Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 16:32:15 -0500
Reply-To: Gary McEachern <GlmceN@NETSCAPE.NET>
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From: Gary McEachern <GlmceN@NETSCAPE.NET>
Subject: Re: dont ever take your honeymoon in a vanagon camper...
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I too thought the story lacked a real sense of what is reasonable and not.
Having the AC brackets fail would have caused them to feel that the honeymoon was a disaster... give me a break! Getting a ticket? Parking on the sandy beack close to the water and not catching on to why the others were not parked as close to the water??? DUH!. Not being prepared for cold weather? DUH!
I'm glad they are OK but I think they were lucky not unlucky that they weren't more seriously injured based on the poor decisions they made.
This couple was an accident waiting to happen and it happened!
Not to be too critical I have to say... BTDT
zolo <zolo@FOXINTERNET.NET> wrote:
>All of a sudden the story ended without letting us know of all the terrible
>things that happened. Or is this all?! If yes, than these guys don't know
>what having a bad time is. Must be some spoiled brats, thinking there is
>milk and honey around every corner. On top of it he puts his story as if it
>is someone else to blame for him wrecking a beautifully maintained and
>preserved work of art by disregarding the road conditions and driving way
>above the limit on a slopy icy, snowy road.
>The whole story is full of blaming something other than him or just not
>admitting that life can get like this too without having bad luck.
>In my mind nothing happened up to the wrecking that was out of the ordinary
>unfavourable settings. Pretty normal.
>One can meet these charachters all the time. They can call the police for
>any reason. Or the AAA as he did to put that alternator in there. He need
>to get his licence suspended for endangering his and his new wife's life
>with that reckless driving in the snow downhill and make him pay a good fine
>too not giving him an other free trip to have one more honeymoon. And he
>has been warned before already with that speeding ticket.
>It is a stupid story. I was looking for the punchline when it suddenly
>But I'm glad they did not get hurt.
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2003 10:59 AM
>Subject: dont ever take your honeymoon in a vanagon camper...
>> apparently this is a true story... this guy is actually parting out the
>> camper on ebay now..
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