Hey, we’ve all been there. Sometimes a car show just sucks.
Sometimes it’s the weather, sometimes it’s the timing, sometimes it’s the location. Sometimes it’s the fact that everyone attending the car show is either over 85 and ornery, or 40-something and waiting for the 80’s to come back into style so their righteous mullet will help them pick up chicks again like it did when they were in high school. Sometimes a competing car show a few miles away the day before, in a town with a reputation for having hot girls, has drawn all the best cars. Hey, it happens.
So then, through no fault of their own, the organizers of a car show have a plethora of reasons it might not go so well, and they end up with a bondo-covered 1984 Ford LTD, a snot-green Vega, and a riced-out Civic. As car guys, we totally understand. Even when we’ve driven for an hour, and spent another hour getting all our gear together to photograph the show.
In fairness, the show we attended earlier this year wasn’t all that bad; it just wasn’t that good. There was very little content there to really peak your interest, and the heavy-handed administration from a bunch of octogenarian busy-bodies meant that they had annoyed enough car owners that they weren’t bothering to show up. For instance, one driver complained loudly that they weren’t accepting any registrants who showed up after the 7AM cut-off, or something to that effect.
So what do you do when your car show isn’t all that good? It’s time to teach yourself how to work a macro button. At least, I think that’s what it’s called. It’s the flower-button.
Bonus points for anyone who can name every car in the gallery!