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Morty'sCleaningLady

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Rude Car Advertisement
« on: February 18, 2013, 11:23:56 AM »
I hope I'm not too late bringing this to folk's attention.  This morning I saw an advertisement for a Dodge Dart Registry.  Yep, you heard me correctly -- registering for a car as a gift.

http://www.dodgedartregistry.com/get-sponsored/step/1

Basically, the ad shows how Mom can pick up an engine for you, in your custom designed Dart and then Grandma can spring for your rims.  Then, when your car is fully funded, you swing by the dealership and pick it up.  Of course, a Dodge Dart runs about $30,000.  And once you've created your registry, you can mail the link to all of your pals.  If you do not meet your fundraising goals within 90 days, after fees are applied, the Dart-desiree can pick up the money.

What ever happened to purchasing a set of fuzzy dice or a dog bobblehead for your nearest and dearest new car owners?  Am I alone in thinking this could be a very bad idea in terms of etiquette?
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Re: Rude Car Advertisement
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 11:26:22 AM »
This topic has been covered on about three different threads already.


ETA: A quick check online has 2013 Dodge Darts starting at $16,000.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2013, 11:32:30 AM by Sharnita »

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