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Old 09-25-2012, 02:39 PM   #106
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Now, that's a juvenile attitude, sonny. I'm older 'n dirt and don't HAVE any hair, and I do just fine in traffic. I don't moan about it, either. I deal with it and move on.

And I'll bet you'll hang up the helmet long before you're my age..............
you've got no hair so you get a pass...
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:15 PM   #107
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I've noticed that too. Seems like every time I see a Corvette it's going below the speed limit.

I see that too, Vette drivers are generally the best drivers IMO. My theory is since they are cop magnets, they have to be on their best behavior to keep from getting lit up all the time.
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:26 PM   #108
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PA drivers don't know how to merge or enter highways or where their back bumper is.
PA drivers have no clue what the little blinking lights in the corners of vehicles are for, nor how to properly use them when preparing to turn or change lanes. I can say that, I'm from PA, and I wonder every day when it was they must have taken that chapter out of the driver's manual.



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Old 09-25-2012, 10:59 PM   #109
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Any vehicle in front of me that switches into my lane while the roads are wet. There is a huge gap between me and the next car for a very good reason. Now my visor is coated with mist that doesn't go away unless wiped, and I have to slow down or switch lanes in order to have a clear visor for more than three seconds. Usually large vehicles do this (or, maybe, SUVs just tend to kick up mist).
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:27 AM   #110
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And, as you can imagine, every moron in a mustang or econobox with fart can exhaust wants to race. It's absolutely amazing. No other vehicle I have owned brings out the morons quite like this corvette does.
'Tis true! I bought a C5 when there were brand new, and I can't tell you how many stoplight races I "lost" to Civics, Integras, etc.

At some point I realized that if I sold it I could fit at least three bikes in the garage space that it was occupying.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:23 AM   #111
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Any vehicle in front of me that switches into my lane while the roads are wet. There is a huge gap between me and the next car for a very good reason. Now my visor is coated with mist that doesn't go away unless wiped, and I have to slow down or switch lanes in order to have a clear visor for more than three seconds. Usually large vehicles do this (or, maybe, SUVs just tend to kick up mist).
Really good first post.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:42 AM   #112
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It's absolutely amazing. No other vehicle I have owned brings out the morons quite like this corvette does. Some people just LOOOOVE to tailgate me, cut me off, want to race etc etc...
I've been experiencing a similar problem. I bought a 15 year old BMW about a year-and-a-half back and I have never been flipped off or beeped at so much in my life. I never have this much trouble when I drive my SUV.

Also Prius, lifted trucks, and cut-me-off-so-you-can-slow-down-and-turn.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:25 PM   #113
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I've been experiencing a similar problem. I bought a 15 year old BMW about a year-and-a-half back and I have never been flipped off or beeped at so much in my life. I never have this much trouble when I drive my SUV..
That's because everybody knows only Pricks drive BMW's. whether it's deserved or not they have that reputation.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:16 AM   #114
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That's because everybody knows only Pricks drive BMW's. whether it's deserved or not they have that reputation.
What's the difference between a porcupine and a BMW?
With a porcupine, the pricks are on the outside.

It's funny, but when I drive my car (yep) I make an effort to be extra polite - I wave cars out in front of me, make room, etc. Primarily because I'm trying to help adjust people's perception.

All in though, there are asshats in any brand of car you could name.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:22 AM   #115
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You've got to remember that "average intelligence" is actually pretty damn stupid, and as a general rule, if they're not a motorcyclist, and therefore cagers, they have average, or below, intelligence. Enough said.
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Old 10-03-2012, 12:59 PM   #116
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[QUOTE=ohgood;19676336]all of them, except Corvette drivers. for whatever reason, Yvette drivers seem to have nothing to prove, nowhere important enough to run me over, or any calls to make.

maybe they're mindful of the power at their control?
QUOTE]

THIS!!!
My brother is a pilot. Almost all of his pilot buddies drive vettes and/or motorcycles. They are VERY safety consious and aware of their vehicles. If he wants speed, he goes out and flogs that aircraft that the Army lets him use. Compared to the power of a Blackhawk or a King-Air, his 2009 Vette is kind of 'meh'.
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:27 AM   #117
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My brother is a pilot. Compared to a Handy-J from Goose, his 2009 Vette is kind of 'meh'.
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:27 AM   #118
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None of y'all live in a college town? It's easy to identify the horrible drivers. They brand themselves:







And just so you don't think I'm being sexist:



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