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I'd never talk to a lump of steel. 0 0%
Only when he/she's bad. 4 14.81%
All the time. 16 59.26%
Only when the voices in my head tell me to. 7 25.93%
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Idea Do you talk to your car?

I can't take the credit for this idea because I heard this on the radio this morning.

My Mrs talks to her 145 all the time. Must confess I give my GTA the occaisional pat and thanks, usually after one of 'those' overtaking manouvers
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She gets a pat/stroke on the steering wheel everytime she pins me to the seat during a foot-to-the-floor overtaking torque-fest manouver....
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Some times I do.
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I do occasionally talk to my car but it does have the Connect Nav+ system so I can use that as an excuse!
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Only when shes bad, otherwise my imaginary friend gets mad.
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Re: Do you talk to your car?

have to admit i talk to my 164 (also my Punto!), and give it a little pat on the dash whenever shes good, ie overtaking a BMW, beating a BMW away from the lights, that sort of thing!
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Re: Do you talk to your car?

Yes, I am not well
Every morning I pass a "hello my babies" to the cars in the garage that I will not be using that day. Sometimes a "I still love you" in case they get jealous for not being used more often.
I do not want to cause descent in the ranks. the 147 gets used most often, so inevitably oit also gets spoilt (and spoken to ) most often.

The men with the white coats are knocking on my door, gotto go.........
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Nothing wrong with a little tender loving care... I usually give her a pat above the instrument binaccle after a long drive... and she usually listens to my rantings when I'm caught in heavy traffic.
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I usually swear at it - usually at the petrol station
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Sometimes things need persuasion to do what you want them to. I am pretty sure my old 33 started after all this time because I asked it nicely.

Works with IT too, I can often be found muttering to servers. Quite embaressing when someone overhears you
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With such a tempramental beast, any kind of superstition, karma or voodoo at all.. so long as it keeps it running.

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All the time - it's when she answers back that I get worried.....

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She talks to me when i press the button on the key - two beeps for 'hello' and one long sorrowful beep for 'goodbye', so its only right that i should reply
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