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    Default Anti-French Generalisations! (how dare they!!)

    Well, no, it's not the ford drivers this time or the subaru fanatics... but you guessed it..

    Those bloody jap rice boys...

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    two times today, i got cut off by a clown in a citroen. These are always older drivers, and they think just because they own a french built car, they automaticaly have the right to be typically arrogant to other road users, and today wasnt the first time either.

    Im amazed those citroens and older peugots are still driving around in one piece, the're shocking design quality shouldnt have enabled them to release these vehicles out of the factory, they have nothing to lose by hitting other cars.

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    Sorry about the rant, guys please take care when passing a citroen, they are usually in the right hand lane, going minimum 10k's under the limit.
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    err... UNBELIEVABLE!! Time to invade that forum me thinks.....

    Arrogant? pfftt It's those kids in their bloody skylines that think they own the road..

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    let them be, its hard enough driving a car that every dim witted 20year old KFC working drop kick drives.

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    True, true.. But i'm not letting them get away with.

    I've had it with those ugly circular brake lights. They should defect every teenager and his ruddy skyline, they think they can intimidate other drivers and create space, where none exists. Now that's arrogant behaviour!
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    A word from the (now) wise. It is not a good idea to invade other forums to make a stance. Especially when bored with a couple of drinks under your belt and sitting in a dull motel room on a business trip.


    Leave them alone.
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    Yeah, good idea, i'll retract my post. Seem's like it was only one person anyway...
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    The reference about the right lane being the "fast" lane just about show you the level of intent. It is not a "fast" lane, it is an overtaking lane in which you are still legally obligated to stay at or below the speed limit - not exceed it.

    However I can understand the frustration of any driver being stuck behind someone not overtaking in the right lane.

    This comment best summed it up though:

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    hehe.

    I'm not too fond of this comment:

    Not necessarily, my sister drives an 02 citroen xsara 'sportif'
    It's a joke of a car, no more than 3 years old and it's already got so many problems, even though it gets serviced regularly.


    Own up... which dealer is to blame for this unhappy customer?
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    With the exception of one fine Vspec32 GTR a friend had, every other Jap import Skyline I've know has cost the owner an arm and a leg in parts, fuel and speeding fines. All of them ditched the car within 3 years (to some younger sucker).

    So next time you see one driving along puffing smoke on gear changes with worn rings, just take heart it'll soon be off the road and on the scrap heap

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    Anyway, I don't give a stuff what they say about my driving habits, I'll still run him off the road next time I see him.

    I take it I was the one he was referring to? Sounds familiar!! Although I'm not usually in the right lane doing 10 under; I'm the one pushing their ricers around corners until they pull over all ashen faced and let me past


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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    A word from the (now) wise. It is not a good idea to invade other forums to make a stance. Especially when bored with a couple of drinks under your belt and sitting in a dull motel room on a business trip.
    What could you be re"fu"ing too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan S
    Anyway, I don't give a stuff what they say about my driving habits, I'll still run him off the road next time I see him.

    I take it I was the one he was referring to? Sounds familiar!! Although I'm not usually in the right lane doing 10 under; I'm the one pushing their ricers around corners until they pull over all ashen faced and let me past


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    "older drivers" Just how old?

    Why do they assume French drivers are arrogant? We're enshrined in humility! We don't brag about our cars, which are technically superior in every possible way, to the jap crap they drive
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uga Boga
    "older drivers" Just how old?

    Why do they assume French drivers are arrogant? We're enshrined in humility! We don't brag about our cars, which are technically superior in every possible way, to the jap crap they drive
    I dunno I'd trade my pug in for an Evo IX lancer anytime...
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    Quote Originally Posted by gti138
    I dunno I'd trade my pug in for an Evo IX lancer anytime...
    I'll try and pretend i didn't see that comment......
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    Quote Originally Posted by gti138
    I dunno I'd trade my pug in for an Evo IX lancer anytime...
    Agreed or maybe i'll just steal casnell TME evo

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    dunno I'd trade my pug in for an Evo IX lancer anytime...
    Agreed or a nice FD RX7 or R32 GTR

    See the comment that the dude on SAU made is pretty spot on though
    MOST Older french car drivers are weird and take their car way to seriously

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    Typical generalising. You could use that quote with any brand of car though.

    two times today, i got cut off by a <clown OR idiot or moron> in a <insert car brand>. These are always <older OR younger> drivers, and they think just because they own a <insert country of origin of said car brand> built car, they automaticaly have the right to be typically arrogant to other road users, and today wasnt the first time either.

