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THIS IS A TRUE STORY

Postby Guest » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 3:36 pm

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> >THIS IS A TRUE STORY
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> >Can't believe just how many ways they try to GET us !!!!
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> >THIS IS A TRUE STORY, HAVE A READ AND SEND IT ON.
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> >About a month ago there was a woman standing by the (Victorian)
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> >Northland Shopping centre Murray road entrance passing out flyers to
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> >all the women going in. The woman had written the flyer herself to tell
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> >about an experience she had, so that she might warn other women.
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> >The previous day, this woman had finished shopping, went out to her car
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> >and discovered that she had a flat. She got the jack out of the boot
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> >and began to change the flat.
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> >A nice man dressed in business suit and carrying a briefcase walked up
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> >to her and said, "I noticed you're changing a flat tire. Would you like
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> >me to take care of it for you?"
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> >The woman was grateful for his offer and accepted his help. They
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> >chatted amiably while the man changed the flat, and then put the flat
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> >tyre and the jack in the trunk, shut it and dusted his hands off.
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> >The woman thanked him profusely, and as she was about to get in her
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> >car, the man told her that he left his car around on the other side of
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> >the carpark, and asked if she would mind giving him a lift to his car.
> >She was a little surprised and she asked him why his car was on other
>side.
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> >He said he got turned around in the shopping center and left through
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> >the wrong exit, and now he was running late and his car was around in
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> >the other side of the mall.
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> >The woman hated to tell him "no" because he had just rescued her from
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> >having to change her flat tyre all by herself, but she felt uneasy.
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> >Then she remembered seeing the man put his briefcase in her boot before
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> >shutting it and before he asked her for a ride to his car.
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> >She told him that she'd be happy to drive him around to his car, but
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> >she just remembered one last thing she needed to buy.
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> >She told the man that he could wait for her; she would be as quick as
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> >she could be.
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> >She hurried into the shopping center, and told a security guard what
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> >had happened; The guard came out to her car with her, but the man had
>left.
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> >They opened the boot, took out his locked briefcase and took it down to
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> >the police station. The police opened it (to look for ID so they could
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> >return it to the man).
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> >What they found was rope, duct tape, and knives.
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> >When the police checked her "flat" tyre, there was nothing wrong it,
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> >the air had simply been let out. It was obvious what the man's
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> >intention was, and obvious that he had carefully thought it out in
>advance..
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> >The woman was blessed to have escaped harm. How much worse it would
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> >have been if she had children with her and had them wait in the car
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> >while the man fixed the tire, or if she had a baby strapped into a car
>seat.
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> >Or if she'd gone against her judgment and given him a lift..
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> >I'd like you to forward this to all the women you know. It may save a
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> >life.
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> >A candle is not dimmed by lighting another candle.
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> >I was going to send this to the ladies only; but guys, if you love your
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> >mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, etc., you may want to pass it on to
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> >them, as well.
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> >Send this to any woman you know that may need to be reminded that the
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> >world we live in has a lot of crazies in it....
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> >Better safe than sorry.
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> >PLEASE BE SAFE AND NOT SORRY! JUST A WARNING TO ALWAYS BE ALERT
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Postby stefania » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 5:12 pm

(If this isn't an urban legend) Thanks for the tip!

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Postby dot dot dot » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 6:56 pm

So what if I am stuck with a flat tire next time?

Eric

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Postby k1w1 » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 8:02 pm

Huh? Where did this happen?

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 9:44 pm

And that is why women should learn to change their own tyres. Took me three tries... the first two times I buckled and asked passing strangers for help... but now I can do it myself. It feels great! And now I realise I may be the safer for it too.

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....No, it is not

Postby newgirl » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 11:42 pm

This is a v, v old urban myth.


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