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Bog Frog Donating Member (214 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-04 12:13 PM
Response to Reply #38
40. "That's what the poster did." -- Again: Wrong.
VelmaD did not "apply the specific behavior of a few individuals to a general population."

She described the specific behavior of a specific group of people: "people who drive SUVs in the city (she lives) in."
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  -I am laughing my ass off at high gas prices! TXlib  Apr-05-04 10:54 AM   #0 
  - I agree! The high oil prices will also eat up much of those tax.....  PROGRESSIVE1   Apr-05-04 10:56 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, would maybe start the trend toward smaller  LynzM   Apr-05-04 10:57 AM   #2 
  - Did you catch the news over the weekend...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 10:58 AM   #3 
  - What were they saying?  TXlib   Apr-05-04 11:01 AM   #6 
     - Mostly that they'd pay whatever they had to for gas...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 11:23 AM   #18 
        - Why do you say that?  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:29 AM   #20 
           - Look, I don't want you to take it personally...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 11:33 AM   #21 
              - Wow ! What an amazing stereotype  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:42 AM   #22 
              - First, I am talking about people I'm in traffic with EVERY DAY  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 11:51 AM   #25 
              - Yes, ALL of them are that way, right?  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:55 AM   #28 
              - Which cars?  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 12:04 PM   #34 
                 - Hey VelmaD...  TXlib   Apr-05-04 03:48 PM   #61 
                    - Kewl...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 03:52 PM   #63 
                       - It is the highest NOMINAL price in history  TXlib   Apr-05-04 03:55 PM   #64 
              - That stereotype has a big kernel of truth-you're right!  RationalRose   Apr-05-04 12:04 PM   #35 
              - LOL, those gas hoggers sure get defensive, huh?  Skittles   Apr-05-04 12:27 PM   #43 
              - um, Velma? not it isn't  northzax   Apr-05-04 02:38 PM   #52 
                 - hang on...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 03:58 PM   #65 
                    - That's true,  Donkeyboy75   Apr-05-04 11:09 PM   #86 
              - "substitute black or asian" -- BS.  Bog Frog   Apr-05-04 11:52 AM   #26 
              - So it's okay to stereotype  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:57 AM   #29 
                 - Of course it's okay to stereotype. For chrissakes -- give me a break.  Bog Frog   Apr-05-04 12:01 PM   #33 
                 - That's a stretch, pal  RationalRose   Apr-05-04 12:07 PM   #37 
                 - Hot dog! Another SUV Owner who refuses to be intimidated!  SaidFred   Apr-05-04 03:41 PM   #59 
                    - Oh please...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 03:47 PM   #60 
                       - I am a careful driver...  SaidFred   Apr-05-04 03:58 PM   #66 
                          - Like I said in an earlier post...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 04:05 PM   #67 
              - You are comparing ethnicity with consumer choice?!?!?!?!?  Coventina   Apr-05-04 12:00 PM   #32 
                 - No, I'm not.  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 12:09 PM   #38 
                    - "That's what the poster did." -- Again: Wrong.  Bog Frog   Apr-05-04 12:13 PM   #40 
                       - That's a GENERAL population  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 12:22 PM   #42 
                          - Oh good grief...FINE  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 12:29 PM   #45 
                             - And EVERY single one of them  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 12:30 PM   #47 
                                - In the words of the Eternal Sargeant Hulka:  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-05-04 03:33 PM   #58 
