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Old 06-21-2003, 15:44   #1 (permalink)
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Red face Springer/Oprah Topic - My Dad Just Ordered a Holden

Our family is in shock today at the news that my father has ordered a Crummydore Calsifier.
Historically he has occasionally only shown signs of minor delusion with Mitsu or European purchases.
My son is distraught (must be his unbiased upbringing ) & will probably not see his Grandfather after delivery (6-8 weeks), until the car is sold (or totaled as with his last 4 month old Verada).
We were supposed to go car hunting together this weekend, so that I could avoid this humiliation but he's semi-retired now, so with his sparetime went out on his own
I have tried in vain to point out the error of his ways & while having made some ground, its a done deal
I need & advice on how to get my family & I through this trauma.
Heading out to buy 'No Holden Parking' sign for driveway!!
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Old 06-21-2003, 18:06   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Springer/Oprah Topic - My Dad Just Ordered a Holden

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until the car is sold (or totaled as with his last 4 month old Verada)
If you can tell me where the cars is going to be at a particular time.... I can arrange a dissapearance
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Old 06-21-2003, 18:08   #3 (permalink)
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Cancel the order and order a FORD when it comes time to pick it up and he questions the change.
Tell him his alzheimers is getting worse he did order the FORD.
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Old 06-21-2003, 18:46   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Springer/Oprah Topic - My Dad Just Ordered a Holden

Just say "Oh dad, you didnt look at Ford, their vastley superior, their engines are more reliable, more comfortable, and its car of the year!!!"

Cancel the commodore order, take him to Ford.

Im under the impression that Holden actually "sold" him the Calais - sounds like he doesn't really have a preference either way -
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Just get some Ford Forums windscreen/bumperstickers and have them superglued to the commy if that makes you feel any better for the time being.
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Re: Springer/Oprah Topic - My Dad Just Ordered a Holden

sometimes people have to buy a holden to realize how bad they are. having had the mitusa, and now holden, I'm sure the next time is going to be the last and it will end with the blue oval.
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Mitsu to Holden It's like changing modes on a vaccum cleaner one sucks the others blows
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ROFL @ Mr Jucy! How true.

In all honesty, if he doesn't have any brand loyalty, do you really want him in a Ford anyway. I mean, he may end up saying "I should have bought the Holden". Now, he's guaranteed to be saying "I should have bought the Ford".
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Old 06-22-2003, 16:33   #9 (permalink)
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maybe he hasnt realised he's ordering a Holden. He prob thinks its a Magna.

Dnt blame the guy for gettin confused though.

on a serious note:
Get him to take a Ford for a test drive to see how sweet they are, oh yeh and while your there go take a xr8 or sumfin for a test drive.

hehehe

DO US PROUD AND STEER HIM AWAY FROM HIS WORST NIGHTMARE.
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Nice one Haza its true i still cant tell the differance from a distance. Or cant be bothered.

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