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Wow! So it’s not a phone holder…

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Always assumed this slot was for phones, since mine always fit perfectly in it. But I’ll be! It’s not what the designers intended at all. Guess you’re never too old to learn something new…

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I mean, my key stays in my pocket but that works too... :ROFLMAO:
 
Yep, I figured that before. Well, it looks like they knew from the get-go this thing is so ridiculously oversized that it needs its own storage area lol.
 
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Yep, I figured that before. Well, it looks like they knew from the gecko this thing is so ridiculously oversized that it needs its own storage area lol.

“Knew from the gecko?” 😂😂 I see a lot of misunderstood idioms/sayings, but I have to say that’s the first time I’ve heard that one.
 
Haha had no idea. I've always used it for my phone too. Thanks for posting.
 
@KungFu392 Well, I’m originally from Europe, English is my second language and it’s not perfect by any means. But I guess I’m not the only one:
 
@KungFu392 Well, I’m originally from Europe, English is my second language and it’s not perfect by any means. But I guess I’m not the only one:
What's your first language and in that language, is there something magical about geckos? :) "From the gecko" is just nonsense in this country.

FYI - before you get upset, I'm just giving you a hard time. But seriously... don't ever say "from the gecko" again. LOL.
 
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“Knew from the gecko?” 😂😂 I see a lot of misunderstood idioms/sayings, but I have to say that’s the first time I’ve heard that one.
Well, I’m originally from Europe, English is my second language and it’s not perfect by any means. But I guess I’m not the only one:

What's your first language and in that language, is there something magical about geckos? :) "From the gecko" is just nonsense in this country.

FYI - before you get upset, I'm just giving you a hard time. But seriously... don't ever say "from the gecko" again. LOL.

I've moved here less than 4 years ago, and that's way more than enough to figure out that not everything makes sense and is logical. But oh well, absurd things happen all over the globe and US is no exception. Since we use football fields, golf club bags or cows to measure stuff geckos don't seem that unreasonable lol. I'm not upset, at least I've learned something and I will remember that for sure :D How about this one when it comes to nonsense? 😂

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I've moved here less than 4 years ago, and that's way more than enough to figure out that not everything makes sense and is logical. But oh well, absurd things happen all over the globe and US is no exception. Since we use football fields, golf club bags or cows to measure stuff geckos don't seem that unreasonable lol. I'm not upset, at least I've learned something and I will remember that for sure :D How about this one when it comes to nonsense? 😂

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You see the metric system as “logical” but I just see it as “lazy” and “boring.” 😂 And that date pyramid nonsense is again, nonsense. There are 30 days and only 12 months and of course 2000+ years, so the “logical” order of dates is month/day/year. Smallest possible number to largest. I’m not even sure what that graphic is supposed to be illustrating. Who stacks dates vertically? Serial killers, that’s who. 😂. But hey, just as I always tell anyone who wants to complain about my country. “Don’t let the doorknob hit ya where the good Lord split ya!” (That is another idiom that means “you’re free to leave.”) 😉 but you knew that “from the gecko.”
 
You see the metric system as “logical” but I just see it as “lazy” and “boring.” 😂 And that date pyramid nonsense is again, nonsense. There are 30 days and only 12 months and of course 2000+ years, so the “logical” order of dates is month/day/year. Smallest possible number to largest. I’m not even sure what that graphic is supposed to be illustrating. Who stacks dates vertically? Serial killers, that’s who. 😂. But hey, just as I always tell anyone who wants to complain about my country. “Don’t let the doorknob hit ya where the good Lord split ya!” (That is another idiom that means “you’re free to leave.”) 😉 but you knew that “from the gecko.”

OK, I see where you’re coming from, kinda makes sense but let me give you a real life example. 95% of the globe goes with day/month/year convention. You bought something, that‘s sadly not made in the USA. You’re not sure if you bought it here or got shipped from overseas. You wanna validate your 2 year manufacturer’s warranty. There’s a production date stamped, it says 12/1/2020. How can you tell if that states for December 1st 2020 or January 12th 2020? And that’s quite a significant difference, right? :)
You wanna see another nonsense? Let me connect the dots for you, before you give someone another advice like that. You jumped on a guy cause he misheard an idiom and made a funny grammar mistake. He drives the Jeep 392, one of the most iconic American vehicles with a ton of heritage and history. Since he can afford it he probably had a pretty good job overseas, friends, family etc and yet still willingly decided to move legally to the US. Doesn’t it make you thinking that he probably appreciates this country more than most of people who were born and raised here? Nobody is perfect and there’s no perfect place in the World. There are good and worse and I believe this country is one of the best if not the best. Like I said there are absurds everywhere in the World, and so what? Something may make sense to someone or he may know no other or simply got used to it, and the same thing can be absurd to someone else. I’m not trying to change anything, it‘s just funny to me, or can be frustrating at times but whatever, it is what it is. I can give you more examples, at least that makes me practicing my grammar, and you’ll probably point out my mistakes so I will learn something and won’t make them again lol 😂
 