    Im amazed those <insert car brand> and older <insert car brand from same country> are still driving around in one piece, the're shocking design quality shouldnt have enabled them to release these vehicles out of the factory, they have nothing to lose by hitting other cars.

    Sorry about the rant, guys please take care when passing a <insert car brand>, they are usually in the right hand lane, going minimum 10k's <under the limit OR over the limit and drifting>.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uga Boga
    "older drivers" Just how old?
    Unlike the rice brigade; old enough for their balls to have dropped.

    Sopranos in Skylines sounds about right.


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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    The reference about the right lane being the "fast" lane just about show you the level of intent. It is not a "fast" lane, it is an overtaking lane in which you are still legally obligated to stay at or below the speed limit - not exceed it.

    However I can understand the frustration of any driver being stuck behind someone not overtaking in the right lane.

    This comment best summed it up though:

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    Generalisations are fun.
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    Extract from.

    http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/road...t_tas/arr.html

    Guide to the Australian Road Rules
    Commencing 1 December 1999
    On 1 December 1999 Tasmania will join all other Australian States and Territories in adopting a national set of road rules.


    Keeping left
    Motorists must not drive in the right-hand lane of a multi-lane road, where the posted speed limit is more than 80 km/h, unless overtaking or turning off the road to the right.


    That seems clear. does it not apply Australia wide? or is it only rarely enforced? Arrogant ? people who claim to be superior REALLY ANNOY those of us who are!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    The reference about the right lane being the "fast" lane just about show you the level of intent. It is not a "fast" lane, it is an overtaking lane in which you are still legally obligated to stay at or below the speed limit - not exceed it.
    Provided you are ONLY there to overtake some1. Otherwise that lane should remain clear.

    I can't stand MORONS who think it is fine to drive in the overtaking lane and just sit there holding up the flow of traffic. In other countries it is actually illegal to travel in that lane unless you are overtaking, once you past the car, you move back over again, even if you are speeding you should only be in the fastlane/overtaking lane to overtake.

    meh my

    as faras this thread goes, I can see it could erupt soon

    I loved my pug dearly, French cars handle very well and they are just a treat on windy roads And thats what we all Love about French cars. I know my Pug' is dearly missed. But there are other cars out there that handle justa as well, if not better then our frenchies And people do generalise you know, of course. Just like we do generalise on this forum about ricers and jap cars etc.

    The white brothers won targa tassie this year in a Nissan GT-R beating the Porsches, etc. Not all Skyline drivers are morons, some could drive the titties off the majority of people on this forum.
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    Time to close this thread - i think.

    It's too balanced for my liking
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uga Boga
    We don't brag about our cars, which are technically superior in every possible way, to the jap crap they drive
    Thats amusing coming from the guy that owns a rebadged Honda Legend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XTC
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    .......................but remember most Skylines aren't GT-Rs either.
    I often have a yard full at my place; usually before they've been tuned and after they get bent, so I reckon I can speak with some authority.

    As I posted recently, my Xantia gets used as a tow car when they have to get towed in.
    We have a GT-R here, possibly one of the best in Australia (according to those who supposedly know) but most of the rest that arrive are overrated piles of scrap the Japs couldn't bring themselves into converting to Hyundais. A GT ST can't be compared with a GT-R which is what all too many try to do, and as far as handling goes, most that I see bent have either flipped in stupid situations no Citroen would ever have or couldn't get out of trouble due to to a combination of inexperience and lack of maintenance so they should not be casting anything at anybody really.
    White's car can't be compared with the average bozo on the Skyline forum.

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    Just about every Skyline or Soarer or import I see has a big For Sale sticker on the back. Must say something don't you think??
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    They're just jealous ... and i wouldn't blame them

    1) they pay higher insurance
    2) They're as common as crap
    3) Renault pwns nissan
    4) They can't win a F1 or WRC championship

    Hmm I'll stop now before i upset them too much.....
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