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Poll results: what kind of auto do you drive?

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  • citroen

    1 9.09%
  • peugeot

    3 27.27%
  • renault

    0 0%
  • alfa romeo

    1 9.09%
  • opel

    2 18.18%
  • vauxhall

    0 0%
  • seat

    0 0%
  • dacia

    0 0%
  • skoda

    0 0%
  • lada

    0 0%
  • something else

    2 18.18%
  • why do you like america?

    2 18.18%
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    Cyburbia Administrator Dan's avatar
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    europlanner autos: what do you drive?

    we are not nearly as auto-obsessed as those stupid americans and the pedestrian-hostile cities they create for themselves. however, we still make the best autos on the planet, with far more style, finesse, and craftsmanship than anything that has ever come out of a factory in those ruins they call detroit. when you are forced to find yourself behind the wheel of an auto, and not walking in the fresh pollution-free european air, or on a tram with five-minute off-peak headways, what do you drive?

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    if I am to travel and it will take too long to walk, I will cycle. if I am to travel further than 50 kilometres, often a train I will take. in the unlikely event I am forced to drive an auto-mobile I will drive an opel. and now we will dance.
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    Being an ugly american I drive an Opal varient known as the Volt. It is superior to all eurocars.

    Why no Daimler Smartcar or BMW Mini?
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    Quote Originally posted by DetroitPlanner View post
    Why no Daimler Smartcar or BMW Mini?
    i have only listed autos that estupide americains do not drive. no sane european would dare be seen in an auto that a fat american is also driving through the drive-through window of their mcdonalds to get one of their 40 piece mcnuggets and a one litre coca-cola for what they call a light snack.

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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post
    i have only listed autos that estupide americains do not drive. no sane european would dare be seen in an auto that a fat american is also driving through the drive-through window of their mcdonalds to get one of their 40 piece mcnuggets and a one litre coca-cola for what they call a light snack.
    As an aside this reminds me of my trip to Ireland. The food there was uniformly terrible. Whenever we would see a McDonalds the driver would pull over so we could get something edible. Never so happy to see a McDonalds in my life! Our car? an Opel Astra. The driver? Whoever would lose the fight for the day. Driving a manual car with the driver sitting on the wrong side and shifting with the left hand was quite the challenge. Belive it or not, round-abouts were welcome compared to normal intersections as everything was backwards from the american point of view. No wonder euros think these things of us. Seeing the Golden Arches was a welcome site
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    I only drive French made autos because they have the largest ashtrays.
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    Deutche Bahn is far more efficient and superior option to any road vehicle, however, when I must go out into the field to inspect and maintain the wind and solar farms, I take my 2002 Renault Megane, equipped with 1.2L diesel motor, manual transmission, and low rolling resistance tires.

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