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Re: You might be a Z3 owner if... (archive)

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Posted by salil on September 26, 1998 at 20:29:07:

In Reply to: You might be a Z3 owner if... posted by David J. on September 25, 1998 at 07:49:13:

: There have been so many great responses to this one that I wanted to go ahead and compile them! The list is below, and if you want to get a text copy of it, and can FTP, download the following:

: Enjoy everybody!!

: You might be a Z3 owner if...

The only site you connect to when you are on internet is "Z3 message board".

: · You sleep with your car
: · Your spouse has never driven your car
: · You swerve to avoid grass clippings
: · You won't go to events that have unpaved parking lots
: · You drive 6400 miles for a t-shirt and ding removal
: · Your friends ask where to send the get well cards when it's in the shop
: · You drive 6400 Miles, just so you can take a Sunday drive in some different mountains, and on the way back you take a little detour… The Rockies
: · You make 12 trips to the grocery store, purchasing one item each time
: · The Weather Channel tells you which car to drive
: · Taking her top down arouses you more than when your wife does the same
: · Anything less than synthetic oil and premium high-test gas, is only for the lawnmower
: · Following semi's and SUVs any closer than a quarter mile is a cardinal sin
: · You peek in the garage at 3:00 am to ensure it's ok.
: · You go to the next station because this one's gas octane rating is too low
: · The only place on the intenet you check every day is this one
: · You led 26 cars to a homecoming in SC
: · You show your wife this and she agrees with it all
: · You throw yourself on top of your car in a hail storm
: · Your idea of packing for a long trip is a pair of jeans and a shirt
: · You think the difference between 1.9 and 2.8 = 2 and 2.8 and 3.2 = 5000
: · You forgot what a blind spot is
: · You don't feel right if your hair isn't whipping around when you drive and your hair dryer is getting really lonely
: · You think the commute to and from work is fun
: · If a cop asks if you know why he pulled you over and your answer involves mutiple choice
: · You spend more for shampoo for the car than for your hair
: · There are more care products in the garage than in your bathroom
: · You keep the vacuum cleaner in the garage
: · People ask how the baby is and you tell them you just bought him new tires
: · You get a Christmas card from Zymol
: · Your answer to "Did you drive it today"? is "It looked like rain"
: · You've owned your car for 13 months and still don't know where the wiper switch is
: · You can talk your husband into that too expensive camera and software by smiling seductively and whispering "Honey- we can take pictures of your CAR. . ."
: · People think your spouses name is Dinan
: · You and your husband wear matching shirts which also match the color of your car...
: · You spend $200+ to have a 52 1/2-in. picture of the homecoming framed and you can't even see your car...
: · You have the ramp to your driveway repaved so that you can safely pull your car in without risking scraping the bumpers...
: · You go on a drive with friends midwinter in the N.E. with the top-down, bundled up with heat on...
: · You learn html for the sole purpose of posting pictures of your car on the internet...
: · You win a beautiful, expensive luggage rack at homecoming, but it's still sitting in the box cause you don't want to put holes in your baby...
: · You never get tired of reading about stereo upgrades on the Message Board...
: · You get a Dinan cold air intake because it is there and what the hell- Dang, I want one
: · You have considered charging your neighbors admission when you open your garage door
: · Your Windows pattern says Z23Z3Z3... and surrounds a picture of your car, or from August 1st - September 1 the group photo from the last Reunion
: · You put up a bird feeder in your neighbor's yard
: · You have (800) 535-2002 as #1 on your speed dial
: · Your car is a daily driver and you still look for excuses to get behind the wheel
: · You move 9' X 12' carpet from house to garage
: · You get depressed because you found another Paint chip
: · You feel joy because you find out it's only a dead bug/bit of mud.
: · Newspaper on the garage floor is for your drool
: · You attend more driving school events than your kid's school events
: · There are more photos of your car than your family members
: · For family outings, its just easier to take two cars than try to cram everyone into that SUV.
: · There's more mileage on your car than your spouse
: · Doing chores and errands for your spouse is no big deal (if it means driving someplace)
: · You have more sets of shoes for the car than for your kid
: · Your car gets a bath twice as often as your kid
: · At lunchtime, everyone packs into a sedan and you ALWAYS drive also, mostly alone
: · You wave and smile that knowing smile at complete strangers (tho not really) driving other Z's as you pass each other
: · You wash your car more than your laundry
: · From behind, you think your ///M looks better than your (insert s.o. name here)

: · You meet a group of wonderful people who love their car as much as you do...

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