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Discussion in 'General' started by :: Phat ::, 28 Jul 2003.

  1. Altron

    Altron Well-Known Member

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    Do you guys across the pond call it 'aquaplaning'?

    Because we always call it 'hydroplaning'

    It's really amazing how many differences there are between English and American. The structure of the languages is the same, but there are so many words that we use and you guys don't, but you guys have words that mean exactly the same thing.
     
  2. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    Yeah its aquaplaning in English, or "squeeze your cheeks together and hope for the best" :lol:.
     
  3. :: Phat ::

    :: Phat :: Oooh shakalaka!

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    You mean YOU use words that WE don't, and YOUR words mean the exact same as OURS.

    :D :D :D :D
     
  4. xen0morph

    xen0morph Bargain wine connoisseur

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    I've always called it hydroplaning. That's how I wrote off my first car too, too much speed down a hill and sudden loss of braking due to water...bit of a fill your pants moment isn't it :p
     
  5. Murdoc

    Murdoc Gas Mask..ZOMG

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    I thought you were driving like an idiot around a corner and crashed into some woman?
     
  6. xen0morph

    xen0morph Bargain wine connoisseur

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    nah, i crashed after going round the corner, it was the speed down the hill and locking my wheels up that actually made me crash...
     
  7. Altron

    Altron Well-Known Member

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    And we both have words that make absolutely no sense...

    Trunk? That's a big case that you use to put stuff in, i.e. steamer trunk.
    Boot? Those are the big things on your feet.

    Yet they both mean 'the back part of the car'...
     
  8. Mr.ME

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    my first car, i have it now for almost a year and stil works:p
    vw polo 1.4
    pics are when i just got it:)
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  9. MrDT

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    to be honest, you guys might have got this one right. i put stuff in the back of my car, like i would a cupboard, chest, or TRUNK :D

    i tend not to wear my cars' arse though :lol:
     
  10. Altron

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    But if you've got seats in the back like I do, then it's a seating area, and you don't typically put people in trunks unless you're kidnapping them.
     
  11. MrDT

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    kidnapping eh? :hip:

    i have rear seats AND a boot/trunk/rearstorageandsubwooferarea, go me! :D
     
  12. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    R reg 1.2L Renault Clio, just spent 2 hours this morning cleaning and polishing the hell out of it.

    [​IMG]

    Pretty good car for its engine size, beats my friends 1.4L Focus and 1.6L 206 in acceleration :p

    But it looks as I'll be giving this to my bro later this year and I'll be getting a new car, perhaps a Focus or Golf...
     
  13. scorpio

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    it's stil a nice car tho, why geting a new one?
     
  14. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    I test drove a P reg one, the handling and controls were terrible, so I'm guessing thats why.
     
  15. Atomic

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    Your friends cant drive very well then :p
     
  16. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    No, the handling and controls imo are very good although they can be a little stiff sometimes. It may just be because I have gotten so used to it.

    Reason for giving to my bro is because I need a bigger car, and a little more boost in acceleration/speed would be nice, so a bigger engine size too :)
     
  17. Fatboy

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    Well i can do my mates Focus 1.8 in my Ka , but its only because hes a crap driver :D
     
  18. scorpio

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    hmm... always need for bigger...
    don't blame u, i drive dodge stealth with 3.0 L v6, want a z28 camaro with 350 V8
     
  19. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    Since I went to boarding school most of my friends live across the UK and Ireland so I do a lot of travelling and most of the time I have a couple of friends with me along with luggage, as you can see its a tight fit in a 3 door Clio! My bro is starting his driving lessons soon so I might as well give the Clio to him...

    My dad is planning to buy TWO brand spanking new VW Golfs :D
     
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    WW: Race? :D Clio 1.2s ***.
     

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