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    Jackass Clarkson destroys 911

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    this is really bullshit....
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    What the F*%@#!!?

    That's just wrong. Even if you don't like Porsches, what entertainment value is this crap?

    We only get to see select episodes of this show in the states, and there's been a detectable infantile thread in their "producers" direction. 5th Gear at least uses people with some cred to cover some interesting bits for the gearhead.
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    Haha that's just great. So that's where the idea of destroying caravans comes from. Interesting..

    Quote Originally Posted by csl177
    We only get to see select episodes of this show in the states, and there's been a detectable infantile thread in their "producers" direction. 5th Gear at least uses people with some cred to cover some interesting bits for the gearhead.
    5th gear is friggin boring. You guys only get to see the boring parts with a lot of funny stuff left out, no idea why.

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    ROFL!

    i laughed when the headlight fell out.

    Seriously, if you have the money. Why not? I'd take a 200, NSX, porsche, Ferrari even and smash derby it if i didnt have t o pay for it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Supra
    ROFL!

    i laughed when the headlight fell out.

    Seriously, if you have the money. Why not? I'd take a 200, NSX, porsche, Ferrari even and smash derby it if i didnt have t o pay for it
    But the problem is that he's doing it because he doesn't like the car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lagonda
    Haha that's just great. So that's where the idea of destroying caravans comes from. Interesting..


    5th gear is friggin boring. You guys only get to see the boring parts with a lot of funny stuff left out, no idea why.

    Like I said, for gearheads. Lot's of us ARE friggin booring.

    I still don't get the entertainment value of destroying a usable Porsche. That's not just wrong, but immoral.
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    You should have heard you people chear when he (almost) destroyed the Hi-Lux i have lost my interet in TopGear as a good show ages ago. As long as it's fast its good,when its slow it sux right away... I only watch it becasue there aint anything better on at sunday night...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lagonda
    Haha that's just great. So that's where the idea of destroying caravans comes from. Interesting..

    5th gear is friggin boring. You guys only get to see the boring parts with a lot of funny stuff left out, no idea why.

    People who laugh at such a incredibly stupid act like pure destruction of an object that represents the biggest dream of millions of people must have an educational problem. Because everyone one who was decently educated, knows that destroying things that can be valuable to others, is a disrespect and an act of pure egoism. I have never destroyed a toy that I didn't like. And everytime I had toys I didn't use, my mom used to give them to charity or to some of our less afortuned neighbours.


    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Supra
    ROFL!

    i laughed when the headlight fell out.

    Seriously, if you have the money. Why not? I'd take a 200, NSX, porsche, Ferrari even and smash derby it if i didnt have t o pay for it
    Destroying a car just because you can, instead of making someone happy by offering him/her the car of their dreams, is not just being rich. It's being a completely stupid beast with no respect for other's dreams.

    If you guys consider that a show for car enthusiasts and that ass a car expert, than you are completely messed up and though you think you love cars, you don't. You like the modern TV shows in general. Including those like "jackass" in wich everything you can see is the desgraceful condition to wich our generation has got in to.

    Finally a note for Jeremy Clarkson:
    He has some nice jokes, ok. (Though we don't even know if they are his). But why is that stupid hosting a show about cars? He clearly doesn't know how to drive properly. He doesn't understand what makes a good car (I remember when he said the Pug 306 was one of the worst cars ever, and after all the press said the car was good, he came back saying that he was wrong after all. ).
    And more important than that, he shows no respect for classic cars, no matter their value. So can please someone tell me, why him? Why a car show? Why isn't he hosting a show about ridicule haircuts? That would make sense.
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    I like 5th Gear. I used to like Top Gear until they started doing pointless things like caravan conkers and stuff. I am a petrolhead and want to learn about cars, not how to destroy them....

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    Quote Originally Posted by drakkie
    You should have heard you people chear when he (almost) destroyed the Hi-Lux i have lost my interet in TopGear as a good show ages ago. As long as it's fast its good,when its slow it sux right away... I only watch it becasue there aint anything better on at sunday night...
    Jeez, dude. I thought from your avatar you were a paragon of taste.

