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    I'm trapped in my house

    There is a political rally going on at the ballpark next door. Traffic is backed up for a mile in front of my house. There are three unfamiliar cars parked in my driveway.
    I just wanted to get a burger.
    If I get too hungry the cars blocking my drive are going to be introduced to my tractor and a length of chain.
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    At least there's no dead guy in your drive way that appeared overnight (happen to me, now kidding). It could take hours before authorities pick up the body and you can kiss your equity good bye.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    At least there's no dead guy in your drive way that appeared overnight (happen to me, now kidding). It could take hours before authorities pick up the body and you can kiss your equity good bye.
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    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    That's pretty ballsy to be blocking you into your own driveway without asking.

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    It happened to me, but at least I knew why. My next door neighbor's daughter was married and they held the reception (which lasted days by the way; people from India sure know how to party) at their house. We arrived home to see a catering truck in the driveway. The guy apologized but said there was literally nowhere else to unload. He was correct.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    That's pretty ballsy to be blocking you into your own driveway without asking.
    Yeah, and the three cars in MY driveway would soon be three dismantled cars in my drive way along with a huge sign in my lawn, "Car Parts Super Sale! Any part just 1 dollar!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    If I get too hungry the cars blocking my drive are going to be introduced to my tractor and a length of chain.
    Reminds me of an interesting legal case. A guy finds a nice parking spot for his pickup. He gets his stuff done and comes back to find people parked so close that he can't get out. He gets in the truck and rams the car ahead a few times until it moves enough, and then drives off.

    He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident. He goes to court and says 'it wasn't an accident.' The judge felt he had to toss the case out.
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    Isn't there a tow truck driver who'd like to have some business?
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    People always park in my drive way since i dont have a car. Its ok with me to they leave cig buts in my drive way.

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    I just mowed my grass and made sure I covered their cars in clippings.
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    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    It happened to me, but at least I knew why. My next door neighbor's daughter was married and they held the reception (which lasted days by the way; people from India sure know how to party) at their house. We arrived home to see a catering truck in the driveway. The guy apologized but said there was literally nowhere else to unload. He was correct.
    So did he a least give you some goodies for the privilege?

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    Actually, no. :\

    We didn't get invited into the wedding either.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    Actually, no. :\

    We didn't get invited into the wedding either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    I just mowed my grass and made sure I covered their cars in clippings.
    Don't you have two big dogs who poop in your yard? You have to put that poop somewhere after you scoop it.
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    I'm kind of curious Allen.

    What's the rally in aid of?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    Yeah, and the three cars in MY driveway would soon be three dismantled cars in my drive way along with a huge sign in my lawn, "Car Parts Super Sale! Any part just 1 dollar!"
    Too much work.
    Just put an ad in Craig's List: "Free cars."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    Actually, no. :\

    We didn't get invited into the wedding either.
    Not even a pile of naan and (insert your fave Indian dish HERE)??? That's pretty low.
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    Put a sign in your front yard that says "Event parking $20.00"

    When the drivers return, collect your money.
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    do you have some strong acid or alkali on your farm? "accidentally" spill some of the offending cars. failing that. just drag them out the way with the tractor and set fire to them.
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    or use them for target practice?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gnome View Post
    do you have some strong acid or alkali on your farm? "accidentally" spill some of the offending cars. failing that. just drag them out the way with the tractor and set fire to them.
    Brake fluid is pretty nasty stuff when it spills on painted surfaces also.

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    Block them in with something and charge them a fee to exit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    Don't you have two big dogs who poop in your yard? You have to put that poop somewhere after you scoop it.
    I like the way you think!
    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 Shimagnolo View Post
    Too much work.
    Just put an ad in Craig's List: "Free cars."
    Taking then apart is half the fun!
    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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