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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #45 on: March 01, 2019, 08:16:59 AM »
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #46 on: March 03, 2019, 08:48:34 PM »
Can it be a truck?
 

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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #47 on: March 03, 2019, 08:50:25 PM »
Can it be a truck?
Could be, could be :)
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #48 on: March 03, 2019, 10:15:45 PM »
Can it be a truck?
Could be, could be :)

Can the tailgate open to the side as well as folding down?
 

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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #49 on: March 05, 2019, 05:54:15 AM »
Bump, Chris. I have more questions about this car...
 

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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #50 on: March 05, 2019, 06:20:33 AM »
It's actually a saloon. Sorry. But it's a wonderful, wonderful car. When you die you won't need a station wagon.
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #51 on: March 06, 2019, 07:17:15 PM »
At what point would you tell the salesman to take a hike? Yes, pretty early I would think.
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #52 on: March 12, 2019, 03:59:42 PM »
I might buy the car if my parents had both bought one and told me how great it was, and if they actually drove me to the dealership and told me that the salesman has their full trust.

Then told me that I can't come back home unless I buy the car and that I couldn't have any friends whose family didn't have the same type of car. Then I'd probably buy the car even if it had features I didn't really want. In that case I might buy it even if I didn't actually need a car.

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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #53 on: March 12, 2019, 04:15:27 PM »
Question about the car though, I've heard that once I've bought the car it will self-destruct killing me, if I ever try to get rid of it.

Is this true?

If it is true, would this be considered a bug or a feature?
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #54 on: March 12, 2019, 06:10:44 PM »
I might buy the car if my parents had both bought one and told me how great it was, and if they actually drove me to the dealership and told me that the salesman has their full trust.

Then told me that I can't come back home unless I buy the car and that I couldn't have any friends whose family didn't have the same type of car. Then I'd probably buy the car even if it had features I didn't really want. In that case I might buy it even if I didn't actually need a car.

And this is how selling cars propagates itself.
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #55 on: March 12, 2019, 06:12:23 PM »
Question about the car though, I've heard that once I've bought the car it will self-destruct killing me, if I ever try to get rid of it.

Is this true?

If it is true, would this be considered a bug or a feature?

For Christians it would be a bug. For Muslims it would be an absolute necessity.
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #56 on: March 12, 2019, 09:02:44 PM »

Oh it's free. You just have to join the sales team.
So if I join the sales team I get a free car?
Yes. But you need to pay a subscription to join the team. It's not much just 10% of your earnings.
Ok. So I join the sales team and get a free car, but I have to pay a subscription?


This part of the OP is a bit inaccurate. If you join the sales team, sure you might get the car free, but mostly they stay in the "dealership" a prey pray on with what comes through the door, but the dealership knows that there are many people that are weary of salesmen so they send out "associates" who are unpaid, but who are told the they could get a free car if they help bring enough people to the dealership, maybe even enough to cover the subscription fee, maybe enough the get other corporeal benefits.

 After all the dealership doesn't just sell cars...

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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #57 on: September 03, 2019, 04:21:19 PM »
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Re: Would you buy this car?
« Reply #58 on: September 04, 2019, 03:19:27 AM »
Lately I clicked on a site that described the worlds worst car.  Turns out that it was/still is. an East German vehicle that was available before the wall came down.  It was a miserable little car that had a two stroke engine, no heater, no turn signals, no nothing, and famously unreliable,  It was a misery but it has now become a cult car that is bringing prices several times its original cost.  I want one.

The car name was Trabant but maybe not the worst car ever. There was the Yugo that did not turn out well and there is much criticism of the Reliant Robin.

 Readers are invited to vote for the worst ever car if not the ones mentioned. 
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