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Thu Oct 20, 2005
19:48
Pfff. I ran out of gas on the way home from work today. I was really pushing my luck - the fuel guage had been hovering just above the red for quite a while, and I had over 400 miles on the trip odometer (which I reset on every fill-up). So it was really no surprise when my poor Golf started sputtering and eventually died. Luckily, I was only 1/4 mile or so from home. Luckier still, the car died right in front of some apartments and there was a guy outside talking on a cell phone. He kindly ended his call so that I could quickly call home. Minutes later, help showed up in the form of my father-in-law with a couple gallons of gasoline.

I was back on the road so quick that I think it barely even qualifies as a break-down.

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