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#2901 2016-12-30 10:28:19

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

I didn't think new cars still used the fender mounted 3 ft vertical wire. I would have guessed they we all roof stubbies or shark fins.


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#2902 2016-12-30 10:29:39

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

That sign doesn't mean shit.  Of course the car wash is responsible for damage like that.  Would easily be able to recover damages if they pursued legal action.


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#2903 2016-12-30 12:20:25

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

It was his fault.  The car wash didn't cause the incident, him not reading the signs (which most say to remove antennas) caused it.  If I went into a car wash with my windows down, could I sue for damages done to my interior?


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#2904 2016-12-30 13:50:45

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

drewsro wrote:

If I went into a car wash with my windows down, could I sue for damages done to my interior?

Sure.  Probably wouldn't win, but who knows!   biggrin


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#2905 2016-12-30 14:02:51

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

I mean, this is America.  You can sue for whatever the fuck you want.

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#2906 2016-12-30 15:55:54

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

hyperboarder wrote:

I mean, this is America.  You can sue for whatever the fuck you want.

Very true.  Actually just learned about the real details of the McDonalds hot coffee case.  Very interesting.


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#2907 2016-12-30 23:26:16

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

drewsro wrote:

hyperboarder wrote:

I mean, this is America.  You can sue for whatever the fuck you want.

Very true.  Actually just learned about the real details of the McDonalds hot coffee case.  Very interesting.

That case was as far from unreasonable as you could imagine.

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#2908 2017-01-02 18:30:53

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

I work for a car dealer (small, family owned with specialty cars) and we buy/sell some cars on a site from Ally called Smart Auction.  Can bid/make offers on other dealers' inventory they post.  We bought a 2013 WRX (for me) on there Friday.  I was super stoked for it.  Got a call from the dealer today saying they "accidentally" sold it Friday and didn't know we bought it.  Called today as a random buyer (not from my dealership) to see if it was still available and they said they just sold it today.  So obviously they knew we had it bought and decided to sell it full price retail knowing they would still make more money after getting hit with a $500 fee from Ally for shafting us.  Sorry, I'm just really upset right now mad

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#2909 2017-01-03 13:05:32

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

What do we need? ... MORE POWER!

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#2910 2017-01-15 12:43:31

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

Another edition of nature-is-terrifying:


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#2911 2017-01-19 18:20:51

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

That Toyota Tundra is pretty fast. He only got caught when he slowed down.

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#2912 2017-01-24 07:10:48

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

eek eek eek Wow. That was an insane chase...


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#2913 2017-02-10 19:15:36

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

Unccool, because as usual, Audi is not bringing this to the US.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/audi … -of-tease/

https://cnet1.cbsistatic.com/img/UKwPsSw5e5sSyQ5mzsZSuB1xGUg=/2017/02/10/69b1cb50-ae8e-4a15-b21b-f05a33380d71/audi-rs3-sportback-6.jpg

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https://cnet4.cbsistatic.com/img/6UacYFJ5ppQr90KzQoWZ2PcHLWY=/1170x0/2017/02/10/a7fbb948-12b6-4d51-bcda-e95c52544826/audi-rs3-sportback-5.jpg

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#2914 2017-02-11 10:07:44

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

Sweet Jesus that car is beautiful!


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#2915 2017-02-11 11:18:03

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

I hate this new thing where the gauge cluster is just a screen. I want needles moving, damnit!

The first car I remember doing this was the Lexus LFA, and on Top Gear they said they were FORCED to go with a digital display instead of physical gauges because the engine revved just so fast that a regular gauge just couldn't keep up. What a complete load of marketing horseshit.

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#2916 2017-02-11 13:42:13

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

speed808 wrote:

Unccool, because as usual, Audi is not bringing this to the US.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/audi … -of-tease/

https://cnet1.cbsistatic.com/img/fmCM5IKPx7LdJuHzG7FYzkLK_Rs=/1170x0/2017/02/10/ffb6d9f1-a188-4866-9f3c-23625c28caa4/audi-rs3-sportback-11.jpg

Nice seats
http://www.myinterestingfacts.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/cobra.jpg

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#2917 2017-02-11 14:10:13

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

dotmaster206 wrote:

I hate this new thing where the gauge cluster is just a screen. I want needles moving, damnit!

The first car I remember doing this was the Lexus LFA, and on Top Gear they said they were FORCED to go with a digital display instead of physical gauges because the engine revved just so fast that a regular gauge just couldn't keep up. What a complete load of marketing horseshit.

lol


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#2918 Yesterday 19:22:06

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Re: The Uncool Shit Thread :unamused:

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