At least the European carmakers (BMW, Audi, Merc) had some sense to the alphanumerics. I see Cadillac's naming convention as more like Lincoln, where every car's name is two letters followed by a third letter/number that was pulled out of someone's ass. » 9/26/14 5:46pm 9/26/14 5:46pm

That's nothing. We have a shady auto group in VT/NH who now insists on putting TWO decals on each car they sell: one on the left side with the dealership's logo, and one on the right, same basic style as the one in the picture, with the auto group's logo. » 9/16/14 5:29pm 9/16/14 5:29pm

@bpm_playlist is a useful bot for fans of the SiriusXM channel BPM. It automatically tweets every song played on the channel. I've found it useful for those times when I hear a song I like but don't remember certain details about it. It's the only one of its kind that I know of, but that concept could be applied to… » 9/14/14 6:54pm 9/14/14 6:54pm

Vermont runs their UI program similarly to Wisconsin, by the looks of it. For the record, while they instituted waiting weeks starting a couple of years ago, they limit claimants to one waiting week per benefit year. Let me explain. » 8/09/14 10:05am 8/09/14 10:05am

I bought a Caroma dual-flush toilet (1.28/0.8 gpf) and I love it. It's a washdown bowl, not a siphon bowl. This means two things: all of the water in the flush is used to push the waste out rather than create a siphon and then refill the bowl, and because of this the trapway is 4" wide (siphon toilets need narrower… » 7/19/14 7:10pm 7/19/14 7:10pm

If you play the CSI card the way Khalela suggests, I think the sales manager would be more likely to play ball knowing that they'll have a perfect CSI survey in the bag. I could only see them doing what you're saying if they decide not to play ball. In this case, I'd guess that coming down $500 could very well be… » 7/07/14 10:25am 7/07/14 10:25am