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RE: Questionable behavior?
Weeeelllll, it woulda been a long and lonely night at the Duffs, too. I
share your idea, and I'm absolutely certain Kathryn would share Paula's
(and perhaps even impound the checkbook to ensure compliance). Vive la
dfference! You *might* make amends by helping the poor soul to find a
suitable replacement, and a nice understanding support place on the
'net. If it were me in the wreck (prior to my Audi obsession, and
definitely prior to me finding the qlist), I would welcome someone
offering me a little non-litigous light at the end of a bleak tunnel.
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Subject: Questionable behavior?
Last night, driving home from work, I happened upon an accident
just occurred ... a dump truck wasn't able to stop for a traffic
plowed into the back of a shiny black sedan with 5-spoke wheels:
guessed it -- a fairly clean '93 S4!
After making sure no one was injured and setting out some flares
traffic, I went to talk to the S4 owner about the future of his
<<description of acceptable behaviour snipped>>
Since he not only took my business card but gave me his name and
number, I figure he didn't consider my behavior offensive.
However, when my
girlfriend walked up to us and heard what I was talking to him
gave me "The Look"
<<description of doom and gloom snipped>>
So, what's the consensus here? Did I step over the line, as
or was I simply taking advantage of a "tremendous opportunity
rarely presents itself," as I claimed in my defense?