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Old 10-21-2013, 08:03 PM   #1
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I wish I had a hand grenade

So today I was driving out of my offices parking lot, and I have to yield the right of way to a first generation Hummer. The obnoxious, huge piece of garbage that you can't park in any legal parking space because its so huge it doesn't fit.

No big deal, I'm usually not one to judge, so I pull up in back of it and then I see the vanity plate. HUM THS

My blood immediately began to boil. It's just beyond all arrogance, "I have more money than you, so I bought this gargantuan POS truck, and I am going to rub it in your face" The owner is taking is taking a collosal crap on everyone in back of him/her/it.

Then, I fantisised about having a hand grenade, or a Molotov cocktail and getting in front of the Hummer and reaching out and dropping it out the window. The thought of the explosion, the Hummer lurching upwards, and exploding into a fiery wreck, was very appealing.

But the fantasy of destruction was short lived, thank God, because if it had persisted, I guess I would be a sociopath. But it would have been cool to blow it to bits. Just kidding?
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I think you need to relax and not be bothered by what others drive .
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Agreed, I got over it quickly, but for a moment it struck a cord. But if you saw a Porsche with a vanity plate that said something like RTCH BTCH, wouldn't you comment about it?
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Agreed, I got over it quickly, but for a moment it struck a cord. But if you saw a Porsche with a vanity plate that said something like RTCH BTCH, wouldn't you comment about it?
Aside from making catty comments about the owner for a moment, not really.
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How about a black four door Bentley at college with a license plate that reads "TYDADDY"?
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Agreed, I got over it quickly, but for a moment it struck a cord. But if you saw a Porsche with a vanity plate that said something like RTCH BTCH, wouldn't you comment about it?
Back in the day, I'd have tried to date her...
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H1 POS????
I dont agree
H2s are crap but H1 is a very collectible
One of the best off road vehicles ever made
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A fleeting emotion, a confession, I guess I need therapy.
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No. I agree with you. How's this?
Be happy the owner has to drive such a horrible car. It handles like crap, guzzles fuel, and isn't even great for off-roading. Hummer has gone out of business for a reason, thank god.
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H1 POS????
I dont agree
H2s are crap but H1 is a very collectible
One of the best off road vehicles ever made
Just my 2 cents
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H1 POS????
I dont agree
H2s are crap but H1 is a very collectible
One of the best off road vehicles ever made
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Everyone is entitled to an opinion, just not sure where you get the justification for that one.
They are vulgar and offensive to the eye and common decency.
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A fleeting emotion, a confession, I guess I need therapy.
Nothing at all wrong with feeling that way
It's when you tell people about it that the cozy white long sleeved jackets come out
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I'm pretty judgemental, but when I see an H1 these days the mere thought of what the idiot paid for it, what it's worth now, and how much he spends on fuel for his pen*s extender just makes me chuckle. Karma is a ********************!
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Hey, I didn't know we had an automatic cuss word bleeper! ^^^ Cool! I guess I should have written beeotch.
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damairspotter - good thing no-one ever looks at your Porsche and refers to it as your pen*s extender, eh?

san rensho - you're driving a Porsche and angry at someone else for driving an in-your-face, I-have-money vehicle?

In fact, we have a whole pile of Porsche owners here looking down their noses, rather self-righteously, at someone else's choice in a less-than-practical luxury vehicle. Am I the only one seeing the joke here? Seriously?
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So today I was driving out of my offices parking lot, and I have to yield the right of way to a first generation Hummer. The obnoxious, huge piece of garbage that you can't park in any legal parking space because its so huge it doesn't fit.

No big deal, I'm usually not one to judge, so I pull up in back of it and then I see the vanity plate. HUM THS

My blood immediately began to boil. It's just beyond all arrogance, "I have more money than you, so I bought this gargantuan POS truck, and I am going to rub it in your face" The owner is taking is taking a collosal crap on everyone in back of him/her/it.

Then, I fantisised about having a hand grenade, or a Molotov cocktail and getting in front of the Hummer and reaching out and dropping it out the window. The thought of the explosion, the Hummer lurching upwards, and exploding into a fiery wreck, was very appealing.

But the fantasy of destruction was short lived, thank God, because if it had persisted, I guess I would be a sociopath. But it would have been cool to blow it to bits. Just kidding?
You know you probably tripped every CIA, DHS, FBI alert with this post and they are now monitoring all you emails phone lines and have setup 24 hr surveillance on your house
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Agreed, I got over it quickly, but for a moment it struck a cord. But if you saw a Porsche with a vanity plate that said something like RTCH BTCH, wouldn't you comment about it?
No I would have a moment of sadness that these people were so lost in the world, this is how they value their identity. Laugh more, sip slowly, and never let people make you crazy.
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Grenade!!!...naaa....I think an explosive buried under the Hummers Driveway would be more fitting for a H1. An over inflated soccer ball for an H3 though.

Personally, if I wanted a Hummer I'd buy a Mil Surplus Camo schemed beast and get a demilled .50 cal mounted in the turret.

Those H1-H~ Hummers are like buying an imitation Russian Rolex. It might somewhat resemble the original but in reality it just highlights the fact that its not the real thing...its humorous not aggravating.

If you want the biggest and baddest then buy one of those gigantic mine quarry dump drucks with the 8' tall tires and a vanity plate that says "NO BRKS"
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damairspotter - good thing no-one ever looks at your Porsche and refers to it as your pen*s extender, eh?

san rensho - you're driving a Porsche and angry at someone else for driving an in-your-face, I-have-money vehicle?

In fact, we have a whole pile of Porsche owners here looking down their noses, rather self-righteously, at someone else's choice in a less-than-practical luxury vehicle. Am I the only one seeing the joke here? Seriously?
I agree with you. This was my first thought. Lots of judgments being made here. Lots of black pots too. I will agree that the car is silly and the vanity plate is in bad taste, but to each his own. Tbh, it gave me a laugh. Many folks would consider a luxury brand convertible sports car to be a shameful display of wealth and arrogance.

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