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I saw an brand new paper-plated ti-gray V70R today about 3 cars ahead of me to the right, (going verrry slow). I do some maneuvering to get next to it and as I do this I see not only is it a ti-gray R, but it's also got nordkap so I'm instantly in love. This is only one of a few V70R's I've seen in the area.<p>So as I pull up right beside this beauty ready to give a big ol thumbs up to the obvious enthusiast who just made a very wise decision in car buying...I saw her, there she was: <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>A little old lady (late 70's I'd say) who's head barely gets halfway up the headrest, hands firmly gripping at 9 and 3, HUGE overwrap sunglasses that go over prescription eyeglasses, and she's now like slow up the slow lane. I lowered my head, rolled my window back up, and continued to the dentist. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I know I dont have an R, (I will), but holy cow man, that was disturbing. That beautiful R in the hands of grandma. Now, to the person who gets this sweet ride when she's done with it, can rest assured, you're gonna get a baby'd gem. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>So, you R owner's that buy R's and don't know what you paid extra $ for are mean....mean to me.<p>There, I'm done. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>Tim
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

<IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> That made me laugh.<p>You don't know how many times I drive up to an R and it's driven by some lady who looks like they can barely hold on to the steering wheel.
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>t6tim</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">A little old lady (late 70's I'd say) who's head barely gets halfway up the headrest, hands firmly gripping at 9 and 3, HUGE overwrap sunglasses that go over prescription eyeglasses, and she's now like slow up the slow lane. I lowered my head, rolled my window back up, and continued to the dentist. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I know I dont have an R, (I will), but holy cow man, that was disturbing. That beautiful R in the hands of grandma. Now, to the person who gets this sweet ride when she's done with it, can rest assured, you're gonna get a baby'd gem. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>How do you know that the ECU flash and exhaust aren't on the way? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I am sure that if was Zigger's grandma, he'd buy the BSR and flash it without her knowing.. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

Just so you know: <p>The average age of a Porsche 911 buyer is 52, and the average age of a Harley-Davidson buyer is 46. <p>(So if you are 24 years old and buy a Porsche 911, there is an 80 year old somewhere buying another one to balance out the average.) <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>t6tim</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">A little old lady (late 70's I'd say) who's head barely gets halfway up the headrest, hands firmly gripping at 9 and 3, HUGE overwrap sunglasses that go over prescription eyeglasses, and she's now like slow up the slow lane. I lowered my head, rolled my window back up, and continued to the dentist. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Tim </TD></TR></TABLE><p>You should have pulled up behind and flashed your brights, and then you'll see the true face of the grandma!!!! I bet you wouldn't have been here writing about your experience of getting smoked by a Sunrise Living Super Senior!!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (HJZ)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>HJZ</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> That made me laugh.<p>You don't know how many times I drive up to an R and it's driven by some lady who looks like they can barely hold on to the steering wheel.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>what I want to know is, what magical stream of bulldoodle came out of the salesperson's mouth that actually worked to get all these grannies into an R? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Copeland</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">probably that it can also be her hurse.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Repeat after me Cope.....hearse. NOT hurse. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>kenschel</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">what I want to know is, what magical stream of bulldoodle came out of the salesperson's mouth that actually worked to get all these grannies into an R? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>That's an easy one:<p>1) It's safe<br>2) It's AWD (didn't mention those PZeros I am sure)<br>3) Plenty of room for the grandkids (or great grandkids)<br>4) It will get you to church bingo really fast.
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

It might be a mid-lif.....scratch that....late-life crisis that she's making up for. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

Maybe she stole it. I've seen quite a few news stories lately about elderly women pulling all sorts of cons. Of course the stories usually center around the collection of government checks for the homeless people they run over with their cars (were there any scratches or broken lights on this particular R?). Perhaps this granny simply prefers car theft. You've got to watch these old people. Sure, they look sweet and they certainly can bake a mean apple pie, but the second you drop your guard they've got the keys to your R, tossed their walker aside and are out the door to the garage. The meds keep them nice and healthy and certainly they don't all sit home watching QVC...<p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>- Tryg
 

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Are those pictures of JRL? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> Where did you get them?
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

I'm telling you, it's the seats. Old people love 'em!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Helmut Ranff</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Are those pictures of JRL? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> Where did you get them?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>OMG, that was FUNNY!!!!
 

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Thats funny. The original post is almost word for word identical with a post about a year ago. I guess there are many Grays buying R's. Makes you wonder about sales people taking advantage of the un suspecting. oclv
 

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Re: I tell ya, sighting it may be, but read ... (t6tim)

Just because you have an old body doesn't mean your personality changed!<p>I recently read an article about the first person to ski an extreme off-piste run, which was legendary in its day. There she was in all her glory in her late 20s I guess... long brades. She was writing storys about getting caught in an Avalanche and the beauty of sun glinting of the powder. <p>Next to the photo was her photo in her late 60s now... do you really think she's a completely different person?
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>steamboatsig</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">That grandma you saw driving the V70R would have raped you if you tried to race her. </TD></TR></TABLE><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Why would I have raced her? Please dont turn this into a "you dont have an R so go away" thing. <p>I just wanted to give a thumbs up to who I thought was going to be a fan. I know if I yelled out "nice R", she would have looked at me like I was nuts.<p>Plus I didnt want to scare her. God forbid she was startled.<p>Tim <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>
 

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hearing this hurts. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> the old people buying the top-of-the-line just because it's tope-of-the-line...and have no idea what they're buying. I got my R at 19 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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