December 30, 2007

Pimp My Rolls
— LauraW.

Conspicuous consumption for the very, very wealthy.

The model used at the 2004 wedding of the Crown Prince of Brunei, Al-Muhtadee Billah Bolkiah, was modified to resemble a horse drawn carriage with solid gold decorations.

His family is reputed to own 500 Rolls-Royces - the world's biggest private collection. Meanwhile Nelly, the ­American rapper, had the interior of his Rolls-Royce redesigned in mink fur.

Eww. I bet that mink doesn't smell or feel so nice after a few parties.

--What? Too much? Be honest.

Anybody else want to take this baby out for a ripping good time through some mud and saplings? Can't imagine it handles quite as well with the weight of solid gold all over it, but I bet she can do OK. After all, that's still a Rolls Royce under there, somewhere.

Thanks to eddiebear.

Posted by: LauraW. at 12:25 PM | Comments (32)
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1 I havr the immense satisfaction of knowing how tacky that is and that I would never own such a monstrosity, even if it were in my budget.

Posted by: goddessoftheclassroom at December 30, 2007 12:28 PM (eFYCN)

2 Seriously, I can see myself grinning from ear-to-ear and doing stream crossings in that thing.

Solid gold hubcap-blossoms flying off into the woods....the bride and groom shrieking as tree branches tear across their little tent back there...


Posted by: lauraw at December 30, 2007 12:36 PM (DbybK)

3 Is Brunei an outpost of Puerto Rico?

Posted by: ricpic at December 30, 2007 12:42 PM (tJMnS)


Reminds me of South Park's D-Yikes episode with Xerxes.

Or as most Morons know it as, "Scissor Me Xerxes!"

Posted by: TheEJS at December 30, 2007 12:44 PM (JyC8j)



But, can it be used for runnin' down hobos?

Oh...BTW...The answer is "yes"...Yes, Holmgren DID substitute the Girl Scouts, Western Division, for the regular team, in the game against the Falcons.

Posted by: franksalterego at December 30, 2007 12:46 PM (i41vJ)


Aw Come on -it's just a matter of taste,  more or less, and this is clearly on the less side of the equation!

Posted by: Don L at December 30, 2007 12:51 PM (P/yFI)


<blockquote>I bet that mink doesn't smell or feel so nice after a few parties.</blockquote>

Tends to get a bit matted from the puke and...other bodily fluids.

Posted by: Insomniac at December 30, 2007 12:55 PM (EAblR)

8 Curses!  HTML tags don't work!

Posted by: Insomniac at December 30, 2007 12:56 PM (EAblR)

9 Ron Paulbots are organizing a WoW march!?!?!!!

Their geek-fu/crazy-fu is strong.

Posted by: Nom de Blog at December 30, 2007 12:59 PM (fDEB4)

10 Sorry for going OT.

Posted by: Nom de Blog at December 30, 2007 01:00 PM (fDEB4)

11 I would flat-out refuse to get in that car. It's ridiculously hideous & gaudy. Like what Honey said about white limousines in Cecil B. Demented, "What do I look like, Liberace’s boyfriend?!”"

Posted by: Joanie at December 30, 2007 01:23 PM (Yyy1m)



Maybe if your were super ghey cool like them, you'd be a level 72 night hobbit.

Me, personally, I loath WoW. Takes away from hetero activities, like playing Star Craft.

Posted by: TheEJS at December 30, 2007 01:30 PM (JyC8j)

13 But when you have that much money, does it matter what other people think of you?

Posted by: eddiebear at December 30, 2007 01:32 PM (BVi3+)

14 Pffft. Show it to me in Platinum and then we'll talk.

Posted by: mbruce at December 30, 2007 01:33 PM (CxNJy)

15 At a convention for visiting potentates held in Miami Beach the Crown Prince was asked about his income.
His reply?
"I'm comfortable."

Posted by: ricpic at December 30, 2007 01:50 PM (tJMnS)

16 What's that get? About 30feet to the gallon?

Posted by: TheSev at December 30, 2007 01:58 PM (bajTN)


I'm reminded of automotive editor David E. Davis, Jr., visiting a West Texas rancher about 1980. The guy's idea of a good time was to pile into a Buick Electra 225 with drinks, a Q-beam spotlight, and a 20-gauge shotgun, and to go out harassing the jackrabbits.

I'm thinkin' the Sultan's car would yield a better vantage point.

Posted by: Michael Rittenhouse at December 30, 2007 02:02 PM (Jl9sQ)

18 I wonder if you could get one converted into a pick-up truck and painted electric blue.  Name it Miss Agnes, of course.

Posted by: Bob Munck at December 30, 2007 02:02 PM (n0BzT)


That limo needs a big "TRUMP" plastered in the side.


Posted by: Rosetta at December 30, 2007 02:17 PM (omkIU)

20 Why not just paint, "I have a very, very small penis," on the side of your car?

Posted by: Warden at December 30, 2007 02:29 PM (rZ5uY)

21 The hub caps may be a little much; but only a little.

Posted by: The Great Satan at December 30, 2007 03:58 PM (elVBa)



Well, I couldn't let that pass. Too funny. 

Posted by: Rightwingsparkle at December 30, 2007 04:47 PM (dh4Tv)

23 Dennis Kucinich is a gnome too, RWS.

Posted by: Nom de Blog at December 30, 2007 05:04 PM (fDEB4)

24 What a coincidence - my car looks just like that.

Except that the wheels are different.

Posted by: JayC at December 30, 2007 05:06 PM (+1O2Q)

25 A little club soda will take that right out.

Posted by: Dave in Texas at December 30, 2007 05:42 PM (FXakj)


See, that's what happens when you give power to a select few and outlaw ridicule.  Hiring Liberace's uber-gay cousin to "do" the wedding didn't help either.

Posted by: bonhomme at December 30, 2007 06:13 PM (AdiYs)

27 I wish I could've rolled that to my prom.

Posted by: The Great Satan at December 30, 2007 07:08 PM (1ChQq)

28 I'd like to be the sales guy on that one. Undercoat in diamonds to protect your investment Sultan? Pop up hooker dispenser? Frickin laser beams? Sir your taste is excellent!

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