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Old 01-02-2012, 06:38 AM   #1
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What are your age and profession?

We recently did this on the BMW forum and it was interesting to get an idea of the age groups of the drivers and the professions... how about doing it over here as well. Would also be nice to include if this is your first P car or if you had others.

Here's Mine... 26 yrs old, Boxster s 2004. First P car. Other car is a BMW 5 series.

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Old 01-02-2012, 06:44 AM   #2
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Old 01-02-2012, 07:02 AM   #3
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I have wondered the same thing about peoples profession as I see then pouring $ into these cars. Although if I had more $ I would do the exact same.

I'm 26 and a health and phys ed teacher (currently unemployed as a teacher) Bought the car at 24, 2 years ago. 2000 S triple black 6 speed.

Other cars include 48 Willys Jeep, 63 Chevy Paneltruck, 91 Ford 150, 96 Harley Chopper
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Old 01-02-2012, 08:46 AM   #5
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purchase with 29000 miles as retirement gift to myself

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57 years young , Engineer (Fluid power) Small business owner past 24 years 99 92k miles Glacier White/Metropol Blue 1st Porsche other cars-Volvo's, Audi's, VW's & MB
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49, VP Industrial Operations for a Renewable Energy company which sounds good but I am scraping by just like everyone else. I am in the process of opening a European auto repair shop as an aside right now to make up some of my lost income from the global financial crisis.
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Old 01-02-2012, 09:25 AM   #8
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43, Senior Engineer in the Product Design Group for a "high tech consumer electronics" company.

Boxster is 2002 base model project that will be given to my son when he turns 16. This is my 2nd Pcar (first one was a 74 911s). Other cars are/have been BMW 335, M3, Volvo, MBZ.
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2001 S, bought in 2006 with 19k miles; now at 61k miles...not a garage queen (though I pretty much don't drive her in the winter---in fact, this winter I cancelled the collision & liability insurance til spring). First Porsche for me.
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Previous occupations include cable guy, branch manager of a credit union, and firearms licensing officer with the RCMP. Educated as an electronic engineering technologist. Currently bored and seeking the next challenge.

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49, VP Industrial Operations for a Renewable Energy company which sounds good but I am scraping by just like everyone else. I am in the process of opening a European auto repair shop as an aside right now to make up some of my lost income from the global financial crisis.
Wow, small world - I'm a partner in an engineering firm in Atlanta that designs renewable energy projects. Oh, and I'm 54 and a hell of an engineer!

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Wow, a lot of young/younger Porsche owners here. When I was in my 20's I drove (and could only afford) a Mazda truck. Now I'm 51, got my '03 base last year. And I do construction management for the county.

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Old 01-02-2012, 10:35 AM   #19
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Opps forgot to include my profession.... an IT systems engineer with the Government of Malta's IT agency - Main Role: Active Directory/DNS/DHCP/Clustering well the Microsoft part...
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Johnny, don't you have one of those flashy things just for that purpose?

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