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Old 12-28-2007, 08:26 AM
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Just needs to shove it back over with another truck. No biggie.
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Old 12-28-2007, 08:36 AM
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Nope it does not bother me at all.

I got the issue yesterday and laughed when I saw it.

Boats fall more under the catagory of automobiles then homes and you see commericials all the time of car wrecks and how they rebuild the car.

Some people just are in over their heads on towing and these pictures remind us of what can happen and how we need to have the right equipment.

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Might be time to switch to decaf....
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:10 AM
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Allstate's ads are all video of staged auto accidents. Mostly showing people doing stupid things- almost exclusively involving lack of attention.

The boat sitting next to the trailer is pretty mild compared to what I've seen over the years on the highway and especially on the water or at the ramp.
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It did not make me come unglued... but still.

1/2 ton truck (5 lug wheels) with what appears to be a big ass boat that is 10' wide; I'm guessing its over 7000 lbs.
Trailer hitch does not appear to be set up right. (Truck squat, and drop hitch too low.)
Does not appear to have any rear straps.


Whew, at least he invested in the towing mirrors.

I'm not a Boat U.S. insurance customer, but those are EASILY preventable mistakes. I would "come up out of my chair" if I was a Boat U.S. insurance customer, over an advertisement like that.
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:18 AM
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Chill out and relax. Spring will be here soon enough
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Allstate's ads are all video of staged auto accidents. Mostly showing people doing stupid things- almost exclusively involving lack of attention.
RIGHT; I thought of that too, and I like the concept. They are showing you what NOT to do, and selling their wares by rewarding you for NOT being stupid (exampling those stupid things).

The Boat U.S. ad is totally different.
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:20 AM
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What about the new Toyota ads showing people committing insurance fraud in order to get a new Toyota? That should have your panties in a bunch way more than this.
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:23 AM
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What about the new Toyota ads showing people committing insurance fraud in order to get a new Toyota? That should have your panties in a bunch way more than this.
Those are great ads. I like the one burried in the snow drift
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:24 AM
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yea . . . an thank god we dont have any of 'em around here
Now that's funny right thar!
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