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An occupational first ...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Bubbler, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    I just filed a second-day story from an auto dealership.

    My wheel rim froze after driving through snow, fucked my rear brakes up to the point where they had to be replaced, I shredded a tire and the rim had to be replaced. I'm out around $700. That doesn't count my hotel as I stayed an extra night to get my car fixed.

    Please revel with me in my "I'm financially fucked!" celebration!
  2. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    Never heard of that ...

    Do you drive a Fiat or a Le Car?

    Seriously, though, that really sucks.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Expense it...
  4. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    The biggest upset is that the auto dealership is an ongoing concern.
  5. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Insurance? Expense account?

    I thought we'd be doing that for Mike311gd first, but whatever floats your canoe ...
  6. Grimace

    Grimace Guest

    There are few things worse than unexpected car repair costs. I feel your pain Bubbler. My O2 processor conked out, followed by the timing belt a month later. Goodbye budget, hello additional credit card debt.
  7. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Perhaps a Yugo?

    And, as an aside, I've filed from car dealerships several times this year alone. I used to take the laptop, eat lunch and work on a story while waiting for them to change my oil. Great way to kill an hour or so.
  8. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Well I made it home. I wouldn't wish automotive difficulties seven hours away from home on anyone.
  9. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    How does a wheel rim freeze?
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    "anyone" is a big number... you sure about that?
  11. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Hell, I'm Canadian and I've never heard of that!
  12. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    "I was on a work trip, it never would have happened had you not sent me."
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