Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 16:32:05 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-6x photo


Pooh Bear wrote: > Malt_Hound wrote: > > >>>And of course, don't forget BMW owners (generally speaking here of course), because of the "driver syndrome" they receive in getting behind the wheel, they are referred to (explitive, deleteds) on the road, of course generally speaking once again. >>> >>>SaabGuy >> >>I *am* a BMW owner, thanks. We don't really seem to have much of the >>"driver syndrome" of which you speak here in the US. I have heard a lot >>from folks on the far side of the wet-ditch that this is the case, but >>cannot really say, myself. >> >>You know, I know some really great BMW people (BMW CCA), as well as >>SAAB'ers, Jeep'ers, and yes Ford Exploder people. >> >>In fact, I find that the propensity for being an asshole is not very >>closely related to what brand of car one drives. There are assholes >>behind the wheels of every brand. > > > It's an interesting subject. > > In the UK, BMW owners are generally expected to be arrogant self-serving twits and the average BMW driver probably deserves to be treated with disdain. > > I'm pleased to say that a SAAB driver gets an entirely different response from most other vehicle users. I've even had a *BUS* let me out into traffic recently ! Simple tale - treat other ppl nicely and you'll be treated nicely back. > Exactly right. And I am couteous, let people pull out, and never tailgate no matter which of my cars I am driving. Go figure... > Btw - Top Gear - says Saabs are driven by 'nice ppl' ! > > http://www.topgear.com/ Those guys are a hoot. -Fred W

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