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lol speed limits sux

we drive 170km/h (105 mph) with oure 1.3L(stock) VW
speed limit is 120 km/h
thats 31mph over the limit

me myself dont do speed limit and i love driving games

my uncle dont do speed limit at all he does 270kmph thats 167mph
with hes bmw m3 e36 german spec
Where is he going that he needs to waste his whole gas tank in 15 minutes?
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post #82 of 94
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lol speed limits sux

we drive 170km/h (105 mph) with oure 1.3L(stock) VW
speed limit is 120 km/h
thats 31mph over the limit

me myself dont do speed limit and i love driving games

my uncle dont do speed limit at all he does 270kmph thats 167mph
with hes bmw m3 e36 german spec
"Cool story bro" was created just for this post.
post #83 of 94
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Originally Posted by blackdemon View Post
lol speed limits sux

we drive 170km/h (105 mph) with oure 1.3L(stock) VW
speed limit is 120 km/h
thats 31mph over the limit

me myself dont do speed limit and i love driving games

my uncle dont do speed limit at all he does 270kmph thats 167mph
with hes bmw m3 e36 german spec
What a waste of petrol...
post #84 of 94
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I'm not actually certain that younger drivers do statistcally have more accidents than older drivers
From what I've seen, the accident rates are the absolute worst on the youngest end of the spectrum. As you approach 30, the accident rate sharply declines until 40, where it stays about the same until much later ages at around 70.

Even at 70, the accident rates increase, but not even to a fraction of what they are at 17. There are probably 5-10 times more accidents involving 17 year olds than 70 year olds.
    
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post #85 of 94
Yeah younger drivers have far more wrecks. I remember picking my sister up from high school once and the drivers...lol. Half the drivers thought they were superman and the other half were clearly being driven by the car instead of the other way around. (obviously this is a bit of an exaggeration but it was pretty pathetic)
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I'm personally drawn to these games because I enjoy taking those type of risk. I never wish to hurt anyone so I keep any real risk in the virtual world of gaming.
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I'm a good driver (atleast thats what I think ) and I used to own asses on Colin McRae back on my days
   
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post #88 of 94
I had my license for 3 weeks before i lost it..... GAH!!! lol

I barely play racing games, but i played NFS Underground 24/7 when it came out.
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I'm a good driver (atleast thats what I think ) and I used to own asses on Colin McRae back on my days
That must be where the term horse power comes from.
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As stated, the target demographic has underlying correlations that aren't taken into account by this crappy article. Majority of the gaming population does not have much IRL driving experience. It does not help that the fact that arcadey non-realistic games teach people to predict non-realistic handling of vehicles..
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