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Unread 08-08-2013, 12:55 AM   #31
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AVOCADO would be great on your plates and I bet it would draw a lot of laughs. After all, Jeeps are all about personality and having fun
actually i wanna write it on the tire cover. does somebody knows if is possible to paint a tire cover

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Unread 08-08-2013, 01:47 AM   #32
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Iv got a nickname and a name for my jeep. I'm called the concrete cowboy (cause apparently I don't get off road enough) and my jeep is the "yeep". Real thought was put into that I know lol
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Unread 08-08-2013, 06:29 AM   #33
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I actually find it disturbing that there are so many grown (supposedly) men that assign a name/gender to an inanimate mechanical object.
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Unread 08-08-2013, 08:28 AM   #34
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Hey we may have "garage princesses" and " trailer queens" but they are far from inanimate! They have personalities, idiosyncrasies, require LOTs of care, and above all have many moving parts that take us places that make most other vehicles inanimate in comparison!
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Unread 08-08-2013, 08:49 AM   #35
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I agree with everything below, expect the part about personalities. Inanimate objects cannot, by definition, have "personalities", nor gender.

I refuse to even name my boat, in protest of people putting mere objects on a pedestal and imputing human characteristics to them.

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Hey we may have "garage princesses" and " trailer queens" but they are far from inanimate! They have personalities, idiosyncrasies, require LOTs of care, and above all have many moving parts that take us places that make most other vehicles inanimate in comparison!
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Unread 08-08-2013, 09:18 AM   #36
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I called my ZJ the beast because it was a super PITA to work on. It fought every step of the way. I'm leaning toward naming my TJ hunter since the PO gave it a woodland camo theme and I like it.
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Unread 08-08-2013, 02:20 PM   #37
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I agree with everything below, expect the part about personalities. Inanimate objects cannot, by definition, have "personalities", nor gender.

I refuse to even name my boat, in protest of people putting mere objects on a pedestal and imputing human characteristics to them.
Big Bird has more character than most people I know. I like her more than most people. She doesnt lie, cheat, roll her eyes, judge, or complain about her name.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 07:54 AM   #38
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Just, the Jeep, as in my kids asking "can we take the Jeep to the **insert location here**?
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Unread 08-09-2013, 08:08 AM   #39
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My jeep is black and white.
I refer to it as 'Po' - the lead character in Kung Fu Panda.

In other news, my wife referred to it as a 'van' last week.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 08:49 AM   #40
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My jeep is black and white.
I refer to it as 'Po' - the lead character in Kung Fu Panda.

In other news, my wife referred to it as a 'van' last week.
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I love those movies. I hate when they call it anything other than Jeep
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Unread 08-09-2013, 08:50 AM   #41
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I love those movies. I hate when they call it anything other than Jeep
I don't mind, and occasionally slip, and call mine a truck every now and again.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:15 AM   #42
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Man my fellow club members go quiet whenever I say truck. Why is that?
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:34 AM   #43
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I actually find it disturbing that there are so many grown (supposedly) men that assign a name/gender to an inanimate mechanical object.
1: It is my understanding that most languages assign gender to most nouns. That means in many languages the term 'car' is feminine or masculine.

2: Throughout the history of sailing men braver, and stronger than myself have referred to their vessels by name and gender.

Given those two examples, perhaps you'll come to see that gender and name assignment to objects is actually the norm and not oddball.
At the very least you could expand your understanding of gender beyond "has balls" and "doesn't have balls".
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:38 AM   #44
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Man my fellow club members go quiet whenever I say truck. Why is that?
I don't know. you know, semi trailer trucks are (or at least used to be) called tractors. Which many on this site will tell you a TJ engine is just a tractor engine....so tractor>truck>jeep...I'm not sure I'd get tooo worked up about any of them, although tractor is kind of antiquated.
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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:42 AM   #45
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1: It is my understanding that most languages assign gender to most nouns. That means in many languages the term 'car' is feminine or masculine.

2: Throughout the history of sailing men braver, and stronger than myself have referred to their vessels by name and gender.

Given those two examples, perhaps you'll come to see that gender and name assignment to objects is actually the norm and not oddball.
At the very least you could expand your understanding of gender beyond "has balls" and "doesn't have balls".
Thank you sir
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