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otherlander Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-26-07 01:13 PM
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71. But Japan has better public transportation, right?
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  -Miami Girl Gets Lexus for Sweet 16, Has a Tantrum at Mother. Matsubara  Jun-26-07 03:42 AM   #0 
  - No child should be given a car--especially a luxury car.  Skidmore   Jun-26-07 04:27 AM   #1 
  - I disagree with you  malaise   Jun-26-07 05:52 AM   #6 
  - 1300 engine?  EOTE   Jun-26-07 10:13 AM   #32 
     - Meanwhile, in the real world ...  muriel_volestrangler   Jun-26-07 10:39 AM   #40 
     - My Mazda Scrum microvan has a .55 liter engine.  Matsubara   Jun-26-07 01:11 PM   #70 
     - Yep CCs  malaise   Jun-26-07 11:58 AM   #57 
     - Oh, I was thinking of the U.S. market.  EOTE   Jun-26-07 12:26 PM   #63 
        - I had a Tercel for a decade  malaise   Jun-27-07 07:57 AM   #91 
     - I loved my 3 cylinder Sprint!!  enlightenment   Jun-26-07 12:34 PM   #64 
        - I heard they were good little workers....  EOTE   Jun-26-07 12:57 PM   #65 
           - It was amazing, considering.  enlightenment   Jun-27-07 11:38 AM   #100 
  - Ladies and gentlemen, the next Paris Hilton.  fifthgendem   Jun-26-07 06:23 AM   #8 
  - My folks...  annarbor   Jun-26-07 07:08 PM   #88 
     - You may have seen the video of the twin 16yos rescheduled from  fifthgendem   Jun-27-07 06:19 AM   #90 
  - the MINIMUMUM age for a driver's liscenses should be 18...  QuestionAll   Jun-26-07 06:27 AM   #9 
  - The minimum age here in Japan is 20.  Matsubara   Jun-26-07 07:10 AM   #12 
  - It's all that drifting, I tell ya!  gatorboy   Jun-26-07 09:30 AM   #20 
  - That's some American movie right?  Matsubara   Jun-26-07 10:17 AM   #35 
     - I saw some Japanese show that was promoting it not long ago.  gatorboy   Jun-26-07 10:45 AM   #41 
     - No such thing as tipping here. They will refuse tips.  Matsubara   Jun-26-07 10:48 AM   #42 
        - Yes, someone once told me that they left a tip at some restaurant.  gatorboy   Jun-26-07 11:06 AM   #48 
     - Db competitions?  sakabatou   Jun-26-07 11:49 AM   #55 
        - Is that what they're called? All I know is they're really noisy.  Matsubara   Jun-26-07 12:11 PM   #62 
           - decible competitions  sakabatou   Jun-26-07 01:46 PM   #78 
              - I was thinking more about muffler-less engine noise and musical horns.  Matsubara   Jun-27-07 10:15 PM   #101 
                 - Oh...  sakabatou   Jun-28-07 10:19 AM   #104 
                    - Well, I'm no expert, I've only seen them from afar, but according to the wife...  Matsubara   Jun-28-07 11:33 AM   #105 
  - But Japan has better public transportation, right?  otherlander   Jun-26-07 01:13 PM   #71 
     - Yes, but there are areas not well-served, especially in the boonies.  Matsubara   Jun-26-07 01:24 PM   #76 
     - not necessarily at all.  QuestionAll   Jun-26-07 02:01 PM   #80 
  - My husband sells car insurance and says that idea isn't far from  Clark2008   Jun-26-07 09:37 AM   #24 
  - It is NOT the age that matters it is school funded Driver's training that matters. Here in  slampoet   Jun-26-07 09:57 AM   #27 
  - i didn't say that there shouldn't be driver's ed- there should be and it should be required-  QuestionAll   Jun-26-07 01:11 PM   #69 
     - OK sure, but there are policies you aren't aware of in many states that say if you're 18  slampoet   Jun-27-07 08:25 AM   #93 
