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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Some Days it just doesn't pay to get out of bed. :(

    [RANT] I just had my van hit by the local Library Bookmobile! Even better,.......the driver left the scene. I'm not going into a whole lot more detail here for legal reasons, other than it was definitely his fault.







    Needless to say, I'm not a happy camper right now. [/RANT]
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    oh well, it's only a car and many people will just up and run if they hit something with their cars as long as they think they weren't seen committing the act.

    actually, some people will run even if they were seen because they think the witnesses won't come forward.
    This year has been a disaster for pedestrian/auto collusions for Toronto and surrounding areas. The true bastards just leave the scene too.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Fortunately, when the police caught up, there was a nice fresh pretty paint transfer on the trailer the exact color of my van, and I had the hubcap from his trailer's lead axle in my possession. The police officer investigating found it on the ground right behind my front tire.

    On the good side of the balance sheet, a) My insurance has already initiated the claim and is representing me and my interests (I highly recommend Geico! ) and b) No one was hurt......just property damage.
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    Same type hit on my car a few weeks ago. My driveway was snowed so I parked it on the street for the first ever (that's 10 years). Bam, off with the mirror and a creased front fender. Every car one that street got hit. Almost like some idiot was having "fun".

    I feel for ya, Tom.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gitarzan View Post
    Same type hit on my car a few weeks ago. My driveway was snowed so I parked it on the street for the first ever (that's 10 years). Bam, off with the mirror and a creased front fender. Every car one that street got hit. Almost like some idiot was having "fun".

    I feel for ya, Tom.
    maybe the space time continuum formed a crease along that road and slightly squished all cars on the road?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    What would Steve McGarret say?


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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    What would Steve McGarret say?

    get himself killed?
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    On the good side of the balance sheet, a) My insurance has already initiated the claim and is representing me and my interests (I highly recommend Geico! ) and b) No one was hurt......just property damage.
    Geico is good for being agressive in pursuing claims but not so good in other ways. My car was stolen and my son's friend who worked for GEICO said GEICO starts with sub Blue book wholesale to settle claims. I have Allstate and they offered me Blue book retail from the beginning. Anyone looking at insurance companies needs to see Consumer Reports ratings. It's quite a revealing experience.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    What would Steve McGarret say?

    "Book 'im, Danno!"
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    Hit and and Run On Sentence driver?

    Hey, my van just got hit by the BookMobile! Somebody call a librarian.

    When the police catch them, I bet the driver loses his library card.
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    I've created some wanted posters for you to put up.
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    Perhaps his participle dangled too far in the adjacent lane.

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    Their FAQ does not address this particular problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    wouldn't it be funny if they had the same insurance company? good luck - we've all been there and no one likes the hassle.

    my current spouse backed into a neighbor and tore off his rear bumper after he just came home from the autobody shop for other work ... DOH!

    luckily he was a nice guy and I had her make him a pie.

    it's all better now but I don't know if her driving has improved - better keep that pie recipe handy!
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    It the damage only the quarter panel bumper and door, or was their steering/alignment damage too?
    Bring back the Sig Test!


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    I tell you, you cannot trust those damned librarians. She was probably too busy reading and petting her 7 and a half cats. You should definitly sue her cardigan off, and then I can swoop in and take her job!
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Got a slight wobble in the front end.

    Quote Originally Posted by Michigander View Post
    It the damage only the quarter panel bumper and door, or was their steering/alignment damage too?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eboo View Post
    I tell you, you cannot trust those damned librarians. She was probably too busy reading and petting her 7 and a half cats. You should definitly sue her cardigan off, and then I can swoop in and take her job!
    Eboo!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    The driver was just in a hurry to be with his peeps across the street.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Got a slight wobble in the front end.
    Not too big of a deal, so long as the frame/unibody isn't thrown out of whack....
    Bring back the Sig Test!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eboo View Post
    You should definitly sue her cardigan off, and then I can swoop in and take her job!
    My mom is a career librarian at a pretty steadily funded library. But even she recently told me that her library is starting to feel the crunch of the economy. It's a rough business to be in these days.
    Bring back the Sig Test!


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    Track them down at an event or whatever, and then start requesting lots of books about safe driving and situational awareness and ask which they prefer.
    No lugs, no care.

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    Precisely my worry. My driver side wheels were off the ground, according to the witnesses. I'm actually stunned there's as little damage as there is.

    Quote Originally Posted by Michigander View Post
    Not too big of a deal, so long as the frame/unibody isn't thrown out of whack....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eboo View Post
    I tell you, you cannot trust those damned librarians. She was probably too busy reading and petting her 7 and a half cats. You should definitly sue her cardigan off, and then I can swoop in and take her job!
    LMAO these damned librarians..............

    Is the 7 1/2 cats a guesstimate or an accurate number

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    Quote Originally Posted by gitarzan View Post
    Same type hit on my car a few weeks ago. My driveway was snowed so I parked it on the street for the first ever (that's 10 years). Bam, off with the mirror and a creased front fender. Every car one that street got hit. Almost like some idiot was having "fun".

    I feel for ya, Tom.
    Sounds like a snowplow got you and your street.

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