Would you leave a note...

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by tigerbob, Jun 30, 2009.

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Would you leave a note?

Poll closed Jul 10, 2009.
  1. Yes, always.

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  2. No, never

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  3. Depends on how bad the damage was

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  4. Depends on the neighborhood I was in

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  5. Depends on how nice the other car was

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  6. Depends on what kind of mood I was in

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  7. Other

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  1. tigerbob
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    ...if you damaged a parked car in a parking lot, but there was no damage to your vehicle and nobody saw the incident?
     
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    Odd you should ask.

    Somebody dinged my truck int he parking lot yesterday.

    Apparently their note blew off my windshield when they rushed out of the parking lot because I was approaching my car.

    I'm sure they must be expecting me to call, but since their note must have blown away, they're going to be disappointed.
     
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    Sarah G When Nothing Goes Right, Go Left Supporting Member

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    I would. My car got hit one night by a kid who was backing out of a driveway across the street. She didnt' live there and I wouldn't have ever known but her and her mom asked the neighbors where I work and came down to see me.

    They paid for the damages so we didn't have to get the insurance company involved.

    It restored my faith in humanity, really. I would leave a note.
     
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    Happened to me last week. I backed my Dodge RAM into a PT Cruiser (I think I deserve a medal for hitting one of those). Left a 6 inch dent in his bodywork (my truck was fine). It was pouring with rain so I left my cell number at the lobby of the hotel it was parked in. Guy called me about 2 hours later, we exchanged details and it's all being sorted out. He was surprised and delighted that a note had been left.

    2 days later, my son left his wallet in the lobby of a hotel with about $100 in it. We went back 15 minutes later and someone was just in the process of handing it in.

    I like to think that what goes around comes around. That said, I took a couple photos of the dent, just in case...
     
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    yes, always
     
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    Yes. Always.
     
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    no chance
     
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    My husband is the most honest ace that ever existed...and he has been rewarded when it came around, many times over...

    My husband had taken a spin down to massachusetts on business and on his way back home he stopped at the New Hampshire State liquor store on the way back home to pick up some things....he found a $100 dollar bill on the floor....he called me and told me what just happened and said he was going to tell the manager in the store that he found some money, not telling him the amount or how many bills, and that if anyone called or came in saying they lost some money to give them his phone number...and if this person told matt they lost a hundred dollar bill he was going to send it to them...

    we get a call a day later from a gentleman that described the lost money as being a one hundred dollar bill, and matthew asked for his address to send it back to him and the gentleman was so surprised that matthew was so honest with the whole incident that he told matthew to keep the money.
     
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    An honest man would have either sent it back or donated the money to charity.
     
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    Along the same lines...

    My wife (girlfriend at the time) is somewhat clumsy and forgetful at times. When we were in college, she was visiting her parents at home in Queens. She left her wallet on the roof of her car and took off. Of course she lost the wallet.

    A short time later, two women showed up at her parents house to return the found wallet, intact without anything missing. We were impressed that there would be such good samaritans in Queens NY.

    They proceeded to give their speil on becoming a Jehovah's Witness...but that's beside the point.
     

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