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Old 09-30-2012, 03:17 PM
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I'm trying to figure out how to get my hands some of that OBAMA money for my new M6 convert. Or at least the free iPhone.
Oh you didn't get the obama bucks form! I'll send you the pdf
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Old 09-30-2012, 03:30 PM
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I'm trying to figure out how to get my hands some of that OBAMA money for my new M6 convert. Or at least the free iPhone.
That comment is really inappropriate and does not belong in this forum.......




This is the F10 Forum and your Obama money should be put towards a new 5 Series
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:09 PM
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Thread has deteriorated quickly...

Maybe all of you bringing up President Obama can join us in Politics forum and enlighten us?

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Old 09-30-2012, 07:20 PM
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Thread has deteriorated quickly...
lol if quickly you mean fist page a few comments in I'd say yes I that first page has the perfect uh-oh comment
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:08 PM
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lol if quickly you mean fist page a few comments in I'd say yes I that first page has the perfect uh-oh comment
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:07 PM
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As a e39 owner I used to make 45 k a year doing entry level IT. Bought the car in 2007 for $15000, spent 6k more to get it up to spec. Got laid off in 2012. 26 now might move to Dominican Republic to do agriculture on grandparents farm. Chickens, cows, bulls, river in the backyard. NO property tax but ill be walking around barefoot. If I land a gig like f10 caking 60k I'd get a 2012 535 red with beige 10 years from now when the maintenance and computer DIYs are all ironed out.

I agree with some previous comments - the f10 drivers I know personally are either trust fund babies, retired, in the black market, or have skills few have and have high salaries. One guy i know lost a leg won a lawsuit and ordered a GT model for 80k. Most people I know work two jobs at Walmart and Starbucks and still don't have enough to keep up with inflation let alone a f10 they can't redline up before getting to the store down the street. And even though its heavier overpriced has steering and throttle question marks with no oil dipstick and is highly computerized- it's still my favorite car. The body and interior is immaculate, as far quality build we"ll find out soon when they start clocking more than 50,000 miles. Europe is still picky about recycling plastic so I'm sure they"ll be a market for the cooling system.
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:13 PM
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As a e39 owner I used to make 45 k a year doing entry level IT.
If I was you I'd stick with IT and build on those skills, you can clean up because just like with doctors and other professions that have unique skill sets, someone will always be sick, and someone at some corporation will always be computer illiterate

And not all "trust fund" people are bad

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Old 10-02-2012, 05:44 PM
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I agree with some previous comments - the f10 drivers I know personally are either trust fund babies, retired, in the black market, or have skills few have and have high salaries.
Sounds like the makings for an F10 owners poll. I will claim rare skills, but I would prefer retired.
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Sounds like the makings for an F10 owners poll. I will claim rare skills, but I would prefer retired.
Well if we're claiming I'll claim trust fund, but would prefer unique skill... Although my work as a male stripper/escort could possibly qualify me for a unique skill.
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:59 PM
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As a e39 owner I used to make 45 k a year doing entry level IT. Bought the car in 2007 for $15000, spent 6k more to get it up to spec. Got laid off in 2012. 26 now might move to Dominican Republic to do agriculture on grandparents farm. Chickens, cows, bulls, river in the backyard. NO property tax but ill be walking around barefoot. If I land a gig like f10 caking 60k I'd get a 2012 535 red with beige 10 years from now when the maintenance and computer DIYs are all ironed out.

I agree with some previous comments - the f10 drivers I know personally are either trust fund babies, retired, in the black market, or have skills few have and have high salaries. One guy i know lost a leg won a lawsuit and ordered a GT model for 80k. Most people I know work two jobs at Walmart and Starbucks and still don't have enough to keep up with inflation let alone a f10 they can't redline up before getting to the store down the street. And even though its heavier overpriced has steering and throttle question marks with no oil dipstick and is highly computerized- it's still my favorite car. The body and interior is immaculate, as far quality build we"ll find out soon when they start clocking more than 50,000 miles. Europe is still picky about recycling plastic so I'm sure they"ll be a market for the cooling system.
The DR is an awesome place ....... do IT for a big bank like Popular there?
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A poll would be good - would keep it anonymous. We could send it to BMW. lol
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Poll would be great

and I don't have a trust fund

just hard working at my business to support my family and the government
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:34 PM
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Well, blush, let's just say I'm thinking of buying this:

http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2...drive-6705.php

but I'd need 11 more cars first.

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Old 01-10-2013, 09:28 PM
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Well, blush, let's just say I'm thinking of buying this:

http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2...drive-6705.php

but I'd need 11 more cars first.
Blush 2... I have a unit in one of these....



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Old 01-10-2013, 11:53 PM
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Screw the apartment, just buy and live in the garage!
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In my mind it's actually
big German car -> $500k+
Italian sport car -> $1M+

But maybe I'm just a bit on the conservative side. I never even considered buying any german car when our family income was less than 200K, and we didn't even have our daughter then. Our cars then were a 2009 Acura TSX (my wife's) and a 2005 CR-V.
Kind of depends on where you live. Also, depends on leasing vs buying. If everyone had to outright buy their f10, there would be a lot fewer f10 drivers.
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Old 01-11-2013, 09:47 AM
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Blush 2... I have a unit in one of these....



But, do you have a Ferrari-themed 12 car garage??
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I make 60k in 1990. I WASN'T driving a $75k car then either. Doesn't add up...
I was in the eighth grade. You had me waay beat.
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