                                - It is not necessary for every single one of them to be aggressive drivers  TXlib   Apr-05-04 04:05 PM   #68 
              - That is NOT all of us. Please don't tar us all with the same brush.  politicat   Apr-05-04 12:06 PM   #36 
                 - If all drivers, not just SUV drivers, were like you...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 12:13 PM   #41 
  - Send this to them...  JCCyC   Apr-05-04 10:58 AM   #4 
  - " I wanted to insert another image" LOL  Bog Frog   Apr-05-04 11:05 AM   #9 
  - Took me a few moments, but I got it!  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-05-04 03:25 PM   #57 
  - I'm not I got a fucking Dodge Drango!@!  MSgt213   Apr-05-04 10:59 AM   #5 
  - Sell it and buy a Toyota Prius (~50 mpg)  TXlib   Apr-05-04 11:02 AM   #7 
  - That's not an option for some people.  GOPisEvil   Apr-05-04 11:05 AM   #8 
  - And third  dolo amber   Apr-05-04 02:39 PM   #53 
     - You're joking!  TXlib   Apr-05-04 04:10 PM   #69 
  - well as a union man  WI for Kerry   Apr-05-04 11:09 AM   #12 
     - Like a Honda, Toyota, BMW, Mercedes...  GOPisEvil   Apr-05-04 11:12 AM   #13 
     - Like many other Toyota's right?  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:15 AM   #15 
     - Ford's building a hybrid Escape -- they licensed Toyota's technology.  Bog Frog   Apr-05-04 11:20 AM   #16 
  - Congratulations!  Bog Frog   Apr-05-04 11:07 AM   #11 
  - You know, higher gas prices  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:06 AM   #10 
  - It's not how much u pay. It's how much more you CONSUME  RationalRose   Apr-05-04 12:11 PM   #39 
  - Correct me if I'm wrong...  Guy_Montag   Apr-05-04 11:13 AM   #14 
  - Just wait...  trotsky   Apr-05-04 11:20 AM   #17 
  - I have an idea (only partial sarcasm here)  elfwitch   Apr-05-04 11:28 AM   #19 
  - I think you'd have to  Book Lover   Apr-05-04 02:55 PM   #55 
     - I don't want to start a fight  Lizz612   Apr-05-04 04:17 PM   #72 
        - I'm not here to fight either :-)  Book Lover   Apr-05-04 04:32 PM   #73 
           - Thanks  Lizz612   Apr-05-04 04:40 PM   #74 
  - I agree  GloriaSmith   Apr-05-04 11:47 AM   #23 
  - Easy. Europeans  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:48 AM   #24 
  - Yup, and use the revenues...  VelmaD   Apr-05-04 11:52 AM   #27 
     - Yep,  LagaLover   Apr-05-04 11:58 AM   #30 
        - I miss that  LynzM   Apr-05-04 01:39 PM   #48 
  - Diesel is cheaper  Kellanved   Apr-05-04 11:59 AM   #31 
  - UM - GLORIA  Skittles   Apr-05-04 12:29 PM   #44 
  - $4000?!?!  Susang   Apr-05-04 09:44 PM   #78 
  - Diesel fuel is, usually, a little more expensive;  Spider Jerusalem   Apr-05-04 04:55 PM   #75 
  - Even those who drive economy cars are hurt  MissMillie   Apr-05-04 12:30 PM   #46 
  - of course they are, in fact they are hurt more  northzax   Apr-05-04 02:47 PM   #54 
  - Can't I sympathise with your plight while simultaneously  TXlib   Apr-05-04 04:17 PM   #71 
  - I wish I did not have to drive  tsakshaug   Apr-05-04 02:23 PM   #49 
  - I know this...  JonathanChance   Apr-05-04 02:32 PM   #50 
  - Did everyone see Jon Stewart's map  redqueen   Apr-05-04 02:33 PM   #51 
  - What about those who can't afford to drive then???  Shanneee   Apr-05-04 03:04 PM   #56 
  - I'm poor and can't afford a damn thing.  Triple H   Apr-05-04 03:52 PM   #62 
  - Yeah, it's real funny  bif   Apr-05-04 04:17 PM   #70 
  - Maybe this is a good, first chink the wall of oil-addiction falling down  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-05-04 04:58 PM   #76 
  - my Prius-owning friends called me up to gloat ...  Lisa   Apr-05-04 08:08 PM   #77 
  - I feel sorry for couriers  gold_bug   Apr-05-04 10:10 PM   #79 
  - I'm not  Dunedain   Apr-05-04 10:25 PM   #80 
  - 2001 Chevy Metro LSI  solinvictus   Apr-05-04 10:28 PM   #81 
  - I was too, but....  RPM   Apr-05-04 10:36 PM   #82 
  - Yep  solinvictus   Apr-05-04 10:38 PM   #83 
     - cost prohibitve  RPM   Apr-05-04 10:50 PM   #84 
  - It sucks!  Tweek   Apr-05-04 11:05 PM   #85 
 

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