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JT

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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2006 12:01:10 AM

Since GPS units have come down in price in the last 6 months, do you plan on purchasing a GPS unit for your vehicle?
Yes
Not interested
Interested, but not ready to buy yet
Already have one
Don't know/NA

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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QueenMother
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2009 9:47:48 AM

My Lexus has a navigation system built into it already.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2009 3:41:13 PM

Have a Germin 330 love it & for under $300.00 its all we need. You buy it & then update it free on the net. Nothing else to buy or pay! Great
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YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2009 3:40:57 PM

I'm a cheap SOB, and would have to do a lot of research on this before buying. These posts have been very helpful & informative, thanks to all
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YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2009 3:40:37 PM

Would be a nice Christmas gift next year.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2009 3:39:28 PM

Prefer to wait until they are cheaper & more reliable
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YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2009 3:39:14 PM

No need for now
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LKSDRider
Champion Author San Diego

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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2008 12:24:39 AM

Already have one
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Stevedog
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2008 12:23:05 AM

still no need. Maps are fine and more fun.
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gasman14
All-Star Author San Diego

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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2008 8:05:59 PM

Already have one
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mark9636
Rookie Author Florida

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2008 10:38:53 PM

I would never buy a gps, if I am going somewhere that I am not familiar with I just go to mapquest and download all the maps I need.
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Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2008 10:21:59 PM

Already have
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bmv91w
Sophomore Author Maine

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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2008 7:31:16 AM

Yes.. I already bought my wife a really nice Garmin GPS on EBAY at a really great price..
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Z51Corvette
Champion Author Austin

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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2008 9:24:46 PM

No... just another gadget to fail... I wouldn't refuse one... but not looking either.
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narcar1973
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2008 4:42:57 PM

I already have one.
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EagleEye16
Champion Author Nova Scotia

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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2008 9:42:41 AM

Already have one. I am also quite capable of reading a map, but a 3.5" screen that constantly updates my location, is much more convenient than pulling over to the side of the road to unfold a map. I don't use it to go to my local grocery store, but it is quite handy in places that I'm not familiar with.
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gasisoutrageous
Champion Author Lansing

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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2008 8:39:22 AM

I am interested, but not ready to buy one. They now have GPS units that show gas prices, which is what's making me interested.
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Blubberpuppy
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2008 10:21:24 AM

Don't need one.
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Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2008 12:22:45 AM

Already have one
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YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: May 5, 2008 11:06:11 PM

Have a Germin 330 love it & for under $300.00 its all we need. You buy it & then update it free on the net. Nothing else to buy or pay! Great
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YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: May 5, 2008 11:05:45 PM

I'm a cheap SOB, and would have to do a lot of research on this before buying. These posts have been very helpful & informative, thanks to all
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YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: May 5, 2008 11:05:27 PM

Would be a nice Christmas gift next year.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: May 5, 2008 11:05:02 PM

Prefer to wait until they are cheaper & more reliable
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YB1234
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: May 5, 2008 11:04:44 PM

No need for now
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Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2008 12:35:34 AM

No
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Guido4
Champion Author Pensacola

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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2008 7:10:44 AM

Interested, but not ready to buy yet
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throttle
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2008 12:23:49 PM

Have a unit in one car already. Will get another when I trade in the second car.
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Dorkchop
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2008 9:53:24 AM

My car doesn't want one. It's particular about asking for directions.
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Integra4eva
Rookie Author Richmond

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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2008 9:17:17 AM

Yes I would.I would be very useful seeing as this is the city area and Im only here for school.Also avoid unwanted driving around to find my destination
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CobraLeader
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 9:27:50 PM

Already have one
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greencleaner
Sophomore Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2008 8:01:22 PM

yes
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Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2008 10:40:27 PM

Not yet
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allezrider
Sophomore Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2008 3:16:25 PM

Won one at the company holiday party.

Now, I've got three! 8-)
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Guido4
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2008 6:48:46 AM

Interested, but not ready to buy yet
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99dakota
Champion Author Providence

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 8:10:38 AM

Already have one
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kelljohn
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 7:44:01 AM

GPS is for chicks
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2008 7:02:17 AM

No, not yet
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ED6
Champion Author Riverside

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2007 7:19:58 PM

Not interested.
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doogins
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2007 2:12:01 PM

JUST DID
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ED6
Champion Author Riverside

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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2007 1:57:59 PM

Interested but not ready to buy yet.
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tobasco
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2007 9:58:06 AM

November 2007...still kind of expensive.
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Quazar911
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2007 5:52:58 PM

Kinda interested but not ready to buy just yet
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2007 4:58:38 PM

no
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Guido4
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2007 8:08:13 AM

Not interested
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2007 8:23:16 PM

no
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ED6
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2007 9:47:17 AM

Interested but not ready to buy.
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GasXing
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2007 1:53:14 AM

It could be useful at times, but I will not buy one for a long time yet. This kind of option is still very much a luxury feature for me.



[Edited by: GasXing at 11/3/2007 1:53:09 AM EST]
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2007 5:30:56 AM

not interested
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2007 8:20:31 AM

not interested
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2007 12:04:34 AM

Not interested-yet
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2007 3:12:36 AM

no
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