Let's admit it, some car enthusiasts are like angry, vicious hungry piranhas that will eat you alive if you say something they don't agree with. It's becoming increasingly difficult to say something freely with purists and pragmatists.
Everyone is entitled to their opinions. However, sometimes people will chew you out until you change your mind or call you a coward if you walk away in silence. Asking an innocent question, speaking your opinion, and choosing the "right" side will still result in a backlash anyway.
I no longer have the courage to discuss this one particular topic. I'll say it quietly, here it goes…
Automatic vs manual transmission
*waves white flag frantically*
What topic about cars do you feel like you've abandoned the right to discuss?