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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 10:59 AM
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What vehicle is more obscene than a Hummer or H2?
Edited on Mon Mar-19-07 11:00 AM by mcscajun
A Stretch H2 -- seen 'em before, saw one again on 57th & 7th Avenue in NYC Saturday night.


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tk2kewl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:01 AM
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1. When I was googling limos for my wedding a few years ago...
Edited on Mon Mar-19-07 11:03 AM by tk2kewl
I came across a company with H2 limos staffed with height-challenged? waiters to serve drinks. :yoiks:
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wildhorses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:02 AM
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2. i can't help it---
i like their commercial where it turns into a submarine :hide:
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:18 AM
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5. Did it stay down?
One can only hope. :evilgrin:
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skygazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:09 AM
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3. They must have to charter a gas tanker to follow them around
and fill it up every 4 blocks. :eyes:

Ugly. But then I think stretch limos are tacky and ugly anyway. I'd rather ride in the back of a vintage Rolls or something.
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:18 AM
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6. Stretched vehicles don't have the most comfortable ride, either.
I'm with you...a vintage Rolls would be far better. :)
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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:11 AM
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4. a neighbor of mine has a Ford Excursion
or the Ford Subdivision as I call it. It barely fits in her driveway.

Here's another obscene pic
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:19 AM
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7. "Ford Subdivision" -- I like it.
:applause: I'll use it. :)
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 02:55 PM
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27. Dave Barry has a bit from about 10 years ago about the Chevy "Subdivision"...
That's what he calls the Chevy Suburban. :hi:
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kath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 07:29 PM
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33. And how 'bout the Ford Exhibitionist?
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 09:28 AM
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42. That's a good one, too.
:hi:
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:24 AM
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8. What about pickup trucks raised 5 - 6 feet off the ground?
The way I see it - if it requires a ladder to gain entry to your vehicle, you're stupider than I thought.
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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:30 AM
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10. With the illegaly modified exhaust systems that rattle windows when they accelerate?
For some reason, I never see the cops pull these things over for illegal exhaust mods.
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:40 AM
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11. Yeah, I've looked at those monster trucks on their big-ass wheels
(street trucks, not show vehicles) and it always makes me wonder WHO wants to climb (literally) in an out of a vehicle like that?

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skygazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:57 AM
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19. I once saw a Chevy Nova someone did that to
Stupidest looking vehicle I've ever seen in my life. Some people have too much time and money on their hands.
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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:26 AM
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9. May I present the International CXT
Edited on Mon Mar-19-07 11:27 AM by JonathanChance


They had one of these plastered with the Vault Energy Drink logo at our Homecoming parade last fall.
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:41 AM
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12. JEEEEEEE-SUS on a trailer hitch.
:wow:
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:48 AM
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14. As you wish
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:49 AM
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16. Thank you,
thank you very much. :::channelling Elvis:::
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Dukkha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 01:25 PM
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24. I was going to suggest that one too
and if someone wanted to buy it I'd suggest to them that Viagra is a much cheaper solution to their problem.
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Orsino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 07:08 PM
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32. "Sorry about your penis!" I yelled...
...as the behemoth passed.
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:47 AM
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13. The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:48 AM
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15. Aw, c'mon. That's high camp stuff.
I'd love to be one of the drivers, frankly. :)
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:49 AM
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17. As Freud said
Sometimes a weiner is just a hotdog.
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ironflange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:54 AM
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18. Come on, the Weenie Mobile is waye kul!
I'll bet it gets pretty good mileage, too, it's nicely streamlined. I've had the privilege of seeing a Wiener Mobile not once, but twice!




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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:58 AM
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21. It's nicely streamlined alright.
It's obscenely streamlined.
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ironflange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 12:40 PM
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22. Hey, don't blame the messenger
What you do with your Oscar Mayers is your own business. :evilgrin:

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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 11:58 AM
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20. how'd you like to be rear-ended by that thing and then have to explain
it to your insurance carrier.
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ironflange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 12:41 PM
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23. Hahahaha!!
"Yes, I was rear-ended by a. . . giant. . . uh. . ."

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lutefisk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 02:46 PM
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25. You should see it when it's excited
The weinermobile drivers are instructed to stay 300 feet away from any buns.
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electron_blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 02:53 PM
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26. obscene. Yesterayd I saw a hummer in m y town with one of those 'save the environment' vanity
plates that our state has. Wtf?
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july302001 Donating Member (175 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 05:22 PM
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29. confused
LOL. Someone's kinda confsued confused...
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Hangingon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 03:42 PM
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28. Over size dualie diesel pickups
I see a bunch of them around here. They are often left idling in the parking lot while the owners grocery shop.
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 05:25 PM
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30. They run on Viagra
And they run over grannies crossing the street. Suspension so smooth you don't even feel it.
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Orsino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-19-07 07:07 PM
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31. NASCAR racers, maybe. Maybe.
Hard to beat a Hummer.
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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 03:57 AM
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40. Boooo, hissssss, boooooo go knit socks then
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kath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 01:47 AM
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34. There's also the Kenworth Pilgrimage:
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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 01:58 AM
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35. Funny thing is... that's a parody, but it doesn't need to be....
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jobycom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 02:24 AM
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36. Obscene? I consider them ugly, wasteful, and tasteless, but the only vehicles I consider obscene
are ones with W stickers on them. Or the Bush presidential limo. I don't much care what someone else drives. One Hummer more or less isn't going to save or kill the planet. The problem is way deeper than that. If we were all as serious about this as we claim, we wouldn't be typing on our computers this late at night for recreational purposes. How much energy would we save by turning out the lights and computers and going to bed? Not as much as driving a Prius over a Hummer, certainly, but enough to not feel so goddamned smug and superior.

And no, this isn't personal. I own a Prius, an 82 diesel that I try to run on biodiesel (though the car isn't running now), and a four cylinder cheapo car that gets 32 mpg.
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Hardrada Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 02:31 AM
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37. How about those big Mercedes touring cars that Hitler
was always riding around in to the cheering adulation of the German Volk?

Does anyone have a pic of one?
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jobycom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 02:33 AM
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38. Okay, yeah, generally anything with a Nazi flag can be safely called obscene.
:(
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 09:31 AM
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43. I'm not weighing in on environmental or political obscenity here.
Edited on Tue Mar-20-07 09:31 AM by mcscajun
Just two of the pure definitions: disgusting to the senses; so excessive as to be offensive. That's all. I'm being purely subjective here, not smug or superior.
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jobycom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 09:33 AM
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46. Well, alright, by that definition, you've convinced me.
:)
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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 03:53 AM
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39. A stretch Lincoln Navigator?


:hug: :pals: :hi:
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 09:32 AM
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44. Nearly a twin in looks, ain't it?
:hi:
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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 04:04 AM
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41. Wait, this is the best of the worst
Edited on Tue Mar-20-07 04:16 AM by DainBramaged
The International (GXT/MXT/RXT Family of pickups.)


MXT hauler



RXT Hauler (fifth wheel)



They only make a few hundred a year each. Over $100 large.

http://www.gizmag.com.au/go/5181/
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 09:33 AM
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45. Looks identical *(to these untrained eyes, anyway)*
to International CXT posted way upthread.
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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 11:03 AM
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48. RXT is duallie version of CXT, MXT going after Hummer
as it is really only a bit larger and an actual truck than can put 2 tons in the bed and tow 7 tons. (Let me have one for one day, just one so I can park next to evey Hummer I see).
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deepthought42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-20-07 10:51 AM
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47. Escalades are pretty obscene...meh. n/t
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