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OK, I see where you’re coming from, kinda makes sense but let me give you a real life example. 95% of the globe goes with day/month/year convention. You bought something, that‘s sadly not made in the USA. You’re not sure if you bought it here or got shipped from overseas. You wanna validate your 2 year manufacturer’s warranty. There’s a production date stamped, it says 12/1/2020. How can you tell if that states for December 1st 2020 or January 12th 2020? And that’s quite a significant difference, right? :)
You wanna see another nonsense? Let me connect the dots for you, before you give someone another advice like that. You jumped on a guy cause he misheard an idiom and made a funny grammar mistake. He drives the Jeep 392, one of the most iconic American vehicles with a ton of heritage and history. Since he can afford it he probably had a pretty good job overseas, friends, family etc and still willingly decided to move legally to the US. Doesn’t it make you thinking that he probably appreciates this country more than most of people who were born here? Nobody is perfect and there’s no perfect place in the World. There are good and worse and I believe this country is one of the best if not the best. Like I said there are absurds everywhere in the World, and so what? Something may make sense to someone or he may know no other or simply got used to it, and the same thing can be absurd to someone else. I’m not trying to change anything, it‘s just funny to me, or can be frustrating at times but whatever, it is what it is. I can give you more examples, at least that makes me practicing my grammar, and you’ll probably point out my mistakes so I will learn something and won’t make them again lol 😂
Dude... your response makes a LOT of assumptions "from the Gecko" (sorry, I had to) and in my case, most of which are incorrect.

First - if The U.S.A. did everything like "95% of the world" does it, then the rest of the world wouldn't want to live here! But they do, don't they?

Second, in case you haven't noticed, a TON of people drive cars they can't afford. Some lenders count on it. I don't assume anything about your income and I am not interested in knowing that information. What you get paid says very little to me about who you are and I am much more interested in getting to know who you are (because that's how we become friends). The fact that you drive a nearly 6 figure Jeep instead of a clapped out Gallardo or somethign like that tells me that we are probably more similar than we are different, but time will tell.

Third - Our 392 Wranglers are not "iconic" yet (but I agree that they hopefully will be).

Fourth - I do not believe ANYBODY appreciates my country more than I do and I know a lot of people who were born and raised here who feel the same way I do. People come here because it is a BETTER PLACE TO LIVE than where they came from. If it were not, they would not come. (You said it yourself... you believe this country is the Best and you are correct.)

Fifth - When you say "there are absurds everywhere in the world" I don't really know what that means. "Absurd" is an adjective, not a noun. And I know, you are ESL, so I forgive you for not knowing the language, but that still doesn't mean native english speakers understand what you are trying to say, especially in the written form with no inflection. I can only read what you write... not what you mean. That said, I think I get the point. A lot of things in the world don't make sense.

Finally - You seem to assume that all of this is way more important to me than it is. You said something that sounded ridiculous (and hilarious) in English on an English speaking forum and I made fun of you for it like any fun-loving American man would do and you could have just laughed it off, like most other fun-loving American men would have done. It may be the language barrier or the cultural barrier that was the culprit, but nonetheless...

You came here legally. Good, that's the right way to do everything (legally). Welcome! And I mean that sincerely.
You love it here? You should! It's the greatest country in the history of humankind.
You wanna love it here even more? Lighten up. We try not to take ourselves too seriously here. It just makes life more fun.

Peace, brother. We're all on the same team here. :)
 
You came here legally. Good, that's the right way to do everything (legally). Welcome! And I mean that sincerely.
You love it here? You should! It's the greatest country in the history of humankind.
You wanna love it here even more? Lighten up. We try not to take ourselves too seriously here. It just makes life more fun.

