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0-5 years old 36 28.57%
6-10 53 42.06%
11-15 24 19.05%
16-20 5 3.97%
21-25 4 3.17%
26 and older 4 3.17%
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Old 02-04-2010, 03:50 PM   #21
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But I love my new car! It is absolutely pouring rain here and it drives very nicely in the rain. Nice and snug and dry inside, too......
Reminds me of the old preacher record with Reverend Johnny Standley IT'S IN THE BOOK\GRANDMA'S LYE SOAP - Johnny Standley
"So we'll now sing the second verse. Let's hit it with great exuberance,
let's live it up. It's not raining inside tonight". Used to think of that song while driving scooted to one side of the seat in the ol' Chevy Sprint with the after market sunroof that leaked and would dump water in my lap when I went around corners....good times, good times.

And just because that's such a fine bit of my childhood, Thanks Youtube - really had to search hard just for the lyrics a few years ago - and here's the whole recording!
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Old 02-04-2010, 04:07 PM   #22
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I have a 2001 Toyota Land Cruiser and a 2006 BMW 328xi. The Toyota I refer to affectionately as the Beast, and I drive it mostly in the winter. It is also useful in the summer to just throw my bike in the back for a ride on one of the local trails.
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Old 02-04-2010, 04:15 PM   #23
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07 Honda CRF 100 (kids dirt bike)
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Dang, I have way too much stuff.............
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2 weeks ago we sold 1 of our 2 cars, so the average age just went down from 6 to 3. For a bonus point, what was the age of the car we just sold?
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Old 02-04-2010, 04:23 PM   #25
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The Toro has points ignition and a full tank of gas... Points will work if they decide to knock out all solid state electronics
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Old 02-04-2010, 04:36 PM   #26
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This hot 50 something year old chick talked me out of my 94 250 thousand mile little GMC Sonoma - WITH rusty fender. She had a really well fulled out pair of bib overalls.

Just kidding - sorta. Anyway doesn't count - sitting in limbo with a blow head gasket/possibly warped block.

heh heh heh - Dogs are more loyal - thinking of used van to take them down to the Ozarks this summer. .
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Old 02-04-2010, 04:46 PM   #27
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I bought it used in 1985. In several months, I will have owned it for more than half my life.
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:15 PM   #33
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:18 PM   #34
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1 car, a 2007 Toyota Corolla (not one which got recalled, thankfully). I bought it 3 years ago this month.

Before that, I owned a 1991 Geo Prism (basically a Corolla) from 1992-2007.
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We live in the boonies where the snowplows come after all the main roads are plowed. For us, its often a choice between four wheel drive and being stranded in the winter.
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the '08 replaced a '93 Accord. Prior to that, average age was 11 years.
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Old 02-04-2010, 07:49 PM   #40
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2 weeks ago we sold 1 of our 2 cars, so the average age just went down from 6 to 3. For a bonus point, what was the age of the car we just sold?
For the kept car, the difference in age and this year (2010) is 3 years, or 2007 is the year of the car kept.
Year of the car sold was 2001, so the age of the car was 9 yrs old.
Do I get a prize?
Or do I get a dunce cap ?
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