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What to call old fashioned cars?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by SabrToothSqrl, Jul 24, 2015.

  1. SabrToothSqrl

    SabrToothSqrl Active Member

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    So, I'm no longer, at ALL impressed with any car that's powered by goo pumped from the ground, blown up, then polluted into our atmosphere for me to breath.

    And it's a real shame because I had a Lamborghini poster growing up.

    But, I can't seem to convey to others just how awful and stupid a gas engine is... so it needs a new name.

    My vote? Potato.

    Hey, nice Corvette... what's that thing got under the hood? a Potato?

    Wow, your new (whatever) looks sharp... still filling it up with cancer causing highly flammable liquid? that's cool...

    So, anyway, my buddy sent me a new Audi link, and all I could think is... Potato?
     
  2. SW2Fiddler

    SW2Fiddler Bannd Member

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    I love the question so much. And I'm working on my submission.
    But a Potato is too quiet. It should be something connotating annoying noisyness. Like something ...gastric?.
     
  3. ilg

    ilg Some guy on the Internet.

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    Toddler? :biggrin:

    Noisy: check!
    Annoying: check! (especially somebody else's toddler)

    Also... immature, prone to tantrums, stinky/polluting
     
  4. Zextraterrestrial

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    bean burrito?

    but have you ever put a potato with out any holes in the skin into a microwave? they can be very explosive


    haha Toddler is pretty funny!
     
  5. SabrToothSqrl

    SabrToothSqrl Active Member

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    Toddler would also cover gassy...
     
  6. ThosEM

    ThosEM Space Weatherman

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    WRECKS? (As in T-Rex) Remember "Rent-a-wreck"?
     
  7. Las Vegas

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    ICE

    The standard reference for an "old" car is an ICE car. Ice referring to Internal Combustion Engine car. In example, "Oh, you drive an ICE car? Sorry to hear that."
     
  8. Sosius

    Sosius a.k.a. Uptown Frunk

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    Dino-cars!
     
  9. deonb

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    Let's see:

    * Feasts on dinosaur corpses
    * Makes an annoying low pitch droning sound that gets noisier as they get older
    * Spreads disease where they go

    Ladies and gentlemen... the paleo-maggot
     
  10. FreeOfPge

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    Drain?

    Drain on the wallet, environment, time, lives, lifespans... and its circling it (Haha, sorry had to add that).
     
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    "Nice Oil-bag bro"
     
  13. Bangor Bob

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    Koch-wagons, Jihad jalopy, cancer cart. Goldbergian? (Although mine may be more Rube Goldberg than most...) Certainly "obsolete" applies.
     
  14. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    I'm partial to "endangered". I don't really hope they go "extinct", as I have a fondness for some specific vehicles, just thin out...a lot.
     
  15. Barry

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    ISIS supporter
     
  16. tkizzy

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    #16 tkizzy, Jul 24, 2015
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    Dinosaurs.


     
  17. davewill

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    Personally, I'd go with "Obsolete". :cool:
     
  18. Electric700

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    How about polluter cars? Someone I know calls them that.

    "How's your new polluter car? I bet it gets 15 MPG."

    Not a great way to win friends, but hey :eek:
     
  19. Kosmo

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    +1 on this one.
     
  20. dbullard

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    "Deprecated". Still works, but you should upgrade at your earliest convenience.
     

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