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Old 05-24-2021, 11:31 AM   #41 (permalink)
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My wife acts like she hates the "space van". She also hates the Rad ebike I bought for her as I had already built my own outlaw ebike. That leaves me with 2 "green" choices to make the daily commute with... Then I also have the lifted Hemi Jeep that has been average 11 mpg, which is technically better than my mail truck which I do the most mileage in struggles to average 10 mpg.

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Old 05-24-2021, 06:33 PM   #42 (permalink)
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That's a long way from pickup trucks.
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Old 05-24-2021, 08:14 PM   #43 (permalink)
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On the OT subject of dating, I'll just add that online dating has plenty of potential for good (that's how I met my wife). It always amused me that people would date those they work with, as if the best fit for them likely was among the 10 people they work closest with.

When I searched for a mate, I was as open to the world as possible. That's not practical to review the world, so some sites have filters. OKC had users answer questions, then answer how their partner should answer, then rate how important that question is to them. It's a very efficient way to filter people so that only the most likely matches grab your attention.

It's also annoying... you wouldn't believe how many women said that the answer to "increase a dollar by 10%, and then decrease that amount by 10% = $1" and that it was extremely important that their mate also be bad at math.
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But if you increase a dollar by 10%, and then decrease a dollar [and ten cents] by 10% = 99 cents.
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But if you increase a dollar by 10%, and then decrease a dollar [and ten cents] by 10% = 99 cents.
Good catch, I confused it.
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I thought that was the joke. [shrug]
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My wife acts like she hates the "space van".
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...Speaking of Ford, I have yet to see a a F-150 diesel in the wild. Nor do I here about them on other forums.
I see a bunch of F150, F250 and F350 diesels in the parking lot where I work. They exist. Some of them sound (to me) like vacuum cleaners with the turbos running
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If I were looking for a date I would avoid women who prefer pickups. Maybe it's just a stereotype, but it seems that all the women I've known, met or seen in a pickup are more concerned with the looks of the pickup than the actual use case for getting one. Seriously, I've been told by a woman not to put a soft object in the bed of her truck because "it might scratch the paint." I've also been behind women in pickups at the car wash that take 30-45 minutes to wash their ginormous pickup truck.

I'm so glad I married a woman who likes pretty much any vehicle I like. She even liked the 2013 Leaf we had and misses being able to drive it around even though we tried to make it work as our only vehicle and had to hypermile from 120V outlet to 120V outlet, one time even being stranded 30 miles out of town in -13⁰F weather with no cell service.
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Maybe it's just a stereotype, but it seems that all the women I've known, met or seen in a pickup are more concerned with the looks of the pickup than the actual use case for getting one. Seriously, I've been told by a woman not to put a soft object in the bed of her truck because "it might scratch the paint." I've also been behind women in pickups at the car wash that take 30-45 minutes to wash their ginormous pickup truck.
I see it more often with SUVs.

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