NEW "What is bothering you right now?" Thread. Bonus: Now with 20% more bother!

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  1. radji

    radji Farewell, Solenya...

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    One of those jokers tried that with me at a stoplight once. Provided I'm in my completely stock Corolla. Plain as vanilla.
    I didn't rev high, just high enough to goad him into over-revving. Took all of 15 or so seconds until he blew his head gasket. Light turned green, I drove off laughing.
    Moral of story: don't mess with a mechanic.
     
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  2. Ashlander

    Ashlander Notebook Consultant

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    I've got an engine swapped 302rwhp Mustang in my apartment parking lot. Really irritating listening to these little sewing machines buzz around thinking they own the place. There's one a few blocks away that has the bottom half of his rear bumper cut off horizontally, just so you can see his shiny pink titanium rear control arms, that his beat up ass 1995 Civic definitely needs.
     
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  3. jeremyshaw

    jeremyshaw Big time Idiot

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    To be fair, there may had been a body kit that fell off.

    For me, Firefox's little control freaks just broke mine (and a whole lot of other people's) addons out of the blue. At this point, I'm welcoming Edge Chromium edition.
     
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  4. Ashlander

    Ashlander Notebook Consultant

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    No body kit. Rest of the exterior is stock. They literally just cut the back bumper off like this, just so you had a nice view of their titanium, or some other anodized finish, control arms.
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  5. bennyg

    bennyg Notebook Virtuoso

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    Probably so the @$$ end doesn't hit speed bumps perhaps due to coilovers set to "slammed", or unupgraded sloppy stock shopping cart suspension?

    I should talk, one of my old V8 BMWs has the "E34 poor man's drop" from the previous owner: King springs on the front made for the lighter-engined I6 model that sit nice and low when level but I have to be really careful over a couple of speed humps in my area or the oil pan scrapes due to the heavier drive train
     
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  6. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

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    Many, if not most, of the people in this great state, who are allowed to procreate and drive with abandon. This was a massive oversight on the founding fathers' part.
     
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  7. Kyle

    Kyle JVC SZ2000 Dual-Driver Headphones

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    I bought something for $400 a month ago, which I thought was a decent deal. Now I saw it for $300, and this is bothering me whenever I use the thing I bought.
    In general if I see a better deal, it reduces my enjoyment of my purchases. BAH.
     
  8. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

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    Virtually all technology becomes a better deal after you purchase it. I think the sweet-spot for purchasing a tech product is immediately after its successor is released.
     
  9. JRE84

    JRE84 Notebook Evangelist

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    I'm poor. Dad is struggling with I could help him
     
  10. Kyle

    Kyle JVC SZ2000 Dual-Driver Headphones

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    This for a used product, several years after its release :(
     
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