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Old 08-09-2015, 03:23 PM   #11 (permalink)
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...so there must be some other motivation for boys to buy trucks (hint: it's girls).
Strange, 'cause the only women I know who're interested in trucks are the ones that own one to pull their horse trailer :-)

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Old 08-09-2015, 04:52 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It is the color. The truck is red, the car is grey.
Swap color and rerun the test and see.
My car is red and I get all the chicks I want. But as I'm happily married, devoted and monogamist, that does not say much about the car

Though there is another factor at play here.
If there were no cars, just a sign saying 'Wasteful' for one and 'Thirfty' for the other, or something along that line, what would you think the outcome would be?

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Old 08-09-2015, 05:35 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Anyone else think this thread is quite misogynistic in terms of assuming men own the vehicles and women are somehow charmed by which vehicle is owned ?

There are a few (too few IMHO) women here who own their own vehicles and ecomod them too, this is not (and should not) be a men only persuit.

So come on guys, grow up!
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assuming men own the vehicles and women are somehow charmed by which vehicle is owned ?
Durrr... that IS what it's about.

Then there's reality. Out on the roads it looks like 70% of motorists are women. Wow, can they chase around.
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Old 08-09-2015, 09:05 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Nope, well it is as insulting to men as anyone anyway, it isn't particularly sexist on the whole in terms of what gender should be offended by it.
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Anyone else think this thread is quite misogynistic in terms of assuming men own the vehicles and women are somehow charmed by which vehicle is owned ?

There are a few (too few IMHO) women here who own their own vehicles and ecomod them too, this is not (and should not) be a men only persuit.

So come on guys, grow up!
You mean, come on girls, grow up. They're the ones uninterested in how things work, and they're the ones attracted to aggressive men.

Of course, this is a generalization. No offense intended towards those who do not fit this general description.

That said, I've never been attracted or unattracted in the smallest measure by what vehicle a woman drives. However, when a previous GF chose to purchase a brand new Chevy Aveo for the second time in 2 years, I saw the writing on the wall. No GF of mine is going to buy the crappiest car in America off the dealers lot twice in such a short period of time.

Misogynist, not so much; more like realist.
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Not "really" realistic, not in any sense of the word. There isn't anything "sexy" about a truck, but there is an implied practicality (in a world without trailers anyway). There is an "hey, I can use that guy to move my crap around" undercurrent about it, not sexy. Do you think a woman holding a vacuum is sexy? Do you think women are so stupid as to fall for it? We think men are apparently...
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My first GF admitted to me that her previous relationship came about because she wondered what it'd be like to date a guy with a cool truck (Ford Lightning).

Some women are attracted to men in trucks because it projects a rugged image, some women are attracted to a man that drives a Subaru Outback because it projects a practical and adventurous image...

Different people are attracted to different things, but generally women are attracted to strong and capable men, and a truck helps to build this perception.

Most people make decisions based on emotion, which can be manipulated. If people made rational decisions, there would be no advertising. If people made rational decisions, we wouldn't elect politicians that were bought by corporations.

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