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    What Are the Odds?

    My Wife & I were walking around downtown Roanoke today.
    Looking down at one of the planters on the sidewalk,I noticed a
    car part.
    Turned out to be an MGB early taillight base,in really nice
    condition.
    Has anything like that ever happened to anyone else here?

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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    What does that bumper sticker say? The parts falling off this car are made to the highest British standards?

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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Time to play "pin the tail (light) on the car?"
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Gotta wonder how in the world did an MG tail light piece end up in a planter? Maybe someone thought if they planted it, and MGB would grow.
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Quote Originally Posted by Basil View Post
    Gotta wonder how in the world did an MG tail light piece end up in a planter? Maybe someone thought if they planted it, and MGB would grow.
    That looked like a seedless Mg.
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Quote Originally Posted by Basil View Post
    Gotta wonder how in the world did an MG tail light piece end up in a planter? Maybe someone thought if they planted it, and MGB would grow.
    could be it's the only part that didn't biodegrade
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Nope
    you need to purchase some lotto tickets!
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Never found MG bits, once found a twenty tho.
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Quote Originally Posted by DrEntropy View Post
    Never found MG bits, once found a twenty tho.
    A friend and I once found an unexploded WWII era bomb in the Nahe River near Neubrücke Germany.
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Stopped by Union Jack car repair shop about a block from
    where I found the part.Seems it fell off of a Midget that was being
    trailered to the shop.
    I'm going to return it to the owner.
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    Re: What Are the Odds?

    Quote Originally Posted by AngliaGT View Post
    Stopped by Union Jack car repair shop about a block from
    where I found the part.Seems it fell off of a Midget that was being
    trailered to the shop.
    I'm going to return it to the owner.
    Now that is amazing! Be sure to tell them and the owner about BCF! (Don't forget you can print BCF cards)
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