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Water bill.

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- Sun, 03 Apr 2016 07:25:02 EST o7mCmSSp No.45254
File: 1459682702680.jpg -(72893B / 71.18KB, 640x480) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Water bill.
I rent an apartment from my landlord since October.

The terms stated that there is a certain amount of water allotted per month.
He told me that usually the resident doesn't go over the allotted amount,
that in order to do so you would have to be running water non stop.
He said if that ever does happens, then a fee will be charged based on the amount that went over.

So months go by . No problems.

Halfway through February he told me that I had accrued a water utility bill of $150.
He asks has there been water running? I tell him about the toilet which seemed to always be running (I have never experienced this problem before)
He checks it out and says yeah it needs a new flapper.

So I pay the bill and fix the flapper.

Yesterday he says we need to talk. He says the water bill is $1,000. I immediately think "bull shit". He is coming over this morning . Is it even possible to run up a bill of 1,000 in the space of a month, even with a broken toilet?

I am unemployed and already behind on electric. I have no money to pay this. I'm not sure I fully trust him because $1000 is outrageous.
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Nell Sittinghudge - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:27:08 EST o7mCmSSp No.45257 Reply

We're going to have someone come check the meter.
Nell Sittinghudge - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:33:17 EST o7mCmSSp No.45258 Reply
The one grand was over the course of three months. The earlier bill was three hundred but I was asked to only pay half.

he said his water bill before moving in was 0. So six months after I move in I somehow accrue a thirteen hundred dollar water bill. I knew the toilet flush was fucked up but I didn't know it was running water constantly and I said nothing to anyone.

If nothing is wrong with the meter - does that mean I will be fully responsible for the entire bill?
Faggy Crappertig - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 06:17:11 EST 1tYkwIkZ No.45260 Reply
I can assure you that your water bill is NOT defined to your apartment.

Fuyck the toilet, it is their responsibility to maintain the apartment.
Charge them for your fixing the leak. Tenants are generally afforded
payment to fix what 'they' are responsible for. Slight but not a huge
mistake is not telling them that you had a leak, but the leak did
no damage, nor would cost anywhere in the 100 dollar range.
If even 20 dollars per month at best.

Have it show the bill. Be direct if you will. I bet the bill is the entire building, maybe minus utilities such as laundry, landscaping. Do now, take pictures of stuffs that you fixed, keep receipts, damage that is wear and tear or was there before. Document stuff.

Look into the management company that owns the property. If there is infractions. Even look towards the management company and see if this person is fit to actually manage an apartment building.

Car crash advice

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- Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:53:37 EST 8d84YCCe No.45234
File: 1458406417694.jpg -(257337B / 251.31KB, 1000x631) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Car crash advice
A guy t boned me, he admits fault. Went to the hospital and got released with a concussion and a stinger. Cop for my statement at the hospital, all I said was the dude jumped the curb and hit me and the rest is a blur.

Took the weekend off work and put a call out to a lawyer, any other tips? Should I follow up with my MD and keep bitching about pain and numbness in my arms?
Oliver Grimfield - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 21:10:55 EST Kd+sUt8p No.45246 Reply
Not unless you have pain and numbness in your arms. Don't be another suit-happy asshole.
Martin Semmledeck - Thu, 24 Mar 2016 07:10:26 EST SlAUIToa No.45249 Reply
Yea, I think the concussion should be enough.


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- Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:55:20 EST 4aU25o/r No.45242
File: 1458672920976.jpg -(1265877B / 1.21MB, 4640x2784) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Expungement
Have any of you got a case on your criminal record cleared.
I have a misdemeanor violation in California that I am wanting to erase from my record. It happened back in 2011 and all the conditions have been met. I have been calling the courts to try and talk to an ACTUAL PERSON but the phone system in this country sucks (same problem with DMV phone line).
I currently have two forms printed and filled out. One being a Livescan and the other being a Petition for Dismissal.
Now, can I do this through the mail or does it all have to be done in person.
I have no clue what to do next but I have the forms filled out. I don't even know where to send them or if they would cost money. The incident happened in Orange County but now I am over a thousand miles away and don't (can't) really go back until summer maybe.
Any pointers or personal experience doing this?
I also don't wanna hire a lawyer because I am a broke college grad without a job.
Eliza Niggerstone - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 06:30:21 EST JgrhRLWY No.45245 Reply
It can't be done through the mail. While it looks like you can e-file your petition, you or a lawyer will need to be there for the hearing.

