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Old 12-27-2008, 08:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I encountered a geo...

I see alot of posts about those here. Years ago I worked at the dreaded quick lube and went through several thousand vehicles...not one geo. and in the same realm, only one consistent subaru justy....out of THOUSANDS of vehicles. Ok. I did giggle at it. But back then, both the manager and I were chevy v8 fans, I was just leaving teen years, and it was chevelles as daily drivers. After the ten hour day, we would see who got away with the longest trail of a black mark on the street..ahh the days of being dumb numb and full of ...

anyway. its been 15 years since then. I was in snow recently in the old sube, and encountered a geo at a stop sign.Snowing like hell. It was not moving. In my 20 year old little sube, I was looking down at it. It was stuck. I could have casually pushed it up the hill with my one more cylinder and less than 1.8 liters....but I didn't.

It is a tale of truth, with a bigger meaning.

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Old 12-27-2008, 08:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Dude, that made sense. Enjoy your holiday!
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Old 12-27-2008, 08:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm still working on "the bigger meaning"
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I give him props for making it readable......
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Old 12-27-2008, 11:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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im sure good intentions...but maybe too much egg nog.

this anecdotal experence may have been the impetus to "grandma got run over by a reindeer"
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Old 12-29-2008, 11:14 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I'm not sure the ol' Sube is running on all 4 cylinders all the time.

But yes, much more readable, this one.
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Old 12-29-2008, 04:54 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Maybe this is one of those things like what I encountered in college... take a class taught by a middle easterner and nobody understands a word he says for the whole first two weeks... but by the end of the quarter it mostly makes sense.
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