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Old 09-14-2012, 01:11 AM   #4221
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Some people like power and luxury. Hard to grasp, right?

Not everybody shares your idea of an ideal car, e.g., something that isn't even operational

i.e., your 190E
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I had a honda CRV. No real off-road capabilities. But, I could fit 5 friends, a lot of stuff in the trunk had a roof rack and picnic table standard, and I could fold down the rear seats and fit an air matress in the back to go camping. I miss that car...
My friend has one as well. It's an all around practical, solid car. I assume they get good gas mileage.
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I'm a big prewar guy. I can tell you that Mercedes is actually more traditional than you think. A supercar back in the day was also a luxury car, and it was also a sports car; in other words, the fastest car was also the most luxurious, and most performant model in the lineup. examples include the Bugatti Royale, the 540K Merc, Blower Bentleys, and Delahayes. The AMG Merc is a closer descendant to these than most cars being produced.
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I suppose the new Bentleys, the Ferrari FF, and Veyron have stuck to this formula.
Yeah, I guess those are cars for people who want EVERYTHING.

I just see it as a big compromise between performance and luxury, which go against each other for the most part. Why not just get two cars?
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Not everybody shares your idea of an ideal car, e.g., something that isn't even operational

i.e., your 190E
You missed the point.

The conversation is about sacrificing luxury in a luxury car so sportiness can also be had.

Get it together, Wes.
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Yeah, I guess those are cars for people who want EVERYTHING.

I just see it as a big compromise between performance and luxury, which go against each other for the most part. Why not just get two cars?
Again, logical. And I really don't see how those two have to always be mutually exclusive. I mean, performance IS a luxury.
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You missed the point.

The conversation is about sacrificing luxury in a luxury car so sportiness can also be had.

Get it together, Wes.
No, you missed the point.

Cars should not be 100% luxury or 100% sporty. There needs to be something in the middle for people who want both things.
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I have selective memory.
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Pretty cool. Third one from last was my favorite.
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Pretty cool. Third one from last was my favorite.
I don't like the first, the second to last, or the weird Prado version not pictured. Rest are all cool to me.
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So I watched a bit of Battle Royale, so sick and so Japanese.
I have been meaning to see it, especially since it's supposedly so influential on the genre.
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Ok, torrent security measures done so far:

-Third part IP block list; http://forum.vuze.com/thread.jspa?messageID=242451
-RC4 Transport encryption; http://www.torrent-invites.com/bitto...ety-guide.html

Still need to figure out how to hide IP address and figure out if any of my selected networks or peer types should be disabled. :confused
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I don't like the first, the second to last, or the weird Prado version not pictured. Rest are all cool to me.
The Prado version was supposed to be a city-SUV, IIRC. I don't see the appeal. :/
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The Prado version was supposed to be a city-SUV, IIRC. I don't see the appeal. :/
Real landcruiser are for roaming siberian tundra, being positioned at unmarked checkpoints in the middle east with mounted machine guns, or stored as the escape vehicles for south american drug lords.
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Pretty much.
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Ok, this VPN thing seems to be pretty taxing on computer and connection.

Kalim, what are ways to stay safe with torrents?
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