[at-l] zippity doo da

Jim Bullard jim.bullard at gmail.com
Mon May 3 09:27:51 CDT 2010

Because of the stickers maybe? Instant 'cred' for a wannbe.

Jim Bullard

On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 10:12 AM, <bluetrail at aol.com> wrote:

> With about 67,000 mi. on my 2004 minivan (wanted something I could sleep
> in; it's a tin tent), not sure where I'd be.  Friend Jon just sold his Geo
> Prizm with 247,000 mi. on it, so I guess he'd be with Alex on the moon.
> This IS hiking related because that Prizm was covered with hiking stickers
> (not as many as eaAThworm, but quite a few).  It was still running and the
> AC and radio still worked, but it had reached the stage of monthly repair in
> the $300 range.
> What amazed me was he put it on Craig's list one morning at 8:30 a.m. for
> $500.  Blue book was less than $350.  I thought he was nuts; I thought he
> should have just sold it to the junker who offered $150.   By 3:00 p.m. he
> had FIFTEEN interested buyers.  The guy who got it offered $550.  I still
> don't get why it was such a hot item.
> Joan
> bluetrail at aol.com
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