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Old 07.03.2011, 19:26
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A funny thing happened to me today..

So, I was sitting outside my wifes office waiting for her to finish and drive her home when I noticed a shady looking character observing my car. I didn't think to much of it but kept an eye on him just in case. He then started looking around and moving closer to the car. "Maybe I'm about to get jacked," I thought as he walked upto the car window. He then reached into his jacket, "This is it" I thought, but my fears were unfounded as he proceeded to pull out a camera.

He then asked me if it was ok to take a picture of the car which I thought was nice. He was so happy I said yes that he was giggling. I even got out and said he could sit in it and I would take his photo. He wanted to send a pic back to his friend in India. I happily obliged in his photo session.

The best part of the meeting was as he was getting out of the car, he turned to me and said, "It's a BMW, isn't it?" to which I replied, "No, it's a Porsche."

It made me laugh on the way home but also made his day.
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Old 07.03.2011, 19:58
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So, I was sitting outside my wifes office waiting for her to finish and drive her home when I noticed a shady looking character observing my car. I didn't think to much of it but kept an eye on him just in case. He then started looking around and moving closer to the car. "Maybe I'm about to get jacked," I thought as he walked upto the car window. He then reached into his jacket, "This is it" I thought, but my fears were unfounded as he proceeded to pull out a camera.

He then asked me if it was ok to take a picture of the car which I thought was nice. He was so happy I said yes that he was giggling. I even got out and said he could sit in it and I would take his photo. He wanted to send a pic back to his friend in India. I happily obliged in his photo session.

The best part of the meeting was as he was getting out of the car, he turned to me and said, "It's a BMW, isn't it?" to which I replied, "No, it's a Porsche."

It made me laugh on the way home but also made his day.
This thread is useless without a picture of the car! Can we see it too...... please?
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:11
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Re: A funny thing happened to me today..

my boyfriend has a '65 mustang and boy, does it make people happy! i have this idea of a photo project shooting the sequel of facial expressions while driving through town: surprise - (elbowing each other in case not alone- big happy smile. makes my day every time!
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:14
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Re: A funny thing happened to me today..

be careful people might start accusing you of bragging about what car you have
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:19
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Re: A funny thing happened to me today..

lol.....
was he a turist?even if.....i think that many people would like to do the same,but they are ashamed......to look like they can t afford it
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:21
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Here she be


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Old 07.03.2011, 20:23
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Yes, you are boasting

Beautiful car...
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:26
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Here she be
She ? not it ?
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:30
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She ? not it ?
Actually in English, only the word "Ship" has a gender (female). Everything else should be "it". Nevetheless we do tend to say "her" and "she" for machinery or a car, usually when the object is very beautiful

Yup, Kevleg's sweetie is a pretty one.
But I love my ol'cinquecento

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Old 07.03.2011, 20:36
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Here she be



that jeeps got a hell of bodykit on
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:46
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that jeeps got a hell of bodykit on
I still have the beast
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:55
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Fully pimped up VW isn't it?
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Old 07.03.2011, 20:55
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Re: A funny thing happened to me today..

She is a nice baby! Lucky you don't live close.... I would have been harassing you for a ride!

I went to my prom in a similar Porsche, felt very good indeed.... I don't remember much of the prom itself... very boring, but I still remember very well the Porsche!

My dad used to have a Corvette. Something very similar to this picture with two side exausts.

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Old 07.03.2011, 20:59
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My dad used to have a Corvette. Something very similar to this picture with two side exausts.
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Old 07.03.2011, 21:03
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She is a nice baby! Lucky you don't live close.... I would have been harassing you for a ride!

I went to my prom in a similar Porsche, felt very good indeed.... I don't remember much of the prom itself... very boring, but I still remember very well the Porsche!

My dad used to have a Corvette. Something very similar to this picture with two side exausts.

A very nice Stingray
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A very nice Stingray
Nice try.... I still want a ride....
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Old 07.03.2011, 21:13
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Here she be


Porsche, you say? Looks like a Beamer to me...
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Old 07.03.2011, 21:15
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I knew a pic was a bad idea......
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Re: A funny thing happened to me today..

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.
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Old 07.03.2011, 21:24
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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
Because its eased past you effortlessly at 140km/h and you're left envious in the dust.....
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