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Old 08-29-2014, 12:05 AM   #1
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Who has checked rear view mirror to see if pedestrians are checking out your car...

it's a really sad thing to do

yes I have done it

I'd say about half have done but sadly it's usually kids or middle aged men.

not the demographic I was aiming for.

Womem would only stare if a giant shoe or handbag drove by

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Old 08-29-2014, 02:22 AM   #2
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Most women don't care about cars, guys do

I've noticed the same thing: kids (I'd say 5 to 12) and guys (25-40) are the ones who look at cars the most
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Old 08-29-2014, 04:14 AM   #3
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Every restaurant we eat at, group gets up, pays, as they pass the P car, entire group stops, makes way all the way around...

All kids from elementary to HS like to stare & comment.

If I drive into an apartment complex, it's "OK who bought the Porsche and lives HERE.."
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Funny The other car I had, never seemed to draw the same sort of looks. I can't count the number of nice car remarks or what is that. Best was, I passed a nice Cadillac SUV. It comes up behind me at the next light and the driver is taking pictures of my car with her cell.
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Old 08-29-2014, 05:47 AM   #5
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I've noticed my black '99 Box and my silver S car don't get the looks my red S car or my Ocean Sage Metallic Box get. My silver '00 gets a bunch of looks, but it's decked out w/ aero spoiler and nose, lowered, bigger tire/wheel combo, etc.

The one that draws the most attention is my 996 w/ the aerokit. It's all black and "murdered out" as the neighbor kids say. I get a few challenges at lights and lots of looks and thumbs up as I drive by.

Sadly though, it's all kids, middle-aged guys like me, and ricer drivers.

I'm still waiting for a soccer-Mom MILF to throw her panties my direction...

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Old 08-29-2014, 06:54 AM   #6
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I'm still waiting for the first time I rear end someone cause I'm too busy watching the mirror to see who's head is turning to see my awesome ride. Sadly, those that do turn their head are not usually the ones I want to turn their head.

I know exactly how you feel Rick. No soccer moms here either...which is probably a good thing else my wife will hide the keys!
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I'm still waiting for a soccer-Mom MILF to throw her panties my direction...
Not exactly that, but let's just say that I received an offer that I had to unfortunately turn down.
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Not exactly that, but let's just say that I received an offer that I had to unfortunately turn down.
Details, Tom, details. We need DETAILS !!!!

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Not exactly that, but let's just say that I received an offer that I had to unfortunately turn down.
I've told this story once before but it's worth repeating. I left the car with the top down freshly washed and waxed in this strip mall while I went over to Radio Shack. A very attractive woman drove over in an SUV to ask me if she could give me her number. She gets out of the car and it's getting better by the minute. Long hair, tall and athletic. I talk on the phone with her and she tells me she works in the strip mall managing this woman's shoe store for the owner who she's friends with but has plans to start a dog food treat company, she's already packaged some items for sale. Okay sounds like a normal person....
We meet for a drink at this Friday's type place where she proceeds to tell me that she's originally from LA. Her father was a producer for Aaron Spelling during the 1970's early 80's.
Then comes the bad part... She says she started hanging out in the clubs and met some boys from the wrong side of town. One was a gang member who convinces her to take a suit case on a plane to NJ. She then spends the next three years in prison. I say "what was in the suit case?". She says pot. I say "wow tha'ts a long sentence for that kind of drug, this wasn't your first offense was it?". She smiles and says "not exactly, this one time my exbf and I got into a fight and I went for the knife on the kitchen table...oh and there was the car theft thing before that too". CHECK!!!

Moral of the story...be careful about who is checking out your car!!
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A woman once took a photo of me in my car from inside of her blue Toyota minivan.. She has a small scruff of facial hair that fit her overweight body well. I do not know what y'all are talking about when you say you get the wrong crowd.
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Jake - do you play soccer?

Just askin...
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I've told this story once before but it's worth repeating. I left the car with the top down freshly washed and waxed in this strip mall while I went over to Radio Shack. A very attractive woman drove over in an SUV to ask me if she could give me her number. She gets out of the car and it's getting better by the minute. Long hair, tall and athletic. I talk on the phone with her and she tells me she works in the strip mall managing this woman's shoe store for the owner who she's friends with but has plans to start a dog food treat company, she's already packaged some items for sale. Okay sounds like a normal person....
We meet for a drink at this Friday's type place where she proceeds to tell me that she's originally from LA. Her father was a producer for Aaron Spelling during the 1970's early 80's.
Then comes the bad part... She says she started hanging out in the clubs and met some boys from the wrong side of town. One was a gang member who convinces her to take a suit case on a plane to NJ. She then spends the next three years in prison. I say "what was in the suit case?". She says pot. I say "wow tha'ts a long sentence for that kind of drug, this wasn't your first offense was it?". She smiles and says "not exactly, this one time my exbf and I got into a fight and I went for the knife on the kitchen table...oh and there was the car theft thing before that too". CHECK!!!

Moral of the story...be careful about who is checking out your car!!
I think the most fascinating thing about this story is that you actually went to Radio Shack. What was it that you had to get? Is the Shack still open? What year does this story take place? Was there a pay phone nearby? How high was your collar popped?
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I think the most fascinating thing about this story is that you actually went to Radio Shack. What was it that you had to get? Is the Shack still open? What year does this story take place? Was there a pay phone nearby? How high was your collar popped?
I had to return some videos
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You have to be a real movie buff to get THAT joke.

Just sayin'.............

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Nice answer, Mr. Bateman. They ever get the cranberry juice out of the sheets?

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