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Fourplay - 1991 to 2008 CDs.
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Very pathetic!
Quote: Originally Posted by tiecollector We used to seek out the Einsteins of yore, the best of the best, but now we just use whoever can do the most tolerable job that people will pay money for. Our schools are failing and people look forward to sitting at a desk and getting fat while hoping their bosses don't catch them browsing forums dedicated to men's clothing. Globalization doesn't have to be all bad, but when you couple that with our absolutely...
Quote: Originally Posted by globetrotter +1 yes, and that is correct, too there are two groups of benifits to america from globalization - first, america is essentially the author of modern globalization, and reaps benifits from managing and controling a lot of the aspects of global trade. and a lot of that sticks to US companies and by extention to US investors. secondly, globalization has driven down, dramiatically, the cost of goods...
Quote: Originally Posted by SirWilliam There is good and bad about both. I choose the Tour because it is better at multitasking than the iPhone. The phone and messaging functions are better on the Blackberry. I can use the BB easily with one hand and I can type much faster and more accurately on the physical keyboard. I also like the expandable memory and I like to change between my BB and a small stainless LG flip phone I have where it is difficult...
Quote: Originally Posted by JayJay Yes, this makes the most sense. I'm just doing a bit of wishful thinking. I know. Most of us that own Phaetons in NA are fervently praying that 1.) It is brought back and 2.) the W12 engine is at least available for us to order. News from Autoblog and news from Lexus Reports on the return of the Phaeton.
Quote: Originally Posted by thekunk07 gas mileage is overrated. i have one of those variable honda engines and it doesn;t make a shits bit of difference. Very true. I bought a 4 cylinder Honda Accord EX sometime in May to be my "gas economy" car and I drove it one day to a meeting 105 miles from my house, the next day for comparison I took my Audi A8L to the same place for another meeting and the Audi only used up a quarter tank while the...
Quote: Originally Posted by JayJay This would be good IMO, especially if this includes the W12. Sadly, I doubt that the W12 would be an option for the US market. I'm suspecting if it is brought back, it would only be sporting one of the V6, turbo diesel 6 and V8 engines.
Besides the economic aspect, with the amount of mileage you put on annually, you are definitely a used car candidate. Go for any of the Japanese ones (Infinity/Nissan, Lexus/Toyota, Acura/Honda or Mazda) for the ease of use and higher reliability.
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