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      03-12-2016 02:27 AM #1
      How's that for a click bait title? I'm totally trying to get this down so any pointers are great. He did write about what I felt was TCL. Also if he's reads criticism he'll probably read this because he'll search his name. So Jack, I have something to tell you you, something you can learn as you like to say... The proper term for what you are talking about is called "confirmation bias". Just so you know for some of your scathing upcoming articles that keep us on the edge of our seats or beds or toilets, depending on where you read this site at. BTW the new Mustang is ugly as hell.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Jack Baruth
      I found a quarter-mile time. Then another. Then I found a discussion about how the CB1100's speed limiter cuts in before the end of the quarter mile. So I started calculating what the "potential" quarter-mile might be. I didn't like some of the times gotten by various magazines, so I searched until I found a time and a trap speed that I liked, then I started calculating further, and then...

      My God, I've become That Forum Guy.
      In the few years since I started writing for Road & Track, I've made it a point to read as much criticism and commentary on my articles as possible. It's my belief that you can learn a lot from your critics, even if they say things that seem deliberately hurtful or just plain stupid.
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      03-12-2016 02:52 AM #2
      Quote Originally Posted by whalemingo View Post
      So Jack, I have something to tell you you, something you can learn as you like to say... The proper term for what you are talking about is called "confirmation bias".
      Wonder if Jack had you in mind when he thought about the prototypical That Forum Guy.

    3. 03-12-2016 04:04 AM #3
      Since this feels like a wasted thread, can we please talk about how the 2014 accord sport should win car of the year award?


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      03-12-2016 04:42 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by intercedeGLI View Post
      Wonder if Jack had you in mind when he thought about the prototypical That Forum Guy.
      He may have, except I don't read car magazines. Who am I lying to, I don't read. I don't know how. But thanks for pointing out that I don't know how to read to everyone, and then making fun of me for it. You're probably going to hell for picking on someone like me, I'm just saying. I hope your god is more forgiving than mine, because mine already has a lightning bolt ready for your racist ass.

    5. 03-12-2016 05:04 AM #5
      inb4 lock. PS in your quotation i didn't see the mention of a specific website, so you are just guessing whom he talks about and your rambling plus previous threads you just seem to like to russle jimmys. Congrats
      I've been called a D!ck a time or two.

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      03-12-2016 08:05 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by whalemingo View Post
      He may have, except I don't read car magazines. Who am I lying to, I don't read. I don't know how. But thanks for pointing out that I don't know how to read to everyone, and then making fun of me for it. You're probably going to hell for picking on someone like me, I'm just saying. I hope your god is more forgiving than mine, because mine already has a lightning bolt ready for your racist ass.
      There is no god and you're an idiot for calling out someone for being a racist with no evidence in their post.

      Lock this post up mods, before this turns into another stupidity **** storm.
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      03-12-2016 08:05 AM #7
      There's no way we're the only car forum that thinks he should look for new employment.

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      03-12-2016 08:14 AM #8
      Here I was thinking that Jack had written something very similar to this not long ago. Then I look at the article and realize it is from Nov. 2015 and OP has no clue what "latest article" means.

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      03-12-2016 08:22 AM #9
      He's got a point. I don't think he is referring to any one person or forum. Just look at any NSX, Audi or BMW thread. Don't even get me started when someone's favorite car loses a comparison test, then it turns to chip XYZ car and its faster(stock vs modded), the winner had cheater tires, used vs new etc...

      Remember the sh#tstorm this one caused;


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      My point that you changing his quote to "prove him wrong" is ridiculous. Obviously we're talking about opinions and different needs. Its as if I'm hungry for a burger and you telling me that having a milkshake is better because you can drink them instead of chew.

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      03-12-2016 08:29 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by whalemingo View Post
      He may have, except I don't read car magazines. Who am I lying to, I don't read. I don't know how. But thanks for pointing out that I don't know how to read to everyone, and then making fun of me for it. You're probably going to hell for picking on someone like me, I'm just saying. I hope your god is more forgiving than mine, because mine already has a lightning bolt ready for your racist ass.
      Umm, what?
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      03-12-2016 08:46 AM #11
      It doesnt matter if mkany gti is slower and looks like an egg, because its interior is made of whale foreskin and dreams


      plus the mkv rabbit was half a lambo.

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      03-12-2016 08:53 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by whalemingo View Post
      He may have, except I don't read car magazines. Who am I lying to, I don't read. I don't know how. But thanks for pointing out that I don't know how to read to everyone, and then making fun of me for it. You're probably going to hell for picking on someone like me, I'm just saying. I hope your god is more forgiving than mine, because mine already has a lightning bolt ready for your racist ass.
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    13. 03-12-2016 09:57 AM #13
      Pet peeve: The TCL = The The Car Lounge
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      03-12-2016 10:06 AM #14
      signatures are annoying, right?

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      03-12-2016 10:07 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by NightTrain EX View Post
      Pet peeve: The TCL = The The Car Lounge
      Could you make your font larger? I'm having a tough time reading this on my LCD display.

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      03-12-2016 10:12 AM #16
      I wonder if Jack still lurks around here under another username. I was curious as to when his last post under Viergang Fuchs was, so I looked it up. It was March 2008.

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      03-12-2016 10:31 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by utekineir View Post
      It doesnt matter if mkany gti is slower and looks like an egg, because its interior is made of whale foreskin and dreams


      plus the mkv rabbit was half a lambo.
      Ah, so that's why my interior buttons were always peeling.
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      03-12-2016 10:59 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by engine09 View Post
      Since this feels like a wasted thread, can we please talk about how the 2014 accord sport should win car of the year award?


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      03-12-2016 11:35 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Rabbit5GTI View Post
      Ah, so that's why my interior buttons were always peeling.
      whale penis is super sensitive to the right lotions and moisturizers

      only the finest all natural hand creams will keep your whale penis toggles fresh and peel free.

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      03-12-2016 11:55 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by whalemingo View Post
      He may have, except I don't read car magazines. Who am I lying to, I don't read. I don't know how. But thanks for pointing out that I don't know how to read to everyone, and then making fun of me for it. You're probably going to hell for picking on someone like me, I'm just saying. I hope your god is more forgiving than mine, because mine already has a lightning bolt ready for your racist ass.
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      03-12-2016 12:02 PM #21
      Prior to this thread I had no idea who Jack was. After reading the article, I don't care who Jack is.

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      03-12-2016 12:12 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by whalemingo View Post
      I hope your god is more forgiving than mine, because mine already has a lightning bolt ready for your racist ass.

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