Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

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Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 24 jun 2010, 04:49

Went out on a mission to buy a Macbook Pro computer today, ended up buying a BMW car. I always wanted a good english made car, so I bought a BMW. Boy did I get screwed! Got home, looked at the paperwork, and discovered this particular BMW was made in Bavaria, Germany. For some reason I had it in my head BMW stood for British Motor Works? I also looked at an Audi that I really liked, but did not want to buy a car made in France.

I learned a hard lesson today. Never go computer shopping when you have been drinking!
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav TikkaPower » 24 jun 2010, 06:31

As well as I know both BMW and Audi are made in Germany, I don't even think they have outsourced any manufacturing, but I may be wrong about the manufacturing part.

Enjoy your new car.
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav ElToro » 24 jun 2010, 08:24

Corjack skrev: I learned a hard lesson today. Never go computer shopping when you have been drinking!


Well, at least you got something with better performance than a Macbook Pro... 8)
Just hope you didn´t drive the car home the same day... :?
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 24 jun 2010, 20:32

I was just making fun of myself. You guys are always so serious. Just trying to liven things up a bit. Looks like I need to come over and do that in person. :wink: Anyone want me to bring them a Kimber 1911 if I do?
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Stefan.K » 24 jun 2010, 22:07

No need to bring gifts (even though it´s a good idea), just get yourselfe over here and we will send you around Sweden to try our different types of shooting and hunting 8) There´s plenty of people on this forum that would be willing to take you hunting and shooting! From benchrest to skeet and rabbits up to moose :mrgreen:

Benchrest shooting have taken me across the world and got me hooked up with hunters and shooters on four continents (so far). I´ve been hunting everything from rabbits in australia to kudu in africa with benchresters and I really enjoy every minute of it!

If you ar serious about coming here for a visit with hunting and shooting let us know!
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav TikkaPower » 25 jun 2010, 02:09

Swedish people are used to live by directions, we are like merionettes, controlled by different laws. Sweden is THE absolute capital of laws controlled or by different conclusions controlled citizens of the world.

A swede does'nt say "can i do this" they say " is it leagal to do this"

That's why the point did'nt come through....as you wished, and that's why we are so "serious"

It's sad really
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 25 jun 2010, 15:04

TikkaPower skrev:Swedish people are used to live by directions, we are like merionettes, controlled by different laws. Sweden is THE absolute capital of laws controlled or by different conclusions controlled citizens of the world.

A swede does'nt say "can i do this" they say " is it leagal to do this"

That's why the point did'nt come through....as you wished, and that's why we are so "serious"

It's sad really



I will be working hard to correct this small issue. :lol:

A truly civilized group of people, need to be able to laugh at themselves first, and then educate everone else as to what the joke is. You may live in a very controlled society, but it is hard to control people that find humor in day to day living.
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Dansken » 25 jun 2010, 15:09

Here in Sweden, everything that's not prohibited is mandatory :idea:
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav FlasyB » 25 jun 2010, 15:22

Corjack skrev:I was just making fun of myself. You guys are always so serious. Just trying to liven things up a bit. Looks like I need to come over and do that in person. :wink: Anyone want me to bring them a Kimber 1911 if I do?


Keep in mind that we prejudge americans. We think that all of you guys drives pick-up trucks, loves BBQ and guns. 8)
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 26 jun 2010, 22:54

FlasyB skrev:
Corjack skrev:I was just making fun of myself. You guys are always so serious. Just trying to liven things up a bit. Looks like I need to come over and do that in person. :wink: Anyone want me to bring them a Kimber 1911 if I do?


Keep in mind that we prejudge americans. We think that all of you guys drives pick-up trucks, loves BBQ and guns. 8)


Uh oh! Most of the folks I know drive pick up trucks, love BBQ and guns.

Kind of like the old joke
Two old buddies, Ralph and Joe decided that they would go to college, they went through admissions, and were waiting in a room to see the counseler, and go over the classes they would take. Ralph went in first, the counseler informed him that he would be taking classes in math, english and logic. Ralph told her he knew what math and english consisted of, but had never heard of logic. The counseler told him she would demonstrate.

"Do you have a weedeater?"

