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Now You Can Have The Perfect Flashlight for Any Emergency!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 14th, 2007 1:20am

A lot of women are looking for the perfect flashlight to keep in their glove compartment for emergencies or to find that earring that fell onto the floor. The Triggerlite flashlight is compact and won't take up too much space in the car. It is portable enough to stash in a purse or bag as well. And the best part? You don't need batteries! Ugh, how much do you hate it when you try to use something that has been ...


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An Open Letter to the Illegally Parked Teal Crown Victoria with Pimpin' Rims on Main Street

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 13th, 2007 5:58pm

Dear Pimp Daddies (as stated on your back windshield): I realize that perhaps you had some urgent business at Marilyn's Cottage, home of the only Mississippi State baby cheerleader uniforms in town, which led you to leave your car running, with windows rolled down, almost nearly blocking in my car. Maybe you were unable to see the diagonal white lines and 14 other cars parked within them. I'm the first to admit ...


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Look Before You Lease

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 13th, 2007 5:58pm

To lease or to buy? That's the choice you face when mulling over makes and models and deciding which car deal best meets your needs. Leasing a car is not the same as buying one. When you buy, you own the car. When you lease, you pay to drive someone else's vehicle. Leasing can involve lower monthly payments than a loan. However, at lease end, you will have no ownership or equity in the car. Many dealers and other ...


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Meet Ask Patty in Second Life for Caffeine and Cars!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 12th, 2007 9:42pm

Ask Patty recently launched her venue in Second Life on Pontiac’s Motorai Island. A lot of you were there at our launch party (shout outs to VLB, Callie, and Osprey!) and you boogied with us all evening, but that’s not the end of our social activities in SL! Every Wednesday at 2pm SL time (PST), we are hosting “Caffeine and Cars” in our lounge. You can come and enjoy our fresh espresso and ...


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CarCare.org Announces the Launch of its New Car Care Guide: Pick Up a Free Copy

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 12th, 2007 6:22pm

The Car Care Council has just published its 56-page Car Care Guide for both consumers and shop owners. This great booklet is almost like having a technician in your car with you. It is the perfect size for your glove box too! This     first-of-its-kind reference guide for motorists from the     Car Care Council is now available to the independent     aftermarket. Focus group research ...


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Ask Patty - Automotive Advice for Women Blog Carnival: June 12th

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 12th, 2007 4:02pm

Welcome to Ask Patty’s blog carnival for June 12th! Father’s Day is around the corner and (gasp!) we haven’t even started our shopping! We found some great gift ideas and heartfelt articles for you so make sure you check it out. A girl always has a special place in her heart for her dad. Make sure you let him know this Sunday with an extra special gift. “Car accessories” probably ...


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Help Save More Lives: Use a Five-Point Harness Child Seat

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2007 10:48pm


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Win a Ticket to BlogHer by Submitting Car Stories!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2007 7:50pm

Ask Patty is giving away a ticket to BlogHer 2007 in Chicago! The third annual BlogHer Conference, A World of Difference, is taking place on July 27 - July 29, 2007, in Chicago, IL. BlogHer's annual event is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet your virtual friends face-to-face while getting a chance to learn from the collective wisdom of the entire BlogHer Community. Over two-plus days, you'll have a ...


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What Everyone Ought to Know About Financing A Vehicle

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2007 3:03pm

Financing a vehicle is a scary thing. We’ve all been through it at one time or another, or at least have looked into it. Before you head to your next dealership, here’s a little financing quiz for you. For how many months should you finance your next vehicle? a) 36 Months b) 48 Months c) 60 Months d) 72 Months What’s your answer? If you picked any of them, you’d be wrong. At least according ...


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Oprah Shares Lessons on Backover Safety

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 11th, 2007 2:46pm

Last week, Oprah Winfrey aired a segment entitled "Life Saving Lessons From Families Like Yours."   This show featured an item on impaired driving and another piece featuring the dangers of blindzones behind vehicles. The Peck family from Georgia was the focus of the backover segment, sharing the tragic story of their son, Jackson "Superman" Peck who lost his life because he could not be ...


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