    Maybe I'm an old fart Drakkie... but when TV sucks that bad, turn it off and consider wrenching on a project... it's a lot more fullfilling. Or get a DVR, and only watch programming that has some redeeming (for you) value. Or, there's always porn.

    The HiLux is a classic Toyota truck, desired by many a collector.
    Destroying stuff for entertainment seems regressive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by McReis
    People who laugh at such a incredibly stupid act like pure destruction of an object that represents the biggest dream of millions of people must have an educational problem. Because everyone one who was decently educated, knows that destroying things that can be valuable to others, is a disrespect and an act of pure egoism. I have never destroyed a toy that I didn't like. And everytime I had toys I didn't use, my mom used to give them to charity or to some of our less afortuned neighbours.
    Who are YOU to insult me like that ?

    If I were to own a Porsche like that I could do anything I please with it, no ? It's my damn car. And I do as I please with it. So what if it's someone dream car on the other side of the globe ?

    It's just a car for crying out loud, it's not like he destroyed something of sentimental value to someone.

    When I want to learn about the technical mertis of a certain car I buy a damn car mag that serves me with dry stats and tests.

    Finally a note for Jeremy Clarkson:
    He has some nice jokes, ok. (Though we don't even know if they are his). But why is that stupid hosting a show about cars? He clearly doesn't know how to drive properly. He doesn't understand what makes a good car (I remember when he said the Pug 306 was one of the worst cars ever, and after all the press said the car was good, he came back saying that he was wrong after all. ).
    Top Gear, and Jermemy, don't rate cars according to how technically good a car is. They rate a car according to it's coolness and soul, technical qualities are secondary. A 306 isn't really cool, it's a pretty utilitarian and simple car. And nor is it a technical marvel.

    And more important than that, he shows no respect for classic cars, no matter their value. So can please someone tell me, why him? Why a car show? Why isn't he hosting a show about ridicule haircuts? That would make sense.
    Don't know why you say this so I can't really comment on it. Why do you say that he doesn't have any respect for classic cars ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lagonda
    If I were to own a Porsche like that I could do anything I please with it, no ? It's my damn car. And I do as I please with it. So what if it's someone dream car on the other side of the globe ?
    Thanks for making my point even clearer.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lagonda
    It's just a car for crying out loud, it's not like he destroyed something of sentimental value to someone.
    Every classic car icon has sentimental value to me. At least because of the nights I spend dreaming of buying one and knowing that there is a possibility that I never will. Some people work their ass off their entire life, motivated by the distant possibility of owning a classic 911, and they die without making it. Imagine the frustration and their rage after seing that stupid making that. It's like insulting the working class.


    Quote Originally Posted by Lagonda
    They rate a car according to it's coolness and soul, technical qualities are secondary..
    Wich proves they don't understand cars at all.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lagonda
    A 306 isn't really cool, it's a pretty utilitarian and simple car. And nor is it a technical marvel..
    It's a fantastic car for it'd class. It's had a great chassis with great cornering hability and it was the base for one of the best FWD sports car ever: the GTI-6.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lagonda
    Don't know why you say this so I can't really comment on it. Why do you say that he doesn't have any respect for classic cars ?
    You're kidding right?
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    Let's get it inot context ..

    He destroyed LOTS of cars as "fun items".

    So you REALLY think the BBC woudl destroy a usable/recoverable vehicle ?
    Yeah right.

    It's a FUN ITEM, folks , some ( including the guy who posted the comment against it ) has it OUT OF CONTEXT.

    To those who didnt' laugh at it then realise that many didn't find Monty Python funny AT ALL ..... until it was explaiend to them and broadcast for the 20th time

    All the talk abotu how TG rates cars on cool wall ... AGAIN not getting the POINT of the item. AND trying to rationalise it jstu isnt' listening to the broadcasters --- it's Jeremy's rules !!! ANd if a car goes onto uncool because some middle aged guy thinks it cool then so be it See most Brits KNOW hte difference between humoru and fact
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matra et Alpine
    So you REALLY think the BBC woudl destroy a usable/recoverable vehicle ?
    Yeah right.
    Anyway, it was a complete 911 bodyshell and it sounds like a functional 911 engine too. Destroying them is always a disrespect for those who spend years recovering cars. That "fun item" had a real and considerable value.
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