Saturday, March 18, 2006

"Don't regret if I drive a BMW..."


My brother said that..., I can't really imagine a 18 year old could think of having a BMW, let alone drive one. Let me see...

In Malaysia, BMW Group sales rose 24.8% with 3,213 units over the last year's (2,574). BMW brand sales surged 25.1% with sales of 3,016 units, its highest figure ever (previous year: 2,410). BMW cars rank as leaders in the middle
(3 Series) and upper (X5) segments. The 5 Series, in particular, saw an 82.4% growth after an already strong increase of 47% a year before. The flagship 7 Series now commands 42% of the market share for its segment. MINI cars contributed again to record sales, increasing 20% to 197 units.

No wonder sales went up...I still remember that BMW sales went up last year. Heck, I even remember the number 3,213 (a good 4D number).

There's a few items before you go get an expensive car. These are the basics:

1. Car loan per month.
Think. Can you sustain it every month? Are you able to be content with personally scraping for changes, if you miss a payment? If you have family, this is harder to decide. Oh ya, now they can go up to 9 years.

2. Road tax
It's due annually. You gotta pay, coz the government needs taxed.

3. Petrol
Oh ya, why don't get a smaller car. Cheaper, less fuel consumption... it's 1.93 RM, and still under subsidy.

4. Tolls
Yes, we need to hand it to Malaysian Road Builders....nice highways, but you gotta pay.

5. Car Insurance.
Another thriving auto industry.

6. Car maintenance.
Get proton first, even though it sucks. Even tough you hate national cars. But at least look at the positive side. If there's sth wrong with parts, just go to kereta potong, and get some spare parts cheap. If not, you will be stuck with expensive parts to replace.
I was once at a work shop for repairs, and the mechanice mentioned that the merz changing disc brakes cost 1k plus.

Don't be fooled by others driving nice cars. If they have the means, no worries. But if an LB member, who just have initial pay for a few thousands, and already dreaming the next BMW, Merz,'s suicide.

Even though you do get that paycheck, can it guarantee for the next 9 years?

Let's hope so.

Steven Yip Network SYN


Anonymous nojk said...

yeah, you are right, no guarantees, but you shouldnt blame on those who join, because there is no guarantees in any industry...

can you guarantee you will hav a better life? no, you cant, thats why they so desperate to join.

which commecial job doesnt use money to attract victims?

the most happy job in the world, i think is the priest, a simple life, so nice...

haiz, if there is no money in the world, than no one will suffer from this...

oh well, since this blood suxking industry is not our cup of tea, than what should we do to make our lifes atleast better?
for your information, i come out as a form5ster, searching for a job but hardly no job willing to pay 800+ on 6days 9 hours sad lah

11:38 PM  
Anonymous bloodsuxker said...

some1 talking about me? ^^%

form5 come out if no cont study, go find a simple job, work more than 9 months you got chance to payed 1k+, but ofcause is those hardwork job, dont aim so high if you juz got spm result

income rm800
daily mealt 3xrm5x30 rm450
save rm350
x 9
after 9 months rm3150

nice too, just work hard for 9 months than can alredy save 3k.

11:45 PM  
Blogger Steven Yip said...

Guys, :)

Welcome to the real world.

This is reality.

12:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

priest is the most happy job ?

no..u are wrong then...

1:21 AM  
Anonymous nojk said...

some priest is black sheep they do things that is wrong!!!!

but most priest is having the happiest life ever, they paid fairly, no need to work 8 hours long, no need look at the boss face or clear his butt, hav a chance to travel to diffrent country, and they are helping others, what the hack, free travel no working time, you tell me where to find a job like that.

ofcause i talking about roman catholic priest.

1:27 AM  
Anonymous bloodsuxker said...

real world? got fake world?
funny term

children just thought it to b so simple, but really, adults are sux

they think less about kids these days, they all talk about business, or teman thier boss to drink, what they give to us? money some said, some they give money but too less, some simply give money forgot to build up personality...

but where can you find a place that you can gain money and personality togather?



only priest cant merry so they have no children...

anyway let me sux your blood, haha

1:31 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

in real world, u saw a big crab infront of u, u will........

1) catch it and eat or sell it
2) watch and think is it true
3) dun bother the stupid crab

if u were choose the last 2, concrate u, u reli hav a nice n stable work untill end of the day.

if u were choose the 1st option, u reli is realistic, how can u eat an innocert walking on road big crab?

10:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

how about option 3?

11:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh... i missed it... yeah, option 2&3 same conclusion...

11:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello Everyone!!!,

I'm Ah Wai from MLM. Such a nice post from all of you :)

I admit sometimes the MLMers always use this kind of tactic of luring "potential" people into their business. Eg. N-stream, Synergy, Herbalife, Lampeberger, Amway, Diamond, eCosway, IMagic, NuSkin, CNI and etc.

I'm also ex-anti MLMer just like you all. Proud to be antiMLMers. "MLM is conbusiness" and "StudioTraffic is PONZI SCHEME!" Hehehe... :)

But, AT LAST i realise in this World of Events..."Capitalism"


Sami Vellu, politicians, MPSJ, MPPJ, MBI, dato, datuks, Thaksin, Arroyo, Suharto, *me* and etc also CONNING people $$$ only what...

I only take little con $$$ while the *people mentioned above* CON the "rakyat" & taxpayer's $$$ BIG TIME! SO what is the FUSS?

I con my lecturer before, i cheat on my exam before, i Ponteng class before, i cheated during SNOOKER, i cheated my fren before, hell i even con my GF before. Hahaha. What is the BIG FUSS?

As i say, EITHER YOU CON PEOPLE or PEOPLE CON YOU...Its a survival skill!

Its better for us, "the little guy with no $$$" to con little $$$, than "the BIG SHOT GOVERNMENT officials" to con the rakyat $$$.


I'm DAMN sure the GOvernment DOn't MIND this little $$$ one.

AIyah, we group together as a group of "hardcore anti-lampeberger", then we charge those people who is also "anti-lampeberger" RM 100 each. Then, we also make LOTS of $$$.

Simple calculation,

RM 100 x 10,000 member (ANTI-LAMPEBERGER) = RM 1,000,000!!!!

Then, we BUY Ferrari and BMW to drive to Menara HLA, park at the FRONT and BURN them. This we show that we also can make $$$ ma!!!

DAMN good IDEA...!!!

WE group together ok...WE KEEP in touch! Malaysia BOLEH!

Remember, my name is AH Wai from SYN DCHL Lampeberger :)

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2:06 PM  
Anonymous Metal Steed Rider said...


BMW--->Brings Me Women But Broke My Wallet.

FORD---> Fast Only Rolling Downhill.

HYUNDAI---> Hope You Understand Nothing Driveable And Inexpensive.

Subaru---> Screwed Up Beyond A Repair Usually.

Volvo---> Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object.

PORSCHE---> Proof Of Rich Spoiled Children Having Everything

See ur brand of your car falls into which category? =)

5:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi guys, i am ****** here,
i dont want to reveal my name, but steven yip knows, who am i.
Steve i dont want to spoil you name ok... but pls return bak my money pls.....
Steven yip Network? WTF WTF?

hey steve do you remember me?
Where is my RM500 which you borrow from me last time, when are you going to return it to me?

You said that your dad dont give you enuff pocket money rite, then i borrow you the money for your sense of urgency, now i want bak the money. When can you return?



1:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you write the car so bad, then you better walk from KL to other states lo ... NO brain one !!

Or no money buy car ?

1:35 AM  
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1:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those who anti- ,
Loss part of their thinking power ?
No money blame parents, No power blame government ?

Everything oso blame other party ?
Is that the right way of thinking

1:39 AM  
Anonymous Metal Steed Rider said...

no lah.... i have money to buy a car, but wat for? i live to ride. riding is in my blood. i prefer to ride my black Kawaks anytime.


anyway, where in the world u see anti-lb ppl blaming parents for no money and government for no power? in fact ppl who refused from joining lb are much more happier ppl.

or was that the thing running in lb ppls mind like u?

no money to join, blame parents bcoz parents don wana give u money to join.

plus u dont even have the willpower to say NO from getting brainwashed. so u blamed government coz government didnt stop LB from brainwashing u.

sigh... i pity u brainwashed victims.

4:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

EXCUSE ME??? We blame our parents for not giving us money?? U motherfucka dunnno how successful we are nowadays. If U dun have the money,u might as well shut up while i throw moneys at u motherfucka

9:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i really dont see any business run in this so called mlm:)
first thing is, what did u do other than finding downline in order for u to get the commission?
the saddest part is, y do ppl wud "invest" their money when i ask the marquess who are their customer n they dont even know how to answer it:P
in order for u to b a successful businessman, u shud have clients...but y u dont even bother to find customer n market their product?instead, u'd rather find a downline to find their downline n it goes on n on n on...

u ppl r so funny

11:37 AM  

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