Skip to comments.Courtesy is dead.. Run in with 20 something in parking lot
Posted on 12/28/2011 1:46:20 PM PST by cableguymn
It's been building.. No one opens doors for anyone any more, thank yous are few and far between. But today.. I am just blown away.
I am sitting in my van, enjoying some white castle while reading FR.
I hear a loud BANG on the side of my van. Look over and out the passenger window to see a 20 something kid who looks like he is a LONG way away from the beach. We lock eyes. He had banged his door in to the side of my van.. So I wait for him to walk around to the drivers side of my van.
I look in my rear view mirror. He's headed for the door to the restaurant.
I open my door, and ask "hey, aren't you going to at least say sorry?!?!?"
"it's just a little paint man, my car is ok!"
It's a old work van, one more door ding is not going to kill me or it. However, his statement just floored me!
And yes, his stuffed Honda Civic had a Zero bumper sticker on it. Both 08 and 12.
Did you hock a loogie on his windshield??
Whose line was it in an old western:
“I never killed anybody that didn’t need killin’”
Applies here . . . .
Scratch “ It’s okay man, no harm done” into the side of his car with a key.
No.. my mom taught me better. His.. Not so much.
Go find his house and stick a pin in his cable line.
setting the trapped gases free from the enslavement of the honda would be the right thing to do. after all, do those air particles really WANT to be in those tires?! of course not. no damage... just releasing the air back into the wild
you can be assured... the libtard would have zer0 idea how to change a flat.
Yes, it’s dead. Like many other things such as sense of community and American identity, knowledge of history, a belief in God, etc. As it turns out, when, as a society, you stop teaching kids those things, they act accordingly.
Reply to self; "Won't be when you get back."
I guess I would wait till I see him in line then take my claw hammer to his door.
Paint meet chisel.
That is all.
He’s from Michigan. I’m in Minnesota. At least that is where his license plate is from.
I don’t own a work van, but I have an old (’93) Chevy Suburban that looks like s**t (resplendent in heavily oxidized paint) but runs like a watch.
I’ll tell you that if that happened to me, my Suburban monster would back out and “accidentally” cream that little Civic.
As Cathy Bates said in “Fried Green Tomatoes” to the little rich bitches after she destroyed their little car with her land yacht after they stole her parking slot and mocked her...”Face it girls....I’m older and have more insurance.”
“common courtesy” is an oxymoron.
Carry a hand sledge hammer in the trunk for such situations.
Typical liberal, pot-smoking, hip-hop, wannabe-a-rap-star, loser.
I would have returned the favor and put a dent in his door, then responded to him with:
“It’s just a little paint, punk, but my van is ok! Enjoy your meal, Douche Bag.”
I'm not sure I want to ask this, but what will the result be of sticking a pin in the cable line?
I would have taken that option right off the table and flattened all four of 'em. Even if he knows how, I doubt he carries four spares.
I thought I remembered hearing years ago that it would ruin the whole system. Could be wrong.
Always carry a coke can (or bottle) with some old coke in it. Once the idiot has gone into the restaurant pour the coke onto the windshield wipers. It will dry on the rubber and the wipers will stick to the glass the next time they try to use them.
I hate to say it. but the posts telling me to return the favor (if serious.. and I don’t think they are) is helping me prove my point.
I mean, I could have shoot him dead. pulled out the gas powered concert saw and cut the car in half, slashed his tires, peed in his gas tank... Just about anything short of running it over with my van, I could have managed.
The short circuiting of the center conductor to the shield which is ground. No reception and possibly damaged equipment.
On the coax cable of a transmitting device like a Ham radio, this can EASILY destroy the amplification circuits of your amp or radio...or both.
That's why all cable below 20 feet is armored and hidden on all my rigs.
This is another thing keys are made for...
a pin hole in a rubber brake hose would cause the slow and likely unnoticeable loss of brake fluid. at some point. the system would fail.
There were jerks 100 years ago. There were jerks 50 years ago. There are jerks now.
The difference is 100 or 50 years ago a jerk was much more likely to get the ass-whuppin’ he deserved without the police or lawyers getting involved.
I really miss white castles.
I KNOW it’s hard...but pray for his conversion and move on.
How about; “his back was too me.”
Another old western
How about; “his back was to me.”
Another old western
No, no, no. We as Conservatives are duty bound to make sure that those who require an education learn from their mistakes. A verbal rejoinder is useless. After cleaning dried Coke from his wipers, or pumping air back in to four tires or paying to have some scratches buffed out of his shiite box...he will likely learn to either hold his tongue and apologize when necessary or at the least, control the travel of his car doors.
To do less would be an abrogation of our responsibilities.
Um, that’s a little extreme and could result in injury or death to some innocent bystander.
Or poo on it like that old hippy did on the police cart in New York.
Ooops. Replied to wrong post...
Thank you for your reasoned response.
a good ass-whuppin normally knocked the jerk outta them.
Pretty much anytime I see a Zero bumper sticker on a car in a parking lot, it gets a key run down it's side...
Roofing nails. His tires. When he backs out, the nails go in.
Your cable TV line is 'co-axial', meaning there is an outer mesh shield (ground) and a center conductor (signal). A needle will effectively short the signal out, then take a wire cutter and cut the needle flush with the outter plastic - he won't have cable/internet and until he finds or replace the cable.
Rooster Cogburn, aka John Wayne..
Forgot to mention. Passenger side, front tire. He won’t see them when he gets in his car.
I always liked Bronson.
Anyway, my uncle said "Allrighty, we'll see who the bigger A**hole is, here." and took a tire iron to the offender's car.
And, that, as they say, was that.
My wife and I discuss Tawanda many times.
I’ll join in on this just for sake of the fun of it.
Both passenger side tires. If you do one the spare will fix that. 2 flats. your screwed.
I remember doing that back in my high school days.
Then someone knocked the jerk outta me.
Super glue - so many uses for it.
Other times, you can keep a valve stem puller in you glovebox and remove the stems when the offender has left so that when he calls AAA to refill his tires, they can't do anything but offer him a towing service. Just sayin'
Before you extrapolate one person’s behavior to the entire society, just hold that person accountable for his actions. That is best done through the Police.
The second point is that there are those who get their “fix” from the increase in adrenalin that comes with sudden rage. I call those people “rage-a-holics,” but the PC term is people afflicted with “Intermittent Explosive Behavior.” National affliction estimates for IEB are about 6 %.
The Judge may order an anger management course to the chronic IEB person. “Road Rage” is another common name applied to those on our highways with a short fuse.
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