30 March 2008
The ever-popular Fake URL trick
My daughter used to own a Toyota Matrix, and I remember it as being just this side of somnolent, despite her best efforts. (She obviously inherited the old man's leadfoot tendencies.) For 2009, Toyota has, um, reloaded the Matrix, including reinstating the all-wheel-drive option, and they're trying to sell it as some sort of excitemobile. A print ad in the current Car and Driver shows an '09 Matrix in some electric-tangerine color, and in the same shade, there's a URL: web-physicians.net/hyperventilation.
Which actually works, although eventually, inevitably, you'll end up here. Still, I'm amused at the premise, and at the idea that the Matrix, which is for all intents and purposes a Corolla with a hatchback, is somehow connected to one's "dark side." Maybe Toyota's trying to atone for screwing up the Scion xB.
Addendum: It's crazier than I thought. I found a display ad on Technorati for something called "Parents Against Reprehensible Metal Music," which turns out to lead yet again to Toyota's Matrix site.
Further addendum: It's crazier than I thought it was when I thought it was crazier than I thought. Just ask Mr. Raccoon.Posted at 10:10 AM to Driver's Seat
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