[DMCForum] Re: comments at a car show...
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No kidding!
     VB, you beat me to it.  Once I put the Flux Capacitor on the back
deck, that pretty much stopped the BTTF "sarcastic" questions.  Once
they ask, "Where's the Flux Capacitor?" I simply say, "Right there"
and point.  It is usually a crowd pleaser and they like that.  
     This is our audience.  Many people associate the DeLorean only
with the BTTF series.  If that's what we are going to attract, I say
do what we can to make 'em smile.  It really does a lot of positive
reinforcement for the marque, even if you are tired of it.  

Matt
VIN 16816
The Arizona DeLorean Club


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Videobob Moseley" <videobob@...> wrote:
>
> I decided to play along and I put a Flux Capacitor on the back wall.
> Then, the next time some a-hole asks where it is, you just look at
him like 
> he's an idiot
> and snap, "It's right there" (motioning over your shoulder with your
thumb).
> He looks at it....and is totally dumbfounded.
> Works everytime.
> - VB
> 
> 
> 
> >From: "Mike Bosworth" <mike.bosworth@...>
> >Reply-To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [DMCForum] Re: comments at a car show...
> >Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2006 14:37:05 -0000
> >
> >It is not so much a comment.... but one guys way of 'winning' me
> >round. He began to amaze me with his vast knowledge of the car, how
> >many were made and where etc etc etc. After he had said his thanks
> >and left i noticed my partner laughing away nearby...
> >
> >.....She had told him all this info just 5 minutes earlier....Tut!
> >
> >Regards
> >
> >Mike
> >#2001
> >
> >--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Christopher Mack
> ><christopher_mack@> wrote:
> > >
> > > I am pretty tired of the flux capacitor jokes myself too.  The
> >other day, however a guy came up to my car and asked how it was
> >running, how I liked the VOLVO (yes he knew the engine type) engine,
> >and he commented on how neat the gullwing doors were because they
> >required LESS side clearance to get into the car (he is one of only
> >3 people in the 3 years I have owned my car to get this right, as
> >most people think the gullwing doors require more side clearance).
> >Any one last thing, the guy commented how he had no doubt that JZD
> >was set up.  It was refreshing at last to see someone who got it
> >right about the DeLorean after all the stupid comments I get from
> >people
> > >
> > > -Chris
> > >
> > > Ken Baker <kenbaker1265@> wrote: I agree!
> > >
> > > I'd rather talk about the car and the accomplishments of its
> >creator rather than defend the cocaine story's that the public
> >really doesn't understand. I also am REALLY tired of the Back to the
> >Future crap. I love my DeLorean because of the car and its creator
> >not some stupid movie!
> > >
> > > Best Regards,
> > >
> > > Ken Baker
> > > Sales Executive
> > > Rolls-Royce/Bentley Fort Lauderdale
> > > 561-866-1601
> > > www.bentleyfortlauderdale.com
> > >   ----- Original Message -----
> > >   From: timnagin
> > >   To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >   Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 12:40 AM
> > >   Subject: [DMCForum] comments at a car show...
> > >
> > >
> > >   Even though I have yet to take my car to a show I find it
> >annoying what some
> > >   people say when they walk up to the car or find out I own one.
> >Recently a
> > >   guy said the usual, "hey, where is the flux capacitor? Haha!" He
> >thought
> > >   no one had ever heard that before. I replied, "yea, no one has
> >ever heard
> > >   that one before" and he shut up real quick. That probably saved
> >someone
> > >   else from having to fend off the same question.
> > >
> > >   My point is, why do we have to put up with this nonsense? All of
> >the Chevy
> > >   / Ford / Mopar guys know all the sayings to spout off to other
> >owners.
> > >   Wouldn't the car and the owner's be much more respected if we
> >stood our
> > >   ground? With this latest crap about Karr owning a De Lorean
> >shouldn't we
> > >   take a harder stance if we truly want to defend the marque?
> > >
> > >   What does everyone think?
> > >
> > >   Greg
> > >
> > >   [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Yahoo! Groups Links
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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