A little scratch on your car

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If I had a <i>new</i> car and someone put a little scratch on it…

  1. That person better hope I don’t know who s/he is!

    6.9%
  2. If it happened in my presence I would go berserk

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. If it happened in my presence I would show my anger and demand satisfaction

    27.6%
  4. If it happened in my presence I would calmly let it be known I expect compensation for any work requ

    41.4%
  5. If it happened in my presence I would agree to forget it if the person apologized

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. If it happened in my absence I would ask possible witnesses if they saw it happen

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. If it happened in my absence I would reluctantly forget trying to find the “villain” but I would hav

    10.3%
  8. If it happened in my absence I would just take it as an insignificant loss

    10.3%
  9. I would not make any “big deal” out of it; material possessions are not my object of adoration

    3.4%
  10. I would sue if had to

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. None of these describe how I would handle it

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. Alcott

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    As I have recently been involved in one of these things—a scratch, or “dingy” as I have heard it called—by a person opening a car door and touching the car next to it, this is a poll on what you would do and how you would feel and react to being on either side of such an incident. Assume “little scratch” means a mark no longer than a half-inch or an area to have a “job” done no larger than one square inch. And assume the other party does not know you.
     
  2. music4Him

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    If that person is absent and has a window cracked, I would insert a 5 or 10 dollar bill and hope it covers everything and that they know what it’s for.

    Does walmart have some kind of buffing stuff that you buff the area with and fix a small scratch like that? If so I'd do the above thing, but write down the name of the product that'll fix it along with an appoligy. (But I would't leave my name! LOL *grin*
     
  3. Ben W

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    If the other driver threw a temper tantrum, why not simply open the boot of your car, take out either a sledge hammer or a crowbar, and finish the job?
     
  4. Artimaeus

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    The first "ding" on a new car is always the most disappointing. After that it doesn't matter that much. After three years I doubt I would be able to find which was the "new" ding.
     
  5. WallyGator

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    Ben,
    Subconciously, I thought the same thing!

    WallyGator ;) :rolleyes: :eek:
     
  6. Ben W

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    this questionnaire wore me out.
     

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