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      05-23-2012 11:43 PM #1
      Seems like there were lots more Hondas here this year? What's with all the non VAG?

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      05-24-2012 12:21 AM #2
      They know that VAG's have the better events.

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      05-24-2012 12:27 AM #3
      I agree.. i thought this was a vag show..i see a lot of non-euro cars at other shows (h2o) id like just one show to be completely vag.

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      05-24-2012 12:31 AM #4
      I saw like 4

    5. 05-24-2012 12:36 AM #5



      But really, he was part of the group that was in my cabin and was a previous owner of VW/Audi cars

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      05-24-2012 12:37 AM #6
      Well some of these guys are friend or used to have dubs and they like to hang and look at the cars.

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      05-24-2012 12:51 AM #7
      I personally dont like hondas but seriousley looking at GTI and Jettas on coils and knock off wheels or even nice wheels ets old.. its cool and all but i dont mind seeing other cars either and different styles VW dudes tend to all stick to the same **** its at least nice to see on other cars..why you complaining more the merrier and more fun partying

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      05-24-2012 01:05 AM #8
      lol gtfo some of the non-vag cars were the nicest **** there.
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      06-25-2012 09:18 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Road Boss View Post
      They know that VAG's have the better events.

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    11. 10-02-2012 10:57 AM #11
      I don't hate Hondas or any brand of car for that matter as long as it's not a loud ass ricer with a cocky douche bag driver

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      10-21-2012 11:53 PM #12
      I'm glad I read through all of this, because some **** got cleared up toward to the end there. The way I see it, and this is through fresh eyes since I've never been to SoWo... If it's a VAG show, then only VAG cars should be on the show field, plain and simple. Now, if there are JDM and domestic guys coming down to check out the show, then that should be flattering more than anything. Trust me, I've been doing GM/j-body shows for almost a decade, and the only people who were attending the shows were the people showing. We'd have loved to see the euro or JDM guys come over and walk through our lot, check out the cars and hang out. But if I'm coming to SoWo, I'm coming to see Dubs and Audis, not everything else. If I wanna see Hondas, Evos, etc., I'll go to ISO, or HIN. Just my couple of pennies, of course.

      I will say this, however. No one should be turned away due to space constraints if there are outside makes on the field. I know most people drive a long way to get there, and it'd be ****ed up to be told no while looking at some JDM car sitting there. If it's because you were late... well, that does suck, but **** happens I guess.

      And finally, under NO circumstance should anyone be rude or make ****ty comments to someone about their car, or even worse, throw stuff at it. It all goes back to the stereotypical douchebags you guys mentioned earlier.

      Meh, I'll see you guys next year regardless.

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      05-24-2012 09:49 AM #13
      I don't mind them being around, but I actually was disappointed when I saw them on the show field. The staff was turning away some German cars, but allowed the JDM stuff in. What upset me more was that vendor vehicles carrying their crap were turned away, while other cars were allowed to simply park with the rest of the VAG cars.

      There were nice Japanese cars rolling around during the weekend, but they should have been excluded from the show on Saturday unless they were dropping off vendor kit.

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      05-24-2012 10:10 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by nemo1ner View Post
      There were nice Japanese cars rolling around during the weekend, but they should have been excluded from the show on Saturday unless they were dropping off vendor kit.
      This.

    15. 05-24-2012 10:17 AM #15
      I have a solution to this problem. When any of you start to wonder "why all these damn Hondas?', Please step back and take a dose of GetOverYourSelf OTC. It's a wonderful product that helps prevent cases of viral snobbery and the onset of hyper asshattery.

      Gasp*!*! car enthusiast using their own car to drive to a car show attended by car enthusiast of other car makes???!!! Just WOW, Thats got to be just some big dose of rediculous. What will I ever do?

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      05-24-2012 10:29 AM #16
      Would this also mean we should just park our VAGs in a Mustang car show (I know, bad reference)? If the other cars keep parking in the show, I really don't care, but when people like my wife (she has 0 interest in cars) noticed and says things like "I thought this was a VW/Audi show, why are so many Hondas etc. here?" that says a lot. Come to the show, but come to see what the VAG scene is all about, not because you have the urge to show your car at the show.

      It isn't about being a snob, at least for me, and I know the show's free, so I'm not really bothered, but I can go anywhere and see JDM, Fords, Chevys, and so forth; I just think it's cool to be able to go to a show for only VWs and Audis. In a lot of ways our scene is way different, but I think a lot of this has changed with the show growing each year as well.

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      05-24-2012 10:34 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by nolesfan View Post
      Would this also mean we should just park our VAGs in a Mustang car show (I know, bad reference)? If the other cars keep parking in the show, I really don't care, but when people like my wife (she has 0 interest in cars) noticed and says things like "I thought this was a VW/Audi show, why are so many Hondas etc. here?" that says a lot. Come to the show, but come to see what the VAG scene is all about, not because you have the urge to show your car at the show.

