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Porsche Driver with Bad Ettiquete

Well, you know of the gas pump lineups yesterday as a result of the fast rising prices.
I'm at the Petrocan in Gravenhurst. Cottage country for the Toronto folks. Cars all over the place. A black 997.2 is by the pump. I'm next but bacause I'm in the RST my gas filler is on the opposite side. I have my blinker indicating that I want to turn into the 997 spot at the pump. Out comes the 997 owner from the kiosk looking and fiddling with his cel phone, looks around (and directly at me) stops by his car and continues to search something on his phone, then gets into his car, continues the search while his wifie stares at me. I finally give him two very short beeps, he looks ahead and saunters off. No "oops" wave, nothing.
I'm OK that 94 went up to 1.41 in the meantime. But that 997 driver.....GRRRR
Had to rant!
Happy Labor Day Weekend everyone.
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Old 09-03-2017, 03:53 AM
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Old 09-05-2017, 07:22 AM
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He's probably just a Porsh owner, not a Porsche owner like us.
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I might know the guy.

Was is plate H2O PUMP ?
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I don't think it is fair to paint every modern Porsche car owner as an "ahole"

In my brief Porsche ownership time I have come across several classes of Porsche dickheads, including;

Concours A**holes - O my god you have modified your car?
356 A**holes - the world came to an end after the 356 - what is that - a 911?
Long hood A**holes - are those impact bumpers?!

And my favorite, at a PCA event, with my Cayman S, I pointed out to a PCA guy that Cayman was spelled with a "Y", (they had the show category as Caman) This dickhead was offended I corrected him. PCA UCR must own the record for the most anal retentive dweebs of any group I have met.

Plenty of great Pcar guys out there that smile and wave when they see a cool Porsche - which in turn brings a smile to my face - and plenty of A**holes, too.
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People on vacation are often oblivious to what is going on around them.

In cottage country, my guess he is a tourist or renter of one of the properties and not aware due to being in unfamiliar territory.
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Originally Posted by Cook&Dunning View Post
I don't think it is fair to paint every modern Porsche car owner as an "ahole"

In my brief Porsche ownership time I have come across several classes of Porsche dickheads, including;

Concours A**holes - O my god you have modified your car?
356 A**holes - the world came to an end after the 356 - what is that - a 911?
Long hood A**holes - are those impact bumpers?!

And my favorite, at a PCA event, with my Cayman S, I pointed out to a PCA guy that Cayman was spelled with a "Y", (they had the show category as Caman) This dickhead was offended I corrected him. PCA UCR must own the record for the most anal retentive dweebs of any group I have met.

Plenty of great Pcar guys out there that smile and wave when they see a cool Porsche - which in turn brings a smile to my face - and plenty of A**holes, too.
LOL
So true!
Experienced that attitude at the 2010 Porsche Parade. Never been back.........
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I don't think it is fair to paint every modern Porsche car owner as an "ahole"

In my brief Porsche ownership time I have come across several classes of Porsche dickheads, including;

Concours A**holes - O my god you have modified your car?
356 A**holes - the world came to an end after the 356 - what is that - a 911?
Long hood A**holes - are those impact bumpers?!

And my favorite, at a PCA event, with my Cayman S, I pointed out to a PCA guy that Cayman was spelled with a "Y", (they had the show category as Caman) This dickhead was offended I corrected him. PCA UCR must own the record for the most anal retentive dweebs of any group I have met.

Plenty of great Pcar guys out there that smile and wave when they see a cool Porsche - which in turn brings a smile to my face - and plenty of A**holes, too.
I own a 914, talk about a dickhead magnet. "It's not a real Porsche"...I went to a VW show "it's not a real VW"...

Best one was at a full serve Shell station in Bowmanville near Mosport, young girl (early 20's) filling my car and a GT3 on the other side. She was telling me how much loved my Porsche and that all 911's looked like ugly squashed bugs. I saw the other owner and he was pissed, done before me he squealed out of the station. She looked at me and gave an evil smile, she knew exactly what she was doing.
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