Peace, brother. We're all on the same team here. :)

Sure I love it here! And what I love here the most is the people and their positive attitude, and the American culture ofc :) And much much more!
Haha, unfortunately I’m not a Gallardo type of a guy, I just work hard to be where I am, and the 392 is actually my first time ever brand new vehicle. My point was that I haven’t moved here because I was running from something or couldn‘t afford to live a normal life in my country. And that Jeep in general is iconic and as American as vehicle (I’m not gonna say “a car” haha) can be. You‘re totally right, you can only read what I write, and me being ESL doesn‘t help, other that it can be a nice conversation starter :) The same thing happens because of my accent all the time - conversation starter lol. Well, maybe it will get improved overtime and I’m gonna be able to blend in better. For now I don’t feel like I can go to the rodeo wearing cowboy boots and a hat, but at least I can go there and enjoy it wearing my regular pair of Levi’s and a cap :)
Thanks man, peace :)
 
Sure I love it here! And what I love here the most is the people and their positive attitude, and the American culture ofc :) And much much more!
Haha, unfortunately I’m not a Gallardo type of a guy, I just work hard to be where I am, and the 392 is actually my first time ever brand new vehicle. My point was that I haven’t moved here because I was running from something or couldn‘t afford to live a normal life in my country. And that Jeep in general is iconic and as American as vehicle (I’m not gonna say “a car” haha) can be. You‘re totally right, you can only read what I write, and me being ESL doesn‘t help, other that it can be a nice conversation starter :) The same thing happens because of my accent all the time - conversation starter lol. Well, maybe it will get improved overtime and I’m gonna be able to blend in better. For now I don’t feel like I can go to the rodeo wearing cowboy boots and a hat, but at least I can go there and enjoy it wearing my regular pair of Levi’s and a cap :)
Thanks man, peace :)
Please don't blend in too much! That's the greatest thing about OUR Country... the beautiful mix of our people. I wish I had a cool accent (and I also wish I were fully multi-lingual, like you). You're right about the Jeep being an American Icon. I never thought I would love owning one so much that I would actually order not one, but two $80K+ Jeeps! (In full disclosure, I do not intend to keep both, but nonetheless).

I truly do think it's great that you're here and it's also cool that you choose to rock the most badass Jeep ever produced. Please don't take my "good-natured ribbing" as a sign that I think of you as any less American simply because you have a different country of origin. I do not. Don't forget, EVERY ONE OF US comes from a family that had a different country of origin. Again, that's what makes the U.S.A. the greatest country ever.

All that said, get those cowboy boots and hat and get your ass to the rodeo if that's what you want to do. Personally, I'd rather spend the weekend in the mountains with my Jeep or at the drag strip, but you do you, brother and don't let anyone stop ya. That's what the Land of the Free is all about!

I feel like we are now best friends... all because I gave you a hard time about a "gecko." God Bless the U.S.A.!!!
 
@scarab speaks better English than most born-in-bread 'Muricans! I love a fellow Jeep enthusiast with an exotic accent and the patience to turn the otter cheek. It's a doggy dog world out there but here we are, brought together by our love of jeeps.

Meanwhile, I think I found my next jeep mod:

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I agree with you guys, too many people take this country for granite. :ROFLMAO:
 
Please don't blend in too much! That's the greatest thing about OUR Country... the beautiful mix of our people. I wish I had a cool accent (and I also wish I were fully multi-lingual, like you). You're right about the Jeep being an American Icon. I never thought I would love owning one so much that I would actually order not one, but two $80K+ Jeeps! (In full disclosure, I do not intend to keep both, but nonetheless).

I truly do think it's great that you're here and it's also cool that you choose to rock the most badass Jeep ever produced. Please don't take my "good-natured ribbing" as a sign that I think of you as any less American simply because you have a different country of origin. I do not. Don't forget, EVERY ONE OF US comes from a family that had a different country of origin. Again, that's what makes the U.S.A. the greatest country ever.

All that said, get those cowboy boots and hat and get your ass to the rodeo if that's what you want to do. Personally, I'd rather spend the weekend in the mountains with my Jeep or at the drag strip, but you do you, brother and don't let anyone stop ya. That's what the Land of the Free is all about!

I feel like we are now best friends... all because I gave you a hard time about a "gecko." God Bless the U.S.A.!!!
I bought an XJ shortly after I moved here. It was fully stock and supposed to be a temporary ride only for couple months. But then I lifted it, put bigger tires, did some mods and started wheeling, camping, overlanding. I took a ton of roadtrips, explored a lot of national parks and beautiful places with this guy. This is how I got into Jeeps, and my XJ is still with me.
The beauty is you can go to the rodeo today and hit the mountains tomorrow :)
392’s are totally awesome, can‘t wait till the summer fully starts so I can fully enjoy it. That‘s only a few great memories, a lot more are missing here:

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And speaking of iconic places:
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