If you want to do this, just hire a lawyer, it likely will be cheaper than trying to fly out to California, and he's not going to fuck up your filings because yours are almost certainly a mess. For instance, one of the two things you've filled out are irrelevant, and you're missing at least two other documents right now. So you're not off to a good start.

Going plazes

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- Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:57:41 EST /K6hiIob No.45236
File: 1458507461426.jpg -(146251B / 142.82KB, 1300x1300) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Going plazes
What's the best place to live at / move to for legal weed?
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Hugh Sellychot - Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:58:08 EST dvvpEwhV No.45241 Reply
Aside, some have been extradited for less than ten bucks of pot for not showing for court many states over. Costing taxpayers massive amounts of money for basically not as much a menace than disorderly conduct public or even public urination.
Cyril Duckworth - Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:57:44 EST 4aU25o/r No.45243 Reply
From what i've seen on Weedmaps, Alaske doesn't seem to have any dispensaries open. What's the deal with that? The legalization is just for personal growing/use? Street selling?
Lillian Dattingchidge - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 03:13:09 EST dvvpEwhV No.45244 Reply
Likely person possession growing use. Selling may not be likely. In know Denver has pot shops everywhere. Surrounding areas where you would never think would ever allow them are here and there. A fishing tackle shop we used to go to turned into a pot shop. I liked it either way.


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- Sun, 20 Mar 2016 00:39:00 EST CBqgSR9k No.45235
File: 1458448740528.jpg -(150474B / 146.95KB, 800x800) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Help
SWIM got pulled over by the Michigan Police and the found hash oil and paraphernalia. The officer gave SWIM a citation for possession and paraphernalia. What's going to happen to SWIM?
Codes are 9200 and 9201
John Snoddale - Mon, 21 Mar 2016 01:30:57 EST FyPcY6k3 No.45238 Reply
michigan is chill as fuck in terms of weed

youll get off with a fine at the end, as long as the hash oil wasn't considered a felony because some states treat concentrates as felonies

Who sue?

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- Sat, 05 Mar 2016 13:29:24 EST RAFVHlbA No.45194
File: 1457202564596.jpg -(188377B / 183.96KB, 450x338) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Who sue?
Caught my bike wheel in the track space crossing the tracks at the intersection. Who should I sue: BNSF, city, county, Washington state? Or just suck it up and pay for the front end myself. Gotta be able to sue someone.
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Oliver Huggleback - Wed, 16 Mar 2016 16:35:41 EST zL18aD8q No.45233 Reply
If you're talking about train tracks chances are you have no recourse, most rail lines have laws about staying x amount of space away from them at all times though intersections are allowed for crossing. Either way, you're trying to draw blood from stone here. Go fix it and move on, this is noones fault but your own.
Nell Sittinghudge - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:22:07 EST o7mCmSSp No.45259 Reply

lmao @ this thread. i have a evil villain scar from the time my wheel caught a trolley track. i thought i was going to lose my eye. I think it is hilarious that you are thinking of sueing. I won't pass judgement, though, because I am currently in a lawsuit myself with a taxi company whose cab knocked me off my bike. company has since been liquidated so depending on whether or not they were in debt i may get some sort of pay. probably not. it's all a shit circus anyway.

My speedometer wasnt working so i speedmatched the cop in front of me and he pulled me over

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- Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:30:14 EST 4pG5uhrL No.45210
File: 1457541014547.jpg -(546649B / 533.84KB, 2048x2048) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. My speedometer wasnt working so i speedmatched the cop in front of me and he pulled me over
Got a ticket for speeding (PA)
How do i file fucktons of pretrial motions to waste the court's time
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Cyril Chungerspear - Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:01:38 EST dERtujz6 No.45229 Reply
OP here, I lost, started by motioning for a continuance and got shut down- the proceedings were very informal and there was no prosecutor or anything, just me the judge and the officer
he gave his testimony and said he was behind me and paced me that way
I gave my testimony and said that he was in front of me and he corrected his statement to the judge, I had a wtf face at the time but she was like 'whatever, you broke the speed limit so you're guilty.'
do I appeal? an appeal costs 60 bucks to file unless I have "permission to file without paying the fee[...] granted by the common pleas court." how do I make that happen? I don't have the money to pay hte ticket but I don't have the money to file the appeal either, and I don't want to go to court and lose then get stuck with the fees for the lawyer I was against.
Ghengis Dong - Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:11:45 EST 3W8YAKSI No.45230 Reply
You're not going to be granted an appeal you fool. Think of it dude. Cops issued speeding tickets for decades and decades before there existed radar guns or speed traps. Speed-matching is considered valid testimony.

