Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 12:32:13 GMT
From: Saab Guy <>
Subject: Re: Maintain Your Identity - Saab

On Tue, 28 Jun 2005 07:33:49 -0400 Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*> wrote: > Saab Guy wrote: > > > Fred, > > > > Yea sure, but who the heck wants a BIMMER??? I mean, I can't be > > associated with that. If I bought one, ALL of my friends would > > officially call me an *SSHOLE and now I'm like "one of those jerks" > > out there.. No way..too much of a negative association for me, > > > I've heard that all before, especially from European folks, but not so > much here in the US. See, I don't really care all that much what other > people think, one way or the other. I don't buy my cars so people think > I'm wealthy (I'm definitely not) or important, and I don't care if > somebody thinks I'm an *SSHOLE because I drive a particular brand. > Those people are the ones who have problems. > > I belong to the BMW CCA and there a lot ( a really lot) of "just regular > folks" who are truly automotive enthusiasts and appreciate the car for > what it is. Sure, there are people who own BMWs as a "status symbol", > but there are just as many (here in the US) who do the same thing with > SAABs. Let's face it, a loaded 9-5 Aero ain't cheap! > > The big difference between the status grabbers and the "regular folks" > is not the trademark on the hood, it rests entirely in the nut behind > the wheel. > > -Fred W Fred W, That's funny. :) I like it! SaabGuy

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