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Old 04-15-2008, 11:05 PM   #1
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So, at work, I was still debating about the price for this torsen I have come across that is "somewhat" local to me. Anyways, as I am thinking out loud, another guy from work over hears me. He says he is confused so I can stop talking to him. Well, being the guy I am, I try and explain the concept of how a differential works and interacts with the entire drivetrain setup, and about the different types of differentials. During the course of my speech explaining the different types, I mention TorSen, and explain the Torque Sensing part to him. So, after apparently still not understanding, he pauses for a moment, looks at me intently, then when I can sense he is going to say something intelligent in return, he says this: "I don't understand you and your Cross-Dressing Differential" and walks away. Moral of the story, average people are stupid, but entertaining.
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My girlfriend understands how differentials work. You're just a poor teacher.
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13 y/o sister understands how they work . . i wont say you're a poor teacher just . . hmm
well . . ok yeah normal ppl are retarded, the average IQ is 100, wtf is that? LOL i cant remember a time that mine was any lower than 138
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LOL i cant remember a time that mine was any lower than 138
How about the point when you felt the need to brag about it?



Give your co-Worker this link..

http://auto.howstuffworks.com/differential.htm
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Insecurity issues ftl . . .
way to make me feel like crap for being smart . .
its like high school all over again . .
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Old 04-16-2008, 01:10 PM   #6
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it's less about making you feel bad for being smart, it's pointing out that people who state it like that tend to be overestimating/exaggerating/etc...

what would you say to me if i went around saying "i have a huge ****, i swear!"
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what gets me are guys that dont know anything about a car. How to change oil or any of that....I know of few of those. To me thats crazy. Two things my dad taught me was how to work on a car, and how to work on my house. Those should be staples for any man to have learned or need to learn.

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Everybody should know how to change oil...fill their radiator if it looks low...******* top off washer fluid and check air pressure....simple ****...
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And be able to change a tire, whether you are a guy or a chick, both need to know, stuff happens out there in the big ol' world.
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And to know how to tune a wine bottle to play Super Mario Bros...
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but i DO have a huge ****!
XD k fair enough,
i DO wish my IQ were as high on paper as it was when i was in High School tho . .
(i ALSO wish i ACTUALLY had a huge **** . . . . jk im huge . .)
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