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Old 04-23-2005, 07:26 AM   #11
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Personal note - Run, walk, hitchhike. Too good of a deal to pass up.

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both:they don't wanna drive as they are not so obsessed with aquaria...... dear me how annoyed i am. oh oh oh woe is me

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Old 04-23-2005, 08:11 AM   #13
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Too bad you don't have a birthday or something coming up. You could say that the ride there would be one of your presents.

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Offer to work off the cost of the petrol. That way it don't cost them anything but a little time.

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Just get that free tank. 8O
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Old 04-23-2005, 11:35 AM   #16
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Jeez Blucat, I can't believe they won't take you! Do you have any friends that can drive that your parents would let you ride with? Or as JChillin says, take a cab! LOL you've inspired me to check my classifieds today!
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Where did you see the ad for it anyway, in the newspaper?
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Meet blucat, the most miserable and unluckiest person in the world..
That sucks man.. Id walk. Course you couldnt get it back that way.. but your parents would have to come get you.... but that would most likely get you in trouble... yeah dont listen to what i have to say lol
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Old 04-23-2005, 05:06 PM   #19
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Tell your parents you're going to take the taxi ON YOUR OWN, to meet up with a stranger ON YOUR OWN, to pick up a supposedly free tank that weighs as much as you do ON YOUR OWN... They'll either ground you or realize that you're serious about this. Seriously though, have you tried explaining that you feel passionately about this? I was lucky growing up in the sense my parents were reasonable, especially when they thought an activity might have some form of educational value. Of course, this doesn't work if you have too many things you feel passionaltely about and give up halfway.
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Old 04-23-2005, 06:39 PM   #20
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give your mom a foot massage

as gross as it seems i had to do that for my mom and i got my some plants for the tank LOL but yea suck up to your parents ASAP!!!
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