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"Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« on: May 29, 2014, 11:36:25 PM »
http://www.news.com.au/technology/design/with-35000-which-of-these-cars-suits-you/story-fnjwucvh-1226936134186

Hilariously, this suggested that I buy a 7-seater car... Despite the fact that I said I had 0 children. WHY YOU SO DUMB.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2014, 01:26:35 AM »
Well, it is a "family car selector" after all.

I got recommended a $33,000 volkswagen. I'll take that with a big glass of NOPE on the side! God damn new cars are expensive.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2014, 02:07:57 AM »
I got a Toyota 86 GTS. Which honestly, if I *had* to buy a new car, would be close to the top of my list. In the Subaru incarnation though. :)

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2014, 07:07:04 AM »
That list was kind of silly, even at the 35k mark, and even for Australia.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2014, 02:54:19 PM »
Well, it is a "family car selector" after all.

I got recommended a $33,000 volkswagen. I'll take that with a big glass of NOPE on the side! God damn new cars are expensive.
You haven't seen what second hand cars in Australia cost.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2014, 03:29:46 PM »
I clicked Mustachian options for every question and it told me to go out and buy a Mercedes Benz today. I guess there wasn't any chance of a "You don't need a car! Stick that $35k in Vanguard right now!" outcome.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2014, 03:33:57 PM »
I got the Mercedes Benz option too.  Hmm... yeah I think I'll pass.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2014, 03:35:08 PM »
I got a Mazda 3. Which is a model bf and I are considering. Except, you know, used.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2014, 03:41:35 PM »
This suggested I buy a Mazda 5. Because taking the car on a vacation means I need SUV space, I guess.

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2014, 04:17:05 PM »
I got the Benz A180...lol

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2014, 09:45:08 AM »
This suggested I buy a Mazda 5. Because taking the car on a vacation means I need SUV space, I guess.
Mazda 5 or CX5?  Mazda 5 isn't really an SUV, it's more of a mini minvan.

I got Kia Ronda?

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2014, 06:31:26 AM »
Apparently for the guide "family" only means kids.  Options suitable for driving around two elderly ladies and a folding wheelchair do not exist, as it is apparently only able to deal with the limited family model "adult with kids under 18".  So fail on the mustachian front but also fail on the social diversity front - which is par for the course in advertising.

EDIT: It tried to sell me a merc. Fat chance.
« Last Edit: June 02, 2014, 06:34:58 AM by former player »

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Re: "Which car should you buy" - interactive guide
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2014, 11:09:32 AM »
I just realized that much money would be enough to buy the fastest production motorcycle in the world, which happens to be electric and have a range in the ball park of 200 miles per charge (though probably not at full speed).... 

Nah.