The speeding ticket can't possibly be that much. You can afford to own and maintain a car, how could a speeding ticket for a hundred or so be absolutely impossible to pay? Bring proof of income to your clerk of courts to arrange a payment plan if you must.

You've just got to deal with it.
Clara Droffingchodging - Tue, 15 Mar 2016 22:14:05 EST cmoEUs69 No.45231 Reply
>an appeal costs 60 bucks to file unless I have "permission to file without paying the fee[...] granted by the common pleas court." how do I make that happen? I don't have the money to pay hte ticket but I don't have the money to file the appeal either

At a guess: petition them and make your inability to pay for the appeal known. But don't do that if your idea of not having $60 is having it but preferring to spend it on something other than actual necessities.

Probable cause

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- Mon, 29 Feb 2016 05:41:14 EST UjbgWqDh No.45171
File: 1456742474493.jpg -(119931B / 117.12KB, 480x659) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Probable cause
Can probable cause be established and used to get an arrest warrant if there was only 1 person who saw it, and that's the only evidence?
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Edwin Blatherham - Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:52:21 EST UjbgWqDh No.45175 Reply
And what if the person never knew me or saw me before and is guessing off a Facebook picture?
Eliza Lightwill - Mon, 29 Feb 2016 09:25:44 EST 7Q0ftoED No.45176 Reply
You're talking about issues the prosecutor will have at trial. It's all still probable cause
Eliza Lightwill - Mon, 29 Feb 2016 09:29:28 EST 7Q0ftoED No.45177 Reply
I should say if they choose to indict it would be. They don't indict every case they have probable cause for, just saying a single witness, even weak, is enough for probable cause.


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- Fri, 26 Feb 2016 10:53:12 EST j6+cNLCc No.45154
File: 1456501992228.jpg -(114921B / 112.23KB, 1280x960) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. BattleBoat
Would it be legally possible to avoid legal responsibility for death at sea by making people sign some papers accepting the risk of being part of a boat cruise where people are pitted against each other in massive brawls?
Thomas Chellershaw - Fri, 26 Feb 2016 19:40:24 EST mZ2odBd3 No.45164 Reply
I'm not an expert on the law of the sea by any means, but I have taken a look at some of the relevant UN documents, and it makes me think that there is probably something there that could be used to stop this kind of thing from happening.

Even if there isn't any specific provision that prohibits this, I seriously doubt any state would be okay with people killing each other in the middle of the ocean, and would probably take some sort of unilateral or even multilateral action to put a stop to it. The only way you could MAYBE have some protection would be if you were back by a decently powerful and influential state, or a coalition of smaller states.
David Niggerford - Sat, 27 Feb 2016 00:07:10 EST uLJPOHRz No.45165 Reply
I don't know maritime law either, it's an incredibly complex and nuanced area I have no reason to know anything about.

But I can tell you that there is both criminal penalties and tort liability available for those injured out "on the high seas." See, e.g. 18 USC 7; 42 USC 303. So in general, no you can't do this.
Hedda Senkinson - Sat, 05 Mar 2016 01:30:48 EST CbY8XCvi No.45193 Reply
Such papers would must probably be signed within some state's legal system which would forbid it.


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- Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:04:17 EST pXcjR5iA No.45152
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If I claimed myself as a dependent, and my mom also did, then how long will it take the IRS to catch us?
Fucking Brazzleforth - Fri, 26 Feb 2016 09:45:17 EST JgrhRLWY No.45153 Reply
You could be audited on the first year, especially if your mom is claiming an EITC. The services loves catching people claiming those when they can't.

false residency on civil job applications

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- Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:32:39 EST R9Y/jwsq No.44869
File: 1448940759585.jpg -(193288B / 188.76KB, 1240x827) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. false residency on civil job applications
chances of being caught and charged

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Charles Durringhood - Mon, 22 Feb 2016 21:14:08 EST aYpMpqpy No.45140 Reply
where is this pic from? what place is that
Caroline Bloffinglock - Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:08:09 EST /F3JoGGQ No.45141 Reply
It's from China. Stop bumping this fucking thread.

Criminal Record Application Advice

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- Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:45:47 EST 8Irkql7o No.45072
File: 1453398347208.jpg -(11349B / 11.08KB, 225x225) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Criminal Record Application Advice
I have an issue I'd love to receive some advice on and I decided to post it here because I figured the lurkers of /law/ may be able to give me the most logical advice.