      It isn't about being a snob, at least for me, and I know the show's free, so I'm not really bothered, but I can go anywhere and see JDM, Fords, Chevys, and so forth; I just think it's cool to be able to go to a show for only VWs and Audis. In a lot of ways our scene is way different, but I think a lot of this has changed with the show growing each year as well.
      Yes it's different in the sense that we are more welcoming of other cars and people can hang out with VAG enthusiasts without worrying about having their cars trashed as would be the case if we went to a Honda show or something. That's one of the things that I've always liked about VAG owners and think it's one of the reasons why there is so much enthusiasm and participation at our events with less issues than at a JDM or domestic show
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      05-24-2012 10:39 AM #18
      Your point brings me to another question... why are the other shows, JDM stuff in particular so bad about stealing or damaging property? I know, off topic so don't answer if you don't want. I've never been to another specific show, other than classics back in the day. Those guys never had the same rift raft and shenanigans.

    19. 05-24-2012 10:41 AM #19
      I drove my Evo down, and didn't mind parking outside. I knew the event was for VWs/Audis, I didnt come to show off my car but rather to enjoy the cars that I knew were going to be present. I honestly dont even go to JDM/Honda meets just because of issues mentioned already in this thread. Being a Non-Vag attendee, I was also kinda confused on the jdm/non-vag cars in the show while there was plenty of vw's that couldn't get in.

      I've owned VW's since the day I moved to this country, and its kinda funny that people are bashing other cars for attending the event as if they're 10 years old. We're all car enthusiasts at the end of the day.

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      05-24-2012 10:45 AM #20
      just want to take this time to thank everyone that was so cool this weekend. My S got so much love from non closed minded people I have had multiple vw's before this car, and still daily drive a gti. I dont view myself as an outcast, because i still have so many friends in the vw scene that still view me the same way. Thats one of the reasons why i keep coming to these shows.
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      My car is 100% euro inspired, and real euro enthusiasts appreciate it.

      When people stop coming to car shows for cars, and start coming to see friends they only get to see once or twice a year, all the little bull**** doesnt matter anymore.
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      05-24-2012 11:17 AM #21
      You are obviously missing the point. The show field had non VW's and Audi's throughout. It is supposed to be exclusively a VAG show. Even the organizers stated that. There were many VW's that should have been in the field that weren't able to because of those spots being taken by other makes.

      Sneaking your car into a manufacturer specific show is similar to photo-bombing.

      It's fine to bring whatever car you have down for the weekend, but why are people so bent on parking their JDM cars next to the VW's, even when the event organizers try to prevent it?

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      05-24-2012 11:24 AM #22
      No. You are welcome to attend. But not display your car on a show field that is exclusive to certain brands. How is this hard to understand?

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      05-24-2012 11:33 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by OAS_vr_slow View Post
      I was the one who drove the bagged blue Subaru... Are some of you saying I'm not allowed to attend a VAG show? I love European cars and the scene and that is why I go. I don't park my car in the show nor do I intend to. I park on the sidelines and walk around admiring peoples work. Most "JDM" shows suck ass and are full of ricers and people that don't appreciate stance. The euro scene doesn't have that as much and that is why I like it. So do some of you think that I should not go to any VAG events now that I sold my mk3?
      Quote Originally Posted by nemo1ner View Post
      No. You are welcome to attend. But not display your car on a show field that is exclusive to certain brands. How is this hard to understand?
      I hear that. The people that parked on the show field with Japanese and domestic cars had no business being there unless they were at a booth.

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      I like cars and cars in general I have 66 beetle that I wanted to bring but don't want to drive it 13 hours so I decided to take my S13 Silvia which didn't make it either I wish it did tho because everyone would have been mad it's not a vw/Audi
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      05-24-2012 12:34 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by BlackMagician View Post
      Seems like there were lots more Hondas here this year? What's with all the non VAG?
      Car people come to car shows....this is a problem?

      Quote Originally Posted by Heyitsme2003 View Post
      I agree.. i thought this was a vag show..i see a lot of non-euro cars at other shows (h2o) id like just one show to be completely vag.
      Thatd be awesome...or maybe just a show with cars just like yours....or maybe a show with just your car......thats called stay home next year.

      Quote Originally Posted by ArrEss4 View Post
      I personally dont like hondas but seriousley looking at GTI and Jettas on coils and knock off wheels or even nice wheels ets old.. its cool and all but i dont mind seeing other cars either and different styles VW dudes tend to all stick to the same **** its at least nice to see on other cars..why you complaining more the merrier and more fun partying
      I'm a car guy, I like to see a well done anything. I saw some sick S2000s and a Blue Sti on green wheels also was awesome.

      Quote Originally Posted by lauren. View Post
      lol gtfo some of the non-vag cars were the nicest **** there.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Righteous Bucks View Post
      it's the "look at me i'm cool, i'm an outcast" idea - which in the end is fail.

      we need to recruit enough VAG drivers to fill up the hotels so none are left for these guys.

      i don't go to honda events, for good reason

      someone said that rice was thrown at some of their cars hahahaha.

      apparently some of them were total f--sticks. including the guy with the matte black subaru with the Jack Daniels style logo on his hood at the Dorf.
      Yes those JDM guys were just there to be differant I am sure they actually hate cars. It does suck that some people are f--sticks. At least the VAG people who were so inconvenianced by those SoWo ruining JDM guys were courteous enough to pelt them with rice when they drove by and yell sh!t at them, unless it was some sort of bridal ceremony type thing and now you're all married.

