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Would you let your father in law borrow your truck?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by greenrustic, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    greenrustic

    greenrustic [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Short and sweet...Would you let your father in law borrow your truck to go pick up "shrubs" at BJ's?

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    My father in law wants to borrow my 2012 Tacoma to go pick up shrubs at BJ's (box store) on friday. First of all I think my double cab will be the biggest vehicle he has ever driven. Secondly I doubt he will park away from everyone to avoid door dings. BJ's is notorious for the door ding. Also, I didn't buy a truck to let other people use it because they don't want to buy trucks or pay people to deliver things. I can't help because I will be at the doctor on friday because I just had shoulder surgery and I can't drive or lift anything anyway. My wife says I should just let him use it because he and her mom always watch our daughter. I thought they did it because they wanted to spend time with her and to help us out but I guess it is so I will help them. My wife also used my favorite argument "it's just a truck". If it were a BMW would she say it's just a BMW?

    Am I crazy here should I just let go of some control or should I stand my ground and say no? What do you all think? I worry that once I let him do it once it will never end.
     
  2. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    tacoman15

    tacoman15 Boobies

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  3. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    Go with him after your doc appt and then you can direct him where to park ;)
     
  4. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    ChamYota

    ChamYota Crash Bandicoot Or Groot, Just Depends

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    I personally wouldnt do it. Its a brand new truck. If he wants to pay for ANY damages that sprout from him using the truck then I say go for it. Happy wife=Happy Life.(Im young for that phrase :p)

    Just do it. Whats the worst that could happen? You will quiet your wife and your father-in-law will get the work he needs done. Hopefully all goes well and you have your truck back in your possession by the end of the afternoon/next day.

    In the end its up to you though.
     
  5. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    Nope, no one wants to drive my truck anyways.
     
  6. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:07 PM
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    mdkingen

    mdkingen Hang on, I saw this done in a cartoon once!

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    I couldn't do it. and yes, people will be pissed at you.
     
  7. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    tell him to go to lowes, and rent a truck if he needs to bring shrubs home..
     
  8. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:13 PM
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    drubacca117

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    I'd love to talk tough and say that I would say no, but I probably would let him. I'm sure that if you express that you like to take good care of your new truck he will get the hint to treat her right... I'm only being half sarcastic with that last sentence!
     
  9. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:13 PM
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    undecided

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    pay to have the shrubs delivered.... say its a "thank you for watching my daughter present";)
     
  10. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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    Superx2

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    Yes, I would. That is what insurance is for! He would let me borrow his caddy if I needed it.
     
  11. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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    TacoTitan11

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    tell him to screw off. when i bought my truck everyone was wanting to borrow it and i told them to kiss my ass
     
  12. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    YES! For Pete sake lend him the truck. He's freakin' family and you're banging his daughter. You owe him that much!
     
  13. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    Trigo

    Trigo Because fuck you that's why...

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  14. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:27 PM
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    JeremyGrey

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    I would let my father in law borrow it. He can afford to fix anything he breaks though. I don't know if that's the case with yours. How is that the biggest vehicle he has ever driven? What kind of man is that?
     
  15. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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    Sorry, but I don't let anyone drive my truck if at all possible. Give him a ride to pickup the bushes.
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  16. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:34 PM
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    Rupp1

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    Mine? No. I'd be glad to do the driving for him though.
     
  17. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:34 PM
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    No. Just drive him there yourself. Tell him on the way how you like hittin it w/his daughter. Good times.:p

     
  18. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:36 PM
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    DrRabbitFurHead

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  20. Apr 16, 2012 at 5:41 PM
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