90Q 4sale OR need parts.....surely not to a woman

crankshaft@adelphia.net crankshaft@adelphia.net
Fri, 06 Jul 2001 21:04:25 -0400


They like the exposure.......

Stephen Gutierrez wrote:
> 
> hey ya'll
> I have been one of the more silent members on this
> list for about 2 years.
> I have NEVER RANTED OR RAVEd ON ANY EMAIL ON THIS
> LIST.
> why can't other people do the same..  In the last 2
> years there has been many people who said things that
> I wanted to comment on, but instead I deleted the
> email..  Much more efficient than B@tch@n..
> 
> why can't people just shake things off..
> if he believes this let him do so.  ignorance,
> stupidity or even if it is the truth, why do you care?
>  It's not like it was directed personally at you..
> All ranting does is take up space in everyones inbox.
> 
> 
> Do you really think that ranting on this current issue
> changed the guy's mind in any way.  NO!!!
> you solved what??????   Nada!@!
> 
> live and let live.
> Stephen G.
> 
> P.S.
> if you are going to b@tch at some one for something
> than email him directly..  Why send it to the list
> just so it can go to all of our boxes.
> 
> --- WAUFX@aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 7/3/01 4:57:25 PM Eastern
> > Daylight Time, cobram@juno.com
> > writes:
> >
> > > There was a lister interested in buying the car,
> > but he's going for a
> > >  different model now, so here's a brutally honest
> > look at the car I put up
> > >  on a page:
> > >
> > >  http://www.angelfire.com/80s/90q/
> >
> > well well well. You're obviously not interested in
> > selling this car to "a
> > women" (sic) since on your website you say "This was
> > driven by a women, curb
> > marks on all wheels". I was seriously considering
> > buying your car, I have
> > been 90 scouting for a few months now and a $1500
> > selling price is pretty
> > attractive, considering the decent shape your car is
> > in.  But I'm going to
> > have to pass. Just when I thought I finally found a
> > wonderful resource like
> > the Q-list is to educate myself about cars without
> > hearing the "my dog drives
> > better than my wife and girls can't work on cars"
> > speeches, some hammerhead
> > like yourself comes along with asinine comments like
> > the one on your website.
> > I saddens me to say that you are the first lister I
> > have run into that clings
> > fast to this archaic belief. Every lister and most
> > Audi dudes I have met so
> > far have never made an issue out of my gender and
> > have been more than
> > receptive about yapping Audi and helping me learn
> > about the cars I am so
> > enamored of. This list really is an amazing resource
> > and I have learned
> > countless amounts of information that I wouldn't
> > have been able to learn as
> > easily elsewhere, and for this I am truly grateful.
> >
> > But I digress...why do you think most women can't
> > drive as well as their male
> > counterparts? It is surely not that we physically or
> > mentally can't. Rather,
> > it is that virtually no one bothers to really teach
> > women how to drive
> > coupled with the attitudes surrounding women's
> > abilities to drive, which are
> > only promoted by your comments. By the way, "women"
> > is the plural form of
> > "woman". It is either "a woman" (meaning one woman)
> > or "women" (meaning more
> > than one woman). Your sentence should gramatically
> > read either "This was
> > driven by a woman, curb marks on all wheels" or
> > "This was driven by women,
> > curb marks on all wheels". But then again, some
> > might argue that your sad
> > little sentence should have never been allowed to
> > depart your confused gray
> > matter.....
> >
> > Megan
> >
> > P.S. I don't want this to turn into a flaming huge
> > list brouhaha about
> > political correctness and such which drags on for
> > weeks and weeks and can
> > only be extinguished by "a nice man with a big fire
> > extinguisher", as was the
> > case with poor Alex's car. :^) But I just couldn't
> > keep my mouth shut on this
> > one.
> 
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