Re: Beat Me!

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I've seen on that's the reverse of this, where some racerboys outrun a nominally more powerful car over a quarter mile or so.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 7:44 PM
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I'm halfway convinced I used to work for the guy in the Ferrari.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 8:07 PM
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I bet you didn't know he was so committed to the public good.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 8:18 PM
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That's adorable.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 9:39 PM
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More and better charity work here:
http://www.superspeeders.com/trailers.html


Posted by: Coruscation | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 9:58 PM
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5: I tell ya, I watched a few seasons of Gumball 3000 recently, and boy, those people are assholes.

Fuck a bunch of illegal rallies. Do some legitimate open road racing if that's your thing (sounds fun to me), but what kind of shithead puts innocent people at risk?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:02 PM
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shivbunny did that once. He was in a TransAm, racing some guy in a Ferrari on a back road in Canada. Kept even with the guy for about two miles at around 140km/hr. Punched it to 180km/hr, passed the Ferrari, grinned, and then the Ferrari slid out, drew parallel, and the driver grinned and floored it.

In five seconds, he could no longer see the Ferrari.


Posted by: Cala | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:07 PM
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I don't usually race, but it definitely entertains me when people in slow-ass cars want to race me. I'll usually just keep pace with them without trying to beat them out. It seems to be sort of infuriating?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:10 PM
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What do you drive, Tweety?


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:22 PM
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Haven't we been through this? A car that is much too immature for somebody my age.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:28 PM
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A little GTI?!? Somehow I had completely missed that. What are you, a spoiled 18yo girl?


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:30 PM
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I see your point. Still, I love my car.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:31 PM
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Hey, if you can take the shit driving such a vehicle earns you, more power to you.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:32 PM
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I don't really get shit for it, actually. Keep in mind, I'm in college. Also it's not like I rock dubs and underlighting; for all anybody can tell at first glance it's some beat-up Golf I bought used because I'm poor. I'm often tempted to take all the badging off, just to make the illusion complete.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:35 PM
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Also, who gives a fuck what car somebody drives? I don't care about those people.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:35 PM
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Dude, if you're gonna drive that car, you *need* underlighting. Come on.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:44 PM
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One time, I walked past this person who was walking more slowly than I was. It was, like, super-ass wizard cocksucker, yo.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:46 PM
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Whatever. The reason I like it is that it looks like a Golf; it satisfies my desire to have a car that goes irresponsibly fast while simultaneously satisfying my desire to have a car that doesn't attract undue attention.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:47 PM
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A little defensive, maybe?


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:48 PM
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Continuing 18: plus, it has tons of cargo room and is a dream to park.

Is it my fault that (just about) everybody else who drives one is a glue-addled wigger? No it is not.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:48 PM
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19: see 11, punk.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:49 PM
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There, there, Tweety. I'm sure it's a lovely car.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:50 PM
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It is delightful.

At the moment, though, I'm in Boston, which means I get to drive my mom's new convertible. Impulsive mid-life sports car purchases: not just for men anymore!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:53 PM
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some racerboys outrun a nominally more powerful car

Hey, I remember that song.


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:53 PM
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Yeah, my mom got a Miata when I graduated from college.

I'm really proud of having needled you. I don't think I've seen you get needled before. I win.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:54 PM
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Really? I get needled fairly often. I'm gratified you haven't noticed 'til now.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:56 PM
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It's surprisingly cliched that you get defensive about your car. I feel like I'm back in high school.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:57 PM
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Again: undergrad.

It has been consistently surprising to me how much being back in college has replicated actually being twenty again. Surprising, and unwelcome.

I didn't have a car in high school. I got defensive about my bicycle.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-28-07 10:58 PM
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A car that is much too immature for somebody my age.

A little GTI?!? Somehow I had completely missed that. What are you, a spoiled 18yo girl?

Slander, pure and simple. There's nothing immature about the MkIII GTi at all - it's a practical, well-tuned joy to drive, and no ridiculous turbo valve or fart-cannon muffler. It's completely low-key compared to the riced-out Subie Wrxs and Evos out there. Don't get me started on over-badged Civics.

Be proud of what you drive, Sifu Tweety - that's a sweet ride!

Disclaimer: my previous ride: '96 GTi VR6 (Oxford Blue) and my current ride: '04 R32 (Reflex Silver).


Posted by: rcs | Link to this comment | 07-29-07 12:37 AM
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"riced out?" Who do you think you are, ogged?


Posted by: washerdreyer | Link to this comment | 07-29-07 12:48 AM
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