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Re: mailbox bashing was: Fwd: Price of Gas

The only problem w/ that is what if you get the same dimwits as were on
the McDonalds jury? Where they made them pay the spaz that spilled
coffee on herself? What were they thinking??


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 18 Feb 2003 01:40:32 -0500

>Love your solution, Lynda...might just be worth getting sued for 
>just to see one of those vandals get his just desserts:-) Not only
>that, but you'd nail the perpetrator and destroying mailboxes is a
>Federal offense...(evil grin)
>Have the same problem here periodically - mostly in summer.  Really
>annoying.  I always cringe when I see a new house go up with some
>expensive decorative mailbox as I know it's not long for this world.
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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>> From: Lynda Young <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
>> Sounds like mailbox bashing is the sport of choice in your area,
>> Our local jerks have even managed to knock over mailboxes set in
>> mortared brick pillars. When we moved to the county we had a friend
>> is a metal smith make us a  mailbox of 1" thick plate steel and
>> it on a hollow steel pole set in and filled with concrete.  The
>> can't even dent it.  Of course, we'll probably be sued one of these
>> by the family of some kid who sustains a stress fracture in his arm
>> he swings at it with a baseball bat while driving down the road!
>> Lynda
>> Zone 7 - West TN
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