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  Reply # 1372712 23-Aug-2015 22:05
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TimA:
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nakedmolerat: Johnr - car has 4 tyres and yours only 2


I have updated the thread title.


We were having a competition. Who makes the most money in IT. Still waiting for the RS6 to go up :).

(AKA, Who owns a late model Audi)


Russell does

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  Reply # 1372713 23-Aug-2015 22:12
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Actual:



Dream ^










 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1372746 24-Aug-2015 00:00
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Getting this thread back to the Audi/VW show :)

Actual: 

06 Golf Mk5 2.0TDi
06 Audi A3 8P 2.0T 





Realistic Dream:

2016 RS3

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  Reply # 1372815 24-Aug-2015 08:21
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The new RS3 does look pretty nice, there are a few 2012 models showing up on trademe for around the $50,000 mark as well. 




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  Reply # 1372821 24-Aug-2015 08:38
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TimA:
We were having a competition. Who makes the most money in IT.

(AKA, Who owns a late model Audi)


The Millionaire Next Door The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy - by Thomas J. Stanley

According to the author of that book - making hips of money and having the most expensive car - are not necessarily two things closely related to each other..."Frugal" is the word of the game...

Leno (millionaire) who owns perhaps one of the biggest garages full of rare and quite expensive cars said in the interview that there is no Lamborghini in his garage - Why? - Too expensive....

Now, you may smile the whole day today - the car I drive is the best car one frugal geek was able to find 12 years ago - Toyota Starlet 1998.

I bought it in 2003 on arrival, thinking of dumping it in case I decide not to stay.

I was unsuccessfully offering that Starlet as a gift to my two boys - causing never-ending jokes. Both refused... Hence I am still driving that beauty. Unbeatable when It comes to parking - only 3.7 meters long.

Dream car? Not sure.

Talking about competition:
Please help me to win that competition (please Vote via the link below) and I will start dreaming about EV - Tesla? Leaf? Prius Plug-In? we'll see..

http://vectorfutureofenergy.co.nz/page/yurybotkov

P.S. - you can make fun while voting by putting comments there, something like: "geekzone.co.nz is voting for a geek who drives cheapest car ever" :-) or
"Geekzone.co.nz geek who drives Audi is voting here for a geek who drives Starlet.. ..



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  Reply # 1372832 24-Aug-2015 08:57
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TimA:
scottjpalmer:
nakedmolerat: Johnr - car has 4 tyres and yours only 2


I have updated the thread title.


We were having a competition. Who makes the most money in IT. Still waiting for the RS6 to go up :).

(AKA, Who owns a late model Audi)


I know people who drive flash cars and make stuff all..... financed to the hilt :-p





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  Reply # 1372833 24-Aug-2015 08:59
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Actual:


Dream:


Hopefully, the dream won't be a dream for too much longer! :)





Sometimes what you don't get is a blessing in disguise!

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  Reply # 1372836 24-Aug-2015 09:02
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Actually, I DO have a car I would like:

AMG GLA45 Edition 1 - The only SUV I have seen that I like:





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  Reply # 1372840 24-Aug-2015 09:05
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DravidDavid: Actual:


Dream:


Hopefully, the dream won't be a dream for too much longer! :)


Archibalds in Chch have one of those McLarens (in that colour) on the forecourt as we speak for $458,000 if you want it!





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  Reply # 1372842 24-Aug-2015 09:06
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timbosan: Actually, I DO have a car I would like:

AMG GLA45 Edition 1 - The only SUV I have seen that I like:






Are you a drug dealer?





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  Reply # 1372850 24-Aug-2015 09:10
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xpd:
TimA:
scottjpalmer:
nakedmolerat: Johnr - car has 4 tyres and yours only 2


I have updated the thread title.


We were having a competition. Who makes the most money in IT. Still waiting for the RS6 to go up :).

(AKA, Who owns a late model Audi)


I know people who drive flash cars and make stuff all..... financed to the hilt :-p



I stayed with friends of friends at new years, brand new ML63 AMG in the drive. House was rented and did not match up to the car at all. 

I sold my fun car to buy a house, now I drive a Corolla :(

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  Reply # 1372851 24-Aug-2015 09:10
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TimA:
scottjpalmer:
nakedmolerat: Johnr - car has 4 tyres and yours only 2


I have updated the thread title.


We were having a competition. Who makes the most money in IT. Still waiting for the RS6 to go up :).

(AKA, Who owns a late model Audi)


My mother has had a string of Audis - she bought a new Audi A1 a few months ago in some ghastly purple colour.

I have always found the ride unpleasantly harsh in every Audi I have been in with the exception of a friend's A4 convertible which was quite civilised. I quite liked the 4.2 in my Allroad but did not like the ride at all. They always seem to transmit every tiny bump right up your spine instead of absorbing them!





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  Reply # 1372852 24-Aug-2015 09:11
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Geektastic:
timbosan: Actually, I DO have a car I would like:

AMG GLA45 Edition 1 - The only SUV I have seen that I like:




Are you a drug dealer?


LOL! Nope.  I always thought the Chrysler 300c looked like a drug dealers car, especially in WHITE:




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  Reply # 1372859 24-Aug-2015 09:22
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timbosan:
Geektastic:
timbosan: Actually, I DO have a car I would like:

AMG GLA45 Edition 1 - The only SUV I have seen that I like:




Are you a drug dealer?


LOL! Nope.  I always thought the Chrysler 300c looked like a drug dealers car, especially in WHITE:





Those wheels are a crime against humanity.





Sometimes what you don't get is a blessing in disguise!

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  Reply # 1372873 24-Aug-2015 09:37
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DravidDavid:
timbosan:
Geektastic:
timbosan: Actually, I DO have a car I would like:

AMG GLA45 Edition 1 - The only SUV I have seen that I like:




Are you a drug dealer?


LOL! Nope.  I always thought the Chrysler 300c looked like a drug dealers car, especially in WHITE:





Those wheels are a crime against humanity.


I can almost hear the alleged music pounding out of that...





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