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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by tiecollector, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. HRoi

    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    In fairness though, BMW will tell you, if you buy an M5, to only fill it with 91+ octane. It's in the manual and on the gas cap. So someone who doesn't bother to do anything more than follow manufacturer recommendations will likely always buy premium (and get worried if his car doesn't have premium, because it must be bad if the carmaker says not to do it)
     


  2. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    In my experience consultants are hired to do one thing and one thing only: Appease regulators.
     


  3. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    every regulator i've ever met with looks like the people that work in HR, but with even bigger scowls
     


  4. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    #2.
     


  5. imatlas

    imatlas Distinguished Member

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    I met an ex-banking regulator the other day. He explained to me how he would use surgical gloves when he would slip out to smoke a joint, so that they wouldn't be able to smell it on him when he went back in to tell them their bank was insolvent.
     


  6. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    That's Alpha as fuck..
     


  7. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    why is it that these "natural, organic, raw" etc, etc. specialty grocery stores often have the crappiest looking and tasting produce?
     


  8. Blackhood

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    Because the blemishes, mal-shapes and shit-smeared apples are more "honest" than all those GM-Waxed Apples that other chains sell.
     


  9. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    I'll just stick to my farmer's market.
     


  10. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    Very true...

    Ugly vegetables or fruits do not sell..

    That's the problem..
     


  11. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Bankers not knowing their own bank is insolvent? :confused:
     


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    Douglas Stupid ass member

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    Bankers only smelling pot on fingers, and not on breath or clothes?
     


  13. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Too big to inhale.
     


  14. imatlas

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    Breath strips and smoking outside.
     


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    Because thousands of years of agricultural innovation.
     


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