        - well then why not make the driving age 12, and get that first year over with early...?  QuestionAll   Jun-27-07 10:56 PM   #103 
  - Oh, please. I know 16 year olds who are better and safer drivers than some 40 year olds I've seen  ComerPerro   Jun-26-07 12:03 PM   #58 
  - not on average.  QuestionAll   Jun-26-07 01:09 PM   #68 
  - thats just a great idea! You know, so they cant work, or go to after school activities  Dragonbreathp9d   Jun-26-07 12:09 PM   #61 
  - i guess kids don't have bicycles anymore...?  QuestionAll   Jun-26-07 01:08 PM   #67 
  - I had a bike at that age, but not a death-wish  Dragonbreathp9d   Jun-26-07 01:15 PM   #73 
     - "road construction and crazy traffic..."  QuestionAll   Jun-26-07 02:00 PM   #79 
  - Hey, that's what parents are for--to make certain they get to all those  Skidmore   Jun-26-07 06:49 PM   #84 
  - i hope you don't have kids...  Scout   Jun-26-07 07:01 PM   #85 
  - Thank you! I agree. n/t  Zookeeper   Jun-26-07 01:14 PM   #72 
  - Amen. You want a car? Go earn some money & buy one.  Coventina   Jun-26-07 09:24 AM   #17 
  - Commercial: "kid: Dad, I think I need a cell phone. father: Son, I think you need a job.  BlooInBloo   Jun-26-07 09:31 AM   #22 
  - we gave both of our sons their first cars, nowhere near new but good vehicles nevertheless  madokie   Jun-26-07 01:19 PM   #74 
  - I went to high school with kids from some of the wealthiest families in my community  proud2Blib   Jun-27-07 09:37 AM   #97 
  - As Michael Moore said in Sicko, we live in a ME society instead of a WE society.  Selatius   Jun-26-07 04:36 AM   #2 
  - From my experience in China  Johonny   Jun-26-07 10:18 AM   #36 
     - Lots of societies/countries are "me" based.....  Mike Daniels   Jun-26-07 10:35 AM   #39 
  - I happened to watch one of those, "Super Sweet Sixteen" shows....  ClintonTyree   Jun-26-07 05:32 AM   #3 
  - That show is disgusting.  BerryBush   Jun-26-07 05:51 AM   #5 
  - Worst show on television.  EOO   Jun-26-07 07:02 PM   #86 
  - My ten year old was offended.  Nevernose   Jun-27-07 10:38 PM   #102 
  - My brother was on one of those shows  Lurking_Argyle   Jun-26-07 05:45 AM   #4 
  - Geez...whatever happened to getting  China_cat   Jun-26-07 06:15 AM   #7 
  - You got a whole wristwatch?!? Why you spoiled blankety-blank! I only got the strap!  JHB   Jun-26-07 11:13 AM   #50 
  - Just for the record, the point of this post is NOT about materialism.  Matsubara   Jun-26-07 06:42 AM   #10 
  - Bottom Line - WEeare getting more like Mexico every day.  Bobbieo   Jun-26-07 07:02 AM   #11 
  - Yeah, if we really want to help fend off the impending gas crisis.  EnviroBat   Jun-26-07 07:23 AM   #13 
  - My wife loves those shows  Smooth Operator   Jun-26-07 08:57 AM   #14 
  - Well, speaking for myself.  Midlodemocrat   Jun-26-07 10:49 AM   #43 
  - The same parents that buy a swimming pool and let the kids scream all day...  BlooInBloo   Jun-26-07 08:59 AM   #15 
  - People raise their kids the best they know how, oh by the way, I've been there  DainBramaged   Jun-26-07 09:19 AM   #16 
  - my daughter watches that show and this is what i hear "What a brat!"  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-26-07 09:26 AM   #18 
  - Same here. "What a brat"  Midlodemocrat   Jun-26-07 09:46 AM   #25 
  - My daughter watches and laughs at how greedy and horrible...  Zookeeper   Jun-26-07 01:22 PM   #75 
     - So does mine  seemunkee   Jun-27-07 08:20 AM   #92 
  - They're not. They're not raising their kids.  lonestarnot   Jun-26-07 09:27 AM   #19 
