SailNet Community - View Single Post - What's the most absurd seller statement you've heard
View Single Post
post #14 of Old 08-29-2013
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 11,759
Thanks: 46
Thanked 261 Times in 245 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Re: What's the most absurd seller statement you've heard

Originally Posted by Capt.aaron View Post
.....The guy's who collectively owned it had let the boat fill with sea water and them dumped a few gallons of old oil in there to boot in an attempt to collect insurance money.......
I knew a guy that tried to light his own car on fire in a club parking lot when we were kids, to collect insurance. He doused it in gasoline and somehow fashioned a lit cigarette so it would burn down and ignite the car, while he was inside. After an hour and no drama, he went outside to see it wasn't on fire, so he returned to try again.

However, someone had seen it and called the police who were in the shadows waiting to arrest him. Their plan worked the first time.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Minnewaska is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome