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View Poll Results: How many in your fleet?
2-3 vehicles: not bad, but still more vehicles than drivers. 13 18.31%
4-6 vehicles: which one was the gateway drug? 14 19.72%
7+ vehicles: don't fight it, embrace it! 27 38.03%
Not a hoarder: I drive everything I own! 17 23.94%
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Old 07-22-2016, 10:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
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In my driveway:
1991 Honda Civic Wagon - 75 MPG daily/weekly driver
1997 Toyota Corolla - backup car
1994 Geo Metro - MPG project that I'm currently ignoring
1994 Geo Metro - Suzuki Swift GTi swap that might never happen
1995 Honda Accord - Sister's car, blown head gasket, I'm "fixing" it
1980 Chevy K20 Pickup - I need to sell it

In the backyard:
1990 Honda Civic Wagon - parts car
1990 Suzuki Swift - parts car
1990 Toyota Corolla - parts car that is no longer needed
1993 Geo Metro - parts car
1998 Chevy Metro - parts car

Coming soon:
CRXFi

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Old 07-22-2016, 10:48 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Tasty list, Fumes!

Looking forward to the CRXFi.

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Also, I'm a boat hoarder. Currently 7. Mostly sailboats of various sizes, 3 used regularly.

EDIT: oh, and a bicycle hoarder. Five in usable condition, 3 used regularly.
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Old 07-22-2016, 11:05 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I'm a non-practicing minimalist!

I have three usable bicycles and three unusable mopeds.

I just sold a utility trailer and plan to sell my car-hauling trailer next.
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Old 07-22-2016, 11:07 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Non-practicing ... that's funny!

You have a car hauler! Talk about an enabler.
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Old 07-22-2016, 01:16 PM   #15 (permalink)
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We've got two kayaks (a one and a two seater).
One canoe.
Four bicycles (one per person).
And a couple razor scooters.
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:02 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Oh gawd, other vehicles too? I don't know, maybe 100?
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Oh gawd, other vehicles too? I don't know, maybe 100?
now THAT'S what I'm talkin about!!
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Old 07-23-2016, 12:53 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I lose this one. Our family shares three cars (one not running), but I only have one in my name.

I'm cheap.
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Old 07-23-2016, 02:03 AM   #19 (permalink)
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An uncle of mine is somewhat a car-hoarder, but now he has only 4 cars even though 2 of them are not running. At least one of the cars is just accumulating dust for more than 6 years. I try to avoid this uncle's example, no wonder I like utility vehicles such as vans (including minivans) so much.
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Old 07-29-2016, 12:33 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Oh gawd, other vehicles too? I don't know, maybe 100?
Still working on the list?

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