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      09-09-2008, 07:54 PM   #67
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The other day some high school girl in a VW Jetta w/ her 3 friends pulled up next to me, waved for me to roll down my window, said "BMWs are for f@gs," and then proceeded to drive away. I thought "ahhh jealousy at its best."
funny that they say that about the M3. i always thought the same about jettas.

stupid teenage hos...
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The other day some high school girl in a VW Jetta w/ her 3 friends pulled up next to me, waved for me to roll down my window, said "BMWs are for f@gs," and then proceeded to drive away. I thought "ahhh jealousy at its best."
With a straight face you tell them that if your boyfriend was with you, he'd bitch slap all four of them.

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... i'm sure if you had followed them for another couple blocks you would have found them all singing along to that "i kissed a girl" song swerving in and out of their lane.
So true. How can you really get mad at them. Tell me you never did anything stupid when you were in high school. I remember the time I waved a big penis shaped sucker at a bunch of gang members in San Jose. Often the teenage brain is not fully functional.
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majority of the looks I get are from girls...really....hot...girls.. heheh .. yea I was hoping it would be more low profile...to the point that only enthusiasts would recognize, but an aggressive look is nice
+1, i've never experienced some chicks telling me my car is for f@gs loool
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So true. How can you really get mad at them. Tell me you never did anything stupid when you were in high school. I remember the time I waved a big penis shaped sucker at a bunch of gang members in San Jose. Often the teenage brain is not fully functional.
oh i did plenty of crazy and absolutely retarded shit back in high school. its a rite of passage.

on another note, why did you have a penis shaped sucker? that's a kind of odd thing to have at high school ...or anywhere for that matter!
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on another note, why did you have a penis shaped sucker?
Better yet, WTF is a penis shaped sucker?!?! I live next to West Hollywood and even I don't know what that is.
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      09-09-2008, 09:46 PM   #73
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Better yet, WTF is a penis shaped sucker?!?! I live next to West Hollywood and even I don't know what that is.
I can see that I'm not going to get out of this one easily.

Honestly, I don't know how I ended up with a large candy penis on a stick.

I crying from laughing so hard after writing that last sentence. About four or five of my friends and I were riding in a truck and either the thing was already in the truck or one of the guys got it from or for a girlfriend.

Anyway the thing was there. We were a bunch of dumb teenagers. There was a group of Mexicans around a couple of low riders. Stupid behavior follows. No one got hurt, but a mirror on the truck took the brunt of a prybar aimed at me.

There must be a good quote from this that will come back to haunt me.
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was it tasty at least?
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Wouldn't know about the M3, but when I drive my mom's C63 the looks and the exhaust note draw LOTS of attention.
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Better yet, WTF is a penis shaped sucker?!?! I live next to West Hollywood and even I don't know what that is.
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was it tasty at least?
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      09-10-2008, 06:15 AM   #79
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Knowing the girls who cruise in my area (Santa Monica/Pacific Palisades) and where Xcellere lists his hometown, they are mostly kids who are pretty well off. Don't think jealousy has very much to do with it.
We'll have to agree to disagree then. She was driving a Jetta, so her car was clearly inferior.

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I'll bet you those same girls don't hurl insults at a Ferrari driver or a Maserati driver (and there's plenty of those around here, too.)
I'd be willing to bet she would.

I see it as a far more abstract phenomena. Person A sees person B enjoying something that Person A does not have and hasn't the means to acquire. Person A wishes they had what Person B did, and cannot deal with the complex emotions this causes. So, they act out immaturely. Case closed, IMHO.

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We'll have to agree to disagree then. She was driving a Jetta, so her car was clearly inferior.



I'd be willing to bet she would.

I see it as a far more abstract phenomena. Person A sees person B enjoying something that Person A does not have and hasn't the means to acquire. Person A wishes they had what Person B did, and cannot deal with the complex emotions this causes. So, they act out immaturely. Case closed, IMHO.

Cheers.
Wow! Never understood teenage angst, huh? There is no shortage of teenagers from any background who simply see the driver of a BMW, Porsche or any vehicle that connotates status as a sell-out or simply a symbol of what they percieve as wrong with the world. It's a rebellion against the status quo. Or they coulda been drunk.
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Wow! Never understood teenage angst, huh? There is no shortage of teenagers from any background who simply see the driver of a BMW, Porsche or any vehicle that connotates status as a sell-out or simply a symbol of what they percieve as wrong with the world. It's a rebellion against the status quo. Or they coulda been drunk.
All possible.

Here's the thing, if she got home and her parents handed her the keys to a brand new BMW would she turn it down? Especially as a Jetta owner? Honestly? Do you truly believe that? No way in hell I say. Not a chance. Ergo, she has no problem with the BMW, the status, the stereotype, the owner's supposed materialism or anything else. Oh sure, she may claim to have problems with any or all of those things because its easier than admitting she is jealous. Sure, that's totally feasible, and really quite likely. The thing is, we are smarter than her, and know her better than she does don't we? No, the reality is what she has here is simply lots of envy. Yep. That's MHO though, but I will stick to it. Of course, we are now analyzing this way too much and giving this misguided young woman way too much of our time.
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All possible.

Here's the thing, if she got home and her parents handed her the keys to a brand new BMW would she turn it down? Especially as a Jetta owner? Honestly? Do you truly believe that? No way in hell I say. Not a chance. Ergo, she has no problem with the BMW, the status, the stereotype, the owner's supposed materialism or anything else. Oh sure, she may claim to have problems with any or all of those things because its easier than admitting she is jealous. Sure, that's totally feasible, and really quite likely. The thing is, we are smarter than her, and know her better than she does don't we? No, the reality is what she has here is simply lots of envy. Yep. That's MHO though, but I will stick to it. Of course, we are now analyzing this way too much and giving this misguided young woman way too much of our time.
I'm with RadJoe on this one. You're applying your specific world view and adult thinking/behavior on teenage girls. Of course, she'd drive her Daddy's BMW, (and she probably does; he gave her a Jetta as her own car.) She's not jealous, she's living well. She's doing what RadJoe is implying. It's teenage angst. (As just one example, a close friend of mine complained that his daughter attacked him for owning XOM stock because it's an evil company. In fact, she's got a TF and is living quite well off of her father's investment. It's just her working through her world view.)

This isn't jealousy. It's kids picking up media queues and their friend's queues. These kids don't have time in their lives yet for envy. That's an more an adult phenomenon.
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I'm with RadJoe on this one. You're applying your specific world view and adult thinking/behavior on teenage girls.
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That's an more an adult phenomenon.
Like I said earlier, we'll just have to agree to disagree then.
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Whatever the reason behind her idiocy, I would have tossed a brick through her windshield if I had one lying around in my car.
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Whatever the reason behind her idiocy, I would have tossed a brick through her windshield if I had one lying around in my car.
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The other day some high school girl in a VW Jetta w/ her 3 friends pulled up next to me, waved for me to roll down my window, said "BMWs are for f@gs," and then proceeded to drive away.
Maybe they were just on BMW's own website and happened to see this

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