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Oh no, a bloody smart car is in there!!
...or a motorcycle.
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Old 18.03.2016, 09:04
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Someone has closed the groan thread. It's Friday....what am I going to do all day now?
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Old 18.03.2016, 09:19
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Team event last night included bowling. I made a big deal about being rubbish at it - and promptly bowled 2 zero scores.

I'm then accused of sandbagging with 3 strikes and 2 half/strikes - and winning.
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Old 18.03.2016, 11:38
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The 4G reception at home is so good, I didn't realise I wasn't on WiFi until I got a data warning
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Old 18.03.2016, 13:46
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I was coming back from the tennis session in Buchs AG and there was an accident on A1 causing a bottleneck around 18h30 yesterday. Everyone's stuck in a bumper-to-bumper traffic moving slowly. All of a sudden, lady behind me bumped my car. We pointed to emergency lane to inspect the damages. There was no major indent but the metallic paint lacquer on the surface had horrible hairline cracks about 2-3 inches in diameter looking like a glass after stone cast. She took a photo of the damage. We exchanged the numbers and decided to stay in touch should I claim the damage.

Now, I'm a bit confused. It's not such a big deal but almost a brand-new-looking-bumper has visible ugliness. Should I check repair cost and get her involved?

Wonder if such hair-line cracks in lacquer can be easily fixed without major paint job?
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Old 18.03.2016, 15:20
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I was coming back from the tennis session in Buchs AG and there was an accident on A1 causing a bottleneck around 18h30 yesterday. Everyone's stuck in a bumper-to-bumper traffic moving slowly. All of a sudden, lady behind me bumped my car. We pointed to emergency lane to inspect the damages. There was no major indent but the metallic paint lacquer on the surface had horrible hairline cracks about 2-3 inches in diameter looking like a glass after stone cast. She took a photo of the damage. We exchanged the numbers and decided to stay in touch should I claim the damage.

Now, I'm a bit confused. It's not such a big deal but almost a brand-new-looking-bumper has visible ugliness. Should I check repair cost and get her involved?

Wonder if such hair-line cracks in lacquer can be easily fixed without major paint job?
After you'll check repair costs you will defo get her involved... We have a naughty Italian neighbor that has bumped my OH's car about 3 times...in the garage.. The damage cost was much higher than expected so we got her insurance company involved.
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Old 18.03.2016, 15:22
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After you'll check repair costs you will defo get her involved... We have a naughty Italian neighbor that has bumped my OH's car about 3 times...in the garage.. The damage cost was much higher than expected so we got her insurance company involved.
So you reckon I should actually bother?

Probably you right. Now it creates another personal FWP of being "nitpicking". Then it's within context because we're talking "hairlines".
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Old 18.03.2016, 15:26
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So you reckon I should actually bother?

Probably you right.
Well, yes. I know you want to be a gentleman but frankly I don't see the reason in these circumstances.
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Old 18.03.2016, 15:28
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Well, yes. I know you want to be a gentleman but frankly I don't see the reason in these circumstances.
My point exactly.
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Old 18.03.2016, 15:37
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So you reckon I should actually bother?

Probably you right. Now it creates another personal FWP of being "nitpicking". Then it's within context because we're talking "hairlines".
i would just wait until this happens again
Reversed into dangerously parked neighbour's trailer!
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Old 18.03.2016, 15:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I can't work out what the 186k car is
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Old 18.03.2016, 15:52
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i would just wait until this happens again
Reversed into dangerously parked neighbour's trailer!
Actually, it's not that far from the reality of living in AG.
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Old 18.03.2016, 17:20
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I can't work out what the 186k car is
It is a Smart - fully loaded.
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Old 18.03.2016, 17:37
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I have too much food in my fridge.
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Old 18.03.2016, 19:11
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The wife has decided that rather than take my spacious Ford Focus wagon for our road trip to Trieste tomorrow, we will take the Boxster, which means that I will have to reduce my stuff to the minimum, as she can't!

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Ford Focus. Aren't you the person who would 'never buy a Volvo' ?
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Old 18.03.2016, 19:18
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Ford Focus. Aren't you the person who would 'never buy a Volvo' ?
They're the same nowadays?

AKA being pedantic on a Friday
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Old 18.03.2016, 19:22
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I have too much food in my fridge.
I have so much food it won't even go into the fridge.
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Old 30.03.2016, 15:47
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My Tissot T-Touch battery is running low, so all it does now is tell the time
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My Tissot T-Touch battery is running low, so all it does now is tell the time

Get the solar powered one.
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The 4G reception at home is so good, I didn't realise I wasn't on WiFi until I got a data warning
Yup, did that for two days in a row after a trip away
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