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Old 08-16-2017, 03:49 AM   #1
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Damn!

At work, and a co-worker tells me my car just got hit in the parking lot. Kid named Bubba or Cooter with a truck that has tires taller than me, had difficulty pulling into a parking spot. Fortunately we use the same insurance company. Wish he took out a head light...

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Old 08-16-2017, 04:31 AM   #2
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Sorry to hear about your bad luck. Easy fix as long as the damage didn't get into the rear quarter
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Old 08-16-2017, 04:36 AM   #3
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Same thing happened to me two years ago. Sideswiped in a parking lot. I feel your pain.

Allow me a brief rant...people buy these enormous trucks and SUVs, then discover they don't have the skills and ability to maneuver them in a parking lot. The other day, I saw some idiot in a huge Ramcharger with dualies, no less, trying to park in a standard-size parking space with cars on either side.

Cooter needs to trade-in his giant mud-stomper for something he can park. Like a Fiat, or a Prius.
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Old 08-16-2017, 05:48 AM   #4
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Fortunately we use the same insurance company.
Well let's hope the adjuster on your policy doesn't try to cheap out on repairs like mine did in an instance with same-company insurance. I figured they were trying to skimp so they'll save on subrogation back to themselves.

Hope you get it fixed up and back in shape soon.
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Old 08-16-2017, 06:02 AM   #5
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That sucks.

At least its not as bad as what happened to Jake in his HS parking lot a while back
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Old 08-16-2017, 06:57 AM   #6
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Condolences

Sorry to hear about your Box. At least you know who did it, and he's man enough to admit it. I got creamed in Colorado Springs and the bastard never stopped. And surprise, no one saw anything. I had to claim it against my own insurance company.
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Old 08-16-2017, 08:08 AM   #7
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That Sux;

Rant #2: I hate driving behind these people in their big trucks / dually's as they always have one tire on the shoulder kicking up rocks and other debris. I usually have to lay back 5 car lengths so I don't get nose rash, then; of course, because of such a large gap I always get cutoff by cars trying to fit in between. GRRRRrrrrrr.
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Old 08-16-2017, 06:03 PM   #8
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Damn indeed. I got rear ended in March by an idiot in the parking lot at work. You'll never guess, he was texting. Totaled the car behind me and pushed her into me. I didn't have too hard of a time with his insurance. They initially quoted $700. I smiled. My Porsche indy put it back right for $4200. The paint matches perfectly. Hold your ground.
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Old 08-16-2017, 06:20 PM   #9
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My personal are

And there are two.....and it is always old people ( and I am old)

You do not have to slow down to 5mph ( on a divided 65mph 4 lane) and swerve into the right lane to turn into a full turning middle lane

I am doing 65 mph and you pull out in front of me when I am 200 feet from you and there is nothing behind me and then drive 20 mph on a 65 mph highway.

My two....Im done

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