Basically, I have an adult record of 4 misdemeanor charges in a certain county, which isn't the one I currently live in. However, I actually intend on attending University and getting a job in that particular county. The thing is, a year or so has gone by since the arrest and I've since been trying to get the record expunged, as I don't consider myself a career criminal and I'd like for the record to not follow me around for the rest of my professional life.

Of course the process is very difficult and involves mundane fees and paperwork, however, I am still persistently trying to get it all done. After the arrest, I successfully completed a "PTI," like a mini-probation, as I'm sure you're familiar with, being that I had a small amount of required community service hours, drug tests and fees, which was completed in three months. I did receive paperwork stating the program was completed, but there's one form in particular the county told me I needed to continue with the expunction application process: a sealed certified disposition. Apparently, a certain person in a certain department has to get in touch with me in order for it to be printed and sent to me, and this person is saying the case was sealed to their access. The case is closed, yes, after I finished the program, but the charges are not sealed because they are still accessible to the public. The fact that they are still accessible to the public means that I am eligible to apply for expunction, in order to make them not accessible to the public.

Now, my situation is this: being that I want to attend University in this particular county, I recently began the application process for the school and it clearly asks for any CHARGES of a criminal history. Unlike most job applications which ask about convictions, the way this application question was worded clearly is asking for misdemeanor charges and arrests, even if the case has since been closed. However, I know that if I am successful in getting the charges expunged this information would not be legally required of me to delve.

Should I answer "yes" or "no," or wait for the expunction process to make more progress? I want to attend the school in the nearest possible semester, but the expunction process is taking very long as the necessary people are not getting back to me very quickly. The location of the arrest from one year ago is very close in proximity to the location of the campus, and being that the arrest took place in the same county of the campus I am applying to, I feel it would be easy for information like that to appear in a background check or database scenario. I don't want to put off going to college, but I don't want to tell the college all about my criminal history if I don't need to.

If you read this, thanks in advance and I can provide more details if you think it'd be helpful.
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Fuck Turveyman - Tue, 16 Feb 2016 04:10:55 EST U23++ADK No.45126 Reply
>> what am i not understanding about that?

>>Core concepts about what expungement does. It's not a clean slate. Even after it's been expunged, you >>have been arrested.

Explain the core concept of what expungement is intended for. It is essentially a clean slate in the public view. It is even often explained essentially as that in law, clean slate. Say drug courts may allow an expungment, a clean slate if one goes through a program, so it will not interfere with future
Hedda Duckridge - Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:14:28 EST JgrhRLWY No.45127 Reply
Expungement seals a conviction from public record. If you are asked if you have a conviction, in most circumstances you can answer that you haven't.

However, it doesn't change the fact you've been arrested. think of it this way: People get arrested and not charged. People get charged and found not guilty. People get found guilty but have their verdict suspended as part of some first offender statute. All of these people have lower levels of culpability than someone who's getting their record expunged, and would all have to admit they have had an arrest. So why would expungement magically erase an arrest too?

Also, more things to consider. In NCIC when you pull records you can see arrests even if they are followed by an expungement. You can generally tell that something was done, it's not clear a conviction followed. I don't remember the exact wording because it's been a year since I've seen one. Do you want someone doing a background check to see an arrest on the background check after you've told them you didn't have one? I know if it was me you'd be rejected instantly, even if it was to work at a car wash.

Also consider, I know this is at a university, i'm assuming public, so the above analysis controls, but private places use private records clearinghouses. These paid services do not generally update their records to reflect expungement. So if you're ever getting a background check by a private entity, not only are they going to see your arrest, they are probably going to see the resulting conviction.

Negative interactions with police interfere with future endeavors. Lying to people and relying on the fact "oh well it was expunged" fucks with future endeavors more. It's simple: unless they specifically say "even if expunged tell us about all convictions," which many background checks do, you can omit an expunged conviction. If they ask if you've been arrested, it's in your best interest to be upfront about it.
Fuck Chummerbury - Thu, 18 Feb 2016 03:31:53 EST U23++ADK No.45139 Reply
It's really a decision that can affect ones future.

Saying yes is possibly offering your clearinghouses' info that one really does not want to be shared.

What would one really want, denial because of a background check and or being less than informative or, "If yes, describe in full" following them around.

It can be assembled and disassembled in ways that are fully irrational by some, or looked at in a rational manner by others in regards of judging peoples integrity.

Non-disclosure may support integrity if ones intentions and short and long term goals are realistic.

