Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
HeadlightArmor
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Members Area > Off-topic Discussions

View Poll Results: When do you drive fastest?
En route towards my destination 25 54.35%
Going home from my destination 21 45.65%
Voters: 46. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-26-2010, 11:27 AM   #1
torquepower85
keepin it stock
 
torquepower85's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevrolette Corvette Sting Ray 1965
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 60
Poll: When do you drive faster?

So I was driving home from work yesterday and basically the question came across my mind. Personally I am just curious, do you guys drive faster trying to get to work or trying to get home afterward? For those of you unemployed it still applies to school or really just anything.

Last edited by torquepower85; 08-26-2010 at 01:10 PM.
torquepower85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 11:35 AM   #2
MAGfuz

 
MAGfuz's Avatar
 
Drives: 1SS LS3 IOM
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 1,157
Usually a little bit of both, but mostly coming home from destination.
__________________
6/19/10 - PERMA-GRIN since that day!
9/10/12 - Lost previous PERMA-GRIN only to have a bigger one
TEAM LS3!
MAGfuz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 11:36 AM   #3
ArkySS
Camaroless for now...
 
ArkySS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 Blue Topaz Silverado
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 1,415
Yes
__________________
It was fun while it lasted.....
ArkySS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 11:36 AM   #4
torquepower85
keepin it stock
 
torquepower85's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevrolette Corvette Sting Ray 1965
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by MAGfuz View Post
Usually a little bit of both, but mostly coming home from destination.
Yeah I agree. I think a lot of people are like that in society today. We like to be on our own time. I mean, it makes sense to me.
torquepower85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 11:43 AM   #5
torquepower85
keepin it stock
 
torquepower85's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevrolette Corvette Sting Ray 1965
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 60
:O Someone voted otherwise? Any reason in particular? I'm not here to flame I'm just curious as to what your opinions are.
torquepower85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 11:44 AM   #6
mrray13


 
mrray13's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 1LT RS Rally Yellow
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: southern Illinois
Posts: 2,974
Depends on if I'm running late for work, lol. Usually, I'm never running late for home!

I'd say though, I like to spend my 30 minute drive going home as a bit of unwind time. Probably a bit more leisurely then and it's me time. Of course, that can lead to bouts of heavy foot if there is no traffic, just to enjoy the Camaro!
__________________
PacMan
mrray13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 11:51 AM   #7
torquepower85
keepin it stock
 
torquepower85's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevrolette Corvette Sting Ray 1965
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrray13 View Post
Depends on if I'm running late for work, lol. Usually, I'm never running late for home!

I'd say though, I like to spend my 30 minute drive going home as a bit of unwind time. Probably a bit more leisurely then and it's me time. Of course, that can lead to bouts of heavy foot if there is no traffic, just to enjoy the Camaro!
Ah, that makes a lot of sense. It's a little hard to be late for home I bet unwinding in a car like the Camaro is pretty satisfying. I drive a 99 Mercury Cougar as my daily driver so I definitely don't get the same reaction from the road as you would. But I definitely see why you would consider the ride home as "me time" as much as I would consider being home as "me time".
torquepower85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 11:59 AM   #8
mrray13


 
mrray13's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 1LT RS Rally Yellow
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: southern Illinois
Posts: 2,974
Quote:
Originally Posted by torquepower85 View Post
Ah, that makes a lot of sense. It's a little hard to be late for home I bet unwinding in a car like the Camaro is pretty satisfying. I drive a 99 Mercury Cougar as my daily driver so I definitely don't get the same reaction from the road as you would. But I definitely see why you would consider the ride home as "me time" as much as I would consider being home as "me time".
The Camaro, while endless fun, is no 65 Corvette!! Lol, what I would give for my ride home to be in that classic beast!!!


Anyway, the ride home, to me, is valuable. Zero stress. Work is over, have yet to see what awaits on the home front. The boy and wife are precious, and I don't want them to have to share my stress from work. So I unwind before I get there, and all is good!
__________________
PacMan
mrray13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 12:00 PM   #9
Da Hose
ACCOUNT HOZED BY GN......
 
Da Hose's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 SGM 2SS/RS #26731
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Katy, TX
Posts: 5,879
Quote:
Originally Posted by torquepower85 View Post
So I was driving home from work yesterday and basically the question came across my mind. Personally I am just curious, do you guys drive faster trying to get to work or trying to get home afterward? For those of you unemployed it still applies to school or really just anything.
UM...Yes
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTAHVIT View Post
Hose,

I'd bet $100 that you smile like that all the time, even in your sleep... and you don't snore when you sleep, you giggle.

Da Hose is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 12:09 PM   #10
torquepower85
keepin it stock
 
torquepower85's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevrolette Corvette Sting Ray 1965
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrray13 View Post
The Camaro, while endless fun, is no 65 Corvette!! Lol, what I would give for my ride home to be in that classic beast!!!


Anyway, the ride home, to me, is valuable. Zero stress. Work is over, have yet to see what awaits on the home front. The boy and wife are precious, and I don't want them to have to share my stress from work. So I unwind before I get there, and all is good!
The Vette is definitely a gem. One day I hope to own it all to myself. But yeah the more I sit here at my desk and read about driving home, the more it makes me want to get on the highway with the windows rolled all the way down blasting Led Zeppelin whilst choking down a cigarette. That's true though; I bring a good chunk of stress home if I don't properly unwind on the way back, and you definitely don't want to bring that home to the girlfriend (in my case, as opposed to wife hehe).
torquepower85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 12:45 PM   #11
WadeWilson
How U Doin?
 
WadeWilson's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 Sky Redline
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Californication
Posts: 24,130
Faster when heading to work. I like to unwind and enjoy my ride home after a long day. I rarely rush when heading home.
WadeWilson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 12:47 PM   #12
torquepower85
keepin it stock
 
torquepower85's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevrolette Corvette Sting Ray 1965
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 60
Wow, the poll is evening out pretty well.
torquepower85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 01:00 PM   #13
2ndgenz28
Thread Killer
 
2ndgenz28's Avatar
 
Drives: All Black
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: NWO Toledo Area
Posts: 4,719
Send a message via ICQ to 2ndgenz28 Send a message via AIM to 2ndgenz28 Send a message via Yahoo to 2ndgenz28
Also depends on traffic, if I can go at my own pace and not a bunch of idots on the way.....

As Ill either try to get away from everyone, or fall back.
2ndgenz28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2010, 01:05 PM   #14
Jay_LHD3

 
Jay_LHD3's Avatar
 
Drives: 2016 Fiesta
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Huntsville, AL
Posts: 2,132
To my destination.

Even if I leave on time I try to get there early (or earlier)!

I think it comes from being in the military before; "hurry up and wait"!



Jay_LHD3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Challenger Test Drive Experience 2010ABM General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 26 03-30-2010 12:03 PM
GM's Test Drive Studio a_Username General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 9 03-29-2010 03:58 PM
Finally got to drive one! Camaroman_99 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 2 02-17-2010 10:05 AM
drive shaft IOM-SS 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 8 02-11-2010 02:02 AM
Tired of Waiting - Pics of My New Hyundai Genesis Coupe camaropete 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 101 08-26-2009 10:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.