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#284 of 292 Re: Subaru Tribeca [urnews]
Jun 29, 2007 (12:01 pm)
To me, it's a name that belongs on a small urban car, not a SUV.
Tribeca's a neighborhood in Manhattan (TRIangle BElow CAnal street), not some western town of the sort that usually provides a SUV moniker...
#285 of 292 Re: Is it just me [lemko]
Jun 29, 2007 (12:48 pm)
Very informative link, Lemko. A good read.
#286 of 292 Re: Subaru Tribeca [john_324]
Jul 02, 2007 (1:05 pm)
Is the race betting term trifecta or something like that? You can probably tell I don't follow horse racing. Shoot, I still don't understand how tennis is scored, and it wasn't that long ago that I finally mastered bowling scoring!
Jul 02, 2007 (4:35 pm)
Have never been a big fan of vehicles which are named in way of alpha, numerical, alpha-numerical styles. Most evolves no meaning whatsoever.
#288 of 292 Re: Subaru Tribeca [bryan]
Jul 02, 2007 (6:49 pm)
I know that if you pick the first and second place winners in a horse race, that's an Exacta. Learned that from "Mama's Family"
I think a Trifecta actually has something to do with employment skills. At least, I remember an epsiode of "Little House on the Prairie", where a hailstorm wiped out the crops and Pa Ingalls was going to go ask Mrs. Oleson for a job, but was really dreading it. He told the family that he planned on telling her that he was hard working, honest, and loyal. Daughter Laura said "That's the Trifecta of of Employability, Daddy!".
Oh, wait. That was another 70's show. No, it was "THAT 70's Show!"
#290 of 292 Re: Subaru Tribeca [andre1969]
Jul 02, 2007 (10:53 pm)
It might have something to do with employment, but I don't think so. A trifecta is a particular type of bet that is very difficult to win, but it yields very high returns. To successfully win a trifecta bet, you need to specify the horses that finish in the top three spots in the exact order in which they finish.
#291 of 292 Re: Subaru Tribeca [tmart]
Jul 03, 2007 (7:22 am)
Yep. The only time I hit one was when I threw up my hands, gave up and bet my license plate number. It came in and paid $220.
#292 of 292 Re: Subaru Tribeca [fezo]
Jul 03, 2007 (8:34 am)
IMO Trifecta would have been a better name choice for that SUV.
Use (upscale) horseracing imagery in the ads, incorporate wordplay like "quality, style and AWD...that's the Subaru Trifecta!"