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Old 07-24-2008, 11:17 PM   #1
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Default I always knew them things was Dangerous.....

........just didn't know it was almost as Dangerous to ride IN one as it was to be NEAR one driven by the usual mishmash of Idiotry that typically uses them in place of a car.........

IIHS crash tests small pickups, majority flunk - Autoblog
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:49 PM   #2
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All I need to see is "IIHS" to ignore that article.
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Old 07-25-2008, 06:59 AM   #3
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Default Ha! IIHS! Double Ha!

And I always knew that the IIHS is as prone to cook data to fit their agenda as those clowns at Consumer Reports.

Here's a prime example.
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Old 07-25-2008, 02:03 PM   #4
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IIHS doesn't even both to cook the data. It took all of 10 minutes of reading their own charts and graphs to find the absurd contradictions of data versus conclusions. It's bad enough to be lied to, but when it's a crappy lie, it's just annoying.
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Old 07-28-2008, 09:41 AM   #5
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I find your lack of faith disturbing...

If the IIHS can find a causal (albeit weak) justification to condemn a class of vehicles as "unsafe" then naturally the rates to insure said vehicles can be raised. They are, after all, unsafe vehicles. Unsafe vehicles are more expensive to insure, as they are...unsafe.

Unsafeness is a sin. A sin that condenses in pools around the ankles of you motorcycle.com types.

Your ChoicePoint files- and those of your co-conspirators- will now be updated for questioning the great patriotic work of the IIHS.
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Old 07-28-2008, 11:10 AM   #6
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Looks like a BLACK MARK on your PERMANENT RECORD(s).

Collectively.
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Old 07-28-2008, 11:17 AM   #7
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I find your lack of faith disturbing...

If the IIHS can find a causal (albeit weak) justification to condemn a class of vehicles as "unsafe" then naturally the rates to insure said vehicles can be raised. They are, after all, unsafe vehicles. Unsafe vehicles are more expensive to insure, as they are...unsafe.

Unsafeness is a sin. A sin that condenses in pools around the ankles of you motorcycle.com types.

Your ChoicePoint files- and those of your co-conspirators- will now be updated for questioning the great patriotic work of the IIHS.
Another black mark. If this is what we get for doubting the IIHS what's gonna happen because of our opinions about The Messiah(tm)?
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Old 07-28-2008, 11:24 AM   #8
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Worry not, though you may have strayed. The Insurance Industry is known for its benevolence and leniency. Simply sign on to this program (currently being "tested" by the brave citizens of the State of New Jersey) and all will be forgiven...or at least pro-rated.

Tracking devices to cut car insurance rates - The Star-Ledger - Today's top news story - NJ.com

You will be monitored, but then again, you should be used to that by now. Even Mr. WristTwist himself (aka "Airhawk") may find salvation (at a competitive rate, no less!!!).
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Old 07-28-2008, 11:58 AM   #9
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Worry not, though you may have strayed. The Insurance Industry is known for its benevolence and leniency. Simply sign on to this program (currently being "tested" by the brave citizens of the State of New Jersey) and all will be forgiven...or at least pro-rated.

Tracking devices to cut car insurance rates - The Star-Ledger - Today's top news story - NJ.com

You will be monitored, but then again, you should be used to that by now. Even Mr. WristTwist himself (aka "Airhawk") may find salvation (at a competitive rate, no less!!!).
Get this quote:"This is definitely the wave of the future," said Loretta Worter, vice president of the Insurance Information Institute. "More and more companies are getting on board with tracking devices, seeing they offer a lot of advantages to consumers."

George Orwell would be proud. This voluntary program is soon to be mandatory. And the slaves will line up for it....
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Old 07-28-2008, 12:53 PM   #10
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I, for one, welcome our new Insurance Industry Overlords.

You all need to stop resisting and put the collars on. They only chafe for the first few months.

This project is better for everyone. I understand that now.

The consumer can get more affordable insurance.
The insurer can better protect the bottom line.
The government can monitor with greater ease and self-reporting devices mean enforcement agencies can re-task to greater enforcement...efficiencies?
There are more carbons available to make useful things, like copies of the Greatest Hits of Air Supply CD.
Even the newts like this plan, and only fascists don't like newts.

What is not to like?
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