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Old 05-14-2009, 11:32 AM   #15
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Great post! I am with you...I will NOT call my dealer and ask them where my car is....it will get here when it gets here.
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:33 AM   #16
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Will have picks next Friday. (Need to have stripes added and waiting for the cash from my Brickyard Car Sale!)

May go look at her tonight and start drooling!
That is great news and I am glad to hear you finally got it in. That post was very well said. I could not agree more.

And for the Brickyard, I will predict the future. You will see that on Friday, 22 May!

Good Luck and look forward to some pics!!!!!
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:33 AM   #17
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Will have picks next Friday. (Need to have stripes added and waiting for the cash from my Brickyard Car Sale!)

May go look at her tonight and start drooling!

Send a few pics so we can drool to thanks
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:33 AM   #18
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I am way too excited. Gosh this was great news this morning.

Darn work gets in the way!
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:48 AM   #19
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:50 AM   #20
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Almost the same experience and attitude I have tried to maintain. Its not easy waiting, but nothing I can do will speed up the process, and this site has been very informative and educational.
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:50 AM   #21
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:57 AM   #22
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Well said. I guess us older guys that were around before video games, cell phones, cable TV, the internet, microwave ovens, etc., etc., don't suffer as much from the "instant gratification" syndrome that some of the younger people experience.
Always makes me think of my favorite comic strip I miss so much, "Calvin and Hobbes." Young Calvin is standing in front of the microwave oven reading off the package and ranting, "FOUR MINUTES,,,,, Who's got that kind of time!!!"

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Old 05-14-2009, 12:09 PM   #23
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Well said. I guess us older guys that were around before video games, cell phones, cable TV, the internet, microwave ovens, etc., etc., don't suffer as much from the "instant gratification" syndrome that some of the younger people experience.
Always makes me think of my favorite comic strip I miss so much, "Calvin and Hobbes." Young Calvin is sanding in front of the microwave oven reading off the package and ranting, "FOUR MINUTES,,,,, Who's got that kind of time!!!"
Good point, I for one can relate!
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:17 PM   #24
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Well said. I guess us older guys that were around before video games, cell phones, cable TV, the internet, microwave ovens, etc., etc., don't suffer as much from the "instant gratification" syndrome that some of the younger people experience.
Always makes me think of my favorite comic strip I miss so much, "Calvin and Hobbes." Young Calvin is sanding in front of the microwave oven reading off the package and ranting, "FOUR MINUTES,,,,, Who's got that kind of time!!!"
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:20 PM   #25
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Now thats a class act. Congratulations.
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:23 PM   #26
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Explain to me why someone who already has their car is telling others to be patient? Wouldn't this speech have more value coming from someone who doesn't have their car yet?

People's current leases are running out, people who ordered in March are getting their cars faster than people who preordered...don't try to tell people to be patient just because you're finished with the whole process.
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:32 PM   #27
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Maybe, just maybe, if we all were a bit more patient.

Understanding of what is going on (i.e. the Pontiac Cars - needing Updates prior to relase) and other issues, we would be more in tune with the process.

The message from my perspective, is that maybe we ought to lay off the crisis buttons and focus on the fact that GM is doing everything they can to get these cars right before they are in our driveways.

With the way it seems that everyone flies off into a tizzy with every perceived crisis, is one reason why they are (at least in my view) trying to get these cars right before they are inour hands.

Whatever value you put on someone's views is your decision. I personally felt motivated to share my view as the process has unfolded for me.
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:43 PM   #28
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Explain to me why someone who already has their car is telling others to be patient? Wouldn't this speech have more value coming from someone who doesn't have their car yet?

People's current leases are running out, people who ordered in March are getting their cars faster than people who preordered...don't try to tell people to be patient just because you're finished with the whole process.
Although I don't like all the GM bashing/flaming because the cars have been held up, I also don't appreciate someone who hasn't known their car has been sitting somewhere for the last two months giving a speech about patience. Congratulations on your car.
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