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Re: The other cause of DPO errors

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Subject: Re: The other cause of DPO errors
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 16:10:47 -0700
You have to admit the man has a point. I can recall an incident where an
acquaintance borrowed my driveway for a water pump job, but (at least
partly) due to consumption of mind-altering substances, broke a bolt off in
the block, stranding the ugly beast (the AMC Hornet, not the acquaintance)
in the driveway for a couple days before having it towed to a shop. Beware,

on 6/21/01 1:48 PM, Kai M. Radicke at wrote:

>> Plus with an adequate supply of the right kind of beer, you might even be
>> able to find experienced listers nearby who could give you a hand.
> The most noted cause of DPO errors is just utter stupidity of the DPO... I'm
> becoming more inclined to believe the other cause is the consumption of
> alcoholic beverages whilst working on your MG with your chums.  After all
> would you bring your car to a mechanic, or body shop, for repair when you
> noticed that the entire staff drank beer as frequently as the word comes up
> on this list?  Now of course someone is going to argue that the beer, or
> other alcoholic beverages, are not consumed until the work is completed.
> Sure, that is the plan...
> Allen will probably now note that the #1 cause of Kai getting his knickers
> in a bunch is the result of his lack of alcohol consumption ;-)
> Some of this email is meant in jest, but to be taken seriously anyway.
> Alcohol is known to impair your perception and other senses, and thus could
> result in the loss of eyes, ears, fingers, hands, blood, sexual organs, etc.
> etc.  Not to mention having to redo the task over again at the expense of
> additional time and money.
> Beware.
> Kai



Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
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