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View Poll Results: People that own a ______ have napoleon syndrome
chevy 2 11.76%
ford 2 11.76%
honda 0 0%
toyota 3 17.65%
chrysler 0 0%
kia 0 0%
audi 6 35.29%
subaru 1 5.88%
motorcycles 1 5.88%
jeep 2 11.76%
VW 0 0%
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In my travels over the last 3 weeks I have learned a few things about the top being down [and aren't you lovely people enjoying the hilarity? I hope so.. I live to serve ].

Today my observations are as following. Please feel free to insert your own statement here, because I would LOVE to see who wins this consensus!

The people that drive a ___________ in my opinion think they're driving a high end luxury car, and always seem to have a problem with me sharing the same stretch of road even IF im just toodling along minding my own business and enjoying the ride.

Around here-people in a lexus think they own the road. The sad part of that is, they're in an expensive over priced toyota, that's it!
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Really? We had to go THERE? don't we know that already? I tried to leave everything really high end off the list
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Whoa! My wife owns a BMW and it has been an impressively reliable automobile. We've owned it for six years and have only had very minor repairs. You can own an SLK and still love BMWs as well.
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A few years back, here in the UK, it would definitely have been BMW drivers, but in recent years there has been a shift towards another German car manufacturer. My vote reflects that, because the option I would have really liked wasn't in the poll.

Living in the States, you clearly don't suffer the scourge that is the Chelsea Tractor Brigade.


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Ohhhhhhhhh I completely forgot to add VW's to that list! JB can you take care of that? they should most definitely be on there..

the "Chelsea Tractor Brigade"???


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I completely forgot to add VW's to that list! JB can you take care of that?
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Any oversized 4 x 4 that never moves out of central London
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Really? We had to go THERE? don't we know that already? I tried to leave everything really high end off the list
I see Audi on the list. I would not consider the brand "low end" by any stretch. In fact, just the opposite.

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ohhhhhhhhhh ok now I know what it is .


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I see Audi on the list. I would not consider the brand "low end" by any stretch. In fact, just the opposite.
But to me they are nothing but nissans..so I threw them on. I am surprised they're winning!! Lexus people totall P me off on the road. I expect the bmw to speed up to pass me, but not the lexus. You would swear I was in a race and they started late. Every single time that stupid L was in my rear view mirror.

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In addition to the SLK and ML, I also drive a very large and robust Ford truck. As I gaze down out my window and see other more diminutive vehicles it is clear that I could own the road if I wanted.......

However, as a student of human behaviors, I choose to gaze down in wonderment, looking at all the bizarre and comical things people do as they drive merrily along. Convertibles support my voyeuristic endeavors.
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Here in the UK it matters not what make of car it is.

If it's a woman driving it then she reckons she owns the road ( both her side and yours ), all parking spaces within a 300 metre radius and the right to do with them just as she pleases.

Seriously the most aggressive drivers over here are women ...... by a very significant margin!
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But to me they are nothing but nissans..so I threw them on. I am surprised the're winning!! Lexus people totall P me off on the road. I expect the bmw to speed up to pass me, but not the lexus. You would swear I was in a race and they started late. Every single time that stupid L was in my rear view mirror.
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Yep... I said it..thats what I think they look like. I am not impressed.


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Audis are good cars I have owned 2 and never been a problem, and having driven an R8 I cant fault them as a car. Pity the R8 roof doesnt fold
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Thats why I voted Jeep as its the only 4 x 4 showing despite the fact I used to own a CJ6
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Any oversized 4 x 4 that never moves out of central London
Sadly, the phenomenon has spread far beyond London. We have several round here, most of them driven by total morons who have never even walked across a field, never mind driven across one!
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