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Car Enthusiast Club [Now Motorcycle friendly!] - First thread to 100k! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

26 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

Don't lump me in with them. I'm an enthusiast of mechanic design, be it engines, weaponry, or productive machinery. Not a guy with a wrench that reads the marketing garbage AFE/insert other "enthusiast" brand that can't legally warranty half of their products.

 

I fail to see a correlation between people screeching variations of "forced induction is more efficient!!! Reclaimed energy!!!" and anything I've said.

If you can't be civil. Please leave

 

Edit. That goes for everyone in the thread

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Just now, AlwaysFSX said:

Dude I was born in California.

Then it was someone else I'm thinking of.

 

Also, sorry for that.


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1 minute ago, Drak3 said:

Also, sorry for that.

fuckin lol


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1 minute ago, AlwaysFSX said:

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Discord is leaking


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Hey guys how it go-

 

*Truck debate*

 

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1 minute ago, TVwazhere said:

Truck debate

I wouldn't constitute this one as being a debate. Clarification of what a truck is and mocking the foreign kid, yes. Debate, no.


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Just now, flya00 said:

Can I join the Discord?

maybe


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47 minutes ago, TVwazhere said:

Hey guys how it go-

 

*Truck debate*

 

Image result for popcorn gif

 

Truck.jpg

 


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1 minute ago, AlwaysFSX said:

that editing tho ?

 

I'm a professional. ;) 


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41 minutes ago, Real_PhillBert said:

 

Truck.jpg

 

That was my favorite edition of Change My Mind


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5 hours ago, JoaoPRSousa said:

You're discussing trucks when you have different perceptions of them in your heads...

 

For example:

To me, this is a truck

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Which the americans call a semi. Or a lorry or wtv they want.

First of all what the fuck is a lorry ? damn brits

 

The technical term for that is a tractor. The term semi comes from the trailer, which is called so because it does not have a front axle, it only has axles on half the trailer, aka semi-trailer (also it being designed to carry heavy loads and connect to a tractor via 5er)


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Just now, Cereal5 said:

First of all what the fuck is a lorry

British term for a train or semi truck.

Just now, Cereal5 said:

The technical term for that is a tractor.

There are two technical terms:

Truck.

Tractor.

 

Because it does fit both definitions. However, a semi truck is also referred to as "half truck" because it is one half of the overall design.


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9 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

British term for a train or semi truck.

Ok so if lorry means train then anyone who calls a truck a lorry has no room to talk... (not saying you)

9 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

However, a semi truck is also referred to as "half truck" because it is one half of the overall design

The term semi originated from the design of the trailer, not the truck. A quick google search makes that quite apparent. The lack of front axles and the need for a truck to provide weight bearing for the front of the trailer is how it became known as a semi-trailer. Then people just conflated truck and semi-trailer, just like they did mid-size and full-size pick up lol.


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Just now, Cereal5 said:

Ok so if lorry means train then anyone who calls a truck a lorry has no room to talk...

Lorry is largely just referring to relatively large cargo vehicles. Both semi trucks and trains are relatively large and both are often used as cargo vehicles.

 

2 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

The term semi originated from the design of the trailer, not the truck. A quick google search makes that quite apparent. The lack of front axles and the need for a truck to provide weight bearing for the front of the trailer is how it became known as a semi-trailer. Then people just conflated truck and semi-trailer

Doesn't matter how the word originated, that's how it is used now.

 

Otherwise:

Fag wouldn't be offensive in the US.

Queer wouldn't be offensive in the US.

Media outlets wouldn't be calling for the banning of assault rifles.

Bitch wouldn't be a common insult.

We wouldn't call F150s and Ram 1500s half ton trucks, as both have payload ratings above 1,800lb. And don't try to tell me that it's due to their weight, they both weigh more than a ton as well.


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14 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

Lorry is largely just referring to relatively large cargo vehicles. Both semi trucks and trains are relatively large and both are often used as cargo vehicles.

 

Doesn't matter how the word originated, that's how it is used now.

 

Otherwise:

Fag wouldn't be offensive in the US.

Queer wouldn't be offensive in the US.

Media outlets wouldn't be calling for the banning of assault rifles.

Bitch wouldn't be a common insult.

We wouldn't call F150s and Ram 1500s half ton trucks, as both have payload ratings above 1,800lb. And don't try to tell me that it's due to their weight, they both weigh more than a ton as well.

Just cause you use a term wrong doesn’t mean it changes the definition to whatever it is commonly used incorrectly as. I’m pretty sure you said something similar just a few pages ago about pick ups...

 

edit: I don’t give a flying poop what is offensive, I’m gonna say what I want. Also your logic on half ton trucks is backwards, because we still call them half tons. You’re trying to call a tractor a new name and say that’s what the name has evolved into, not what the truck has evolved into


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38 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

First of all what the fuck is a lorry ? damn brits

 

 

A heavy goods vehicle is a lorry over here.

Whether that be a tractor unit, rigid, unit and drag etc

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2 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

Just cause you use a term wrong doesn’t mean it changes the definition to whatever it is commonly used incorrectly as.

If a connotation for a word is used commonly for enough time for said connotation to become understood more often than denotation, it will become the new denotation.

 

That happened with the term "semi trucks."

 

That has not happened with the terms "truck" or "mid sized."

 

3 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

I’m pretty sure you said something similar just a few pages ago about pick ups... 

Not really. I said that, by denotation, trucks are trucks. I said that what is currently called "mid-sized pickup" does not match with the denotation or connotation of "mid-sized," which is a middle size.


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1 minute ago, Drak3 said:

If a connotation for a word is used commonly for enough time for said connotation to become understood more often than denotation, it will become the new denotation

So you’re agreeing that the definition doesn’t change then. That’s the point I’m making. I don’t care if people hear “semi” and think tractor trailer. I’m just telling them what a “semi” actually is.


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On 12/3/2018 at 1:57 PM, bcredeur97 said:

found a pretty nice foreclosed house in the area that I went look at on my lunch break and it seemed nicer than I thought it would be.

getting kinda excited now. going talk to a realtor in the area my dad knows (thank goodness my dad knows so many people around here) tomorrow and look at the inside.

of course will get it inspected and such if it looks good... all the proper things. hope it works out!

 

it's like a retardly good deal. def gonna have to check all my bases before going for it, but if it's true... holy crap I'll be sitting pretty. It's also 3 bedrooms so I don't see why I couldn't rent out a room to someone at work or something.

 

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