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Old 12-05-2012, 01:45 PM   #7056
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Join Date: May 2011
Chapter/Region: TXIC
Location: San Antonio
2003 psm wrx wagon
Built Fuji Tough


I was picking up a pizza from Papa Johns last night and one of the employees asked me about my car.

Him: Is that a Subaru?
Me: Yes it is.
Him: Its not an impretza, is it? (that is how WAY too many people pronounce it here)
Me: Yes it is.
Him: Is it the sports version?
Me: Ummm, yeah...
Him: It doesn't look very sporty
Me: followed by- Is 120 in 4th gear sporty enough?
Him: Really? does it have a V6?
Me: No, its a turbocharged 4 cylinder.
Him: ohhh...
Me: I pop the hood to show him around with a quick explanation
Him: He points at the intercooler and starts to ask the question, buts stops mid sentence knowing that he is about to put his foot in his mouth and then gives me a puzzled look
Me: That is the intercooler
Him: Really? So that hood scoop is actually functional? Not like on those mustangs.
Me: (faith partially restored in humanity) Yep.

We talked a bit more, but he had to get back to work. It was nice to see that someone who didn't own one wasn't all "derp derpity derp derp derp"

(not saying that people who don't drive Subarus are stupid, just dumb about Subarus.)
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