I fondly remember when 3-4 friends and I would gather in the vacant lot, stand a BB gun straight up, cock it, put a piece of broken glass on the muzzle, count "3-2-1" and then everyone would duck and slam their eyes shut as the shooter pulled the trigger. Nobody lost an eye or even suffered more than minor scratches.… » 8/27/14 10:18am Yesterday 10:18am

The last time we were car shopping, we settled on the Mazda5, trim line and options we wanted. I did some research into pricing, including the "true" invoice including holdback. When we walked into the dealership (Town North Mazda, D/FW), we were met by the fleet sales guy, at least that's what his card said; he said… » 8/11/14 12:04pm 8/11/14 12:04pm

This. I had to pull off I-40 in a snowstorm and stay in a crappy $30 hotel in the middle of Tennessee one time. They had free wi-fi, about 3-4 Mbps. The hotel my company puts us up in when we go to HQ in Chicago? They bill like $20 a night on top of a $200 per night room charge. » 8/08/14 10:01am 8/08/14 10:01am

Fuck CarMax. Their prices are too high, and their buy offers are too low (or at least these were true about 7 years ago - I haven't been back since). Pretty much like any other used car dealer, only no haggling over the prices that are screwing you. » 8/07/14 12:14pm 8/07/14 12:14pm