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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    In other news, college students drink beer.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Well it looks like that car is totaled, and no comprehensive insurance :(. What a dick move.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    During the first riot back in my college days, it was my buddies that snuck around a fence at a party an tipped over the cop car. Them were the days.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    I'm sorry - but if you're going to park on hunt street you better be prepared for something like this.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Quote Originally Posted by cykoholic View Post
    I'm sorry - but if you're going to park on hunt street you better be prepared for something like this.
    Is this a serious comment? I don't think you should have to shy away from Campustown if you wish to protect your property. Saying that flipping someone's car is acceptable is similar to saying that robbery is acceptable. The principle being violated is the same, that being the forcible stealing or damaging of another's property. The application of this is that I'm sure you'd be less than pleased if someone came to your house right now and flipped or otherwise vandalized your car, be them drunk or not, and whether you live on Hunt St or Huntsville, Al. No one has the right to impose an unchosen obligation on another and there should be no place where such an action is condoned or endorsed.


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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Quote Originally Posted by ekim121 View Post
    Is this a serious comment? I don't think you should have to shy away from Campustown if you wish to protect your property. Saying that flipping someone's car is acceptable is similar to saying that robbery is acceptable. The principle is being violated is the same, that being the forcible stealing of damaging to another's property. The application of this is that I'm sure you'd be less than pleased if someone came to your house right now and flipped or otherwise vandalized your car, be them drunk or not, and whether you live on Hunt St or Huntsville, Al. No one has the right to impose an unchosen obligation on another and there should be no place where such an is condoned or endorsed.

    Wow, I completely agree, but holy legal speak batman.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    She just needs to buy a different car. She would be stupid to pay for the repairs on what looks like about a 10 yr old Saturn. She could probably buy a different one for about 1/4 of what the repairs would cost.


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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Quote Originally Posted by ekim121 View Post
    Is this a serious comment? I don't think you should have to shy away from Campustown if you wish to protect your property. Saying that flipping someone's car is acceptable is similar to saying that robbery is acceptable. The principle being violated is the same, that being the forcible stealing or damaging of another's property. The application of this is that I'm sure you'd be less than pleased if someone came to your house right now and flipped or otherwise vandalized your car, be them drunk or not, and whether you live on Hunt St or Huntsville, Al. No one has the right to impose an unchosen obligation on another and there should be no place where such an action is condoned or endorsed.
    Not to mention the girl actually lived on Hunt Street and may have had no other choice but to park there.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Amateurs.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Quote Originally Posted by ekim121 View Post
    Is this a serious comment? I don't think you should have to shy away from Campustown if you wish to protect your property. Saying that flipping someone's car is acceptable is similar to saying that robbery is acceptable. The principle being violated is the same, that being the forcible stealing or damaging of another's property. The application of this is that I'm sure you'd be less than pleased if someone came to your house right now and flipped or otherwise vandalized your car, be them drunk or not, and whether you live on Hunt St or Huntsville, Al. No one has the right to impose an unchosen obligation on another and there should be no place where such an action is condoned or endorsed.
    Let me speak a little louder so you can hear me up on your pedestal Reverend...

    My point is not that it is acceptable. My point is that Hunt St is a bad place to park your car over VEISHEA weekend. That street is pretty much idiot central, especially during VEISHEA. It sucks and that kind of stuff shouldn't happen, but if you know Hunt St at all you should know this is something that can easily happen. I used to park on Hunt St and I wouldn't have been surprised to see my Beretta on its top someday. But I took that chance because I was too lazy to park at the stadium.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Quote Originally Posted by cykoholic View Post
    I'm sorry - but if you're going to park on hunt street you better be prepared for something like this.
    That's fine, as long as the people who did this to her car are prepared to be held up at gunpoint and beaten with baseball bats until they fork over the money to replace the car...

    Is that really where we want to go???


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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    I'm sorry for whoever this happened to, but if this was the worse thing that happened this weekend, then it was a pretty safe weekend. I'm sure that those of you who attended Veishea in the 70s and 80s did much worse stuff than this.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Quote Originally Posted by cykoholic View Post
    I'm sorry - but if you're going to park on hunt street you better be prepared for something like this.
    Quote Originally Posted by ekim121 View Post
    Is this a serious comment? I don't think you should have to shy away from Campustown if you wish to protect your property. Saying that flipping someone's car is acceptable is similar to saying that robbery is acceptable. The principle being violated is the same, that being the forcible stealing or damaging of another's property. The application of this is that I'm sure you'd be less than pleased if someone came to your house right now and flipped or otherwise vandalized your car, be them drunk or not, and whether you live on Hunt St or Huntsville, Al. No one has the right to impose an unchosen obligation on another and there should be no place where such an action is condoned or endorsed.
    No, it's not right that someone would do this to her car, and she is obviously the victim here. That being said, it is not the brightest of ideas to have a car with liability only parked in campus town during VEISHEA.



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    Re: Car Flipped Onto Its Top During VEISHEA

    Quote Originally Posted by djcubby View Post
    No, it's not right that someone would do this to her car, and she is obviously the victim here. That being said, it is not the brightest of ideas to have a car with liability only parked in campus town during VEISHEA.
    Last Iowa-Iowa State weekend, I moved my car from my apartment on Hyland to a buddy's place in Fountain View. Disaster averted.



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