Of course, you can have magically appearing child, but then it's just bad luck (and to be fair, why should it matter anyways, child run on the road, not my fault, speeding or not speeding?). You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io, Chris Pratt on Anna Faris Split: "Divorce Sucks. It's less exhilarating once you remember that you have five more hours left to drive. However different Niki and I are, we're on that same thrill-seeking spectrum. It's all good if that's your thing. It could very well be that one day there comes a small child out of nowhere into an otherwise very clear and transparent situation and you can't brake in time because you are going 70 instead of 50. Granted, not as well as a car but better than most people expect it to. Since i sometimes get mistaken for Italian, Afghan, Greek and Iranian all the time do you agree? Man has always wanted to travel faster. I have somewhat shitty car too (focus cmax), but it is still fun... Go to a race track. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. But well... you could also just accept 130 is a safer speed in all situations than 170, right? Not consciously, I didn't even really think about it. If I wanted to be driven around like that, I'd go to germany. I want them to know I chose the best route, took the fewest breaks, and generally whupped a long-hauler's butt. ); in other words, I like to take measured risks while enjoying thrills. The 2009 Corvette ZR1 is the best car ever made. Per consentire a Verizon Media e ai suoi partner di trattare i tuoi dati, seleziona 'Accetto' oppure seleziona 'Gestisci impostazioni' per ulteriori informazioni e per gestire le tue preferenze in merito, tra cui negare ai partner di Verizon Media l'autorizzazione a trattare i tuoi dati personali per i loro legittimi interessi. Probably lethal if you don't control it properly. Surely you've clutched the side of your seat as he roared down the driveway. Like I said, I always am mindful of my surroundings and try to drive carefully, just don't think speed has any relevance at all. When I'm in a car with someone who drives fast I get nervous, so no I don't. I regularly break speed limits whenever I feel like it is safe (wide street, no pedestrians, light traffic, multiple lanes) and on highway (speed limit 130kmh here, usually getting up to 170 (highest that gets you only fine)). ", "I'll keep driving… forever, if necessary". Not that I don't go back to the track every chance I get.... Alot of people do. ;) It gets messy and stressful at times. Martin Zuckerman conducted extensive research, Here's What You Can Do to Help the Black Lives Matter Cause, Detroit Healthcare Workers 'Lose Themselves' In Eminem's Mom's Spaghetti, Fit Friday: Kick the Weekend Off With a Free 'Full Body Pump' That Anyone Can Do, Why F1 Is The World's Most High-Tech Sport, How Champions Think: These Are The 10 Mantras Andy Murray Tells Himself During Big Games. I always think he's trying to 'impress me'. How about you? Btw, I wish to go someday to your autobahn, but apparently it will be really expensive after the proposed changes your government wants to pass, cause it's a diesel car. Just drive the speed limit. 1. 1 decade ago. 1 1. "How much power?" Was never caught, but I just love the speed. Per saperne di più su come utilizziamo i tuoi dati, consulta la nostra Informativa sulla privacy e la nostra Informativa sui cookie. Anonymous. btw I am not saying they are useless but they were placed there as a precaution when there is traffic, when there are pedestrians, etc. A very smart man called Martin Zuckerman conducted extensive research in 2001 into a personality trait known as ‘sensation seeking’; what he called "pursuit of novel, intense and complex sensations and experiences, and the willingness to take risks for the sake of such experience." You think we like driving speed machines like the Corvette ZR1, 2010 Shelby GT500, and Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT-S? Two words – insurance fraud. no i dont like it, it doesnt impress me in the slightest. As expected, it wasn’t as extreme as the professional stunt driver and the data also showed some contradiction. How do you think about the answers? I just don't get that if there is three lane street with no pedestrians around, why it is such a bad thing to speed up from 50 to lets say 80? Damaged Tires. I can only encourage you to visit a driving experience center (for a driver safety training) and have some fun with your car there. I like seeing the looks on other people's faces when a 4700 pound Lightning comes screaming around a corner sideways in a hail of white smoke and blower whine. I want to get from point A to point B in an amount of time that stuns people. If I would drive the speed limit on the highway, I would get bored. I can't tell you the number of times I've seen middle-aged dudes in minivans pushing 100 mph on the New Jersey Turnpike, weaving in and out of traffic like they're Dale Earnhardt Jr. with a prescription for Lipitor. and the last statement I always hear is "Wish my wife would let me have one.". Elen. What do you consider to be insensitive behaviour? Reply. And to be honest I lost the fun of it quite a bit, driving on unrestricted highways in Germany in heavy traffic isn't fulfilling at all, it's exhausting. It's an exhilarating feeling to start your day in Philadelphia and cross the Maine border by lunch. human beings like that annoy me. As boxing legend Joe Frazier once said, "Lots of times when I…don't want to go that other half mile, I say to myself, 'Nobody would know but me.' Yahoo fa parte del gruppo Verizon Media. If I would drive the speed limit on the highway, I would get bored. AskMen, Become a Better Man, Big Shiny Things, Mantics and guyQ are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis Canada, Inc. and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. You think the Interstate Highway Act was about defense or supporting suburban development? A marathon drive becomes an endurance test: Are you going to give up the wheel the next time you stop for gas? I was the same as you. Once someone has uttered them, the car will begin to move faster, his focus will deepen, and the need to make even better time will set in. These words are like a narcotic, stimulant, and aphrodisiac to a man. This behavior is much more pronounced in men, which is why men are more likely to purchase sports cars than women, as it literally boosts the male ego and presumably enhances their ‘masculine’ appearance. yeah well then we should all drive 5kmh so no crash can be serious? Of course it's fun. I´ll bet nothing turns chicks more on than having to scrape you off the road... People that routinely break the speed limit for this purpose should be lined up and shot. This is why men buy sports cars and motorcycles designed for no other purpose than going really fast. Aaron Traister explains the male need for speed. ;) It gets messy and stressful at times. We pick every product that we think you'll love the most. © 2020 Ziff Davis Canada, Inc. All Rights Reserved. By all means, suggest that your husband slow down, but speed makes us feel young, speed makes us feel powerful—and speed makes us sorta stupid, so you might have to yell. If you've got a suggestion for a good "Question Of The Day" send an email to tips at jalopnik dot com.). I suppose having a one-night stand is sociable. I don't like it when they pretend they are on a German Autobahnen. Why do African Americans have a tendency to rewrite history and claim non-black things as black? We may earn money from the links on this page. In my fantasy, she is as excited as I am, and we put the extra time to good use. There's more energy in a crash and it takes significantly longer to stop. However, most guys (who don't have that kind of disposable income) get off on seeing how far they can push their decidedly practical vehicles. Good luck and be safe out there. Ladies: Do you like it when guys drive crazy while you're a passenger? I can do better than that". Work some magic on your phone and find a drive-through that serves something he loves that's messy and next to impossible to eat while driving, like pulled pork with lots of BBQ sauce. And there we see the idea that Zuckerman presented; the concept of a ‘sensation seeking scale’. I dont think this is right and I dont know if it's true or not but seems to be. I also like to take the Lightning to a race track because, honestly, a pickup truck shouldn't be able to do that but...yet...it does! Or will you finish what you started, like a boss? And me? Is it fun for us to take a RENNtech C63 AMG and toss it around Miami?