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Did you name your car?

Sorry if this has already been discussed....was just curious to know if anyone gave their car a name and what that name is?
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yup, been discussed. problem is, the search cannot find the subject as it is too generic. some members, put their name in their profile and others, mention it in any discussions. Gregg calls his challenge'


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I don't name inanimate objects...but, when I was a kid, I DID name my teddy bear "Jeff(don't go there, jb )"...

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oh how cute!!!! as am I


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I call it

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I haven't named mine yet, not sure if I will. But my daughter named our truck (a Ford F350 long bed dually) "Optimus." She likes the transformer movies... and thought that name was good.

I'll have to ask her what she'd name this little SLK.
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you get the smarttop mod and it will be a transformer from 300 feet away!


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you get the smarttop mod and it will be a transformer from 300 feet away!
How come my smarttop doesn't work that far...only 20 feet or so..


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I have been thinking about naming the car... I have friends that have named their cars.

I am contemplating a few names.
"Juels" or "Jewel" or "Jewels".
or "Gambol"
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If your car doesn't have a name how do you call it for dinner or deduct it from your taxes?


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I sometimes refer to it as "the red dress"
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I never owned a vehicle that seemed worthy of a name until now.

We've been calling my daughter 'Sweet Pea' for 19 years because she's cute and tiny so it just seemed the right choice for the car.


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I've named every car I've owned. (either named it or nicknamed it with a tag line- like my nicest fiero is "Enzo's Ride". Enzo is my dog)

What really threw me off was when I bought the transformers edition camaro- Its a he and it came with a name (BumbleBee). This was difficult for me because its the first car that was ever a "he", and the first car that "came" with a name, so I nicknamed him "Bumbles". I felt uncomfortable with some of the words that came out of my mouth (like "wow he is sexy")

Still trying to come up with a name for the SLK, But I'm leaning towards "Oben Ohne", although thats kind of a gruffer name than I'd tend to choose, but fitting.
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I usually name my cars by their make or model.. In this case I name my ride "Cedes".. kinda has a nice ring to it...
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No name for mine yet, but I do refer to her as my "practically impractical car".

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oh how cute!!!! as am I
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