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Old 04-07-2011, 08:58 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Well, I don't do any exzessive hypermilig, but try to drive sensibly. That ist, anticipating traffic, breaking less and generally driving as smooth as possible.

And you know what?

The girls like it. They notice I am NOT trying to impress them with some reckless stunts, as they would expect alle male drivers to do, and attribute that to maturity and self-consiousness.
So you stand out of the crowd in a positive way.

Could be worse, heh?

So leave the spirited driving for a weekend out with the guys, and do some mild hypermiling when chicks are on board.

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Old 04-11-2011, 10:52 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wesman1299 View Post
she eventually asked me why I was coasting so much, why I was "driving so slow,"
In high school, a girl I was seeing asked me the "driving too slow" question.

I said, "I don't want to rush you home - I like spending time with you."

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Old 04-17-2011, 11:23 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Thanks for the replies everyone, I got a good laugh. I've discovered through some talking around that there was a good reason this girl was single to begin with...she's on the brink of 'crazy.' I'm going to avoid giving too many details on why, but needless to say I'm glad things didn't work out!


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