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Re: My Dan Hughes Tragedy

To: "Thomas James Pokrefke" <>, <>
Subject: Re: My Dan Hughes Tragedy
From: "Kai Radicke" <>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 1996 15:34:18 -0500
Hey I did almost the same thing, except I didn't mean to do it on purpose.

You know the excitement of getting my first car overwhelmed me and I got a
brain cramp.  And yes Thomas it was very funny, and I couldn't stop
laughing either.  I also didn't fit our house, or the garage.


Kai M. Radicke --
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> From: Thomas James Pokrefke <>
> To:
> Subject: My Dan Hughes Tragedy
> Date: Tuesday, December 17, 1996 11:29 PM
> My 'Dan Hughes' story occurred back in High School when I was stupid as 
> to the ways of the mechanical world.  I had a 1977 Honda Civic, and it 
> was my first car waith a manual transmission.  I was sitting in it in the

> driveway after school one day, and a thought crossed my head.  "I wonder 
> if the engine will start with the car in gear?"  I put the transmission 
> in first, turned the key, and sat helplessly as my car bounced into the 
> garage door.  I couldn't stop laughing when it actually bounced backwards

> from the garage door.  When I cut the engine off, my first action was to 
> quickly look around to make sure no one had seen me.  
> Thomas James Pokrefke, III
> 1970 MGB
> (see Dan, we all have days like that)     :)

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