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Old 02-26-2013, 11:12 AM   #1
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My car is in the body shop for about a week to repair the accident damage so I rented a car for a few days. I have to pick up my grandson (6YO) from school so I warned my daughter to tell Steven I'd be in a different car.

She related the following conversation with Steven to me this morning:


Mom: Steven, Grampy is going to be picking you up in a big, black car tomorrow.

Steven: What kind is it?

Mom: A Chevy Impala

Steven: Is that a Camaro?

Mom: No, it’s a Chevy Impala.

Steven: Does it have a hood (sunroof) so that you can leave it open and get fresh air?

Mom: No, let me show you a picture of it

Steven: (after showing him a picture) Well that isn’t very cool at all!

News Flash! Grampy is not now, nor has he ever been, "COOL". Sorry.
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:14 AM   #2
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My car is in the body shop for about a week to repair the accident damage so I rented a car for a few days. I have to pick up my grandson (6YO) from school so I warned my daughter to tell Steven I'd be in a different car.

She related the following conversation with Steven to me this morning:


Mom: Steven, Grampy is going to be picking you up in a big, black car tomorrow.

Steven: What kind is it?

Mom: A Chevy Impala

Steven: Is that a Camaro?

Mom: No, itís a Chevy Impala.

Steven: Does it have a hood (sunroof) so that you can leave it open and get fresh air?

Mom: No, let me show you a picture of it

Steven: (after showing him a picture) Well that isnít very cool at all!


Yeah, Grampy, why bother getting a new car if it isn't cool?
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:23 AM   #3
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You are going to be an embarrassment to your grandson. Next he will be asking you to pick him up a block from the school so the other kids won't see what kind of car you are driving.
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:27 AM   #4
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maybe you could put big, magnetic red sox emblems on the rental. i'd bet he'd think it was cool then!
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:33 AM   #5
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You may not be "cool" but at least you aren't screaming MIDLIFE CRISIS like the guy who parks his lime green Camaro near me in my parking garage
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:35 AM   #6
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You are going to be an embarrassment to your grandson. Next he will be asking you to pick him up a block from the school so the other kids won't see what kind of car you are driving.

It won't be long now. If he pulls that on me, he'll have to walk.
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:36 AM   #7
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You may not be "cool" but at least you aren't screaming MIDLIFE CRISIS like the guy who parks his lime green Camaro near me in my parking garage
When you call for a last minute car rental, you don't get a lot of choices. I can deal with not being cool for a couple of days. I guess he thinks by Civic coupe is cool.
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And here I thought Andy was cool.
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yes, but the magnets don't stick to him that well...
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yes, but the magnets don't stick to him that well...
No, but my red socks are distinctive.
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