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I guess I learned my lesson--don't joke about 666. While turning onto Hillsdale after getting off 101 in San Mateo I got hit by a Subaru Forrester going about 30-35 mph through a red light. Had I been one second quicker I would have gotten nailed on the driver's door instead of at the hinge, and would likely be at Stanford hospital instead of at home with a bruised foot, hand, and neck. Funny how you think of all the things leading up to that moment, had you done something differently it would have never happened. Had I gotten in the other lane behind someone else, or if I stayed at McDonald's a couple seconds more. Or if Apple's new MacBook Pro drove a 30" monitor out of the box and I didn't have to stop at the mall for an adapter. Or if I didn't have to go into work on a Sunday :rolleyes:

I'm pretty sure it'll get totalled judging from the amount of damage to the wheel, clam, and door. I'm so sad at losing my little car I want to cry--I've never been so happy with a car before. I can't wait to have all of the insurance settled so I can fill my empty garage with another Elise.

--Paul
 

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Wow! I would have given 99% odds you were kidding on the other thread. You dodged death. It could have been a giant SUV. When you drive an eggshell and get that hard - and have minor injuries - count your lucky stars. You are not 'unlucky'. You are alive and will have another sweet Elise soon for the summer! If I were you I'd be popping some champagne.
 

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I swear how can some idiot run a red light like that. I hope that the car gets delt with quickly and a quick recovery.
 

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dude.. wtf!?

that's a wicked coincidence! glad you're OK and cheated the devil - he was clearly gunning for your soul!

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Glad to hear that you are O.K.

When Randy first posting in the other thread I thought it HAD to be a joke.

I 'like' any symmetrical numbers on my ODO too. 34567 happened just a bit ago for me.
 

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Glad to hear you are OK. Glad I don't drive in Cali anymore. It did however build my belief that there is a power bigger than us. How else can we all be driving at 80mph at 6am just a couple feet apart and not have more accidents?

Sorry about the Elise! She will be missed.
 

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Wow, glad you're OK, must be terrible to see your ride in that condition. Lesson learned. Eating at Mc Donalds can kill you in more ways than previously thought. Is that your dog?(avatar) Glad he/she wasn't in the car.
 
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