My car is a friggin lemon. I was driving around and the check engine light came on. I almost cried I was so angry. I just spent quite a penny getting the thing fixed and now I had to take it back to the shop again.
Well the mechanic praised me for the great condition the engine is in as I've been religious in changing the oil and doing all maintenance to manufacturer standards. Well taking care of the engine doesn't mean the water pump, secondary air pump, timing belt, and a light fixture all went tits up on the same freakin day. Yes all this happened in one day.
Well the cost of the repairs are really high and I'm borrowing my parents boat of a car till I can save all money to get it all fixed in one sitting. If I got the parts repaired one by one the labor fees would skyrocket. I still haven't paid off the thing. Yeah I feel kinda pathetic right now.
What's funny is that every time I tell this to someone they always counter with "gee my car has run great for x amount of years and I've never had a problem." If I had a dollar for every time I've wanted to punch somebody in the mouth for saying that I could buy a couple movie tickets.
If one of those people tell me that their significant other cheated on them I'll be sure to say "golly I'm glad my girlfriend is not some dirty whore who gave me genital warts and banged a member of my family."
Okay that may be a little extreme.
"The two things destined to keep you poor are a car and a girlfriend." - Source unknown