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      09-11-2020 09:00 PM #1
      https://www.thedrive.com/news/36329/...at-low-ballers

      https://www.facebook.com/jon.walton....8839855955288/



      Not everyone is the same, though, especially a user from the Facebook group "Clapd Out," who goes by the name of "Jon Danger." After receiving what he claims to be too many messages from people pestering him about his early-70s Chevrolet Camaro's price, condition, etc., he decided that enough was enough.

      He fired up a live stream, found a Sawzall, and got to work cutting his car into pieces.
      The video is right around 40 minutes long and shows the fed-up individual slowly but surely cutting chunks off of his orange, split-fender Camaro. At one point in the video, he speaks to somebody off-camera, explaining the rationale behind his decision.

      "Why am I going to sell it to somebody for nothing? I would rather cut it up. and take it to the junkyard and give it the f*** away."

      He also inquires if the audience would like any parts from the vehicle as he tapes his phone to a nearby fence in order to film the whole affair.

      "Nobody wants to spend no money, everyone wants to lowball, so everybody that's crying, 'oh, the Camaro!" he claims before jumping on the car's roof after a member of the audience suggests he do so. Truly a man of the people.









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      09-11-2020 09:11 PM #2
      Is this a metaphor that attempts to explain Trump voters?

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      09-11-2020 09:13 PM #3
      What a martyr 🙄

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      09-11-2020 09:16 PM #4
      His car so I guess he can do what he wants with it. Doesn't mean he doesn't deserve a kick in the you know what though.
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      09-11-2020 09:30 PM #5
      He just figures Antifa is coming to his neighborhood next, so he's simply depriving them of the pleasure of kicking the crap out of his car. Next up:
      "how to heave Molotov cocktails into your own interior" (requires finesse and non flammable clothing)

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      09-11-2020 09:33 PM #6
      "everybody thinks my car is not worth much. I will prove them wrong by cutting it up as though it's not worth much!"
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      09-11-2020 09:37 PM #7
      heh... he coulda made a bunch by selling tickets and handing out bats for so much a whack at it.

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      09-11-2020 09:39 PM #8
      gives new meaning to "parted out"
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      How hard is that to understand without getting your panties in a bunch?
      Surely some of you guys managed to make it out of middle school.

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      09-11-2020 09:46 PM #9
      Just imagine him dealing with up's on the showroom's floor.

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      09-11-2020 10:51 PM #10
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      09-12-2020 05:13 AM #11
      This is why you don't do fb people

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    13. 09-12-2020 05:58 AM #12
      As a child, I never understood what "cutting off your nose to spite your face" meant. I mean, it didn't make sense. What kind of idiot would do that?

      Oh... I get it now...

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      09-12-2020 06:53 AM #13
      ^^Yeah but this is like ‘cutting off your nose to spite other people for not commenting on the lovely flare of your nostrils’


      just bizarre

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      09-12-2020 08:52 AM #15
      I wonder what sites he used to try sell his car? I'm gonna guess mostly FB and / or Craigslist.
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      09-12-2020 09:15 AM #16
      I wonder if there is anyone on this forum who has NOT received a low offer for a vehicle they were trying to sell.

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      09-12-2020 09:24 AM #17
      Up next: armed rampage and neighbors saying 'he seemed like a nice guy'

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      09-12-2020 09:24 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Harold View Post
      I wonder what sites he used to try sell his car? I'm gonna guess mostly FB and / or Craigslist.
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      09-12-2020 09:57 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Alpinweiss2 View Post
      I wonder if there is anyone on this forum who has NOT received a low offer for a vehicle they were trying to sell.

      Or literally anything for that matter.

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      09-12-2020 09:58 AM #20
      Sure, it was a split bumper, but what was it actually worth. Interior was shot, there was no drive train.. and the paint on that trunk lid looked pretty bad. Was he asking $10K for a "Rare Camero Z28 Muscle Car" with no title, and it was only worth the $1K between the glass, wheels, and front fascia?

      What was it actually worth?

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      09-12-2020 10:11 AM #21
      There was a guy in the local VW club who had finished the bodywork of a ‘56, painted it and had almost all of the parts to finish it when he got into an argument with his wife about the money spent on it. His solution? He had it crushed.

      Nobody in the club spoke to him after that. Giving it away to a deserving individual who would finish it but couldn’t afford to build it from scratch would’ve been a far, far better solution.
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      09-12-2020 10:32 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by @McMike View Post
      Sure, it was a split bumper, but what was it actually worth. Interior was shot, there was no drive train.. and the paint on that trunk lid looked pretty bad. Was he asking $10K for a "Rare Camero Z28 Muscle Car" with no title, and it was only worth the $1K between the glass, wheels, and front fascia?
      I'm definitely wondering if it was a no-title situation and he couldn't sell it. Most scrapyards I've been to won't take a car without a title or some other form of proof, but won't hesitate to take a reasonable amount of cut up frame bits. I don't have a solution but it's kind of a silly loophole that could potentially fit the bill here.

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      Nobody in the club spoke to him after that.
      Good.

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      09-12-2020 10:34 AM #23
      Lowballers everywhere have taken note and promise to offer more next time.

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      09-12-2020 10:36 AM #24
      “No low ballers I know what I have.”

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      09-12-2020 12:06 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      There was a guy in the local VW club who had finished the bodywork of a ‘56, painted it and had almost all of the parts to finish it when he got into an argument with his wife about the money spent on it. His solution? He had it crushed.

      Nobody in the club spoke to him after that. Giving it away to a deserving individual who would finish it but couldn’t afford to build it from scratch would’ve been a far, far better solution.
      I completely agree.
      Give it to an enthusiast.
      Give it to a friend.
      Give it to an automotive tech school.
      Give it to a high school.
      Give it to a charity.
      Give it to somebody who is needy.

      Any of the above would be seen as an act of extreme kindness. Destroying the car in a fit of anger is very selfish.

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