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Old 07-14-2013, 08:05 PM   #1
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The Boxster is a REAL Porsche!!

I was pretty offended! LoL but in a fun way.

I searched but didn't find any threads of this movie that mentions the Boxster...

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GIRL MOST LIKELY TV Spot- "Moving Home PM" - YouTube

At 17 seconds...

Kristen Wigs' character rear ends a 986 (sporting a factory fixed spoiler!). She pleads: "It's just a couple of scratches!" The driver responds: "It's a Porsche!"

To which she condescendingly replies: "Sir... it's a Boxster."

So rude! HAHA! My jaw dropped and all my friends started giggling and teasing me! LOL

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Old 07-14-2013, 08:22 PM   #2
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Just saw that last nt and my gf and I had a good laugh...no respect i tell ya
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That movie looks soooo stupid!!!
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Total film budget = $15,000
Expected box office earnings = $5,000

plus the lead actress is a fugly !
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Old 07-15-2013, 07:44 AM   #5
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plus the lead actress is a fugly !
If I married a woman that looked like that actress, my mother would have said that she's "brutta faccia".

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Old 07-15-2013, 07:57 AM   #6
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Sounds like the director is a Carrera owner. In Hollywood? Yes quiet a shocker.

That Boxster joke is one that would only be funny to a sports car enthusiast. Most random people in public who come up to me (very frequent occurrence) never describe my car as a Boxster, 99.9% of the time they ask about "your Porsche" or they say "Nice Porsche", etc. The only people who identify it first as a Boxster are other Porsche/Sports car people, a very limited group of the total public. And those sports car people are further divided into those who have actually taken part in Autox/DE's or have no formal instruction on high performance driving, neither do they know first-hand of the Boxster/Cayman's talents. The former usually give the Boxster respect having had many on their back bumpers while lapping in the twisty sectors. All of which begs the question why the director of this film would include a limited audience joke in the movie's all important trailer intended to gain mass audience attention? Seems out of place, more like a joke you would tell on a Speed Channel Show or Top Gear.

Two and A Half men did a similar type thing in one episode where they tried to imply that a Porsche roadster is not really a Porsche because the nerdy guy bought one. I laugh along because this is obviously a Hollywood type script writer who has never driven a Porsche beyond handing the keys to the valet at some fancy restaurant. It also tells me they don't know a thing about Porsche history before 1964.

The 981 Boxster and Cayman have been getting a ton of great press recently most centered on how much better of a sports car it is than all other Porsches on a cost basis, as well as fun basis. One article in Edmunds' touted "Top 10 reason why the Cayman is better than the 911". Maybe there's a Boxster/Cayman backlash in the works by Hollywood. LOL.
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Actually, I find Kristen Wiig strangely very hot. She's by no means a conventional beauty, it's a personality thing.

But this movie looks awful. Paying the mortgage with a feeble reboot of a similar character to her Bridesmaid's role.

Still, nice joke about the Boxster - as above, wouldn't mean much to most people! But anyone with that awful wing deserves what they get.
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That does it, I'm selling my Boxster now!

NOT!!!!
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That does it, I'm selling my Boxster now!

NOT!!!!
Hey don't do anything irrational!! Most likely Porsche AG is sponsoring the film.
991 sales must be slipping already.


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Look at the Boxster's license plate... Did they really have to cast "the Porsche douchebag in the suit" as a Boxster driver?
Everyone knows Boxster drivers are hippest dudes and chicks.
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There's also a green Boxster in the new Jennifer Anniston movie "Meet the Millers".
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There's also a green Boxster in the new Jennifer Anniston movie "Meet the Millers".
on second thought KRAM36, time to sell.

Once a chick flick uses your car its as bad as a Hip Hop artist mentioning the neighbohrhood you just moved to in a song. Time to get out ASAP. LOL.
(this is stand up routine a comic uses about Fidy Cent and St. Albans, Queens).
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If I married a woman that looked like that actress, my mother would have said that she's "brutta faccia".

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Saw a Boxster in the Movie "Noobs" (Yes its a dumb direct to cable Netflix jewel) however, it was owned by the guy from Starship troopers who played himself in the movie, and the "Kids" (Under 40) were immediately impressed as it was a "Porsche" to them, and anyone that owns a Porsche is certainly someone of stature to be reckoned with.

(JD's reputation preceeds ALL Boxster owners by association)

Interestingly this move had some nice looking girlage except for the Starship Troopers main squeeze, but she had a nice personality as Mama would say.
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My daughter and I went to play some tennis the other day and parked my 02 S in the lot next to the tennis court with the top down. We were there by ourselves and the Box was the only car in the lot. After a while four guys came to play tennis on the adjacent court. As they walked by here was the conversation. Man to me: "Is that your ride?" I say, "Yes sir, do you want to buy it?" He says, "Whoa, I don't have that kind of bank account". Most people have no clue that my Boxster cost less than their Honda Accord. They see 'Porsche' and think $$$$$. I just have to laugh when I hear it called the poor mans porsche. I think the Boxster is the best looking, finest handling Porsche of the bunch so if someone wants to dis the Box, that's fine by me. I could buy five of my car for the bones my buddy spent on a two year old 4S. It's a no brainer!
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It all comes down to this folks… Who has more fun, 996/997 owners or 986/987 owners? Those movie producers and actors that spent the big bucks on their new Carreras are upset the Boxster is getting more attention. There are many reasons for this, one is the down-to-earth coolness of the Boxster owners, second is that we are better looking than Carrera owners, but mainly it comes down to what this forum has brought to the world, it’s an unstoppable force that brings joy and happiness to everyone that visits. I wouldn’t be surprised if Porsche had something to do with this.
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I think everyone here may be taking this joke the wrong way. Kristen's character points to the name on the back of the car, as if that is all she knows. I think she is trying to make her character look dumb - not the car.
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Did anyone read this month's Excellence magazine? In it, a letter writer says; "The Boxster, which as a convertible will always be a girly/hairdresser car ..." Funny, but no mention of the 911 Cab.

The Boxster gets no respect, I tell ya, no respect.
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I think everyone here may be taking this joke the wrong way. Kristen's character points to the name on the back of the car, as if that is all she knows. I think she is trying to make her character look dumb - not the car.
I agree. It's a gag for cryin' out loud. Get over it.

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I think everyone here may be taking this joke the wrong way. Kristen's character points to the name on the back of the car, as if that is all she knows. I think she is trying to make her character look dumb - not the car.
I disagree... If the writers/producers were going to take that angle a Carrera would have been the better choice.
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I agree. It's a gag for cryin' out loud. Get over it.

Some people's insecurities are showin'............

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