That sucks

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Registered: 08-22-2009
That sucks
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Tue, 01-15-2013 - 3:11pm

  DD3 was getting gas today and discovered that someone had hit her car.

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Registered: 07-24-1997
Tue, 01-15-2013 - 5:05pm

That's upsetting!  Though it's probably not a major dent if she didn't notice it right away - I hope.

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Registered: 06-16-1998
Tue, 01-15-2013 - 5:57pm

that does suck! Its happened to me a couple of times too. The car I had in my 20s, somebody must've backed into the driver's side door. The door and window worked fine but it looked bad. I didn't have any money to fix it so it was like that for a long time! My current car got a dent in the fender, I think somebody opened their car door into it. I was bummed out because the car was fairly new and it was the first damage, but it really wasn't bad so I ignored it for a while until my car needed to go to the body shop for something else. By then there were several more small dents and dings---people here are pretty careless in parking lots---and the body shop was willing to pull out all of that little stuff for cheap, since the car was having something bigger fixed.

Does your dh know how to knock out those dents, or does your dd have any friends that can do it?

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Registered: 08-22-2009
Tue, 01-15-2013 - 6:07pm

  I don't know how much damage was done.  I did not talk to her, she called DH, she mentioned scrapes.   The car is only about 6 weeks old.  She is contacting our insurnance company about it. 

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Registered: 08-22-2009
Wed, 01-16-2013 - 7:55pm

  DD3 came by tonight and I saw her car.  Scratches down the drivers side from the back door to the bumper ond one dent.   She said that it had to have happened sometime between Sat and Tues when she saw it.    She has it scheduled to be fixed next week. 

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Registered: 10-12-2004
Fri, 01-18-2013 - 10:03am
That is too bad & to have it happen to a new car. It's unfortunate but it's even possible the person who hit her didn't notice. My Mom scratched the side of a car with her mirror & never noticed until she got out & realized how close she was to the next car. She waited for them to come out of the store. Those lucky people got a $1000 that day for the scratch on their very much older car but Mom freaked out & rather than saying lets get an estimate, she gave then the money they asked for. Dee