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August 2nd, 2007

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03:45 am - Posted using TxtLJ
Should i sell my car?

(9 shots upside the head | en garde!)


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Date:August 2nd, 2007 11:41 am (UTC)
no, you should get a damn job.
[User Picture]
Date:August 2nd, 2007 12:21 pm (UTC)
only if you use the money to move to brisbane, australia. we've got 2 spare rooms currently.
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Date:August 2nd, 2007 01:05 pm (UTC)
uh, i'm thinking no. i've thought about it, too, but ... no. i think we tend to rely on those silly things once we have them.
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Date:August 2nd, 2007 03:19 pm (UTC)
can you get anywhere without it?
Date:August 2nd, 2007 10:04 pm (UTC)

your car

dan, how wil you get to work, or anywhere else? no, don't sell your car. why are you even thinking about doing this?
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Date:August 3rd, 2007 02:40 am (UTC)
I don't know, if you had been desperately looking for work and couldn't find anything and were short of cash, I could maybe see like, selling it and buying something cheaper... but right now, yeah you're living off of savings, but it seems to be mostly a choice to be doing so, and you're so prone to wanderlusting, and you haven't really given any indication of being absolutely satisfied in a stay here forever sort of way with providence, so how would you pack up and go explore somewhere else in a year or two?

plus, not having a car severely limits where you can work when you eventually need to get a job.

what is it that's making you think of selling it?
[User Picture]
Date:August 3rd, 2007 04:38 am (UTC)
Yes because it's fast $cash$ and it's a gas guzzling, cash eating machine.
No because you won't be able to leave Providence and slowly but surely become very lazy and never go out.
Date:August 3rd, 2007 09:07 pm (UTC)

only if its lucrative.

do some math (warning, this is a complex and fun word problem!)-- make a list of trips you might make in a year. (to work, to visit people, to take random "i need to get of here" journeys) in one column, put the price of the trip in a car (gas) and in the other, the price on a bus or train or bike. add them all up, add insurance and maintenance to the car column, and whatever other costs you incur by having a car. also, maybe add something to the not-car column to account for the extra time it can take (if you really wanna waste time and be anal and like math, you could calculate the time difference and assign a dollar amount to your extra travel hours) now, take the $ amount from column car and subtract it from the $ amount in column not-car. if this amount is more than what you think you can sell your car for, then DO NOT SELL!! if it is less than the amount you can sell you car for, then go ahead and sell it if you want. --yeah math. it can solve any problem
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Date:August 3rd, 2007 11:25 pm (UTC)
no because what happens if I need a random rescue as I often do???????!!!??

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