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Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 323
Posted By Kamdog
Technically, lunch is not work time, but...

Technically, lunch is not work time, but mid-morning and mid-afternoon break is work time.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-03-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,475
Posted By Kamdog
Apples and oranges. I am retired. My BMW is...

Apples and oranges.

I am retired. My BMW is paid off (and I wasn't making 600K a year when I bought it), just bought my wife an Accord, and I don't have a 250K retirement income, and I used zero...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-02-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,475
Posted By Kamdog
I think he is way out of line with reality. ...

I think he is way out of line with reality.

Need a half mill in net worth, or a quarter mill a year to buy an Accord?

Are you kidding me? :dunno:

Doesn't happen in the real world, nor is it...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-02-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,475
Posted By Kamdog
If he does, well, he is clearly off base. The...

If he does, well, he is clearly off base. The old rule of thumb was a third, not a tenth. So a 75K guy could very well buy a 25K Honda Accord, dontchathink?

On his metric, only someone pulling...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,475
Posted By Kamdog
I may be stupid (shaddup, WYB) but is that one...

I may be stupid (shaddup, WYB) but is that one tenth per year or a total expense for your car being one tenth of a yearly income?

So, if you make 75K, and keep the car 10 years, you are OK with a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,202
Posted By Kamdog
I was never in sales, so this is not about sales,...

I was never in sales, so this is not about sales, it is about competence in your job.

Almost every job has a learning curve, starting at knows nothing, knows enough to get the job done, and then...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-02-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By Kamdog
Simple formula: Lease to change cars every 3...

Simple formula:

Lease to change cars every 3 years with no hassle, limited downside, limited upside. More expensive in the long run.

Buy to keep. Hassle to sell, bigger downside (big repairs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Kamdog
I just fill the tank, and put the battery tender...

I just fill the tank, and put the battery tender on.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-01-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By Kamdog
Hope you have great weather. That is such a good...

Hope you have great weather. That is such a good time of the year to go over there.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By Kamdog
On the bright side, you can rent an Alfa! ...

On the bright side, you can rent an Alfa!

Everything happens for the best. There will be other cars. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-31-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Kamdog
The 4 is absolutely gorgeous. And is a whole...

The 4 is absolutely gorgeous.

And is a whole new generation.

And is a brand new car with all that entails.

If that is worth ~ 30K to you, go with the 4.

Me? I always buy new. I keep...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-31-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,594
Posted By Kamdog
If it didn't come with the cars I want, I...

If it didn't come with the cars I want, I wouldn't order one.

Having said that, it has been, like, 20 years since I had a car without one. :dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-31-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,054
Posted By Kamdog
Ouch.

Ouch.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-31-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,424
Posted By Kamdog
I would buy a 25K car without nav. I would not...

I would buy a 25K car without nav. I would not buy a 50K car without it.

Were I buying a new BMW, it would definitely have nav and HUD, assuming it wasn't a 1,2, or 320i
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-31-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,761
Posted By Kamdog
Top tier, and premium. Whether it is 91 or 93...

Top tier, and premium. Whether it is 91 or 93 depends mostly on what is available.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 855
Posted By Kamdog
Salad on a bun.

Salad on a bun.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,333
Posted By Kamdog
As I understand it..... Nobody sells "Shell...

As I understand it.....

Nobody sells "Shell petrol", and everybody sells Shell petrol.

The way it works is that they all get their gasoline out of the pipeline (or however) and each brand...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 922
Posted By Kamdog
Why does a fireman wear red suspenders?

Why does a fireman wear red suspenders?
Forum: Off-Topic 07-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Kamdog
Fugly front, IMO. It looks like it needs to...

Fugly front, IMO.

It looks like it needs to blow it's nose and get an allergy shot.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-13-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By Kamdog
I think that whole thing when he left should be...

I think that whole thing when he left should be chalked up to bad advice by his representatives, and immaturity on his part. IMO, he should be forgiven for that.

He has been class all the way,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 33,006
Posted By Kamdog
Consistently keeping a car in a garage adds years...

Consistently keeping a car in a garage adds years and years. You would have fewer rust and age related deterioration instances. If you are in the North East, or upper Mid West, and have a garage,...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-31-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By Kamdog
I understand addiction. My wife and I are...

I understand addiction. My wife and I are addicted to travel. Well, not really, but we enjoy it very much, and do it a lot.

One thing we refuse to do, however, is put the trip on a credit card. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-31-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By Kamdog
Depends. Are these December games, or...

Depends.

Are these December games, or September games?

'Cause if you plan on sitting outside in Pittsburg in December, you might be crazy, or a fanatic.....
Forum: Off-Topic 05-31-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By Kamdog
If you can gamble for pure entertainment's sake,...

If you can gamble for pure entertainment's sake, and I can, then you can be OK.

When I gamble (and it is less frequently than once a year), I put the money that I plan to lose in my right pocket,...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-30-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Kamdog
She will. If she went for an 80 year old...

She will.

If she went for an 80 year old single billionaire, she would go for a younger, multibillionaire. :eeps:
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