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Old 06-21-2016, 07:08 AM
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Male versus female logic

Critical Thinking At Its Best!

Woman:
Do you drink beer?
Man: Yes

Woman:
How many beers a day?

Man:
Usually about 3

Woman:
How much do you pay per
beer?

Man: $5.00 which
includes a tip(This is where it gets scary !)

Woman:
And how long have you been
drinking?

Man:
About 20 years, I suppose

Woman:
So a beer costs $5.00 and you have 3
beers a day which puts your
spending each month at $450.00. In one year,
it would be approximately $5400.00 correct?

Man:
Correct

Woman:
If in 1 year you spend $5400.00, not
accounting for inflation, the past 20 years puts your spending at
$108,000.00 correct?

Man:
Correct

Woman:
Do you know that if you didn't drink
so much beer, that money could have been put in a step-up interest
savings account and after accounting for compound interest for the past
20 years, you could have now bought a Ferrari?

Man:
Do you drink beer?

Woman:
No.

Man:
Where's your Ferrari?
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Old 06-21-2016, 08:19 AM
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Not sure this is male vs. female logic. It's saver vs. spender.

This is the crux of the "Latte Factor" in the book "The Millionaire Next Door".
Except that they used Starbucks coffee as and example and wouldn't recommend buying a car with the savings.
That's why I'm still sitting on the bank account and not buying a Ferrari...
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Old 06-21-2016, 11:04 AM
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There is no such thing as "female logic".
Just because it's more complex than male logic doesn't mean it doesn't exist...
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Old 06-21-2016, 03:15 PM
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Just because it's more complex than male logic doesn't mean it doesn't exist...

Female logic doesn't always make sense to men. Granted, men have their issues too. Back around 1988 or so the gal I was dating complained about her car was some complex to drive. She had a 1985 Ford LTD with automatic transmission. It had both D and OD on the shifter. I told her to just put it in OD and go with it. She thought OD was for driving over things like bridges. She had other quirks too.
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Old 06-21-2016, 03:41 PM
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Female logic doesn't always make sense to men. Granted, men have their issues too. Back around 1988 or so the gal I was dating complained about her car was some complex to drive. She had a 1985 Ford LTD with automatic transmission. It had both D and OD on the shifter. I told her to just put it in OD and go with it. She thought OD was for driving over things like bridges. She had other quirks too.

Sounds like she was a ditz. We of the Y chromosome have those also though...

My dad was completely inept and ignorant when it came to anything mechanical. The polar opposite of my stepdad, who restored Nash Metropolitan cars for fun.
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Sounds like she was a ditz. We of the Y chromosome have those also though...

My dad was completely inept and ignorant when it came to anything mechanical. The polar opposite of my stepdad, who restored Nash Metropolitan cars for fun.
My dad was an airplane mechanic (not really a seal clubber), but he never touched our cars other than washing and waxing them.

Here's something I first saw maybe 20 years ago.
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Female logic doesn't always make sense to men. Granted, men have their issues too. Back around 1988 or so the gal I was dating complained about her car was some complex to drive. She had a 1985 Ford LTD with automatic transmission. It had both D and OD on the shifter. I told her to just put it in OD and go with it. She thought OD was for driving over things like bridges. She had other quirks too.
I have an uncle who never figured out how to work the cruise control on his Ford. I offered to show him, but he got pissed. Because of his inferiority complex he hated taking advise from anybody. As an experiment I once told him "Uncle Richard, whatever you do don't piss on that wall socket." and then I left the room. Sure' 'nuff, in about two minutes there was a loud pop followed by a blood curdling scream.
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Not sure this is male vs. female logic. It's saver vs. spender.

This is the crux of the "Latte Factor" in the book "The Millionaire Next Door".
Except that they used Starbucks coffee as and example and wouldn't recommend buying a car with the savings.
That's why I'm still sitting on the bank account and not buying a Ferrari...
That was a great book.

The authors' research showed that the typical car of a millionaire, based on curb weight and MSRP was a Buick LaSabra.
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Old 06-22-2016, 11:25 AM
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Someone just listed a F430 within driving distance of me for $88k... so tempting... just needs brakes and clutch soon.
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I have an uncle who never figured out how to work the cruise control on his Ford. I offered to show him, but he got pissed. Because of his inferiority complex he hated taking advise from anybody. As an experiment I once told him "Uncle Richard, whatever you do don't piss on that wall socket." and then I left the room. Sure' 'nuff, in about two minutes there was a loud pop followed by a blood curdling scream.
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That was a great book.

The authors' research showed that the typical car of a millionaire, based on curb weight and MSRP was a Buick LaSabra.
Is that an Israeli car?
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Is that an Israeli car?
It's a typo. He meant Le Sabre

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buick_LeSabre
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I've had that conversation many times with Mrs L-F-C... but the roles are, sadly, reversed...
Hopefully she makes up for it in bed

Every time I ask my wife to give me credit for something, she asks me to give her credit for something. We're competitive. In a fun way, mostly.
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Just because it's more complex than male logic doesn't mean it doesn't exist...

Sort of like Politics lol..
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Good article here. I bet women cause many of these stressful events for men lol..
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Someone just listed a F430 within driving distance of me for $88k... so tempting... just needs brakes and clutch soon.
So that brings it up to $105k?

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So that brings it up to $105k?

The ad says he'll fix those if you want to pay $98k, so $10k for them. Seems a little steep, unless the car has the ceramic brakes option. I might call the seller to ask about that.

I've been spending a lot of time thinking about it seriously since seeing the ad. Thing is, I'd have to get rid of a car to make room, or put the F-car in storage someplace else. It's 5" wider than the M5 and 7" wider than the Z3M, and nearly 20" longer than my Z3M, making it a tight fit in the garage. I'd have to get rid of stuff to make room. Storing it elsewhere would incur the criticism of the wife for the cost and inconvenience and for having too many cars. She's the more logical of the two of us when it comes to this. That thought occurred to me this morning when pulling out of the driveway in the M5. If I use pure logic, there's zero reason to buy a finicky race-engine Italian sports car when I have 2 perfectly good and arguably "timeless" classic BMWs that run great.

But "the heart wants what the heart wants."
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It's a typo. He meant Le Sabre

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buick_LeSabre
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Not any more...

And periods of what...?
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Not any more...

And periods of what...?
Common sense.
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