When Line and I were travelling all around USA (10K) in 2009 .
As soon as we open the hood or were stopping at the gas station the
comment were :
( Oh my father's had one like this i remember very well
(Oh my uncle Zam had one the same color
Vh my boyfriend had one ....1960 ????
Oh my grandfather had one 1950 ??????
Oh oh oh oh always Oh and no one passed any kind of silly remark
things change so fast in one year .
Scuse me sir
Le 10-10-07 ` 17:11, Robert Blair a icrit :
> Alan, while most comments are 'great car' or the like, here are a
> few mixed
> 1. None of your gxdxmn business.
> 2. Provide a long sentance answer in a foreign language.
> 3. Why would you ask such a stupid question?
> 4. Thank you for asking.
> 5. Does your thing run?
> 6. Do you have some spare cash?
> Robert N. Blair Yellow 65BJ8 RNBmail@yahoo.com
> --- On Thu, 10/7/10, Alan Seigrist <email@example.com> wrote:
>> From: Alan Seigrist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: [Healeys] Just want to vent!
>> To: "Healey" <Healeys@autox.team.net>
>> Date: Thursday, October 7, 2010, 1:17 AM
>> All -
>> Yesterday I was in a public parking lot and I had the
>> bonnet open on my '59
>> Jag Mk IX - I was simply replacing the fuse for the
>> interior panel lights.
>> The car runs perfectly and I drive it daily (as all of my
>> cars) - I tend to
>> be maniacal about keeping my cars on the road and in
>> perfect working order.
>> This car is beautifully maintained and is a solid 5
>> footer. 73K original
>> documented miles.
>> So.... for the all of three minutes that I am changing this
>> fuse in the
>> parking lot, some guy walks by and says matter-of-factly
>> "Does that thing
>> run?" and gets in his crappy Nippo-BJ9 and drives away.
>> 1) Why the **** can't these people say "nice car" instead?
>> 2) What possess these people to think up the most negative
>> thing to say?
>> 3) Do any of you have a clever retort for such nonsense?
>> I sheepishly said "yes this car runs just fine" but later
>> was unsatisfied
>> with my response, especially while I'm busy with the bonnet
>> Thanks for letting me get this off my chest.
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