(updated 5 Sep 04)  

Top Ten Downsides to Owning a Flying Car

Well, since I am busy cooking a yummy duck dinner...and had back-to-back birthdays to deal with...yesterday my son's and today my husband's (ha, I wanted to say something about my son's on the home page but he forbade me...so booya, Alex) - plus, coupled with the fact you guys really thought "out of the box" this time around and they were just too damned good not to list here...I give you the extended Top Ten...

26. Pain is the ass, when you run out of gas......@10000 feet. (ehross@aol.com)

25. Those chrome, 20 inch "spinner rims" you bought last year are now totally useless. (fbmarz@earthlink.net)

24. Your credit card company won't let it count for your "frequent flyer miles". (motorbreath2000@netscape.net; lacee7700@aol.com)

23. "Airbag" takes on a whole new meaning. (TheWhineCritic@aol.com)

22. Where can you put a bumper jack that long? (Airfarcewon@aol.com)

21. If you thought the sun was in your eyes before... (Cantw82paint@Aol.com)

20. Picking up prostitutes sure would be harder. (arch_deceiver@hotmail.com)

19. You drop like a concrete turd when you stop for a red light. (ukkfayooyay@aol.com)

18. Driving to the airport and going through the security checkpoints each time you want to fly to the grocery store (jenalt2001@yahoo.com)

17. All tune-ups have to be performed by jet mechanics and that is EXPENSIVE. (Cantw82paint@Aol.com)

16. It's much harder to talk on the cell phone and apply makeup at the same time while operating. (chharget@aol.com; Cantw82paint@aol.com)

15. Having to buy collision insurance against flying monkeys. (HerzogVon@aol.com)

14. I don't see a McDonald's drive-thru up there, do you? (davidgotribe@aol.com)

13. People sarcastically whistling "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" wherever you go. (tainsam@aol.com; CoyPsyche@aol.com)

12. Your boss'll never believe your "flat-tire" story again...ever. (paracletus3@aol.com; fealy@verizon.net)

11. STILL can't get away from those damn "My Kid Is An Honor Student" bumper stickers! (acidbrat@aol.com)

10. Overweight relatives force you to drive in the low lane. (chharget@aol.com)

9. If the engine stalls you are so screwed. (rampage1984@msn.com)

8. Bird faeces on the enamel - still in the bird! (rochford@netaus.net.au)

7. Women being chased by cops falling through your roof sending you on another mission to save the Earth. (rampage1984@msn.com) Almost double points for this one, as I LOVE this film.

6. You can't use the noisy grooves on the shoulder to take those quick naps when driving late at night. (deweyever@attbi.com)

5. Being a member of 'the mile high club' just got a lot less exclusive. (CoyPsyche@aol.com)

4. Who can you tell to take a flying F to? (marymarg27608@yahoo.com)

3. Seeing Mr. and Mrs. Wasserman sun-bathing nude. (chharget@aol.com)

2. Burning rubber smell, once associated with power and speed, can't possibly be good. (robtone247@yahoo.com)

Worse yet...they leave it on for 3000 miles...

1. Now you have to worry about people who don't use their up and down turn signals, either. (archerjoe@hotmail.com)