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    Default Borrowing a car - wwyd

    This is a bit of a fluff thread. It involves Person A and Person B, they are friends, but not necessarily very close.

    Over the easter break Person A was going overseas for a week, while Person B was staying at home with visitors. Person B needed an extra car due to the visitors. Person A gave Person B her car for the week.

    While borrowing the car, the battery went flat and so Person B had to jump start the car a number of times to keep it running. Person B did not want to worry Person A while she was away, so did not let Person A know until her return.

    Now Person A feels awful to have given Person B a car that had mechanical issues and made it difficult for her. Person B feels awful that she had to return a car that was not running as it had when she borrowed it.

    Should everyone just get over it?

    Feel free to guess whether I am Person A or Person B.

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    Yes i think it terms of problems this is a very small one and whats happened has happened

    Your person A

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    Yep everyone should get over it assuming each party felt bad for doing the "wrong" thing. Batteries can die for whatever reason at any given time really. Both parties tried doing a good deed for the other. One by lending a car and the other by trying not to worry someone on holiday.

    If the owner of the car doesn't feel the borrower caused any issues I'd let it go. If the owner of the car feels the borrower did cause issues then as long as or isn't a major issue I'd drop it and call it a lesson.

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    And I think your person b

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    I think your person B... and I think they should get over it. Each are feeling bad for something the other is not upset about...

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    Or just buy a flipping battery and replace it????

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    Really?? Why is this an issue if everyone feels bad for the other person.

    Person B should buy a new battery to say thanks for person A loaning her a car.
    Then person A can take person B out to lunch and they can share a bottle of wine and have a laugh about the whole thing and stop feeling bad about the role they played in car-gate

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    Well Person A should not feel guilty. Batteries die sometimes.

    If I were Person B I would replace the battery. BUT I can afford to do that. If I were Person A and Person B did not buy a battery I would not mind or expect someone to buy a battery.

    So basically noone should feel bad/guilty/mad.

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    Thanks everyone.

    I'm Person A. You have reassured me.


 

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