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Do you leaving your car running to warm it before driving?

Asked at Dillons, 1740 Massachusetts St. on January 15, 2011

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“No, I don’t. I live in an apartment building so I just don’t. ”

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“Yes, because I have a very crappy car. ”

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“Yes, so I don’t get cold and to defrost. ”

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“Usually not.”


kujmom 7 years ago

Dang! Get off of the computer and go do something!

ebyrdstarr 7 years ago

Hey, ku_law, maybe if you actually studied law once in a while instead of lying in wait at your computer so you can post first on every ljworld article you would know that it's against the law, in this case a city ordinance, to leave a running car unattended. Furthermore, in many states, an owner who does leave a running car unattended can be held civilly liable for damages caused by the thief who makes off with the car.

labmonkey 7 years ago

Is the OTS question a translation from Chinese?

LogicMan 7 years ago

Yes, and would you like some flied lice with that?

Bill Lee 7 years ago

It's against the law to leave a running car unattended.

RoeDapple 7 years ago

All the time. I have a sign in my car,"Steal This Car". Somebody did once. They brought it back. Nobody likes '77 Impala wagons, nobody . . .

Boosh 7 years ago

I do, I do. That's one cool boat.

independant1 7 years ago

Yup, like to get it up to operating temp and defrost windows - nice to have warm air on the feet when it's cold outside.

irvan moore 7 years ago

i do but so do my neighbors who have a much nicer car and they are anti gun pacifists.

Chelsea Kapfer 7 years ago

yes, but I have a spare key so I can lock it.

Stuart Evans 7 years ago

"Do you leaving your car running to warm it before driving? "

running are not my care when leave

Stuart Evans 7 years ago

I demand an edit feature for posts!

LogicMan 7 years ago

How about Wikipedia-like editing of articles, before they get published. We could fix the title in this case.

Cait McKnelly 7 years ago

I only leave my car running when I have to go to the bathroom. I'm an old woman with a weak bladder.

Alceste 7 years ago

What is the "it" part of this equation? Ok...I understand leaving the car in a running manner, but what is the "it" that I might be warming? I tried leaving the car once in a walking fashion, and that didn't work out so well. Running is probably a better way.....

Chris Ogle 7 years ago

Nope, I usually just walk when leaving the car.

Henry_the_liberal 6 years, 12 months ago

Well then you better go catch it! I can't believe you all fell for that!

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