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Old 04-16-2007   #1
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I've heard he is healthy and feeling fine.

Also ran across this silly tidbit: Texans FanHouse: Mario Williams Owns a Burnt-Orange Lamborghini.

Pretty random. Though didn't I recall some AP story about Williams sporting a grill at a Houston nightclub? That can't be a good look.

Somebody once tried to sell me a powder blue car by calling it "Bluebonnet blue." It was pukey looking and they were trying to get it off the lot.
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Old 04-16-2007   #2
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The burnt orange is a pretty popular color with that make!
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I don't even like to RENT a burnt orange car.

Don't care for renting maroon colored cars either.

If I'm crazy enough to spend that sort of coin, it is going to be some damn fine color. Shaq's silver one is pretty handsome.

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(don't care for yellow sports cars either)
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You beat me to it Harry J - but this is a picture of his car..according to this rather dubious website.


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It is a very traditional Lambo color and has nothing to do with burnt orange or UT.
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I'd take in it a heartbeat, even if it was pink! That's just a damn fine car right there, regardless of color.

Good to hear that Mario is healthy at this point, too. Hopefully 2007 will be a monster year for him, because that could only mean good things for the Texans.
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You beat me to it Harry J - but this is a picture of his car..according to this rather dubious website.


Classic.

I don't care if orange is a classic color for a Lamborghini or not. I ain't driving no orange or yellow sports car. If I have stupid money to spend on a car, I'm not buying those goofy colors.

Shaq's silver one was really fine looking though. I didn't include the picks but you can find them on getty images.
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Orange is an evil color for a car (any car, "sports" or otherwise) but yellow is in fact a fine color for some cars. The classic yellow and black Mustang cannot be overlooked and certain Corvettes are damned fine in yellow. The Lotus Elise/Exige looks like it was made for yellow (and even manages to look halfway cool in orange though I still wouldn't want one that color)

Not all sports cars can pull it off. Most of the Italian cars look like crap in yellow IMO. No Porsche should ever be painted yellow. It's a violation of some post WWII convention I believe to do so. Japanese sports cars of any make look bad in yellow as well.
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I don't even like to RENT a burnt orange car.

Don't care for renting maroon colored cars either.

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I hear you on the burnt orange BUT what do you have against maroon??

j/k TC
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I don't even like to RENT a burnt orange car.

Don't care for renting maroon colored cars either.

If I'm crazy enough to spend that sort of coin, it is going to be some damn fine color. Shaq's silver one is pretty handsome.

TC
(don't care for yellow sports cars either)
Go with taupe, they say it is a very soothing color.
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Orange is an evil color for a car (any car, "sports" or otherwise) but yellow is in fact a fine color for some cars. The classic yellow and black Mustang cannot be overlooked and certain Corvettes are damned fine in yellow. The Lotus Elise/Exige looks like it was made for yellow (and even manages to look halfway cool in orange though I still wouldn't want one that color)

Not all sports cars can pull it off. Most of the Italian cars look like crap in yellow IMO. No Porsche should ever be painted yellow. It's a violation of some post WWII convention I believe to do so. Japanese sports cars of any make look bad in yellow as well.

Sorry to disagree, but when I was in highschool, my buddy's dad had an orange '70 Mach 1 in orange w/ black stripe and it was saaweeeet.
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Somebody once tried to sell me a powder blue car by calling it "Bluebonnet blue." It was pukey looking and they were trying to get it off the lot.
It wasn't a Plymouth Road Runner was it? I sold one years ago, and I've never seen another car that color on a car before or since. VERY easy to spot in a parking lot.
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Sorry to disagree, but when I was in highschool, my buddy's dad had an orange '70 Mach 1 in orange w/ black stripe and it was saaweeeet.

302, flat black hood with scoop, wing, that was a nice piece!
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I didn't have one this nice...but the GTO Judge was one of my favorite cars of all time when I was a kid.

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I had a friend who had a '70 Goat. Nice car. Red.
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1st car a 1976 brand new off the show room floor orange Camaro with a back fin
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And you've been "fast" ever since?
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As compared with your explorer, I would say, yes!
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...and in other news, Mario is healthy and feeling fine.
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