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  1. #1
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    Oct 2006
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    A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    I was almost to work this morning and a big doe ran out from the woods at an angle toward me. I was in the process of slowing down and moving into the left lane and that crazy deer thought it could jump over my truck. Well, it didn't make it. It landed across my hood and fender and put several dents in them, broke my passenger side view mirror off and bent my antennae. I also have a bunch of scuff marks in the paint. I guess there is a bright side to it though. My insurance company said my comprehensive coverage would take care of it and there was only a $100.00 deductable because it was an animal I hit and not another car. They said they would pay for the rental car up to 30 days for it to get fixed. The only thing I'm concerned about is they are sending a field claims adjuster out to look at it. I hope I don't get the big screwdriver used on me. Wish me luck!

    DANGLANGLEY
    Disclaimer: The views or opinions of this patient are not necessarily the same as those held by the owners or staff of this facility.
    He sometimes escapes his padded cell. If this patient is contacting you against your wishes please tell him to discontinue immediately.
    Signed, Dr. Ima Quack

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Male or Female

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Dang, glad your safe. Sorry about your truck. That is something I have to watch out for in my neck of the woods. If I see one I stop if possible. Deer will not stop as you know....they just keep going.

    TC,
    Pepper
    ...Wait a minute....just slow down.... you're gonna miss this....you're gonna want this back.....

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    AA ,
    I think a Doe is female.

    Dang Nathan,
    You sure are lucky she didn't come through the windshield.
    I have seen that happen, We had one kick the passenger and killed her.
    That was an awful state of affairs.
    So glad to hear you are OK.
    Good luck with the adjuster.

    Not all of them are bad guys.

    Thom
    "Everybody dies"
    "But not everybody lives."

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by Old Dog
    AA ,
    I think a Doe is female.

    Dang Nathan,
    You sure are lucky she didn't come through the windshield.
    I have seen that happen, We had one kick the passenger and killed her.
    That was an awful state of affairs.
    So glad to hear you are OK.
    Good luck with the adjuster.

    Not all of them are bad guys.

    Thom
    I must be tired DOE!!! LOL

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    LOL
    Me too.
    Ihad to look back myself !
    "Everybody dies"
    "But not everybody lives."

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Good luck!

    The adjuster is standard... you'll be fine.

  8. #8
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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Thanks everybody, I feel much better now. It's just that the "LANGLEY LUCK" is an enigma. (something hard to understand or explain) It has been known to cause massive catastrophes. Remember the Titanic, Hindenburg, Mt. St. Helen, Atlantis, Pompei and a few more....LOL!!!

    DANGLANGLEY
    Disclaimer: The views or opinions of this patient are not necessarily the same as those held by the owners or staff of this facility.
    He sometimes escapes his padded cell. If this patient is contacting you against your wishes please tell him to discontinue immediately.
    Signed, Dr. Ima Quack

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    Your Only One Swing Away From Discovery

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by DANGLANGLEY
    Thanks everybody, I feel much better now. It's just that the "LANGLEY LUCK" is an enigma. (something hard to understand or explain) It has been known to cause massive catastrophes. Remember the Titanic, Hindenburg, Mt. St. Helen, Atlantis, Pompei and a few more....LOL!!!

    DANGLANGLEY
    glad your ok did you get any good back straps from her since she damaged your ride
    Your Discovery Has History Count On It
    Enjoy the dig, treasure the time

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    Endeaver to perservere

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    TT- some bikers I knew had the subaudible "deer scarers" and the deer stopped in front of them. Bad hospital stay.

    Yes DANGLANGLY, hope you got some of that doe. Glad no-one was hurt.
    A month to fix? Wow, you should try out several new vehicles.
    Nothing stated may be true as far as we know
    Seek professional advice. Some items are limited
    Not available in all states. Illigitimi non carborundum. Carpe oro.

  11. #11

    Feb 2006
    Deep in the Ozark Mountains
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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Just got my vehicle back yesterday....three weeks after hitting a deer....$3700.00 damage and $500.00 deductable....my new detector will have to wait a while longer....Steve

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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by Felinepeachy
    Was the deer okay?
    I think that be a no..........aa

  13. #13
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    Mar 2008
    nw pa
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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    i hit a deer not to long ago love how they stop right in front of you and look at you like hey iam standing here lol it got up and ran followed it for a while didnt get to eat it darn.

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    Feb 2006
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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by Felinepeachy
    Was the deer okay?
    Like, in how did it taste?
    The more one learns the more he understands his ignorance. I am simply an ignor ant man trying to lessen his ignorance
    Those with the most birthdays live the longest

  15. #15

    Dec 2006
    West Virginia
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    Re: A deer hit me on the way to work this morning

    Everyone knows deer don't run into you . You run into them . I watched an episode of judge judy
    just the other day . A lady stated a deer ran into the side of a car she was driving . Judge judy flatly
    stated the lady was lying because deer don't run into you , you run into them . What an idiot !

 

 
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