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punktopia
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First of all - this is just genuine curiosity, not an attempt to flame/troll. I took some driving lessons a few years ago and came to the conclusion that a) I wasn't a safe driver, b) driving is overrated and c) cars are just generally annoying.

However, lots of people love cars. Why is this? Is it the freedom they allow you? There's been times when, waiting at some random train station in the freezing cold while my train gets delayed for the fifteenth time that I wish I had a car. Or is it the hobby aspect? This part I don't get... I can think of far more interesting things to do than repair/modify a car.

Feel free to enlighten me. Why do you love cars?
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I can go wherever i want, whenever i want, and i dont have to rely on other people/****ty public transport.
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I'll let you know when I learn to drive
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You can just... go. Whenever you want and to wherever and you have to rely on no-one else. And they do exactly what you tell them to (most of the time).
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(Original post by punktopia)
I took some driving lessons a few years ago and came to the conclusion that a) I wasn't a safe driver, b) driving is overrated and c) cars are just generally annoying.
:ditto:
I walk everywhere less than 3 miles distance, other than that, its Public transport FTW. I just don't get the whole car thing. Apart from the pretty lime green /blue sparkley pergeots
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im not into the whole modifying cars and stuff, but i love my little car just because thoughout my life ive grown up getting on buses and other forms of public transport (my parents dont drive) I think ive always thought that i wanted to drive just so i can go wherever i want all i have to do is get up and get in my car and if needs be, get my satnav! rather than planning bus times, fares, costs etc, stick some petrol in the tank and your sorted!
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you dont relise how much you need a car till you actually get one. just like you wouldnt know how much you needed a computer if youd never had one.
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I'm an engineer, I love how a car works.


Plus I need it for work.



Car's aren't for everybody though, kinda like anal sex.
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I can't drive yet, but a friend of mine can; and I can totally understand both the love of being able to drive, AND cars in general. Now he can drive, he can go anywhere, and do anything, without worrying about public transport or taxis.

Now I didn't realise it was bad at all, until he passed. I then realised how much time we waste, waiting for trains and buses, how expensive buses and trains are, and how inconvenient they can be.
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I completely agree with you OP.
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I'm not interested in all the modification lark.

I enjoy the freedom of driving and having a car. Plus I enjoy the act of driving itself.
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Freedom, speed, individuality, you can go where you want when you want, plus the way that cars, even the most basic and dull ones, work is immense.
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My cars sound nice

That's my main reason for buying the first one to be honest.

I don't drive every day though. When I can walk or bike I will do.

Sometimes it just isn't worthwhile though.

Birmingham to Exeter is £59 return on the train. Then I'd spend anther £5 on the bus to get to the train stations.

For the same money, I could just jump in my van and go whatever time of day I want to.

Going into town or anywhere busy, I will always seek to not have to drive though.
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1. Freedom to go where you want whenever, i.e. theme parks

2. I enjoy driving

3. More job opportunities (i couldnt have worked at my previous job without a car)

4. My motorbike makes me cold in the winter
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and generally the chicks dig dudes with cars. thats reason enough by itself
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Cars are brilliant. You can go anywhere - we're not just talking about getting a train to say London, or Manchester, but actually exactly where you want to be within a city or town. There's no need to really plan anything, you can go on the spur of the moment.

And it's fun, no? When you're in charge, everything's under control, and everything's right with the world.
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i tired tellin convincing my self that when i failed the first 3 or four times that driving isnt a big deal
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(Original post by Friggerpants)
Car's aren't for everybody though, kinda like anal sex.
Luckily, unlike anal sex, car driving can be a daily activity.
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(Original post by L i b)
Luckily, unlike anal sex, car driving can be a daily activity.

Speak for yourself, I get my brown wings everyday.
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thats what you get when you like blokes

im sticking to the ladies

no stubble rash and stinky hairy arses
Is that aimed at me?

Do you even know what you're on about?
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