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Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

I never realised people gave their car a name, do you ?

I mean they, and me too,
talk to the car but actually giving it a name ...
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Old 23.02.2009, 10:17
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

Of course....

My old car: "The Green Hornet"
My new car: "Blackie"

Talk to it.. not really... only petting it.. when I overtake fast cars...
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Old 23.02.2009, 10:21
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I mean they, and me too, talk to the car..
Have you thought about seeking professional help...?

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Old 23.02.2009, 10:32
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

I also talk to the computer ... to the lift ... to a cable ... I definitely need to see someone


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I also talk to the computer ... to the lift ... to a cable ... I definitely need to see someone
talking to the computer... oeh.. only when it does something it shouldn't do...

the lift and a cable?.....


do they ever answer back? if so.,... then seek help or get a cat...... if not, just another human quirk and get a cat...
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Old 23.02.2009, 10:35
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

My previous car was called the beast... the exhausted had rusted through so it growled and roared like a beast

My current car is called the tractor... its a gutless wonder which sounds very much like a tractor.

Yup, I talk to inanimate objects but only because I live a lone and justify talking to myself that way..
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Old 23.02.2009, 17:06
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My previous car was called the beast... the exhausted had rusted through so it growled and roared like a beast

My current car is called the tractor... its a gutless wonder which sounds very much like a tractor.

Yup, I talk to inanimate objects but only because I live a lone and justify talking to myself that way..
Ah that was you talking to herself, I saw in my rear mirror
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Old 23.02.2009, 17:30
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

We used to name our cars back in Oz by the letters in the number plates, so
Sar, Och and Ugg were our last 3 cars. Sadly ZG 48622* doesn't work, so our current car doesn't have a name

*not actual number plate.
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Old 23.02.2009, 17:32
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

Perhaps I am alone on this, but I have never had enough cars at one time where I had to name them to tell them apart!

I guess if you had 3 cars of the same make and color it would get tedious to explain to have to say "three twenty eight see eye" to distinguish it from the "five thirty five eye".

In all seriousness, my parents name their cars but I cannot understand it.
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i never have called a car anything other than "my car...".

but when my partner and i had two cars, we called the first car the "blue car" on the pretence that it was electric blue in colour... (although this may have confused some people given that the second car was also blue... but much darker, almost purply) but it worked for us to make the distinction!

although back to the point, my old housemate called her first car, a grey ford fiesta "dusty" and her then boyfriend called his poserish red bmw "the snake" so you are not alone.
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Old 23.02.2009, 10:41
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

yes, depends on the car... some just don't have enough "personality" or something. we've had a "waldo" and a "jimmy" But don't actually talk to the car.
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Old 23.02.2009, 10:43
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but i do sometimes talk to the the little cow mascot that we have in the car... he sits on the dashboard and keeps us company on our long trips back to london!
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

with talking I mean like " will you start up now " or "oh come on now, not again" that kinda thing ... more talking to oneself probably, or you get a flat tire and start swearing ...
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

Please have a lie down on this sofa, Miss Sada, and tell me what you are saying to your lift and cable. Depending on your answers, I will have to ask a few questions about your family and your early childhood.
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Old 23.02.2009, 11:07
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I don't name my car, but my guitars had allways girl's names.

My bicycles don't have a name, but I refer to them as a "she" ( bicycle is feminine in Italian and Spanish and Masculine in French, neuter in German )

a Car is masculine in english and spanish, neuter in German, but was feminine in Italian and French.

I'd call her Ursula probably....
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I don't name my car, but my guitars had allways girl's names.
I used to have a bass guitar called Beelzebub.

I haven't given my tzouras and baglamas names, but if I did they'd have to be Greek and consist of at least thirty syllables...
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

Rusty,
you DO have already an opinion about me ...
so don't you push it now, will ya


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Old 23.02.2009, 11:20
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

I've got two and I call them Knackars.
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with talking I mean like " will you start up now " or "oh come on now, not again" that kinda thing ... more talking to oneself probably, or you get a flat tire and start swearing ...
yeah, okay.. that I did, but only with my last car, since only after a year it died completely on us... but it was in the end and more like "com'on you @¦#@¦", or "what the f@###@°§¬"..... ended with "HOW MUCH to fix, no way, now it's the dead hornet"... although, I still miss that car, since it was my first, so I took some things from it to remember it by and scracthed its name into the side of the car, before sending it to the scrapyard...

RIP Green Hornet....
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Re: Do you give a name to your car ? ? ?

My last car was Dennis. Any guesses as to the type?

My current car is Krankenwagen, you can guess what it looks like.
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