      Quote Originally Posted by nolesfan View Post
      I don't have a problem with non-VAG cars being in town, but I don't think they should be in the show. It's well known this is a show for VAG, not Japanese or anything else. I don't dislike them, but this is our community, our show. My wife didn't understand last year why so many BMWs were there, but at least they were Euro.

      Stupid BMWs who do they think they are?

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      Quote Originally Posted by nolesfan View Post
      Would this also mean we should just park our VAGs in a Mustang car show (I know, bad reference)? If the other cars keep parking in the show, I really don't care, but when people like my wife (she has 0 interest in cars) noticed and says things like "I thought this was a VW/Audi show, why are so many Hondas etc. here?" that says a lot. Come to the show, but come to see what the VAG scene is all about, not because you have the urge to show your car at the show.

      It isn't about being a snob, at least for me, and I know the show's free, so I'm not really bothered, but I can go anywhere and see JDM, Fords, Chevys, and so forth; I just think it's cool to be able to go to a show for only VWs and Audis. In a lot of ways our scene is way different, but I think a lot of this has changed with the show growing each year as well.
      Cars are cars are cars....its a car show. Look at cars make friends enjoy. Tage your VW to a Mustang show.

      Quote Originally Posted by nolesfan View Post
      Your point brings me to another question... why are the other shows, JDM stuff in particular so bad about stealing or damaging property? I know, off topic so don't answer if you don't want. I've never been to another specific show, other than classics back in the day. Those guys never had the same rift raft and shenanigans.
      Good thing nothing was getting stolen, no cars were vandalized, no banners were cut down and no fights were breaking out at SoWo, I mean the VAG crowd is so chiil and respectful. Except for that rice throwing thing.

      Quote Originally Posted by Kiddie Rose View Post
      there is a part of the JDM crowd that is bad. really bad. But id like to think (and speak for myself) when i say the JDM kids that come to these shows are not the same.
      BUT we have the same kids in the vw crowd. 2 people got their wheels stolen at h2o, last year at sowo i believe someone got their rear th lines stolen, everyshow someone is missing stubby antennas, 1 year at h2o someone stole a freaking r32 front bumper. So VW kids are not the exception. There are ****ty enthusiasts in every scene
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      Quote Originally Posted by nemo1ner View Post
      No. You are welcome to attend. But not display your car on a show field that is exclusive to certain brands. How is this hard to understand?
      Appparently hardest for the shows organizers. It is very gracious of you to ALLOW them to attend but in no way participate. You should organize an event just like SoWo but with Fasccist like security where nobody you dont approve of gets in.


      I show up at SoWo and just think HOLY FACK LOOK AT ALL THE COOL A$$ CARS! I hope I am not alone.
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      It's a matter of this:

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      05-24-2012 12:46 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by LMOTY View Post
      Don't forget the miata killing the mountain. Gotta respect them wanting to be a part of this event. It has went from 150 cars 6 years ago to 2000+. People wanna see what that's about.
      Yeah, that was me in the miata track car in the mountains. I have been coming to the mountains for 7 years now at least twice a month and can say that is the most packed I have ever seen it with car people which was pretty dang cool.

      Correct, I do not drive a VW, but many of my friends do or have and I came to support them and support the SoWo event. I am a car guy at heart and weather it is a VW meet, import meet, or track car event, I will be there. I like the VW scene and like the people in it. Tons of passion has been put into most of those cars and I respect that a lot. I kept my car parked away from everyone to not get in the way of everyones meet. I would like to thank those friendly people for being respectful of me and those who did not come in VW's. I will for sure be back next year

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      05-24-2012 12:52 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by SKNKWRX View Post
      I show up at SoWo and just think HOLY FACK LOOK AT ALL THE COOL A$$ CARS! I hope I am not alone.
      You are not alone. It's a shame to see and hear that VW people are trying so hard to make the imports and other euros feel unwelcome.

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      05-24-2012 03:00 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by OAS_vr_slow View Post
      I hear that. The people that parked on the show field with Japanese and domestic cars had no business being there unless they were at a booth.
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    30. 05-24-2012 03:14 PM #30
      I drove my honda to the show this year (blue one) and i drove my miata last year. ive owned many VW's but not around SOWO time.

      i love the show, even though I drive a import, I like SOWO more than Import alliance.

      I will attend SOWO every year whether i drive a corvette or honda or vw lol

    31. 05-24-2012 03:21 PM #31
      This is serious business going here. Lots of hurt feels on both sides of this discussion. Anyone with out hurt feels is not allowed on this thread. Please go away. Your unhurt feelings are not welcome here.

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      05-24-2012 03:50 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by nolesfan View Post

      At the end of the day, was anyone upset anything other than VAG was there? I doubt it.
      Wasn't that the whole reason OP made the thread?
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      05-24-2012 03:55 PM #33
      From OP: Seems like there were lots more Hondas here this year? What's with all the non VAG?

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      eat drink and be merry! this will be my first year attnending

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