As we already know, internet forums are sometimes the worst places to go when you’re looking for car advice. But bad advice doesn’t always come from strangers on the internet.

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It could come from our friends and family. Our neighbors and our coworkers. Our local firefighters or clergypeople. The Feds. Anyone well-meaning, really.

And it doesn’t have to be wrenching advice, either. It could be something like, “Hey, Tavarish, why don’t you go buy a BMW?”

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Did someone tell you that driving a certain way would be better? That putting your car in neutral will help it save fuel? That batting your eyelashes at the officer would help you get out of a ticket?

Give me some bad ideas.