Thanks for all your reporting on Destiny. I had it day one and ground up to about level 24 before getting distracted by life. Every time I thought about going back to it, so new story about how it was all grinding got posted on Kotaku or Ars or another outlet. Just sent it back as a trade in today, after having not… » 12/15/14 7:08pm Monday 7:08pm

Nice rant. I like weirdness as much as the next nerdy weirdo, but for the life of me I can't see who or what this is directed towards. (Is there, like, a thread on the RS thing that you had open in another window?) 'Cause, like, I came here to talk about the RS6. » 12/10/14 1:17pm 12/10/14 1:17pm

My 1991 8er with a 6SP was dead reliable at 100k miles and continues to be a cross-country burner (PA to SF I think) for the person I sold it to, twice per year, plus local drives regularly. The key is to find one with good maintenance and get on top of it. » 12/09/14 8:51pm 12/09/14 8:51pm

This is interesting and deviates from my experiences. I worry way more about parking my 1M outside (where to most people it is a basic everyday BMW and therefore they would have no problem dinging the door, backing into the bumpers, etc.) than parking my Maserati outside. Why? Because people are always looking at it,… » 12/08/14 4:10pm 12/08/14 4:10pm

Well, at the end of the day, most car manufacturers would rather keep their dealers happy than their customers, especially since people who are willing to pay the markup get the car they want (market dynamics at work). It does in fact happen all the time - BMW 1M, BMW i8, Hellcat, ZL1, Porsche 918, etc. Doesn't make… » 12/08/14 1:44pm 12/08/14 1:44pm

More from rb1971 - black 1M, black M roadster & inka E9 with S38