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Old 07-21-2006, 11:06 PM   #16
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and hobo, as for soaking in the sun... wouldnt a convertible be the best no matter what?
My thoughts exactly.
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Old 07-21-2006, 11:29 PM   #17
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and hobo, as for soaking in the sun... wouldnt a convertible be the best no matter what? as theres nothing covering you
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My thoughts exactly.
Attention all e-tards. I didn't ask the question, the OP did. Now were you going to answer my question to you, or ignore it like you did his?
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Old 07-21-2006, 11:40 PM   #18
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it depends on what the car is i think, like id have a convertible if it was something like a Mercedes SL55 or a Jag XKR, t top if it was (lets say) a toyota MR-2 and civic or a merc for a panaramic roof
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Old 07-22-2006, 08:07 PM   #19
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Attention all e-tards. I didn't ask the question, the OP did. Now were you going to answer my question to you, or ignore it like you did his?
I didn't read the question clearly enough. I assumed that he meant overall. Besides, how do you know that to me looking good isn't part of the whole "taking in the rays" experience? Tough to enjoy the sun when you don't like your car .

F.Y.I. that last part is semi-sarcastic, which is tough for me to portray over the internet. I know I didn't read the original post closely enough.
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Old 07-22-2006, 08:50 PM   #20
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Nothing beats driving around with the top down on a nice summer day.
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Old 07-22-2006, 09:25 PM   #21
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Being a female. I prefer sunroofs. I love convertibles but since I have long hair, I'd rather not spend a lot of time making it pretty and then just having it messed up by the wind. When I'm in either one of my cars, I love looking up at the sky through the roof. And I can do that and not have the wind mess up my hair. So sunroofs get my vote. Dont get me wrong though, there are days when I tie my hair up in a pony tail and let the wind whip it around, but that's only when I'm not going anywhere special.
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Old 07-23-2006, 09:41 AM   #22
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convertibles are not overly practical were i come we have this little thing called winter, in winter it rains which means you can't drive with the roof down, every day driven ragtops look crtappy over time, which makes them ugly, but a while a go in summer i hired a convertible porshce Boxster of the day and it way cool driving with the top off, put not something i want every day and on top of it, it wrecks the cars handling and makes the chasis sloppy
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Old 07-23-2006, 02:05 PM   #23
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not something i want every day and on top of it, it wrecks the cars handling and makes the chasis sloppy

Which, of course, is why most of the best true sports cars hav been convertibles. 'cause w all know how sloppy Miatas, S200s, etc are...



Oh, and I have that little thing called Winter, too. In fact, for most of my life I lived in Seattle, where rain was a year round concern. I also (*gasp*) have always had more than one car.

And the original question was "I was just curious for soaking in rays what everyone here prefers?" not "for what's most practical in a daily driver what everyone here prefers?"
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Which, of course, is why most of the best true sports cars hav been convertibles. 'cause w all know how sloppy Miatas, S200s, etc are...



Oh, and I have that little thing called Winter, too. In fact, for most of my life I lived in Seattle, where rain was a year round concern. I also (*gasp*) have always had more than one car.

And the original question was "I was just curious for soaking in rays what everyone here prefers?" not "for what's most practical in a daily driver what everyone here prefers?"
STOP IT. You're reading what the OP actually asked then applying common sense and experience to the situation. THAT WILL NEVER WORK HERE! Conform to the group. Speak about things that you do not know. Make facts up if you have to.

I just don't know what's wrong with people like you.
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Old 07-23-2006, 02:11 PM   #25
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Damnit! Forgot that rule AGAIN!
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Old 07-23-2006, 02:33 PM   #26
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we have something called english weather!!!
its sunny and hot for only a month or two at the least
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Old 07-23-2006, 02:43 PM   #27
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we have something called english weather!!!
its sunny and hot for only a month or two at the least
Then you have to ask yourself this. Why is it that the UK has probably had a higher percentage of car models that were convertibles compared to all models over the last 50 years than any other country? There must be a reason.
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maybe the sun has poked itself out here and there but it does rain lots and get windy but the coastal roads of devon and cornwall are nice to drive round when it is sunny in a soft top.
and most of the folding tin tops, soft top owners bring there cars out in the summer sun!
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Old 07-23-2006, 03:20 PM   #29
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Man, some of you act lke it doesn't snow or rain anywhere else in the world...



Wusses.

Funny how a cold, rainy, foggy country like England has produced more folding top sports cars than anywhere else. And many of them were true roadsters that didn't even have side windows!

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Old 07-23-2006, 04:57 PM   #30
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Did you two take the time to read the man's question or are you starting your own new thread? He didn't ask about looks, he asked "I was just curious for soaking in rays what everyone here prefers?" For the life of me I can't find where he asked for your opinions on styling.

He asked what they prefer...if they don't prefer it because of styling, then what's wrong with that? His question didn't ask anything specific besides what they "prefer".

By the way, I prefer convertibles. None of the others beat cruising with the top down on a fair weather day.

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