"I talk like this when I'm sober"

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- Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:05:00 EST WfOLZKTz No.45131
File: 1455746700342.jpg -(513918B / 501.87KB, 1482x1482) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. "I talk like this when I'm sober"
Charges filed against me (State of Pennsylvania)

75 1786 F - Operation of Vehicle Without Required Financial Responsibility
75 3714 A - Careless Driving
75 3802 A1* - DUI: General Impairment/Incapability of Driving Safely, 1st Offense
75 3802 D2* - DUI: Controlled Substance - Impaired Ability, 1st Offense

A little background first. When the title of my car was transferred into my name, the regisration retained my old address which is on my license (despite my providing my correction to my license that I received from Penndot at the time of the title transfer). Back in the early fall of 2015, I changed insurance providers from Liberty Mutual, to Geico, and then to Travellers in the span of two weeks or so. Insurance providers are not required by law to notify Penndot of when insurance is gained by a policy holder, only when a policy holder is dropped from coverage. Apparently, Geico immediately sends this notification of a drop to Penndot. When I dropped Geico, I picked up insurance with Travellers on the same day. Because of the aforementioned address confusion, Penndot's form they send out to clarify that an individual is maintaining insurance on their operatable vehicle was never received by me. So, I was ignorant to the fact that I needed to fill out any such form, thinking everything was okay, knowing that I was insured and had the proof for it myself.

Fast forward to January 1st, I am pulled over by a local police officer due to a headlight being out. He gives me a warning on that headlight, and alerts me to the fact that there is an "F-stop" on my registration, i.e. I am not currently insured. However, I explain to him how I am, producing my insurance card and neccessary documents, and he gives me ten days to show that i have attempted to rectify the problems. So, I fix my headlight, have my Insurance provider contact penndot, and I report back to him. He understands that im getting it fixed and the matter is resolved to him. Good Guy. Apparently, penndot is incapable of receiving correspondence that is not in the fashion of a form, so despite my having my insurance agent contact penndot via email and fax with an official declaration of me never lapsing in coverage from the time i dropped geico up til now, the F-stop remained on my regisration.

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George Fedgedock - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:49:01 EST Kd+sUt8p No.45135 Reply
Signing that you've received a ticket isn't a "legal decision."
Ox - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:13:22 EST WfOLZKTz No.45136 Reply
I wasn't signing anything about receiving a ticket. It was signing off on having my blood drawn in accordance with a program I could enter.

I actually didnt walk away with a singe piece of paper from the police, and i still havent received anything.

I'm expecting a hospital bill for the "voluntary" bloodwork.

Funny enough, I received some mail from three law offices today soliciting me for their assistance, yet I havent seen any mail from the judge's office.

The pa court website says the case was filed on February 9th.
Ox - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:15:55 EST WfOLZKTz No.45137 Reply
additionally, when reading aloud the sheet of paper, the officer said that I waive my rights to plead any other way than guilty by signing it, but I didn't see too much of a choice at the time.

I just don't know what the fuck is happening.


Allstate's Hit and Run Policy

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- Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:44:25 EST jopQWrH8 No.45128
File: 1455687865606.jpg -(561506B / 548.35KB, 2048x2048) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Allstate's Hit and Run Policy
Had a person in a van sideswipe me trying to merge over into the left lane I was in, fucking bounces off my car and goes back into the lane they were in originally then fucking guns it up this hill trying to evade me, weaving between both lanes to get as far ahead as they possibly could from me. I immediately called 911 and pulled over, officer cap, filed a police report, yada yada. So what I need to know from ya'll is:

  1. Should I get an estimate on the damage before filing an insurance claim, or should I just go ahead and file an insurance claim? Because I have collision repair with Allstate and I know they cover hit and run accidents but ONLY if the damage costs more than the deductible, or something like that. Pic is my car, passenger's side. Anyone from /vroom/ know off the top of their heads how much $$$ we're talking here?
Shitting Clenningman - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:47:12 EST jopQWrH8 No.45129 Reply
Also question 2 was supposed to be if anyone knew off the top of their heads a rough e$timate of the damage, just accidentally combined it with question1
Phyllis Fedgebury - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:13:38 EST baf/Tz9j No.45130 Reply
lol what kind of car is that

you're looking at thousands of dollars man

whats your deductible? mines only 500. I'm sure this is over that

I mean it looks you'll need a new fender. I hope that door damage can be fixed. They might be able to fix the quarterpanel but even that looks shitty.

Reuben Fosslefield - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 19:38:41 EST jopQWrH8 No.45138 Reply
Yeah the deductible is $500 and it's an 04 toyota celica.

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