Are Lexus IS-F drivers really dorks?

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I can see how Lexus drivers in general can be deemed as exciting as accountants. But IS-F owners as dorks?

I'm considering getting one in the near future, but to be considered a dork? I would think geek is more in line. :D
 

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The important thing is to always be conscious of what people might think of you based on the car you buy. Nothing matters more than being perceived as cool by people you don't know. So you can't get the Lexus IS-F or your life will be ruined.
 

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For the price of an IS-F you could have a clean low miles one of these. . .

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. . . with 20,000 dollars to spare. Plus it has one of the best inline six-cylinders ever made. Or if you don't like that get one of these. . .

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The important thing is to always be conscious of what people might think of you based on the car you buy. Nothing matters more than being perceived as cool by people you don't know. So you can't get the Lexus IS-F or your life will be ruined.

Couldn't agree more. Choosing a car for affordability, comfort, driving pleasure, or equipment levels is a complete waste of time. Nor should you bother yourself with MPG, running costs or future trade-in values. Your only concern should be whether or not people you don't know whose opinions don't matter think you look like a dork while driving it.

Meanwhile back here in the real world... if someone labels you purely on the basis of what you drive then my guess is that you want nothing to do with them*.

While there are a few cars that nobody can look good in, if you want to get an IS-F then go for it. That said I really wish I hadn't warned my last boss off the Lexus SC430 by telling him he'd look like a second rate pornographer. It would be so satisfying now to see him oozing about town with the top down looking like the fat, middle-aged sleaze he really is!

*With the caveat that we all know Audis are now driven almost exclusively by cocks, at least here in the UK.
 

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Wow! Thanks for informing me of all this useful information! I shall put it to good use! :D
 

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There aren't enough IS-Fs on the road to really stereotype the drivers. All the one's i've met (3 or 4) have been boring professionals in their 30s-40s who don't seem any different than regular people.

Wow! Thanks for informing me of all this useful information! I shall put it to good use! :D

So how old are you that other people's opinions really matter that much when you buy a car?
 
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I lol'd. The internet is super serious business, guys. :p

The IS-F is for dorks.
A Caterham is for geeks.
The GT-R is for dweebs.
The ____ is for nerds.
 

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I lol'd. The internet is super serious business, guys. :p

The IS-F is for dorks.
A Caterham is for geeks.
The GT-R is for dweebs.
The ____ is for nerds.

J'ur in the wrong thread. Go to the other thread.
 

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Oh also, only dorks and geeks will make the effort to make a distinction between 'dorks' and 'geeks'. To the rest of us, they're basically the same.
 

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What jeremy clarkson things about cars does not matter. What judgement any car critic makes on a driver based on a car is ridiculous. Fuck them, get what you like. *Points at my cars*
 

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If you buy a Lexus IS-F, then I expect you to drive everywhere with the high beams on, even (especially) if it's daylight, riding an inch off my bumper then swerving into the other lane rapidly sans turn signal the second a spot clears, ensuring that the car you cut off is forced to slam on its brakes, then swerve back behind me once you realize that the other lane is going nowhere fast, staying 0.0005" off my rear bumper in an attempt to force me to go faster, presumably into the end of the car in front of me, because as a Lexus driver you're expected to be a smug, impatient jerk-off.

How's that for a generalization? Hope you get a great deal on your IS-F! :cheers:
 

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You are a cock just for starting this thread. Either that or you are a 14-year-old troll.

And you, sir, are rude for posting such a reply. Nothing in the thread or posted by the OP since suggest this is anything other than a genuine question and even it it weren't why are you getting your panties in such a wad about it?

Suggest you lay off the coffee for a while.
 

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And you, sir, are rude for posting such a reply. Nothing in the thread or posted by the OP since suggest this is anything other than a genuine question and even it it weren't why are you getting your panties in such a wad about it?

Suggest you lay off the coffee for a while.
And I suggest you follow the same.
 

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What's the difference between a dork and a geek?

A geek goes to the San Diego Comic-Con to argue with artists.
A dork goes to the San Diego Comic-Con to try and hook up.

Therefore:

A geek buys a crossover because it's got lots of cargo space for things he wants to do.
A dork buys a Mustang because he thinks it'll get girls to notice him.
 
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