  - Oh, I don't know...maybe a society where a TV commentator can call a woman a "bitch"  KansDem   Jun-26-07 09:31 AM   #21 
  - I think he was just repeating what Audrey said.  Midlodemocrat   Jun-26-07 09:47 AM   #26 
     - It was done for effect...  KansDem   Jun-26-07 10:01 AM   #28 
        - I have a soon to be 17yo and a 15yo, and there is NO WAY  Midlodemocrat   Jun-26-07 10:03 AM   #30 
           - I have a 15yo and a 9yo...  KansDem   Jun-26-07 10:13 AM   #33 
              - I'll be honest with you, even if my financial situation permitted  Midlodemocrat   Jun-26-07 10:18 AM   #37 
                 - if i had the money i'd buy my daughter the safest used car i could find for her  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-26-07 10:23 AM   #38 
  - Great Youtube Video: Teenage affluenza is spreading fast.  IndyOp   Jun-26-07 09:36 AM   #23 
  - Great vid! That should be shown in every middle/high school in America.  nonconformist   Jun-26-07 12:08 PM   #60 
  - Thank you for posting that  flygal   Jun-27-07 08:55 AM   #94 
  - That's a peek at who votes republicant in Florida. - n/t  porphyrian   Jun-26-07 10:02 AM   #29 
  - I can't understand what the hell the girl is saying ...  JacquesMolay   Jun-26-07 10:06 AM   #31 
  - I think's she's mad that her mom didn't give the car to her at the party.  philosophie_en_rose   Jun-26-07 10:13 AM   #34 
  - Well, whose fault is that? Even if you are rich, you don't have to  lizzy   Jun-27-07 09:01 AM   #95 
     - Even if you're parents give you things, you can choose not to be spoiled and obnoxious.  philosophie_en_rose   Jun-27-07 09:30 AM   #96 
  - I think it's both...I mean, her life was RUINED!  Truthiness Inspector   Jun-26-07 11:47 AM   #54 
     - My first car was a Pinto ....  JacquesMolay   Jun-26-07 01:03 PM   #66 
  - Nothing like watching "My Super Sweet Sixteen" to get one's blood boiling, conjuring up mental  nealmhughes   Jun-26-07 10:53 AM   #44 
  - Oh, I can't even watch that show any more.  AZBlue   Jun-26-07 11:02 AM   #46 
  - That clip makes me miss Paris so much more.  aikoaiko   Jun-26-07 10:54 AM   #45 
  - Aiiieeee! Turn it off! Turn off that image!  JHB   Jun-26-07 02:03 PM   #81 
  - geez, what a brat!  GTRMAN   Jun-26-07 11:05 AM   #47 
  - Wow - I didn't realize people actually watched the show. Now I see where DU gets its Paris-love.  BlooInBloo   Jun-26-07 11:08 AM   #49 
  - I got my first car when I was 19  Rob H.   Jun-26-07 11:35 AM   #51 
  - this girl is not a person in our society  Enrique   Jun-26-07 11:39 AM   #52 
  - Put 30 years on that kid, and she's screaming, "Keep the Bush tax cuts permanent!"  RedStateShame   Jun-26-07 11:44 AM   #53 
  - It's stories like this that make me glad oil is running out. nt  Javaman   Jun-26-07 11:51 AM   #56 
  - the gilded age  hiphopnation23   Jun-26-07 12:06 PM   #59 
  - From MTV- the music channel that doesn't play music!  depakid   Jun-26-07 01:30 PM   #77 
  - "Karen, you ungrateful bitch" is what we jokingly called my friend  SoCalDem   Jun-26-07 02:22 PM   #82 
  - No teenagers should be given $70,000 luxury cars.  EOO   Jun-26-07 03:01 PM   #83 
  - That's...  otherlander   Jun-26-07 07:02 PM   #87 
  - What gets me is when they get these cars 1 or 2 years before even getting license  Truth Hurts A Lot   Jun-26-07 09:06 PM   #89 
  - They will pay later..  SoCalDem   Jun-27-07 09:47 AM   #99 
  - Publicity Stunt  erpowers   Jun-27-07 09:44 AM   #98 

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