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well i went to the gas station and they have one of the guards in front of the propane and i hit it, bent the brush guard and then that put a dent in the fender, dented the bumper and some paint is missing. i will put some pics up when i can fined my cord to the cam. i feel like a *** and two guys saw me do it.
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hahaha that sucks but mistakes happen ill go ahead and throw this in there
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hahahahahaha my stomach and face hurt so bad from laughing!!! CLASSIC!!!! i wont tell i promise!

Its ok though, **** happens.. I remember when i was in drivers ed.. Couldnt find where to turn the blinkers on, then i totalled the van by hitting a fesant. id say the best quote in life is "**** Happens".
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didn't a guy on forrest gump make a bumper sticker that said that and made money off of it hahahahahahhaa
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holy crap man I know how you feel believe me..I hit my own freakin bronco backing in late one night..I felt so so so freakin stupid...I was pissed forever. But just know that you can get it fixed and it could be heck of a lot worse
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at lest i know i am not by my self lol. i think i need to upgrade my bumper.
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at lest i know i am not by my self lol. i think i need to upgrade my bumper.
I think you should leave it and put a bumber sticker on it that says "**** happens"
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lol
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That sucks man I hope it isnt to pricey to fix
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i know a guy so it should be cheap
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I applaud your honesty -- at least I will when I finish laughing...

Seriously, sorry that happened but yes we all do dumb stuff sometimes. It doesn't always leave a mark, but then again sometimes it does.
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i got one for you......

i was running late one morning and i had to take the trash out. so i was rushing to get out of there and after taking it to the curb i hoped in my truck and sure enough i backed right into the damn thing. none the less my mom saw me do it.
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It's all apart of this crazy game we call life.

I had a funny noise coming from the front end of my truck.......so I pulled into a gas station and went in the rear parking lot where it was empty. I rolled my window down stuck my head out and started doing big figure 8's really really slowly. Well I started off in the middle of the parking lot, but watching your tire while going forward isn't recommended.....at all!!

My troubleshooting technique ended pretty quickly as I nailed one of those yellow cement bollards. Good thing it was there though......or else the ice box would have taken a nice hit. Needless to say, it was an expensive lesson. Replacing the fog's, safari bar, lower front valance, bumper mount, knock the dent from the bumper, and repaint the bumper and lower valance......it was almost $1000.



Here's the kicker, the sound ended up being loose front wheel nuts. The rim was moving back and forth from the nuts NOT being tight enough. Needless to say, I hand torque my nuts now.......and you can quote that! I have an electric impact gun, but I don't trust the torque settings.
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If it makes you feel any better one night i was delivering a pizza and i was so pissed off i couldn't find this house then i finally found it i got out of my truck but i left it in drive... yea it almost went through there garage door luckily i noticed and was able to jump back in and hit the breaks lol.
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This is the first thing I thought when I saw "gas station" and "guards". But, everyone makes mistakes man, I smacked a HUGE pine tree one time in my own front yard with my old truck right in the front bumper. Everyone has their moments.
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Not my truck but my car.
Went to visit a buddy before a blind date. I knew his driveway had a steep section at the bottom in one part. I have owned the car for 7 years and never had an oops but wouldn't you know it I skuffed the entire left bottom of the bumper. I was so p**sed. I auto cross the car and knocked a few cones around the parking lot and still did more damage in the 2 seconds at the bottom of the driveway. And the thing with the girl never worked out or even into a 2nd date. And I always bring the truck to his place now.
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I had an old beater F-150 that I only used on my deer lease down in Texas. To turn it around on the two-tracks that meandered around on it I'd just go forward until I hit a tree, back it up until I hit another tree and repeated the process until I got turned around. As my wife discovered the hard way, Exxon cards don't change flats out in the boonies. We had a spare but no jack
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well since everyone else is telling their stupid moments...

I was out driving in an open field with nothing around except a pipe about half a foot wide and sticking up like 1 foot. It had 4 stakes around it with orange flags so nobody would hit it....well I hit it. I was looking to the left and the truck suddenly stopped so fast that I flew forward and smacked my head on the windshield. I was going about 10mph when I hit it. I got some light scratches on my bumper, with a nice chip and dent in my front crossmember. My head had a nice bump on it to.

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dent looks smaller in the pic.


The best part is I hit the same pipe again the next time I went out there. That time it put a nice dent in my drivers side lower control arm.

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This is the first thing I thought when I saw "gas station" and "guards". But, everyone makes mistakes man, I smacked a HUGE pine tree one time in my own front yard with my old truck right in the front bumper. Everyone has their moments.
Ah that was no mistake he was just tryin to get some good flex shots. :)
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'sitt happens'! lol
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that sucks man. ive been there.

i went through the atm with the trailer behind me. i left and forgot it was, caught the front fender and tire of the trailer on the poll, bent the rim and popped the bead. sucked
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wow, hiting the same pipe twice i dont feel so stupid any more. thank you.
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wow, hiting the same pipe twice i dont feel so stupid any more. thank you.
lol glad I could help
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