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manual or automatic, which do you prefer and why?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by 2004TacomaSR5, May 3, 2011.

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manual or automatic?

  1. manual transmission

    60.1%
  2. automatic transmission

    39.9%
  1. Feb 25, 2013 at 9:35 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Crazy , maybe

    Mad over that ? Not
     
  2. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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    DEEVON911

    DEEVON911 Semi-pro

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    Oz is referring to this...

    :rolleyes:


     
  3. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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    mynameistory

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  4. Feb 25, 2013 at 1:43 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    or this
     
  5. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:10 PM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    well then, I guess I'm a douchebag

    better than contributing to the alternative....

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:11 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    You infact are a douchebag
     
  7. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:12 PM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    yes

    i said that.... douchebag
     
  8. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:14 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Who are you calling a douchebag ? U DB
     
  9. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    No, I call you a douchebag because that's what I think of you.... Douchebag.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:18 PM
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    OZ-T

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    It's because I can drive a manual , isn't it ?
     
  11. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:21 PM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    WABBIT SEASON!
     
  12. Feb 26, 2013 at 7:29 AM
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    Those last few post :confused: me. Not sure if serious. :cool:
     
  13. Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 AM
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  14. Feb 26, 2013 at 2:41 PM
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    This would make sense if automatic transmissions werent invented before we landed on the moon.
     
  15. Feb 27, 2013 at 11:59 AM
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    mynameistory

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  16. Mar 7, 2013 at 5:41 PM
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    I prefer manual because to me its more fun to drive… I see how it can get annoying in traffic from time to time for most people, but ive been driving manual as a daily driver for 12 years and shifting just comes so naturally to me that i reach to clutch when i come to a stop on my wife's auto…lol… :eek:
    now, to be honest with you all… traffic is annoying on my wife auto just as much as my manual…
     
  17. Mar 8, 2013 at 3:40 AM
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    TeXian

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    I share your sentiment. Not only about traffic, but driving manual IS more fun to drive. My first car was stick back in 1985 and I have never owned an automatic.
     
  18. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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    MANUALS ARE MORE FUN TO DRIVE. MY SON IS GETTING MY OLD TRUCK THAT'S MANUAL, SO HE WILL LEARN TO DRIVE RIGHT. EVERY BOY NEEDS TO KNOW HOW.
     
  19. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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    MANUALS ARE SO OLD SCHOOL , GET WITH THE PROGRAM
     
  20. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:37 PM
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    yeah but you said the same thing about shoelaces when asked why all your shoes were Velcro
     
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