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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-16-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
You cared enough to make this post :p I win....

You cared enough to make this post :p

I win. The world shall adopt DRLs.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-16-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
And so I repeat myself, with emphasis... ...

And so I repeat myself, with emphasis...



I can tell you how many breaths I will take in a year and it might sound like a lot, but whether my breathing is having any perceptible or measurable...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
As something approaches zero it can effectively...

As something approaches zero it can effectively be zero without actually ever being zero. Its a horizontal asymptote. For all practical and rational purposes, DRLs have zero cost even though in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
Maybe they are just having trouble understanding...

Maybe they are just having trouble understanding that there is more than one Canadian on the internet.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
Parking lots are designed for slower cars. Roads...

Parking lots are designed for slower cars. Roads are designed for spirited driving :p
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
Driving in the slow lane at 5mph has a negative...

Driving in the slow lane at 5mph has a negative consequence. Running DRLs doesn't. So your argument isn't valid, but also the OP could have been a bit more specific.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
"So if you want to contest the purpose of a DRL...

"So if you want to contest the purpose of a DRL law, you're going to need more up your sleeve than fuel consumption."

The estimates in that blog are very generous (DRL have a 1% impact on fuel...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,541
Posted By Carnook
Thank you for sharing the attached website which...

Thank you for sharing the attached website which contains absolutely no real evidence.

I can't believe people expend effort arguing against DRLs. Really? Nothing better to do? They increase...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-10-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Carnook
Wrong: Armor-All Right: Adam's ...

Wrong: Armor-All
Right: Adam's

http://www.adamspolishes.com/default.aspx

Canadian Dealers: http://www.adamspolishes.com/t-dealer_search.aspx?country=Canada
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-12-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,899
Posted By Carnook
The scenario you describe probably applies more...

The scenario you describe probably applies more to people who don't declare tips and then get audited by the IRS. Or people who report very low tips and then get audited. 10% is probably the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,899
Posted By Carnook
To the best of my knowledge this is not true. ...

To the best of my knowledge this is not true. Servers only pay taxes on the tips they earn. The IRS does not automatically collect a minimum 10% earnings as tips. The only time tips are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-10-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,899
Posted By Carnook
5% is crappy, 10% is normal, 15% is great, 18% is...

5% is crappy, 10% is normal, 15% is great, 18% is great + big group.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,899
Posted By Carnook
Tip the service centre? No way! I already gave...

Tip the service centre? No way! I already gave them $70,000 for the car and $150/hour for service. They can suck up to me for once. Bring me a caffe latte!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-05-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,709
Posted By Carnook
Yes it can happen. If the key is in range when...

Yes it can happen. If the key is in range when the car is started then I believe it will continue running until turned off. Then you won't be able to re-start it because they key is back with the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,229
Posted By Carnook
Surf bimmerfest, of course.

Surf bimmerfest, of course.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-18-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 10,033
Posted By Carnook
But there wouldn't have been any damage if they...

But there wouldn't have been any damage if they had designed it correctly. :p
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-16-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By Carnook
Got it. No women in the car.

Got it. No women in the car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-16-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,868
Posted By Carnook
Several major car manufacturers are launching...

Several major car manufacturers are launching CarPlay in 2014. Pioneer and Apline are both launching head units with CarPlay in 2014. The question of whether CarPlay is needed has been answered. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-08-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By Carnook
White is the single most popular colour for new...

White is the single most popular colour for new BMWs so you could safely assume that its also in-demand for used BMWs. However, tastes change over time so follow the advice given already by others:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,624
Posted By Carnook
I get to drive lots of Toyota's (unfortunately)...

I get to drive lots of Toyota's (unfortunately) and I've also driven the new 320i for extended periods. Anyone who thinks the 320i feels anything like a Toyota is out to lunch or is just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-23-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,868
Posted By Carnook
That's great, but here is the problem: ...

That's great, but here is the problem:



Translation: MirrorLink will work with the maximum number of combinations by delivering the minimum customer experience. It's the same reason Apple...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,868
Posted By Carnook
MirrorlLink is a consortium so it is bound to...

MirrorlLink is a consortium so it is bound to suck. If you want anything better than lowest common denominator then MirrorLink isn't going to cut it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,868
Posted By Carnook
Knowing BMW, they will just charge extra for...

Knowing BMW, they will just charge extra for CarPlay integration.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-17-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,868
Posted By Carnook
Basic integration can be achieved via bluetooth. ...

Basic integration can be achieved via bluetooth. Easy peasy. Advanced integration requires a lot of effort so it makes sense to start with the market segment that will provide the greatest returns:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-17-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,868
Posted By Carnook
Yes, clearly. By their own admission, only...

Yes, clearly.

By their own admission, only about 1/3 of Samsung smartphone shipments are "premium" models, meaning Galaxy and Note branded. The rest are budget throw-away phones that are barely...
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