On Buying New Cars and Spray Tans

CON: Not being able to be able finish a blog post before I leave on vacation (all text posts somehow feel like cheating for me).

PRO: I’m sorry.

CON: Remember how I talked about how bad my week was? It got worse.

LESSON: If you try to use your car with a failing transmission as a trade-in, it will undoubtedly completely fail while the mechanic is test driving it (see Murphy’s Law).

CON: Car salesman will always try to make you feel bad about how badly you’re ripping them off.

PRO: I’m also good at that game, being a lady with a delicate constitution (*wink wink*).

CON: Unless the salesman is so good at the game that he just made me think I’m good at it too but really still took full advantage of me.

CON: Thinking too much.

PRO: New car.

CON: Car payments.

PRO: Going to Hawai’i.

CON: Being really white and convincing yourself to get a spray tan.

CON: The possibility of looking like Snooki.

PRO: Laying on a beach while thinking about your coworkers being at work.

CON: Flights that board at 6:30 a.m.

CON: Snooki.

PRO: Tropical drinks.

CON: Money.

PRO: Getting drunk enough to forget about money.

PRO: Also, sea turtles.

PRO/CON: I’ll be on Twitter occasionally if you miss me (assuming my phone doesn’t completely die). Jusqu’à la prochaine fois, mes chéris!

P.S. CON: Having a very limited understanding of French. I’m just going to hope I didn’t call your mother a cow or something on accident. (Ou comme disent les Français, d’un accident.) (I think.)

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10 Responses to On Buying New Cars and Spray Tans

  1. Have a great time! And enjoy the new car. Will it be flying you to Hawaii, because that’s what I expect from my next car.

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  2. Buying a car just sucks…new, used, cash or finance.
    Drink lots of stuff with cutesy names and little umbrellas…and forget you ever heard the word ‘Snooki’.

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  3. Elyse says:

    PRO: All new fodder for your awesome blog.

    PRO: Time to relax and NOT blog.

    PRO: Hawaii.

    Have a blast!

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  4. westonomy says:

    Snooki, bwahahaaa! Hilarious.

    We’ll miss you while you’re gone and won’t laugh if you come back orange. Much.

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  5. Michelle Gillies says:

    Pro: Go. Have fun. Forget about all cons.

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  6. France always reminds me of the movie Better Off Dead and their french style dinner “french bread, french fries, french dressing, and to drink, Peru!”

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  7. Anna says:

    Have an awesome time! 😀 We’ll keep the blog warm whilst you’re gone and stop the ninja ferrets from invading.

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  8. I see car salesmen and Snooki as one in the same. Have fun in Hawaii!

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  9. underwhelmer says:

    The sea turtles make it all better. Down a few cold ones for me. 🙂

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