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Old 04-01-2009, 10:49 PM   #201 (permalink)
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He probably doesn't get (m)any positive comments about the car, and thought you were giving him a sarcastic thumbs-up.
I need an I <3 Metros T-shirt.

Perhaps we could make a batch of Ecomodder shirts with I <3 Metros on the back.

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Old 04-02-2009, 12:07 AM   #202 (permalink)
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you try to explain the benefits of pulse and glide to your hybrid-driving (but not hypermiling) friend, and they look at you with an empty gaze and say, isnt that just starting and stopping like normal
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Old 04-02-2009, 12:08 AM   #203 (permalink)
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I need an I <3 Metros T-shirt.
Then people will think your T-shirt is being sarcastic.
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Old 04-02-2009, 12:17 AM   #204 (permalink)
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Then people will think your T-shirt is being sarcastic.
Ugh, you're right. :/
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Old 04-03-2009, 02:35 AM   #205 (permalink)
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You think this is the start to a really sweet Kammback.

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Old 04-06-2009, 07:16 PM   #206 (permalink)
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...if an old guy in an Aveo honks at you while you slooooowly accelerate from a stoplight (focused on your scangauge's load readout, of course).

Seriously, it happened today. I just waved at him and continued to keep my load below 25.
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Old 04-06-2009, 07:28 PM   #207 (permalink)
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On the freeway, litter blows onto and gets stuck on your radio antennae. Oh No! Aero-drag!!!

Why didn't I take off my antennae yet? (Long distance trip, would have been out of range of public radio without the antennae!)

Why am I on the freeway!?! (No red lights here!)


I swear I actually felt the truck speed up once the litter blew OFF the antennae!
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Old 04-10-2009, 06:16 PM   #208 (permalink)
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YKYAE when...

Someone leaves a note on your windshield: "BATMOBILE JUNIOR". Seriously.

See pic in this thread: http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...html#post96980
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Old 04-10-2009, 06:18 PM   #209 (permalink)
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You think this is the start to a really sweet Kammback.

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HA! Wow.
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Old 05-31-2009, 02:47 PM   #210 (permalink)
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You know you're an ecomodder if ...

It's almost the first of June and you're still using a block heater for a short while before "cold" starts.

And you plan to keep right on using it all summer.

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