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Post by JMG » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:14 pm

Driving up to North Carolina today. Looked back in my side view mirror just in time to see something go flying off my van. Turns out it was my tail light cover/lens. So that sucked.
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Post by GaryInVA » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:17 pm

I'll be driving to NC in August. I'll pick it up for you.
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Post by FredS » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:17 pm

Thanks Obama.
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Post by DepartedLight » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:06 pm

I think I saw your tail light snuggling up with sock in the gutter. The sock was dirty. Very. Dirty.
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Post by Jocose » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:09 pm

You dented my moped with yer crap taillight, jerk.
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Post by Goose55 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:16 am

JMG wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:14 pm
Driving up to North Carolina today. Looked back in my side view mirror just in time to see something go flying off my van. Turns out it was my tail light cover/lens. So that sucked.
You must have been on the freeway and it got run over.
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Post by Cleon » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:31 am

DepartedLight wrote:
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I think I saw your tail light snuggling up with sock in the gutter. The sock was dirty. Very. Dirty.
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Post by Cleon » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:33 am

My car was once hit by a tire that came off of a van that was driving down the road. I was too amazed watching the van scrape down the road to notice the tire until it hit my car broadside.
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Post by JMG » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:50 am

Goose55 wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:16 am
JMG wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:14 pm
Driving up to North Carolina today. Looked back in my side view mirror just in time to see something go flying off my van. Turns out it was my tail light cover/lens. So that sucked.
You must have been on the freeway and it got run over.
Yup.
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Post by Fainn » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:36 am

Not a single one of those jerks are ever in North Carolina when I''m there.
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Post by JMG » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:25 am

Cleon wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:31 am
DepartedLight wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:06 pm
I think I saw your tail light snuggling up with sock in the gutter. The sock was dirty. Very. Dirty.
:egor: :?:
I feel dirty after reading that.
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Post by Sir Moose » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:53 pm

It'll make for an interesting special request in your next missionary letter.
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Post by JMG » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:25 pm

Sir Moose wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:53 pm
It'll make for an interesting special request in your next missionary letter.
It should go something like this, "In need of a new tail light *read "new van"* Please and thank you.
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Post by coco » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:22 pm

Jocose wrote:
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You dented my moped with yer crap taillight, jerk.
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Post by Thunktank » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:42 pm

All you need to fix it is transparent duct tape.
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Post by michigander » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:04 pm

Thunktank wrote:
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All you need to fix it is transparent duct tape.
.... and a red Sharpie.

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Post by GaryInVA » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:05 pm

Was it the left or right rear tail light? Don't want to pick up the wrong one in August.
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Tail light...

Post by Sir Moose » Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:38 am

I saw a tail light cover on the side of the road yesterday. You don’t suppose the wind could have blown your light out this way, do you?


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Post by Jocose » Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:08 pm

coco wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:22 pm
Jocose wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:09 pm
You dented my moped with yer crap taillight, jerk.
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