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Old 01-07-2009, 08:58 PM   #31
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WHAT IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE TODAY! So many of them don't seem to want to take responsibility for their actions until they are made too! I hope they throw the book at her! I'm glad you're okay though and I'm sure your guests will understand...just order a pizza!
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:08 PM   #32
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Not to hijack the thread or take away from what you are going thru, but we know first hand about people not taking responsibility for what they do. In 05 my wife was driving home in her pickup truck from a long day at work (she is a professional gardener, it is her own business).
Anyway, we had just spent $2,200 on the truck so it would be absolutely reliable and also be able to handle heavy loads. I had also just finished a custom rack in the back so she could have all her tools locked under it and all her supplies (plants, mulch, etc) on top.
And what happens? Some guy slams into her while she is stopped at a light and totals the pickup. Luckily she was unharmed (good thing I insist on seat belt usage and got her in the habit), but being thoughtful and concerned she got out to ask the other guy if he was OK instead of grabbing his license plate number first. He tells her he is OK, has no insurance, then takes off!
Because she did not get his license plate, the insurance company wouldn't cover it, so it was a total loss for us:
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:31 PM   #33
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so sorry you were hurt. on new years day, my computer bit the dust. had a movie from netflix. popped in it and the dang thing has subtitles. not a good day. but i was not hurt physically by either one. hope u get better quickly
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Old 01-07-2009, 09:32 PM   #34
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I'm so sorry to hear that. Aren't some people so wonderful? **being sarcastic** I see that all the time on the way to work... just how people drive amazes me that they have a license, but the cops never seem to notice them.

I sure hope feel better! I have had days, just like your's, though not as drastic. The first half of last year, I went through hell with doctors and with my job, also. So, you have my every sympathy. I'm sure your guests will understand.

Hugggggggggggggggggggggggs to you!
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Old 01-08-2009, 12:13 AM   #35
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Wow Trish, that's terrible. I'm sorry you were hurt, but thankful you weren't hurt worse. I'm with you, I don't know why she didn't stop to help immediately. I just don't understand people like that. Take it easy tomorrow. A warm relaxing bath when you first get up (along with a pain pill) could help. That is what I do when I'm hurting from kidney stones or muscle aches.

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Old 01-08-2009, 01:08 AM   #36
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I HATE that song! Back when they used to have that cutsie redheaded little girl on every tv show belting it, all I wanted to do was throw shoes at her to get her to stop!

Trish, hope your aches don't take too long to go away. and I hope they take that lady's license away. I'm a Sr. Citizen, but/and I agree with the Illinois law that all Seniors have to take a road test every year to renew their drivers licenses. Sure, some manage to pass who shouldn't, but at least they weed out a lot of folks who don't know when to quit.

Here in New Jersey, I went to switch my license from MA to NJ a few weeks ago, and they didn't even give me the eye test.
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Old 01-08-2009, 01:09 AM   #37
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Which is why I refused to click on play!! LOL.
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Old 01-08-2009, 01:13 AM   #38
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Oh, you can be SURE I didn't click on "Play!"
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Old 01-08-2009, 06:26 AM   #39
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Oh my gosh Trish that's terrible!!!
I was gonna ask if the flooding has affected you on your mountain...
but all of this???
I really wish I was closer I'd come help ya, and I hope you stopped CLEANING and let the company deal... how messy could it possibly be?? It's not like it's my house... LOL!
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Feel better soon and I'll be wishing you lotsa good things, but some not so nice things for that mean 'ol lady!!!
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Old 01-08-2009, 06:31 AM   #40
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wow, pds, you sure were lucky she hit your cart and not you, she could have flattened you like a pancake

yep, I bet you will be sore for a while, but really really glad you are here to tell us about it. and yep, she sure did handle it oddly. Glad she turned herself in though.

I hope you can rest and mend peacefully
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