I like the guy's description of his two thousand dollar french fry:
THE TWO THOUSAND DOLLAR FRENCH FRY
Hi My name is Andrew. I did a very dumb thing. I love to eat french fries. (This is not the dumb thing.) I love my mom. (This is not the dumb thing.) I work at McDonalds. It has been great to be able to cook my own fries, and eat them. I love to eat french fries. My mom (whom I love) usually drives me to work, but last week I had to work extra hours, and when she came to pick me up, she had to sit in the parking lot and wait, because we were so busy I couldn’t call her to warn her that I would be late. Sorry Mom (whom I love). The next day I thought I might have to work late again, so she let me drive myself. She said she has better things to do than sitting in the parking lot. I had a long shift and was really tired and hungry. I got some french fries and started to drive home, eating my fries. I love to eat french fries. This is when I did the bad thing. I dropped a french fry. I know it was wrong, but I leaned down to pick it up while I was driving. How could I be so stupid? Stupid, stupid, stupid! I drove through a stop sign. Another car was coming and ran into the side of my mom’s car. Nobody was hurt, but my mom’s car got creamed. It’s a mess. I had to make the worst phone call of my life, and tell her I wrecked her car. She wanted to know if I was OK, and I said yeah. She rushed down to the accident scene and hugged me. I told her I was sorry, and she said the most important thing was that I was OK and nobody got hurt. Then she watched them tow her car off, and she looked so sad. Boy, did I feel guilty. I swear, I will never, ever take my eyes off the road again. She must have told me that a hundred times when she taught me to drive. Now I know why, and I promise to never look away again. Ever. Back when I got my driver’s license, she had to put me on the insurance policy, and it cost too much to have comprehensive coverage, so we only have liability. I didn’t really understand what that meant. I understand it now. We don’t have insurance to fix our car, just the other person’s. I am responsible, so I have to pay. The man at the auto repair shop said he could make my mom’s car driveable but he said, "it won’t be pretty". He put in the stuff to fix the wheel that was caved in, and pounded the fender out enough so it didn’t rub on the tire. This is what it looks like now. You can click to see it bigger. My mom sighed and said that would do. Thanks Mom, I love you. I wanted to get the work done to my mom’s car to make it nice again. I asked the man what it would cost to fix it so it looked nice again, and he said almost fifteen hundred dollars. That french fry caused over two thousand dollars worth of damage when we add it all up!
It cost me $129 for the tow.
The first repair = $525.00
Estimate to repair fender = $ 1453.00
TOTAL = $ 2107.00 !!!
It is famous at our house now. My mom made a special little wooden plaque with a label that says, "The Two Thousand Dollar French Fry". A friend of mine saw it and said, "Dude! You should sell that on E-Bay and you could fix your mom’s car!" So I asked mom to put it up here. I am willing to sell it to raise money to fix my mom’s car, and pay all of the bills. So this auction is for the labeled plaque with the french fry on it, and a copy of my story. The wooden plaque is 5" wide and 3.5" tall. The french fry is about 3" long. Thank you, I appreciate your interest! Shipping and Handling = $3.99 to USA