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OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: red64vair ()
Date: November 17, 2017 08:35PM

To avoid door dings a friend (Jack) told me that he parked his car on the outer edge parking spaces of a Memphis Tn. shopping mall. While he was parking a Corvette parks a few spaces from him probably for the same reason. No other cars were parked in that area until as they were walking away a woman in a Cadillac parks beside the Corvette, opens her door and hits it hard. The Corvette owner walks back, sits on his front fender and starts kicking the hell out of her fender. She says to Jack, "look what he is doing to my car". Jack says "lady I don't blame him". " With all these empty spaces you parked beside him then hit his car with your door". "If you had done that to me I would have felt like doing the same".

Larry Blaylock
Saltillo, Mississippi
64 convertible
66 customized Corsa coupe





Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/17/2017 08:36PM by red64vair.

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: vairygood ()
Date: November 17, 2017 08:51PM

I know the feeling!!

Buster Tindel
Gulfport Mississippi
63 vert
65 Corsa 140 4 speed

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: November 18, 2017 04:54AM

I do that all the time with all my cars and especially the Vair. I got my wife in the habit as well. This summer someone parks a DD beater next to her hundreds of spaces all over. She ask her why she did that. The answer was it was a good way to get exercise. The woman never owned a new car and never owned one that didn't have dents before she bought it. Also, couldn't believed people actually worried about dents.

J.O.

65 Corsa Turbo Vert
79 Honda XL 500S
69 Honda CL 160 D
2010 BMW F 650 GS
2003 Bounder 36D
2013 KIA Optima SX turbo-AKA ZIPPY (wife,s car)
69 Newport Holiday Sailboat
Baja 150 dune buggy cart
Coleman HS 500 UTV
2016 KIA Sorento SXL Turbo

Bethlehem,Pa

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: john.jackson ()
Date: November 18, 2017 06:06AM

jjohnsonjo Wrote:
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> I do that all the time with all my cars and
> especially the Vair. I got my wife in the habit as
> well. This summer someone parks a DD beater next
> to her hundreds of spaces all over. She ask her
> why she did that. The answer was it was a good way
> to get exercise. The woman never owned a new car
> and never owned one that didn't have dents before
> she bought it. Also, couldn't believed people
> actually worried about dents.

Different strokes for different folks. Strange sometimes, what other people think and gets us to the same parking spot!

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Pedigo ()
Date: November 18, 2017 06:12AM

All of my rides are already dented.grinning smiley
However,I probably would kicked the sh!t out of the offenders car,based on principle.

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Spyderman64 ()
Date: November 18, 2017 06:37AM

While at the Corvair Homecoming a few years ago I attended the GM Heritage Museum. This was a special showing just for attendees of the Homecoming. You'd think at a venue like this your car would be safe, but NOOOOOOOO! I had pulled in next to a new Camaro and when I returned the Camaro was gone but had left a nice paint chip as a souvenir on the door of my Spyder. Thanks, A-hole!

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: BobV66Vair ()
Date: November 18, 2017 10:15AM

Keys and a slow walk around the whole car. I used to do it but now I am more worried about Karma getting me.

Bob Vinnacombe
Sandy, Oregon
1965 Corsa 140 stock
1966 Monza Soon to be race car
1968 Monza Parts for now

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: moomba32 ()
Date: November 18, 2017 10:41AM

Spyderman64 Wrote:
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> While at the Corvair Homecoming a few years ago I
> attended the GM Heritage Museum. This was a
> special showing just for attendees of the
> Homecoming. You'd think at a venue like this your
> car would be safe, but NOOOOOOOO! I had pulled in
> next to a new Camaro and when I returned the
> Camaro was gone but had left a nice paint chip as
> a souvenir on the door of my Spyder. Thanks,
> A-hole!
I think the majority of people buying new cars only think a car is nice if it is new and older cars don't matter.

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Timothy Shortle ()
Date: November 18, 2017 10:47AM

This sounds like rage to me and some of these reactions will land someone in jail. But I don't think it is OK to damage someone elses property either.

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Pedigo ()
Date: November 18, 2017 12:26PM

Timothy Shortle Wrote:
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> This sounds like rage to me and some of these
> reactions will land someone in jail. But I don't
> think it is OK to damage someone elses property
> either.


You're right,Timothy.

A baker's dozen of 150# zip-ties and a shopping cart to their driver's Door handle is a much less litigious solution.

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Mel ()
Date: November 18, 2017 12:52PM

Always wear steel toed work boots,,,,,they leave a nice mark angry smiley

Orangeville, Ontario. CANADA

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: cschneider53 ()
Date: November 18, 2017 01:11PM

This thread is disturbing. The premise that someone haphazardly but unintentionally dings your car and the appropriate reaction is to deliberately destroy property is messed up. What ever happened to morals and being the better person? My grandpa always drilled into us that if you lie down with dogs you get up with fleas.

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Mel ()
Date: November 18, 2017 02:31PM

When a good paint job costs $10K plus careless people deserve what they get.IMHO

Orangeville, Ontario. CANADA

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: davemotohead ()
Date: November 18, 2017 02:38PM

I daily drive cars like this! people move out of the way when they see me coming and can park in the front row at Walmart and no one will park next to me! drinking smiley





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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: cschneider53 ()
Date: November 18, 2017 02:52PM

Forget it... You guys are totally right. Just react like crazies at the smallest provocation. Sounds like a wonderful society.



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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Pedigo ()
Date: November 18, 2017 02:58PM

Get off of your soapbox. The view is much better "down here"

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: mwr ()
Date: November 18, 2017 02:59PM

I'm not sure this is the way to go about things. If someone dings your door and gets his fender bashed in, someone who deliberately kicks the hell out of your fender deserves what, a baseball bat to the head?

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: davemotohead ()
Date: November 18, 2017 03:01PM

Well someone dinged my door once so I rammed them with my corvair! How do you think I got that custom body work anyhow!smoking smiley





Email me at: Dave Motohead

1960 4dr sedan caveman car
1961 Rampside (Chetside)
1962 Rampside (Barnside)
1962 Short Rampside (Shortside)
1962 Monza 700 Wagon
1963 Monza 900 coup (General Nader)




Sign my guest book!
[motoheadmall.com]
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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: mwr ()
Date: November 18, 2017 03:04PM

Heh, what's the punishment for apostasy?

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Re: OT. Door ding retaliation
Posted by: Pedigo ()
Date: November 18, 2017 03:12PM

mwr Wrote:
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> Heh, what's the punishment for apostasy?


No door dings because all is well within the universe.smoking smiley

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