"Yes!" said Ralph

She then said,"logic would tell me that if you own a weed eater you probably have a yard, if you have a yard you probably own a house, and if you own a house, you are currently in a heterosexual relationship"

"Wow" said Ralph, you are correct.I own a home and have been married for 17 years, this logic is very cool"

He then left the room, Joe asked him "what classes are you taking?
" Ralph told him, "math, english and logic",
"what the heck is logic?"Joe asked. "
"I will demonstrate" said Ralph, "do you have a weedeater?"
"No", said Joe
Ralph replied " Damn Joe! I have known you all my life, and I never knew you were gay.
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Fritz Kraut » 16 jul 2010, 15:42

BMW is obviously a german car. It stands for Baader-Meinhof-Wagen. :mrgreen:

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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Regnskog » 16 jul 2010, 17:40

Fritz Kraut skrev:BMW is obviously a german car. It stands for Baader-Meinhof-Wagen. :mrgreen:

F.


You wish Fritz,

Corjack I am still in awe as to how you have in a few short sentences managed to insult so many of the larger European countries, that is all but great work.

Remember now, about half of Utahs population is from Sweden and you do know how they like to party and all :wink:.

As stated above, were you to come over we all would go out of our ways to make the stay pleaseant, btw I am by title a laywer, so I´ll help you bypass
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Bahm » 16 jul 2010, 18:07

Well .. Here is a explaination what the names on the cars means .. *
*I think so.. since i got it in a email it must be true ... *
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TOYOTA : The One You Only Trust Always

HYUNDAI : Hope You Understand Nothing's Drivable And Inexpensive

OPEL : Old People Enjoying Life

FIAT : Failure in Italian Automotive Technology

PORSCHE: Proof Of Rich Spoiled Children Having Everything

KIA : Killed In Accidents

FORD : Fix Or Repair Daily

HONDA : Hanged Over Now Driving Away

BMW : Brings Me Women

VOLVO : Very Old Looking Vehicular Object

Volkswagen GOLF : Girls Only Love Fun

AUDI : Another Ugly Deutsche Invention

PONTIAC : Poor Old Nigger Thinks It`s Cadillac (Please , dont blaim me for this .. it was like this in the email i got .. )

BUICK : Big Ugly Indestuctible Car Killer

DODGE : Dead Old Dog Going East

SUBARU : Screwed Up Beyond All Repair Usually

LOTUS : Lots Of Trouble Usually Serious

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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 18 jul 2010, 23:24

Husqvarna skrev:
Fritz Kraut skrev:BMW is obviously a german car. It stands for Baader-Meinhof-Wagen. :mrgreen:

F.


You wish Fritz,

Corjack I am still in awe as to how you have in a few short sentences managed to insult so many of the larger European countries, that is all but great work.

Remember now, about half of Utahs population is from Sweden and you do know how they like to party and all :wink:.

As stated above, were you to come over we all would go out of our ways to make the stay pleaseant, btw I am by title a laywer, so I´ll help you bypass


I am thinking of going to India, meet friends from Denmark there, then fly back to Denmark, and drive to Sweden. Should make a nice little trip of it.
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 18 jul 2010, 23:36

By the way, for you guys that thought, I was joking about buying a car. Here is a picture.

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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Nordjämten » 19 jul 2010, 00:55

Nice car, but it's not a Volvo... :wink: 8)

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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Sonny » 27 jul 2010, 15:31

Really nice beamer! I used to be a BMW-freak myself (still am). But life changed (house, mortages, chilldren.. ) so my priorities had to change aswell. ;)

Your beamer is the 3-series E36-modell. By some minor detalils from the photo, I would guess its 318 or 320? And its manufactured in 97 or 98? Im i close?
One of my beamars was an E36 328i -96 coupe. One of the most pleasent cars i've ever owned. 8)
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 27 jul 2010, 22:37

It is a 1997 318. I love driving it, runs like a raped ape, gets great fuel mileage. I always like to do things in series, so am looking for another. Probably a 325.
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Westy » 15 feb 2011, 12:46

There are other acronymes but not very pc so I'll leave them. Lucky you didn't get a Porsche, or pubes as they have also been known as. You know, every c..t's got one!
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Re: Went Computer Shopping, Bought A Car

Inläggav Corjack » 08 jun 2013, 00:28

Well I have been gettin along nicely with my little BMW sedan for a few years now. Got a new job requiring a good bit of travel, and needed to be able to carry a lot of product samples, so today, I added another BMW to the remuda. It is a 2005 BMW X5, with very low miles, one owner, and it belonged to a preachers wife. Still has that new car smell, and it is over ten years old.

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