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    Atom #94 on the 100 Worst cars of all time, LOL

    Has anyone seen this article written for the Inside Line Magazine --> 100 Worst Cars of All Time

    Atom was number 94 on the list, it's funny how many negative comments this article received.

    Here is the quote: "Its nickname is the "woman repellent." Perfect for the track, utter misery on any road. A helmet isn't just for safety; it's the driver's roof, windshield and HVAC system. Helmet also keeps anyone you know from seeing you drive it"

    So who has heard of the nickname woman repellent??

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    I already declared the list the worst list of all time and John pearley huffman is just trolling to get more hits on the site.

    http://arielatomchat.com/forums/thread617.html
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    So was a '76 AMC Pacer woody wagon one of the ten best? They were spacious, although I rarely see them not being used as planters in the back woods these days

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    Somebody should tell them there is a windshield option which eliminates half of their arguments.
    I haven't heard of the nickname, but I would have to agree so far. My girlfriend won't even get in it, and it seems to attract more school boys more than anybody else. I don't give a shit, I rather not get the attention and just enjoy driving it. They couldn't be more far from the truth saying its no good on surface roads. I've had a LOT of cars, and this one is probably the most fun overall...

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    Ok, a few more comments:

    They show a pic of the Atom 500. I bet John Pearley Huffman would literally shit his pants if he was taken for a ride in one.

    I like his title info:
    By John Pearley Huffman, Former Fiat 124 Owner | Published Dec 12, 2011
    I don't mean to rag on Fiats, but that's pretty funny he wrote that. I guess that qualifies him to make the list.

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    Look on the bright side. If you are out on you own in the car and your wife is at home doing all those wifey things. She is never going to be concerned you are taking out some other women in your car

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    The Atom is a good woman analyzer (diggity).

    If she says "is that a dune buggy" she automatically gets kicked out. if she says "wow, cool, what is that?" then there is promise. If she says "An Ariel Atom, very nice, I have one too" then it is mandatory marriage
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    Off the topic, but the buggy comment reminded me of the other day...

    I went to Mobile the other day to get gas and this middle eastern man who worked there came out and said, "buddy, this is the first buggy I have seen that I like". I smiled and said "thanks". He then said "this doesnt look like a volkswagen motor". I said "its not, its a honda". He then replied "thats good, i dont like them with the volkswagen motors". I started cracking up when I drove away...

    I also got a few thumbs up from some elementary school kids that day. Haha.

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    i have #66 as well.

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    Worst Car?

    I'm sure there are a lot of people that would think unfavorably of an Atom. They'd also probably be people that think of cars as transportation, not having a clue of what an enthusiast is or likes. My wife loves our Atom. In the summer it's comfortable and out-in-the-open enjoyment. Do we really care what other people think?

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