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Old 17th December 2009, 14:18   #16
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Am surprised how the car was bought without a PAN card
Could have bought an used one from True 'cheats' Value.
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Old 17th December 2009, 14:24   #17
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Could have bought an used one from True 'cheats' Value.
I bought my baleno from true value, and i've had absolutely no problems with it. But damn if i had 8 lakhs, i would have gone in for an RS/accord and do it up.
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Old 17th December 2009, 14:30   #18
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How didn't his father notice 8 lakhs missing? Something's fishy here.
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Old 17th December 2009, 14:32   #19
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lolz for sure the boy has a bad choice

On peer pressure i remember mentioning that one of his friends son(7yrs) was pestering him(his dad) to buy him a "mac book" while he was trying to manage with a old "acer"

and have seen my cousins kid buying playstation just for the heck of it... i pity the future generation and yes ofcourse "parents" hehe
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Old 17th December 2009, 14:41   #20
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This news is coming out a day after we saw another boy in bangalore stealing bikes and scooters to impress his girl friend !! Times bangalore edition had a photograph with the boy infront of 4 or 5 stolen bikes. In my school days it was just a good flower or a greeting card that was enough to impress that 'someone' special. Now things have gone costlier. The question is, how long a 'show-off and impress' technique last ?
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Old 17th December 2009, 14:50   #21
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i pity the future generation and yes ofcourse "parents" hehe
Well said! You and I gotta be prepared. I'm gonna tell my kid that I work in the house keeping dept serving tea and biscuits to foreign customers.

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In my school days it was just a good flower or a greeting card that was enough to impress that 'someone' special. Now things have gone costlier. The question is, how long a 'show-off and impress' technique last ?
Well it doesn't. Someone gets a Verna and bang, its over. She moves to the other car. Real love might be just hard to get these days. Looks used to work just fine in my time.
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Old 17th December 2009, 14:53   #22
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A 13 year old boy in the US ran up a cell phone bill of nearly $22,000 yesterday.

The Associated Press: Teen runs up dad's cell bill to nearly $22,000

Kids are on a roll...could this be something related to global warming?
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Old 17th December 2009, 14:58   #23
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In my school days it was just a good flower or a greeting card that was enough to impress that 'someone' special. Now things have gone costlier. The question is, how long a 'show-off and impress' technique last ?
A flower, greeting card of even a thoughtful gesture is enough to please most girls. It is these ignorant fools who go out looking for attention from the female species that end up making huge blunders. I guess it's time for schools to start teaching boys how to get the opposite gender's attention without breaking the bank
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Kids are on a roll...could this be something related to global warming?
Or maybe the end of the world in 2012??
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Old 17th December 2009, 15:37   #25
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The kid needs professional counseling to make him realise:
- Not to give in to peer pressure
- It is not cool to steal from parents
- Not to drive without a license
- Hatch-converted-to-sedan is not meant for impressing the gals

Why couldn't he just ask his father to provide him a chauffeured car ?

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The kid needs professional counseling to make him realise:
- Not to give in to peer pressure
- It is not cool to steal from parents
- Not to drive without a license
- Hatch-converted-to-sedan is not meant for impressing the gals

Why couldn't he just ask his father to provide him a chauffeured car ?

Rohan,
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Excellent ideas... But last one is killing.

BTW I believe he never had an idea of chauffeured car!!!!
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Old 17th December 2009, 15:49   #27
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What a dumb kid! Went through so much risk to eventually buy a Dzire!!! If I was his pop I would have been more embarassed with his choice rather than the crime.
That really had me going. If it were a Dezire, what was the waiting period like?

Looks like most of us admonish his choice rather than the deed.LOL

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How did ever think that he could win girls over with a 'DZire'? Maybe, he got a second hand one and used remaining on something else maybe liquor, drugs etc. Who knows?

I guess the parents are also to blame with all the pampering they do. They should know better than pampering the kids with anything and everything. There should be a limit to everything. I've seen some of my younger cousins get whatever they demand from their parents. That is a very bad precedent to set, because in future when their demands are rejected, they will go out of the way to get it fulfilled. (I know, too philosophical, isn't it?)
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Old 17th December 2009, 15:52   #29
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How did ever think that he could win girls over with a 'DZire'? Maybe, he got a second hand one and used remaining on something else maybe liquor, drugs etc. Who knows?

I guess the parents are also to blame with all the pampering they do. They should know better than pampering the kids with anything and everything. There should be a limit to everything. I've seen some of my younger cousins get whatever they demand from their parents. That is a very bad precedent to set, because in future when their demands are rejected, they will go out of the way to get it fulfilled. (I know, too philosophical, isn't it?)
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How didn't his father notice 8 lakhs missing? Something's fishy here.
Its even more fishy that they didn't notice for quite a long time, given the long waiting periods for Dzire. The last i heard was close to 6 months.

OT: Read somewhere: Dzire is not a car, it's a compromise. (No offence meant)
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