm quite proud of that one too
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:24
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And in your humble opinion at what age does one stop being young and able to afford one in their own right?
I don't have a humble opinion on that.... Just an observation. But exceptions are there to prove the rule to be truth. I rarely met a young 20ish guy who made himself his own fortune that young.... But you can see more often a guy in his 30ies - 40ies - 50ies having a nice car maybe because he is rich, or have no morgage or family or expensive girlfriend or wife..... Maybe he has just him to take care of and spend everything he got in the car.

But I won't assume that every young guy who has a nice car is rich or doesn't have daddy's car...

It is like assuming that a Turkish cleaning lady who owns a LV bag just try to do so to be ''somebody''.
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:26
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I don't have a humble opinion on that.... Just an observation. But exceptions are there to prove the rule to be truth. I rarely met a young 20ish guy who made himself his own fortune that young.... But you can see more often a guy in his 30ies - 40ies - 50ies having a nice car maybe because he is rich, or have no morgage or family or expensive girlfriend or wife..... Maybe he has just him to take care of and spend everything he got in the car.

But I won't assume that every young guy who has a nice car is rich or doesn't have daddy's car...

It is like assuming that a Turkish cleaning lady who owns a LV bag just try to do so to be ''somebody''.

I had much nicer / expensive cars when I was in my 20's, no wife or children to support then.
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:31
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I've got 5 cars - I went for quantity over quality
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Whenever I see a car like that, I take a look at the driver and lo and behold, I usually see

- a middle-aged / older man
- more bald than not (and the rest is grey)
- has a gut that barely fits behind the steering wheel
- wearing a nice shirt
- and trying to be so cool behind his sunglasses

and suddenly the car loses its magic touch.
O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
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The meat it feeds on.
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Old 08.03.2011, 09:44
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You could compare car for men and jewellery for women. A woman with a nice expensive piece of art at her finger or wrist will get also jealousy comments....
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